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Entries from October 2013

Not trashed

October 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

A few weeks ago I contacted the trash service in our area to pay my bill and ask about an additional trash unit. Well, the trash unit never showed up and it didn’t dawn on me that maybe the bill hadn’t been recorded. Then this week, the company tried to call me, only they did […]

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Something to look forward to

October 31st, 2013 · No Comments

I will be getting scarves in the mail, handmade from Iowa. Woo-Hoo. It is always nice to be looking forward to something arriving at your doorstep . . . well, until it’s a brown paper bag on fire and filled with you know what. I’ve never experienced that but I’ve heard legends about it. It […]

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Warm

October 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ah, my little bean bags, I just looked at the weather prediction and it is supposed to be 65 degrees today, with sun. But that is today and right now it is not even light out and I have a nice heater-warmed afghan on my legs. I also have a sneeze forming behind my nose […]

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A target of opportunity – I should have learned

October 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment

September of 2006 LOOKS LIKE RAIN We took some clothes the kids had outgrown to the Salvation Army truck at the Rural King parking lot area today and the two men working at the truck helped us unload our TWO loads. To load the clothes, we opened a window upstairs and threw out garbage bags […]

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Spam on your face?

October 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Hyatt Hotels have an ad in the New Yorker, promoting their spa-like offerings. It is a cartoon panel ad showing a woman at the airport with bath care bottles that won’t fit in a plastic bag and discovering, to her delight, that her Hyatt Room provides them. The ad is merging spa with amenities to […]

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I couldn’t sleep

October 28th, 2013 · No Comments

It is about 3 in the morning and after falling asleep reading fairly early in the evening, I  awoke at 1:30 to discover I could not get back to sleep. so I got up and cleaned the kitchen, not thoroughly, but to a greater degree than it had been. My hands now smell like cleansers, […]

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From April of 2006

October 27th, 2013 · No Comments

It was apparently picture day. HERE IS A LITTLE PICTURE – OKAY TWO We went to Fort Wayne and while there had lunch at Logan’s. Here is a picture of their clock – set to, of course, DST – what we used to call “fast time.” Then I got a little artsy – and here […]

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Every once in a while

October 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sometimes, my mind is like a kaleidoscope and goes quickly from one condensed thought to another and I just let it happen. No one subject or memory makes me slow the pace and meander around, exploring that bit of the past. I don’t know if it is that I don’t want to get deep into […]

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Old blog – June 2007

October 25th, 2013 · No Comments

Well, I’ve noticed that just these past six years have made me more satisfied with just having a regular day. THE PERFECT WEEKEND?? In Indiana??? You jest. According to what I just read at the weather website, this little part of Indiana is supposed to have two weekend days of sunshine and temperatures that will […]

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Complicated UTI

October 25th, 2013 · No Comments

I am on my next antibiotic for my “complicated UTI” and have 10 days of three daily pills that are supposed to be taken an hour before or 2-3 hours after eating. Gee . . . It’s SO complicated. That was not sarcastic; it was sort of a sighing, frustrated remark. I suppose this sounds […]

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