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Day 127, Part 1: Catchup on the Side...
Friday, May 06, 2011      5 comments

Maybe not on the side, exactly. More like front and center. First, a few photos (and comments - when do I ever miss the chance to editorialize?) from the visit to George the other day. I've described and taken pictures of the small WWI... Read more
Day 126: The Best-Laid Plans--
Thursday, May 05, 2011      8 comments

--o'mice and Kaseys, lol. I have two, count 'em, two minutes till my bedtime. Yes, it's self-imposed, but it's nearly as inviolable as logging my daily nutrition. I sorted thru the last of the clothes I had packed away - there's anothe... Read more
Day 125: An Outdoors Day
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      8 comments

I packed up a little picnic lunch and we left the house about noon - and didn't get back till 7! We went over to one of the National Trust sites, Tatton Park, and spent the day wandering around the gardens. We've been there before, several times... Read more
Day 124: The Day Flew By--!
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      5 comments

Did it ever! First was the grocery store. Did I mention yesterday was a holiday in the UK? Nobody seems to know WHY it's a holiday. It's the first Monday in May, which is a 'bank holiday.' Beats me. Nothing to do with the royal wedding - that is... Read more
Day 123: Just Another Day
Monday, May 02, 2011      7 comments

Wasn't that an old McCartney song? I could look it up, but I'm too lazy to do that, lol... Spent the morning making the house look unlived-in: beds all made up, dirty clothes put in the hamper, clean towels out on the towel racks, dirty dis... Read more
Day 121, Part 2: Whatta L-o-n-g Day...
Sunday, May 01, 2011      5 comments

Mostly it was a long day of blitzing: we blitzed the house, the yard, and just about all points in between. I stripped coverlets off beds and shook them to freshen them up, plus vacuumed and dusted the places I didn't yesterday. I'm pretty ... Read more
Day 121, Part 1: Happy May Day!
Sunday, May 01, 2011      9 comments

Here in England's green and pleasant land the origins of May Day festivities are lost in the mists of antiquity: they predate the Roman invasion and may even go back to the Stone Age. While the Brits don't have exclusive claim to celebrating the... Read more
Day 121: Productivity
Saturday, April 30, 2011      3 comments

...making up for lost time. Packed up a batch of soup into individual portions - now there's a dozen lunches in the freezer. Washed two loads of laundry, hung it outside for a change (not real warm, but sunny and with a light breeze - perfect la... Read more
Day 120: Done 'n' Dusted!
Friday, April 29, 2011      6 comments

I have been totally indulged today. I got up at 7, did the morning routine (well, hurried thru it, more like!) and was in the recliner at 7:55, ready to roll. They 'officially' finished at just about 4. I don't ordinarily watch much television, ... Read more
Day 119: Quickie...
Thursday, April 28, 2011      12 comments

Tomorrow is THE big day - well, I can't help it, I'm a royalist Anglophile. An Anglophilic royalist? Point being, I plan to park my own self in the living room and glue the remote to my hand. He is forbidden to disturb me until The Deed Is Done,... Read more
Day 118: News Day
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      10 comments

Well, not 'Newsday' as in the old NY newspaper - is that still published? First, had a couple different eBayers meeting me to collect their stuff in person, which saves me major hassle. I meet 'em at a local McDonald's - easy for them to fi... Read more
Day 117: In My Backyard
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      11 comments

This afternoon, after a cloudy morning, the sun finally came out. There are loads of rhododendrons and azaleas in our yard. Not all of them bloom at the same time, of course, but there are at least a good half-dozen that are 'in the process' rig... Read more
Day 116: No Blog Tonight!
Monday, April 25, 2011      9 comments

No, I mean it. I really mean it. You can quit looking, I'm serious. There IS NO BLOG. Now goodnight. Oh, what's that? Where's the picture? You're right. That proves this blog is over, doesn... Read more
Day 115: The Latest Meme
Sunday, April 24, 2011      9 comments

Got this one from DEBRA0818 - thanx, Deb! 1. Were you named after anyone? Nope. Mom said after a character on a soap opera (radio, lol); Dad said it was after a lake near their house. 2. When was the last time you cried? Oh, ... Read more
Day 114: Quiet Day
Saturday, April 23, 2011      5 comments

Mostly it's been a day of catching up. A couple of the eBay items finished, and I have a few more ready to list. Did some paperwork and got things ready for dinner tomorrow. We're having roast chicken, instead of ham. I love ham, but it don't lo... Read more

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