JSPEED4's Blogs

Black Mica
Friday, September 23, 2011      6 comments

My Internet provider has reduced my rate--a new feature for people on public assistance of various types. I still feel sort of guilty having Internet in my home--I feel like I am pampering myself! I'm looking into black mica for water puri... Read more
Two Months
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      1 comments

I have used library computers for decades. I like them. My car is more expensive to run since gasoline went over $1 a gallon, so the distance to the library is a factor now. I'd love to open one room in my house as a community room, lett... Read more
Stopping my Home Internet
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      4 comments

I finally decided to put more money toward student loans, so I am stopping my home Internet. I called Windstream three times and they kept hanging up on me. I don't know if that is because I did get to the last part, and pushed the number for ... Read more
Hurricane Irene
Sunday, August 28, 2011      4 comments

She traveled far; she spread out wide. emoticon... Read more
Bantam rooster in the pan for tonight's protein
Monday, August 15, 2011      6 comments

This two-month-old chicken makes one meat serving. The main rooster, his dad, would not let him into the coop anymore, so it was time for the little chicken to move on. Another rooster, over three months old and not a bantam, from the same... Read more
A favorite SparkPeople article
Thursday, August 11, 2011      1 comments

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Baby Chicks
Sunday, August 07, 2011      1 comments

Even with the dog sleeping outdoors, untied, just a few yards from the baby chickens, I am losing some. This is a companion dog, not a farm dog--though she would be great as a herder 'cause she won't be distracted by running-off to hunt! ... Read more
Mini-vacation -- camping in the yard
Sunday, August 07, 2011      4 comments

No wonder that I feel tired! I already have, for August, over 200 Fitness Points!... Read more
USA a Debtor Nation
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      1 comments

Well, Congress has made us lose our AAA credit rating in the money market. The Cut, Cap (debt) and Balance (budget) Bill was not accepted in the Senate. The uneducated people--Early-childhood home schooling was considered to be so DANGEROUS!--... Read more
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      1 comments

ight He says we pull money out of the air, but that ignores the efforts behind the results.... Read more
Herb Gardening
Sunday, July 31, 2011      5 comments

I just joined another SparkTeam. One of the team goals is to work 30 minutes a week in an herb garden. I'll do this year-round and get my feverfew hedge started, put in a Clary sage garden with a few annual plants, keep my rose-hip hedges weed... Read more
Hot indodors
Saturday, July 23, 2011      2 comments

It is after midnight. I have early-morning commitments with a neighbor who needs to borrow my small folding table. It got to 98 degrees F in the house, this afternoon. I have doors and windows open, and fans blowing, and some person is lettin... Read more
Standing Taller
Friday, July 22, 2011      2 comments

I am still learning to sit and stand with my back not-hinged at the middle, AND to stand with my hips tucked in, while my feet are about a foot apart and my hips are tucked in. This i s a basic T=Tapp stance and it takes my whole mind to pull ... Read more
Speeding up my computer
Sunday, July 17, 2011      3 comments

I thought I had set the Internet options to clean out cache and cookies as I closed the browsers, but probably some update re-set those things. My computer was becoming so lsow again that I was ready to just quit the Internet for a few YEARS! ... Read more
Sore Muscles
Thursday, July 14, 2011      0 comments

I definitely am staying in touch with my upper-back muscles more. They are sore! I'm going to lie down on the floor for a while. ... Read more

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