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Day 409: Inspiring Story 5
Thursday, December 20, 2012      6 comments

For several years after I came to England I worked in the cash office of a large supermarket. We had several computer terminals in the administrative office to keep us li... Read more
Day 408: Inspiring Story 4
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      12 comments

I filed this one under "It's never too late." In some ways the people in this photo essay aren't ordinary. Among them are a plastic surgeon, a pilot, a dentist, a co... Read more
Day 407: Inspiring Story 3
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      7 comments

"We only did what anyone would do..." The recurring theme throughout this essay is voiced by nearly every one of the subjects: "Of course we did this," as if their ac... Read more
Day 406: Inspiring Story 2
Monday, December 17, 2012      8 comments

I hope this links correctly: http://vimeo.com/5212910
3 It bills itself as "...a film about people transforming trash into music; about love, courage and creativity." Beautiful story. Beautiful music. Beautiful ... Read more
Day 405: Inspiring Story 1
Sunday, December 16, 2012      10 comments

You may have seen this before. Sometimes it seems there's nothing new under the sun, or at least not on the 'net. But if you haven't seen it before, I know you'll enjoy it. And if you have - you'll remember how remarkable these people are. ... Read more
Day 404
Saturday, December 15, 2012      11 comments

“We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” --Anton Chekhov ... Read more
Day 403: Happy BritDay to ME--!
Thursday, December 13, 2012      23 comments

Yes, you read it right, and no, it's not a typo. Yesterday - 12.12.12 - I officially became a citizen of The United Kingdom. Originally, a friend of mine was go... Read more
Day 402B: You guys...
Friday, November 30, 2012      12 comments

...are great. You really are. 'night, peeps... ... Read more
Day 402: Blowing My Own Horn...
Friday, November 30, 2012      19 comments

I admit, I'm reluctant to do it, but on the other hand, if I don't post it, how will you know? It's kind of like waiting for Paul Harvey (may he rest in peace) giving you the rest of the story. (Not that you were on tenterhooks or anything.) ... Read more
Day 402: Starting the day with a giggle...
Thursday, November 29, 2012      13 comments

...and a knowing nod. This is a pic I found on FB this morning: So if you ever think you're too old, or too fat, or it's too late, just remember this guy. And I... Read more
Day 401: Closing in on NaNoWriMo
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      11 comments

I need about 8000 more words and I'll hit the finishing line - which I can do so long as I crack on, so I won't be here too long this morning. Weekly meal plan, grocery list, knee therapy, and two - count 'em, TWO - viewings of the house over th... Read more
Day 400: Milestones...
Saturday, November 24, 2012      15 comments

...not because it's an anniversary, or holiday, or even a notable date on my calendar. But it means this is (at least) my 400th blog, which is pretty remarkable. Not remarkable in that I've had something to say on at least 400 different occasion... Read more
Day 399: 11-11
Sunday, November 11, 2012      13 comments

Today is Veterans' Day - Armistice Day. Here in the UK it's Remembrance Sunday. "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the... Read more
Day 398: NaNoWriMo + 1
Friday, November 02, 2012      17 comments

Yes, the official start was yesterday - I made it just under the wire, but forgot to post this: I know I have been sporadic at best lately, and I know that hearing f... Read more
Day 397: Fun Stuff...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      12 comments

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