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Big Day
Tuesday, October 27, 2020      4 comments

Got up early and beat the usual crowd to the grocery store (restocked my fruits and vegetables), and then went and exercised my responsibility as a citizen to vote, and was home by 8:30am!!! I consider the voting part a major accomplishmen... Read more
New (to Me) Soup Technique
Monday, October 26, 2020      9 comments

Cool Weather = Soup Weather, and we are experiencing a much welcome cool front, so I got out my stock pot and some rotisserie chicken bones, and went to town..... Rotisserie chicken is oh so tasty, but I’ve noticed that the breast meat gets... Read more
I Want Some!
Monday, October 26, 2020      11 comments

These are photoshopped by that guy famous on the internet for his mad Photoshop skills... but I want some in Real Life! I know they are available... Read more
Modern Gladiators
Sunday, October 25, 2020      9 comments

I drove across Houston today in order to attend a graveside service of a sweet elderly friend.... and somehow I couldn’t help but think of all those old gladiator movies with the hair-raising chariot races, where it was always rumored that they ... Read more
Waltzing Across Texas
Saturday, October 24, 2020      11 comments

Well, not “waltzing” exactly, but I DID proceed from one point in Texas to another point in Texas, with music in my heart, and a lot of other motorists moving purposefully and energetically just like I was... I need to be at a graveside fun... Read more
C.S. Lewis, the Great
Thursday, October 22, 2020      6 comments

My favorite author is C.S. Lewis, and apparently I’m not the only one who loves his writing... Neil Gaiman, really??? And I’ll bet you would have... Read more
My Favorite Book’s 70th Birthday
Wednesday, October 21, 2020      11 comments

Last week commemorated the 70th anniversary of the publishing of C.S. Lewis’s “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”, the first of the Narnia books to b... Read more
A Most Unusual Fund Raising Banquet
Wednesday, October 21, 2020      11 comments

Every year our local Crisis Pregnancy Center hosts a really nice banquet with speakers and updates and fresh flowers and everybody is dressed up and it is always a special time.... But this year, with severe limitations to the kind of get t... Read more
Creativity and the State Library
Monday, October 19, 2020      8 comments

A few thoughts on creativity ... How I miss our weekly ... Read more
Janis Joplin- What You Didn’t Know!
Sunday, October 18, 2020      11 comments

Unbelievable.... Janis Joplin was a teen volunteer at her library when she was in high school. I can only imagine what she might have become as... Read more
Fixed! One Day At A Time!
Saturday, October 17, 2020      9 comments

Just as they promised, the repairman arrived this morning between 8 and 8:30, and he knew exactly what needed fixing to keep my new refrigerator from freezing everything in the fridge, and exactly How to fix it..... It was just a matter of... Read more
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Friday, October 16, 2020      9 comments

Good news (and More later)- I made a great SAM’S run today, managed to get some “day old” rotisserie chicken, which I think is great for all kinds of dishes (and SALADS) ... Read more
Thanks to Coronavirus
Friday, October 16, 2020      9 comments

My Bible Study Fellowship small group met via Zoom today, as it does every week, and though I really miss being face-to-face, I am SO grateful that Zoom can still bring us together..... hopefully, it won’t be much longer before we can meet again... Read more
Amazon Prime Day
Thursday, October 15, 2020      9 comments

In the old days, When faced with the almost overwhelming sales opportunity that is Amazon Prime Day(s), I might have thrown up my hands and wailed, “Resistance is FUTILE!” But not anymore..... not today.... Yes, there are some amazing ... Read more
Great News
Tuesday, October 13, 2020      9 comments

We are actually predicted to have some cool weather, starting as early as Thursday! For where I live in Texas, that means the high in the 70s and Joy, Oh Joy! A low in the 50s!!! How exciting is this! I have been seeing Spark updates of ... Read more

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