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Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?
Sunday, November 18, 2012      17 comments

a book by Peter Walsh, who is an expert on decluttering. I wish I had read this book 2 years ago. As it was the book sat for more than a year in my "to be read" pile of...clutter. A bit ironic perhaps. The premise is that the physica... Read more
Fitness Junkie
Saturday, November 17, 2012      10 comments

Nope, not me. I retain a healthy core of laziness to balance out the Crazy One living inside my head. My daughter's dog has turned into the Fitness Nut. It took him 4 days to pick up on the pattern of morning walk; he still hasn't qui... Read more
The right choice? Or sheer laziness?
Friday, November 16, 2012      8 comments

Wednesday night I traveled to Lyon as I had an all day meeting scheduled with my colleagues there. The hotels in Lyon were pretty full so I was booked into this hotel in Perouges, which is nearby. Perouges is actually a medieval town, movies h... Read more
Revenge of the Kittehs
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      12 comments

Last week the Kittehs got their flea meds put on them. They were not happy, given that they view this activity as a "dog thing" which obviously does not apply to the more highly evolved felines. Usually they find a way to exact revenge wit... Read more
Monday, November 12, 2012      14 comments

Today a coworker asked how was my weekend and if I did anything in the area. I responded "Le dimanche j'ai couru 15km". See, I'm learning French! The grammar is the somewhat easy part, the vocabulary is hard. Anyway...translated ... Read more
The Path Not Taken
Sunday, November 11, 2012      17 comments

My Morning Mile route in Amsterdam took me right by this forest path....but I learned my lesson from my misadventures a few weeks ago and stayed on the paved & lighted route.... Read more
More Amsterdam Pics
Saturday, November 10, 2012      10 comments

There is a big square in the center, Dam Square. As we were going through there was a bagpiper playing and a comedian starting a street show: ... Read more
The Start of the Morning Mile
Friday, November 09, 2012      9 comments

I mentioned before I signed up on Nerd Fitness for the Morning Mile Challenge. Last week Thursday was a holiday in France and I had Friday off work to make it a long weekend so sort of on the spur of the moment I decided we could go on a sh... Read more
Thursday, November 08, 2012      8 comments

Today mine is "Dog", which in Cat speak is the equivalent of something unprintable. Today was flea med day. They are allowing themselves to be bought off with a can of lamb & turkey food, but I'm not fooled. They are plotting revenge. ... Read more
The Morning Mile
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      15 comments

A few weeks ago I signed up over at Nerd Fitness. He has some great tell it like it is blogs, which make a nice change from SP. Don't get me wrong, SP is great too and very supportive but sometimes the hard truths have to be said without a... Read more
One Vote Wonders
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      7 comments

It makes me crazy to hear people complain about the government and then hear them say that they don't bother to vote! If you don't don't get to complain! You had a chance to make a difference and chose to ignore it. Voting is y... Read more
Monday, November 05, 2012      6 comments

A coworker went to the US last week and was kind enough to offer to go shopping for me, for those items I can't get here in France (or at least in my area of France). Today he's back and brought me my goodies, 2 of each : ... Read more
October Goal Results
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      10 comments

Yes, I'm a day early this month. 1) Maintain my weight at +5 / -14 pounds emoticon Re-committed to track... Read more
The waiting is over
Monday, October 29, 2012      10 comments

Captain Klutz strikes again! The very first time I went down the stairs from the back deck I said to myself (and out loud) that they were an accident just waiting to happen. The stairs are kind of narrow and a little steep, more so than wh... Read more
A mind is a terrible thing to change
Sunday, October 28, 2012      20 comments

You're familiar with the expression "Stupid is as stupid does" right? emoticon Yeah, that's me today. ... Read more

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