According to the official website...
www.visitblackpool.com/s ite/illuminations/history- of-the-lights
...'Holidaymakers first tripped the Lights fantastic in Blackpool in 1879 when just EIGHT arc lamps bathed th... Read more
Well, we went to Lytham - St Anne in search of seashore, plus Blackpool for the Illuminations. But late back, so it will all have to wait till tomorrow, complete with pix.
Goodnight, Sparklers, wherever you are--!
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I didn't find any trouble... er, I mean, mischief, to get into today. Tomorrow is a fair promise, tho. The weather is supposed to be glorious, warm and sunny, so we're off in search of a beach.
Early night tonight, as tomorrow's a busy day ... Read more
'CROY-so eee COOM-ree' - welcome to Wales.
...so I said to Himself 'It's a beautiful morning. The sky is blue, the temps are forecast to be perhaps as high as the upper 70s. What say we go to a beach for me to dip my toes in the water?'
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...or rather, the lack thereof, in my case.
You've heard the flaps over 'retouched' photos and size zero models and so forth - in many cases, photo-shopping is done to make the model look better (read: thinner) in order to persuade women to... Read more
I've been buying herbal / spice teas from a company called 'Yogi Bhajan's Organic Teas.' Some of them are your basic green or white or black teas, and there's herbal a-plenty, but quite a few of them are spice-based, such as ginger, cinnamon, mi... Read more
Yes, some better - you are all so kind to wish me well and send those good vibes!
One of my friends (you know who you are - Cathy) said 'Maybe you need a vacation.' I'm convinced she's right, lol... It won't happen anytime soon, but the ver... Read more
...this has been one of those crap-awful days of which I'm glad to see the back.
This might not be the shortest blog, but it's close.
Goodnight, Sparklers... let's hope tomorrow is a better day.
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...as opposed to 'One of those days.'
Remember the old Honeywell ads? 'Someday there'll be this and that and the other' - always futuristic technical things, such as cars that could drive themselves. The ads invariably ended with the taglin... Read more
...the day, o'course. What'd you think I meant? lol...
Today was a mishmash. First was an early meeting with the paving contractor - we're trying to time it so the tree-trimmer people are done before the driveway is started. Gah. Just coord... Read more
UPDATE: I clicked on the Lifehacker link and - just as you said - it says 'Page not found.' So I went back to one of the threads and clicked the link there - it worked. (I'll post it here). I also clicked on the link in the blog to SparkGuy's pa... Read more
I was going to toss off another 'fluff' blog - you know, the kind where I meander around the keyboard but don't really say anything - and instead, I'll do the following.
'SparkGuy' Chris Downie has posted a blog about Lifehacker, a sort of ... Read more
Today surely wasn't like yesterday - no time to goof off. I spent most of the time cleaning the refrigerator. Since tomorrow is grocery day it seemed like a good idea to hit it while it was fairly empty.
I thought all the appointments and h... Read more