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Great Start, Abysmal Middle, Rest is in Motion
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      8 comments

After a phenomenally fast trip to the Houston airport via a shuttle that picked me up at my mom's 2 minutes early(!!!!), British Airways dropped the ball.... Dropping off my bag (I was already checked in!) took an hour because their computers we... Read more
Things Fall Into Place
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      11 comments

Once again I drove across Texas to catch a flight out of Houston.... the roadsides have morphed from bluebonnet and Indian paintbrush covered fields in tones of mostly BLUE,... NOW they are covered in yellow, the natural progression of the ... Read more
Failure to Communicate
Monday, May 16, 2016      8 comments

I wish I could understand all languages, listening and speaking and writing them all without impediment... Unfortunately, I don't... And trying to call a museum in Italy, not even knowing how to respond to their recording in Italian ha... Read more
One Drawback to Silky Hair/ Home Sweet Animal Kingdom
Saturday, May 14, 2016      8 comments

The one bad thing that I discovered last night about this wonderful super soft, silky hair (that got the spa treatment on Thursday), is that it is SO soft, SO silky that I cannot even tie it or clip it back because it actually slips out of any r... Read more
Hair Report
Friday, May 13, 2016      8 comments

Happy Friday the Thirteenth! It was a lovely day here, but I've been trying to get ready for a trip, and hardly left home as I tended to various details... But one thing I DID do was check my hair to see if it still felt wonderful from tha... Read more
My Hair Got a Spa Treatment!
Thursday, May 12, 2016      6 comments

I had a Groupon for a haircut and deep conditioning treatment and I went today... and my poor locks have never felt so wonderful.... EVER.... I didn't change the style, and had only about an inch cut off, so, no big deal, but the conditioni... Read more
Revelation All Year
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      5 comments

For the last year, Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) has been focussed on the apostle John's account of the Book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ, the last book in the Bible.... and we students have had a terrific time figuring out the exciting and ... Read more
Superlatives Don't Do It Justice
Monday, May 09, 2016      7 comments

I know, I KNOW! People think Texans are insufferably braggadocious, and their opinions are not rooted in reality... But REALLY! One thing that Texans know a lot about .... Is barbecue, or simply BBQ... they talk about it, the cout... Read more
Not Going to Do It Again
Sunday, May 08, 2016      7 comments

Aargh! My head! My head! While I've been visiting with my mother, she has had the Sunday political shows playing on the television.... It is SO much hostility and snarkiness, I am reminded of the remark wise old Obi Wan Kenobi made describing th... Read more
More About Dr. Bronner's Soap
Sunday, May 08, 2016      12 comments

I really love Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Shikakai Soap..... it's a creamy dark liquid, not a bar soap, but it's wonderfully rich, and wonderfully peppermint-y for wonderful relief on a hot, sweaty day.... I buy it at a healthy grocery store i... Read more
Getting Sweaty, How I LOVE Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Soap!
Thursday, May 05, 2016      10 comments

It was a beautiful day today, but I did my walking inside on the treadmill, doing intervals to force myself to get a good workout.... It wasn't fast, but the incline added a nice challenge and after thirty minutes I was good and sweaty.... ... Read more
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      7 comments

I love chocolate dipped strawberries, and I think they are easy to make (melt chocolate chips in the microwave without scorching them- that's the hardest part, and then dip and set aside to let the chocolate harden- that's the next hardest part-... Read more
Grandkids Make for a Fun Day
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      10 comments

Have you ever seen small children comfortable in a garden??? It's so fun! We always had a backyard garden while my children were growing up, so much so that when the youngest went to meet his future in-laws for the first time, he described ... Read more
Great Day
Monday, May 02, 2016      6 comments

We must have had a cool front come in because today was delightfully less hot than it has been.... And my friend who is working with Child Protective Services was able to come out of a county family court hearing, and get an infant out of ... Read more
GRR- cool license plate
Monday, May 02, 2016      11 comments

Saw a license plate that I thought would speak for many, if not most drivers.. The first three symbols on the plate were GRR And then there were four digits, so by my sometimes erratic calculations, I figure that up to 9999 diffe... Read more

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