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MCJULIEO
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Victory? I'll Take It!
Thursday, August 25, 2016      4 comments

A lot of things on my To Do list got done today..... a LOT! Finding something really important that I thought I had lost for good made my day sing for joy, And THEN, I excavated ANOTHER something important that I was sure was also lost... Read more
Creative Cooking
Thursday, August 25, 2016      6 comments

I need to go to the grocery store. The only fresh vegetables I have are cucumbers and onions. I had a Ziploc bag of chicken breasts of less than perfect quality.... but I needed to use them up. It was not ideal, but I sauteed the ... Read more
My Opinion Must Count!
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      5 comments

I received another survey in the mail today, except THIS one was ENORMOUS, 2 brochures totalling almost 200 pages in questions.... I've never seen anything like it! Oh, and it had a ten dollar bill enclosed, with a note offering $40 MORE if... Read more
Texas Aggie Football- More of Why I Love It
Monday, August 22, 2016      4 comments

Long I have been an Aggie football fan, through thick and thin, good and (really really) bad seasons, but even despite the embarrassing antics of Johnny Manziel, the last Aggie Heisman winner, Texas A&M manages to produce some pretty nice and pr... Read more
Frustrated
Sunday, August 21, 2016      11 comments

I just wrote the longest, most fascinating (Would I ever LIE to YOU??) Sparkblog complete with photos and humorous comments.... And the cyber ether just reached out and swallowed it into oblivion... Maybe I can reproduce it at a later ... Read more
Going With the Flow
Friday, August 19, 2016      8 comments

I managed to get in one last mile in my lap-swimming this morning, and exchanged phone numbers with the lady who often swims at the same time I do.... so we don't have to be strangers until next year's swim season... ... Read more
Made It Today!
Thursday, August 18, 2016      8 comments

Yesterday was a bust as far as swimming laps in the city pool, because it was unexpectedly closed for rain... apparently they opened later in the morning after I had given up, but I missed it...the pool is open only in the morning, and ONLY for ... Read more
Good Intentions
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      9 comments

Well, I KNOW that intentions don't count for a whole lot but this morning I really TRIED to go swimming laps... I was dressed in my swimming suit and had everything I needed to get that mile in before facing the day... and drove all the way down... Read more
Wonderful / Dangerous Rain
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      6 comments

We had the most glorious rain today, about 4 inches, and it is still raining..... Perfect for drought ridden Texas, but awfully dangerous for parts of Louisiana... We lived in that same part of south Louisiana when I was a child and frequen... Read more
So Grateful
Sunday, August 14, 2016      7 comments

I know that I should really cultivate an attitude of gratefulness,... it is in all the literature, and there are several Spark articles about how healthy being grateful makes you.. But I find that all I need to feel grateful is to just open... Read more
Still Nuthin'
Saturday, August 13, 2016      8 comments

Well, I went out again last night to catch sight of some of the supposedly extravagant-this-year Perseid meteors and was disappointed that a very high light cloud cover veiled most of the sky, and not only did it obscure slightly the stars bt so... Read more
Zero Zip Nada... I'm Doing It Wrong!
Friday, August 12, 2016      8 comments

The Perseid Meteor Shower was supposed to be at its peak last night when I went outside to watch them but I did not see a single one!!! Sky watchers who are In-the-Know have been saying that there should have been double the usual activity for t... Read more
Celestial Fireworks
Friday, August 12, 2016      5 comments

It's that time of year again! My anniversary, AND the Perseid meteor shower! I am going outside right now to see if I can catch the great fireworks in the sky.... Forecasters say they will be exceptionally good this year, but the essen... Read more
Small Town Texas
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      10 comments

In order to get home (near San Antonio) we once again took Alternate US Highway 90, which is also an interesting alternate to Interstate 10, barrelling across some of Texas tiniest towns, including the aptly named Sublime, Texas..... Since ... Read more
Impending Doom- I Can See the End of Summer From Here
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      6 comments

All of a sudden I am receiving notes and emails regarding the end of summer!!!! WAIT! I am not ready yet for summer's end! I still have a lot that I want to do! Including Reading! Where did the summer go? Can I possibly read double FAS... Read more

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