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Thursday, July 19, 2012      3 comments

Four weeks from today DD and I will be settled in our rental cabin,, she is driving across the Mackinac Bridge for the first time,, I have been across it at least close to a thousand times.. it was built when I was five years old.. Until I ... Read more
29 days to go!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      5 comments

We got a great respite form the searing heat,It is only in the high 80's today, but still 88% humidity.. as long as you hold your breath it is not too bad to run from car to house!! I think the person who invented the ceiling fan(I am guessin... Read more
30 more days left..
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      4 comments

record high temps here in Michigan,, Nation record high in Detroit today,, 102 degrees.. I went to landscaping company to put deposit on labor to be done here next Monday.. Secretary told me her hubby had tickets to the Detroit tigers g... Read more
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Monday, July 16, 2012      4 comments

Back home AFTER COMING HOME SICK,FROM WORK.. using laptop in bed, not used to this keyboard.. feel worse than yesterday,,, WTH did I eat????????//Could this be a summer tummy virus? I very seldom get sick, just the usual health ongoing stuff... Read more
32 days more!
Sunday, July 15, 2012      3 comments

Well, no need to think about outdoors yesterday or today,, I became, (ahem) incapacitated all day and evening for some reason.. Without adding details, apparently God took pity on me and decided to let me work off the weight while SITTING DOWN.... Read more
33 days left..
Saturday, July 14, 2012      6 comments

I slept in this morning until 6ish,, went outdoors to find my pry bar, no can do;; I did get my post-hole-digger skinny shovel though, got yard buggy out to pool,, started digging those darned patio blocks out of the sand and dirt,, they h... Read more
34 days..
Friday, July 13, 2012      6 comments

Got estimate for landscaping to fill pool spot and various things needed to make spot safe.. anybody need a kidney? cornea? Oh well, with all the $$$ I saved over the past ten years doing things myself, demo for bathrooms, kitchen, teari... Read more
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Thursday, July 12, 2012      5 comments

Feeling my pants a little bit more loose,, dirt guy coming soon for estimate,, I guess I should get out there and start prying the patio blocks out of the pool edge area.. they have been in that dirt for 23 years.. going to search for the crow... Read more
36 days..
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      3 comments

A very warm, but less humid day here..Allergies kind of got me during the night, but I fell better,, am thinking my ant-inflammatory drugs are working on that fibro.. If I could only stop falling asleep here at the keyboard, hitting my head on t... Read more
37 days
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      3 comments

Tomorrow is moms birthday,, going to visit her ,, buy a bridal shower gift, stop at credit union,, toss more junk at dads house.. I do not know where today went, I got a few phone calls, paid a pile of bills, balanced checkbooks, ,, Th... Read more
38 days..
Monday, July 09, 2012      3 comments

I finally got to fax documents to insurance agent,, , made calls to jeweler for appraisals,, also spent some time getting estimates and setting appointments for estimates for topsoil for pool filling.. I will be glad when that is don before w... Read more
39 days to go.. but who's counting?
Sunday, July 08, 2012      6 comments

We are making a list of snacks for the road, foods to prep ahead of time, and raw foods to pack in cooler. The first four nights are in a cabin in Paradise, then two more nights in the Lower Peninsula in Indian River.. in an even more primitive... Read more
40 days to go!!!!!!
Saturday, July 07, 2012      7 comments

Big joke on Linda: I popped my head out the patio door at 8:30 am,, thought it was going to be bearable today,, two hours later, the air steamed my glasses... No complaints though, I have power, food, car, a/c wish I could bring some people... Read more
41 more days..
Friday, July 06, 2012      4 comments

Hopefully, this is our last day with over 100 degrees heat index and 100% humidity... Add 30 degrees to that temp at my workplace and you see that I am dehydrated within minutes of starting work. We are hoping to resume our hikes in the marsh ... Read more
42 days until vacation
Thursday, July 05, 2012      4 comments

I finally put my name in the days off book for our vacation time! Boss does not put the whole summer in at once or the same people will take all the days for themselves.. there are only four slots for each weekday and three for weekend days.. I... Read more

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