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Tires and Movies

Saturday, December 18, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday the BW had a flat tire and left her car over by Sweetbay. Her cell phone had a dead battery, and the guy who ran the Pack & Ship store gave her a ride home. The AAA didnít do any good because she didnít call them, so I took her with ... Read more

Paperless instructions

Thursday, December 16, 2010      3 comments

We had a big party at the TOPS meeting tonight. First a game with prizes, and then a bunch of treats that two ladies had made. We also got gifts from the Christmas party the people had made and brought along, even though I wasn't there, and so... Read more

More Skin Cancer

Wednesday, December 15, 2010      4 comments

Last Thursday I went back to my dermatologists for a check-up, and he didn't do Mohs surgery this time - but he did find a scaly pre-cancerous patch, an actinic keratosis. He just froze the big scaly patch that showed up on my cheek lately. He... Read more

Unsatisfying Explanation

Sunday, December 12, 2010      5 comments

We have two PBS stations here, channels 3 and 16. We like to watch Mystery or Masterpiece Theater Sunday evenings on channel 3, and the BW likes some shows on channel 16. She talked about not being able to get channel 16 in back, but I didn't... Read more

Another Picture

Saturday, December 11, 2010      4 comments

We used to drive along East 10th Street, past the fancy houses, at Christmastime back in the early 1960's because we wanted to be awed by the light displays. There would be a string of cars as far as anyone could see, moving very slowly because... Read more

Pictures? of the lights.

Friday, December 10, 2010      2 comments

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Meeting the Lunch Bunch

Thursday, December 09, 2010      5 comments

While we were in Indianapolis we drove out to Tuttle's Orchard to buy apples to bring home. They taste better than any we can buy in the store. Both our son and youngest daughter have said that they were surprised that the grapefruit and lemon... Read more

The First Joke

Wednesday, December 08, 2010      4 comments

Pinellas County is "built out" now - all urban area, but 50 years ago it was all citrus orchards and cattle ranching, with a few small towns and some railroad sidings. But if you look in the yellow pages you will find that even today, in the mi... Read more

First Day Done

Tuesday, December 07, 2010      2 comments

I had 20 people signed up, and one more lady walked in, so I made her a nameplate, gave her a registration form, and took her money. She said she had called last Wednesday, but she wasn't on the list so I guess she wasn't really a walk-in. ... Read more

Getting Ready

Monday, December 06, 2010      5 comments

I will have a fair class tomorrow and Wednesday. There are 20 people still signed up, but three dropped out. I hope the room is set up correctly tomorrow, and there are no new surprises with the video equipment. It was 39 degrees this mor... Read more

Tampa Museum of Art

Sunday, December 05, 2010      3 comments

The BW got pushy last night and didn't want to wait until next Saturday to visit the Tampa museum, so we went over this morning. I printed out a map from Mapquest and thought I knew where to find the thing, but it didn't work out the way I expe... Read more

Losing Weight Is Not the Only Thing

Saturday, December 04, 2010      4 comments

One of my friends, Brewmaster Bill, posted a blog on the topic of calorie deficit Ė the fact that you will gain or lose depending exclusively on the excess or deficit in calories that you eat compared to the ones you burn. My reply was that he ... Read more

Cold Day

Thursday, December 02, 2010      3 comments

It was 42 degrees at 7:00 this morning, which is plenty cold for me. I couldn't see my breath, but a cold front came through, and there is a freeze warning for inland in Polk County, not too far north from here. After reading the comics, d... Read more

Successful Trip to the Museum

Tuesday, November 30, 2010      4 comments

Both museums were closed on Monday, so we went down to St. Petersburg today and saw the exhibit of 100 American Impressionists. I made a (nearly) U turn and parked right in front of the entrance at a meter. For $1.50 we had two hours inside, a... Read more

Paperwork and Distractions

Sunday, November 28, 2010      4 comments

I got up late, read the paper and had some coffee, then took the dogs for a walk. It was 52 degrees when we went out at 8 and only 56 when we came back at 9. The cold front is here again, and my thermometer doesnít read the same as the weather... Read more

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