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  • Wrap Up

    9/25/2017 11:14:01 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Regular Book Sale with regular customers browsing ... Read more

  • Zzzzzzzzzz....

    9/25/2017 12:29:45 AM, by MCJULIEO

    When I'm just sitting at home, I can barely keep my eyes open... but I didn't take a nap this afternoon... Didn't have any trouble staying a... Read more

  • Crashed!

    9/24/2017 12:53:25 AM, by MCJULIEO

    This was the last day of our Friends of the Library book sale, with regular customers buying books until 12 noon, and then making everyone exit t... Read more

  • One More Day To Go

    9/23/2017 12:35:54 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I am wearing down... the Friends of the Library Book Sa... Read more

  • Member Preview

    9/22/2017 12:25:04 AM, by MCJULIEO

    The Friends of the Library held their members' preview to the annual book sale this evening, but I didn't buy a single volume... But Oh! I l... Read more

  • Crazy Busy Week

    9/20/2017 10:02:55 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm sandwiching my normal weekly activities around the real biggie- the Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale..... the moving van was loaded wi... Read more

  • Early Warning- Tuesday is ITLAPD!!!

    9/19/2017 9:26:03 AM, by MCJULIEO

    'Tis me favorite day of the year! International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Shiver me timbers, and blow the man down! 'tis the one day all landl... Read more

  • Starting Off Tired

    9/18/2017 11:43:09 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Last week was plenty busy enough, but this week..... this week is going to be a Doozy! This is the week of the annual Friends of the Library... Read more

  • Nicest Thing to Say

    9/18/2017 12:05:41 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Last week, when those old friends that I hadn't seen in more than 30 years came, the husband, when they arrived, said the nicest thing ever..... ... Read more

  • Victory in the Right Toy for the Right Boy!

    9/16/2017 11:56:18 PM, by MCJULIEO

    As a grandparent, sometimes you just have to guess at what would make a good birthday present for your soon-to-turn 5 year old grandson... Of pri... Read more

  • Segways burn calories, Right?

    9/16/2017 12:33:31 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Somehow, without really meaning to, I talked my old friends into taking a 2.5 hour tour of the historical parts of downtown San Antonio.... they ... Read more

  • Be a Victor NOT a victim!

    9/15/2017 2:59:07 PM, by CITRUSLOSER

    I have had some epiphanies about myself lately that I think might help you in your journey. I realized that my whole life I have allowed my... Read more

  • keto challenge for myself

    9/15/2017 1:04:25 PM, by CITRUSLOSER

    Most do not understand a keto lifestyle and i am learning. i started 6 weeks ago and so far i lost 5 pounds the first day and 1 pound since. i st... Read more

  • Old Friends Are the Best

    9/12/2017 11:43:41 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I get to spend some time this week with some friends I haven't seen in almost 40 years, and Oh! What a sweet time it has been, visiting and remin... Read more

  • New Slacks

    9/11/2017 10:52:41 AM, by F8CONE8

    I've been slouching around in blue jeans, shorts, and casual pants since the day I retired. They are comfortable and easy to care for. I live ... Read more

  • Translation Sometimes Needed

    9/9/2017 9:59:45 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I have a two and a half year old grandson who really REALLY wants to communicate, but is almost unintelligible.... his parents are quite good at ... Read more

  • School Lunch

    9/8/2017 11:27:01 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Today was apparently "Grandparents Day" at my grandchild's school, and so I went! Kind of a weird experience: 1) Security is tight at thi... Read more

  • Thank You, Canada!!!

    9/7/2017 11:22:37 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Here in south Texas, we have received a most wonderful gift..... Cooler temperatures!!!! It actually got down to the low 60s this morning and wil... Read more

  • Productive Day

    9/7/2017 12:38:37 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Some days it just doesn't pay to get out of bed.... But MOST days it DOES.... and today was another one of those..... I'm cleaning and ... Read more

  • Helpless Bystander?

    9/5/2017 10:30:18 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Today, while sitting in the parking lot of my favorite grocery store, I watched helplessly as one car backed into another right in front of me...... Read more

  • Free Online Classes at Craftsy LABOR DAY ONLY

    9/4/2017 2:43:48 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Craftsy is an online provider of classes ranging from arts to cooking to woodworking to sewing, etc. and I've purchased several classes that I've... Read more

  • Back to Your Regularly Scheduled....

    9/3/2017 4:41:12 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Last week with Harvey looming on the horizon, our church services were canceled, and though we had SOME rain, it turned out to be MUCH worse in o... Read more

  • College Football Resumed This Week

    9/2/2017 10:31:03 PM, by MCJULIEO

    If there is anything that can make Texas feel normal again, it's Football!!!! While there are many MANY fans of professional football (espec... Read more

  • Yay!

    9/2/2017 12:31:45 AM, by MCJULIEO

    We are jumping up and down! The last of our family without power because of Hurricane Harvey just had it restored this afternoon around 3 pm........ Read more

  • Back to Reality

    9/1/2017 12:55:29 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Hurricane is still leaving people unsettled and out of normalcy, but things have stabilized a bit, even though water is high in many places... ... Read more

  • More Harvey

    8/31/2017 12:45:42 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Hurricane Harvey is the gift that keeps on giving.... Just as one area seems to experience receding water levels, the Corps of Engineers ... Read more

  • One Harvey Picture Worth 1K Words

    8/29/2017 11:35:23 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I just have to pass on this photo taken in Houston while evacuations for Harvey are ongoing, as it perfectly conveys the mixed emotions circulati... Read more

  • Harvey is Still Wreaking Dangerous Havoc

    8/28/2017 11:07:14 PM, by MCJULIEO

    As good natured as the natives of Houston have been so far, the Wrath of Hurricane Harvey is far from being over..... the rains are still coming ... Read more

  • Interesting and upbeat

    8/28/2017 4:37:51 PM, by F8CONE8

    I haven't been blogging for a long time so I thought I would catch you up. I am doing well. Had a little procedure this morning and am expectin... Read more

  • Harvey? It's All True!

    8/27/2017 10:59:50 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Looking at the photos of the widespread destruction resulting from Hurricane Harvey tends to inspire a "No Way! That CAN'T be happening!" respons... Read more

  • Harvey So Far

    8/26/2017 6:32:16 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Part of my family in Houston is without power, but are still reachable by cell phone, and they EXPECT to get electricity back sometime tonight...... Read more

  • Hunkering Down for Harvey

    8/25/2017 2:12:39 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I live about 130 miles from the Texas coast right near where the hurricane is expected to make landfall... you would think that we are pretty wel... Read more

  • One Last Nerdy Astronomer Joke

    8/25/2017 12:58:47 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Apparently all the good astronomy jokes are in hiding until the eclipse furor dies down, but there's one that is available still: Copernicu... Read more

  • Eclipse Jokes

    8/23/2017 11:46:44 PM, by MCJULIEO

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  • Next eclipse coming..... 2018... but all partial!

    8/22/2017 11:32:17 PM, by MCJULIEO

    With all the eclipse frenzy, there are many MANY sources of information available, including news of THREE partial solar eclipses in 2018 ON... Read more

  • Did You Enjoy It?

    8/21/2017 8:22:27 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Though I was far from the Totality Zone for watching today;s eclipse (and at least one set of my grandchildren DID travel to be smack dab in the ... Read more

  • Birthday Solar Eclipse on Monday

    8/21/2017 12:11:09 AM, by MCJULIEO

    We're celebrating my granddaughter's birthday tomorrow with the Solar Eclipse... actually I won't be with them as they are in South Carolina, hop... Read more

  • Birthday Solar Eclipse on Monday

    8/21/2017 12:11:05 AM, by MCJULIEO

    We're celebrating my granddaughter's birthday tomorrow with the Solar Eclipse... actually I won't be with them as they are in South Carolina, hop... Read more

  • Time Traveling Dietitian

    8/19/2017 11:49:15 PM, by MCJULIEO

    If you haven't seen the Funny or Die skit featured on the Daily Spark blog, you ought to take a peek www.sparkpeople.com/blog
    /blog.as... Read more

  • Steady As She Goes

    8/17/2017 11:48:30 PM, by MCJULIEO

    When one finds that one has a lot to do and one has squandered the limited amount of time in which to do it, the tendency is either to 1) give up... Read more

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