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Tuesday fire update - lightning in forecast
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      17 comments

Of the six fires burning in Southern Oregon, only two of them are 2% contained. The others are growing rapidly every day with no hope for containment in the near future. The Labrador fire which is nearest us is 15 miles away, partially ... Read more
Fire update
Monday, July 29, 2013      25 comments

So far, the closest fires are still about 15 miles away from us. The DEQ has determined that our air quality is hazardous, so me and Bad Leroy Brown are staying inside with all doors and windows closed. He wants so badly to go outside a... Read more
Smoke Signals
Sunday, July 28, 2013      13 comments

This is a picture of the lightening storm that cause so many fires. If you look at the circle at the bottom . . . that's where we live. Presently, the nearest fire ... Read more
Diet Water
Friday, July 26, 2013      18 comments

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "half empty or h... Read more
A cool escape
Thursday, July 25, 2013      16 comments

It's 100 in the shade and way too hot for me outside right now . . . So, I'm going to escape to a cooler place . . . at least in my imagination. I invite you ... Read more
Focus on being Mindful
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      14 comments

Apparently, this 'being Mindful' attitude is not a bunch of hooey. I just came across this article about mind-wandering and found the results very interesting. It sor... Read more
Trying hard to relax
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      14 comments

Actually, I find that I'm not 'under' stress anymore. But I spent most of my life stressed out. Now that I've retired I don't have to deal with those horrible deadlin... Read more
Hostage
Monday, July 22, 2013      16 comments

Wow, what a good weekend! Had a good night's sleep (except for a couple weird dreams . . . what's up with that?) ... Read more
A Hard Days Night
Monday, July 22, 2013      18 comments

Spent most of my weekend outside, following DH and his chain saw around the property. We're still in the process of establishing a 200 feet defensible area (fire break... Read more
True Confession: I am a Streaker
Friday, July 19, 2013      22 comments

No, not that kind of streaker . . . however, I do have something to shout about I first ... Read more
Thursday was a very good day
Thursday, July 18, 2013      13 comments

Okay, I just figured it out . . I'm tired cos I'm trying to cram a whole bunch of stuff into a short week. (That's what happens after vacation, right?)' Had another... Read more
Busy Wednesday
Thursday, July 18, 2013      12 comments

The temps chilled down last night . . . it was below 50 this morning when DH left for work. So I went to work right away so I could enjoy the coolness of the morning. Wasn't long until I'd worked up a sweat anyway. Moved wheelbarrows full of... Read more
Vacation Recap: My score 7
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      19 comments

I had such an awesome four days with DH. A lot of it was just busy stuff, but we still had fun and enjoyed ourselves. I did not track my food at all. But I am glad that my brain was keeping an unofficial tally. I ate more (more... Read more
Clash of Super Powers
Monday, July 15, 2013      15 comments

After all, it is the last day of vacation . . . and the first and only day we've stayed home. ... Read more
Saturday Update
Saturday, July 13, 2013      20 comments

Stay-cation Day 2. We worked around the property today until it was ready to pick up DH's bike (at dealer's for 6,000 mile service). Then off we went . . . back to the ... Read more

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