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Healthy As a Horse

May 21, 2012

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Even though my husband works at the USPS (part time), he gets NO benefits. None. Zip. You’d think that a government entity — a unionized one at that — would provide something for part-timers, at least. Nope. Full timers, however, make out verrrrry nice. Part of the reason the USPS is having financial problems is […]

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Happy National Hairball Awareness Day!

April 27, 2012

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Who comes up with these holidays, anyway?! :wazzat: If it wasn’t for my good pal Karen, I would have gone through this ENTIRE day not realizing what an important holiday it is! Hey, to us smooth-skinned homo sapiens, it’s not much to toot about, but to our furry friends, National “Hairball Awareness” Day is right […]

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How Fast Do You Read?

March 14, 2012

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Oh, anybody can read fast. I can read very fast (skimming) but I don’t retain the data when I read that fast. The key is understanding what you read! I found an interesting test (thanks for the link, Karen!) that tests how quickly you read AND comprehend. I think it’s a pretty cool test. Here […]

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Karen Tagged Me

February 22, 2012

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Karen of Right Where We Belong tagged me for a cute little game. The game involves answering 10 easy questions. Well well… I have done quite a number of these memes over the years so I wonder if there’s anything more to add! But let’s try… 1. Describe yourself in 7 words. Enthusiastic, pensive, curious, […]

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In the Email Bin

December 21, 2011

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In light of the Christmas holidays right around the corner — and with all the relatives coming and all — I thought I’d give you guys a little head start on discussing politics at the family dinner table. Of course, this one is disguised in a bit of humor. If anyone takes offense, you can […]

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Creepy iPhone Apps

December 13, 2011

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We’ve all heard the lavish, glorious praises of the iPhone. But what about the “dark side” of the apps out there? If you have stayed up late, pondering what evil lurks in the App Store, wonder no more. I have done the legwork for you, peeps. I’ve cut out the perverted and the obscene because […]

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Friday Four Fill-In Blog Hop

December 9, 2011

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Oh my word, it’s Friday and I REMEMBERED that it’s Friday! Friday is one of those days that always sneaks up on me. By the time it’s gone and Saturday rolls around, I realize that Friday happened. :-p Fridays are like Mondays to me. I know, I’m a strange one. Well, anyway, Hilary has had […]

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Amazing Starling Mumuration on Video

November 10, 2011

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You guys have got to see this video! It’s just…. stunning. No one knows why starlings (also called grackles) flock together like this. There’s even a special name for it: murmuration. The results is a breath-taking black ballet in the sky. Some girls were paddling along the River Shannon in Ireland and happened to catch […]

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If You Live in Central New York….

October 24, 2011

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… and like to eat food (especially local food), I’m giving away tickets to the big Pride of New York Harvest Festival. It’s the biggest food extravaganza of the year, and over 100 local agriculture, winery, and food product companies will be there. It is held at the New York State Fair fairgrounds from November […]

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Friday Fill-In, Hey I’m Not Late, It’s Still Friday!

October 21, 2011

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I’m not too late, am I? Man, Fridays always catch me unawares. Here are this week’s questions for Hilary’s Friday Four Fill In meme. They look like good ones, too! šŸ™‚ 1. I am afraid of____. Ugh. No comment. I’ve been trying to avoid the news headlines….. I am in a good mood right now […]

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