Month: February 2009

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Saturday February 28, 2009

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It snowed last night. Quite a surprise. Both my daughters got in last night. #1 daughter used to tell us funny Texas stories, but now she lives in Louisiana, so she tells us funny Louisiana stories. #2 daughter had no […]

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Friday February 27, 2009

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From 4:30 to 6:30 this morning, I graded papers. It was on my to-do list for yesterday, but I had meetings, and the gym, and then quantities of work, and of course it was Amazon Vine day so that took […]

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Wednesday February 25, 2009

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Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, a religious observance among Christians. Some Christians are required to observe Lent by their religious traditions, and given specific guidelines for doing so. Some disapprove of it on the grounds that […]

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Tuesday February 24, 2009

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Our director last night was pointing out the brilliance of Brahms. Brahms is of course one of the big guys, but I’ve never really been a fan. I wasn’t wild about this piece that we’re doing, either — I bought […]

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Monday February 23, 2009

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Princess Smartypants very sensibly suggested that I not hem the blouse if I wasn’t going to wear it, so I won’t. I did, however, gather up a collection of nice fabrics — linens and cottons — for a summer wardrobe. […]

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Sunday February 22, 2009

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Here’s the top I sewed yesterday, waiting for its hems. It’s actually quite  cute. Past papaya, clear to watermelon, but strong colors are nice in warm weather. And we might have some warm weather at some point. I have enough […]

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Saturday February 21, 2009

We’re having another lovely spring-like day, though there are rumors of another ice storm coming our way. I’m still sniffling and sneezing, but feeling reasonably normal otherwise. Somehow, when I have a cold or something, I feel stupid and unable […]

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Friday February 20, 2009

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I’ve just read What’s Age Got to Do With It? by Robin McGraw. I’d never heard of Robin McGraw before reading this book, though I gather that she’s a TV personality. What kind of job is that? being a personality? […]

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Friday February 20, 2009

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I had a good walk yesterday with Janalisa. We strolled around and about the cemetery, admiring the geese and talking. Janalisa had had a dream about me and my need to plan meals. I don’t know how many billable hours […]