Month: June 2008

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Monday June 30, 2008

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In case you didn’t know what it meant to say that the lettuce bolted, you can see here that the lettuce corner of the garden is now filled with fantastic creatures. This is the result of heat. Sometimes you can […]

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Sunday June 29, 2008

6

We’re back from the Midwest. The rehearsal was a great pleasure. It was held in a hall bearing our last name. This probably happens to you a lot if you have a name like “Johnson,” but for me it was […]

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Saturday June 28, 2008

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We made it to the Big City, and I am sitting on #2 daughter’s sofa with her laptop. She is sitting on the floor with her other laptop, checking out the new offerings at i can haz cheezburgers. #1 daughter […]

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Friday June 27, 2008

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Avian flu has turned up in the county where I live — in chickens, not people. 15,000 birds were destroyed, and people are worrying about the economic rather than the health implications, but I was a little startled by it. […]

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Thursday June 26, 2008

16

Here it is: the first ripe tomato of the season. This is an Arkansas Traveler, a really wonderful tomato. I have one plant of these in my garden, and one Roma, which still has only green tomatoes. The smell is […]

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Wednesday June 25, 2008

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Amazon swag arrived yesterday. One of the items was a magic sonic toothbrush, specifically the Phillips Sonic 732 Healthy White toothbrush. It cleans your teeth with sound waves, it seems. Also vibration. It goes automatically for two minutes, and you […]

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Tuesday June 24, 2008

3

I did some weights yesterday, after having been a weight-training slacker for a while, and I have the sore muscles today to remind me of it. I’m heading out early to the farmers’ market with Fine Soprano, and then I […]

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Monday June 23, 2008

3

My summer Sunday School class actually met for the first time yesterday morning. We examined the question of whether science and religion were in conflict. One young man said “They cancel each other out,” but I was not able to get […]

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Sunday June 22, 2008

3

Here’s Erin, with another high-contrast band as I finish up the back. Yesterday, #1 daughter and I got haircuts and went to the farmer’s market for blueberries and vegetables, and thence to the local French antique store. I was charmed by […]

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Saturday June 21, 2008

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There were exciting moments yesterday. There weren’t any exciting moments scheduled. I was supposed to do some routine maintenance for my smaller clients, drop off Client #3’s key, spend another seven hours on Client #6’s linking campaign,  and then have a […]