A Blue Heron Kind of Day

For the first time ever, I had a zoom lens in my possession. It was tricky to figure out where to use it on its virgin excursion. I considered Holy Hill because it’s the most beautiful time of year to take pictures there, but I’ve been there so often and it’s always overcrowded during the beautiful […]

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Why I’m Excited for the New Samsung Galaxy S7

I’ve read some reviews of the new Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge that claim it’s not a significant upgrade from the S6/S6 Edge, but I beg to differ. When the S6 was released last year I was disappointed by the lack of features and the removal of excellent features. This phone was a complete no-go for […]

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Knitting Pattern for Basic Dish/Washcloths

Like I say in the pattern itself, most of the dish/washcloth patterns I’ve used in the past have ended up being really long rectangles or just a really large size that’s more like a dish/washcloth had a baby with a hand towel. I wanted something more basic and regular sized, so I took a shot […]

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This has got to stop

It’s been, um, interesting lately. And the older I get, the more my patience with some things wears. I was only reading this afternoon, that’s all. I’ve seen these episodes of Criminal Minds so many times that I’m starting to recite them in my sleep, so I needed something different. An article about the scary […]

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

If you’re reading this you will notice some changes. Due to some hacking, I was forced to wipe my old WordPress installation and reinstall. I am using this as an opportunity to redesign the blog and hopefully it will be set up soon. If you had set up an account to comment, you will need […]

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Bout of Books

For the first time, I am taking part in a read-a-thon! I’m doing this in a no-pressure kind of way, as a way to ease into this kind of thing and see if it’s something I’d like to get more involved in. This read-a-thon is called “Bout of Books” and here’s some info from their […]

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Review: The World Without Us

The World Without Us by Alan Weisman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Definitely enjoyed taking my mind through this great big what-if experiment. And I loved learning that America used to have giant ground sloths. A lot of the information on pollution was depressing, of course. View all my reviews

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