Category Archives: Life in general

Almost ‘Eclipsed’ and still itching

I must be jaded. I know that the eclipse situation is exciting, that I could even go a couple hundred miles south for a perfect sighting, and yet I have no great desire. Must be the lack of the scientist … Continue reading

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Itchy!

I guess I have poison ivy rash. Judging from what I have seen illustrating it online, I have a very mild case. So far, it is easy to keep from scratching although the itch is pretty much omnipresent. My biggest … Continue reading

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Ticked and Ivied

The other day I was on the north side of my house and trimming a bush I had missed. I couldn’t help but notice the overgrowth of things, which somehow I have avoided. I did my trimming, removed some wild … Continue reading

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An Evening with Coldplay

I hate crowds. Ask me if I am going to ‘Lollapalooza’ and I will ask you if you are crazy. I don’t often go willingly into those situations. If it is excessively hot, that is even more intolerable. I went … Continue reading

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A Cherry Pitter that really works!

When a friend of mine told me about a cherry pitter that works, I had to play the role of ‘Doubting Thomas.’ I have seen my share of cherry pitters in my day and frankly none of them has reasonably … Continue reading

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