Monthly Archives: November 2012

8-miles Friday

I got up early and ran 8 miles today. Took the GSP with me. She doesn’t seem to ever tire out. It was beautiful morning for a run. Sunny, temperatures in the 40s, almost no wind. Ideal for the last … Continue reading

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Seed catalog arrives

Our Seed Savers Exchange catalog arrived in the mail today. Last year, we ordered a catalog but then never bought any seeds. We had our house and garage painted in May, so we waited until the painting was done before … Continue reading

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How long car free?

I realized walking to the library this evening that it was two months ago tomorrow that we had our car towed away for good. As those two months have flown by and we’re closing in on the end of our … Continue reading

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Motivational image #33

Motivational image #33.   The blog Fit for a Year posted this. It’s Jesse Owens quote.

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Meatless Monday/Mushroom Monday

    Let’s talk mushrooms. Quick show of hands: Who out there eats mushrooms? I do, and you should too. Dr. Michael Greger at has several videos on the benefits of mushrooms. The website says this about mushrooms: Mushrooms … Continue reading

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Holiday book ideas

Nov. 23 was “Black Friday” the busiest shopping day of the year. People were in line outside Walmart, Target, Kmart, Sears and a host of other stores before late Thanksgiving night hoping to get that (name of the latest toy … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving fun

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the USA, a secular holiday with religious overtones. It is my favorite holiday because it comes with no pressure over gifts like Christmas. First off, we rented a car so we could travel to my … Continue reading

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