Not so Scarlett nitty gritty

I guess October 8th is as good a day as any to decree that I’m back in the getting healthy and looking great saddle I fell off of after summer ended. Without a lot of fanfare, I’ve created another page up at the top called Daily Nitty Gritty so I can hold my Rubenesque self…

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German Cars and Scarlett O’Hara

Sometimes, life throws a few tacks in our paths when we should stop, take notice, and reassess. I’m probably not one to be discussing how to handle these particular opportunities since I’m currently the poster child for What Not to Do. I am better now, though, at recognizing the tacks in others’ paths so that…

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Okay, I kind of like it here. Sometimes.

A couple of weekends ago, we went downtown to see the Red Bull Air Races. It seemed too interesting to let pass by. Besides, it was free. We walked out past the Midway to the embarcadero to stand on the pier with everyone else and gape at eight tiny planes fly at amazing speeds pulling…

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Feh. Thoughtless Thursday. Whatever.

So much for Thoughtful Thursday. I didn’t read the paper today. Well, except my horror-scope. I stayed focused for eight entire hours working. I did carpool TWICE. I ate plain low-fat yogurt with animal feed trail mix for breakfast for the fourth day in a row. Mooooooo-wahhhhh. I paid absolutely no attention to the helicopters…

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Wow.

So what would you take if someone told you you had to leave your home immediately? I can’t imagine. Here’s what’s been happening a few blocks from our house this morning. Within an hour, this landslide went from a few large cracks in the asphalt to what is now a 15 foot depression. How frightening……

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Nearly wordless, but improving.

Oh, look, everyone. It’s nearly wordless Wednesday. That would be the modified version for those of us who simply can’t keep our fingers still. But you will be impressed today with my accomplishment of fewer words… Meet “Iron Fang” who showed up on the kitchen counter after school yesterday.  Be afraid.  Be very afraid. I…

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