What is that gunk? … on cleaning wood …

I am now the proud owner of my Grandmother’s dining room set. It’s not anything fancy, it’s certainly not a valuable antique. In fact, it’s typical mid-’60s era good quality stuff. At the time, it was moderately “high end” but nothing outrageous. This table is only marginally older than I. I grew up eating at…

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A view from a fat woman…

OK, I weigh too much. That’s no shocker. No big surprise. And in the view of most of America, I’m what would politely be termed “pleasingly plump” or if you’re into being more poetic, “Rubenesque”. I spent most of my younger life very, very thin – yes, I admit it, I was a tiny thing…

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It was a windy day in the desert….

My selection of pics of the following event are mercifully few, this one was a few Thanskgivings later, in Bad Water Basin – Death Valley, and that’s my lovely daughter GEC, on another windy desert day. The other pics below are of the park where we camped that fateful Thanksgiving. It is beautiful! It’s funny,…

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the age of tech?

Imagine if you will: you’re fiddling around on Google and you see this cool new feature called "Street View" which gives you actual, street level images of a particular location. So, you decide to check it out. Personally, it sounded impossible. But lo and behold, when I clicked over to it, there it was. So…

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Love that Gunchick thang!

I’m not normally one for comic books, or comic-style art… That would be my daughter, GEC. She’s the comic junkie in the house. However, every now and then I run across something I just … well … really like. This is one of those times. Can you imagine why I might like this image? Hmmm…

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