Month: February 2014

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So, It Snowed A Bit

We got our first really sizeable snow of the winter here on Thursday and Friday. Enough snow that we actually had to snowthrow the driveway twice just to get our trusty Subaru Foresters up. And we almost never have to do that. Usually we…

The Ultimate Dieting Aid

I’ve let my weight creep back up over the last two years… two years in which I’ve battled severe depression. I have the best of intentions to eat less and exercise more, but depression makes it so easy to put both goals off. Today,…

Well, That’s Nice To Know

From the “Freedom of Information” desk, a missive from the Prime Minister’s office down in New Zealand (click to enlarge):  

It’s Important To Get Things In Writing…

Mailbox Follies

I managed to eke out 15 years and 10 months as a Vermont resident without having someone vandalize my mailbox. That ended today. Someone ripped the door clean off it. See above. I spent a merry few minutes rooting around in the snow to…

Vectors

I’m sick. I’ve got a bad cold. It started a week ago, mostly as sniffles and congestion, and I beat it back using a steroid nasal inhaler. But then later in the week, I had a close encounter with a co-worker who was so…

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