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  • FORTY degrees today!!

    25 February 2008 ( #'Sconsin stuff )

    ....And so the spring tasks begin.... since we will probably be back in the deep freeze again tomorrow.

  • experiments

    19 February 2008 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    Okay, so my first try at the requested cherry turnovers ("we don't need no steenkin' recipes!") didn't turn out too hot. In fact, there was a somewhat.... explosive.... aspect to them and we were forced to eat them with a spoon. With ice cream. "Cherry...

  • 3500 words. Two weeks. Brainlock.

    17 September 2008 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    2. A case study/evaluation of how NATO responded to the Berlin Crisis, including a study of the the factors that shaped NATO's response.

  • I nearly forgot!!!!

    19 September 2008 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    The Official site for International Talk Like A Pirate Day - September 19.

  • I know it's dumb, but...

    24 September 2008 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    ... I just can't quit giggling at this pic that came in today's email. ROAR!

  • parade

    12 September 2008 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    Nothing like a little ride with three or four thousand of your best friends.....

  • no other comment needed

    13 December 2008 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    I am so proud of her. I wonder if she knows how much.

  • yep. me.

    27 December 2008 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    Wish I knew the original source of this cartoon for proper hat tip......

  • The *real* reason

    25 January 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    Investigators looking into the reasons for the engine failure and subsequent splash-landing of US Airways Flight 1549 last week in New York are increasingly leaning towards a bird strike as the cause. Al-Geeshadi had no comment. (h/t Chris)

  • wings

    14 September 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    A shot out of the plane home from San Diego, taken with my little Iphone thingamajiggie. I would have loved to have used the big camera, but it was jammed under the seat in front of me. I couldn't even reach it without getting extremely friendly with...

  • serenity

    16 September 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    “Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.” G. K. Chesterton

  • It's that time again!!

    17 September 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    I hope to be seeing a *lot* of these over the next couple of days. Yes, it's time for the Fall Ride, and there are...oh...about 20,000 people coming to town on their bikes. It's my favorite weekend of the year! Let the rumble begin!!

  • Old Trucks

    19 September 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    I'm having more derned fun with this camera than anybody should be allowed to have.....

  • Glow

    18 September 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    Told ya there would probably be a couple more photos like the last one from this weekend. There is a constant rumble in the background this weekend, thunder that never ceases from morning till....oh... about 3 am. Going to be fun to try to sleep tonight,...

  • Wa-a-a-y too early for this

    12 October 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    Yeah. It's soooooo pretty, isn't it?

  • Moon Branches

    02 November 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    I've not done much in the way of nighttime photography before, mostly because I never had a tripod up until recently. There's a gorgeous full moon tonight, so I thought I'd give it a shot, before it's too cold to be outside without mittens. What a lovely...

  • Fall

    13 October 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    This *is* the most beautiful time of year, isn't it? Taken somewhere along the road in northern Wisconsin/ southern Michigan. The colors were so beautiful, even on a somewhat gloomy day.

  • Empty Birdhouse

    28 October 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    This is the emptiest time of year. The incredible autumn colors have faded to shades of brown, and the world seems to be in waiting...

  • Before

    08 November 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    By this time tomorrow, things will look a little different....

  • Linear thinking

    03 November 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    The tendency to believe that when things are bad that they are only getting worse is something I need to work on. Baby steps.

  • Published from Overblog

    03 October 2012

  • Woolies

    13 November 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    There is absolutely nothing like new warm wool socks this time of year, especially for somebody like me who is world-famous for her icy feet. Yes. I do have another pair exactly like these. Since you asked.

  • summer's end

    26 September 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    "Your everlasting summer You can see it fading fast So you grab a piece of something That you think is gonna last You wouldn't know a diamond If you held it in your hand The things you think are precious I can't understand "

  • In Flander's Field....

    11 November 2009 ( #Pics and Babbling )

    "Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields."

  • January 27, 2011

    27 January 2011 ( #photomatix )

    Don't you hate it when you wake up and there are dragonflies smashed into your cheek?