Thursday, January 31, 2013

January 30-31, 2013

January 30, 2013
4:30pm
As usual, Curtis is unreliable with schedules. He said he'd be here today around 2:30pm to test my car's engine to see which part is needed to get the check engine light off. I have two weeks to get it fixed, smogged and registered ... ugh.

It's almost time for dinner.

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in 
Supernatural: Heart of the Dragon.

7:15pm
Listening to Superman - Dead Man's Secret part 7.

8:45pm
Just watched part 10 of Batman and Robin!

January 31, 2013
4pm
Another day, another no-show by the cousin. Going to pay the car reg. next week and just do the smog as soon as I can get the part replaced. Pretty sure it's the oxygen sensor.

Done working for the week. Yay! Three-day weekend. Going to pay some bills and take my mom for a few groceries at the co-op tomorrow. Lots of bills this month ...

Bought some extra braces for the shelves in my mom's closet and also to put up the new medicine cabinet in her bathroom this weekend. I might even finally get the new curtain rod up in the doves' room if things go right. Bought it over a month ago and hadn't put it up yet.

I had an apple for lunch while I was driving home. Believe it or not, it's possibly the first time in my life I ate an apple without cutting it in pieces first. I've always had weak teeth/jaws and biting into certain things was painful and felt like my teeth were coming loose, but I wanted to try it. This healthier food lifestyle is strengthening me in more ways than I first thought!

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in 
Supernatural: Heart of the Dragon.




Got a swap and a bunch of postcards ready for mailing tomorrow. Going to make a bunch of postcards this weekend, as I have a bunch of swaps coming up that call for homemade cards. Fun!


7:15pm
Listening to Superman - Dead Man's Secret part 8.

8:45pm
Just watched part 11 of Batman and Robin!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

January 29, 2013

8am

A “SEED” OF THE DAY POTATO SEED/SEED POTATO STORY – Part of this post is a re-posting of a piece originally...
11am
I love a quick work day! And, I love when the store employees do my job ... sometimes. One of my store chains (in which I service four of their stores) is getting all new displays and glasses. So nice after servicing the same old crap for ten years! Got rid of all the old displays and all the old glasses. Wish the other chains would do that!

Have a load of wash going. Will be putting switches on the 2 new lights by the stove after lunch. Then, need to check the oil and other fluids in my car.

2:45pm
Well, the laundry is done; fluids in the car are at correct levels; weeds are cut down in the yard. Now to adding the switches to the lights.



Monday, January 28, 2013

January 26-28, 2013

January 26, 2013
8:30am
Last week was exhausting for me for some reason. I think next week will be, too. It's gotta be all these darn special projects in my stores. Good money, but tiring. But, I am getting home later than usual and no time for all my blogs along with everything else I need to do at home.
Will be adding switches to the under-cabinet lights I put up last weekend. Then put up more lights under the cabinets by the stove. After I clean the doves' cages.



THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The German Butterball Potato –...
I am 3 days behind on my Facebook timeline ... :(

10:45am
Birds are done; laundry's done; time to work on the lights.

January 27, 2013
My blogging sure seems to be hit and miss lately ...
THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – Potatoes – Potatoes are...
11:15am
Got the new shelves up in my mom's bedroom cabinet. I don't really like it, but it will work for all her puzzles.

Need to clean up the yard of Nikki's daily messes. The neighbors are having a kiddie party for their daughter's birthday this afternoon. Hard to believe she's 2 already. Her grandpa built her a huge wooden playhouse that they hauled into their backyard the other night.


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5pm
Curtis came over and brought a big bin of puzzles that were Jeanne's that my mom has been wanting him to bring. He'll be back in few days to help me figure out what part I need for my car to get the 'check engine' light to go away so I can get it smogged. It's registration is due in a couple of weeks.

January 28, 2013

THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Ancient Fingerling Potato, Purple Peruvian –...
5:30pm
OK. So, my mom has been begging (seriously!) for a NuWave oven. Damn commercials! So, I researched it. Won't buy from their website. They don't accept PayPal and I don't want to automatically be put in their 'club'. Plus, I don't need all the extras offered. And, I don't want two of them. So, I found one on eBay to get her. It does come with the pizza kit, but we'll find a use for that.

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in 
Supernatural: Heart of the Dragon.

7:30pm
Listening to Superman - Dead Man's Secret part 6.
 
8:45pm
Just watched part 9 of Batman and Robin!

Thursday, January 24, 2013

January 24, 2013

7:45am
I was not in the mood to blog yesterday. Came home after servicing 2 stores and started reading fanfic and didn't stop!


THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Dinnerplate Dahlia, Kelvin Floodlight –...

THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Dinnerplate Dahlia, Sir Alfred Ramsey –...
6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read the last chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause. Will start reading 
Supernatural: Heart of the Dragon tomorrow.

7:30pm
Listening to Superman - Dead Man's Secret part 4.
8:45pm
Just watched part 7 of Batman and Robin!

9pm
This is amazing. Gives me some incentive to get my terrariums started this weekend! 
Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed in its own ecosystem and watered just once in 53 years
 ~~~~~
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

January 22, 2013

3:45pm

THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Dinnerplate Dahlia, Lady Darlene –...
5pm
Waiting for dinner. I'm so tired right now.
Load of laundry is almost done.
I serviced 2 stores in Davis today.
Need to package more Listia auction winnings to mail tomorrow.

OMG! Dinner was so good. I should have taken a picture!

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause. Just one chapter left!

7:30pm
Listening to Superman - Dead Man's Secret part 3.
 
8:45pm
Just watched part 6 of Batman and Robin!

Can't wait for the return of White Collar tonight!

"How rich will we be when we have converted all our forests, all our soil, all our water resources, and our minerals into cash?" --Ding Darling, American cartoonist/conservationist

Monday, January 21, 2013

January 21, 2013

3:30pm
I've had a very busy day off today.
I rearranged my bedroom somewhat so I could get the surge protectors put in where I have easy access to them and the electronics are all protected now.
I put up 4 of the LED lights under the two kitchen cabinets by the window. The others will have to wait for another day.
One load of laundry done.
Packages ready to mail tomorrow.
Some labels made for food jars.
Still trying to find a little gift I bought last month for a birthday present this month. It's around here somewhere! Hope to find it tonight so I can mail tomorrow.

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4pm
Yay! Found the missing present!

Also, rounded up more glass dropper bottles to put up on Listia later this week. Two different sets. Need to boil them out and peel the labels off before I get them put up.

Starting a late batch of bone broth. Should have started it earlier today. 

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7:30pm
Listening to Superman - Dead Man's Secret part 2.
 
8:45pm
Just watched part 5 of Batman and Robin!  

Sunday, January 20, 2013

January 19-20, 2013

January 19, 2013
1:45pm
Another pretty day. It is 60F. We just got home from shopping. Got all my packages mailed. Spent way too much at Home Depot - over $300, most of it for my mom's wants. But, I got myself a heavy-duty surge protector for all the electronics in my bedroom.

Going to put up a curtain rod for my mom's bathroom and measure for the new medicine cabinet and maybe get that put up, too.

3:30pm
Well, the curtain is up in my mom's bathroom. Looks good. Couldn't do the medicine cabinet as I need to get some brackets for it that will hold the weight as it is being mounted on the wall, not inserted into the wall. So, that is a project for another time. Tomorrow, I will get the new rods up for the kitchen window.

Have a load of wash running.


THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Dinnerplate Dahlia, Thomas Edison –...
January 20, 2013
7:45am
Well, I got to reading a fanfic yesterday and didn't get back to my blogs or anything before bed!

1:15pm
I got the curtains & new rods up in the kitchen. I don't like them, but it's what my mom wanted ... too frilly for my tastes. But, they were Jeanne's ...

Got a load of laundry done. Took the old curtain rod out to the shed. Brought in some more perches for the doves' cages and cleaned their cages.

Have more packages to close up for mailing next week. Trying to get a lot mailed before the postage rates go up (AGAIN!!!!) next weekend.

Need to make some labels for a couple of jars of food.

Made a yummy lunch of Honey Fried Plantains. I've only had plantain once and made the mistake of eating it raw like a regular banana. This time, I fried them with honey and cinnamon and, OMG!! So. Good!

2pm 

It's 63F today. So nice out. But, I don't feel like working in the yard ... my thumb is almost healed, though. Maybe tomorrow.

3pm
Decided how I am going to set up the set of round LED lights under the kitchen cabinets. I think they will look pretty good and at least we'll have some light in there until I get the ceiling lights replaced in a couple of months. The fluorescent lights rarely come on any more, so it is too dark in there. Heck, I might just get them next week ... Tired of a dark kitchen.

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7:30pm
Listening to Superman - Dead Man's Secret part 1.
8:45pm
Just watched part 4 of Batman and Robin!

Friday, January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013

2pm
Another pretty day. It is 60F right now. I'd love to work in the yard ... but, somehow I cut my right thumb-tip so feel kind of useless. It is very painful. So, can't pull weeds ...
So, I went shopping earlier today and paid a bill. I'm waiting for the leftover chicken to heat up in the oven. I have a load of laundry running in the washer. I have a few things I need to package up to mail tomorrow. After I eat, I need to see where the oxygen sensor is in my Toyota as I need to replace it before I try to get it smogged in a couple of weeks. So much to do ...

This evening I hope to get more beads coated before listing another batch of 100 online. And, I'll also be adding some things to the donation pile for UCP.

Have a lot planned for tomorrow, too. We need to go to Home Depot for some curtain rods for the kitchen window. Then, I need to put some shelves up in my mom's room. After that, I hope to locate all of my yarn stash so I can start doing some loom knitting.

3:30pm

THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Decorative Dahlia, Otto’s Thrill –...
6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7:30pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 11. Last part!
  Must find another radio show to listen to tomorrow!
Got a ton of stuff packaged to mail tomorrow!

"All good things are wild and free." --Henry David Thoreau, American author/philosopher

8:45pm
Just watched part 2 of Batman and Robin!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

January 17, 2013

2:30pm
It's such a pretty day out, but feels too chilly to work in the yard today.
The furnace inspector came and went earlier today. All's good and he even mentioned that our air conditioner didn't look very old, so should last us a long time yet.
I've got a first coat of glaze on 30 paper beads. will finish them in a bit and start another batch.
Got everyone's nails clipped.
And, a load of laundry done and put away.
I've started a pile of things for donations to UCP (United Cerebral Palsy) as they are doing pick-ups on 1/25. I have a LOT of stuff to give them that I don't want to list online or throw away. All good shape.


THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Gallery Dahlia, Art Deco –...
4:30pm
Starting coating another 30 beads.
Relaxing with some tea and playing a HOG game before I heat up dinner - leftover Spanish rice with pork.

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6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7:30pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 10. Last part tomorrow!

8:45pm
Just watched part 2 of Batman and Robin!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013

5:30 pm
Another nice, but very cold day. Got 2 stores serviced in Sacramento and stopped at Trader Joe's for a few things. Found a really good goat cheese there. So creamy!

Coming home, the traffic was awful. There had been a wreck on Highway 99 (which, thankfully, I never use!) But, it affected all the highways in the area. The lighted traffic signs were warning everyone of the wreck. Luckily, I know some shortcuts and got through it all fairly quickly and took the Old River Road home. I prefer that road anyway, rather than I-5.

Tomorrow, will be taking the day off since I am expecting the county inspector to check on the furnace. I may run out and pay a bill and get more groceries afterward. Maybe.


January 15, 2013 THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Dinnerplate Dahlia, Lilac Time –...
6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7:30pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 9.

9:15pm
OMG! Criminal Minds made me cry at the end!!! Poor Spencer! I did not expect that end.
I am pissed about CSI - the damn cable or something is cutting out and the digital signal keeps stalling ... 

10:15pm
Just watched part 1 of
Batman and Robin! It is a serial from 1949.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013

7:45am

THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Cactus Dahlia, Isadora –...
I'm really not happy with Bonney Plumbing that put in our furnace last October. I JUST got a letter from them about needing to call the county inspector to check on the job! When they put in the water heater, THEY made the appt. for me! Isn't that what I pay them thousands of dollars for!? The permit expires in a week! WTF!! And the guy doesn't work on Fridays and next Monday is a holiday. And, I had to leave a message on his machine hoping he'd get back to me! I'm probably going to have to pay for another damn permit! I doubt I'll be renewing my maintenance plan with them. Not happy.

4:30pm
Another really long day. Before I left at 9 this morning, I got the appointment for the furnace inspection. It will be on Thurs., thank goodness. Before the permit expires!

Was able to get a big bill paid before work and then got 2 stores serviced. Long day, but it went pretty well.

Also got some cool stuff in the mail from a swap and a lovely card from my friend Darla and her family.

Having some tea while I wait for dinner. My mom made a soup in the crockpot.

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7:15pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 8.


8:45pm
Just watched part 12 of Adventures of Captain Marvel!
That was the last part. Tomorrow will start another nightly vintage serial.

Monday, January 14, 2013

January 13-14, 2013

January 13, 2013
1pm
Just haven't been in the mood today to do much but read fanfic.
Though I did make some yummy foods for lunch and a snack later.

Might make more beads later and also get my paperwork ready for tomorrow. But, that's about it.

It's been really cold overnight here. Not normal in my memory. Regularly 27-29F for several days. And, it's only 43F right now.

8:45pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 6.


Just watched part 10 of Adventures of Captain Marvel!

 ~~~~~
January 14, 2013
5:30pm
Such a long work day for me. I didn't get home until 3! And, I had no lunch!
Dinner was yummy, though!
Finally got my oil check, so can pay the rest of this month's bills tomorrow before work. Will be another very long day.

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7:15pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 7.


8:45pm
Just watched part 11 of Adventures of Captain Marvel!
One more part to go!



THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – The Pompom Dahlia, Marble Ball –...

Saturday, January 12, 2013

January 12, 2013

8:45am
Made yummy oatmeal with fresh raspberries and brown sugar for breakfast. I don't have breakfast often. Usually not hungry enough. But, wanted some. Soaking overnight really makes it good.
Going to the post office when I am done. Then will clean the doves' cages when I get back.

10:30am
Making more beads. I'll be listing 100 of them later today on Listia.

11:15am
These are so pretty.

THE “SEED” OF THE DAY – Dahlias – Throughout...
I have a load of laundry running. Haven't done any for a few days. So need to catch up.

12:45pm
OMG! I had such a good lunch. Bacon, apple, pecans fried together with butter and cheese. Yum.

4pm
It's time for some tea!
And, I have finally finished coating the first 100 beads and will be adding them to my Listia shop.

Friday, January 11, 2013

January 10-11, 2013

January 10, 2013
9am
On my way to the post office.

Noon
Got free raspberries with my BelAir rewards card when I went to the post office (it's inside the store) this morning.

I now have a bunch more swaps packaged, but will wait until Monday to mail them.

Having a yummy, spicy grilled cheese on Pumpernickel for lunch.

Got a couple of things listed on Listia. Will do more later, but going out to work in the yard for a bit, now. I must be crazy. It's only 48F right now ...

2pm
Wow. I was outside longer than planned. Frozen fingers. Forgot to take my timer outside with me.

Shoot. Just remembered there is a birthday next week that I have to mail the package out NOW. Ugh.

January 11, 2013
8:30am
Got interested in a story I was reading yesterday and didn't get any of my blogs posted, so am continuing them today ...

9:15am
Listening to Benny Goodman & his Orchestra.
Cleaned the glass on the big aquarium.

1:15pm
Working on more paper beads. Also got a cross-stitch kit listed in my Bonanza store!

5:45pm
I've listened to The Big Band Era music all day. Very enjoyable.

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.




Soaking some oats to make oatmeal in the morning. Haven't had any in ages, but found that Bob's Red Mill has gluten-free oats!

7:15pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 4.






Completely finished 40 beads ... they have 2 decoupage coats. Hope to get 60 more coated tomorrow.

8:45pm
Just watched part 8 of Adventures of Captain Marvel!

Soaked my feet in Epsom salts. Niiiice. Also, read another chapter of Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

January 9, 2013

1:45pm
It's been a nice, foggy day so far. I got 1 store serviced and am caught up for the week. So, off until Monday!! WooHoo!

Next week will be much busier with quite a few special projects for work.

Finishing a browsing lunch of pine nuts, chocolate, blueberries and date. Good stuff.

Need to package up a few sales and swaps to mail tomorrow.

4pm
Weeded in the yard for 45 minutes. Had to wear my coat. It's only 50F and a bit of a breeze. It is still very foggy, too.

Time for some tea to warm me up.

"There are always flowers for those who want to see them." ~Henri Matisse

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7:15pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 3.


8:45pm
Just watched part 7 of Adventures of Captain Marvel!
 


"We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty." --Maya Angelou

Oh, what a goodly and a glorious show!
The stately trees have decked themselves with white,
And stand transfigured in a robe of light;
Wearing for each lost leaf a flake of snow.
–Richard Wilton, writer (1827–1903)

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

January 8, 2013

3pm
I'm getting a late start on the blog today.
I serviced 2 stores and stopped at one of the produce stands and Trader Joe's for a few things.
Got home and worked in the yard for about 45 minutes. It's really nice out. About 55F. Finished cleaning out the carport and started on weeding the back yard. Hope to do more back there tomorrow if I get home early enough.

Just finished making more taco seasoning. My mom really goes through that! I'm about to finally get the chicharones fried. Took quite a while in the dehydrator due to leaving a bit too much fat on the skin. I need to sharpen my knives or get new ones before I make these again!

9pm
Almost time to see Matt Bomer in The New Normal. I've never watched the show, but will for him!

Monday, January 7, 2013

January 7, 2013

8am
"In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love." --Mother Teresa

4pm
It's been a long day. I got 2 stores serviced and stopped for a couple of things at Whole Foods for lunch.
Came home and got my paperwork done and then fixed my mom's bathroom door.

Nikky (the chihuahua) likes clams; Ezra (the cat) doesn't ... strange critters.

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery part 3.


8:45pm
Just watched part 6 of Adventures of Captain Marvel!

 

Sunday, January 6, 2013

January 6, 2013

8:15am
Wow. I slept until almost 8! That was nice! I would've stayed in bed longer, but didn't want Nikky to wait to go out.

10am
Having a lazy day. Catching up on surveys, listening to podcasts, catching up on articles, reading fanfic.

Noon
Made up a really good fruit salad for lunch!

3pm
A friend shared this video that has a great, simple message: Canvas Bags

Saturday, January 5, 2013

January 5, 2013

8:30am
Very cold again this morning. Supposed to start raining this afternoon through tomorrow.

Going to the hardware store in a bit to try to find a replacement handle for the folding door between the kitchen and living room. It won't lock any more and Ezra keeps getting in there unsupervised. He's strong and can move the door.

Then going to Trader Joe's for a few groceries.

Came up with names for a couple of the blogs I want to set up:
QuinGem's Queer Quill and QuinGem's Quarry Quandaries. I love finding 'Q' names that will fit the subjects. I'm also going to set up the Incredimail Café (I used to have a YahooGroup with that name) as a Page accessible from my QuinGem's Creations site, to house my Incredimail stationery. The files will be accessible with a Dropbox link.

11:30am
Well, that was a bust. Our folding door is so old, they don't make the handle/lock like that anymore. So, my mom and I decided that we really didn't like that door there, so I'm taking it down! Ezra will be happy. He'll be knocking lots of things down at night in there since he'll have free reign ... oh, well.

Stocked up on meat at the store. Ended up going to Food4Less; spent about $100 as I didn't want to get a whole lot there. Not happy about that. I have no idea where their meat comes from!!!! But, my mom didn't want to go to Davis today ... why? Who knows?

Must finish taking the folding door down and then eat. After lunch I will be making homemade chicharones (pork rinds). Need to get them cut, boiled and in the dehydrator this afternoon. Will fry them tomorrow.

Noon
Got the door down (that sucker was HEAVY) and dragged it out to the carport. Hopefully, the neighbor will be going to the dump in the not-too-distant future.
Won't be able to finish weeding the driveway or sweep out the car port this weekend since it is about to rain. Will have to do it Monday after work.
Going to start a load of laundry and have some baked chicken for lunch.

5:15pm
I sure don't plan on making chicharones again for quite some time ... or until I get around to sharpening all my knives! That was a messy pain in the ass to cut that pork skin! They're in the dehydrator now. Will fry them tomorrow.

Had a big lunch (half a chicken) so not that hungry tonight. So, just munching my dinner. Cheese, chocolate, pine nuts and dates.

6pm
Whooo. It's pouring now!

6:15pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7pm
Listening to The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery from 1948. I think I am missing part 1. :( 


Trying to make a wallpaper for a challenge in my Stargate group. Not going well. Jack is not co-operating tonight. Will finish it tomorrow.

8:15pm
Just watched part 5 of Adventures of Captain Marvel!

Friday, January 4, 2013

January 4, 2013

8:15am
Having an awful breakfast. Hope it doesn't bode for the rest of the day.

Realized I have no small flat rate Priority mail boxes, so have to get the little bottles I sold wrapped in bubble wrap, print out the label and take that and packing tape with me to the post office to package there. Must stock up on little Priority boxes. I do use them a lot.

Need to pick up the ink I ordered from Walmart last week before heading to West Sacramento to service a store.

2pm
It's been a fairly nice day again. Below freezing in the morning, but warming to the low 50s. Going out to pull some weeds in a bit.

My mom wants her bathroom door switched ... again! Will do that later. First she wants it to open out into her bedroom, then she wants it to open into the bathroom. I hate putting more holes in the door jamb!

I also want to get the indoor clothesline hung up. I've had it for several months, but never got around to hanging it up.

3:15pm
My fingertips hurt from pulling the weeds. Cold. But, almost have the edge of the driveway weeded. Will finish that tomorrow and then sweep out the carport. Seems all the leaves in the neighborhood accumulate there!

Load of laundry is done and put away.

Going to put up the clothesline now.

4pm
Clothesline is up with a basketful of clothespins. Ready to use.

Not going to do the bathroom door today.

Time for tea. But, what kind do I want today?
Speaking of tea. I've almost got my mom off of coffee. She's drinking more tea than me, now!

6:30pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7pm
Listening to CBS Radio Mystery Theater Radio - The Resident. This is the last one I have, so will have to find another radio show to listen to tomorrow.


I realized I've been VERY lax in following the name of this blog for a long time. Where are the quotes, you say?! So, I'm going to start putting in some quotes I find each day. I find a lot of them in various places. So you'll be seeing a lot of them!

"What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another." --Mahatma Gandhi, Indian spiritual/political leader

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." --Albert Einstein, physicist

"Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission, to be of service to them whenever they require it." --St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals 

"Every moment Nature starts on her longest journey, and every moment she reaches her goal." --Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, German author

"While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal positions on this earth?" --George Bernhard Shaw, Irish author

8:15pm
Just watched part 4 of Adventures of Captain Marvel!


9:15pm
Sudoku. Then, bed.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

January 3, 2013

8am
It was 27 F when I got up an hour ago. It's 28F now. Too cold. Frost on the ground!

I weighed 110 lbs. this morning. I've gained a few lbs. back finally. Nine more to go. I lost too much weight last year and went past my goal of 119 lbs. Might take me the rest of the year!

Need to get all the bills together before work and eat something, too.

Made a sale last night, but no time to package it this morning. Will have to send it tomorrow.

4:14pm
Got 2 stores serviced today; paid the bulk of the monthly bills; went to the farm for 5 dozen eggs. Been home a couple of hours. Got a load of laundry done and pulled weeds outside for 30 minutes. My fingers are cold now! So, having some tea!

5:30pm
I can't believe it's already 5:30! This day flew by.

6:15pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7pm
Listening to CBS Radio Mystery Theater Radio - Death Rides A Stallion.


7:45pm
Trying to figure out names for 2 new blogs. There aren't a lot of 'Q' words that I can choose from for the subjects I want in these blogs.
 
8:15pm
Just watched part 3 of Adventures of Captain Marvel! Great cliffhanger!


9:30pm
Just watched the first webisode of Willie Garson's Whole Day Down ... it's quite ... bizarre ... there are 5 more, I think.
Time for some sudoku before bed.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

January 2, 2013

8am
Ugh. Work today. Must eat first.
Rice crackers and pecan butter.


5pm
Waiting for dinner. Having baked heart and hash browns.

Been home a couple of hours. Got 2 stores serviced, as planned.

I got a load of laundry done, put the puppy playpen in the shed, swept the carport steps and landing, and wiped down the folding door between the kitchen and living room.

After dinner, I need to work on my other blogs for a bit. And, get some things listed on Listia and maybe Bonanza, too.

I hope to make a few more paper beads, too. Need to get a bunch ready to put on my craft blog ...

6:15pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause.

7pm
Listening to CBS Radio Mystery Theater Radio - Cold Storage. Creepy good stuff. Wish I had all the episodes, but only have about ten of them.

8:15pm
Just watched part 2 of Adventures of Captain Marvel! It's an old serial from 1941. Ten parts to go. I'll be watching one or two each night.

9pm
Well, I didn't get any new blogs set up and didn't get anything listed. Must do double tomorrow. And, need to make more beads!!!
It's time for a sudoku puzzle or two.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

January 1, 2013

Well, another year is gone into history.
I have a lot of plans for this year, but who knows if I will get to all of them. I'm off to a good start today. I listed more stamps on Listia and added a puzzle craft kit to Bonanza this morning. And, I am doing this blog! I hope to do it daily again (I'm sure you'll be bored to tears!) I'll also be adding to my other blogs and start up a few more on different subjects. But, not all today.
I have a load of laundry to put away after I finish eating this grape-nut salad.
I also have plans to move all of my shipping supplies to the wall cabinets by my office in the living room. I want to make more room in my closet for some other things.
Sadly, this is the last day of my vacation. Didn't really get much accomplished on my two weeks off. Back to work tomorrow morning for a few hours.

2pm
I got my schedule set up for the next couple of weeks and all my paperwork printed out for the many upcoming projects. Have to put in a new ink cartridge on my printer!

I finally filled up all the capsules with eggshell calcium. 100 capsules with about 800-1000 mg of calcium and other trace minerals. I'll put something up on QuinGem's Quisine in a few days about how to do it.

Time to move all of the boxes and envelopes out of my closet and into the cabinets now. Want to be done with that by 3.

3pm
That's done! Next, take Nikky out and clean the old puppy playpen that the doves had been in last year. I keep putting it off! But, I have a new spray nozzle for the hose, so no excuse not to get it done. By the time I get home tomorrow, it should be totally dry and I can put it in the shed.

5pm
My mom didn't want to make dinner, so I did. Baked halibut with mashed sweet potatoes.

6pm
Got my exercises done and read a chapter in Supernatural: The Unholy Cause. I'll finish that book one of these days. It is good, but I kind of set it aside for a while for online fanfic. Trying to finish it now, though.

I bought a TracFone the other day, believe it or not! I didn't buy any minutes, yet. Still have to charge it, activate it and figure out how the darn thing works. I'll most likely just keep it in the car's glove box for emergencies and in case I need to call Viola or Rhode Island for work. And, maybe to take pictures if it takes decent ones. Not sure yet.

7pm
Listening to an old CBS Mystery Theater radio show - I Warn You Three Times. I love these old things!

8pm
Watching the newest episode of The Gadget Man from the UK. Love Stephen Fry! I'm not really into modern gadgets, but love to listen to him. He's so smart.

9:15pm
The day is winding down. Washed my hair. Time to do a couple of Sudoku puzzles before bed.