Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hunger Games-L’Embrasement

Read the books. Now. Redbox or Netflix the first movie. Then, see the second part of the trilogy which was just released.  I don’t see how you could be disappointed.  Arguably, Jennifer Lawrence, as Katniss Everdeen, is the main character.  … Continue reading

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Yours, Mine, and Ours

Much of my current lifestyle factors in a practical mentality and with that in mind, it would be difficult to send Christmas presents to friends and family in the USA.  Other past celebrations included sharing a holiday lunch or cocktail…currently, … Continue reading

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Turkey Gravy

This is going to be fun!  There are no turkeys to buy so there are no turkeys to roast.  There is no product in a Campbell’s can or Knorr pouch that calls itself turkey gravy.  No turkey soup base, bouillon, or paste.  … Continue reading

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A Wine Tasting Tip

Do not attend a wine tasting without having had anything to eat and then sample so many that your feet don’t really feel like they’re touching the ground all while buying some bottles and leaving them in the care of … Continue reading

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Middle Ages

More and more, as I look at my image in a mirror, I see signs of heredity and age.  Dark circles now surround my eyes, eliminating the need for eyeshadow on the top but increasing the need for cover-up on the bottom.  … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day

I have had the best day…found and bought most of my vitamins/supplements at a boutique health store, found and déjeuned at a terrific bio restaurant, found and shopped at the only specialty spice store in town, found and drooled at the … Continue reading

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Chilly Weather

I have discovered through several days of outdoor trial and mostly error, that any degree Celsius lower than 10 should be accompanied by a coat and gloves.  Also that wall heaters only heat the space one foot in front of … Continue reading

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Converting to Islam

I bet that headline got your attention, n’est-ce pas?  This was the topic of the BWC conversation group which met this afternoon for discussion, sweets, and tea.  The idea of the group is to spend one hour speaking anglais and … Continue reading

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I Got Lost

Drizzly darkness with a whipping wind.  Leaves already fallen and trampled rising like ghouls and dancing a macabre tango. Intermittent streetlamps shining intermittent spheres of light in a labyrinth of the same twisted narrow street over and over again.  Black-hooded … Continue reading

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Tide-y Mr. Clean

Whether you’re playing an on-line game, chatting on Facebook, searching on Google, or watching traditional tv, do you find that commercial ads interrupt and annoy you?  I used to do everything short of pay a fee to limit or eliminate … Continue reading

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