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    I decided to take a break from all the intensive...

    I decided to take a break from all the intensive yard work as of late (really, the condition of my wrists decided it for me) and took a drive into Santa Fe for some errand-running. On the way I...
  2. Thread: Boy, that Dow

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    We bought a lot of canned soup and canned...

    We bought a lot of canned soup and canned vegetables (yuk, but in a pinch they'll do) because even in good times it is hard for us to keep fresh produce living so far from the city. Our little...
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    Well, I closed the gallery starting last Sunday...

    Well, I closed the gallery starting last Sunday (with blessings from the owners). Most of Madrid is closed down, being that it is a tourist town where we get people from all over the country (and...
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    My dad is 92 years old and lives in Seattle. He...

    My dad is 92 years old and lives in Seattle. He still works at UW in the public health department part time. I sent him an email yesterday stating that I hope he and his wife (a working nurse in...
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    Both Walmart and Target in Santa Fe are...

    Both Walmart and Target in Santa Fe are completely out of rubbing alcohol, hand sanitizers and alcohol wipes today. K. was down in Albuquerque today at Costco and they are out of stock on toilet...
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    I am doing pretty good during my week that K. is...

    I am doing pretty good during my week that K. is gone. Yesterday on errand day I ate the apple I brought while sitting in traffic (a lot of times I bring apples places but don't end up eating them...
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    K. eats a LOT better now than he had been before...

    K. eats a LOT better now than he had been before he met me. I have him wanting to eat salads or other green vegetables at every dinner. I even got him to try brussel sprouts and he loves them (of...
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    Cohabitation Weight Gain

    I've been meaning to write this for about the past week and this kind of goes hand-in-hand with Chicken Lady's post about being held accountable for what I eat, but I am finding that co-habitating...
  9. Thread: The Daily Rave

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    Home Alone: K. is gone for a week in Florida for...

    Home Alone: K. is gone for a week in Florida for a work thing and I have the house to myself for the first time. Yesterday I was in shirtsleeves digging up the kitchen garden and resetting the...
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    This is my boyfriend exactly. I have come to...

    This is my boyfriend exactly. I have come to believe he truly just does not see or it just does not register that there are crumbs all over the counter and egg drips all over the stove after he...
  11. Thread: The Daily Rave

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    File Under The "It's Always Something" Category:...

    File Under The "It's Always Something" Category: Today our electrician is coming over ( a planned visit) to put the water pump and pressurizer tank (which will be new, and is being shipped from...
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    Today is most definitely a painting day, as I am...

    Today is most definitely a painting day, as I am stuck here waiting for the plumber to come. We have had no running water for three days because the aging water pump and pressure tank finally bit...
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    I don't know if it is the most interesting thing...

    I don't know if it is the most interesting thing about me, but I was a competitive figure skater through my childhood and into my teenage years in the 1970's. I never went anywhere with it as I...
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    The Savers in Santa Fe lets some pretty...

    The Savers in Santa Fe lets some pretty questionable looking stuff out onto the sales floor; I always look very carefully at clothing to make sure there are no rips or stains. With housewares, they...
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    Some of the stuff (and condition of said stuff)...

    Some of the stuff (and condition of said stuff) at the thrift store is a bit appalling. When we bought the house, I was all gung-ho about buying used things to furnish it with. First...
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    I so wish to get back to the painting project! I...

    I so wish to get back to the painting project! I have to hold back because I overdid things regarding the wrist that had surgery in October - one full day of painting, plus playing an open mic the...
  17. Thread: The new girl

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    I'm living in the desert southwest; I totally...

    I'm living in the desert southwest; I totally understand the need to take a cooler & ice for grocery shopping!
    Welcome Aboard the Boards!
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    The main thing that drew us to the house was the...

    The main thing that drew us to the house was the awesome variety of textures! There's adobe bricks, regular bricks, wood-beamed ceilings, the stone walls (a haven for bugs though), lots of raw wood,...
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    JaneV2.0: that is a wool blanket I have had for...

    JaneV2.0: that is a wool blanket I have had for at least 20 years; it sure looks great with this house! The comfy chair is worn *faux* leather I bought off a friend who was moving last summer, and...
  20. Thread: The Daily Rave

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    I posted some photos in the Housing thread just...

    I posted some photos in the Housing thread just now!
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    Caution, Wet Paint!

    Hi Everyone, I finally *sort of* figured out how to upload photos. I'm not sure why that one is sideways though. Here is a view of the work in progress![ATTACH=CONFIG]3075
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    Nothing like ringing in the New Year by starting...

    Nothing like ringing in the New Year by starting a major painting project! We are taking a break for lunch and admiring our new Sunset Glow (Valspar) walls and Ocean Soul (Valspar) wood trim in the...
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    Since neither K or I have family anywhere nearby...

    Since neither K or I have family anywhere nearby by, for the second year in a row we are going to go up to Ojo Caliente Hot Springs and soak all Christmas Day and eat a turkey and trimming dinner in...
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    Congrats to you and yours, Steve!!!!! My rave...

    Congrats to you and yours, Steve!!!!!

    My rave is this: last week the owner of the gallery gave me my bonus for the year - a 100 ounce, .999 Fine Silver Ingot that his father bought at the...
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    On Day 14 of a nasty cold it has turned to a...

    On Day 14 of a nasty cold it has turned to a raging middle ear infection, both ears. It is making me very dizzy and exhausted to be upright for more than a few minutes. Will I EVER get a sense of...
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