Monthly Archives: December 2013

Year’s End

December 28, 2013 I made a pot of chicken and vegetable soup for Christmas dinner (and supper). And before you say, “Poor old woman,” this was a deliberate choice based on several factors – the main one being, had I … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

December 21, 2013      We had rain last night. As the temperature dropped below freezing, it froze on the tree branches turning them to crystal by the time I woke up this morning. Lovely. As the temperature rises above … Continue reading

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That Your Flight Not Be in Winter

December 14, 2013 First thing this morning, even before turning on the light, I peered through the slats on the venetian blind to check for snowfall during the night. Up here in north Springfield, we’ve had about seven inches over … Continue reading

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Being Old in Wintertime

December 7, 2013 We are getting old together – the cat, the dog and I.  The cat, who is thirteen, now, has turned gray around the head and tail, sleeps a lot more and, although still curious, sometimes needs my … Continue reading

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Bunkering Down

December 1, 2013   Forbes had a fascinating article on their forbes.com page this past week, titled, “Billionaire Bunkers: Beyond the Panic Room, Home Security Goes Sci-Fi”. http://www.forbes.com/sites/morganbrennan/2013/11/27/billionaire-bunkers-beyond-the-panic-room-home-security-goes-sci-fi/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=bufferc37c9&utm_medium=twitter   The caption under the picture at the top of the page … Continue reading

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