Category Archives: a more pie opinion

thank you, sir alexander fleming

Sir Fleming, a Scottish physician and microbiologist, invented penicillin in 1928 and I thought he deserved a shout out from a 66-year old retired writer in Rhode Island who is presently quickly recovering from a rather nasty bacterial infection. Boy, when … Continue reading

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bye bye, little beasties

Something happened yesterday morning that is going to change my life. No, I did not discover a new diet.  Or dye my hair back to brown.  Or take up wind surfing. I called in a mouse-killing professional and he showed up … Continue reading

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heroes among us: project healing waters

Once in a while I come across something I just have to share.  This made my day. http://people.com/human-interest/maryland-man-helps-other-wounded-war-veterans-find-peace-and-healing-through-fly-fishing/ This article was published in PEOPLE magazine.  I wonder if there is a way to expand this into the Clark Fork or Bull rivers.  … Continue reading

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consequences

I love this.  I read Bonnie Hunter’s quilting blog every morning, usually with my second cup of coffee and half of a protein bar. She always has a little saying superimposed over a quilt at the end of each post.  … Continue reading

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number seventy-three

That was the recorded number after entering my ballot into the voting machine this morning. Yes, I was at the polling place (the local elementary school) early.  In fact, I was awake at 4:30.  Damn this end to Daylight Savings Time!  … Continue reading

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once upon a time in disneyworld

The news this morning about the two year old being taken by an alligator in Disneyworld is horrifying and tragic. But it’s not a surprise. We were in Disneyworld in April of 1985, staying in Fort Wilderness.  I don’t think … Continue reading

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bachelorette jojo and crazy chad, recap 2

Once again I watched an episode of The Bachelorette all by myself.  Banjo Man went to bed early and reminded me to record it, just in case I thought he’d like to see it eventually. I will not be recommending … Continue reading

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dear ms saab

Dear Ms. Saab Touring Edition, You almost hit me when you passed me on Route 1, heading south to Westerly.  You drifted right, into my lane.  I watched you as you drifted to the right off and on for miles. … Continue reading

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hold your horses

Welcome to my horse collection.  This was a very big deal when I was a kid.  These were souvenirs from trips and Christmas and birthday gifts.  I loved them.  I could stand in front of the display in any tacky … Continue reading

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quick long weekend recap

Okay, on Saturday we hit the 12:35 show of this movie, which opened this weekend: I was on the edge of my seat the entire time.  Loved this movie.  It was not a politically-slanted movie (Obama and Hillary were never … Continue reading

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