Monthly Archives: August 2008

Weeds, the lawn, and why we should just buy a goat

I live in a nice house in a nice neighborhood. That’s it up there. You know the kind… brick front, siding on the other sides, and while I don’t have candles in the window, I do have a nice butterfly … Continue reading

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More on window candles

If you can’t tell, it’s “Joan’s cleaning out her inbox” week on the ol’ blog, and I want to keep sharing some of the best comments I’ve received. I had gotten some good responses to my post on window candles. … Continue reading

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Things I don’t eat

A long time ago, commenter Bonnie told me: In these parts we eat “pon haus” aka scrapple. Where’s the hog maw? Where’s the souse…it’s food and should not be confused with getting “soused.” That’s all together different, though both are … Continue reading

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Monday meme

(Don’t know what a meme is? Learn more.) I normally don’t get into these, but I love music, so I had to try this one out. – – – – – – Your Life: The Soundtrack – – – – … Continue reading

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A financial uh-oh

When is a check in the mail, addressed to me, not good news? Check out my guest post on the biz blog to find out.

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Staying hydrated

One of the biggest things that just about ANY weight-loss program will tell you is to make sure you’re drinking plenty of water each day. I have several one-liter bottles of water that I fill up from the water dispenser … Continue reading

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I didn’t realize this was local…

So when my brother came out from Tucson, he noticed how green it is in Pennsylvania. That I knew would be very different than where he came from. But he also noticed something else that I’ve recently come to find … Continue reading

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Better food

Yes, exercise is good for you, and I explained yesterday how I’m going to do that to help lose some weight. But, you know what I’ve learned working for and being a member of Weight Watchers the last two or … Continue reading

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Gettin’ healthy

I’ve been saying for a while that I need to get healthier. I had lost about 40 pounds back in 2005, and while I certainly haven’t gained it all back, I’m probably close to 20 pounds heavier now than I’d … Continue reading

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Spot the error

Not a hail photo (sorry, my camera battery died!) But I picked this up with the cameraphone a few weeks ago and thought you’d enjoy it. Um…

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