Tues

September 25, 2012

Happy Tues. Cool here at 34 degrees after a balmy weekend that turned cool Mon. Saturday it was windy and got up to 66 degrees. Early Monday morning we got a tiny bit of snow that melted on contact. Clear skies now, after a beautiful sunrise. I spent much of the weekend on my knees […]

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Thursday

September 20, 2012

Happy Thursday. Gray here a wet after some rain yesterday. 44 degrees. Nada mucho going on yokelly. I’m reading a book called The Seven Daughters of Eve, by English geneticist Bryan Sykes, about research into mitochondrial DNA, which is passed down from mother to daughter. Because the DNA strings are remarkably stable, but occasionally develop […]

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Mon

September 17, 2012

Happy Mon. Windy here, as it was yesterday. The temps have been mild, though. 57 yesterday afternoon and 49 this ayem. We watched a good bio-doc on Wolfie, called In Search of Mozart. If you are interested, it was possibly the best music documentary I have seen. I’ve been listening to Mozart since I was […]

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Tues

September 11, 2012

Happy Tues. Nice morning here, cool starting out at 31. Fall colors continue. The aspens are nice this year after a string of years in which leaf miners ravaged the leaves enough to cause early leaf drop and less aspen magic. They are nice trees, though the sprout from the root and tend to come […]

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Mon

September 10, 2012

Good Mon. Cool here at 31 degrees. It froze overnight on Friday also. And we got showers yesterday, including some hail. Gorgeous fall colors on the hills and everywhere. Yokelly I finished a novel by Hilary Mantel called Wolf Hall about the doings of Thomas Cromwell first as business agent for England’s Cardinal Woolsey, at […]

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Tues

September 4, 2012

Good Tues. Looks like it might be a nice day after a gray weekend with scattered showers. Temp this ayem 47 degrees. We watched an excellent bio-pic on Temple Grandin, the well-known designer of humane beef cattle processing chutes, who was diagnosed with autism at age 2 ( the HBO movie says 4). The role […]

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