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Entries from April 2010

Hiding In Plain Sight

April 24th, 2010 · 4 Comments

One of Chandler’s best kept secrets is the Basha’s corporate art museum. I’ve lived here for 14 years and didn’t hear about it until last year. Billie’s son did some work for Basha’s and told her about the collection. Since then we have been talking about taking a trip over to see it, but never [...]

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I Bid How Much???

April 21st, 2010 · 5 Comments

My Grandmother had a motion lamp like this one when I was a child. I can remember being mesmerized by it on our visits back to Nebraska. We kids weren’t suppose to touch it but it proved too hard to keep our hands off. It was fascinating and we just had to see the inner [...]

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Lovely Day

April 20th, 2010 · 3 Comments

This is my friend, Fran. She lives on the other side of the valley and while we try to stay in touch, we don’t actually see each other very often. Today was a special day because we finally found the right time to get together for lunch and visiting. Fran suggested that we meet at [...]

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Google News Archives

April 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I have been having so much fun with Google’s news archives. They have been adding old issues of my hometown newspaper. They are adding them in random order from 1881 up till today. One of my first finds was this old clipping from 1969 about my sister: I also found her wedding announcement, several local [...]

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All Shook Up

April 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Did you watch Idol tonight? Recliner Man and I were front and center with our Idol score cards, and man, it is getting hard to decide on the order! I was pretty excited when I first heard that Adam Lambert would be this week’s mentor. This has been such a sleepy year and the thought [...]

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I’m Late, I’m Late…

April 13th, 2010 · 2 Comments

… for a very important date! The Boy turned 28 yesterday and I’ve yet to put up a delightfully embarrassing birthday post for him. It will be up soon, I just have to find the perfect photo. Insomnia struck again last night. It is always at its worst when I know I have things to [...]

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