Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sunday Sunday

Well, it rained all night, but I missed it – except for waking a couple of times and hearing it pitter patter on the sidewalk. But there’s a fountain outside my window, and I’m never sure whether the sound of … Continue reading

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Salt River Fields – new home of the Diamondbacks/Rockies spring training

Last week we drove east to the new Diamondbacks/ Rockies spring training facility, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. It’s the first Major League Baseball training facility in the nation to be built on Indian land in the nation, and … Continue reading

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Shiny shiny shiny

Dropped the MacBook at my local Apple store yesterday for a tune-up. The CD drive had died, the top cover cracked, the letters worn off the keys, and its poor little brain was slowing down. They waved their magic wand … Continue reading

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National Margarita Day

I’m sure the question on everyone’s mind is….no, not did I get any sleep Tuesday night (the answer: not much). But thanks for asking. It has to be whether I celebrated the newest national holiday. And if so, where? What … Continue reading

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Worked 20 of 24 hours yesterday. Brain fried. Sleep imperative. Blogging…not so much. I’ll be back….when my head isn’t full of cobwebs. Thanks for stopping! Leave a lullaby, if you have an extra one!  

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I want it, and I want it now!

I’ve had a couple of conversations recently about why we don’t do things that we know are good for us. Or conversely, why we do things that we know are bad for us. We know what’s good and bad for … Continue reading

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Wildfire – Michael Martin Murphey

One of my favorite songs from the 70’s. Sit back, close your eyes and enjoy some beautiful, haunting music. A great way to start your Monday…be sure to listen to the story at the start of the video.

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