Monthly Archives: December 2015

366 Days of Gratitude and Good Things: Day 35

So there’s this author named Neil Gaiman. I don’t know how I found him; it may have been by way of Wil Wheaton, or possibly John Scalzi. Don’t remember anymore.  🙂  What I do remember is being intrigued enough by Mr. G’s blog to start looking up his published works (Neverwhere — there’s a London Below the London we know… — and American Gods — What if all the gods humans have ever worshiped are real? And what happens when the humans bring their gods with them to America? — are two of my favorite books ever).

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366 Days of Gratitude and Good Things: Day 34

Sorry, y’all, but I’m sitting here yawning and can’t think of a blinkin’ thing to write about. So I shall be grateful for the fact I’ve crammed four days’ worth of work into three days, meaning tomorrow may actually be less annoying than the last business day in a short week tends to be.

Also for rental cars, rides home from rental agencies, the recreation fund still being healthy heading into saving-for-Burning-Man season, the bank account still being healthy coming up on rent-payment time that I can enjoy a nice dinner tomorrow night…

Not an exciting post, perhaps, but it has the benefit of being true. Which is a good thing.  🙂

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366 Days of Gratitude and Good Things: Day 33

Made it to the grocery store today, since I’m only car-enabled until after work tomorrow. I even had a list!

On the other hand, I’ve rewritten the list so much I don’t remember exactly what I was going to make, with a couple of exceptions.

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366 Days of Gratitude and Good Things: Day 32

Got up this morning and dawdled a bit getting out of the house, but I still have the rental for another couple of days so neither that, nor the stopping for coffee because there was frickin’ FROST ON THE ROOF OF THE CAR and the temp display on the dashboard said it was 29 degrees, got in the way of arriving on time for work.

Also, PIE FOR BREAKFAST!

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366 Days of Gratitude and Good Things: Day 31

Day 31, a day late: for 12/27/15.

Short and to the point: on this day, I was grateful for good friends, four-day weekends, pumpkin butter syrup (oh, yum…), the dedication of our firefighters, the fact our dedicated firefighters got the brush fire knocked down far enough to reopen the main freeway and thus save me a 5+ hour drive home, and my kittehs (who were very happy to see the Provider of Food and Skritches).

It doesn’t take much sometimes. 🙂

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366 Days of Gratitude and Good Things: Day 30

A day late, but I warned y’all that might happen — this is for 12/26/15.

Since I knew I was going to be renting a car over the holiday weekend, I arranged to get together with a friend I haven’t seen in more than a year, for lunch/dinner/both (depending on when I got out of the house and the amount of traffic I hit on the way) and as much of a slumber party as we could manage. Which itself would likely depend on how enthusiastic we got with the vino.  🙂

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366 Days of Gratitude and Good Things: Day 29

In honor of tonight’s glorious full moon, I think I’m going to write about the Black Rock Observatory. (I know, it’s an FB link. I’ll put one to the last completed crowdfunding campaign at the end, but I didn’t want y’all to think I was directing you to donate. Yet.  😉  When the next crowdfunding goes live, though, I might bring it to your attention…)

At any rate, some of you may be wondering what the Black Rock Observatory (hereinafter BRO) is, and what does it want?

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