Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,000 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Shopping on Christmas Eve

My dad always bought our Christmas presents on Christmas Eve.  This was before online shopping, so people did actually shop in stores (as some still do.)  I’m not sure why he waited until then, but it may have had to … Continue reading

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Pecan Pie Recipe, With a Bit of Serendipity

I recently found a pecan pie recipe online which was a little lighter than the classic Karo syrup recipe.  I made it a couple of times, then I began changing it up a bit.  The first time I added more … Continue reading

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Winter Blues

It’s a melancholy day here.  I can’t believe it’s snowing this early in December.  And it’s snow mixed with freezing rain, forecast to turn to black ice later tonight.  Too miserable to go out, but I’m restless inside. When I … Continue reading

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