Friday’s Feast

It’s cold. We’ve had snow. The pond is frozen. And life is good.

I’ve run out of things to write about so it’s time to resort to a meme. Friday’s Feast looks like fun, so here goes…

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Lavender blush

This quiz has been making the rounds, and I couldn’t resist.

But… lavender blush??

you are lavenderblush

Your dominant hues are red and magenta. You love doing your own thing and going on your own adventures, but there are close friends you know you just can’t leave behind. You can influence others on days when you’re patient, but most times you just want to go out, have fun, and do your own thing.

Your saturation level is very low – you have better things to do than jump headfirst into every little project. You make sure your actions are going to really accomplish something before you start because you hate wasting energy making everyone else think you’re working.

Your outlook on life is very bright. You are sunny and optimistic about life and others find it very encouraging, but remember to tone it down if you sense irritation.

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Breaking News

The local news has been making a really big deal about this:

The deep freeze is coming. It’s going to get cold (single digits) and snow here in the Bogs.

As if that isn’t to be expected in January.

*rolls eyes*

Sometimes I wonder if television news shouldn’t be abolished. It’s not as if they report on any real and actual news. Even when they do have a potentially interesting story they don’t bother to dig into it. Instead we get sound bites and blurbs.

Sadly, I think I learn more through reading blogs than I do from watching television news.

No surprises here

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Perhaps it’s time I improved my vocabulary.

Bonus entry

Bunny tagged me with this quiz. I have to admit that this was one of the easiest things I’ve ever been tagged for. Thanks, Bunny. It was fun.

I must have lost my New Jersey accent after all these years of living in Ohio. I think it comes back from time to time after visits to Jersey to see my family.

What American accent do you have? (Best version so far)Northern You have a Northern accent. That could either be the Chicago/Detroit/Cleveland/Buffalo accent (easily recognizable) or the Western New England accent that news networks go for.

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This is crazy

So, yeah, I’m gonna do it.

Because I’m just plain crazy.

M and I will be leaving for San Diego on Saturday. I didn’t think I’d be able to participate this year since we’d be gone for the first week or so of NaBloPoMo. I was regretting that because I wandered into some pretty cool blogs last year, had fun, and made some new friends along the way.

But as it turns out, we will have wireless where we’re staying in San Diego. M will be bringing his laptop. With this winning combination, I think I can churn out a few sentences every day while we’re away.

Wish me luck. And while you’re at it, why don’t you join me?

Not so clear: An interlude

Nature doesn’t always cooperate when it comes to getting a good photo or two. Nonetheless, here’s a little of the wildlife that’s been making an appearance by the pond. Some are clear shost; some are not.

Kind of like life, eh?

(Praying mantis, imitating The Scream. Photo by M. October 2007)

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