Last week was the BaldMan's mother's eighty-fifth birthday. She and his Dad, as well as his sister and her husband, came to MA from New York for the weekend to celebrate. Stephanie came for dinner on Friday, and was with us Saturday and Sunday, as well. Jill, John, and Carter came on Saturday for some … Continue reading Monday Musings: Family Weekend
We had a nice, relaxing weekend. Saturday was grocery shopping and errands, as usual. This week, it seemed to go by quickly. Not needing a whole lot at the grocery stores helped, of course. We also picked up some gardening supplies, and a few more plants. I had to replace one of the calabrachia in … Continue reading Monday Musings: Weekend Doings
Yesterday was Mother's Day here in the US. I usually try to get my Monday and Wednesday blog posts done on Sunday, but this week, I kind of took the day off just because. We went to a couple local garden centers and picked up flowers for some of the containers, and I got those … Continue reading Monday Musings: Just A Quick Note
Almost everybody loves the beach, right? It seems there is some scientific basis for that feeling, and that is a lovely reason to spend more time by the water: Water's Influence on the Brain With the rise in antibiotic resistant bacteria, new technologies are being explored to combat them: CRISPRS We all love dinosaurs, don't … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: The Beach is Good for Your Brain, Combating Resistant Bacteria, New Look for Old Dinosaurs, and Animated Film from Old Photos
More disturbing news regarding the Arctic ice cap: Arctic Ice Stressed about the political, social, economic, or world climate? Need to just sit back and relax for 7 or 8 minutes? This may help: Most Relaxing Song in the World This is good advice for anyone in this internet, sound-bite, echo chamber driven world (Note- it's … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Arctic Ice Cap News, Most Relaxing Song, Be Informed, and Wildlife Photos
This is what Labor Day looks like at my house. I hope yours looks similar. Or, if you do have to work, hope you get at least some of this in.