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The Sky Yesterday

From the third floor of the library:

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From the ground, while walking to my car:

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All of that drama (and wind!), and we only got about three drops of rain from it. It cooled off, though, which was nice.

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Smoothie

Revolting Looking Smoothie

I bought a new, cheap blender to make hummus. It works great for that, but it turns out that it also makes a decent smoothie. Who knew?! And just in time for hot weather. I may have found a way to successfully avoid eating all the ice cream in the world, this summer.

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Piglet Is Entirely Surrounded by Water

I made this sketchbook three years ago and finally finished it.

Piglet Is Entirely Surrounded by Water

Piglet Is Entirely Surrounded by Water
8 x 6 inches, 24 pages of Canson 140 lb cold press watercolor paper, single needle Coptic bound with black waxed linen thread

Radish
Radish

You are what you are
You are what you are (sour AF)

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WHAAAAAAT?

Cleaning His Knives

WHAAAAAAT?

When your staff interrupts you while you’re cleaning your knives.

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Nose

Nose

This winter Thomas has discovered that blankets are awesome. He usually likes to be completely covered, but occasionally he’ll poke his nose out.

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Ball

Throw.  The.  Ball.  NOW.

Thomas went for more than a year, ignoring the various tennis balls in his toy box, left over from Frances. Then one day he found a squeaky tennis ball, and now he’s addicted. Unfortunately, he peels them, so they don’t last very long.

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Not bad #walking #steps #goalmet

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Goal met. I think I can go to bed now.

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The Cow with the Crumpled Horn

I missed this in my earlier searching through Atlanta newspapers for my third great grandfather, Henry Lewis Hoover. I’ve had bits of The House that Jack Built floating around in my head all day.

Lost Notice

“Lost,” The Atlanta Constitution, 25 Apr 1879, p. 2, col. 8; digital images, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : accessed 15 Jul 2017). Rec. Date: 14 May 2017.

LOST.

STTAYED OR STOLEN–A DARK RED Brindle Cow, crumply horns, bored for hollow horn and nails inserted in the openings. Ample reward for her delivery at 28 Connolly street. Dr. H. L. Hoover.

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Testing the Stepz App

Stepz

A few years ago I tested a couple of pedometer apps on my phone. They all drained the battery, because they couldn’t work in the background. That seems to have changed. This one works quite well (it was within a few steps of my wristband tracker), and there isn’t any noticeable impact on battery life.

I think half those steps were at Kroger. The store is huge, and a wristband tracker doesn’t work well when you’re pushing a shopping cart. It’s nice to finally get official credit for those steps!

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Spider Bite

Spider Bite

Isn’t it adorable? I woke up with it this morning. There are two tiny bite marks, so I assume it was a spider. It doesn’t hurt or itch, but it’s all scabbed over now.

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