Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Wednesday-9:15am

I wondered what had captured Karma's attention so much that she didn't care if I came up behind her with the camera?
Kids squealing...water rushing?
Funny how fast kids appear--hehe!
They raced their bikes back and forth thru the water spray. Too bad it wasn't actually a hot day for them. They should have done this when it was 95 degrees and humid out there--hehe!
I have never seen the fire department (saw the truck leave) come and release water here before. Was a five minute thrill for the kids and absolutely fascinating for Miss Karma--hehe!
I have the local news on Twitter and last night I saw something interesting. They said several dozen coyotes may be roaming the FM area in town here. They're afraid of people and haven't caused any problems--yet. Well, I say, keep your pets inside!
Times are hard. There have been a lot more robberies and break-ins. People up here are so trusting--haven't been locking their doors! Hey--I'm from Minneapolis--mine is always locked. Thieves are entering unlocked houses and cars--any time--day or night! A guy took a shot at some young man in his house at 1:30am night before last. Most of the time people are home when they break in! The police keep telling people to lock their homes and cars. I have to admit, I am kind of surprised they don't!
I read and read. I'm three quarters of the way thru Pillars--no Dexter--do you believe it?! You know I couldn't stop reading if I didn't even pop my boy Dexter into the DVD player--ROFL!
Today--have to jump PitaPaseo and we have papermaking and Sacred Circle. So, I have to get moving here. Have a great day!

6 comments:

  1. Enjoy the paper-making and the splash in the spray!

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  2. I decided to do the pillars on audio books. Why? because quite often I read lying down and the book(s) are just too heavy. I use my accumulated credits once a month to buy the "big" books :). I have to confess to having bought a "Kindle" for my 62 birthday (among other things) (like 12 pre stretched canvases !!!) Do I love my Kindle? Oh my. It'a worth doing a GROUP gift mail, where you get everyone on board with what you would like for your birthday, christmas, whatever. For READERS it's like mana from heaven

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  3. That's it! I'm going to have to get me some Dexter DVDs to watch....you have piqued my curiosity. lol

    I was shocked when we moved to Kemmerer, Wyoming because they don't lock their doors there either. It was something I just could not get used to or feel comfortable with....if I was the last one out of the house, the doors got locked!

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  4. I.G.--no papermaking this week after all. :( Next week, hopefully. :)

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  5. Taiona--Wow! I would think that would be a very long audio book, too! Now I am imagining what it would sound like with some awesome speaking voices--cool! I have heard of Kindles, but never known anyone who had one. I thought they were for reading and not audio? Do they do both?

    Do you have plans for all those canvases? Happy Birthday!! :):)

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  6. Serena--You have to start from the beginning with Dexter. You liked Twilight, so maybe you'd enjoy a likable serial killer of bad guys. :):)

    I know! I have the door locked all the time--even when I am home. And these theives come right in day or night and whether people are home or not! I think that last guy was shocked to have somebody shoot at him--hehe! They have obviously felt pretty safe entering people's houses--especially to enter when someone is home in broad daylight!

    I remember when we were kids my folks (who were from a small town in Minnesota) didn't used to lock the doors--ever. Cars or house. But then they were robbed once and all that changed. Luckily the people got scared off before they got much--but they had the TVs, stero, etc all unplugged and ready to go. It used to be harder to steal console TVs and those big steroe units that were a huge piece of furniture--ROFL! I bet the robbers love all this lightweight stuff we have nowdays--flat screens, iPods, laptops, etc. :)

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