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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I created a Google Group for Maintainers and Aspiring Maintainers
Sunday, June 06, 2021      34 comments

I'm sure I'm not the only one saddened to see the announcement posted early this Sunday morning that SparkPeople will be shutting down in August. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
?id=2659 I want to... Read more
Some blue flowers for Ellen 😉
Tuesday, May 11, 2021      16 comments

A stiff breeze was blowing away blackflies today so my Walking Buddy and I went for a stroll. The violets were out ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The long road back
Saturday, May 08, 2021      75 comments

Sometimes things in life happen that derail repeated attempts at damage control, let alone usual maintenance. That happened to me, despite my mantra to never, ever, EVER give up. And so I had to just be patient and wait until things settle... Read more
Short perambulation with my walking buddy
Wednesday, April 28, 2021      19 comments

One of the advantages of running away to live in the woods is having woods to wander around in. The rain hasn’t started yet and the black flies 🪰🪰🪰... Read more
It’s tiny but it’s all there!
Saturday, April 24, 2021      9 comments

As I’ve mentioned elsewhere, I am trying to figure out how to reconnect over here using my phone. It just isn’t feasible to set it up as a hotspot ... Read more
Getting a photo into a blog post using iOS
Wednesday, April 21, 2021      16 comments

UPDATE, 4/24: you can get desktop mode from within a Safari setting. I can’t link to directions here but I can summarize: At the top left of the bro... Read more
Page content around 2016
Tuesday, April 20, 2021      12 comments

Formatting information on my main page doesn’t work well using this phone interface. (Carriage returns are removed, creating a wall of text with no line breaks. And apostrophes and quotes are incorrectly interpreted, causing strange characters ... Read more
Brief Update
Saturday, November 17, 2018      13 comments

We FINALLY got enough boxes unpacked that I can fit my car in the garage. Not a moment too soon, since it started snowing the day we accomplished that. So lately it's all been about unpacking boxes and either finding a place for the conten... Read more
Update: Finally living in the new house, regrouping
Saturday, July 28, 2018      14 comments

I was doing pretty well in 2017 until September and October when it turned out that the new house was missing a pretty important element that was necessary for it to comply with NY State building codes. I ended up with the contractors, the code... Read more
Back after a Lot of Stuff happened
Saturday, August 05, 2017      19 comments

I moved back to NY State two years ago with the bf and we're homesteading off the grid in the Adirondack Mountains, living in a cabin built in 1880 (yep, pretty primitive), while building a passive solar house. Although we're not in the new... Read more
Back on the bike
Monday, January 19, 2015      15 comments

My fitness has really suffered during the past 3 months. My bf moved down to AR from NY to join me and brought a nasty head/chest cold that knocked us both flat until the end of December. I also traveled three times in three months for work. ... Read more
First tornado warning
Friday, October 03, 2014      22 comments

Ever since having been relocated here, I have dreaded the possibility of dealing with a tornado. I grew up in CA so I am just fine with wildfires, landslides, riots, and yes, even earthquakes. I lived for the last 20 years or so in the Nor... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Weight Management Superstars! 14 THOUSAND pounds, kept off for almost 800 years!
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      118 comments

None of us here want to lose the weight only to turn around and gain it back. So just getting it off is only part of the battle. KEEPING it off is the real thing, if we really want to reclaim our health and all the other things that come along... Read more
More paddling in Arkansas
Saturday, July 26, 2014      14 comments

I got back in my whitewater boat on July 4 and spent the last three weekends in it, and some weekdays. July 4 weekend I went camping with a colleague at a local lake... Read more
Paddling in Arkansas
Sunday, June 15, 2014      54 comments

Some of the most critical boxes have been unpacked, I have a functional kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom. My living room is my gym. I haven't really tackled the tv room or the office yet. And there are of course still boxes in all of those room... Read more

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