Monthly Archives: July 2011


Yesterday afternoon Frances, Marcy, and I went to Salisbury, NC, about an hour and half from Winston. We spent a couple of hours shopping at a very neat Emporium in an old sawmill near the railroad station. From there we … Continue reading

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‘Nother Hot One

I just finished up mowing and edging. I started about 9:30 “before it got too hot.” Currently it’s 91 feels like 95, which translates to hot already. Before I mowed I let Colin out to run around while I picked … Continue reading

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Hot but not all that muggy. Today reached only a high into the low 90’s. Tomorrow is to be hotter, high 90’s.  I went to the Y again after work. I am enjoying the continued sparseness of  users that I … Continue reading

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Busy day at work and then off to the Y. I am reading a new Susan Albert mystery in her Darling Dahlias series, Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies. This is the second book in the series set in the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad

Dad is doing pretty good for 89 years old. The trip to Hickory Saturday was to celebrate his birthday along with our friend Brian. Tonight I picked them up after work to meet Frances and Bob at Zoe’s for his … Continue reading

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This morning was the usual Sunday chores. After I finished I went downstairs to help Bob put up the brackets for one of the shelves he is putting up in his new work area. After I helped him I mowed … Continue reading

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Fun Saturday

Yesterday afternoon I picked up the folks and our friend Brian at their house to drive to Hickory, about an hour from here. We were meeting up with Frances and Al in downtown Hickory. As with most small towns in … Continue reading

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Currently it’s 93 feels like 103. That is not a record for this day which was 100 back in 1983. The Y was empty. I guess a lot of folks are on vacation plus no college kids either with summer … Continue reading

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Rain and Storms

We had one roll through downtown about mid-afternoon but that one missed us at home. Work has been slower than usual the last couple of days which means an avalanche is just around the corner. Bonnie came up town to … Continue reading

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Hot Again

I know, I talk about the weather a lot. That’s because weather interests me. After several days of cool and cloudy we are back to sunny and humid. Today is the last decent day for awhile with the nineties coming … Continue reading

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