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project 5: 2013 (teev)

We’ve a rather large collection of assorted video media both physical and digital. Many, many, good, interesting and exciting films and television series – very few of which we have watched. Really, the non-watching is almost entirely my fault. “Oh … Continue reading

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project 4: 2013 (paint)

Possibly the worst thing about ThePalace(OfLove) is the completely hideous yellow(ish) colour of the walls and trim. revolting, hideous, ghastly. excellent clock though! When we recently visited immediate neighbour’s haus, we were dazzled by his lovely white walls and resolved … Continue reading

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project 3: 2013 (da ‘hood)

As may be evident, we’re hoping 2013 will be the year of projects – projects that we can sustain and will shake us from our … sloth? lassitude? complaisance? Project 3 is exploring the new neighbourhood – on foot! This … Continue reading

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film 2013: 1 (god bless america)

We’re trying to get on board the Project 2013 train a little early (heck, it can never be too early to bed-down a habit), so Don forced me to pick the movie for us to attend yesterday. Because I am … Continue reading

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end

Just over a week ago my very elderly (paternal) grandfather died – just 4 months shy of his 100th. Grandfather had lived on his own up until about 3ish months ago, but was becoming a little forgetful and not quite … Continue reading

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project 2: 2013 (foodz)

There could not be an attempt at any sort of annual project(s) without reference to foodz. The plan is to try one new recipe a week in 2013 and (possibly) completely bore you with the results. In actuality we will … Continue reading

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project 1: 2013 (film)

Don absolutely loves films and seeing them in the cinema, while I am somewhat ambivalent (love them! loathe them! no in-between!) and I am conflicted about the cinema experience: adore small theatres / would rather cut out my eyes than … Continue reading

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quarante-cinq

Today I am wearing a dress that I could last fit into in February 2011. It is quite the best present ever.

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this time for sure

A little over four weeks since surgery and I am feeling a good deal more human! I still tire very easily and, as with the previous surgery, I feel that it will probably be well into the new year before … Continue reading

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growing family

I’ve taken my mission to become a crazy cat lady to the next level. Yes, we’ve acquired an additional kitty! Kitty(NotHerRealName) has been a fabulous companion while I have been recovering, though of course not allowing me to pat her … Continue reading

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