Category Archives: Just Us

On The Go

Today will be an on-the-road day as we have many chores to accomplish. We went through the list of errands and decided not to pursue the following items today (maybe we will give them to Colleen!). Two by four stretcher … Continue reading

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I Thought We Were Retired!

Happy Birthday, Amy!  Our daughter-in-law is an absolute sweetheart, and we love her to death.  How she puts up with Joe, we do not understand.  See the following Facebook message from Amy’s sister-in-law, Colleen: Happy Birthday to my beautiful, smart, … Continue reading

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Altadena, Here We Come!

We have a wonderful south-to-north breeze most of the time, and we like to open the door to the bathroom to enhance the airflow.  However, at night we closed the door to secure the house.  Today, we fixed that problem! … Continue reading

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Rain Rain, We Need You!

We both got up at 6:00 AM this morning to the sound of rain.  Scout is wearing the “cone of shame” because he has been biting himself. He woke us up twice last night wanting a drink of water and … Continue reading

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Christmas Planning For 2023 Begins Today!

Fact: PopSci estimates Santa Claus would have to travel an average speed of 5.083 million miles per hour based on a 24-hour cycle to hit each household on Christmas Eve. It bases this on 2.67 children per household, with 75 … Continue reading

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T-2 And We have Been Good This Year, Mostly!

Fact: Ham ranks as the festive favorite One of the showstoppers of Christmas dinner is carving the roast beast, whatever species it comes from.  Google searches for “ham” and “turkey” both spike during December, according to Google Trends data.  Spiral-cut … Continue reading

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Doctor Day With Excellent News!

Fact: Mistletoe, or as it is more well-known Viscum album (kidding), means “dung on a twig” in the Anglo-Saxon.  According to the National Wildlife Federation, it spreads through bird droppings.  Think about that during your next kiss. Today began with … Continue reading

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Yeah Rain!

Fact: The term “Xmas” dates back to the 1500s. Contrary to popular belief, “Xmas” is not a trendy attempt to take Christ out of Christmas. According to From Adam’s Apple to Xmas: An Essential Vocabulary Guide for the Politically Correct, … Continue reading

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We Done Opted Out!

Fact:  Jingle Bells’ was the first song played in space! I was up at 5:30 AM, and it was raining like a cow peeing on a flat rock; we are talking buckets of well-needed water!  Scout looked outside, looked up … Continue reading

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We Went From Zero Yesterday To Eighty-Five Today

Fact: 1 in 3 men wait until Christmas Eve to do their shopping. Well, yesterday was a zip, nada, nuttin’, boring!  However, today made up for it! We were up at the crack of dawn, well, perhaps just after the … Continue reading

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