Monthly Archives: November 2009

Post Thanksgiving Activity

I know that it is a tradition in some families to go shopping on the day after Thanksgiving. That’s never really been mine but I did venture out yesterday afternoon. There is no bargain in the world that would get … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Years ago I remember learning to sing at Thanksgiving the following Dutch hymn which was written around 1600 I believe.  Sadly, you — or at least I — don’t hear it much any more. I still like it and share the … Continue reading

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Improvement in Computer Situation

I’m happy to report an improvement in the situation with my computer. For mucho $ I have purchased a new computer. I brought it home and thanks to HP doing their instruction sheet with pictures and color coding the various … Continue reading

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Computer Woes Continue

I think this computer is beyond salvaging. I’ve been trying to remember how long I’ve had it and since the WORD and Excel programs are marked 2003, I’m guessing at least five years. I think that’s about the lifespan of … Continue reading

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Computer Woes

Tuesday my computer would not boot up. Instead of getting the desktop with icons, etc., on it, all I got was a black screen with a blinking cursor. I tried several things and ended up doing a Systems Restore which … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Dreary Day

Yesterday was dreary … full of rain and clouds and darkness. It seemed to be made for reading or knitting, not accomplishing items on a to-do list. So, that’s pretty much what I did. I read and knit but made … Continue reading

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Skipping Thanksgiving

Each week I tutor two students in reading, one-on-one with each student  for one hour. This year I’m working with two boys, one a second grader and one a first grader. The first thing we do is write a story … Continue reading

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