Shrew and Snail

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Volunteering

This week I interviewed for a new job. Not the paying kind, but the volunteer kind. Since I have settled in to my job, I realized that I often spend weekend sitting in my house recovering from the week. That’s no fun! I need to get out and do something. I volunteer a few different places,  ...

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Off to Houston

I am off to Houston for work/birding/family stuff. I’m still not packed! Spring migration on the coast is my favorite kind of birding, though this year it will be sad to see all of the Hurricane Ike destruction. I normally go to Galveston, Bolivar, and High Island. This year I believe  ...

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FINALLY

I’m a procrastinator, what can I say. BUT the photos should be rolling in soon, now that I have a working connection from camera to computer.  This week I went to Corpus Christi for a work trip; the first evening, we arrived in time to visit the beach before it got dark.  The ladybugs  ...

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Update

The camera situation is a bear.  I need a card-reader now, since my camera driver died with the last computer.  Blech.  I don’t like posting without photos!  Oddly, the Nikon works fine but the Canon does not– and of course I’ve been using the Canon.  I’ll get IT on it  ...

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Stop junk mail!

I am on many kicks, and this is one. I am going to go through their process to purge my junk mail. I don’t get a ton, since I usually cancel catalogs when they arrive, but there is still plenty! There is also a button on the sidebar that will stay there. Please sign the petition and kill  ...

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It’s 2009!

We started out the year with some seeds in the garden… radish, beet, lettuce (mesclun, for baby greens), and snowpeas. I sent off the Canon and hope to hear back soon.  I got the Nikon charger, but I seem to have forgotten how to take a picture (a decent one at least).  It will have to  ...

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