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Getting Ready for Fall - Part One

This was a very busy weekend in Camelot. With fall coming there are a lot of things which need to be done on the home front. 1,074 more words

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Alt Luxe: What will you leave behind?

What is this stuff that surrounds us and what does it mean?

A great deal of this blog is about what to buy (or rather what not to) and how to relate to what you buy but when all is said and done – and I do mean done – what do you leave behind, what does it say about you, what is its true value? 1,000 more words

AltLuxe: The New Luxury

Joseph Scriven - born

ON THIS DATE

Joseph Scriven was born 9/10/1819 at Seapatrick, County Down, Ireland.  He was engaged to be married, but his bride-to-be was drowned the night before the wedding. 76 more words

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Tolstoy - born

ON THIS DATE

Leo Tolstoy was born 9/9/1828, at Yasnaya Polyana, Tula Province, Russia.  He was a thinker, writer, a unique variety “Christian.”  He wrote the longest novel in the world War and Peace.  19 more words

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THE CURSE

 

The ripping thorn, the malicious horn,

Foot-grown corn, they that mourn,

Pain in being born, marriage partners torn

Perspiration being worn – The Curse

- eab, Aug. ‘80

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Poor Exchange

We’ve stopped having small farms

and

started having big yards.

- eab (said this for years and years)

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What has changed?

THAT movie – it was bad on the big screen (or TV) 30 years ago.

It’s “OK” now?

What’s the source of that “wisdom”?

– eab, 10/23/12

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