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Entries from September 2004

Hurricane watching

September 29th, 2004 · Comments Off

With the recent hurricanes, I’ve been watching bloggers who live in the affected areas. I’m glad Rod K. is okay. It all must be taking a toll. Yesterday he wrote Are we done yet?: I was more resigned this time around. It was more like, go ahead and do whatever you’re going to do, rather [...]

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Tags: news

Prescription fix: DIY?

September 29th, 2004 · 1 Comment

I’m starting to believe medication is a miracle – that is if one can afford to fill a prescription. My doctor gave me some trial samples and I called to get a prescription for more. However, my pharmacy notified me that our insurance would not cover this particular drug. So I had to go back [...]

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Tags: health

Bloggers on the road: imagine the possibilities…

September 27th, 2004 · 4 Comments

I didn’t write posts or read blogs during our travels to San Francisco in August, but as we drove, I imagined how other bloggers would have reacted, had they come along with us for our road trip….here are my notes (finally) posted… If I were Sam Ruby, I would have watched a few DVDs and [...]

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Tags: blog

“What is N – E – R – D – S ?”

September 27th, 2004 · Comments Off

After coming home from a birthday party today, Abigail started sorting through her loot, examining the labels on the treats. Since she doesn’t often eat candy or even see it, she had a few questions and quizzical expressions. Abigail asked, “What is N – E – R – D – S?” Ted and I started [...]

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Tags: geek

Hill of Fire

September 27th, 2004 · Comments Off

This week the girls and I read Hill of Fire by Thomas P. Lewis, which describes the 1943 creation and eruption of Paricutin in Mexico, one of the first times in recorded human history that people have observed the birth of a volcano. The author described the time and place of the villagers with details [...]

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Tags: homeschool