Category Archives: General

Spring has Sprung

You can tell that spring has hit hard in Minnesota when the quiet sunday afternoon idyl is disturbed by the mechanised sound of mowers mowing. Spring is definitely here and the grass has become rampant. As have all the weeds … Continue reading

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Is YOUR Senator this talented?

Oh wow! Current temperature: here 68F/20C, there 15C/59F

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Pan’s Labyrinth

Brilliant. This movie was so spectacularly good that I definitely want to buy a copy. My brain was most definitely engaged: intellect and emotions. Oh wow, so many elements to think about and ideas to process. It is so satisfying … Continue reading

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I am saved, hallelujah!

Phew. My Twitter friend Wellmettled saved the day and has restored WeatherGirlness to WeatherGirl but with a little feminist twist. So if you’re looking for me on Twitter I’m now going by the moniker weathergrrrl. Goodbye contorted weather_movies, hello Meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! … Continue reading

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Blargh! I detested the beginning of this movie, talk about nails on a blackboard, it made me want to wretch. The twist comes along, which was so highly sign posted that it was not exactly a surprise. Incredulity makes itself … Continue reading

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Advice and Queries No. 26

Do you recognise the needs and gifts of each member of your family and household, not forgetting your own? Try to make your home a place of loving friendship and enjoyment, where all who live or visit may find the … Continue reading

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Advices and Queries No. 41

Try to live simply. A simple lifestyle freely chosen is a source of strength. Do not be persuaded into buying what you do not need or cannot afford. Do you keep yourself informed about the effects your style of living … Continue reading

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Advices and Queries, number 31

We are called to live ‘in the virtue of that life and power that takes away the occasion of all wars’. Do you faithfully maintain our testimony that war and the preparation for war are inconsistent with the spirit of … Continue reading

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Front Row Part 2

We haven’t seen Coriolanus yet, that’s tomorrow night, but we attended the second of these talks about the upcoming all female production of Julius Caesar. A couple of the actors, the director and the line reader came to talk to … Continue reading

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Shock! Horror! Yes, I’m posting …

… but sadly I still don’t have a permanent connection so I’m borrowing Nic’s account at Essex to post. I’m relegated to using IE, which sucks rats through a straw! How anyone can stand to use this awful software I … Continue reading

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