Monthly Archives: January 2009

Separated at Birth?

  Snowstorms in the DC area and Strikes in FR.   They’re a lot alike in many ways.  That’s what I think anyway.   I read where DC had its first snowfall of the year.  It measured all the way … Continue reading

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What Next, Locusts?

  Two weeks ago, we had a snow storm.  Granted, it was only a couple of inches but, still, this is the south of FR.   Then, after a couple of quiet weeks, we had nearly non-stop rain over the … Continue reading

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World’s Newest Superhero

  You might think that Obama is the new FR president as well:     Able to sign legislation in a single bound and more…

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American Cuisine?

  This past Wednesday, 14 Jan, our favorite budget grocery store, Lidl, started a new promotion: "L’Amerique, C’est La Fete," or "America, It’s Party Time."  I just think they’re jumping the gun on Obama’s inauguration but who, really, can blame … Continue reading

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The Horror, The Horror

  I don’t know, maybe I’m pregnant.  All I know is I’ve had this incredible craving for, of all things, an Egg McMuffin.  During the past few days I’ve been thwarted in my quest.  There have been delays in getting … Continue reading

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You’re on Your Own, Kid

  Cinque – 5, Count ’em: 5 – centimetres de neige (snow).  That’s two whole inches for us American, standard/imperial measurement users.   And lemme tell ya: 2" of snow in a place that never sees snow that lasts more … Continue reading

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“I Triple Dog Dare You!”

  Weather news:   For the 2nd morning in a row, it’s snowing (!) here in the formerly warm South of FR.  Unlike yesterday, this particular bit of fluffiness looks like it’s actually going to stick.  Also, the "high" temperature … Continue reading

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