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July 19, 2022

I hate the heat in Entries

I have hyperhidrosis and am usually bathed in sweat on hot and humid days. Living in parts of Europe right now must be hell. I am grateful that there is a cool breeze coming off the ocean toda...


July 18, 2022

Coober Pedy in Entries

I wonder how long it will be before living underground will be a thing in North America.


Go to cbc.ca and poke around. You can read our national news. You can choose a province and read ITS news. You can listen to local radio programs for any province. You can get a feel for the ...


if you can leave or kick him out but you don’t. The second time it happens, you are a participant. You are an enabler. If your partner refuses to grow up, and he would rather spend his time p...


July 02, 2022

Eating shredded wheat. in Entries

I am surprised when reading that people eat shredded wheat biscuits cold. Ewww. Put them into a cereal bowl. Pour boiling water on them and leave for a few seconds. Drain. Add brown sugar or...


I still have to look up principle/principal and stationery/stationary every time I use them.


June 02, 2022

Careful with "only". in Entries

I only eat fish on Friday. I eat fish only on Friday. Those two sentences are not equal.


May 24, 2022

Lay or lie in Entries

You lie down. You lay something down. I lie down every day for a nap. Now I lay me down to sleep. Consider the past tense: I lay my head on the pillow last night and slept. I laid my head on the...


April 23, 2022

Language in Entries

How people talk now: Are you coming with us? Yeah sure, exactly, so that’s actually a great question. I was kind of thinking I would sort of lay down first. How people used to talk: Are you comin...


March 19, 2022

Theft in Entries

People are not helping catch a food thief whose photo was posted on one of our police FB pages. All the comments were talking about corporate ripoffs and how some people steal to eat. Times are...


February 17, 2022

Needle memory in Entries

When someone mentions getting a needle, a spot on my left arm reacts. I recently had a third COVID jab in my right arm. No pain in my right arm, but the spot on my left arm was sore. Weird wha...


Carry a garden shovel. Slam the pointed end into the ground. Get a grip. Take a step. Keep your feet well apart from each other. Who cares how silly you look? You will look a lot sillier if ...


December 28, 2021

Punctuation in Entries

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/dec/28/punctuation-complicated-full-stop-culture-war?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other


Does anyone else pour boiling water over their little shredded wheat loaves, drain the water off, and then add their brown sugar and milk? Someone thought that this way of eating it, which is ho...


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