Good Stuff

Just stuff I like that doesn’t fit anywhere else.

Its or It’s?

There are some things I can never remember. One of them is when to use an apostrophe with the word “its”. So, more as a reminder to myself than anything else, this blog entry by Lynn Gaertner-Johnston explains it perfectly clearly.   

The San Antonio Quilt

My friend Marcia was doing a fundraising run for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She made a quilt to raffle off as part of her fundraising efforts. I made a small donation and was the lucky winner of this beautiful quilt which keeps me warm every night. Her husband, Hermes, made a really fun video …

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Tempeh Girl

I like supporting local business and products and especially when it comes to food. I think “eating locally” makes sound environmental sense. So I was happy to read in the Independent (our local weekly) about Tempeh Girl tempeh – made in Hillsborough just up the road from me. I’m not a vegetarian but I do …

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This Made Me Smile

“Validation” – The Smile Video. 16 minutes – relax and smile! Of course, smiling is good for your health and it’s easy to spread the happiness virus when you smile but smiling is also useful for confounding the watchers.

What I’m Listening To Today

Beautiful cello and piano music by G.I. Gurdjieff (Meetings with Remarkable Men), and V. Tsabropoulos. Gurdjieff, Tsabropoulos: Chants, Hymns and Dances (from the ECM “New Series”) is meditative, sad, playful, and sometimes brooding. I put this on when things have gotten too hectic and I’m not paying attention to what’s important.