Monthly Archives: March 2011

Living in The Woodlands

Jim and I moved into our house one year ago today. The house wasn’t ready for a move-in; we had no carpet down, the cabinets weren’t refinished, the outside was a mess, and the bedrooms weren’t painted, but we moved … Continue reading

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Facebook Friends: A Survey of Women

Mashable.com posted a pretty revealing — and funny — survey done by Eversave, in which 400 women were asked about their true feelings toward their female Facebook “friends.”  It was pretty revealing. It seems that women are able to get … Continue reading

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What’s A Poor Spider To Do?

Do you remember the horrible flooding that Pakistan experienced during the winter? It was the worst in memory and left more than a fifth of the county flooded. To escape the water, it seems that millions upon millions of spiders … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Has A Lot of Oil It Can Bring to Market, Right?

This, my friends, is a very important question to be asking right now, and a lot of people want the answer. The Houston Chronicle’s business columnist, Loren Steffy, is in Riyadh today, and he’ll be reporting on the issues and … Continue reading

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Live Eagle-Cam

I just checked this, and the mother-eagle was sitting on her chicks. Pretty neat. It’s a close-up, and a good, clear picture — live from the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Check it out. http://www.wvec.com/marketplace/microsite-content/eagle-cam.html

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Uh-Oh for Canada?

The Wall Street Journal online has a recent report about the housing bubble that may be about to burst in Canada. It seems that Asian buyers look at Canada as a safe haven, and are buying homes there in record … Continue reading

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The Margarine vs Butter Email

This old email “scare” message is making the rounds again. I received it in my email just the other day and fell for it myself. (Just a reminder here to alway check this stuff out on Snopes.) The email lists … Continue reading

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