Just tiny tidbits for today:
Starting to formulate a new email strategy here. I am just receiving entirely too much junk email and spam at all of my addresses despite all of the defenses employed here. I'm deleting over 100 messages per day. I have one address that I have never given out and it is the only one that has been spared. Any ideas? I have unlimited email boxes here.
Winter came to CrabAppleLane this week in the form of rain and near-freezing temps. The wood pellet stove was used for the first time this Thursday night and it will get a busy workout this weekend ... after I clean it. It's still cold outside.
Had a "Wellness" visit with my doctor yesterday. Not sure what was different about it. Seemed like any other checkip to me. Got a flu shot and will go back in a couple of weeks for a pneumonia shot. The Humira I take lowers my ability to fight off infection so it makes sense to me to get that new one-time shot.
Found today's QOTD on Muriel's Facebook page. Love it. Put the link in for laughs, I suppose. Muriel's is very prolific in their FB postings and you may have to scroll a while to find it.
5 song iTunes shuffle from the CrabAppleLane Five Star Playlist:
- Honky Tonk Woman - Humble Pie - A&M Records Classics Vol. 14
- Now I'm Here - Queen - Sheer Heart Attack
- Straight Shootin' Woman - Steppenwolf - All Time Greatest Hits
- Ashes to Diamonds - Tom Cochrane & Red Rider - Tom Cochrane And Red Rider
- Crimson And Clover - Tommy James & The Shondells - Rock 'n Roll Relix 1968-1969
Quote of the Day
The nature of New Orleans is to encourage the optimum development of New Orleanians: It's an environment for a specific life-form, a dreamy, lazy, sentimental, musical one, prey to hallucinations (not visions), tolerant, indolent, and gifted at story telling. This goes against the very grain of American civilization as we know it. We live incongruously in the way of the thrifty, Puritan America whose concerns are driven by the logic of economies and planning. We and our ways, are marked for elimination; there is no room in an efficient future for what we embody. This is a city of night, fog and mud, the three elements against which all the might of America is mobilized.
Andrei Codrescu, New Orleans Mon Amour, Twenty Years of Writing From The City
Blog of the day is here.
Quote from said blog: "Wine has been produced in Canberra for more than 160 years, but it's only in the past 40 years the region has truly shined. If cool climate, food friendly styles are what you crave, you've come to the right place."