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Old 01-01-2017, 12:32 PM   #21
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Had black eyed peas as one of my side items for lunch today. 2017 s/b a good year. Watching NFL football right now, but will probably watch a movie later today.
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Old 01-01-2017, 01:30 PM   #22
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We saw Paula Poundstone in SF last night for our New Year's evening out. She was really funny and got a standing ovation.
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Family tradition going back at least several generations (northern Germany) is that you have to eat some pickled herring on New Year's Day.

It's one of my favorite snack foods anyway, so always a treat.
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Spent all day playing a game I've been waiting two years to play. Had to build a PC first, so now it's time to kill monsters and get caught up in political intrigue. A whole lot more fun than sitting around watching movies.
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Had black eyed peas as one of my side items for lunch today. 2017 s/b a good year...
DH made hopping john for tonight--I'll have a little spoonful.
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Read a book took a few walks and watched it snow. Sometimes doing nothing feels good also.
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Nice lazy winter day. Coffee, Mass, lit a fire and read the paper with a purring cat in my lap, Downton Abbey marathon (on PBS).
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Put away Christmas gifts ,took down the decorations and maybe pork and sauerkraut .Nice relaxing day !
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Day 2 in bed with the flu. SO glad to be retired otherwise would be annoyed that I missed out on the fun of New Years.
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Downton Abbey marathon (on PBS).
Never really cared for dramas, let alone period pieces, but there's something about that show that had me and the SO marathoning it on PBS last winter while it snowed.
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Old 01-01-2017, 11:09 PM   #32
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Got the decorations down and put away today. Vacuumed afterwards. Watched our Seattle Hawks win. Now on the laptop looking for a vacation place for about a month in California. Nice day and back to "normal", whatever that is around here. Happy New Year everyone!
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Day 2 in bed with the flu. SO glad to be retired otherwise would be annoyed that I missed out on the fun of New Years.
feel better. the flu sucks.
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Watched the Rose day parade. Wow, never saw it before, beautiful!!
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You and the Queen (Elizabeth). Unfortunately, she can't really retire!
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It is going to be one of those winters. I moved snow again and will have to go out late afternoon and move some more. I will read today and do some carving if I get motivated to do so. Lol
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I have been fighting a gremlin living in one of my network file servers. My children got me a digital frame, and in the process of going through my photos to select some to load into the frame, I observed some weird things going on with one of the servers.

Been working on this all of yesterday, actually starting before New Year Eve. Frigging computer stuff can be an extreme time waster.
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Worked on a new blog, which I started as part of my New Year's resolution to live a more conscious life. I input my daily goals, and added an inspirational-to-me photo. Looking forward to keeping it going throughout the year. Then made a fennel-potato au gratin to take to an Open House later in the day.

To the gym afterward for a bike workout, plus 200 crunches. Gym was nice and quiet . . . the calm before the inevitable crush of new folk arrive tomorrow. Attended a service at a new-to-me congregation and liked it. Picked up the au gratin dish on the way to an New Years open house at our neighbors, and enjoyed lots of catching up with everyone. Shocking to realize that most of us met when our children were young, and now a good majority of us are grandparents.

Brought home enough leftovers, thanks to the hostess, to negate needing to make dinner. Enjoyed the leftovers while watching football via our free Sling trial this week. To bed at 10PM.
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Not much. Still in holiday mode. But I read an article about the new investment account the Norwegian government is introducing later this year. So we get to choose from one of three with various pros and cons.

And can move investments over to the new type with no penalty if we do so before 2018. So a potentional important decision eventually must be made.

I think I will both sleep on it and drink on it!
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Went running, watching the Black Hawks on the winter classic, then a little woodworking. Then eat the rest of the day.
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