Monthly Archives: April 2011

236. How to Speak Chinese

Henry Ford said: “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”  I firmly believe that and I practice it 24/7.  As an example, ever since my granddaughter Arden’s been living with … Continue reading

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235. Bells in Their Belfry

Guess what!  Today, second-in-line to the throne of England –  Prince William –  and a girl named Kate Middleton are getting hitched.  I thought you’d want to know. You can always count on Octo-woman to keep you apprised of current … Continue reading

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234. Write or Wrong

Several members of my family are professional scribes: these include among others,  daughter Lisa, daughter Judy, granddaughters Elizabeth and Colleen, and in fiction, my cousin Ed Gorman. Every one of them will probably appreciate the exhaustive effort in verbalized diplomacy … Continue reading

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233. Gardening Opportunity

Octo-woman is posting this craigslist ad tonight but feels it’s only fair to give you a first chance before the crowds snap these up. Posting to craigslist 4/27/2011 _______________________________________________ WEEDS FOR SALE  * * * * EVERYTHING MUST GO The … Continue reading

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232. Stoned and Proud of It

Two of the “rock stars” in our family are having their 31st wedding anniversary today: my niece and nephew-in-law Jennie (nee Ford) and Jim Ward. If they had their druthers, they’d probably like to be celebrating the occasion hiking and … Continue reading

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231. Mailing Address

Forget Park Avenue or Buckingham Palace or 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. If you want to have a memorable mailing address, Octo-woman is here to help. The very best addresses in my family come from residents of the Southwest. Whenever any of … Continue reading

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230. Happy Easter!

Today’s blob was going to be about either the Easter Bunny or this.  This one won. Click here for a good Message of the day. HAPPY EASTER from Octo-woman!

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