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Kindle editon of my mother’s recipes

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Selected Recipes of My Mother

I Published on Nook today…tomorrow it should be on Amazon

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Lonomia Caterpillar

  Yesterday we literally had to pry about five of these off the goiaba tree as they were eating leaves. Solange accidently brushed her arm against one & screamed in pain. Although the photographs of Lonemia obliqua I’ve found on the internet … Continue reading

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Christmas in November

“If I could work my will,” said Scrooge indignantly, “every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips [before Thanksgiving], should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart.  He … Continue reading

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Chocolate & Heat

The weather has been getting hotter…I ‘needed’ to buy some chocolate & all the chocolate bars at Supermercado de Sao Paulo were soft, like they’d been sitting out in the sun. No air conditioning there except for freezers & coolers…& … Continue reading

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Today’s Date Part II

Today is 2012300–the 300th day of 2012 The Julian year (2000+(julian day – 2451545/365.25) = 2012.81861739, which for some reason is not the same as 300/366 which is .81967221. This sounds so aspergian.

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Today’s Date/Rata Die

Today marks 734,800 days since 1 Jan 0001 (the Rata Die). 200 days from now, R.D. 735000, the date will be 12 May 2013, a Sunday.

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60

Turning Sixty On turning 60… 60 = 2 x 2 x 3 x 5  (I couldn’t do that with 59, it’s prime) 60 = 55 + 5 (Fibonacci numbers) 60 = 100001000 (Zeckendorf representation) 111100 (binary) 74 (octal) 3C (hexadecimal)… Theoretically, … Continue reading

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Cotton

I think I know how Shirley Maclaine feels… On 26 June 2010 we drove about 300 km to the city of Voturporanga. The place is called Estância Casa Caminho e Luz  Loosely In english,  House of the Way & Light . A woman by the name … Continue reading

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Ist Post

Decided to take the plunge & get my own domain…will be busy updating…

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