Thursday, January 20, 2011

Thursday 13 – Randomly Speaking

First, an apologetic explanation: Your comments, which I really, really love, are set up to go to my email where I read them. Then, I use them as a way to go read your blogs in return before I get to other blogs in my Reader. This system usually works well for me except when Blogger doesn’t send the comments to my email. 


So, I am sorry if you’ve commented since I’ve been back and I have not reciprocated. Now, you know why. But never fear, I have a plan to never miss any again.


And now, back to our regularly scheduled program.


Thirteen random thoughts I had on Wednesday:



  1. My toes are sore from my new sneakers. They are those shoes that slant back at the heel so I think my toes are annoyed at pointing straight up.
  2. I lost the screw out of my reading glasses so I fixed them with a paper clip. I am the MacGyver of eyeglasses.
  3. Heartstone: A Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery, book 5 in the series by C.J. Sansom is available for pre-order to my Kindle. I did. Woo, hoo for instant gratification.
  4. I feel like a real cretin for drinking instant coffee but I was out of the grinds and I have to have coffee in the morning.
  5. I am all impressed with myself because I have been following my writing plan for 3 days in a row.
  6. I really miss Diet Coke but I think not consuming Aspartame has improved my dysnomia.
  7. I really like my new water bottles. Both are a pretty green and no spills on my computers. I have one for work and one for home.Contigo AUTOSEAL Water Bottle, 24-Ounce
  8. I am writing a story by 100 words a day (Century Scenes) at my website. Feel free to critique if you are bored one night.
  9. I sure do start my sentences with “I” a lot. I must be self-absorbed.
  10. I want to find a pub in my area where I can go and write and drink like real writers do. My husband said he’d be embarrassed if I did this in “his” bar.
  11. I haven’t chewed on my cuticles for two weeks now. I was going to stop doing this on January 1st but I got sick and I have to willpower or self-control when I don’t feel well.
  12. I have two very favorite times each week day – when I get to leave work and when I get to go to bed. I sure do love to sleep.
  13. It has been stressed to me that I am not cool. I’m cool with that.





Merry Meet and Blessed Be


17 comments:

  1. I loved these, and I loved ... 'I am the MacGyver of eyeglasses' LOL :o)

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  2. Love all 13! I used to bit my cuticles too, nasty habit.;) And I agree with you on leaving work and going to bed.;))
    Hehe about the instant coffee, many people still consider that the real deal;))
    have a great day.;)
    xoxo

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  3. oh but you are cool nessa...now i think i might go back to bed...smiles

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  4. You're the MacGyver of eyeglasses?
    We could use your help around my house. Grin, let me know when you can come over.

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  5. I love the instant gratification factor of my Kindle.
    "Cool" is in the eye of the beholder (or reader).
    It is amazing to me how long that word has stayed around.

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  6. The Kindle is killing my bank account! :)

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  7. Congrats on the making the writing goals! And I can't wait for my own Kindle instant gratification moment. My birthday needs to hurry up and get here. :)

    Happy TT,

    ~Xakara
    13 Comforts

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  8. You are a better and smarter person than me. I'm actually shite about returning comments. Which may be why I don't get any. Or, it could be that people are intimidated by the scary crazy person.

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  9. I drink instant coffee most days. I just want one cup- not worth the coffee pot effort, and the french press is just a mess. (I rhyme!!)

    You and me: We B Cretins.

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  10. I'm laughing at the "MacGyver of eyeglasses". Paper clips are very undervalued - I used one to fix my broken zip on my old dog-walking coat - lol!

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  11. All so true and funny...except for your toes hurting!! I'll drink instant coffee if that's all there is, or I'm too lazy to make a pot! We're kindred spirits, Nessa!

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  12. I like that water bottle.

    Have a great Thursday!
    http://harrietandfriends.com/2011/01/13-consumer-tips-from-the-consumer-action-website/

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  13. I think you're totally cool.

    I do the same thing with comments, only I skip the email part.

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  14. Love your list!
    I never heard of dysnoia before. Is there an actual correlation between it and aspartame?

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  15. Do you like those new sneakers (minus the whole toe pain thing), I tried some on once and I felt like I might fall backwards.

    Yay for following the writing plan!

    I would love to have a nice nap right now.

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  16. I adore bedtime. Used to hate it, since I struggled with insomnia from childhood well into my adulthood, but now that I have that whipped it's happy time!

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  17. Tell Miss Mommy to Google aspartame and get the bejeebers scared out of her. I do not drink it anymore!

    You are not on my "uncool" list. I double checked.

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