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Distance: 63 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: -2 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 154 degrees

mercurial

Word Formadjective
DefinitionQuick and changeable in temperament.
Synonymsquicksilver, erratic, fickle, volatile
UsageHer mercurial nature made it difficult to gauge how she would react.

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There and Back Again...

Our family has increased by one.  A new dog! Okay, we really didn't need another dog, but we had some friends that lived in another state that had acquired a puppy, and even though he was only 5-1/2 months old (and 65 pounds), he was already way too much for ...

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A Wasted Day?

A Wasted Day?

Have you ever had one of those days when you woke up just knowing you really didn't feel like doing anything, but you knew you had things you should do?   Where all you can think of is either staying in bed, or moving your sorry self to the couch and ...

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It's all cut up and ready to cook

Texas Watermelon

I was able to buy a fairly decent watermelon last week.  It wasn't the best I've ever had, but it definitely wasn't the worst either.  Good old southern Texas was growing them and shipping them out.  Munching on a watermelon in April was a treat I didn't expect. After I ate ...

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Wildflowers

Who doesn't love wildflowers?  There are short ones and tall ones and single stem ones and bushy ones.  Blues and yellows and white, oranges and purple.  When one gazes over a mountain meadow alive with color, it evokes a peace and joyful feeling that stays in our memories for days. ...

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Black squirrel digging up seeds

Mid April SNOW in the mountains... HURRAY

Yes, I am thrilled to be having snow in April.  This is a nice fluffy snow, and so far we have about 2 inches. It's melting fast, but I can see snow laded clouds to the west of me, moving this way! Keep your fingers crossed that we get a ...

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Blackberry Lily Seeds

Sneak a Peek ...Asparagus and Lily

Sneak a Peek at what?  Oh yeah!!!  The roots of an Asparagus plant, and the seeds of a Blackberry (or Leopard) Lily.  Now that's excitement.  Well, it's exciting to me - I guess I'm easily entertained. Yesterday I put the lily seeds and the asparagus roots in lukewarm water to get ...

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Things are changing, and not always for the better.  I’ve noticed my electric bill rising (slowly, but surely) and have decided to take some affirmative action by becoming a “learner”.   I bought and installed a 1,000Watt Solar Electric System to help combat this ever increasing monthly bill.   This same system is for sale on Amazon – click HERE to go directly to the product.  Or, click HERE to go to a post I wrote talking about the various and inexpensive ways to fight back.

Aunt Ina's Kitchen

It's all cut up and ready to cook

Texas Watermelon

I was able to buy a fairly decent watermelon last week.  It wasn't the best I've ever had, but it definitely wasn't the worst either.  Good old southern Texas was growing them and shipping them out.  Munching on a watermelon in April was a treat I … Read more...

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Bonnie's Garden

Red Poinsettia by XenoL12345

‘TIS THE SEASON (well, at least it’s getting closer)

As the winter Holiday season approaches the Poinsettia in all it’s glory begins to appear seemingly everywhere. But before you run out and purchase one to take home, there are a few things you need to know. Poinsettias are fragile. They break … Read more...

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Human Ingenuity

Need a good fast fix for dry winter skin?

Need a good fast fix for dry winter skin?

Winter is closing in rapidly here, meaning heaters and dry air.  Which translates to dry skin - especially on your face.  ACK... Luckily, we have a recipe for a super simple fix.  A  HONEY MILK MASK.  I originally got this recipe from my … Read more...

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Randomness

There and Back Again…

There and Back Again…

Our family has increased by one.  A new dog! Okay, we really didn't need another dog, but we had some friends that lived in another state that had acquired a puppy, and even though he was only 5-1/2 months old (and 65 pounds), he was already way too … Read more...

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