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About Rook

If I had wanted cream and sugar, why order the damn coffee?

The Incremental Marathon Continued

A little catch up on my running.  

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Two Planets One Species?

It appears earthworms may also be marsworms! (Science Alert) Good news, aspiring Martian farmers! The soil composition of Mars oughtn’t hinder earthworm reproduction, if experiments here on Earth are any indication. Using simulated Mars soil developed by NASA, researchers added … Continue reading

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Close Call!

I managed to read the last 10th of one chapter, the full next chapter, as well as watch two videos, ace my quiz (Yeah Me!) and get two posts in the discussion forum all within two hours. I made it … Continue reading

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Funny

Crying a river? Build a bridge. Get over it. Just don’t burn the damn thing after you’ve crossed it.

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Not All That Fun

While one of my classes gave me the Thanksgiving weekend off – that means no assignments – the other class decided to double up and have two assignments due this week. Yeah, it sucked. And the class is not all … Continue reading

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Good Morning!

Yeah, I’m up. I’m up. And look at that outside. What is it? Oh, damn! It’s the sun. Where’d that come from? Sheesh. I’m not usually up this late. I didn’t crawl out of bed until a few minutes after … Continue reading

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Winding Down

Yes, I went to the fitness center. I only did 30 minutes. 15 on the treadmill and 15 on the stationary bike. It was a good workout. Now the electric blanket is warming up the bed into which I will … Continue reading

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A New Day

It’s a bright, blue sky outside this morning. I almost decided to go running outside, but the wind is still bitingly cold. So, it’s off to the fitness center again today. In other news, the owner of the house I … Continue reading

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Sugar Crash

The Cinnamon roll is knocking me out. But it was an excellent finish to the BLT and onion rings I had for dinner. Actually, the workout probably is playing a part. I managed 45 minutes, 30 on the treadmill and … Continue reading

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Possible New Castle!

I am in the midst of purchasing a house. It’s quite nice. But it needs a new roof. That’s the outcome of the house inspection I paid for on Wednesday. I am in the middle of negotiating the price and … Continue reading

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