are house-bound ... at least for the time being. My 'water dog'
(Labrador Retriever) doesn't like RAIN falling from the sky even though she'll lay down in puddles and swim in the ocean. Strange, right?
2. This is my living room ceiling ... I'm hoping to get someone out here soon to fix the leaky deck off my bedroom above this room,
and I've got my fingers crossed that nothing serious is going on structurally up there.
3. So ... in less than a week I've resolved the Blogger upload issues
I wrote about last Tuesday (with a bit of help from my virtual
friends ... thanks so much) and I'm happy with my transition from 'storyteller' to 'happily retired gal.' I'm almost finished shifting blog subscription URLs to 'hrg's Google Reader' (from 'storyteller's) and hope to keep my virtual visits more current again.
4. In an attempt to be more prudently responsible with my uploads, I'm doing my best to 'resize' images before posting them. Through trial & error I've discovered there's a vast difference in the files ...
for example, the Unknown White Bulb Blossoms mosaic at Happily Retired Gal today started out at 2.23 MB when I created it ... resized at 'large' it's just 185 KB (and even smaller if resized at medium or small).
5. If you've not discovered Microsoft's 'Power Toys' I strongly suggest you check them out. This 'resizing' tool is quite handy and works quickly & easily once it's downloaded & installed.
6. Yesterday's Retired Gals Lunch was well attended ... 10 of us showed up. After 9 years meeting in at the same restaurant in
Sunset Beach, we've switched to the Corner Bakery where I opted
for 'breakfast' ... and found it quite tasty.
7. Hmmm ... Molly's restless and it seems there might be a 'break' in the weather so methinks I'll publish this quickly and take advantage of this opportunity to get some exercise before the rain starts again.
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Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes