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Sunday, January 31, 2010
  hungry hungry hippo

hungry hungry hippo, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 17 of 365.

We had a fabulous brunch with friends today; the food, the company, fabulous! But I think it's even more fabulous that my friends have this hippo sitting in their living room. Cheers!

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Saturday, January 30, 2010
  Bonus

coconut creme brulee, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Lola's: Coconut creme brulee. Mmmmmmm

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  snowflakes

snowflakes 3, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 16 of 365.

Chilly weather, and waking up to snow. If you follow the photostream back to flickr, you may see evidence of a really awesome dinner at Lola's with some great friends.

Now, Dr. Nick & I rock the living room, firing up the dj gear and playing whatever we want.

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Friday, January 29, 2010
  Finally Friday

sweet pippit, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 15 of 365

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Thursday, January 28, 2010
  Windy day

dog friend, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 14 of 365

A nonchalant dog friend met in Kanawha City today.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010
  'round about sunset

'round about sunset, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 13 of 365.

The lyrics of the Cure song "Friday I'm in Love" are as follows:

'I don't care if Monday's blue
Tuesday's Gray
and Wednesday too'

but today totally foiled my follow-up to Tuesday's Gray.

Clouds & trees, so different from yesterday.

I don't really mind.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010
  tuesday's gray

tuesday's gray, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 12 of 365.

Leaden skies all day.

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Monday, January 25, 2010
  I don't care if Monday's blue

untitled 10, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

... Day 11 of 365

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Sunday, January 24, 2010
  neglected telecaster

neglected telecaster, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 10 of 365.

Some days the weather doesn't cooperate, and you don't get much in the way of good light and have no way to make your own. Today was like that.

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Saturday, January 23, 2010
  H0NGRY!

H0NGRY!, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 9 of 365.

My mother-in-law's new sculpture friend for her garden. This is what you'd see when he reaches for you.

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Friday, January 22, 2010
  Pod people

hang me over your heart, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

... or pods of some sort at any rate. Just took a long walk with the dog, the mother-in-law, and the mild weather. There's nothing to complain about today. We're all pretty quietly content.



Day 8 of 365.

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Thursday, January 21, 2010
  Yeager-meister
yeager

Day 7 of 365. Because not every day is a gorgeous Blenko vase ...

In case you didn't know, Chuck Yeager is from West Virginia; there are almost as many things named after him as there are named after Senator Byrd. At any rate: we went up to the airport today to pick up Dr. Nick's mom, who's in for a visit and to do a talk at a local hospital. Here's a shot of the sculpture inside the airport.

Dr. Nick wanted me to pass on his comment that the guy who runs the Yeager Airport here is known as the 'Yeager-meister". Ha. Ha ha. Ha.

Yes it's like that most days here; Nick pun-ishes me every day.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010
  staring down the bottle

staring down the bottle, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Day 6 of 365.

A rainy day. Most of today's photos were as unremarkable and boring as the day. Then, I noticed the Blenko Glass pitcher on the kitchen table ...

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
  genius, power, and magic
genius, power, and magic

Day 5 of 365. I liked this one because of the partial quote and the reflection of the Clay Center lobby. I had to go to the Clay Center today to get symphony tickets - I have to buy them like everyone else, now that I don't work there. My mother-in-law is coming to visit this weekend (hooray!), so we're going to see the WV Symphony Orchestra on Saturday night. I haven't been since I quit working there ... over two years ago now.

In other news, the nurse practitioner I saw today says there aren't aliens or bugs in the lumps on my forehead. Boring boring boring.

Full quote: "Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!" - which apparently is not actually a quote by Goethe . I still like it.

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Monday, January 18, 2010
  On the Head

on the head, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Photo #4 of 365.

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Sunday, January 17, 2010
  Gloomy Sunday
gloomy sunday
gloomy sunday
, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl

... but very relaxing. Here's Day #3 of 365. The most exciting thing that happened today in the outernet is that we went to the hardware store, and to Panera Bread Company, and I'm making rye bread. Woo. I spent most of the morning reading my enjoyable fluffy Charlaine Harris vampire novel ( From Dead to Worse ) while Nick did cryptograms. I still haven't seen TrueBlood. One of these days I'll get around to it.

Still no bugs bursting from my forehead, but there was a spider on my ankle in the shower this morning. I think that was unrelated.

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Saturday, January 16, 2010
  as above so below

as above so below, originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

Here's #2 of 365. I walked along the river for about half an hour, in an area where I don't usually walk. I liked the sky reflecting in the Kanawha River in this one, although I was tempted to post a different picture. But, that's the joyful part of this - for each day I'll try to post a pic I took that very same day, but there are no rules saying I can't post more than one just for the fun of it :)

A lazy day. I'm a bit under the weather, fighting off some kind of something - I can tell from the swollen glands and the lethargy. I have weird bumps on my forehead - maybe an allergic reaction? Anyway, of course my first thought was that I have forehead cancer; the second thought is that the lumps will fuse together and eventually birth white bugs or spiders, like in the book The Talisman by Peter Straub & Stephen King.

Will strange bugs come bursting from my forehead? Stay tuned!

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Friday, January 15, 2010
  Dried.

Dried., originally uploaded by Bloodlossgirl.

In hopes of generating content, I'm going do a 365 Photo Challenge this year. Who knows what may come out of it? So here's photo #1 of 365.

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Making sense in a world that refuses to, and never has, made sense - not even once, EVER

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- I was born in Canada
- I lived in a converted schoolbus during my first year of life, was bathed in a turkey roasting  pan (yes, with a baster)
- Daryl Hannah came over and talked to me at a party when I was 8 years old
- I had a bizarre sledding accident
- I've seen pigs running down the road
- I nearly went to medical school
- I lived in West Virginia for six years
- I used to dj, sometimes for fetish nights  (First rule of Fetish Night: don't shake hands with anyone you meet there)
- I found someone's heart & lungs in a gallon drum of formaldehyde in the basement of a law firm's storage unit
-I've written stories
- I've seen puffins on the island of Staffa

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