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Interesting Tidbit

There was a time in my teenage years that I loved math and science. I was fascinated by space and did at one time entertain the idea of being an astronaut. Hmm, this is very funny. What would I have been if I had accepted my science teacher's suggestion and enrolled in an advanced science class?

I will never know, because I didn't do it. But, then anyway, I would have probably had to join the military and become a pilot which in no way interests me and frankly scares the hell out of me. So, there you go, I am just a wife, mother, and grandmother who has a boring job.

Here is a link to an astronaut who is piloting the last space shuttle mission to the International Space Station. And, alas! He is from the North Country.

http://watertowndailytimes.com/article/20110620/NEWS03/306209994

Crazy Noisy Day

So, I thought today was going to be a quite day at home and no work. But, while checking Facebook, I learned that my two daughters were planning on coming to my house with their kids in tow. Hmmm. I don't recall anyone asking me about this. Well, anyway they weren't here yet, so I went about my business and housework chores and made my homemade cleaning products. Then, me and hubby went off to the nursery to buy a few plants for the garden. Yes, I know we are late; but, whatever! We can't live by the rules of society or mother nature.

So, we got some tomatoes, green peppers, cabbage (why hubby picked this, I don't know. I don't make cabbage), cucumbers, and strawberries. Also, I got a few herbs: chives, parsley, thyme, rosemary, and lavender. I had to get some herbs in seed form as they didn't have them already started. But, I plan on planting my herbs in window boxes and bring them inside when the season ends and re potting them. Now, all I want is lettuce and…