Monthly Archives: November 2007

Frugal Friday Ideas I Really Liked

Frugal Fridays is up at Crystal’s blog. There are plenty of great ideas. Here are a few of my favorites (there were 65 links up when I finished with this post, but I won’t be looking through any additional ones. Company’s coming, Company’s coming!!) Gifts, Crafts, and Cutenesses:Free Flashdrive with Google Check-out- maybe a couple […]

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P.G.Wodehouse quotes

The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun. He was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say “when!” She had a penetrating sort of laugh. Rather like […]

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Books Finished in November, 2007

1) Dead Man’s Mirrorby Agatha Christie – Listened to as a book on tape whilst commuting to and from school. Not a brilliant story (and containing, again, some of her odd mother/daughter theories) but certainly good for a fun bit of mental diversion. 2) Walking by Faith: The Diary of Angelina Grimke, 1828-1835 – Used […]

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The future as predicted in 1901

In the post on being a doctor in 1911, Frances left a comment sharing this link to predictions for the future as posted in 1901 in Ladies’ Home Journal. It’s pretty interesting stuff. Some of them were quite prescient. Some- not so much. Some seem obviously contradictory to me here and now, and the lesson […]

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The Doctor and His Bills, Circa 1910, Part II

The first part of this article is here. “These few remarks are not offered for the benefit of the professional ‘dead beat,” but for those who intend to pay but keep putting it off with, “Oh, well, the doctor makes lots of money, he can wait.” It is very true that the average doctor, if […]

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