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Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Wednesday Mishmash

October 15 is Blog Action Day 2009




Reminder: October is NATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH


This guy really impresses me!



What is all of the hubbub over Dave Letterman?


I didn't watch the show.


My new regime of physical therapy is doing great things for me. I still need oxygen to breath, but my leg(s) are getting stronger to the point that I can walk (slowly) a block without my leg giving out. That's a wonderful improvement.


A cat napping between me and the computer rather hampers my ability to write blogs.


Speaking of Alex, yesterday very a cold rain was falling. Also outside was Alex the furball who dislikes both cold and water. I was worried about him, so I opened the door and called the cat, expecting to see him madly scamper home from from whatever bolthole he'd found. Then I looked down and saw a very serene Alex, dry and curled up on the porch, watching the rain fall. Sometimes (often) Alex amazes me.



Alex has completed his 2009 Peace Globe:


November 5, 2009
The Peace Globe Gallery


Have you created your Peace Globe?


This is a really neat little video: GoD and DoG. I also suggest that you explore the creator of the video's website: Andie's Isle. I found both to be delightful!



Please take a moment to Click for Nick

(and, of course, Alex)

23 comments:

  1. It's great that your legs are getting so much stronger, Nick! I hope things continue to improve. Have a wonderful day!

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  2. Carol: Thank you. A new (temp) doc just came by to see me and was impressed with my progress. (Claudette, my regular, is still hiking around Europe).

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  3. I'm glad to hear of your gaining strength! Excellent news, for sure.

    I forgot to come over here a click yesterday, but I did today. I'll try to be better about remembering to do so.

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  4. Lynilu: Thank you! Actually, yesterday there was nothing new here to read, so my visitors were few.

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  5. Farve impressed me, too. Much more than Letterman does.

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  6. Good to hear the PT is working Nick and thanks for the reminders. :)

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  7. sleeping alex is soooooooooooo cute

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  8. Angus: Maybe it's that he's "older" (still young enough to be my son), but watching Farve play is lie watching an excellent ballet dancer perform intricate moves

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  9. Akelamalu: Thank you. This round of PT is really strengthening my legs. I may yet reach my immediate goal of being able to walk the 2 blocks to the nearest coffee shop for breakfast!

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  10. Jody: I really enjoy watching the furball sleep. He is very cute!

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  11. mutleythedog: Thank you, my friend. I really appreciate your words.

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  12. Abby: Isn't that a really neat (and meaningful) video!

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  13. Hi Nick,
    Thank you for taking the time to stop by my blog. Sending on good vibes for continued healing & strenght.

    What a great timely reminder for blog qction !! Thanks. I got to get my act together for blog blast too,I have been late with all my recent activities.

    Peace to you x

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  14. Barbara: You are most welcome. I really wish I had more time so that I could visit all of the blogs on my blog-roll more regularly. Perhaps if I napped less...

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  15. Nick walking a block is a big deal. Way to go.

    I love this post as it has a little of everything I like.

    Love Renee xoxo

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  16. Renee : Thank you. My physical therapist is coming back here at 1:00 PM today. I wonder what we'll do! What I love about mishmash is that I allow my creativity to run wild!

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  17. It's so nice to hear that you're getting along okay, Nick. Take is easy and don't go overdoing it though!!

    Alex is like Jess - she doesn't like the rain either and hides under the land rover. Then when I let her in, she usually dives upstairs and onto the bed with her wet muddy paws!!!

    CJ xx

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  18. I mentioned you on my blog. So glad you are getting your strength back.

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  19. Crystal Jigsaw: Thank you! I can actually feel myself getting stronger!

    It is raining her now. I have the front open & Alex is sitting in the threshold looking forlornly out.

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  20. Enola: Thank you got the blog award! As I said, I blushed at all of the nice things you said about Nick's Bytes & me.

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  21. We are happy about the improvement in your health.

    We think the photograph of Alex sleeping is very nice.

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