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2015-01-18 11.38.55So, exactly how old is this relic?—I think it’s one we picked up right after I moved to Texas, which would age it well over a decade. And when the trimming shears – extended as shown here – recently broke, I figured out a way to keep that part working once I found blade refills for the razor part.

Now during a recent shave a piece broke off the device and fell into the sink, shown here partially reinserted. Which means I still don’t have to retire this from active service.

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Written by macheide

19 January 2015 at 6:16 pm

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Sleep Well, My Love

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Sleep well, my love. Sleep long into tomorrow.
May dreaming fill the changes in your night.

Maggie Weaver, Sleep Well, My Love

SuziQ left directly from our family’s late Christmas gathering last night to do an overnighter at the sleep clinic, on the advice of a doctor who suspects she suffers from sleep apnea. Sleep well, my love.

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5 January 2015 at 12:39 am

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Fitbit Nitwit

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Fitbit FlexI got a a Fitbit Flex for Christmas! Thank you, SuziQ!

My favorite feature of the device so far: the sleep pattern function. I had been keeping track of my sleep recently via the Now/Then iPhone app, but my tracking routine was rather haphazard and aimless, in part because I had no good way to adjust for times when I would be up during the night, sometimes with patches of insomnia. My first night using the Fitbit function appears to have been rather close to what I remember of a rather rough night, interrupted by too much coughing after exercising my throat too much yesterday too soon after recuperating from a cold. Give me a series of consecutive nights using this new gadget, and I’ll have something I can work with.

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26 December 2014 at 5:19 pm

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