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#243 May 1, 2019 from
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Winter is finally over here and there has been enough rain
to make the roadsides explode with wildflowers. In a good
year, if you aren't allergic to the wildflowers, central
Texas is a wonderful place to be in the Spring. A fair
number of these specimens are festooning our region.

As usual I'm pressed for time so off we go...


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I'm totally knocked out by Emily Bear.
More from Emily.

There's a very great deal to see and explore here.

Lots of poultry and plants here. I didn't subscribe but
it's a nice place to visit once in a while.

This might make you dizzy.

Not entirely family friendly but who knows, you may know
someone for whom this will be just right.

For those occasions when you're feeling extremely negative.

Ok, this is silly but it's fun to fling them around with
your mouse.

Isn't it supposed to be rude to point?

Are you a frequent flyer?

I have a daughter who'd love this (think I'll email her a

The scale of the universe.

This would put me to sleep in short order. How about you?

This one's a scream.

This is interesting in a mindless way. Click a few times
(or more).
The parent site for this one is seriously nerdy. :)

Hate the sound effects.

Can't decide which movie you'd like to watch?

Yes, it's stupid, but I enjoyed it.

Seriously odd.

Looking for new music?

This is fairly challenging.

I didn't care for the ads but it's an interesting blog.

Anoushka Shankar (Ravi's daughter) and classical violinist
Patricia Kopatchinshaja are an awesome team.

Is it any good? I don't know but some folks like it.

Young people's music but not bad. :)

Here's George singing a song I want to learn.

For years now I've used to shorten links when they
exceeded 55 characters (my designated line length) but has gone away (like many other popular google tools)
so from now on I'll be shortening long links with...


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with occasional help from my wife, Lisa Miller.
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Age related complaint: Keep your teeth for as long as you
can. A 'dental appliance', even a partial, is no fun at all.
That's all I'll say about that. :)

I think it's time I heard from a few of you again. What's
holding your attention these days? Any new hobbies or
career interests? Profound observations? Pet peeves?
S'up with chew?  Talk to me. See you next time.

Don Crowder
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:10 AM
Buchanan Lake Village
served by the US Post Office in
Tow (rhymes with cow), Texas


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