The problem: when is the surgery? Do I plan to leave asap...or a week from now? I hope to know tomorrow.
The Brick, bless his wonderful heart, will hold the fort while I stay with the Mama. The trick will be getting things done in Michigan, while I help out there, and yet keep life going at home. Meanwhile:
A fond (and slightly eccentric) look at Cary Grant.
How these 17 people paid off thousands and thousands of dollars of debt -- in less than four years. (From Frugality Magazine)
Asphalt lilies? Yep...way under the ocean. (From the Weather Channel)
Six ways to doubt yourself -- and accomplish things, anyways. (From Get Rich Slowly) From the same place...
A new way to get rich slowly. Read this one carefully, and give it time to 'digest.' Some interesting concepts here.
A pretty little 'cage' dress -- made from your existing slipdress, plus ribbon. This is brilliant! (From The Felted Fox)
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, a big bunch of enchilada recipes, including 'No-Roll' enchiladas. (Yes, I mentioned these in a previous post, but they're worth repeating.)
Who doesn't enjoy a good belly rub? Actually, this seal looks an awful lot like our Golden Lab, Abby. (And yes, she enjoys a tummy tickle, too.)
Making furniture your way. (From Reach Financial Independence)
And in keeping with that,
An amazing upholstered bench, made with (drum roll) free pallets and a crib-sized mattress! (From MyLove2Create. She's helping renovate her sister's laundry room -- but on a strict budget.)
What 3 out of 10 homeless adults had in common, as kids. I'm not completely convinced that all of the numbers quoted in this long infographic are accurate - but it will make you stop and think.
A swimmer finds himself protected from a killer whale by a pod of dolphins. Adam Walker was swimming in a 16-mile Oceans 7 Challenge race when he noticed a great white beneath him. Fortunately though, a pod of dolphins also noticed, and positioned themselves around him until the danger was over. Wow...
Have a great week.