Archive for May 12, 2009


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On May 12, 1943, during World War II, Axis forces in North Africa surrendered.
~The New York Times~

In German Suburb, Life Goes On Without Cars
By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL
A young development in Vauban illustrates a trend of planning communities to thrive without automobiles.

Subway and Bus Riders Will Pay More, but Less Than They Feared
By JAMES BARRON and SEWELL CHAN
The base fare for single subway and bus rides will rise to $2.25, not $2.50 as had been expected. The M.T.A avoids layoffs, but will still face a $200 million budget gap.

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Last night I sat with my computer and was too tired to post. I started thinking how my blog has gotten better, evolved you could say, but recently it has seemed to devolved. It has changed from a place to record my WW progress and personal thoughts to a quote and history blog. Don’t get me wrong, I like sharing little tidbits from the New York Times here and I am not going to stop. I am just going to try to get back to doing more personal posts. That means more drivel about my commute and the weather and the kids and life. Like for instance . . .

This morning, I woke up with a bad taste in my mouth, couldn’t figure what it was or where it came from, I tried to remember the last thing I put in my mouth, lets see, oh, I brushed my teeth. But this didn’t taste like toothpaste. It so distracted me I forgot to take my Oracea, I think I remember to put on my cream, but I am not sure, I remembered to bring my makeup, but not my foundation and I haven’t gotten around to putting it on yet, and looks like I won’t get to, my boss just walked in, so gotta run!