Category Archives: General stuff

Jaspa Does The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

I have to admit that I was caught a little off guard on Tuesday, when an American friend of mine, Katherine, nominated me to take part in the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge. I mean, I expected that Rich and … Continue reading

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Fire! Fire!

In the Nick of Time, posted on September 2nd, was my first regular contribution to Bucket List Publications’ online magazine. It dealt with (in part) the terrible Rim Fire that was threatening Yosemite National Park. Almost a month later, the … Continue reading

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Westies In Need, But Charlie Isnae

Hallo there. It’s Gravee here agin, wi’ an update on mah wee pal, Charlie. In case yers missed mah last post here on Jaspa’s blog thingy, Charlie is a Westie. He came tae live wi’ us aboot a month back, … Continue reading

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Spacebook

Since it first came online almost 10 years ago, Facebook has spread to almost every corner of the globe. If Facebook was a country it would have the third largest population in the world, after only China and India. It … Continue reading

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What a Night!

We don’t usually pay much attention to weather forecasts. Whatever will be, will be, right? If the weather is bad, we just make the best of it. But occasionally you have to listen to what the weather reports have to … Continue reading

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Newsflash: World Still Spinning. Mayans Unsurprised.

Now, you’ve probably heard rumours that the Mayan Calendar predicts the world will end on December 21st, 2012. Today, in other words. But since I’m writing (and you’re reading) this blog, I’m assuming that didn’t happen. Which is no big … Continue reading

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Geocaching’s hidden gems

Geocaching’s hidden gems Rich – As you may already know, Jaspa, Sue and I enjoy a hobby called geocaching. For those of you unfamiliar with the idea, the best way I’ve heard it described is using multi-billion dollar military satellites … Continue reading

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