[summer break in 80 days] day 34

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10:10 I repotted the plants. The aloe was just about root bound so I moved them to 8" pots. I made a mess in the lanai with the potting soil. I guess I should have reclaimed the bench first. I got all of dad's crap in bins with lids. I need to move the paint and chemicals to the garage. What made him think storing paint on a south facing lanai was a good idea? I wonder if any of the plant foods are still good?

1:45 My room is picked up, mostly. There are some boxes I have yet to go through (since December) but all the toys are out. My room ends up collecting a lot of toys. Ryan helped a lot. Andy had to be reminded to come back and help. I played a game of Bananagrams with Ryan for his effort. Now I need to dust and vacuum. And put clean sheets back on the bed.

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6:35 Almost everything on my list was done. I was working on POTD when I got another kernal panic. Feck! This is the second one this week, not good. And Time Machine was having errors backing up so I was in the process of backing up my hard drive with the panic occurred. This computer will be 3 years old in October. I would really like to get another year out of it.

7:09 Hard disk backed up. POTD posted. Now I am using Disk Warrior to hopefully fix the problem.

I've run out of plastic grocery bags. Since I have started using the Reusable Grocery Bags, I only get the plastic bags when I make an unexpected trip to the store or forget my bags. I use the plastic bags for trash in my office. When I was going to Target yesterday, I thought about leaving my bags at home so I could get some plastic bags. But I just couldn't do it.

The boys went out about 7:30. I decided to go out as well and take some photos. Some days I have to make myself do it. I love crape myrtles but their blooms don't make for the prettiest pictures.

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Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health (Vintage) is really interesting. Politics has made us think following a low fat, high carb diet is a good thing. Even when evidence show this to be wrong, health officials kept prescribing the diet. I am only a third of the way through so back to the reading.