September 9th, 2001

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scotto monkeypulse

flaming pear filter serials

Flaming Pear Aetherize V1.0 s/n: 2328861
Flaming Pear Flexify V1.2 s/n: 2327645
Flaming Pear Flood V1.0 s/n: 1220952
Flaming Pear Glare V1.0 s/n: 5465345
Flaming Pear Glitterato V1.0 s/n: 2328179
Flaming Pear Hue and Cry V1.0 s/n: 1017007
Flaming Pear India Ink v1.5 : s/n: J1634667054
Flaming Pear Lacquer V1.0 s/n: 4541776
Flaming Pear Melancholy V1.0 s/n: 2338089
Flaming Pear Silver V1.0 s/n: 8595290
Flaming Pear Solar Cell v1.1c : s/n: 701975
Flaming Pear Solar Cell V1.1e s/n: 5474357
Flaming Pear SuperBladePro s/n: 2689653
Flaming Pear Swerve V1.0 s/n: 5287469
Flaming Pear Tesselation v1.2.7 : s/n: 186919
Flaming Pear Twist V1.0 s/n: 8683910

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hardscrabble

hardscrabble \HARD-skrab-uhl\, adjective:
1. Yielding a bare or meager living with great labor or difficulty.
2. Marked by poverty.

Hardscrabble is formed from hard (from Old English heard) + scrabble (from Dutch schrabbelen, "to scratch").
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It's been exactly one year today since I've seen a shark in Florida waters. (Last time I went surfing with my brother, too.)

A lot has happened in the last year...

I've met a wonderful girl, and have been seeing her steadily for nearly a year. (Folks who read my journal know this pretty well by now.)

It's getting harder to see my brother, regularly, now that he works Sundays. (He doesn't seem to want to get together often, either... guilty for my treating him all the time. Heck, I'm happy to share a popsicle in the park with him, as long as we can get together.)

My mom's called to let me know she's back from her trip to Brazil (She's been there since I moved to this apartment...a whole season.) I have to ring her back with my new address, and a time for she, Derek and myself to get together for lunch.

I'm feeling a need to take tomorrow off from work. I wanted to skip Friday, but was needed too much. If I can pull it off, I will.
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rates of travel in a day -

"The Chaucerian Handbook" page 31 states:
Foot: 10-20 miles
Horse: 20-40 (50 if on a hurry).
Horse (post rider switching horses): 100 miles
Ship: 75-100 (uses wind, sailing 24 hours).

This is based on circa 1342-1400 travel. Note that roads are terrible in this time period.
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This book is fantastic. :)

The book is organized into sections on "Chaucer's World" (social, religious, and economic aspects of life), "The Course of Life" (birth, childhood, and adolescence, education, marriage, and old age), "The Cycles of Time" (which concludes with a calendar of the medieval year describing the festivals and events of each month), "The Living Environment" (including houses, villages, towns, and travel), "Clothing and Accessories" (including instruction for making complete medieval male and female outfits and braiding authentic medieval lace), "Arms and Armor" (which describes medieval armor from the point of view of the wearer), "Food and Drink" (featuring a selection of recipes), and "Entertainments" (songs with sheet music and instructions for authentic games and dances of the period). A chronology of medieval England, a glossary, appendixes with information and ideas on organizing a medieval event, and suggestions for further reading complete it. This is an indispensable resource...I'm really quite surprised I hadn't stumbled over it sooner. It looks to give a true understanding of what it would actually be like to live in 14th-century England.

Now I want the whole set. Maybe Bookfoole can offer me a deal. Some of these are more interesting than others, but I'm greedy and want them all. (it looks like they're still making more, too..a few of them aren't' due out until next year, and the list continues.) Considering that they're about $50 a pop, I'm probably going to end up with all of them in my library eventually.

Daily Life During the Holocaust (Soumerai)
Daily Life During the Spanish Inquisition (Anderson)
Daily Life in 18th-Century England (Olsen)
Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia (Nemet-Nejat)
Daily Life in Chaucer's England (Singman) - This is the one I already have
Daily Life in Civil War America (Volo)
Daily Life in Colonial New England (Johnson)
Daily Life in Early Modern Japan (Perez)
Daily Life in Elizabethan England (Singman)
Daily Life in Maya Civilization (Sharer)
Daily Life in Medieval Europe (Singman)
Daily Life in Renaissance Italy (Cohen)
Daily Life in Traditional China (Benn)
Daily Life in Victorian England (Mitchell)
Daily Life in the Age of Sail (Volo)
Daily Life in the Inca Empire (Malpass)
Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1939 (Kyvig)
Daily Life in the United States, 1940-1959 (Kaledin)
Daily Life in the United States, 1960-1990 (Marty)
Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians (Brier)
Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks (Garland)
Daily Life of the Ancient Romans (Matz)
Daily Life of the Aztecs (Carrasco)
Daily Life on the Nineteenth Century American Frontier (Jones)
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I'll take the ceramic poodle for $3000, the bumper pool table for forty-two hundred... the pocket calculator for $7.95... and the rest on a gift certificate.

Behold the wooly panda. It is plump and round. The nearby sound of a throttling chainsaw frightens him. Eek Eek says the panda.