August 27th, 2009

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Camera-Phone Diet - Wednesday, August 26

Until I reach my goal of losing 15 pounds (which will put me where I was on my wedding day), I'm doing something called the "Camera-Phone Diet," where you photograph everything you eat. On Wednesday, I ate a little extra (within Weight Watchers guidelines), because I was working into the wee hours of the morning and got hungry.


Here's what I ate:


Wednesday, August 26 - Breakfast  Wednesday, August 26 - Sandwich  Wednesday, August 26 - Banana  Wednesday, August 26 - Lunch  Wednesday, August 26 - Dinner


Wednesday, August 26 - Cheese & Grapes  Wednesday, August 26 - Coffee  Wednesday, August 26 - Cereal  Wednesday, August 26 - Ice Cream


You can read details about any of these items by clicking on the photo.

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Golden Morning

In a week of air conditioner failure (we have a new one installed but need an electrician to change the outlet before using it) and power failure (this afternoon, right in time to cost me my afternoon assignment and the associated pay), there was at least one bright moment.


Monday morning The Gryphon and I had breakfast in the city. The light that morning struck me as particularly golden, so I took some photos. Here are the best.


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Michigan J. Frog and Our Economy

Recently, thenodrin wrote a very entertaining and thoughtful response to a writer's block about what he would put in a time capsule. He starts with a whimsical allusion to a Warner Brothers cartoon we've all seen, and before it's done, he's turned it into one of the most enteraining economic analyses I've read.

You can read it here.