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  •  Listening to Mexican oom-pa-pa (5+ / 0-)

    music right now.  Not that I have a choice in it.  There are competing parties going on with live bands.  (Is today a national holiday?  Don't know.)  Live tubas and drums and trumpets.  I think somebody might be getting married.  Not sure.

    Still plowing through Schoenberg's book...

    I ordered some new glasses from this place called Zenni's.  $6.99 glasses.  I got two pair and with shipping it came to about $18.99.  I wanted stronger glasses than the ones I have now, so I just added -1 and -2 to the prescription I have.  It turns out the new ones are just about right, although if I order any more, I think I'll add on another -.25 to the strongest ones.  They're cheap and don't have all the extra surface coatings and stuff, but they look fine and work fine so far.  I can see the computer better!

    •  hmm, not sure about the holiday thing, but..... (1+ / 0-)
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      ......two days ago was All Souls' Day, so maybe some sort of commemoration of the dead, perhaps?  I really don't know about Mexican holidays and traditions, so obviously my blather on that carries no authority.

      "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

      by chingchongchinaman on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 10:44:39 PM PDT

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