HAPPY NEW WEEK and HAPPY FULL MOON!
The moon turns full at:
4:31 a.m. on Tuesday, 27 April in the U.K.8:31 p.m. on Monday, 26 April in California1:01 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 April in Adelaide, Australia10:31 p.m. on Monday, 26 April in Iowa (for bjane).
This "supermoon" will be closer to Earth than any of the other full moons this year, except for the May moon (which will be only 98 miles closer). So, this one should be beautiful!
I hope you all have a wonderful, safe week.
Thanks DIANE for another new week. How the weeks are speeding past!
LINDA – Appropriately Anzac Day is gloomy & overcast, but no rain, luckily for those permitted to march. Dawn services would have been chilly. Numbers at services were restricted of course.
LYNETTE – This is my first jab. Aussieland started later as authorities waited for thorough safety checks as we were not in such a bad situation as UK & other countries. As for OH - no one can convince a stubborn man with Parkinsons to do anything.
Every new friend is a new adventure. . . the start of new memories (Patrick Lindsay)
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows you are slightly cracked. (Bernard Meltzer)
One loyal friend is worth 10 thousand relatives. (Euripides)
Heather: Digging the holes wasn't that bad as there had been some pre-existing plants and when I took them out I very loosely filled the holes to save having to put a lot of energy when I replanted. Did get four large rocks at the building supply store yesterday though to put where nothing ever survives. They're in the back of my car awaiting possible arrival of grandson who is young and strong and could help maneuver them into place.
Diane: We have rain due Monday so not sure moon will be visible, but it rises right outside the patio door so we won't miss it if it's clear. (Weather people are giddy at the prospect of what promises to be a tiny amount of rain so late in the season.) Another thing I'm watching is the launch of a huge Delta rocket from Vandenberg tomorrow around 1:30 p.m. our time; it's a United Launch Alliance rocket, so no boosters coming back a la SpaceX. I might just drive up to watch it, but that part of the coast gets socked in and if the weather is as bad as they say they may cancel it. I was looking at Vandenberg's launch schedule and in November SpaceX is launching what's called a Double Asteroid Redirection Test. I guess that could be useful in the future. :-)
Lindybird: Good luck with the knee and the allergies (no over-the-counter products help?)
OG: How tolerant of you not to scold the pastor. I'd be tempted to publish without his input (a case of Don't Publish and be Damned?). :-) I don't like paper plates either but they're an option if J gets fed up messing with the real stuff - or maybe for just one meal a day?
AQ: Good luck persuading stubborn OH to get a shot.
bjane: Always good to see you pop up! How are things?
Sounds sensible Annette: don't go trying to lift rocks, LOL!! Have tried knee supports but not found one yet which doesn't pinch somewhere - must look on a sports page somewhere as I'm sure some big burly sports guys have bigger thighs than me! Put some stuff up my nose this morning which said on the label "discard after 90 days" and it stopped me streaming so much but now my head feels as if I hit it with an ice axe (It was last years supply). Tried to hide how ghastly I am feeling when Sue was here as she had some news to impart . More of that later. Off to throw quiche in oven for an easy tea.
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