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Dear Abby
Monday, March 23, 2009      7 comments

Dear Abby, For my niece's graduation open house, my sister bought enough 6 foot long subs to adequately feed all the invited guests. We also made all the usual side dishes. There was enough food for multiple visits to the buffet table. Ther... Read more
This old house once knew a family
Sunday, March 22, 2009      9 comments

...They're out on the south-bound odyssey and the train pulls out of Kankakee. Rolling long past houses, farms and fields. Passing towns that have no name, freight yards full of old gray men, the graveyards of the rusted automobiles... ... Read more
Say it isn't so
Saturday, March 21, 2009      6 comments

Remember the Nyquil " nighttime sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy head, fever, so you can rest and have a good morning medicine" commercials? Recently my father... Read more
Friday, March 20, 2009      3 comments

ge.asp?id=COOLMAMA11 Check out this cool 4 Day Attitude Diet on Elaine's spark page. I think it will be an eye opener. Stay tuned. I stayed on plan yesterday, coming in low on calories because ... Read more
Accountability partners
Thursday, March 19, 2009      4 comments

Our Caregiver Children's group has been talking about accountability to stop the slide back up the scale. It is so frustrating to keep losing the same pounds. We are resetting out tickers, going back to logging food and exercise. I haven't di... Read more
Looking for fun and feeling groovy
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      5 comments

Slow down, you move too fast, you've got to make the morning last Just kickin' down the cobble-stones, lookin' for fun and feelin' groovy Feeling groovy ... Read more
Today is yours, and the miracle is, it is always today
Sunday, March 15, 2009      4 comments

The water is starting to go down. Roads are being reopened. There is barely a ripple in the surface where the dam should be. When I see all the clean up, I realize I have not... Read more
Finishing the course
Saturday, March 14, 2009      4 comments

I enjoy HGTV. This week on House Hunters, a couple was looking for a fixer-up house in the high end of Milwaukee on the lake. Is anyone else amazed at the big-dollar-contracts... Read more
Rainy days and Mondays
Friday, March 13, 2009      1 comments

It's not Monday?? A slight exaggeration. A few years ago on my way to work, I remember driving over a bridge (not too far from where this news picture was taken) only... Read more
Ty Pennington, where are you?
Monday, March 09, 2009      6 comments

...or is this a job for Noah? Build us an ark:) Our back yard today. Water ran down the patio steps and seeped under the basement door, making little puddles. Water i... Read more
Is this cold making me fat?
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      5 comments

According to Rebecca Regnier, a new study shows that one-third of Great Britain's overweight population may be fat because of a virus called Adenovirus-36, a cold virus that... Read more
The sun will come out tomorrow
Thursday, February 12, 2009      4 comments

When the waves roll in, we paddle as hard as we can. But there comes a time when we have to kick back and float, look at the crazy sky and laugh...hysterically. Today i... Read more
Sunday, February 08, 2009      5 comments

A few updates... Thank you to everyone who has been praying for Sis. She is now at Cleveland Clinic where her heart doctors are. Sitll trying to get the fluid down. Heart cath on Monday. She is one of the spunkiest people I know. When every... Read more
Live now. No regrets later.
Friday, January 23, 2009      7 comments

Awareness in another dimension. As I sipped the first 24 ounce glass of water, I was keenly aware that I was drinking life. Every precious swallow sent a keen tingling feeli... Read more
Request for prayer for sister
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      10 comments

My sister is very ill. She is filling up with fluid. They will transfer her tomorrow (6 hours drive) to the specialty hospital where her heart doctors are. She decided years ago not to go on the list for heart and lung transplant. She is loo... Read more

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