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2020 Reflections & 2021 Goals
Saturday, January 02, 2021      5 comments

Everyone knows that 2020 was not good for the world what with a global pandemic, forest fires raging out of control, extreme weather events, etc. 2020 wasn't the year that I had planned either. I had planned lots of parties and lots of con... Read more
Life Has Suddenly Gotten Busy...
Monday, August 31, 2020      2 comments

Life has been incredibly busy lately and it's not slowing down any. I've done nothing for months other than reading outside and swimming when I get hot and now everything is happening at once. On Saturday, we attended a 90th birthday surpr... Read more
Baked Pork Chops over Tarragon Apples
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      3 comments

This week, I prepared Baked Pork Chops over Tarragon Apples on page 249 of the Against the Grain cookbook. The recipe called for 1 small, green apple but I found that one small green apple wasn't enough so luckily, I had one Gala apple in t... Read more
Balsamic-Honey Glazed Chicken Breasts
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      3 comments

I'm behind on blogging my recipe reviews. Last week, I prepared Balsamic-Honey Glazed Chicken Breasts on page 204-205 in the Against the Grain cookbook that I've been working my way through. The first change I made was that I added 2 t... Read more
Broccoli Salad & An Oven-Baked Omelet
Monday, June 29, 2020      3 comments

For an explanation of what I'm doing with recipes this year, please see this blog: https://www.sparkpeople.
individual.asp?blog_id=6682172 Today, I will be reviewing the Greek-Style Wa... Read more
100 Weight Loss Bowls
Monday, June 22, 2020      5 comments

For an explanation of what I'm doing with recipes this year, please see this blog: https://www.sparkpeople.
individual.asp?blog_id=6682172 The recipe I made for my lunch today was call... Read more
Against the Grain - Braised Chicken Breasts with Eggplant, Tomatoes and Feta
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      4 comments

One of my plans for retirement was to go through all my cookbooks, alphabetically and try all the recipes. But, after starting my plan, I realized that: A) Some of my cookbooks are season specific, e.g. soup and stews so I definitely w... Read more
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      7 comments

It was my birthday yesterday. I turned 60 and I was spoiled rotten. The day started off with a hike with my husband, Jake. As we were getting ready to go for the hike when I was putting my hiking boots on, I noticed that someone had taped... Read more
Retirement - Day 1
Friday, May 01, 2020      12 comments

I have retired after 30 years working as an Administrative Secretary for our regional government. Yesterday was my last day. I went to the office early in the morning so that I could talk to my boss before everyone else showed up. I haven't s... Read more
Pandemic Birthday Party
Sunday, April 19, 2020      3 comments

I attended my first pandemic Zoom party last night. My sister (Sister 2), whose birthday is today, asked for a Zoom birthday party. I was skeptical about whether the dancing and the charades that my sister wanted would actually occur but they ... Read more
2020 is going to be a great year!
Saturday, February 01, 2020      4 comments

I think 2020 is going to be a great year because:' - I'm retiring in 41 working days emoticon - I'm tur... Read more
Lord of the Abs: Hard Core
Saturday, January 18, 2020      3 comments

Today's workout was a Gilad workout. I burn lots of calories with his workouts and I can really feel my core, which is now sore and I like Gilad and I like the background (Hawaiian beach) but I'm never eager to do his workouts. ... Read more
Wildfires in Australia
Saturday, January 11, 2020      2 comments

I have a friend who lives in the area affected by the wildfires and she shared this link with me that I thought it had a lot of good information in it all about Australia's climate, how the fires start, how they spread, etc. along with suggestio... Read more
I am going to gain so much weight this week
Sunday, September 22, 2019      3 comments

I am going to gain so much weight this week. Tracking after the fact just isn't working for me. I think I'm ordering something healthy, e.g. the quinoa and grilled chicken salad I had today only to discover when I tracked it, it was 1495 calor... Read more
Life Changes
Tuesday, August 27, 2019      3 comments

Earlier this year, I was struggling with life. In May, my boss and I moved upstairs in our building and everyone else stayed downstairs. This may not sound terribly tumultuous but I missed my friends who were all still downstairs and w... Read more

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