Reflections on a week without electricity and heat...
Monday, November 23, 2015 10 comments
"Roughing it" is really not that enjoyable without mountain scenery viewed around a campfire... A "backup" fireplace (planned to be used during a power outage) is not at ALL adequate... All heat from said old-fashioned fireplace burns ... Read more
Thursday, July 09, 2015 8 comments
Today is the 37th birthday of my youngest daughter, Kelli. She was born with a very rare liver dysfunction but still managed to make it with her original liver until she was 24 (lots of complications along the way). She got a NEW liver exactly... Read more
Happy Birthday to my room mate.
Saturday, July 19, 2014 6 comments
Happy 68th Birthday to my DH. So glad you are still here to tease me! (My husband always introduces me as his room mate. He also tells everyone that I am his first wife. I AM surprised he is still here to enjoy this birthday.) But then,... Read more
Spark Activity Tracker
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 6 comments
The spark activity tracker is very small (and black) and if I am not careful, I misplace it often. However, 2 days ago it just disappeared. Today when I was folding laundry, I found the little dickens hooked to my exercise sock (I guess I ... Read more
Thursday, May 29, 2014 11 comments
When I was 8 or 9 (maybe even a bit younger) there was a marvelous neighborhood widow that my friends and I loved to visit. Sometimes I went alone; sometimes with a pack of my childhood companions. She lived in a tiny, modest home, but her flo... Read more
Hi from the strip...
Sunday, February 24, 2013 10 comments
We are in vegas this week. There is so little "healthy" food here. No grocery stores...candy at the few casino convenience stores. This is a tough thing for me. I need to solve it as we come often and need a "plan". We have no car to tra... Read more
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice
Sunday, November 18, 2012 3 comments
I found this while browsing some online recipes and thought some of you could use this instead of buying it, by just utilizing the spices you already have: Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Yield – almost 3 Tablespoons Preparation Time... Read more
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