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On the road again.
Monday, April 04, 2016      14 comments

I'm writing this in a northern Calif. campground. Things here are a little greener than when we traveled down to our southern Calif. home. We were blessed with some rain during the winter but our state is still in a drought. I'm continuin... Read more
Thursday, September 04, 2014      14 comments

The last two months have been helping to care for my brother in law. He struggled with blood clots, surgeries and strokes. He passed away quietly and peacefully . He was surrounded by family and friends. He will be missed by many people.... Read more
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      10 comments

I have to carefully pay attention to what I am doing right now so that the scales move down and not up. These are the things I will be doing. Watch portions and salt intake. Be sure I am drinking enough water. Increase my e... Read more
My son is moving away.
Thursday, May 03, 2012      13 comments

I'm sad because my youngest son and family are moving far away. I know we will not be able to see them very often. I do want what is best for them. They feel they will be happier in Minnesota. Logan, Allie and Cammy will be leaving and... Read more
On our way home to WA.
Friday, September 02, 2011      5 comments

We are on our way back home to WA. Our DD Lori had surgery and is doing well now. It was a blessing to be able to travel down to CA to be with her and also to visit our family there. We have been looking for a travel trailer to replace ... Read more
I'm doing o.k.
Friday, June 24, 2011      8 comments

Being positive. I have been walking for short walks this week and realizing this is o.k. I am more positve now and not expecting to do the impossible. What I want to do is continue losing some weight and exercising at a reasonable pace. ... Read more
Seeing some progress.
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      5 comments

Good morning. I have been doing yardwork and not as much walking because of a previous leg sprain which is slowly healing. I am taking short walks. I think I am finally beginning to lose weight again. I have to be careful not to reinjure my leg ... Read more
I am blessed to hear from my brother.
Monday, May 02, 2011      11 comments

I have been worried about my baby brother. I am so happy that I heard from him this morning, an email. He is in Kabul, Aphganistan. He just arrived there last Fri. He said he is safe where he is and for me not to worry. He has been t... Read more
Happy to be home.
Monday, April 04, 2011      7 comments

I'm happy to be home in WA. I really enjoyed all the visits with family and friends in southern CA. I have to get back in my routine here. I am able to walk in the mornings with the walking group for a small portion of the walk. It is a 3... Read more
Working on my March goals
Thursday, March 03, 2011      1 comments

I'm happy to be in the desert camping for awhile. I have my laptop here and finding a few minutes to go on every day. It's sunny and afternoons are in the 80's. I am walking everyday and drinking plenty of water. trying to eat well wh... Read more
Missing Mom
Thursday, January 20, 2011      7 comments

We are here in our CA house where all of our kids grew up decluttering. I have so many memories in this house. As I was going through many things, boxes etc. I came across some old slide pictures. They were taken when my youngest chi... Read more
A good day.
Thursday, October 21, 2010      5 comments

It is so great to be able to do some gardening without my knee giving me as many problems. I used the hoe and rake, bent over and pulled weeds. It's still not right and I am really careful not to injure it again. I do not do knee lifts... Read more
Thank you for your prayers for Krystal
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      2 comments

Krystal is slowly recovering from her injuries. Although her broken bones are continuing to heal and she does have pain she shouldn't have any severe lasting affects from the accident. I know her back will probably be the most lasting probl... Read more
Follow up on Krystal
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      8 comments

It has been two weeks now since Krystal (my granddaughter) was in a car accident. I know it is a miracle she lived. A truck hit her head on, some say the driver of the truck went to sleep at the wheel and her car flipped, she was pinned in... Read more
An update on my granddaughter.
Saturday, September 18, 2010      5 comments

This is a message from my daughter Lori, I received this morning. "First time home since Wednesday. Thank God my niece is doing better and healing slowly. I am so proud of her for working with physical therapy today despite her tremendo... Read more

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