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Invasion of the lantern fly
Friday, October 23, 2020      14 comments

The spotted lanternfly was first detected in the United States in Berks County, northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On September 29, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Game Commission confirmed its presenc... Read more
Oh deer, oh deer!
Thursday, October 22, 2020      8 comments

I'd rather see these deer in the woods or farmers fields but unfortunately they have become suburbanized. The two grayer colored deer in my feed picture were born here this year on my street in the backyard of the "hoarder house". I may as well ... Read more
Oh, deer!
Wednesday, October 21, 2020      15 comments

I didn't have to go far today to see our cloven-hoofed friends. They appeared directly across the street looking for their dinner. Not a buck... Read more
Suburban fossils; bonus blog
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      14 comments

Reversing my direction in my walk revealed some interesting sidewalk fossils I'd not seen when walking the other way. The sun's rays created some good highlights and shadows for me to contemplate my neighborhood's "past" Perhaps this descen... Read more
So far this year
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      12 comments

I've gotten back into the gym and have increased my daily exercise sessions as well. My muscles have some definition and my strength is great. I have a love-hate relationship with food/cooking/shopping. I also avoid food/cooking/shopping... Read more
My DH has a birthday today!
Sunday, October 18, 2020      19 comments

My handsome man turns 69 today! From when we met To in between ... Read more
If you'd like to support my Fatlosers request
Friday, October 16, 2020      6 comments

If any of you would like to support my request for the fat losers challenge, here's the contact information I used for Steve Siebold. Email: dawn@ssnco.com Siebold Success Network 395 East Main Street Buford, Georgia 30518 Attent... Read more
A job well done and some news on Siebold
Thursday, October 15, 2020      12 comments

Today we went to the farm house and helped repair some shoddy gas line works. Before it was crooked and multiple sizes of pipe were used. Missing a proper/safer shutoff valve and not having the correct ends. ... Read more
I've been vacationing in Somnia again. Maybe thinking too much and some busy days.
Thursday, October 15, 2020      13 comments

I've been staying in my vacation place, Somnia, for about a week. The sun comes up about 4 hours after I am up. It's not as warm on my chair as in my comfy bed but I make do. Some of my rules in Somnia are no coffee before 5 AM. There is no TV a... Read more
Anything is possible in 2020
Wednesday, October 14, 2020      14 comments

We've been having some renewed interest in Steve Siebold's dieting challenge thanks to MTN_KITTEN reading and posting his Die Fat or Get Tough book. Many of us lived through the 2014 Fat Losers 30 video and 90 day challenge to change our ha... Read more
Reviewing old blogs and trying to bring back the past (success)
Tuesday, October 13, 2020      12 comments

I'm trying, really! I spent my insomnia at 3 AM this morning reviewing my old blogs about the Mental Toughness 90 day challenge some of us did in 2014. That was when I lost 16 pounds. I've kept off 10 and the six recycle themselves. This is ... Read more
Cleaning up technology as exercise at DD2's.
Sunday, October 11, 2020      15 comments

We spent a good portion of yesterday at DD2's house continuing our helpful repairs. At one time DH and I had a side business installing phone and cable so we ARE the professionals. However, it's not like it used to be! ... Read more
Bonus blog, name calling
Friday, October 09, 2020      8 comments

I was musing about the internet reading this and that. Tired of name calling. Just like Elizabeth Warren embraced "She persisted", I hoping Kamala Harris will wear the "monster" as a superhero cape..."one that is highly successful" ... Read more
Things that made me go "Hmmm"
Friday, October 09, 2020      13 comments

Hmmm, I've been in maintenance for abut 5 years. I'm a "High Maintenance" gal as in this is still too high of a weight. I mused to myself while walking this morning that I've been resting on my laurels all this time. I've got it down to a scie... Read more
Walking the Talk, carefully!
Wednesday, October 07, 2020      12 comments

Every day I head out on my routine walk. My tracker has GPS fits and swears I've done 1.29 to 1.45 on the same walk! I've mapped it with an on-line map and it's 1.47 miles. I take whatever the tracker gives me for the day...I know how far I've... Read more

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