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My journey with ONEKIDSMOM. I got off the couch.
Saturday, June 28, 2014      11 comments

Barb was one of my first Spark friends and I've been here since 1/1/2009. Talk about running? Yes. Talk about exercise? That too. Plenty of discussion about emotional eating. She is my friend. When did she become an athlete? She discusses ... Read more
My green thumb
Saturday, June 28, 2014      9 comments

My most prized baby...jalape... Read more
Long roads
Friday, June 27, 2014      8 comments

Getting confirmation DD has something wrong. She'll have more tests in the next few days. With brain problems there is a small list of physiologic developments. Clot, bleed or tumor. She's fully functional, scared and brave. Me too.... Read more
Gardening bonus blog
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      6 comments

Boy have I turned into a city gardener! There was a time I had a garden bigger than my living room. Onions, celery, corn, carrots...the whole Thanksgiving dinner minus the turkey! Then life got in the way and for a long time I grew nothing. ... Read more
Survival-one step at a time
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      2 comments

DD has 3 doctor visits tomorrow. She'll get to the bottom of her problems and she's come a long way from her low points years ago...she's a survivor. SIL went to a new doctor with three days of evaluation. She's a fighter and for now, a surviv... Read more
Life's ups and downs
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      11 comments

The little one was Christened on Sunday. His mom and dad hosted a great post-church party. One the attractions was the Maltese puppy in his own little pen. ... Read more
How much DO I rely on my computer for friendships?
Sunday, June 22, 2014      10 comments

Did the world fall in because Spark was inaccessible to me for a few days? No. Did I find other things to do? Absolutely. Did I ponder what would happen if I could never access it again? Yep. Did I email a Sparkfriend to see if I had... Read more
My guys: time goes by
Sunday, June 15, 2014      7 comments

Fathers Day was fun. I cooked, they ate. We chased kids. the little one the not-so little one Fa... Read more
DIggin' it! Happy Father's Day!
Sunday, June 15, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday was sunny, 75, breezy and downright nice! I hit the stores for more plants and found the mini-rhododendrons I got for the front yard now on clearance! I may be running out to get more of them if they are still available. The side of ... Read more
The golden years. Pardon the pun.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      11 comments

Ok , married ladies. Oops, ladies married to men. I have some wonderful friends who are married who don't fit in that category. Times are a'changing. If you haven't already found out...guys don't make it through the night. I didn't equate my... Read more
Technical female stuff soapbox cancer speech from a family perspective.
Sunday, June 08, 2014      12 comments

Disclaimer: I had cervical cancer, well watched, and surgery -no chemo or radiation needed. I can't state from personal experience how those things feel BECAUSE I DON"T HAVE TOO! I have been a caregiver for multiple relatives who didn't do, ... Read more
You have to be in it to win it, according to the add. Lottery of life.
Saturday, June 07, 2014      8 comments

Every once in a while I contemplate winning lotteries. Today as I gaze at my dirty carpet, I realize I haven't "washed" it since the dog died. I used to clean it 4-5 times a year due to dog stuff. Now it's 2 people. If I won a lottery ... Read more
Lightening strikes again. Not sleeping
Friday, June 06, 2014      10 comments

I met my brother's finance guy and was pleased with the results. We spoke about my family so I called my brother while I was driving home--hands-free--. He laughed and told me he had so much going on he didn't know where to start. So he start... Read more
Busy and thinking
Thursday, June 05, 2014      5 comments

I attended another wake for a young person last night. This 26year young man fought a very courageous battle with sarcoma. Not much to say. You expect to loose parents, spouses, friends. Loosing kids is just so damned hard. Work is... Read more
Speaking of vacations...fall will be Olympic Ntl Park in Washington
Sunday, June 01, 2014      7 comments

The intrepid traveling grandparents. My DH, his brother and wife traveled to Hawaii a few years back and had a blast. We've picked Olympic National Park for our next venture. I found 3 homes to rent. One on a river where salmon should be sp... Read more

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