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Update on all the family members, including me.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      7 comments

My older DD is doing well, drove around and took the kids to the pool AFTER she picked up the epi-pen. Also took a buddy to feel safer for a bit. Lucas had lots to talk about with his candy venture, something which does not occur in any of our... Read more
Ambulance rides from a 3yr olds perspective
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      10 comments

"The siren went woooooo woooo woooo and I got to sit in a seat with buckles and I didn't have to sit in a booster seat and when we turned the ambulance went whoa this way and what's that and why are you here and what's that?" According to my p... Read more
Took GS out for his first real day with the grandparents
Monday, July 28, 2014      7 comments

We went on a train ride. It was a bit longer than he expected but he was a good sport AND behaved! ... Read more
mini weather observation
Sunday, July 27, 2014      7 comments

It was raining this morning. I have skylights on both ends of my house...about 40 feet apart. It was raining on one and not the other. HMMMMM... Read more
Finding my green thumb
Thursday, July 24, 2014      7 comments

This is the year of returning to what I used to do. Grow stuff. Here is my one and only eggplant. I'm disappointed in the plant but my harvest of one will be well prepared. ... Read more
Birthday boy GS Ben turns one today!
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      7 comments

Wow, a year already! Tiny little thing, born a month early gave us all lots of fits. Soon he became the object of his big brother's attention-for 5 seconds until another... Read more
Sunday, July 20, 2014      9 comments

Got your attention, eh? na·ked adjective \ˈnâ-kəd devoid of customary or natural covering scantily supplied or furnished lacking embellishment : unadorned I'm going for scantily supplied or unadorned. Foo... Read more
Nothing special
Friday, July 18, 2014      7 comments

Eating a bit more than I'd like but balancing the load. Not getting as much exercise as I'd like but getting some which is better than what I did three weeks ago. My stupid hip bursitis came back with a vengeance, I rested it for almost 2 ye... Read more
Bonus blog, the "why" stage for GS and playing around
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      8 comments

OMG, I forgot this. Have you seen the IKEA commercial where the bad kid gets time out in the kitchen? Yep, that's where we are. "What's this, Nana?" "Why, Nana" "Pop Pop, what's this?" The statement is punctuated by picking up, squee... Read more
Wow, my first featured blog. I appreciate the votes!
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      5 comments

Mostly I am glad I have Spark friends who continually encourage me to do the right thing for myself and sometimes scold me when I don't ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Feeling like I'm getting it. Fit, that is.
Saturday, July 12, 2014      11 comments

I had an epiphany this morning. I have time to care for myself, and I am doing so. In the years since 1999 I'd been helping caring for first my ill mom, to her death in 2001, then my MIL, to her death in 2005. From 2002 it was my dad ... Read more
Spark teams; no time to play in the sandbox.
Saturday, July 12, 2014      9 comments

As I clicked the flags to give points I thought about not playing with my teams. I've met a few friends on teams. My interests change as do the challenges of life. I simply do not have the time to visit and participate. Some of you on... Read more
Run, Janet, run!
Thursday, July 10, 2014      12 comments

I got off my chair and out the door. I just started running. I ran to the end of the drive and kept on going. I got to end of the street and kept going. HaHaHa! It wasn't quite like that but the Forrest Gump scene kept playing in... Read more
Childhood memories-walking, exercise and eating right
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      6 comments

Thanks, ONEKIDSMOM! Again, your hammer went down on the nail. My life WAS exercise! In the summer I walked or biked to the creek or the bay, 1 mile in either direction, to crab, fish or swim on the days Mom didn't drag us to the beach. At ... Read more
Day 4 Taking control
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      6 comments

Yep. Guns blazing, up in the saddle, hooves spewing dirt clods on the trail behind me. Whoa, partner, this wind up toy isn't ready for THAT! I did sweat profusely on my walk- cut one minute off my 1.38 mile path. I don't think I can wa... Read more

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