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Being Nana shows differences in the times or it's my kid.
Saturday, October 10, 2015      13 comments

During my eldest child's first 18 months, the relationships we had with my mom and the world were "typical". Kid had a cold, I called Mom. Kid walked, I called Mom. My mom had brain surgery in 1981 which changed a whole lot of the relationship b... Read more
Somnia, my latest vacation getaway.
Friday, October 09, 2015      10 comments

Lately I have been taking mini-vacations in Somnia. It is a lovely place with many vistas, and surprisingly close to home; I hardly notice the travel. There is one place in Somnia where I gaze at the ceiling and marvel at the shadows crea... Read more
Eating tidbits; rewritting the "disappeared blog" by request. Not as good as the first.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015      8 comments

I have found myself snacking lately in response to my stresses. It's not much, just tidbits. /ˈtidˌbit/ noun plural noun: tidbits a small piece of tasty food. synonyms: delicacy, dainty, snack, nibble, appetizer, hors d'oeuvre, good... Read more
Not liking new Spark format. Now I'm grumpy.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015      13 comments

I had a wonderful, humorous blog prepared and needed to investigate a Beck principle from someone else's blog. Mine got wiped out. Boo! You missed a good one I will not try to recreate and now I'm grumpy. DOGLADY13 had a similar pr... Read more
Mushroom sauce-Yikes, fat calories, but it can be converted to low-fat.
Monday, October 05, 2015      6 comments

I put this in Sparkrecipes to get an idea how to make this more healthy, next time! Mushroom based sauce for pasta, loaded with mushrooms. Minutes to Prepare: 10 Minutes to Cook: 15 Number of Servings: 8 Ingredients 1 cup piec... Read more
Score for Saturday. Got my coat and cooked something I haven't before.
Sunday, October 04, 2015      13 comments

I bought a winter ski jacket, similar to my "donated" one. Purple with pink trim, removable hood, removable liner-purple. It's 3 coats in one. New robe. 2 sizes smaller than the one I currently have. ... Read more
Planning a great day.
Saturday, October 03, 2015      9 comments

I woke up planning to be upbeat. I will have a great day in spite of my current situations. I need a new winter coat. I left mine in our room when on vacation last spring and when the resort called, I asked them to give it to a charity. It was 2... Read more
Sleep. We all know the value.
Friday, October 02, 2015      10 comments

I must have finally become too exhausted to sleep lightly. I barely work up at one point, warm, wondering if I should remove my covers. I rolled over without looking at the clock. No potty trips, no DH waking me up on his potty trips. I woke... Read more
What happened to September? What happened to time?
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      9 comments

Random thoughts. It seems it was August yesterday. It seems my first child was born yesterday; she's going on 36! The bride and groom in my wedding pictures from 1978 look like babies. I remember 1972 like it was yesterday (it was a p... Read more
I can't make this stuff up. 24 hours in my life.
Sunday, September 27, 2015      15 comments

All is well. I can't believe how crazy my life is and yet I love it, sortta. emoticon Yesterday morning. Go... Read more
Bonus blog. Falling for fall. Oops, not again!
Saturday, September 26, 2015      10 comments

I took my walk this morning. The voice in my pocket, courtesy of Samsung and a phone app, told me I was "Almost there, you're doing great" "Average speed 3.9 miles per hour" I had to walk around a car stopped in the intersection. The driv... Read more
Maintenance is better than gain.
Saturday, September 26, 2015      7 comments

The only plateau I want to be on is a 5 hour flight to red rocks, small cactus and blue sky. emoticon The one... Read more
Watching the "Poke" with grandsons and other giggles.
Friday, September 25, 2015      9 comments

My teacher-daughter and son in law went to their first Parent Night at GS' school. I was beyond exhausted and was going to handle the 5 yr old and 2 yr old on my own. Can we watch TV? Oh, yes! The screen lit up with flashing lights, motorcy... Read more
Random thoughts for the first day of fall.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015      11 comments

Happy first day of spring for those of you "down under". Fall means back to baking my favorite acorn/butternut squashes and turning them into delicious lunches packed for work. These have been hearty dishes with chicken or simply vegetarian... Read more
Planning vs Goals
Monday, September 21, 2015      15 comments

When I read DOGLADY13s blog from yesterday about planning to help her lose the weight she's gained and help with her injury it got me thinking about plans vs goals. I'm not a goal setter. I think I don't want the end, trudging toward a sing... Read more

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