The budding artist in the family
Friday, January 01, 2016 16 comments
My daughter sent me these yesterday. GS1 was quietly and intently playing with Play Doh. He created his favorite vegetables and fruit. No kidding. Should you ask, he'll exclaim "I LOVE broccoli! Frozen grapes are the BEST snack!" ... Read more
Thursday, December 31, 2015 16 comments
I've had plenty to be thankful for this year and had some wonderful moments. My DD2 found the right man and they married. He has become a cherished member of our family. I made some nice friends. I learned to exercise. I've taken off ano... Read more
Met my goal, now on to the next thing. A new goal.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 15 comments
It took me 90 days, but I got that grip! I have kept up my exercises every week with a prescribed rest or two inside the chaos. I finished the holiday season with no weight gain. The beginning of 2016 is so booked I have difficulty brea... Read more
Blogging about Birds. Living the Hitchcock movie this morning!
Monday, December 28, 2015 13 comments
First there was a small chirp and the skritch of bird claws sliding down my skylight. Then I heard the chirps turn into a multitude of doors needing oil. The skritch turned into a herd of bison running across my roof. I looked out. ... Read more
Two days until I get a grip. Maybe this is the challenge I've set myself up for.
Monday, December 28, 2015 13 comments
The latest reviews I'm reading is the Bright Lines, by SPT. Here we go with the brain again. Stupid brains. It makes sense. I do fine in my veggie-filled world until someone says "lasagna". Kick out the white stuff; pizza, rolls, ice cream... Read more
Pushing the "buy" button. What's in my cart?
Sunday, December 27, 2015 22 comments
Yep, that's me. The grazer of aisles. Peruser of pages. Scroller to the "next" button. Add it to the cart. Yet I don't lay it on the cashiers line, push the "buy" button or click the checkout thingy. I read ALICIA63's blog, another ... Read more
Bonus Blog. It's not all doom and gloom.
Saturday, December 26, 2015 15 comments
Ok, I'm getting my head out of my @$$ and am going to get on the higher wagon. I read the link that BARBARAJ73 had to the article on never losing hope after I wrote my previous blog. For the most part I project hopefulness to those around me. ... Read more
The day after Christmas and all though the house...trying to get back that grip.
Saturday, December 26, 2015 14 comments
No kids toys to step on this morning but I need to vacuum. Little kids and the "edible" crackers don't mix. Likewise all the prizes from the explosive crackers. Little gifties scattered around. My "kid" visitors are still snuggled in their beds.... Read more
A few new traditions in our household which make for great fun.
Friday, December 25, 2015 17 comments
In an instant this year we became part of an international family, My daughters' wedding the handsome young man from the UK brought us some changes in celebrations and some funny moments. Last Christmas I spoke to his Mum for the first time.... Read more
Breaking out the flip flops and Hawaiian shirts for Christmas in NJ!
Thursday, December 24, 2015 19 comments
Mele Kalikimaka! I could have a luau and instead of roasting the ham I should throw it on the BBQ. I... Read more
DIscussing the diagnosis of the future.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 17 comments
DH got a preliminary diagnosis pending a few tests which will cinch the deal. It's pretty grim. Due to his non-compliance over 25 years for his diabetes, he set himself up for not one, but several types of neuropathies which are quickly robb... Read more
Funny factoid about my past few weeks.
Monday, December 21, 2015 19 comments
Chlorine kills. It sanitizes the pool. Keeps the algae at bay. It has an effect on bathing suits. I noticed the bright blues disappear on my peacock tail design. The black spots fade to gray. I was in the whirlpool, relaxing after I h... Read more
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