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Fire and Ice. Exercising is a good thing.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      10 comments

I switched it up with a new trainer, the same lovely woman I hurled at DH! I am pleased to say she found I do know what I'm doing and my form is fairly good. Some of what I am doing will stay in my exercise groupings and she added things that... Read more
Getting the hoard cleaned up, a bit.
Sunday, February 04, 2018      12 comments

I told you he was a hoarder. It's so difficult to get him to go through things I was pleased to be involved in the discard of some items today. BUT, there was some playing, sampling and disgust before all was done. Imagine a stash of MREs... Read more
Grocery store victory
Saturday, February 03, 2018      12 comments

DH accompanied me in and pushed the cart to our first stop, the pharmacy. The tech was happily stunned to see us both at the same time. She marvels, he looks good. Yep. This stop meant I was going to "reverse" shop from my normal flow and ... Read more
The last of our trip
Thursday, February 01, 2018      14 comments

The London Bridge in Lake Havasu, AZ. Built in London in 1837, purchased and imported to the Lake around 1970. This oddity helped increase tourism for a while. Now, not so much. ... Read more
Joshua Tree National Park
Tuesday, January 30, 2018      11 comments

I went for the stars and stayed for the landscapes! I think this is the Pleiades or Seven Sisters constellation The observatory ... Read more
Eats and some of the oddities in vacationing
Monday, January 29, 2018      10 comments

I do not like fast food except Wendy's salads. Sadly it's not a popular brand in the deep country. In Pahrump I found a pizza place with exceptional food and prices. A hot veggie sandwich on the softest whole wheat roll and a glass of white wine... Read more
Death Valley gave me enough exercise.
Sunday, January 28, 2018      10 comments

Desolate and vast. Dry. Perhaps not so dry as we arri... Read more
I'm back and ready to begin, again!
Saturday, January 27, 2018      12 comments

Forty years and a 9 day anniversary vacation into Death Valley, Joshua Tree NP and other southern California, Arizona and Nevada stops revealed why we are still together after all these years. Mutual respect and wicked senses of humor. ... Read more
Cold day in celebrations
Sunday, January 21, 2018      13 comments

Forty years ago today there was one of three “blizzards of ‘78”. We got married in 2 feet of snow. Moved into our first house in an ice storm. Both kids were born in snowstorms. We are celebrating in the deep southwest and sure enoug... Read more
Real world chatting and such
Monday, January 15, 2018      10 comments

I had the pleasure of breakfasting this morning with the "DAWG" and one of her charming sisters. emoticon It ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts One slip does not a habit break.
Sunday, January 14, 2018      21 comments

7 out of 8 days I did not have an evening snack! emoticon That night was my fit of self-pity which ended with... Read more
What? 60 degrees at 10 am?
Friday, January 12, 2018      11 comments

I woke up with that funky feeling in the back of my throat, DH did too. No wonder! On Sunday the thermometer in my car registered minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit! This morning it's 60F!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!! I wish I could ... Read more
Making a habit
Thursday, January 11, 2018      13 comments

My big win was last night DH went to bed ahead of me. Like visions of sugar plums the contents of the refrigerator danced in my head. I banished them! A few more weeks and I'll have a habit!... Read more
The (Queen) bee's knees.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      12 comments

I have lots going on. I saw my ortho yesterday and opted to have the cortisone injection in my knee instead of the hyaluronic acid. I've decided to schedule the tear repair and as he put it, resurfacing of my knee cap for April. I knew not to ... Read more
Threepeat for no nightime snacking
Sunday, January 07, 2018      19 comments

Three nights in a row with no snacking after dinner! That's a win for me and I hope I can keep it up but I can't say it was all due to willpower. The first night DH stayed up watching a show with me. He got a bag of chips, offered me some ... Read more

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