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When it rains, it pours.
Friday, May 18, 2018      16 comments

The "helicopter seeds" from the maple trees filled our gutters to overflowing. Yesterday DH balanced on a ladder using a gizmo to unblock the elbows while I ran water through this nifty shepherds hook for gutter cleaning. No ladder needed! Nice ... Read more
Rain, rain go away...for a bit
Thursday, May 17, 2018      12 comments

We've had rain for a few days. We also avoided the nasty stuff in the news by about 3 towns! Lucky us! I've been hoping for rain as standing to water my $$$ of foundation plantings done in March is a bit tough on the knee and boring. The 20... Read more
Wanting side effects without the illnesses
Wednesday, May 16, 2018      13 comments

When I was fighting the sinus infection, I wasn't hungry. When I was taking the antibiotics I had no appetite. I didn't sneak to the kitchen to see what DH had brought home from the store. The "curse" of his miraculous recovery means h... Read more
I want to be like my 95 year old neighbor
Monday, May 14, 2018      18 comments

I spent a bit of time with my 95 yr old neighbor yesterday and enjoyed every minute! Bright, lively and a fun neighborhood "mom" to look up to although I top her by about 14 inches! She'd broken her replacement hip in January in a fall, rec... Read more
6 generations of strong women. Happy Mother's Day!
Sunday, May 13, 2018      12 comments

Ah, the progression of womanhood in my family. Strong mitochondrial DNA passed down the female lines. My maternal great-grandmother, probably around 1895 Emigrated from England in the 1880's ... Read more
Waiting for my garden to grow and using up last years harvest
Saturday, May 12, 2018      10 comments

I renewed my cooked omelet veggies for quick breakfasts this morning. I set it aside and measure when needed, add egg substitute, cook and done! It's working rather well for me (thanks to WATERMELLEN for the veggie ideas) . Today's pan had ... Read more
Tortoise vs hare
Thursday, May 10, 2018      12 comments

DH said “Did you see the look on the doctors face when you told him you were walking a total of 1 mile?” They said walk 10 minutes every couple of hours. I did 3-4 times a day (totaled about a mile). No one said I couldn’t walk my normal ... Read more
Continue to improve.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018      11 comments

Walking. Leg lifts. Seated knee bends. CRACK! emoticon Yet, it doesn't hurt! That makes me very ha... Read more
Surgery went great, recovery better than I thought!
Saturday, May 05, 2018      15 comments

Surgery went fine! emoticon My doctor found several tears (who knew?) and moderate arthritis and he fixed it ... Read more
Bonus blog: WHYIZIT?
Tuesday, May 01, 2018      13 comments

I eat clean and healthy. Exercise. Take vitamins. Yet one simple cold gifted me by grandchildren reduced my immune system to one hot mess! The pressure started in my face while I was driving to my dentist. When I left there, with m... Read more
Spring has sprung and musings on the tissue industry.
Tuesday, May 01, 2018      16 comments

I captured this shot last night as the sun made a slow descent after being absent all day! In person it was prettier with the white blossoms shinn... Read more
Night out
Friday, April 27, 2018      13 comments

Rose Theater. See the chair on the right? Wynton Marsalis used that chair. We had the seat directly behind him and the Jazz Band at Lincoln Cent... Read more
Wishing walking could be a daily thing in the future!
Tuesday, April 24, 2018      11 comments

My furry pal should go home today or tomorrow. Having him around has forced me to do the walking I was avoiding! ... Read more
I've got the time to go back to your dog-parents blues!
Monday, April 23, 2018      9 comments

When will my mom and dad come back from vacation? BTW he's curled up in a small ball on top of the couch. I've been asking that since yesterd... Read more
Will you still need me, will you still feed me?
Saturday, April 21, 2018      15 comments

64! I share a distinctive day with Elizabeth II. I'm not as well known and envy some of the family jewelry. Adored by my grand kids. Currently overheated by the furry grand dog lying across my legs as I type. He won't leave me alone for ... Read more

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