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No fear of any critters: explanation
Thursday, June 20, 2019      16 comments

I think it's familial curiosity of nature. I was maybe 4 or 5 when Dad took me hunting for salamanders in the local creek. I got my first "farm injury" at 5 by barbed wire being chased by cows from the farm behind our house. You shouldn't "b... Read more
Short and sweet and some critter photos
Wednesday, June 19, 2019      13 comments

Yesterday's lunch with DD1 was fun. In the middle of the meal about 200 cell phones went off in the restaurant with emergency alerts for the flood warnings of our latest batch of rain. Funny how a place full of strangers suddenly became a commun... Read more
Tuesday, June 18, 2019      9 comments

My elder child took me to lunch today. I ate. We talked. We had a good time and caught up without children. I pick my younger daughter up at the train station shortly for the last time. After tomorrow she will regain her license and driv... Read more
Getting Real
Monday, June 17, 2019      15 comments

Yes, my weight has crept upwards. No, I haven't been very vigilant. I've felt entitled. That's not a new feeling for me. Good advice all around here has helped. Rinse, lather, repeat.... Read more
Remembering my men on Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2019      12 comments

There have been some good men in my life! My maternal grandfather was 82 when he attended my high school graduation. Still called me "Cup 'o Tea", a name he gave me when I was two. He wore overalls, chewed tobacco, smoked a pipe and laughed... Read more
Thursday, June 13, 2019      11 comments

There are good songs about rain. A few recognizable lines: Down came the rain and washed the spider out. I'm singin', just singin' in the rain. Rain makes corn, corn makes whiskey, whiskey makes my baby feel a little frisky. I've se... Read more
Never forget means we can't forget
Tuesday, June 11, 2019      14 comments

Well, that was scary. It doesn't take much to make our guts wrench in this area. My son in law works in the building next to where the helicopter crashed in NYC yesterday. Of course he's fine. In the end we all are except the poor pilot. I w... Read more
Where does the time go? I haven't met or made some goals.
Monday, June 10, 2019      14 comments

Here it is already June 10th in 2019! emoticon What happened to the last 160 days of this year? It's almost ha... Read more
Take time to enjoy
Sunday, June 09, 2019      11 comments

I'm enjoying sunshine this weekend. My DH is enjoying it too. Enjoying the company of adult kids. Enjoying the dog. Good food (not too much) has been eaten. Today is supposed to be another good day ahead of a lot of rain so I'm going ... Read more
My vague plan
Wednesday, June 05, 2019      17 comments

My plan is: Decide my goal. I've not been a goal setter. I'm more of a "5 minutes to closing and have to make a decision" person when it comes to my personal space. Vacation planning is in a different universe. Duh, I want to loose weight b... Read more
Already I'm tired!
Monday, June 03, 2019      14 comments

This morning I'm tired and I haven't finished my coffee yet! emoticon DH had gone away with his buddies last w... Read more
"Mush" better, I think.
Saturday, June 01, 2019      14 comments

A typo for sure that made me laugh. emoticon Yeah, my brain has been mush lately. It started around Easter.... Read more
Bonus blog, DD2 rocks!
Thursday, May 30, 2019      9 comments

This poor kid (aged 36) ran around like crazy yesterday for her new car only to be stymied by time lapses and DMV red tape. She read the manual from cover to cover last night and determined to take the driving exam today. She passed with onl... Read more
Virtual food for thought.
Thursday, May 30, 2019      10 comments

There are a few articles on NPR that "sparked" my interest this morning. The first, questioning how many steps you really need daily was interesting and made me feel better about the choices I've had to make in exercise. https://... Read more
Transportation "fun"
Wednesday, May 29, 2019      9 comments

I get to run around a lot today with DD2 and her husband. First I get to sit back and enjoy an Uber ride to her house instead of driving myself. I offered to take the train but this is partial payment for all my "hard" work I'm about to do. ... Read more

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