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Beating the heat?
Monday, July 22, 2019      14 comments

I tried to exercise this weekend by running in my pool. The pool is 21' round and running is actually walking as fast and purposeful as I can. Evaluating each step against the current I create and trying not to get dizzy from going in circles! ... Read more
Sweat equity and a discussion of tracking fitness and food.
Thursday, July 18, 2019      9 comments

I've accomplished 1 coat of primer and 1 finish paint in 2 days on my sunroom exterior. I've worked out! Step up on the stool, step down. Bend, twist. Oh, and the heat! ... Read more
Having a good day
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      10 comments

Of course, I'm stunned at the news of the death of MOBYCARP. I've interacted with him for years and finally spent a day with him in Boston this year. He had a sense of humor that snuck up on me. I enjoyed the day and his company. It brings ... Read more
Saturday, July 13, 2019      13 comments

My DH's cousins' daughter married last evening. Here are some things you've not seen about me. For one, I clean up ok! DH and me in the church. ... Read more
How now, unusual cow?
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      11 comments

I can never get enough of critters. You can take the girl from the farm...etc, etc. I began my animal quest at the age of two with 1/2 a cicada in my hand. Yes, I did! ... Read more
Taking a day off
Monday, July 08, 2019      10 comments

I've been blogging a bit lately! emoticon Yesterday you should have seen my DH up and down the short steps on... Read more
Nature visitor from the past and missing some recent ones
Sunday, July 07, 2019      8 comments

emoticon I couldn't get a picture as it was so flighty. I haven't seen a toad in my yard in almost 30 years! DH ... Read more
Saturday, July 06, 2019      11 comments

Yes, it's summer. emoticon I was surprised to see it was 80F at 4:30 this morning. I could not sleep even tho... Read more
Update on my sporty grand kids' injury
Friday, July 05, 2019      10 comments

He knocked out a baby tooth! Hooray! He's been slow at loosing them. For once, that's a good thing. Pediatrician says no worries on his lip and gums, dentist won't open 'till Monday but he should be fine. Does he want to get back o... Read more
When kids sports go the inevitable wrong
Thursday, July 04, 2019      9 comments

Ah, baseball. One of the pastimes of summer. emoticon Summer spent in the ER! ... Read more
Summer heat and me
Wednesday, July 03, 2019      12 comments

As I age my tolerance of heat has decreased. There was a time I could shovel dirt and hammer 4x4's to build a deck in the full blast of July. Hike for miles with a full backpack in glaring desert heat. I laughed at the sun! ... Read more
"The Way I Walk" and "Walk This Way"
Sunday, June 30, 2019      14 comments

Thanks to Genesis (I Can't Dance) and The Rolling Stones, I have my title! I noticed I've been swaying when I walk and realized something was up. And, my hip was hurting. I've had my stride evaluated and found I lift my left hip, swing my f... Read more
Nothing overly exciting
Saturday, June 29, 2019      11 comments

I've nothing overly exciting to discuss, just some random thoughts. My pool is finally clear so I've got my daily jog lined up. Still hitting the gym 3 days a week plus adding in those new workouts with my trainer-daughter. I'm well exercis... Read more
Meatless marketing curiosity
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      12 comments

I've been a bit stymied or stumped by the recent marketing craze concerning "meatless" burgers. I like a rare steak, a medium-rare burger and a rare roast beef although I rarely (pun intended) eat them simply out of preference for poultry o... Read more
The day before Monday
Sunday, June 23, 2019      14 comments

In my business world, Sunday was the day before the week started. Get living done, cleaning done and everything ready for the mad weekly rush. Not now, thanks to retirement! I still get a lot of living done and clean. There is no mad rush to... Read more

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