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First Day
Monday, May 09, 2016      3 comments

Our trip started out pretty well. The sky was blue and the roads were clear - until we got to Des Moines. Traffic really picked up - a lot more than I remember going through Des Moines. And the bright sunshine was covered up a bit with some c... Read more
Friday, May 06, 2016      9 comments

About 36 hours to go before we leave for Galveston. This is about the time I start getting a little anxious and have to tell myself that all necessary things will be done by the time we need to leave. I don't really have to weed every garden b... Read more
Road Trip
Monday, May 02, 2016      5 comments

We are in the final planning for our trip to Galveston, TX. We leave on Sunday, May 9th. It's going to be a short trip, but Tom and I do enjoy a good road trip. He loves to drive, I love to ride along, knit and watch the map. Daisy will be g... Read more
Forever Friendships
Friday, April 29, 2016      4 comments

My friend Sue has just left after a full 2 days of friendship and conversation. I met Sue when my oldest daughter was not quite 2 (she's almost 42 ... Read more
Where do the days go
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      5 comments

I feel like it was just Wednesday and here it is Tuesday already. My how time gets away from me. I've been busy working outside in between rain, going for walks with Daisy, and just doing day to day kind of things. I've been working on my... Read more
When things go wrong....
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      5 comments

.... don't go with them! Who could have said it better than Elvis! I haven't really had a bad day, just a blah kind of day. I got up on time,... Read more
What's my Purpose
Saturday, April 16, 2016      4 comments

Webster's Dictionary defines the word 'purpose' as: 1.the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists. It's a word that has come up a lot in my life lately. The counselor I've been talking with says "everyo... Read more
Taking a Break!
Friday, April 15, 2016      4 comments

I am having the best day! I got up on time, did my exercises and my readings and had a healthy breakfast with Tom. Then after breakfast settled Tom, Daisy and I took a good walk in this beautiful spring day. It's always so special to both Dai... Read more
Daisy and Mom have graduated
Thursday, April 14, 2016      5 comments

Today was Daisy's last day of training. She has been doing a terrific job! She has learned to sit on command and stay until I release her - she's ... Read more
Good food to eat doesn't have to be difficult.
Monday, April 11, 2016      6 comments

For many years I've said to myself, why do I have to cook every night and what can I do to make it easier. I think I may have finally realized that cooking isn't all that bad when you do it the right way. Yesterday I sat down with some o... Read more
I did it!!!
Thursday, April 07, 2016      8 comments

Last night all was quiet after dinner. I should have been knitting because I owe someone a pair of slippers but the cleaning mood hit me and that rarely happens. I have two closets in what is now my "sewing room" which I really only use to exe... Read more
When Pigs Fly.....
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      5 comments

Wikipedia: "When pigs fly" is an adynaton (a figure of speech so exaggerated that it describes an impossibility), a way of saying that something wi... Read more
What a nice surprise!
Monday, April 04, 2016      9 comments

My youngest son (19 minutes younger than his twin brother) has just returned from living 5 months in Vermont working as a Pizza Chef in a ski lodge. He has a bit of a wandering spirit and loves to explore, fearlessly..... from standing on rock... Read more
Books and things....
Sunday, April 03, 2016      7 comments

I love books - I have always loved books. When I was young I wanted to have a house big enough for me to have a library; floor to ceiling books. And over the last 50 + years I have collected a lot of books. But I no longer a library. In ... Read more
Goodbye March, Hello April???
Saturday, April 02, 2016      5 comments

April 1st was a good day. No April Fool's pranks for me. The sun was shining so Daisy, Sheba and I sat outside for awhile in the afternoon. Daisy loves to sit and watch for any sign of a squirrel - she can sit patiently for a long time. Sheb... Read more

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