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What a day today has been
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      12 comments

This whole day has been kind of messed up. Nothing has seemed to go right. This morning I talked to Frank, the Norwegian young man who is helping Colin and me with the planning of our trip. And by noon today I was the proud owner of two... Read more
Today it begins
Saturday, January 14, 2017      18 comments

Today is Day 1 of the Winter 5% Weight Loss Challenge - I am on team Starfish. I weighed myself first thing this morning and I am both happy and a bit disappointed. Happy because I am exactly the same weight as I was on November 19th when the ... Read more
Happy Birthday Dad - I sure do miss you!
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      10 comments

Today is January 11th Day - my dad's birthday. Many years ago my children created a holiday to celebrate their Grandfather, hence January 11th Day. My dad was one of those special people that everyone loved just minutes after meeting him. ... Read more
Meet Daisy & Annie's Sister Charlotte
Sunday, January 08, 2017      13 comments

Some of you know that my son Brandon is the Director of an non-profit, no-kill animal shelter in northern Minnesota. 3 1/2 years ago, when I was feeling the lack of a 4-legged fur baby for the first time since we lost Ginger (Golden Retriever) ... Read more
Starting Over
Friday, January 06, 2017      11 comments

Today feels like a new beginning. The last 6 weeks have been challenging but I'm ready to get back on track. First there was the week of Thanksgiving preparation which was very busy for me. I did keep up with my exercise but not as much a... Read more
Tax season has begun.....
Thursday, January 05, 2017      13 comments

Today I woke up to -8 degrees, so I thought; why not get started on my 2016 taxes. For nearly my entire life I have lived with 5 seasons - Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Tax! My father was a tax accountant and from early on I was fascinated ... Read more
I think I woke up at the North Pole!
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      13 comments

This is what I woke up to this morning. Daisy even refuses to go out there. I don't know if you can see - but it's completely iced over, bumpy, s... Read more
I bought make up today!!!
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      20 comments

This one's for you, Fredie! Most of you will think - so what, big deal, you bought make up. An every day occurrence for most people - but not for me. I believe the last time I actually BOUGHT make up was back in the 1980's. My mothe... Read more
One day at a time
Monday, January 02, 2017      8 comments

This is my goal for today - to live for today, just for today. To forgive myself for past regrets/ mistakes and to let tomorrow take care of itself... Read more
Welcoming in 2017
Sunday, January 01, 2017      7 comments

What a great way to start off with all firsts. The first day of the new year, the first day of the month, and the first day of the week. What coul... Read more
Saying Goodbye to 2016
Saturday, December 31, 2016      10 comments

I loved this movie - watched it with our grandsons a couple years ago. Totally miss having our Holiday sleep-over this year but Crystal is still gr... Read more
Goals for 2017
Thursday, December 29, 2016      10 comments

I have been thinking about my 2017 goals for a few days. They are similar to my 2016 goals of which I have made progress. My weight goal is to lose another 35 pounds which will bring me to my original goal weight. Once there I will reassess t... Read more
Debbie Reynolds
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      7 comments

Debbie Reynolds was one of my all-time favorite actresses. I loved her spirit, her spark, her wonderful personality. She was beautiful inside and out. I saw her once many years ago. Just now I was looking at Facebook and saw a post that she ... Read more
Birthdays and Shopping Malls
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      9 comments

Today is my birthday - AGAIN! They seem to come around every year even though I'd like to stop the process. My Dad was lucky - he was a twin so he and his sister always shared their birthday, and their age. At 60 they were both only 30 - work... Read more
Sweet Sunshine
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      8 comments

emoticon It's confirmed - sunshine makes me happy! I could feel my mood changing as the sun became brighter a... Read more

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