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Sunday, January 10, 2016      7 comments

Winter has finally arrived. I knew it was coming, it always does. But we've been so spoiled with a warm fall that lasted well beyond Christmas. Today I woke to 9 below with a wind chill that I don't even want to think about. Daisy was happy ... Read more
Random thoughts for a Saturday morning
Saturday, January 09, 2016      4 comments

I haven't been quite myself this week and I'm not sure why. It could just be that we're at the beginning of a new year and like every year I expect so much more of myself. It could be that we haven't seen the sun in about a week now. It could... Read more
Good morning, friends!
Friday, January 08, 2016      5 comments

Always believe something wonderful is about to happen! I had a restless night again last night, am having trouble shaking this thing that I'm f... Read more
Letting things go can be a challenge...
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      6 comments

I didn't sleep much last night. My husband had another call from his sister yesterday about his mom... You might wonder what this has to do with me - sometimes I wonder that too. Even after 20+ years of marriage, Tom's mother is not, nor has ... Read more
The secret of being happy
Saturday, January 02, 2016      3 comments

I just got back from my second winter walk with Daisy and I found myself thinking about happiness. Watching Daisy so thoroughly enjoying every seco... Read more
A New Year and A New Me...
Friday, January 01, 2016      6 comments

I love this quote from SparkPeople - I have it in my screen saver photos and see it every so often when I come back to my computer. Today is ... Read more
First winter Daisy walk was a success
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      6 comments

emoticon One of my goals for the new year is to brave the weather and take Daisy for a walk when weather perm... Read more
Starting a new year - today!
Monday, December 28, 2015      7 comments

One year ago today I made a commitment to myself to make some serious changes in my life. I wasn't happy with my life, my health, or my weight. I hadn't found SparkPeople yet - that happened in mid-January. I've had some challenges over the p... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Sunday, December 27, 2015      4 comments

I love coincidences - it's like the Universe is speaking directly to me! I opened SparkPeople this morning and Today's Top Story is '3 Ways to Get Back on Track During an Off Day'. The very thing I needed to read this morning. I haven't e... Read more
Twas the Day after Christmas
Saturday, December 26, 2015      4 comments

It's so quiet today and I don't quite know what to do with myself. We had a wonderful Christmas day celebration with my oldest daughter Jessica, youngest daughter Lauriellen and boyfriend Bryan, first born twin Brandon and his wife Shelly, ... Read more
Some things I just can't understand
Wednesday, December 23, 2015      6 comments

I live in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was born here and other than a few year I have lived in and around Minneapolis my entire life. It used to be a quiet place, a place where you knew your neighbors, walked up to the corner store, and put up Chris... Read more
A Wonderful Weekend!
Monday, December 21, 2015      3 comments

This is my step son, his wife and our two very active grandsons. We celebrated Christmas on Sunday and it was a perfect day! We started the celebr... Read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      6 comments

I've been feeling a bit blue for the past few days. On Sunday I learned that a very long-ago close friend lost her battle with cancer. In our early years of marriage my husband returned to college after 4 years in the Air Force. There he made... Read more
Three days and counting.....
Saturday, December 12, 2015      6 comments

emoticon Three days isn't much of a streak but I'm pretty pleased - I've been up by 6 a.m. three days in a row... Read more
Early Mornings
Thursday, December 10, 2015      8 comments

emoticon I got up early this morning, at 6:00 a.m. At one time in my life that would have been sleeping in. ... Read more

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