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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
The times, they are a changin'
Friday, April 01, 2016      3 comments

I LOVE Bob Dylan. He's from my home state - that makes him almost family. I used to sit with my cousin Bradley in his big yellow car - something from the late 40's or early 50's I think - and we would listen to the newest Bob Dylan songs. Lif... Read more
Just need to get it out.....
Monday, March 28, 2016      9 comments

This is just a mind rant - I need to get it out somewhere so I can get on with myself and my day! Some of you know that my husband and I have been having a lot of problems with his family - and frankly, if I NEVER had to see any of them again I... Read more
Easter Memories
Sunday, March 27, 2016      5 comments

Today is Easter Sunday - a day that has always been special to me. But this day is a quiet one. Most of my children are out of town spending Easter w... Read more
Saturday, March 26, 2016      4 comments

Powerful words. "Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." ~ Dalai Lama I am ... Read more
I'm starting fresh
Friday, March 25, 2016      4 comments

For the past month I've been poked and prodded and asked a whole lot of dumb questions by doctors who I'm not really sure care about the answers. Apparently there is now a "Medicare Annual Physical" in which they insult your ability to take car... Read more
Sunday, March 20, 2016      10 comments

Spring is when life is alive in everything..... Christina Rossetti Yesterday I woke up to a blanket of white completely coving the yard. I fel... Read more
Could it be any better than this?
Saturday, March 12, 2016      5 comments

I keep saying "it's March in Minnesota" but really, I have driven in the worst snow storms in March just to get to work. One year our car was so iced up that I drove it to work downtown, paid $16 to park in the underground heated garage just so... Read more
A Beautiful Friday!
Friday, March 11, 2016      5 comments

Happy Friday! Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is LOVE, enjoy it! .....Sri Sathya Sal Ba... Read more
Daisy's Day
Thursday, March 10, 2016      5 comments

I told Daisy that we were going to see Lee, the trainer I hired to help me teach Daisy how to obey - she wasn't very impressed! But when we dro... Read more

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