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Good news I think???
Sunday, March 11, 2018      15 comments

I haven't blogged in awhile. There hasn't been a whole lot to say. I'm going to the gym regularly - at least when it's not snowing too much that I... Read more
Winter
Saturday, February 10, 2018      14 comments

My mother always said "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all." It has been in this spirit that I have been quiet over the past month. This winter has just worn me down. We have been waking up to below zero temperatures for... Read more
I feel a little bit like Mr. Rogers today
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      14 comments

It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor. Would you be mine? Could you be mine?... Walking down to the m... Read more
Daisy FINALLY got her walk
Sunday, January 07, 2018      15 comments

I was going to wait until mid afternoon when the temperature was suppose to be 28 degrees, but Daisy just couldn't wait. I was in my office trying to get some work done and she kept visiting me with that "you said we could take a walk today mom... Read more
Day 1 of the Winter Challenge
Saturday, January 06, 2018      13 comments

I really needed this day to come along. For the last 3 weeks or so I have really fallen away from my exercise plans. First it was the holidays interfering with my days. It seemed like there was always so much to do, although I sure didn't do ... Read more
2018 is just around the corner....
Saturday, December 30, 2017      9 comments

and many of us are ringing it in with sub-zero temperatures. Reminds me of the old days. It seemed that every single New Year's Eve was colder than imaginable! We have stayed in today. Why not - there really is no where I need to go. That i... Read more
Is it Spring yet - thank goodness for the 2018 Winter 5% Challenge
Saturday, December 16, 2017      10 comments

Daisy and I have just gotten back from our walk. Our brisk 34 minute walk has now turned into closer to 40 minutes plus 10 minutes to get dressed and 5 minutes to get undressed. Thank you winter! I don't know about you but winter really... Read more
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.....
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      11 comments

So many years ago I danced to this song. We were called the Jan Gillespie Dancers (Jan Gillespie being our fearless leader). We performed nightly at a club called Diamond Lil's - the counterpart to Diamond Jim. I was young, energetic, full of... Read more
My first ever 5K Walk/Run
Thursday, November 23, 2017      14 comments

I am just back from my first ever 5K walk. In Minneapolis they have hosted a 5K Walk/Run which they call the Turkey Trot every year for several years now. Most years some or all of my children participate. I have always thought they were a bi... Read more
The blessings of a broken dishwasher
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      11 comments

I spent much of my lifetime without a dishwasher and I have to admit, I was envious of my friends who just had to clear their tables and put the dishes in the dishwasher. But then, I did have 5 children and their special reward for turning 6 wa... Read more
I skipped today.....
Saturday, November 04, 2017      16 comments

On Saturdays I have a Root Yoga class that I really enjoy - the teacher is one of the best. But I just couldn't do it this morning. I overslept - or actually I apparently turned off my little fitbit alarm and slept on for another hour. It mus... Read more
It came....
Friday, October 27, 2017      11 comments

They said it would and it's not that I didn't believe, I didn't WANT to believe. But Tom and I spent most of yesterday preparing, yet hoping for a reprieve. Although yesterday there were certainly snow clouds in the sky and by evening a light ... Read more
Turkeys and Target
Thursday, October 26, 2017      13 comments

Daisy and I decided to walk a little further today - it's probably the last really nice day we'll have for awhile. They are telling us 2 - 3 inches of snow by end of day tomorrow. So shortly I need to get myself outside to finish up with all t... Read more
Daisy's enjoying the parks
Thursday, October 12, 2017      15 comments

We've been trying to get out for some hikes in the parks around us to enjoy the beautiful fall weather - and enjoy as much of the out doors as we can before the snow flies. And around here that could be any day - or several weeks. I'm hoping f... Read more
A great day!
Friday, September 29, 2017      16 comments

First, thank you all for your well wishes - they must have helped. I knew I was feeling better last night when I started thinking about all the projects I hadn't done during the week. My plan was to take care of them today; but plans change. ... Read more

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