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Monday, April 15, 2013

You know, sometimes I wonder why a person has to try to break apart an organization just because they wish to leave. We have one member who's been calling and calling the Parks Director (also on our board) and talking to them about our organization disbanding. In my thoughts I feel that if they want to leave, go, we're not keeping them there, but don't go around trying to talk the other board members into leaving.

Because of him a 3rd member is now talking about leaving and is actually planning on it. This organization stays together to help with the upkeep of the playground, it also helps others build similar playgrounds and believe it or not, there are some of us who want to remain with the organization. The fundraiser done every year to help upkeep the playground, the reason I know he is responsible for at least one member leaving is because this member said the same exact thing to me that this other person did, almost word for word.

We meet only twice a year, period, we have no fundraisers but the one the SCWHOG does for us, other than that, we don't ask anything of our members but to help get items for the silent auction. I'm sorry, it just doesn't make sense to me and kind of upsets me. (step away from the food!)

If someone wants to leave, go, but don't try to drag others with you. That's my rant for the day. emoticon

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DEEO12 4/15/2013 9:18PM

    I agree too. There is nothing you can do about it. These people that leave just might come back. You never know. The important thing is you let it all out in your rant and are not running to food. Food will not change anything. Who knows maybe new people might get involved. In life things change and for the better even though at first it doesn't seem that way.

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MS.ELENI 4/15/2013 7:02PM

    I agree with you

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Bluebird Visiting

Sunday, April 14, 2013

I saw my first Bluebird of the year, and I truly think it was sent by God and my Dad to remind me that he's doing fine and I'm not alone. I couldn't believe it, snow had covered the ground, even the chisel-plowed fields this morning, and then I see the Bluebird...what a beautiful site.

I got in my exercises and everything, and am still smiling, all I can say is "Thank you, Dad" for the reminder that life does go on.

The quilt dedication was beautiful, they showed each square of the quilt and said the person's name who it was there for. Dad's turned out beautiful, I got a few pictures I'll post here. I'm so glad I went, even though it did bring tears, we weren't alone, there were many other families there too.

WEll I hope you have a great day.

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JEMLOVA29 4/17/2013 10:55AM

    The quilt is beautiful, what a lovely tribute. I am a bird fanatic and I know the joys of seeing the first bluebird of the season, especially one so special that it could have been sent here specifically for you from your dad. I bet he was smiling down on you when it first caught your eye. Hope your day is phenomenal, you deserve it!

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DEEO12 4/15/2013 2:00PM

    What a beautiful quilt! Glad you were able to share it with us.

It is great seeing the bluebirds and robins. Spring is here! We have no snow now and the sun is out and feels great! Glad you got your exercise in and keep it up!

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MS.ELENI 4/14/2013 5:07PM

    I love the quilt.

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Iiiis iiiit Sssspring......rrrreally?

Friday, April 12, 2013

*laughing* that was a shivering title, could you tell? It's gotten cold again, well not like winter, but still, when it's supposed to be in the 60's and you get 30's...that's not spring, that's just cold! and snow predicted tonight? YIKES! I wish it'd just be sunny for once. Thank you, Eleni for all the sunshine, we needed it...but it didn't dry up the ground too much. :D

I went out and fed my daughters ponies today (she was working on the stable at her BF's place). I wonder if that's exercise..sure felt like it.

Anyway, today I tried to do the second part of Walk This Way, actually turned out to be a 2 mile walk, and it wasn't to bad at all. I ended up with something like 52 or so minutes of exercise this morning, maybe if I can add the work feeding the ponies it'd be an hour. :D Well I can try anyway.

We're still working on getting donations for the Silent Auction and it's going slow, kind of makes me regret moving our organizations meetings to April because it gives us less than a month to get the word out and get going. Thank goodness for those on FB who have donated, the bigger businesses (Wisconsin Dells area) haven't responded at all, and we'd been hoping for at least one thing from one of the places up there. Oh well, go for those who want to help kids with special needs, right?

So tomorrow I have the hospice dedication, Monday I have our CAMDEN Meeting, one day free in between. We have 3 weddings this year, 2 graduations (3 of those in June alone, another in September, and the 3rd wedding in October, on my Birthday..not sure how I'm going to keep track of everything then, I don't have a laptop I can take with me and it's in NC!! I'm not looking forward to that, plus the other two weddings are far away (Green Bay and Stevens Point). The only thing I'll be able to do my regular stuff in (eating/keeping track/etc) are the graduations because they're in Madison.

I'm really not looking forward to missing so much, and YIKES my goals will be down because I'll have missed so much...NOOOOOOooooooOOOOOOOOO. :D Oh well, life goes on I guess.

I hope you all have a nice day and things look sunny for you...even if the sky isn't!

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MS.ELENI 4/12/2013 2:55PM

    No sun here today. Just windy and raining

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BRRRR where'd spring go?

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

It's been raining all day today, it hailed before I got up, my husband said there was about an inch of hail on the ground, nice. Not to mention it's been cold all day, and with the rain, that chills to the bone!

I was so busy today, I went to pick up a donatoin for the Silent Auction coming up, and then was going to help my daughter with her ponies, but she decided she didn't need me to help.

This weekend Hospice has invited all us family members to a church to see the quilt they put together in our family member's memory. I'd made up a picture and put a couple bluebirds and sunflowers on it for my Dad. I can't wait to see what it looks like, though I never like going to these things, I hate crying and I always end up with tears at some point. Yes, I know it's healing, but still, I'd rather keep it to myself.

So there are days like thsi that I can't wait to climb into my nice warm waterbed, mmmmmm waterbed. I love it and would never get rid of it!

Have a beautiful week and weekend, I'll talk to you tomorrow!

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DEEO12 4/11/2013 8:32PM

    The pic looks nice with the bluebirds and sunflowers. Would love to see a picture of the quilt it if isn't to personal? Sounds like it is going to be a lovely quilt.

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MS.ELENI 4/10/2013 9:44PM

    I love hospice. It is such a great organization. My daughter recently started working for them as a CNA. She loves it.

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Friends, Family..

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

I know I've said this already to someone, but when I come here and read comments, it really gets my day going, now I'm not asking for them, I'm just saying when I read something like Dee wrote below it makes a person feel so good. Yep, I do have a 27 year old daughter and a 28 year old son who are wonderful people, and I'm so proud of both of them.

I hope you all have a beautiful day today, whether it's raining (like here), or the sun is shining, or it's *shudders* snowing, make the best of your day and always reach for that light, that goal that you're trying to achieve.

If you fall, if you stumble, we'll always be here to pick you up and help you along because that's who we are, a TEAM, WORKING TOGETHER TOWARDS ONE GOAL....a Healthier life.

Have a GREAT DAY everyone!! emoticon

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DEEO12 4/10/2013 9:09PM

    It rained alot here today and really cold now as we are getting freezing rain now. But i still got some exercise. I did the exercise bike! emoticon

I think we all are getting cabin fever but its all in what we make it. emoticon

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JEMLOVA29 4/10/2013 10:44AM

    PS - Spring was trying to arrive but it just won't! Snow, snow, more snow! I am itching for the beautiful weather and I hope it gets here soon. Sadly, we have MORE SNOW in the forecast! JEEZ WINTER - I know you were pretty mild but that doesn't mean we want to keep you year-round! COME ON SPRING!!!!!!!

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JEMLOVA29 4/10/2013 10:43AM

    Hope you have a great day too!

I keep falling and keep picking myself up, although all this weight makes it a pretty heavy lift lol... I think I need to reboot - start over as if it's day 1 but I am sure thankful for you stopping by and offering encouragement.

Keep up your great work and you're right - we are a TEAM and success is much sweeter when it's shared I think.

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