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Spring Cleaning....late

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

I'm washing ALL the bed linens today, wow, didn't realize how much there was, and somewhere I have hidden another set of sheets for our room, but I can't find them...just like I can't find the extra test strips I had to test my blood sugar. Funny how things just tend to vanish, isn't it. :D

Anyway, it's a beautiful day today, and I have to get my butt in gear and get my exercises done. I hope you all enjoy the day and show that beautiful smile to others...it's fun to share!

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BLONDEE53 6/13/2013 9:51AM

    I live alone (and love it)...so when I "lose" things, I always know God knows where I put it and I ask Him to help me find it!

I'm getting a late start on my spring cleaning as well...but unless I tell on myself, no one knows since it's just me and Jesus at my place. I have what I call "Pick a Project" day...and when I am really ambitious, I may choose three! LOL

Be blessed my friend!
Bren

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MS.ELENI 6/11/2013 2:05PM

    Bill does all the laundry now so I don't have to do it. Works for me. emoticon

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Summer's Here

Monday, June 10, 2013

Wow, it's actually a "summer" day here today, complete with the humidity, but hey, I wanted summer and that's our summers here. Now just to get the pool cleaned up so we can swim in it..if it gets warm.

I remember the days when I'd have to jump in the pool before bed, just to cool off enough to sleep. I miss those days/nights, but oh well

Oh, for the trip, I made sure we had hotels with pools so I could get in my exercise, I believe they all have exercise rooms too.. I'm a little nervous about going to NC with my daughter alone, because normally when we travel, we all go together. I guess it makes me feel more secure with my husband around, I'll miss him, especially on my birthday. Oh well, I'll enjoy the time with our daughter.

I hope you all have a great week ahead, and a wonderful today. emoticon

  
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DEEO12 6/10/2013 9:56PM

    Enjoy yourself you deserve it!!! Have lots of fun!!!!! emoticon

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MS.ELENI 6/10/2013 1:01PM

    Before I got so sick I would travel by myself but would rather have had Bill with me. My longest trip was Florida to NC to Virginia.
Enjoy the time with your daughter. Be glad she wants you around

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Engines

Sunday, June 09, 2013

I'm so happy for our son, he finally got to see one of the "heritage" engines he's been trying to get for months, if not a year. He takes such good pictures, I wish he'd take my suggestion and make a book of them all, he knows so much about each engine, it'd be easy for him to do. But he just doesn't want to, I mean with 3-4 BIG photo albums of just the engines he's seen, it'd be such a great book. Here's a few of the photos of the special "heritage" units, as you can see they look quite different than normal Engines of that "line".

Erie RR Heritage NS 1068


Illinois RR Heritage NS 1072


New Jersey RR Heritage NS 1071


New York Central RR Heritage NS 1066


Penn Central RR Heritage NS 1073


Virginia RR Heritage NS 1069


Southern RR Heritage NS 8099


Hope you enjoyed Scott's photos, and I pray you all have a wonderful day!

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DEEO12 6/9/2013 10:10PM

    emoticon It would make a good book. Very interesting and wonderful shots! Thanks for sharing!

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MS.ELENI 6/9/2013 11:49AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I would love to be able to get such great pics. It would make a great book. emoticon

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A Little nicer

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Today isn't too bad of a day, it's supposed to get in the 70's so that's a lot nicer than 50's or 60's, getting closer to summer weather.

I was supposed to go to Franklin Park, IL for the railroad days there, but my son decided to just go to Rochelle instead. I love doing things with him, and our daughter, but sometimes he just likes to go alone, I think. I'm hoping and praying he gets to go out on a date with a friend of his, they had to cancel last night because she had to watch her little sister. So hopefully. I know, I know, moms aren't supposed to talk about things like that, but I love my kids and really feel bad when one is too shy to ask anyone on a date, even though he's got the greatest personality, and definitely isn't into the "bad things"; heck he rarely drinks, but when someone buys him a shot (normally a member of our family) and then it's only 1. He's more of a Pepsi drinker, so he strays away from the other stuff.

Anyway, I sound like I'm doing an ad for him *L* I'm not, but anyway, back to rt stuff, have a wonderful weekend everyone! emoticon

  
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DEEO12 6/8/2013 6:15PM

    Noting wrong at all for wanting our kids happy. emoticon

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MS.ELENI 6/8/2013 5:13PM

    I have found that must girls are stupid when it comes to guys. The good guys get looked over.When They get older they realize what they missed.

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Cold hands

Friday, June 07, 2013

My hands are always cold lately, wish it'd warm up outside, I'm tired of this fall-like/spring-like weather, even those two times of the year are warmer than this summer has been so far!

And normally, here in WI, it used to be in the upper 80's lower 90's by now...things have really changed, it's a shame. I miss the days when I'd go to bed and not use any blankets, have the windows wide open, but having gone in the pool in the middle of the night, made it feel that much better. We had the heat, but it was bearable. Where are those days.

Brande's getting ready for her pony show in a couple weeks down in Springfield, IL, and we're preparing for the wedding in Green Bay next weekend. We have so much going on, the week after that is a graduation party, and then the week after that is another party. I really hate having my weekends booked up for me. Oh well, we endure, right?

Just praying I stay on the diet and continue my exercises through the time I'm gone. Withdrawals, anyone?

Have a wonderful day, and an even better weekend, I'll see you soon!

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MS.ELENI 6/7/2013 2:53PM

    It sounds like you are going to be very busy. But it also sounds like fun things. Enjoy

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