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The Creation Tour

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Today I went with a group from church to The Creation Tour at Glen Eyrie in Colorado Springs. That was an interesting program. They told how the layers of earth were formed after the flood, how the larger stones and smaller stones were moved into place. They showed in the video the fossils and how the fish fossils in places like Wyoming still had all the fins on them, so they couldn't have sat and rotted over a long period of time.

They talked about the rock from a volcano in Hawaii that erupted 50 years ago and some from Mount St. Helens that was from 1980 that was sent to Europe for age identification. The result was that the Hawaiian rock was 1 million years old and that from Mount St. Helens was from 800,000 years ago.

Then we went on a short hike (maybe 45 minutes) and looked at the stone formations on the property. I would like to find a book that tells all they were talking about today.

After the tour we went to a place called The Mason Jar for lunch. I had the small catfish meal and brought half home for dinner tonight. I really enjoyed the day

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MJLUVSANIMALS 6/22/2013 5:39PM

    There is nothing wrong with this blog, I find it rather interesting. And shoot I know some of my blogs are based on hearsay, and may not be 100% accurate, in fact I know they may not be. I just report my experience and others experiences. Base it on informative information, AND cool pictures! If we all were scholars and scientists, how boring would we be? Keep blogging! MJ

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    I'm glad you had a good day!

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TWINKIEQUEEN 6/21/2013 10:46PM

    glad you had a good time....the tidbit about the fish fossils having fins proving they did not rot was incorrect, but that's your guide's error, not yours...sounds like a fun trip

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TXGRANDMA 6/21/2013 8:22PM

    Glad you had a good day, that is the important thing. Don't allow anyone to spoil your day. emoticon

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JUNEAU2010 6/21/2013 8:06PM

    Thanks for sharing that gorgeous picture! Our world is wonderfully made!

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TERRIROB 6/21/2013 2:59AM

    It sounds like you had an awesome day today and that is really what counts! Whether anyone else believes as you do is pretty irrelevant in my opinion;. We are all entitled to our own beliefs and i didn't think you were pushing your beliefs onto anyone! Glad you had a good time emoticon

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DJ4HEALTH 6/21/2013 12:31AM

    Don't worry about what she said because she needs to look up this info for herself and find that they are telling her wrong and what the team told you is correct and they also did that carbon 14 on a live mollusk show radiocarbon ages of up to 2300 years.
So just don't listen to what some Christians that don't want to believe the whole Bible.

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FANCYQTR 6/21/2013 12:14AM

    The program was by geologists. I don't see where I have said anything that is so wrong. The only thing I said about the years was with the two stone samples that they dated as much older than they are because they knew how old they were since they were from fairly recent eruptions. The stone was liquid when the eruptions happened and then hardened. I even didn't say how they said the different layers of the earth were laid down so how am I saying something that they can find so wrong. I haven't pushed anything on anyone and if they don't choose to believe what I do, that is their right. All I did was share the day in my blog, but maybe I should not write the blogs at all.

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TEXASPCMAMA 6/20/2013 11:37PM

    Those are interesting tidbits of information. I'm a Christian, too, and I definitely believe in creation, but I'm not sure the science they told you about is valid. You may wish to consider looking some of this stuff up for verification before sharing it with your non-Christian friends (okay, so before evangelizing the lost! haha) because if they're super knowledgeable about paleontology and geology, you could lose all credibility before you've even shared the Gospel.

Just a thought. :-)

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June 9

Monday, June 10, 2013

I was finally able to go out and see Fancy after church. Boy was it hot and I have black jeans. I think I am allergic to some of that heat because my ankles were itching like crazy.

I should have moved Fancy to that ranch a long time before I did. She loves it there. Yesterday I got a scare when I got there, but I decided that she had probably been moved to another pen or they had her inside for some reason. I headed over to the house to find out where she was and found out that she was out eating weeds. She has the run of the property and they haven't locked her in her run for several weeks. Monte said that when he is working one of his horses she will follow them into the arena and around there. What a nice life she is having.

I got home and watered the garden again. One of my little tomato seedlings is gone and I noticed that a rabbit has been digging under my fence. I am going to try dragging some 4 x 4s down and put them around the garden and with my neighbor's help we will take one of the dog runs that I'm not using down to fence around the entire yard. Then the lower fence will go inside to get the vine plants to grow on. That will have to be done when it cools down in the evening, though. It is already over 90.

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DANLIN60 6/12/2013 11:02AM

    Glad to hear Fancy is happy and you got to see her. that darn rabbit Lol

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    Glad Fancy is happy. Last year rabbits ate the lettuce I put out. I didn't even bother this year. We have soooo many rabbits around here. Stay cool!

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Workout for Saturday

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Just thought I'd post what I did today that was a 3 hour workout for me. I am not too good with the mowing at this stage and I know that others would do this yard in just an hour, but it takes me a while and the hills don't make it too easy for me.

This is from one corner of the porch.

This is the other side of the upper terrace.

This one is the lower terrace from by the garden.

The other day I finally got everything planted in this little garden plot. I have the fencing around different areas where there are small plants instead of seeds because we have rabbits and squirrels all around. It was suggested that I get my vines to grow up on something, so I will have some other fencing and we are going to move one of the large dog kennels to go around most of it. I have herbs in pots and am going to try a couple other things in the large pots, too.

I still have to use the weed eater and the lopper on the wild trees, and clean off the patio, but I am getting there, slow but sure. I want to be able to sit out there and enjoy the outdoors this year. And Cassie loves to go running around the big yard.

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    All I have is a little cement patio, you lucky thing. I know it's a lot of work, but it's good for you, body and soul. Enjoy your garden!

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TERRIROB 6/9/2013 12:08AM

    Wow!! That is one HUGE yard! Glad to see you feeling better and getting outside. Are you still doing your goal things for your abs as well?

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Keep feeling weak

Thursday, June 06, 2013

The last few weeks I have felt weak in my legs, particularly. I keep wondering if it is what I eat or something else. I know I have had more carbs than I should, but would that make my legs weak? I don't really know who to ask. Has my protein been too low? Normally I have plenty of protein, but maybe not the last few weeks. I recently saw the Oncologist and he said I showed no signs of the cancer returning. He doesn't think it will. So I am wondering where to turn to figure this out.

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    I'm glad to hear the oncologist gave you good news. emoticon
About the weakness you're feeling: The radiation killed good cells along with the bad. That has to be tough for your body to recover from. Perhaps you need to make sure you are eating iron rich foods like --
Red meat
Egg yolks
Dark, leafy greens (spinach, collards)
Dried fruit (prunes, raisins)
Iron-enriched cereals and grains (check the labels)
Beans, lentils, chick peas

Your body can absorb more iron if you are also taking vitamin C. Also, if you aren't taking a vitamin D supplement, you might want to consider it.

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FANCYQTR 6/7/2013 6:02PM

    I am thinking that maybe it is low protein at those times. The last couple days I have had more protein and don't feel quite as week. Of course, I haven't gone out trying to find things in so many stores, either. I am not too sure how to figure the changes I need to make.

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MCJULIEO 6/7/2013 5:56PM

    What great news from the oncologist!

As to the leg weakness, you just may need to change things up a little bit (protein, carbs, exercise) and pay attention to what your body says...

Good luck!

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FANCYQTR 6/7/2013 5:36PM

    No pain with the weak feeling. I have pain in my hips that has been since the chemo. If I can get walking enough that will usually go away, but I have to keep it up.

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MOM2ACAT 6/7/2013 3:37PM

    Do you have pain with that weakness also? I have sciatica on my left side, and at times, that makes my leg feel weak also. If it continues, keep asking the oncologist about it; if he doesn't have any answers, he should be able to refer you to someone who can help.

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Working on the garden

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Today I got back to working in the garden, breaking up the clumps and adding some top soil. I don't really have enough top soil for it, needing about 4 or 10 more bags, but I don't have the money for them. I had to spend enough for the stuff I got yesterday -- mainly herbs and potting soil. I may not have worked all that long in the garden, but it was a lot of work. I didn't get the plants into the garden plot, but I got the herbs planted. I hope I can figure out how to use them all.

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FANCYQTR 6/5/2013 5:21PM

    I hope that we have a long summer. Last year the winter didn't really come in until March or April, so maybe things will go that way this year (at least into November) so I end up with a longer growing season.

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MOM2ACAT 6/5/2013 3:49PM

    Gardening is great exercise! I miss it, I can't do it right now because of my health issues. I use to plant a lot of flowers. I always bought more than I planned to, and kept buying a few more here and there even though I was "done". Somehow, I always found the room for "just one more", lol!

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AWESOMECHELZ 6/5/2013 12:24PM

    Great exercise! AND since your winter was so difficult, now you can enjoy the outdoors and get your garden. I hope you can continue to enjoy it and get from great vegetables from it. Have a lovely day! emoticon
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PEGGYO 6/5/2013 7:39AM

    they'll be delicious

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    emoticon Gardening is great exercise.
I love growing herbs. There's something very satisfying about them...not to mention they tend not to be too finicky. All I have is a patio so I can only grow stuff in pots. I haven't had the money to put out much this year, but I did get some basil, mint and parsley out. At the end of the season when they start to flower I harvest and dry them to use through the winter. Have fun with your herbs.

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HICKOK-HALEY 6/5/2013 6:01AM

    Where there is a will, there is a way! emoticon

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