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Sunday, August 17, 2008

emoticon The rodeo was great--bull riders, being all brave--clowns being braver & funny!!!!!!!
I loved the Mutton bustin' the kids are all fun to watch riding the big sheep--then I almost fell out of my chair laughing when it came time for the kids to scramble for the silver dollars--always fun to watch a child do about anything.

I finished my day sitting by the lake and watching the refection of all the lights from the rides in the cool water--there was a gental breeze that made for the end of a great day.

~~~~MARY emoticon

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THINMAMAWARD 8/19/2008 10:34AM

    Hi Mary, Were you at the fair?
How are you? I have been home on bedrest from a leg infection, haven't been to the Wed group for 2 weeks.

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CANNOTFATHOM 8/18/2008 4:00PM

    It sounds like you had a terrific day :)


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Saturday, August 16, 2008

It was so good to see all the family together--one grand daughter has now 3 children of her own. Yes, I ate the cake. There were 2 for both birthday people.FUN

Today it is off to the State Fair for the 1st time--there is much to do and I don't want to miss anything. I am not sixteen-- ya know
so I need more days to see ^& experience it ALL!!!!

I love your blog -- it is good to have others to learn from.
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INSYNC2SUCCEED 8/17/2008 2:33PM

    Hi Mary
I've enjoyed reading your blogs. How was the state fair? emoticon

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The State Fair Starts Friday

Thursday, August 14, 2008

emoticonI love the State Fair --all kinds of fun.
2--Terry Stokes hypnotist
3--UCD extreme science
4--Turkey Legs
6--Cooking demos
7--Mutton busting
8--I love it all--the noise, the smell of the food floating in the air
9--I love all the laughter and excitement as the children clammer to get a closer look at what ever is going on.
11--Resting in the shade of a big ol' tree.


Breakfast today: Berry Smoothie



Hope your day is going well.

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MARYNANC 8/14/2008 11:08PM

    State Fair is AWESOME!! Where are you from? I grew up in IOWA. I think it's the best state fair there is. Livestock shows, tractor pulls, the Pork Queen , Pork chops on a stick and fried snickers bars! Oh well, with Spark People and now that I live in Michigan things are different.

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ERIN1128 8/14/2008 6:59PM

    Love love love the State Fair! My husband and I try to go twice - once with our 4-year-old daughter, once just for us. I may have to forgo the "french fry log" this year though, probably doesn't fit in with my new spark mindset... emoticon

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LIEBKIN 8/14/2008 1:42PM

    We just finished our county fair, I worked for some friends of ours making shaved ice and esspresso drinks. Every year it is the same and I love that! Have fun at yours!

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Too hot to walk today

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Maybe this evening late it will be cooler.
Sit with the boys until 2:00 then off to the market. I haven't been eating well the last 2 days--still not feeling right.

I t really doesn't matter how I feel I need to eat well--also to understand that I can not eat a meal & it is OK. I am not anorexic material. I have this underlying feeling of getting sick if I don't eat--I know, from childhood. emoticon

I need that mantra of " everything is just fine--God wants the best for me"

I hope your doing well.
~~MARY emoticon


The house is empty again.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

I t is too quiet--Everyone returned home after the week end.

Back to the walks and less food. I walked the river this (Monday)
evening--there were a lot of distance swimmers. They made me want to jump in the water looked sooo inviting. Well, I will wait until 1:00 on Tuesday--I will be spending four hours with the boys & friends at the Club.

Well, I hope your doing well--- emoticon
~~~~~~MARY emoticon

Walked 5 miles--then went to the pool with the boys--fun!!!

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WOTABOUTTHIS 8/12/2008 3:56AM

    I guess now the wedding's over, it's hard to get back to normal life, and settle down again. But it's all there for the taking..........

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