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Got some mall exercise today

Friday, December 11, 2009

I went out by myself to the mall....it was great to be out by myself, and not have to go where I wasn't interested in going, or wait while someone else looked at something. Since the mall wasn't terribly crowded, I got in a brisk walk - went all over the thing at least once. : )

I found a shirt for my husband, and a blouse for myself (why not!?) and then bought us both Auntie Anne's original pretzels. He was surprised and pleased when I gave it to him on my return home. I've tracked that nutrition, and am determined to eat even better the rest of the day, but it was a pleasant splurge.

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DAYHIKER 12/11/2009 4:44PM

    Good for you!! We need a treat every now and then. emoticon

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IUHRYTR 12/11/2009 4:01PM

    emoticon Keep making progress. -- Lou

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FURBALLDTH 12/11/2009 3:23PM

    Good for you! It's nice to do something for yourself. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Ok, it's warm compared to some people (currently about 38 Degrees F, and humid); but with the humidity, it's cold to me! I had an appt this morning, then ran a couple of errands. I was thankful to get back inside. : )

A very sweet lady I know 'went home' today to Heaven. Barb had breast cancer that spread to her brain then stomach and throughout her body. I know she's now healthy, no longer in pain, and in the presense of Jesus, but I am sad. The comfort I have, is that I will see her again when I get to Heaven, too. God does provide the perfect comfort. Please pray for her family's comforting.

Back to weather: Friday's hi is expected to be at or just below freezing. Brrrr! It's not even officially winter, by the calendar. Guess I need to pull out my sweaters. : )

Y'all stay warm now.

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IUHRYTR 12/9/2009 9:58PM

    Condolences on the loss of your friend. My mother also died of cancer before Christmas. It does add a note of sadness to the holiday but our time is not God's time. Be well. -- Lou

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Tuesday 12/8

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

First, I want to thank all of you who responded to my blog yesterday. I watched the news broadcast and found they did a very nice job of advertising not only what we do, but that we're looking for more folks to join us, and of course, gifts of yarn.

I volunteered at my grandson's kindergarten class this morning, and now am contemplating the housework that I've been ignoring! Maybe if I look at it as exercise......yeah, that's a good idea. : )

Cheers, everyone. Have a great day.


I may be on TV tonight

Monday, December 07, 2009

Well, my knitting/crocheting group was finally able to link up with the local ABC camera crew and we were taped for broadcast tonight on the 5 o'clock news. (That's ABC27, Harrisburg, PA) If you're interested, you might be able to find it on their web site (later). That address is: http://www.whtm.com/

It was fun, the interviewer is a nice young lady, and we were able to share with others what we knit/crochet. Such things as: fetal demise pouches and caps; blankets for Project Linus; chemo hats for a cancer clinic; hats, mittens and scarves for a couple of elementary schools and womens' shelter.

I had a good time, and we 're hoping to gain additional knitters/crocheters as well as donations of yarn.

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IUHRYTR 12/8/2009 3:53AM

    You and your group are to be commended for such selfless donations to those who benefit. Way to go. :) -- Lou

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MRSJARI 12/7/2009 9:42PM

I have started knitting and crocheting some, and want to do more and learn more. Thus far I just do scarfs and straightish things. Soon I hope to go round!

I would love to the broadcast but I live in Texas

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JMSURPRENANT 12/7/2009 9:33PM

    Way cool!

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    Wow, that's pretty cool.

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FURBALLDTH 12/7/2009 6:53PM

    How heart breaking it must be to lose an infant. You are a true angel in a mothers time of need. God bless you. I've always taught my daughters that people like you are the real stars and heroes in life. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BEAMISH7 12/7/2009 2:34PM

    Wow. It sounds like your group does some wonderful projects for those who need it. I'll check online when i get home cause I've too late for the early news and in bed by the late one

Thanks for letting us know.

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DAYHIKER 12/7/2009 2:22PM

    Wow! How cool! If I can remember I will look at that when things settle down here...IF they settle down here. emoticon

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MOMMAKATES 12/7/2009 2:19PM

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Wee hours of Saturday

Saturday, December 05, 2009

It's still Friday to me - had too much caffine, so can't get to sleep yet.

Went to a "First Friday" at my LYS and had a really good time. Was able to get a 15% discount on my total order (!) and bought some beautiful (alpaca, wool & nylon) sock yarn. Now 'all' I need to do is sit down and knit my first pair of socks! LOL

Got a name/phone number of a possible repairer of treadmills today. Probably will be cheaper in the long run to just get a new one - this one is at least 6 years old.

Waiting to hear when the TV station will be out to tape my knitting group. Getting excited about it......no, CONTINUING to be excited about it. : )

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DAYHIKER 12/5/2009 5:52AM

    Oh dear, treadmill woes. Mine is making a popping noise coming down from an incline. Hubby is going to look at it today. Hope yours can be salvaged!!

Have fun knitting those socks!! emoticon

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