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Yoga

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Started the day with yoga for the first time in weeks! Woo Hoo!

  
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LINDA! 12/20/2009 2:32PM

    Love it!! It is great starting the day with it.

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ABIGAILSING 12/20/2009 12:51PM

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ZZYYGGY 12/20/2009 10:50AM

    way to go.

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DD!!

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Today we're picking DD up at the airport in Hermosillo. It's so exciting - she's never been here and I hope she loves it as much s we do.
The new furniture was delivered yesterday and it looks beautiful in our place. I cleaned my kitchen, put shelf liners in the cabinets, a little tricky as the kitchen is semi circular and the cabinets aren't a nice easy rectangle - it will take some getting used to... I unpacked most of the boxes of kitchen stuff and put it all away inthe cabinets - again it will need some rethinking, like maybe less of everything, do I really need 8 water glasses? there's only 2 (3 with DD) of us and there's no dishwasher. Fun, fun, fun!

  
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ABIGAILSING 12/19/2009 5:40PM

    No dishwasher! My. You are being called to adjustment. Is this in the rent house or the one you are having built?

Enjoy the time with your daughter.

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MELTEAGUE 12/19/2009 1:54PM

    Hope that your DD has a wonderful time together with you!
what a memorable time for all!
HAve a great weekend!

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Furniture!

Friday, December 18, 2009

Yesterday was a very productive day. Not the way I planned it - my kitchen still needs doing but I had more success at the veggie stand and the (tiny!) grocery store and in the afternoon we found a bed and livingroom furniture locally. We should have it delivered this afternoon.
This morning I swept and mopped the floors and did a general tidy up. I did go out and walk, it was great to be out in the fresh air before it gets really windy.
Today we're waiting for the electrician and I better get the kitchen sorted out.
DD is arriving tomorrow mid day - Woo Hoo!

  
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MELTEAGUE 12/18/2009 2:02PM

    WOw you have been working so hard! glad it is all coming together for you!
all the best with the grocery shopping!

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ABIGAILSING 12/18/2009 1:56PM

    So glad for your progress and excited with you in all you found for your home and healthy living. Enjoy DD!

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Kitchen and groceries

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Today I need to get my head around mealplanning - not m favorite thing in the world. I'm used to living in the boonies, having a large pantry and freezer stocked with months of supplies and only shopping twice a month to replenish fresh stuff and what's been used.
Here everything is fresh, so that requires shopping at least twice week, I have yet to find chicken that looks "right" to me (it's very yellow, I'm used to pink-ish) and the fresh produce is a little different from what I used to buy... Lots of adjustments and some thinking needed.
My kitchen is close to operational and today I'm going to get it thoroughly cleaned and get shelf liners in. Progress!

  
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DGOJOAN 12/17/2009 9:13PM

    I've seen the yellow chickens, heads, feet and all in Italy too. Even the packaged chicken there has a hideous fluorescent yellow glow. Scary stuff indeed. I'm sure you'll master the food situation. I would imagine that the fresh fish is better than what we can get here in CO.

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ABIGAILSING 12/17/2009 3:18PM

    I don't envy you all these changes, but I do know you can and will come forth victorious. Continuing to lift you up for wisdom, discernment, direction, and strength--oh yeah! and PATIENCE!!!!

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DENISEACK 12/17/2009 12:58PM

    I was reading a few of your blog posts and it sounds like you moved to Mexico? We are actually looking at moving out to NM or AZ with possibility of finding a beach place along the Sea of Cortes. I'd love to pick your brain about CO, NM, AZ and Mexico (if in fact I understood your posts).

Also--about the yellow chickens--I just saw a documentary called "Food Inc." Very eye opening! Eek!

--Denise

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Back from Hermosillo

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Today we went over to the "big town", we found a lovely dining room set and quite a few bits and pieces on our list. I feel we're making real progress, even though the dining set won't be available to pick up in about 6 weeks - that seems to be the norm here... oh well, it's the one we both wanted and it was almost half off, can't beat that. it's going to be worth the wait.

  
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ABIGAILSING 12/16/2009 11:11PM

    Excited with you!!!

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KLARKE 12/16/2009 8:27PM

    doesn't feel good when you are moving forward!!

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