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Enjoying cross country trip!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Hi all! Things have been so busy for me these past few months I've not been able to stay connected w/my Spark Peeps :-(

Have no fear, I'm doing good but have been involved in purchasing a farm property in West Virginia. Hammered things out and ultimately drove from California to West Virginia with my parents to finish all the paperwork!!!

Now currently visiting with my baby sister in Virginia.

Hope all are doing great!

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MIMULUSBUG 5/21/2012 2:04PM

    Yep, the family is moving to WEST Virginia :-)

During Civil War the state of West Virginia succeeded from the southern state of Virigina, due in part to fewer slave owning sympathies west of the Allegheny Mtns AND the north's desire to keep railroad & armory at Harper's Ferry WV in Union hands. Sooooooo, West Virginia is considered a Northern -not southern state officially; but as we all know it has many ties to Virginia and southern culture. (FYI: Most of WV lies above 37 degrees latitude; or north of Gilroy & Madera CA. )

Comment edited on: 7/15/2012 6:06:07 PM

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ASPENHUGGER 2/22/2012 2:19PM

    You're moving to West Virginia? But I'll miss you! emoticon

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AJDOVER1 2/21/2012 10:58PM

    So good to hear from you! I'm glad you're well.

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MISS_VIV 2/21/2012 12:10PM

    what the?? West Virginia?
wow - are you ALL moving down there to the SOUTH? emoticon

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strange garden tomatoes & broke my toe!

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Hi all,

Thought I should report that while working on my "todo" list around the house (washing windows on outside of the sun-room) earlier this week, I slipped in the suds off of my step ladder and broke my toe, Ouch! So won't be out walking much for next 3-4 weeks. Otherwise its been a pretty good week.

BTW My tomatoes are doing good, but have been gathering some fairly strange ones. I actually took photo of one of my goofy tomato to share with you guys:

Is anyone else having strange fruit in the garden this summer???


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ASPENHUGGER 9/15/2011 1:00PM

    OUCH! indeed! Sorry you bunged yourself up -- hope it heals faster than predicted.

I have no strange tomatoes to report because I never got any on my plants. Not even a blossom! STRANGE summer!

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MSSASSY21 9/12/2011 3:12PM

  I haven't been on in a few days but wanted to know, how's your toe? Anything with toes hurt! Hope you can continue your walks soon. I did one hour today, my son did 10 mile yesterday! Love the tomato! emoticon

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JAY75REY 9/12/2011 1:12AM

    Ouch ouch ouch! (the toe)

Tee hee hee (the funny tomato!)

Over in my neck of the woods, it's been too cool, and we have too much shade in the yard; hence, no tomatoes!

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DEBBIEDAY 9/10/2011 12:49PM

    Yeah but even weird looking veggies are great as long as they are homegrown...!!

Sorry about your toe!

Hope it is feeling better soon!

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MISS_VIV 9/10/2011 11:48AM

    GARDEN ART..........How wonderful.
No veggies planted this year. So NO.... no art in my garden.

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CHERWHOAH 9/10/2011 10:09AM

    oh no! that tomato has conjoined twin myslexia (sorry i don't know if you watch south park...it was a fictional condition that was in one of the shows)

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500 Points! :-)

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

At log in today my wheel spin got me 3 points, not great but better than those 1 point spins. Then I started Sparking. I like to do the Trivia and actually answered all three questions correctly, WooHoo! Then I started to Huddle w/my teams, and catch up w/what's been going on; adding a comment here and there, THEN got the notice that I had Sparked enough to get an additional wheel spin. WHAT??? Yeah, another spin and I got 500 spark points!!!! Can you believe it????

So now will spend the rest of the day on and off giving my peeps Spark Goodies!!! Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

I now just hope I eventually get my big ol' bootie out of my computer chair and get out to the vegie garden, take my walk, clean the house....

Oh Sparkies give me strength and encouragement to not succumb to the Spark goodie distribution addiction (and excuse not to exercise....)


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AJDOVER1 9/4/2011 4:53PM

    Way cool!

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MSSASSY21 9/3/2011 12:40AM

  Way to go! 500 pts, that makes your day. I hope you did something else good for yourself and went out in the garden and soaked up the good sunshine and a little exercise to boot. If not, remember, tomorrow is another day. emoticon

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MISS_VIV 8/31/2011 12:17PM

    Ah sweet Mims - please do the 'outside' garden stuff first and come back for a light lunch and some more sparkin'..

luvs ya

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‎"Life is not the way it's supposed to be...

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

A friend of mine shared the following quote w/me:

‎"Life is not the way it's supposed to be.. It's the way it is.
The way we cope with it, is what makes the difference."

And I totally agree with it, but too often forget. (Especially, when I coping badly of course...).

Hope everyone has a great week.

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GETDONE 9/3/2011 2:56AM

    oh! SO TRUE. WORKING ON THAT FOR SURE!! emoticon emoticon

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MTULLY 8/3/2011 1:30AM

    Great quote to keep in mind!

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MISS_VIV 8/2/2011 1:08PM

    "It is what it is"..........absolutely.
I don't find some days as easy to deal with as others. But we must play the hand we are given and we will be rewarded accordingly. emoticon

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Yoga-meditation funny :-)

Friday, July 22, 2011

I chuckled a bit when I received this little ditty from Cathy Thorne & thought I'd share it here (since I have her permission to):

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SKYFROG 7/24/2011 5:24AM

    Perfect! Thanks for sharing


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SNUZSUZ 7/24/2011 4:08AM

    Very cute! Thanks for sharing:)

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NOWELLE76 7/22/2011 2:56PM

    ohmygosh that's pretty funny and cute :) One of my recovery groups ends with "namastay" and I think it's really corny to say so I get the comic :)

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MSDHARMA 7/22/2011 12:48PM

    Love it!

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