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Wrapping up Tuesday!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

My Tuesday was just as I expected and I turned up the power tonight in the garden. It is looking better and better. I had some transplanting to do and found a nice clean area for a stray tomato and 2 hybrid pepper plants. Hopefully they will produce some goodies later.
Weeding and hoeing filled most of an hour and I picked peas, zucchini and 1 lonely cucumber.
I did the farm chores as well. It was okay until the mosquitoes came to join me. Now I
am content to just be happily Sparking away.
DD and family came for supper-grilled chicken, cheesy hashbrowns, broccoli and low cal
apple crisp for dessert.
Hope your Tuesday was a powerful day for you! Have a great evening and thanks for stopping by! emoticon

  
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RAYLINSTEPHENS 7/14/2010 5:19PM

    We are trying for some late cucumbers!

Isn't gardening fun?!

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ALEXSGIRL1 7/14/2010 11:42AM

    sounds great tonight i am having peppers and onions broccoli and zucchini from the garden with apple chicken sausages and rice cant wait. i so love a summer garden. lunch is salad from garden yum

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NKHARRIS329 7/14/2010 9:49AM

    Another busy day! I don't know how you do it.

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It's Turn up the Power Tuesday!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Turn up the power! Shift into high gear! Today is your day to shine and make it happen!
You can do it!

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it and virtue is doing it.
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ALEXSGIRL1 7/13/2010 8:09PM

    nice quote and direction and as soon as i am well i will be on my way

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RAYLINSTEPHENS 7/13/2010 5:56PM

    you, my sparked friend, have wisdom, skill and are totally blessed with a bounty of virtue!

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KO1215 7/13/2010 3:32PM

    Great! Thanks!

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SUNNY1432 7/13/2010 2:58PM

    Hope you letting the sunshine in today! Have a wonderful Tuesday! emoticon

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NANCYANDRA 7/13/2010 10:49AM

    Good advice!!! I'm off today - got the floor swept and mopped before my haircut appointment at 830

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Kind of catching up

Monday, July 12, 2010

Just a typical day with odd requests and unusual activity
Farmers in to secure records that most of them have but prefer to let me find instead.
Service work that will keep you busy and make you wish the phone would be silent a little longer so you can catch your breath.
A mind that wanders off to play until you haul in back gently reminding it there is work to
be done.

DH went to therapy today and spent the day under observation for possible heart issues.
Thus the mind wandering. He was released late this afternoon with a lot of questions left
behind. Doctor will follow through with test results later this week. We did go to watch
DS play baseball. I broke down and ate super nachos. It was the healthiest food item and I
still stayed in range.
I did spend about 45 minutes doing chores and working in the garden so I got my cardio
covered as well.
Hope your "Make it Happen Monday" went well. What is in store for tomorrow? Tune it
and see how imagination works. We mildly insane people are capable of almost anything! LOL! Thanks for stopping by! emoticon

  
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NKHARRIS329 7/13/2010 8:58AM

    I'm still keeping you and your husband in my prayers. I wish you both the best!

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DAISY443 7/13/2010 5:58AM

    There is some comfort in routine. Good luck with the tests. Prayers and emoticon

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SHERYLP461 7/13/2010 12:43AM

    I hope all goes well with your DH tests.
sheryl

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VEGEFARMER 7/12/2010 11:59PM

    I hope that you and your hubby get all the information on the tests and that it is all good news. Thinking of you and sending out lots of love and healing thoughts. hugs.

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Make it Happen Monday!

Monday, July 12, 2010

It's a new day so it's Make it Happen Monday! You know what to do so just do it! emoticon

  
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RAYLINSTEPHENS 7/12/2010 9:03PM

    Thank you!

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SCHANSEN2010 7/12/2010 3:07PM

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SUNNY1432 7/12/2010 2:15PM

    Short and sweet, but very true!! emoticon

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SMILEYBEE 7/12/2010 11:07AM

    Yes! A clean slate each morning to write today's story on.

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NKHARRIS329 7/12/2010 10:30AM

    Absolutely!

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AMGM2001 7/12/2010 9:37AM

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SLIMTHICK2 7/12/2010 8:45AM

    You told it like it is, I like that. Have a beautiful day.

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DBELLE39 7/12/2010 8:15AM

    Great attitude for planning the week! I find when I just make myself do it, I'm feeling better about myself afterwards.

Have a great day.

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JOURNEYOF3 7/12/2010 8:14AM

    Great words of wisdom. emoticon

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Family tree

Sunday, July 11, 2010

One of DH's distant cousins is visiting from California and researching the family tree. It was very interesting and I could see spending hours working on it. For now, I will be content to let him handle the extensive research. He is retired and has the hours to do it. But he gave us excellent tips on where to look and how to do it. Someday...
We babysat the grandchildren for about 6 hours so mom and dad could go to dinner and a movie to celebrate their anniversary. We took them to the farm and we walked into the garden to harvest broccoli, zucchini, yellow squash and check out the cucumbers. It was
very hot and humid and weather was brewing. After supper, I took them home for baths
and bed. The storms moved in just as DD and SIL returned on the Harley, slightly wet but
inside before the really heavy rain arrived. We had an inch in the rain gauge this morning.
The skies have cleared and the air is cool and fresh.
We are invited out for a spaghetti supper with SIL's parents. I am baking an apple crisp to
share. It will be a good dessert and also, it clears a little space in my freezer. I did a little
substitution, and made it a healthier dessert. It should taste good and it could be that everyone will think it is the same recipe I always use. I cut the sugar down to 1/4 cup and added ginger for the sweet taste we all expect. Ssshhh! It's a secret LOL!
Track every bite, write down all your activity, drink your water and get enough sleep. Build
up to success and reach your goal ! emoticon
Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Have a great evening!

  
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SUNNY1432 7/12/2010 12:02AM

    The apple crisp was great!! Thanks again for watching the kids!
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RAYLINSTEPHENS 7/11/2010 6:21PM

    I love apple crisp!

Hope you have a great time!

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DETERMINEDLOSER 7/11/2010 6:19PM

    Sounds like you have been busy! Genealogy is very interesting and fun to look into.

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SHERYLP461 7/11/2010 6:11PM

    I also am researching my family. Legacy is my favorite, but you do buy the best version of it.

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NKHARRIS329 7/11/2010 5:49PM

    Check out ancestry.com for your family tree. I started some research on this site and it was really useful. Unfortunately I ran into a lot of dead ends.

Hopefully this turns into a great experience for you and you learn a lot (or can teach a lot) about your family!

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