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Tuesday

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Liing celery today,, , lots of water and fiber in it.. got to make better snack choices.. I love veggies! Very tired today, lots of hip and back pain,,
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 6/2/2012 2:37PM

    Hope you are dong well with drinking your water.
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SERAPHGYRL 5/29/2012 8:41PM

    Lots of water always hits the spot and keeps me feeling full. Celery is good but I like mine with a light coating of peanut butter or sliced into a meal. May I suggest you stir-fry a colorful mountain of delicious veggies and stuff some of them into a warm whole grain tortilla for lunch. Don't be shy - fill 'er up! You know you'll be hungry later but you've planned ahead. Heat up the rest of those veggies and toss them together with a cup of steamy hot brown rice. I often even add a small bit of grated Parmesan cheese for an extra yum. Having a veggie day like this is so decadently good I feel like I'm cheating!

I hope you had a successful day :)

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Monday

Monday, May 28, 2012

Just spent a half hour writing a blog,, power went out a nano second before I hit post!!!!

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/29/2012 12:54AM

    I hate when that happens because I can never blog the same thing twice. Have a great week!!!

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SERAPHGYRL 5/28/2012 7:20PM

    Oh my! We kind of write blogs for ourselves though, right? You wrote out all you needed to express and that's got to be good. :)

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LESSOFPMCD 5/28/2012 1:30PM

    Arghhh! I know the feeling - but think of it this way - you can't eat when you are typing!

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Pants to the cleaners!

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Okay, I am sitting in bed reading at 6a.m. Pouring rain, lightning. All of a sudden a very loud clap of thunder breaks right over the house next door,, about 25 feet from my head! Very loud, loud enough to set off business alarms a half mile away!! They are still alarming!! The lightning was so bright it was like noontime light in my bedroom for a split second!! My whole body came off the mattress and that is NO MEAN FEAT!! taking those pants to the cleaners for sure!! One less birthday to celebrate for me!!!
I heard DD moving around in her bed, so I know it was very loud, as she was sleepign very deeply.

Yesterday was a wonderful day for me. My co-worker was supposed to arrive to buy some pool items at 1 o'clock. She called before 10a.m. and asked if they could come over earlier ,like in a half hour, as they were going to buy a filter hose near me. Fifteen minutes later they show up, buy lots of things I never thought I would sell, I gave them some chemicals and an expensive part,, they were happy,,
Next, scrapguy shows up, spends the whole day tearing down my pool. He filled his whole pickup truck with the scrap... It was sad, but I know it was time,, things change, time marches on, etc,etc..
It was supposed to slightly rain yesterday,, ,, it sprinkled for one minute and that was it.. A couple hours ago, the downpour started. 8:30 a.m. and it is still as dark as when I went to bed last night. I believe we got about a half inch of rain, so far,, DD and I had planned to cut and bundle the pool liner for the trash man, but my heart already had one stop and jumpstart today, I am not going out in this storm for that!!
Now we have about another 500 gallons on the liner and pool cover with the leaves and creatures living in that guk.
Yes, I think the pool thing is done,, on to the next life adventure after I get the hole filled in and prettied up...
SO glad I do not travel on holiday weekends.. Travel and thunderstorms do not mix...

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/29/2012 12:52AM

    We did not get any of those storms. They split before they got to us and went north and south of us. Didn't get any rain today either. It was definitely cooler today. So glad that the scrap guy showed up, tore down and loaded his truck. WAY TO GO on your co-worker getting things she needed too!!
Can't wait to see what adventures are waiting for you.
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JOYSGARDEN 5/27/2012 10:02PM

    LOL Lin!!! I hate days like that!! We got the storm later on today, wind, rain, thunder and lightening. Pools of water everywhere. Haven't seen my cat all day. He doesn't handle storms well either... It's thundering again now, so maybe we're in for round two.......

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TWEETYKC00 5/27/2012 7:00PM

    usually she doesn't, but it's a good thing she made an exception! Those are not the sheets I want to have to wash later!

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DONBOB1 5/27/2012 6:21PM

    You wear pants to bed?? I had you pegged for the au natural type.

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Rainy day

Saturday, May 26, 2012

It is cloudy and sprinkling outside.. no surprise, it is like this every Memorial weekend.. usually it is about thirty degrees colder though..
I hope my scrapguy is waterproof and shows up today.. I am just cleaning my house and glad I do not work until Monday..

Thinking of my Dad and others who sliced time out of their lives for what they believed.. us, our futures, our safety. Please do not be embarrassed to walk up to a total stranger if he/she is a vet and thank them for doing this. They all deserve this, at the very least.

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/29/2012 12:46AM

    I did just that today after our Memorial Day service today. He just smiled and saluted. Later I had a chance to talk to him and he knew my dad from back in their day together. That really made me feel good especially as my dad has been deceased for over 32 years.

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JAZZEJR 5/26/2012 10:14AM

    I agree. A big salute to our vets! We appreciate your efforts on our behalf!

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Remembrance weekend..

Friday, May 25, 2012

My Dad was a Navy veteran,, I miss my Dad so much every day.. I have to work, I am unable to go to he Memorial Day Mass at his cemetery, but I can still go there Sunday, be there alone,, see his flag,, light his candle..
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/25/2012 10:42PM

    I really miss my dad too and he's been gone since 1979 just after my younger daughter was born.
I wish I could thank you dad for all he did for our country.
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MOM2ACAT 5/25/2012 3:26PM

    emoticonMy dad is an Army veteran of WW2, I lost him in August and I sure miss him too.

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GERIKRAGH 5/25/2012 2:15PM

    I miss my dad too and he's been gone a long time. I don't actually know anyone who served in a war zone.

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