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Home in New Hampshire

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Made it back home to NH today. Took the route through Bennington Y& Brattleboro VT. Went across Hogback Mountain, beautiful view, stopped and took pictures.
Picked up Arby's sandwiches before I left NY since we can't get them here, then stopped at a Popeye's in Albany NY since we can't get that here either.

I had a great time wtih my family going here and there. Met a Spark Friend ERIECANALGAL and bought her series of books about Erie Canal Cousins. They are very interesting so far,

So Wednesday it will be back to the gym!

  
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ROWINGPRINCESS 7/22/2010 2:03PM

    Sound like so much FUN! Did you have my glass of wine today?

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HJFOGARTY 7/21/2010 10:23AM

    so glad your back! but glad you had a great time and met some sparkfriends too! see you at the gym!

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GRAMMYEAC 7/21/2010 8:15AM

    Glad you had a Great Visit with family and had a safe trip home.

The Hogback view is tremendous on clear days! I'm surprised it wasn't hazy up there, given the humidity and the overcast we had up here most of the day.

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MRE1956 7/21/2010 7:39AM

    emoticon back!

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SUZYMOBILE 7/21/2010 7:02AM

    Welcome home, Robin!

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2 Year SparkaVersary

Saturday, July 17, 2010

July 15 was my 2 year SparkaVersary. I joined the site but didn't do much with it for a couple days. Now I'm totally addicted!

I will write more later when I come back from a road trip with my sister and niece.

  
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HJFOGARTY 7/17/2010 4:58PM

    YEAH!!! I agree totally addicting! but such an awesome learning tool too. but the best part is it is a great friend finder!!! lol have a great time with the family and spark friends! I'll see you when you get back and want all the details! lol

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SOFEDUPP 7/17/2010 1:44PM

    Congrats on two years with Spark!!!

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DBELLE39 7/17/2010 1:33PM

    Congrats on reaching your milestone! Happy emoticon

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FITCOFFEEMOM357 7/17/2010 12:49PM

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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VALI_T 7/17/2010 12:16PM

    Happy Sparkaversary!

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CAPTNSHORTBOB 7/17/2010 10:47AM

    Happy Sparkaversary!! emoticon

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NEWME162 7/17/2010 10:44AM

    Congratulations!

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HOPE2BE 7/17/2010 10:20AM

    emoticonRobin I didn't realize I started before you. You are such a pro that I just assumed you started before me.

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KEELY128 7/17/2010 9:16AM

    Congratulations, glad to see that someone else is obscessed beside just me. Good for you

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Another awesome day!

Friday, July 16, 2010

I met another Spark Friend today and it was so nice! I met ERIECANALGAL today at her yard sale. Spark people are always so friendly and nice, we all share the same addiction. I bought her set of books she wrote called Erie Canal Cousins, Three Weeks in Utica and Albany Home coming. They are VERY interesting books! I highly recommend them. They are for pre-teens and early teens.

Then I went to lunch with my mother and sister and then off shopping (browsing actually) for a couple hours. A very nice day. Then out for dinner to Applebees with my family and yes, I was careful what I ate.

Saturday I'm going to Syracuse to browse and walk the mall and meet another long time friend.

I'm on the second floor of the motel so anytime I need Ice for my water, Up and down stairs and there is no elevator.

I'm also watching the Yankees game live on New York TV, life is good!

  
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SUZYMOBILE 7/16/2010 10:46PM

    Sweet! I can almost see you kickin' back and relaxing there. And you met ERIECANALGAL! I've read her blogs and notes here but haven't spoken with her yet.

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Road trip time

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Thursday I'll be on the road headed to Central NY. I was born and raised there and m parents still live there. I get back to visit them once a year. The motel has WiFi so I'll still be in touch. It will take me about 6 hours to get there.
I've made a salad for my lunch along with lots of fruit.

I'll get to see a couple of Yankee games on the YES network, just wish I had time to drive to the Bronx but no this trip.

  
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NHYANKEEFAN 7/16/2010 8:11AM

  I would love to be in NY but I would head for the Bronx. Have a great time

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SOFEDUPP 7/15/2010 1:11PM

    Have a safe and wonderful trip!!

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GRAMMYEAC 7/15/2010 9:51AM

    Have a great trip! Drive safely and enjoy your folks!

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MRE1956 7/15/2010 9:11AM

    I had thought to ask you about Yankee games, but as usual these days, my mind slipped.....

Enjoy!



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SUZYMOBILE 7/15/2010 6:41AM

    Our big surprise about the Bronx was when a friend took us to lunch on City Island! What a neat little place!

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NAMSMOMMY 7/15/2010 12:01AM

    Have fun! :-) I find that carrots are an excellent road trip snack :-)

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Sad day in NY

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Another sad day for Yankee fans. George Steinbrenner passed away making the second great member of the Yankee family this week to die. Sort of glad I'll be in NY when the team starts playing at Yankee Stadium on Friday.

Had another good workout in the gym tonight with the treadmill and the weight machines.

Getting ready for my annual trip back home to Central NY. I will drive home on Thursday and come back on Tuesday.

  
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NHYANKEEFAN 7/16/2010 8:11AM

  You got that right!

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MARYMAC45 7/14/2010 4:42PM

    George was a great man who mellowed as he aged. He will be missed. Have a good trip and enjoy your time in NY. Great that you are getting your workouts in. Good luck!

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MRE1956 7/14/2010 5:58AM

    Boy - you sure got that right....my Mom didn't particularly care for the Boss but that didn't stop her from her deep love for the Yanks....I'd bust her chops from time to time as he was born in the same month and shared the same astrological sign (Cancer)......boy, the dirty looks and shaken fingers I'd get.....and do I ever miss that.....

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And there will never be another voice like Bob Sheppard, that's for sure.....


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MGP823 7/13/2010 11:26PM

    Sorry to hear about the Yankees. I'm not big on baseball, but any death of a great athlete is sad. I hope you have a safe trip and a good time in New York. Keep up the good work in the gym! You can do it!

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