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Pondering Thursday

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Had a nice day yesterday. Dear friend called and invited me to lunch. Left my packed lunch and went to lunch with her. Although I didn't get in a lunchtime walk...was good to catch up with friend. Went over daily calories....but when opportunities arise I want to spend time with dear friends.

Hubby had a meeting last night so just ate my packed lunch for dinner.

Took Mom to Curves last night. She did OK and seems to be on an upswing with her attitude...she said she cut out coupons for that "Fish place" so she must be in the mood for Long John Silves and wants us to take her there.

I have been seeing deer in the back yard most mornings and hubby spotted 4 with his headlights last night. They eat my plants but it is still neat to see them in the back yard. They are beautiful creatures. Especially the fawns.

Planning to get Mom to Curves tonight.

Off to make it a great day!

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MARYJOANNA 8/16/2012 5:48AM

  Your blogs are always so thoughtful. Your Mom sure gets super treatment from you. It is nice still goes to Curves, and hasn't shut herself off from mingling with other people. Have a blessed day!

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EDITOR 8/16/2012 5:36AM

    I love seeing deer on our property and really don't like open season in the Fall.

I am so surprised Mom still does Curves. Hoping she continues because it is important for both her and you.

I seem to go over calories too often to be pleasing because I still insist on pizza days.

I love Long John Silvers. If it comes out served hot it is the best meal you can possibly get for the price. I am glad they send coupons and advertise now because in this area they were just so quiet that we forgot about them. It is a real treat but too many calories. Oh well, we only live once.

Make it thankful Thursday and thanks for always being in touch.

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Wacky Wednesday

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Made it through the day at work alone. Co worker was ill. Wasn't crazy busy but steady. Made time to walk at lunch time. Gorgeous weather....around 74...a little overcast. The birds were out in full force yesterday. Lots of wild canaries. The grasses and wild flowers on the trail are starting to dry up. Lots of ducks on the pond the babies are about grown up now.

Been seeing deer in the back yard most mornings now. The fawns are also growning quickly.

I did real good staying within calorie fact a little low. Wonder if it was because co-worker wasn't there to tell me her woes and maybe just being by myself I could stay on track better.

Plan to get to Curves and see if Mom wants to go tonight. She sounds OK on the phone this week.

Off to make it a great day!

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EDITOR 8/15/2012 7:06AM

    Thanks for coming to my blog. It is mid-week and I pray this hump day will turn out super for you, Kathleen. Remember He sustains us!

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Terrific Tuesday

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Made it through working the Milk Shake Booth at the Miami County Fair last night for 4 hours. Kept smelling all the fair food and seeing it as people walked by and thinking...boy that would taste good...after our shift hubby and I walked around some but he doesn't eat fair food and I opted to just go home without eating anything but the free milkshake after our shift.

I was beat when I got home so instead of eating just decided to get ready for bed and read for awhile. I wasn't hungry anyway why eat.

Knees really feeling it this AM and had trouble with cramps for awhile last night. Should have taken a bath to relax them I guess.

Off to make it a great day!

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DGFOWLER 8/14/2012 10:57AM

    Our fair is going on right now too right across the street from me. I smell all of the food and would love to have a blooming onion.. lol. but I'm not going to pay $7 to get in and $7 for the onion.. way to much. So I'll stay at home. I'm on vaca this week and haven't been doing much except relaxing. Tonight the grands will be here. Have a great Tuesday Kathleen. So proud of you for taking a stand against fair food. Donna

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NICOFTHYME 8/14/2012 6:21AM

    Good for you on avoiding all of that lovely fair food! That is a tough one and sounds like you did an excellent job! KUDOS!

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EDITOR 8/14/2012 6:01AM

    I could never make it through a fair without eating. The scent in the air is so amazing. I can hardly walk the perimenters of our county fair any longer. Knees might be sore, but I think you soared through this!

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BACKTOME10 8/14/2012 6:01AM

    Your willpower is better than most! WTG!!!

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Monday Morning

Monday, August 13, 2012

Here we are at Monday again. Don't know where the weekends go - they just fly by.... Mom seemed to enjoy baby shower yesterday. We didn't get home until 3 pm. Know it made for a long day for Mom and she was tired. Co-worker put together the gift and we all three chipped in. She loves to shop and she outdid herself and even purchased their 3 year old a present to open when she gets home. Good choice to let her shop and put it together. It has been good for co-worker to meet more people in the church and network with people. Good to see her making friendships and becoming acqainted and getting to know people and people getting to know her.

Leaving work early today to work in the Farm Bureau booth at the fair for work. Guess we are shutting down the office at 3:30 to go. Always fun to work in the milk shake booth. Lots of work...but fun.

Wonder what this week will bring?

Off to make it a great day!

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EDITOR 8/13/2012 6:19AM

    We love you, Kathleen, (that is anyone that knows you and I). I just want to say, you hold it together so well and I hope when you slip a notch, others will be there to lift you up! God bless, as always, because you ROCK!

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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Made it through the parade. Even came home and took a nap. Woke up early with a headache and the nap felt good. 45th club celebration went well.

Off to Praise Team soon and then minister's wife baby shower afterwards....

Off to Praise the Lord!

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KDAILEY70 8/12/2012 7:18AM

    Enjoy the day.

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RSSSLHB 8/12/2012 7:03AM

    Have a emoticonday

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EDITOR 8/12/2012 7:02AM

    Even though..._____it will be a super Sunday!

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NWLIFESRC 8/12/2012 7:01AM

    Have a great sunday

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NYKIMMIE 8/12/2012 6:50AM

    Sounds like a fun filled day,minus the headache. emoticon

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