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A Sunny Good Morning to you!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

What a beautiful morning, the sun is shining bright, laundry is on the go, a good book to read, a husband who is going golfing, a fresh bowl of fruit to eat, what more could I ask for lol.

Garry is out the door bright and early this morning. His BIL is flying up from Calgary and they are going golfing. I hope they have a great day. Not sure what I'm going to get up to today. I might end up going to the fair grounds with Kaeli, not sure yet. If not, I'm thinking a nice day of reading will be great too!

My positives:

Sunshine...even though it's shaping up to be a pretty hot day today! YAY!
My garden is growing like crazy. I'll have to take a couple of pictures and post them. Potatoe and tomato plants are all beginning to produce some flowers now. I've got some green peppers making their appearance also.
Having an attitude of gratefulness and choosing to make this a great day.

Have an awesome Silly Saturday. Make it your goal to smile and laugh at least once today...it can become addictive!

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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YOYONOMORE1 7/24/2010 10:49AM

    Hi, I liked what you posted on Silly Saturday, I've received that in my e-mail before, I like the best is yet to come. Well, we got rain last night and it's dark and raining right now. The ambulance just took a guy away that lives on 3rd floor with his mother, I think he's had another heart attack, this will be his second one this year. Enjoy that sunshine. Did you send us this rain? lol, we needed it and the humidity is gone today, it was miserable yesterday. On days like this our apartment is so dark, so think I'll do a bit of reading. Have a great weekend.

Hugs,
Shirl

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It's Friday!

Friday, July 23, 2010

Yay, Fabulous Friday is here again!

We had a lovely day filled with sunshine yesterday, it was so nice, the temperature actually made it up to 25...woo hoo! Last night we got another thunder banger rolling through with a major downpour...that didn't last too long before it gentled out. Now that's how things should work...sun during the day, rain at night! lol

Kaeli had a bit of a scare last evening. She was at exercise class and although she had used her inhaler before starting the class, she struggled to keep from passing out during an asthma attack. Luckily she was able to back herself up to a wall and slide down the wall rather than just toppling over. The instructor had a bit of a scare too when she saw what was happening. Kaeli seemed pretty convinced that the it was as a result of not enough oxygen rather than her blood sugars...she is going to try to get in to see the doctor today. It's been a very long time since she has had an episode of fainting. I'll have to give her a call later this morning to see how she is doing. I'm just glad that she has her sister living with her and that Shy will watch her for any problems.

My positives:

It's nice to know that no matter how old my kids get, they still call mom when something is not right.
It's Friday!
I've been doing great this past week on staying well within my calorie range.
Although it's now dark in the mornings when I get up for work, it's usually light by the time I head out the door. It's so nice to be driving to work in the "day time".
Family and friends.
Life.

Thank you for stopping by for a visit.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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YOYONOMORE1 7/23/2010 8:35AM

    Glad Kaeli didn't topple over and hope everything will be well with her. We had a nice rain yesterday evening, my DS called and they had a tornado go over where he works and it touched down briefly after it had passed over them. Wonders of wonders my internet is working this morning, glory be! lol. One just never knows.We have a coffee hour going on this morning, I shouldn't even go, got on the scale and have put on 2 lbs. since last week, eating wrong stuff and not getting in the exercise, no one to blame but me, need to suck it up and do what's right. It's suppose to get in the 90's today and it still looks like we might get some more rain. Enjoy your weekend.

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Shirl

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PARKERB2 7/23/2010 7:19AM

    Sorry about the fainting episode. emoticon for staying within your calorie range. Mom will always sound wonderful! Have a good day.

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July 22

Thursday, July 22, 2010

My brother and SIL's anniversary today and tomorrow is Kaeli's best friends' birthday. Julie is due any day now and we keep teasing her that the baby will arrive on her birthday!
July is such a busy month with anniversaries and birthday in this family. We have two birthdays next week also. 3 anniversaries and 7 birthdays!

We had sunshine for most of the day yesterday, then thunder rolled through, no rain though. It looks like much the same predicted for today. Thank you for the warmer weather...who ever sent it out way...it's appreciated.lol

My positives:

The ability to read, I can't imagine my life without books!
Garry's results from the doctor were much better than we had hoped...thank you Lord!
Invitation to go hiking this weekend with my girls.
Life.

There is so much to be grateful for that attempting to think of all the blessings is almost overwhelming. Thank you to all who stop by and add to my daily blessings just by caring.

Hugs.
Wanda

  
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JOHNTJ1 7/22/2010 8:17AM

    Glad you had a patch of good weather and isnt it great to have all that family activity going on? we are having similar issues and really enjoying it.

I concure about reading I would be lost also.

Much Love

John

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Thunderstorms...yet again!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Okay, you guys with all the sunshine and warm temperatures...let's share. I've do my hardest to send some of this rain your way if you'll send some sunshine our way! lol

We had thunderstorms roll through here again yesterday. Not a lot of rain with it them, but boy were there ever some boomers! We've had so much moisture that my back yard is beginning to look like a mushroom farm! Amazing what comes up out of the ground. At least the water table is rising once again...and that is a blessing. Wild fires aren't happening...at least in our area anymore, another blessing. The trees are flourishing and I haven't had to water my garden in weeks!

I had a wonderful opportunity to share with a co-worker yesterday some of information I've gathered from the workshops and study group I've been attending. Today, I'm meeting with another friend after work, as she too, wants to have more informtion.

My positives:

Opportunities to share with others.
My new terra cotta cooking pot arrived yesterday. YAY! I'm excited. My other one cracked and I really missed it. I actually bought this one online through Cookware.com and was excited to receive it so quickly and in beautiful condition. I'm new to this ordering things online...so had some concerns.
Garry gets his medical results today.
Life...what a blessing to wake up each morning and know that I have a new day ahead of me to be the best that I can be. Yesterday is already the past, I can't change it, tomorrow isn't guaranteed...I only have today to enjoy and be excited about.

Have a wonderful Day, thanks for stopping by for a visit. Find your blessings in your day and enjoy them.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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CROBINGO 7/21/2010 9:41AM

    I'll take your rain! I LOVE rainy days (although the temp still stays over 100 deg even with the rain here in the summer). But, love it, love it, love it.

Funny how we all crave what we don't have, isn't it!

Actually I appreciate my weather, but it does require I plan my exercise so I don't totally die from the heat.

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It's back to work once again!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

My long weekend is now over and it's back to the grind stone. I'm grateful that I had one day of sunshine throughout my time off. Of course, yesterday was miserable weather and today is supposed to be sunshine! Go figure! lol
We are supposed to be getting a mixed bag of weather for the remainder of this week and then by the weekend actually getting some warm weather and sunshine! YAY!

This morning as I got out of bed, I realized that the days are definitely getting shorter. It is now only predawn when I have to get up. My windows are all covered in dew as it is only 10 degrees outside. Definitely grab a jacket before heading out the door time once again. Siggghhhh!

I attended my first study group last evening. An interesting session. There were nine of us there, but it appears that perhaps only seven of us will be returning next week, or least there on a regular basis. This study session is a 12 week course, so I'm thinking that missing sessions might not be that good...but who knows. It was a great session is learning how to become a connected group as we work together to develop our spiritual gifts.

My Positives:

The opportunity to meet new people and to work together towards developing a stronger inner peace.
A new work week ahead of me.
Feeling more energized.
The feeling that I'm once again moving forward and towards a goal.
Life in general, it's just plain wonderful. Yes it has it's bumps in the road, but by focusing on all that is positive, the negative stuff is not so bad.

Have a wonderful Tuesday,
Hugs,
Wanda

  
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KNAUGHT61 7/20/2010 7:49PM

    Thanks for your positive outlook and leadership, Wanda. I'm glad you can share with us that life is wonderful, sometimes it is too easy to forget what a miracle it is. I hope your study group works out and you have an easy transition back to work after being off. Take care, Kathleen

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