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A Good Sunday!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Church today was good - as usual. After, my daughter, her two younger daughters, and I went to Taco Bell for lunch. (Eric is out hunting - to provide for his family). Then they came over here. The girls watched the Disney Channel (they do not have it at home) and Kathi played a new computer game that I bought recently. Now, I think she is going to want it for her computer.

She is having a hard time right now. She has finished Nursing School and the only position she has been able to find is at one of the nursing homes. She is working nights from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. - rotating nights. This is a quite a bit for a new nurse to be responsible for - and she is such a caring gal. I am hoping that she will soon be able to get on at the hospital.

I was planning to take a walk this afternoon - but did not with them here. And, I forgot my pedometer this morning - so no steps recorded.

But, tomorrow begins a new week - so will do better YES!!!!

Hope you all had a good weekend - I did - Did not get all done that I had wanted to - but this is OK. I just do what I can - if it does not all get done - well, so be it!!!

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SUNSET09 10/10/2010 10:20PM

  Church was good today for me as well as I have youth ministry every second and fourth Sunday and really didn't know what to do with these tween teens at first. It's getting better and better for me. She's find a hospital job however, don't let her take the nursing home job lightly. Some have family members who never visit so she's a familiar face and may be the last face some of them see. Sometimes, we can only do what we can do; taking one day at a time, Sweet Jesus! emoticon

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TURTLERAE55 10/10/2010 8:38PM

    Glad to hear that you had a good day at Church. I also had a good day at Church also.

It sounds like you're doing great with your walking.

Keep up the good work.

Just do what you can and so be it. I like that.

Let's get this weight off together. emoticon emoticon

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Today's Ramblings

Saturday, October 09, 2010

Having a busy day at home. I slept in!! until almost 9 - can't believe I actually slept almost 11 hours. Don't remember when I slept this late.
So, today am cleaning the kitchen. Have cleaned the courters, swept and mopped, and even changed the light bulbs - it was getting just too dark to see. hee hee. And, have swept and mopped the dining area.

Also, cleaned off a small bookcase that sits in the corner - and gathers who-kn0ws-what!! during the week. Feels good to be able to toss out some papers and even a couple of books that will not be read - and that I really do not want to give to the Used Book store here.

It is overcast today - but still in the 70s - does not feel that warm except that I have a sweatshirt on - Love this time of year!!!

My son and I have been ordering from Schwans and find that what we have ordered is just right for us. We do not eat much meat - so a package will last 2 or 3 meals. Have been pleased so far with what we have ordered. Now, keep looking at the catalog and on line to decide what to order next. My sister is the one who got us started.

Now to clean off the dining room table that has collected from the bookcase and the kitchen - things to discard or to put away!! Somehow, i am like a little kid - just do not put things away when I am finished with them!! emoticon So, it is hard to teach my granddaughters to put away things.


A Good Look at My TO DO LIST!

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Am feeling somewhat lost today! It must be time to look at my goals and redefine them. In a Bible study at church we have been sharing what our goals are in our relationship with God. Have been looking at all the "things" in my life. It is time to reevaluate all that I think I have to do! How important are they really? Do they truly honor God in my life?

He is the One who gave me life - and I do not honor Him by not taking care of this body that He gave me. I do not take my vitamins and calcium regularly. I do not exercise regularly. I do not drink enough water. I am not losing any weight. I am not walking like I really want to. I am eating much better, tho.

So, my goal for this week is to take a look at my "TO DO LIST"! Today is Wed. - tonight is Dinner and Bible Study at Church. This is definitely on my list!

emoticon ----Again!

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FXYGMA 10/6/2010 3:29PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Refocus and then get back on track. I know you will get back on track after you think about just why you want to lose weight and how important it is to you. Then maybe you need to revamp your goals.Your Spark friends are here to help you in any way they can. emoticon

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PLAYBLUES22 10/6/2010 12:29PM

    Sweetie, sometimes we have to redefine what is important emoticon

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PENNEYV 10/6/2010 11:35AM

    Good for you evaluating yourself on a regular basis keeps us moving in the right direction spiritually and physically.

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The Last Day of Rodeo.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Had my granddaughter, Jillianna, today while the rest of the family went to the rodeo. She is 10 years old and a real delight. We had to go to WalMart to pick up a few groceries and ended up there just about the time the rodeo was getting out - so there was lots of traffic and pedestrians. Everyone looked like they had had a great time!!

I have purchased a computer game and let her play - she just took off with it - Her birthday is next month so may get her a copy. Was so fun just watching her play!!

Tho, I did not go to a walk I did manage to get in 2400 steps - guess that trip to WalMart helped.

Seems quiet tonight - but am sure there is still lots of partying going on downtown. The amazing thing is that in the morning all of the downtown will be cleaned up and you would not know that Rodeo had just come to town.

By Monday, we will be almost back to the quiet little town of Pendleton.

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MARTHA-ANN 9/20/2010 10:40AM

    Sounds like you had fun without the Round-up!
So glad you're enjoying time with Jillianna emoticon

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FURBALLDTH 9/19/2010 7:54AM

    Never been to a rodeo. I did go watch a cattle drive through the streets of Georgetown. Sounds like you had a great time with Jillianna (pretty name). emoticon

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ERFELLIE 9/19/2010 1:08AM

    Ive always wanted to go the Pendleton roundup! Im jealous! I love your granddaughters name too, its beautiful :)

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Today's Walk

Friday, September 17, 2010

Today was the West Ward Ho Parade. I went to take some pictures, but did not stay. Here are a couple that I did take:

Walked over to Roy Raley Park where we had our Round-Up Sunday service and then back on the River Way Walk. So took a few pictures there:

The window on the far left is our dining room/kitchen window:

Did not get pictures of the parade but did rack up a lot of steps - over 5000 so far today!!!


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MARTHA-ANN 9/20/2010 10:38AM

    Looks a grand parade and the trees are definitely turning colour.
Way to go with the steps Barb, they soon mount up when you're doing something you enjoy emoticon

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PLAYBLUES22 9/18/2010 9:12AM

    Sweetie, great pictures, thank you for taking your time to post them emoticon

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