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Hello, my name is elizabeth!

Monday, August 22, 2011

So happy to meet you. emoticon
I was born in 1952, one of 14 kids (7+7).
I am a retired teacher, mother of 3, an avid reader, a good cook and a wicked gym rat. emoticon
I live in Rhode Island, the smallest of the 50 -between Boston and New York.
Over the years, I dieted my way up to almost 200 lbs- never again!!!

Here I am in 1955 or so:

(Looking SO much like my dear late mother in this one).


Here's me today- 59+and looking every minute of it (the price I pay for being a sun-worshipper) - with my new haircut (the jury is still out on it- what do you think?):



OOOPs! Dear me, that last one was my beloved grandson, William!
How did THAT get in there?

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NINETOZE 8/27/2011 12:52AM

    I like the hair cut too. And that is an adorable grand son. I like the early photo too. I agree with Ms Dolly about doing something like this on the next challenge!

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MS_DOLLY 8/25/2011 8:55AM

    Glad to be officially introduced to you Elizabeth! We might have to borrow this idea for the Cats next 5% challenge.

You look gorgeous and great for your age. The sunworshippers down here look more like wrinkled dried up leather, not beautiful women.

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DEBBIEDAY 8/24/2011 7:37AM

    Hi Elizabeth!!! Love the bio, haircut and the grandson is adorable! I think he has your eyes!!! emoticon

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GRATEFULADY 8/23/2011 10:52PM

    Great haircut!!! the no fuss kind!!!

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GERMANIRISHGIRL 8/23/2011 8:01PM

    Awesome...I like the new do.

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OLDERDANDRT 8/23/2011 4:33PM

    Like the do!!! You do look a little different in the last few years, though! hehe I think the years, though, have been very kind! Your DGS is an absolute doll!!! Glad to meet you.....again! emoticon

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BVICTORIOUS 8/23/2011 11:48AM

    Great bio, love the short haircut. emoticon

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MJK0430 8/23/2011 11:14AM

    You look Marvelous! And i love the short haircut!

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PEGGYMAS1 8/23/2011 10:54AM

    great new haircut. William is a cutie

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MEXGAL1 8/23/2011 9:56AM

    What a terrific blog....i might copy it sometime. It's so nice to get to know each other better. I too was born in 1952.....must have been a good year! I think you are beautiful and like your new "kickie" hair cut.
Thanks so much for sharing more about you.
Have a terrific day!
Peanut

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CINDYWAGNER1 8/23/2011 9:51AM

    I love the new look. Thanks for sharing. Grandson is Cute! Keep it up, girl! Awesome!

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LALASLAND 8/23/2011 9:47AM

    I love the hairstyle! You look so full of SPUNK! No wonder the grandkids adore you! I love being healthy with the grandkids, don't you?! We can PLAY and not get too TIRED! emoticon to my dear friend! emoticon

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SIMPLY-EVA 8/23/2011 9:35AM

  Your rockin' that hair cut Elizabeth! The bonus "William" pic sure brought a smile to my face as Im sure it does to yours...

Have a wonderful day!

Eva

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SEPTEMBERSPIRIT 8/23/2011 9:18AM

    I love all 59 years of ya!! Love the do too!

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LYNKIN 8/23/2011 8:01AM

    Hi Elizabeth! Your new haircut looks great!!! emoticon emoticon

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JENNIFER_67 8/23/2011 7:56AM

    Love the 'do!!

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TRENTDREAMER 8/23/2011 7:25AM

    "Hello, my name is elizabeth!"
* (crowd) Hi, Elizabeth

thanks for sharing.

Thanks for your friendship and support these past couple of years.

Hope u have a gr8 week :)

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MARTY19 8/23/2011 6:55AM

    I LOVE your new haircut. It is awesome!

Marty

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NEW-CAZ 8/23/2011 2:56AM

    I love your sassy haircut Liz and you had it done in time for your holiday to the villa- have a great time!

William is so cute!

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DOOBRIE 8/23/2011 2:42AM

    Cool! I had the same haircut as your one in 1955. My mum always cut it when I was young. In fact, I have a photo that's so similar, I may have to post it.

Have a good journey to your villa and a wonderful time when you get there.

Bon voyage!

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GRYPHON55 8/23/2011 12:39AM

    Cool haircut, and it looks fun and flirty! Work it, Lady Elizabeth!

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SAM60SUMTHINK 8/23/2011 12:03AM

    Great cut, E! It's the kind that can go fancy and neat or be tossled in the wind and look perfect either way!!
Loved the intro!!!

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MIMICOTO 8/22/2011 11:59PM

    You are soooo cute!!! Every 59 years of ya!

Love the 'do!

xoxoxo

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DOR2BFIT 8/22/2011 10:58PM

    Yes, nice haircut! What a cute picture of you in 1955! You could be my sister- she looked just like you when she was around 4! emoticon

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LARSIL 8/22/2011 10:42PM

    Good to see you, Elizabeth! The smile more than makes up for the haircut -- true beauty doesn't depend on hairstyles!

Glad you're here!

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EMRANA 8/22/2011 9:45PM

  I love it!! I'm a fan of short hair anyway ~ my own pixie cut feels too long when my hair measures an inch. I think it looks wonderful and you look gorgeous!

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SANDBBAR 8/22/2011 9:42PM

    Nice to get to know you a bit through your blog! I love the haircut, and your grandson is so cute! Cute pic of you as a young girl too! emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/22/2011 9:38PM

    Cute haircut and you don't look 59 at all more like 40.

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MONKEYJO3 8/22/2011 9:34PM

    Cute hair, adorable grandchild, one of 14 kids? wow! and great blog!! Have a wonderful week!!

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TRY2KEEPGOING 8/22/2011 8:57PM

    Cute haircut! I think it is perky and fun!

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FITGRL124 8/22/2011 8:40PM

    I love the new haircut! Very cute and stylish!

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