ELLFIN3's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ELLFIN3 ELLFIN3's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Sister & work!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6493785 My Sister is still not feel much better! It will just take time! The office manager and I have been emptying file draws. Her Husband came today and trimmed the bushes out front. Then He move file cabinets for Us. Now We are moving files and stuff!! I hope You had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 22 May 2018 20:05:17 EST Yesterday and today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6493170 I do not know what happened to yesterday's blog. I had a rather busy day. I mowed, did yard work, came home and did house work and laundry. All that was so I could go to My Dad's side of the Family's Reunion today. My Sister called this morning and She was very sick so She did not get to go. I did have a wonderful time. It has been a long time a long time since I had seen these Family members. There were 14 of the first cousins there today. I learned My GrandMother was full blood Chic... Sun, 20 May 2018 19:50:57 EST No trimming of bushes! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6492587 I did not have trimmers today. So I will try to remember to bring some back from the farm. The office manager needs a least 2 more file cabinets. So this morning We work in the warehouse taking files out of a file cabinet and putting them in boxes. It was hot and humid!! We inside all afternoon!! Enjoy Your Fri Yeah!! Lvu Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 18 May 2018 17:11:29 EST Busy Work day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6492334 The office manager's DH came with Her today and He help Us get the office things done We Women needed help with. WooHoo!! The office looks nice inside and out!! Tomorrow I am trimming the wild bushes out front. Their are just about to block the door. I kept waiting for the lawn guys to do it. But Now I am tired of waiting!! I will get it done!!!!! Tomorrow is Friday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 17 May 2018 20:15:00 EST Funeral today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6492042 Such a sad day when parents bury their child. It is hard for Me to go to funerals, but today was especially hard. The service was nice-the pastor knew the young man well. It was something I had not seen before. It was a Star Wars theme funeral. Lots of people had on star Wars T shirts and such. The young Man loved Star Wars. I had to walk a very long way in the heat and humidity to the grave site. I am just drained. Tomorrow will be a much better day. His Dad said He is heaven with ... Wed, 16 May 2018 19:47:12 EST Nail night! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6491762 Got My nails done tonight! I will go the neighbor's Son funeral tomorrow! It will be sad!! I hope everyone is staying safe from all the storms! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 15 May 2018 20:42:03 EST And more Mother's Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6491466 I did not see My Son and Family yesterday. They came by the office today. They brought Me a bracket and card! Very nice!! I got a lot done at work. Now I am working at home. <BR> Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 14 May 2018 20:03:15 EST Mother's Day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6491145 I have seen or heard from all My Kids! It has been a nice day. Our Daughter and I took food and such down to the neighbors that lost their Son in truck wreck last week. The service is Wednesday. Enjoy the rest of You Sunday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 13 May 2018 19:37:46 EST A short note!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6490917 We did yard work and such today! Lots to do tomorrow! So I am off in so many ways!! Luv Y'all!! (((((HUGS))))) Sat, 12 May 2018 21:29:29 EST Goodness for Friday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6490652 Our neighbor's Son's service is going to be Wednesday. I am at the farm and will be back home Sunday morning. I am trying to co-ordinate with Our youngest Daughter and another neighbor on what needs to be done for the Family! I hope You have had a great week!! Luv Y'all!!!!!! (((((HUGS))))) Fri, 11 May 2018 20:38:13 EST Our neighborhood is in morning! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6490424 Our Friends and Neighbor's oldest Son was killed in a truck wreck today, So very, very sad. <BR> Prayers for them!! <BR> As to the flowers I use for the cemetery-since We put them out and leave them for months they are artificial. I will try to get a picture and put it on here! <BR> Be sure to tell everyone You Love them when You see them. You just never know!!! Luv Y'all!! (((((HUGS))))) Thu, 10 May 2018 21:36:09 EST WEDNESDAY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6490110 The office manager took off yesterday and was suppose to be back today. She did not come into this office today. I cleaned 2 of the 5 bathrooms here at the office. (We only use those 2). The post office found DH's packages. I need to work on the flowers for the cemeteries tonight and tomorrow night. These are for memorial day. I am sure I will need to get some flowers at WalMart. I hope You have had a fabulous day! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 9 May 2018 17:01:13 EST Tuesday cleaning and stuff! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6489834 I worked on cleaning the offices at work. I took 6 bags of trash up to the Gun Room dumpster. I am hoping with the Office Manager coming back to Our office We will get trash service at Our office. I trimmed up a ivy plant at work. I put some of the trimmings in water to root. My DH had 2 packages He should have rec'd yesterday. The Postal Person put the key to the lock box in the wrong mail box. Someone else got them and have not turned them in. He is a real peach to be with. Throwin... Tue, 8 May 2018 18:09:52 EST Monday got to Love it!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6489552 OK the day started out OK at work. I knew the septic guy was going to call. He did and He came out and pump the septic tank. That got that clean but did not fix the problem. So I then called Our Plumber and He came out. He ran a snake machine into the clean out drain. <BR> He got the potties flushing but still did not get the clog out. We will have to watch it and if it stops up again will need to call a plumber with camera machine to find out what the clog is. Yeah. Then the computer... Mon, 7 May 2018 20:04:21 EST Motorcycle riding!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6489202 The shots for My knees only go so far! It gets rid of most of the pain. But My knees do not bend like they should! So I figure out others ways to get things done!! We road the motorcycle on the Mother Road again today. We went to Pop's on Rt 66. It is a diner with a giant pop bottle out front and all kinds and color of pop inside. We also saw the Round barn! <BR> We rode most of the afternoon. Then I went over to Our Youngest Daughter's (across the road). We had nice visit! Great da... Sun, 6 May 2018 19:55:03 EST A Sunny Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6488912 I work in the yard today! I trimmed around the 9 fruit tree with the hand trimmers. That means bending since I can not get on the ground and then get back up! : ) Bad knees. <BR> I still have to finish the laundry! Enjoy the rest of Your weekend!! Luv Y'all! ((HUGS)) Sat, 5 May 2018 18:57:21 EST I am Thankful it is Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6488618 For some reason I am tired! I checked with My Son and His Step Sister is in a lot of pain after the open heart surgery. She Ok otherwise right now. His MIL went home and is doing OK. It has been cloudy here today but no rain or storms. I hope You are having great Friday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 4 May 2018 15:48:32 EST Oh My Storms & Family update! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6488369 I did not hear from My Son today so I will have to guess everyone is doing OK. I will check with Him tomorrow. <BR> We had storms last night. These were the kind where they sounds the sirens, but luckily We did not have tornado's. Everyone stay safe. Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 3 May 2018 20:40:20 EST Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6488051 Got some work done this morning. Then I went an got a asteroid shot for My left leg. My Son's Step-Sister had to have open hear surgery today-double by-pass. She is 40. My DIL's Mom went to the hospital with possible heart attack last night. Now the storms are slowly moving Our way. I hope You day has been better!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 2 May 2018 18:53:04 EST Happy May Day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6487756 Do You remember making May Day Baskets at school and putting them on a neighbors door? I guess that was quite awhile ago. I have joined Face Book. I did it to keep up with Family and to reconnect with My graduating class before Our reunion. I have already spoke with several of them. We had a big class. We had 300+. I hope You had a great day!! Luv <BR> Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 1 May 2018 19:45:56 EST Monday-Yuck!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6487415 It was a long day! Hope Yours was better!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 30 Apr 2018 19:59:14 EST Awesome opossum!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6487092 We came home and then went motor cycle riding to the Route 66 Motor Cycle Museum! Then We just rode and enjoyed!! What a great day for a ride. There were a lot of motor cycles out and about. When We cam home Our oldest Daughter and GD came over. We had a good visit! WooHoo Great Day! Hope Your day was great too!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 29 Apr 2018 20:22:33 EST Lawn work and watching the birds!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6486807 We did the first mowing of the season. We have so very much We mow. But We got it done. <BR> I even had time to watch the birds. We had a Road Runner, a pair of ducks, a woodpecker, cardinals, hummingbirds and all kinds of other birds. I filled all the critter feeders. We had steak, salad, fresh green beans with new potato. Very healthy!! Enjoy the rest of Your weekend!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 28 Apr 2018 21:00:09 EST Yeah it is FRIDAY!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6486461 I am ready for a sunny weekend. It is nice here today. I am sure we will have garden and lawn stuff to do at the farm. I am sure the dogs will enjoy dry play time at the farm. <BR> Everyone have a great weekend!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 27 Apr 2018 15:23:39 EST Here's the deal!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6486219 I went to the store on My lunch time today. I got radishes, baby spinach, oranges, bananas, green bean, new potatoes, and other wonderful healthy stuff. I am going to get healthy. <BR> I got steaks to grill Saturday night. We will have that with yellow steamed squash, green bean and new potatoes and a salad. Part of the Black Panther challenge this eek is to eat a rainbow. So let's do it!! WooHoo!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:57:58 EST Cardiologist! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6485917 I saw the cardiologist today! He upped My blood pressure meds. He said I should not be having headaches. He scheduled some routine tests for the later part of June. He told Me to take My meds, stay away from the demon salt, move more, better nutrition and drop a few pounds. So there is the plan. I can and will do this! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:24:51 EST Thanks for Your thoughts!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6485615 Thanks for the well wishes and thoughts. I saw the Orthopedic Assistant today. My leg pain is from bursitis and arthritis. I got a steroid shot in the right leg. I will get a shot in the left leg next week. Then I will have the 5 shot series the next 5 weeks. I am seeing the Cardiologist tomorrow. I will tell Him about the very high readings last Tuesday. I will let Him know about the readings here at home. I will also tell Him about the steroid shot today. DH and I went to eat then... Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:20:34 EST Monday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6485284 I have been dizzy all day. I think it is the upper respiratory infection. I have a appointment with the orthopedic Doc tomorrow. My knees really hurt. Then Wed I have an appointment with the cardiologist. I hope You have had a good Monday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:28:41 EST Earth Day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6484949 Here at home I planted the Easter Lilly My Daughter got Me. I also planted some hyacinths and Lillies of the Valley. I also filled in some hole in the back yard the dogs dug. I hope You had a good Earth Day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUG)) Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:08:38 EST Rain! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6484694 We got some wonderful rain today. All I did today was replant some bulbs I planted last week. We have an armadillo. I hope the bulbs make it. I have been resting and watching the birds and the silly squirrels. There were 3 out on the feeder just now. I hope You have had a good Saturday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:40:18 EST Feeling much better today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6484395 My blood pressure is back within normal range! I have an appointment with the cardiologist for Wed afternoon next week. The upper respiratory infection is the same. Yesterday was kind of stressful! Thank You for Your well wishes. Spark Folks are the best!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:18:04 EST Oklahoma Remembers April 19/ doc appointment for Me today!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6484106 Today is the anniversary of the bombing in Oklahoma City. I was working that day in downtown Shawnee. Abut 30 minutes a way and We felt it. The office manager's Sister ;was across the street from the bombing-She was OK. I found out later that a Friend from High school was killed. And as the days went by We found out that We knew others the were killed. It was a bad day that brought Oklahoma together!!! <BR> Doc appointment was not good. The first time they took My blood pressure it was... Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:45:16 EST Tired tonight! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6483793 I did get My nails done to night. I had supper in the crock pot. We had roast potatoes and carrots. I had a good day at work. I have a Doc appointment tomorrow morning. I have a lot I want to ask Him. I also have a Doc appointment with the knee Doc on Tuesday next week. My left knee is really hurting since the last fall. Also the right knee is popping and do stupid stuff. I hope You have had a great day. The fires in the NW part of Oklahoma are going strong. I hope the predicted rai... Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:11:38 EST Fires in Oklahoma! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6483466 The aircraft in and around Camargo and Putnam and Seiling (Dewey County) can not file after sun down. So now it is up to the ground units. Please pray for the fire fighters! Thank You!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:33:20 EST Busy day at work! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6483127 Tomorrow is tax deadline day. We worked with the tax accountant at work to get stuff done today! I hope You had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:03:35 EST Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6482775 I have done laundry. I work on tracing My roots. Then I played games on My Kindle. Now it is time to rest! Enjoy Your evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:55:18 EST Stupid winter!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6482420 WE spent the morning trying to cover and save tomato and pepper plants. We replanted both in a tray in the green house. I planted lilly bulbs and root plants. I hope all make it. <BR> Enjoy the rest of Your weekend!! Luv Y'all! ((HUGS)) Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:49:48 EST Getting on in years!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6482111 I just sent on the money for My 50 year High School class reunion. WooHoo!! No Vet visit today. The Dogs are with My DH at the Farm. It rained hard here awhile ago. Now it is moving toward the Farm. It is suppose to be freezing tomorrow night and Sunday night. We will have to cover up the tomatoes and other veg and fruits. Come on warmer weather!! Have a wonderful evening! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:09:16 EST Vet!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6481835 I took Mr, Buddy Bear to the vet today. He got meds and seems to be better! I went for foot soak and reflexology tonight. I am running late. Still have stuff to do!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:38:29 EST Poor Miss. Maggie Mae! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6481511 She still got cut even though She had already been spaded. She had a baby tooth pulled, the rest of Her puppy shots. She got Her nail clipped and She is now chipped. She does not feel well at all. I think I will go lay down with Her!! Enjoy Your evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:00:54 EST Doggies!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6481167 Miss Maggie Mae is still scheduled for surgery tomorrow. Mr. Clyde and Mr. Buddy are doing better too! I had a good day at work. I hope You have had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 10 Apr 2018 20:14:45 EST Dogs and vet! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6480811 All 3 dogs were running a fever. I gave them baby aspirin. It bought the fever down. I called the vet this morning and took Miss Maggie Mae in this afternoon. They all have an intestinal virus. Miss Maggie Mae got antibiotics (she is being spaded Wednesday). They all got special GI food. They should be somewhat better by tomorrow!! I did get a lot done today even with taking one sick dog with Me to work. I hope You have had a wonderful day!! <BR> Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 9 Apr 2018 20:29:28 EST Sunday-cool and cloudy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6480399 It has not been a pleasant day weather wise! I have taken the sheets and dog blankets off the bed and washed them. My DH said the bed needed vacuuming. The dogs are diggers. Mr. Clyde of Dale is not feeling well. I just gave him a baby aspirin. He seems to have a fever. If He is not better in the morning I will take Him to the vet. I got My house work done and all the laundry done and put up. Need to put the dishes up out of the dish washer. I hope You have had a marvelous Sunday!! ... Sun, 8 Apr 2018 18:23:44 EST Snow in April-Really!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6480079 We got up to a small amount of snow this morning. We went and had breakfast at the café with Friends. Those of You who have canes watch them! A Friend was in WalMart and had His cane in the basket. He turned away to get something and someone stole His cane. How low!! We came on home after breakfast. It snowed on Us all the way home. I got 2017 work ready to be stored. It warmed up this afternoon. I hope You have had a great Saturday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 7 Apr 2018 18:59:15 EST Taxes and mud! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6479797 We had our taxes done. We are getting a small refund! Better than owing!! It has been raining here at the farm. And the dogs went out to play and came in very muddy! They had to be washed and so did some bedding. Brats!! There maybe some sleet and snow tonight but not amounting to anything so they say!! Enjoy Your Sat. Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 6 Apr 2018 19:55:32 EST Tomorrow is My Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6479482 We are getting our taxes done tomorrow. Tomorrow is My Son's 40th Birthday. The IT Guy found out the McAfee on My Laptop was stopping it from going to the printer. He disabled it. It is suppose to be cold and nasty over the weekend. Come on SPRING!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 5 Apr 2018 19:43:12 EST No Winds-just cool! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6479163 It was 31 when I left for work this morning. It warmed up to the 50s. I had the IT Guy from the Gun Room try to get My lap top to print to the office printer. He could not get it to work. I called the other IT Guy and He will be there tomorrow morning. I hope Your day was great! <BR> Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 4 Apr 2018 20:08:41 EST Windy Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6478734 We had such high winds today. I had a very busy day at work. Also working on taxes at home for DH's company. Yeah! Have a good evening!1 Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 3 Apr 2018 20:26:56 EST Monday-Got Love it!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6478367 I had a very busy day at work. Lots of errands at lunch time. It has been cold and damp. My joints are not liking it! Come on Spring!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 2 Apr 2018 20:05:29 EST Daughters and DH's BD! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6478020 Our Youngest Daughter who live across the street from Us and Her DH came over yesterday to bring My DH His BD gift. Then today Our oldest Daughter and Grand Daughter came by to bring DH His BD gift. DH's BD is Wed. WooHoo. We did not do anything for Easter. I work on taxes and He work on His Indian motor cycle! I hope You have a wonderful Easter <em>449</em> <em>448</em> Sun, 1 Apr 2018 18:53:10 EST