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/ Harley Trike ride day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6423392 I took a vacation day and DH and I rode the trike to the Fall Craft show at Wilburton, OK. The craft show was the same ole stuff. The ride was great until on the way home the wind came up and it was very very windy. I have not heard back from the Jack Russell Rescue yet!! It maybe that it is not meant to be for Us to have Rumple. Maybe the next Jack will be Ours! Time will tell! I am off to work on My jig saw puzzle. Have a great Saturday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:17:42 EST Paper Work! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6423101 I had the dog team of Miloh and Moog in the office for a short while this morning. Then DH brought Mr. Clyde to Me since DH rode the trike to the farm today. Mr. Clyde was not happy. <BR> I hope We can find another Jack Russell soon for Him as much as for Us! I did get the paper work from the Jack Russell Rescue today. I faxed it back to them! We shall see. I still do no have internet at work. I hope You have had a successful day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:37:57 EST Busy work day & Jack Russell http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6422801 I got all caught up on My filing!! Yeah!!!!! The lady at the Jack Russell Rescue is trying to send us an application. so far it has not come through. It has to be filled out before anything else can be done. We may not even get to met Rumple! Time will tell!! Enjoy your evening!! <BR> Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:52:09 EST Office work and Jack Russell search!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6422493 The Office Manager and I had lunch today. We had not done that in a long time! We had a good time. Then We worked together the rest of the day!! WooHoo. DH is in search for a play buddy for Mr. Clyde. We are putting in an application for a Jack Russell rescue named Rumple! I will keep You updated. I hope You have had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:46:14 EST As I have said before....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6422166 ....Spark Friends are the best! Thank You for Your thoughts and sympathy regarding Mr. R. <BR> Our Niece came by My office today with a beautiful plant. When Her Mom was so sick before Her passing She and Mr. R became Friends. She would stop and pet and talk to Him. <BR> Now when she comes out to see Her Step-Dad She would talk to Him. He will be missed!! <BR> I got some filing done today! I hope You had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:10:39 EST Goodbye Mr. Rustle!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6421816 Our 14 year old Jack Russell had a couple of spell this morning. I ended up taking Him to the Emergency Animal Clinic. The Vet run tests and found cancer. Mr. R is gone. I am going to miss Him so much! We have had Him all His life. He was a wonderful Friend!! Our other Jack is not sure what has happened. Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:50:39 EST Yard work & puzzle!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6421496 DH mowed the okra and watermelons. He left the tomatoes and peppers. I helped Him pick peppers. Before He mowed I cut some okra to let go to seed!! I feed the birds and other wild animals!! I put stuff in the greenhouse now that it is finished. Then since it was hot out I came in and started a 1,000 piece Halloween Jig Saw Puzzled!! Stress relief!! Fun!! I hope You day was great!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUUGS)) Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:07:14 EST Errands and stuff!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6420883 I had to go to the accountant's office. So I thought I will get what I need at the Dollar Store while I am out. I got My things checked out and headed back to the office. Just got out of the parking lot and realized I did not get everything. So later on when I took the trash up to the Gun Room dumpster I went back to the Dollar store with My list!! I had a relaxing foot soak and reflexology. I had not seen My message (BBF) therapist in a month-We had a lot to talk about! : ) Came home... Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:40:11 EST Happy Hump Day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6420536 I went to the grocery store today. I got some foods for lunch that are better for Me. <BR> I got some of My filing done! I will finish tomorrow. I got My first Christmas gift today- it is for My Friend-Office Manager at work! I hope You had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:55:55 EST Getting caught up at work!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6420179 I stayed in My office all day. I do get up and walk around!! I had a good day cleaning up accounts and getting ready to do some filing tomorrow. It feels good to get things done! Yeah Me!! I hope You had a great day!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) <em>424</em> <em>431</em> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:03:18 EST Found the mistake!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6419839 I found the mistake in the check book this morning! It was a weird one!! It is fixed now!! I am working on getting caught up!! DH finished putting up the outside Halloween decorations for Me. It looks great! I hope You had a productive day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 9 Oct 2017 19:54:08 EST Paradise-Blue Skies and a Harley Trike!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6419470 We went to a Motorcycle and Car show on Route 66 today. Not many car or bikes in the show. Lots of Bikes and riders. It was held at a Motor Cycle Museum! We had a great ride. It was a perfect day. I got home and have done laundry and decorated for Halloween. <BR> WooHoo!! <em>424</em> Enjoy our evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 8 Oct 2017 20:11:26 EST Saturday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6419160 Thanks for Your thoughts, hints and encouragement!!! I had a sort of do nothing day. I have not done that in awhile. NO cutting okra or garden work. No mowing!! I did decorate here at the farm. I wash towels from last weekend's guests!! I did not put salt on My food. I had fairly healthy dinner. We had pinto beans, corn bread (one serving) and home fries and tea! We went to WalMart today and the Dollar Store and I said no to Chocolate candy and Little Debbie's Bat brownies! Not to ... Sat, 7 Oct 2017 19:47:51 EST Regroup! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6418761 First still can not find the problem in the checking account. I have put it up for now. <BR> I need to regroup!! I am obviously not doing very good on porti1 on control. I need to do a lot better!!!!! I am gaining weight. I have also been on a salt kick! That has stopped NOW!!!!! I just need to buckle down (as Mom use to say) and get it done! Enjoy the rest of Your Friday!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 6 Oct 2017 14:48:27 EST Thursday and stuff!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6418491 I got the 2016 binders put in the file room. Boy are they heavy! I have a problem with reconciling the company check book. I will figure it out tomorrow. I went over to take a magazine to My Youngest Step-Daughter across the road. She has had a bad week at work. A Gentleman Co-Worker passed away this week. Kind of rough on Her. More rain coming. I hope You have had a great before Friday day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 5 Oct 2017 20:24:30 EST Rain - more Rain!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6418148 It has rained all day! It was sleepy day. Not good for someone who is at work! : ) I have so much work to do at home. I hope to get some of it done this weekend. Enjoy Your evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 4 Oct 2017 19:43:54 EST Errands! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6417794 I always get more fitness when I have errands! Went to the bank and the post office. I had more new projects show up today. We need the boss to come in and given Us some more information!! I hope You had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 3 Oct 2017 20:35:33 EST Busy day at work!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6417428 I got a lot done at work! The Boss liked My booklets! He is almost ready to send them out. <BR> I hope You had a productive day too! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:17:21 EST Family Reunion Weekend! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6417051 We had a great weekend with DH's Family! We had all the Elders ( My DH & His 2 Sisters). <BR> We had folks from 1 1/2 years to 80+ years. We all ate together Friday evening. Then last night We ate with Our immediate Families. I got to Spend time with DH's Sisters yesterday afternoon. Then We had a Bon Fire and visited around it last night. We all had breakfast together this morning and We took a group photo. They are now planning next years at a different location in Oklahoma. I final... Sun, 1 Oct 2017 20:12:26 EST Traveling!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6415975 We are going to DH's Family reunion this weekend. My BIL next door is not going. We lost His wife (DH's Sister) this year. He did not think He could handle it. This was Her favorite time of the year. Also Our Youngest Daughter (across the street) and My Son are not going. But there will be plenty of Us!! I hope the weather clears a little bit. DH and I need to go to the grocery store and then finish packing. Last year We did not have internet or cell service at this place. We shall ... Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:13:16 EST Cooler and rain!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6415720 We are having rain and cooler weather! It has been nice!! But it needs to move on out. We <BR> are going to the southeastern part of the state for DH's Family Reunion. We would like nice weather!! Since I will be gone when the Boss comes in to sign things I have all My things ready for His signature. I have notes as what needs to be done. I hope You are having a Fabulous and Productive day!! Luv Y'all!!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:06:42 EST Thank You Spark Friends!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6415402 I am not sure where I would be if I did not have You Guys. Everyone needs encouragement. <BR> I do not have that at work or home most of the time. It hurts! But I know I can come to Spark and My Friends here will provide that encouragement I need to get healthy! Thank You very much!! <BR> I got My car back-it was a power switch on the power steering. Only $143.35. Yeah!! <BR> I hope You have had a wonderful meaningful day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:00:11 EST Car is in the shop!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6415049 Took My car to the shop. Had a good day at work!! I hope Your day was good too!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:43:45 EST Another hot day and stuff! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6414657 My car did Ok coming home. Thankfully not to many turns!! I unloaded the car. Then I went over across the street to Our Youngest Daughter's house. I was checking to see if We kept any of the bales of hay last year. We did keep 2. Then I came home and started cleaning LillyPad's (My Cat) house. Mr. Clyde had murdered a rabbit in the backyard so I had to have a bunny funeral. She is at peace in the trash dumpster. Tomorrow is trash day. The laundry is done. We started getting things ... Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:50:37 EST Hot and My Thunderbird car is broke!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6414292 It was in the 90's here today and humid. I got the okra and other outside stuff done, but it drained Me. I have done some housework. We have company coming before We all leave for the family reunion next weekend. As I got off I-40 last night to come to the farm the power steering went out in My Thunderburd. I will have to baby it home tomorrow and put in the shop to be fixed!! Tomorrow will be a better day and will be an inside day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:17:52 EST Hot and Windy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413966 The official start of FALL at 3:02 today and it is hot and very windy. Those with allergies are having a hard time of it. I saw My Stock Broker today. He is having some bad health issues! Please add Him to You Prayers!! He is a really nice young Man with a Family!! It is almost quitting time! I hope You have had a great day!! Luv 'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:52:15 EST Relax!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413622 I am going to get My hair done tonight. I am getting ready for DH's Family Reunion. It will be lots of fun! Enjoy Your evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:15:14 EST Better day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413322 I found the mistake I was looking for! I just had not posted an item. Now I balance!! I got My nails done tonight. They Sparkling Red!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:32:23 EST Not much progress today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412952 I just could not get going today at work. I will do much better tomorrow! I hope You have had a better Day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:39:53 EST Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412590 Busy at work today. I also went to the grocery store. I hope everyone has had a good fitness day. Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:33:45 EST TIRED!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412239 I have done a lot of cleaning and rearranging stuff. I took an old table apart in LillyPad (cat) <BR> house. It was coming apart. I fixed another item to put her food and water on. I have done the Laundry!! Today is Wife appreciation Day!!! So appreciate Your wives!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:06:05 EST Saturday stuff and then some!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6411889 Well it was Saturday okra and mowing. Then this evening DH and I took the dogs out and let them run through the woods on the paths. All was good until Mr. Clyde (long haired Jack Russell) got off the path into the stick tights. It took forever to get them out of His fur. Glad He has a beauty shop appointment Wednesday. I hope You day was a good one!! Luv Y'all!!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 16 Sep 2017 19:13:19 EST FRIDAY!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6411564 Well the Boss signed stuff for Us last night late!!! I got the paper work to the Accountant this morning for the company 2016 taxes-that is done now. It has been another good day. I did not get to work on getting caught today, but I got other things done. Enjoy the rest of Your Friday!! Luv Y'all! ((HUGS)) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:53:44 EST Ready for the Weekend!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6411276 I have had a busy week. I am getting caught up!! I had gotten so far behind doing the project for the Boss. It is nice to finally start to get other things done. Let's make this Friday the best ever!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:34:28 EST Family and stuff!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6410910 I got a lot done at work!! I had a lot of errands to do at noon!! A little background on part of Our Family! My adopted Son and My DH are so much alike that they do not get along! But tonight DH and I went to the restaurant where My Son's Wife is the Manager to eat. The Kids bought Our supper. My Son was there when We got there but He was leaving to go get His Step-Son after football practice. He and My DH spoke and were nice to each other. She served Us and We had a delicious meal!! ... Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:25:35 EST Allergies, work and errands! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6410550 My nose has been stopped up all day!! Silly ragweed and mold!!! I got a lot done at work. I also had quite a few errands to do at lunch! I hope Your day has been productive!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:04:35 EST Doc appoint. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6410177 I had a good day at work. I saw the heart Doc this afternoon. He said My blood pressure was good. I do not have to go back for 9 months!! WooHoo!!!!! I hope You have had a good Monday! Enjoy the evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:58:29 EST Fabulous Sunday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6409790 We came home early from the farm. We got around and hopped on to the Harley and off We went. We rode a long time! WooHoo!!!!! I got to see a bald eagle in flight, So very beautiful!!! Now I am trying to get My Sunday chores done!!! Prayers to all in harms way!!! <BR> Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:10:16 EST Saturday Beautiful Saturday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6409446 I did the usual stuff today! It was so nice out. This morning was a little bit warm. Then a breeze came up and it was wonderful. I hope Everyone will Stay safe! Thoughts and Prayers for all those in harms way!!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 9 Sep 2017 20:17:05 EST FRIDAY!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6409130 I went to the Gun Room and took their mail to them. Then it was off to the store I got lunch and a few things for home and the office. I went and put those items up at work. Then it was off to the Post Office, the Bank, My Son's, and 2 of the cemeteries to put out fall flowers! Lots of walking again today! WooHoo!! Luv Y'all! Those in the path of the fires and hurricanes please be safe! Thoughts and Prayers Your way!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 8 Sep 2017 19:49:41 EST In the office Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408771 The office manager and I worked on getting the tax account the rest of Our info. We are almost finished!! Then I can get caught up on other things I have let go to do the project for the Boss. I did not get much walking today. I did eat better! I hope you had a great day too!! <BR> Luv Y'all!! Thoughts and Prayers for all in the path of the fires and hurricanes. Take care and stay safe!! (((((HUGS))))) Thu, 7 Sep 2017 19:52:32 EST Fitness and better eating! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408419 It is not great but I did have 3 servings of veggies today. I brought some tomatoes from home for part of My lunch. I had an other errand day! So I got some walking in. It was such a pretty day! Easy to park away from My destination. Enjoy Your evening!! Stay safe if You are where there are Fires or Hurricanes!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 6 Sep 2017 20:01:05 EST Errand/Fitness day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408039 I had a lot of errands to do today!! I parked away from the doors where I could. I got some good walking today. I was busy in the office too! I hope You had a good fitness day too! The Mighty Black Panthers Challenge starts tomorrow!! I am on the gold team! WooHoo!!! Luv Y'all!!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 5 Sep 2017 19:33:45 EST Productive Day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6407679 I swept the floors and mopped. I swept the porches. I put out the fall decorations. I got My flowers ready to the cemeteries. I even straightened up the craft storage building. It has been hot today. But it has been productive. Tomorrow at work will be busy!! I hope today has been fabulous for You!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 4 Sep 2017 20:20:45 EST A Good Sunday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6407303 I cleaned My Cat Miss Lilly house. I have done laundry. I went over and visited with the Youngest Daughter across the road. I divided up the okra and peppers. We went to Tractor Supply to get the dogs new harnesses! We went to the store and got stuff for supper. I boiled DH some okra to go with His supper. I took My BIL next door some okra. He said it is like candy to Him!! A Great Day! Did You have a Great day-I hope so. I am going to go put out some fall decorations around the hou... Sun, 3 Sep 2017 18:48:40 EST Watermelons and such!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406964 I cut okra this morning. DH got the peppers, tomatoes and a few watermelons. DH was mowing one of the trails up the hill and found a watermelon!!!! Silly raccoons!! I got the crows, deer, wild turkey and the birds all some feed put out.!!We went to Walmart and got flowers for fall at the cemeteries!! I hope You have enjoyed Your Saturday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 2 Sep 2017 19:04:01 EST FRIDAY and the project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406582 It is Friday and almost time to go home. My leg is still itching. It is better!! I finished the Project for the Boss again (revised). He glanced at it and said have 100 copies made and ready to send out. Yeah!! Soon it will be off to the farm. We are having a raccoon problem with the watermelons. I told My Friend they had learned to limbo!! : ) My Boss said they are probably jumping over the fence. But how are they getting the watermelons to the outside of the fence? That thought ... Fri, 1 Sep 2017 16:55:38 EST A bite on My leg and stuff!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406280 I have a bite on My the back of My right leg. My massage therapist friend thinks I could be a spider bite. She put lavender oil on it!! I have wore My new glasses all day!! Yeah!!! I can see again!!!!! Enjoy Your evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 31 Aug 2017 20:45:31 EST Work and new glasses!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6405883 I got a lot done at work today. Then I went for an eye checkup. There have been a lot of changes in My eyes since I saw the Doc last. He said I would probably have a hard time getting use to them. Well I went back this evening and picked them up. I love them and I can see so much better! So far not problems!!!!! He also want Me to practice blinking. I do not blink enough!! I hope Your day was fabulous! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 30 Aug 2017 20:20:38 EST Today and Tomorrow!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6405472 I spent today in My office working on the revised Project. Sometimes it is great to work in a office building where You are the only living thing. I get more done that way. Of course the flip side of that is sometime it is lonely!! I did get a lot done today. I left food on My supper plate for the Fat Fairy!! Tomorrow I am going to the eye Doc. I really need new glasses. I hope everyone has had a wonderful day. Thoughts and Prayers to the Folks suffering from Harvey!!!!! Luv Y'all!!... 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