VJH-W65's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=VJH%2DW65 VJH-W65'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/ Survived our birthdays http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736130 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l567797321.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1397456546.jpg"> <BR> Worst offence was fresh strawberries <BR> Today 37th Anniversary <BR> we both want steaks tonight <BR> I can skip the side dishes and just do salad bar Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:44:58 EST TWICE I fell in one day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736119 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l164774876.jpg"> <BR> I had a lucky fall face first into a huge box of quilt batting <BR> Falls don't get any luckier. <BR> However; I did strain and sprain things that are not used to doing that stuff <BR> Wearing a hand wrist thumb girdle <BR> no matter how many times I think, <BR> "DO NOT TRY TO CATCH YOURSELF", I ALWAYS TRY. <BR> muscles are burning knees are bruised, ankles are tender <BR> THEN I fell again the second fall I refused to... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:24:07 EST FINISHING THE SMURFIN FUN BABY QUILT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722195 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l283153879.jpg"> <BR> BACKING <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1006748725.jpg"> <BR> LABEL <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l520088012.jpg"> <BR> Will have a wave binding <BR> <BR> <BR> The mother wore her smurf quilt out <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1144025774.jpg"> <BR> Starting a new gewneration Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:30:31 EST Smurf fabric is arriving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718447 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1342447909.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1772685841.jpg"> <BR> Today is birthday card day <BR> While I am there I will try to get a card made for a new friend <BR> Smurf baby quilt must be finished this month <BR> So washing yardage as it arrives.; <BR> <BR> Here come da June birthday cards <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l702497859.jpg"> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:53:01 EST Wicked maybe? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718442 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l834073277.jpg"> <BR> Found a purse <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1398841634.jpg"> <BR> that holds all I need and is light to boot <BR> So I ordered 2 more <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2094679041.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l156189789.jpg"> <BR> and may need 1 more a navy one <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l736892353.jpg"> <BR> ... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:45:08 EST Next? Smurfin fun http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717547 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l691546179.jpg"> <BR> My great neice <BR> has one of my first quilts you can see she wore it out with love <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1480508446.jpg"> <BR> For her newborn baby <BR> a quilt from this fabric <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l699376963.jpg"> <BR> for the backing <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l829441085.jpg"> <BR> I am thrilled to live long enough to see a... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 23:48:18 EST First one mile walked day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717540 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1975468935.jpg"> <BR> I have been trying to UP my moving <BR> Today I hit 1 mile walked in one day <BR> I did not think my 'fitbit' would ever see it! <BR> It may not work tomorrow <em>334</em> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 23:35:24 EST UGRR TADA http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717538 My April , May and June 2014 Goals and Skills <BR> PHD [project half done ] is finished at last <BR> Quilt was way above my skill level <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1327930534.jpg"> <BR> as you see it took 24 years to finish <BR> meanwhile the quilt shop closed <BR> everyone else finished a decade ago <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1808525711.jpg"> <BR> Block 16 on the front is my oral history <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeo... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 23:29:55 EST My Happy birthday gift arrived early http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5703651 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1010591284.jpg"> <BR> a portable radio n earphones that fit <BR> now I can walk and enjoy the music of classic rock <BR> and have earphones that fit in case I ever get an mp3 player Mon, 26 May 2014 15:49:28 EST Good day to stay home http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5702742 The traffic is horrible even 54 miles away <BR> We watch the race on TV. seems chaotic out there. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l274893399.jpg"> Sun, 25 May 2014 11:41:20 EST How slow will it go? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5702719 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l731187778.jpg"> <BR> I need a treadmill that will go really slow <BR> Internet search will not tell me <BR> <em>39</em> <BR> I can not walk fast <BR> In fact I can barely walk <BR> However I musty move more If I am to reach my goal <BR> finding a level way to walk without bugs n sun is important. <BR> Please direct me <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l151560541.jpg"> Sun, 25 May 2014 11:13:15 EST 7 years a quitter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5700840 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1192412204.jpg"> <BR> My [free ] Silk Quit meter keeps track of my progress <BR> Seven years, 3 hours, 36 minutes and 1 second. 115071 cigarettes not smoked, saving $24,452.75. Life saved: 1 year, 4 weeks, 13 hours, 15 minutes. <BR> <em>270</em> Thu, 22 May 2014 13:50:07 EST Roman shades http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5700831 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l649327301.jpg"> <BR> Took a class in making Roman shades <BR> Blackout fabric arrived I can now begin to assemble them <BR> I have valances to match my quilts <BR> I can swap out quilts and valances with the seasons <BR> <em>126</em> <em>67</em> <em>465</em> <em>423</em> <BR> A class photo not mine. <BR> the roman shades go with either Thu, 22 May 2014 13:41:45 EST bad night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5699245 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2108888449.jpg"> <BR> DH cuts fabric for me he cut the seam too narrow <BR> I had to un sew it and try to get a quarter inch seam <BR> No go it cut off words <BR> Last night I cut more Kona cotton fabric <BR> washed and while it dried I took my shower <BR> then went straight to bed before my night meds kicked in and made me dizzy. <BR> Today I am remaking two embroidered blocks <BR> I get so MAD at me for trusting him to cut stuff when I ... Tue, 20 May 2014 13:10:12 EST Youngest grandson Matthew http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5698641 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1555067547.jpg"> <BR> I made this embroidery design from an image of Matthew <BR> He will be 3 this fall, <BR> Just now putting things together <BR> Yesterday he asked, "Are you really my daddy's mommy?" <BR> Then he said "I want to stay here with Mamaw, You can go home" <BR> We compromised with a play date in the future <BR> <BR> Mon, 19 May 2014 18:15:19 EST busy, busy Monday, Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5698634 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l71189601.jpg"> <BR> My friend needed quilt labels <BR> si I am stitching them for her <BR> pay no attention to the red lines they are for lining the two pages together <BR> Only way to get lots of text into an embroidered label <BR> An honor to help a friend and eagle scouts as well <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1026769972.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l352666707.jpg"> <BR> <img ... Mon, 19 May 2014 17:51:16 EST Happiness Project Jumpin' for Joy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5697019 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l133940318.jpg"> <BR> 21 days to a Happier Home <BR> Day 21 Yes happier and more aware of my days <BR> <em>318</em> Sat, 17 May 2014 12:11:15 EST Turtle is moving again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5696521 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l306112086.jpg"> <BR> I quit the trail mix except 1 a day Fri, 16 May 2014 16:15:28 EST 21 days to a Happier Home Day 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5693485 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1064485938.jpg"> <BR> The Happiness Project had a newsletter to sign up for dso I did sign up for the <BR> "21 Days to a Happier Home" <BR> Today is day 16 <BR> I started it I will finish it. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1777017104.jpg"> <BR> I am old and did not foresee living this way in my old age. <BR> Often no money for medicines <BR> Nothing fixed that is broken. <BR> I have out lived my tolerance level. <... Mon, 12 May 2014 14:40:05 EST Cheating me and adding days to reaching my goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5691427 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l223167450.jpg"> <BR> No one looking another 3 oz cup of trail mix <BR> they add up too! <BR> I must get a grip <BR> back on track or else lose this last chance at <BR> taking better care of myself Fri, 9 May 2014 16:19:00 EST The Happiness Project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5691418 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l681874884.jpg"> <BR> The Happiness Project I first heard about here on SP <BR> of course I thought 'I can use some of that" <BR> I bought the e book by G Rubin <BR> Took me days to discover what makes me happy <BR> Yours will be different <BR> mine are <BR> Trying NOT to make other peeps the source of my happiness <BR> [as in my sons or my DH or my grands make me happy] <BR> #1. I am happy to KNOW He is always with me. <BR> [ so man... Fri, 9 May 2014 16:01:30 EST 60 minutes report on aging http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5689774 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1113343024.jpg"> <BR> One of the points is to have a bit of fat reserve to buffer in case of a serious illness <BR> So I am changing my goal today I will get a new ticker. Only 100 to go <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1054971314.jpg"> Wed, 7 May 2014 12:06:06 EST I did NOT let myself GO, I let myself HAVE. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5689226 . <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1460290591.jpg"> <BR> Every thing I wanted and as much as I wanted <BR> No wonder my A1-c hit the roof. <BR> I did NOT let myself GO, I let myself HAVE <BR> NOW I am letting myself GO <BR> GO for a walk, GO for a swim and GO down the fresh produce isle <BR> GO for a better life <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1908818954.jpg"> <BR> Tue, 6 May 2014 20:31:27 EST Today's progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5689208 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l50545634.jpg"> <BR> Another 128 days of laundry sauce made <BR> Our 3rd batch. <BR> No suds, suds just a commercial invention <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l568961097.jpg"> <BR> Suds not required to get clothes clean. <BR> Clean clothes that smell fresh for a while not too long. <BR> Sensitive skin so no rashes are important <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l92599008.jpg"> <BR> 256 loads &... Tue, 6 May 2014 19:50:08 EST Dressed to my shoes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5687074 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1301580327.jpg"> <BR> <em>126</em> <em>259</em> <em>67</em> <em>87</em> <em>378</em> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1436107808.jpg"> <BR> Though it is supposed to be Spring, I am cold to the bones <BR> Need to find a sweater <BR> Not the weight loss, I am always cold <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1964426248.jpg"> <BR> My happiness Project is going well. and yes I am ha... Sun, 4 May 2014 10:32:04 EST 34 more and I will be halfway to my goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5686516 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l515654732.jpg"> <BR> 34 more and I will be halfway to my goal <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1419613601.jpg"> <BR> Middle of August is my target <em>192</em> Sat, 3 May 2014 14:10:13 EST Thank you Spark persons for your blogs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5685887 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l697648195.jpg"> <BR> I have learned so many things from the SP blogs <BR> The recent mention of The Happiness Project <BR> started me thinking, I need to get some Happiness <BR> Other than the joy from the successes with my weight loss thus far <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l59524193.jpg"> <BR> and my 2014 goals n skills <BR> Defining what makes me happy certainly made it an easier target Fri, 2 May 2014 15:27:44 EST Tomorrow's jobs. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683647 There appears to be no way to finish the April PHD today <BR> I will try to get as far as I can. <BR> It deserves hand quilting that would take it all of May too. <BR> Is my 2014 goals I can change the rules If I want to. <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> A fun job for a long time friend <BR> shhhhhhhhhhhh if you know the reciprients <BR> <BR> <BR> Audi <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l975160374.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Jenn <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 01:37:59 EST Defining my Happiness Project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683299 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l594154952.jpg"> <BR> Defining my Happiness Project <BR> Trying NOT to make other peeps the source of my happiness <BR> [as in my sons or my DH or my grands make me happy] <BR> #1. I am happy to KNOW He is always with me. <BR> [ so many folks believe and have faith, KNOWING is a blessing] <BR> #2. It makes me happy to help others, <BR> #3. I am happy to be living free, <BR> [ 2 a.Thanks to all that served] <BR> #4. I am happy to read... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:44:04 EST Happy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683297 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l15254499.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I found a relative to the names on the friendship quilt <BR> I bought years ago <BR> Peeps in MO signed and embroidered their names on it <BR> I have been searching for years to find the proper home for her quiltI have a quilt made by past MO members I need to find somebody or this quilt will go in a dumpster when i pass. <BR> I need to find a home for this quilt.Anna Lee came from MO in the 1930s to marry ... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:38:35 EST Here on month four of 2014 I stumble http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683293 Block #16 finished <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1373243939.jpg"> <BR> April PHD can not possibly get finished in 2 days <BR> I am angry at me for not pushing harder and having sick days <BR> I know but I hate to fail at anything Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:31:07 EST Happiness Project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5682511 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1454183840.jpg"> <BR> A SP gal mentioned the book a few days ago. <BR> Today I found a happy project for today <BR> A friend lost her crotchet hook <BR> I sent her Mother's set of hooks <BR> A WIN-WIN-WIN-WIN <BR> I am happy, <BR> I have DE cluttered, <BR> my friend can finish her afghan <BR> making her happy Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:49:16 EST Monday, Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5682482 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1491256350.jpg"> <BR> Now the momas and Papas are in your head too <BR> http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=mama<BR>s+and+papas+monday+monday&FORM=VIRE1#v<BR>iew=detail&mid=618F043B48F6285053E8618<BR>F043B48F6285053E8 Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:14:12 EST 30 days will pass if i do or don't http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5682478 http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p<BR>ost=declutter_your_home_in_31_days <BR> Might as well go for it Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:07:39 EST Hey spark guy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5681677 Why doesn't my Ticker say <BR> My Sparkpeople Ticker' <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l384877650.jpg"> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:37:50 EST Going, going gone bit by bit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5681652 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1751991314.jpg"> <BR> Turtle is perfect for me I must go slow <BR> I'll be happy with that <BR> My next reward at 75 lost Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:01:11 EST Tomorrow exciting day planned http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5681269 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l721830978.jpg"> <BR> We will cut the4 border strips for the UGRR <BR> I will stitch together the two oral history designs that make the block #16 <BR> then join then square up the block and add bits left from other blocks to make it 12.5" square and sew on the sashing bar add it to the row 4 <BR> sew the bottom sashing n cornerstones row to it <BR> then sew row 4 to row 3 <BR> Then I will add the border on all 4 sides <BR> Want this one d... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 23:26:17 EST 2014 goals on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5681096 Goals 2014 <BR> #1. Biz open in April 2014 <BR> #2.Machine embroidered Birthday cards on my schedule every 15th day of every month <BR> #3. Machine embroidered Christmas cards every 25 th day of every month. <BR> #4.Finish a PHD every month <BR> [PHD = project half done] & Sew for 15 minutes a day <BR> January Amish Girlfriends FINI <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l304752726.jpg"> <BR> February Frazee Patch FINI <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 17:22:16 EST 100 days to a better me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5680412 Another SP [OR SPARK PEEPS] <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l217269338.jpg"> <BR> has set a "100 days to a better me" <BR> SURE SOUNDS GOOD TO ME <BR> My plan is call the park and ask for a bench every 20 feet of the walking path <BR> I can not do 5 feet now, but can work up to it on my driveway <BR> My goal to in 100 days walk it without sitting at all. <BR> Hey a lofty goal is way better than a lame one. <BR> http://www.calendar-365.com/day-numbers/<BR>2014.html <BR... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:27:04 EST April 25 Christmas cards http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5680406 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1491080606.jpg"> <BR> So glad they are finished, <BR> I can devote the next 5 days fo finishing the April PHD <BR> The UGRR Sampler quilt by Eleanor Burns <BR> I bought the kit in 1990s and it has remained a Project Half Done all these years. <BR> The family oral history will be block #16 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l745948225.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2131072384.jpg"> <BR> I ... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:12:24 EST changing the date 4 me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5678800 Update 04.23.2014 <BR> May is coming quickly I must finish my April goals <BR> Today is the 25th day in April <BR> time to make Christmas cards <BR> Hey, I am busy the real April 25 <BR> thus I am making Christmas cards today <BR> Waiting on the UGRR label kit from <BR> Eleanor Burns Quilt in a Day website <BR> Then I will decide if I want to use it for block #16 <BR> The label on the back then will be the Hull oral history. <BR> I have it digitized & ready to stitch out. <BR> I must ge... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:20:40 EST Row,row, row the quilt http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5676495 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1250789929.jpg"> <BR> I am joining the rows of the Underground railroad sampler Quilt <BR> block #16 still not finished I must get as far as possible if I am to finish this quilt in April. <BR> I am hoping to contact older cousins to get any details they might know . <BR> Other wise I am going with what I remember. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:22:22 EST Trail Mix http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5675876 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1399477026.jpg"> <BR> I find there are as many recipes for trail mix as there are folks that eat it <BR> Thus I will be dehydrating my own fruit and making my own. <BR> As soon as I reach 215 goal I will begin to find a recipe that suits me <BR> no preservatives no sugar added <BR> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:38:49 EST sick day then Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5675874 Update 04.09.2014 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1444484512.jpg"> <BR> Progress interrupted had to take a sick day yesterday <BR> Today I had to take a holiday day and make <BR> the Lamb cake <BR> Nette taking the cake home with her I <BR> just can not be around my fave. cake <BR> Any way he is baked & decorated plus <BR> a photo opp. <BR> 1 more year then <BR> I am passing down the lamb cake pan. <BR> I digitized a bit and need to digitize the UGRR Hull oral history... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:32:26 EST Reading more watching less t.v. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5674421 Seems every show is sponsored these days by Easter candies. <BR> I have decided that Kindle is my best friend. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l648849477.jpg"> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:01:14 EST April PHD http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5674417 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1126099375.jpg"> <BR> Decided since I can not prove the oral history, <BR> My sibs did not listen nor my cousins, <BR> I'm gonna put it on the quilt <BR> <BR> This I know from the paternal side of my family <BR> grandfather Walter Hull, great uncle Ben Hull, <BR> Aunt Amelia Hull, Uncle John Hull, <BR> Cousin Russell Hull. They all called her Aunt Mary Hull <BR> She lived in southern Indiana, she was a quilter, <BR> she had a house full o... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:51:48 EST birthday card day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5672996 On the 15th dayt of every month I make two embroidered birthday greeting cards <BR> These are my April <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l998130741.jpg"> <BR> and one monigraned card by accident <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l895206458.jpg"> <BR> A photo of a quilt label added kitty cornered on the quilt back <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1330645541.jpg"> <BR> My quarter way to goal reward arrived <BR> It is loaded with my... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:04:38 EST 3.8 bowling balls gone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5671158 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2091795458.jpg"> <BR> 3.8 ten pound bowling balls Or 38 pounds I am no longer taking everywhere I go. <BR> Heck yeah I am breathing better, <BR> & I can bend over not far enough to reach my left foot <BR> I am looking forward to that day <BR> So not 15 bowling balls I am only carrying 11.2 bowling balls Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:34:11 EST UGRR block 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5671134 block 14 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l530900555.jpg"> <BR> block 15 WIP [work in progress] <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1773793937.jpg"> <BR> block 16 is the story block <BR> I am struggling with the oral history as none can be proved in a court of law. <BR> Should I leave it off ? <BR> Should I tell it as told to me? <BR> I have asked and not one has anything written down. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l7015... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:03:10 EST UGRR block 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5670383 Drunkards path or I call this block Paul <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1077479985.jpg"> <BR> Eleanor Burn's method was quick <BR> on to other stuff today <BR> 16 blocks in entire quilt <BR> I'll work on #16 the oral family history block <BR> I will embroider it on the fabric <BR> Called my cousin the keeper of the history. <BR> She has nothing to add to the ones I remember the old timers discussing. <BR> I can prove none of it but I will write it on the quilt block... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 10:07:02 EST