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I Just Noticed.....
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      1 comments

I like myself and the rest of the world a whole lot more after I have done yoga stretches. I know, it sounds weird. But before you join the Doubting Thomas Club, give it a try. I was kind of grumpy today. Then I ate a bowl of fruit s... Read more
What the Hell Week are We ON???
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      2 comments

As some of you know, I have been snow and iced in a lot this year. That is very rare for my area. At first, I saw it snowing, and I quickly got on the jacket and grabbed Benny so we could go out and walk in the snow. It was wonderful, and... Read more
I CAN Finding Ten Minutes for Fitness
Sunday, December 18, 2016      7 comments

I have a very full plate. My DH has Alzheimer's and lives here at home. There are only the two of us, so all work and decisions must be made by me. DH has always been a hoarder, and that hasn't changed with his Alzheimer's. Example... Read more
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      6 comments

About 20 years ago we made a major decision about Thanksgiving. I cleaned and cooked and baked and polished for a week before the "big day". It was common for us to have 20+ people as guests. By the time the "DAY" came, I was low on thank... Read more
Puppies Change the Day Big Time!!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      7 comments

Good Morning Sparkies, I know we aren't supposed to be posting political stuff or advertising stuff, but this one is simply TOO GOOD to not share!!! No Politics could ever make anything this much fun! Don't know about the # of food... Read more
Post Election Drama
Saturday, November 12, 2016      12 comments

I can't believe what people are putting themselves through because of the election results. I mean! GROUP CRYING???!!! GROUP SETTING FIRES TO OTHER'S PROPERTY??!! PEOPLE THREATENING TO LEAVE U.S.???!!... Read more
Apple Crisp for 2
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      4 comments

Apple Crisp For Two Recipe TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. MAKES: 2 servings Ingredients 1 large tart apple, peeled and sliced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats 2 tabl... Read more
Perfect Time of Year to Bake Apples!
Monday, October 17, 2016      3 comments

I never feel a meal is complete without a dessert. Some of my old "go-to's" have been Oreos, chocolate covered mangos, dark chocolate covered almonds, ritz crackers, mounds candy bars. Then I gained 1/2 pounds this past week. Not good. ... Read more
Going Back
Sunday, September 18, 2016      5 comments

I have a rowing machine in my office. I go in spurts as to how often I use it. But this year has been pretty difficult, so haven't taken the time to row my way to a strong healthy body. Today I changed that. The change is completely due ... Read more
Herky-Jerky Workout
Saturday, September 17, 2016      3 comments

OK. So I put my Bob Marley CD on, get it started, and get my body ready for my full body workout. I'm doing great on my wall pushups (after finishing the wall squats with ball) and DH comes in. Some of you know DH has Alzheimer's,... Read more
My Daughter's Cancer Saga
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      3 comments

Written by my DD A lot can change in a year So, my friends have pointed out repeatedly over the course of the last two weeks. For example, when I was visiting one of my friends the other afternoon and he handed me a Striped Zebra Cake. ... Read more
Savoring Wonderful Memories
Monday, August 15, 2016      4 comments

The time has come for us to sell the airplane. DH has Alzheimer's, and is not safe to fly any more. I have my license and have been flying for over 30 years, but I don't know airplane mechanics well enough to service my own plane, so I am ... Read more
Will Power or Planned Determination?
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      1 comments

Today one of lovely team leaders directed us to the article about WillPower. So I read it, and too be truthful, got nothing out of it. I have lived too long with my Will Power to trust it. As quickly as I state "I'm gonna do this" or "I'm... Read more
It Takes a Village to do a Quilt Show
Sunday, July 17, 2016      1 comments

If you've ever been to a quilt show, you probably only noticed the beautiful, stunning quilts and felt surrounded by color and talent. Well, you were! But how many visitors of the quilt show ever stop and look beyond the quilts to se... Read more
You MUST Read this if you want to believe in MIRACLES!!
Saturday, June 25, 2016      13 comments

Some of you know that my daughter has "incurable brain cancer". She was given a 100% death prognosis. She has had tumors removed from her brain, went through chemo, radiation and a whole host of very nasty medications that have ugly side e... Read more

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