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I'm getting Stronger

Monday, March 09, 2015      3 comments

This morning after my walk, I showered, dressed and did my hair all by myself. It took a lot of patience, huffing and puffing, and blowing out the pain messages, but I did it. Now I am all ready for my care giver to come take me to see t... Read more

Crocuses and Daffodils are blooming!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      1 comments

Take heart, those of you covered with snow! On my walks today, and in my yard, I saw crocuses and daffodils in bloom. The trees are budding. SPRING WILL COME TO YOU!!!! Read more

I'm on my way Back!!!

Monday, February 23, 2015      6 comments

Ok. So the surgery was a bit more intense than we expected. But today I can actually wiggle my fingers enough to try to let you know how I am doing. Than answer? TERRIFIC!!! THAT's how I am doing. Today DH helped me get a shower ... Read more

Things to Make on a Monday Afternoon

Monday, January 26, 2015      5 comments

Here is the first insulated bowl that I made today. It will be terrific for when putting something into the microwave, but the dish or bowl gets too darned hot to get out. Just put the bowl into the insulated bowl holder, pop it into the micro... Read more

My Latest Creations

Sunday, January 25, 2015      5 comments

As a lot of you know, I am having shoulder replacement surgery Feb. 10. I can't lift anything heavy, so can't work on the full size quilts. DH is acting out his Alzheimer's the past couple of days by laying corpse-like in his bed, wanting ... Read more

Making Adaptable clothing

Saturday, January 03, 2015      5 comments

As most of you know, I am having a total shoulder replacement January 27, and of course, it is on my right side. It HAS to be my RIGHT side, of course, because I AM RIGHT HANDED! This will be a whole new learning curve, that's for sure. ... Read more

New Stocking Photos to See

Thursday, December 18, 2014      2 comments

I hope you will take a look at my photo page. I updated it with a FEW of the Christmas stockings I made for others this year. If you look at the photo of the cutting table, you will see in the background a big box that is filled with stockings... Read more

Can I Leave Yet???

Sunday, November 30, 2014      0 comments

Well, it happened. Yesterday Ted insisted on going to Sequim "to get some oil", despite all of my misgivings and argument against him driving. He made it down the hill, got on 101 and right after the Dungeness River Bridge hit black ice and wr... Read more

Got My Appointments Scheduled!!

Thursday, November 13, 2014      0 comments

HA! Today I got the appointment for my MRI on my shoulder set for Monday, November 17. Then got my appointment with the surgeon for Dec. 3. By then the surgeon will have the results from the MRI and we will know the extent of my shoulder ... Read more

Walking for MYSELF

Saturday, November 01, 2014      2 comments

For years, I had convinced myself that I was walking for Winnie. Now that he has crossed the Rainbow Bridge, walking has seemed so futile and lonely. On today's walk, I noticed a change in thinking. Yes, Winnie is physically gone from... Read more

Winnie Donates to Charity

Sunday, October 26, 2014      2 comments

today is another day without my partner doggie, Winnie. Yesterday I called the people from WAG (the foster parent program for critters) and let them know I had 45 pounds of new kibble, a box of dog biscuits, dog bedding and doggie toys fr... Read more

A Morning Without Winnie

Thursday, October 23, 2014      4 comments

Thank all of you for your love, kindness and support over us all losing Winnie. Last night DH and I combed though Doggie Breed books to see about getting another dogg... Read more

Winnie is all okay now

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      4 comments

Hi Dear Sparkies, Thank you all for being concerned and checking on how Winnie was doing. It is with great joy and relief that I can say he is back to "NORMAL"! He gave us a bad scare when he got sick. He had diarrhea and/or constipa... Read more

AHHH….ONWARD!!!

Thursday, October 02, 2014      3 comments

We got great new on Tuesday. DH will have his gall bladder surgery on Monday, Oct. 6. We met with the surgeon, and feel very confident in him. Now this may seem to some who read this that this is not exactly the best great news. ... Read more

Fall Into the Habit!!!

Saturday, September 20, 2014      2 comments

Most of us hear the word "habit", and it conjures up negative thoughts and images. It doesn't have to be so! We can develop new habits, and have fun doing so! Like working out!!! Get some really exciting music with a good str... Read more


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