This is sheer Genius!
In a bid to stem taxpayers losses for bad loans guaranteed by federal housing agencies Freddy Mac and Fanny Mae, Sen. Bob Corker (R- Tenn) proposed that borrowers be required to make a 5% down payment in order to qualify.
His proposal was r... Read more
Latest Quilt Update
Hi Special Friends!
A lot of you know that I have been working hard on making another Ally Cat Quilt by Krackers for a child battling cancer in Oregon. I've been primarily off line since getting the request.
You have asked me to be su... Read more
This letter came across my desk this morning, and I want to share it with you.
We have an election coming up, and I hope you are all participating in the process.
Some say that there are too many debates going on. I don't think so... Read more
YAHOO is more than a Web Server!
YAHOO ON ME!!!!!!!
I am back in from shoveling snow for 115 minutes, and toted a sawhorse up my East Driveway so no one can try to drive on it.
That's TWO YAHOOS!!
I weighed in and see that I shoveled away 1.5 pounds.
That... Read more
I've been Shoveling!
Before I moved to Washington state, we lived on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula in CA. We had a view all the way from Carmel to Santa Cruz, and we had a ranch.
I had horses on that ranch, along with dogs, cats, peacocks, wild turkeys, ... Read more
Brother, What a Day it Really Was!!
Well, not exactly "WAS", because it ain't over yet.
I did 42 minutes with The Beast, doing the fat-tourching, calorie-blasting workout with her.
KINDA with her.
I did fairly well this morning with the warm up part. I actuall... Read more
Day Two of Agony
yes. I did Day Two of Boot Camp.
In fact, I did TWO bootcamps, not counting the warm up.
Er, at least I ATTEMPTED to do the two bootcamps. Let's just say "I did it MY way" and leave it at that.
When Nicole (otherwise known as ... Read more
Slipping and A-Sliding, and Ice Gliding
This morning Winnie and I went for our usual Constitutional walk. It looked like a nice day, so I wasn't really paying attention to where my feet were going.
But then Winnie slipped sideways. He never does that!
I very soon found out... Read more
I Declare Today to Be ARMS DAY!
No, no, no. Not "ARMS" as in military or weapons.
I mean the arms that are hanging off your shoulders.
How long, you might ask, has it been since I did an honest arm workout?
Good question. Wish I knew the answer!
It's obvi... Read more
All That's Left of 2011
Ah, New Year's Eve, FINALLY! I am not sad at all to see 2011 fade into the dusty history.
I think we have all about had it with all the political nonsense, lies, avoidance, delays, threats, dire warnings, chicanery and outright deciet.
... Read more
Trying to Avoid all the Seasonal Traps
Good Morning Everyone,
It has been a while since my last blog, so I guess I better get with the program and catch you all up with my life.
I have ALL of my Christmas presents bought, wrapped and mailed off.
That is a very good t... Read more
Much, MUCH Too Busy to Eat Cookies!
This is certianly a busy time of year, isn't it!
That's why I call it the "holidaze". We all have so much decorating, baking, cooking, cleaning, schedules to keep, gifts to get all in order and wrapped....you know the drill.
I will ... Read more
More to be Thankful for:
I am thankful we don't have to wait in long lines for shoes in our country.
I am grateful for our military.
I am grateful for our border patrols.
I am grateful for weather reports.
I am grateful for charity organizations, and... Read more
A Time for Gratitude
Isn't is wonderful that we live in a country that sets aside a full day for gratitude and Thanks giving!
Despite all the problems we are experiencing with our government, the economy, the riots that have emmanated from the sit ins, unemploy... Read more
FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS IDEAS!!!
Christmas/Holidays 2011 -- Birth of a New Tradition
A dear friend sent this to me, and I am sure most of you will love it like I do.
Hi folks. This seems like a very good idea to me.
Christmas/Holidays 2... Read more