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the Very BEST Maxine!!!
We need to
show more sympathy for these people.
* They travel
miles in the heat.
* They risk their lives crossing... Read more
The Poorly manufactured Sweatpants.
I beat the rain today. I got up, got in 3.25 miles walking in 38 minutes, and did my stretches. I even threw in a couple other exercises just to make sure I am keeping on the right track.
When I first accepted the challenge of walking one... Read more
Being Poked by God
Last week we picked apples and pears from the trees. Actually, we SHOOK apples and pears from the trees, since the abnormally high winds were doing a job on them anyway.
We... Read more
The Scale and I are Friends Today
Today is weigh in and measurement day. This day is usually met with gloomy thoughts and a bad attitude. Today was different.
I could feel that my clothes were fitting a bit looser this past week, and rightly so!
I tossed out 2 3/4 p... Read more
A potential scam ...
we should all be aware.
I just had a call from a Charity asking me to
donate some of my clothes
to the starving people throughout the world.
I told them to get lost!!
... Read more
Face Stuffing Observations
Today I tried my knee out again, and did quite well for 2 1/2 miles.
My neighbor joined me in our walk, so I heard all about her kid's football game. It kept my mind off my knee, and kept me walking pretty fast.
Not that I care a... Read more
Our Painted Leaves Oktoberfest Quilt Show
Remember when I put all those photos of the leaf painting class? Well yesterday was our day to "SHINE" by having our own little quilt show and hosting an Oktoberfest.
The photos of some of the quilts are on my photo page. I couldn't get a... Read more
Flu shots, 5K and Plans
Yesterday I got a shingles shot in my left arm. I got a flu shot in my right arm. I had my knee x-rayed, and learned I will probably have to have surgery done on it.
I learned that my DH nor I need to get the H1N1 shot, because we are "to... Read more
Finding that close Parking Space
I haven't walked much in my life. I did a stint there for a while of jogging, but gave that up with the help of winter.
Walking wasn't one of "my things". I am one of those ... Read more
Getting Away from Quilting for a little While.
On Tuesday, I nearly dragged DH out of the house and into the car. We were going to Sol Duc Falls
and the Salmon Cascades if it killed him! He has avoided doing any exercise for t... Read more
Loading photos and blogging
WOW. I didn't realize this much time has passed without me posting a new blog! See how life gets when you're having fun?!
I have walked 40 miles in my Mile A Day for September Challenge, and life has taken on a new meaning.
I am be... Read more
Bossy Daughter Says "NO!"
THIS is my darling, sweet, shy, mousy daughter. Can you tell from the photo that I am joking?
I have been really doing well with earning fitness points, and my body shows it... Read more
Bossy Daughter Saves Me From Myself!
Today, during our online Scrabble game, I let Bossy Daughter know that I didn't feel like walking today. She set me straight......AGAIN!
She let me know that I WILL walk today, and that I am making so much progress and how proud of me she ... Read more
Our Flag, Our Country, Our Troops
Today while walking, I was thinking about 9/11.
Tomorrow is another 9/11, a day for rememberance.
A day to remember that Freedom isn't Free, and that lives have been su... Read more
Me, Winsten and the Slug
This is my walking buddy, Winsten. He is really getting used to this idea of us going out every morning and walking. He scouts the trails ahead, then runs back to get me and sh... Read more