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Its Been a Long Time

Saturday, February 19, 2011      0 comments

I hadn't realized how long ago it was since I bothered with entries on my spark. There has been alot that has happened in these almost two years most importantly my attitude towards achieving my goals. I am more serious now especially as I ... Read more

First Big Test of the Season

Friday, December 11, 2009      5 comments

My oldest son will be away for the holidays so we are having a small family "Christmas" dinner tonight. This is test #1. I am making prime rib roast instead of turkey and I don't think there will be any complaints about it. We don't eat g... Read more

Getting out the decorations!

Sunday, December 06, 2009      1 comments

I am going to finish off the mailing of the Christmas Cards to day and get out the decorations. Its about time, I think. I did get a couple of things out but now its time to go whole hog. I used to buy a few decorations every year in Jan/... Read more

Big Shopping Day Today

Friday, December 04, 2009      0 comments

I have to get started on my Christmas Baking, I am already a couple of weeks late. Today I will go to Costco and Bulk Barn and stack up on all the ingredients that I need. My plan is to do some everyday next week and then its done. The ba... Read more

Early Present

Thursday, December 03, 2009      2 comments

I have been eyeing the KitchenAid stand mixer for a while now and am always talking about the various sales for this product. Well, the other night my husband dragged me to the store without telling me why and he bought it for me! This is a... Read more

Oh Me, Oh My

Wednesday, December 02, 2009      0 comments

It is an incredibly beautiful day today. Yes, its chilly but so sunny out there. I will have to take my camera on my walk because for sure there will be ducks out on the river. They are so funny to watch and I am amazed at the relationshi... Read more

What a walk, yesterday.

Monday, November 30, 2009      1 comments

It was a cloudy, cool day but I decided its time to get back on track again, so I went for my walk before the Big Game (Grey Cup, of course). It was good to get out and walk again because it has been a long time. I have been falling to piece... Read more

The weather is unbelievable.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009      1 comments

I watered the heather I have growing in a pot and its blooming, again. its only supposed to bloom in the spring. I also noticed that the fox glove is growning like crazy in the garden. Oh boy, I wonder how badly the fruit trees are being... Read more

Its been a year+ and my brain says one thing - my heart another

Monday, November 16, 2009      5 comments

Okay, so I've been a member of sparkpeople for over a year and have basically accomplished nothing but gain weight. This is not sparkpeople's fault - I have been having a really hard time sticking to it. I will loose and then boom - go of... Read more

Lazy - yes, Change - yes, High School's 50th yr Celebrations, Yes

Friday, November 13, 2009      0 comments

I am going through a "not very good phase" and the problem is its lasting too long. This hit and miss game I am playing, albeit not deliberately is starting to get on my nerves. Its a good thing, I will stop soon. I do have a new reason ... Read more

Okay - so I haven't bogged for a week!

Sunday, November 01, 2009      3 comments

It is interesting to look back for one week and figure out how much time one wastes and how much more time is wasted making excuses! Oh boy! I haven't blogged, haven't entered a journal entry, and haven't entered any food eaten. That is i... Read more

I need freezing weather and snow!

Saturday, October 24, 2009      1 comments

I and many like me desperately need freezing weather and snow. The enormous amount of rain we have had have pretty well maxed out our allergies and the only thing that will save us is to get rid of all that pollen, leaf dust and mould. They ... Read more

A Good Thing I Raked Yesterday

Wednesday, October 21, 2009      2 comments

I got a lot done outside yesterday. I managed to fill 10 bags of leaves and get caught up with the neighbourhoods comings and goings. I enjoy living in an older area because people seem to walk more here. It is especially good when there... Read more

I'd Better Get Raking

Tuesday, October 20, 2009      4 comments

We live in the oldest part of the town (our house is 100 yrs+)and as a consequence have many large trees. Its beautiful only in the spring and summer. This time of year they tend to loose their leaves in sequence. The first one is the ... Read more

I am at it again.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009      3 comments

I seem to lead my life in a state of perpetual chaos. My intentions are good; I mentally make a list of priorities and then go to it. The problem is that I make too tight a list and have yet to learn to leave some room for the "what-ifs"... Read more


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