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It is another gorgeous day here......high 50's and #5 day of sunshine!!!!! I had a great walk outside this morning......wearing my back brace and I put on my Capsacian HP before I go out and then the brace and I could feel the cream penetrating... Read more
Back from my mom's! :)!
I got home a little while ago and mom and I had a really good visit......she took me to town with the card games....lost over $2.00 to her.....they are 10 and 15 cent games!!! She's good.....I did NOT let her win!! We went out for fish dinner... Read more
Going to my mom's.....been a while!
I looked back in my journal and the last time I saw mom was on 1/27! That was a while ago, but I talk to her 6 days out of 7 at least; just wished she lived closer, as it is a 1 1/2 hour drive each way. BUT, my back is doing better and there ... Read more
Red Hat lunch!
We had 21 join us at Shield's for lunch today.....I did OK.....not great....chicken pita sandwich with a few fries...oops....forgot I gave up fried food and a beer! That's a first for me at lunch anyway! My new friend from church and also on S... Read more
Dad would have been 88 today!
It's a gorgeous day......the kind dad always loved. He would have bought his seeds already to start planting his garden next month; he loved that soooooo much. I called my mom today, and she was a little sad sounding like myself; it is a happ... Read more
Spring is springing......in my house!
Well, sort of........I took all my snow people stuff down, snowmen, snow flakes, little sleds, all snow stuff.....gone including snowman coffee cups, dishes, bowls......and it's time to think and get into spring, despite the 8 or so inches of sn... Read more
Walking with a Spark friend!!!!
I got home from healthy grocery shopping and my Spark friend.....actually met her at a church event, had left a message on my answering machine...asking if I'd like to go for a walk around noon. Now, it's cold here, barely 25, but the with the ... Read more
Didn't really want to........
......exercise, but I forced myself to do it. It is sooooooo gloomy here......just a good day to not do anything, but I told myself, "come on.........you have gotta get moving.....think spring, think about how you want to look in a couple of mo... Read more
More of this white stuff.......SNOW!!!!!!!!
We woke up to about 3" of snow.....not bad, but now 4 hours later, we have at least another 3-4.......schools closed, and it just continues to come down. I did attempt to shovel and my back started hurting, so I stopped!!!!!! DH can get the bl... Read more
I am settling into this......Lenten promises
I did not realize until a few years ago, that actually the Sundays of Lent are called "little Easters" Our Christian services director told me this....so that means you can sway from your lenten promises, and all the while I was growing up, we... Read more
SO very thankful.......for all of YOU!
It's a sunny a little chilly saturday and I'm sitting here, reading blogs and notes from my Spark friends......and just got it in my head to blog about being thankful for all of you......your kindness, your prayers when needed, you love and conc... Read more
Well, only 4 other gals showed up for coffee this morning; 3 of them got yummy treats....one a cinnamon crunch bagel, another a egg type sandwich with cheese and my favorite...looked good anyway......a citrus type scone...with this yummy looking... Read more
Ash Wednesday......first day of Lent
I went to morning mass at 8:30 and also had the sign of cross administered to my forehead.....the ashes are actually from our old palms that we brought to church the past 2 weekends! There was a good turnout. After mass I had my RE plannin... Read more
Happy Heart Day!!!!!
I love Valentine's Day......DH (dear husband) got me a lovely bouquet of flowers; I got him some natural black licorice and made a fresh fruit salad yesterday and homemade whole wheat pancakes this morning for breakfast with cinnamon and pecans... Read more
CPR......session given at our church
This morning our church......the young teen director.....a fireman for the past 13 years instructed us in CPR. DH and I went and there were around 35 of us. The last time I had a course in CPR was over 20 years ago, when we lived in OR! It was... Read more