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Getting better every day

Thursday, January 07, 2010      6 comments

Day 4 of boot camp is done. My abs hurt and I have no balance. Gotta work on that, one more thing. It is all part of the journey to a new me, a better me.... Read more

To my dear friends:

Monday, January 04, 2010      3 comments

My Greatest Prize It seems as each year ends, I look back and think of my friends, What I did right what I did wrong, Who came into my life and who is gone. But every year there are those who remain, Looking only for friendship... Read more

Handbook for 2010 (from my dad)

Saturday, January 02, 2010      2 comments

HANDBOOK 2010 Health: 1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants.. 4. Live ... Read more

The Big Picture

Friday, January 01, 2010      6 comments

Here is my "big picture" so far: Cycle 2000 miles (37 per week average) Walk 540 miles (10 per week) Lose 20 pounds by June and maintain Finish painting my house Decorate the living/dining room Master my new mid-arm and quilt fram... Read more

Another end, and another beginning.

Thursday, December 31, 2009      1 comments

I am home from work, had a great day today. Not busy, not rushed, very pleasant for a change. What a great way to end the year. Dad is home from the hospital (had his appendix out yesterday morning) and doing well. Tomorrow I will work agai... Read more

Notes from my dad.

Saturday, December 26, 2009      6 comments

My dad is known for passing along, shall we say "interesting" e-mails. I got this one today and thought I would share. WHY MEN ARE NEVER DEPRESSED: Men Are Just Happier People . Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. ... Read more

More adventures in life.

Sunday, November 08, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday began the 2nd annual Pinhoti 100 run. www.pinhoti100.com/ DH and I work aid station 17 at the 89.6 mile mark which is on a dirt woods road near a small church. We have a wonderful time and all (most) of the runners... Read more

Family Reunion 2009

Saturday, October 24, 2009      6 comments

Today was DH's annual family reunion at our house. This year the yard is flooded in places and it was quite chilly. But we were up at 5 to put the turkeys in the smoker and get things started. We had a total of 31 who made it this year, some ... Read more

Quilting at Camp Cheerio

Monday, October 12, 2009      9 comments

Thursday, we all arrived before dinner and carried our supplies upstairs in Sloan Center, set up our areas, handed out our gifts, and showed off some of our finished projec... Read more

Leaving for Quilt Camp

Wednesday, October 07, 2009      6 comments

The car is packed, the snacks are made, everything is ready to go. Early in the morning I will get up and head to NC for the 3rd annual quilt retreat at Camp Cheerio. We are a group of online quilters who had never met until 2007 when we decid... Read more

Staying in the dark

Friday, September 18, 2009      3 comments

When I woke up yesterday I found the ear piece of my glasses sitting is a very unusual and unnatural position. So, since it has been over 2 years since I had an exam, I called and made an appointment for this morning. She must have put extra d... Read more

Friday in Seattle, and a sad good bye on Saturday.

Thursday, September 17, 2009      1 comments

Friday was our last day in Seattle. We went back to the Space Needle and toured the EMP (Experience Music Project) and Science Fiction Museums. DD was amazed at how old some of the music she loves really is. The SciFi museum is really great. ... Read more

Thursday in Seattle

Wednesday, September 16, 2009      2 comments

MIL was still not feeling well, so we had another easy day. DH's cousin gave us a tour of his university (Northwestern). We had the dean of the new nursing school show us around their brand new building (MIL was a nurse for 45 years). It is a... Read more

Wednesday in Seattle

Tuesday, September 15, 2009      3 comments

Here is the 3rd day of our vacation, which keeps improving. MIL is getting tired so we are slowing down a bit. It was supposed to rain (surprising?) so we drove downtown to Ride the Duck. What is a duck? It is a WW2 amphibious vehicle. When... Read more

Tuesday in Seattle

Monday, September 14, 2009      2 comments

These are a bit late, but internet access was spotty for us. Tuesday we started out by seeing the Klondike Museum State Park. It is a wonderful place about the gold rush, and be sure to see the movie if you go. Next we walked around Pio... Read more


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