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Mackinac Island, MI - part 5, saying goodbye
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      10 comments

There are many more lovely places and sights on Mackinac. I have not mentioned the fudge. There are at least 12 shops and they all make wonderful fudge. We bought a slice every evening after dinner to enjoy with coffee in our room. Chocolate... Read more
Mackinac Island, MI - part 4, hiking around
Monday, September 06, 2010      9 comments

Mackinac Island is full of "roads" and trails that can be hiked, cycled, or ridden on horseback. We didn't get to all of them, but did get over 20 miles in. Some of them were horse trails and a bit to mucky for my liking. ... Read more
Mackinac Island, MI - part 3, forts and other sights.
Monday, September 06, 2010      7 comments

We visited many interesting places on the island. I'm glad they are making such an effort to maintain their historical and natural attractions. The first one we visited was Arch rock. ... Read more
Mackinac Island, MI - part 2, cycling around
Friday, September 03, 2010      3 comments

Tuesday was our second day on the island. We rented bikes and rode every day, but I will combine all the ride pictures here. It is 8 miles to ride all the way around, and if I put all my pictures together there may be a complete picture of the... Read more
Mackinac Island, MI - part 1, getting acquainted
Thursday, September 02, 2010      7 comments

DH and I spent last week on Mackinac Island for our 30th anniversary. What a wonderful place! No cars (well, there is 1 ambulance, 1 police car and some earth moving equipment), only horses, bicycles and walking). The island is 8 miles around... Read more
Thank you so much.
Monday, July 19, 2010      1 comments

Thanks you everyone for the the prayers, kind messages, goodies, and cards following the loss of my dear MIL. I will be sending personal notes in the near future, but wanted everyone to know how much I appreciate your thoughts and prayers. DH ... Read more
My dear Mother-in-law
Friday, July 09, 2010      17 comments

Just after lunch today the hospital called to tell DH to come in. My dear mother-in-law finished her battle today and is now at peace. These past 2 weeks have been a real struggle for her. It has been hard to see her so uncomfortable and dist... Read more
Mother-in-law updates and many thanks.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      7 comments

The Interventionist (person who inserts stints) has reviewed the angiogram films and one artery can be stinted, but it will be difficult and require at least 3 stints. Also, it is the other 2 that caused the heart attack, and they are not candi... Read more
Thank you everyone
Monday, June 28, 2010      8 comments

Thank you all my spark friends for the goodies and well wishes for my MIL. She is resting comfortably right now, but the surgeon thinks the recovery from by-pass may be too much for her right now. They will try a stint in one artery and meds t... Read more
More adventures, camping
Monday, June 21, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday we got home from a camping trip with the grands. It was the usual adventure for us. DH and I took the RV Thursday so we could get a good spot on the lake, but near the bath house (the boys are 6 and 3). We got a great spot, but the ... Read more
The Laws of Ultimate Reality
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      3 comments

Here is another goodie from my dad. THE LAWS OF ULTIMATE REALITY & Law of Mechanical Repair After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you'll have to pee. & Law of Gravity ... Read more
2010 Tennessee Tandem Rally
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      4 comments

We are home safe and sound. We had some great, if difficult rides around Franklin. There are some really nice hills, and many gravely places that are being repaired due to all the flooding. Traffic was very light and drivers were all very kin... Read more
Alabama's Magnificant Bike Adventure (AMBA)
Sunday, May 23, 2010      8 comments

DH and I managed to get away for a couple of days and ride 2 days in Auburn with AMBA. We rode 40 miles on Tues and Wed. Wed had some (as a friend puts it) opportunities, AKA hills. Over 2,400 ft climbing in 40 miles may not seem like much fo... Read more
Bob cats and lizards and snakes, oh my.
Monday, May 17, 2010      4 comments

Before he went to work yesterday, DH and I got out yesterday and did an 11 mile mountain bike ride in an area we haven't ridden in a long time. I was a wild life kind of day, should have been tipped of by all the buzzards that kept circling. W... Read more
Could You Have Passed the 8th Grade in 1895? ...Take a Look:
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      6 comments

I have received this as an e-mail several times. Thought I would share it with all of you and see how you would do. This is the eighth-grade final exam from 1895 from Salina, KS. USA. It was taken from the original document on file at ... Read more

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