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Took advantage of the momentary sunshine
Sunday, April 30, 2017      1 comments

Like most of you, we have had a weird Spring here in Southern Idaho. This winter, we had more snow than we have seen in years. It's finally warmed up enough that we are getting rain more often than snow. But, we've had rain probably 6 out of ... Read more
Why do I think going out to eat and weekends are "treat" days?
Saturday, April 29, 2017      8 comments

I love weekends. Who doesn't? I can sleep in. I am in charge of my own schedule. I can sit on my butt and do nothing or be really productive. Whichever I want is what I can do!! ... Read more
Falling asleep while I'm typing
Friday, April 28, 2017      5 comments

Turns out I'm a little more tired than I thought I was. Every time I sit down, I find my eyes closing and my fingers slowing on the keys. I guess getting my butt kicked at the gym, groceries and errands and then making dinner was my max motion... Read more
DS wants sound affects for his life
Friday, April 28, 2017      3 comments

DS and I are in the living room and he is watching Law and Order. It is his new binge-worthy show and he will watch it any time he gets control of the remote. A new episode just started and as the show was fading into commercial break, the dra... Read more
They say Spring is coming
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      5 comments

But I don't think I believe them. Or maybe this is Spring. We went from snow and cold straight to rain and chilly. I have seen glimpses of the sun, but it doesn't stick around very long. My softball game last week was cancelled due to rain a... Read more
Another data point that proves the theory!
Tuesday, April 25, 2017      8 comments

Yesterday was a long day and I got to bed "late". At least, it was later than I wanted to be in bed. Today, I turned into a Hoover!!! I wa... Read more
Where does the evening go?
Monday, April 24, 2017      7 comments

I left work on time and headed to the gym. We did a nice hard workout and I was home slightly before 7. I had dinner in the slow cooker and DS made rice so dinner was ready as soon as I got home. Sat down, ate, rested for about 10 minutes and... Read more
Energy to get through the day
Sunday, April 23, 2017      7 comments

My workout friend and I have something in common. We both have tons of energy to get through the day. We are both up and on our feet and getting stuff done from the moment we get up to the moment we sit down...and fall asleep where we stop! ... Read more
Zero added sugar?
Saturday, April 22, 2017      5 comments

Today, in the 21-Day No-Sugar Challenge, I am supposed to aim for zero servings of added sugar. Zero? Why zero? I know that too much sugar is bad. But zero? Where's the fun in that? I'm definitely working on less sugar. I'm trading ... Read more
And on to the next crisis? Fight? Discussion? Stress?
Friday, April 21, 2017      4 comments

When I got home from grocery shopping and DS helped carry, we started talking again. BTW, thank you for all of the support on my "Florida is humid" post. I really hope he listens, but if not, it feels good to know you all listen to me!! ... Read more
I'm not a world traveler
Thursday, April 20, 2017      6 comments

When I went to college, I flew from Idaho to Missouri without my parents. And things were a lot different back then (rules, luggage, etc.). Since then, I have flown to Taiwan twice (on the company's dollar) so I have had to learn how to pack f... Read more
Peanut Butter Mashed Potatoes
Thursday, April 20, 2017      6 comments

Had a business dinner tonight at the Brickyard Steakhouse in downtown Boise. I ordered (of course!) steak. :) It was a rib-eye steak with potato and bacon soup, a roll and my choice of Idaho potatoes. Here is one of the potato choices: ... Read more
My son has no empathy
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      6 comments

There was a bus crash not far from where we live. The bus swerved off of the road and rolled an unknown number of times. The great news is that there are no life-threatening injuries. There are some bumps and bruises, but nothing serious. Th... Read more
A work out partner is essential for me
Monday, April 17, 2017      7 comments

I have a workout partner who is 6 years younger than me. She is very results driven and likes to have a goal to work toward. And, she would rather work out with someone rather than by herself. That's where I come in! I show up when I s... Read more
Happy Easter
Sunday, April 16, 2017      4 comments

DD and her BF came over for Easter dinner and to do their laundry (their washing machine is broken). Spent a nice afternoon with them, DH and DS. Also got a lot done, including making lasagna for tomorrow night, potato soup for lunches and bro... Read more

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