I took time for myself today
DD had a doctor's appointment (sport's physical) at 4:00. I decided that I needed to leave work at noon so that I had plenty of time to drive home (25 minutes) get her and drive back to the doctor (25 minutes). If you are too tired to do that ... Read more
I'm a reader, aren't I?
So why is it taking me so long to read this book? I got "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" from the library last Saturday. I am now on page 285 out of 563. So just over half way through. I used to read a book like this in under a week! ... Read more
Busy, busy everywhere!
And not a minute to think! Dang!
Work is busy and looking to get busier. My department works with subcons and the products I work with are being shipped to the subcons at an alarmingly fast rate! Although, not as fast as the powers-that-... Read more
I did it! But I don't have to do it again...
A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about a menu item at one of our local restaurants. It was a Peanut Butter Burger. A hamburger patty with hickory smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, tomato, lettuce, onion, mayo and, of course, peanut butter.
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How long does one week take?
Holy moly! This week is taking forever. And I'm not the only one who feels this way. All week, it has seemed like the week should be over, or almost over, and it hasn't been! ... Read more
Peanut Butter Burger??
For lunch today, I went with some co-workers to a restaurant called "The Ram." It is one of those restaurants that I don't go to with my family because DS can't eat anything there, DD won't eat anything there and DH isn't interested. Whatever.... Read more
Kitchen cures for gorgeous skin???
I have a magazine (Woman's World) that I read. It is a weekly periodical and every week they have new ways to keep your hair shiny or your nails perfectly manicured or whatever. (BTW...I'm about six months behind, so this was a June issue) ... Read more
Lower body exercises
I have decided that I need to restart my lifting routine. Lifting upper body, for me, is easy. By that, I mean that I know lots of different exercises for each muscle group. I can vary the routine fairly easily using free weights, machines or... Read more
As many of you already know, I celebrated my birthday on January 6th. The twelfth day of Christmas. My 21st anniversary of my 21st birthday. Overall, a very good day. However, it was a day of unexpected texts.
First, my older brother wi... Read more
It's hard to sleep when you can't breathe
I have a cold or a sinus something going on. It's not too bad as long as I don't change elevation. Or lay down. Or try to breathe. Actually, while I'm awake and moving around, I really feel fine. However, laying down last night proved to be ... Read more
Look at me go!
I have a rule that Christmas decorations MUST be down (at my house, anyway) by January 6th. Since I have this week off, I decided to get the tree and decorations done today. I "let" the kids help. I even recruited my DD's friend to assist. ... Read more
What do you really want for Christmas?
When I am shopping for someone for a gift, whether it's for Christmas or a birthday or whatever, I like to have a list. Please tell me what you want and I will do what I can to find it for you. Please don't make me guess. I *want* to get you ... Read more
Not the Christmas trip I was expecting
Most every Christmas, my family and I go visit my in-laws in the mountains. They live right on the Big Lost River, right up in the mountains and they always have snow at Christmas.
This year, we were about an hour from home when the gaug... Read more
Boise State beats Utah!!
Or should it read "Boise State wins despite their best efforts"? Man it was an ugly first quarter. I swear that both teams had dropsies and weren't really ready to play this bowl. BSU pulled it together for the win, but it was a stressful gam... Read more
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I like heels
The shoe variety, not the people-who-are-jerks variety.
Much of my short, young life (I might exaggerate a bit, but you can ignore that) I have been a tomboy. I grew up on a farm with two brothers. When my mom got "dressed up" to go out... Read more