Wednesday, March 18, 2015
I like celebrating St. Patrickâ€™s Day. Wearing spring green and sending blessings to friends is a hopeful way to look forward to the renewal of Spring.
My daughter... Read more
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Here in Oregon spring is coming with all it's glory. Here are some signs of spring I look forward to:
1. Colors - after dark days and gray leafless trees what a deli... Read more
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
This picture sums up the month of February for me. I got the killer flu the end of January and when I asked my daughter when I would start feeling better she said, "March... Read more
Friday, January 30, 2015
Remember these words of advice from Mary Poppins?
“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun . . .
You find the fun and
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Today is a holiday for Americans to remember Martin Luther King Jr. Some of us are old enough to remember hearing him speak. Our children read his speeches or see him on ... Read more
Saturday, January 10, 2015
It's that time of year to take a look backward and re-evaluate my goals.
When 2014 began I was hoping for a fresh start. I was recovering from shoulder surgery and had... Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015
Morning is a special time for me. I enjoy the quiet while drinking my first cup of tea, appreciating being alive and making plans for the day to come.
Exercise is ... Read more
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Do you remember these? I still have the set my mother used each year when I was growing up. Well, now they are old and sag a bit in places (just like me). But I like them... Read more
Sunday, November 09, 2014
The picture above sums up my last few months. Lots of real life has been happening so all my original goals have been geared way down (as in basically asleep).
FYI: ... Read more
Friday, October 31, 2014
Since it is Halloween time our thoughts turn to S-P-O-O-K-Y stories. . .
It was a dark and stormy night. . . when
SUDDENLY Steve stretched skyward – showing startlin... Read more
Saturday, October 25, 2014
When “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” first came out in the 1960’s I knew I had found my perfect way to celebrate Halloween. Somehow it was easy to identify with C... Read more
Thursday, September 11, 2014
It's your birthday, CJ!
Celebrating YOU is such a treat!
We couldn’t wait to wish you a happy ... Read more
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Four years ago, I stumbled onto SparkPeople.com and discovered a host of tools to help me become healthier and increase my fitness. New friends shared their stories with ... Read more
Sunday, May 18, 2014
I’ve been trying to write a blog about my summer plans. I started making a list. You know the kind of thing: types of exercise I will do and new recipes to try. (I know... Read more
Friday, May 16, 2014
I am making plans to spend part of the summer in San Francisco. I have a friend who lives there and when she goes on vacation she invites me to come stay at her apartment... Read more