Five years! It doesn’t seem possible that I have been a Spark People member for that long.
Besides being 5 years older, there have been many changes in my life. I moved from South Dakota, where I had lived for forty years, back to Iowa.... Read more
Happy Father's Day
Happy Father's Day, Pop! Love you always!
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A Christmas Tail
It has been a while since Daisy Dog has appeared in my blog and it is overdue!
Every year, Daisy Dog and Ittel Cat get gifts for Christmas. We usually open them on Christmas Eve. Due to their limited incomes, they do not reciprocate!
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Thank you to my wonderful Spark friends
You will never know how much your kind words have meant to me during the loss of my father. His funeral was beautiful, very personal to him and heart wrenching.
I would like to share with you one of my wonderful memories of him. This... Read more
My Dad left us yesterday. He was 96 years old and the best person I have ever had the privilege of knowing. He always was truthful (even when it hurt), he had a wicked sense of humor and an innate intelligence. Was he perfect? Probably not, ... Read more
What I did on my weekend vacation
I had big plans to go to see my daughter, sil and granddaughters in a Minneapolis suburb last Friday (May3). When I got up all set to put my already packed bag and Daisy dog in the pickup to take off, there was six inches of heavy wet snow on t... Read more
Long time no blog!
New friends-amazing Spark Friend... Read more
My, how they grow!
These are my granddaughters dressing up in some of the outfits in a large box of "dress up" clothes that my dil gave them many years ago for Christmas.
The little one... Read more
Three days in August
My son and dil from Wisconsin came to visit on Thursday evening and stayed until Sunday. My son here in Iowa came each day and his wife was not feeling well so only came one evening.
Lots of good food, most of it healthy, some indulgent (l... Read more
I tried to post a cute blog with pics of grandkids camping and me reading "Shades of..." , well you know.
Pics wouldn't upload, SP has slowed to a crawl, so I finally gave up, because I'm going camping.
Have a great weekend, Sparkies!... Read more
I found this link on another Spark member's blog. It shows a comparison of your/my bmi with others in your/my country, the world and one particular person in another country. Mine was compared to a woman in my age group in the United Arab Emir... Read more
Camping 101 (Degrees, that is!)
Daisy dog and I are seasoned campers! We have camped in sleet, snow, 70 mph winds, rain storms Read more
Since I didn't have a picture of my Granddaughter at her college graduation a few weeks ago, here it is now!
Have a safe and happy 4th of July, Sparkies! Read more
I can't do this (or can I?)
Those of you who have been following the adventures of Daisy dog and me for the past two and a half years, know the problems I have had trying to back up first my little pop up camper and now my travel trailer!
Wait, time out, the Beach Boy... Read more
A Camping Tail
OK, pay attention, this gets complicated! Or just skip it altogether, if you aren't a dog person!
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