It has been six days since my PRK eye surgery. On Monday, I visited my new eye doctor at home for the first time. I really like her, but not so much the news. The eye wasn't healing as quickly as expected and per instructions from South Dakot... Read more
I had the appointment for my lasek surgery this morning. After much consultation, my doctors decided to PRK instead of lasek. I have had previous PTK on both eyes and recent cataract surgery. I appreciate the thought that went into their deci... Read more
I've been thinking.....
When I was a girl, children were taught to respect their elders. That included saying "Yes, Ma'am" and "No, Sir". We called our parents friends Mr. or Mrs. and not by their first names. We did not interrupt adults when they were carrying on... Read more
This one's for Cannie50 (and anyone else who wants to read it!)
You have asked how the rock smuggling went:
These are some of the rocks I was able to smuggle into the Uhaul with the help of daughter-in-law and granddaughter! (no, ... Read more
Iowa Update (finally)
The big move is complete!
A couple of weeks ago, we were all set to move me, Daisy dog and Ittel cat from South Dakota to Iowa. The day before the move was scheduled on Saturday, we were notified that the 26' Uhaul we had reserved was not ... Read more
living in South Dakota, that is.
Tomorrow we pack the Uhaul and head off to Iowa.
My new home is ready and waiting. My old home looks sad with a neglected yard (been too busy packing to keep it looking the way I like it), packed boxes... Read more
I wish I could be motivational. I'm not. I'm a 71 year old woman who shares little pieces of my life with my friends. Sometimes, I am positive, sometimes I am negative, but I am always me! Your input keeps me going! I can't post platitudes ... Read more
A Guilty Little Story
As many of you know, since I have been blogging about it ad nauseum since March, I am moving in 12 days.
I have been happily eating my way through the contents of my freez... Read more
Update on the MP
The Money Pit is done! Trees are trimmed. Fence is up for Daisy Dog. New sofa and chair have been delivered. Floors are refinished. Flag has been raised on the pole and light installed to light it! Bushes are trimmed. Weeds are sprayed. ... Read more
The eyes have it
As some of you know, I have been unhappy with the results of my cataract surgery. I need to clarify that some so there is no misunderstanding.
First, the surgery was successful, healing was quick and good, no infection and only one minor p... Read more
My grown up kids and their spice (spouses), granddaughters, step granddaughter and step great grandkids and Daisy dog, of course! A good time was had by all!
Sure glad... Read more
Camping June 2011
How different this camping trip is from most of those I blogged about last summer. This trip is because Daisy dog and I chose to come camping for the last time with our friends who own the campground. Although the river that runs through conti... Read more
Strength train Read more
Ode to my Dad
Happy Father's day, Pop!
We've been on a long journey together and I have always (well, maybe not when I was a teenager, but since then) appreciated your wisdom, humor and just being there.
When Mom was mentally ill, you stood by her u... Read more
A lazy dog tail
Daisy dog worked and worked to get the afghan just right.
Then she did this (yes, the picture is right side up)
Do you think she may be stressed about all the box... Read more
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