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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
Update on the Money Pit
Made another trip to the new house (mp) last week. Met my sons there and we did some marathon painting, repairing, unpacking, preparing the floors to be sanded and finished by floor guy this week, did yard work, filled in spot in back yard wher... Read more
My daughter and I spent the weekend preparing for a "moving sale". Unfortunately, my knee swelled up and got very sore, so for part of the time I sat and relaxed by the pool reading magazines and icing my knee. She brought boxes for me to go t... Read more
Moving and other stuff
As I am starting to pack and downsize, I am asking myself some questions. Why do I have 4 microwaves, 4 refrigerators, 2 dishwashers, 4 tvs? Well, let's see, I had one microwave and one refrigerator at work and then I brought them home. I hav... Read more
This year, July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays. This happens
once every 823 years. This is called money bags. Based on Chinese
Feng Shui. Kinda interesting - read on!!!
This year we're going to experience four unusual dates. ... Read more
A Goodby Tail
One of the lights of my life was extinguished this morning. Goodby, Abbie.... Read more
I am hoping that tomorrow will be a better day.
Too many things to even mention today.
Hugs, Sparkies!... Read more
Finally figured it out!
A friend sent me this today and I think it is true!
I finally figured out why I am so full-figured! As I was conditioning my hair in the shower this morning, I took time to read my shampoo bottle. I am in shock! The shampoo I use in the s... Read more
Here is the e-mail I sent to my friends and family to let those who weren't aware of my plans know!
Come 'n listen to my story 'bout a gal named Carol
A poor pensioneer, barely kept her dog fed
And then one day, she was lookin' at the r... Read more
Newest pics from the MP (Money Pit)
Suggest you skip this one, if you don't want to hear complaining!
In previous blogs, I showed you what the kitchen in my new house looked like when my son bought the house and how it looked after my 3 children used hammers, crow bars and as... Read more
Thank you to all my friends who have asked how Abbie cat is doing. Right now she is sitting beside me and purring. She is eating very little, but I have discovered she really likes a few bites of angel food cake a couple of times a day. She c... Read more