My New Day!
The early morning rain has stopped and now the sun is shining brightly and it is a crisp, cool fall day. Daisy dog and I stopped at home to check on things. The river is down a bit (good news), the sump pumps are controlling the inflow of rive... Read more
Update to an update!
Rested well in the club house last night. Daisy dog was pretty sure that was not really camping, though. She spent a lot of time sitting by the door whining!
Went home to check on things. The water was up in the street in front of the house... Read more
About 5:30 PM, river was still rising and I made the decision to go ahead and leave for the campground. I did not want to have to evacuate at midnight and try to set up camp then. My friend, Dave, told me that the river north of us was coveri... Read more
The river is way out of its banks and continuing to rise. Rain still coming down and more expected. Daisy and I are preparing to evacuate, if necessary. Not sure I can do this again!... Read more
I love my eyes!
I'm off to the eye doctor for my twice a year check up. Two years ago, I had cataract surgery on my right eye. I had worn glasses since I was 12 years old. A couple of months after the surgery, I discovered that my new post surgical bifocal g... Read more
Sometimes, I wonder....
I just spent 4 days camping with son, daughter-in-law and her sister and husband. All but the husband claim to want to lose weight. My assignment was to prepare the breakfasts. The first day only my son and I were there, so we fried low sodiu... Read more
Apples and pears
I am an apple! Statistics show that people who are apple shaped (more weight in stomach area as opposed to hips) are more apt to suffer from certain illnesses. In an effort to improve my health, I have lost weight, exercised more and decreased... Read more
My family has the following September birthdays:
Granddaughter - September 8 (Born 2 weeks early)
Brother - September 23
Granddaughter - September 23
Dad - September 30
Me - September 30 (best birthday present he ever got!)
Mom - Oc... Read more
Beautiful camping weather
Daisy dog and I are enjoying our camping. The sky is an absolutely beautiful shade of blue, the trees and grass are emerald green (unusual for the grass to still be green in this part of the country at this time of the year!), the temperature i... Read more
I had just finished watching "Good Morning, America". Diane Sawyer came on with a news break. It was 9/11. My tv stayed on for 24/7 for a week. I cried, I spent hours on the phone with my best friend and my sister. My sister, besides being ... Read more
Washer and Dryer
Now I have my new washer and dryer. The washer is full installed and works beautifully. The delivery man was courteous and efficent and did arrive within the stated time frame. No complaints there!
Unfortunately, at the time (more than 30 y... Read more
Dear Spark People,
Dear Spark People,
I am in the process of re-evaluating my priorities. Spark People is high on my priority list, but I need to redefine my relationship to the program.
My cholesterol has gone down 40 points to high normal, weight has gone d... Read more
Camping with Yogi
Every year, Daisy and I meet my daughter and granddaughters at Jellystone Park to camp with Yogi Bear and all his pals. This picture is from last year, but could be from any... Read more
An exercise tail
In an effort to change up my exercise routine, I have decided to do strength 5 days a week alternating upper body, lower body and core, so that I don't do the same one day after day.
Today was advanced Ball Workout for the core. This is th... Read more
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