We had an earthquake! ..... No, REALLY ! Way to put a snag in my vacation! Oh WOW !!
This is the first day of vacation with no shopping, had a great and very exciting day anyway! Went to visit an old friend and her hubby. They have a pub built into their basement, just like the old English pubs were when I was there on vacati... Read more
I love shopping on vacation, having a fantastic time!
More shopping for clothes, I didn't bring much in my 2 suitcases as I have to fly home and wanted to make sure I had room for purchases, now I think I may not ..... and that's after 2 shopping trips only!
The deals here are abosolutely unbe... Read more
Finally at our destination holiday spot, AAWWW !
Well, we're finally here -- drove all day yesterday and most of the day today and the a 1.5 hour ferry ride and we have arrived, exhausted but excited.
We are in Victoria, British Columbia on the west coast of Canada and the weather is beau... Read more
TICK TOCK TICK TOCK .... Come on clock move along already!
Leaving for the west coast of Canada in 6 more hours ........ can't wait
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Off work at noon, then packing my stuff & going on vacation .. WOO HOO
Well, this is it, only working 1/2 of the day, all ready to pack, and leaving at 5:30 tomorrow morning for the coast ........ can't wait, I have so much to enjoy in the one week I'll be gone!
Anyway friends, in case I don't have an opportun... Read more
Laundry, ironing, packing, so much to do for a vacation; I will need it after this !!
Leaving early on Saturday morning for the West Coast (Canada) for 8 days.
All week I have been getting it all together, had sewing to do for items I wanna take, piles of laundry and ironing to sort thru and do, cooking dinners that can b... Read more
Remember stressed spelled backward = desserts .... recipe for 'stressed' diet ......
This humorous diet is designed to help you cope with the stress that builds up during the day.
Instructions for Stress Diet
1 slice whole wheat toast
8 oz. skim milk
4 oz... Read more
Then and Now For The Baby Boomers (like me)
Then & Now
Then: Long hair.
Now: Longing for hair.
Then: Acid rock
Now: Acid reflux.
Then: Moving to California because it's cool.
Now: Moving to California because it's warm.
Then: You're gro... Read more
I hate skinny people .......... enjoy a joke !
Especially when they say things like, "You know sometimes I forget to eat."
Now I've forgotten my address, my mother's maiden name, and my car keys, but I have never forgotten to eat.
You have to be a special kind of stupid to forget... Read more
Thanks so much for the great ideas, any other suggestions appreciated ! ?
You are the best, I got lots of replies to my last blog with ideas for entertaining my parents while they are staying with me!! For those who haven't been following, they are in their 80's.
Some great ideas provided.
They keep saying w... Read more
Do all old people sleep so much?! suggestions how to entertain them please?!
My parents safely arrived yesterday afternoon which is great.
They are both in their 80's and very active, fit persons with no current health concerns. When I go stay with them, they are go, go, go, but when they come here they sleep, sleep, ... Read more
Like the song says, "take a look at me now"
Well, today is the day, my parents are coming today, HOORAY !
I haven't seen them since last Christmas, when I weighed 226 lbs., and wait till they see me now. I am down to 162 lbs!
They will be so surprised and even more proud of me ... Read more
Wow, what a lot of work ....
As most of my friends on here know, I will be 'entertaining' my parents starting tomorrow for about 8 days (by entertaining I mean feeding, cleaning up after, and just generally waiting on them! LOL)
So, house MUST be spic and span and yar... Read more
I never enter contests, but this time I had a funny feeling, and I WON !!
I can't believe this, first I never watch television during the day time, but had the morning show on this morning to catch up on a news story from yesterday I had been interested in.
During the show, they had an interview with the owner of... Read more
Oh, no, more visitors coming to stay, I must run a free hotel here ....
Well, just had a friend stay here during her holidays, and 2 weeks ago another friend was here. Now, my parents are coming this Thursday for a week.
So, went thru the sales flyers once again to get the best prices on various items and groceri... Read more