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Loss of a friend

Wednesday, September 03, 2014      13 comments

Last night I lost a wonderful friend. She was an inspiration to everyone. Her faith in God was evident daily and she lived life to the fullest. She fought breast cancer for 8 years. Somehow it still came as a surprise. She was only 66 ... Read more

Head in the sand

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      12 comments

I've made excuses and put my head in the sand for too long. Today I will do what I did when I first found SP. I will drink my water, be more active, track my food. ... Read more

Using my bounty

Monday, February 10, 2014      12 comments

Today I made an apple pie for DH with my Granny Smith apples from the bountiful baskets. I also used Leeks for the first time in a potato soup. It was very good. I'm looking forward to next weeks veggies and fruits.... Read more

Bountiful Baskets

Friday, February 07, 2014      11 comments

Well I had a nice surprise tonight. I picked up my first ďBountiful BasketsĒ. It was all of $15 + $3 handling fee. I didnít know what to expect of the food. I couldnít believe how much food there was. I got 8 bananas, 8 oranges, 16 oz o... Read more

I have taken my eye off the ball

Friday, January 03, 2014      18 comments

Yep. I had it right for several months. I went on a two week vacation back in Sept and did well the first week and then my eye started to wander. I never focused again and here it is January. I did prove several things to myself th... Read more

Green tomatoes with pictures

Tuesday, November 26, 2013      14 comments

This year we had a hard time getting our tomatoes started but somehow with advice from local farmers about "beating them and not watering so much" we had a crop. But, it was a late crop. DH loves to play with the garden but somehow I get stuck... Read more

Kids are off to Cozumel

Friday, November 01, 2013      10 comments

Well, I'm in Dallas for the next 10 days watching 4 year old granddaughter Calleigh. She didn't have a nap today since we took her parents to the airport. So about 7 pm she had a meltdown! I cuddled up with her and we watched Sleeping Bea... Read more

Busy day

Saturday, October 26, 2013      8 comments

Hi Spark friends! I cleaned all day. The house looks so much better. After a week of not doing much since I quilted all week it was in need of a housekeeper! For dinner I have put on a roast, red potatoes, carrots and onions. Yum ... Read more

end of the week

Saturday, October 26, 2013      13 comments

Well it has been a fun and long week of quilting. Got a lot done. Today I did my volunteer thing and was pleased to get a door prize of a set of Cobra Walkie Talkies that pick up weather and charge with the computer. I'm not sure if we wi... Read more


Thursday, October 24, 2013      13 comments

I am a bit tired tonight. Four days of quilting all day is fun but tiring. Tomorrow I have to go to a Main Street Appreciation Luncheon and help out. I will squeeze in some quilting tomorrow too. Saturday my brother arrives from New O... Read more

Laptop quilt done.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013      13 comments

Today I am thankful because I thought it was Thursday and it is only Wed! That gives me two more days of quilting! I finished my Christmas Fairy lap quilt top. Of course it still needs to be quilted but I love the way it looks. I'll try ... Read more

Another quilt day

Tuesday, October 22, 2013      11 comments

Another quilt day. My Christmas Fairy quilt is turning out to be very cute. I think I will be pleased with it. The teacher has also shown us how to do fabric origami for a Wallhanging. I may do some for Christmas gifts. Today I ... Read more

Quilt day

Monday, October 21, 2013      11 comments

Today I spent the day quilting. It was supposed to be easy but I changed it up and caused myself problems! LOL But, the teacher agreed it would look better than the original so I guess I will continue with what I am doing. DH did some err... Read more

Getting more done

Sunday, October 20, 2013      9 comments

Today I am grateful that my arthritis isnít hurting, that my DH got the plumbing in the kitchen run and that I got more of my to do list done! Tomorrow I have quilt class. Iím excited about that. I am gathering what I want to take to my so... Read more

Got a lot done today

Saturday, October 19, 2013      12 comments

Today I read a Spark People article on gratitude. Although I believe I am a half full kind of girl by nature there are times I do not practice being grateful. So, I think for the rest of the month I will write 3-5 things I am grateful for as s... Read more

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