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Getting to work

Thursday, July 14, 2011      2 comments

We've not had much time at the cabin this year and what time we have had has been busy with company so for the next week or so we want to accomplish a couple of small projects. The kitchen is quite small and short on storage space so RB i... Read more

No exercise for 2 days

Wednesday, July 13, 2011      4 comments

Yikes, how easy it is to get out of routine. Monday I spent most of the day at jury duty and then stopped to visit an elderly friend so by the time I got home I needed to start some dinner and then exhaustion hit me. Yesterday we were in t... Read more

Jury duty

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      4 comments

So I was up at 5 a.m. yesterday to get myself down to Bartow (80 mile round trip). The jury lot was already full when I got there. I had to park several blocks away in the overflow lot which was OK except for the heat and the crush of people. ... Read more

Enjoying the day

Sunday, July 10, 2011      1 comments

Today I am thinking positive and hoping we can leave for the cabin this week. The last thing pending is jury duty tomorrow. I am selfishly hoping I only have to go the one day. I live in the northeast section of Polk - about as far away from ... Read more

A nothing sort of day

Saturday, July 09, 2011      2 comments

I got up this morning and it felt good not to have to go anywhere. I played on the computer for a few minutes and then went for a walk. I thought it would be short as it was getting hot already but the cloud cover and a slight breeze help... Read more

Some good news

Friday, July 08, 2011      4 comments

Of the myriad of blood tests done this past week, I have good news on one front and fair news on the other. The iron is increasing - slowly but it is up. The blood glucose is also up 2 more points even though I was being careful about what I a... Read more

And then there were nine.

Thursday, July 07, 2011      4 comments

I am one of 14 children. We are all aging - our youngest brother is 57. Yesterday we lost a brother. He was only 70. Yes, it was expected, he has not been well for some time. Yes, he is no longer suffering and we hope is at peace. It doesn... Read more

Good days

Tuesday, July 05, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday was a good day with the family. Today will be a good day spending time with an old friend this afternoon. Wed and Thurs will be good days working at the church thrift shop. I'm praying Friday will be a good day with my doctors visit... Read more

Happy 4th!

Monday, July 04, 2011      1 comments

Isn't it great that we all know that the 4th means independence and freedom for all Americans? Today we will be celebrating our country with our family joining together and being thankful for each other and the blessings that we enjoy. Foo... Read more

Back to the heat

Thursday, June 30, 2011      3 comments

We are back in Florida and the humidity is incredible. Although we had bouts of rain and thunderstorms in the mountain when they clear the weather is dry and sunny. I got out of the car in Florida and my glasses immediately steamed up! Th... Read more

Clean up day

Wednesday, June 29, 2011      1 comments

Today is the day we prepare to head back to Florida and leave our little cabin for about 2 weeks. The grand was much better yesterday but then she woke in the middle of the night and now looks like tonsils are swollen and white spots so w... Read more

Rainy days in the mountains

Tuesday, June 28, 2011      2 comments

We have changing thunderstorms most every day here in north GA. This morning I was on the deck early and the sun was out. Within a few minutes the clouds rolled in and it was black as could be and windy. Within another few minutes the sun was... Read more

The grand is sick

Monday, June 27, 2011      3 comments

Our granddaughter woke up with a sore throat - this is not supposed to happen when you are visiting Grammie and Gramps. We've spend the day entertaining her and we are both hoarse from reading one book after another. Gramps is down there doing... Read more

Sleeping in

Sunday, June 26, 2011      4 comments

The grand is still sleeping this morning. I have read on the deck, finished 30 minutes on the treadmill and 30 minutes on the bike, did a little strength training. I'm finishing up the spark and will see what other quiet activities I can come ... Read more

River walk

Saturday, June 25, 2011      5 comments

This morning I did 30 minutes on the bike on the deck - a beautiful 65 degrees here in the mountains. After making pancakes for the grand and Gramps (but not eating them - I had cheerios with blueberries -yum!) I went down to the river walk an... Read more


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