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i am so thankful....

Thursday, November 27, 2014      8 comments

... I get to celebrate this day with my hubby. he's been out-of-state during the past couple of years.... Read more

Stew night

Monday, November 17, 2014      8 comments

lots of veggies and a little elk. It's so durned cold again. emoticon hope y'all are staying warm. Read more

exercise with Leslie

Saturday, November 15, 2014      10 comments

I haven't been walking outside so put on a Leslie Sansone dvd for exercise. 5 fast miles. oh my. it was hard for me to get through mile one. I did it, though, and went on to mile two, then three, then four. just one more to go so I did. ... Read more

If shivering burns calories....

Thursday, November 13, 2014      10 comments

.... I'd be skinny as a rail. it was negative two when I got up this morning. I'm thinking shepherd's pie for dinner. i'll make it as healthy as I can with what I have on hand. I don't plan to drive to town in this weather so the tater... Read more

Seasonal Adjustments

Friday, November 07, 2014      8 comments

We've been blessed with mild temps here in southern Colorado. in fact, up until yesterday I still had tomatoes on the vine, albeit green ones. Soups are on! They can be my downfall as they simmer in the slow cooker. In keeping with the S... Read more

Change in Diet - Again

Monday, August 18, 2014      10 comments

Turns out not only do I have low sodium levels, I have low sugar levels. The new menu is a bit of a trick. While the plan is similar to a diabetic one, there are some differences. So I am the opposite of hubby. The good news - I get ... Read more


Friday, July 11, 2014      10 comments

Hubby is in the army reserves. He's doing annual training for the month of July. Last night, for the first time in about 13 years, he pulled CQ (charge of quarters). It's a 24 hour duty. How strange for me. I've seen him through deploy... Read more

New Class

Thursday, July 10, 2014      10 comments

I'm trying to keep balance in my life. I know the spiritual aspect is out of sync. The physical is getting better. My spirits are better, partially because the new meds seem to be working. I guess the mental part to work on is learning t... Read more

So Many Blessings on Friday the 13th

Friday, June 13, 2014      10 comments

Things have been falling into place today. It's amazing! During break of line dance class I signed up for a chair caning class. emoticonRead more

A Box Full of Kisses

Tuesday, June 10, 2014      10 comments

A Box Full of Kisses The story goes that some time ago, a man punished his 3-year-old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and he became infuriated when the child tried to decorate a box to put under ... Read more

A Life-Changing Revalation

Sunday, June 08, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday I went to an expo for seniors, caretakers and family members. I now fit into the senior category at 56 (still tying to get used to that). I brought home lots of useful goodies and info. The most important thing was getting a he... Read more

Health Update

Thursday, June 05, 2014      8 comments

The fire the other day made my blood pressure soar. I was checking my bp every few hours. Yesterday morning I had a doc appnt. I got there 2 hours early. I figured if something happened that would be a good place to be. How, I don't know. ... Read more

Fire too close to home

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      7 comments

What an afternoon. The winds picked up as the temp went up. Next thing I know there were all kinds of emergency vehicles racing down the street. The were heading in the direction of the fire station, though. Turns out it was a grass fire... Read more

Puppy Antics

Monday, June 02, 2014      11 comments

Sorry but I have not learned how to get pics out of my cell onto here. Hope you have a good imagination as I tell you what got me to laughing hard this morning. The puppy loves the border collie. She is very tolerant of him. She puts up w... Read more

Feeling Better

Tuesday, May 27, 2014      9 comments

Finally, a clear head. Still a little weak but getting into a routine. I have no choice with the new puppy. Thanks for all the encouraging words. emoticonRead more

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