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My Funny Holiday Memory

Sunday, November 22, 2015      8 comments

It was the first year hubby and I were married and the first time meeting many of the new rellies. Our host, dh's uncle, had just bought a smoker and had a turkey large enough for everyone and then some. The smoky aroma filled the air. In... Read more

it does rain in Southern California

Monday, May 25, 2015      5 comments

So far it has rained either day, night, or a little of both since I got here. no matter, it's not hot! perfect weather to rest up for the couple of hectic days ahead!... Read more

I brought raim!

Friday, May 22, 2015      6 comments

(stuck key - please bear with me) I had a fabulous flight to Cali. Durimg my first might here I woke up to the soumd of raim hittimg the wimdows. So relaximg. Whoever asked me to brimg raim to Cali - I did some durimg the might amd a litt... Read more

One More Sleep and I'm Off!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015      13 comments

Tomorrow is the big day. I''ll be flying out of Denver to sunny California. Only grown-ups know of my plans. What a fun surprise for the grands! The only thing I have left to do is pack and make a fabulous dinner for dh & I this evening.... Read more

Hectic Days

Monday, May 18, 2015      8 comments

I have been cooking, freezing and canning for the past 3 days. i'll be leaving for dgs's hs graduation on Wednesday. All the produce needs to be dealt with. At least the canning is done but there are still a few freezer meals to prepare. ... Read more

Trying to be, and stay positive

Monday, April 27, 2015      5 comments

I connected with someone from my past this afternoon. never did I expect to find out friends had passed on.... Read more

Get Help!

Friday, April 10, 2015      11 comments

Have you been feeling pain, down or had some serious symptoms you've tried to put aside? A family member had this happen recently. he put off going to get physical help which led to emotional downfall. he was literally at the edge and som... Read more

Thinking of So Many Spark Friends

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      7 comments

There are so many folks I'd love to say hello to and thank for their support and encouragement. Some aren't on SP anymore and one passed. Everyone has had some sort of impact on my life. Read more

Off and....crawling

Saturday, April 04, 2015      10 comments

I'm trying to get in exercise even 5 minutes at a time trying to build back strength. Getting my 8 glasses of water is no problem because liquids are a key to recovery in this household. We have an unusual Eater meal planned - stuffed jumb... Read more

Ready, Willing and Able

Friday, April 03, 2015      7 comments

For the spring 5% challenge I will start off a little turtle-like as I get over this respiratory infection. That's ok. There are emoticonRead more

Delays Far & Near

Wednesday, April 01, 2015      7 comments

On the way to the doc's yesterday our car had mechanical problems. We ended up missing ou doc appnts. This upset me because the quicker we heal the quicker we can visit with my brother. He needs us. I have to believe the situation is in God'... Read more

Tuesday of a Strange Week

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday my db was due for open heart surgery. All I know is he is in a hospital in Utah, assumably unable to communicate. While nothing in comparison, dh & I are fighting a respiratory challenge and feel like we're living in a balloon. ... Read more


Saturday, March 28, 2015      8 comments

In preparation for the Spring 2015 5% Spring Challenge this blog comes with honesty with myself and soul-searching. 1. List your 3 reasons/excuses on why your lifestyle (diets and exercise) plans have not been well executed in the past. ... Read more

Illness Interferes

Thursday, March 26, 2015      6 comments

Cold and allergy season. What started as a head cold advanced to a horrible cough and chest cold. I tried herbal solutions including teas and topical meds, steam and menthol rubs. it is hard to get into exercise when I end up coughing t... Read more

A Jump on Spring Cleaning

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      9 comments

These past few weeks I have taken charge of my home instead of the other way around Each day I work on one or two projects, pecking away at them as the day, and sometimes middle of the night, wear on. Some areas even got a deep clean. Whe... Read more

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