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Monday, January 23, 2017      4 comments

I have it and it is sticking. ACTION is my word for this year.... Read more
Great Day
Saturday, January 21, 2017      5 comments

Took a nice long walk with a bunch of friends. Came home tired and happy. This is an amazing community I live in. Great people.... Read more
New Me or Old Me
Friday, January 13, 2017      4 comments

I thought I was a pretty good person but I want to be better. I want to create beauty and that is going to mean letting go of some past pain. I'm sure we have all had experiences that have colored our perceptions so my big plan is to create ha... Read more
Crazy about quilting
Monday, January 09, 2017      6 comments

It is time for me to confess! I love quilting and I love fabric. I keep telling myself I will reduce my stash and then out of the blue a fabric grabs me and makes me take it home. This is probably an addiction but as long as it doesn't put on... Read more
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      8 comments

We just don't get snow here on the South Coast. Rain, we get! Snow not so much. My DH got me up early to see it. Beautiful morning and so unique. ... Read more
Sunday, January 01, 2017      4 comments

It is finally here! 2017! Let the party begin. emoticon... Read more
How did I get this old?
Thursday, December 29, 2016      7 comments

Not sure how it happened but suddenly I am 68 years old. emoticon The truth is I am not a health "nut" nor have ... Read more
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      2 comments

My 2016 journal is coming to an end. It is happy, colorful, and mine alone to share or not. My Christmas cards go in and then a few more pages of color and it is done. I reserve 2 pages for my birthday thoughts and a couple of more for New Ye... Read more
Happy Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2016      7 comments

To all of my Canadian and British Friends.... Read more
Thursday, December 22, 2016      4 comments

This word is popping up everywhere. From the wonderful interview with Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey; to the TED talk on religion; to the top 70 books list to make you feel hopeful. World events have made me feel depressed, angry and s... Read more
Winter Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      3 comments

This is the shortest day and longest night of the year. "In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer." — Albert Camus This is the time of year I love to relax and let my mind wander knowing ... Read more
December season for giving.
Friday, December 16, 2016      4 comments

I've had so many solicitations from various charities for help this season I feel a little overwhelmed. So DH and I decided to pick 3 charities to give faithfully to based on our belief systems. We haven't chosen them yet but the concerns ... Read more
Ten Years of Spark!
Friday, December 09, 2016      5 comments

Is it really 10 years since I joined SparkPeople? Yes, it is! When I started I weighed in at 220+ pounds. Over the years I've lost 50 and gained 30 back. Now I'm on the downhill slide again. That is good news and I am happy to say I'm not e... Read more
New Week
Sunday, November 27, 2016      4 comments

So today is Sunday and I am starting to feel human again. I have to say being ill is no fun and I don't like it. So, I vow to do all I can to stay healthy! Anyway, I appreciate all of you who were concerned! Thank you for your friendship. ... Read more
Beautiful Rainy Day
Saturday, November 12, 2016      7 comments

I love it when it rains. I have a built-in excuse to spend time in the studio with no worries. So, when I look out the window and see the overcast and clouds I am so excited that today - no worries - just lose myself in my art. ... Read more

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