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First weekend as an Empty Nester

Saturday, August 28, 2010      12 comments

This is my first weekend in 22 yrs child free in our house. Last night my DH and I tackled my son's room and gave it a good cleaning. He won't recognize the room when he comes back at Christmas. I even found $40 to put in his bank account whi... Read more

Stolen from Callista (thank you)

Wednesday, August 11, 2010      8 comments

Here's a fresh template. If you are going to play, please leave a comment so I can come and get to know you, too. A - Available or married? Married, 25 years this October B- Book? 2 -3 a week this week usually from my own extensive libra... Read more

The B&W strips are in the mail as of 8/2

Tuesday, August 03, 2010      14 comments

Our black and white strip swap is now officially over. I received the last package yesterday and with the help of my DH we completed the sorting and dashed out to the post office before it closed at 6:00. Here is the BEFORE sorting scene: ... Read more

So much to catch up

Sunday, July 18, 2010      11 comments

Graduation was only a month ago but we've been so busy here. DD is getting settled into her new home in NYC and we've been making mad dashes to help. DS has been having a banner summer but also getting ready for college in the fall. Little... Read more

Celebration - Pig Roast

Sunday, June 13, 2010      9 comments

With 2 kids graduating this year we had to make a major celebration to honor their achievements. Yesterday we hosted a "Pig roast". It was catered and the group drove down from Maine and setup everything. As my children had vegan friends we a... Read more

Another graduation down!!

Tuesday, June 08, 2010      9 comments

It just seemed I was writing about my daughter and now its my son's turn. He graduated from high school this past weekend after a whirlwind prom and all-nighter sponsored by the school. Prom - I may be biased but thought they were a very h... Read more

Graduation - proud mama

Monday, May 17, 2010      15 comments

After an action packed weekend, the family watched with pride as my eldest child received 2 degrees (Advertising and Marketing) at Syracuse University this weekend. She wo... Read more

Quilts of Valor - paying forward

Friday, May 14, 2010      42 comments

When the Quilt and Lose team hit 500 members in April we decided to pay forward some of the great help we got from sparkpeople.com. The team members chose 2 charities to sponsor (Linus and Quilts of Valor). I was the lucky team member who rece... Read more

Another one off to college!!

Sunday, April 11, 2010      12 comments

The college search this year seemed to be extra competitive. Many of the kids were applying to a dozen different schools. As with others the decision was very difficult but it was finally made yesterday. Deposit submitted and residence hall s... Read more

The proof is in the numbers!!!

Thursday, March 18, 2010      15 comments

OK the proof is in the numbers. If you click on GO TO SPARK AMERICA on the right side panel under Fitness minutes - it will show you how many fitness minutes you did over the span of time you've been on their site. So I joined this site in... Read more

I SPY tops are finished!!! Yea!!

Friday, March 12, 2010      29 comments

I know I still have a lot of work to do to finish the quilts but I've got the 3 tops done now! 2 of the 3 include patches from my dad's naval career before he became an officer. I appliqued them on blocks and added the year he was that rank an... Read more

Every once in awhile be a bum

Thursday, March 11, 2010      10 comments

I was a slug tonight and enjoyed it. Although I did my strength exercises did not do my cardio - walking. Decided to take the night off and bummed around. It was nice. Not something I want to do every night but every once in awhile its okay ... Read more

Celebrating DH 50th BD

Thursday, March 04, 2010      9 comments

My husband loves to drive and to take pictures, so today is his 50th. We both took the day off and headed to the western part of the state where he got out and took some photos of rock formations and falls - real nice area. Read more

Complement of the day

Monday, March 01, 2010      12 comments

My son - Mom - are you wearing Dad's pants? I never wear holey pants and so when my favorite skinny jeans ripped at the knee I cut them off and made long shorts. When I bought these pants 12 years ago they were snug. Now they are loose. ... Read more

Progress - march to 500 - 2 months past

Sunday, February 28, 2010      5 comments

Whenever my kids were little and they didn't want to do something they knew they had to do I would ask them 'Can you spell P-R-O-C-R-A-S-T-I-N-A-T-I-O-N'
. Now this started when they were just learning how to spell C-A-T. Needless to say it... Read more


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