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Spring!

Thursday, March 11, 2010      2 comments

I keep blogging about spring, but I just got my ultimate sign. I saw a robin sitting on the wire outside my patio window. I've seen daffodils, children playing outside, buds, mown grass, but a robin is THE sign of spring for me. Woohoo! And ... Read more

First Diet

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      8 comments

Can you remember the first diet you went on? Mine was a salt-free diet. I wasn't an overweight child--not until I got into my teens. I was well endowed and had a figure-eight figure, but I wasn't large. My dad and older sister were always ... Read more

First Major Walk

Monday, March 08, 2010      4 comments

I went for my first major walk today. I walked our local Woodward Park which is 2 miles around--hills and curves. I walked it in about an hour. I wasn't panting, I wasn't heaving, and it's been several hours and I'm not stiff. Woo hoo! Now... Read more

Short and Sweet

Sunday, March 07, 2010      7 comments

Sometimes I like to read a short blog. So here's one. Went for a walk with daughter and grandson. That's all.... Read more

Having an Off Day

Saturday, March 06, 2010      2 comments

Today is one of my off days. I don't feel like watching what I'm eating. I'm not eating sweets and junk, but I'm eating what I feel like. Which is carbos. I've had a sandwich, a piece of toast, and a light enchillada. I also had a lot of fr... Read more

Litter Walk

Friday, March 05, 2010      5 comments

My grandbabies and I went on a litter walk today. I read about it in a magazine. We took a large claw-like thingie for picking up trash and a trash bag. We had a lot of fun. Our neighborhood is cleaner, the kids had fun, and I got a long wal... Read more

Hani--No Handicapped

Thursday, March 04, 2010      6 comments

At one time I was considered handicapped. I even had a handicap sticker for my car. I was almost 300 pounds and needed both knees replaced. This was not so much due to my weight because I was told I needed the knee replacements when I was in ... Read more

What to Blog About

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      3 comments

I want to blog every day but sometimes I run out of thoughts. That's what's happening today. I guess I'll get the grandbabies ready for a walk and go outside. It WAS sunny but now cloudy. I better get my butt in gear before it rains.... Read more

Spring in Central California

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      2 comments

There are signs of spring everywhere. On a Sunday walk, I recorded many signs. My neighbor's tree. A neighbor mowing his lawn. Read more

What is Fast Food?

Monday, March 01, 2010      4 comments

I KNOW fast food is drive in: McDonald's, etc. But is all fast food considered fast food? I'm on a team that has as one of its goals, avoid fast food for lunch. If I go into Wendy's and order a salad with low-fat dressing and a plain baked p... Read more

Lazy--or Smart?

Sunday, February 28, 2010      2 comments

Today while walking the dogs, I saw something that I've seen before on the beaches and other parks. You might even have one. It's a long plastic stick that picks up a dog's ball off the ground. You then take the long plastic thingie and throw... Read more

Spring--Not Sprung Yet!

Saturday, February 27, 2010      2 comments

Even though it's the end of February, the weather's not too bad. There are a lot of daffodils, tulips, and different buds around. Birds are singing but I haven't see a robin--harbinger of spring around here. The weather was cold and rainy th... Read more

More Cabo Pictures

Friday, February 26, 2010      2 comments

This is going to be my last blog for vacation. In Cabo we went out on a 72 foot yacht complete with two bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, etc. We were just on it for several hours, but it was great. We spotted lots of sea lions and whales. The wh... Read more

Cabo San Lucas

Thursday, February 25, 2010      4 comments

Cabo is very beautiful. It's a very clean city because it's Americanized--catering to Americans. Our guide said you could walk the streets at 4 a.m. and be safe. It's also called Cabo/Hollywood because of the stars' homes. Sammy Hager, Jack ... Read more

Puerto Vallarta

Wednesday, February 24, 2010      2 comments

Puerto Vallarta is a sister city to our Santa Barbara I think of Mexico as being old because of the Incas and Aztecs, but the coastal cities date from the late 1800s. These ar... Read more


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