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Back into routine
I'd gained a single pound before leaving on vacation, but didn't report it on SP because I wasn't sure if it was water weight or not.
Well, for the first time ever, EVER, I didn't gain any weight while on vacation, in fact, I lost a half-po... Read more
Gulf Coast and Tropical Storm Lee
We used our timeshare week on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Below is an excerpt from the journal I kept.
2 Sept – left home, a bit later than we’d hoped for, but it was ok. Took for-ev-er to get thru DC and down to Richmond area. Spent the nig... Read more
Wednesday, 8/31/11 (ALREADY!!!!)
I went to a retirement luncheon today for a former co-worker. It was a nice luncheon, and it was really nice to see a number of my former co-workers. Some of them are about all I miss about working. I introduced myself to a few 'newbies' so ... Read more
Sunday, Aug 28th
Just a note today. I was sick this morning, so I didn't accompany my DH to church. He did bring home the bulletin, but hadn't filled in the blanks on the preacher's sermon, so I'm not sure I can post anything on it. I'm real sorry I missed it... Read more
Update on my aches and pains
If you read my (second) blog from Sunday, you know I was thrown from a horse. I've been taking Aleve since then, along with some Tylenol, and a whirlpool bath Sunday night.
I walked a short time (slower than usual) on my ... Read more
How to break free from perfectionism
Galatians 3:1-3. (all following Scripture is New International Version – NIV)
“You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified. I... Read more
Is God Obligated?
We had a guest preacher today - a missionary who has lived and worked in the Alaskan Arctic Circle for 29 years. I'm frozen just thinking about that! : )
I want to share today's devotional from "Our Daily Bread" because it spoke to me.
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Two year anniversary
I've learned so much, and gained friends and guidance in becoming more healthy. Thank you SP, and esp... Read more
God's Healing Grace
This week's sermon was "Healing Grace" - but it was about the healing of your mind/soul/spirit rather than physical healing. Not that there's anything wrong with asking God for physical healing. All the Scriptures below are from the New Intern... Read more
God's Sustaining Grace
We're in a series of sermons on God's Grace. Today's was entitled "Sustaining Grace"
The basic Bible reference was Philippians 1:6 "Being confident of this, that He Who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of ... Read more
What day/month is it again? (7/30/11)
So here it is Saturday again. Not that days of the week mean a whole lot to me now that I'm retired. Except for Sunday's when we get to attend Sunday School and worship service, and Thurs. mornings when we volunteer at the animal shelter, and ... Read more
Mixed Blessing Today
We planned to take our grandsons miniature golfing today, but just as we arrived on site, it started lightening and the first few drops of rain fell. So, I spent the afternoon with them at their house while DH got the afternoon 'off'. He had t... Read more
Ok, now that I watched the 11:00 p.m. news last night, I need to correct a couple of things I blogged late last night.
First, the 5 a.m. temperature yesterday was 81 degrees, not 89. Secondly, the Weather Service took another look and deci... Read more
We're having a heat wave
Ok, heard on the evening news: it got to 101 in Harrisburg today (officially) but actually touched 102 briefly. At 5 a.m. it was 89 degrees and at 5 p.m. this evening, the heat index was 114 degrees Farenheit. ... Read more