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There Are Still Caring People In Our Society...
About a week ago, my DGS's chihuahua, Baxter, got loose and he could not be caught and he would not come when called. He is such a stubborn little thing. After spending the entire day and most of the night searching for Baxter and calling and ... Read more
GETTIN' THIN IN 2010!
I don't make resolutions, but I do make determinations for myself...
This is it for 2010 - to get thin and stay thin!!!!
I reached my goal in September 2009 with much joy and gratitude for SP and all the help I got here from friends. ... Read more
Pretty...but glad it's over!
The first snow of the season has come in Western NC, and although it is such a pretty sight, I am glad it's over. I love that first snow each year, and have been through some bad ones here, including the blizzard of '93, but as I get older, it... Read more
It's out of the house...
I made my Fruit Cake cookies yesterday and they were so good! I knew if they stayed in this house, I was doomed, so got busy and packaged them up and started sending them off with family.
One big package went to DD#one's office dinner. Sh... Read more
I finally lost it...
I bought a tee shirt from Sparkpeople that has the saying on front, "I finally lost it..." In my case, it was 50 pounds! It spoke to me when I saw it, and it had so much meaning for me. So I ordered it - it came in 3 days! As soon as I ge... Read more
Relax ~~~throw a snowball...or two!!
In this busy period of our days, it is sometimes difficult to experience the joy of the season while trying to get it all pulled together!!
Try to apply some of the following:
"Tension is who you THINK you should be; relaxation is who ... Read more
It's been a very good day...
In spite of the endless rain, and having to go out in it, I had a day filled with blessings.
I made a few people happy, and they in turn made my day seem so worthwhile.
I love being a mother, grandmother, and friend. I like being able ... Read more
I enjoy getting ready for Christmas...
This year, I am ahead of schedule in getting things completed for the holidays.
Where I usually am still trying to make a decision on what gifts to get for my family, it just seemed to come together so easiy this year.
I am most always... Read more
And it's winter before we know it...
And it's winter before we know it....
You know, time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years.
It seems just yesterday that I was young, just married and embarking on my new life with my mate. And ye... Read more
Letter From Jesus...
A precious friend sent me this today and I wanted to share it with all of you...
Letter from Jesus about Christmas
It has come to my attention that many of you
are upset that folks are taking My... Read more
25 year old doll...
I made this doll for my DGD who is going on 26 years old. She has cherished it and kept it like the day I gave it to her. It was fun to make and much more fun to watch her over the years cherish something that I made for her. The "N" eyes is ... Read more
As I said...
The tree is on the hearth...
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Soup of the day...
It is raining, again, and I decided a big pot of beef-vegetable soup was the order of the day! I love soup on a cold rainy day, and this is so easy, and delicious.
Bring it, Mother Nature, I can handle another day of rain with the smell an... Read more
Tree is on the hearth...
I have put my little tree up on the hearth and it makes me feel the spirit of the holidays.
I once would have never put up a small tree, and certainly not an artificial one. We always had a live tree and it made the house smell so good. I... Read more
Trying the basics ...again!
There are many things that worked for me during my journey to goal, and I am going to go back to some of them during the holidays. But that is not what I am concentrating on right now. I am doing some serious stretching exercises for my back a... Read more