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Kill My Computer

Friday, November 09, 2012      1 comments

I am not a violent woman. I can handle most things life flings at me. However, I have been having computer problems for the past couple of months and things have escalated to the point that I can not do the simplest of things without the whole ... Read more

Ah, October!

Saturday, October 27, 2012      2 comments

With out a doubt, I love October. It's the month of my oldest child's birthday, the sweltering heat finally melted away and we are enjoying crisp cool mornings. The craft and art festivals are now in full swing and let's not forget Halloween! ... Read more

Fred Flintstone Feet in a Wilma World

Saturday, October 13, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I started searching the web for my replacement sneakers. My feet are extremely wide. They have been the sorce of jokes since I was a teen and have been compared to Fred Flintstone's feet on more than one occasion. Finding affordable, ... Read more

A Sign of Success

Friday, October 12, 2012      3 comments

Lately I have been feeling every little stone, stick and what not on my walks. So last night I picked up a new pair of insoles for my sneakers. After cutting them to my size, I pulled out the old ones and was surprised to see that I had actuall... Read more

Staying On Track

Monday, October 08, 2012      1 comments

We spent Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Sierra Vista to participate in The Art in the Park event. I carefully planned out all of our meals, packed healthy foods and snacks to take with us, with the exception of our dinners. Friday morning I lo... Read more

Cloudy with a Chance of Squash...

Friday, September 28, 2012      1 comments

It has been cloudy so often for my morning walks, it feels more like living in Seattle rather than Tucson. Mind you we only have a 10% chance of rain, where in Seattle the heavy clouds mean business, instead of just casting a dry dreary pall on ... Read more

Saturday Morning Walk

Saturday, September 22, 2012      1 comments

Saturday and Sunday mornings when my husband does not have to work, he joins me on the early morning walks. For the most part our walks are uneventful. We catch each other up on the little things that happened during the week, talk about the wea... Read more

Did I Say Fall?

Wednesday, September 19, 2012      1 comments

I must have jinxed us. Maybe I was just a little too happy to wake up to darn close to chilly weather. Or was it the bragging about taking walks in 65 degrees of delightful coolness? Then again, it could have been the dance of joy when the flo... Read more

Yea for Fall!

Saturday, September 15, 2012      0 comments

The last couple of mornings have been heavenly! The humid sweltering heat of the monsoons have moved on. We have been blessed with clear skys filled with stars and cool crisp breezes. This is the weather that makes getting outside so much fun. ... Read more

Spark Rally

Saturday, September 08, 2012      5 comments

My early morning walk was once again sticky and humid. The clouds hung low and made it feel very close. The air was still without even a hint of a breeze to cool things down. I worried that the rain would wash out our Spark Rally later this mo... Read more

Stormy Morning

Friday, September 07, 2012      1 comments

Last night we had a series of thunderstorms that swept through bringing high winds, booming thunder and drenching down pours. Much like a toddler's temper tantrums, the force weakened with each wave until the final pass left lingering sprinkles ... Read more

Taking Miss Moody For A Walk

Friday, August 31, 2012      3 comments

This has been a very long and wet monsoon season. Usually by now the air would have dried out weeks ago. As I closed the door behind me I was greeted by warm sticky air and a huge glowing full moon. The moon I enjoy, the hot moist air...not so ... Read more

A Month Later

Thursday, August 09, 2012      4 comments

In my last blog I was only a pound and a half away from my one of my goals - to lose 50 lbs. Today I am 5 lbs away from my goal. A lot has happened since I last wrote, and it is obvious that I comforted myself once again with food. The maj... Read more

Rain, Glorious Rain!

Thursday, July 05, 2012      2 comments

Ah, our Monsoon storms have finally arrived! The desert quickly soaks up the water and has gone green nearly overnight. The heady smell of the creosote bushes perfumes the air and the cooler temps makes me feel more alive and so happy to get ou... Read more

Child's Play - Bouncing My Way To Weight Loss

Thursday, June 28, 2012      1 comments

Keeping Aiden, my 28 month old grandson busy can be a bit of a challenge, especially in the long blisteringly hot afternoons. The mornings are busy. We get outside by 6 am to water our garden and play in the yard. There's laundry and housekeepin... Read more


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