The barn dance
Sunday, October 17, 2010      6 comments

Last night, my neighbor and I went to a barn dance. It was quite an event - the first for the Historical Society in a small town near here. Round and square. It was so much fun to see the adult square dancers allow young kids to join their squar... Read more
A difficult decision
Thursday, March 18, 2010      17 comments

I made a very difficult decision today. I have decided to stop working at my 2 part time jobs. First, the backaches are getting worse. I missed Tuesday this week as I still had the backache I got at work last Tuesday. I get backaches from thing... Read more
Getting up and at it...
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      1 comments

For weeks, I've spent a most of my days in my pajamas. I work Tuesday mornings; I put my jammies on that night and most weeks, I'm still wearing them when the next Tuesday comes around. I felt absolutely nasty after a week in the same clothes;... Read more
A message from Michael...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      3 comments

My 11 wk old son Michael died in 1973 from SIDS. I've been in 2 Compassionate Friends groups; I've heard stories about parents getting 'signs' from their children after their death. I've been envious of these parents as I hadn't been fortunate t... Read more
One word only...
Sunday, March 14, 2010      1 comments

Paste this into a new blog for yourself; add a question and answer w/just 1 word. Have fun! Where is your cell phone? couch Spouse? goofball Your hair? long Your mother? angel Your father? friend Your favorite th... Read more
Maybe Raynauds....
Friday, March 12, 2010      2 comments

I was at my friend's home today. I was telling her about how some of the tips of my fingers were, again, turning white and going numb. She said that her husband had "it" with all his fingers and he's a mechanic in NYS; her friend also has "it" t... Read more
Raising my goal in dieting...
Thursday, March 11, 2010      3 comments

After encouraging & informative posts, I've decided to raise my daily calorie intake. I was getting so mad at myself for continually 'falling off the food wagon". I've done it for the last 4 days. I am ravishing hungry around midnight. I was ea... Read more
The 31st & other stuff....
Monday, March 08, 2010      1 comments

Monday. Great day at the mechanic shop. Several little things that all needed attention at the same time. I made a guess at how much $$. I was within $4.37. And they noted at the bottom of the receipt some things for me to "listen" for. Hopeful... Read more
What I found on Spark today...
Saturday, March 06, 2010      3 comments

To gain points, I read this article under Motivation. For those who've not seen it, here it is: "I Wish You Enough!" by Bob Parks I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun ... Read more
I fell of the food wagon....
Friday, March 05, 2010      2 comments

As I mentioned in my update, I fell off the food wagon at midnight. I whipped up a pkg of Jello instant pudding - pumpkin spice - and ate the whole bowl at 1 sitting. Then it was the can of cashews - probably 2 servings worth which is 100 pcs. T... Read more