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Whenever I see a child approach a dog properly . . .

Thursday, October 22, 2015      22 comments

These are a few of my favorite things: Walking Sugar - Yoga - Hooping - Gardening - Watching my 16 mo. old GGS 2-3 days a week (definitely qualifies as active!) - TAKING AND SHARING PICTURES - and who knows what next?! NO LIMITS! It is a life... Read more

IT'S FREEZING OUT THERE! Plants are in, pics of how

Sunday, October 18, 2015      17 comments

"Ahem" Due to circumstances beyond my control, and the threat of an early freeze last night for KY, I was pressed to get my house plants in. My plant's are BIG, although I don't have as many as I used to; this year getting them in has been mor... Read more

Time To Leave This Story Behind - now focusing on health, happiness and rebuilding stamina!

Friday, October 16, 2015      14 comments

Today was my "follow up and what's next" visits to the doctors at the clinic. A long afternoon; from 1:45-4:30 and I had very little "wait time". I'm really feeling good. I did have a good afternoon; easy when you feel great! A friend... Read more

NO RULES hoop dancing! another GGS (16 mo.) picture blog

Wednesday, October 14, 2015      16 comments

Late this spring I finally had to give up a long-running hoop streak. At 73, I want to assure you you're never too old (started at 70) or too young (16 month) to hoop! THERE ARE NO RULES! Read more

Breakfast with GGS; HE'S BACK! picture blog

Tuesday, October 13, 2015      17 comments

I can't believe it's been over a month since we've been able to share a day! We've both missed it and this morning has be SO MUCH FUN. Book time, breakfast, dance time and playtime in Bear's room! He was excited about it all. Now it's naptim... Read more

TEN STEPS to recover from surgery; moving on to good health!

Saturday, October 10, 2015      15 comments

As you all know, if you know me, I'm a one day at a time gal. Before this year ends I'll be 74. On Oct. 8; I had some diagnostic surgery, so today... Read more

Update: then we all need to focus on heath!

Friday, October 09, 2015      9 comments

Hi Friends! I just got a call from my surgeon's nurse. The biopsy was positive for GIANT CELL ARTERITIS ( in my arteries). Sounds, and could be, bad but knowing is good because it is treatable. I will get the "what next" when I see the doctors... Read more

I'm Home: All is well, no "results or plan" until tomorrow afternoon.

Thursday, October 08, 2015      12 comments

Hi , Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! For all your prayers and support! Forgive me for not thanking you for the thoughts, prayers and goodies individually. Thoughts and appreciation of every one of you is very individual! You've helped ke... Read more

THANK YOU FRIENDS, from Sugar and I: the princess doesn't do thank yous. :)

Wednesday, October 07, 2015      16 comments

You all have been so very supportive; especially my friends and team mates. I want to thank you for the great response to my blogs. It's been a triple header summer with health issues that have affected my sight, strength, stamina; the issues ... Read more

Picture Blog: After weeks of rain A Sunny Autumn Day!

Tuesday, October 06, 2015      17 comments

A SUNNY DAY! No one loves a sunny day like a cat! Xena was beside herself; deliriously happy! Determined to toast every neglected inch! When the sun came shining in! Read more

October is my maintenance Anniversary Month!

Monday, October 05, 2015      18 comments

The beginning of a long journey to health. My little blonde granddaughter (above) is now the Mom of my Great grandson! The baby in my lap; drove me ... Read more

BAD CHOICES - or, how I ended up in the ER Monday night. Embarrassing but I feel it's important.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      29 comments

I consider myself very aware of my choices and what I do to my body but I made a really bad call that landed me in the ER Monday night and admitted for observation and more labs on Tuesday; then discharged at noon. Issue? It was a holiday, and... Read more

Getting to know me. Borrowed from GARDENCHRIS

Monday, September 07, 2015      12 comments

I don't think I've ever done one of these. I kind of liked this one; thanks, Chris! Where is your cell phone? On the kitchen table upstairs - used for texts and outgoing calls only Spouse? nope Your hair? naturally gray ... Read more


Tuesday, September 01, 2015      15 comments

I've had fun going down memory lane today pulling together pictures for this blog! Xena is 5 today! By the time Sugar was 2 she'd made a lot of progress but remained highly sensitive and shy; rarely seeking any attention at all. I underst... Read more

End Of Summer Garden Blog

Sunday, August 23, 2015      20 comments

Late August and school has started here. Days are getting cooler, it sure feels like the end of summer. There are other signs too. I thought it would be a good time to do a review of some of the garden projects started this spring. The garde... Read more

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