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Happy Birthday Daddy Bill

Monday, March 17, 2014      3 comments

St. Patrick's Day always is a poignant time for me. My grandfather was born on St. Patrick's Day in 1882. Daddy Bill stepped in the place of my father when I was only th... Read more

A Medical Workout!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014      4 comments

Moving to Florida from Las Vegas meant a complete change of medical providers. Today was the first meeting with my new primary care doctor. So----- Fasting blood work, Hip Xray, Electrocardiogram, Mammogram, medical history interview, all i... Read more

Fragrance-a door to memories!

Monday, June 03, 2013      6 comments

This morning I took a short walk around my daughter's garden here in Florida. It was so fresh after the thunderstorm last night. One of the bushes had the first Mystery Gardenia opening up. I couldn't resist and picked one of the blooms. ... Read more

Too much well meaning assistance!

Saturday, May 11, 2013      6 comments

" Wait in the car, Mom, while I run into the market." " Don't get up, Mom, I'll get your tea!" " We are going for a hike this morning but I'm afraid it will be too much for you, Mom." "We kids have decided you need a cleaning ... Read more

How to quit smoking in 1906

Thursday, August 23, 2012      10 comments

It was 1959 and I was badgering my grandfather to quit smoking. I scolded and pleaded, using all of th... Read more

Recharging by nature this weekend.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      9 comments

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Time Management

Sunday, August 12, 2012      4 comments

When there are only twenty four hours in a... Read more

Compliments can be very encouraging!

Sunday, August 05, 2012      5 comments

On my last trip to Florida I had occasion to spend the day at a beach resort attending a sales convention with my daughter. After a long day of presentations, we met with some of the sales reps for coctails, dinner and relaxation. Most of the ... Read more

Storm damage at Strawberry Point

Sunday, July 24, 2011      9 comments

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Starting over

Thursday, June 09, 2011      11 comments

This morning I had the long awaited consultation with my doctor. Having seen the Rheumatologist, the results are in. Good news! The blood work immune system factors are a little high, but not enough to require treatment or medication. BP ... Read more

Christmas Decorating a Joyful Major Workout!

Tuesday, December 07, 2010      9 comments

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Hoover Dam and New Bridge

Tuesday, December 07, 2010      6 comments

My grandson was visiting from Florida and... Read more

Utah Fall Color

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      8 comments

This is the last trip to our mountain retreat in Utah this year. The colors are glorious and I wish that I... Read more

Feeling a little down today

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      13 comments

Today is one of those days when I didn't sleep well and got up feeling like I just wanted to go back to bed and chuck the whole business. Trying to think of a goal for today, all that comes to mind is to get through the day and maybe tomorrow ... Read more

Today's Goal and Thank Goodness!

Monday, September 27, 2010      9 comments

For weeks I have been putting off creating a permanent list to take with me to the market. Usually I just wander through the store picking up items that I remember we need or that look good often forgetting something important! The list... Read more


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