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Perfect Day for a Hike

Saturday, October 10, 2015      6 comments

My friend Carol and I - we go way back to 9th grade - discovered we both had Hiking the Appalachian Trail on our Bucket List. So, last week we started to prepare ourselves with a walk at the mall, where I got some good shoes. Today we went to a ... Read more

Progressing Slowly but Surely

Saturday, October 03, 2015      4 comments

The heat of summer has let up, and I am accustomed to rising earlier for work. So starting Sunday this week, I got on my bike. Twenty minutes on Sunday; 20 on Monday...twenty-five on Tuesday and Wednesday. Took a break on Thursday, then did 25 o... Read more

Back to School

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      3 comments

It's the first day, and as a TA, there's not much to do just yet. This afternoon we will get our room assignments, but for now, I don't know with which teacher I shall be. Beside me in the library is a new TA who hails from Cuba, who knows at le... Read more

I've Been Busy

Friday, August 21, 2015      3 comments

I haven't been Sparking as much lately due to the bed-bug issue. My DD and I have been uber-occupied prepping for the exterminator, due to come on the 28th in the morning, for an estimated 6 hours. Anyway, just today I finished prepping MY room.... Read more

It's Always Something...

Thursday, August 13, 2015      3 comments

Last week they started doing some roadwork. It's going to be going on for the next several months, turning my section temporarily into a one-way east-bound. Read more

A BUSY Be Followed by Some Relaxation

Tuesday, August 04, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I got u early - before 6. I actually planned to rise at 6, to get accustomed to school hours, but my bladder beat me to it. So, I started with my knee workout, and then I got on my bike - I was gonna try 10 minutes but I actually pedal... Read more

Moving Right Along

Friday, July 31, 2015      4 comments

So I took myself to breakfast at a local diner, the Peppermill, taking my daughter for company, after which we went to CVS where I got my " bottle of youth" (hair dye). I put it in (half now - half before school starts!) sand then I put in Richa... Read more

A Giggle and a Comment

Thursday, July 30, 2015      4 comments

Navajo Woman Sally was driving home from one of her business trips in northern Arizona when she saw an elderly Navajo woman walking on the side of the road. As the trip was a long and quiet one, she stopped the car and asked the Navajo wom... Read more

A Giggle and an Update

Tuesday, July 28, 2015      3 comments

Treadmill My friend hates to exercise, which means the treadmill in her bedroom barely gets used. Nevertheless, she swears by it. "It really works," she told me. "I throw my jeans over it and they get smaller." Received from Doc's ... Read more

Exciting Breakthrough!

Sunday, July 19, 2015      5 comments

The day started out slowly. I did walk back and forth 15 minutes, but I hadn't done the knee routine. So this afternoon I decided I would do them after changing my sheets, and then I would shower off the sweat from this muggy day. I started b... Read more

Singles Ad

Saturday, July 18, 2015      3 comments

Singles Ad This has to be one of the best singles ads ever printed. It appeared in The Atlanta Journal. SINGLE BLACK FEMALE seeks male companionship, ethnicity unimportant. I'm a very good looking girl who LOVES to play. I love... Read more

Ten More Degrees!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      3 comments

I hadn't yet done any of the exercises this morning, and I was weaning myself off the pain pills, especially due to their constipating effect. But I was ready for the therapist this morning, as we went into the kitchen and I performed the new ex... Read more

Making a Liar Out of the Physical Therapist

Monday, July 13, 2015      2 comments

Well, PT came this morning and after the preliminary questions and taking of vitals, she started me on some standing exercises. We go to the kitchen counter so I have something for balance. "Now, don't expect to be able to lift your leg very far... Read more

Progress Report

Wednesday, July 08, 2015      3 comments

The therapist arrived today while I was in the kitchen making "Cajun" Chicken Salad - that is, chicken salad made from the leftover barbecue (blackened exterior!) chicken thighs from Saturday. I used only 4 thighs but it made a lot of salad. Any... Read more

Knee Humor

Tuesday, July 07, 2015      2 comments

Since I had the hip replaced and now the knee, friends and coworkers and I have joked about me becoming the Bionic Woman. Then I saw this cartoon and just had to share it. Read more

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