My van's brakes are making an awful noise.
So I called the little old lady I go to most Saturdays - since I drive her around, I wanted to tell her that I thought it better to forego until I got the matter taken care of. I could sure use the m... Read more
I'm off from work today. That means I get to work on something ELSE. I have some special orders to underglaze - did about half of them and popped them in the kiln. Still had to make 3 goats and a weiner-dog. I'll paint them together with one mo... Read more
I subscribe to Good Clean Funnies at GCFnet. and got this today. It was just too cute not to share.
THANKSGIVING OUTLOOK by Elliot Abrams, excerpted from thebook, "Weather Prognosticators and the Media: Fallacies,Facts, and Fun in Forecasti... Read more
Many times I read a proverb a day, since there are 31, perfect to finish them in a month. Well, today a verse caught my attention, verse 24 -
"A personís steps are directed by the Lord. How then can anyone understand their own way?"
It... Read more
I like my one cup (BIG cup) of coffee in the morning. I like it with sugar and evaporated milk. But I want to cut some calories. Also, processed sugar is devoid of any nutritional value. And I don't want to use artificial sweeteners. So I starte... Read more
While I was in Peru, I had to go to the embassy in Lima and then to other places on a paper chase. I did a LOT of walking. I think we were tromping around a few hours, with occasional times to sit while waiting, but lots of tromping. I was grate... Read more
When it occurred to me that brown sugar - being less refined than white - had more magneium (the nutrient I recently started tracking) - and MOLASSES even MORE - I talked with my daughter Abi (AKA RAPTORMELON) about using either of these instead... Read more
Daniel 4:17 says "... the Most High is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and gives them to anyone he wishes and sets over them the lowliest of people." There has been so much furor over the recent - and previous - elections. But when "my" can... Read more
My daughter Abi (aka Raptormelon) recently began tracking magnesium, so I thought I'd add that to my tracker as well. I've also been tracking sodium and potassium because I'm taking a medication for blood pressure. It is SO HARD to keep the sodi... Read more
I live conveniently close to my workplace. In fact, when I first applied as a paraprofessional, I was given the choice between this school and another, closer to the lake, to which I'd have to drive. I purposely chose this for the convenience. ... Read more
As I've been doing more "sparking" and trying to rack up those sillylittle points, I've been finding some great videos. For anyone who has limitations there is no excuse NOT to do exercise, once you see these SEATED workouts. www.sparkpeo... Read more
Yesterday I rested my knee except for the time on the bike. Since I may face eventual knee surgery, I decided to take a look at the exercises that were recommended to strengthen the involved muscles before surgery. Since the majority have you ly... Read more
I have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, notably in the knees, and am" a good candidate for surgery". I thank God I have been able to continue working out on my bike - and was told this is also very good for the condition. I find it helps me "... Read more
I have been seriously tracking my intake this week, and also trying to pay attention to the nutritional aspect of the calories. While I have gone over frequently, I am gradually approaching staying within my limits. I ahve also been doing my car... Read more
Translated, 1000 minutes. That's how many long distance minutes I get for 20 bucks a month with Time Warner's InternationalOnePrice. And I haven't been getting my money's worth lately because with having to be at work an hour earlier than I did ... Read more