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When to substitute and when not to substitute!
Monday, July 12, 2010      0 comments

A while back I was in Costco and looked for egg whites. No whites, but they did have a LARGE box of 6 containers of egg beater like stuff. My mistake was getting talked into them when I really only wanted the whites. Well, I did not like them... Read more
Found lots to eat
Sunday, July 11, 2010      0 comments

Today I went to Rocky Mount NC for a reunion of the folks that went to Italy in April. Mimi always puts on a great spread for the whole group. I ended up eating some wonderful Italian sausages and cheeses that Aggie brought when she was in Cle... Read more
A lazy Saturday
Saturday, July 10, 2010      0 comments

Not much going on here. I went to Plants Delight's Nursery open house. The owner has plants from around the world that he propagates and sells. Normally, he only sells by mail order, but 4 times a year he opens to the general public. He was ... Read more
Not hungry!
Friday, July 09, 2010      0 comments

As I was driving home the other day and thinking about my progress on SP, it occurred to me that since doing SP. I really haven't been hungry. The types of food I am eating is so vastly different from before. It was not uncommon for me to have... Read more
16 hours and back to time off!
Thursday, July 08, 2010      0 comments

Well, I put in a total of 16 hours at work and with the exception of a one hour meeting on Tuesday, I have the entire week off! That means I can go on the trip to St. Croix with the resource group. We will be bringing donations down to an orph... Read more
Back in the saddle
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      0 comments

I reported for work yesterday. I had a full schedule of "training" scheduled. It really wasn't training per se, but just taking classes that I had missed in the 21 months I was gone. I finished that up about 10pm and took calls for about an h... Read more
Easing back to work
Monday, July 05, 2010      0 comments

I am relieved that my new schedule includes a full day of taking the classes I've missed in my 21 months off. That will give me the opportunity to work with the computer program and refresh my memory about how to get from point A to point B. I... Read more
5 Scoops of Ice Cream!!!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      0 comments

I was trolling for points today and found an article with tons of recipes using blueberries. There was one that was a personal Blueberry-Peach cobbler with fillo dough topping. It was excellent and they suggested serving it with vanilla ice cr... Read more
Saturday, July 03, 2010      0 comments

Today was a gorgeous day! I pruned so many (over) growing things! Ivy, Vinca, Lavender and Jasmine. I lopped off branches from overhanging trees, picked up trash that had logged itself in the drainage stream leading to the wetlands and spraye... Read more
All that fruit!
Friday, July 02, 2010      0 comments

All that fruit I got at Aldi's yesterday was just too much! I've been snacking on blueberries, strawberries and cherries all day today. For Bkfst., I had blueberries and strawberries with yogurt, cantaloupe for lunch, a peach for a snack. That... Read more
Shopping at Aldi's
Thursday, July 01, 2010      0 comments

My friend Joyce and I went to Aldi's today. They were running a special on Blueberries. She was going to pick them herself, but the sale price was cheaper than she could have gotten at the farm and she didn't have to stand in the hot sun picking... Read more
Saved from the phones!
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      0 comments

Today is the day of the week where the operations department evaluates the projected call volume and decides how many people they need to man the phones for the coming week. My schedule for my first day back at work was to have a half hour of t... Read more
A dry run
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      0 comments

Well, I went into work today, on my own time, after 21 months off. I work in call center for a major airline and they have been offering time off without pay to avoid layoffs. I took all they offered as I am only working for insurance till I r... Read more
1 more week and I'm back to work!
Saturday, June 26, 2010      0 comments

I work for the airlines and because they were trying to avoid layoffs they have been offering time off without pay for quite some time. Because I am only working for medical insurance, and when I take the time off I keep all of my benefits, I h... Read more
Deja vu with the jeans
Friday, June 25, 2010      0 comments

I have never been able to find jeans that fit me. The crotch was always too short and so were the legs. I gave up many years ago trying to find something to fit properly. Elastic waist knits were my "uniform". I was browsing in Coldwater Cr... Read more

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