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Some Days
Monday, May 22, 2017      5 comments

After all the excitement I had with watching the grandchildren over the weekend, I confess to being a little Blah today.... you know it's a Blah Day when the biggest accomplishment you had for the day was changing out 5 burnt out light bulbs on ... Read more
Jesus Wubs Da Widdle Childwen!
Monday, May 22, 2017      8 comments

The grandchildren and I slept well after our big day with the trampoline park yesterday, and all the other things we did really made for some deep sleep, but they woke refreshed and ready to go this morning... (their parents were not due to retu... Read more
Holy Moley... A Trampoline Park!
Saturday, May 20, 2017      8 comments

Well, the 3 grandkids and I had a glorious evening and night last night, with only a little whining when their parents left (the 2 year old was genuinely sad to be left behind, until I asked him for help taking care of their cats- confessing tha... Read more
I've Packed the Marshmellows!
Friday, May 19, 2017      12 comments

I'll be leaving for Austin here in a few minutes to get to babysit 3 of my grandchildren while their parents will be taking the youth group from their church for a youth retreat..... the children are 5, 4 and 2, and are generally adorable,......... Read more
What a Find!
Friday, May 19, 2017      9 comments

At the grocery store today (HEB, the queen of grocery stores around here, with the freshest produce, and the helpfulest employees) and made a wonderful find! I had actually chosen HEB because they advertised ground turkey for $1 per pound, ... Read more
Leftover BBQ
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      8 comments

I had leftover pork ribs for lunch.... (Luling City Market BBQ pork ribs are the BEST) AND dinner.... (still yummy!) While not quite as good as fresh, it was still better than anything else I had in the fridge... However, ground t... Read more
175 miles of Texas
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      5 comments

Well, I knew that I would have to drive back home from Houston by myself, and that driving by myself always gives rise to some of the worst snacking in the world..... SO, before I left Houston "Proper" I stopped at both a Sprouts store (red... Read more
Totally Exhausted
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      10 comments

I'm visiting my mother, and even though we are in Houston,one of the largest cities in the country, we didn't leave her apartment complex even once, except to walk in the garden here and admire the gorgeous flower beds which are just beginning t... Read more
Tribute to my Mom
Sunday, May 14, 2017      12 comments

My mother is pretty spectacular..... she was a national debate champion in college, gave the graduation address for her college graduation at Baylor University (and graduated -from college- when she was only 18!) She taught school for a year bef... Read more
Such Interesting People!
Sunday, May 14, 2017      4 comments

In the last 24 hours I've met some of the most interesting people, or at least, discovered new things about people that I THOUGHT I knew.... One is a librarian who cannot handle books, from allergies or whatever reason I don't know, but she... Read more
Righting the Ship
Saturday, May 13, 2017      13 comments

Just because I wanted to (Bad excuse), I ate some things that I have successfully avoided for some time... I don't know WHEN the last time I ate tortilla chips with MEXICAN FOOD, but I did yesterday....enjoyed them, but STILL.... And T... Read more
Crafty Bibliophile Stuff
Friday, May 12, 2017      7 comments

Am working on my final report for the Local Arrangements Committee on the handcrafted items for sale at the Texas Library Association conference store.... ONLY ONE MORE MEETING, and it's ONLY 45 MILES FROM HOME! I thought I would show you s... Read more
More Bibliophilic Craftiness- TLA Coolness
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      8 comments

Our Friends of the Library team of crafty bibliophiles worked weekly for months to produce items that the librarians at the Texas Library Association annual conference would LOVE, and I've been promising photos for a couple weeks..... these item... Read more
Approaching Humanhood Again- Back to TLA Images
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      10 comments

I DO believe I'm almost well from all that respiratory unpleasantness I've been wrestling with for the last two weeks.... It must REALLY be TRUE that WITH treatment, a person recovers from a cold in TWO WEEKS, but WITHOUT treatment, ... Read more
Feeling Somewhat Better
Monday, May 08, 2017      10 comments

I slept again last night for a good length of time.... deep restful sleep uninterrupted by coughing spells... I think I may just be getting well! (But I got some helpful advice at church today as to what homeopathic medicines I SHOU... Read more

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