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Baby Smiles

Thursday, July 02, 2015      0 comments

I got to go to a four year old's birthday party today and had a wonderful time... Was privileged to hold two different smily babies, one 8 months old and one 6 months old... You know, I can't think of anything as adorable as a smiling ... Read more


Wednesday, July 01, 2015      4 comments

I want to be in bed right now, sleeping late, snoozing and snuggled under the covers with my eyes closed, blissfully unaware of the sun's rising and travelling across the sky. Only ONE THING can challenge that wonderful somnolence: ge... Read more

Glad to be home

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      5 comments

Although I love visiting with my mother, I am glad to get back home to my own bed again. The drive from Houston to San Antonio was full of spotty rain showers, but the traffic was good, and we actually got back in time to watch almost the entire... Read more

Laughable Expert

Monday, June 29, 2015      9 comments

My wonderful mother thinks I'm a computer genius!!!! Hilarious, right?? I think so.... But, and here's the critical thought: While I am, by no means, a computer expert, I still have had a few more experiences with the computer, and I'm no... Read more

Houston Again

Sunday, June 28, 2015      3 comments

Back to Houston we went for a doctor's appointment, and the traffic today between San Antonio and Houston was fierce with what I presume were Way Too MANY Houstonians jockeying into position to return to the Big City after time away ... But onl... Read more

Garden Waning

Saturday, June 27, 2015      3 comments

It's a little early for the garden to be fading in its annual midsummer slump, but there's no denying that the tomatoes are looking terrible! Even my heirloom tomatoes, all innately strong survivors, are showing spider mite infestation... ... Read more

Small Steps

Friday, June 26, 2015      6 comments

The swim team was still practicing when I got to the pool this morning, and the sun was still low in the sky so I didn't have to worry about sunburn today. Of course, the sunburn I already have is plenty enough to deal with. But I won't hav... Read more


Thursday, June 25, 2015      4 comments

The sun was shining yesterday between the clouds while I was swimming, and Boy! Do I ever have a sunburn!!!! You would think that having been red-haired my whole life, I would have more sense.... but NOOOOOoooooooo! Now I have a bathing suit sha... Read more


Wednesday, June 24, 2015      1 comments

Ever since I swam a mile and a quarter this morning, I've been hungry!!! So I've been eating healthy fruits and vegetables.... But lots of them... The more I swim, the hungrier I think I am. You just can't burn 1000+ calories in a... Read more

I Suspect SOMETHING'S Crazy

Tuesday, June 23, 2015      4 comments

My Sparktracker clocked more than 24, 000 steps today!!!!!!! While it's true that I DID quite a bit of shopping, three store's' worth, it wasn't constant walking, but was broken up by driving and parking for each one... it just seems like t... Read more

A New Low

Monday, June 22, 2015      5 comments

I WISH it were a new low number on my scale, but it's not....unfortunately... But it IS A new low for my 5 Sparkteam Bonus spins.... Usually I get five spins, and my previous low has been a total of 8 (a 3, a 2, and three 1s)... It's really... Read more

Choices, Choices

Sunday, June 21, 2015      3 comments

When I'm at home, I pretty much have complete control over what I eat, and when I eat it.... but I'm spending a few days with my mother again, and we're eating in her dining facility where she lives. There's SOME choice, but not like at home wh... Read more

A Prayer to Pray Every Day

Saturday, June 20, 2015      5 comments

I loved this when I read it on CTUPTON'S blog, so I swiped it, .... errrr , adopted it... DEAR GOD, ENLIGHTEN WHAT'S DARK IN ME... STRENGTHEN WHAT'S WEAK IN ME... MEND WHAT'S BROKEN IN ME, BIND WHAT'S BRUISED IN ME, HEAL... Read more

Made Me Smile So Much

Friday, June 19, 2015      3 comments

I WAS going to blog about how great I felt after having swum a mile this morning, but I ran across this little drama/comedy from Texas A&M, and it made me smile so much I just wanted to share it: First of all, Texas A&M is not/nor ever has ... Read more

Who Knew?

Thursday, June 18, 2015      2 comments

I just read on the Internet movie database website ( that Dwayne Johnson , otherwise known as The Rock, was director Tim Burton's second choice to play the part of Willy Wonka in Burtons remake of Charlie and the chocolate factory, The... Read more

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