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The heat is on and the snow is gone! For now, anyway.
Thursday, April 08, 2010      10 comments

I've discovered that my daffodils probably won't last as long this year. These temperatures in the 90's are having a big impact on them. Normally they start blooming in March with some not blooming until the end of April, first part of May. ... Read more
To spark or not to spark? That is the question.
Monday, April 05, 2010      16 comments

With all that's happened, I have been a little busy. The water table is still high and I still have some water seeping into the basement. You still can't walk in some parts of the backyard. To top it off......spring is really here and the... Read more
Think I'm going to be able to finally get some sleep tonight!
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      8 comments

It has been a long 3 days with a very different kind of workout. I hope I never have to go through this again. I've decided I hate stairs! I did keep up with my workouts in between bailing out the water in the basement. Talk about a chal... Read more
How to lose a pound....NOT!
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      9 comments

Here's what I did: 1 - Wait for a torrential downpour that lasts for a couple days 2 - Sometime after 11 PM decide to check your basement since you had a wet corner with the last storm 3 - Walk around to do a puddle check 4 - Find pud... Read more
Coffee and Advil...Someone's going to have to pull me off the ceiling!
Monday, March 29, 2010      17 comments

The last torrential downpour we had a couple weeks ago almost kept me from going to Maine. After 15 yrs, we had water in one corner of the basement. I could see what the problem was but it can't be fixed until everything dries out. When t... Read more
Ice Cream???
Saturday, March 27, 2010      14 comments

Yes, that is my weakness. You can have your emoticon, ... Read more
Helping shelter animals
Friday, March 26, 2010      8 comments

How many of you buy stamps? I would say quite a few of you. If you're an animal lover and want to help the shelter animals, here's an opportunity. The postal service is issuing stamps with pictures of dogs and cats who were adopted from ... Read more
Feeling the burn!!!
Thursday, March 25, 2010      16 comments

This is the first day that I have really felt my workouts. I started out doing my regular exercises emoticon ... Read more
OMG!!! Just desserts!?!?!?!
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      10 comments

Not really - there were salads, sandwiches and fruit. I attended the charity event and it was spectacular. They were hoping to have 250 attendees and had over 500! This was the time that you ate dessert before dinner. I did take some pictur... Read more
Tomorrow's big challenge!
Monday, March 22, 2010      18 comments

I have been invited to attend an affair called "Sweet Charity" tomorrow evening. Can you guess by the title what the main event will be?!?!? It's listed as a light supper fare with desert contest and wine. The is a special fundraiser fea... Read more
Visit with Mom & Dad - pictures included!
Sunday, March 21, 2010      15 comments

First, I would like to say that dad is doing much better. The timing for my trip couldn't have come at a more opportune time. He is still amazed with all the comments and hugs from sparkfriends. You've all helped to heal his heart. A number ... Read more
Glad to be back home!
Saturday, March 20, 2010      11 comments

Just wanted to say I had a wonderful visit with mom and dad. He cried a lot for his little kitty but it helped a lot that my son and I were there. It was hard to leave knowing that he's still hurting. We also had some wonderful days wit... Read more
It Really was a Happy St. Patty's Day!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      10 comments

We went to spend the afternoon with mom and she was having a fantastic day. She was always smiling and we just kept her laughing. They were having a little party at the nursing home to celebrate St Patrick's Day and two wonderful ladies had co... Read more
Just checking in!!!
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      10 comments

Hi everyone! Had a great day with mom and dad today. We spent most of the day at the nursing home with mom. The weather was so spring-like, we were able to take her out in her wheelchair and walk around. She did very well until late afternoo... Read more
Keep losing the WiFi connection
Monday, March 15, 2010      10 comments

Dad has gone to bed and we plan to spend the day with mom at the nursing home tomorrow. He still can't believe all the hugs and wonderful comments from sparkfriends. He just held me and cried for awhile. He keeps telling me to make sure I tel... Read more

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