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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
Oh Pine Tree State....we're in Maine!
Sunday, March 14, 2010      11 comments

It's very late but wanted to quickly touch base. I stayed up all night and kept the water at bay. Finally by about 7 AM the area was just damp and the rain had stopped. I took a chance that it wouldn't start up again and we were on the road b... Read more
Trip to Maine might have to wait a day!
Saturday, March 13, 2010      12 comments

After working out, I spent the day baking cookies and preparing the trays to take to mom's nursing home plus a container for dad of all the goodies. The rain really picked up this afternoon and my backyard looked like a river. After cleani... Read more
Friday, March 12, 2010      15 comments

Pecans, almonds and walnuts! That's what I did all afternoon - made spiced nuts. I'm heading up to Maine to visit dad. In the cooler weather, I make goodie trays to bring to the nursing home where mom is. I haven't brought the spiced nuts be... Read more
Who can help heal a broken heart
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      16 comments

I would say sparkfriends. Today has been really rough. I have been on the phone with dad off and on trying to be the strong one but crying when I hang up. I wanted to hug him so bad. I finally logged back in tonight and started reading comm... Read more
Should I turn left or should I turn right?!?!?
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      10 comments

Well, with this beautiful weather and the snow out of the road, I have started walking outside again. Living on a cul de sac is great and when I make a loop around and back to my driveway, it's a mile. As I head UP my driveway and come to ... Read more
Ahhhh, 57 degrees today! So why did I shovel SNOW???
Monday, March 08, 2010      14 comments

It wasn't because I missed the cardio workout! Even with these warm, sunny days, there are still some large mounds of snow in the yard. You also have to understand that I'm an animal lover. Poor Ms Molly was declawed when we adopted her s... Read more
The good, the bad and the ugly!
Thursday, March 04, 2010      14 comments

This will be short and to the point. The good - sun was out, it was a beautiful day and I decided I hadn't had cashews in a long time so had some this afternoon for my snack. The bad - they were salted. Yes it was sea salt but it was... Read more
I found SPRING!!!!
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      27 comments

I was exhausted last night when I finally arrived home but it was so worth it. We had walked around the exhibit for over 5 hours. The minute we entered the center, you could smell spring. Then you saw it - flowers, tress, color, beauty, every... Read more

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