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Falling off the wagon/Where did my week go?!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009      7 comments

It's late Monday night, I've taken my shower, washed my hair and sitting in front of the computer wondering where did my week go?! It's like 7 days just flew by. The good: I had a lot of fun this past week w/family & friends, picking figs ... Read more

It's official, I'm a fig pig...

Monday, August 17, 2009      7 comments

The fig tree in my neighbor-girlfriends back yard is on its 2nd round of fig production, so she & my pop & I picked figs until we ran out of buckets. We came home with 5 1-gallon ice cream buckets full of figs. I love to wash them and stic... Read more

Land Park Walk & Tai Chi in the park

Friday, August 14, 2009      4 comments

We had a great walk in Land Park this morning. EVASOMA, and friends Christin & Allison joined us at the zoo. When we headed north we saw that there were about 15 people up on the amphitheater stage doing tai-chi. As we chatted we realized t... Read more

Gardening as exercise? -You betcha!!!

Thursday, August 13, 2009      5 comments

Thanks to all the Spark folks that responded to my blog about how to estimate gardening exercise & calorie values. I was actually able to to use SP exercise logging tool. By blogging I realized I had never investigated the exercise logging... Read more

Eating out @ Panera Bread on El Camino Ave.

Thursday, August 13, 2009      2 comments

Tuesday, I connected w/Sacramento Spark peeps SMASHY1 & SHASTA11 for early (11am) lunch at the Panera Bread restaurant (3328 El Camino Ave.). First and foremost we wanted to meet each other in person, and wanted to provide other local Sacramento... Read more

Gardening: how do you estimate exercise/calorie values?

Monday, August 10, 2009      4 comments

I got my bootie over to the native plant demo-garden* at Sacramento Historic/Old City Cemetery* and worked there from 7:45 to about 2pm. I took lunch break and had discussions w/... Read more

Missed my Land Park walk :-(

Saturday, August 08, 2009      1 comments

Well yesterday I headed out to meet up at Land Park for morning walk w/EVASOMA & friends and the brakes on my car started to go out (i.e. the car wasn't stopping when I put regular pressure on my brakes!). Talk about scary. Thank goodness it was... Read more

Evening Parkway walk w/AEVERS1987 & Jack Rabbit convention

Thursday, August 06, 2009      2 comments

This week we decided to walk on the north/right bank* and it was like we were walking into a Disney movie. First I saw this beautiful black cat in the distance, but it never moved and it was actually the gnarly end of a dark tree stump. (Disney... Read more

Friday 8:30 am walk @ Land Park w/chickens!

Saturday, August 01, 2009      1 comments

I got off to a late start Friday morning but met up w/EVASOMA & buddy Christine for nice walk in the cool morning! YEAH!! That's the ticket. We missed K-GECKO on this walk (hey some people have to go to work in the morning) . Since we were... Read more

Tutankhamun & Golden Age of the Pharaohs @ deYoung in SanFran: WOW!

Saturday, August 01, 2009      4 comments

A friend and I made it to San Francisco Thursday to see a wonderful presentation of 130+ artifacts and treasures from the tombs of King Tut and his ancestors. I saw the ... Read more

Evening walk along American River @ CSUS

Thursday, July 30, 2009      3 comments

I'm happy to report that AEVERS1987, her boyfriend & I met up at the Guy West Bridge along University Avenue at 7:45PM and went for an evening walk along the American River to Howe Avenue parkway entrance. The cool delta breeze and orange-lavend... Read more

American River Parkway visit

Monday, July 27, 2009      0 comments

This morning a friend and I were out on the American River Parkway to meet up with Chris Lewis, Manager of Elderberry Farms Native Plant Nursery, at the Soil Born Farms 'American River Ranch' site within the Goethe reach of the Parkway. Chris ga... Read more

Walking at Cosumnes River Preserve

Saturday, July 25, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday morning several SacValley California Native Plant Society folks (myself included) met with Kathy Brown, Acting Preserve Manager, at the Cosumnes River Preserve to get tour of the three native plant gardens at the preserve and offer sug... Read more

103 F today, walked @ Land Park & did not die...

Friday, July 17, 2009      3 comments

Well sports fans, despite the 103 *F heat in Sacramento, I decided to head down to Land Park for evening walk. I put my tennis shoes on, tied my red lace on my shoe, put on my garden hat and started to head out the door. My hubby was amazed tha... Read more

Giant zucchini, my cactus thing & new pet iguana

Wednesday, July 15, 2009      5 comments

GIANT ZUCCHINI. Things have been busy for me the last few days. So busy that I hadn't made it out to my vegie garden in a couple of days; so I got up early this morning to harvest, weed & water and low and behold my garden has been overrun with ... Read more


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