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Activities of Daily Living
Monday, September 14, 2009      14 comments

Today was my busy day. I had to clean the 6 pet cages today. Plus clean the porches and patios, burn the trash, vacuum, clean the bath, and clean part of the kitchen so I didn't have much time to work on my closet. I had to quit early to ... Read more
Sunday, September 13, 2009      12 comments

Today I talked my hubby into finally getting new tennis shoes. His birthday is tomorrow. So we went to Sears and they were having a sale. He takes forever to find a pair of shoes so I looked at shoes while I waited..............ahem. ... Read more
Still Working On It
Saturday, September 12, 2009      13 comments

I'm still working on decluttering and I had a very productive today. I have been making 3 piles. Things to keep, things to give away, things to thow away. I was sensible and used the parameters I had set for myself. In order to keep thi... Read more
Friday, September 11, 2009      7 comments

I got so many wonderful responses to my blog yesterday. I have read and reread them and am so happy that I shared this information with everyone. I will respond to them this weekend when I have time. All of us have weaknesses. Things about... Read more
Thursday, September 10, 2009      16 comments

I read a lot of sparkpeople blogs. I enjoy reading about other people's lives, which are usually more exciting than my own, and I get a lot of great ideas. Today I was reading a friend's blog and she talked about how she had been betrayed ... Read more
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      8 comments

I had an irritating day and my son's was even worse. A week after trying to update our new high speed internet system with a router and amplifier plus complete our transition to satellite TV has us spinning our wheels. We are still encount... Read more
A + B = I'm not good at math......
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      12 comments

LOL. I cheated on my diet yesterday and I didn't exercise as much either. I lost a few pounds that I had gained. Go figure!! ... Read more
Happy Labor Day!!
Monday, September 07, 2009      6 comments

We kept very busy today. We slept in until 8:30 and then got up and fed the chinchillas. I did my morning chores and then my son and I started preparing a nice meal for Labor Day. My husband and son cut down some trees at the edge of ... Read more
Kitchen Remodel
Sunday, September 06, 2009      12 comments

Many of the last few years of my life have revolved around remodeling. We get sick of it occasionally and take brief respites. We are on one right now but hubby and I are getting ready to gear up again. We do everything ourselves and we gu... Read more
Update plus A Turtle Picture for My Friend Confusedbird
Saturday, September 05, 2009      11 comments

It rained a lot today. We got around 1.75 inches. It finally stopped in the late afternoon and hubby and I went for a long walk. The turtles were out. The wildflowers are in full bloom and they are beautiful. All the colors of the rainbow, espec... Read more
Labor Day and the Start of a New Season
Friday, September 04, 2009      12 comments

Labor Day is certainly late this year!! I'm constantly reminded that Labor Day is considered the unofficial end of summer and the start of Fall. Though I enjoy the first part of Fall I'm always a little melancholy when the end of Summer ar... Read more
Licking My Wounds
Thursday, September 03, 2009      13 comments

I want to thank everyone for all your emotional support. It really has meant a lot to me. You gave me a lot of good advice and have helped me to cope with my Dad's situation. I have to trust that my dad knows the right thing to do. It's hi... Read more
Stress is taking it's toll
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      16 comments

I hardly slept at all last night but don't seem any worse for wear. I got up early and did my chores and we made the 1 1/2 to 2 hour drive to Dad's. Sometimes I have fears that are unjustified. These were not. His condition was as bad as I ... Read more
How Quickly a Good Day Can Turn Bad
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      20 comments

I can't talk for very long tonight as I have a lot to do. We got high speed internet today and I was really excited because it works so well. But then my dad called and said that he is going to have to go to a nursing home. So my day i... Read more
Monday, August 31, 2009      9 comments

Today was our busy day. We ate a quick breakfast and then it was cage cleaning day. YEAH!! LOL. The chinchillas are all quite helpful with this task. LOL. Some of them get in your face. Some jump on your lap or back. Some hump you. LOL. A... Read more

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