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There's WHAT In My Tea?
Monday, March 31, 2014      8 comments
n-your-tea/ This morning I read a reference to pesticides in commercial teas, which are largely unwashed before being bagged. So I googled "brand name tea and pestic... Read more
Coping Better...And Some Good News
Saturday, March 08, 2014      11 comments

2 Timothy 1:7 King James Version (KJV) 7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. My original reaction to the news of grandson Jakob's need for surgery on cartilage in his voice box w... Read more
Please Help! Seriously, I'm Falling Apart Inside!
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      14 comments

I'm scared, and I've hardly been able to see through my tears since Monday. Many of you know that my 13-year-old grandson Jakob is a micro-preemie survivor. He was born at 24 weeks 3 days. The only thing he had going for him from a medical stand... Read more
BLC24 Goals
Sunday, January 19, 2014      4 comments

Time to refine what I last wrote and break things down for some shorter term goals. Of course, some of my yearly goals are far enough out there that I don't need to address them now. Progress toward #3, 4, and 7 will show by progress on the goal... Read more
2014 Is the Year I Get It Right!
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      3 comments

I was never obese until my sophomore year in college. In fact, I graduated fro high school weighing just 117 pounds. No Freshman 15 for me - just the opposite! I got salmonella food poisoning and was extremely ill. Lost 12 pounds in 8 days. Star... Read more
A Matter of Perspective
Monday, December 23, 2013      4 comments

My original plan was to write a blog entitled "UGH! What a Day!!!" But, as soon as I started to compose it in my head, I knew that wasn't what I really want to convey. Yes, yesterday (a Sunday, no less) was horrible. It started almost the... Read more
"Name That Tune" - Christmas Style! (with Answers)
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      4 comments

If you missed yesterday's blog, I'd suggest you skip to that first and see how well you do. Then come on back, and check your answers. 1. My sole desire for the Yuletide season is receipt of a pair of central incisors. All I Wan... Read more
"Name That Tune" - Christmas Style!
Monday, December 16, 2013      2 comments

Time to put on thinking caps and have a little fun! I have these to my BLC team (True Blue) over the weekend as part of a Weekend Challenge involving Christmas humor. They've been SparkMailing the answers to keep from tipping off anyone else! I... Read more
Just Beautiful!
Friday, November 22, 2013      4 comments

This was shared with me by my #1 son Tobias.
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What?!? New Government Over-Reaching
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      4 comments

Perhaps a bit over the top at the end, but truly scary nonetheless. Requiring a doctor's note in order for a child to bring a lunch from home? Really?
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A "Typical"Day at Our House!
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      21 comments

First, meet the needs of animals. emoticon ... Read more
A Long Story With a Happy Ending
Sunday, October 06, 2013      4 comments

I guess the beginning of my story is unlike anyone else on the team. I was a slender kid. I would have been skinny, we're it not for a relatively large derrière. I hated how it always made clothes shopping so hard, and I hate clothes shopping to... Read more
To Hell in a Handbasket...
Friday, October 04, 2013      9 comments

Seems like an appropriate, though ancient, saying to describe how I feel about today. This morning, I went to the ... Read more
Poor Nana!
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      8 comments

Erik decided over the weekend that he wants to walk to and from school! Of course, he's only 6. There's a busy street to cross outside of the school zone, so many drivers are eve exceeding the 30mph limit. No way is he going to do THAT real soon... Read more
Saturday Rambling - Physical, Mental, Emotional
Saturday, September 07, 2013      1 comments

This blog won't exactly be stream-of-consciousness (I'm much too rational for that), but it won't be particularly well organized either. I went for another long walk today and used it for Think Time. I'll address most of the physical in my... Read more

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