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Didn't Win
Sunday, April 18, 2010      7 comments

At the reverse raffle, I didn't win. In fact I was within the first dozen names called! There were many side games going on also. My luck was the same at those! The meal was delicious. There was salad with many healthy toppings to choose from, g... Read more
Reverse Raffle
Saturday, April 17, 2010      8 comments

As a fund raiser, our school is having a reverse raffle. The ticket does include the price of a meal so I will not be cooking or doing dishes tonight! All the numbers are drawn and the last one drawn gets the jackpot. Along the way, some lesser ... Read more
Enjoying Spring
Friday, April 16, 2010      4 comments

I have really been enjoying the spring we are having. The flowers are vibrant. The temperature has been mainly high 50's to 70's. Most days have been sunny. The rains have usually been the gentle ones that soak into the soil. There is the cardin... Read more
Taxes
Thursday, April 15, 2010      6 comments

I owed money in taxes so I waited until the last minute to file. Our post office closes at 5 PM so I was there at 4:45. My federal taxes are now paid. I didn't owe the state any money so I filed those online. The city wanted a copy of the fir... Read more
Visited Cousin
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      3 comments

I visited my cousin in the nursing home today after work. Her sister visited too. It is so hard to see her deteriorating with the Huntington's while her mind remains sharp. She is still able to laugh and smile and her eyes were more expressive t... Read more
Focus Group
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      3 comments

I was a part of a focus group tonight. It is the first time I have done this. The Greater Cleveland Diabetes Association is getting input regarding its location, mission statement, activities, outreach, etc. It was quite interesting to be a part... Read more
Long Day
Monday, April 12, 2010      4 comments

I got up this morning shortly after 5AM and was on the road before 6 to go to work. I left my last patient's house at 5:15 PM. Being I had a restless night's sleep, it made a very long day. I will be retiring in about a half hour so that I am fr... Read more
Dance
Sunday, April 11, 2010      9 comments

A single's group I belong to is having a dance tonight. The band plays a mixture of songs from slow to fast. There will be many different dances from line dancing to mixers. It should be a good time and 3 hours of exercise. Afterward, I am part ... Read more
Grandchildren's Birthdays
Saturday, April 10, 2010      4 comments

I have 3 grandchildren with birthdays in early April. Emily on the 7th, Finn on the 11th and Gideon on the 15th. They have decided to have a combined birthday party this year. It happens to fall the day before Finn's birthday. This is the first ... Read more
Cardinal
Friday, April 09, 2010      8 comments

There is a cardinal in my yard that is insistent on getting into my house. He is so beautiful with his plumage when he sits holding on to the screen. However, yesterday for about 15 minutes, he tapped at the family room window by flying against ... Read more
Tired
Thursday, April 08, 2010      2 comments

I am tired today. Fortunately, I am off and can take a nap. The working long days and looking for a place to move as well as celebrating a fantastic Easter is taking its toll. It's off to a nap for me!... Read more
Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      3 comments

I have been on the board of a single's group I belong to for a couple of years. We are having a meeting tonight to plan out activities for the group in May. We do things like dances, walks in the park, bowling, eating out, speakers, plays, museu... Read more
Spring
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      6 comments

Today was a wonderful spring day. The scents of many blooming flowers were in the air. It was windy enough to fly a kite. The temperature was in the 70's and the sun was shining. I got a chance to walk outdoors and enjoy the all nature had to of... Read more
Checking Out Retirement Communities
Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

There is so much to think about with a move. I'm going to have to make a list of pros and cons of various places. The amenities, cost, distance to the office, allowing for my cat, nearest swimming facility, internet availability, meals included,... Read more
Celebrating Easter
Sunday, April 04, 2010      4 comments

This morning I will start my celebration of Easter by going to Church and being lector. After Mass, I will drive to my daughter's house where we will have Easter brunch, an Easter egg hunt and fun with the grandkids. All of my daughters will be ... Read more

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