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Price Is Right

Wednesday, November 07, 2012      10 comments

My niece, Marie, was a contestant on Price Is Right today. She did extremely well. She got on stage with her first bid, won her game, spun the highest on the wheel and went on to win her showcase! All I can say is WOW! I wasn't able to watch bec... Read more

Election

Tuesday, November 06, 2012      5 comments

It was a mess when I went to vote today. I was there at opening of the polls and there was already lines (yes, plural). As more then one precinct votes there, they wouldn't let you in until you stood in a line and they checked your name against ... Read more

Too Many Miles

Monday, November 05, 2012      3 comments

I needed to travel to the farthest out patient today. Over the course of the day, I put over 100 miles on my car. That's a lot of time behind the wheel. I was exhausted by the time I got home. Fortunately, I usually only have to go this far once... Read more

Full Day

Sunday, November 04, 2012      2 comments

Today, I am a lector at Church. Then there is a discussion on the readings after Church. Next, a quick trip to the mall to pick up a couple of items that I ordered online. After that, I'll work out. Following the workout, I'm going to a workshop... Read more

Lojack

Saturday, November 03, 2012      2 comments

I got Lojack installed on my car today. It is an antitheft device that it used to help recover the car in case it is stolen. Like insurance, it's good to have but, hopefully, I'll never need to use it. While it was being installed, I went for a ... Read more

Weekend

Friday, November 02, 2012      4 comments

The weekend is here after a long, wet week. It is amazing how draining the weather can be when I have to keep getting in and out of my car as I visit patients.... Read more

All Saint's Day

Thursday, November 01, 2012      2 comments

Although it is a special day, I had a very long day. The tiredness got the better of me and I didn't make it to Church or to the gym. A 13 hr day may be too much for this old body.... Read more

Halloween

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      4 comments

Tonight is Halloween. If you celebrate, do so safely. It is actually the evening before All Saints Day. Hallow refers to the saints. Een is short for the evening before. So, in my belief, the real celebration is tomorrow and I will be going to C... Read more

Car

Tuesday, October 30, 2012      2 comments

I traded in my car today for a 2011 Buick. My old Buick had nearly 100,000 miles on it. I decided it may not make another winter. As I am reliant on a car to get to patient homes, it was time to upgrade.... Read more

More Fun

Monday, October 29, 2012      3 comments

On Saturday of the girl's weekend, we went shopping at the West Side Market. It is a huge market, with numerous venders of food items. For lunch, it was soup and/or salad from The Souper Market. In the afternoon we went to Rocky River Nature Cen... Read more

Addendum

Sunday, October 28, 2012      4 comments

Girl's Weekend is my sisters and our female offspring. My Mother used to come but flying is too difficult for her now. Banana is a game similiar to Scrabble but each person creates their own 'grid' of words and has to use ALL of their tiles... Read more

Games

Saturday, October 27, 2012      3 comments

We started girl's weekend with putting together a 3 D puzzle. It is a sphere with hot air balloons as the picture. We played 'Banana' for a while and ended the evening by playing 'Phase 10' with dice. I held my own and did pretty well overall.... Read more

Girl's Weekend

Thursday, October 25, 2012      1 comments

My sisters and our daughters get together for a weekend once a year. We go various places for this. We may shop, sight-see, hike, play putt-putt, get facials or/and pedicures, do crafts, apple-pick, eat, laugh, pray and genuinely enjoy ourselves... Read more

Mind Fitness

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      3 comments

I went to a mind fitness introductory course tonight. It was interesting to learn that physical exercise improves brain function. Social interaction also improves brain function. There was also the usual like puzzles, etc. It is possible to impr... Read more

Rest Day

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      4 comments

Today I am taking a rest day. My trainer says it is important to take a day off periodically. However, I did walk for a half-hour.... Read more


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