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Restaurant

Tuesday, November 10, 2009      7 comments

I went out to eat with a group of friends and did not 'pig out'. I brought 2/3rds of the meal home and skipped dessert completely. I drank water with a little lemon and ate all my salad. I did 'overdo' on the rolls though. They were piping hot a... Read more

Work

Monday, November 09, 2009      3 comments

Today started off a little frustrating at work as I could not get in as the person who normally opens was in Chicago and forgot about my coming in early. Thus, paperwork didn't get finished today and will have to be added to tomorrow's things to... Read more

Leaves

Sunday, November 08, 2009      4 comments

I've spent time the past two days raking leaves. It is an enjoyable pastime on a warm autumn day. The pile on my curb lawn is now higher than my knees. However, there are still leaves falling and many more on the trees to still come down. Hopefu... Read more

Indian Summer

Friday, November 06, 2009      4 comments

We're supposed to have a few days coming that are in the 60's. It will give me a chance to get the leaves raked. This is a multi-day task as there are several trees in my yard. Hopefully, the wind that we are to have tomorrow will be blowing in ... Read more

H1N1

Thursday, November 05, 2009      5 comments

Getting the H1N1 vaccine takes thoughtful consideration. I felt it was right for me as I am a health care worker with underlying medical conditions. I received the injection last night. I was about 40 min early for the clinic and was through wit... Read more

Better Day

Wednesday, November 04, 2009      6 comments

I appreciate all the comments on my recent blogs. I am having a better day today. Smiling has picked up my mood. I am taking it a day at a time.... Read more

Remenencing

Tuesday, November 03, 2009      5 comments

I have been remenencing a lot about the good times Tim and I had. Last night there was a church service remembering those who passed away during the past year. It brought tears to my eyes. It was beautifully done. Everyone who lost a love one wa... Read more

Tim's Grave

Sunday, November 01, 2009      16 comments

I will be going with Tim's brother and sister-in-law to visit Tim's grave today. I have flowers to leave there. It's been a little over 5 months since his death but I still miss him. The holidays will be a bit lonelier as we went to Christmas an... Read more

Halloween

Saturday, October 31, 2009      3 comments

Today my grandchildren are trick-or-treating. They are dressing as everything from a Chinese war lord to a cat. How I wish they didn't look forward to the junk they'll receive in their bags. How I wish more people would give coins, trinkets or s... Read more

Funeral

Wednesday, October 28, 2009      8 comments

My sister-in-law has lost another sister to cancer. I was at calling hours today. The funeral is tomorrow but I have to work. It is very hard on my sister-in-law as her parents are also gone. We shared hugs.... Read more

Back to Work

Tuesday, October 27, 2009      4 comments

After the great weekend, I developed laryngitis, so took Monday off to sleep and recuperate. Today, I was back to work. I saw one new patient and a few others. I gave a couple of flu vaccines and taught a patient how to use a piece of medical eq... Read more

Terrific Weekend

Monday, October 26, 2009      6 comments

On Friday night, two of my sisters, five nieces and I arrived to set things up for our weekend. We decorated the cabin in Halloween style and the pavilion for a wedding shower. On Saturday, the rest arrived (in all, 24 more for a total of 32). W... Read more

Sisters' Weekend

Thursday, October 22, 2009      6 comments

Once a year, my sisters and female relatives (Mother, nieces, daughters, granddaughters) get together for a weekend of fun. This can include anything from hiking and horseback riding to facials and pedicures. We have gone shopping in Amish count... Read more

Moving More

Tuesday, October 20, 2009      3 comments

Today was a better day for exercise. I walked and did steps. After the weekend, I decided that was enough. I know if I overdo and get too sore, I'll skip exercising completely. So, I'll build back up into my routine.... Read more

Busy Weekend

Monday, October 19, 2009      2 comments

After babysitting my grandchildren, on Friday, I went to a medical conference. It continued all day Saturday. On Sunday, after Church, I went to a play, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood". It was unique as thee was audience participation in some aspec... Read more


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