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Sunday, November 29, 2009      3 comments

Our family is getting together today for my nephew's Baptism. We come from 6 different states, so it is exciting to be all together. 2 of my siblings weren't able to make it. But to have my parents and 5 siblings together is grand. As we are so ... Read more


Saturday, November 28, 2009      3 comments

I am in Pittsburg at my sister's tonjght. In the morning, we will be leaving for Delaware. My nephew is getting baptized this weekend. I was at my daughter's, babysitting grandchildren earlier. This may seem disjointed, but it makes sense to me.... Read more

Thanksgiving in stages

Friday, November 27, 2009      3 comments

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving meal at my son's yesterday. First course was soup, salad and rolls. I only had one, even though they were warm. Then everyone got up. I played games with the grandchildren. About an hour and a half later,... Read more

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 26, 2009      3 comments

I am thankful for so many things and people in my life. Even the challenges, cause me to give thanks. I have learned over the years by being thankful for all things, my life is more peaceful and happier. There is a silver lining to clouds and... Read more

Home from Work

Monday, November 23, 2009      2 comments

It was a rough day at work today. I had to go to many parts of the city. There were challenges from caring for patients and one needed to be transported to the hospital. I am awaiting results of what the tests showed. Hopefully, she will be home... Read more


Sunday, November 22, 2009      4 comments

After Church today there was a basket raffle and BINGO. When I got home, there was laundry to do and getting ready for the week. There's packing as I will be leaving today and gone till Wednesday. There's getting new toys ready for the Shrine... Read more


Saturday, November 21, 2009      2 comments

I rarely watch football. However, I did tune in to the 2nd half of the Ohio State/Michigan game. I was pleased to see Ohio State win as my parents met at Ohio State. Several family members in 3 generations have attended there, including 2 of my ... Read more


Friday, November 20, 2009      2 comments

Today I ran several errands in preparation for the holidays coming up. I also, paid bills to see how much I had left. The car is clean and set for the trips I'll be taking. Overall, it's been a good day.... Read more

Almost Did Good

Wednesday, November 18, 2009      2 comments

Today was an unusual day. For lunch I went to Baker's Square and had minestrone soup, mixed vegetables, salmon and a FREE slice of French Silk pie. For dinner, I went with friends to O'Malley's Rockcliffe. I had a salad, broccoli, steak and a ro... Read more


Tuesday, November 17, 2009      2 comments

I find taking an occasional nap refreshing. I got done at work early today and took a nap. I woke refreshed after an hour and a half. I had been pushing myself the last few days. It is great to have the freedom to respond to my body's needs. Wit... Read more


Monday, November 16, 2009      7 comments

I will be going to my son's for Thanksgiving. My daughter-in-law is a good cook and chooses healthy recipes. I'm fortunate that I will have many wonderful choices. The challenge will be in portion control. However, I am getting better at it (as ... Read more


Sunday, November 15, 2009      5 comments

In the winter, I enjoy going to museums. Six weeks ago, I made plans to go to the art museum today with friends. At the time, I thought it would be cold outside. However, I plan to still go. We are fortunate to have many museums in the Cleveland... Read more

Phone calls

Saturday, November 14, 2009      3 comments

Today I called my children and got updates as to what was happening in their lives, their spouses and the grandchildren. This is part of what I do every Saturday. With all my children employed plus raising families, they are too busy to keep in ... Read more


Friday, November 13, 2009      5 comments

The weather has been balmy for November. I was out raking leaves again today in 60 degree weather. I am enjoying the sunny days and the outdoor activity. I'll be ready for bed tonight. Tomorrow is supposed to be even warmer!... Read more


Thursday, November 12, 2009      5 comments

I was 'burning the candle at both ends' for a few days. It caught up to me yesterday and I went to bed early. I didn't even get on the computer (no spark, e-mail, anything). After sleeping 12 hours, I got up. Fortunately, today I have off fro... Read more

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