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Almost out of canning jars

Saturday, September 06, 2014      0 comments

My oldest stepson came over this morning to get our car running. He said his wife was busy canning. I told him that I had done up a lot of cucumbers and only had a dozen pint jars left and haven't even started doing tomatoes so I was going to ... Read more


Thursday, September 04, 2014      2 comments

So sore this morning from all my walking and pickling yesterday. I was exhausted last night. Lots of pickling today. 12 quarts of icicle pickles done this morning , sweet mixed pickles this afternoon. Maybe I can walk tonight when it cools ... Read more

friend found

Wednesday, September 03, 2014      3 comments

Through friends on Facebook I was able to connect with my childhood best friend. There was a space of about 10 years when we did not see each other. Then in 1966 we met again. Both were married and had 2 boys. Hers were Bob and Rick and mine... Read more


Tuesday, September 02, 2014      1 comments

My friend is dropping by this afternoon with a bushel of cucumbers, some tomatoes, and some beets. I am going to make bread and butter pickles and maybe mixed pickles. Found a recipe for red horseradish. It is a beet and horseradish relish. ... Read more

low hydro bill.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014      0 comments

My hydro bill today is the lowest it has been in years. A good part of that is putting the clothes on the line. Sure they are not as soft, but I can live with that. We only use air conditioning at night as it helps us sleep. Last year we use... Read more

My best friend.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014      1 comments

At TOPS , last night we discussed how we get so critical of ourselves when we would encourage and support our friends when they need it. I came up with the idea of putting a little sign on the bottom of the mirror that says -. my best friend. ... Read more

ears pierced.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014      4 comments

On my walk to the bank I saw that the hairdresser was open. On the way back I stopped to see if she pierced ears since my old piercings had closed over. She said yes, when would I like them done. Since no one else was in the shop I said is no... Read more


Friday, July 18, 2014      1 comments

Finally have everything washed. and the last of it is out on the line. It is a long time since I last used a clothesline. I usually use a dryer because of allergies. But I have been outside a lot and everything is OK, so I am saving hydro by ... Read more

bad bad June.

Friday, July 04, 2014      2 comments

Too many food events in June and my weight is up. Starting today I am back on track. It has been too hot to exercise, but is cooler today so I will get it done. I had forgotten that gluten makes me over eat. So bread, pasta, tostitoes ... Read more

Please take no for an answer.

Monday, June 09, 2014      4 comments

While on my walk yesterday I sat for a few minutes on a bench by the park where a farmers market was in progress. The bench was by a hotdog vender. A couple came by and the man wanted a hotdog and asked his wife if she wanted one. She was a m... Read more

No more bread for awhile.

Monday, June 02, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday I binged. I ate white bread and after that I seemed to be in a mental and physical fog. All I could see through the fog was food and nothing satisfied me. I am going to try to not have bread for a few days and see how that works. T... Read more


Friday, May 30, 2014      3 comments

We all make lists for groceries, even when we forget to take them. LOL. So Tuesday I stated to make a list of things to do each day, starting with chair exercises and walking, then adding changing the bed, watering flowers, and going to th... Read more

eating healthy.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014      3 comments

This morning on the news it said that people are fat because it is too expensive to eat healthy. Bull dung. For the price of a large bag of chips you can get a bag of apples. Healthy, more nutritious, and fills you up for longer. The whole b... Read more

Tai Chi.

Monday, May 26, 2014      1 comments

I had a great discussion with my instructor this morning. During class she was telling us about people with various types of physical problems that physiotherapists had given up on who gradually improved their ability to move and do things. I ... Read more

Doctors Appoinment

Wednesday, May 14, 2014      5 comments

Since I have diabetes I went into my appointment thinking he would be putting me on cholesterol pills and blood pressure pills. But he said everything came back good. He was happy I had lost weight since he weighed me in October and said to ke... Read more

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