I cannot tell you how exciting this was!!!!!!!!! We went to the museum, and they start with a big butterfly garden and explanations about how the butterflies help the environment, and how the plants feed the butterflies - and there were tons of... Read more
I actually expended more calories hiking than I took in today eating - now if I could just keep that up, I'd lose all the weight I want to in NO time!!!!!
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My brain seems to be stuck in Italian!
This morning at bkfst, a woman and I both reached for the hot milk (leche caliente) at the same time - so I withdrew my hand, nodded at the container, and said to her "Prego" - which is italiano for "P... Read more
We're off tomorrow, for 5 weeks - so have fun, we certainly will!
I'm taking the computer along, and will post on our blog (with photos) so people can follow our trek around Costa Rica.
Take care, exercise, eat well! (I'll be eating... Read more
We'll be keeping a blog of our summer travels, including photos and commentary - here's the link, if you want to follow us. (There's a way to log in a follow us, or join, or something - totally free - but I don't know how to do this, so just pl... Read more
I'm not sure if I posted the update on Little Mr Orange Kitty, so this is for all of my kitty loving Spark friends:
On June 20, last day of school, Mr Counselor went by and picked up LMOK, who by now was used to people and very loving. Mr ... Read more
After reading blogs by a Spark friend, Watermellen, I learned a bit about "The Beck Solution," where Dr. Judith Beck describes and uses cognitive therapy to help people learn to think like a thin person. I definitely need help with how I think ... Read more
I've been sewing some tops - even though all of my patterns are from the same company, each pattern seems to have different sizing. So I took my measurements, and used the pattern size that was closest to my measurements. So of course, the top... Read more
DH can fall asleep anywhere, almost any time.
I, on the other hand, seem to need perfect conditions - not too hot but not too cold; a comfortable bed with pillows under my knees so my lower back is flexed; dark; quiet; and I need to be tire... Read more
I visited Little Mr. Orange Kitty at the vet's yesterday - he came over to the bars and let me pet him, and put out his paw to touch me when I stopped petting him! He was so cute, rubbing his head on the bars and trying to get me to reach in an... Read more