I had another close encounter of the mango kind - not sure if it was something in the juice this AM (which was NOT made WITH mango, but there may have been mango on the kitchen implements or something) - or it might have been that I kissed DH wi... Read more
If you don't hear from me for a few days, don't worry - we're heading out of San Jose northward, then will head out to the Pacific coast - and we don't know what we'll find in the way of wifi availability. I'll post when I can!... Read more
We went to the central market, got stuck in a thunderstorm in town, had a pretty good day - and the restaurant we went to for dinner had a tango show going on, so DH and I danced a brief tango and had a great Italian dinner. Oh, and more cereus... Read more
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