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Thankful Memorial Day to all!
Monday, May 29, 2017      3 comments

To those who offered up their careers, lives, family time, safety and friends, to serve our country I salute you. To those, like my Dad, who are now gone to their reward, I tip my hat for the service that was not usually volunteered. To those... Read more
Saturday afternoon
Saturday, May 27, 2017      8 comments

I finally slept in today and felt rested for the day. We made a trip to Menard's for a fresh propane tank. At home, DD mowed the lawn, re-hung the clotheslines and filled the bird feeder. I made pasta salad, cleaning our the refrigerator of... Read more
Friday afternoon
Friday, May 26, 2017      7 comments

Today is a respite from the rain..so far by noon. It is still windy, overcast and in the 60's for now. I found a few things at the store today, especially some beautiful ribeye steaks on sale. I guess they are usually $12/lb, but they are on ... Read more
Thursday afternoon
Thursday, May 25, 2017      7 comments

IT is still raining, cool and overcast outside. It will rain every day except Saturday until next Wednesday. I was doing great with my neck, UNTIL, I sat on the edge of my bed last night and my neck cracked and it was the pain again. I know I ... Read more
Wednesday afternoon
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      10 comments

I met my step goal today, did lots of weight lifting with hand weights and moving boxes. It is very windy and hazy here, looking for more rain, as it rained this morning. My neck feels slightly better today, rice packs and Minagin are the ke... Read more
Tuesday afternoon
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      8 comments

More rain and black clouds today, no outdoor activities. I met my step goal and did some strength exercises.... Read more
Monday morning
Monday, May 22, 2017      5 comments

I rested well last night, rose gingerly, afraid to stretch ANYTHING! Today is financial day, getting things in order for the wee, day. We still have high winds, black skies and a threat of rain, so keeping those windows closed in the 50 deg... Read more
Sunday, a day of rest and reflection
Sunday, May 21, 2017      10 comments

It is rainy, dark and humid outside, so I am just resting today. My neck is still in pain, but DD applied Minagin to my entire back and neck this morning. I am taking it easy and using neck exercises and everything I did yesterday. I am ver... Read more
Saturday morning
Saturday, May 20, 2017      8 comments

I finally got my neck mostly pain-free last night. This morning I woke up, stretched while still ling in bed, pulled the muscle in my neck again. I am in severe pain and just had to get up to this chair to move again. I did the ibuprofin, rice... Read more
Friday evening
Friday, May 19, 2017      8 comments

Last night the temperature dropped from the 80's to a crisp 46 degrees in two hours. IT is misting rain, very windy and cool, overcast today. A trip to do some stock-up shopping and then to the library to catch up on Consumer's Reports magazin... Read more
Another sauna day
Thursday, May 18, 2017      7 comments

The humidity here is so bad with the heat,and the leaves of my red maple tree are actually curled under like a drought. I have never seen this in humidity, only dry weather. The humidity is around 92% here, with 18 mph winds. The wind is b... Read more
Wednesday
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      7 comments

It is very warm, VERY humid(88%) and difficult to breathe. We have the windows closed to keep the hot, humid air outside.... Read more
Tuesday afternoon
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      7 comments

A good day at work for a change. I was happy to have days off over the weekend and will have to put in for my vacation time tomorrow. After raining all night, it turned out to be a humid, sunny day.... Read more
Monday afternoon
Monday, May 15, 2017      6 comments

Errand-running, visiting, skyping with a friend. Back to work tomorrow and I hope my pain does not get worse after working.... Read more
Sunday afternoon
Sunday, May 14, 2017      7 comments

I got to catch up on some sleep, make a nice breakfast, and watch a video about Mel Blanc. Yesterday afternoon I swept leaves and debris off the deck, filled the suet for the birds, and DD helped me clean and fill the bird feeder. The gril... Read more

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