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92 degrees!

Tuesday, June 07, 2011      5 comments

Whew!! Watering plants, finishing filling my pool, it is one hot puppy out there,, humidity is about 68%. Even with ice cold water going in my pool, the temp is a nice 72 degrees. My ideal is 76 degrees. Tomorrow the temp will be 96 degrees,... Read more

Ooooh, no more snow!

Monday, June 06, 2011      5 comments

There is more heat outdoors now than there was all winter in my home!! I am thinking it is about 80 degrees outdoors,, I know it is almost summer now, I made a bowl of my potato salad!!... Read more


Sunday, June 05, 2011      9 comments

Today is planting some veggies and working on our berry patches. Bought huge bags of soil yesterday, got a very tall shepherds hook to hang a tomato planter, mowed Mom's lawn,, that is three acres, so takes awhile, but easier to do than ours. ... Read more


Saturday, June 04, 2011      6 comments

I ma hoping to get lots more cardio in today working at mom's house , mowing, cleaning, then finishing up getting our pool opened up for the year again,, just have to buy a NatureII filter and add some more water!!... Read more


Friday, June 03, 2011      3 comments

Sharon, you would have to be here to get the whiff of the odor.. Two boys were walking down the railroad tracks yesterday and were gagging, swearing and running with their hands over their faces while we were dumping those leaves! Today, one of... Read more

finally opening our pool!

Thursday, June 02, 2011      7 comments

With floods, tornadoes, work and business, then DD was ill for a few days, so we got the pool cover off after about three hours of pumping skanky, slimy, composty water off, then bailing huge buckets of those same leaves and corpse-smelling wate... Read more


Wednesday, June 01, 2011      6 comments

We had a tornado touch down VERY close to October, a Saginaw, Michigan team member last night. I have not been able to catch the news to see what destruction it did, but everybody was hugging their basement walls last night!! I hope everyb... Read more

Paralyzed Veterans

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      6 comments

Something I think about a lot.. I have been financially, morally, prayerfully supporting the Paralyzed Veterans since I can remember. They gave of themselves, gave of their body and now must face their earthly life with what is left after... Read more

Humbly thanking veterans

Monday, May 30, 2011      7 comments

To those who have served, came back or died, I humbly thank you for giving up any part of your life just so i could live my life ,, you are special in my eyes, as well as all that know of your sacrifice. My God have His hand on you, guiding... Read more


Sunday, May 29, 2011      7 comments

We were pleasantly surprised this morning:no rain or gale-force winds!! I did grocery shopping and came home, woke DD up and we did the coin toss yet again for lawn mowing:she chose mom's house. We then hauled pool stuff out of shed, took inven... Read more

Yoopers, Trolls, De Island mon..

Thursday, May 26, 2011      7 comments

I have never been to Mackinac (pronounced Mackinaw) Island and have no desire, but I will be in the Yoopee.. For you googlers, I will be starting out at Topinabee,(pronounced TOPinabee) in the Lower Peninsula, near Indian River, the home o... Read more


Wednesday, May 25, 2011      3 comments

Answer for Donbob: The U.P. is the Upper Peninsula of Michigan,, the Yoopee.. Yoopers are people that live up there, Trolls live in the Lower Peninsula,, we live BELOW THE BRIDGE!! The Mackinac Bridge,, get it? Trolls below the bridge? Anyway,... Read more


Tuesday, May 24, 2011      2 comments

My bonus is in the bank for future emergencies,, way more than I expected, but needed,, I finally connected with owner in Northern Michigan to reserve my cabin for two nights in August. We played phone tag for a few days, but now I have lo... Read more


Monday, May 23, 2011      3 comments

Fond out yesterday at a meeting at work , that I am getting a small bonus on my paycheck this week for a reward for being a great employee for them for almost 21 years! In the bank it goes.. Kristy ended up with sunstroke/heatstroke from... Read more


Sunday, May 22, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday, Saturday, I got my hairs cut, then home to get DD to go garage sale-ing for a couple hours,, did our walking there, found some treasures,, had lunch, went right to mom's house to mow and rake her three acres of lawn,, Kristy and I re... Read more

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