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Friday, December 02, 2011      4 comments

I am seeing something this winter that I did not see last winter: I do not feel so depressed. Maybe it is the fact that we just got snow one day before December, maybe because I am not exhausted from working,, or the fact that mom is now in a... Read more
hot stone massage
Thursday, December 01, 2011      4 comments

Today I am having another hot stone massage return to work after three months unpaid time off for surgery. It is so easy to schedule one when you are not working. They are students and do a fantastic job, PLUS I have a coupon for $5 off thei... Read more
First snowfall..
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      8 comments

Supposed to get 4-6 inches from last night until this morning, another inch of the stuff today! DD was still pumping rainwater off the pool cover Monday evening, it was that warm, now BAM!! IT is a blizzard! We were out of town yesterday vi... Read more
Holy Mackeral!
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      4 comments

Up and at 'em at 3:20 a.m. Trying to get prepared for work return next Monday.. I forced myself to stay up and do something productive. I have many plans for today and will have to stay awake to do them. The state of Michigan frowns on sleep-... Read more
Monday, November 28, 2011      4 comments

It is now time to get my system geared back towards arising at 3 a.m. I am overwhelmingly tired in the past four days,, must be the fibromyalgia.. Yesterday was baking, laundry,shopping for mom and taking personal items to mom, checking out ... Read more
Sunday, November 27, 2011      4 comments

It has been raining continuously since yesterday afternoon. I have been doing six loads of laundry for awhile,, getting that cardio up and down the basement stairs though!! Got a cal form moms assisted living,, another thing they want me to t... Read more
Saturday, November 26, 2011      5 comments

I knew going into this trip that there would be lots of loud kids running around this huge home. Patsy has a Christmas cookie baking day every year with the whole family, it begins at 10 AM.,, they stay all day into the evening, eating lunch an... Read more
Off to see the baby!
Friday, November 25, 2011      6 comments

I am taking a leap and driving about a 45 minute ride to see my best friend's granddaughter today, black friday,,even better:I am going to stop at a store to see if there is anything else I want to put in her gift bag! I have never been to babi... Read more
no snow yet
Thursday, November 24, 2011      8 comments

We got a few flakes last week,but nothing so far. Of course, just because I got the new boiler at parents house, it is so far, a mild winter. so far, so far... I still cannot believe I do not have to work today and tomorrow,, it is a wonder... Read more
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      5 comments

Friend Patsy called me last evening to invite me to her home Friday to see her granddaughter, Caliana. Her daughter April and son-in-law, Omar, live in Chicago(the wedding I attended a few years ago at Shedd Aquarium) and will be home for the ... Read more
paper cleansing
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      3 comments

I bit the bullet Sunday evening and sat down with the shredder and filled four paper grocery bags . Today is recycling day(it is every other week with our trash) so I wanted to clear out all the "stuff" that has to be saved for so long, like cr... Read more
friend day
Monday, November 21, 2011      8 comments

Dear friend on her way to my house for a visit. We used to work together,,her hubs is my Handyjoe.. not much here,, water dept. called last night before we went to bed to tell us that the street water main was broken and the water would be turn... Read more
Sunday, November 20, 2011      4 comments

had a nice day yesterday,,, we bought eight more green bell peppers for $1.00 which I will freeze for winter use; 12# of apples,, ten varieties,, but Northern Spy is the best for pies, dumplings, any baking if you cannot get Cortlands,,they had ... Read more
Saturday, November 19, 2011      4 comments

DD wants to go to fruit market and get more apples to make sauce and for crockpot baking. We love apples as snacks and desert. Michigan is a major grower of U.S. apples. We picked from about nine varieties last trip to the market. Just a qu... Read more
Yesterday's Sparkventure
Friday, November 18, 2011      6 comments

DD and I drove north to meet our new Spark friend, October2842 for some shopping, lunch and Spark bonding! She was a wonderful hostess, inviting us into her beautiful home for a visit before we all left for the next destination north of us fo... Read more

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