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Property tax day! !Whooppee!
Monday, September 09, 2013      11 comments

Nothing warms my heart more than signing those checks for property taxes!! Not one check, but two. One for the parents house and one for mine. We have to pay taxes for our street lights, BUT we cannot claim that tax on our income taxes at the ... Read more
Summer Sunday
Sunday, September 08, 2013      10 comments

I am not sure where the hot summer weather went, but it surely scooted across lake Huron here. For the second day, it is pleasantly cooler, but still dark at 9 am; probably more rain. bad for harvesting our crops here. I am up, dragging my ... Read more
Saturday
Saturday, September 07, 2013      7 comments

Feeling the need to drink a lot of water,even with the cucumbers. Visited mom and found out she fell in front of her bathroom door early this morning.. She is fine, hit her one knee on the floor, but is fine. She is happy to be back in her HOM... Read more
From vine to bathroom: A cucumber's story.
Friday, September 06, 2013      9 comments

Did you all know that cucumbers are nature's diuretic? Want to lose wome water? Eat cukes. I brought some more home from work today, thanks to "Bob". I used to eat them in sour cream with paper-thin sliced sweet onions, but now it is strict... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, September 05, 2013      9 comments

Good day today: I have started to take my lasix again in the morning before work. I also brought home a big bag of little cucumbers from a nice man that came into the office. SInce cukes are a natural diuretic, I am sticking close to home an ... Read more
Wednesday
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      8 comments

Mother unit may get discharged today back to her assisted living. Glad of that. Still dealing with the little flies from fruitland. Never had one all summer,,, until now.. Eating lots of fruit too, but had to resort to grapes in the fridg... Read more
Summer is almost over!!
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      8 comments

Only a few more weeks and today is one of the most beautiful ones we have had this year. DD BBQ'd patty melts and they were so great! Leftovers will be for tomorrow. Horrendous day at work, but short day tomorrow.. Going to do a lit... Read more
4 NO's Labor Day
Monday, September 02, 2013      9 comments

Long day not so bad really. Sat in two conferences, so it was nice to relax. talked to moms nurse,, she is actually behaving and has not attacked anybody so far. They changed her BP med to one I used to take it until it no longer worked f... Read more
4 NO's
Sunday, September 01, 2013      6 comments

I got the cleaning bug late yesterday so am working on polishing up the kitchen. Where do all those recipes, papers and dust bunnies come from? Today I will finish up and re-arrange my kitchen counter appliances, clean,etc. Next bathroom, th... Read more
4 NO's Saturday
Saturday, August 31, 2013      6 comments

What miracles can happen when you force people to do their job correctly(or at all)! When I arrived in E.R admitting, told them my mom's name, the same woman who kept leaving me on hold or disconnecting me, looked at a nurse who was stand... Read more
4 NO's Friday
Friday, August 30, 2013      7 comments

Got cal from assisted living and hospital..mom is back in E.R. I t looks like an infection of some sort,, her BP is okay, but her BS was 293 before eating breakfast.. she was just mumbling.. another brush with in competence:I call assisted ... Read more
4 NO's Thursday
Thursday, August 29, 2013      9 comments

Still so humid and hot, sticky outdoors. Workplace was great to sweat out toxins. NOt a puff of ari moving.. part of sky is blue, sunny, back yard sky is black.. odd..... Read more
4 NO's humidity continues
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      5 comments

Another steam bath day. You actually catch your breath to take in a breath. Not an outdoor day.. I will post some more pics from vacation. One of our beautiful sunsets.... Read more
4 NO's rainy day,, thankfully!
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      5 comments

It is still at 100% humidity,, heat index up to almost 100 degreesF. We need this rain so much,, my berries are gasping for a drink! We are looking at different options for lodging for next year. THe log cabin in Paradise is more than I ca... Read more
4NO's Monday
Monday, August 26, 2013      5 comments

Back to the workaday world today,, not bad,, the manager that hassled me has left, Praise Jesus!! the favoritism has ended for a couple of my co-workers now. It is extremely humid(100%) and hot, raining now. We need it terribly,, no rain the... Read more

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