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Update on my dad...
Friday, January 11, 2013      16 comments

So... a new chapter begins today. My dad's wife got to a point where she couldn't handle dealing with my dad's issues, because of her own disability. So she told my brother that he or I had to take over as medical POA. Evidently she was cl... Read more
Cued Speech Videos
Sunday, January 06, 2013      4 comments

What is Cued Speech?
e_gdata_player Learning Cued Speech?
B9emmTMswkE&feature Cued Children's Stories ... Read more
Hooray for Israel - Photoshop Law
Friday, January 04, 2013      7 comments

Wow - The Nation of Israel is stepping out on the presentation of models who are entirely too thin - anorexic, below 18.5% BMI, etc - and also requires magazines fashion pages to disclose if any photoshopping was done to "trim off weight" from a... Read more
Home. For now. Nothing really different ...
Monday, December 31, 2012      9 comments

Dad's in the hospital still. Hospital wants him out. We're not filthy rich. He never filed any sort of power of attorney or other similar end of life paperwork. (note to self: do this!! SOON!). The "wife" may not really be legally his wife... Read more
Abiliene, TX - my dad - cancers, POA, care homes, what to do!?
Friday, December 28, 2012      7 comments

Arrrgh been typing about being here in Abilene and went to get this link and now my blog is gone. Arrrrgh these iPhone interfaces and hotels with spotty wifi coverage and about 20-30 minutes of work typing my thoughts, and how this song fits in.... Read more
Update on my dad...
Saturday, December 22, 2012      13 comments

So much has been going on past week or two, and I can't begin to cover lt all. Some family drama is in the mix now. But after an surgery to attempt to place stents in thr lines going between kidneys and bladder, which failed, doctors discovered ... Read more
My Dad is in the hospital...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      16 comments

Just found out today that my dad has been in the hospital since Sunday. One of the Brethren from his congregation saw fit to check up on him before the cold snap that was to hit Kansas Okla and Texas, and discovered him talking incoherently. It'... Read more
My viewpoints on Math Word Problems
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      8 comments

I just saw this on Facebook and I just HAD to share this poster. It explains so much about me.... So now you know. I'll understand if you feel you need to unf... Read more
I think I know what happened!!
Monday, December 10, 2012      5 comments

Remember last thursday's blog? that headache?? I think I have figured out what that was about!! look at The DailySpark blog for today:
routine_turning_into_a_headache... Read more
Overdid things... (this is more of a diary or journal type entry....).
Thursday, December 06, 2012      7 comments

Woke up and went for a walk. Kinda hard to start my FitBit and my MaPMyWalk app on the iPhone at the same time. Both agreed that I had walked basically 20 minutes, so, oh well, that's my "10 minute streak" for the day. One said I walked 17.8 mph... Read more
The Funny Laws of Life...LAWS YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU KNEW!!
Monday, December 03, 2012      15 comments

I'm kinda brain dead and tired. Saw these funny "laws" in email, so thought I'd share - some are related to weight loss!! Here goes:   1. Law of Mechanical Repair - After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itc... Read more
"Life Becomes Easier When You Learn To Accpt An Apology You Never Got"
Sunday, November 25, 2012      16 comments

I saw this a few weeks ago on Facebook or somewhere else, maybe Pinterest, who knows, my head is swimming...
comes-easier-when-you-l... Read more
Introducing our new baby girl...(with pictures!)
Friday, November 23, 2012      16 comments

..puppy dog. Chihuahua (is that how it's spelled??) Went to the YMCA this morning to do some apres-Turkey repentence - put in a mile around the track (was too gusty and cold to walk this morning and for some reason I was being a wimp about ... Read more
Southern Peach Yambake today - with extra modifications....
Thursday, November 22, 2012      3 comments

I typed in the recipe for Southern Peach Yambake this morning - but I'm not entirely convinced I did all the math conversions right. The SparkRecipes converter doesn't always play nice with the ingredients measurements when the ingredients found... Read more
Law of the Garbage Truck
Saturday, November 17, 2012      14 comments

I received this in email today - seemed to hit home for me. Maybe it will be useful for others. Law of the Garbage Truck One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a b... Read more

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