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Review of 2012
Sunday, January 06, 2013      5 comments

Well now that I sit down and think about it, 2012 was more of a down year than I originally thought. In late February I had hernia repair surgery, took about eight weeks to fully recover from that and got back on track and started making p... Read more
What a frustrating day!
Thursday, September 06, 2012      4 comments

I had the call back for my mammogram today and there is defiantly a mass in my left breast. They tried to do an ultrasound on the breast to get another image and do a biopsy, but my breast is too dense and the mass is just under a 1/4 of an inch... Read more
Its only a patch of road that is under construction
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      3 comments

I guess I have come a long way because I am not beating myself up. I rolled by ankle back in the middle of May and broke it. Which of course lead me to be on crutches for almost 4 weeks. Ha, I had to go and break my right ankle too, whi... Read more
More Garden shots
Sunday, July 31, 2011      4 comments

The front eye bed The new Japanese Hydrangea in the backyardto replace the passion flower vine that died over the winter. ... Read more
Garden pictures
Monday, July 25, 2011      4 comments

Now that it is starting to warm up here in the Pacific Northwest the garden is starting to bloom and with the additions that were added this past weekend to fill in the spots left by plants that didn't make the December freeze it is starting to ... Read more
Daughter's wall
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      5 comments

Well I have the mural about half way complete. It would be done, but she keeps asking for more things to be added, a road, a carriage with horses pulling it, a duck pond with ducks. A giant - I told her no on the giant, she can draw a giant he... Read more
The result of our visit to N.O.A.H.
Monday, June 27, 2011      8 comments

She is still a bit skittish - but she is settling in nicely to the house and I have a feeling she will decide to keep us. They told us that she is 1-1/2 yrs old and that she had orginally been turned into the Everett shelter and transfered to ... Read more
You would think a hot tub bath would be a momentary escape...
Monday, June 14, 2010      3 comments

It had been wonderful day, but a busy one, and then with the inlaws coming the stress level is elevated, then hubby started complaining at dinner that the milk was going sour. So I told him not to drink it that I would use it in a bath. He ga... Read more
Celebrating the small Victories no matter what they are!
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      3 comments

We are celebrating! After two years of a soft sell with potty training (doesn't always boil down to this?) and listening to our peditrician tell us not to push too hard, our four year old daughter took it upon herself to use her little potty a... Read more
Just waiting for the grass to grow now...
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      2 comments

When we purchased our home almost 4 years ago, the owner had lost his job, his wife had taken the kids and left, and the bank was ready to auction the house out from under him. (He did walk away with money in his pocket from the sale) Needless t... Read more
The kids beg to go for our evening walk!
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      7 comments

I love it!!! There is no more dawdling at the dinner table, the table is cleared promptly of remains of dinner and the 3 year old rushes to get her socks and shoes before begging with folded hands is it time to go for walk? Now to be honest th... Read more
It's OK to Quit... (not what you think)
Thursday, May 14, 2009      4 comments

I recieved this by e-mail today from a friend and it really hit home, so I thought I would share it with all my Spark friends. ... Read more
So much river rock... the backyard project
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      4 comments

Well we are making progress on the back yard- slow but steady. Just have that 3 foot area along side of the house from the patio to the fence to do. I am now piling the sifted rock on the concrete patio until after we till compost into the cla... Read more
Are we going to have a Spring this year?
Sunday, April 12, 2009      5 comments

Well we had a few nice days last weekend - what a tease that was. But I still remember last year we went from winter right to summer the second week of July - there was no spring, no gradual warming of the weather and then came September, then... Read more
Finally a Pedometer that fits my lifestyle.
Friday, January 16, 2009      10 comments

After two years of frustration and several hundred dollars on 14 different pedometers, I found the Omron HJ-112. I sat down one day and started researching pedometers; all of the ones I had purchased in the past were of the spring-levered varie... Read more

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