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Off to a fizzle

Saturday, January 09, 2016      11 comments

My winter 5% challenge got off to a fizzle. I started the week resuming good habits and then got flattened by a cold. I've missed a couple days of work and have had no energy at all. Gratitude list: 1. Being caught up enough at work ... Read more

Where oh where could it be??

Tuesday, January 05, 2016      6 comments

A Catholic friend once shared this little prayer to St. Anthony, saint of lost things: "Tony, Tony, come around; something's lost and can't be found." I could use some help. Husband and I replaced our Sparkpeople activity trackers with Fi... Read more

Last day of winter break

Sunday, January 03, 2016      3 comments

On this last day of winter break, I'm busy preparing for the workweek. I have a load of laundry going, am tidying up a few corners, and have just looked in the freezer at what I have ready to eat. I'm about to make a pot of mixed greens from t... Read more

On the 15th day of winter break & 1st day of Winter 5% Challenge

Saturday, January 02, 2016      4 comments

emoticon Went to the farm to pick up my weekly share of organic produce Read more

On the 11th thru 14th days of winter break

Friday, January 01, 2016      3 comments

Tues 12/29 day 11: cleaned a closet and my jewelry cabinet; made smoked Alaskan salmon patties emoticon Wed ... Read more

On the 9th & 10th days...

Monday, December 28, 2015      2 comments

On the 9th day of winter break, I made a delicious pot of vegan creamy kohlrabi soup topped with pumpkin seeds. Love the Ninja processor we bought ourselves last Christmas. On the 10th day of winter break, we went to the Sunset Point Cinem... Read more

On the 8th day...

Saturday, December 26, 2015      3 comments

On the 8th say of winter break, I picked up and sorted this week's farm share, emoticonate leftover baked eggplant, ... Read more

On the 6th and 7th days...

Friday, December 25, 2015      4 comments

On the 6th day of winter break, I did laundry, cleaned the kitchen, and sang two beautiful Christmas Eve services. I was so pleased with how good I felt when I got home in the wee hours: tired but not exhausted, knees felt fine after up & down ... Read more

On the 5th day...

Wednesday, December 23, 2015      4 comments

On the 5th day of winter break, I took a real break. I needed some rest. emoticon... Read more

On the first day...

Tuesday, December 22, 2015      10 comments

emoticon On the 1st day of winter break, I picked up our farm share, drove across the bay for a rehearsal and shopp... Read more


Saturday, December 05, 2015      6 comments

This has been a FOOD day. Breakfast was a veggie omelet packed with lots of leftovers from last week's farm share. With a bit of shredded Cabot's 75% reduced fat cheese,it was delicious. We picked up this week's share and sorted out what need... Read more

Family day

Saturday, November 28, 2015      4 comments

This is one of those days I'm happy to live in Florida--pleasant temp, nice breeze, less humidity than usual. It was a perfect day to start our yearlong family membership at Sunken Gardens in St Petersburg with our visiting daughter and my mom.... Read more

Creative cooking

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      5 comments

What do you do when your vegan daughter sends you a list of recently discovered food sensitivities? I found a recipe I hope is a winner, and I'm preparing now for when she arrives tomorrow. Wild rice + dried blueberries and cranberries +... Read more

Counting my blessings

Thursday, November 19, 2015      5 comments

1. My job 2. Being able to do it in spite of wrist issues 3. Supportive coworkers 4. A great occupational therapist 5. Helpful folks in workers comp 6. About 50% improvement 7. Doing this blog with voice activation 8. Daugh... Read more


Friday, October 23, 2015      8 comments

I wish I had more positive news to report. My wrists are not worse, but not better either. I have wrist splints and orders to continue limiting typing. I'd be really worried about my job if I hadn't had help from a friend in Assistive Technol... Read more

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