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Our Miracle Marine

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      2 comments

Frank had surgery yesterday, and just got the results....he truly is a miracle. Today his is already sitting up at 25 degrees, feeding himself, and hoping to shave off the week's beard growth, get a wash and a haircut. We are so grateful for a... Read more

Please pray for Frank

Sunday, January 25, 2015      9 comments

My niece Dawn's husband, Frank, is in the hospital in ICU. He is a Marine, just getting ready to retire this spring, and he was in a terrible dirt bike racing accident. He has fractured (shattered) his c-1 and c-2 discs. They took him to surg... Read more

Flu on the departure

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      4 comments

Whew....what a wicked flu. Finally on the way out I think! Just the lingering cough, etc.... Read more


Saturday, January 10, 2015      4 comments

The flu has hit three of us. Today was a total wipeout.... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge photos

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      5 comments

One of the pre-challenges was to take and post before photos. Well, this challenge is seriously depressing. The brown dress and white cord hides a lot (theoretically), but one's exercise clothes reveal the real state of affairs. But, new year... Read more

Rain, not snow for us, I think...

Saturday, January 03, 2015      2 comments

Major winter storm alerts out, but looks like southern Vancouver Island will only get rain. emoticon Read more

New 5% challenge

Friday, January 02, 2015      3 comments

Getting ready to start the winter 5% challenge. Sure hope to meet the 5% this time, as I have not made it the last several challenges. And Christmas season has given me some "extra" to work with.....argh!!!!!!!!!... Read more

Front Entrance for Christmas

Monday, December 29, 2014      5 comments

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Just rain

Saturday, December 27, 2014      0 comments

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Boxing Day Blessings

Friday, December 26, 2014      3 comments

There are so many good people in the world who make it a better place. emoticon May you encounter someone like t... Read more

Blessings to All

Thursday, December 25, 2014      2 comments

Blessings to all of you at this holy time of year. For those who celebrate Christmas, may it be filled with joy, peace and hope. For those who do not, may it be a time of year that finds your heart filled with these same sentiments. F... Read more

Christmas Cherry Macaroon Cookies

Friday, December 19, 2014      0 comments

Made one of our favorite cookies today. We have a number of visitors at this time of the year, and while we often serve crackers and cheese, there are a few other treats that always fly off the plates. These cookies are one of them. Not a ty... Read more

Still baking

Saturday, December 13, 2014      1 comments

Well, the sisters said I can skip some of the baking, BUT NOT the annual Nuts and Bolts Mix. Have our own variation using cheerios, shreddies (Canadian), rice chex, pretzles, and mixed nuts. Guess that goes on the agenda for this upcoming week... Read more

Christmas cookies

Friday, December 12, 2014      4 comments

emoticon Started some christmas baking today for the visitors who come. Did candy cane biscotti, fruitcake cookies... Read more

Wet and Cold

Saturday, November 29, 2014      2 comments

Rain is gone, snow is here. Awoke to 5 inches this am. The "younger" sisters were out shovelling...those under 65! Hard going because it was so wet. But, on the other hand it is so beautiful to look at. However the CATS are NOT happy. Keep... Read more

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