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How to lose weight (tongue in cheek..... maybe?
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      8 comments

Well, I think I have figured out how to lose weight easily. The middle of April my family and I went to Vancouver, Canada, for a holiday. We came back early May. I had gained a considerable amount of weight while over there. (Found out... Read more
I'm NOT going doo lally ... I promise, BUT
Saturday, June 25, 2016      12 comments

today I left home at 0945hrs. My daughter, s-in-law and I (and g/son) went to my Mum's collecting a Rental Truck on the way, to bring the rest of Mum's stuff back home. We emptied the house up there, (apart from a few bits and bobs which shoul... Read more
Getting back to normal .... whatever 'normal' is - LOL!
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      8 comments

After coming back from my holiday a ton heavier, it took about 3 weeks to settle back into MY normal eating pattern, but with a few less calories. It appears to be working. I haven't weighed myself since end of May, but I can now get into one ... Read more
Back from from first overseas holiday :-)
Monday, May 09, 2016      11 comments

I had a lovely time catching up with my son and his partner. It started here on 15th April. A 13hr flight later, we landed in Vancouver BC BEFORE we had even left Auckland - LOL!. My son was at the airport to meet us. We had our first ... Read more
A quick update on my Mum
Friday, April 08, 2016      13 comments

I spent most of the day at the Hospital. For a large portion of the time she didn't know who I was, but later, a while after the last dose of Fentanyl she recognized me, my brother, sister, and sister-in-law and her son. Apart from a nas... Read more
Hectic Day and the last thing anyone could have wanted OR wished for
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      15 comments

Today I had the plumber coming in some stage re a perished rubber on the toilet. Water leakages onto the floor are NOT nice to clean up and I guess my 9yr old grandson didn't feel that great either when we were blaming him ..... you know the ol... Read more
Difficult Day today
Monday, March 21, 2016      12 comments

Today I had the most horrible task of taking my beloved little Scruffy - part Border Collie and part (the vet THINKS) Foxie - to the Vet for her 'ever more' sleep. She only came up to just under my knee and was my most precious companion after... Read more
Sunday, February 21, 2016      10 comments

I saw this today on someone's FB Page Mirror, mirror on the wall It does not matter if I am short or tall .... If I have skinny legs or my hips are wide, It only matters who I am inside. Blue eyes, brown eyes, black or green....... Read more
Thursday, February 18, 2016      9 comments

Have you ever had the feeling that everything happens at once? Well, I had a real doozy of a day, and a very busy one. It started off when my daughter woke me to ask if I was going to be spending all day at my Mum's house, because if I was... Read more
A good way to get picky eaters eating a bigger variety
Monday, December 01, 2014      9 comments

I was watching our News on TV tonight, and was very interested to see how a parent came up with an enjoyable way of encouraging her children to try new things. They have a "Blind Tasting Tuesday". The kids have to wear a good blindfold and the... Read more
My Eventful Day
Thursday, May 08, 2014      10 comments

Well, I had one yesterday. It isn't a kind of day I want to repeat, but I couldn't help but laugh to myself about it all. Yesterday morning I got a phone call. That in itself is o.k., BUT it was 4:30 AM. I answered it and no-one was th... Read more
Saturday, March 15, 2014      8 comments
aby-boomers.swf ... Read more
Who would have thought.....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      10 comments

...... that losing weight can affect your EARS! I took my Step-father to the Audiologist today to get his repaired hearing aids and for adjustments to be made to them re his slightly altered hearing. They had been sent away for repair. An... Read more
Another year has passed
Saturday, January 25, 2014      13 comments

Another year has passed And we're all a little older. Last summer felt hotter And winter seems much colder. There was a time not long ago When life was quite a blast. Now I fully understand About 'Living in the Past' We u... Read more
What to do with old Gumboots
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      13 comments

There you go, now why didn't we think of that? ... Read more

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