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March 2013 Arizona Trip

Wednesday, March 20, 2013      2 comments

We took a road trip earlier this month ... headed south looking for some warm sunny weather. We were rewarded with temps in the 90s in Yuma, AZ. Here's a photo DH shot of me in northern Arizona. I call it my "Where's Betty" photo since I bl... Read more

365 + 1

Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday I reached a milestone I'd been aiming at for a year ... a 365-day (one year) streak of logging into SparkPeople daily. I don't recall what my previous log-in streak was (some period of months). I do recall being disappointed that I'd... Read more

Spyder Outing

Thursday, October 06, 2011      4 comments

Thought I'd add a photo John took of me when we stopped in Idaho Falls on our Spyder outing on September 24th (2011). The weather was great that day. Thanks Spark P... Read more

Photos from San Juan Island Trip

Tuesday, September 27, 2011      6 comments

We took a week's road trip earlier this month up to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island north of Seattle. Here are a few photo highlights of our trip: John and I at the Mar... Read more

Progress on the Remodel

Monday, September 26, 2011      3 comments

Slowly, but surely, the remodeling job is coming together. If I clicked on the right photo, this is from the same viewpoint as the photo I posted early in September. Now ... Read more

Remodel Progress ...

Friday, September 02, 2011      5 comments

The contractor has made lots of progress tearing out cabinets, flooring and walls. Next week the building back begins. This photo was taken from the TV room looking back tow... Read more

Wildfire

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      4 comments

This photo was taken from our deck the day after 1200+ acres burned on the mountain side across the valley from us. Kids playing with matches down in the lower left area of t... Read more

Sunday afternoon bike ride

Sunday, July 31, 2011      5 comments

We drove up to Blackfoot and road our bicycles on a 9-mile loop this afternoon ... the trail crossed the Snake River on a bridge and wound through some nice scenery ... very pleasant ... took less than an hour but we enjoyed the outing. It is ... Read more

Nature's beauty

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      1 comments

When I rolled our recycling bin out to the street this morning, I was delighted to see a buck with a nice rack enjoying apples in our next door neighbor's yard. Had to grab my Droid and snap a photo ... Read more

Looking back at June's Goals

Saturday, July 02, 2011      4 comments

Just looked back at the goals I set the 1st of June and I am pleased with the way the month went. I really focused on earning lots of Spark points during the month ... wanted to average at least 100/day. I far exceeded that. I find to do that... Read more

Beautiful Summer Evening

Friday, June 24, 2011      4 comments

Just returned from a walk through the hills in my neighborhood with my four-legged friend, Chaco. This is the kind of evening that makes you believe "the best things in life are free." The temperature was just right (high 60s), no wind, and a ... Read more

One Year SparkVersary

Tuesday, June 14, 2011      4 comments

A year ago today I "discovered" SparkPeople. I saw it mentioned in a magazine while waiting at the hospital for a medical test and I made a note to check it out when I got home. I'd already made a commitment to losing weight beginning on June ... Read more

Camping: Craters of the Moon

Monday, June 13, 2011      5 comments

We ventured out camping at Craters of the Moon National Monument over the weekend, our first camping adventure of the year. Here's the view from our trailer door: We wal... Read more

New Pedometer

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      3 comments

I ordered pedometers (Omron HJ-112 Digital, Pocket) for DH and I last week and they arrived today. It has been a crazy weather day ... beautiful and sunny this morning ... pouring rain this afternoon ... overcast and cool this evening. Since t... Read more

Farewell to a friend

Tuesday, June 07, 2011      6 comments

Attended a farewell BBQ for a young friend who is headed out to a new teaching job in Scottsdale, AZ. She is a remarkable young woman with a real zest for life. I will miss her, but I think this is a great move for her and I wish her well! ... Read more


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