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Another trip & home again

Thursday, August 02, 2012      0 comments

Well, trip at beginning of July was to Arizona to visit mother-in-law #2, my DH's step mother. (Say a prayer for her, please. She's going through a really rough patch right now. Getting divorced from guy she married several years after DH's d... Read more

What a great trip!

Monday, July 16, 2012      3 comments

Just returned from a 2 week trip with DH, 2 grand daughters (17 and 10) and my niece (17). Traveled from Tupelo, MS, to: Oklahoma City (National Monument visit included); Albuequerque, NM; to spend a few days in a cabin between Flagstaff and W... Read more

Home again

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      1 comments

Well, it has been fun traveling with DH, but I'm really glad to be home. Had a great time in Arizona. Pretty much ruined my diet! Will have to start over. Weather in New River and Scottsdale was great...not too hot at all after they had... Read more

Keeping the road hot!

Thursday, August 25, 2011      0 comments

I am so excited...I get to go to Texas next week to see my "baby". She's 27 and married, but still my baby. I can hardly wait for a "Mama hug". Thank God my hubby has to go to Texas several times a year to work and that driving is cheaper for... Read more

Ever been to Eureka Springs, AR?

Monday, August 08, 2011      1 comments

DH had a sudden business trip to Bentonville, AR, last week. I went with him since he was driving and my birthday was Friday so we thought when he got through working, we'd just do something for the weekend like go to Branson or spend the night... Read more

Things just keep coming

Saturday, July 30, 2011      2 comments

The food pantry in Itawamba County, Mississippi, where the F5 tornado demolished the town of Smithville, is running really low on food so I am planning to go to Dollar General or Sav-A-Lot to buy as many cans and boxes of food as I can with the ... Read more

Some things are hard.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011      5 comments

My brother, who is 56, has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. It is in his lung, wrapped around his esophagus, and on his spine. His doctor says he is almost positive that it is already in his bones and lymph nodes. Told him that he might ha... Read more

Local fresh foods are wonderful!

Saturday, May 21, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday (or was it Thursday???), I drove out into the country to a local organic farm and bought free range, vegetarian fed chicken, farm eggs from some of those chickens, and some pork chops. (No antibiotics, nitrates, etc.) Today, I got up... Read more

Finally got brave enough

Monday, April 18, 2011      2 comments

Finally got brave enough to face the scales this morning. Last weigh in before BTKR in early February was 187.2. Was really expecting tragedy and disaster. Surprise!!! 188.8. Not too terrible after all. Back to work at keeping DH's blood s... Read more

I've been off

Friday, April 01, 2011      3 comments

Since my bi-lateral TKR on 2/8/11, I've been off my diet, off the scales (I shudder to think what's that's going to show), off Spark, and even off my regular e-mail. Rather than be an April fool, I'm getting back on. According to the doctor, I... Read more


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