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Wow!Thank you to everyone who wished me a Happy Birthday or gave me a goodie! It made my day to receive them. You're all so terrific! It was a lovely day, I got to do as I wished with NO INTERRUPTIONS (precious to me....) and my DH gave me a ... Read more
I visited my doctor today and found out that I've lost 17 pounds since I was last at her office! (4 months ago...) I am THRILLED! AND....my blood pressure is be..u...ti...ful!!! I feel skinny, or at least skinnier....I'm going to work some mo... Read more
The 6'2 Leprechaun
The day before Halloween I asked my 17 yr. old son , Daniel "What is it you want to be for Halloween this year"? This all felt rather vague to me...we're in the throws of applying to colleges, and finishing his BSA Eagle badges, and school pape... Read more
Pacific Coast Invitational
Yesterday I sat outside in a stadium for 11 hours. I was watching the PCI marching band competition, in which my son's band competed (they came in 2nd intheir class - YEAH!) This is the BEST competition of the 4 I'll go to this fall, because a... Read more
No more trying...
Last week, when pulling out of the gas station, the older, kind of careworn attendant told me to have a good day. I smiled and said I'd try....well, he paused, smiled, and said "don't just try. Do it!" I was pleasently surprised with his enth... Read more
Thanks everyone for the lovely anniversary best wishes and sparkgoodies! You'all are so thoughtful! Thank you very much!
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Thanks for the Birthday wishes
I had a wonderful day! I just wanted you all to know. I got to have coffee with a friend, and quilt my little heart out, and I didn;t have to cook dinner. That was a great day! But I also felt very loved by all my sparkfriends...thank you al... Read more
I have a year to go. My youngest is 17, will be a senior next year, and is terrific, active, and most importantly, self-motivated. He doesn't really need me. MY DH does. He's an independant consultant, and needs me to type log info for him, ... Read more
Why I should finish projects...
We spent the last two summers putting parquet down in our house. But we didn't finish all the edges, and doorways, because I sort of want to change the flooring in the two bathrooms. Today I tripped out of our bathroom, knocked over the TV, DV... Read more
It's been quite eventful, really......Daniel, the youngest, got his license yesterday morning. He did a great job, really, and I'm quite proud. I taught all three of our children to drive, all are good drivers now. It's a coming of age moment... Read more