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Try to remember when deep in December, then follow...
Sunday, December 16, 2012      3 comments

We are having frightfully strange weather this year. I live in Minnesota and last weekend we had 10 to 12 inches of snow with deplorable driving condition for most of the past week due to the fact that we got ice and chunky road surfaces covere... Read more
Please, Christmas, don't be late....
Saturday, December 15, 2012      5 comments

If you are as old as I am you might remember this Christmas song by The Chipmunks. I also have the words memorized from the flip side of the 45 RPM record I had in about 1960. As I recall, it was one of our saddest Christmases. Our fami... Read more
Have to take a picture...it will last longer...
Thursday, December 13, 2012      6 comments

I planned an art project for our group of 3 employees. Our department was divided into 9 groups and given a garland to decorate. We did this last winter holiday season, also, and enjoyed it so much we are doing it again this year. Each ... Read more
Not a complaint free Sparker....
Saturday, December 08, 2012      5 comments

Today was a miserable day for a continuing headache (started yesterday)...and also jaw pain and neck pain. As I was standing in a line for about 15 minutes at the post office my neck even went into a somewhat severe spasm and anyone watching me... Read more
Food sensitivities and Thanksgiving...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      6 comments

Let's see: Must be gluten free, onion free, green bean free, pork free, egg free, dairy free, peanut free, cottonseed oil free, bee pollen free, soy free (may be missing one or two). No tofurkey but can have plain turkey meat smothered in ... Read more
My hand turkey looks like what?
Saturday, November 17, 2012      4 comments

What? I sent a picture of my hand turkey I did at work (whole department made a bulletin board with our hand turkeys) and my daughter's verdict was that it looks like a prostitute...I didnt know she was so condemning of my art work. ... Read more
Strange classified ad at work ...under Wanted...
Sunday, November 11, 2012      5 comments

Cheap mattress pad $5... Wanted cheap mattress pad, turkey baster and tourniquet. Please call XXX-XXX-XXXX ( I left this out). ???????????????? I asked several people, including supervisors, what they thought.. One high up ... Read more
6666 points to go to next spark points level
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      4 comments

But not for long... will get a point for writing this wonderful blog...... Read more
Up a lb and down a lb...
Monday, October 22, 2012      3 comments

Hope this time it stays off.... Have been avoiding ice cream but I find it very difficult. My favorite substitute is frozen bananas and extra cold smoothies. ... Read more
The mystery of the bad hamburger from Costco...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      7 comments

I bought a 10-lb piece of hamburger and when I cut into it, it was brown on the inside and red on the outside (about 2 inches all the way around). I was suspicious that a hunk of old hamburger had been doctored with new meat packed around it. ... Read more
Missed 2 days of work due to tummy troubles....
Saturday, October 13, 2012      4 comments

By Friday at noon thought I was all better. I never lost my appetite but today am having cramps, etc. If I am not feeing well on Monday will have to go to work in spite of that as I am maxed out on sick days called in. Will try bland diet tod... Read more
Saturday, October 06, 2012      6 comments

Grabbed a hot cup of joe out of the microwave and scorched my hand...wrong cup to put in there....a "happy face mug from Telefloral." Note to self...DO NOT PUT HAPPY FACE IN MICROWAVE!!! ... Read more
Friday, October 05, 2012      4 comments

Only thing I hate about Fridays is that we have to turn in our "production grid" at work....have been having difficulties putting times in correct columns. it is a huge grid with about 20 categories of work duties.... We have to acco... Read more
potassium containing foods...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      6 comments

m/food/potassium-foods.htm So many good sources of potassium, including winter squash. ... Read more
Still struggling to get the zigzag out of my weight chart...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      2 comments

Up and down...right now am on an up stroke. I know I snack on the wrong things and lately have been craving pistachios (and not measuring!!!). Also, have been helping my DH eat up his gummy worms before they get stale. I will go back to f... Read more

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