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Something's Coming - Part 2

Sunday, December 28, 2014      2 comments

In July of 2013 I posted a blog that I sense something big was coming in my life. Fast forward a year to July 2014 and we were both retired and in the middle of an interstate move of the household. And now that sense is coming again, that sense ... Read more

The Water Weight Experiment

Friday, December 26, 2014      6 comments

Awhile back I tried an experiment that really brought home the value of not getting overly invested in scale watching. I got on the scale at bedtime. Then I urinated and got on the scale again. Instant loss of .4 pounds. In the morning I weighed... Read more

Christmas Tree Memories Follow-Up

Monday, December 08, 2014      2 comments

Before I left for the dentist's office I stopped to give one last stroke and comment of appreciation to the lower part of my old Christmas tree that was lying on the dining room table. I knew that while I was gone my husband would be checking wi... Read more

Christmas Tree Memories

Monday, December 08, 2014      3 comments

My old artificial Christmas tree died today. It had served me well for 36 Christmases but this year the plastics had deteriorated to the point that it would not hold together any longer. My husband tried to pull it together with wire and fishing... Read more

Eliza Doolittle Has Nothing On Me

Friday, November 28, 2014      1 comments

No, I could not have danced all night. But I could have visited all night. My daughter and her son and daughter and granddaughter's new boyfriend came for dinner. What a delightful day! It is the first time we have all been together for holidays... Read more

Root Canals Are Not For Sissies

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      1 comments

Just before we made our move to Oregon I started getting pain in my upper right teeth when I chewed on that side. One lower tooth was involved too. So I started to bite and chew on my left side only, knowing that eventually I would have to endur... Read more

Expectations and Forgiveness

Friday, October 31, 2014      1 comments

When I was little my mother set a lot of expectations for me: perfect manners, sweet and smiling disposition, straight A grades in school, and more, all to be shown at all times and without exception. Any deviation brought down constant immediat... Read more

Country Critters: The Joys of Life in a Small Town

Thursday, October 30, 2014      2 comments

Whoever dreamed up this romantic drivel about the joys of life in the country? Find them and feed them to the mice! I am 68 years old and spent all of my life in big cities. My mother kept an immaculate house. I wasn't nearly so fastidious ... Read more

I'm a Gelotophobe. Are you?

Thursday, October 23, 2014      2 comments

For many years my first husband accused me of having no sense of humor. He loved to make jokes at my expense, and when I protested he told me I needed to adjust my sense of humor. He never saw himself as thoughtless or cruel. Several years ... Read more

Please Don't Watch Me

Friday, October 17, 2014      4 comments

I have a confession to make - a secret I have kept for many years - one I have trouble even acknowledging to myself. But I think maybe if I can deal with it here on SP I can start to deal with a very private issue that has complicated my life in... Read more

THe Best Laid Plans ...

Sunday, October 12, 2014      0 comments

I just looked at my last blog - and tried to put myself into time-out. I had such great plans and enthusiasm. Then the insomnia set in again, and the need to drive hubby to medical appointments, and those are the excuses I can accept. Then there... Read more

My Spark-versary - Time to Take Stock

Saturday, September 13, 2014      2 comments

My goodness, all the changes! It's hard to believe it's been 2 years since I signed up on SparkPeople. I initially did it to support my daughter, who has had great results with SP. For a long time I tracked my food and worked out, and I didn't s... Read more

Attitude Adjustment - Again

Sunday, September 07, 2014      1 comments

It's been more than I month since I wrote a blog, so I thought it was about time for me to get back to writing. I started out with a diatribe about our house still being full of boxes while we get the kitchen remodeling finished, about the incon... Read more

The Latest Poltergeist Episode

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      3 comments

As I have posted on the Paranormal team section, I have lived with ghosts or poltergeists for many years. When we moved to Oregon we wondered if any would follow us or we would encounter any new ones. We didn't have long to wait to find out. ... Read more

No End in Sight

Sunday, August 03, 2014      1 comments

So here we are in August.'we started packing boxes around June 1. Our moving truck left Colorado July 2, our household goods arrived late on July 6, and we started moving furniture into the house July 20 after the carpet was installed. We starte... Read more

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