I was a working, single parent and did not think much about actually planning our meals. Just had plenty and dinner was "whatever". And we always had plenty.
But recently have been thinking more about actually planning and then shopping w... Read more
My Daughter, Kathi
My daughter called this morning - she was on her way to work - so the conversation was brief. But, she called to invite me to lunch for my birthday. Seems like even tho we live in the same town and go to the same church, we just do not have mu... Read more
Oh, No - Winter is Coming!!
I love summer!! - Long, hot days, concerts in the park, and camping. (Well, don't do the camping anymore, but I do have lots of wonderful memories of camping on the Oregon coast).
Got us this morning and the kitchen window was wide open ... Read more
Greg and Holly
Had a special treat today after church - went with a friend to Shari's for lunch. One of the managers was a dear friend of my oldest son, Greg. They had worked together years ago at the Red Lion here in Pendleton.
Many Friday evenings when G... Read more
Yesterday evening we gathered at my Daughter's home for family pictures - such fun.
The gal who took the pictures is a dear friend of Kathi's - however, she has inoperable brain tumors - (the kind that took my Son over a year ago). She lov... Read more
Round-Up In Pendleton
RoundUp has arrived here in Pendleton - lots of fun activities: The rodeo, Happy Canyon (the story of the Indians in our area), parades, music, and of course all the booths all over town selling food and memorabilia. I think our population mu... Read more
A Stressful Day
Yesterday on the way to the church my pickup "died. After a number of trials to get it started had it towed the garage. The fuel pump had gone out. The mechanic said that a contributing factor was that i was out of gas. That just can't be - ... Read more
My Motivation Board
One of the slides on my Motivation Board is "Commit and Conquer". Have been thinking about this one for a long time but had not really committed to one particular goal. But, had a hard weekend and finally decided to "take the bull by the horn... Read more
Well, i did take that walk - to the bridge. Really low this year - almost no snow in the mountains so has been a hot, dry summer.
Then decided to... Read more
Grocery Shopping Today
I wrote earlier about by issue with cooking - well, today another of my least favorite "duties"! Grocery shopping.
I did really good earlier this month - found good sales on meat at Safeway. Picked up hamburger, chicken breasts, and a r... Read more
A Cook?? - NOT
I DO NOT ENJOY COOKING!! And i had 5 children - but you really do cook differently when there are children around. One of the goals on my Goal Board Check-In:
Slide at our Church BBQ
Our church BBQ Wed. evening was such fun. Here is a picture of the water slide - the "kiddies" had such fun. I think my daughter went down it a number of times. She is such a dare-devil. She will try most anything -
The Shape I Choose
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National Simplicity Day - June 12
Tomorrow, June 12, is National Simplicity Day - in honor of Henry David Thoreau who was an advocate for living a life of simplicity. In his book "Walden" he asserted that as we simplify our lives, the laws of the universe will appear less compl... Read more
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