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My Daughter, Kathi

Thursday, October 22, 2015      5 comments

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!!

Monday, October 12, 2015      5 comments

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

Sunday, September 20, 2015      1 comments

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

Family Pictures

Saturday, September 19, 2015      4 comments

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

Thursday, September 17, 2015      1 comments

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

Thursday, August 13, 2015      2 comments

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

Tuesday, July 28, 2015      5 comments

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

Morning Walk

Sunday, July 26, 2015      3 comments

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

Friday, July 24, 2015      4 comments

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

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      3 comments

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: Read more

Slide at our Church BBQ

Friday, July 17, 2015      5 comments

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 - Read more

The Shape I Choose

Sunday, July 12, 2015      3 comments

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National Simplicity Day - June 12

Saturday, July 11, 2015      4 comments

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

Another Warm Day

Tuesday, June 30, 2015      2 comments

Most every day our temp is in the 3 digits - and it seems more humid this year. So it is hard to stay motivated. I just want to sit in front of the fan and knit - and watch my series on But, that is not so good for me. The docto... Read more

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