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A Call to my Daughter!!
Friday, June 22, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday I called my daughter, Vicki, and we had a great visit! She was much more in touch - she told me her sons are not 19 and 23, that she lives in Salem and I am in Pendleton. The conversation was mostly "normal" She does use the word "q... Read more
Cool This Morning
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      1 comments

This is June and it is still so cool and a bit overcast! Oh, yeah, Summer is not here until isn't is about the 20th?? Oh, and that is tomorrow! YEAH!! I think I am the only one in my family who is looking forward to those long, hot Summer da... Read more
Beginning Another Week
Sunday, June 17, 2012      1 comments

What a week! Just finished a week of VBS at church and it was "awesome!" We had about 50 children and they learned about trusting God - not matter who they are, where they are or what is happening around them. It was a very busy week! No... Read more
Who Am I??
Saturday, June 09, 2012      0 comments

Was just "surfing" the web and found this "This is your life! Are you doing what you want to do?" But, today I am not even sure I know who I am. I could sit here and moan and feel sorry for myself - but I am not going to!! So am going ... Read more
My Weekend!!
Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday was in the 80's - and a bit muggy! This morning got up to rain and in the mid 50's - now that is better. Oh wait - it is almost summer - so those warm days will come! I really do not mind the heat - but it really bothers my son. ... Read more
A Couple More Pounds Gone!!
Sunday, May 27, 2012      5 comments

YOO HOO!! My weight ticker just went down a couple more notches. Have been really watching my diet each day - one thing I am gradually decreasing is cheese - I love cheese!! That has been a favorite snack in the evenings. But, have been eat... Read more
Lunch with Granddaughter!
Friday, May 25, 2012      1 comments

This morning I went to McKay School to have lunch with my 5th grade granddaughter. It was so fun as usual. We had bbq with potato salad, baked beans, watermelon, and cake. I was going to take pictures on the playground, but the bell rang and... Read more
Yesterday was Full!!
Sunday, May 20, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday morning went to the church for a "Gal's Retreat" - a very good friend led it. First we met in the sanctuary for a time of Bible study and sharing. Then to the Parlor for a "coffee break. Some had brought some tasty goodies - had hal... Read more
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      1 comments

Had a good visit with Elaine at the coffee shop yesterday. She got her hair cut - a pixie cut - so cute on her. Then did some grocery shopping. Today am just doing some cleaning - mopping, vacuuming, have another plant to get into the gro... Read more
A Chuckle for Today!
Friday, May 11, 2012      5 comments

Just have to share this - received from a friend. ... Read more
Bread, Anyone??
Thursday, May 10, 2012      1 comments

"Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want bread" Thomas Jefferson Just found this quote on the web! Looks like we have arrived. ... Read more
My Daughter, Vicki
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      3 comments

Today is Vicki's Birthday! Just wish I could be with her. She has been talking to her sister occasionally on the phone - and yesterday she asked to talk to me. So the nurse called me and put Vicki on the phone. She sounded tired - said sh... Read more
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      4 comments

I am really struggling right now with this weight loss thing!! Found a book I have had for a long time - "Gentle Eating", a different approach to weight loss. The author is a favorite of mine - Stephen Arterburn - His first premise: W... Read more
Saturday, April 28, 2012      1 comments

There are many wonderful challenges here on SparkPeople! I have joined a few, but somehow find it hard to continue and complete. I really do want to - I was a single parent and worked at a company for 30 years - retired - and 6 years ago... Read more
Today's Walk
Friday, April 20, 2012      1 comments

This morning I walked down to the post office to return an item to amazon.com. It was cool so left on my sweatshirt. I stopped at the bead store and picked up some red beads to work on a beaded red rose - have not made beaded flowers for many ... Read more

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