I just have the hardest time drinking enough water!! I see where some drink the 64 oz a day - how do you get that much down??? I feel like I am doing great when I drink 4 glasses - let's see, that is about 32 oz. I have tried all the "tricks... Read more
How to Deal with Stress??
Oh, my, how stress can take its tole!! Greg, my oldest son, is not coming over for "dinner and a movie" for a while. He and Geoff are so different - almost opposite religious beliefs and political views. So Greg and I will just be meeting lat... Read more
I am truly getting so much from Spark Coach - especially the daily tracking. i feel more motivated to check in and follow the "plan". Feels more accountable -
And the videos seem so much more personal - I really feel more challenged!!
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Time With my Son
Last night I met my son for dinner - we went to our favorite Mexican restaurant. And, of course, I blew my diet. But what I gained from my time with him was so worth it. We have had our differences in the past, but we can always share our fee... Read more
I WISH YOU ENOUGH
I received this from a dear friend and just want to share with someone who may need a word of encouragement today.
I WISH YOU ENOUGH
I WISH YOU ENOUGH SUN TO KEEP YOUR ATTITUDE BRIGHT
I WISH YOU ENOUGH RAIN TO APPRECIATE TH... Read more
What Can I Do??
I have been listening to Jon Courson's teaching on Romans 1:1. Paul was not able to go to Rome when he so desired to go. And, perhaps, that is to our benefit. Since he was not able to go, he wrote this letter. He could not do what was so in ... Read more
Dance, Love, Sing, Live!!
Just browsing thru the documents on my computer and found this one. Not sure where I picked it up, but it certainly is inspiring.
"Dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listeni... Read more
Back on Track
Just spent the weekend at Hood River with my son Gordon - what a special time!! We ate, shopped, walked, and talked and talked and talked!! So good to be able to have some time with him and get caught up on all that is happening in his life.
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Have been discouraged by my bathroom scales - have actually gained back a few pounds, I think. My scales do not always weigh accurately - the numbers can vary as much as 15 - 20 pounds. Have changed the batteries and that did not help. Maybe ... Read more
Here I Am, Again!!!
I have not added a blog in quite a while - have not been really busy (I am retired), but just distracted by life.
I live in a very dysfunctional family - I know all families do have their issue - and we do have differences, but also with m... Read more
What A Day!!
Right now am enjoying a glass of wine - I don't have wine very often - so it is really a treat. And, after today, I feel like I need it!!
I stopped at JC Penneys and picked up a pair of shoes I had ordered - Skechers - and they are wonderf... Read more
The herder was quick to round up the goats and get them back inside!... Read more
We Have Goats!!
Well, we had a visit of goats yesterday. The city had about 750 goats brought from Idaho to our fair city. Their "job" was to clean up the undergrowth along the river. The herders came from Peru. Not sure how often this is done, but the resi... Read more
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A Call to my Daughter!!
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