A Brighter Day
Had a good day yesterday with family. Eric (sil) had a great fishing trip in Alaska - he came home so excited - with lots of stories. After church we had baked salmon, rice, and salad. It was soooo goooood!!! And for dessert, ice cream and w... Read more
It Has been a Hard Week
Last week I took a tumble - well, sorta. Lost my balance and am still a little sore. I twisted my left knee and bruised my right side. So have not been exercising much this week - not enough to chart. But, will get back to my routine this we... Read more
A Fun BBQ Yesterday
Our BBQ yesterday was a big success!! We had hamburgers, chicken and hotdogs - and enough food for the whole neighborhood. And there were only 12 of us. We have just a small, flat area behind the apartments and then a drop off down to the riv... Read more
Need to try some new Recipes!
I keep looking at and collecting recipes from this site - have even put together a few cookbooks. But have tried only a couple of the recipes. And they were really good. I plan to start using more of them - have been looking for some new thi... Read more
My Son-in-Law is going Fishing!
I gotta get going this morning and here I sit at my computer. Have tracked breakfast, read a couple of blogs, and found updated my status. But, I think I will just have another cup of coffee and enjoy the cool morning. It will be in the 90s t... Read more
Recipe for "Copper Pennies"
A great side dish for a potluck or bbq.
2 lb carrots, sliced (cook until tender, drain)
1 can tomato soup
1/2 c. cooking oil.
1 tsp each, salt & pepper
3/4 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1 bell pepper, sliced
1 onion, sliced
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Farmers Market Today
I want to get to the Farmer's Market this afternoon - just hope I can get to it. There is lots of repaving of the streets here in Pendleton - so many intersections are blocked. And we do not have many streets to begin with. I had to backtrack... Read more
Rethinking my Goals for July
Greg came over for "Dinner and a Movie" last night. We had tacos and watched the first 2 of the Spy Kids trilogy. Really cute. I did a little gardening - trimming and watering between the movies.
It is a beautiful morning! Bright sunshi... Read more
A Good Weekend!!
I had such a relaxing and refreshing weekend. Just stayed home and enjoyed the days. Did some knitting, baked a coconut pie for my son, and watched all 3 of "The Lord of the Rings". I had not realized how spent I was. So a couple of "down" ... Read more
Getting Back on the Wagon
Boy, did I fall off the Wagon. I have skinned both knees and have a black eye. But, as long as God gives me breath, it is not tooooo late to get back on track.
Have been thinking about what happened - since I was doing good. Was tracking me... Read more
My Daughter's Graduation
Kathi has finished her nurses training and has graduated from college. Here she is with Jordon, her Navy son. He is a diver stationed in San Diego. Just loves what he does and plans a Navy career.
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How to Track my Goals??
Yesterday I posted my goals for June. I made a chart to daily check off each goal as I finish it. This is similar to tracking on SpacePeople, except that somehow it feels more personal. When I track on SpacePeople, am I really making progres... Read more
Goals for June
Have just played with setting goals. Mostly have just been trying to be consistent, but that has not worked very well. I know that I do feel so much better when I exercise every day. Tracking my food intake is easy for me - I really do not ea... Read more
Staying on Track
I have not posted here for a while - but have been doing my thing!! Have been eating better. I stop at our local Farmer's Market on Fridays and pick up some fresh veggies - last week it was beets. Had never fixed fresh beets. I found directi... Read more
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Have been a member for a while and have had the book for a couple of months. Started reading and was really focused for a while. And, then have just let things go. My excuse: I have been too busy. I am old now - 72 last Nov. - working part... Read more