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For All You Grandmothers
Friday, April 15, 2011      5 comments

Just have to share this with you. My older daughter gave this to me a few years ago. It always makes me smile. I think of my Mother who said when she was in her 80's, "Sometimes I feel like I am 16 and then I look in the mirror." I told her ... Read more
Have to Give It Up!!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      2 comments

I know some of you have a hard time giving up chocolate - that is one food i would not miss. But, I realize that the one food I really have to give up - or at least get under control is cheese - i could eat cheese with most any thing!! L... Read more
A Fortune Cookie
Friday, April 08, 2011      1 comments

My sister lives on the coast in Brookings and this was in her fortune cookie: Tomorrow the seas of life will be calm and you can easily guide your ship. Onward, Captain!... Read more
A Thought for Today
Monday, April 04, 2011      1 comments

A quote from Sylvia Ronsvale's book, The Empty Tomb -- "Americans spend more annually on soft drinks that the total amount given to churches". Where are you spending your money? We know that those soft drinks have way toooo many calories... Read more
Update on my Seven for 2011!
Monday, April 04, 2011      0 comments

Just looking at my Seven!! My Seven for 2011: 1. Lose 25 pounds. 2. Plan weekly menus. 3. Reestablish lost relationships. 4. Study life of Jesus with Granddaughter, Jill. 5. Plan knitting and quilting projects. 6. Downsize... Read more
Friday, April 01, 2011      3 comments

I do love changes -----I have moved a number of times. In Medford, as a single parent and while my children were growing up, we moved often. My Dad always teased me, "Oh, that place is dirty now so time to move on". And, as a child we moved f... Read more
Japan's Earthquake
Saturday, March 12, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday morning I had heard about the earthquake in Japan, but had not learned the extent until later in the afternoon. My sister lives in Brookings and I called her to ask about the extent of the damage there. She said the tsunami had destr... Read more
God is Great!!
Sunday, February 27, 2011      1 comments

Am reading "In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day" by Matt Batterson and found this: "God is great not just because nothing is too big for Him. God is great because nothing is too small for Him either."... Read more
Still on Track
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      0 comments

At the beginning of the year our Pastor told us we should slow down and learn to just say "No!". In December he had cellulitis in his leg - spent 4 days in the hospital - and was off most of the month. So he learned how important it is to just... Read more
Number Four Goal
Saturday, January 29, 2011      1 comments

My #4 goal for this year is to study the life of Jesus with my 10 year old granddaughter, Jill. She is such a precious little girl, but she has some emotional issues. She can become extremely vicious with her mother and sisters when she gets u... Read more
My Seven for 2011!
Thursday, January 27, 2011      1 comments

Gotta get #7 added. Am actually working on each goal. I have a 3x5 card with them listed that I carry with me as a reminder - and try to work a little on each one every day. So far, at least I am looking at the list each day!! My granddaught... Read more
Working on my Seven for 2011!
Friday, January 21, 2011      1 comments

Here are 6 of my 7 goals for this year - still do not have the 7th one, but am thinking about it. #1. Lose 25 pounds. #2. Plan weekly menus and keep diet within recommended guidelines. #3. Reestablish lost relationships. #4. Study... Read more
Much Better Today!!
Friday, January 14, 2011      2 comments

Was feeling a little down yesterday - have been for a few days. Then yesterday at work my Pastor/Boss sent me out for a while - for a break. He suggested Hamleys for coffee and a time of "R&R". But, I ended up at the Library - picked out a bo... Read more
My Seven for 2011.
Monday, January 10, 2011      1 comments

#1. Lose 25 pounds. #2. Plan weekly menus and keep diet within recommended guidelines. #3. Reestablish lost relationships. #4. Study the life of Jesus with Jill, my 10 year old granddaughter. #5. Plan knitting and quilting projects f... Read more
Weighing In
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      2 comments

OH NO!! I just went and weighed - now why would I do that??? And, I have gained a pound!! Must have been that spaghetti I had for dinner last night - oh, but it was soooo gooood. Had not had any in such a long time. Or, perhaps I had... Read more

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