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So Here I Am!
Saturday, July 09, 2011      1 comments

Many time someone will say something that will remind me - or my son - of a line from a movie. " So here I am, so here I am!" - a line in Medicine Man. Sean Connery is a research scientist in the Amazon rain forest. Lorraine Bracco has gone t... Read more
A New Day!
Sunday, June 26, 2011      0 comments

Boy, did I take yesterday off!!! I was having a pity party! You know, one of those "nobody loves me, everybody hates me, guess I'll just go dig some worms" days!! Not a pretty site - even my son kept a safe distance. But, the sun is out... Read more
So Blessed Am I!
Saturday, June 18, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday at VBS Karen brought me a bouquet of carnations - white and pink. What a surprise! Mom's favorite. Then in the evening I received an email from Tom with a picture of an iris - white on the top with a purple bottom. My favorite! N... Read more
Need to Take a New Look at Goals
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      0 comments

Something is wrong!! I have been on SparkPeople for almost 2 years! And, still have not lost any weight. I am exercising more tho - and am more conscious about what I eat. However, my arthritis is worse - so am hurting more and moving slow... Read more
Up Too Late
Thursday, June 02, 2011      0 comments

My days have been quite busy - again. And, I am running late this morning. Stayed up too late last night and then slept and extra 30 minutes this morning. I am really a morning person - and when I do not have at least a couple hours of "my t... Read more
God's Plans are Always Better Than Mine!
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      0 comments

Well, last night did not go at all like I had thought it would. God had a better plan!! Met Greg at WalMart and we looked for the movie "Patton" - not there. So then to Rite Aid and then to BiMart. So picked up "Megaman" and "Green Hornet" f... Read more
A Rough Day
Monday, May 30, 2011      1 comments

Am having a rough day! Dreamed last night - almost nightmares. Then woke stressed and with a headache. Have tried to do some things today, but have not accomplished much. Did a couple loads of wash and have sorted thru a couple of boxes of ma... Read more
Busy Week!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      0 comments

What a busy time - and it is not really summer yet!! Yesterday my daughter came by the church office where I work and we went to Starbucks - right next door - just too close!! She got her usual (she has lost about 30 pounds in the last 6 m... Read more
A Full Weekend.
Monday, May 16, 2011      1 comments

Saturday was going to do some quilting - want to finish a quilted flag wall hanging I am making for my sister's husband. But, instead, went flower shopping with my daughter. We bought lots. Then we spent the afternoon at her home planting and... Read more
Goals Update!
Thursday, May 12, 2011      1 comments

I have gotten so far off track!!! So, am going to take a good look at my goals for the year and see where I am. My Seven for 2011: 1. Lose 25 pounds. 2. Plan weekly menus. 3. Reestablish lost relationships. 4. Study life of Jes... Read more
I'm Here for Another Day
Sunday, May 08, 2011      1 comments

My daughter and granddaughter will be singing at church this morning. What a special treat. And, will be going to their house for lunch - I think we will be having tacos - our favorite! Then not sure what we will do - we had wanted to play in ... Read more
A Bright Sunny Day!
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      1 comments

FINALLY!! Bright and sunny out this morning - a little cooler, but it will warm up. Yesterday i got over 3000 steps - not sure how, was working at church and stopped at Safeway to pick up a few groceries. But, I will take every one. Ha... Read more
A Cloudy Day In Pendleton
Monday, May 02, 2011      0 comments

I was wanting to change my background picture to bright sunshine - like we had over the weekend - but our sky looks just like that out my window this afternoon. And it is even sprinkling a little. But have a couple of bright spots in my ... Read more
A Good Day
Thursday, April 21, 2011      5 comments

This morning I measured and found that I have lost an inch off my waist - the rest of the measurements are the same - including my weight. But, I got out a sweater I have had for a while and found that I could wear it!! WOO HOO. It had been j... Read more
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

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