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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
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

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