It never rains...
Now Dad is down with a severe bladder infection, while Mom is recovering from outpatient surgery for squaemous cell skin cancer. Two sick puppies at once!
I can't help but believe that God is allowing all this so they'll give in and ask fo... Read more
Stumbled but didn't fall...
Thank you all for your sweet greetings and welcome! It seems like someone is out to get me! But he ain't gonna win!
Mom had to be admitted to the ER on Wednesday, just after my recommitment here on Spark. Praise God, she didn't have pneum... Read more
In training for...
...the Festival of Hymns this afternoon at First Presby. I sang with this group 30 years ago, and they've welcomed me back for the past few weeks. It has been good for heart, soul and spirit - not to mention getting my voice back in shape. It's ... Read more
More to come...
...just wanted to let anyone who is still reading along that I'm alive and well. My back has healed up nicely and I'm signed up for a 6K run next Saturday. Tomorrow I'm singing in a hymn festival choir - the church choir I belonged to when I li... Read more
Short and Sweet
Happy New Year, everyone! Here's a brief description of my life at the moment:
Still not able to keep up with posting on SP like I'd like to.
I've actually been using Spark Recipes quite a bit, though, as I've been doing most of the c... Read more
What to say?
I'm pretty much a full-time caregiver at the moment. It's a joy to have this time with my parents but they are facing some tough decisions, and I'm in the uncomfortable position of getting them to face up to those decisions. There are times when... Read more
The Mall Awaits
I didn't get up for my cultural experience on Black Friday after all. Did you read about that poor fellow who got trampled to death at Walmart!? That's enough to discourage me from attending any of those shopping "events" in the future, too.
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I'm in Florida, Mom is home, alleluia! She's so happy to be back in her own four walls. There are lots of adjustments to be made and both dparents are struggling with that, but i... Read more
I Fly Away
Just a fly by blog post to say hi and bye! Thank you for all the good wishes and prayers. I fly out in the morning and am now praying that the forecast snow storms don't affect ... Read more
Just three more days till I leave for the States! So much to do in that time! But it WILL get done somehow or other.
Mom is scheduled to come home from rehab next Tuesday, so I'll be there to help with the transition. Thanksgiving will be ... Read more
God Bless America
Just thought I'd post this little guy's photo today - The election and Veteran's Day are past, but there's no time likethe present to keep our country, our troops and our vets in... Read more
A zillion little things
I feel like I had a productive day today. None of the things I got done was really major, but mostly I'm happy I didn't WASTE a lot of time worrying about what to do next, and just DID it.
- Had winter tires put on the car
- Went to dr ... Read more
Here are my November health and fitness goals:
1) Track daily for the next two weeks.
2) Continue exercise streak.
3) 900 cardio minutes.
4) Lose two pounds.
5) Get in the rest of my doctor visits.
6) Do better on sleep - minimum ... Read more
October (Almost) Bye, Bye!
For the One-Day Challenge Team, I'm supposed to blog today. I was going to wait till tomorrow - but, hey, I can blog again tomorrow too.
I'm excited about month-end (where did it go anyway?) because I'm going to meet my cardio goal, after ... Read more
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