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  • Great weekend for "Oldies"

    8/19/2017 11:43:53 PM, by MNABOY

    I had a lengthy, windy, verbose, wandering short story about our Friday trip to Hot SPRINGS, AR, and the concert of the remnants of 6 groups that... Read more

  • Beautiful music at the nursing home...

    8/16/2017 6:56:38 PM, by TEDDYTEDDY

    I played the piano when I visited my hubby in memory care unit. I see him at least three times a week and his 82nd birthday is coming up on the ... Read more


    8/16/2017 12:34:47 AM, by JOANN25

    I took some time off from SP this week ... just a lot going on. For those who have been keeping up with me, my son had his gall bladder surgery ... Read more

  • Tired again

    8/15/2017 10:39:44 PM, by MNABOY

    The heat and humidity really pull me down. I do enjoy the heat of summer but I hope I will enjoy the cool of fall soon.... Read more


    8/12/2017 12:01:15 AM, by JOANN25

    My Fit Bit ... It keeps up with everything I do and encourages me to do better. I had an active day yesterday with house cleaning and keeping tw... Read more

  • Chihuly glass

    8/11/2017 11:47:43 PM, by MNABOY

    Wife and I traveled yesterday to see her mother and this morning drove to Bentonville AR, to visit Crystal Bridges Art Museum and particularly th... Read more

  • Real workout

    8/10/2017 12:37:44 AM, by MNABOY

    Had my chainsaw in the shop and finally got it back to cut up apple tree that blew over. Going to use it to smoke BBQ. Hot work today and my hear... Read more


    8/9/2017 12:38:41 AM, by JOANN25

    Started out the day sort of slow; but ate a healthy breakfast (more like brunch) as I skipped lunch. We had our Tuesday night "Huddle" group whe... Read more

  • choices

    8/8/2017 11:55:45 PM, by MNABOY

    Worked at office this morning and returned to house at noon. It was cloudy and I thought I would cut grass between rains, they are light showers ... Read more

  • Re-enactor

    8/7/2017 11:35:05 PM, by MNABOY

    Tonight there was a U.S. Grant re-enactor and Grant's wife re-enactor that spoke for an hour and a half and were very interesting, despite the h... Read more

  • August 7, 2017 Month One Ends

    8/7/2017 10:02:32 AM, by DEB_NC

    I started out at 363 a month ago. Today I weigh 336.8. Total Loss for Month One is 26.2 lbs. I stayed on track, focused and didn't have any... Read more


    8/6/2017 11:47:26 PM, by JOANN25

    Arrived at church a few minutes early and practiced through my music ... also practiced at home. Great service. Th... Read more

  • Tired

    8/6/2017 10:24:15 PM, by MNABOY

    Another sign of aging and being out of shape is getting tired. After the road trips I really enjoyed my bed. And my right knee, the first one rep... Read more


    8/5/2017 11:58:44 PM, by JOANN25

    Walking was good both days. Friday I did over 17000 steps but Saturday was a busy day so did not make but 11000. At least I'm go... Read more

  • I didn't have my usual 2 cups of coffee upon awakening close to noon...

    8/5/2017 9:03:41 PM, by TEDDYTEDDY

    And fell asleep in my zero gravity recliner for 2 hours and then went back to bed for the afternoon, sleeping about 15 or 16 hours since midnight... Read more

  • Took a much needed break

    8/5/2017 12:11:37 PM, by BREEZYBOO79

    Had to take a break and just enjoy life and celebrate my ten year career anniversary. I'm living a low sodium life style because of my heart so y... Read more

  • Reality strikes again

    8/5/2017 12:26:36 AM, by MNABOY

    Sunday my DD1's father-in-law died at home totally unexpected not having had medical issues. Celebrated his 70th birthday the previous week. My d... Read more

  • Weather is better (temporarily). And other things on my mind.....

    8/3/2017 10:31:11 PM, by TEDDYTEDDY

    Today's high was less than 60. So we are having a short reprieve from the hot muggy weather of the past month or so. My daughter lives out west... Read more


    8/2/2017 11:37:51 PM, by JOANN25


  • Keep on keepin on

    7/31/2017 8:50:34 PM, by BREEZYBOO79

    I felt so disappointed in myself yesterday but I wasn't going to wallow in it. I reminded myself that I bet if I do some walking I'll feel better... Read more

  • I achieved what I thought was impossible

    7/31/2017 2:52:56 PM, by MATTD63

    I have gone 31 days without a soda. (or will have when I go to bed tonight) This is amazing and something I thought was impossible for me. ... Read more


    7/31/2017 12:37:33 AM, by JOANN25

    I have all these great expectations of what I can do the next day. THEN, things happen. My son had been sick the week before and went back to ... Read more

  • Trying

    7/30/2017 8:40:26 PM, by BREEZYBOO79

    Figured it was time for some self talk. I'm doing better than I was. I'm breathing, I'm walking- I should be excited. I'm kinda bummed cause ther... Read more

  • Summer has been hot but I have begun a walking program.

    7/30/2017 3:11:18 PM, by TEDDYTEDDY

    I really have enjoyed the longer days but not so much the high dew points in the 60s & 70s... today is much better with only 55 for a dew poin... Read more

  • Half way home

    7/27/2017 10:47:09 PM, by MNABOY

    We drove to Mother-in-law's today, a trip that drained both driver and passenger. She was glad to see us and remembered us as well. Good sign. It... Read more

  • Heading back to AR

    7/26/2017 11:04:11 PM, by MNABOY

    After 4 good days with DD1 and grands we are heading to Mother-in-law. Heat warnings are posted but a/c works. We will be traveling back roads so... Read more

  • "Every day with Jesus is greater than the day before"

    7/25/2017 1:00:39 AM, by MNABOY

    As children we didn't get much tv time and the house didn't have central air so we played outside. We would build a tent fort after lunch and cra... Read more


    7/23/2017 6:57:54 PM, by JOANN25

    i rephrase my title to say "except for yesterday". I kept my great granddaughter (6 months) so did not get too much of anything done. Did about... Read more

  • Only one more day?

    7/22/2017 11:42:10 PM, by MNABOY

    Due to temperature and humidity our part of AR has been under a sever heat warning for three days but today's notice said that the warning will e... Read more

  • Plan ahead

    7/21/2017 11:49:44 PM, by MNABOY

    My son gave me a professional grade battery powered weed whacker that he won in a golf tournament, Echo brand which is the same as my gas powered... Read more


    7/21/2017 3:01:23 PM, by JOANN25

    Called the surgeon's office this morning and set up for them to take the place off my scalp. The date is August 31. It is slow growing but I di... Read more


    7/20/2017 7:41:42 PM, by JOANN25

    As some of you know, I had a biopsy on the 14th on a place on my scalp. They said it would be 2 to 3 weeks before I heard anything. Unfortunate... Read more

  • Three things I did recently.

    7/20/2017 6:07:11 PM, by GAL2202

    1. Went to church this past Sunday. 2. Went to my Sunday School class. 3. Took a 45 minute hike in park with my husband and 2 sons.... Read more

  • I Was a Bad Boy Last Night...

    7/20/2017 9:59:57 AM, by MATTD63

    ...but that milkshake was soooo good, and the bacon cheeseburger and fries were spot on. I went way over my calories for the day. Why i... Read more

  • Moved a sawmill today!

    7/19/2017 10:51:31 PM, by MNABOY

    A fine gentleman donated a working scale sawmill to the county museum today. It was hand made by his late brother-in-law in 1976. The detail is a... Read more

  • I'm the idiot that didn't read all of the column as typed.

    7/18/2017 12:37:18 PM, by MNABOY

    I am in an eight week challenge and this week we were to focus on eating fruit and vegetables. Saturday my daughter prepared great meals, Sunday ... Read more

  • Competition brings failure

    7/18/2017 12:20:37 AM, by MNABOY

    Eating freggies has been fun eating tomatoes from the garden, peaches from the trees and the Rainier cherries along with various squash. However ... Read more


    7/17/2017 6:06:31 PM, by JOANN25

    i am feeling better but still coughing a lot. Did my challenges and did pretty well even though I had to cut the strength training short as the... Read more

  • July 7, 2017 New Start

    7/16/2017 11:09:13 AM, by DEB_NC

    Current weight, 363 New beginning. My eating plan will be Keto low carb. 30 net carbs or less daily. Intermittent Fasting 16/8 or more da... Read more

  • Grammar or Spelling or both

    7/13/2017 11:16:50 PM, by MNABOY

    Willie who is playing for WalMart or who's. Old and tired seldom proof read well! Sorry. Thank goodness my wife the English teacher doesn't follo... Read more

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