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  • Tried a New Recipe- Cauliflower Fried Rice

    5/24/2017 1:34:34 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Fried Rice made from cauliflower??? Intriguing, I know! This was one of those videos that pops up on my my Spark Start page, sponsored by Eg... Read more

  • Not Optimum, but So What!

    5/23/2017 11:41:42 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Things aren't perfect, ..... but When ARE they ever? My knee hurts (I think from the trampolining over the weekend), but Boy! Was that fun! ... Read more

  • Manchester England

    5/23/2017 7:17:57 PM, by F8CONE8

    Going back to my own youth and I remember the anticipation of going to a concert, the excitement when you entered the venue and the sheer joy of ... Read more

  • Some Days

    5/22/2017 11:30:03 PM, by MCJULIEO

    After all the excitement I had with watching the grandchildren over the weekend, I confess to being a little Blah today.... you know it's a Blah ... Read more

  • Physical Therapy

    5/22/2017 12:27:38 PM, by F8CONE8

    Seems I injured my 3rd vertebrae in my back and that caused my sciatic nerve to be damaged. I am in physical therapy to help ease it. It is pre... Read more

  • Jesus Wubs Da Widdle Childwen!

    5/22/2017 12:29:40 AM, by MCJULIEO

    The grandchildren and I slept well after our big day with the trampoline park yesterday, and all the other things we did really made for some dee... Read more

  • Family

    5/21/2017 2:01:07 PM, by F8CONE8

    I just spent 5 days with my son and grandsons and their little Shiz Shu, Buddy. The house was filled with confusion, people, and laughter. Not ... Read more

  • Holy Moley... A Trampoline Park!

    5/20/2017 4:08:23 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Well, the 3 grandkids and I had a glorious evening and night last night, with only a little whining when their parents left (the 2 year old was g... Read more

  • I've Packed the Marshmellows!

    5/19/2017 2:13:14 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'll be leaving for Austin here in a few minutes to get to babysit 3 of my grandchildren while their parents will be taking the youth group from ... Read more

  • What a Find!

    5/19/2017 12:16:33 AM, by MCJULIEO

    At the grocery store today (HEB, the queen of grocery stores around here, with the freshest produce, and the helpfulest employees) and made a won... Read more

  • Leftover BBQ

    5/17/2017 11:14:47 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I had leftover pork ribs for lunch.... (Luling City Market BBQ pork ribs are the BEST) AND dinner.... (still yummy!) While not quite as... Read more

  • 175 miles of Texas

    5/16/2017 11:31:13 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Well, I knew that I would have to drive back home from Houston by myself, and that driving by myself always gives rise to some of the worst snack... Read more

  • Totally Exhausted

    5/16/2017 12:08:50 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm visiting my mother, and even though we are in Houston,one of the largest cities in the country, we didn't leave her apartment complex even on... Read more

  • Tribute to my Mom

    5/14/2017 9:54:03 PM, by MCJULIEO

    My mother is pretty spectacular..... she was a national debate champion in college, gave the graduation address for her college graduation at Bay... Read more

  • Such Interesting People!

    5/14/2017 12:09:44 AM, by MCJULIEO

    In the last 24 hours I've met some of the most interesting people, or at least, discovered new things about people that I THOUGHT I knew.... ... Read more

  • Righting the Ship

    5/13/2017 10:02:21 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Just because I wanted to (Bad excuse), I ate some things that I have successfully avoided for some time... I don't know WHEN the last time I... Read more

  • Crafty Bibliophile Stuff

    5/12/2017 1:29:50 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Am working on my final report for the Local Arrangements Committee on the handcrafted items for sale at the Texas Library Association conference ... Read more

  • More Bibliophilic Craftiness- TLA Coolness

    5/10/2017 11:09:35 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Our Friends of the Library team of crafty bibliophiles worked weekly for months to produce items that the librarians at the Texas Library Associa... Read more

  • Approaching Humanhood Again- Back to TLA Images

    5/9/2017 10:55:16 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I DO believe I'm almost well from all that respiratory unpleasantness I've been wrestling with for the last two weeks.... It must REALLY be... Read more

  • Feeling Somewhat Better

    5/8/2017 12:14:36 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I slept again last night for a good length of time.... deep restful sleep uninterrupted by coughing spells... I think I may just be getting ... Read more

  • Feels Like Summer

    5/6/2017 11:45:34 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It's south Texas, and May is already hot, with tomatoes ripe on the vine, and sweet corn also ripe and harvested.... And fireflies in the ya... Read more

  • See If This Works

    5/5/2017 9:55:06 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Try as I might, I could not get this blog to post on May 4, Star Wars Day (May the Fourth Be With You), but I'm trying ONE MORE TIME (after 6 tri... Read more

  • Coughing Like a Really Sick Person

    5/5/2017 9:19:44 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I've tried to post yesterday's blog 5 times unsuccessfully.... in the meantime my cold has really turned into a major cough.... Even with Mu... Read more

  • Texas Library Association Conference

    5/3/2017 11:13:58 PM, by MCJULIEO

    First, let me say that the TLA conference is bigger than any other library conference in the country, EXCEPT the ALA..... every year around 8000 ... Read more

  • Full Blown Cold

    5/2/2017 11:28:17 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Had a terrible night last night coughing so hard that it triggered a gag reflex!!!! But that HAS to be the worst... I will try to get 8-9 ho... Read more

  • Sore Throat.... Taking Precautions

    4/30/2017 8:50:40 PM, by MCJULIEO

    NOW, after several days of just SOUNDING bad, and FEELING kind of run down,..... I'm taking large doses of Vitamin C and eating oranges, but I no... Read more

  • Recovering From the Library Conference

    4/29/2017 11:54:42 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Yes, I AM going to blog about the Texas Library Conference, but after the weekend.... I'm currently in Houston with my wonderful, wise mother, an... Read more

  • Weigh in was not as bad as I thought

    4/29/2017 10:26:02 AM, by BOE4LIFE2

    Ok weigh in results 228.8 lbs. This is bad but lower than my 235 starting weight. So 6 lbs in about 2 weeks just by avoiding the US postal servic... Read more

  • Weigh in

    4/29/2017 6:39:46 AM, by BOE4LIFE2

    Ok it is time for a weigh in. I know I need to but i haven't been on the scale in a while and I am kind of scared to see what it might tell me.... Read more

  • May blooms

    4/28/2017 1:46:51 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    This month has been intense, as April is often transformative to me. I'm always reminded of "April showers bring May flowers." So, let's see it b... Read more

  • Milestone

    4/25/2017 12:40:51 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Today I logged in for the 1800th straight day.... yes, I was part of Sparkpeople before then but lost that streak while on a cruise (no internet!... Read more

  • I was curious...

    4/24/2017 3:40:33 PM, by BOE4LIFE2

    I was curious as I often am and so I peeked at Sparkpeople on the Better Business Bereua website. No surprise they are completely accredited and ... Read more

  • I caught one. I finally caught one...

    4/21/2017 6:35:03 AM, by BOE4LIFE2

    I got that little sucker. Caught it sneaking around in my closet. Oh you know what I mean, that little imp that goes around making all of the clo... Read more

  • Sense of humor

    4/19/2017 4:00:52 AM, by BOE4LIFE2

    Well here I am, again. Fortunately I still have my sense of humor and I need it because I am back in school. It feels weird to be older than some... Read more

  • Small Successes Contribute to More Successes

    4/18/2017 11:32:55 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The TLA conference started today for the work of the conference, ... the set up and preparation and the committee met for pizza after a very long... Read more

  • First 100 days 2017 Stats

    4/18/2017 7:17:49 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    Physical March 2017 Results: Blood Sugar – 89 (65-99 Normal) Blood count normal White Blood count – Elevated 10.9 (norm 3.4-10.8 , but s... Read more

  • A Quick Blog

    4/15/2017 11:26:23 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I haven't forgotten that I've intended to blog about all that's going on around me, but that TLA conference is staring me in the face, and it's a... Read more

  • Tired, But Triumphant

    4/12/2017 10:24:09 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Today was our last day of the Friends of the Library crafty team to get together and finish up some of our projects for the Texas Library Associa... Read more

  • You Realize That You Are Tired When.....

    4/12/2017 12:39:28 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm tired of wrestling with crafts, and graphics, and the printer that wants to chew up paper... And I realized just how tired I was when I ... Read more

  • Still Perking Along

    4/10/2017 11:48:25 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm trying to download photos to post about my trip to Texas A&M University, but have hit a few snags, so in the meantime I've been out in the ga... Read more

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