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  • Getting Pretty Hot

    7/29/2015 11:17:04 AM, by MCJULIEO

    It's getting too hot to do anythinh outside except swim, and I really OUGHT to be trying to catch up on my reading... The To Be Read pile just ke... Read more

  • Will Do Vs. Want To

    7/28/2015 3:29:32 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I did NOT want to get out and swim laps this morning....My excuses included: I wouldn't have time to get a full mile in, much less my goal of two... Read more

  • Sheer Perfection!

    7/27/2015 11:56:22 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Salmon was on sale at the local HEB, and I bought a large filet to bake in the oven, and since I was going to bake at 425 degrees anyway, I chopp... Read more

  • Larry Gatlin

    7/26/2015 11:48:41 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Larry Gatlin, country and western composer and performer (sometimes with his brothers- The Gatlin Brothers) was in town last night for a concert,... Read more

  • Deceitful Appearance

    7/26/2015 12:35:51 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I had to drive up to cross the Blanco River today in the city of Blanco, Texas.... and the river was more beautiful than I have ever seen it befo... Read more

  • One Good Day

    7/25/2015 12:42:41 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Okay, so, today I did good. I did my laps and s... Read more

  • Friends are the Best!

    7/24/2015 10:59:22 PM, by MCJULIEO

    FINALLY.... after receiving and receiving and receiving help from so many dear friends.... I was able to help a couple of them... AT THE SAM... Read more

  • Best Watermelon

    7/23/2015 11:33:19 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Finally not able to stand it any more, I bought a watermelon, even though I am by myself.... And Boy! Am I ever glad that I did! Best! ... Read more

  • Local Weatherman

    7/22/2015 11:14:04 PM, by MCJULIEO

    On the radio this morning, the weatherman announced that there was Zero chance of rain, That he would be really surprised if it rained, and... Read more

  • Early morning walk around the yard

    7/21/2015 2:02:57 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    The morning was so fresh, nice breeze.... sun just peeking through the trees. Read more

  • Einstein on Creativity

    7/20/2015 9:24:01 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I like these: ... Read more

  • Long Day

    7/19/2015 11:26:20 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I know that my tooth (or at least the place from which it was extracted) must be bothering me at least a little bit today..... I didn't take any ... Read more

  • Long Day

    7/19/2015 11:25:48 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I know that my tooth (or at least the place from which it was extracted) must be bothering me at least a little bit today..... I didn't take any ... Read more

  • Much Better Than I Thought

    7/18/2015 10:53:38 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Slept almost 10 hours last night! (I think that the pain medication for my pulled tooth from yesterday may have contributed) The ice pack that I ... Read more

  • Day of Accomplishment

    7/17/2015 11:26:06 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Swam a mile this morning. Finished early enough to not get sunburned. Watered the yard for the first time this year. Picked the last of... Read more

  • It Wasn't Just Me!

    7/16/2015 10:57:51 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Yesterday was the BIG Amazon Prime sale that was SUPPOSED to be the equivalent of Black Friday for Bargain Shoppers..... So I carefully set ... Read more

  • Butterfly Herding

    7/15/2015 10:16:34 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Do you ever have days when everything you touch makes you feel like you are herding butterflies? Phone tag, and waiting for other peoples' d... Read more

  • Spark Tracker in Swimming

    7/14/2015 10:45:27 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I have a Spark Tracker and it goes with me wherever I go, except when I forget and change shoes or something, and I have understood that sometime... Read more

  • Lost 110-Someone Else's Story

    7/14/2015 8:58:52 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    http://www.refinery29.com/elna
    -baker-weight-loss-surgery
    -loose-skin I came across this story, and overall it is bleak, except for the ti... Read more

  • ComicCon 2015

    7/14/2015 1:57:55 AM, by WOLFKITTY

    Walking around on Friday & Sunday for ComicCon wore m... Read more

  • Short Blog Tonight

    7/13/2015 11:57:10 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm feeling fatigued, but I know that if I don't get up early tomorrow morning, I won't get my swim in, and that has become a high priority for m... Read more

  • Never Get Tired of Watching

    7/9/2015 2:43:36 PM, by MCJULIEO

    My conference is being held at a hotel in downtown Austin, right on the Colorado River, and I never get tired of watching all the activity on the... Read more

  • Aaaaaaaaugh! Austin!

    7/8/2015 3:07:34 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Terrible traffic on I-35 in Austin today and the snarl from a pedestrian crossing the highway being hit by a car was horrendous! Trust me, cro... Read more

  • Making Time for Priorities

    7/7/2015 11:37:37 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Big meeting for me in Austin tomorrow afternoon, but I want to get my mile-or-more swim in tomorrow morning, so I have to get an early start.... ... Read more

  • Much Better Now

    7/6/2015 9:14:04 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm much better now, if not completely well... Slept another 9 hours last night... Tomorrow will tell if I'm truly well..... Read more

  • My Mistake

    7/5/2015 1:16:55 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I was wrong with my yesterday's blog..... My aches and fatigue were apparently NOT DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) I'm sick, something ... Read more

  • Paying the Piper

    7/4/2015 11:31:36 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I had intended to write this blog about the 4th of July.... Happy Birthday, America! But I find myself distracted with DOMS- Delayed Onset M... Read more

  • Feels So Good

    7/3/2015 11:02:58 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It took me almost two hours, but I swam 1.75 miles today!!!! I got a late start while helping a friend (really important that I help her in... Read more

  • Baby Smiles

    7/2/2015 11:33:24 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I got to go to a four year old's birthday party today and had a wonderful time... Was privileged to hold two different smily babies, one 8 m... Read more

  • Urrgggh!

    7/1/2015 9:03:27 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I want to be in bed right now, sleeping late, snoozing and snuggled under the covers with my eyes closed, blissfully unaware of the sun's rising ... Read more

  • Glad to be home

    7/1/2015 12:09:41 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Although I love visiting with my mother, I am glad to get back home to my own bed again. The drive from Houston to San Antonio was full of spotty... Read more

  • Laughable Expert

    6/29/2015 9:26:49 PM, by MCJULIEO

    My wonderful mother thinks I'm a computer genius!!!! Hilarious, right?? I think so.... But, and here's the critical thought: While I am, b... Read more

  • Houston Again

    6/28/2015 9:33:03 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Back to Houston we went for a doctor's appointment, and the traffic today between San Antonio and Houston was fierce with what I presume were Wa... Read more

  • Garden Waning

    6/27/2015 11:01:21 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It's a little early for the garden to be fading in its annual midsummer slump, but there's no denying that the tomatoes are looking terrible! Ev... Read more

  • Small Steps

    6/26/2015 4:31:41 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The swim team was still practicing when I got to the pool this morning, and the sun was still low in the sky so I didn't have to worry about sunb... Read more

  • Owwwwww!

    6/25/2015 10:15:52 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The sun was shining yesterday between the clouds while I was swimming, and Boy! Do I ever have a sunburn!!!! You would think that having been red... Read more

  • Hungry

    6/24/2015 8:38:35 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Ever since I swam a mile and a quarter this morning, I've been hungry!!! So I've been eating healthy fruits and vegetables.... But lots... Read more

  • I Suspect SOMETHING'S Crazy

    6/23/2015 11:29:32 PM, by MCJULIEO

    My Sparktracker clocked more than 24, 000 steps today!!!!!!! While it's true that I DID quite a bit of shopping, three store's' worth, it wa... Read more

  • A New Low

    6/22/2015 4:16:10 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I WISH it were a new low number on my scale, but it's not....unfortunately... But it IS A new low for my 5 Sparkteam Bonus spins.... Usually... Read more

  • Choices, Choices

    6/21/2015 11:32:29 PM, by MCJULIEO

    When I'm at home, I pretty much have complete control over what I eat, and when I eat it.... but I'm spending a few days with my mother again, a... Read more

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