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  • Curtain down on Mary Poppins

    3/12/2018 12:33:05 AM, by MNABOY

    Closed Mary Poppins last night and I was and remain worn out! The show was well received but I don't believe we did our best. Historically our mu... Read more

  • Mary Poppins

    3/4/2018 10:04:07 PM, by MNABOY

    Wife and I are in the chorus of the musical "Mary Poppins" and have been rehearsing four evenings a week since January. The cast is small and we ... Read more

  • Entered the Women Who Walk 5K

    3/3/2018 12:24:45 PM, by INTEND2LOSE

    If at first you don't succeed .... I have entered the Women Who Walk 5K here in Russellville. I went to the first training session today. Ou... Read more

  • A better day

    2/25/2018 10:50:51 PM, by MNABOY

    Eating fine today. Evercise demanding. A little stress at church but everything going well with "Mary Poppins" and Easter cantata.... Read more

  • Lost focus

    2/23/2018 10:45:45 PM, by MNABOY

    I have been eating as if every opportunity will be my last..My blood pressure is elevating, not dangerously so, but if I don't stop eating and ga... Read more

  • Hearing aid

    2/14/2018 12:12:16 AM, by MNABOY

    Went to audiologist today and learned a lot about hearing aids. Already knew I needed them but learned what different features are available. I ... Read more

  • Mardi Gras party

    2/9/2018 10:55:43 PM, by MNABOY

    Each year starting about 4 years ago the local Catholib parish has a Mardi Gras dinner and selles boiled shrimp, corn, potato and sausage to rais... Read more

  • memory drugs?

    2/8/2018 12:06:41 AM, by MNABOY

    I no longer seriously hunt for the magic weight wand but is there a memory pill? You know a helper for learning lines, music and staging? My fat... Read more

  • A little help

    2/1/2018 11:15:32 PM, by MNABOY

    Wife and I are going to see grandchildren and watch two of them play basketball. Also we will let them help us polish Supercalifragilisticexpeali... Read more

  • ageing process

    2/1/2018 12:16:26 AM, by MNABOY

    As we, the cast, work to learn the lines, the music and the staging for "Mary Poppins" the greater demands are compared with the effort in past m... Read more

  • Wife made it

    1/30/2018 1:06:28 AM, by MNABOY

    Today was wife's 70th birthday, I married an older woman, and she has been dreading the event. However she survived with a special serenade by th... Read more

  • Wife's birthday

    1/28/2018 10:39:38 PM, by MNABOY

    Wife and I went to Memphis to shop, eat and catch a movie. Had a great meal at a Palestinian Restaurant and watched "The Greatest Showman" which... Read more

  • Mary Poppins"

    1/25/2018 1:11:53 AM, by MNABOY

    Our Little Theater group in conjunction with our local 2 year college is producing Mary Poppins" in March. The college has a theater that has ... Read more

  • Encouragement

    1/24/2018 12:37:56 AM, by MNABOY

    There are days when things go wrong, traffic is ridiculous , you forget something important, you bite your lip eating,the phone battery goes down... Read more

  • Changing temperatures

    1/21/2018 7:18:54 PM, by MNABOY

    We have been blessed or challenged by single digit temps for a couple days. I love cold weather because I can dress for keeping warm and I breath... Read more

  • Slow day

    1/21/2018 12:09:24 AM, by MNABOY

    taking a rest day today too tired to do much.That is also known as lazy.... Read more

  • I'm BACK!!!

    1/15/2018 10:15:41 AM, by MANDI2181

    I'm back after a 3 month hiatus. In September I started experiencing some mild back pain. Which isn't uncommon, for the past 10 years I've gotten... Read more

  • Self destruction

    1/10/2018 12:52:38 AM, by MNABOY

    Eating in a manner that is known from past experience to undo the good efforts at leading a healthy lifestyle is self destruction. I'm guilty. No... Read more

  • Blessings

    12/26/2017 12:26:05 AM, by MNABOY

    For all that profess a belief in Christ I hope you enjoyed a blessed Christmas that will carry over for the coming year. For those that do not ha... Read more

  • The spirit is rising

    12/22/2017 9:10:58 AM, by MNABOY

    Yesterday wife received a call that the "last" gift had arrived and I could drive in the sun rather than the heavy rain predicted for today. (It ... Read more

  • Smiles cure what ails you

    12/17/2017 12:52:57 AM, by MNABOY

    This morning I participated in a Breakfast with Santa. I have fought a cold since November 29th through two musical presentations, in the chorus ... Read more

  • Christmas Cantata

    12/11/2017 12:14:54 AM, by MNABOY

    Today wife and I sang with a neighboring Methodist church choir in their Christmas cantata. The adult choir sang in the morning service and an af... Read more

  • Tomorrow the show goes on.

    12/2/2017 12:22:02 AM, by MNABOY

    We have been working on a Christmas program since late October and tomorrow is the day that we will have two shows and it will be over. The Litt... Read more

  • Thanksgiving review

    11/29/2017 12:50:56 AM, by MNABOY

    Working on a Christmas Show for our community and am ashamed the Christmas spirit is not an aura I am projecting. We shared Thanksgiving with our... Read more


    11/26/2017 1:01:51 AM, by MNABOY

    Had a blast tail gating before Iron Bowl and then a trip to the stadium and a wonderful victory for Auburn. Healthy food in proprt portions.... Read more

  • Proff is in the pudding!

    11/20/2017 11:00:44 AM, by MNABOY

    Following "just wondering" today:1;1;2;2; and 3. now that is enough.... Read more

  • Just wondering

    11/20/2017 12:00:09 AM, by MNABOY

    SparkAmerica Affinity Bonus Points, spin the flag and win your "affinity" points to advance on the leader board! I have seen patterns develop, ... Read more

  • great day

    11/17/2017 12:59:18 AM, by MNABOY

    Scout, my dog, and I hiked 4 miles today and blisters on my toes made me turn back. Getting soft and stupid in my old age! Spent the evening lear... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/12/2017 10:36:19 PM, by MNABOY

    Enjoyed a Red Egg Party at lunch yesterday followed by a dinner birthday party for a 90 year young friend. Today after church I met with our Inte... Read more

  • Great Sunday

    11/5/2017 10:09:11 PM, by MNABOY

    Sunday school class, median age probably late 80's, is studying Genesis and it lead to some insteresting discussions about Noag and his family to... Read more

  • No good deed goes unpunished

    11/3/2017 12:42:08 AM, by MNABOY

    My wife bought a large bag of Mars minis for Halloween. I thought that the Snickers Minis might harm a child with nut allergies so I ate them. T... Read more

  • turning circles

    10/19/2017 12:45:06 AM, by MNABOY

    After I retired from the bench 1-1-2017, I thought I would sleep a lot later in the morning, I have been a night owl since college. This retirem... Read more

  • Rant

    10/14/2017 10:54:29 AM, by MANDI2181

    I came across this link (http://www.returnofkings.com/
    former-fat-girl). "8 Reasons to Date a Former Fat Girl". ... Read more

  • Time flies when you are getting up in years and busy!

    10/12/2017 12:52:47 AM, by MNABOY

    It has been over a month since I posted a blog and great thinga have occurred and continue to occurr. We went to the Annual Soybean Festival in M... Read more

  • No motivation

    9/25/2017 11:18:57 AM, by MANDI2181

    I've not done good at all this past week. I only went to the gym twice, I didn't track my calories at all this weekend. I've just had zero motiva... Read more

  • Taking a break

    9/14/2017 9:47:49 AM, by MANDI2181

    I decided yesterday after not going to the gym at all this work week (Monday my daughter and I had a stomach virus and Tuesday I just couldn't pu... Read more

  • Week 21 weigh in

    9/8/2017 4:00:50 PM, by MANDI2181

    Week 21 Weigh In: -.4lbs Total Lbs lost to date: 44lbs Only lost .4lbs this week...not sure what exactly happened but at least I didn't ga... Read more

  • Petit Jean Hike

    9/7/2017 11:15:27 AM, by MANDI2181

    This past weekend we went to Petit Jean Mountain and did the blue hole trail and the cedar falls trail to the waterfall with my 4 kiddos. It ende... Read more

  • computers are not human but need humans to mess up

    9/6/2017 1:17:13 AM, by MNABOY

    Events have kept me busy and away from the computer during late July and August and I missed some messages due to deleting them accidentally in a... Read more

  • Childhood Cancer Awareness month

    9/2/2017 11:27:04 AM, by MANDI2181

    For some people September is a reminder that Fall and... Read more

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