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  • Update on DH

    7/20/2017 10:59:17 PM, by FROSTY99

    If you followed my earlier blog, you know that my DH had to get a stent in May. Since then we have been on a roller coaster ride. When a person... Read more

  • 7/20/17

    7/20/2017 10:41:41 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Another scorcher today at work. Today we had a snow cone truck come and we had free snow cones. I can't remember when I had one previously. Ha... Read more

  • 7/19/17

    7/19/2017 10:49:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, it hit 101 today. And my body doesn't like this heat much, and trust me I am not out there much. Fortunately, where I park my car is in t... Read more

  • 7/18/17

    7/18/2017 10:46:46 PM, by RHOOK20047

    It is so hot, that I really believe you could fry and egg on the driveway. I almost talked myself out of going to choir practice tonight as I di... Read more

  • 7/17/17

    7/17/2017 9:34:22 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well the heat has arrived and is not supposed to leave for a week at least. We are to be above 100 everyday through Saturday. Needless to say, ... Read more

  • 7/16/17

    7/16/2017 9:45:49 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Dog days of summer are here! We were supposed to be having a cold front move in and today was 98! What kind of cold front was that? I was lo... Read more

  • 7/15/17

    7/15/2017 9:28:49 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, believe it or not, it is only 8:00 and I am ready to blog. I wish I could say that the leg is all healed and feeling better, but I can't. ... Read more

  • 7/17/17

    7/14/2017 11:06:58 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well it is 10:00 oclock again and I still have work to do. Had an okay day. Leg hurts, but I am not letting it get me down. I powered past the... Read more

  • 7/13/17

    7/13/2017 9:19:04 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This heat is really getting to me. I am having a rough time with this leg business. New blisters are popping up and the leg is swollen. I am a... Read more

  • 7/12/17

    7/12/2017 11:06:57 PM, by RHOOK20047

    It is after 10 p.m. and I still have more work to do and need to hit the sack. I will write more tomorrow. I called Wash U about the knee brace... Read more

  • 7/11/17

    7/11/2017 10:35:20 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, the blisters are no better, healing very slowly. My leg really hurts. But I will survive. Had to walk indoors at work today as it was 90... Read more

  • 7/10/17

    7/10/2017 9:39:17 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy is it hot here today. First day this summer officially over 100! And the humidity is up there with it. Totally horrible outside. It is 8:... Read more

  • 7/9/17

    7/9/2017 9:26:39 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well glad to get home. I am really tired. Lack of sleep the last two nights has caught up with me. I am home and in my recliner and my legs ar... Read more

  • 7/8/17

    7/8/2017 11:03:14 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I get so charged at these meetings when they report on what we do. The amount of money donated to charity and the hours used for charitable func... Read more

  • July 8, 2017 (Saturday)

    7/8/2017 8:03:32 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, Thank you for commenting on my last blog. I hope everyone had a GREAT July 4th! Actually, I did NOTHING on the 4th! Since... Read more

  • 7/7/17

    7/7/2017 8:39:53 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I should have known better. I should have packed last night when I had more time. But I waited until I got off work. Can't wait to see what el... Read more

  • 7/6/17

    7/6/2017 10:03:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Dinner with our new pastor was nice. He seems like a real genuine person, which is so refreshing after our last one. I was glad that we decided... Read more

  • 7/5/17

    7/5/2017 10:08:50 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I guess I am losing it. Had a 9 hour shift at work, then went to the orthopedic doctor's and got my knee brace. I am not sure how it is s... Read more

  • 7/4/17

    7/4/2017 9:47:37 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well it was a quiet day for the Hook's today. Was going to go to church, but the knee was bothering me, so I decided to just take it easy. Did ... Read more

  • 7/3/17

    7/3/2017 11:06:58 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well it was too hot to work outside after I got done with work. So took it easy again today. Cut back some on exercise. Took the dogs out for ... Read more

  • 7/2/17

    7/2/2017 10:22:47 PM, by RHOOK20047

    It was kind of nice to have a normal quiet day. I woke up to a lot of pain in my left knee, so didn't make it to church. Since I will be out of... Read more

  • 7/1/17

    7/1/2017 9:56:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    The funeral was beautiful. The music, readings, homily were all so appropriate and soothing. The kids picked the Gospel of the Beatitudes, and... Read more

  • July 1, 2017 (Saturday)

    7/1/2017 7:04:11 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Can anyone actually BELIEVE that it is already JULY?!!!!!!! I am not aware that I have been having so much fun that time should be flying by thi... Read more

  • 6/30/17

    6/30/2017 11:18:41 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I made it through the Visitation. It was different as I had never been to one where someone was cremated. The saddest thing unfolded ther... Read more

  • 6/29/17

    6/29/2017 11:06:16 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Tomorrow evening is going to be rough. I found out tonight that my SIL has already been cremated. Seems that was what she wanted. Her ashes w... Read more

  • 6/28/17

    6/28/2017 11:04:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    It is 10:00 oclock and I still have a lot to do before going to bed. Just not enough hours in a day. Will have time tomorrow to put my thought... Read more

  • I'm so zen that it's bad for my health

    6/28/2017 11:45:23 AM, by STLCARDSFANS05

    What? you say Yes, it's true. I started running 5 years ago because I envied the runner's body. My body was more of a swimmer/gymnast body... Read more

  • 6/27/17

    6/27/2017 10:25:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well had almost a good day. Went to the doctor and I lost 6 lbs this month. Not the 8 lbs the doctor wanted, but not the 8 lbs he wanted. But ... Read more

  • 6/26/17

    6/26/2017 9:55:42 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Not much to report today. Was a quiet day. Worked from home, and my knee is still hurting if I stand too long. I can get on the bike and gaze... Read more

  • Hey I know its been awhile.

    6/26/2017 3:39:21 PM, by CURLYLADEE

    Hello Sparkers. Its been so long since i have don... Read more

  • 6/25/17

    6/25/2017 7:59:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    The good Lord took my SIL home this morning. She has battled this degenerative brain disease for the last 5 years. I spent the afternoon helpi... Read more

  • 6/24/17

    6/24/2017 9:25:11 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I did something different today! I did nothing! My knee is feeling a little better, but decided to keep quiet today. The only thing I ... Read more

  • 6/22/17

    6/22/2017 10:20:14 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I guess I have done it again. Last Thursday, I got my cortizone shots, and I know that I am supposed to take it easy for 3 days afterwards. But... Read more

  • 6/20/17

    6/20/2017 10:54:47 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a very busy day. Work, then a couple of hours of yard work, then off to choir practice. Need to find a couple of more hours a day to get by... Read more

  • 6/19/17

    6/19/2017 9:40:49 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, funny how life directs where you are going. Well, the toothache I had last week with my sinus infection lead to finding out that the tooth... Read more

  • 6/18/17

    6/18/2017 9:57:39 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well made it home. Had a wonderful visit with Emerson and son and his wife. He is growing into such a little man. Read more

  • 6/17/17

    6/17/2017 10:07:33 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I think that I became Grandpa of the day in Emerson's eyes. I found a construction set of trucks, and a couple of small tablet type toys for kid... Read more

  • June 17, 2017 (Saturday)

    6/17/2017 6:37:47 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, Thank you for responding on my last blog of long ago. Nothing much has happened or changed for me. My phones and Internet ... Read more

  • 6/16/17

    6/16/2017 10:11:12 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Made the trip to K.C. with no problems. Weather was good for the trip although very hot. My car thermometer said 99 degrees., thankfully in the... Read more

  • 6/15/17

    6/15/2017 10:47:02 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy, I am starting to hate these long days to make up for time off. This week has been rough with meetings, birthday, etc. Have spent the eveni... Read more

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