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Friday's Quote
7/12/2014 1:46:32 AM,  3 COMMENTS

“When humor goes, there goes civilization.” ¯ Erma Bombeck ...  Read more

PMAY0313

I'm Ready!
7/11/2014 10:23:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My Target interview is today at 1pm! I got a dark teal colored top with a removable necklace, brown slacks, a white blazer with black stripes, and bla...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Rag In The Bag: Michigan Travels!
7/10/2014 6:19:25 PM,  12 COMMENTS

So in line with the shedding of the "bubble" I've been enjoying tossing a rag in the bag (pannier), hopping on my bike and reconnecting with new frien...  Read more

DDOORN

2nd Interview For Friday!
7/10/2014 11:37:53 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Target called me yesterday but I had forgotten my phone on the kitchen table as I went outside to throw away the packaging from chicken breasts that I...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

I Paid That Debt
7/10/2014 2:28:25 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Sometimes the universe gives you a swift kick in the pants. There was one tiny loose end still connecting me to my ex-husband... The bank account I op...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

Interview
7/9/2014 11:32:09 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I had my phone interview with Target yesterday afternoon! The interviewer was very nice and she told me at the end of the interview that she was recom...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
7/8/2014 4:30:11 PM,  7 COMMENTS

“There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who believe there are two kinds of people in this world and those who are smart enough to know bet...  Read more

PMAY0313

Phone Job Interview
7/8/2014 11:12:58 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Last night as I was making dinner I got a call from Target saying that they would like to do a phone interview with me! My time slot is 1:40pm today :...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Monday's Quote
7/7/2014 12:58:07 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them...  Read more

PMAY0313

SHTF: Sh*t Hits The Fan
7/7/2014 11:44:49 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So we got home last night around 8PM and came back to disaster after disaster after disaster. My uncle who isn't sick took the old washer and dryer ou...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Home
7/6/2014 3:10:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

We're heading home today... my uncle who isn't sick has been giving my sick uncle junk food while I've been away when he's supposed to be on low sodiu...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Sunday's Quote
7/6/2014 1:01:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“The sun rose slowly, as if it wasn't sure it was worth all the effort.” ¯ Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Saturday's Quote
7/5/2014 1:29:54 PM,  7 COMMENTS

“Don't run I never liked fast food” ¯ Rachel Caine (I wish I could say the same!) ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Lake
7/5/2014 1:06:01 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My 4th was good and we even got to see fireworks :-) today we are off to go shooting and then to the lake to go swimming....  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Friday's Quote
7/4/2014 12:52:14 PM,  7 COMMENTS

“We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others. ” ~ John F Kennedy ...  Read more

PMAY0313

It's Hot!
7/4/2014 12:38:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So far so good :-) it's definitely weird being away from my uncle but it's something that needs to be done because I can't always be home. I've been c...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Thursday's Quote
7/3/2014 1:16:06 PM,  6 COMMENTS

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that...  Read more

PMAY0313

Chico
7/3/2014 11:09:01 AM,  5 COMMENTS

We're going to Chico today for the weekend and will be back Sunday night. I set up a schedule for my uncle's medicines and put reminders in his brothe...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Wednesday's Quote
7/2/2014 1:05:02 PM,  4 COMMENTS

A well-spent day brings happy sleep. --Leonardo da Vinci ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Migraines
7/2/2014 11:52:25 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I didn't expect to wake up to a killer migraine that keeps throbbing :( I have so much to do today it's crazy. I have some more exercises to do, pack...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
7/2/2014 1:17:01 AM,  4 COMMENTS

(Where did the day go.?!?) I don't have a problem with caffeine. I have a problem without caffeine! ~Author Unknown ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Progress
7/1/2014 10:35:52 AM,  0 COMMENTS

My uncle had a really good day yesterday! I set him up for the shower and he was able to take a shower by himself! I set up a shower chair and one of...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Monday's Quote
7/1/2014 1:25:48 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My dear doctor, I am surprised to hear you say that I am coughing very badly, as I have been practising all night. --John Philpot Curran ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Murph Challenge
6/30/2014 11:48:08 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm apart of a facebook group for weight loss and there are monthly challenges that we do... let's just say I smoked the challenge and went above and...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Sunday's Quote
6/29/2014 2:55:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“It doesn’t matter what temperature a room is, it’s always room temperature.” ¯ Steven Wright ...  Read more

PMAY0313

He's Home!
6/29/2014 10:56:57 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So my uncle is home now! He enjoyed the many surprises and was able to eat a slice of pear pie that I made and 1 slice of pizza for dinner. I set up a...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Saturday's Quote
6/28/2014 2:18:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“Trust me, Wilbur. People are very gullible. They'll believe anything they see in print.” ¯ E.B. White, Charlotte's Web ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Uncle Comes Home Today!
6/28/2014 11:01:07 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a very busy day! I did a 3.25 mile walk, 100 wall pushups, 100 situps, 200 leg exercises, 100 squats with 1lb dumbbells, 300 crunches, 3...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Friday's Quote
6/27/2014 11:37:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I hate being sick with a stuffed up nose and coughing! --Me (this morning) ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Cleanup
6/27/2014 11:25:51 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I've been working in the back yard/side yard for the past 2 days and I've gotten a lot done! I've been pulling weeds and sweeping and just trying to g...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

1st Half of 2014!!!
6/27/2014 10:09:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

The 1st half of 2014 has been a cold, nerve racking, tiring, and exciting one. Here in Michigan, we had one of the worst winters on record and it all...  Read more

SHOSHANA192

Thursday's Quote
6/26/2014 6:11:15 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. ~ Albert Einstein ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Oink Reflection
6/26/2014 11:40:03 AM,  3 COMMENTS

On my morning walk today someone began yelling "oink" from their car at me. It wasn't just once but the guy kept doing it over and over again. The old...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Wednesday's Quote
6/25/2014 1:30:32 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“You're an investigator - can't nobody find stuff out like a woman. Y'all put the police to shame, make the little investigative tricks they show on C...  Read more

PMAY0313

Bad Day
6/25/2014 11:18:22 AM,  2 COMMENTS

We went to the gym last night and they were so packed that there was no parking and all of the machines were taken and with a few people standing arou...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
6/24/2014 1:21:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I guess this is a form or re-gifting. As we all know it can be dangerous!! “While browsing in a second-hand bookshop one day, George Bernard Sha...  Read more

PMAY0313

My Opinion Is Not Valid
6/24/2014 11:15:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So I'm basically just about done with the basement. All that's really left is the pile of stuff that belongs to the bf that he has to sort through, pu...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Monday's Quote
6/23/2014 12:34:52 PM,  2 COMMENTS

“Like Alexander the Great and Caesar, I’m out to conquer the world. But first I have to stop at Walmart and pick up some supplies.” ¯ Jarod Kintz ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Way Of Thinking
6/23/2014 11:13:33 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So we are halfway done with the basement! I'm so glad to be so close to being done with that room because it truly is time consuming. We've run into p...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Bubble No More!
6/22/2014 9:12:55 PM,  22 COMMENTS

Today I decided I will not live in a bubble any longer and Eliquis (my anti-coagulant) was NOT going to keep me off the bike! A friendly nudge from 4-...  Read more

DDOORN

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