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  • #59 today!

    1/29/2015 5:35:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is my birthday! What a special day of work, play and seeing friends! God gives each one of us a day to know that we are unique and spec... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/28/2015 8:44:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm making great progress in both of my online courses this week. the job is going well. my daughter is enjoying school these days. the job,schoo... Read more

  • Mistakes are like the snow in my dirveway...

    1/28/2015 5:45:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    Mistakes are like the snow in my driveway- either I can take the time to fix... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/27/2015 8:58:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm still in training for my new job. that is fine with me. i am happy to have a job. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all the birds say ch... Read more

  • By Request-How to make Sweater Mittens

    1/27/2015 5:23:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Making mittens takes a little practice to get it right. 1. Start by making a fleece liner with a pattern that you can buy at a fabric store l... Read more

  • it's monday

    1/26/2015 9:20:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is well underway. my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. another week of work starts for me t... Read more

  • Never quit

    1/26/2015 5:39:34 AM, by JSTETSER

    Some days are easier than others. Some times I make more progress. Even on the hard days, put one foot I. Front of the other. ... Read more

  • And Sunday

    1/25/2015 3:06:28 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    One of the handiest tools I bought at the restaurant supply store turned out to be one of the ones I initially paid the least attention to. ... Read more

  • Clean and organized with a new attitude

    1/25/2015 5:59:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    I know it's still Winter, but I started my Spring cleaning early-I always do. I love being outside in the Spring, and getting my cleaning done o... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/24/2015 10:12:25 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Okay, for the record salt-scrubbing does NOT work at cleaning cast iron. I tried to avoid using water at all but ended up having to anyway becaus... Read more

  • Organizing mitten supplies

    1/24/2015 7:01:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes I just want to dig in and create my craft. Sometimes I end up with chaos in the craft room. Read more

  • I sort of haven't been eating

    1/24/2015 1:35:31 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Well, of course I've been eating, just not properly. I will go a full workday not eating until dinner, and then it's frequently takeout. I who so... Read more

  • it's friday

    1/23/2015 9:15:58 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! another week of work will be completed today. i am happy to have a job. my daughter says hi! all the birds say hi,t... Read more

  • Eyes on the prize!

    1/23/2015 5:48:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yes, I am looking ahead to days that I can spend with my grandkids Every day, I pray for them, and I think about what I can do when we spend ou... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/22/2015 10:03:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. i will make sure to get outdoors for a while and enjoy it. my daughter is doing well and says hi! all of the bi... Read more

  • Working together

    1/22/2015 5:30:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Valentine's Day is coming, and that means decorating the school with love. I taught the Before School Kids about symmetry and look what they di... Read more

  • Apparently I dodged a cannon ball

    1/22/2015 12:30:59 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Due to some revisions and adjustments to state Medicaid payments we got a payment statement of over 1,000 pages, and I was looking at having to h... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/21/2015 9:13:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    another day of work. my daughter sends hugs to all. all the birds are doing well. I am doing alright and keeping up with my exercise, healthy eat... Read more

  • Healthy Eating Still Going Well and Lost Some Weight

    1/21/2015 8:26:22 AM, by MARIAJESTRADA

    Watch, The doctor is going to say something, or not. The eating has been going well, but I still can't reach a reasonable caloric range. ... Read more

  • Sparking a new life

    1/21/2015 6:37:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every morning I wake up to choices: Will I be happy or complain? Will I eat the oatmeal or the donut? Will I sit and watch tv or go for a w... Read more

  • Sparking a new life

    1/21/2015 6:37:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every morning I wake up to choices: Will I be happy or complain? Will I eat the oatmeal or the donut? Will I sit and watch tv or go for a w... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/20/2015 11:07:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through a week of work. i am now into my second week of work. so far, i am really enjoying it. my daughter says hi! all of the birds ar... Read more

  • New pair of mittens

    1/20/2015 6:38:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last night I made my first commissioned pair of mittens for a man out of his old, worn out favorite sweater. Repurposed clothing. I love it! ... Read more

  • Monday holiday

    1/19/2015 1:35:14 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Another cold wet day, but at least I don't have to go to work today. I did use one of the new pans this morning. I beat eggs in it to make ... Read more

  • I have a DREAM!

    1/19/2015 6:09:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have a dream, and I am walking to the fulfillment of that dream. I dream of hiking and biking with my grandkids. I dream of being strong in b... Read more

  • Sunday sleepies

    1/18/2015 5:45:01 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm not going anywhere today. I'm sleepy and my legs hurt. I'm slowly doing a few tasks but mostly just resting. I'm going to try to go to the co... Read more

  • Sparking others

    1/18/2015 8:02:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I am volunteering at the foot of Washington, sparking others to climb s... Read more

  • Cold wet weekend

    1/17/2015 6:22:18 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Getting more done than I usually do but less than I'd hoped to. Yesterday I went to the DMV and FINALLY got my tag fixed. I figured that since ... Read more

  • How cold is -70?

    1/17/2015 8:00:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am at the foot of Mt. Washington this weekend, advising people who are hiking up the mountain. With the wind chill, the temperature is around ... Read more

  • Mid January -- three months later

    1/16/2015 11:34:10 PM, by WOMANWITHGRIT

    I never intended this break, but I have not been on these pages. I'm not sure why, really, except that I had so much going on - more work than n... Read more

  • A truth to ponder!

    1/16/2015 7:52:08 PM, by IMAVISION

    252 Aim at per... Read more

  • Sparked! Without coffee

    1/16/2015 5:10:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    The coffee maker broke this morning. But have no fear! I can still have a g... Read more

  • Well, okay...

    1/15/2015 9:36:40 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Today a coworker came to my desk. She wanted me to transfer a payment from one invoice to another (a skill my entire department is supposed to ha... Read more

  • Treasure this time!

    1/15/2015 5:37:35 AM, by JSTETSER

    One day my sons were in my womb. I remember saying to myself, "treasure this time, for it is precious". They grew, and were under foot. Now... Read more

  • Is it even possible?

    1/14/2015 9:41:31 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I've got a four-day weekend this week. Our office gets Monday off, and my boss just approved my personal holiday on Friday. Friday I'm going... Read more

  • 23 almost 24 pounds lost!

    1/14/2015 11:26:03 AM, by JANEMITCHELL12

    Well the weight I gained back is gone again! Plus one pound more. I have been having councilling to help me with my stress. I now know that exerc... Read more

  • Early morning coffee cup

    1/14/2015 5:36:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I am thankful for my old coffee cup. Eleven years ago, I was in Warsaw, Poland with Mike S. And his family. Mike had spent the previous ... Read more

  • Another Snow Day for the Visions!

    1/13/2015 11:21:01 AM, by IMAVISION

    444 Dear Fell... Read more

  • Sink or swim

    1/13/2015 5:39:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am in a tough place when it comes to retirement. I ran a day care for many years, and did not save enough money. Most of what I did save got... Read more

  • Finally, a good Sunday

    1/12/2015 10:23:14 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday I had a visit from my nieces Sam and Leslie (my late sister's middle and youngest daughters, respectively) and Sam's boyfriend Jonathan... Read more

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