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  • Post-holiday update

    12/28/2015 3:24:11 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I hope everyone had a terrific Christmas. Mine was -- well, you know. I had so hoped to have a new home by now. Tomorrow I'm driving to Sacr... Read more

  • gratitude

    12/28/2015 7:28:45 AM, by JSTETSER

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  • Preparing for a Sweet 2016!

    12/27/2015 4:28:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    The holidays are still in full swing with my family. I have two more big events before the New Year. One event I always face with fear and much... Read more

  • Lina and the Pokey Little Puppy

    12/26/2015 5:21:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    For Christmas, I made a bag of special surprises for my grandchild Lina. She pulled out a special doggie, the Pokey Little Puppy along with two ... Read more

  • Christmas!

    12/25/2015 5:37:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Feel the festivity of friends and family! Wake up the happiness like a child running to see what Santa brought. Christ the Light has come, ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    12/24/2015 8:41:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    i completed training for the first new job yesterday. i start work on this sunday and monday coming. just for a few hours each day. for me. that ... Read more

  • Precious Time

    12/24/2015 5:36:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    Time to cook, clean, shop wrap, run and push, push, push or Time to breathe, smile, enjoy, visit, talk and laugh. It's your time, s... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/23/2015 12:40:53 PM, by MOMMY445

    i went for orientation,training today for the first job i heard back from. later on this afternoon, i will find out if have another job,too. the ... Read more

  • Share the Health!

    12/23/2015 5:30:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    At holiday time, I make it a point to add in healthy portions of beautiful veggies and herbs that some of my family may hardly see. My veggie a... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/22/2015 8:13:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and a bit rainy here today! woo hoo! my daughter is really looking forward to christmas. she has me and those around her actually excited ... Read more

  • The Gift

    12/22/2015 5:34:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    My husband and I don't make much of gift giving. The kids get gifts, the grandkids get gifts, but we have a different plan for ourselves. We ma... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/21/2015 8:05:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found out on saturday that i have a job interview this afternoon. i have not yet heard back from the place i did a phone interview with last we... Read more

  • Errors, mistakes, and learning experiences

    12/21/2015 5:17:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    Errors, Mistakes and Learning Experiences Errors are something that we all make. If we learn from them, they become learning experience... Read more

  • Taking the Heat

    12/20/2015 5:47:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I woke up, and needed my heating pad. After a quick search, I realized that I had no idea what had happened to it. I took a few minu... Read more

  • Tough Times at Christmas

    12/19/2015 5:28:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Have you ever thought about how tough that first Christmas must have been for Mary? A single young mom going to a city far away on a donkey wit... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/18/2015 8:54:07 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm feeling a bit under the weather today. i am taking it easy. it is my daughter's last day of school for the year and she is soooooooooo excite... Read more

  • My Christmas Party Strategy

    12/18/2015 5:33:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Well, I am deep into the Christmas party season, and I have done well with this simple plan. Please add to it your strategies: 1. Fill plate ... Read more

  • Part-Time Puppy

    12/17/2015 5:27:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    My little grandchild has a lovely gift. Her parents now sit for a little puppy one weekend a month. Lina talks with the pup, goes on walks with... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/16/2015 1:03:29 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and rainy day here today. the christmas concert at my daughter's school the other day was great! you could tell that the kids all worked h... Read more

  • The behavior of others

    12/16/2015 5:22:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    No matter how others choose to act, be your very best... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/15/2015 11:15:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    a chance to catch up on some computer work for me today. it is the last week of school for the year for my daughter. as for me i can continue to ... Read more

  • Confrontation

    12/15/2015 5:26:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday was meeting day for our team. Clearly, one member of the team was not doing her part. She had let the ball drop in many areas. When ... Read more

  • Lately... and the "LAST time I'll...."

    12/14/2015 2:11:05 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Not much to say today, recovering from a low and a fight with apendegitis- inflammation by the colon, very painful. Not to be confused with appe... Read more

  • Loving a Difficult Person

    12/14/2015 5:30:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    We all know those people, who to us, are a rose surrounded by thorns. Perhaps we appear to be difficult to them as well. I have someone close ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    12/13/2015 1:59:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week has begun. my daughter and i had a great time the other day. we are in the midst of planning more outings like that one. yesterday, ... Read more

  • Advice on giving Advice

    12/13/2015 6:49:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Small gentle doses are received best. Don't you ag... Read more

  • Winter Hiking Made Easy

    12/12/2015 5:33:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    Winter Hiking made Easy Are you a three season hiker, considering traversing the trail in winter weather? This article will help you understand... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/11/2015 9:11:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    been feeling kind of blah these past few days. perhaps it is due to the weather. my daughter is feeling much better and is looking forward to see... Read more

  • Not ideal, but...

    12/11/2015 6:49:47 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Okay, a couple of possible options. I could be placed in "transitional housing" if nothing shakes loose in a few weeks. Basically, I'd have a roo... Read more

  • Small opportunities for change

    12/11/2015 5:28:25 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's the everyday small opportunities that will bring... Read more

  • wild Winter Climb

    12/10/2015 5:36:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    This photo was taken in February, 2015. Wild wi... Read more

  • So now I'm untouchable

    12/9/2015 3:35:01 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    It turns out that I have an eviction on my record, even though I left before the Sheriff could lock me out. So now NOBODY wants to rent to me, ev... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    12/9/2015 2:23:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    i won some movie passes to see the new alvin and the chipmunks movie that comes out next week. my daughter wants to see it. we will be seeing an ... Read more

  • Staples Kept Their Word

    12/9/2015 5:37:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday was a great day! If you read my last post, I called Staples and asked them to honor their price for color copies that was on the web. ... Read more

  • Thank you Staples!

    12/8/2015 5:20:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is going to be a GREAT day! One of our class projects is to write a book. One student wrote about all 19 of his nephews and nieces wit... Read more

  • Get Ready for Winter!

    12/7/2015 5:30:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    What a severe yet master artist old Winter is.... No longer the canvas and the pigments, but the marble and the chisel. ~John Burroughs, "The Sno... Read more

  • Day 4 - Doing ok

    12/6/2015 11:04:33 AM, by HEALTHYLU1

    I've been doing decently on the food and exercise. I have been cutting back on sugar and carbs, since fats are not much of a problem for me. Para... Read more

  • Start Every Day NEW!

    12/6/2015 5:47:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday is gone, and tomorrow may never be our. ... Read more

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