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  • Wednesday, October 7

    10/7/2015 7:08:02 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Well, I have been doing my SP stuff when I get home from work since we came back from our vacation. I had been oversleeping - getting up at 5:30/5:45 AM instead of 5 AM which puts me way behind my schedule. Last night, I started to do my SP stuff around 5:30 PM and then got side tracked and did... Read more

  • Monday, October 5

    10/5/2015 7:00:25 PM, by TENNISJIM

    Another busy work day - I did leave at 4 PM to come home to work some more... Cooked Pacific cod for dinner with some couscous. I will keep an eye on the PwC support queue and, hopefully, relax the rest of the evening.... Read more

  • Sunday, October 4

    10/4/2015 10:54:59 PM, by TENNISJIM

    Well, we canceled tennis today because the courts would have been wet with lots of puddles. Hubby and I decided to go see The Martian. It was a good and entertaining. After the movie, we ate lunch at Sea Pearl. It was pretty good. We came home and just relaxed. It was nice. Now, it's ... Read more

  • Saturday, October 3

    10/3/2015 5:00:34 PM, by TENNISJIM

    Well, the hurricane missed us and it has been a rainy day. I made eggs and turkey bacon for breakfast. Then, hubby and I went to Costco and got a few items. It's been a lazy day for me. I have been watching a lot of movies on the Hallmark Channel. There are so many cute actors on these movies.... Read more

  • Friday, October 2

    10/2/2015 7:37:44 PM, by TENNISJIM

    Another busy day at the office...I tried to leave at 3 PM to avoid the predicted heavy rain. I finally left around 5:15 PM. Commute was not too bad. I finally got home around 6:30 PM. I continued to work a software order...what a mess. The customer got a great deal because the Sales person pric... Read more

  • Thursday, October 1

    10/1/2015 8:00:34 PM, by TENNISJIM

    Wow - another busy day at the office. I am still working... and will until 10 PM EST. We are getting ready for the hurricane that will hit our area on the weekend. Hubby asked me to get a few grocery items yesterday in preparation. Wish us luck. If you don't see any posts on the weeke... Read more

  • Wednesday, September 30

    9/30/2015 2:17:27 PM, by TENNISJIM

    Last day of the month and, for some businesses, the third quarter. For the Federal Government, the end of the Fiscal Year. hopefully, the FEDS will survive the shutdown. Today, I am working at home. Thank goodness. I needed a day away from the office because since I got back it has been NUTS. ... Read more

  • Tuesday, September 29

    9/29/2015 7:37:55 PM, by TENNISJIM

    Another very busy day at the office. So busy that I forgot to eat lunch. I am going to eat dinner now. One of our friends stayed at the house and watched over Roger. It really helps to leave him at home. I did not want to take him to a pet motel. Yes, Steve, it's back to long work days....... Read more

  • Monday, September 28

    9/28/2015 9:07:31 PM, by TENNISJIM

    We got home a little after 11 PM last night. Played with Roger, our cat, for a bit. Then, finally fell asleep after midnight. Woke up at 5:30 AM this morning and got ready to for work. A very busy work day. Now, I am finishing my SpaskPeople.... Read more

  • Sunday, September 27

    9/27/2015 8:41:45 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Yesterday, the cousins spent the day at the Octoberfest in Hankinson ND. We spent a few hours and headed off to the gravesite of their relatives. We also went for a carousal ride. People must have thought we were nuts. A bunch of 50, 60, and 70 year olds riding these fake ponies. The history of... Read more

  • Saturday, September 26

    9/26/2015 8:55:58 AM, by TENNISJIM

    We spent yesterday with the cousins. We went to Bagg Bonanza Farm and then the rest of the day at Harold and Marlene's house. We played several games. Tossing bean bags. It was inlaws versus outlaws. Today, we are heading to Hankinson ND for Octoberfest.... Read more

  • Friday, September 25

    9/25/2015 8:20:13 AM, by TENNISJIM

    We are in Wahpeton ND for the cousin's reunion. There is a 11:30 AM tour that the group will do. Afterwards, there will be some free time and then dinner. More details to come later.... Read more

  • Thursday, September 24

    9/25/2015 12:14:35 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Today was a travel day. We started in Custer SD at 7:30 AM and arrived in Wahpeton ND at 8:30 PM. We stopped at Wall Drug for breakfast. After breakfast, we headed for the Badlands. It was amazing with the rock formations. After we quickly checked in, we headed to Joel's cousins' home and spent... Read more

  • Redo

    9/24/2015 1:49:52 AM, by RW1647

    Had a rough couple days. I worked a 14 hour shift on Tuesday, on very little sleep, leaving minimal time for exercise and good food choices... Stayed within my calories but just barely. And today, well, basically I just ate all the things and decided not to care because it was just a not good day. ... Read more

  • I'm baaaaaack!

    9/23/2015 10:07:37 AM, by LWARNECKE

    So, it's been a number of years since I've been on here. I found it so helpful before, I'm not sure why I stopped using it. I think I got lazy. A lot has happened since then. My boyfriend and I went through some rough times and started seeing a couples therapist about 3 years ago. We have... Read more

  • Wednesday, September 23

    9/23/2015 7:41:29 AM, by TENNISJIM

    I didn't get to do my SP yesterday because we drove from Jackson to Devil's Tower (DT) at 6:15 AM. After a couple stops plus lunch, we got to DT at 3:32 PM. It was a long drive. We spent 90 minutes looking at the fascinating piece of rock. Intriguing, though. Beautiful, too, On Monday, we went ... Read more

  • Monday, September 21

    9/21/2015 9:14:16 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Yesterday, was an incredibly beautiful fall day in Jackson Wyoming. Sunny and warmer (in the low 70s). We did the Mad River Boat Trip - whitewater rafting on the Snake River. I will post a picture later. The ones from the pro photographer is too large for SP to handle. After the whitewater raft... Read more

  • Sunday, September 20

    9/20/2015 9:20:02 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Yesterday, we had a wonderful time doing the Grand Teton tour. Our guide Michael was kind, friendly, and knowledgable. He showed us spectacular views and found a moose. We got a good picture. After the tour, we had lunch at the Thai Plate. It was a good portion and very reasonably priced.Then, ... Read more

  • Saturday, September 19

    9/19/2015 8:16:22 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Yesterday's travel included Yellowstone National Park. If you are interested in my travel, follow this site:
    bers/10sjim Photos will come after we complete the entire trip. Today, the Grand Teton in the morning, In the afternoon, we will check out Jacks... Read more

  • Friday, September 18

    9/18/2015 8:05:54 AM, by TENNISJIM

    For yesterday, we did the Beartooth Highway scenic drive and got up to Rock Vista - elevation 9,190. It was cold (low 40s) and light flurries. We were not prepared. We were in shorts and light long sleeve shirt. Afterwards, we went into Red Lodge and had lunch at Foster and Logan's Pub and Grill. T... Read more

  • Thursday, September 17

    9/17/2015 7:07:38 AM, by TENNISJIM

    We woke up at 3:30 AM MST. It's 5:30 AM for us. Hubby said he had been up since 2 AM. Our travel plans for today is to go to Billings and then to Bozeman. We stay in Bozeman tonight. I will update the blog later.... Read more

  • Wednesday, September 16

    9/17/2015 7:02:57 AM, by TENNISJIM

    So our journey began at 4:50 AM EDT and we arrived in Miles City, Montana at 6:13 PM MST. We flew from WDC to Minneapolis-St.Paul airport for a one hour layover then to our final destination Fargo, ND. Got the rental car and drove across North Dakota and stopped along a few places for a quick visit ... Read more

  • Tuesday, September 15

    9/15/2015 6:02:51 AM, by TENNISJIM

    I was worried yesterday when my boss assigned me to a new project to start on Wednesday. We fly out Wednesday morning. I mentioned to him that I wouldn't be available. A few years ago, I couldn't go on a planned vacation because of work so hubby went by himself. I am trying to wrap up my suppor... Read more

  • Monday, September 14

    9/14/2015 5:38:23 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Two more workdays and we are off on our 10 day vacation. We will be going to Montana and Wyoming. Then back to North Dakota for a cousins reunion. I did not play well yesterday. I think the windy condition got the best of me. I was also disappointed that Roger lost to Novak. Roger tried but his... Read more

  • pudding...

    9/13/2015 11:20:03 AM, by RW1647

    There was an issue with a large amount of chocolate pudding last night so... I'm just making myself log in and track today. Very anxious all day yesterday and woke up the same but I made myself get up, take care of the chickens then took the boy dog for a 2.25 mile walk, despite the misty rainy weat... Read more

  • Sunday, September 13

    9/13/2015 6:45:34 AM, by TENNISJIM

    It rained yesterday, so tennis got canceled. We did go over to John and JJ's house to watch the women's final. Flavia won and then retired. A bittersweet ending to her career. good for her. Today, we are planning to play tennis at 9 AM. We may need to bring out broom. Looks like it rained ... Read more

  • Saturday, September 12

    9/12/2015 5:47:19 AM, by TENNISJIM

    It was a fairly busy at work yesterday. That's a good thing. I left around 4 PM to play tennis with Michael, Arthur, and hubby. We split sets. Michael and Arthur won the first set 6-4. We won the second 6-3. Then, they headed off to the draw party. Their first match is at 7 PM tonight - it may be ca... Read more

  • Friday, September 11

    9/11/2015 5:59:07 AM, by TENNISJIM

    In remembrance of 9/11/2001 ... Read more

  • Getting past the bad days

    9/10/2015 8:14:36 AM, by RW1647

    Not a great few days... I've been having a hard time, anxious and tired and not feeling great. It sort of cumulated yesterday... No exercise cuz I slept in to knock a headache in they morning then couldn't walk at lunch cuz of a staff meeting. And there was chocolate at work and since I was in a bad... Read more

  • Thursday, September 10

    9/10/2015 5:55:34 AM, by TENNISJIM

    I started working at 6 AM yesterday and ended the day around 10 PM. A long day. For dinner, I made lemon pepper chicken with walnuts over pasta. I ate dinner watching Roger play Richard Gasquet. Roger played very well. I hope he wins the US Open. Today, I am at all-day conference. I hope I... Read more

  • Wednesday, September 9

    9/9/2015 6:07:09 AM, by TENNISJIM

    A very busy day at work yesterday. I left a little after 4 PM and got back online around 4:45 PM and had a bunch of work to do. I think I may have pissed my manager off yesterday afternoon. He had asked why it's taking longer to close some of the PwC support tickets during the regular call. I d... Read more