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1/19/17 5:31 P

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emoticon Hi Everyone!!!!

I sure hope you are doing better today Kathy!

Bab, glad you have a little heater! Gosh it has been sooooo cold. I am loving today though! It is around 44 degrees on the bench! Woo Hoo!

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1/18/17 11:50 P

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Kathy, I'm sorry you got hurt! Nothing permanent, I hope. Thanks for the offer, but I'm going to pass on the freeze out run. That does not sound appealing to me at all!

Christine, I have a little heater now that works off of my cigarette lighter. It puts out just enough heat to make my drive bearable. Plus, it's going to be close to freezing, so that's practically warm! LOL!

Just got a text from the school district...school in Kuna is cancelled for Thursday. Sounds like work for Barbara might be cancelled too!!!

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Oh no, sorry you got injured Kathy! And yes I am also ready for winter to at least get back to a normal one! LOL

I am not working on any projects except myself. I have started eating vegan and using a home elliptical. I also have a check sheet with other things on it too! I've already lost about 6 pounds. I am trying very hard to get in good habits.

Barb how was your morning commute? I worried about you again.... hope you wore two pairs of socks in case your heater was not fixed too!

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This is my lot in life right now. This crazy old lady has been sidelined. I won't be running freeze out after all this weekend. I am looking for someone to run as me, because my entry is non refundable and non transferable. Barb??????? Loni would love your company.


Barb I hope you get your heater fixed in your car real soon that could be down right ugly on your long drive to work.

Tia did you take any pictures of your snow shoeing adventure?

Christine what projects are you working on now?

I am so ready for winter to be over.

Stay warm, dry and safe.


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Oh Barb, I so hope your heater gets fixed really, really soon!!!

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I'm also a GB fan, so I really liked that game! I totally understand why he called the timeout, but I was calling him some bad names! LOL!

My heater still isn't working in my vehicle. It got cold enough on the way to work that my phone turned itself off! I'm glad that I have a space heater at my desk so I can warm my feet up before I change shoes. Hoping to have the heater fixed this weekend...Fingers crossed!!

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Tia, thanks for the info about the shoes! I only watched part of that game but it was a good one!!!

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1/16/17 10:07 A

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We bought 2 pairs of Tubbs Adventure Shoes. Again...awesome. And much easier than I thought it would be. We just picked a park and stuck to the outside rim where the snow was undisturbed - I'm guessing it was around 10 or 11 inches deep, which would be a big "sink" w/o the shoes.

That game was no joke! Holy COW - you could've heard a pin drop when GB kicked that last field goal, and then it was GOOD! We're big GB fans, but Dallas played really well I have to say, maybe even better than GB - it was like they couldn't hold onto the ball or something. And I've gotta say, that time-out that Dallas called at the 3 second mark, right when GB was getting ready to kick, was a low-class move - there I said it. Legal yes, but low class.

Blah, blah, blah, lol - Anyway, keep warm ladies - Hope you have a great week, and I look forward to warmer weather and walks on the Greenbelt.

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1/15/17 10:27 P

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I'm with Christine...you're bonkers Kathy! LOL! I agree with your picture tho...it is time for winter to leave!!

I am mostly over my cold. Right now I just have a cough. Trying to hack up the mucous and stuff that has been settling there over the last week. I sound bad, but feel better.

Tia, where did you go snow shoeing? And wasn't that a great game!!! Obviously, it was a better game if you are a Green Bay fan.

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emoticon Hi Kathy, you are bonkers.... LOL Just kidding! I think it is great that you are doing the things you love to do!!!

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Barb I'm up for mall walking depending on when.

Christine I think the ellipitcal is much harder then a treadmill. quite the work out.

Tia I have thought about trying to snowshoe but haven't yet.

Right now walking on the greenbelt is not very good. I had an 8 mile training run on it Saturday. A couple of miles were pretty icy. the rest was ok with just a few bad spots. But overall I would not recommend it with out yak traxs or studded running shoes.

Next race is Saturday, Freezeout challenge in Emmett. I am totally bonkers.

Hope you are all staying dry and warm. Stay safe out there.



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Tia, what kind of snowshoes did you end up getting? That is one of the only snow activities I thought would be fun to learn!

Oh also. there are others who post on here, just not during winter much. :)

Hey Barb, are you over your cold? I am not interested in using gas to get to the mall. I use my elliptical daily so for now it is all I need. :) It is actually more than I need, hahahaha!



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1/15/17 2:49 P

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Gotcha.

I was just curious, because you two are the only ones I ever see on here.

Anyway, went show shoeing today...AWESOME! Loved it! And it burns like 400 calories and hour - Boom! So that's 2 beers during the Greenbay vs. Dallas game today I just earned!

Hope you ladies are having a great weekend and staying warm!

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1/14/17 5:14 P

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I like meeting and walking, but not with the sidewalks the way they are now. Even if it were just cold, I'd be willing to get out and hike! Maybe we should plan a mall walk? We could get there early in the morning before the stores open. Fewer people too. Anyone interested?

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Tia, now that would be hard to say... LOL Most of the people here are part of the group walking that takes place during good weather.

I used to try to make it more of a support group, but I have to admit I am not trying to do that anymore. I think lots of people that are on Spark People want to stay anonymous, so this team is too close to home for them.

emoticon I just keep it going for the folks who want to meet up and walk.

Hi Everyone! Hope you are having a great weekend!

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1/14/17 9:47 A

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Morning all,

Just out of curiosity, how many people are actually in this group?

Have a great weekend!

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I bought some clam chowder today. I have potato soup in the fridge. And I put chili on the menu for next week! Sounds like we are on the same wavelength!

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Hope you got your grocery shopping done today, before the weekend!

I agree it does look like we won't be flooding anytime soon! Good soup weather!

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At the rate we're going, it will be FOREVER before we have to worry about floods. It's going to be cold again! Planning to get my grocery shopping done tomorrow so I don't have to go anywhere on Saturday.

Stay warm everyone!

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Good job getting the gutters cleared out, that is so important. I hope you have enough storm drains so you won't have any flooding, too! Not all of our neighbors are getting the gutters cleared out so I don't know how this is going to go when everything melts.

Hi Kathy!!!!

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Hi Kathy!! I'm glad that your neighborhood has drains and that everyone is chipping in. We have one drain at the end of the cul de sac...I don't think it will be enough. We're doing our part to keep the gutters clear! Loni toldme about that 5k on the greenbelt. Sounds like no fun to me! I have a friend who did a half marathon in that weather!!

Christine, I'm glad that you got your gutters cleared. And that you got outside for a little bit. I hope you can stay in tomorrow, assuming that the freeze happens overnight.

I got to work from home today and I get to for the rest of the week. If the roads are bad, I'm glad I don't have to try to drive to work!

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Hi Kathy! Wow I can't believe you were running in this muck! I can barely walk in it! Hope things are better for the "Freeze Out Challenge"! Sorry about your friends being in an area with no storm drains, wow! I hope the thaw won't be as bad as it looks like it will be.

Everyone stay safe!



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Sorry everyone, I didn't realize how long it has been since I stopped to chat.

I hope all are well, warm and dry.

This shoveling is getting real old. This morning was by far the worst because it was so heavy. Thankfully my neighborhood has storm drains and we are all trying to keep it open. I have some friends that have no storm drains in their area and are getting concerned about the melt from the street will soon be in there house because the water has no where to go.

I had a race last weekend and it was a nightmare. It was the hot cocoa run. It was in Eagle. the greenbelt in that area had not been plowed so we were running in 6 inches of powered that had ruts of ice under it. My slowest 5K ever. I am just glad I wasn't doing a 10k because I don't think I could have done it in the conditions. Next race is the 18th in Emmett called the freeze out challenge. Should be very interesting.

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I spent the better part of one hour digging out the gutters in front of my house. I have more to do tomorrow so that it will drain towards the storm drain down the street. For the most part it is a flooded mess right now. But all the neighbors are working on their front gutters so hopefully it will get better. emoticon
Yes everyone stay safe out there!


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Woke up to another four inches of heavy, wet snow. I shoveled the back concrete pad for the dogs and then did the driveway. Just right around my vehicle, though! The roads were okay until I got to work and then it was snowing!!! Our cul de sac is flooded...really help it doesn't freeze tonight!

Stay safe and dry y'all!

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I wondered if there was going to be school. It is ugly out there! In Nampa there is a 2 inch layer of ice! Your son is going to find out that all those days will be made up. MLK day, President's day and I don't know the next one. No breaks.... UGH! It is nice that he shoveled the snow as there was some wind out there today!

I didn't go out today. And I didn't make the soup. DH made French Onion and it was good!

Hope everyone had a good day in spite of this weather! emoticon

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The 100% chance of school ended in a 0%! They cancelled school...just because it isn't safe. Rood! LOL!

DS got to shovel today. I was busy and gave him the option of making dinner or shoveling. He chose to shovel.

Let us know how your soup turns out!!

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Bahahahaha! I love the "100% chance of school on Monday!" It would be nice to get back to normal sometime soon!

I went out to shovel and I didn't last long with my medium warm gloves! I need the super warm ones for tomorrow!

I think I am going to make a vegetable soup recipe I found.

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I'll have to go back out with a rake or something and try again. At least it's warmed up some!!

I think I will make some potato soup tomorrow. Trying to make sure that DS and I both have leftovers for lunches this next week.

DH and I were discussing the weather and DS asked what the forecast was. I told him "100% chance of school on Monday!" LOL! He did not care for that answer!

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emoticon emoticon HAPPY BIRTHDAY BARB!!!

Oh, I watched a late night news report that said we mainly need to worry about the edges of the roof. You can use a rake or whatever to get it down, about the length of your arm out. I used a long pool pipe to knock mine down, but I sure didn't get it all.

I agree I sure hope we can get through this without a big roofing bill! I should have knocked down the icicles down today but it was too cold for me. I will make sure the storm drain near my house is clear tomorrow though.

I may go to the store tomorrow. I need some stuff for my salads. I also froze my last soup, and I need to make a new one pretty soon.

Be careful walking to the library, if you do. emoticon

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I knocked icicles down today, but there is still ice on the roof. No idea how to get that down. Hoping it doesn't turn into an issue before it melts.

With the new snow forecast to come tomorrow along with the high winds, I think I will stay home tomorrow. At most, I might go to the library. If I don't make it, not an issue...I have plenty of books to read hear at home!

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I was doing the same thing yesterday on the north side of my house, and there is ice. So I removed as much snow as I could. Boy I need to build up my arms! LOL

Glad you made it okay to work. I agree about the road crews! I have been following on the news.

My pool is almost full to the top with snow! Boy is the PH going to be out of whack this spring.

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Made it!! Actually, the road to work yesterday wasn't too bad. And, I stayed at work until almost 6, so by the time I came home the traffic had cleared and the roads were treated. This morning was fine too. The transportation department really kicked some butt on keeping the main roads cleared! I think they even managed to get a snow plow into my subdivision today. I think the walk to the gym tomorrow might be a workout in itself! LOL!

Tomorrow, I'll have to check my roof to make sure I don't have any ice dams that will cause leaking when it warms up.

Stay warm out there everyone!

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emoticon Barb, I am so sorry for this awful weather!!! I watched the news, and I have to tell you it doesn't look too good for tomorrow morning. I know you are a good driver and all of that, but still... Just feel for you or anyone else making the commute tomorrow.

emoticon Everyone take your time and be safe.

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Those are great goals Christine!! And the plan to make them habits is brilliant!

I'll get a few of my steps in tomorrow while I'm shoveling snow. And then, I'll be tensed up for the entire drive to work. I'll be exhausted before work even starts! LOL!

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I read your blog Barb, those are great goals!!!

I will be continuing with the same goals I have already been working on:

Eat a large salad everyday.
Eat a large bowl of homemade soup everyday.
No animal foods, except parmesan cheese, I am Italian, after all! LOL
20 minutes on the elliptical during the news everyday, minimum.
5,000 additional steps per day, minimum
Arm challenge as per instructions. (There are days off that are mandatory).

As these turn into habits, I will add more.

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i do remember 1990, but I did not realize that the stars were so much clearer. I don't think I'll go look either! LOL!

Congratulations on your exercise streak! You are really rocking it!

My goals are going to be repeats of last year. I didn't hit two of them and another one has been successful two years in a row, so I'll go for it again. I'll blog about them tomorrow. :)

Happy New Year!!! I will be asleep before the new year actually arrives.

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Happy Almost 2017 Team!!!

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Barb, that is a big bummer about your car's core being plugged! And boy it is way too cold to do without a car heater.

Do you remember 1990? When it got to 25 below? The only people who were liking that were astronomers like my DH. The air gets very dense, and the view of the stars is incredible! (No I didn't look) LOL

Well, I am still working on my vegan recipe switch over, so that is really all I am up too. Except the daily exercise I am getting. Since 11/28/16, I have 31 out of 33 days of getting at least 20 minutes of exercise a day.

I am not sure whether I should up that goal on new years or not. I am working on my goals for the new year, is anyone else?





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Apparently, the weather man was wrong. emoticon Now it's going to snow on Sunday. I don't like going out on weekends either, but sometimes you have to!

Found out that my vehicle has a plugged core. My mechanic is going to try to drain/clean it. He said that it will likely need to be done every year. The other option is to replace the core. I'm going to have him drain it this time and see how long it lasts. Next time, I'll probably have him replace it.

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Double Sigh.... I was going to go to the store this morning but failed to get out the door so tomorrow it is... I don't care for being out on the weekends!

Hope everyone stays warm and safe!

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More snow expected in the valley tomorrow! If you are out and about, be safe! I plan to run my errands on Saturday, between the snow storms. I'm trying to decide if I prefer the slightly warmer temps with snow or the arctic temps and no snow. Sigh...

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Our anniversary is on the 31st.

And I agree about the accidents on New years night. I know Idaho is growing in leaps and bounds. The thing is not everyone knows how to drive in snow. And yes too many folks who shouldn't even be driving. A bit scary with that combo.

Tia, you will have to let us know if you get some snowshoes! And yes, are you going out for new years?

Hi Kathy, what are you up too?


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Tia, I have never snow shoed so I don't have any advice for you. However, when I walked to the library yesterday, I could have used snow shoes! None of the walks between here and there have been shoveled.

Christine, is your anniversary on the 31st? The 1st? Are you and DH doing anything special?

DH and I will go out to dinner on Saturday, but we will be home long before the revelry begins. Even if the roads are perfect, I don't trust that all of the people behind the wheels are designated drivers. Too many accidents that night...and I'm too old! LOL!

Tia, are you doing anything fun?

Kathy, how many races do you have planned for this weekend? :D

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Tia, boy this is sure a GREAT year to learn how to snowshoe. I never done that but I think it sounds really fun! Usually though we don't get this much snow in the valley, or for this long. Banner year for snow!

I will be celebrating 40 years of marriage, at home, with my DH. I don't trust the roads or some of the drivers. Tee hee!

Barb, you are always on the go are you going anywhere? Maybe the potato drop at the statehouse? Did you finish your book?

Hope everyone has a great evening!

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Hope everyone's staying warm & safe.

I'm thinking of buying some snowshoes - does anyone here have much experience in snowshoeing, and, if so, what kind of boots work best?

New Year's Eve is 3 days away - Is anyone doing anything fun?

Be well,
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I like it when stuff matches! I did my best to get all of my errands done yesterday so I wouldn't have to drive anywhere today. And it worked! I did walk to the library and the post office and I shoveled the walks and driveway...again. I'm ready for a mild winter!

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I ordered new sheets online and I got them the other day! Woohoo! Glad you got some too! Mine are gold to go with my padded headboard.

We don't need any groceries yet. But today was a cooking day. I tried out a few recipes from my Seventh Day Adventist Cookbook. "Eat for Strength, oil free"

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Excellent news on both fronts!

I did my grocery shopping today because I didn't have time or energy to do it last week. Also checked out the after-Christmas sales. Bought DS and myself new sheets. They were on clearance!

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My Christmas was wonderful!

Now I am back following eat to live and 20 minutes of daily exercise minimum.

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Merry Christmas!!! I hope you all spent the day doing exactly what you wanted to do!

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"To succeed, we must first believe that we can."
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If this is any indication, Spring is a LONG way away! I walked to the gym, walked on treadmill, walked home and then shoveled. I was SOOOOOO tired when I got done. I managed to take the rest of the day off...sort of.

Merry Christmas to you all!!

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One hour of snow shoveling so I thought I would share this with you friends!



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I heard the same things! I am not planning on going anywhere though.

emoticon I have been enjoying my pumpkin pie today. :)

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I was careful and there were slippery spots! I didn't fall though. Word on the street is that we should get a couple more inches tonight.

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Yes, it is supposed to snow most of today.... Well at least we get a white Christmas! Yay!

Be careful on your walk, there still might be slippery parts.

Happy almost Christmas everyone!!!!

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I love sugar cookies!! Enjoy the homey activities!

I'm sitting here, watching the snow fall. We've gotten at least an inch so far and it doesn't look like it's going to stop. I think that I'm going to get the load of clothes in the dryer folded and put away and then head to the library. I'll put on a couple more layers and walk...I just don't want to drive. It's only a mile and there are sidewalks the entire way. Plus, it'll help me get my steps in!!

Stay safe and warm everyone!

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Congrats on being off for vacation!!! Be careful I heard on the news that a storm is coming tomorrow afternoon!

emoticon Tomorrow I will be baking a pumpkin pie and some sugar cookies. My plan is, hopefully, not to gain between Thanksgiving and Christmas..... it is not looking really promising though :(

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I'm on vacation!!! And I don't have to drive anywhere for a few days! If I can, I hope to walk to the library tomorrow instead of driving. It'll depend on if the sun is shining. Either way, it'll be cold. But sunshine makes it more palatable. :)

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Pretty soon you will be off for Christmas break! Hope the roads aren't icy in the morning too!

Well off for more of my mindless TV!!!! :)

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I need to do more of that...get stuff done with a Christmas movie on in the background. It's not like they are intense and you don't know what's going to happen. LOL!

One and one-half day left until vacation!!

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Hahahaha! I can be so lazy sometimes, that is for sure! I did get my elliptical work done, while watching a Christmas movie, that is!!!

It is snowing! So glad you will be getting some time off from work!! I know.... watch some Christmas shows!!!! emoticon

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I've watched a few Christmas movies. I want to watch them all, But people think I should work for my paycheck and cook food and do laundry and such. Rood, right? LOL!

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emoticon Let's get out the sun-screen and our shorts! LOL

Good job getting too the gym, I took today off, and watched Christmas movies all day!

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DH and I went to the gym this morning. He drove us there and that was still more outside time than I wanted!! Just checked...we are going to be all the way up to 27' tomorrow! Warm front! LOL!

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emoticon Hope everyone is having a nice Sunday!

Wow, I was surprised the weather is as good as it is today. I am enjoying the sun for sure! Still don't want to go anywhere though! Hahaha!

Hope you get to stay home too Barb!

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Sheets of ice are not fun for driving! I'm glad you didn't have to go out in it and that your DH made it back safely!

Roads were mostly better today. Parking lots were icy though! The mall was packed and there was a lot of traffic. Surprisingly, the worst place for people not paying attention to what was going on was at WinCo. Even the people in WalMart were nice!

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emoticon Hello Everyone!

I got my Christmas cards done today too! When DH went to mail them he said the roads were sheet ice!

Barb, you are a wonder!!! You got a lot more done than I did today!

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It took awhile for the sun to come out, but it was nice when it did! DS had no school today and he slept until 10:00. By then, I had started dinner in the crock pot, cleaned the bathroom, started laundry and started addressing Christmas cards. Got the driveway and sidewalks shoveled before heading to the gym. Been a busy day! I've also had time to almost read some too...only six more pages to go!

Stay warm and dry everyone!

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Glad to hear that things have been going well for your commute Barb! Keep an eye out for the first time snow drivers though! LOL

I am enjoying the sun today!

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I've been lucky so far this year! No issues with the drive home or the drive to work so far!! Tomorrow looks like it will be ugly, so I plan to stay home and get things done here. Hoping to sleep in, do laundry and make soup before I meet my friend at the gym (walking there!). Also, need to make a list of what is left to buy for Christmas.

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Oh Barb, I am so praying now for some rain!!! But so glad to know you made it in okay.

I say let it snow on the weekends only!!! LOL

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The drive to work was fine! Going in as early as I do, there are few people on the road. Plus, no snow this morning until I had been at work for a couple of hours. I left at 4:00 and took the freeway home. the roads were wet, but not slick. Got the driveway and sidewalks at home shoveled and deicer sprinkled on it. Hopeing it really does warm up like they say it will so the drive into work isn't too treacherous.

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My alarm goes off at 7:30 so I can take my thyroid pills on time. When I heard about all of the wreaks going on around 1-84 I said a pray for you that you made it okay to work. So sorry you are having to drive on these dreadful roads!!! They said one person slid across the entire road sideways!

I watching Finding Dory, it was so CUTE!!!

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I like your choice of Christmas presents! I haven't seen Finding Dory either, but I've heard it's a good movie.

Not looking forward to the colder weather. Or the drive home at this point. emoticon

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Start working on your Italian, I heard that it is one of the easier languages to learn! Going there would be a dream come true for me if I could visit my Great Grandfather's village.

Today was so cold outside and I hear it is going to get colder! I bought myself a Sunbeam heated throw for Christmas and the Walt Disney movie, "Finding Dory". I have never seen it! Last night I watched the Hobbit, only five more of them to go now :)

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She's from southern Italy so it's warmer there. I told her I needed to visit her and she said she would put in an official request. LOL! I would love to go, but. It holding my breath.

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He is doing better finally! How fun to meet up with someone from Italy. I have always wanted to go there!

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Mine too! And I had four days off!

I'm sorry that DH isn't feeling well. I hope he gets better soon...and he doesn't give you whatever he has.

I have a counterpart from Italy coming into town tomorrow and I will be meeting with her most of the morning tomorrow. Luckily she speaks excellent English. If we had to speak Italian, we would be in a LOT of trouble! LOL!

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