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Happy Thursday -- Wisconsin State Fair day !!! Lots of walking, fresh air, and fun !!!!

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I made up coffee, hot cocoa, and hot tea .. all of which can be chilled if you prefer !! :) Help yourself and welcome !! :)

We also have iced for a selection of fresh iced drinks ...

I started out my morning getting my nails cleaned up .. they are now a pretty "orangy red" .. A happy color .. From there I went to Office Max to see if I could get some ink for our printer .. nope .. they didn't have it .. *sigh* .. Looks like I'm going to have to go back to Best Buy ..

Hubby ran for the free 6 pack of cream puffs that his radio station and well -- *mumbling* I had a crm pf for brkfst* .. "What??" ... *mumbling -- I had a crm pf for bkfst* .. "Whaaatt ??" .. I HAD A CREAM PUFF FOR BREAKFAST! .. There I said it lol lol ..

I was surprised that I didn't have an upset belly .. I will probably have one more from the 6 pack .. but that one was RICH .. rich to the point of creating a fussy belly .. I'm past those days of 2 and 3 ... yes -- in one sitting ..

I was very surprised, I did take a glucose tablet after my nail appointment, because I felt my nerves starting to come to the surface, but I was fine after that .. :)

I was going to go to the mall and walk, and on the walk out to the car after my nails, it was sooo beautiful outside; I thought.. I have to find something outside. I thought and I thought .. and decided .. Wisconsin Memorial Cemetary .. let's see if I could find daddy .. (he keeps moving when I go to visit him) .. I parked where I thought he was ... and walked and walked, and walked some more .. I gave up and decided to walk around the roads of the park .. Oh my goodness ... this cemetery is HUGE .. and beautiful .. I sat and took a break on a shady bench under a cross monument .. it was quiet, and peaceful .. and I did a search in "find a gravesite".

I found daddy's site but it didn't have the location .. My map to his place was in the other truck .. and I looked up grampa and gramma K; and I remembered daddy saying that they were in the perfect place, because grampa was an OTR trucker, and he could watch the semi's drive by. Next time maybe I'll get a map to their place as well .. I do believe they are on the other side of the park ..

I was so close to daddy, but he wouldn't say anything .. I thought to myself, I know if I would find him, I would get a catch in my throat, well -- he was never a visibly sentimental person, so he probably made it so I didn't find him .. but I was close ..

Next time .. because I love walking through cemeteries .. it's such a peaceful walk .. next time he won't be able to sneak away .. lol lol ..

As I got there I wondered .. they run into the main building was lined with hundreds of flags .. I know that Officer Michalski's funeral was being held down in Oak Creek, and I guess he was going to be buried at Wisconsin Memorial park .. what a surreal feeling .. The procession didn't get there for another 5 or so hours after ... but just the feeling ..

This was an officer that was taken down during the line of duty. What a sad day for the Milwaukee force ..

But I had a wonderful walk, that lasted for 55 minutes .. I found a red tail hawk tailfeather .. :) in PERFECT condition ...

It's 12 inches long, which tells me that the bird was a huge beautiful bird .. and in perfect shape .. :)

I wandered some more .. there is so much to explore in there, that I'll have to get back there again .. and again .. and again ...

I was pretty much "sparkling" when I got into the car .. and told daddy .. "next time" but felt GREAT!!!!!

Instead of 'stopping somewhere' for lunch .. I drove home .. I figured even though it would be a later lunch; I would be able to just grab a bite before going to the dugout at 5 .. (which never happened because of rain) .. I had 2 ears of corn, and had 3 small port mushroom caps, topped with the last of my chicken mushroom topping I had made for the crepes, that only made it to one or 2 servings .. well -- that's gone now .. :) Chicken for the protien, and the rest was veggies .. I had a bowl of grapes for dessert .. GOOD SALLY !!!

Well -- the rain came, and the dugout was cancelled. . and hubby came home .. We had pizza last night for dinner .. and it tasted yummy .. as well as a beer .. and that was yummy as well ..

So -- as food goes .. my day was okay ..

Breakfast: State fair cream puff -- (yes -- dairy does have an effect)
Lunch: 2 corn on the cobs, 3 portabello mushroom caps, with chicken/mushroom cream topping... grapes for dessert
Dinner: Tombstone pizza and a beer ..

Steps - 6856
55 minutes of structured exercise ..

So .. I'm calling yesterday a good day !!!

Today will be State fair .. Alot of walking, and it's going to be a long day as we are meeting with a friend when he gets off of his shift at the corn booth .. I haven't seen him in a long time and looking forward to seeing him today .. so we'll have a couple of beers with him .. and then take him home .. (or at least to his car) .. so I'm seeing ALOT of stepping for today !! I don't doubt my wrist buzzing today !!! :)

This morning will start with an oatmeal, yogurt, and blueberries for breakfast for something solid .. because even though alot of people eat their way through the fair, we don't .. we have a few favorites, and that is pretty much it .. and hubby is talking about the fair on Saturday as well .. Sentry day and free food .. lol lol lol .. but I'm concerned with the heat and humidity coming, but I'll deal with that on Saturday .. for now .. State Fair, lots of walking, and fresh air !!! Yup -- I'm going to have fun !!!!! :) Try and stop me !!!! I think this is the FIRST time I have been able to enjoy the fair on OPENING day !!! ever ...

Okay -- wishing everyone a great day !!! and talk later...

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    Hey PricessP I live right down the road from the cemetery! We will have to plan a Spark meet up some day. Maybe coffee at Starbucks! Enjoy the fair, and enjoy that cream puff! I ate mine last week at the cream puff 5K held at the fair grounds! WooHoo! Yummy! emoticon
    138 days ago
    Have a great day at the fair!
    138 days ago
    138 days ago
    Have fun at the state fair!
    138 days ago
    I like walking on cemeteries, so peaceful & beautiful.
    138 days ago
    I have done that very thing w/my brother’s grave, saying to myself, “Well, he didn’t move himself”! Have to make a trip to IL as Mom and Dad’s gravestone is engraved now. **SIGH**

    Your dinner sounds delish! Too bad about the rain, but I was wondering. We had a downpour about 5 pm. Didn’t last all that long, but it poured.

    Have a fun time @ the State Fair.

    139 days ago
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