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Lost in Memories of Winters Past
Saturday, January 26, 2013      15 comments

Snow. We don't see much of that in Texas. My hubby and I lived on 10 acres adjacent to a large area of Army Core of Engineers property that ringed Stillhouse Hollow Lake. This is where we raised our sons. It was a wooded area, high on a hil... Read more
Last Week's Fun With Watercolor
Sunday, January 06, 2013      16 comments

Small floral watercolors are a fairly new thing for me and I'm having a lot of fun with them! Now and then I'm really happy with some of them, other times, not so much, lol. And quite a few of them end up in the trash. I also wish I was go... Read more
End of year countdown - Day 58
Friday, December 28, 2012      10 comments

Well, I've made it through Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays and all the baking in between with no weight gain. Just a few days to go! The solution for me to accomplish that was ATTENTION. Just staying aware of what/when/why I'm eating and... Read more
Saturday, December 22, 2012      12 comments

NOT EVEN A MOUSE! This is Luna, a stray cat I rescued and gave to my son. She is known locally as the Mighty Huntress! Karen... Read more
My true Christmas Story
Saturday, December 22, 2012      15 comments

One year, after my sons had gone to live and work on their own and Christmas was approaching, I was looking around trying to think of what to buy my husband for Christmas. After I while I realized I was really trying hard to dream up a gift for ... Read more
Something to make your heart smile!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      8 comments

BzFCU7hN2yk Even if you don't know anyone who is autistic, this short video will make you smile. ... Read more
Bitter Sweet
Thursday, December 06, 2012      9 comments

Bitter truth about Sweet stuff. Some interesting links if you care about the enormous amounts of sugar we consume, especially the young people in our lives. Sometimes when I watch what kids eat and drink, beginning the moment they open ... Read more
Let's be perfectly clear.
Saturday, December 01, 2012      15 comments

I think this is what you call "straight talk" lol Karen PS - I understand this sign because I went with a friend to eat at a buffet. She could NOT understand w... Read more
Some Patriotic Rock (Military Tribute)
Friday, November 30, 2012      6 comments

pup?v=5MtdIO23MKM Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. This actually gave me a few goosebumps. Side Story - Long ago my hubby and I had a small Limousine service and we transported Kiss once... Read more
Gone Fishing!
Thursday, November 29, 2012      7 comments

mbedded Watch the world's best fisherman! Really amazing! (less than 3 minutes) Kren... Read more
Our Wonderful World
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      14 comments

/embed/xHkq1edcbk4?rel=0 A little over 2 minutes of your time to watch this beautiful and amazing video. The hummingbird doing rolls chasing a bug is really something!!! And the night scene... Read more
End of Year Countdown - Day 22
Monday, November 19, 2012      11 comments

So far, I've not gained an ounce. A minor miracle since I've certainly been "exposed" to many temptations already, including many eating-out events. I'm remaining focused mainly on eating as many veggies as I can, many raw in salads with a... Read more
End of Year Countdown - Day 6
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      12 comments

End of Year Countdown – Day 6 My Eating Out Challenge, to myself. I eat out a lot. Too much, really, for anyone trying to stay healthy and be thinner. And even though I know better, I always seem to see eating out as some sort of specia... Read more
End Of Year Countdown - Day 1
Thursday, November 01, 2012      15 comments

November and December can be THE most difficult months to lose weight, maintain weight and just stay healthy. We begin by eating leftover Halloween candy. Then we start trying recipes for Thanksgiving, and baking ahead for the family ge... Read more
Thursday, October 04, 2012      12 comments

My recent physical exam made me aware of many health-related things. One thing, that I remember thinking EACH TIME I see my doctor, which is only when I have a check-up, is that OBESITY is a real problem, EVERYWHERE. Every nurse or tec... Read more

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