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Thoughts on Approaching my 70th birthday.
Thursday, October 12, 2017      5 comments

Found out today that someone I knew a little bit from from the time I was playing in the park district orchestra has passed away. I am sad because even though I barely knew her she was kind and fun to talk to. I told daughter about her passing... Read more
Logistics
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      3 comments

I thought that once our daughter finished her education, all the coordination nightmares that occurred because of trying to get daughter to her choir and/or orchestra rehearsals/performances with at least one parent in attendance when one paren... Read more
Garage People
Sunday, July 16, 2017      9 comments

Our favorite sub species of homo sapiens is one we call the Garage People. There is a couple (probably retirement age, but not what I'd call elderly) on our block who (in nice weather) will move their vehicles out of their garage and set up comf... Read more
Is There No Happy Medium?
Thursday, June 22, 2017      11 comments

I have long felt, and blogged about, the fact that I am like the nursery rhyme little girl with the curl in the middle of her forehead. Either I am very, very good or I am horrid. Just coming off a long period of being horrid, and it really sh... Read more
Is Irony the Opposite of Wrinkley?
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      6 comments

I've been OP for 2 1/2 hours. Yay, me. Said with all the irony you can image. I have been totally out of control for months and can't seem to find my way back. But I am here. Took about 2 weeks off of the gym, too, because I strained a ... Read more
An Oldie But a Goodie
Sunday, February 26, 2017      6 comments

This is a Re-Post from my Weight Watcher Blog. It is that time of year again. I did have a pretzel today, and as good as it was, I was struck by how salty it was. How tastes change! ... Read more
Smoothies and Botox and Teeth, Oh My!
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      4 comments

Thanks to everyone who weighed in on what to bring with me to the gym for a portable breakfast. I plan to try the smoothie idea first, and to prepare for that spent a few minutes on Pinterest this morning. One of the recipes that seems most ta... Read more
A Flexible Mind is Important to Go Along With That Flexible Body
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      6 comments

Or. further adventures of Alice in Gym-ber-land. After expressing my desire for early classes so that I don't hunker down and get glued to the computer chair or the sofa is still true. The 7:15 class doesn't start until March 6, but I am g... Read more
Gym Options and Other Trivia
Monday, February 20, 2017      8 comments

I've been very lazy about exercise/activity, and very counter-productive about losing weight for a while, but today I went to the gym for the first time in weeks, and really feel good about it. Also, this morning is the first time in weeks that... Read more
Moving, Moving, Moving (With a Nod to the Theme from "Rawhide!")
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      7 comments

If you see my posts in Facebook, be warned that Parts 1 and 2 are repeats from there. Part 3 is new. Part 1 - Yahoo! I am now officially a member of the largest gym in the city and specifically the top hospital's medical exercise pro... Read more
The Queens Came Late
Monday, December 19, 2016      2 comments

The Queens Came Late [Norma Farber (1909-1984) – from “When It Snowed That Night”] The Queens came late, but the Queens were there With gif... Read more
A Christmas Carol Blog Hop
Sunday, December 11, 2016      9 comments

Our Christmas traditions have evolved over the years. We lived close enough to my extended family until Laura was almost 5 years old, and Christmas was a... Read more
I Love it When a Puzzle or a Plan Comes Together
Monday, November 21, 2016      4 comments

I do enjoy doing jigsaw puzzles, especially on-line. No mess, no risk of lost pieces, etc. I've been working on one, building different groups of matching pieces, and just now I realized where some of those smaller finished sections fit into t... Read more
The Onion Crisis is Averted
Sunday, November 20, 2016      8 comments

We celebrate Thanksgiving with the same group of cousins that I grew up with and have for all my life - literally. It started with our (mine and my... Read more
Squashing the Squash
Sunday, November 13, 2016      14 comments

Not really, but I couldn't resist the title. For Halloween, one of my outdoor decorations is a basket that I fill with some Indian corn, small gourds and an acorn squash. Most years, I let the basket sit out so long that the acorn squash r... Read more

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