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Think of your blessings.
Sunday, December 19, 2010      3 comments

My season's holiday gift to you:
l-inspirational-ppt-powerpoint/ Check out this power point about what the world would be like if the population wer... Read more
Saturday, December 18, 2010      1 comments

This is almost the only weekend in December that we are home. Our DD's friend who has been living with us since Nov. 15th when he got a job here in town, has found his own place. He will move in the end of this month, but he still have stuff i... Read more
Hurray, New Computer
Thursday, December 16, 2010      3 comments

Christmas came early to our house. My DH got me a new laptop and oh, is it wonderful. Now, it is really a joint gift because he wants to use it when we travel. Only one drawback... he wants to primarily use it to modify pictures and the Adobe... Read more
Challenge to keep up with Spark
Friday, December 10, 2010      2 comments

My computer has not be reliable the last few days and we are visiting family. I think I need to be careful about Spark becoming an obsession or addiction. I have felt almost estranged from a vital community for a couple days. I don't know wha... Read more
Harassment from Friends on Facebook
Saturday, December 04, 2010      7 comments

I recently connected my Spark status and my Facebook page. I had been off Facebook for a while because of the overwhelming nature of feeds I faced (excuse the pun) by accepting too many friends and making everything public. After being shut do... Read more
Make Someone's Day: A random act of kindness
Friday, December 03, 2010      3 comments

I read this idea somewhere recently and think that this time of year may be an especially good time to put it into practice. Carry a sharpie and a small pad of stickies with you. When you use a public restroom, write a positive message on the ... Read more
Family wins vs. Spark
Sunday, November 28, 2010      2 comments

I have just been told that we are gathering as a family and I need to get off the computer. I know that is true and I am away.... Read more
Eating Marathon is Over
Saturday, November 27, 2010      3 comments

When my dear SIL said our time at the resort in the Ozarks was going to be sleeping, eating and reading, she wasn't kidding. I must admit, I posted some of what I ate, just to see how bad it was, but I didn't post everything for three whole day... Read more
First Black Friday Ever
Friday, November 26, 2010      3 comments

I have never shopped on Black Friday, much less at a discount mall. However, all the women and my DH decided a quick trip to the nearby Tanger outlet mall was in order. We arrived shortly after 8 and left about 10:30 AM just as things were rea... Read more
In law Thanksgivig
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      3 comments

We are beginning to gather, but are not all here yet. When we are all here, we will be 13 adults and 1 six month old baby. We will all be related in some way or another. My wonderful SIL set up the whole thing, made the reservations, bought t... Read more
"Fakesgivng" and True Thanks
Monday, November 22, 2010      3 comments

DD and her housemates from last year decided to get together for a Thanksgiving dinner on the Friday before Thanksgiving. They called it "Fakesgiving." However there was nothing fake about the food or the sentiments. We had turkey, mashed pot... Read more
Putting life in perspective
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      4 comments

I had a wonderful day. It started with a visit to the dentist with the diagnosis that my dry socket was healing and I have been relatively pain free today. This afternoon I got to teach yoga at the Montessori school to 3-5 year olds and 6-9 ye... Read more
Surprising Happiness
Monday, November 15, 2010      3 comments

I never thought at this stage in my life (65) that I would be finding new, wonderful close friends, especially friends my DD's age. Instead I have been blessed by my DD's friends from law school. She finally found those people who will be you... Read more
Holidays on the way!
Sunday, November 14, 2010      2 comments

I saw my first Christmas commercial today and I realize that Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away, then the left-overs and the holiday parties. We just finished planning with DS about spending Christmas with he and his family in D.C. It tur... Read more
Remember, it's just a game
Saturday, November 13, 2010      5 comments

Our children both attended one of our state universities for law school and I earned my library certification at the same school. Somehow without meaning to, DH and I have become enthusiastic fans of the football team. In fact we manage our Sa... Read more

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