Saturday, January 11, 2014      1 comments

hi folks--its warm, wet and sloppy, foggy and weird outside. did go to the park yesterday and got my run in--did the first in the 10 K series and tolerated it just fine. wore my new yaktrax that a friend gave me for Christmas and they were ... Read more
friday morning
Friday, January 10, 2014      2 comments

good morning everybody! warmer here--rain predicted for today--gonna become one big mushy snowcone outside. one good thing--I think I will go to the park and run today for the first time in many weeks. since its been so long I need to upload ... Read more
warming, slowly warming.
Thursday, January 09, 2014      2 comments

yes--it's getting warmer--slowly but surely. this sat. the high is supposed to be 50--which means everything will be melting and it will be time to clean the henhouse. we had to confine them during the sub zero snap and their house got really ... Read more
greetings from the arctic
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      1 comments

hi spark folk! hope you are all staying safe and warm this week. today its supposed to warm up to about 15 above zero or something like that. yesterday in the early morning our thermometer read 18 below. rob went into work for the first time... Read more
the quality of mercy
Friday, January 03, 2014      2 comments

hi spark friends! hope all is going well with you. today presented me with a rare opportunity. and a new note for my woohoo jar. if you read my previous blog you know there was a terrible auto accident in our front yard on Christmas day. w... Read more
Jan 2--resolutions and more
Thursday, January 02, 2014      2 comments

hi spark folks! happy new year! hope you are all geared up and ready to set the world on fire this year. we have had a very eventful (and not in a necessarily good way) couple weeks. but despite the bad things that happened--which I won't ... Read more
friday--what a couple weeks!
Friday, December 27, 2013      2 comments

hi everyone--hope your Christmases were all terrific. lets see--okay--on the 17th we had our party. 27 or so people crowded into our little house. it was a blast! the "man room" worked out really well-- a group of the less socially active... Read more
friday--what happened to thursday???
Friday, December 13, 2013      0 comments

good morning all. well--yesterday happened--I guess. fortunately days that "out of the norm" aren't very frequent for me. didn't exercise and spent most of the day in the car. first I had to run shambles to the groomer--we woke up late so I ... Read more
wednesday--flocks of finches!
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      2 comments

good morning! well its snowing and cold and we have a flock of about 50 finches at the feeder in front of the living room window. they are such a lovely sight--I love when goldfinches exchange their bright yellow feathers for their winter khak... Read more
time is flying!
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      5 comments

hi everyone! its frigid here right now--and I have a lot of work to get done in the next several days. I had a moment of insanity and decided to have a Christmas party again this year. I love my friends so much and we had a great time last ye... Read more
back after a week of UGH
Friday, December 06, 2013      5 comments

hi everyone--hope you all had a terrific thanksgiving. ours was fine--but late in the night and on into Friday morning rob and I both developed what I assume to be norovirus--which if you don't know what it is--you don't want it. norovirus is... Read more
Friday, November 22, 2013      2 comments

hi folks--rob is home today with a cold--I think he is on the downside of it, just needs some rest. I started taking black elderberry in hopes of warding it off. worked on my painting yesterday and looking forward to a visit from a friend l... Read more
thursday--fun day with friends
Thursday, November 21, 2013      2 comments

hi everyone! yesterday was a lovely day--power is back on, cable, phone and internet functioning. the state park has been closed all week for their annual deer hunt--should be reopened today and I am going to take the girls over for a walk. b... Read more
wednesday--finally back in the loop!
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      0 comments

hi everyone! finally back after three days of no cable--which means no phone, no tv and no internet. we had a whale of a windstorm come through here about 3 pm on sunday--took out our electric but we were lucky and got restored after about 5 h... Read more
cottage cheese final report
Friday, November 15, 2013      2 comments

good morning everybody! I am happy to report that the cottage cheese experiment was a success. last night for dinner I had a nice serving of my very own homemade cottage cheese over some tomatoes sprinkled with some chopped red and yellow pepp... Read more

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