Wednesday, October 01, 2014      3 comments

hi everyone--well its been a week since my last blog--and what a week. Friday was the memorial service for my mom. it went well--very hard but healing and helpful. the photo collages (mostly worked on at 3 am while listening to pharrell singi... Read more!!!!! with recipes!
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      5 comments

hi everyone--well--all the bank stuff went okay--the people were very nice and helpful. I will have to go back up there to close the accounts, but that process is underway now. got home in time to do a little relaxing. I had taken the two ... Read more
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      6 comments

hi everybody. today is the first day of real legal stuff I have to do. the letters that empower me as my moms executor came, so today I am going to open their safe deposit box. rob is going with me. this is a hard week all around. have to s... Read more
monday--weekend events
Monday, September 22, 2014      2 comments

hi everybody. well, the weekend was pretty good overall. Saturday we ate breakfast at our usual haunt, then headed out to the local high school where we ran a 5K race that benefits the senior class scholarship fund. very nice event--well mark... Read more
friday--made it through
Friday, September 19, 2014      6 comments

good morning everyone! well, my brother and I made it through the memorial service planning--it wasn't fun, but the two pastors we met with were very kind and helpful. we didn't have a lot of specific things we wanted, but they were very accom... Read more
thursday--another calm day
Thursday, September 18, 2014      1 comments

good morning everyone--well I have had two calm days in a row. yesterday was so pleasant--another day of clear skies and lovely sunshine. my back is steadily improving, so I did another 2 miles at the park. came home and decided the job I fel... Read more
wednesday--hope for a reprise of tuesday!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      2 comments

hi! well after my manic Monday, Tuesday was a lovely respite. hoping for the same today. my back is better, so I got my run in--only did 2 miles and went slow, but it was the showing up that mattered. the sun came out after the foggy morning... Read more
the crazy day that ended well
Monday, September 15, 2014      2 comments

hi everyone--second blog today--just need to let it out. today was one madhouse of a day. first my exercise session got rearranged because of the morning rain. did leslie instead--and only 3 miles because I knew I had to head out to the bank.... Read more
monday--aching back
Monday, September 15, 2014      2 comments

hi everyone--well its Monday morning and my idea to go to the park is fading as I see lightning and hear thunder. so I will head down to the treadmill or fire up leslie--not sure which. have to be careful--Saturday I wrenched my back. now I do... Read more
friday--new taste sensation
Friday, September 12, 2014      3 comments

hi everyone. yesterday sherri and I had a fun day--we went to south haven, which is a pretty little tourist town on lake Michigan. weather was cloudy and breezy--lots of big waves breaking on the lake. we had a very nice lunch at a little bak... Read more
Thursday, September 11, 2014      2 comments

good morning--taking sherri out for her birthday today. not sure where we are going.rain is finally passed and its cool and fall-like outside. hope everyone has a wonderful day!... Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      2 comments

good morning! supposed to get a ton of rain today--raining already. looks like I won't be going to the park to run today--so its leslie or the treadmill. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more
Tuesday, September 09, 2014      3 comments

good morning everyone! slowly getting back in the swing--ran 3 miles yesterday--which was my goal. made it to the grocery and restocked, ran some other errands too. wound out the day with a fierce headache, and woke up with it this morning--b... Read more
monday--back from vacation
Monday, September 08, 2014      4 comments

good morning everyone. we are back from our week in upper Michigan. had a lovely, relaxing time. we stay at a crazy little place called "the birchwood inn" in harbor springs. if you travel with your dogs, I highly recommend it. its a quirky... Read more
Friday, August 29, 2014      3 comments

hi everybody--been thinking about this lately. since my mom has passed away, and my dad is slowly fading away due to alzheimers--I have a strange set of feelings. the people who played a large part in how I defined myself growing up are gone--... Read more

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