Monday, October 05, 2015      7 comments

good morning! well Friday night was kind of a weird mix--we fixed the sump pump (actually installed the new one) and then I fixed rob his birthday dinner. I made him a little grilled steak that I found in the freezer--marinated it with balasam... Read more
friday--foundation is DONE!
Friday, October 02, 2015      4 comments

good morning! well--the concrete guys got the foundation completed--it looks great. today is rob's birthday and he just headed out with his batch of cupcakes for his co-workers. I have to wrap his gifts today and figure out dinner--think we w... Read more
thursday--the apple pie debacle
Thursday, October 01, 2015      2 comments

good morning! yesterday was a good day overall, but I sure made an incredible mess in my kitchen!! started out with a very good run--did a different interval mix and for the first time since hurting my ankle I did 3 miles. fastest time was a... Read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      5 comments

the forms are set. pour is supposed to happen today. I just got home from the park but no one is here yet. I baked cookies for the crew yesterday an... Read more
tuesday--GARAGE BEGINS!!!!
Tuesday, September 29, 2015      3 comments

good morning! I am sitting here all sweaty because I just finished kettlebells and treadmill. the garage guys are here--the fill was delivered yesterday and they are going to try to get the site ready and forms placed so they can pour tomorrow... Read more
monday--harvest table dinner , new chicken run
Monday, September 28, 2015      4 comments

good morning! Friday night was the harvest table dinner at Marianne's, and it was magic as always. Marianne is one of those rare people who creates beauty compulsively--she can't help herself. despite all the hardship she has lived through, a... Read more
Friday, September 25, 2015      6 comments

good morning--back from my run--did a ramp mix today that ended up being 2 and a half miles--and no complaints from the ankle--HOORAY! workroom is cleaned out and somewhat reorganized--at least a lot of the clutter is gone. few more things to... Read more
Thursday, September 24, 2015      4 comments

good morning! this morning I woke feeling a whole lot better, and rob did too. we both have been dealing with some GI complaints lately of a vague but persistent nature. talked last night about a few strategies to try and deal with this--we r... Read more
wednesday--rough start--great news!
Wednesday, September 23, 2015      4 comments

hi--its about 3:30 or so here now--and this has been quite a day. woke up with a migrane. that's the worst. its ragweed season now and my sinuses are in overdrive. I get the kind of migrane that ultimately makes you barf and then goes away. ... Read more
tuesday--magnesium anyone???
Tuesday, September 22, 2015      3 comments

good morning! its going to be a beautiful week here--sunny and temperate. garage construction should start this week--most likely wed. or Thursday. since I finished by sugar free experiment and noticed my overwhelming and powerful reaction... Read more
friday--reflections on the sugar free month
Friday, September 18, 2015      7 comments

good morning! I have been meaning to sit down and record my thoughts about my recent sugar moratorium. a conversation with a friend who said she had gone one whole day without sugar got me to thinking. could I do that? what would it feel lik... Read more
the canning class and stuff
Thursday, September 17, 2015      3 comments

good morning! yesterday was the pressure canning class and it was well--underwhelming. I should clarify that my background in canning is different than a lot of people--I didn't learn from my mom--I bought the canning books and read them. I... Read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2015      4 comments

hi everybody! diane and I went to cooking class last night. rob stayed here to work on digging the stump out so the garage guys can start. I left him with a couple options--one was sliced turkey and gravy in little freezer bags. the turkey w... Read more
running again and birthday lunch with sherri
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      4 comments

good morning! yesterday was a very nice day. for the first time in about a month I went for a RUN. wow did that feel terrific! I have been resting my ankle, and last week since we were doing so much heavy work I didn't do any workouts at all... Read more
monday--back from the non-vacation
Monday, September 14, 2015      7 comments

good morning! well--its Monday and rob's non vacation is over. we had to spend the week demolishing the front half of our old pole barn to get the site ready for the new garage we are having built. we have had a lot of milestones lately with ... Read more

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