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Day 60 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, September 03, 2017      4 comments

Home after a fun, strenuous trip to the Pacific Northwest. Hiking the Cascade Mtns to see the waterfalls required walking 10,000+ steps several days on this vacation. I didn't want to blow my streak (streaks are really sneaky, aren't they... Read more
Day 59 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      3 comments

After a couple of "gray days" on the Pacific beach, the sun came out yesterday! Hooray! DH loves the photo opportunities, I love getting 10,000 steps in beauty and (I have to admit..) I love little shops where "cute quotes" can be found. They m... Read more
Day 58 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      5 comments

I'm in Oregon and the sky is smoke-filled from huge wildfires. I'm thankful for all the training the firefighters have had emphasizing the priority to protect each other and then beautiful forests of Oregon. My son is a fire fighter where I liv... Read more
Day 57 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, August 26, 2017      4 comments

I am grateful for Nature's beauty. We walked another 5 miles up& down a very steep, narrow dirt trail rising hundreds of feet above the ground to view the magnificent Wahclella waterfall and also up to the bridge of Multnomah waterfall. Words ... Read more
Day 56 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, August 25, 2017      4 comments

Yesterday In Oregon mountains, climbing miles up and miles down and miles up and miles down to photo (DH) waterfalls. 5+ miles. ..doesn't sound like much until you look at the "straight up and straight down of it. Oregon is beautiful! And... Read more
Day 55 and Day 56 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, July 23, 2017      4 comments

The day before yesterday, we traveled the roads on the 2nd link. Yesterday we drove the Engineer Pass. If you'd like more veiws, check out youtube.com and search for Engineer Pass and Alpine Loop to Engineer Pass in Colorado. Be sure to fast... Read more
Day 54 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

I didn't intend to organize the event, but it ended up that way. And I had been excited -- floating on a cloud as I called each person and urged them to attend the event. and they said, "Yes!" Only one couldn't attend (and the two who are decea... Read more
Day 53 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

I live on a mountain in CO. Adjacent to our 40 acres are hundreds of acres of BLM (Bureau of Land Mgt) land --people aren't allowed to live on that land. Just wildlife like moose, elk, deer and cattle (ranchers lease the land from the gov't). ... Read more
Day 52 of Gratitude in 100 Days of Gratitude
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      5 comments

Another hike up the 35 degree angle mtn across the road from our house (which is at 8,600' above sea level). I climbed & climbed up a mtn only to reach more "up" and more "up" and then I was on the 2-track slightly inclined "road" (not a road... Read more
Day 51 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, June 27, 2017      3 comments

I've had many days of gratitude, but just forget to record them. Today was a good one: I finally broke away from a month's worth of volunteer project & went outside for a hike up the mtn. Started with a very steep, straight UP mtn, which le... Read more
Day 50 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, June 16, 2017      2 comments

"Gratitude" in an understatement. DH had dr.'s exam about a test result that was too high. The verdict today could have been a life-threatening condition. The verdict was "all is well." I've never been so grateful.... Read more
Day 49 of 100 days of Gratitude
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      1 comments

I'm overloaded with volunteer tasks and I love doing them, but I'm hanging on by a thread with SP. Got on stationary bike today for a good workout. Ate well and dodged all triggers. I'm so thrilled to have SP so I know how to get back on track.... Read more
Day 48 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Monday, May 29, 2017      2 comments

Housesitting at sister-in-law's brand new, very beautiful house in a small town 100 mi from our mtn home. So we got a taste of "big city" living (20,000 population compared to 1,000 -- I know you're rolling your eyes!). Bike path right out... Read more
Day 47 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Thursday, May 25, 2017      3 comments

Walked very briskly to fast music at the track. Then ST, then more brisk walking, then ST. You get the picture. Then a walk after dinner down and back up the mtn. road. I'm grateful that I have access to these tools to help me on the roa... Read more
Day 46 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, May 21, 2017      3 comments

Wow..am I off track...from blogging to exercise. I am NOT grateful for almost 2 feet of snow last Wednesday & Thursday. Ugh. I AM grateful for the unusual beauty of white snow on dark green grass with little wildflowers blossoming. ... Read more

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