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Never give up!
Monday, April 09, 2018      7 comments

I've been gone from here for quite awhile. After my husband died I went through a very difficult time... Eventually gave up my home and moved in with my daughter and her husband. I'm still here. I've also gone back to work, as a care giver. ... Read more
My Summer Garden...
Saturday, September 12, 2015      11 comments

I take an awful lot of pictures and probably don't edit enough but if you have time they are worth taking a look... . I hope you enjoy the plants & animals that hang around my home, I sure do. With time and... Read more
Saying Good-Bye
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      4 comments

One of my younger grandchildren has just graduated from high school and is preparing to go into the Army. He is the first of our family in his generation to do so... I am proud of him but it is very scary! As his older brothers aged out of Gra... Read more
Flowers & Birds - January thru June 2015
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      7 comments

Growing mostly flowers and feeding the birds also grows and feeds my soul. It is my primary exercise program and my soul food. I'm not much good at... Read more
The Rest of My Vacation
Thursday, May 07, 2015      3 comments

After spending two days at Burney Falls (the previous blog), we traveled to my daughter's home in the hills outside Placerville, in a suburb called Swansboro where I had a delightful visit with my daughter and her husband, some of my grandchildr... Read more
My Vacation - Burney Falls
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      4 comments

I had waited over 40 years to revisit this spectacular waterfall and it did not disappoint. I too lots of pictures of the falls, also the flora, fauna and other sites on ... Read more
Harris Beach State Park, Oregon
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      4 comments

I broke my 227 day streak because we went on a little vacation where there was no internet access. I got lots of walking in and a few pictures. ... Read more
My Motivation is on the Rise
Sunday, January 25, 2015      2 comments

I love to garden. It is usually one of my exercise main stays, but this year in addition to being cold our winter has been (thankfully) wet and windy. Last week I received a (little late) birthday gift from one of my granddaughters. These bea... Read more
Come Visit My Garden
Saturday, July 05, 2014      8 comments

Just wanted to share the the results of most of my exercise. Welcome to my garden... ... Hope you enjoy it. ~~ Donna This story continues... ... into July. Enjoy ... Read more
Skipped My Wednesday Walk for This...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      3 comments

I've been trying to walk with a group from the local senior center two days a week on a lovely path called the Hammond Trail, which traverses the bluffs along the ocean in our little community. However, last Wednesday I had an appointment with ... Read more
A Weekend on Crescent City Harbor
Monday, March 10, 2014      4 comments

We traveled up the coast about 80 miles to attend my grandson's basketball tournament. (This was the first time we had taken the 5th-wheel out since hubby got his new pick-up... Read more
So I went for a walk...
Monday, January 13, 2014      8 comments

A couple weeks ago, I fell forward in my office (big klutz) and although I thought I was healing apparently I really tweaked my hip, which keeps stiffening up if I sit for more than a few minutes. Getting old is really NOT for sissies. I just ... Read more
Sugar :(
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      5 comments

1-1-14 This morning I joined a team that I hope will help me break my sugar addiction. Of course I didn't run across it till after I started this day off with about 7 cookies. I also weighted myself this morning and was encouraged to see that... Read more
North Coast Water Garden Pond Tour
Sunday, August 11, 2013      9 comments

Yesterday my husband and I attended the third and final pond tour of this year. Although it didn't provide nearly enough exercise, it as always provides food for the soul and inspiration for our pond. We also skipped the barbecue at the end, w... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Sunday, July 28, 2013      5 comments

Sunday, July 28, 2013 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. ... Read more

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