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Monday, January 18, 2021      18 comments

Oh wow another milestone to celebrate during the pandemic—my 80th birthday. It was held on the back porch of my house. Some of my children came to s... Read more
St. Lawrence River Boat Ride--pictures
Monday, September 09, 2019      16 comments

Ken and I visited my daughter and spouse for a few days at the end of last week. On Thursday we took a 2 hour boat tour of the St. Lawrence. It was a beautiful sunny coolish day...just perfect for a boat ride. Here are some pictures from my adve... Read more
My Beach Vacation (with pictures)
Wednesday, July 31, 2019      6 comments

Every year the family gets together at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire. As many as can, attend each family in a condo at Baileys Beach Resort. We eat together and do a lot of activities together. I gave 8 children and 22 grands so there are us... Read more
My Wonderful Christmas (with pictures)
Friday, December 28, 2018      14 comments

My 2018 Christmas was fabulous. The house was decorated early and looked beautiful: Inside looked great too! Here is my “Christmas Wall” of cards. And ... Read more
Help! What kind of a Fitness Tracker do you use?
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      3 comments

Since my fitBit Zip kept eating batteries and finally died, I am thinking of buying another one. I'm afraid to get a zip again because of all the trouble I've had with it. So I am appealing you eho use them to tell me what is a reliable one and ... Read more
Ocean Visit: Walked the Beach, Ate Out, Only 3 lbs. Up! (pictures)
Sunday, July 29, 2018      9 comments

I just spent a week at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire with about half of my family. We had so much fun. It's a trip we do every summer and we look forward to it all year. We each have our own condominium and certain activities we do, too. Here... Read more
Doolittle One-room School Visits (with pictures)
Friday, June 15, 2018      13 comments

Every June the 4th graders from our local elementary school visit our local rebuilt one-room Doolittle Schoolhouse. It was originally built in 1847 and used until 1952. It was abandoned for a long time until the 1990s when some local women w... Read more
My Old Skinnier Summer Clothes Fit Great Now!
Saturday, June 02, 2018      8 comments

I didn't gain weight on this Challenge (by the grace of God) but didn't lose either. I had been up a few lbs. during the week but was careful the last few days. All my old skinny summer clothes fit great now! I was really getting up there ... Read more
Why I’m Doing the in-between Challenge
Thursday, May 31, 2018      4 comments

The in-between Challenge is so important to me because without it I would be tempted to take a break from tracking, weighing, healthy foods, etc. I would go on a wild eating spree with the excuse that I deserved it for being so good for 8 weeks!... Read more
An Easier Way to Fit Exercise In, If You Can't Do It All at Once
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      6 comments

I had a little problem. I wanted to increase my steps but could barely get 7500 steps in. So when I joined the Fall Challenge I tried to think of a way that would be easier. ... Read more
Memorial Day Promise
Monday, May 28, 2018      5 comments

I spent part of this Memorial Day at the cemetery, a fitting place for the day. I go there every Memorial Day to fulfill a promise I made to my mother before she died. “Now, Dorothy, when I die I want you to put flowers on the graves ... Read more
Garden is In--Woo Hoo!
Sunday, May 27, 2018      5 comments

in spite of the rain, I was able to get my flats of plants into the garden. My son and his wife put up the fence around it. We have too many critters around here that eat such things, to leave it open. I still have to get some green beans,... Read more
Lose weight this Summer
Saturday, May 26, 2018      10 comments

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Mother's Day 2018 - Pictures
Monday, May 14, 2018      16 comments

My Mother's Day was fabulous! It was held at my house and since my 3 daughters and 2 daughter-in-laws are also mothers, we all brought a dish towards the meal. We had Mouth watering BBQ chicken, corn on the cob, baked beans, fruit, ma... Read more
Rededicating Myself to my goals!
Monday, July 31, 2017      8 comments

Ive been kind of lax this summer about my eating so now that vacation is over I have decided to get back to my good eating habits.And I also need to find a way to approach vacations by planning ahead on what tI am going to eat and sticking to it... Read more

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