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Martha's Meal
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      7 comments

Poem I wrote and am reading tomorrow with my Writer's Workshop at the Poetry, Wine and Chocolate hour for our local Assisted Living facility. It is set during the dust bowl in Kansas about 1932. MARTHA'S MEAL Martha laughed and smiled... Read more
Lovely Week
Monday, July 16, 2012      8 comments

I don't want to forget this.... Tuesday: Writers Workshop. I wrote a pretty cool poem that I will post in another blog when I get the rest of the bugs worked out. Wednesday: First Book Club meeting and I hosted. The book was Cutting... Read more
Dad "Winks"
Thursday, June 21, 2012      10 comments

Wish I had posted this for Father's Day, but the events happened after. First I received mail at the house I live in for my Dad. He has been gone 11 years and would be 103 years old. I loved that little "wink". Mom and Dad lived in the house... Read more
Another Forward.......
Friday, June 08, 2012      7 comments

That I don't want to forget. Outward Signs of Spiritual Wellness Cardinal and Theological Virtues (Raphael) The tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than from fears based on past experiences. An unmistakable ability t... Read more
Memorial Day E-mail Forward.
Saturday, May 26, 2012      8 comments

I don't normally do this, but this story brought tears to my eyes. So I am copying it to share here. THIS IS THE BEST EMAIL OF THE DAY!!! As I came out of the supermarket that sunny day, pushing my cart of groceries towards my car, ... Read more
Brag Fest about My Daughter and Mode O' Day
Sunday, March 18, 2012      12 comments

Just a disclaimer, since the shop is local, only one of my Spark Friends might be able to shop here. So I pray that Spark People won't think I am advertising. DD had a resale shop about ten years ago and did quite well for several years. S... Read more
Blog for Sweet Tooth Challenge Week 2
Thursday, March 15, 2012      6 comments

Okay, this is just a plain struggle. I had trouble with cinnamon bread this week. I am working on not overindulging at this point, let alone eliminating sugar completely. Since my cup is always half full, I have had several good days and only... Read more
Blog for Sweet Tooth Challenge
Saturday, March 10, 2012      4 comments

Hello, My name is GrammaCathy and I am addicted to sweets. Week one of the challenge asks us to blog about our addiction, triggers and habits. Last night sums it up in a nutshell. Along with my tenant's rent check she gave me a bag... Read more
Doggie Dash
Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

The link below will take you to my Doggie Dash site.
2&pg=personal&fr_id=1110 This years Doggie dash is being walked in memory of Reno and to honor his brother Rocco ... Read more
2011 Year in Review
Friday, December 30, 2011      13 comments

Writing this is going to be hard, so maybe I will list it. January: Been sick since September. Too sick to go back to work, scrambling to cash in IRA to pay bills, applying for retirement. Lost health insurance. February: Eating sug... Read more
Barnyard Christmas
Monday, November 21, 2011      11 comments

I wrote this variation of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" for my grandchildren this summer. Some of this is factual to our family. ******* Twas the night before Christmas and all of the dogs, Were curled on clean pillows sleepin... Read more
Musings on Autumn
Monday, September 26, 2011      10 comments

This is my favorite time of year. Pumpkins, new school clothes, harvesting, warm sweaters, and golden and red... Read more
Hubby's Health
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      17 comments

Thank you for the ongoing prayers. Many of you know I almost lost him three years ago to pneumonia, sepsis, copd and kidney failure. You also know that he goes to the doctor kicking and screaming. In all this time he has never followed up on ... Read more
May 2011 Photo Blog!
Monday, May 30, 2011      16 comments

Thank you my dear friends who nominated me to be a Spark People Motivator. I am grateful and feeling quite loved. The icon on my page looks pretty good too. The e-mail announcing my new status brought a smile to my face. I will always rememb... Read more
Three Day Rollercoaster or Play/Worry/Work.
Thursday, May 19, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday was fun. Watched GS#3 run the 400 and 800 meter races at the county track meet. He had incredible time, but another 8th grader blew past him about 40 feet from the finish line in the 800 and set a record for the meet. They were both... Read more

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