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Carpet Situation
Thursday, December 10, 2015      9 comments

Maybe I should consult the internet and google an answer on this, but here goes: I have a 9 x 12 bound carpet with very deep, thick rich fibers in light beige. Not cheap, my friends, and hard to find. It is not wool but is a very high quali... Read more
Pork Sausage from Scratch
Sunday, November 15, 2015      4 comments

Pork spare ribs were on sale this week, the kind with no bones, for only $1.99 per pound. This afternoon I cleaned the kitchen and it seemed like a good time to try making sausage patties out of this bonanza. I put the meat in my Cuisinart ... Read more
Mailbox Gratitude
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      2 comments

My good neighbor put up my mailbox today, again. It keeps getting sideswiped due to this being a narrow road with lots of blind curves - and s... Read more
Surgery Follow-up = Okay
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      5 comments

Yay! I saw the surgeon today and the lumpectomy turned out okay. No pathology, as he termed it. Next I get a fresh mammogram in a few weeks - which I see as a photo op - then another MRI, then all is done until a year goes by. I am gl... Read more
More Live Kittens
Saturday, October 17, 2015      3 comments

A batch of kittens will bring a smile! it is a live stream so sometimes the 12 kittens are all sound asleep but they are often romping and tearing around like kittens do. I put this on full screen and have it as a background as a kind of relaxat... Read more
MRI Fail
Thursday, October 15, 2015      8 comments

Hello to all, I went for a bilateral breast MRI this afternoon but didn't get it done. In order to be in position and slide through the magnetic tube thing, I had to raise my arms over my head and lay face down. When they started the machin... Read more
Hi Strangers
Sunday, September 20, 2015      3 comments

It has been six or eight weeks since I posted a letter to my SP friends. Health is always a non-entertaining yawn, but here is the latest. I went for my usual mammo and the radiologist ordered further diagnostics and ultra sounds. They fou... Read more
Trying and Succeeding
Sunday, August 02, 2015      6 comments

Hey, I am losing weight! Down from size 22-24 pants to a pair of very tight 18's! It works if you work it and I am worth it! My, it has been a long time since I felt moved to write anything down. I still read everyone else's blog-notes and ... Read more
Monday, May 25, 2015      6 comments

It’s been a couple of weeks since I submerged myself in my school’s graduation/awards ceremony. Phew, it’s all over. I can breathe and sleep again. Things are calmer and this three-day break is a blessing for everyone. I haven’t been able t... Read more
Live Kittens Streaming on Web
Tuesday, May 12, 2015      5 comments

ns/eve A mother cat taking care of her new kittens. You can hear Eve, the mother, purring and chirping to the kittens. Absolutely calming and Zen-like -- makes me relax and want to purr, too. Th... Read more
Beany Supper
Tuesday, April 21, 2015      4 comments

I have been on a bean bender lately. No special reason except they taste good and satisfy my appetite with fewer calories than two or three pieces of chicken, steak or pork. Here's what I made tonight. two pieces bacon, chopped tiny ... Read more
Sunday, April 19, 2015      6 comments

It is finally Spring here. My yard looks horrid! The daffodils are popping up with brown collars of un-raked oak leaves around their stems and there are twigs and b... Read more
Five Years Smoke-free
Thursday, March 19, 2015      10 comments

Hello to all, Just sharing that I am very happy today: It is the five-year anniversary of my quit date. Benefits? Too many to list. Breathing sweet air, better sense of smell than my cats, living healthier... ...and financial: I k... Read more
Fun Saturday
Sunday, March 15, 2015      5 comments

This is the last I will talk about Pi Day. Promise. I usually go to a meeting on Saturdays with about 20 people who sit in a circle and talk pretty seriously. On the way there, I stopped at McDonald's, pointed my credit card at the cashier ... Read more
3.141592653 Ultimate Pi Day!!
Saturday, March 14, 2015      5 comments

Here is a simple article about this delightful day (link supplied to avoid being a plagiarist). I already had a McDonald's Cherry Pie to celebrate, bought yesterday and kept for 9:26 am today. Yummy. ... Read more

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