JFANNY's Blogs

Back to SparkPeople and my Wonderful SparkFriends.
Thursday, January 06, 2011      5 comments

In the nearly five months since I've been AWOL from SparkPeople, I have found that I have really missed my SparkFriends. A gigantic home renovation project took me away from my friends and from the program. The fireplace is finally finished an... Read more
What a mess! Part Deux.
Saturday, August 21, 2010      3 comments

The whirlwind wedding week is over and I am back to work, but the hardest work is at home. We had a fireplace guru come look at our mess of a former fireplace and he suggested taking the whole thing out from the chimney on down. Soooo, we spen... Read more
What a Mess!!!!
Saturday, August 07, 2010      6 comments

Renovating a 50 year old mid-century fireplace is proving to be an adventure. Originally, it was ten feet w... Read more
River Weekend
Monday, July 19, 2010      4 comments

We had a great time this weekend working at the river. We loaded up the pickup and left home about 10 a.m. on Saturday, to go to Helena to pick up the trees to plant on our Missouri River property. Due to all the driving, we didn't get to the ... Read more
Idaho Trip
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      4 comments

Last weekend we visited my husband's family in Idaho Falls. It was good to see them again. Joe's sister had fallen and severely broke her ankle a couple of weeks before so we visited with her. We had fun trying out the new trailer and fou... Read more
Keeping My Eyes on the Prize
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      7 comments

We've now returned from our second trip of the summer and I must say it certainly derails my eating and fitness efforts. We spend a lot of time driving while we are on these trips and to pass the time--we snack. We try to make them low fat and... Read more
Babies at Mammoth
Sunday, May 30, 2010      4 comments

Aren't they the cutest things? The little red bison babies. We saw these in the Mammoth area. They had just come down the hill in the background for some lunch near the Lo... Read more
Close Encounter of the Bear Kind
Sunday, May 30, 2010      3 comments

Friday, May 21 We drove from Livingston, Montana, south through Gardiner, Montana, into Yellowstone. It took nearly two hours to drive the 56 miles from Gardiner to our camp at Fishing Bridge Campground. We registered at the campground an... Read more
Back to Yellowstone
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      1 comments

Here we are going through the Roosevelt Arch at the North Entrance to the Park near Gardiner, Montana. The arch was built in 1903 and the cornerstone was laid by Teddy Roosevelt who was a staunch advocate of the National Parks. ... Read more
Yellowstone Camp
Monday, May 24, 2010      3 comments

Here's a teaser for you. Here is our campsite at the Fishing Bridge Campground. Notice the wildlife behind the pickup. I have several stories to share. One even includes... Read more
All Hooked Up and Ready to Go
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      6 comments

We've loaded the trailer with food and clothes. It's all hooked up to the pickup so tomorrow when we get off of work, we can change our clothes and hit the road. I've checked the Google maps and it's about 381 miles to our campground. We ... Read more
Preparations Underway
Thursday, May 13, 2010      8 comments

This is us one year ago in Craig, Montana. We've been readying the trailer for our trip. Winters in Montana are hard on travel trailers since they are made totally of pl... Read more
Yellowstone in May
Friday, May 07, 2010      7 comments

I think I will begin a blog with details from my upcoming trip to Yellowstone. I will make it a photo journal of our trip. We are very much looking forward to it and hope you will enjoy it, too. With the very unpredictable weather this s... Read more