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A travel day
Sunday, July 10, 2011      2 comments

but we went out for a walk, and will walk some more later. Gorgeous drive, but uneventful - which is good for a driving day! phebeandrichardcostarica ... Read more
Cloud forest
Sunday, July 10, 2011      3 comments

I actually expended more calories hiking than I took in today eating - now if I could just keep that up, I'd lose all the weight I want to in NO time!!!!! phebeandrichardcostarica ... Read more
Still travelling
Saturday, July 09, 2011      2 comments

Lots of birds, and a very cool lizard! phebeandrichardcostarica ... Read more
Day 2 - head north
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      2 comments

http://phebeandrichardco Long post with lots of pictures - having FUN!!!!!... Read more
I can't keep my languages straight
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      5 comments

My brain seems to be stuck in Italian! This morning at bkfst, a woman and I both reached for the hot milk (leche caliente) at the same time - so I withdrew my hand, nodded at the container, and said to her "Prego" - which is italiano for "P... Read more
San Jose CR
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      1 comments

We're in San Jose CR, I updated our travel blog - phebeandrichardcostarica Plus I have over 8000 steps on my pedometer at the moment, and we're heading out shortly.... Read more
Leaving on a jet plane
Monday, July 04, 2011      6 comments

We're off tomorrow, for 5 weeks - so have fun, we certainly will! I'm taking the computer along, and will post on our blog (with photos) so people can follow our trek around Costa Rica. Take care, exercise, eat well! (I'll be eating... Read more
Site for our travel blog (Costa Rica)
Saturday, July 02, 2011      4 comments

We'll be keeping a blog of our summer travels, including photos and commentary - here's the link, if you want to follow us. (There's a way to log in a follow us, or join, or something - totally free - but I don't know how to do this, so just pl... Read more
Happy, final entry on the Little Mr Orange Kitty saga
Friday, July 01, 2011      9 comments

I'm not sure if I posted the update on Little Mr Orange Kitty, so this is for all of my kitty loving Spark friends: On June 20, last day of school, Mr Counselor went by and picked up LMOK, who by now was used to people and very loving. Mr ... Read more
Building my resistance muscle
Thursday, June 30, 2011      6 comments

After reading blogs by a Spark friend, Watermellen, I learned a bit about "The Beck Solution," where Dr. Judith Beck describes and uses cognitive therapy to help people learn to think like a thin person. I definitely need help with how I think ... Read more
I have no idea what size I am
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      4 comments

I've been sewing some tops - even though all of my patterns are from the same company, each pattern seems to have different sizing. So I took my measurements, and used the pattern size that was closest to my measurements. So of course, the top... Read more
Sleep eludes me
Friday, June 24, 2011      6 comments

DH can fall asleep anywhere, almost any time. I, on the other hand, seem to need perfect conditions - not too hot but not too cold; a comfortable bed with pillows under my knees so my lower back is flexed; dark; quiet; and I need to be tire... Read more
Orange Kitty, orange butterflies
Saturday, June 18, 2011      5 comments

I visited Little Mr. Orange Kitty at the vet's yesterday - he came over to the bars and let me pet him, and put out his paw to touch me when I stopped petting him! He was so cute, rubbing his head on the bars and trying to get me to reach in an... Read more
Graduation highlights, and Little Mr Orange Kitty
Monday, June 13, 2011      6 comments

Our wonderful maintenance man put up the banners my students made, and which will now be permanently on display in our auditorium, right above the stage: ... Read more
Beach & milkshake
Saturday, June 11, 2011      5 comments

The nephew and his wife, both in their late 20s/early 30s, arrived about noon. After their flight, they were hungry, so we went for mahi burgers. Yum! (I was good and had salad instead of fries or coleslaw with my sandwich.) We then went... Read more

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