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I am in the Christmas Spirit This Year (and here is the reason)
Friday, November 26, 2010      6 comments

And what a reason! My granddaughter will be here! My tree is up. The stockings are hung. The wreath is on the door. I have put out my Mom's santa collection. The h... Read more
Proud of Myself
Thursday, November 25, 2010      12 comments

I had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner, cooked by my son and cleaned up by my son-in-law. Stayed within my calorie range, but that is not why I am proud of myself. I talked to my sister tonight and she sent me an email from our other sister ... Read more
Twas the day before Thanksgiving and what did I do......
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      9 comments

I took my son's car in to get his brakes fixed. My hubby and I went and talked to our financial advisor and learned all is well. Good thing to be thankful for at our age....within ten years of retirement. Hubby and I had lunch together. ... Read more
I Finished Last Night (or early this morning) Pics included
Monday, November 22, 2010      15 comments

I finished the afghan I was making for my daughter's new mother-in-law for Hanukkah. The colors are really two shades of green and beige. Each square is a different crochet stitch. Usually, I put it together in a checker board type pattern (l... Read more
Can You Answer These Questions?
Saturday, November 20, 2010      8 comments

I have been doing some soul searching lately and have answered these questions for myself. 1. Are you active on Spark people or just going through the motions? I think I am active and not just going through the motions. 2. Are yo... Read more
A Quiz You Can't Fail (borrowed from several others!)
Thursday, November 18, 2010      4 comments

1. Who used to be your superhero when you were a child? Super Girl 2. Most hated chore on the chore list? Toilet scrubbing 3. If you were to start your own restaurant, what would it be called? "I don't know, I don't care, Whate... Read more
I Am Back Doing Pilates!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      4 comments

Background for my new friends to understand why this is just a good thing and exciting to me. To make a long story short in April I had to see a podiatrist and I have osteoarthritis and have lost the cartilage between the base of my second t... Read more
No Excuses November Took A Wrong Turn (GPS freaked out)
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      17 comments

I was doing so well until last Thursday. Stress at work got to me. Didn't feel well and ditched the gym. then over slept on Saturday. didn't do anything on Sunday. Had paperwork to do last night for an IEP (special ed. paperwork) that I nee... Read more
There Are Still Good People In The World
Saturday, November 13, 2010      11 comments

Last night my DH and I went out to dinner which we do every Friday night. I wanted a bison burger and we only know of one restaurant that have those, so off we went. I ordered my burger and DH ordered grilled salmon. It took a while to get ou... Read more
Another Wish
Friday, November 12, 2010      5 comments

This is the blog I meant to write earlier this week. I have two cats and everyone knows that you can own a dog, but not a cat. My cats are cats I would like to be if I could be a cat. They have no worries. They don't care what they weigh.... Read more
This editorial cartoon says it all - Thank a Veteran
Thursday, November 11, 2010      8 comments

This should be Posted in every school in the USA ... ... Read more
I Wish
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      6 comments

I wish I had a magic wand and could solve all the world's problems - hunger, homelessness, illness, energy needs, disabilities. I don't so I will just do what I can. It is a scary world we are living in today. I saw on the news that they w... Read more
Counting My Blessings
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      15 comments

I have read many blogs today about negativity, either others or their own. I want to be positive so I want to see how many positive things in my life there are as of today. 1. I have a job I love 2. I have a good paraprofessional to work wi... Read more
No Excuses November.....My Confession
Monday, November 08, 2010      15 comments

Somehow, over the weekend I had four pounds sneak up on me and stick around my middle! Terrible pounds! Horrible pounds! How did they get there? I ate too much, that's how! My mantra this month is No Excuses, so no excuses. I ate too mu... Read more
Daylight Savings or Not? Is that the Question?
Sunday, November 07, 2010      15 comments

Today we went back to standard time. First question, how can it be standard when it only lasts 4.5 months? Daylight savings starts again on March 13th, 2011. Second question, does it really save anything anymore? We all have electricity, c... Read more

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