Back from Alaska
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      1 comments

I am back from my Alaska cruise and what a great time. There were four of us that went, myself, my sister, her DIL and our niece. We flew out Thursday and stayed in Seattle, WA Thursday and Friday night. A friend of my niece lived in a condo 2 b... Read more
Alaska cruise
Friday, May 31, 2013      2 comments

My sister and I have talked for years about taking a trip to Alaska and doing a cruise. A few months ago my niece and her husband came back stateside from Japan (he is in the Navy), and they came and spent a few days with us. Talked turned to th... Read more
Victorian Tea House
Friday, May 31, 2013      3 comments

Last year my sister, her son's girlfriend and I took mom to a victorian tea house near us for her birthday. We had so much fun we did it again this year, today in fact. Mom turned 85 yesterday so it was good cause to celebrate. She really didn't... Read more
Weeding, weeding and MORE weeding
Sunday, April 28, 2013      2 comments

If was beautiful here this weekend so I worked in the flower beds all weekend. I have been looking 5 years for a dwarf Japanese Maple and just didn't like the shapes of the ones that I had seen. Finally found one at our local nursery and brought... Read more
Busy week of vacation.
Thursday, January 17, 2013      2 comments

Here it is Thursday and my vacation is about over, it is back to work on Monday. I had a busy week, a lot of projects around the house got done. Since my sister moved in things have just been put here or there until it got to the point where I c... Read more
Mom's picture wall
Saturday, January 12, 2013      3 comments

In November I bought a new flat screen TV and TV console and got rid of the old TV and big entertainment center. Mom had all of her pictures in frames sitting on the entertainment center so I had to figure out what to do with them. Well, now tha... Read more
The Gift of Family
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      2 comments

Another Christmas is almost over and it has been a good one. I didn't get much in the way of material gifts but the gift I treasure most is time with family. My brother lives 4 1/2 hours away in Virginia so we don't get down to see them muc... Read more
One thing leads to another
Saturday, November 24, 2012      3 comments

Have you ever gotten something and then realize that you now have to get something else to go with what you just got? Oh my I hate when that happens and without realizing it I did it, again! For those that may not know, my sister moved in ... Read more
Mom's broken hip
Saturday, October 27, 2012      2 comments

My mom is 84 years old and the one thing we feared the most happened. On Wed Oct 10 as she was leaving to go to her volunteer job, she tripped going out the front door. She fell and landed on the porch on her right side and broke her hip. Luckil... Read more
Reunion after 64 years!!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

My mom, my older sister and I just got back from a cruise to New England and Canada. This was the second time that mom and I took this cruise, first for my sister. My sister and I had an idea that we were hoping we could make work. My mom i... Read more
Mowing grass is hazardous to my health
Sunday, August 26, 2012      1 comments

Last week I was out back mowing grass when I felt this sting on my left thigh. I looked down and a wasp was stuck on my pants after stinging me. I wear a light weight Danskin sweat pants working out in the yard and the stinger went right through... Read more
Relay For Life 2012
Sunday, July 15, 2012      2 comments

We had our ACS Relay For Life in my town this past Friday and Saturday and I was able to attend this year. This was the second year that it was held at one of our local high schools, on their football field. The track was so nice to walk on and ... Read more
Visit to a Victorian Tea House
Sunday, June 10, 2012      3 comments

My mom turned 84 on May 30 and as part of her birthday we took her to the Victorian Tea House in nearby Spring Grove, PA. Those of us that went were my sister, my nephew's girlfriend, my mom, myself and a friend of my sisters. This was the secon... Read more
My sister moved in.
Sunday, May 27, 2012      3 comments

On my previous blog I said how my mom has to have someone with her 24/7 now and how my sister was going to move in. Well she gave her notice at her job and said she would stay till the end of June but she was only working from 6-10 a.m. What we ... Read more

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