Happy Independence Day
Saturday, July 04, 2009      5 comments

I feel very independent today. And grateful to those who made it possible. In a democracy, we get the government we deserve. And that's all I am saying about that. *runs out the door to play, laughing* Read more
Hot Diggity Dog
Friday, June 26, 2009      4 comments

This great vegan adventure hubby and I started was partially spurred on by the idea of growing some of our own fruits and veggies. We have talked of putting in a garden since we bought this place. In researching all the options, I found I prefer... Read more
Some Birthday Thoughts
Thursday, June 25, 2009      6 comments

I often share with others on their birthday some thoughts I like to indulge on this special day. I travel all the way back in time to the beginning and marvel about how that specific sperm and that very egg provided by my parents met by ch... Read more
A Check List
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      4 comments

1. Long lost trucker hubby finally arrives home: check (yeaaaaa!) 2. New blood pressure device explored: check (easy peasy!) 3. Michael's blood pressure: 115/78 (a significant improvement!) 4. Susan's blood pressure: 98/63 5.... Read more
Dispatcher Gods Smiled Upon Us
Sunday, June 21, 2009      7 comments

Michael is on his way in!!! Finally. He could be here sometime Tuesday. I routinely avoid riding the roller coaster of his coming and going. This last time out proved why it is wise to avoid. I really rode it this time. Ugh. Until Florida freigh... Read more
From The Grab Bag
Friday, June 19, 2009      4 comments

It is never easy to get dispatched to and from Florida for any of her resident truckers. Florida is having an especially tough time now. This means for truckers it manifests ... Read more
Dem Bones
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      1 comments

I can be very clumsy sometimes. I slipped and jammed my elbow. This traveled up my arm and turned into a shoulder thing. Which turned into a neck thing. It became necessary to restrict time at my computer. This is why I have been somewhat MIA he... Read more
Life On The Road
Thursday, June 11, 2009      2 comments

Michael, my hard working, random route long hauler spouse, doesn't have internet access from his truck. Oh sure, he has instant satellite communications with dispatch but that's just business stuff. He has enough with which amuse himself, he say... Read more
Raspberry Jam
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      3 comments

I love raspberries. I especially enjoy raspberry jam warm on a slice of bread just out of the toaster. Just a little goes a long way too. I also like a small dollop on tapioca pudding. Or even on cheesecake. My grandmother Nana used to make thum... Read more
The Grass Is Calling
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      5 comments

I hear the yard calling me. In a sort of singsong voice, it is saying "get that workout done, lady .... put on some yard clothes and that old straw hat you got .... get your butt out here and play with us ...." There are flower beds and po... Read more
Our Amazing Variety
Monday, June 08, 2009      2 comments

I have been immensely enjoying really cool blogs this morning. Thank you each and everyone of you or as my Savannah girlfriend would say... all y'alls, lol : )... Read more
Funky Chicken Farm
Friday, June 05, 2009      6 comments

I visited a farm less than three miles from here yesterday and came away a few bucks lighter but with a growbox, a worm composter that makes lovely compost (especially worm tea -- a super nutritious liquid to feed the growboxes) and a wealth of ... Read more
My Personal Trainer
Thursday, June 04, 2009      7 comments

As many of you know, my personal trainer is a hound dog named Missy. She dutifully attends my workout sessions every morning -- guarding me against squirrel invasions and such. ... Read more
A Puzzlement
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      4 comments

I am observing how my feelings differ day to day in working out. Knowing too well that in order to stop something, you need to replace it with something better -- I am trying to cultivate my "inner workout nut" .... ... Read more
Room With A View
Monday, June 01, 2009      2 comments

In between the penciled in nutrition minding and foodfixing, the workingout, the dogwashing, the kittytickling, the doingactualpapaerworking, the errandrunning, the filecleanouting, the routinetrudging -- I hope to squeeze in a bit of a back dec... Read more

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