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Monday, June 21, 2010      4 comments

My favorite memories of summer are some of the typical summer smells - newly mown hay (or grass in the city), the smell of the air after a rainstorm, when it is fresh and clean, cookouts with the smell of wood smoke. I also like several of the t... Read more
Thursday, March 18, 2010      3 comments

I did not sleep well last night. One of the joys of being retired is that I was able to take a nap this afternoon (since I could not keep my eyes open). I felt much better afterwards and was able to cook a healthy dinner (grilled boneless pork c... Read more
Bradford Pears
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      0 comments

We have an early blooming tree here, the Bradford Pear (they don't have any pears that I've ever seen). Usually, they burst into bloom and are covered with white blooms. Then the green leaves come out and cover the blooms. This can happen from 1... Read more
Working on Taxes
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      2 comments

I have spent the evening working on our taxes. I have to get them submitted before we leave on vacation, since we will be gone until after they are due. It always seems like a lot of work to finish them and I am not sure how much it really matte... Read more
Typical Monday
Monday, March 15, 2010      1 comments

Today was a typical Monday - in that I did laundry (now just to fold it) and went to the store. Both of these were after getting in a workout. My husband had Bible study at our house, so I was left in the computer room so I would not disturb his... Read more
Day Light Savings Time
Sunday, March 14, 2010      1 comments

I just finished switching most of our clocks to account for Day Light Savings Time here in the States. It really makes me appreciate the ones we have that are atomie and automatically update themselves. They were correct this morning. the others... Read more
Spring 2
Saturday, March 13, 2010      1 comments

We are still enjoying a beautiful Spring weather. Shortly, we will be crossing the eqator and haviing fall. It will be interesting to see the difference.... Read more
Hectic Days
Saturday, March 13, 2010      1 comments

Why is it that some days just seem to be busier than others? and there is always more stuff to do than time to do it in? Perhaps I need to organize a little better to accomplish more in the time I have.... Read more
Thursday, March 11, 2010      5 comments

We are getting ready to take our trip and already thinking of the next one we want to go on. We have talked of a cruise around the Hawaiian Islands for our anniversary and then a cruise to Alaska with our grandchildren and their parents the summ... Read more
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      0 comments

Driving around the neighborhood today, I noticed that all the Bradford pears had burst into bloom overnight. They all must have gotten the memo about Spring being here (at least in Texas). It was 75 (F) today.... Read more
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      2 comments

In preparation for our trip, my husband encouraged me to get a Kindle. I have had it almost a month now and love it. Books are easy to read. I have found several free books that have introduced me to new authors that I would not othewise have tr... Read more
Getting Excited
Monday, March 08, 2010      1 comments

We will be leaving in less than three weeks for a month long cruise around South America. I will keep up with my exercise on the trip but will be taking a break from the internet (rather spend my money other ways).... Read more
Sunday, February 14, 2010      3 comments

Today I read an article about the benefits of eggs ( www.sparkpeople.com/reso
p?id=126 ) and how they are a benefit to any diet. Do you eat them frequently? I must admit that I do not. I will have... Read more
Satisfying Cravings
Saturday, February 13, 2010      0 comments

How many times have you had a craving for something and did not want to give in. Here are 14 different items that can help you when the cravings strike: www.sparkpeople.com/reso
p?id=1344 ... Read more
Sugar Cravings
Friday, February 12, 2010      1 comments

Today I was reading about overcoming sugar cravings ( www.sparkpeople.com/reso
p?id=134 ). I am fortunate that I don't have a major sweet tooth. I don't crave sugar and don't really like it that m... Read more

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