Happy Holidays
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      8 comments

Happy Holidays Texan Style one of my neighbors has this in front of his property...... Read more
on my way
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      4 comments

So I upgraded to walking at least 3 miles in the morning now, sometimes it's mid morning when it gets warm enough to get out there. Mostly though I got onto the routine to wwalk between 9 and 10 a.m. .. and these guys watch me every morning!... Read more
Friday, December 08, 2017      3 comments

When I grew up in Germany, my mother would once in a great while make dampfnoodel. It's a yeast concoction that can be sweet or savory and is served warm. My mother always claimed it was to time consuming for her. Bless her, my mother is not ... Read more
Thursday, December 07, 2017      7 comments

I got a surprise phone call today from Germany. One of my class mates from 40 years ago tracked me down via my brother apparently. He surprised me by calling. We had an interesting conversation for like 30 minutes. It's amazing how fast you fa... Read more
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      4 comments

I finished my 5 challenge today. Weather changed over night, so hubby told me I was gonna freeze my tosh off... lol. I was putting on my leg warmers and lacing up my sneakers as he said.." it's cold out there" I laughed and told him how ... Read more
Sunday, December 03, 2017      6 comments

So much fun... but I messed up my sleep by taking a late nap last night. I was tired and hubby said just take a nap. I usually nap like 10 -15 minutes. So here it is 7:30 in the evening and I am let's see what happens. 2 1/2 hours later I wake ... Read more
movement game
Friday, December 01, 2017      2 comments

So here is something fun for today... In my take 10 challenge I am suppose to do 10 jumping jacks once every hour. With the bad state of my knees I won't even attempt to do this. I don't trust myself to move more than one leg off the ground as... Read more
thinking of my mother
Thursday, November 30, 2017      2 comments

Bless her heart, my mother is 78 years old and lives near Stuttgart in Germany. I was thinking about her today as I was making crepes.. Sounds weird huh, not so much for me... because my mother loves through her food. She has a recipe for every... Read more
rest day
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      3 comments

According to my 5 K fitness challenge I am suppose to rest today. I understand the concept and the why behind the rest; but do we ever rest? Really rest? Take me for example... I had 9 hours sleep last night, yah don't ask me how that happened;... Read more
in my yard
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      2 comments

This time of year is always one of my favorites. The leaves are all colors and the light wind just tumbles them down. And then are the days I wake up to wet earth and that lovely smell that makes you think of digging in the dirt and planting. Y... Read more
bread machine
Sunday, November 26, 2017      7 comments

On Thanksgiving we almost lost out on bread rolls. I was so worried about the yeast that I even tried out my recipe a few days before and all was well. Then Thanksgiving rolls around (lol, pun intended) and I start my dough in the bread machine ... Read more
crockpot bread
Saturday, November 25, 2017      5 comments

So I was toying with the idea of making bread in my crock pot. A couple days ago I came across an article while searching for something else and thought I give it a try. I used my favorite whole wheat bread recipe and got the dough going a... Read more
taking its toll
Friday, November 24, 2017      2 comments

This week is taking it's toll. I am aching all over and I have sore muscles where I didn't have sore muscles in along time. ... and sadly it's not from exercise. As much as I love my grand-daughter, she is so active that it just drains me. If ... Read more
sweet potato
Thursday, November 23, 2017      3 comments

Opa and Aspen making the sweet potatoes for our Thanksgiving dinner.. they are my special cooking team! Happy thanksgiving everyone! Have a ha... Read more
having fun
Monday, November 20, 2017      4 comments

Best weather to rake leaves. temps in the low 60's and clear blue sky ... Read more

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