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Anniversary Present to Hubby
Sunday, August 29, 2010      2 comments

Traditional gifts for the ninth anniversary are pottery or willow. Modern equivalent is leather. (Wocka Wocka!) Although, we already covered the "leather" gift a couple of years back. (Wink, wink, nudge nudge.) I sort of forgot about th... Read more
People at the Gym
Friday, August 27, 2010      6 comments

I made it to the gym today. I was a little surprised that I managed the treadmill as well as I did. I ended up trudging for over an hour. I was pleased with that. I backed off on the weight for anything that had to do with my back or glutes ... Read more
Gym? Wherefore art thou, gym?
Thursday, August 26, 2010      5 comments

Somewhere beyond the capabilities of my back, it appears. I took the kidlet to a wave pool yesterday and that seemed to help a bit. That surprised me because I was walking pretty slowly at the pool but it seemed a bit better last night. ... Read more
Hail Storm Part 3
Sunday, August 22, 2010      2 comments

Hubby came home with pictures: ... Read more
Hail Storm Part 2
Sunday, August 22, 2010      2 comments

Here's a picture that I took while driving home. Hubby went out to Dad's and says it is like everything was sand-blasted. The garden is gone. There are holes in t... Read more
Hail Storm
Sunday, August 22, 2010      4 comments

Today the kidlet was invited to her first real birthday party. The little girl down the block turned five and since they were in preschool together and have been playing a bit here and there since, the kidlet got invited. It was really nice be... Read more
Bad Back and Other Things
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      3 comments

I stayed in bed most of the day. I dosed myself up good with a muscle relaxant but it sure sends you for a loop. Bless my hubby for deciding to take the kidlet to a movie this afternoon so I could sleep. I woke up a couple of hours after they... Read more
New Kitty
Sunday, August 15, 2010      4 comments

Here's a picture of the new kitten right from the advertisement on Kijiji:
AdLargeImage?AdId=223714819 She isn't named yet but pretty well everyone in the family oohed and ahhed over her to... Read more
Lousy Week
Sunday, August 15, 2010      3 comments

I've been eating lousy since last week when we went camping. Then I hurt my back and can't go to the gym and somehow that made me eat worse! What's up with that? We bought a tent trailer on Friday. It was quite a trip, about five-six h... Read more
Garden Stuff
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      4 comments

Here is a picture of what we brought home from our garden at Dad's place for dinner last night: Oh yea, that's the flax bread that I make in the bread machine behind ... Read more
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      0 comments

I'm lovin' the muscle relaxants but I am not very steady on my feet at the moment. My back doesn't feel too bad and I almost didn't take a muscle relaxant last night but we were gardening again yesterday and I did a lot of bending while picking... Read more
Now what do I do?
Monday, August 09, 2010      2 comments

I hurt my back yesterday when we were out camping. (sigh) I'd had kind of a rough weekend aches and pain wise. I think perhaps Friday night we had the mattress headed downhill and I was in a great deal of pain in the morning. It didn't help ... Read more
Goin' Camping
Thursday, August 05, 2010      3 comments

Guess that means I forfeit my perfect attendance and Trivia Leader badges for August. Ha! I'm going CAMPING! WooHoo!! I even picked up my fishing license tonight. If we get really lucky we'll eat trout this weekend but otherwise the die... Read more
Saturday, July 31, 2010      2 comments

Went to the Farmers' Market at Millarville today. Since our garden is almost ready we kept a lid on our purchases but did get some green beans and new potatoes. Our beans are just flowering and while our potatoes might be ready we're just not ... Read more
Dog Show
Friday, July 30, 2010      3 comments

Took the kidlet to the Alberta Kennel Club Dog Show at Spruce Meadows today. I have to say I was very pleased with all the dog owners we met because pretty well everyone walking around with their dog let the kidlet pet it. And not for just a f... Read more

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