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Need to try some new Recipes!
Saturday, July 10, 2010      1 comments

I keep looking at and collecting recipes from this site - have even put together a few cookbooks. But have tried only a couple of the recipes. And they were really good. I plan to start using more of them - have been looking for some new thi... Read more
My Son-in-Law is going Fishing!
Saturday, July 10, 2010      3 comments

I gotta get going this morning and here I sit at my computer. Have tracked breakfast, read a couple of blogs, and found updated my status. But, I think I will just have another cup of coffee and enjoy the cool morning. It will be in the 90s t... Read more
Recipe for "Copper Pennies"
Friday, July 09, 2010      2 comments

A great side dish for a potluck or bbq. 2 lb carrots, sliced (cook until tender, drain) 1 can tomato soup 1/2 c. cooking oil. 1 tsp each, salt & pepper 3/4 c. sugar 1/4 tsp. dry mustard 1 bell pepper, sliced 1 onion, sliced ... Read more
Farmers Market Today
Friday, July 09, 2010      4 comments

I want to get to the Farmer's Market this afternoon - just hope I can get to it. There is lots of repaving of the streets here in Pendleton - so many intersections are blocked. And we do not have many streets to begin with. I had to backtrack... Read more
Rethinking my Goals for July
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      0 comments

Greg came over for "Dinner and a Movie" last night. We had tacos and watched the first 2 of the Spy Kids trilogy. Really cute. I did a little gardening - trimming and watering between the movies. It is a beautiful morning! Bright sunshi... Read more
A Good Weekend!!
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      0 comments

I had such a relaxing and refreshing weekend. Just stayed home and enjoyed the days. Did some knitting, baked a coconut pie for my son, and watched all 3 of "The Lord of the Rings". I had not realized how spent I was. So a couple of "down" ... Read more
Getting Back on the Wagon
Thursday, June 24, 2010      1 comments

Boy, did I fall off the Wagon. I have skinned both knees and have a black eye. But, as long as God gives me breath, it is not tooooo late to get back on track. Have been thinking about what happened - since I was doing good. Was tracking me... Read more
My Daughter's Graduation
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      2 comments

Kathi has finished her nurses training and has graduated from college. Here she is with Jordon, her Navy son. He is a diver stationed in San Diego. Just loves what he does and plans a Navy career. ... Read more
How to Track my Goals??
Sunday, June 06, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I posted my goals for June. I made a chart to daily check off each goal as I finish it. This is similar to tracking on SpacePeople, except that somehow it feels more personal. When I track on SpacePeople, am I really making progres... Read more
Goals for June
Saturday, June 05, 2010      2 comments

Have just played with setting goals. Mostly have just been trying to be consistent, but that has not worked very well. I know that I do feel so much better when I exercise every day. Tracking my food intake is easy for me - I really do not ea... Read more
Staying on Track
Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

I have not posted here for a while - but have been doing my thing!! Have been eating better. I stop at our local Farmer's Market on Fridays and pick up some fresh veggies - last week it was beets. Had never fixed fresh beets. I found directi... Read more
My Story
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      3 comments

Have been a member for a while and have had the book for a couple of months. Started reading and was really focused for a while. And, then have just let things go. My excuse: I have been too busy. I am old now - 72 last Nov. - working part... Read more
Making Progress!!
Friday, May 14, 2010      1 comments

Oh, my goodness!! I have lost 4 pounds and 7 inches (waist, hips, and thigh.) Did not realize I had lost that many inches - just had to go back to my diary and check again!! And, yes, the figures are correct. And, my stress level is... Read more
Crocheted Dress
Thursday, May 13, 2010      4 comments

Finally finished the little crocheted dress.... Read more
What Does God Want for Me in This Life?
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      0 comments

Have been more tired this week - but have had lots going on. Most every evening this week there is some place to go. Tues evening am in a study called "Walking with God" by John Eldridge and have been impressed with the thought that God promis... Read more

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