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A Good Day

Friday, November 21, 2014

Though it rained most of the day, and I hardly went outside at all, I STILL managed to get a lot done, not only discovering that I had seasonings that had been sitting WAY too long in my cabinet, but actually getting RID of them, AND finding some that needing discovering....

Tomorrow will be a good day to clean out the refrigerator!

Or maybe PART of the refrigerator (let's be realistic here...)

AND the rain was nice and slow, JUST what we needed...

  
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SUSAN-FIT-N-FAB 11/22/2014 9:37AM

    Last year I got rid of a lot of old seasonings. Yesterday I bought some new ones. Tis the season :)



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JAMER123 11/22/2014 12:11AM

    The rain hasn't reached us yet but they say it will tomorrow into Sun. It is a good time to do a little clean out too. I could throw most my spices, I think, and start over but they still are potent or fragrant so I keep using them.
Have a great Sat.!!
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ROBBIEY 11/21/2014 11:41PM

  Havie a great Saturday

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USMAWIFE 11/21/2014 11:16PM

    last Sat was National clean out the refriegerator day and I felt I needed to do it then.

II still have the kitchen cabinents to clean out again

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CATLAKESIDE 11/21/2014 11:08PM

    I feel like cleaning out the refrigerator is one of those things that always needs doing. Good for you for being productive!

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DEWILL2 11/21/2014 10:57PM

    Good idea, I think I may clean my fridge as well. Glad you had a good productive day despite the rain

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TEN

Thursday, November 20, 2014

I slept ten hours last night!!!! TEN!! Went to bed early, and conked out, and woke up refreshed ready for a new day, albeit with a phlegm-y cough (but hey! It's PRODUCTIVE, which is more than I can say for the rest of me these last few days)

Nose running? Check! Rest of me running? Not so much.... emoticon

  
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REXTINE1 11/21/2014 2:19PM

    Pretty cheerful blog. I hope you recover quickly.

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JAMER123 11/20/2014 9:45PM

    emoticon Good to hear you are getting perkier!

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BETMAWAL 11/20/2014 6:14PM

  I'm glad you're feeling better. emoticon

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F8CONE8 11/20/2014 1:10PM

    Fantastic!


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HOTDEENOW 11/20/2014 1:00PM

    That's awesome glad you got some rest :)

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Thanks

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thank you for all your good wishes with my feeling under the weather...

You know, I have observed that my normal resistance to bad choices is impaired when I'm sick... I look at some chocolate covered peanuts and think, "Oh crud, those look awfully good, and just think of all that protein in the peanuts!" And then I cave.

What a wimp I am!!!! All that I'm looking for is COMFORT!!!

Anyhow, I've laid in a stock of healthy snacks, like 40 calories per cup Boom Chicka Pop... and lots of fruit and vegetables (I probably could benefit from the extra vitamin C, too..

Anyhow, thanks, dear sparkfriends...

  
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SUSAN-FIT-N-FAB 11/20/2014 8:04AM

    Well, cocoa is a bean, right? Hope you are fully recovered soon my friend emoticon

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JAMER123 11/19/2014 9:14PM

    Hope you are feeling a little better. I do take extra Vit. C and (knock on wood) haven't had a cold for several yrs. now. Luck or the extra Vit. C hard to tell but glad for it!!
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IMPROVINGME 11/19/2014 9:00PM

    Hope you're doing better. Please give me a call in the morning to let me know if you're feeling well enough to meet for crafts or if our get together will have to wait another week or so.

Best wishes


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Hunkering Down

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

I'm sick...

With a cold...

A sloppy, coughing, wheezing, juicy eyes-watering nose-dripping cold....

And since I got home from my mom's and am sleeping in my own bed, I just want to sleep.

And so I will.

I've got Mucinex DM on hand, and healthy canned soup, and vitamin C, and I'm going to rest while I can.

Carry on without me....

  
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REXTINE1 11/19/2014 11:14AM

    Get well soon.

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JAMER123 11/18/2014 10:30PM

    And lots of fluids along with delicious Chicken Noodle soup! The old wives tale that is true. Take care and get lots of rest! It will soon be over.
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SUSAN-FIT-N-FAB 11/18/2014 7:10PM

    emoticon emoticon Here's some nice herbal tea and cup of chicken noodle soup for you. Hope you are feeling better soon. emoticon

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MCJULIEO 11/18/2014 6:02PM

    Me, too!

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IMPROVINGME 11/18/2014 6:01PM

    So sorry you're not doing well!
Hope you're feeling better real soon.
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LOLA-L 11/18/2014 5:29PM

    bright side...you can still meet a goal by drinking your 8 glasses of water?

Feel better!!



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A Realist's Prayer

Friday, November 14, 2014

"Lord, Thou knowest I am growing older. Keep me from becoming talkative and possessed with the idea that I must express myself on every subject.

Release me from the craving to straighten out everyone's affairs.

Keep me from the recital of endless detail. Give me wings to get to the point.

Seal my lips when I am inclined to tell of my aches and pains. They are increasing with the years and my love to speak of them grows sweeter as time goes by.

Teach me the glorious lesson that occasionally I may be wrong.

Make me thoughtful but not nosy, helpful but not bossy.

With my vast store of wisdom and experience, it DOES seem a pity not to use it all...

But Thou knowest, Lord, that I want at least a few friends left at the end.

Amen."
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F8CONE8 11/15/2014 12:08PM

    This is a wonderful reminder! emoticon

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REXTINE1 11/15/2014 9:28AM

    Good one.

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SUSAN-FIT-N-FAB 11/15/2014 8:07AM

    I can identify with this! Thanks for sharing!


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JAMER123 11/15/2014 12:12AM

    Amen! This is a prayer that everyone can think about and pray. So thoughtful.
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