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Post-Turkey Day

Friday, November 28, 2014

When I abruptly cut myself off from my online routines due to a sudden sense of tension (and a sudden headache, as well), it turned out to be a great call! That extra hour of sleep did the trick - didn't even need to pop a pill or take "the pink stuff"! Was pretty much back on my A-game almost instantaneously upon arising - unbelievable! So much for - ahem - *aging*!

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Yesterday's marathon was "World's Dumbest" (gotta *love* anything that makes you feel like a genius after watching!).........today is "Deadly Women" (that's running longer than yesterday's session, so I can easily break from that to do other things - so far only a quick errand or two is on the horizon........"all good" (as long as nobody around me brings down my mojo - that has happened more times than I can count lately, and I do NOT need that, thank you very much)!

Sure glad that "Cato" only provided us with a dusting - but I suspect the refreezing of the roads may have contributed to that bizarre accident that took out our mailbox the night before (nope, it definitely was NOT caused by yours truly or any other family member)!

Hope all the US Sparkies had a great Turkey Day!

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NEELIXNKES 11/28/2014 10:20AM

    Glad you are back at it today! Have a wonderful day! emoticon

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RD03875 11/28/2014 10:00AM

    Glad to hear you are doing better!

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HMBROWN1 11/28/2014 8:18AM

    Have a great day!

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JAROL7 11/28/2014 8:15AM

    Be thankful again today and continue a streak.

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Happy Turkey Day!

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Not much going on, at least for the first part of the week.........have a belated b-day get-together at an old friend's church (belated things are just fine by me, and I can tolerate being in a church (sad story on that) under the circumstances)...........there will be enough inactivity to make me a bit uneasy - don't get me wrong.........I enjoy rest and relaxation as much as the next person, but I do have my limits, and too much idleness makes me uncomfortable.........I may end up taking a "special road trip" on Saturday (former coworker is having a home sale - she's a jewelry designer-I've seen some of her work and she's quite talented)..........

May we all find our sense of gratitude and elevate it today, and keep that good energy flowing going forward.......at least this year I can start this, so there is a special, though small, spark of thankfulness in the ol "raspberry"..........."baby steps" are just find, too!

Hope all those who were visited by "Cato" are doing well (got only a dusting to an inch at most - another reason for gratitude)!

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EDLEAR 11/28/2014 2:27AM

    I hope that you had a relaxing and relatively uneventful holiday!

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ICECUB 11/27/2014 7:09PM

    HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKS GIVING. WE ONLY GOT RAIN TODAY.

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GORDON66 11/27/2014 1:56PM

  Have a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving!!!!

Leslie
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Got through it........

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Day went as well as it could for the circumstances (mid-week, no "day off" (of course, full employment is A-OK))..........I did take another lunchtime walk - even though it was slightly cooler than the previous day, it was still a good temperature for the activity........now I can deal with the poor forecast to come - no regrets that I didn't take advantage of a good opportunity!

Got treated to a nice dinner @ home (did NOT go out, to save a few bucks) - got what I pretty much asked for, including a nice candy treat...........I will, of course, make sure I'm judicious on that score and "nurse" those babies - need to get myself back on track (a new year, you know!)..........just forgot one thing, though........should have asked for something with *raspberry* in it! OOPS! "Dumb senior moment", or what?

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Enjoy your "hump day" (and those being impacted by Cato, take care and stay safe........sure glad I don't have to do any more travel than a mild work commute)!

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PURPLE0906 11/27/2014 7:17AM

    Happy Thanksgiving and Happy belated birthday!!

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GORDON66 11/26/2014 11:23PM

  Raspberries are waiting for you at the grocery store. I hoped you enjoyed your birthday and stay safe while driving.

Leslie

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ICECUB 11/26/2014 7:19PM

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING

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SLIMMERJESSE 11/26/2014 8:19AM

    Happy Birthday and Happy Thanksgiving.

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LEANJEAN6 11/26/2014 6:57AM

    What did you get for yer Birthday?----- It seems, the older I get--the less I get--LOL-----oh well------Did you eat Raspberries??----Did you get candles?--(a fav gift they give me which I don't like!--LOl) Lynda

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Saddened beyond words.......

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Imagine waking up on one's b-day to such horrific news as the Ferguson situation.........while it was certainly no surprise to me, it is still saddening beyond words.........our country STILL needs a $#!@# of a lot of work to do to get our proverbial "act together"..........

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On a somewhat nicer note (not to dismiss or lighten what happened, of course, but to put some semblance of positivity on this post), I got a pleasant lunchtime walk in since the temps were *awesome* and my work location has a nice walking area.........there's about a 50/50 chance that I may do so again today.......the temps won't be quite as warm but I think it will still be reasonable to do so - especially since a nasty storm is in sight for tomorrow........thankfully, I won't be traveling much more than a mild work commute.....

Here's to a calm(er) day today for us all........

  
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LEANJEAN6 11/26/2014 6:54AM

    Happy Birthday girl!!!!---

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CHALLENGER15 11/26/2014 6:29AM

    Happy belated birthday!

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ICECUB 11/25/2014 7:17PM

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Leslie

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PATTYKLAVER 11/25/2014 10:07AM

    That was an impossible situation. Children are not given the guidance that they should and those in authority still let the power go to their heads.

I'm glad you got outside.

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RIDLEYRIDER 11/25/2014 8:00AM

  It saddens me too that people will use the Ferguson decision as an excuse to loot, steal, vandalize....

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ELRIDDICK 11/25/2014 7:22AM

  Thanks for sharing

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Can't take much more of this - I SWEAR :(

Monday, November 24, 2014

Even that surprising 25 bonus points isn't gonna do much for my mood right now.....

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Still reeling from a Friday that totally zapped my self-confidence at a time where that was JUST what I DID NOT need..........and to top it off, the weekend was very, VERY unsatisfying - ALONG with comments from a person that have sent me over the edge (no, I did NOT snap, but I have made decisions that may anger others in the future) - I did NOT share with anyone, but I can most strong assure you, dear reader, that I WILL follow through on these decisions, in one form or another - this "bad patch" will NOT, and will NEVER, be forgotten!

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Ate poorly yeswterday, but I pretty much figured that this would be the case, and today I am ready to pick myself up and get back on the ol' horse, as it were.........I will even resume strength training after a few days break (with the focus on cardio).........

I do NOT need another bad week, that's for sure!

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Enjoy your Monday, Sparkies!

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ICECUB 11/24/2014 1:30PM

    HOPE YOU HAVE A BETTER WEEK.

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FORZACHANDMATT 11/24/2014 9:55AM

    I hope you have a better week :)

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SLIMMERJESSE 11/24/2014 9:19AM

    Hope this is a much better week for you.

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GORDON66 11/24/2014 8:49AM

  Hang in there and have a terrific week!

Leslie

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PATTYKLAVER 11/24/2014 8:35AM

    I read this and thought of myself. I had a weekend like that a few weekends back. I'm still trying to bounce back. But I am determined, too. And I keep telling myself what my mother always told me: What goes around, comes around. I do find this to be true. Sometimes it takes awhile, but it comes back.

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MISSUSRIVERRAT 11/24/2014 6:36AM

    Sorry to hear that you are going through a very rough spot.
Take care.

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 11/24/2014 5:22AM

    Wishing you a better week!

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MONTREALESTMOI 11/24/2014 5:01AM

    I hope this week gets better for you!

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