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Just . . . unbelievable
Wednesday, October 12, 2016      61 comments

I may be inactive here in the next few days. My daughter, Clara, was in an auto accident today. No apparent injuries, thank goodness, but I am waiting for Jason to come home and we're going to get her. Apparently she was on the way to ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What? Wait . . . SERIOUSLY????
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      127 comments

Well it has been a VERY long time since I’ve blogged, but life just doesn’t slow down. Feb. 2013 – Mom diagnosed w/Alzheimer’s which is progressing, sadly. Short term memory is virtually non-existent. BUT she is generally positive, though... Read more
What? Not again!
Thursday, June 12, 2014      124 comments

I try not to whine and complain for two reasons: 1. Generally that expressions of negative energy takes away from positive energy that can be applied to going forward. 2. I am a generally grateful person. But (and here goes no... Read more
It's Been a Long Time, Baby! But Here I Am!!
Sunday, June 01, 2014      56 comments

Been a long time, baby! Thanks to the urging of Sparkfriend THINFITKINDVGAN, here it is. My goals for June. Honestly, it has been an emotional roller coaster with DH having to job search and being 62. Not a good combination, for sure, h... Read more
You raise me up so I can stand on mountains . . .
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      97 comments

you raise me up to walk on stormy seas, And I am strong when I am on your shoulders! You lift me up to more than I can be. ******** Ok, everyone has problems and I don't like to be a whiner, but there are just times that venting is ... Read more
Doggone funny!
Saturday, October 19, 2013      57 comments

This was too cute not to share. Every feel like these dogs??? Ever feel like your day has gone to the dogs (or in this case, the cats!) See how these canine cuties deal with their feline frenemies!
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Been Putting this Off for too Long!
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      41 comments

And that brings me to my topic. Procrastination. Are you a procrastinator? Read on. You are in good company because there are a lot of us out there who, for whatever the reason procrastinate. This is an essay by Marla Cilley that struck a co... Read more
Passing this on
Sunday, October 13, 2013      33 comments

Asked by a Spark friend to copy and paste ..... We could all use these words of encouragement now and then. Everyone will go through some hard times at some point. Life isn't easy. Just something to think about... did you kn... Read more
Life, the Universe, and Everything . . .
Saturday, August 10, 2013      53 comments

It's been a long time since I've updated! Life marches on, doesn't it! Mom has had her ups and downs with Alzheimer's, but at this point is doing pretty well. Her short term memory . . . well, it really doesn't exist much, but she is ha... Read more
Clara's graduation picture 09 June 2013
Monday, June 10, 2013      58 comments

Clara on her graduation day, 09 June, 2013! Onto the next chapter of her life. So proud of her!!! NONE of the indoor pictures turned out, I think because of the ligh... Read more
Had to share this picture
Monday, May 27, 2013      60 comments

This appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel today for Memorial Day! So proud of John and ALL our soldiers. Hugs, prayers and remembrance. PFC John Levine, Cedarburg WI -- Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal with V for Valor ... Read more
Memorial Day
Saturday, May 25, 2013      27 comments

MEMORIAL DAY It is the VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion. It is the VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the VETERAN, not the poet, who... Read more
Moving Forward with Change
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      35 comments

Change . . . the natural inclination with change is to resist it and stay just were you're at. Is is the best thing for us? Sometimes NOT. So, what to do when change is in the wind for you? I found that these tips help on that path to changi... Read more
Time is a precious commodity!
Sunday, March 24, 2013      42 comments

There are only 24 hours in a day and it's up to us to use the time wisely. Days are full of appointments, meetings, obligations and often a lot of W-A-I-T-I-N-G. So, my thought was, how can I make use of the time I spend waiting and accomp... Read more
Where to next??
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      49 comments

This has been a most amazing journey! Lots of physical, emotional and spiritual changes have happened . . . all for the best. But . . . when does the journey end?? (discuss among yourselves). So, what did you say?? The journey for me wil... Read more

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