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Gorgeous Ice Formations in Orange Groves

Sunday, January 10, 2010      3 comments

This morning I saw something I have never seen before and will probably never see again. As we drove the few short miles into town to church, I was awestruck with the sight of gorgeous ice formations in the orange groves. The ice formed cobweb... Read more


Saturday, January 09, 2010      4 comments

Yes, I fought off the sweet tooth craving yesterday, but must confess it got the best of me today. Hubby and I were both looking for something sweet and I ended up eating too much of it. He can always eat what he wants and has never had a weig... Read more

Tomorrow is a Big Day!!!

Sunday, December 27, 2009      4 comments

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Pins were removed from foot yesterday!

Friday, December 25, 2009      4 comments

Christmas Eve morning I ate my English Muffin and took two pain killers because the doctor had said "Be sure to take your pain pills before you come to get the pins out". The little rods came out through my little toe in nothing flat and the... Read more


Sunday, November 29, 2009      5 comments

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Signing off for a while

Sunday, November 15, 2009      6 comments

This week I am facing foot surgery and will not be able to put any weight on that foot for 6 weeks. I have been wearing a cast from toe to knee for nearly 4 weeks, but bone is so shattered, it cannot heal without a plate and screws. (I broke b... Read more


Thursday, October 22, 2009      11 comments

First of all, I will say I am a person who is on my feet from the time I get up until I go to bed. One of my SP goals is to sit down and eat my meals, because I have a habit of doing other things while eating. Four weeks ago today, I took a... Read more

Entertaining Out-of-Town Guests

Sunday, October 11, 2009      3 comments

When our friends from PA visited this past week, we entertained them with a little day trip. Went to sweet potato farm near Henderson to purchase sweet potatoes. They got 1/2 bushel and we got a whole bushel to last through winter. Then down... Read more

"A Suitcase Full of Apples"

Sunday, October 11, 2009      2 comments

When our son arrived from Ohio I knew he was bringing us a sampling of the 5 kinds of apples he picked last week. What I didn't expect was a suitcase with 1/2 bushel apples tucked inside. There are Jonathans, Melrose, Jonagolds, Golden Delicio... Read more


Friday, October 09, 2009      5 comments

Yesterday I made a double batch of "rotten eggs". I have a great recipe for "pickled eggs" that my sister gave me about 50 years ago. I use canned, little whole beets, sugar, vinegar, hard-boiled eggs and thinly sliced onions with pickling spi... Read more

Lunch Was Like Dessert!!!

Thursday, September 24, 2009      5 comments

DH and I just had lunch. It tasted like dessert! A cottage cheese banana split! We each had a whole delicious fresh peach sliced, and half of a banana. Topped it with Lowfat cottage cheese and ate homemade banana bread with it. Peaches cam... Read more

Do You Need Any Hangers???

Monday, September 21, 2009      7 comments

Just spent the last two hours trying on clothes, folding them, and getting them ready for charity. Now I have an excess of hangers, at least 25. One dress I never wore, really like it, but it is definitely too big. Kind of nice to have extra... Read more

I'm tired tonight!!!

Thursday, September 17, 2009      3 comments

Painted one bedroom ceiling this afternoon and got lots of exercise in the process. Stretching as far as I could, up and down the ladder to re-position it, and reaching over the waterbed really made me stretch. Son had to do the last foot wher... Read more

I Can't Believe It!!!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009      8 comments

WOW! I rarely look at my accomplishments on my Spark Page, so was really surprised when I saw them today! 478 days of Log In 53 weeks of 150 min. of Exercise 474 days of 8 or more glasses of Water 420 days of 5 or more Fresh Fruits an... Read more

Lake House Seems So Empty

Monday, September 07, 2009      5 comments

From Friday afternoon until Monday morning the Lake House was teeming with activity. With 9 adults, 8 kids and 4 dogs, there was never a dull moment - except when everyone went to bed. And after a day fishing, boating, wakeboarding, water skii... Read more

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