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Our Surprise Christmas Gift!

Monday, December 27, 2010      8 comments

Did I tell you of our surprise Christmas gift? It arrived in a green van from northern Ohio Christmas Eve morning about 11 AM. Our son and wife drove 18 hrs. straight to get here - never turning off ignition the whole way. We were so surprised. ... Read more

And The Cookie Fell Apart

Tuesday, December 07, 2010      8 comments

This morning I baked some cookies and the last one I took off sheet completely fell apart. Oh, was I tempted to sample that cookie since I had never made them before. But guess what! I didn't taste a crumb! I am into Day 4 of this challenge... Read more

What A Day To Start A Challenge!!!

Saturday, December 04, 2010      10 comments

Of all days, the challenge started today when we had a pancake breakfast to start the day and a spaghetti dinner to attend for the evening meal. But I did real well. Ate only one pancake with a little sugar free syrup and two small sausage li... Read more

Thanksgiving Eve

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      2 comments

And we have so much for which to be thankful! Went to Community Thanksgiving services last evening and the ministers really pointed out how much we can be thankful for. We will join 4 other couples to have dinner at one of the park models. ... Read more

Low Country Boil

Saturday, November 20, 2010      6 comments

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My Brain Goes 75 MPH

Tuesday, November 02, 2010      3 comments

I just wrote this on one of my team's chat threads, then thought, "Why not make it a blog?" Why do I always have so much I want/need to do? Even on vacation I strive to get as much done as possible: Work on computer Get Thanksgiving c... Read more


Thursday, October 28, 2010      3 comments

Did you watch Shrek tonight on NBC? I do not watch much TV, but did watch Shrek since my nephew was responsible for all of the animation. He is 30 years old and a supervisor for Dreamworks. We are all very proud of his accomplishments.... Read more


Saturday, October 16, 2010      7 comments

I never peeled sweet potatoes in my many years of cooking, always baked them as my mother did. Today I peeled 3 very large ones (we got fresh ones from sweet potato farmer in NC) and those three, all cubed, made a 6 qt. pan 3/4 full. Cooked qui... Read more

I Pigged Out on Veggies Tonight!

Friday, October 01, 2010      9 comments

Stopped at Piedmont Farmer's Market on way home today and bought nice little zucchinis and summer squash. Couldn't wait to cook them! Sauteed 5 sliced squash in olive oil with plenty of onion, garlic, and dried herbs. Then added garbanzo bean... Read more

Almost Home

Thursday, September 30, 2010      6 comments

About 5 more travel hours and I will be home. Anxious to get back to tracking my food and getting in more exercise. Also ready for blue skies and sunshine! GO, CARE BEARS, GO!!!... Read more

Out of Town

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      5 comments

Never had such a hard time before when out of town. I don't have good internet connections, keep getting kicked off, working with the computer on my lap, rainy, cold weather making it hard to walk along with little time when visiting family and... Read more

A Different Kind of Day for Me!

Sunday, September 26, 2010      5 comments

Just had my tea and a 110 calorie bagel with cream cheese for breakfast. But for lunch, I totally blew it as son who does catering brought food to his sister's. In the backyard he set up his deep frying equipment and we had fresh Lake Erie p... Read more

???MOD - and a closed Spark Page???

Saturday, September 25, 2010      8 comments

Several times recently I have taken time to go to Spark Pages for the MOD only to discover they have a closed Spark Page. Why would SP direct us to their pages when only their friends are able to visit the site. This makes it bad for other ... Read more

I left my full cart and walked out of the grocery store!

Thursday, September 02, 2010      19 comments

Yes, I did, but I was polite enough to wheel it to the manager at the desk and give it to him. Many times I have felt like doing this when the lines were exceptionally long, but made it through. We had been away for 4 days and I needed ... Read more

Compliment or Dig???

Tuesday, August 24, 2010      25 comments

When my best friend, who lives in W PA, was telling me about her uncle and wife who were visiting from the Deep South, she told how they were really into exercise and healthy food. Then she added, "They are even worse than you". Now how do I ... Read more

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