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I Forgot to Tell You Something!!

Saturday, January 23, 2016      3 comments

All this fuss over the water situation made me forget about Walking Girl's news. She finally got started with her braces! We needed to do this a couple of years ago, but financially it was just not possible. But we finally got started, and she i... Read more

It's Back! There is Hot Water Again! Yes!

Saturday, January 23, 2016      2 comments

Three days is a long time when you spend it toting pots of water to the stove and heating it for cooking, cleaning and bathing! We have lived in this house four years, and this is the first time the water froze and wouldn't thaw! It did freeze o... Read more

Going Down, At Last, Going Down!

Saturday, January 16, 2016      5 comments

It is a day of celebration, of happiness and smiles. It moved down! I'm talking about the numbers on the new bathroom scale Santa brought me last month! Yes, Sparkfriends, there IS a weight loss fairy, and it is called SparkPeople. Woo hoo!... Read more

It Really Takes the Cake!

Sunday, December 20, 2015      2 comments

Last Friday was Bouncing Boy's birthday, and he wanted a strawberry cake with chocolate frosting. But when we went to our local WalMart bakery, they didn't do strawberry cake. So I said, how about chocolate cake with strawberry frosting. But th... Read more

Fortunately, I didn't break anything.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015      1 comments

Unfortunately, I seem to have twisted everything! Right in my own house, too. I have lived in this house for four years now. You would think I could remember it is one step up into the kitchen! Oh my knees! My elbows! My ribs? Why are my ribs so... Read more

So far, so good. (Except for the cookie!)

Thursday, November 26, 2015      2 comments

Well, made it thru the second dinner, but not as well as the first one, I'm afraid. See, yesterday's dinner was with younger, health-conscious family. Ma... Read more

Starting Out, Starting Over, and Staying on Track

Monday, November 23, 2015      6 comments

I am so tired of starting over. Losing and gaining back. Being active and being too sick and tired to be very active. Being sick and tired of being sick and tired. It is not unique to me, I know. But the very fact that I am a grandmother makes m... Read more

Let's all get a haircut!

Saturday, November 21, 2015      1 comments

Sitting in Great clips waiting for Walking Girl to be done. Bouncing Boy and I are already finished. Bicycle Boy was supposed to get one also, but he stayed overnight with a friend and I couldn't get him on his phone, so we came without him. Wou... Read more

Not Such a Good Beginning 😢

Saturday, April 26, 2014      4 comments

So much for weekly blogs! Why is my life always so complicated? Every day is another round of too much to do and not enough time or energy to do it. Maybe I just expect too much of myself? I'm just so tired. Wearing too many hats, sort of. But ... Read more

Ah, the Power of Kisses in the Car!

Saturday, January 11, 2014      3 comments

What a bummer of a week! Snow, snow, snow and more snow, all to the accompaniment of below zero temps! Grandkids were supposed to go back to school from Christmas break last week, but it was impossible. And my little man got cabin fever and n... Read more

Here We Go Again! Bring It On!

Saturday, January 04, 2014      4 comments

So here I am starting a new year, and I'm still the same old me. No, I haven't gained all the weight back, but I have put a few back on. And I still have all the same old problems that brought me here in the first place. Well, I do have a new... Read more

Where do I Draw the Line?

Thursday, August 15, 2013      5 comments

Where does 'helping' become 'enabling'? Where is the line between being there for your adult kids and carrying their baggage for them? What happens when 'for the summer' becomes 'til we get it all together'? As you may have guessed by the... Read more

Still Alive, But the Going is Getting Tougher!

Monday, July 08, 2013      5 comments

Just in case anyone has missed this chubby little grammy's ramblings, I didn't fall in a well or get abducted by aliens. That would be interesting, no doubt, but truth is stranger than fiction. My attention has been focused on Grandpa being o... Read more

Now Wait a Minute! I Thought You Were Trying to be Friends!!

Thursday, June 20, 2013      5 comments

Well, Bouncing Boy has really slipped up this time. He accidentally let Grandma see how he is going about 'making friends' with the kitty, Isabel Fuzzykins. Let me assure you, if he tried to make friends with me that way, I would do what she i... Read more

Could I Have Some Cheese With That Whine?

Monday, June 17, 2013      5 comments

Well, the rubber has met the road, so to speak. Little Man is a dandy young fellow, but he does have quite a bit of whine in his engine. He is used to being the center of attention, and now he has to share the stage. Walking Girl also lives w... Read more


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