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We went to the mountains this past Saturday, did some hiking and had a picnic. It was a beautiful day to be in the hills. There were abundant wildflowers blooming in yellows, blues,and pinks. Awesome. On the way down, we saw this little guy abou... Read more
The Funniest Things Happen at the Gym...
The funniest things happen randomly and give me the giggles.
I belong to a cool community recreation center that in the cardio room are large, oversize windows on the north and west side of the building. There are four T.V.'s mounted betwee... Read more
Motivation? I think not.
I was in the locker room at our local rec. center last week and overheard two women talking. They were both new and were telling each other "If we can just stay motivated...." There was a question on the end of their statements that made me thin... Read more
Not a Marathon, A Trail Run
A Spark Friend inspired this blog, it's a quote I've heard often since being on Sparks:
"We're in a marathon, not a sprint".
And that's very true. However, I'm thinking it's more like a trail run. What's a trail run you ask? I've becom... Read more
More Wedding Photos
Okay, Sue! You asked for it! Here's some more wedding photos.
This is the bride watching me sew her grandmother's locket that her grandfather had given her when they were young into the wedding gown. I loved doing this for her as it was a w... Read more
Wedding Photos!!! Finally!
I'm going to post a few photos from my son's wedding, I could post hundreds, but I'll control myself and put a few up I think you'll enjoy.
Our first look at the bride.
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Since my son's wedding photos still aren't available, I've decided to write about my daughter and how amazing she is. The below is a photo of her doing a trail run. Twenty-seven and a half miles on a mountain trail. I love this photo of her for ... Read more
This is entirely tongue in cheek, laugh at it, I can ... now.
I was driving home from the rec center yesterday when I saw something move just above my window right in line with my eyes. Something small and black and ack! A spider! In my car as... Read more
This past Wednesday, we had an unusual storm that tore everything to shreds. Devastating hail that lasted for fifteen minutes. We seldom have hail here, but this storm was so violent, I couldn't see out the windows as it raged. Our tomato plants... Read more
I"m going to make an effort to make a long story short, we'll see how it goes...
In a previous blog I related how my doctor had found something she didn't like during my annual well woman exam, so I had to go in for a biopsy. The biopsy led to... Read more
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Let me start with the good, my husband won a trip with his company so last week we took off for North Carolina, Tennessee, and South Carolina. We had a wonderful time. We spent time around the Asheville area, hiking, strolling the downtown, and ... Read more
The company I work for is "reorganizing" and there's not a place for me due to my "geography". I've been with this company more than 10 years and this just feels awful. awful. awful.
Here's my problem right this minute, before the infamous ... Read more
Our son proposed to his girlfriend this past Sunday. They've been dating for around three years, and we knew he'd bought a ring, so it wasn't exactly a surprise, but it was still so much fun! They called us via video chat (does anyone else think... Read more
This little guy was just so cute I had to share!
I love this time of year for the deals there are on fitness clothing. I just found a bargain on a pair of workout sh... Read more