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Wow 3 years since my last blog. Our 2017 cross country adventure.
Monday, June 26, 2017      3 comments

Lots of hiking, lots of good food and a beautiful country. What more can I ask for. 22 days and just shy of 9,000 miles. Enjoy! Bombay Hook, DE... pre-trip event for National Park Pass Hocking Hills State Park... Read more
June progress
Friday, June 20, 2014      2 comments

1/2 way through June and I've been exercising pretty much every day. I've been definitely mixing it up between swimming, aerobics class, elliptical, walking and biking. Muscles ache which is good. Mood goes up and down as I've been down ... Read more
Adding Planks and Eliptical to my program
Wednesday, June 04, 2014      1 comments

My son told me that I need to really work on building up my core. He said PLANKS and SQUATS were key. So I started doing Planks -these are really hard. I can barely do 60 seconds for the first time and 30 seconds for the 2nd. But I figur... Read more
Enjoying retirement
Friday, May 16, 2014      4 comments

Still working out the kinks but am getting in more exercise then I was working and enjoying it. I tried Zumba for the first time. What I learned is I definitely have no rhythm but it was a great work out trying to keep up with everyone. ... Read more
Paducah - not what I expected
Monday, May 05, 2014      7 comments

As I've been quilting for some time now, how could I pass up a visit to the National Quilt Museum in Paducah KY? As the museum opened at 10 we spent the first hour in Paducah walking around the river front. The murals were excellent with a sl... Read more
Hello world - I'm still here and now retired
Monday, April 28, 2014      6 comments

Who knew it was so much work to retire. I was buried the last few months getting ready to retire. Training my replacement, making sure everything was backed up and so many details. Now I don't need to think about this anymore. Wow will I... Read more
Day 51 - another snow storm
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      3 comments

Just got in from my cardio exercise of shoveling snow, clearing the car, and then a short up/down our street. I even got a spin on the snow blower. Man my husband makes it look so easy - even though its self propelled its tough. Either that I... Read more
Day 49 - I love the snow
Sunday, February 16, 2014      5 comments

I see all these postings of people who are tired of the snow and are looking for the warmer weather. I am not on that page. Shoveling now adays are a lot easier then when I was young - my DH mans the snow blower and I shovel the walkway, clear... Read more
Day 48 - Snowing again - nice day to quilt
Saturday, February 15, 2014      2 comments

Watching the Olympics and making trips to my dining room which 2nds as my quilting room. Have been working on a quilt with a lot of pieces and many curves to it. I've got 2 rows done out of 6. I really like the effect. I'm already thinking a... Read more
Day 43 - Great weekend away
Monday, February 10, 2014      3 comments

We spent the weekend at Sugarbush, VT at a car ralley. Had a fantastic time. Even won another weekend (or our choice) to go back. As we're not normally cold weather ducks - I suspect we'll wait until warmer weather. I did brave the cold ... Read more
Day 31 - another night inside
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      2 comments

The cold air is keeping me inside. Although the pool has had 2 days with the new filter, the idea of walking out with damp hair is not enticing to me. I think I'll hit the bike again tonight. Jeopardy and my recumbent bike is becoming a... Read more
Day 30 - Pool was closed need an alternative
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      3 comments

They closed the pool the last 2 days - fixing and cleaning the filter. So hopefully tomorrow is back on the grid. In the meantime its Jeapordy and my recumbent bike. I've become addicted to downloading free books. I love my hard cover bo... Read more
Day 28 - Brisk walk in the winter morning off to baby shower
Sunday, January 26, 2014      3 comments

Ma it was cold out this morning. I did increase my distance a tad though today. It's fascinating to see how long it will take for me to get back to the distances I used to walk (pre-hip surgery). My pace is slower, my distance shorter but I a... Read more
Day 26 - Can I start the day over?
Friday, January 24, 2014      3 comments

Friday - is spend the day with my parents. Today I made Baked Ziti for them for lunch. They loved it - which is good. but I ate too much. Busy day at work and looking forward to a restful weekend - a little quilting and baby shower on ... Read more
Day 22 and 23 - Listen to your body
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday I got on the scale and it went up slightly .25 pound. I don't count gains/losses during the week as its what happens on monday. But I like to monitor during the week - Just in case. Well - my body was revolting. Although I was ... Read more

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