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Weekend Not Over Yet- Temptations Abound Still

Saturday, November 28, 2015      2 comments

Just because we made it through Thanksgiving Day relatively unscathed (that is, we ate conscientiously, and made sure to get some exercise in as well) , we just might feel like coasting through the rest of the weekend, but there's still today an... Read more

A Cautionary Utensil

Friday, November 27, 2015      4 comments

This was the butter knife at the table where I ate my Thanksgiving repast, I kid you not! The blade was metal stamped with a cautionary message... Read more

Hope You Weren't THAT Guy!

Thursday, November 26, 2015      11 comments

Happy Thanksgiving! But I hope you had a great victory... unlike THIS guy: ... Read more

Looks Like a Wet Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      8 comments

We have a big family gathering planned for tomorrow with a number of small children (first grade and younger) and since there is a high probability of rain, I'm making a box with extra games and books to read and I've tucked in a bunch of umbrel... Read more

Warning! Really Corny Thanksgiving Jokes for Kids

Monday, November 23, 2015      7 comments

I just can't resist these corny Thanksgiving themed jokes : Why did the police arrest the turkey? They suspected it of foul play! Why did the Pilgrims eat turkey at Thanksgiving? Because they couldnít fit the moose in the oven! Wh... Read more

Celebrated a Bit Too Enthusiastically

Sunday, November 22, 2015      10 comments

Our local Friends of the Library celebrated their 30th anniversary this afternoon, and though I did not imbibe any of the wines they had (not really my thing) I DID happen to find myself chowing down on some stuffed mushrooms that were certainly... Read more

A Front Came In

Saturday, November 21, 2015      7 comments

I got up and went to the grocery store early this morning..... and a cold front came in while I was shopping.....I stepped outside to a very different climate from what I entered on.... and I don't remember a brisker wind that wasn't connected ... Read more

Still Tomorrow

Friday, November 20, 2015      11 comments

I had a LOT of things I wanted to do today, but, as it often happens, I didn't get as far down the list as I would have liked... But I DID get the most important things done, And I'm counting that a WIN! Also, my beloved Texas Agg... Read more

What a Glorious Day!

Thursday, November 19, 2015      5 comments

Perfect temperatures..... Perfect sunshine.... Perfect opportunities to stop and enjoy it.... May I suggest you try it!???... Read more

Banana Sherbet

Wednesday, November 18, 2015      9 comments

I don't think I have shared this fantastic discovery before.... many of us Sparkers have tried and enjoyed the frozen banana ice cream substitute (I know that I have) but the only thing against it is that it's still a little bland, and I always ... Read more

My Bat is Back!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015      7 comments

High up under the eaves of my front porch, a small bat has taken up residence, or at least, shelter.... he was there this morning, but he left sometime after it got dark... he doesn't look sick, but I didn't get that close to him, either. I... Read more

A Splurge, with Some Redeeming Qualities

Monday, November 16, 2015      7 comments

Logan's Roadhouse emailed a real deal for today and tomorrow, a free hamburger with french fries.... really, it was totally free.. So I needed to run some errands and so I went by there before the rest of things on my list, and redeemed my ... Read more

Everything I Expected

Sunday, November 15, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday was fabulous! I got to ride with my friends the 2.5 hours to our old college campus, my beloved Texas A&M, and then enjoy a very tame family style tailgate gathering... I lost count of all the In-laws and cousins, and the weather was c... Read more

Positive, Positive, Positive!

Saturday, November 14, 2015      8 comments

I've just finished two Spark articles which encourage having a positive attitude, being a positive person, or avoiding negativity, and in light of yesterday's horrible attacks in Paris which I am in no way avoiding but AM recognizing that those ... Read more

Reeling from Paris Situation

Friday, November 13, 2015      8 comments

I was so proud of myself for joining the local Gold's Gym (the LAST place I expected to find myself, but I got a Groupon for 3 months for a real DEAL!) and I went by there today, and actually managed to swim a full mile in their pool.... I was r... Read more

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