Home Sweet Home
Home at last, my best chance of being in contro; of what I eat, and how I get exercise, and when I can go to sleep, and what chores need to get done first, or if at ALL....
The temps were quite chilly for March in Texas, the mid 40s, but th... Read more
Weather's a Funny Thing
So it was about 32 when I flew out of the Baltimore airport and that was about as warm as it got in the whole 3 weeks or so that I was in Maryland (I really got a lot of use out of my long underwear), and when I arrived in San Antonio it was ab... Read more
Celebrated my granddaughter's birthday today, and I'm flying home to Texas leaving in the morning tomorrow....
I'm surely going to miss the high energy of this lively household....
And I MAY EVEN miss the snow and cold just a little bi... Read more
Happy Texas Independence Day!
March 2 is not only Dr. Seuss's birthday, but it is also Texas Independence Day!
So, though I'm far from back home in Texas, we celebrated as best we could.... A warm front melted the worst of the ice up here in southern Maryland , and by t... Read more
OK, This is Ridiculous!
OK, I know that I'm from deep south Texas, and that I'm easily impressed with all the snow that I've seen since being here in Maryland with my daughter, but Geez, LOUISE! We woke up this morning expecting rain.... to wash and melt all the piled ... Read more
Ate My Blog
Phooey! The computer just ate the blog I wrote, and I don't have time to reconstruct it tonight....
Maybe...... Read more
Only about 4 inches of snow fell and public school was called off, although son-in-law had to report to work for a super long day (fortunately a friend from work w/ 4 wheel drive was able to pick him up to give him a ride to work)... The snow wa... Read more
Here We Go Again
MORE SNOW predicted tonight! 100% chance! The only variable appears to be HOW MUCH is going to fall! Whether it's 1-3 inches or 9-12 inches, both amounts have been mentioned, I'm fine with it, and actually WOULD like to get out on the neighborho... Read more
Life is Good
Still there is plenty of snow on the ground... This is such a new experience for me! The streets are passable and sidewalks are clear, but still there's a thick blanket of snow everywhere, and in many places it has taken an ugly, dirty look to i... Read more
Something I didn't know about Valentines Day: Southwest Airlines offers Free Drinks to those people who happen to be flying on their planes on Valentines Day....free alcoholic drinks that they usually charge for!.....at least the brochure in the... Read more
I am babysitting while DD and her husband go out together, and the "natives" are restless, so I decided that we needed a quick round of Nose Bonk to get some granny-grandchild bonding going.
Nose bonk was originally designed to play with K... Read more
We had a little more snow to go with the 8 or so inches on the ground still, but it was only about a half inch, just enough to cover the sharp edges made by tramping and shoveling the snow we already had...
Being from south Texas, I am stil... Read more
I am SO Sore!
Well, apparently sledding uses muscles that I don't usually use...
We got out on the neighborhood slopes and the little kids were zooming past me even on the uphill climb...when it was my turn To go down my sheer mass gave me an edge in mom... Read more
Gold Star for Weatherman!
Eight or so inches of snow fell overnight, just as the weatherman forecasted..... The kids got out in it early, and they come in periodically to thaw out before they get out again!
We're supposed to go sledding after lunch... And I figure t... Read more
I'm far from sunny, warm south Texas, and it's snowing ....it has been slowly, silently, stealthily falling for a few hours now... Carpeting the deck and ground and anything else that doesn't move.... The little birds are hopping around on the d... Read more
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