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Time Traveling Dietitian
Saturday, August 19, 2017      6 comments

If you haven't seen the Funny or Die skit featured on the Daily Spark blog, you ought to take a peek www.sparkpeople.com/blog
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Steady As She Goes
Thursday, August 17, 2017      7 comments

When one finds that one has a lot to do and one has squandered the limited amount of time in which to do it, the tendency is either to 1) give up entirely, or to 2) attack the problem feverishly, fanatically, and frantically until one goes out i... Read more
Um... Where'd the Summer Go?
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      4 comments

OK, we are not only past MID-summer, we're also past mid-AUGUST!!!!! How in the world did that happen!?!?? The Texas Tax Free Weekend for school clothes and supplies was last weekend, as was the Perseid meteor shower, and the 2017 Tot... Read more
Better Living Through Chemistry
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      8 comments

I don't know if any of you are familiar with Kim Komando, the radio "Digital Goddess" who posts technology related articles and every day offers links to interesting videos available online... her sense of humor is quirky and fun, and today, whi... Read more
Should Have Skipped the Cake
Monday, August 14, 2017      6 comments

We attended one of those rare Sunday weddings this evening, and while the meal was quite acceptable (chicken or beef fajitas), and I skipped the champagne, toasting with ice water, I really wanted a piece of what looked like delectable wedding c... Read more
Bittersweet
Saturday, August 12, 2017      11 comments

Yesterday would have been my 44th wedding anniversary.... and I spent a goodly portion of the day on the interstate driving across Texas to get back home after almost a week with my mother (who is on her way to recovery from not feeling too good... Read more
Such a Sleepy Afternoon!
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      9 comments

Embracing the old adage: When I works, I works hard. When I plays, I plays hard, and when I thinks, I falls asleep! My mother is supposed to be sitting with her feet up, and she's having a hard time staying awake, so she doze... Read more
Sorbet to the Rescue... Again!
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      8 comments

In a day full of challenges, but WITH a few happy surprises, I was glad that I had brought my food processor with me for my visit to my mother (at her senior retirement community)... We had eaten a hodge podge of food in clearing out her re... Read more
Oh! I Am Full!
Monday, August 07, 2017      4 comments

Whenever I am in Houston with family, we often decide to go out to eat.... Today was no exception, and I usually have no say as to where we should go since I don't live in Houston and am not familiar with the options... So we would up at Th... Read more
Houston
Sunday, August 06, 2017      5 comments

I'm back in Houston again, and hope to get a chance to do some shopping while I'm here.... Not for clothes, but for some light fixtures that need to be replaced in my home. Apparently, light fixtures, like some people, begin to break down a... Read more
Don't Sweat It!
Sunday, August 06, 2017      7 comments

I remember the first time I saw the saying: "Don't Sweat the Petty........... and Don't Pet the Sweaty!" It made me laugh. BUT somehow I independently decided that whatever the action, sweating was an indicator of more calories burned..... Read more
Thank Goodness for Audio Books!
Saturday, August 05, 2017      7 comments

I'll be driving across Texas (only a part of the way, but that still represents 3 hours each way) again in the next week or so, and I've stocked up on audio books from the library which can make the miles go quickly... Fortunately our library mu... Read more
Funeral du Jour
Friday, August 04, 2017      8 comments

I went to a funeral today of the husband of one of my friends. I didn't know him at all, but I wanted to encourage my friend, especially since his death was so sudden and unexpected... Some Take Aways: Your entire life is represented by o... Read more
Not EVERY Day Can Be a Sorbet Day
Thursday, August 03, 2017      11 comments

I just didn't save room for sorbet today, I asked myself the key question: Are you HUNGRY?, and I wasn't...., so......, and this is a BIG deal, I stopped eating! So many times I eat for all the wrong reasons: I'm bored, I'... Read more
Special Bargain at Dollar Tree to Make Easy Delicious Sorbets
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      14 comments

I was out and about today and stopped briefly at Dollar Tree (where everything is a dollar) and discovered that they had small bags (12 oz) of mixed frozen fruits featured as their Sale of the Week.... I have never bought any frozen anything at ... Read more

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