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It's Always Something

Saturday, January 24, 2015      3 comments

I knew that my car needed a new battery and that Walmart had the one I needed that was evaluated well by Consumer Reports, and they opened early this morning so I set my alarm so that I could be one of the early customers... Best intentions... Read more

The Best Kind of Thought Provoking

Friday, January 23, 2015      7 comments

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Not Too Victorious Today

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      5 comments

OK, I confess..... I didn't do so great today, sinking so low as to eat chocolate chips..... Chocolate chips! Have I no discipline at all??!!?? Well, I DID measure out the chocolate chips...., but STILL..... But just because I was less than... Read more

Home on the Range

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      2 comments

It was one of of those perfect days that south Texas in the winter has become famous for....all sunshine, all day, and temperatures in the 70s. It was PERFECT! Home on the Range Oh give me a home where the buffalo roam, Where the de... Read more

Gaining Perspective

Monday, January 19, 2015      5 comments

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If Only I Could Get Away With It

Monday, January 19, 2015      4 comments

Sparkguy actually reads while working out on his exercise bike..... I need to find one that I can practice on!... Read more

Great Day for Tourism

Saturday, January 17, 2015      2 comments

It was a perfectly glorious day to be a tourist today... Warm temps and sunny skies in Gruene brought out lots of people , including me! I hope that we can keep up this gorgeous weather for a just makes me feel happy!... Read more

Back to Earth

Friday, January 16, 2015      4 comments

After a glorious 3 day break visiting my college friend, I am back home again, eating wisely and cleaning up the mess that I left behind when I skipped town.... Guess what! The world di not come to an end just because I left a messy house!... Read more

Friends Who Are Keepers

Thursday, January 15, 2015      6 comments

Yesterday was my last day with my college friend and I admit to being reluctant to come home. What fun with a friend looks like: we went to a chocolate confectionary store, and enjoyed ;ooling at all the unbelievably beautiful chocolates, ... Read more

Still More Fun

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      4 comments

It's so good to keep friends from long ago, and get to visit at length with them as the opportunity provides....I'm still with my college friend (she talked me into staying over one more night) and we're planning some more fun.... Among oth... Read more

More Fun

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      5 comments

I'm still with my college chum, and today we did something I've never done before: We made tamales..... from scratch..... from chicken breasts, so we didn't have the pork complications that are usual with tamales.... It basically took ... Read more

Spur of the Moment Day

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      4 comments

On the spur of the moment I decided to visit an old college pal almost three hours away.... The drive was uneventful and I arrived in time for lunch (chili) and then we set out for a journey through time! We went back to our old campus and hiked... Read more

Mile by Mile

Friday, January 09, 2015      5 comments

Old saying: "Mile by mile, it's a trial, but inch by inch, it's a cinch!" Since my husband died, I have had a lot of details to take care of, and the least important ones just have not had enough priority to justify obsessive behavior, ... Read more

Art Challenge

Thursday, January 08, 2015      4 comments

Sparkpal Improving Me has challenged our Craft Play Day group to produce a piece of mail art each month of 2015 for each one of us in our group, starting with a homemade postcard in January, and a valentine for February.... Each month has a... Read more

Never Too Late

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      1 comments

I really loved this Spark Motivational Quote by Nancy Thayer: "It's never too late-- in fiction or in life-- to revise." The explanation: "Oftentimes, we automatically tell ourselves that we can't change ourselves--before we've even ... Read more

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