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Snow Much Fun Skiing Down and Cross
Thursday, January 11, 2018      9 comments

This was my view every morning-looking out over the frozen lake as i drank my coffee. We went skiing for the week with all of my kids and grandkids and... Read more
Happy Epiphany and Well, I Never!
Saturday, January 06, 2018      8 comments

I did some activities with the GKs and the we chalked the door. It was a lot of fun. We sang We Three Kings and had a procession. In other news, I t... Read more
Hygge and Some New Year Goals
Thursday, January 04, 2018      12 comments

There is a very nice and talented woman in our church who is an artist, has her own studio, and often hosts workshops for women in the church. A few w... Read more
The freezer 5 brrrrrrrrrrrrrRace Report
Monday, January 01, 2018      13 comments

So there we are on the back porch, my daughter and I, testing out the weather. It was cold. On the way to the race: minus 1 ... Read more
The Outdoor Cat and the Resurrected Dog.
Friday, December 29, 2017      8 comments

My daughter and I and her 3 kids drove to VA for a few days to take the kids for a non-custodial parent visit. We drove down on Christmas day. We start... Read more
The Gift-Wrap and the Jewel by Wanda B. Goines
Sunday, December 17, 2017      5 comments

I really love this! https://youtu.be/2YxCR2a
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A Very Interesting Explanation of the Role of Insulin in Obesity
Friday, December 01, 2017      7 comments

It's not in this book, but this is the book that started me on the most successful weight loss journey so far. One thing is, right on the cover it says... Read more
Holy Mackerel That Was Horrible and a Revealing Photo
Thursday, November 23, 2017      9 comments

That's what my daughter, Leslie, said at the finish of our new family tradition, the 5 mile Gardner Turkey Trot. Every year has had its own distinctio... Read more
One Day in a Row and Are You Ever Too Old To Start Running?
Monday, October 23, 2017      8 comments

Yes indeedy, my daughter and I did get up at 5:30 to run. I am the queen of not thinking ahead and it wasnt until last night that it struck me that it ... Read more
Birthday 5 K Revisited and the Dinner
Sunday, October 22, 2017      10 comments

Yesterday while iI was running the race I was thinking I really wished I could take some pictures because it was just so beautiful. When I blogged, I w... Read more
A Birthday 5 K
Saturday, October 21, 2017      13 comments

Today was my daughter's birthday and we ran a 5 K together. It was a beautiful fall morning. Westminster is a very scenic New England town and it was ... Read more
4 Year Sparkversary
Saturday, September 30, 2017      14 comments

I don’t really have that much to say, but I need to memorialize the date, because unless I do, I’ll forget where I was and what I was doing, and one of the best things about SP is it helps me keep track of myself. This seems to be the year of sp... Read more
Deja Vu All Over Again
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      10 comments

So, I'm a couple of weeks into watching my 3 grandchildren (4,3,2) full time since my daughter just started her full time job. I watch them 8-6 M-F. It's a long day. Last week, on three days my daughter had to work until past their bedtime. Thos... Read more
Did I Make My Own Yogurt? Mais, Oui
Sunday, September 03, 2017      11 comments

Yoplait has a new yogurt out called Oui. It is very good and I like it. It is "French " yogurt which is less tangy, very creamy and thick and supposedly cultivated in individual batches. It comes in little glass jars with foil tops. VERY cute... Read more
Sometimes Life *is* a Day at the Beach
Sunday, August 27, 2017      13 comments

I'm not really a beach person. The sun is not my friend as you can see by me wearing a long sleeved rash guard in the picture. I also think sand is a... Read more

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