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My New Yard and Garden and Comments Needed from Gardeners
Monday, July 04, 2016      13 comments

Last October we moved to a new house. This spring I was greeted by a yard to take care of again. I also decided to plant a garden for the grandchildren. I started some heirloom tomatoes from seed. I got Abe Lincoln, Mortgage lifter, Cherokee Pur... Read more
Food Struggle Last Night and Pandora's Box
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      23 comments

My middle GD is just over 2 and she went on the potty yesterday, so my hubs promised her ice cream after dinner. Usually I make him take the girls out for a treat, but last night we ate dinner late so he said he was going to get some ice cream a... Read more
The Project is Finished
Thursday, May 26, 2016      21 comments

The actual building of the swingset went better than planned. Hubs wanted to save money by picking it up ourselves in NH thus paying no tax or delivery charge. And we were about to save $450 by assembling it ourselves. I guess I've learned a few... Read more
A Test
Thursday, May 26, 2016      10 comments

Trying to post a blog and getting error message. Yikes! ... Read more
The New Spark Page-What You See is Not What You Get
Thursday, May 19, 2016      20 comments

O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! What you now see on your Spark page is not what others see. First of all, I LOVE CHANGE! I am easily bored and get tired of things quickly. There is nothing I like better ... Read more
Life and Death in Nature
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      16 comments

The bear that I met up close and personal in my backyard just walked through, but hung around in my next door neighbor's back yard for awhile. She sent... Read more
A Big Day
Saturday, May 14, 2016      20 comments

First, after only six short years my son graduated from college. I couldn't go to Virginia, but my husband went. One of the reasons-actually the only ... Read more
I Never See It Coming
Friday, May 06, 2016      28 comments

I have a long history of coming up with ideas that end in torture in the fulfillment. So when we bought our new house last October during our housing crisis we looked at the yard and thought-room for a swing set- check. When we went to look at s... Read more
The Eating Aspect of a Destination Race
Monday, May 02, 2016      12 comments

It really was the most beautiful place, even though it was windy and cold. Very windy! I ran 9 miles. It took under two hours. The rest was vacation a... Read more
Big Sur and Meeting Jeff
Sunday, April 24, 2016      20 comments

Big Sur was an amazing race! If there is a more picturesque race I don't know what it would be. Right when we got to the Expo, Jeff Galloway was spea... Read more
If You Are Too Lazy to Boil Water
Saturday, April 16, 2016      11 comments

You would have something in common with my son. He is giving me new recipes for the diet he has devised for me, which, by the way, is working really well for me. So he tells me to hard "boil" eggs in the oven in a muffin tin. I had never heard o... Read more
Cats and Dogs
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      17 comments

It's raining cats and dogs and it made me think about-well-cats and dogs. I was never a cat person. I didn't like them. When my son was in HS, he badge... Read more
An Acquired Taste And The Last Time I Write about a Certain Thing..,
Friday, April 01, 2016      13 comments

During my big 3 day watch the GK's by myself extravaganza, I planned on not leaving the house/yard. I did not go to church on Easter because often they have to call my daughter to the nursery to get the baby, and I thought it just wasn't wort... Read more
Conversation with Granddaughter
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      18 comments

So, this is day three of me watching the granddaughters by myself. It seems longer. LOL. They will be 3,2 and 1in April and May. It rained all day yesterday-need I say more? My daughter's divorce hearing was to establish temporary custody. It c... Read more
Breaking Beck and Oprah's Bread Commercial
Sunday, March 13, 2016      22 comments

The first part of the title is a reference to "Breaking Bad" . So, in reviewing the Beck Workbook, I am thinking a lot about the psychology of weight loss. Of course, it isn't all psychological! Two plus years ago, when I started, there were tw... Read more

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