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Third Year in a Row
Thursday, November 24, 2016      16 comments

Here we are at the start of the Turkey Trot 5 miler. This was my third time following my new Thanksgiving tradition. At the finish: ... Read more
Baking Cookies but not eating any
Sunday, November 20, 2016      12 comments

My daughter had to bake cookies for an event and I helped her. They were a new recipe for rolled sugar cookies, decorated wth fondant and icing. I wa... Read more
O Christmas tree -Traditions- But I don't like early Christmas
Sunday, November 20, 2016      11 comments

Last year I wrote something like, " it's not really Christmas until my husband is lying on the ground under an evergreen in a cold puddle or a snow dr... Read more
Halloween Party (video blog)
Saturday, October 29, 2016      19 comments

It started out with some silliness on the back deck. I knew my husband would eventually shoot me if I got him the toy gun! I am not a makeup person. My daughter helped me. ... Read more
A Gutsy Runner, Nevada, and Dangerous Stuff
Thursday, October 13, 2016      17 comments

The "ad" in Nevada rhymes with bad , not odd. Who knew? I've always said it wrong. We took a day trip to Virginia City, where the Cartwrights of Bonanz... Read more
Emerald Bay Half Marathon and Lake Tahoe
Sunday, October 09, 2016      18 comments

First of all, Lake Tahoe is just a gorgeous place. Mark Twain famously said, " This is surely the fairest sight the whole earth affords." Pictures don'... Read more
Weird Stuff?!?
Friday, September 30, 2016      12 comments

For the past two weeks or so I have been getting notifications on my feed that I have lost weight. I have not posted any new weights for the past two weeks. Where is this coming from? When I look at my ticker on my page, the last weight I posted... Read more
First Place - Oh Yeah!
Saturday, September 24, 2016      24 comments

This morning was " Run for a Beer" 10 K in our town. The race ends in our little downtown where the Ale House sponsors October Fest. It was a very hil... Read more
A Pensive 4 mile Run and a Halloween Costume
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      14 comments

I had a really enjoyable run. I ran the entire 4 miles and felt really good. Since I just wrote my 3 year blog I thought about that and some of the comments. Also, my husband decided he wants to go to his work Halloween party. We are not a socia... Read more
My Three Year Sparkiversary. A Look Back and a Look Forward
Sunday, September 18, 2016      19 comments

I've looked back over my blogs from the beginning. Without them, I wouldn't remember much! My original goal was 60-60-60. Lose 60 pounds by age 60 and weigh 160. At the end of the first year I weighed 168. The second year I did get down t... Read more
Yesterday I Picked a Red Pepper
Sunday, September 11, 2016      12 comments

There it is, hiding in there in all of its red shininess. I thought it would never turn red. It was big and green for a long time. Family members pr... Read more
A New Car and a Look Back
Friday, September 09, 2016      16 comments

We are getting a lot of laughs about buying a new car which looks almost exactly like our old one. We are not the kind of people who buy a new car ever... Read more
My New Shorts are " The Story of my Life"
Thursday, August 25, 2016      17 comments

So, I'm always looking for something that I can't find/doesn't exist or they don't make anymore. I tell myself- go to the store and see what they have.... Read more
Who Knew!!!!!!?????? Then Vacation and Garden
Monday, August 15, 2016      20 comments

I spent about half an hour writing a blog this morning on my Husband's laptop and it wouldn't load. I tried 4 different times and then it was lost.It took a long time to write because all of my pictures I wanted to use were on my phone and I ha... Read more
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

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