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Sunday, March 04, 2012      0 comments

Thought I would share a couple of pictures of our blooming garden. We have quite a few fruit trees but the Ozark plums are always the first to bloom. We had slight frost th... Read more

My little Fat Gracie

Saturday, March 03, 2012      3 comments

We found Gracie on the side of the road down from our house. She had a little brother who was almost dead. She was so thin that you could count her ribs and she had so little ... Read more

Birthday surprise

Friday, March 02, 2012      1 comments

Nope today is NOT my birthday but it is coming up soon. We had not planned anything in particular to do and since I had missed my son's birthday this past week due to the fact that he was off shore he arrived home yesterday for his 3... Read more

Slow day

Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

Today has been so gorgeous again. Sunny and warm. I've tried to be outside as much as possible. The miniature hyacinths are in full bloom and noticed the 2 fattest bumble bees ever guarding them. The Ozark plum trees are about 1/3 bloomed out..s... Read more

Pure Torture!!!

Wednesday, February 29, 2012      3 comments

Well it has been pure torture the last couple of days. I made it through Monday on the liquid diet getting ready for my colonoscopy on Tuesday..I had one last glass of gatorade with the miralax mixed in that I just couldn't get down..took me too... Read more

Seeing Yellow Instead of Red.

Sunday, February 26, 2012      2 comments

Well today is my day to mentally prepare myself for Monday and Tuesday. I have a colonoscopy scheduled for Tuesday at 11 a.m. That isn't so bad but it is the prep day before hand. So tomorrow I start all liquids, 4 dulcolax tablets and an entire... Read more


Saturday, February 25, 2012      2 comments

You know the saying "you can't teach an old bird/dog new tricks"...well it isn't quite correct...I will be turning 61 in a few weeks and thought I had heard it they say know your triggers...what triggers emotions, what triggers over eat... Read more

Night with the light house

Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

Well had to sleep with this little clip on my finger last night to test to see if I quit breathing at night...D--- I know I have been cussing a lot lately but when you feel like a pincushion and mushroom at the same time and then what the H---is... Read more

Today!!! A mixed bag!!!

Thursday, February 23, 2012      1 comments

Well today was a mixed bag of emotions...First off, I woke to the most gorgeous day which turned into the most glorious days weatherwise...Just wanted to stay home and get outside and enjoy it..but alas wasn't to be. I had my long awaited v... Read more

lagging behind

Tuesday, February 21, 2012      3 comments

Yep lagging behind here. I need to get on the ball and start posting my ups and downs...they have mostly been down lately. Since last post have not been doing that well physically. Between cough and bowel problems, not had much fun. Finally went... Read more


Wednesday, October 26, 2011      4 comments

One of my teams has a challenge to complete your crafting UFO's before the end of the year. I have 5 I listed I want to finish. I just finished this heritage piece to honor my... Read more

Birthday part 2

Tuesday, August 30, 2011      2 comments

Man this birthday thing kind of snowballed. I posted to my statis here that today was NOT my birthday. I forgot it was linked to FB..well several there picked up on it and then noticed that there, FB had the year wrong. They had 1905 which would... Read more

Birthday hoax

Monday, August 29, 2011      3 comments

Well don't know how that happened but have been getting birthday wishes all day..Could it be that I'm now having 2 birthdays a years...seems that way at times. NO my birthday is ... Read more

Saturday came slowly

Saturday, August 27, 2011      1 comments

After this whirlwind day, it seems like Saturday took forever to get here. Got a small walk in yesterday. With humidity being lower, it is so much easier to breathe outside. Have had a time with the heat rash itch so hubby had said to put alcoho... Read more

what a day

Friday, August 26, 2011      2 comments

Well have to back up some and tell you that hubby has been sick for a couple of days..bad sinus infection. He always waits until it gets out of hand. So finally got him to call the VA clinic and they called in meds to our pharmacy. Day before ar... Read more

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