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Choose!!!!
Thursday, April 26, 2012      4 comments

This has been my motto for many years now. I realized long ago that we can be miserable or we can be happy and it is a choice we can make every minute of every day. And you kn... Read more
Gathering Cobwebs
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      1 comments

I just love this picture from Graphic Fairy...and just love the green June bugs that are waiting on the Fairy queen. But alas she looks like I feel...just sitting still too lo... Read more
Thorns
Sunday, April 22, 2012      0 comments

We have to take the thorns with the roses...I love being outside but the thorn for me right now is the fact that I'm allergic to privet hedge pollen and it is in full bloom. I... Read more
More fruit
Saturday, April 21, 2012      3 comments

As you can tell we have lots of baby fruit where we live. Apples (topleft), dwarf lemon (top right and has to be kept in pot to take inside in winter), blueberries (bottom lef... Read more
Butterflies are free
Friday, April 20, 2012      3 comments

Not sure I posted this photo before. I happened to just "catch" the perfect photo of a monarch butterfly on one of my iris. I love iris and now they are beginning to get ra... Read more
Can you tell the difference?
Thursday, April 19, 2012      6 comments

We have several varieties of peaches and one lonely almond tree. Strangely almonds start their lives similar to peaches and really you can hardly tell the difference in the le... Read more
Gnome Village
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      10 comments

I worked hard today getting the little gnome village in order. Hubby had been complaining that it was hard to weed eat around them..so we made a concrete moat around an are... Read more
owl rug
Monday, April 16, 2012      5 comments

Many of you know that I have been working on an owl rug to go on the wall of my spare bathroom. Well he is finished except for the limb that goes at the bottom..I didn't pl... Read more
Plum good
Sunday, April 15, 2012      3 comments

If nothing happens weatherwise, we ill have plums this year. We have several varieties from a small wild yellow to an ozark to a green gage to a red....We eat at many as we... Read more
Weighing
Saturday, April 14, 2012      8 comments

Today was weigh day and I'm down my 1 pound..I'm excited about this and am hoping that next week is even better. Personally I don't like weighing as usually when I weigh one day, I want to weigh several times that day and then everyday. It is ha... Read more
Just another busy day!!
Thursday, April 12, 2012      1 comments

Just been busy today running errands and doing things around the house. I did manage a 15 minute walk but much too short really. I need to step it up some. I did eat on the low side today so that part wasn't hard..But it was cold again today...F... Read more
Garden hint
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      2 comments

One of the things that hubby and I do to save money on our flower gardens is to find plants that are native or buy regular ivy. Ivy makes a terrific plant in a planter. We ... Read more
Garden Scenes
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      4 comments

Today has been another good day. First got a walk in and then hooked on my owl rug outside..then we drove to the local plant nursery and bought bunches of annuals...Got the... Read more
A very very good day!!
Monday, April 09, 2012      1 comments

Today has been a wonderful day. Sun came out and warmed things up so the achy joints went away. I got a good walk in and then sat outside the rest of the day and hooked on my owl rug. Got mainly the head finished. But only downside of today was... Read more
Close to the top
Sunday, April 08, 2012      2 comments

Well my good intentions of eating on the lower end of my calorie scale just didn't work today. It has been cloudy, damp and cold and it makes me ache and not want to move. I did get a 15 minute walk in but the calorie counting was not good. I hi... Read more

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