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Fishing

Friday, May 18, 2012      2 comments

This morning hubby and I drove out to a forest service lake near us. These are made with earthen dams to have water to fight forest fires. This one is exceptionally large a... Read more

"Worm Tree"

Thursday, May 17, 2012      2 comments

I bought this tree for hubby many years ago for Father's day. It is what we call a Worm Tree. It's real name is Catalpa or Catawba tree. It has beautiful blooms which later tu... Read more

Sunshine and gardens

Wednesday, May 16, 2012      3 comments

I took a short break from SP just to enjoy the sunshine and the garden. It won't be long now before we will be eating from our garden. In fact think we may have fresh squas... Read more

5% Challenge update.

Saturday, May 12, 2012      4 comments

I'm posting the original commentment I made that is on my front Soarkpage and then the update at the bottom. 5% Challenge Commitment: How much and how often will you exercise? I'm already walking 10 minutes a day. I plan to up the wa... Read more

FIRE!!!

Friday, May 11, 2012      3 comments

We have had this huge brush pile at the top of our hill for over a year. It had not only brush and tree tops from trees and brush we had cleared but also lumber scraps from hu... Read more

Gardening

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      3 comments

This is a picture of our veggie garden this year. We have downsized it somewhat. This year it is going to be very early. We will probably have green beans in a week or 2. The ... Read more

Once Begun!!

Monday, May 07, 2012      2 comments

You know when we make up our minds to do something, we sometimes tend to procrastinate about it. We have good intentions and even go so far as to write down goals and plan... Read more

quick hello and post

Sunday, May 06, 2012      2 comments

Company has gone home and I'm hurriedly tracking here. Have to stitch hanging rings on the back of the 2 rugs I've finished to take to gallery tomorrow to another art guild meeting. Will catch up and post to my blog more tomorrow.... Read more

Too busy!!!

Friday, May 04, 2012      2 comments

Do you have some days that you just get so busy that you don't have time to think straight. Today has been one of those days. So this will be a short post. Calorie count was good..low but good. We ate a late lunch and I had completely forgo... Read more

Today

Thursday, May 03, 2012      2 comments

Today has been rather busy for me. Since I'm now getting outside, I have been busier than ever. We drove over to Walmarts today to pick up a few thing. It is a 50 mile drive one way so that took some time this morning. Since then, I've been chan... Read more

5%

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      2 comments

I took this from an article I read here on SP. It explained why the 5% than tend to keep the weightloss off.....I want to be the 5% and since I'm doing the 5% challenge I thought it was worth repeating here. But it is good advice no matter who y... Read more

"Cherry Crow Round"

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      2 comments

This is my newest rug. It is 24 x 24 inches and is an adaptation of a Magdalena Briner rug. It is hooked on rug hooking monks cloth with #6 to #9 cut of "as is" recycled wool ... Read more

Rain.....at last!!!

Monday, April 30, 2012      3 comments

I'm doing a happy rain dance today!!!! We are finally getting rain!!! Besides our garden needing it, I'm thinking that this may be terrific in allowing me outside tomorrow. Pr... Read more

Begin this Minute!!!

Sunday, April 29, 2012      2 comments

Many times we put off beginning something because it is inconvenient..or we don't have the right tools or equipment. We don't want to start our diet until after this weeken... Read more

Consistency

Saturday, April 28, 2012      2 comments

Yes consistency is the key to winning at almost everything...especially when it comes to weight loss and getting healthy. If we set up a consist exercise program or diet then ... Read more


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