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Living the Past

Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

I just love this saying and it really reminds us that we can't go back and live our past...once it is is gone for we need to concentrate on the present and... Read more

Under the 200 mark

Friday, May 25, 2012      6 comments

I'm giving myself flowers..gardenias that is...(bush is in full bloom)...but it is to celebrate finally making it under 200lbs...just by half a pound but hey I will take all I... Read more

gold fish pond idea

Thursday, May 24, 2012      2 comments

I always wanted a gold fish pond ever since I was a child and happened to stumble across one while visitng some friends who lived in the country. They had not kept up their... Read more

Sleeping Dogs Lie

Wednesday, May 23, 2012      1 comments

Dogs have an uncanny ability tto sleep just about anywhere. I'm at the age where I struggle to get a good night's sleep. I've never been one to like taking naps, even when I w... Read more

Little garden friends

Sunday, May 20, 2012      1 comments

Many of you know I have a little gnome garden. Besides this one area, I have little garden friends hidden out around other places of the garden. Some are gnomes and some are j... Read more


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


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


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


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

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