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Removing wrong things
Thursday, January 08, 2009      3 comments

I took a long walk around our place today and discovered this growth on one of our trees in front of our house. Th... Read more
Our old Homeplace
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      2 comments

Our place is our "Old Homeplace". Relatively speaking it is 23 years old. And we have cultivated the 6 acres from a scrub patch full of briars and wild overgrown trees. It has tak... Read more
Blooming Ice
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

We had a small ice storm yesterday. It mainly was up higher in the trees and was melting by night fall and then refroze. We weren't in too much danger and it has all melted by to... Read more
SIMPLIFY
Monday, January 05, 2009      3 comments

I have found that I need to SIMPLIFY my life and here is what I've learned: 1. Each day is a new day. It is a day to start completely over. I can't do anything to change the past and the future isn't here yet, so I need to take time early i... Read more
Perfectionism
Sunday, January 04, 2009      1 comments

"Perfectionism does not lead to perfection." To succeed, you need to grow, learn and expand your world. Perfectionism limits your growth and takes away your chances of findi... Read more
Those who matter in our lives!!
Saturday, January 03, 2009      0 comments

" There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters. Who never did. Who won't anymore. And who always will. So don't worry about people from your past, the... Read more
Cracked tooth
Friday, January 02, 2009      0 comments

This is a picture of a healthy tooth. Mine aren't so healthy. For one thing I have rheumatoid arthritis and know I have week joints and bones. Another thing after years of som... Read more
Baggy Pants
Thursday, January 01, 2009      3 comments

You know I never notice the weightloss on me until I get a look at pictures I've taken. I then realize how much I really have lost and what it looks like to others. I have refuse... Read more
Hot Mineral Springs
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      2 comments

I live just 40 miles west of Hot Springs Arkansas. It is the only town that is located inside a National Park system. I love this town. They have many bath houses and you can fil... Read more
People who steal
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      0 comments

My husband and I are pretty furious. He was going to go fishing this afternoon and when he went to hook up his boat, he noticed that the gas tank for his boat motor was missing. I... Read more
Another day walking
Monday, December 29, 2008      0 comments

Wow I see we can earn a point a day now for posting here. Great idea. I'm finally back on track. I met my sister today and we walked for over an hour. We took lots of photos and then ate at a wonderful healthy salad place. I did more walki... Read more
It's a Wonderful LIfe!!
Friday, December 26, 2008      4 comments

Christmas has come and gone and of course we all ate more than we should have and probably haven't gotten the exercise we need to get. But tomorrow is another day. Chris... Read more
Is this a life time commitment?
Wednesday, December 17, 2008      3 comments

I have been doing some thinking and realized today that what I'm doing here is a lifetime commitment...Do I want to really be as healthy as I can be at this stage in life or do I wan... Read more
Sweet Rewards
Friday, December 12, 2008      3 comments

Sometimes I think we grew up being rewarded for good behavior and the rewards we got were "sweet rewards." What I mean is many times, we would receive cookies or candy for just b... Read more
What to do with left over fruit
Thursday, December 04, 2008      2 comments

I had made a fruit tray for Thanksgiving and I have this thing about wasting good food. We had alot of apple and pear pieces left so instead of throwing them out, I made fruit br... Read more

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