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VONBLACKBIRD
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Back from break
Friday, April 26, 2013      5 comments

Well it was a good thing I took that short break from here. We had to spend one afternoon covering our tomato and pepper plants to keep them from freezing. Also covered our p... Read more
Sparkpeople Break
Monday, April 22, 2013      8 comments

I have been here almost every day for over a year now and while my 5% challenge team is regrouping and all, I thought I would take a break from Sparkpeople for a few days. I w... Read more
5% challenge update
Sunday, April 21, 2013      9 comments

My update on my winter into spring 5% challenge. This challenge team ran for 8 weeks and am pleased with the results. I lost 6lbs over all from 194 to 188. Below are my beginning measurements and after. 2/23 Chest: 45 Bicep: 14 Waist:... Read more
Preschool kids
Friday, April 19, 2013      4 comments

I'm posting a photo of my youngest granddaughter at her 4th birthday party. She and her friends are all about the same age..so considered preschoolers at ages 3 and 4. I love ... Read more
Amazing!!
Thursday, April 18, 2013      5 comments

God has certainly created some amazing things. Take the honey bee. Most honey bees are female. there is only one queen bee in a hive which can be made up of thousands of bees... Read more
Apple tree
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      4 comments

This is a picture of our granny smith apple. We planted this tree over 15 years ago and have really had a time nurturing it to the way it looks now. We are in an area that has ... Read more
Goals and Age
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      7 comments

I think being older we sometimes call these "bucket lists" as they are things we want to do before we "kick the bucket"...I have several goals to attain and plan to accomplis... Read more
Messing up
Monday, April 15, 2013      3 comments

As a heavy person I know that we tend to berate ourselves when we mess up on our diet. Sometimes slipping in our eating or exercise makes us feel guilty and then we want to ju... Read more
What is normal?
Sunday, April 14, 2013      9 comments

Are any of us normal? Do any of want to be normal? My oldest granddaughter used to complain that she didn't like being "different"...I told her she has more fun if she is differ... Read more
Rules to live by
Saturday, April 13, 2013      6 comments

What more can I say!!!... Read more
Recipes and Pinterest
Friday, April 12, 2013      8 comments

I loved this recipe on SP so much and will be trying to make it today. I have fresh asparagus I'm harvesting right now from my garden and just love it cooked anyway possible.... Read more
Book mobile
Thursday, April 11, 2013      7 comments

Do you ever remember the Book mobile? Well a long long time ago when there were not many libraries around, some of the bigger libraries offered a service of bringing books to ... Read more
Choose happiness
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      7 comments

Did you know that you can choose the moods to be in. If you are down, slap a smile on your face and choose to be happy. I have lived a long time with this motto. Happiness is... Read more
Where is the Creativity?
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      7 comments

My mind usually runs on overdrive..I am always thinking 100 things and usually never at a loss for ideas for my drawings, rug patterns or stitchings. But for the last 4 da... Read more
Sparkpeople quotes
Monday, April 08, 2013      7 comments

I've noticed that in the past week that Sparkpeople has had some terrific quiotes..so thought I would share them again. We give up too easily so often and then we think we ... Read more

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