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Friday, December 09, 2016      3 comments

Our backyard this morning - and the thermometer says 22 - so just a bit on the chilly side!! A good day to stay in and do some baking!! LA... Read more
That Lemon Meringue Pie!
Saturday, December 03, 2016      4 comments

Well, here is what is left of the pie after Geoff and I had some yesterday evening. I did not have any cream of tartar for the meringue so Geoff googled it and found that I could use lemon juice. Did not hold up as well - but sure tasted good ... Read more
Friday, December 2
Friday, December 02, 2016      1 comments

Just tracking a yarn order from knitpicks! Today it is leaving Eden, ID - so anxious to receive - the yarn is for fingerless gloves for my daughter. Also, some knitting needles for her. So fun!!! Met with a friend this morning for a "cat... Read more
Chrstmas Projects
Thursday, December 01, 2016      5 comments

One more to finish - decorating styrofoam balls for Christmas. These will go in little gift bags I am putting together for my neighbors. Such fun to do. ... Read more
Baking Today
Saturday, November 26, 2016      3 comments

Just took the bread out of the oven - love my home-made bread for toast in the mornings!! With some butter and a bit of cranberry sauce. ... Read more
I'm Back!
Sunday, November 13, 2016      4 comments

Not sure where I have been the past couple of months - guess out in left field. Was having some BP issues but that is now under control as the hot summer days have passed. Today will be a quiet day here in our apartment - am thinking abo... Read more
Monday, September 19
Monday, September 19, 2016      4 comments

Oh,my, this past week did pass quickly - was Round-Up time here in Pendleton. Lots of activity!! My Grand-Son was here with his wife and his Mother-in-Law. She is a nurse and the company she works for sent her here to work the Round-Up.... Read more
Day Eight - Realistic Resolutions
Saturday, September 10, 2016      3 comments

I think today's challenge was just for me - "Healthy Meals in Minutes" - I just do not enjoy cooking - anymore. Was a single Mom - and I just want my cooking days to be over!! However, I did find a couple of recipes I will try. One is ... Read more
Day Seven - Realistic Resolutions
Friday, September 09, 2016      4 comments

Had planned to blog every day - but somehow life got in the way. However, I have been checking in everyday - and have been keeping up with my daily goals: to the club 3 times a week and drinking more water. Today the topic was settin... Read more
Day Four - Realistic Resolutions
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      4 comments

Had such a good day - met Elaine at the DoNut Shop this morning. We have been meeting there for the past 4 years. For a chat time and a Bible study. We are about half way thru Daniel - Then to the club for my walk on the treadmill and a ... Read more
Day Three - Realistic Resolutions!
Monday, September 05, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday's challenge - to drink water - oh, dear. That is about my hardest challenge!! Just do not like water. I have tried all the suggestions and they just don't work. About the only one that does - sorta - is Safeway's brand of bottled w... Read more
Day One of a New Challenge
Saturday, September 03, 2016      9 comments

I feel like I have gotten so far off track!! So - today am restarting a challenge that I did not finish before. And, this time am going to blog each day - to keep on track. The challenge is Realistic Resolutions - and one of the goals is to ... Read more
A Snow-White Dove
Friday, August 19, 2016      5 comments

Just listened to this song - have heard it many times before - but did not really listen to the words. On the wings of a snow-white dove God sends His pure sweet love A sign from above On the wings of a dove ... Read more
Another Day in Pendleton
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      3 comments

What's with this weather??? It sprinkled during the night and is cool and overcast this morning!! Feels like Fall and we haven't even had Pendleton Round-Up yet - that is not for another month. But, the warm weather will return - probably wi... Read more
Another Day in August
Monday, August 08, 2016      7 comments

So bright and sunny and cooler this morning. Just enjoying our view - lots of beautiful green trees along the river. Gotta get to the grocer... Read more

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