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  • Dogs + ;-) 5/29

    5/23/2015 8:21:26 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • sweetest little dogs

    5/23/2015 6:12:13 AM, by CLUMBOY

    hi--just a quick post here with a picture that sherri took. we had so much fun Thursday--first the dog show and then a trip to our favorite nursery. we all fell in love with these sweet little dogs--they are snugglers to the MAX. this pic is of "corky" who we all took turns holding and kissing. ... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 5/22

    5/22/2015 10:40:50 AM, by PDSLIM

    Cat Purrs are Therapeutic - several web articles Have a great day. ... Read more

  • Summer Vacation

    5/21/2015 8:28:34 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    Today was the last day of school for the summer vacation! Will most likely stay home this year, although some friends want to go camping. Not exactly my favorite thing to do, but I will do whatever to get a break from taking care of my mom for a couple of days. My boyfriend's girls are suppo... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 5/21

    5/21/2015 3:57:29 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • thursday--ROAD TRIP

    5/21/2015 6:59:22 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning. yesterday was one of those days--I was running around like a maniac but I have no idea what I got done during the process. got a letter finalized, okayed by my lawyer and sent to the state. cindy came by and started weeding (BLESS HER) finished washing all the chachkis and started c... Read more

  • Friends ;-) 5/20

    5/20/2015 4:56:41 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Wednesday--big butt cake and other things

    5/20/2015 7:54:13 AM, by CLUMBOY

    hi everyone--Eileen asked me to share the big butt recipe. first off--you CAN make a healthy version of the cake by substituting any or all of the following: whey sugar for the cake ingred. sugar fat free sour cream 1 whole egg and 2 egg whites you could probably use carob chips if you wan... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 5/19

    5/19/2015 1:41:12 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • tuesday--after the heat wave

    5/19/2015 7:47:37 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! well yesterday the high was near 90 and the humidity was stifling. today if we make it to 60 it will be a miracle. spring in Indiana. at least there are not frost's predicted although tonight the low will go down to 38. time to bring the pepper and tomato plants indoors for the ni... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 5/18

    5/18/2015 11:21:05 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • monday

    5/18/2015 7:45:45 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! well, despite damp, humid, hot and cloudy weather, we had a good weekend. on Saturday I told rob I really wanted to go to kalamazoo and visit my favorite nursery in all the world, river street flowerland. they have a wonderful selection of beautifully grown plants, but more importan... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 5/17

    5/17/2015 7:38:04 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Feathers ;-) 5/16

    5/16/2015 1:00:21 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Craft Projects

    5/16/2015 12:08:53 AM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    For some reason I like to work on 2-3 craft projects at at time. I guess that way I don't get bored with one, and put it away and not work on it (or anything) for a long time. I finally finished the stockings for the girls. It took me about 11 months to get them finished. I showed them to t... Read more

  • Welcoming a new Val

    5/16/2015 12:05:56 AM, by GIVWIG

    I lost my husband Mark, January 7th due to cirrhosis of the liver from alcoholism. We had only been married 5 years. He told me before we were married that he was an alcoholic, but until you actually live with an alcoholic, you don't really know what that is like. I loved my husband, but it was real... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 5/15

    5/15/2015 7:57:54 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • friday

    5/15/2015 7:35:48 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! going to be cloudy and damp-ish here today--but warm. looks like the next 4 or 5 days will be like this. a light rain came through about 4 am, but its not raining now and doesn't look like any is en route--so I will download week 9 of the interval trainer and head out for a run. ... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 5/14

    5/14/2015 11:20:29 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • Animals ;-) 5/13

    5/13/2015 3:19:11 PM, by PDSLIM

    She drank water & then spit it into the boots. Someone needs odor eater. Have a great day.... Read more

  • Feathers with local story ;-) 5/12

    5/12/2015 2:33:33 PM, by PDSLIM

    This family lives close by. They delight kids & adults. Reminds min of another year when a duck family took up residence in the Frick Museum garden. The guards watched over them. When the parents moved them babies to Central Park, they stopped traffic until all were safely across 5th Ave. www.o... Read more

  • tuesday--errand fatigue

    5/12/2015 8:13:04 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! well yesterday was rainy--with the promise of more rain, followed by rain. managed to get my run in before it hit. by the time I got out of the shower at home, the sky had gone to neutral gray and any hope of outside work went with it. hopped in the car and headed out to the gro... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 5/11

    5/11/2015 10:43:31 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • monday--positivity

    5/11/2015 7:26:48 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning. if you can't tell what this is--(I am such a great photographer) its a tree frog peering out of a little mini birdhouse on my trellis. if you notice--he has matched his cheek patches to the color of the house. tree frogs have the ability to change color to blend in better to their sur... Read more

  • Cats & Whys ;-) 5/10

    5/10/2015 10:28:00 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • Animals ;-) 5/8

    5/8/2015 10:07:57 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • friday--the eating disaster that was thursday

    5/8/2015 8:09:56 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! I don't know what happened yesterday. some days eating carefully just doesn't happen. at least right now I am so active that it kind of balances out. started morning off fine--ate a decent breakfast. didn't exercise because I had a lot I wanted to get done. threw some clothes on... Read more

  • Friends ;-) 5/7

    5/7/2015 9:33:39 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • cooking disasters and broken glass

    5/7/2015 6:51:21 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! well--my yogurt was a complete fiasco. I have made it lots of times but this time I think everything that could go wrong did. bottom line--threw out 1/2 gallon of milk at the end of the process. still haven't made the banana bread--thinking tomorrow probably. I went to Phyllis kit... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 5/6

    5/6/2015 9:07:24 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • Cats ;-) 5/5

    5/5/2015 10:56:03 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • tuesday--rainy morning

    5/5/2015 7:45:59 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! its raining here, and the plants are very happy about it. the potting continues and I am making progress. the dormant crowns of queen of the prairie that I potted are starting to show growth--and I am so pleased. I have grown this plant here for ages, but never really potted it up.... Read more

  • Yard Work

    5/4/2015 6:06:57 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    Spent most of the day mowing my front and back yards. 379 Tomorrow I need to trim some tree branches, that make mowing difficult. They hang down and I have to bend down as low as I can so my hair and/or hat don't get caught. One of the trees is in my neighbor's yard, but the branches hang in... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 5/4

    5/4/2015 9:19:19 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • monday

    5/4/2015 7:27:27 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! had a busy, productive weekend. I LOVE this time of year--not only because the weather breaks, but because I begin to connect with so many garden friends--it always lifts my spirits. I took a few things up to the kitchen store Saturday and participated in Phyllis's little farmer'... Read more

  • It's All About Time

    5/3/2015 12:23:43 AM, by HYATTI1

    I always tell myself that I want to do this or that but then here it comes...TIME sneaking in and putting a stop to my plans. I get asked to volunteer or help out and I want to scratch my head and say I would but I just don't have any extra TIME on my hands. Like most of us I think this has been th... Read more

  • Feathers ;-) 5/1

    5/1/2015 2:41:58 PM, by PDSLIM

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    5/1/2015 7:14:37 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning--well the season is upon me and it has landed with a giant thud in the form of a huge shipment of plants that arrived yesterday: 7 boxes of beautiful plants, including these absolutely gorgeous bay tree saplings: so now on top of all the garden work still ahead, I have a mount... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 4/30

    4/30/2015 3:44:17 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Cats & fun link ;-) 4/29

    4/29/2015 8:51:10 AM, by PDSLIM

    Did you know these 24 strange facts about cats?
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  • crazy stuff

    4/29/2015 7:22:52 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning--well--our weekend was well--pretty much nuts. Saturday was cloudy and wet, so we went to a pottery gallery and rob bought me two lovely pieces for my birthday gift. I got a big bowl with a carved surface and deep brown glaze called "a big bowl of chocolate" (who wouldn't want THAT???... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 4/28

    4/28/2015 10:53:51 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • Dogs + ;-) 4/27

    4/27/2015 4:01:54 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • My husband likes to pick on me

    4/27/2015 10:11:05 AM, by KNEWTON11

    I have been married for 35 years. My husband loves to pick on me. He thinks it's funny. We both are retired so we see each other a lot. I will go to my gym which has a pool and walk in it. People at the pool just talk nice to me. Someday I just don't want to go home. I know my husband loves me but ... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 4/26

    4/26/2015 11:23:01 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Animals ;-) 4/25

    4/25/2015 10:21:21 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • Starting Over and other updates

    4/24/2015 3:59:25 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    I need to start over on my dieting and exercising. I'm doing great with just drinking one Pepsi 222 a week (on Sundays). I've really been craving salty things lately. Actually just Sour Cream and Onion Pringles. I admit I was eating them way too often. Decided to buy sunflower seeds. It ta... Read more