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Looking for good tortilla soup recipe
Monday, September 12, 2011      2 comments

Does anyone have a really special chicken tortilla soup recipe? I'm craving this soup and can't find a recipe I really like? Crockpot or not, I need ideas! Thanks!... Read more
New habits feeling more natural
Sunday, September 11, 2011      2 comments

Could this process be like training for elite sports or learning a musical instrument? That is, I have always heard that to become masterful in athletics or music, first you learn, and then you un-learn. This does not mean forget, but rat... Read more
My headache stole my blog
Saturday, September 10, 2011      1 comments

I sat down to write a blog entry and my headache simply will not be ignored long enough to write anything besides this sentence. Good night, all!... Read more
Yummy recipe for healthy salad
Friday, September 09, 2011      4 comments

This is a new favorite dinner for DH and me. It's spicy, crunchy and yummy. It's especially good using the fresh tomatoes our garden provides this time of year. We usually skip the cheese and add a few more crushed chips (that's just our pre... Read more
Literacy Council Benefit
Thursday, September 08, 2011      3 comments

I'm off to our county's Literacy Council Benefit tonight. This is a great organization that helps those who are illiterate gain reading skills. I'm thinking of becoming a tutor...... Read more
Another great quote
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      3 comments

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." ~ Anaïs Nin What was your reason to change? What made you do things differently? ... Read more
Another reason to work out
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

I got up with a headache this morning. Ugh. I could feel the tightness and tension coming from my right shoulder up the back of my head and focusing on my right forehead. How was I supposed to get all of my tasks done with this biting pain... Read more
Great quote Sunday
Monday, September 05, 2011      1 comments

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." ~Mark Twain ... Read more
Good stuff
Sunday, September 04, 2011      1 comments

Today, DH and I played host to my parents and DS and his lovely girlfriend. We had steaks and a HUGE variety of garden goodies and much wonderful conversation. DS is becoming a solid young man and I am gratified to see he and his girlfrien... Read more
Sore muscles and clean dogs
Saturday, September 03, 2011      3 comments

I just did not have it in me to work out today. I feel pretty good except that I have a very sore left shin muscle. All the way down to my toes. Sore, tight and a constant reminder to take it easy today. And so, I did. The smelly dogs, ... Read more
One of my favorite quotes
Friday, September 02, 2011      6 comments

This sums up what I'm learning about attitude and how it affects behavior. "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right." ~ Henry Ford So much of success is believing that you have the capacity to succeed. I... Read more
Date night!
Thursday, September 01, 2011      2 comments

DH and I have season tickets to our local professional theater this year. The first performance is tonight and I can't wait! We're going out for a light supper beforehand and it will be nice to have an hour or two to just talk. DD is back... Read more
Moving DD into college tomorrow
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      3 comments

Our summer has officially come to an end. DS came home to help me move DD into her dorm bright and early tomorrow morning. I will miss her and I'm sad, but I know that this is the way things are supposed to be. I'm blessed to have the kin... Read more
DS is growing up
Monday, August 29, 2011      1 comments

After talking to DS on the phone for the last hour, I'm torn between wanting to help him with some bills and thinking that his needing to live on a shoestring this summer has taught him many valuable lessons. I should not mess that up. He'... Read more
DD goodbye dinner
Sunday, August 28, 2011      0 comments

DD is going back to college in Madison on Wednesday and asked if we could go out for sushi before she left. Well tonight was the night. Wonderful, fresh sushi, soup and salad, which always leaves me full (but not that SICK kind of full). ... Read more

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