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The Backyard Animals
Thursday, April 24, 2014      3 comments

Last time I wrote I talked about the Cranes and how the baby had grown. Now the baby is so big I sometimes confuse it for one of it's parents. It's baby brown fluff is now almost grey and it is getting a red tufted head. The Mother Crane built... Read more
cats & cranes
Monday, March 17, 2014      7 comments

I have so enjoyed watching the newly hatched twin baby Sandhill Cranes grow and totter around the yard. They are getting big and tall now. A few nights, after dark, we heard what I can only describe as a mournful cry coming from the nest where... Read more
pictures of new Baby Sandhill Cranes
Saturday, March 01, 2014      7 comments

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The Cranes
Friday, February 28, 2014      9 comments

We have a pair of nesting Sand Hill Cranes that come every year and lay their eggs. So far the eggs have never been fertile and the Mother Crane sits on the eggs for months longer than she normally would. A cranes eggs usually hatch within 30 ... Read more
Post Thanksgiving
Monday, November 26, 2012      6 comments

I cooked dinner again this year and tried to sneak in low cal versions of family recipes. Everybody enjoyed the meal and of course we had enough leftover for the weekend and finished off with turkey soup yesterday. I did not loose any weight n... Read more
Sunday, October 28, 2012      8 comments

In response to a post a couple days ago on the message boards. I took a close look at my friends list. I don't like to get too many friends, then I can't keep up with them all. I had one friend that had over 14,000 and I had never heard from ... Read more
One of those Days
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      8 comments

I'm having one of those days.... there are plenty of chores around the house that need doing and I have company coming next week. I just can't get myself moving on any house work when it is so nice outside. Usually I love to do housework and ... Read more
Computer Virus
Saturday, February 26, 2011      4 comments

I was in the middle of sparking yesterday morning when I got hit by a computer virus. It's called "system tool" and it was a nasty one. It locked me up tight. I couldn't delete it or open anything else. It cost me $100 to get a tech out her... Read more
Company is here
Monday, February 21, 2011      3 comments

My Sister showed up for a surprise 5 day visit. She lives in VA, I live in FL. I hadn't seen her in years. Along with my Brother who lives nearby, we have been on the go, go, go since she got here. Doing the vacation things with her. Lots o... Read more
Not giving up
Saturday, February 05, 2011      0 comments

I read a blog this morning about a woman giving up on weight loss and checking out of sparks. She said she was too busy and it was too hard to stay on sparks. I so disagree. I find my weight loss so slow with many plateaus but it is slowly go... Read more
Quiet Weekend
Sunday, January 23, 2011      0 comments

It's been a quiet weekend. I didn't leave the house. It's very cold this morning, frost covers everything. It looks like snow. Our frosty mornings are becoming a habit rather than a rarity here in Florida. It's going to take all day to fina... Read more
Friday, January 21, 2011      1 comments

I woke up this morning and it was dripping wet outside with the look of more rain. I decided to skip my morning walk. Then it rained and stopped so I decided to go ahead with my walk. Halfway thru it started raining again and had nowhere to h... Read more
Cheesecake Factory
Thursday, January 13, 2011      1 comments

I'm going to Ikea today then to Cheesecake factory for lunch. I've never been. Wow are they high in calories. I think I'll just try their plain cheesecake, 870 in calories, since that is their namesake. Then I'll have a yogurt for dinner and... Read more
Got my new computer
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      0 comments

I got my new computer today. It had a bug in it to get started but an hour on the phone to Dell and they had it up and running. It is so fast compared to my old one. I love it. Now it will be so much easier to Spark!... Read more
New computer
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      2 comments

I've heard people talk about having problems with spark the last few days. They say it's from the influx of new people after the first of the year. I don't know if that's true or not. My computer is so old and inadequate I can never tell if i... Read more

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