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A fun day with friends at the Como Park Conservatory
Saturday, December 21, 2013      10 comments

Today some friends visited us from my hometown that we have not seen in almost a year. Because they have a daughter that is in middle school and is very involved in different sports we have not seen each other since February. Today they came for... Read more
50th Anniversary party
Sunday, December 08, 2013      17 comments

My siblings and I had a very small party for my parents yesterday to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. We had planned it for a few months and of course, whenever you plan any event in the winter in Minnesota, you better be prepared for b... Read more
To give away or not to give away???
Saturday, December 07, 2013      18 comments

I am going to see my SIL today who went thru weight loss surgery and has lost 60 lbs so far. She is looking great and has about 60 to go. As I lay awake this morning waiting for the house to warm out before I ventured out of my nice warm bed, I ... Read more
A rainy day in Rome
Sunday, November 17, 2013      19 comments

Here are some more fun pictures of the last day that we were in Rome, different neighborhoods and some beautiful buildings. It was the only day of our trip that it rained so we were really lucky. ... Read more
Vatican pictures from my vacation.
Saturday, November 16, 2013      18 comments

I thought I would just add few more pics of the wonderful time in Italy. Enjoy! ... Read more
A day at the Roman Colliseum
Friday, November 08, 2013      25 comments

Here are a few pictures from our day today. Again, there are no words to explain how you feel walking thru these ruins. The reason they built this is horrible since they had gladiators and animals fight to the death, but the ruins are something ... Read more
Pictures from our first day in Rome.
Friday, November 08, 2013      21 comments

We arrived in Rome on Wednesday and have spent a couple of beautiful and fun days here in Rome. This is a picture of the little kitchenette in our studio apartment that we r... Read more
One last blog about Greece and off to Rome tomorrow.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      14 comments

Here are a few more pictures that made me think of the Greek Islands vs the city of Athens. These were taken as we climbed many stairs toward the Acropolis. These homes have been here for many years are more the old style Greek homes. I hope y... Read more
A few more pictures of beautiful Greece
Monday, November 04, 2013      18 comments

Sunday in Athens at 1100a is the changing of the Guards where all of the troops come down in front of the Parliment and have quite a show. There is a band that plays the Gre... Read more
A few more pictures by night and by day.
Saturday, November 02, 2013      14 comments

We went to the top of a mountain to look out over Athens by night. It was just gorgeous. Here are a few pics of the furnacular that took us to the top and a few at the top... Read more
A day on my own in Athens
Friday, November 01, 2013      16 comments

My husband is at a conference today, that is actually the reason we came to Greece so I took this opportunity to go for a walk by myself and enjoy the sites and the sea. Here are a few of the beautiful things that I saw. ... Read more
More fun pictures from Greece
Thursday, October 31, 2013      10 comments

These next few pics are for Jackie and those that love flowers! ... Read more
Having a great time in Greece!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      14 comments

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Twin Cities 5K
Saturday, October 05, 2013      23 comments

One year ago, I was in the midst of my weight loss journey and I exercised and learned to enjoy it. Then a crazy thing happened, I read so many of my friends blogs about their 5K experiences and I decided I wanted to do one. I really wanted to l... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 3 months into Maintenance
Sunday, September 29, 2013      55 comments

What have I learned while maintaining? Well, I have learned that maintaining requires just as much dedication and diligence as losing. It is well worth the effort. I am at the same weight at 12 weeks out as I was when I decided to maintain. ... Read more

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