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50 years. Then and Now
Sunday, April 19, 2020      10 comments

This is us, Michael and myself, just a few days after we ... Read more
Spark The Season - Homemade
Saturday, December 06, 2014      12 comments

For Christmas two years ago, I made these pillows for my siblings and Mom. They were made from my Dad's ties who passed away the year before. ... Read more
Another Re Post about COMMITMENT
Thursday, January 02, 2014      8 comments

The Joy Of Commitment I probably shouldn't post excerpts when I am not certain where they come from but this one seems appropriate today. I think it might have been from a DR Phil book. ===== "Making a commitment requires courage, ... Read more
Weight Loss Comparison Chart (just for fun)
Thursday, January 02, 2014      13 comments

A few have asked for this fun chart. So here we go.. Here are some weight comparisons...What equivalent have you shed and what will you be shedding? 1 pound = a Guinea Pig 1.5 pounds = a dozen Krispy Kreme glazed donuts 2 poun... Read more
My Christmas Pillow Project With Pictures
Saturday, November 05, 2011      24 comments

I rescued a dozen of my Dad's ties from the Goodwill bag a few months ago. I thought it would be a fun tribute to make something from them. I quilted, appliqued and embroidered using pieces of the ties to make these pillows. They are backed w... Read more
My Day ...7...20-20...11
Thursday, July 21, 2011      9 comments

I had an interesting day yesterday. It was 7/20/2011...For one thing, it was DD#2's 29th birthday. She's a darling young woman and I'm very proud of her. For another, I was thinking it would be a very productive and intuitive day. 7 20 20 11.... Read more
A Hot Day in the Canyon and a few pics
Friday, June 24, 2011      11 comments

So, I was sitting waiting for a table at Chilis with Mom and watching the muted TV when I see there is a brush fire. I say, Hey! that's my property! DH had left a couple messages on my phone while I was at Mom's DR appointment. I decided, ... Read more
Determination and Strength of two old people that I love
Thursday, August 05, 2010      2 comments

Last February, My Dad's DR told my Mom he would go fast now. The DR didn't know my Dad. When I look at him, I see an 88 year old man on oxygen 24/7, wheel chair bound and unable to care for himself in any way. Yet he rules that household. H... Read more
Yesterday and Today
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday was a pretty good day. After blowing my top and threatening my Dad's in home care insurance company, that I was taking them to the board, they finally complied. Retroactively back to January. So now Senior Helpers should resume send... Read more
I'm frustrated
Friday, April 16, 2010      7 comments

I'm just so frustrated right now. I hate being pessimistic about how things work out but, things just never seem to work out. I'm talking about the Insurance Company. My Dad's in home long term care insurance. They say one thing and when it'... Read more
Monday Morning Hermits
Monday, March 22, 2010      3 comments

I never thought I'd love to see Mondays.. But I love Mondays. It's quiet and I can concentrate on what I have to do for myself. I can exercise in peace, prepare my foods the way I like, take time to read what I want and just be quiet. Sounds... Read more
The Truths And Lie Game Answers
Friday, March 05, 2010      4 comments

It was a 50/50 on this one. Either I can't dance or I can't bowl LOL Truths are, yes, I did win a dance contest when I was about 11 years old. It was a Saturday Night Dance for some un remembered event. My friend Ana and I were the only ... Read more
Two Truths And A Lie
Monday, March 01, 2010      4 comments

It's my turn to play "Two Truths and a Lie" Try to tell which is which.. 1. I once bowled a 300 game 2. I won a dance contest. 3. I once recruited for the United States Marine Corps ... Read more