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Our Barn Cats had Quiche for Breakfast...
Saturday, May 08, 2021      6 comments

Yesterday was an especially hectic and stressful day. As things started to quiet down, I decided to make a quiche for dinner. I popped it into the oven and my hubby and I had a quiet drink on the porch while it was cooking. The house smelled ... Read more
Marriage Is A Lot Like Dieting
Tuesday, November 17, 2020      20 comments

Today is our 47th anniversary and it occurred to me that marriage is a lot like dieting. You start our with high hopes and soon realize that it is a lifestyle change. Some days you celebrate and other days you want to throw in the towel! But ... Read more
Half-way To My Goal Weight
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      16 comments

Today I reached the half-way mark to my goal weight and it is such a morale booster! Now every pound I lose will seem like a down-hill slide. I'm still wearing the same blue jeans (although they are baggy). I can fit into tops that were too t... Read more
Very, Very Strange...
Saturday, October 10, 2020      9 comments

This is our Thanksgiving weekend and normally we would get together with our son & his family, our daughter & her family, my sisters, nephews....... This year is going to be so different because we are not allowed to have an indoor gathering wi... Read more
It's All Coming Back To Me Now!
Sunday, October 04, 2020      3 comments

How do young moms do it? I babysat our granddaughter(fifteen months old) for three days recently & while I loved every single, solitary minute of it, I am exhausted, utterly pooped! After the first day, it started to come back to me & I rememb... Read more
The Skies Opened Up...Midway Through My Walk
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      2 comments

I walked next door to pick up our mail this afternoon and as it was so nice, I decided to continue on my walk. I dropped the mail off at the house along with my hoodie and continued with my walk. I just reached the furthest part of our back fi... Read more
Sneaky Snakes
Saturday, September 26, 2020      6 comments

Okay, so I admit it.....I am not a fan of the snakes. My father taught me as a new bride to tolerate them when I found them in my front yard. As he said, they eat the mice! We haven't seen any this year and then my hubby went and jinxed thing... Read more
My Grandson Wants to Trade Houses
Thursday, September 24, 2020      6 comments

My 10 year old grandson told me that he thinks we should trade houses. That way, we would get a newly renovated rec room and he would get twelve acres to explore and outbuildings to play in. I remember my kids when they were little and we mar... Read more
Baby's 1st Tea Party
Wednesday, September 23, 2020      3 comments

Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day and a perfect day for my granddaughter's 1st tea party! She is 15 months old and had yet to meet one of her aunts. We gathered together; an aunt, a great aunt, grandma (me) and mommy (my daughter) & of cours... Read more
Little Showoffs!
Saturday, September 19, 2020      4 comments

My twin grandsons stopped by for a visit just as we were finishing dinner. After I finished clearing the table, they asked about the fitness equipment. I told them how I struggled with the elliptical and the challenge was on. Did I mention th... Read more
I Wanted to Kiss Him
Wednesday, September 16, 2020      7 comments

I had just the worst day yesterday and it left me in a real frump. Then this morning I headed out early to pick up some groceries. The store was not busy. There was a girl at the door to greet me and the cashier and I spoke as she checked me ... Read more
Frost on the Pumpkins, Skunks & Long Johns
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      2 comments

I woke up about 4:30 this morning to the distinct aroma of skunk. I thought for a moment that maybe I was dreaming.....and then I hoped I was dreaming. I got up and started the coffee and sure enough there was a definite scent of skunk through... Read more
Whatever The Reason
Monday, September 14, 2020      2 comments

I went for a long walk around the back fields this morning and it suddenly hit me that there was a pep in my steps and much to my surprise I noticed I was striding instead of plodding along! It could be that the weather is cooler and much nicer... Read more
Jam Kisses & Snuggles
Sunday, September 13, 2020      3 comments

We visited my daughter and her family today. It was so nice to see the baby and my day was made complete when she held out her arms.....jam kisses and snuggles with her grandma. It was so much fun to see her grandpa playing with her. He was f... Read more
Saturday, September 12, 2020      3 comments

So now that I am back to tracking my food and exercising regularly, I told my hubby that I thought I was ready to be committed. He promptly asked if I had a preference as to which mental health facility! Cheeky monkey! It made me think about ... Read more

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