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Ethnic Food
Wednesday, July 28, 2021      1 comments

When you think of “ethnic food”, do you think of “British food”? This is from the nearby HEB store…. I had to wonder what foods fit in that category, so I... Read more
SomeThings I Discovered Today
Monday, July 26, 2021      6 comments

First off, I drove back from near San Antonio over to Houston today, and Thank Goodness for the way finding app, Waze, which redirected me out of Interstate 10 traffic along the old US Hwy 90 for about 10 miles, a stretch I’m sure I haven’t been... Read more
A Good Thing About Drinking Water
Sunday, July 25, 2021      7 comments

Experience is a great teacher, so I can embrace the truth that water is the best thing for me to drink, ……. If not for any other reason than when you (I) accidentally knock over my glass, it is a WHOLE lot easier to clean up!!! It’s also ea... Read more
Worth a Try
Sunday, July 25, 2021      9 comments

I often buy large packages of frozen vegetables to keep in my freezer so I can make stir fry, or curry, or other things without having to have lots of fresh vegetables around…. But I had a hankering for some ROASTED vegetables, and thought I wou... Read more
Trickle Down Knowledge
Friday, July 23, 2021      7 comments

Sometimes it feels like I’m gulping down information in such quantities that I know that I won’t be able to digest it all…. But going at my own pace, I know , will result in my own higher net knowledge…. ... Read more
A Day of Memorable Experiences
Thursday, July 22, 2021      8 comments

A Bible Study Fellowship friend of mine died and I went to the memorial visitation time…. And I knew not even one person there, though her sweet sister introduced herself to me on the way in…. Talk about feeling conspicuous! My friend was black,... Read more
Lifelong Learning Goal
Tuesday, July 20, 2021      11 comments

One of the things I have really liked about Sparkpeople is how much I have learned…. which, as it turns out, is one of the key ingredients in being... Read more
Grocery Store Crisis
Monday, July 19, 2021      11 comments

It’s Monday, which, for some reason, is my favorite day for grocery shopping, as long as I go early…. It seems less crowded….and the shelves seem better stocked… Is it my imagination? Maybe….. but I’ll take it!! It has been at least a whil... Read more
Versatile Chicken Soup
Monday, July 19, 2021      9 comments

When I buy extra day-old rotisserie chicken, and I need to deal with more pieces than I can eat immediately, I like to simmer the chicken in water with onions and celery, and when it has made to richest broth I debone the chicken and decide what... Read more
Sparkly Things to Remember
Saturday, July 17, 2021      14 comments

A few things from SP I don’t want to forget (well, actually, there are a LOT of things!) And I hope the motivational memes will ... Read more
Sentimental Journey Within My File Cabinet
Friday, July 16, 2021      10 comments

I have been trying to get rid of a lot of extraneous clutter, which even includes going through my file cabinet, and as I waded through my children’s files I was transported to those long ago days and the precious projects that they did that wer... Read more
Perspective on Problems
Friday, July 16, 2021      8 comments

I wouldn’t trade my problems with anyone. Even when I feel beset with challenges, I recognize that my problems are really pretty insignificant in comparison to others….. in a phone call today I grieved with a friend who just got a dia... Read more
Back to What Passes For Normal…
Wednesday, July 14, 2021      8 comments

I had such high hopes for my day when I woke up this morning! I had rested well, and got 8 hours of sleep! All the clutter that I had ignored when I headed for bed was right where I had left it, so I wouldn’t have to go looking for it…... Read more
Home Sweet Home (in nick of time)
Tuesday, July 13, 2021      10 comments

I had signed up for a Zoom Storytelling class sponsored by my library, so I really made the effort to get home from Fort Worth in time to sign in on my own WiFi…. It’s a good 4 + hour drive but I made it in time to run inside and log in…. ... Read more
Longing for Home
Tuesday, July 13, 2021      15 comments

As much as I love being with my daughter’s family, I’ve been here almost a week, and I’m beginning to long for home…. Which is a good thing because I’m driving back home tomorrow…. As much as I will miss the pitter patter of little feet, I ... Read more

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