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Sunny Sunday
Sunday, April 19, 2020      7 comments

A hundred minutes of exercise done, dinner in the crockpot. Mediation is on tap after this post and a me day. Mini facial, long shower. This almost reminds me of days of old, when thing were closed on Sunday, it was a day of rest. I ... Read more
Patience Is Just About Gone
Saturday, April 18, 2020      9 comments

Did yoga this morning, you would have thought it would have helped. Okay perhaps I would have lost my cool sooner without the yoga. Now that I have subdued my inner child by soothing myself with food, I should take a few deep breaths and do a me... Read more
Best Laid Plans
Friday, April 17, 2020      9 comments

Dinner plans included mizeria (Polish cucumber salad). I thinly sliced an English cucumber sprinkled salt over the slices. Then you let it stand so the water will come out. I came back to the kitchen to squeeze liquid from cucumbers and finish t... Read more
Making Menu Tweaks
Thursday, April 16, 2020      6 comments

SparkPeople's 30-Day Fit Food Challenge has four weeks of menus and snacks. 84 Quick & Healthy Meals in Minutes https://www.sparkpeople.
icles.asp?id=1620 There is even a shopping list. Some of t... Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2020      10 comments

Got exercise in again, before my brain realized what I was doing. Yes, I do know that it is good for me. Checked my blood sugar. Had coffee. Middle son woke me at 3 am. Coffee didn't work so I took a brief nap this morning. This Stay Home... Read more
Fast and Furious
Tuesday, April 14, 2020      10 comments

Got to enjoy some sun while I was down by the river, although I forgot to take some pictures. It was much higher and swifter than usual due to all the rain yesterday. White water sprung up from where the rocks were. I fondly remember playing on... Read more
Menu Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020      12 comments

Got to Skype with the Grands for Easter and wish the now eight year old a Happy Birthday. She had a car parade drive by and it thrilled her. The next time her birthday will fall on Easter she will be 81 in 2093. I will not be around to see that... Read more
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 12, 2020      11 comments

Ah Easter! Springtime is renewal, rebirth, resurrection. I feel renewed. (That might have something to do with the 45 minutes of exercise I did thi... Read more
Saturday, April 11, 2020      9 comments

This has to be the least stressful Easter weekend I have had in ages. The only thing I have to do is curb-side pick up of dinner late tomorrow morning. We are fortunate enough to support our local restaurants and local farms during this trying ... Read more
The Governor Saw His Shadow
Friday, April 10, 2020      6 comments

Last night Connecticut's Governor announced six more weeks of "Stay Home, Stay Safe." While I'm not thrilled, I do see it as a necessity to prevent the spread of the virus. So we do, what we gotta do! Now I know to make plans to the current sit... Read more
Full Moon Delay?
Thursday, April 09, 2020      5 comments

Was up late last night and watch Bernie on the Late Show and fell asleep after midnight. Charming middle son awoke me before 3 am and has been up ever since. I do not think he had a bad dream, he seems fine (except for timing.) Told him to go ba... Read more
Sunday Drive on Tuesday
Wednesday, April 08, 2020      8 comments

After being basically at home since March 8th, I decided it was time to get out. Alright, yes we did meet with Precious First Born and the Grands to exchange birthday gifts last Thursday. But this was to be a picnic at the shore. Our first locat... Read more
Tuesday, April 07, 2020      6 comments

Weekly shopping trip presented no problems getting bread and looks like some paper goods are back on the shelves. Yeah! Wore the mask but had problems breathing through it. When no one was around I had to lift it to get more air for a few mom... Read more
Who Is That Masked Man
Monday, April 06, 2020      8 comments

Middle son is modeling a mask that was crafted for him. His best friend's Mom sewed some and surprised us with a delivery. She is so sweet. Stil... Read more
Sunday, April 05, 2020      7 comments

Oh boy, being flexible does have it''s benefits right now. The menu I had planned up to Easter has changed. Oh well, such is life, full of surprises. Making an effort to avoid the stores is challenging my meal creativity. I'm accustomed to usin... Read more

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