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The Prize
Wednesday, October 16, 2019      12 comments

Yesterday I got the rest of the prizes from the contest I won. The photo is of me with the owners of the appliance store which gave me the freez... Read more
Lead me not into Temptation
Tuesday, October 15, 2019      10 comments

We all face temptations every day. Just like the photo above. Recently I won a contest in which part of the prize was 10 pints of ice cream. Today... Read more
Nature's Bouquet
Monday, October 14, 2019      14 comments

I always work with my trainer at the gym on MOndays and Fridays for an hour. Last Friday, she could not make it. I made a choice to not go to the ... Read more
Scarecrow
Sunday, October 13, 2019      12 comments

This is the time of year for scarecrows. I saw this one when driving around. There it was all alone out in the field. SOmetimes I feel like that... Read more
Time to freeze!
Saturday, October 12, 2019      10 comments

In a recent blog I posted about winning a contest in which the prize is a chest freezer. I got a call and it is being delivered today! It will come filled with food from an organic market. The ice cream will be picked up later this week... Read more
I have a choice
Friday, October 11, 2019      10 comments

Every day we make dozens of choices. What time we get up what to wear what's for breakfast DO I exercise, if so what will I do do I answer the phone How do I spend my time what chair will I sit on and so on We make many choic... Read more
What I Can Learn from SpongeBob Squarepants
Thursday, October 10, 2019      11 comments

When my grandson was younger his favorite tv show was SpongeBob Squarepants. We used to laugh and laugh as we watched it. As an adult, I tend to ... Read more
Old Friends
Wednesday, October 09, 2019      11 comments

Last night I had a visit from some old friends. The Mr was in our wedding almost 46 years ago. HIs first wife (who has passed away) was my matron of honor. After she passed away, he was kind of lost. IN the years since he has found anothe... Read more
What Was I Thinking?
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      10 comments

SOmetimes I have to step back and say "What was I thinking?" I am guessing we all have these moments. Maybe I agreed to do something that I upon ... Read more
Curves ahead!
Monday, October 07, 2019      10 comments

It is a new week. Mondays can be tough. Mondays Are one of my training days at the gym. I work with my trainer for an hour. Many Mondays I do... Read more
Sunday Check in
Sunday, October 06, 2019      12 comments

I am planning on being blessed today, no matter what! Yesterday was a challenge with a load of stress. When I sat down at the end of the day I could look back and find blessings. I am making an effort to change my perspective on upse... Read more
The small steps
Saturday, October 05, 2019      12 comments

Several years ago my family went through a very difficult situation. As a result, I began seeing a counsellor and was put on anxiety/depression medication. Thankfully I am now off of the medication, but still see a counsellor to help me with a... Read more
The Smile Can Mask the Tears
Friday, October 04, 2019      13 comments

I realized this morning I had posted a blog three times this week. I wondered if writing about my journey would help me inside and out. Being an introvert makes it hard to put myself out there and be vulnerable. I have found it is much easie... Read more
How Past Impacts Present
Thursday, October 03, 2019      15 comments

I live in a 115 year old house. Though we have updated plumbing and electrical, for the most part we have tried to keep the character and integrity of the house intact. Our original windows are wavy glass. Our moldings and built ins are class... Read more
Finding joy in small things
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      12 comments

This is my grand dog Fletcher. He is a rescue dog who is about a year and a half old. He has an older sister, Lucy who is 7 years old. Every day du... Read more

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