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Saturday April 26, '14
Saturday, April 26, 2014      6 comments

It has been a long time since I blogged so thought I would try this again. Before, I was blogging just to try to keep my sanity where I was living. Since moving her almost three years ago, I am so much happier and content and I love living smack... Read more
Saturday, August 11, 2012      3 comments

Wow, I hadn't realized how long it has been since I wrote anything here. Life just gets in the way and I am more settled and happier since I moved here June 1, '11. It took a lot of adjustement moving to this tiny place, shedding more stuff that... Read more
Boston Cream Pie Recipe
Sunday, June 24, 2012      1 comments

Ingredients 1 box yellow cake mix Pastry Cream: 2 cups milk 1/2 cup white sugar 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise 6 egg yolks 4 tablespoons instant flour (recommended: Wondra) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pinch salt... Read more
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      2 comments

We are having a lot of rain and cool temperatures and here it is June already. I actually had to turn on my little heater to take the chill off the room this morning. I don't know when the sun will come out but it can't happen too soon for me. ... Read more
New Recliner for Me
Sunday, May 27, 2012      2 comments

I was able to get a smaller recliner from a man who lives in our sister building across town. He didn't want it anymore because it was too low for him and he fell out of it trying to get up. It's used but new to me and it fits better in my small... Read more
Deals at Safeway
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      2 comments

I joined Safeway's new coupon program, loading the sale items I wanted on my card, got really good prices and a dozen eggs free for joining. I had a cart full, mostly produce. I have been out of fresh foods except apples and I just ran out yeste... Read more
Stormy May Days
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      1 comments

We are having a lot of rain this week. Yesterday it was like a monsoon. Another storm front is on the way this morning and it will be wet the rest of the week. The woods behind our building are varying shades of greens. The Scotch Broom is... Read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      2 comments

Well, I had my colonostomy yesterday afternoon and woke up halfway through and felt pain. Demerol is the drug of choice and it just puts a person under. I got a clean bill of health so I don't have to worry about doing it anymore as they like to... Read more
Saturday Thoughts
Saturday, May 05, 2012      2 comments

As I write this I am still waiting for the sun to arrive now that La Nina is over. Gray skies and maybe a few light showers today but everything is green and budding so I won't complain. Today is opening day of boating so people are out in force... Read more
Rainy Sunday
Sunday, April 29, 2012      2 comments

So far we are having a wet Spring and temperatures in the 50's. Residents have been busy planting their big planter boxes and barrels and the Master Gardners have been here helping with fertilizer. I could have had a planting area but opted not ... Read more
April Birthday Party
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday afternoon was our monthly birthday party and I didn't plan on going but they called me and told me they were waiting for me and to get my buns downstairs. ... Read more
Sunny Sunday
Sunday, April 22, 2012      2 comments

The sun arrived today and it will actually be very warm for a change, 70's F. Maybe not warm for some of you but very good for our area. It rained most of the day yesterday. Residents here are busy getting their planter boxes ready to plant and... Read more
Senior Driver Refresher Course
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      1 comments

I attended the class at the Senior Center yesterday and it was quite interesting, an all day affair. Sitting all day on folding chairs was very hard on many. We did get ten minute breaks every couple hours and lunch was served for a $3 donation ... Read more
Tying Up Loose Ends
Monday, April 16, 2012      2 comments

I am feeling so much better and more energized since I got over the bug I had. I still take my little white antihistamine pill everyday. Ray dropped off a new shirt he bought and needed it to be cut off straight with side slits. He doesn't tuck ... Read more
Rain Storm
Friday, April 06, 2012      3 comments

I decided to go to the food bank this afternoon and as soon as I walked out to the car the skies opened up and the rain came down but it wasn't cold. The line was long at the food bank but I expected it to be, being the first Friday of the month... Read more

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