CHAS1949
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Thinking of returning to active SP
Wednesday, April 11, 2018      5 comments

I had heart bypass surgery a year or so ago and my walking has really stopped as has my singing. I have gained a lot of weight and am discouraged. I know I need to get moving especially since my husband will need a lot of help, now. He has mac... Read more
Cataract surgery done.
Monday, May 20, 2013      8 comments

I just got back from having cataract surgery done on my left eye. During surgery I saw pretty colors...I asked my doctor if I could have some marijuana so it would be even more enjoyable...he laughed. Got to keep him in a good mood, you know. ... Read more
omg! I forgot how sweaty I get!
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      7 comments

When you start back on the long road of establishing an old habit you WANT back, there is a period of adjustment!! I can't believe that two miles made me so sweaty!! I included weights and different movements, but still!!! This trip back ... Read more
The new, old, me!!!
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      7 comments

I just got back from Boise, ID, and the link below is our Sweet Adelines chorus singing. We came in first in our division and second overall in our Region (24). youtu.be/dRk_up0QPGs This is a lot of work, but we... Read more
Interesting Q & A and a bit more personal info...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      6 comments

I JUST READ THIS TODAY: ............................
........... Q: If I walk 2 miles, will I use fewer calories than if I run the 2 miles? — Eileen, United Kingdom A: Assuming that you run faster than you walk, you will... Read more
Omg!! what a find!!!
Friday, January 13, 2012      8 comments

One of my Sweet Adelines friends sent me this link on youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
aUaInS6HIGo I loved it...you will, too. It speaks to all of us on this SP journey!! It is a entertaining piece........ Read more
Too funny not to share.
Thursday, December 15, 2011      7 comments

I got this in an e-mail from a friend and couldn't stop smiling..so am sharing it here! ............................
........................ Dear God, My prayer for 2012 is for A fat bank account & a thin body. Please d... Read more
WOO HOO!! TODAY IS MY THIRD SPARKVERSARY!!
Friday, June 24, 2011      16 comments

Today is the day!!! I will be celebrating, for sure! I have gained so much knowledge, made so many friends, and helped myself get healthier and happier with SparkPeople!! I know I would not feel as good as I do had I not found this sit... Read more
Sweet Adelines Competition and then Idaho visits!
Monday, May 30, 2011      11 comments

Last Thursday, my friend and I drove from Salem, OR, to Spokane, WA, to the Sweet Adelines Region 24 competition and convention. We joined our chorus there and checked in to our hotel rooms. My roommate was someone who liked a COOL room! Woo... Read more
Motivator of the Day....no way!!
Thursday, May 19, 2011      12 comments

emoticon I can't believe there isn't a more deserving person for this honor....I have already been chosen a few t... Read more
Yup!! It's Contest Time Again!
Friday, May 13, 2011      7 comments

Every spring, Sweet Adelines International Region 24 holds a contest for its quartets and choruses. This year it will be held in Spokane Washington .... May 19-21. There is a live web cast, but it costs $15. My family will probably see me th... Read more
MOM ++
Sunday, May 08, 2011      11 comments

I am using my mom's wedding picture as my profile picture today. She passed away in 1994, but is always in my heart. I wear her wedding ring to give me comfort in hard times. She was my rock...... Sometimes I feel like I am in quicksan... Read more
Watching the Royal Wedding...all decked out in my hat and shawl.
Friday, April 29, 2011      11 comments

I looked through my old (antique) hats and found one that should do for the wedding viewing!! I know I am just watching it in my living room, but with television, it feels like I am there. Do I look the part? ... Read more
Harvey! I just want to celebrate Harvey.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      13 comments

I "met" Harvey, the pooka, when I was seven. He was in a stage play by the same name. I loved the play and later, I saw the movie "Harvey" in which Jimmy Stewart played the part of Harvey's best friend, Elwood P. Dowd. Harvey was described in... Read more
I finally feel better!
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      11 comments

Boy, that took a long time! I was down for a several days and then still felt awful until today. I still cough a bit, but nothing like 5 days ago! Whatever this was, it zapped my energy and my voice, made me cough, gave me a temperature,... Read more

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