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Goals & Gratitude 12/7/19
Saturday, December 07, 2019      8 comments

The Angel Tree party was today and it went really well. We had so many helpers-- lots of adults but many of the teens came too. We had 18 kids come for the party with their caregivers. I was hoping for more, but it was raining, so I think that's... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 12/4/19
Thursday, December 05, 2019      6 comments

It poured here in So. Cal. for most of the day. I didn't want to go out but had some errands this morning. Of course, it stopped raining as I was driving home from my last stop. Of course! I was just glad to get indoors again. I got a good amoun... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 12/3/19
Wednesday, December 04, 2019      9 comments

I apologize for being basically MIA on Spark People the last week. I have been so busy. Besides school, which is winding up for the semester, I am planning the Christmas party for the Angel Tree kids on Saturday and tracking down the 56 gifts th... Read more
Thanksgiving 2019
Thursday, November 28, 2019      9 comments

So since my Dad and I weren't getting together for Thanksgiving, my friend Brianna and I were trying to figure out what to do. We knew it would be pouring rain. So of course we decided to go to the theme park (Knott's Berry Farm) as the tickets ... Read more
So What am I Going to do for Thanksgiving?
Saturday, November 23, 2019      11 comments

For Thanksgiving, my Dad was going to drive to my house and I was going to make us chicken tacos. I know, not traditional, but what he requested. Dad called me today and said it's supposed to be pouring rain that day, so he doesn't want to drive... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 11/19/19
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      12 comments

One of my Spark friends is a TOPS member (Taking Off the Pounds Sensibly). I decided to research it and, after doing so, decided to join. I went to my first meeting last week and went back tonight. I had so much fun! Everyone is very supportive.... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 11/16/19
Saturday, November 16, 2019      3 comments

I woke up at 4:15 this morning, and when I couldn't get back to sleep, I decided to get up. I have been super productive, which is great. I cooked breakfast and part of dinner, did laundry, and did the dishes already. I am going to the market to... Read more
Veteran's Day 2019
Monday, November 11, 2019      6 comments

A Happy Veterans/Remembrance Day to all our soldiers out there! I have many friends who are/were in the military it seems. Both my parents are veterans. My mom joined the Air Force in the 1960s after she graduated from nursing college as it was ... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 11/10/19
Sunday, November 10, 2019      9 comments

Some good things happened today. First, Presbytera Leeann, our junior priest's wife (that's what "presbytera" means in Greek), gave birth to baby #9 in the morning. We all found out at the end of liturgy. It's a boy, and we think his name will b... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 11/6/19
Wednesday, November 06, 2019      5 comments

I am in San Diego for a women's leadership conference, and I'm having a great time. I came down yesterday so I could get settled in my AirBnB. It's very, well, cozy. Tiny more like! But it's perfect for one person. I can't imagine having more th... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 11/3/19
Monday, November 04, 2019      7 comments

I had a very busy weekend. I had to cook last night for coffee hour after church today. Then I had to serve after church. In between yesterday I worked on Angel Tree stuff and did homework. Tomorrow I have more homework to do, including a midter... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 10/30/19
Thursday, October 31, 2019      9 comments

I got so much homework done today, I decided I had time to write a blog! I did most of the work for my Intro. to Excel class. I have one assignment and the quiz to do tomorrow. For Bookkeeping, I have one quiz to do tomorrow, and then three ques... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 10/29/19
Tuesday, October 29, 2019      9 comments

Just a quick post tonight. I spent the day doing homework and got a decent amount done. My friend B. came over to make cookies for a potluck at her work this week. She doesn't have a place to really cook where she lives, so I was happy for her t... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 10/27/19
Sunday, October 27, 2019      8 comments

Well, I have some time this afternoon, so I thought I'd blog. I slept really good all last week, until last night. I slept two hours (3-5 AM) and then I woke up and couldn't get back to sleep. I got up and Sparked for a while, then went back to ... Read more
Goals & Gratitude 10/26/19
Sunday, October 27, 2019      9 comments

Just a quick check in tonight as I haven't had time all week. I've gotten lots of homework done this week and I am actually ahead in two out of four classes. I was supposed to go to the local monastery tomorrow for the monthly talk and gathering... Read more

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