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Details, Details!
Sunday, December 08, 2019      18 comments

It was one of those days with too much to do. I woke up a little tired and rushed into the day. I forgot to bring important things to the nursing home... Read more
I Am Not Super Woman!
Saturday, December 07, 2019      47 comments

No, I am not Super Woman, and I cannot save the world. I need help. I’m having a tough time, making plans to go to Florida in February to visit my s... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Stretching to Reach my Goals!
Friday, December 06, 2019      52 comments

Cold weather seems to bring on more aches and pain in my body. I'm tempted just to sit still, but I have goals to reach! I want to stay in shape to k... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Making Cards & Thanking Others
Thursday, December 05, 2019      59 comments

Homemade cards are the best. The time and thought that goes into the process is priceless. This is a tough Christmas for me with my Mom’s health a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What's Your Focus?
Wednesday, December 04, 2019      44 comments

Today, I'm focusing on what matters! This morning, I woke up and had a heart-to-heart conversation with myself. Me: Hi Beautiful, how are you today... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Snow Days
Tuesday, December 03, 2019      66 comments

15 inches, and it's still snowing! Yesterday I spent over 3 hours shoveling. I create some ramps out of snow on the side of my driveway so that I don... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hunkering Down in the Snow Storm
Monday, December 02, 2019      62 comments

It snowed 8 inches last night and should snow all day today. It's a good day to stay home. The school has been canceled! We have our first winter wond... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Making Granola!
Sunday, December 01, 2019      46 comments

Today I'm heating up the oven and making some low-sugar granola. The maple syrup is optional. I love it for the great flavor that it adds. A little ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Science Saves Lives!
Saturday, November 30, 2019      41 comments

I'm sure that my life is much healthier because of science. I stopped smoking before 20 because science proved that smoking caused heart disease. I c... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Setting Happier Traditions
Friday, November 29, 2019      43 comments

I’ve started a new tradition this year. Thanksgiving dinner was spent with people who love me. Some were family, and some weren’t exactly family. We... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I'm On the Look-Out!
Thursday, November 28, 2019      78 comments

I don’t fully understand the angry, draining emotions around me, but I know that I need to be strong and resist them. I need to bring joy to my famil... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Exercise Adventure
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      58 comments

Two weeks ago I joined a Yoga class at Bethel Farm here in Hillsboro. It's a lot of work, but worth it! I can do most of the exercises, but even when... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Turning up the Volume
Tuesday, November 26, 2019      73 comments

My Mom started hospice. I've been watching the fire of my mother's life flicker and it's frightening, agonizing and painful.  Even more painful... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Staying off the Thin Ice!
Monday, November 25, 2019      50 comments

Last night, we got a large dose of freezing rain. Our roads and sidewalks are covered with a thin sheet of ice. The town has sanded, but this is one ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Finding and Using the Help
Sunday, November 24, 2019      67 comments

Yesterday I met with a hospice nurse. It's hard to face the fact that my mother is preparing to die. Even though she loves her children, she's ready ... Read more

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