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R.I.P. Bubba
Monday, December 07, 2009      8 comments

Bubba passed away this past Thursday, at home w/all the familly around him. We took him up to our cabin in El Dorado County and buried him in our tiny apple grove on Friday. We're still a bit in mourning, and are trying to prepare ourselve... Read more
Prayers for Bubba, our loveable labrador
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      7 comments

Well the boys & i managed to prepare a nice turky dinner w/fixins (mom our domestic goddess @ kitchen queen abandoned us to spend 4 weeks over the holiday w/her brothers/sisters families in Blythville, Arkansas). Since I was the head dinner chef... Read more
Cabin update: I'm not a lumberjack & that's ok!
Friday, November 20, 2009      5 comments

Well folks, my hubby, my nephew & I got our butts kicked by the forest last week. We did about 10 hours of lumber-jacking (felling small incense cedars and ponderosa pines), brush clearing w/our big-ol DR-brush mower, and raking up pine nee... Read more
I love meeting up w/Spark Peeps!
Friday, November 20, 2009      3 comments

My hubby, Chris, is off today and giving me the day off (he is cleaning house today) so I can do some "Sparking" and other personal projects (scanning family photos for my co... Read more
Off to the cabin - to exercise!
Friday, November 13, 2009      5 comments

Well, I'm up early today & posted invite to November 18th, Potluck/Crafts sharing session for Sacramento Sparkles team on the SacSparkles team page, & Sacramento Team page & regional event page. (I'm hoping that I didn't make too many typos....)... Read more
Drinking H20 can be hard some days
Thursday, November 12, 2009      2 comments

I've just not been able to get my water drinking in this week...... Read more
Getting over flu, non-functioning computers, & Crime-victim-PMS Blues: Woah-Woah-Woah!!!
Wednesday, November 04, 2009      4 comments

Sorry about not being able to "Spark" since I got home from Colorado, but dealing w/the whole victim of crime: purse snatching/truck break in took up way too much time (in fact I'm still dealing w/paperwork today). This of course was exacerbated... Read more
Happy to be back home :-)
Saturday, October 24, 2009      5 comments

It's amazing how excited you are at the beginning of a vacation and then towards the end you can't wait to get home and in your own bed. BUT I AM SO HAPPY TO BE HOME! I did not do that well while on vacation & really got out of control w/my... Read more
Hiking at Dinosaur Ridge Co, while my purse is stolen
Sunday, October 18, 2009      8 comments

Hubby & I left friends in Steamboat Springs and headed east along US 40 through Routt & Arapaho National Forests towns of Kremmling, Granby & Winter Park to Golden/Applewood Co. We hit light snow in the passes and beautiful views of the canyons... Read more
Steamboat Spring CO
Thursday, October 15, 2009      6 comments

Currently visiting friends in Steamboat Springs, CO and loving it!!! The fall weather in the rockies is gorgeous, sitting around bonfire last night listening to the coyotes & bull elks calling out in the evening was so sweet! Have been able... Read more
I love Lake Tahoe
Saturday, October 10, 2009      5 comments

As many of my spark buddies know, I headed up to Lake Tahoe last Thursday (10/1) to join family and friends in the celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles/Sukkot. We are staying in a lovely cabin near Kings Beach overlooking beautiful Lake Tahoe... Read more
I freed my mtn bike & been riding!!
Saturday, September 26, 2009      10 comments

Boy I was fighting a bummer of an attitude Thursday night and Friday morning. Talk about an achy-breaky knee & hand!!! WHINE!!!!! BOO-HOOO!!!! I just could not get my attitude and sore body parts greased enough to get my butt out for 8am Friday... Read more
Still haven't posted bail for my mtn bike
Friday, September 25, 2009      10 comments

I was swamped yesterday with a variety of things that really ate up my time such as working w/computer technician for over 3 hours trying to get the two wireless computers back up and running & my old Mac back on the internet & connected. (The o... Read more
Lightnin' the caboose; or What a difference 18 months make!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      5 comments

What a difference 18 months can make! The above pic & related blog by MRSMELVIN1 is very inspiring and worth the read!!! SparkFriend NOEL_76 gave me the heads up about h... Read more
UCDavis Arboretum
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      6 comments

Yesterday for Yom Teruah/Feast of Trumpets the Davis CA fellowship met at the UCDavis Arboretum under a huge Algerian Oak grove at the west end of the arboretum. The oaks were magnificent and provided us wonderful shade during our morning study ... Read more

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