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I Miss Our Wood Stove.......
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      15 comments

In our present home, we have electric heat. I like it because each room has its own thermostat and can be individually controlled. What I don't like is if the electricity goes out, so does our heat!!! We live in the country and this has happe... Read more
Things Can Always Be Worse.......
Monday, January 06, 2014      11 comments

I called my Mom to check on her in this frigid weather. We were talking about the last time it had been this cold in Wisconsin. When I went to bed last night it was -28 degrees F. She said that the coldest she could remember was in 1950. My ... Read more
I Have To Share This With You
Sunday, January 05, 2014      18 comments

Last night my DH and I went to a Bee Gees (Cover Band) concert with friends. We have had our tickets since July, as the original concert was supposed to take place in October. That concert was cancelled and moved to January 4th. About 3 weeks... Read more
We're Going To A Concert
Saturday, January 04, 2014      14 comments

We have had tickets for this concert since last summer!!! I was working in one of my gardens, when my DH came out of the house with the phone in his hand and told me that he had just bought tickets for the Bee Gees. I said, "Don't you mean the... Read more
Challenging Weather
Friday, January 03, 2014      17 comments

I just finished listening to the National Weather Report on NBC and January has definitely come in like Gangbusters!!!!! I live in Wisconsin and most of the schools are already closed for Monday because of the temperatures. The high is suppose... Read more
Getting Ready For A Birthday Party
Thursday, January 02, 2014      12 comments

Today is my DIL's 36th Birthday. She is an Occupational Therapist at a Hospital about 18 miles away from us. She is the mother of 6 and 1-1/2 year old daughters, Elizabeth and Nola and works 4 -10-hour days a week. We have Nola with us all da... Read more
A Laid-Back New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      14 comments

Happy New Year everyone. I hope that 2014 will be all you want it to be. I am moving VERY slowly today. The flu that has decimated the rest of my family has finally hit me too. I woke up feeling achey and spent the first part of the morning ... Read more
What A Wonderful Way To Spend The Last Day Of 2013
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      13 comments

We have our 6 and 1-1/2 year old Grand-daughters with us all day today. I am writing now, only because the 1-1/2 year old is taking her morning nap and the 6 year old is in the process of making place-cards for our upcoming New Year's Gathering... Read more
Thank You For Your Helpful Suggestions.......
Monday, December 30, 2013      9 comments

emoticon so much to those of you who offered suggestions regarding my plea yesterday re: Miki. I really feel that ... Read more
It Is Getting Scary-Cold!!!
Sunday, December 29, 2013      10 comments

My husband and I have had our 7 year-old Cairn Terrier since he was 8 weeks old. We had our Australian Terrier for 3 years when we bought the Cairn Terrier. We lost our Australian Terrier this past summer to Pancreatitis. Miki (our Cairn) nev... Read more
A New Date Has Been Set.......
Saturday, December 28, 2013      6 comments

The Elusive Christmas Dinner date has been reset AGAIN!!! We are now aiming for January 11th and have re-named the event our First Family Dinner of 2014. My ham is in the freezer, my Mom's cookies are in her freezer, my DIL has the dinner roll... Read more
We Had To Cancel Our Christmas Dinner AGAIN!!!
Friday, December 27, 2013      14 comments

When I got home last night, my husband was sitting on the couch and was VERY quiet!!! This is NOT like him at all. When I asked him what was wrong, he said that he was VERY afraid that he was getting the same flu our oldest son's family had. ... Read more
The Cookie Rescue Mission
Thursday, December 26, 2013      9 comments

Because of the flu, our Christmas gathering has been changed to Saturday. My Mom, who is 89 years old, always brings Gingerbread Cookies. I called her this morning to see how the cookie baking was going. She said, "Funny you should ask!!!!!" ... Read more
No Gathering Today........
Wednesday, December 25, 2013      8 comments

My husband and I hardly know what to do with ourselves today. I CANNOT REMEMBER the last time that Christmas Morning dawned and I didn't have a huge meal to get ready for company who usually arrived between 12 and 12:30. Today it is just the t... Read more
I Wonder What Mary Was Feeling.......
Tuesday, December 24, 2013      9 comments

This says it all........ We are sitting at lunch one day when my daughter-in-law casually mentions that she and my son are thinking of "starting a family." "We're taking a survey," she says half-joking. "Do you think I should have a baby?... Read more

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