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Monday, December 18, 2017      6 comments

Monday, Monday - this was a bad day for food. No meal was healthy as it wasn't planned. We went to the cemetaries and put floral arrangements down. It was catch food as we could. I will have to work hard to burn off the extra calories that ... Read more
Sunday, December 17, 2017      6 comments

There's no place like home! So glad to be there. The ride home was uneventful. We had planned to stop at a Cracker Barrel midway home, since I had an oatmeal cookie for breakfast and she had a pumpkin cookie (really nourishing right?) and we... Read more
Saturday, December 16, 2017      10 comments

Well, more of the beautiful Christmas Village at the Chateau on the Lake. I am just so impressed by the ingenuity people used to create these houses out ... Read more
Friday, December 15, 2017      9 comments

Well after a 4 hour drive we arrived at the Chateau on the Lake! One of the neatest things is their collection of Gingerbread houses or Christmas Villag... Read more
Thursday, December 14, 2017      5 comments

What a week. Tomorrow I have a 1/2 day of work and then we leave for Branson for the Knights of Columbus meeting. 4 hours of driving I don't look forward to. My friend that we usually split the a/v work with isn't coming so I have all the wor... Read more
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      4 comments

I am nervous about tonight. I am leaving my comfort zone, joining this retreat team with people I don't know. I wish I was busier at work, where I didn't keep thinking about it. Some co-workers went to a place called fuzzy tacos for lunch an... Read more
Monday, December 11, 2017      2 comments

Was my work from home day and I had a pleasant day. Spent time getting ready for the Mission Retreat I am on that starts tomorrow night! I am looking forward to it. It is a bit out of my comfort zone as I only know one person on the team. I... Read more
Sunday, December 10, 2017      7 comments

Had a wonderful gathering this evening with some of my church friends. Was such a nice evening. I made some mini-quiche with chives, mini pigs in the blanket, a veggie tray, eggplant pizzas and cheese and sausage tray, and some folks brought d... Read more
Thursday, December 07, 2017      8 comments

Thankful Thursday! I always try to find things to be thankful for. Despite my painful knees, I can still get around on my own although not as fast as I used to be. My diet goals have been elusive lately, but I am still down from what I was th... Read more
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      4 comments

Happy St. Nicholas day! I remember getting treats from my mom on St Nick's day. You knew that Christmas was soon to come! Fond memories. I have been missing my mom this week. Numerous things have stimulated memories this week. We used to... Read more
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      5 comments

Busy week. Have had meeting in the evening. I got the inside of the house decorated, but nothing outside. Will have to work on that Friday afternoon, if I get off work a little early otherwise I will have to do it Saturday. Just haven't had ... Read more
Sunday, December 03, 2017      5 comments

Well Margaret and I woke up moving a little slower today. My knees were killing me at 6:30 this morning and I knew that sleep was over. Since I was a lecture today, I had to wait for 10:15 Mass. When we came home, Margaret went to Sams to do ... Read more
Saturday, December 02, 2017      4 comments

This was a lucky day and an unlucky day! The prayer breakfast that I run at church this morning, the speaker threw her speech away by accident and was freaked out when she couldn't remember what she wrote. She tossed in in the trash by mistak... Read more
Friday, December 01, 2017      10 comments

New month, new goals, hopefully new results. Had a long day, at work, another round of layoffs took place, and meetings on decommissioning servers and programs. So morale was at a new low today. Said goodbye to three guys I have worked with f... Read more
Thursday, November 30, 2017      4 comments

Another month down. This has been a week. Tuesday night we were out at dinner with our friends, and the guy sort of vegged out a couple of times. He said he was tired, so I didn't think too much, except that I told him I wanted to drive him a... Read more

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