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Sunday, January 06, 2019      10 comments

Well the beef stew turned out delish! We have a good friend who just had a shoulder replaced and we took a bowl of stew to her. And good hot stew tastes fantastic with fresh hot bread. So I made a loaf of sourdough bread in my bread maker tod... Read more
Saturday, January 05, 2019      14 comments

Well another week is gone. Another 5% Challenge begins. The last challenge was the first time I had succeeded. I have been kind of lax with my weight loss program with all that is going around me. Well, I am going to try and change that with... Read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2019      14 comments

Got my new car, a Ruby Red Metallic 2019 Ford Escape. Looks a lot like my 2016, but has heated seats, remote start, After last weeks fiasco, they treated me like royalty. We got to the dealer, and two cups of hot chocolate were waiting for us... Read more
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      13 comments

Happy New Years. Nothing new here. Took down Christmas decorations, went to church, and then came home and pretty much just laid around. Did a lot of reflecting over that past few months, and just thought about how to face the coming months. ... Read more
Sunday, December 30, 2018      11 comments

Well we made it home. Our dogs were so happy to see us, especially Gemini because he was in his cage when Chris was working. He hadn't spent any time for the last month or so, since I am home all the time. We finished the visit on a positive ... Read more
Sunday, December 30, 2018      9 comments

Well the visit hasn't gone as I hoped. Brad has had a rough go of this chemo treatment. After the hives on Wednesday, Thursday night he started with diarrhea and nausea. He said it has been very rough on him. We were there all day, but only ... Read more
Thursday, December 27, 2018      7 comments

Well, I didn't get a car as I think my dealing with this dealership is done. We have dealt with them for over 30 years, but we had an appointment at 4:00 and got there at 3:45. They told us to report to the VIP Manager when we arrived. When w... Read more
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      6 comments

Boy this day flew by! I started work at 8:00 instead of 9:00 to make up an hour from yesterday. It was a busy day. I think this week will prove the value of the Branch Office Admins. Every call I had today was from Financial Advisors who wer... Read more
Tuesday, December 25, 2018      8 comments

Well, Christmas 2018, is now past. It was a busy holiday, but was a nice one. Yesterday began at 7:00 starting to go to work. They told us it would be a slow day as most people should be off work, but we found all the Financial Advisors that ... Read more
Sunday, December 23, 2018      8 comments

Thanks to all the kind words my SP friends sent me last night. I guess I was in a bit of a pity party. Just seemed to be running ragged. But it is the holidays. The rat race. Got up early this morning and practiced a couple of songs I sang.... Read more
Saturday, December 22, 2018      9 comments

I have to apologize for being scarce lately. If I could ask for something for Christmas, it would be time. Work, planning for Christmas, and just trying to stay afloat is wearing me out. I have been so busy this week. I got my cortisone shot... Read more
Monday, December 17, 2018      8 comments

Monday, Monday, can't trust that day! I woke up feeling full of energy, and got my butt out of bed and went to the gym. Got 30 minutes of cardio in and dealt with sore knees the rest of the day. I need to get back in the routine. Silly to pa... Read more
the real 12/15/18
Saturday, December 15, 2018      9 comments

Been an okay day. Can't say that I got all that much done, but rested up. Talked with Brad. He is on chemo week, so he is fatigued and sleepy so it's as he calls it his "lost" weekend. Although, tired you can hear the joy in his voice with t... Read more
Friday, December 14, 2018      8 comments

This has been a busy week for sure. Wednesday was a great day. Brad called and his counts are down again. His CEA which started at 1060 and was at 389 two weeks ago is down to 214. His liver enzymes continue to go down which means that the c... Read more
Monday, December 10, 2018      7 comments

I am trying not to bring up the same downer stuff daily but someone asked about Gregg and his family, so I will provide an update. The short answer not well. He was very involved in our parish and he has dropped out of everything. Some of tha... Read more

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