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Such is life, at my house.
Sunday, September 15, 2013      8 comments

My sister sent me e-mails of the obituary she had written for Mom's hometown newspaper. I think she sent me 5 or 6 e-mails with Check This as the subject line. She kept changing it. I am still washing clothes that my mother had, and sorti... Read more
Thank you all for your comments and prayers.
Friday, September 06, 2013      10 comments

Today I am washing all of Mom's clothing to get it ready to be donated. Some of it was dusty and at the end of her life, they were just dressing her in hospital gowns. I have not unpacked my van of all the things from her room. I will probabl... Read more
My Mother Died This Evening.
Thursday, September 05, 2013      18 comments

I am okay, just requesting prayer for the days ahead.... Read more
Labor Day
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      4 comments

We had 7 here for the baptism and cookout. Try as we might, we couldn't get the algae out of the pool water, but we had added plenty of chlorine and baking soda to the algaecide we put in several days prior. The baptism went on as planned. ... Read more
8/29/13 Ta Da List
Thursday, August 29, 2013      9 comments

8/29/13 Ta Da List Washed a load of white towels and bleached other things. Took dog out. Took thyroid pill. Took clean bowls to the basement for the cat's food and water. Fed and watered the cat. Put load of white towels into the... Read more
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      8 comments

8/27/13 Ta Da List Took thyroid pill. Took recyclables to the basement, sorted them, put away. Sorted dirty laundry. Washed a load of light-colored clothes. Dried the load of light-colored clothes. Folded our son's laundry. Ir... Read more
Plum Smoothies
Saturday, August 10, 2013      8 comments

Some of you have asked what type of smoothies I make using the 80/20 method of 80% raw food and 20% cooked food. Here is one I have been enjoying for several days because plums were on sale. I make them in a Nutri-bullet. Please wash... Read more
The motor burned up on our central air.
Saturday, August 03, 2013      9 comments

Yesterday, the motor quit working on our central air. I called the company that put in the central air conditioning/heat pump. They sent a technician over as soon as he finished another service call. We might have it fixed by Tuesday. I ... Read more
God's Provisions
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      8 comments

We went to church tonight and our speaker asked if anyone wanted a box of popcorn. He is a single guy and said the box fell out of a bag of groceries while he was taking his groceries out of his car. He said when he looked in his cabinets, h... Read more
Water under my kitchen sink.
Monday, July 29, 2013      9 comments

My lip quit hurting yesterday where my rottweiller hit me in the mouth with her head. An online friend suggested putting Anbesol on it. My husband got Orajel and it numbed everything and made me drool. Did that stop me from eating? No! I s... Read more
A mid-air collision
Thursday, July 18, 2013      13 comments

We have been having a heat wave here. It was 95 degrees today. I have been waking up in the middle of the night with aches and pains and I move to the recliner in the living room to sleep. This morning I was going to go back to bed for a nap.... Read more
Bye, Bye Pounds
Friday, July 05, 2013      8 comments

I have been eating more fresh fruits and greens, either spinach or kale, and making a daily smoothie, usually for breakfast or for lunch of a cup of spinach or kale (raw) and fruit in my Nutri-bullet. I watched the movie Fat, Sick and Nearl... Read more
On Guard!
Saturday, June 29, 2013      9 comments

No, I haven't taken up fencing. I may have had my identity stolen. To my friends here, that's why I haven't been Sparking. I am still alive and dealing with this. I haven't gone nuts and eaten my weight in ice cream or chocolate. I ... Read more
Hash slinging only it was a pizza. LOL!
Thursday, June 13, 2013      6 comments

The doctor's office called today and said I had excellent renal function. I didn't know the medical terms for my last labs, I had high liver enzymes and protein in my urine. I switched to an 80/20 (well I am trying to) diet of 80 % raw foods a... Read more
The pool has been filled.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      5 comments

The Pool Boys came out yesterday and used a leaf net to clean leaves off of the winter pool cover. Prior to their arrival, a female mallard was bathing in the water and preening herself on the side of the pool. I sat on the pool deck and watch... Read more

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