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No dinner with my sister, no dishwasher repair.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018      9 comments

I called my sister last night and rescheduled our dinner together. We called the appliance repair guy yesterday afternoon and asked if he could reschedule, but he never called us back. We tried to call him this afternoon to tell him to co... Read more
I wonder how this will work out.
Monday, June 11, 2018      8 comments

Our dishwasher quit working April 1st. The repairman called today to say he got the part he needed on Saturday, but someone he knew was in the end stages of life in the hospital and he said things are chaotic. We are supposed to go to my s... Read more
We uncovered our pool for the Summer
Saturday, June 09, 2018      7 comments

Day 10 of exercise in 2018 Sweeping and vacuuming 60 minutes 531 calories burned Our son came over early this morning and he and my husband took the winter cover off of the pool. Underneath of that, we had a leaf cover. My son was on t... Read more
God's light show.
Thursday, June 07, 2018      8 comments

I saw a lightning bug night before last and then last night on the way home from church, there were a bunch of them near the edge of the woods at our exit from I 81. A pair of mallard ducks were swimming on the water on the pool cover. I p... Read more
Monday, June 04, 2018      6 comments

This recipe was given to me by Gale R. 4-5 ripe avocados 2 cloves of garlic with 1/4 tsp. salt mashed in a mortar and pestle to form a paste. More salt can be used if needed, but I try the least amount that I can to start. 1/2 to 1 can or... Read more
A graduation party
Monday, June 04, 2018      5 comments

Our daughter-in-law's brother is graduating this month. Our son and her had a party for him. There were 11 people there. They had a shrimp boil and the food was fantastic. We made guacamole and took that, Tostitos, and store-bought potato s... Read more
The family reunion.
Saturday, June 02, 2018      4 comments

Day 9 of exercise in 2018 Walking 19 minutes 87 calories burned Our son picked us up and drove us to the family reunion. The tables were set up differently so that everyone would be covered in the event of rain. I didn't overeat, I... Read more
A Facebook image that made me smile.
Friday, June 01, 2018      12 comments

Tomorrow, be the Lord Willing, there will be a family reunion on my husband's mother's side of the family. That means food and plenty of it. Peopl... Read more
The photograph.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      10 comments

I am a member of a Facebook group called, "You know you're from Garrett County, MD if you remember..." Odd things happen and I ponder the reason. There was a lady mentioned on the group and I recognized the name, I never knew her, but my m... Read more
It's a good thing I stayed home today.
Monday, May 28, 2018      8 comments

The ants invaded the kitchen this morning to get at the cat's kibble. I sprayed them with ammonia and have found a few stragglers. I think I wrote a blog about them when they did this once before. I couldn't find anything to kill them, but am... Read more
I have laryngitis.
Sunday, May 27, 2018      5 comments

Friday, as supper was almost ready to come out of the oven, we heard a knock at the front door. It was a friend of ours and his daughter. They were having car trouble. Many were trying to contact us, but they didn't have our phone number and ... Read more
Sickness and health problems.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018      10 comments

My sister-in-law has blood clots in her legs and in her lungs. My brother-in-law had his third knee replacement yesterday on the same leg. This time he will have to go to a nursing home when he is released. I have a sore throat. I dr... Read more
Helping out.
Monday, May 21, 2018      9 comments

My husband went to the VA Center in Martinsburg, WV today about his shoulder. He is to put ice on it an hour before he goes to bed and then if that does help, he will be scheduled for surgery June 18th. They told him to use a bag of frozen pe... Read more
Here are my weight losses.
Sunday, May 20, 2018      5 comments

I want to lose weight by setting goals of 2 lbs. When I reach a loss of 2 pounds, I will begin to work on the next two pounds. I've lost 50 pounds and regained weight again and want to keep the lost weight behind me. I would like to be at 210 po... Read more
The reading on the scale was down this morning.
Sunday, May 20, 2018      11 comments

232.4 pounds I hope my husband didn't readjust the scale. He has been a real pain lately. I am anxious to get in the 220's since I bought my bathing suit when I weighed 225 lbs. We haven't opened the pool yet. The neighbor's maple... Read more

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