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Our Town
Sunday, August 30, 2020      5 comments

We have protestors here in Pendleton this weekend. Peaceful so far. Yesterday they were walking down our street. It is mostly one lane, one way - so a couple of people who live in my apartment building were not able to get home. Antifa... Read more
Once Again!!
Tuesday, August 25, 2020      2 comments

How many times do I start over - well, not actually begin, perhaps just pick up again. This isolation has taken a tole on this ol' lady. Here in Pendleton we were back at base level for a few weeks and are now in Phase one - again. And th... Read more
Sunday, July 05, 2020      1 comments

What a time we are living in!! But, we should not really be surprised as it has been predicted many times in the Bible and also in books written in recent years. "For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there... Read more
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      1 comments

We were sick most of February and then in March the coronavirus hit!! I have been isolated most of the time - orders from my son and daughter. So most of our shopping was done by Eric, my son-in-law. What a trooper!! But now we are abl... Read more
Monday, March 02, 2020      1 comments

Finally!! We have put away all our "cold" meds. I think we are finally over that "crud". My son, Geoff, and I were sick about 3 weeks. Now, so ready for 'Spring. I have daffodils blooming and have not even been out to look at them -... Read more
the Month of February
Saturday, February 29, 2020      1 comments

What a month! I was sick with congestion and coughing - and I mean, really sick! This the start of week 4 and am just beginning to get a bit of strength back. But, Spring is jjust around the corner. YEAH!! And my son in Baltimore has... Read more
Monday, January 27, 2020      0 comments

Where did the weekend go?? Did not get much accomplished - just a bit of cleaning and more knitting. But, Geoff and I started watching Eureka again. Such a great series. Today will do a bit more sewing and a load of laundry. ... Read more
January 20
Monday, January 20, 2020      4 comments

Today is my son-in-law's birthday. Norris has been so faithful to my daughter, Vicki, who is in a long-term care facility in Salem - and will not be going home. He has not stopped loving and caring for her - and I am so thankful! Just ha... Read more
January 16
Thursday, January 16, 2020      0 comments

Well, our Christmas tree is still up! Geoff and I are still enjoying it - not sure when I will take it down. I have a neighbor who ;leaves hers up year round and decorates with the season. what a fun idea. Let's see - next is Valentines Day.... Read more
Christmas 2019
Sunday, January 05, 2020      2 comments

Christmas is mostly a stressful time for me. Lost a son and a sister to cancer during these times But this year was different. I had been dreading the holidays so had not done much to prepare. Then, much to my surprise my daughter, Kat... Read more
November 20, 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      0 comments

Today is Wednesday - but feels so much like Saturday. Probably because this is usually laundry day. But there is a note on the laundry room that there is no hot water. OH NO!! But help has been notified so will be fixed soon. So today... Read more
Friday, November 15
Friday, November 15, 2019      1 comments

Have had a productive week. Stocking up some for winter - have a few more items to pick up. I just do not go out much when it snows. Do not want to risk falling. That would not be good! Today will be baking bread and fixing a new r... Read more
Friday, November 8
Friday, November 08, 2019      0 comments

Well, I think I have procrastinated enough!! Time to get to the grocery store. Especially since we are almost out of milk and bread. It has turned cold here - about 32 degrees now with a high expected of 53. Time to bundle up when going... Read more
Thursday, November 07, 2019      0 comments

Just read an article about procrastinating - and that is one thing I do very well. Like today! Had a grocery list yesterday and today have still not got to the grocery store! And, when I finally do get out, I really do not mind it - in f... Read more
A New Beginning - October 17
Thursday, October 17, 2019      2 comments

I had wanted to follow Chris's challenge to do 10 minutes of exercise each day and then to post a new picture. Even put my camera in my purse so I would have it - if I saw something photo worthy. However, have been struggling the past cou... Read more

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