Day5/30: what do you like about summer?
Saturday, July 29, 2017 13 comments
Am enjoying a beautiful summer day which makes me thankful I don't have to bundle up in weather-related outdoor "gear." I literally have a closet full of different shoes/boots, coats, hats, gloves for wet, cool, cold, and very cold weather (plu... Read more
Day 5/30: what is one thing you love about yourself?
Friday, July 28, 2017 11 comments
My sense of humor... most people get it, some don't... it usually helps me through whatever comes my way.... Read more
Day 4/30: what basic necessity are you grateful for?
Thursday, July 27, 2017 18 comments
Clean drinking water came to my mind immediately. I am so thankful that I live where clean water is abundant (at least for now.) As a matter of ... Read more
Day3/30: what smell makes you grateful?
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 14 comments
Enjoyed thinking about lots of wonderful smells in choosing my response today. For me, it's my house on Thanksgiving morning and the delicious smell of the turkey being roasted (my mouth is watering...!) Of course, the day is full of rem... Read more
A 30-day gratitude challenge - are you in?
Monday, July 24, 2017 19 comments
grat·i·tude ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun noun: gratitude the state of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. "she expressed her gratitude to the committee for their support" synonyms: grate... Read more
Brody bits in which he shows his shredder heritage
Friday, July 21, 2017 9 comments
While i sit here enjoying the summer morning, the boys usually nap. Because I had to stir, to switch clothes from washer to dryer (my form of "working" while being lazy) and refreshing my iced coffee, I apparently woke them up. And this is how... Read more
Brody bits in which he lost a pound - in hair
Friday, July 07, 2017 12 comments
Yesterday was an interesting day but I believe we escaped unscathed. The power went out Wednesday night around 8:30 - just after we got back from staying with Mom for four days. Not a problem - we were tired so we slept despite having two neig... Read more
Knowledge alone is useless
Saturday, July 01, 2017 12 comments
I read this "pearl of wisdom" somewhere else today. It was in another context but I immediately thought of my lifelong challenges with food, exercise, health. I've got a pretty substantial arsenal of information. SP has such a wealth of res... Read more
Brody bits in which he visits Gramma and her cat
Monday, June 26, 2017 12 comments
Recently, my dogs and I have taken over keeping an eye on my 94½ yo Mom. My older sister, who lives with her part-time, is on a well-deserved vacation. Unfortunately, due to an eye injury sustained in a fall, Mom needs eye drops 4X/day. She's... Read more
Being kind vs. not
Saturday, June 17, 2017 17 comments
Here I sit - enjoying a beautiful summer morning from the sunroom and thinking about the impact of little things. My older dog, Riley, is trying to nap on my lap but the bird songs keep getting his attention. For him, they require him to be "... Read more
Brody bits in which Brody speaks
Saturday, June 10, 2017 13 comments
Brody here... for those of you holding your breath - you can exhale now! (Oh.... the only one not breathing was probably just my Human Mom.) We passed the first phase of the therapy dog evaluation. Mom says the rest will be "easy." T... Read more
Brody bits in which he is getting ready for his big test
Thursday, June 08, 2017 9 comments
It's official - my dogs have become the center of my life. Since adopting Brody last fall, it seems my plans are built around walking the boys, going to classes/vet/groomers, taking Riley on therapy dog visits, and preparing Brody for the big t... Read more
Enjoying a rainy day anyway... in photos
Monday, May 29, 2017 13 comments
Here we ( my 4yo and an 11mo dogs, aka "the boys", and I) are inside looking out at the rain... still.. again. It's been a soggy two months in the neighborhood but nothing like the last week or so and, from the looks of the forecast, the week ... Read more
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