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Twas the Day after Christmas
Saturday, December 26, 2015      4 comments

It's so quiet today and I don't quite know what to do with myself. We had a wonderful Christmas day celebration with my oldest daughter Jessica, youngest daughter Lauriellen and boyfriend Bryan, first born twin Brandon and his wife Shelly, ... Read more
Some things I just can't understand
Wednesday, December 23, 2015      6 comments

I live in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was born here and other than a few year I have lived in and around Minneapolis my entire life. It used to be a quiet place, a place where you knew your neighbors, walked up to the corner store, and put up Chris... Read more
A Wonderful Weekend!
Monday, December 21, 2015      3 comments

This is my step son, his wife and our two very active grandsons. We celebrated Christmas on Sunday and it was a perfect day! We started the celebr... Read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      6 comments

I've been feeling a bit blue for the past few days. On Sunday I learned that a very long-ago close friend lost her battle with cancer. In our early years of marriage my husband returned to college after 4 years in the Air Force. There he made... Read more
Three days and counting.....
Saturday, December 12, 2015      6 comments

emoticon Three days isn't much of a streak but I'm pretty pleased - I've been up by 6 a.m. three days in a row... Read more
Early Mornings
Thursday, December 10, 2015      8 comments

emoticon I got up early this morning, at 6:00 a.m. At one time in my life that would have been sleeping in. ... Read more
Stepping out of my comfort zone!
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      5 comments

I'd like to say that I did something really great like give a speech (never did feel comfortable with public speaking) or joined a gym (still working up to that one) or even signed up for a Pilates class. Those would all be out of my comfort zo... Read more
Daisy is my model
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      11 comments

This is Daisy. Last winter I made a sweater for her and she loved it so much that I thought I'd made a few more to sell. I love to knit and the wa... Read more
Learning things about myself
Friday, December 04, 2015      6 comments

I feel like I've been searching for me for a long time now. I have been a daughter, a wife, a mother of 5, and a hard working employee for most of my life. Then one day my husband left me, my children grew up, my parents died and my employer o... Read more
Tragedy in San Bernadino
Thursday, December 03, 2015      8 comments

I was watching General Hospital yesterday when ABC broke in with "breaking news". My first thought was "what now" - it seems ABC is ALWAYS breaking in to General Hospital, my one hour of the day to just forget about my life while I focus on tho... Read more
Snowballs and other things
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      5 comments

emoticon It is definitely snowman-making weather today. It started snowing yesterday morning and pretty much... Read more
A Cabin in the Woods
Sunday, November 29, 2015      6 comments

Some people want a big house, a fast car, and lots of money. Some people..... want a tiny cabin in the woods away from those kinds of people. sun... Read more
Negativity distgracts me from my goals.....
Saturday, November 28, 2015      5 comments

Seems like an odd thing to write about just two days after giving Thanks for so many things in my life. But today I was faced with a decision to be... Read more
Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 26, 2015      2 comments

One of the joys of Thanksgiving is wishing everyone a Happy Holiday Season and a Healthy and Prosperous year! I am thankful for so many things ... Read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2015      2 comments

Success is not a race, be patient. Success leads to success. Success is always a work in progress. Success doesn't come to you--you go to it. Success is a journey, not a destination. Focus on the process. Some people dream about succes... Read more

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