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Homemade Carrot Cake (Rivals Cheesecake Factory!)
Saturday, December 06, 2014      8 comments

For our son's 15th birthday he requested homemade triple layer carrot cake. So, being the wonderful mom I am (ah-hem) I dug out my tried and true recipe. I wish our computer screens were "scratch and sniff" because this cake smells as wo... Read more
20 Year Wedding Anniversary!
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      12 comments

I have started this blog three or four times now and each time I read it before entering the words just don't do this milestone anniversary justice. We vowed to respect and honor, to trust and love unconditionally and these are the cornerst... Read more
I did it one day early!
Monday, August 26, 2013      7 comments

Here is a photo of my scale from this morning when I weighed. I realize that it is not covering the 5 mark completely...but it's close enough for me. 30 pounds G-O-N-E...since August 27, 2012. ... Read more
4 months post op and first 5k
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      7 comments

I had to document this for the record because I AM SO EXCITED. It's been 4 months since major surgery to repair two severed tendons in my right ankle. The longus an... Read more
My first look at the surgical site
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      2 comments

Today I got the original cast off (it's been on for three weeks) and it was my first look at the surgical site. Well, to the lay person it probably looked pretty gruesome, but knowing exactly what my surgeon set out to do and how, the sit... Read more
Thanking a generous woman I've never met for her gift.
Thursday, April 04, 2013      5 comments

I'm writing this to express my appreciation for my surgeon, but thanking God for his marvelous creation, woman. I'm several hours post-op as I write this and must put on "paper" my thoughts. I'm in a full plaster cast from knee to tiny... Read more
Monday, November 12, 2012      2 comments

I used to think about marriage and longevity in the context of my ancestors. My parents 50+ years prior to my dad passing and both sets of grandparents saw 50+ years together. I was in awe of the love each of them shared with their spouse. My... Read more