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saw Bats last night
Saturday, June 19, 2021      6 comments

good morning - My GD (9) was a champ - the event took much longer than expected. due to many things not able to control. GS (6) is a whiner and a complainer. I knew this about him, but we managed. We are in the middle of the river waiting f... Read more
grandkids are coming today
Friday, June 18, 2021      3 comments

good morning - not use to planning meals for 4 people. Dh has been very helpful preparing everything with me. We are ready. My grand kids have not spend a weekend with us since they have grown. It was always for one night only. DH has been ... Read more
reached 600,000 COVID deaths in USA
Thursday, June 17, 2021      5 comments

good morning - I read a sad article yesterday. People are still dying of COVID. Some people have decided not to get the vaccine in many areas - the south is one of the big areas. The doctors are saying these are the people that are getting hit... Read more
LOL - this is why I will miss Sparks
Wednesday, June 16, 2021      9 comments

good morning - I am going to miss the community feed, blogs, articles, and the gathering of points. SP is like a family member that I can go to daily. It got me through the pandemic and retirement of DH. Without Sparks during this time of goi... Read more
grands kids coming for sleep over this weekend
Tuesday, June 15, 2021      5 comments

good morning - I planned an entire weekend of activities for my grandkids ages 6 & 9. I developed a menu of meals for them. Sunday is Father's day - I am teaching them to bake pies for their dad with our new oven. One apple and one strawberry... Read more
decided to stay on SP until the end
Monday, June 14, 2021      14 comments

good morning - I have been looking around at other sites. I just do not want to let go of SP. I like the international people on SP. I am a traveler and have been since I was 18. I have traveled overseas somewhere yearly. I have learned to ... Read more
peaceful morning
Sunday, June 13, 2021      8 comments

good morning - household very mellow this morning. I love it this way. Dh is going to mow the lawn. It got long in the short time we were gone. I love the smell of new grass cut. today, I am going to read and chill on our back porch until i... Read more
forgot how traveling effects my body
Saturday, June 12, 2021      2 comments

good morning - I actually lost weight. Only a pound but I will take even an oz. I hold fluids and do not have regular BMs. So I thought I had gained weight - NO says my body. It is a pleasant surprise. DH gained 6 lbs. but he was eating b... Read more
I have decided to start deleting stuff on SP
Friday, June 11, 2021      5 comments

I have been re-reading my blogs and the comments from all of you. What a wonderful group of friends. I hope we can find ourselves again after August 17. The comments brought tears to my eyes. TY You will all be missed.... Read more
I am back - what a challenge traveling this time
Friday, June 11, 2021      5 comments

good morning - It was a tremendous challenge - our first time after COVID. We found food places closed that we used to go for good quality food. At Mall of America - there are places that are just closed. Our hotel - had a very limited menu.... Read more
On way to airport soon
Thursday, June 10, 2021      3 comments

First trip since COVID- learned much. Change is everywhere. My DH was just amazed at things he knew was always been there from his childhood were closed. Cities redesign roads & other infrastructure. The talk from family was of people who did... Read more
Just got kicked out of Mall of America
Sunday, June 06, 2021      9 comments

Good morning - DH & I slept very well last night - got up early. Decide to walk in Mall - so at 6 - we walk in mall. We are having a wonderful conversation- had already done one lap 3300 steps when mall cop comes & tells us we must leave. Mall... Read more
non scale measurement - vitals
Wednesday, May 26, 2021      6 comments

good morning - I take my vitals each morning. Been doing this for years, BP & glucose. They are excellent this morning. I am so pleased. I am on a plateau for the number on the scale and I do not even care. I am working on my program. ... Read more
having a peaceful morning
Tuesday, May 25, 2021      3 comments

good morning - DH just left to go to his eye doctor for an exam. He needs glasses for distance, but somehow he comes out of his exams needing no glasses. I just do not know how he does it. I am a passenger in a car with him. I have on numer... Read more
I woke up just smiling!
Monday, May 24, 2021      7 comments

good morning - I have been working on getting my positive nature back. Much of it depends on my sleep. I have been working on deep sleep and longer sleep. When I achieve 7 hours a night - it is a miracle. I feel simply great today and ready ... Read more

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