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Remembering 28 years ago today
Tuesday, February 23, 2021      16 comments

When my middle child, Lee, passed away in a downhill skiing accident, 28 years ago today, the mountain honored him by changing the name of the slope he was skiing from "Last Chance" to "Leeway" . ... Read more
Harley Update being a goofball
Tuesday, February 23, 2021      13 comments

My granddaughter sent me this picture yesterday. She said she told Harley to smile and this is what she got. ... Read more
National Love Your Pet Day
Saturday, February 20, 2021      17 comments

Today, February 20th, pet lovers celebrate National Love Your Pet Day, a day to embrace our love of our pets! People celebrate this special day in many different ways, such as bringing our pet a special treat, taking extra walks with out d... Read more
Sometimes it is the Small Things That Matter the Most
Saturday, February 13, 2021      20 comments

To have a friend and be a friend Is what makes life worthwhile. Unknown The gift of friendship is probably the greatest gift anyone can give you. After my husband, Bill, passed away, I was very lonely, and friends at church were a huge s... Read more
Shooting Stars - Hobby Time
Friday, February 12, 2021      16 comments

For the past two weeks in the Shooting Stars 5% challenge team, one of our Living the Good Life tasks were to spend time on our hobby daily. One of my hobbies is making cards for friends and family so i choose to spend time doing that. ... Read more
January Review/February Goals
Saturday, February 06, 2021      17 comments

For week one of the February BSG challenges, we are to blog about our goals for February and review January’s goals. January did not go quite as well as I planned for. My dog broke a toenail early in the month and had to have surgery to get... Read more
Harley Update
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      22 comments

Just had to share a picture of my beautiful little great granddaughter. I think she looks like Shirley Temple in this picture. She also reminds me of my mom when she was a child because she also had dark curly hair. ... Read more
Shooting Stars Winter 5% Challenge - Week One Badges
Friday, January 22, 2021      3 comments

While I didn't lose weight during week one of the challenge, I was successful in making some healthy habits. Progress not Perfection! ... Read more
Progress - Week Two of Shooting Stars 5% Winter challenge
Friday, January 22, 2021      11 comments

I am not sure what the scale will reflect, but I have been making some new healthy habits during week two. My poor doggy has been under the weather all week. He had surgery on his paw last Friday to remove a torn toenail that was infected. ... Read more
What does January mean to me?
Saturday, January 16, 2021      14 comments

Our assignment for week 2 of the BSG challenges on the Aspire and Inspire spark team is: What does January mean to you? Perhaps use the letters in January to create a poem about this month. I have never been very successful in creating p... Read more
Progress – Shooting Stars Week One
Saturday, January 16, 2021      10 comments

While the scale seemed to be stuck at this morning’s weigh-in, I feel Week One of the Winter 5% challenge has been a success. I made healthy choices with my eating, choosing fruit and healthy muffins instead of sweets. I made some new... Read more
Progress - Week One of January
Sunday, January 10, 2021      16 comments

I spent a lot of the end of December trying to get my mind in the right place to have a successful start to 2021. So far, so good. I have been planning ahead for nutrition and have been doing well. Today I was tempted to go off my plan sin... Read more
Polar Bears - Week One Blog - Review and Goals
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      15 comments

For week one of the January BSG challenges, we are to blog about our goals for January and review December’s goals. I didn’t write a blog setting my December goals. Unfortunately, the gyms and yoga studios were closed from mid-November thro... Read more
Shooting Stars 5% Winter Challenge - Wings Earned
Friday, January 01, 2021      14 comments

Woo hoo! I've earned by Flight Wings for the winter challenge with the Shooting Stars, and I am ready for a successful new year and new challenge. ... Read more
Creativity For Harley
Wednesday, December 16, 2020      20 comments

Since I was not able to visit my great granddaughter, Harley, this year, I have been worried she wouldn't remember who I am. Also, she has a lot of family here in Oregon that are not able to see her often because of the distance, so I wanted to ... Read more

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