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12/23/15 - Bedtime
Wednesday, December 23, 2015      6 comments

Finished making the pumpkin pie and cherry chocolate cheese cake for tomorrow's festivities. We had some very unlike-December temperatures today. It was 60 degrees at both airports. I'm glad I have a nice sturdy roof, because it's rea... Read more
12/22/15 - Bedtime
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      5 comments

Gas is $1.99 a gallon. I can't remember the last time it was under $2.00. Today is the winter solstice, so that means that days are going to start getting longer. Who couldn't use more daylight?! ... Read more
12/21/15 - Bedtime
Monday, December 21, 2015      5 comments

For a market research firm, I sampled some frozen dinners and got paid for it. emoticon After a quick trip ... Read more
12/20/15 - Bedtime
Monday, December 21, 2015      7 comments

With some chores, I take an I-am-woman-hear-me-roar approach. I needed to replace the toilet set in the upstairs bathroom. Since it's only a toilet seat, I reasoned it should be something that could be done quickly and easily. Wrong! It is a... Read more
12/19/15 - Bedtime
Saturday, December 19, 2015      10 comments

Had dinner with some friends, and it was a fun evening. I found the perfect Christmas present for Shivangi. I'm her secret Santa. Although I went over the limit, I couldn't pass up the earrings I bought her. It always amazes me how deepl... Read more
12/18/15 - Bedtime
Saturday, December 19, 2015      8 comments

We had our Christmas lunch at work, and the food was brought in from a Greek restaurant. My whitefish was terrific! We got a dusting of snow, and it looks very pretty. Thank goodness - the water heater just came on. I had washed a pi... Read more
12/17/15 - Bedtime
Thursday, December 17, 2015      8 comments

This may not sound like a big deal, but tomorrow is a jeans day at the office. The dress code is business casual, so it's nice to be able to pull on a comfy pair of denims to wear to work. This evening I added some avocado to my salad. ... Read more
12/16/15 - Bedtime
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      10 comments

Although it wasn't for long, the sun finally made an appearance. emoticon Only three people showed up for ... Read more
12/15/15 - Bedtime
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      7 comments

One of our carriers sent me a box of See's candy. Instead of eating them all myself, I put them out to share with the rest of the office. Since it's been so dreary, I wore my red jacket to cheer me up, and it worked. On the "L", a guy... Read more
12/14/15 - Bedtime
Monday, December 14, 2015      5 comments

It's been a generally rainy, miserable day, but I walked to and from the fitness center without getting wet. ... Read more
12/13/15 - Bedtime
Sunday, December 13, 2015      6 comments

When you have kitties, you never exercise alone. =^..^= =^..^= Got out the crock pot and made Chickpea, Squash, and Red Lentil Stew. It has great texture and flavor and is very fragrant. Oh, yes, it tastes terrific! I went to Targ... Read more
12/12/15 - Bedtime
Saturday, December 12, 2015      7 comments

The trainer leading the Zero Weight Gain Challenge was dressed like an elf today. Bein' green is a lot of fun!!! ... Read more
Yellow Split Pea - Cauliflower Soup
Friday, December 11, 2015      7 comments

2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces cauliflower florets, coarsely chopped (3 cups) 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped carrot 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 bay leaves pinch + 1/8 t... Read more
12/10/15 - Bedtime
Thursday, December 10, 2015      10 comments

I work for an insurance agency, and one of our companies is offering a wellness challenge to all their agents. It includes fitness and nutrition and the winner receives a $2,000 travel voucher. I can't begin to imagine how many participants th... Read more
12/9/15 - Bedtime
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      8 comments

I am grateful for Kristin. She's one of the instructors at the fitness center, and she's great. She always so spunky and cheerful. It was a lovely 50 degree December day in the midwest. Since the weather has been so mild, I'm still walki... Read more

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