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Making lemonade
Wednesday, July 28, 2021      15 comments

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. With SP’s demise looming, I’ve decided to try something new each day on MYFITNESSPAL. Today I sent a message. I’ll be blogging there too. I’m still SABLENESS in both places. If you send me a friend... Read more
Not Sparkling
Tuesday, July 27, 2021      9 comments

Feeling down in the dumps about SP as the end nears. MyFitnessPal is OK, but it lacks personality. We still have mangoes from tree #2. They’re smaller and a tad more fibrous but still tasty. Last night I made mango bread using my strawbe... Read more
Saturday, July 24, 2021      12 comments

Last night’s grouper dinner was sooo good. We had four fat fillets so it’s grouper again tonight. What a treat! Little Miss Moppet would have been demanding her share. Mickey and Grayce aren’t big on people food with a few exceptions; groupe... Read more
Happy Friday
Friday, July 23, 2021      9 comments

Happy because emoticon A friend called last night to offer us some freshly caught grouper, husband’s favorite ... Read more
Tail end of Tuesday
Tuesday, July 20, 2021      6 comments

Pleasantly tired, just came in from a long spell in the pool. Nothing from the nest, so we think the mockingbird baby has flown the coop. After brunch out, we went to the botanical garden. It was hot, but there was shade and a breeze. The... Read more
Sunday, July 18, 2021      8 comments

Relaxing in my nightshirt with a cup of tea. Nice day; I met a friend for birthday lunch at our favorite British pub restaurant. We ordered salmon and shrimp, tried Kentucky vanilla cream beer, and finished off with freshly made chocolate-dipp... Read more
Friday, July 16, 2021      11 comments

Mickey’s trip to the vet seems to have scared him into recovery. He’s a much happier cat, and his persons are happy too. It just took him a little longer to recover from this spell than usual. We were able to put drops in his ears, but two atte... Read more
Thursday, July 15, 2021      4 comments

Mickey and I went to the vet this morning. After a bad day yesterday, he seemed fine this morning and has eaten normally. He has an allergy med to try out in addition to ear drops, so he and I will have lots of fun the next two weeks. I had the... Read more
Late Wednesday
Thursday, July 15, 2021      8 comments

Nice day. I drove up to my sister’s house for a lunch date. Yes, I brought a bag of mangoes with me. We had a good lunch. I made a reasonable choice and adjusted breakfast and lunch to compensate. I’m pleased with how it turned out. We went... Read more
Tuesday, July 13, 2021      6 comments

We spent an hour in the pool last night. We saw a Cooper’s hawk swoop into a crepe myrtle by the pool, and I’m afraid that’s the end of a couple of mockingbird nestlings. Health MISSIONS 1. Five day streak of tracking food and fitness ... Read more
Monday, July 12, 2021      5 comments

Good news: my Mickey cat was sick over the weekend. This morning, he’s visited the water dish twice, eaten a small breakfast, and kept it down. He has these spells every so often no matter what I feed him. MISSIONS 1. Call pharmacy and... Read more
Sunday, July 11, 2021      4 comments

Fitness MISSIONS Stationary bike Pool Housework Stretch The pool was perfect last night, and I spent a long time in it; hoping to do that again today if the rain stays away. I’m pleased with yesterday’s little fix it job. I ... Read more
Saturday, July 10, 2021      9 comments

Breakfast: Coffee with milk Greek yogurt with berries, bran, honey Lunch: Spinach pecan salad Chicken salad Dinner: Crabless crab cakes made from Lion’s Mane mushrooms Squash casserole Mango dump cake leftover from las... Read more
Friday feast
Friday, July 09, 2021      6 comments

We have loads of mangoes 🥭 from one of our two trees. Husband took some to a couple of neighbors without trees of their own, and I’m taking another bag to a friend tomorrow. I had a bright idea and made mango dump cake with a gluten free m... Read more
Thursday three items
Thursday, July 08, 2021      6 comments

Three items is a game I play with myself. I pick up three items and return them to where they need to be, pick up three more items wherever I ended up, and so on. It can also be three chores of any size, and wherever I finish up is where I start... Read more

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