Random A-Z Thoughts about me. Thanks to natplummer
Friday, March 02, 2012 5 comments
A. Age: 54 B. Bed size: Queen C. Chore that you hate: mopping floors D. Dogs: 2 Soldier and Prowler E. Essential start to your day: COFFEE F. Favorite color: Purple G. Gold or Silver: Gold H. Height: 5'2" ... Read more
Grandkids say the darndest things...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 3 comments
I just had to share this little story. My grand daughter who was 4 in August is now the swearing nazi. She will cover her mouth and say ummm if she hears a word she thinks is a bad word.I am happy she is not repeating these bad words, dont get m... Read more
100 miles in 100 days.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 2 comments
So the journey begins again. My small little town is doing its best to get everyone up and moving. One way this is happening is by hosting this walking program in our local high school. One of the teachers has mapped out several routes throughou... Read more
The spark wheel
Monday, January 16, 2012 2 comments
Today I decided the spark wheel not only makes me feel old, but it hates me. I should probably explain that a little.When I first joined spark people, there was no bonus spin for gathering 25 points, This makes me sound old when I say that. Also... Read more
I am so NOT a techie!
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 2 comments
I really thought I was a slight techie. I know and admit I am not patient enough for my Garmin watch. I had to have KG Possible program that silly thing for me. I wore it a lot when it was new and exciting but it just didnt hold my fleeting ... Read more
Being the parental unit.
Monday, October 31, 2011 3 comments
Just a quick note to my spark friends, I have not completely fallen off the spark wagon. I have become that person in the middle, the eternal parental unit. I have sons in college who still call me for assistance and advice and parents who need ... Read more
The new tradition.
Sunday, April 24, 2011 3 comments
The other day my son Derek said to me, Mom we need to start taking a walk together every Sunday. I said ok sounds good to me. He usually runs every day so for him to walk with me, I am happy. I think this came about because we spent a weekend to... Read more
Being a Grandma
Friday, August 20, 2010 15 comments
I had a friend ask me the other day, how does it feel being a grandma? After 5 minutes I caught the look of shock on her face. I guess I was a bit over the top with excitement. The problem was she asked me the same day I found out my son and wif... Read more
The last day
Friday, June 18, 2010 13 comments
I retired from teaching Special Education this year. I was ready to do it and am glad I did. I love teaching and I love kids. The administration where I work is dysfunctional and not able to do an effective job. I learned a long time ago to cont... Read more
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 11 comments
Today I conquered the massive rototiller! Sounds like a silly thing to blog about doesn't it? But I love to garden and get so frustrated waiting for the men in my life to find the time to pop over and till up my garden space for me. So Last fall... Read more
Angels in disguise
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 40 comments
I read a spark mail this morning from my good friend Kim. She called me an angel. I sat and thought about it and I think no, I am just an average Joe who met an angel. Being a special education teacher for 30 years I have met a lot of people... Read more
New Years Resolutions
Wednesday, December 30, 2009 7 comments
I have never really made new year resolutions. I dont like them because I dont like to quit. I usually see things through to the end. But this year I am making a change. I am becoming a quitter! I am going to start my quitting with negat... Read more
healthy or obsessed?
Tuesday, December 08, 2009 9 comments
When I began my weight loss journey it was just that, a weight loss journey. I began to learn that I truly liked eating good foods. I did not force my family to eat what I wanted to eat nor did I deprive them of anything they wanted to eat. Some... Read more
The mismatched shoes.
Saturday, November 07, 2009 8 comments
It all started with Tuesday morning. Our school's occupational therapist came into my classroom looking a bit harried. She was walking a bit uneven (as if her hip hurt). She looked as if she was ready to burst into tears at any second. With my j... Read more
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