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End the "Those who can't do-Teach" mentality
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      3 comments

I am so tired of hearing "Those who can't do-Teach." That is so demeaning to the profession of teachers. It seems to make the assumption that teachers are lacking in the intelligence and ability to succeed in anything--because they they teach! ... Read more
The Challenge:Trying to prepare for my future, relieve stress & loose weight
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      1 comments

Life is a challenge. Day by day we are bombarded with challenges. I wrote about my frustrations over Soc Security earlier now I am working on a plan to try to ease my stress over it. If I do not-I will gain weight--again--and harm my health whic... Read more
Remembering my life at age 20-Now the lie unfolds
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      1 comments

I could not sleep last night. Worry kept me awake. As I am tackling my retirement I am learning things I thought were true..are false. When I was 20 yrs old I left home with just the clothes on my back, an overnight bag, and about $85. I spent t... Read more
Sauna, aahh!
Friday, March 04, 2011      2 comments

Two years ago I surfed on line and found this infrared sauna. I called the company they had a sale and they would set up up for me as well. It was a great deal. I love it!... Read more
How cold is it?
Friday, February 11, 2011      1 comments

My cat, Chess, has been so cold lately with the temperatures in the teens she is now sleeping UNDER the wood stove! Now that is cold!... Read more
Beef Barley Soup
Monday, January 17, 2011      1 comments
&utm_source=CorpEmail5 Found this recipe and it is good! Cal... Read more
Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
Saturday, January 15, 2011      1 comments

1 C of Sugar or low cal equivient. ( I can only use sugar because of reactions to other subsitutes) 1/8 C of butter or oleo 1 & 1/2 T of Cocoa 1/4 C of milk (can ... Read more
Coq au vin
Sunday, November 14, 2010      2 comments

My husband passed almost 10 years ago. He always enjoyed my gourmet cooking. Today I am making one of his favorites for my sons--Coq au vin. It is chicken slow-cooked in b... Read more
Shrinking to Nothing
Thursday, November 11, 2010      2 comments

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Size 0 is a women's clothing size in the US catalog sizes system, roughly equivalent to a UK size 4. Size 0 and 00 were invented... Read more
I might be getting better
Saturday, November 06, 2010      2 comments

After a week of therapy with my chiropractor I am beginning to feel some change in my feet sensations. I am feeling like I am getting back to the normal me. I plan to continu... Read more
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      2 comments

Dictionary defines Serendipity as the faculty of discovering desirable or valuable things accidentally or unexpectedly. I do quite a bit of reading on a variety of subjects simply because I enjoy learning. I rarely read fiction-mostly non-f... Read more
Use a little creativity
Friday, October 01, 2010      2 comments

I finished getting the yard ready for winter. I tarped the furniture and my garden so I will not have to plow as hard next spring as well. I then thought I might like to cover my outdoor water faucets to protect them this winter. I searche... Read more
Clutter and weight can go hand in hand
Friday, September 24, 2010      5 comments

I have been doing quite a bit of de-cluttering these past few months. Wanting to get better at it, I began to read books, visit websites, etc. My current book "Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui" by Karen Kingston has re-ignited my urge to de-cl... Read more
Being frugal
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      4 comments

I have been thinking about frugality a lot lately. I was raised in a very frugal family. Mom would cook a chicken and we would eat on it for a week as entrée, soup, pot pie, chicken salad. Nothing was wasted. You did without, created something b... Read more
The good the bad & ugly
Sunday, September 05, 2010      5 comments

Every Sunday just about I cook dinner for my sons. Yesterday I made homemade cream puffs with chocolate glaze for our dessert today. That is the Good. The bad is I plan to e... Read more

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