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Realize and Energize
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      3 comments

Realize your potential. Look carefully and honestly at your goals and imagine what the future holds for you. Consult your vision collage and update, if necessary. If you have missed making one, take the time to assemble one now that will h... Read more
Coming back from the long holiday weekend
Monday, November 28, 2011      5 comments

It felt strange to walk back into the office, start listening to VM and seeing what I had left behind on Wednesday afternoon. Luckily, most of the unresolved items only needed time for answers to come. The phone messages were mostly someo... Read more
Ahh, Sundays are the best
Sunday, November 27, 2011      6 comments

Church, then coffee time with the family is always a plus. We looked over DS's senior proofs and now need to choose which ones we want and how many to order. He is too photogenic for his own good LOL! But in time, we'll figure it out. DH... Read more
Decorating all done
Saturday, November 26, 2011      9 comments

The decorating at the church is done. The big tree in the sanctuary looks gorgeous and the smaller tree in the parish hall is also a beautiful site. We started at 9 and worked until 11:30, stopped for lunch and finished by 1:30. The two GC... Read more
What to do on Black Friday
Friday, November 25, 2011      7 comments

Since I prefer to skip the crowds and hassles of shopping on Black Friday, I opted to do the laundry and hung the jeans on the line. I cleaned and tidied up the kitchen, helped DS with a few errands and then decided at 4:15 to set a batch ... Read more
Thanksgiving-come and gone
Friday, November 25, 2011      3 comments

It was such a beautiful day that it was almost a shame to stay inside. The temperature topped out at 65 degrees and here in South Dakota, that is a hard act to follow. We almost broke a record. We had so much good food and stayed at DD's... Read more
Cranberry-Banana Salad
Thursday, November 24, 2011      8 comments

A recipe from the early 60's that MIL shared with me 1 sleeve of saltine crackers 1 can jellied cranberry sauce 3 ripe bananas 8 oz carton of whipped topping Crush crackers in a bowl and set aside. Remove cranberry sauce from c... Read more
Getting ready for Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      7 comments

I am cooking the sweet potatoes tonight and will get them ready to bake in the morning. I have what I need for the cranberry-banana salad which I will make when I get to DD's house. The apple pie just came out of the oven and the green a... Read more
Twice the work today
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      3 comments

but it was a good feeling to ge back to a routine. I was back in my element. The day rushed by and I had plenty of errands to keep me on the move. DS2 and girlfriend were here for dinner. We had a small pork roast and a small beef roast... Read more
Back home
Monday, November 21, 2011      8 comments

We had a great trip and a wonderful visit with all the family at the prayer service and the funeral. The 8-10 inches of snow was already melting today and most of the main roads had been plowed. Some of the streets were a little dicey but ... Read more
Leaving for the funeral
Sunday, November 20, 2011      14 comments

We are leaving after lunch for the funeral and plan to be back tomorrow night. The roads should be in good condition now so travel should be easy. SIL is in good spirits and we hope to have good quality family time to visit, reflect and sh... Read more
Moving forward
Saturday, November 19, 2011      6 comments

I am finishing up the rest of the laundry. I swept all the floors this morning and started picking up around the living room. I will be gone part of the evening to play Bingo at the Legion Hall. First is the soup and sandwich supper with c... Read more
Weekend Plans
Friday, November 18, 2011      7 comments

There will be a prayer service for BIL on Sunday evening so we will drive out on Sunday afternoon. The funeral is 10 am on Monday and we will stay until mid-afternoon, depending on the weather and road conditions. We already have hotel roo... Read more
Update on BIL
Thursday, November 17, 2011      14 comments

BIL passed away this morning at about 2 am. Funeral services are pending. With a winter storm moving in from west to east, we may be driving across the state on icy, snowy roads this weekend. Time will tell. He was 63 and now he can rest... Read more
Family concerns
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      11 comments

BIL is very ill with pneumonia and septic shock. He is a resident of a nursing home and the infection only became evident when he spiked a fever. He is the father of the niece who was married 2 months ago. That was the last time we saw hi... Read more

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