nice surprise
Thursday, December 28, 2017      10 comments

I woke up this morning and got out of bed after 9 hours of sleep. Well, I didn't sleep all the way through. First I woke with an headache, sinuses got dry, so I went back to bed to sleep it off. Which I did. But my surprise came when I weighe... Read more
Christmas and more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017      9 comments

We had a change of plan at the last minute. Usually we go Christmas to my daughters mother-in- laws house. We got that all split up, I do Thanksgiving, she does Christmas and so on.. But she lost her sister in law on Friday night, so when she... Read more
Wednesday, December 20, 2017      3 comments

This morning I wrapped a few of my "special" cookies in tissue paper and took them to the local bank when I cashed my check. It was silly and fun and the girls there enjoyed it. But no sooner had I come home and the phone rang... my daught... Read more
the rest of the year
Monday, December 18, 2017      4 comments

Over the past few days and if I think about it since the beginning of the month... I find myself walking more and more often 4 miles on my morning walk. Today I hit pretty much four miles on the step and did it in 80 minutes. That seems to be ... Read more
Thursday, December 14, 2017      4 comments

We had a cold front last night; so on my walk this morning I checked on the babies... ... Read more
so creative
Thursday, December 14, 2017      4 comments

My brother in law is real creative. Every year he comes up with new ideas for Christmas decorations. He does quite a bit of woodwork and building as well. My sister just send me the latest crafts he did... The window box stars are for thei... Read more
no book
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      7 comments

I am addicted to reading. I freely admit that and there is not a day I don't pick up my kindle and at least read a couple of pages. I even carry it when ever we go into town. I wait in line anywhere I got my kindle in hand - if I have to wait lo... Read more
Happy Holidays
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      8 comments

Happy Holidays Texan Style one of my neighbors has this in front of his property...... Read more
on my way
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      4 comments

So I upgraded to walking at least 3 miles in the morning now, sometimes it's mid morning when it gets warm enough to get out there. Mostly though I got onto the routine to wwalk between 9 and 10 a.m. .. and these guys watch me every morning!... Read more
Friday, December 08, 2017      3 comments

When I grew up in Germany, my mother would once in a great while make dampfnoodel. It's a yeast concoction that can be sweet or savory and is served warm. My mother always claimed it was to time consuming for her. Bless her, my mother is not ... Read more
Thursday, December 07, 2017      7 comments

I got a surprise phone call today from Germany. One of my class mates from 40 years ago tracked me down via my brother apparently. He surprised me by calling. We had an interesting conversation for like 30 minutes. It's amazing how fast you fa... Read more
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      4 comments

I finished my 5 challenge today. Weather changed over night, so hubby told me I was gonna freeze my tosh off... lol. I was putting on my leg warmers and lacing up my sneakers as he said.." it's cold out there" I laughed and told him how ... Read more
Sunday, December 03, 2017      6 comments

So much fun... but I messed up my sleep by taking a late nap last night. I was tired and hubby said just take a nap. I usually nap like 10 -15 minutes. So here it is 7:30 in the evening and I am let's see what happens. 2 1/2 hours later I wake ... Read more
movement game
Friday, December 01, 2017      2 comments

So here is something fun for today... In my take 10 challenge I am suppose to do 10 jumping jacks once every hour. With the bad state of my knees I won't even attempt to do this. I don't trust myself to move more than one leg off the ground as... Read more
thinking of my mother
Thursday, November 30, 2017      2 comments

Bless her heart, my mother is 78 years old and lives near Stuttgart in Germany. I was thinking about her today as I was making crepes.. Sounds weird huh, not so much for me... because my mother loves through her food. She has a recipe for every... Read more

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