--KREN's Blogs

Stress and Eating!
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      16 comments

My recent bout of "The Troubles" (written about in several previous blogs), which I've re-named "Mother Madness" has earned me 3 extra pounds! I no longer come home and eat a pint of ice cream after dealing with my 90 year old, very independent... Read more
Thank You for the Prayers!
Monday, March 04, 2013      11 comments

My DIL sent me an email late last night which I found this morning as I sat here having coffee at my computer, a morning ritual for me. She said little Sydney has some new hair growth in one of her bald spots! Finally! We have all been wo... Read more
My DIL requesting prayers for my granddaughter.
Friday, February 15, 2013      19 comments

My DIL posted this on Facebook today: "I would like to ask all my FB friends & family if you could pray for my daughter Sydney - for the last 4 months, she has been suffering from a case of alopecia & she's now almost completely bald in the... Read more
Photos of my new Watercolor Project
Thursday, February 14, 2013      13 comments

I have ordered some clear vinyl checkbook covers so I can insert a small watercolor painting/design into each one. I thought it would be a fun gift to give my cousins, friends, etc. This is the first one that sort of happened accidentally.... Read more
New Bird Species Discovered! (pics)
Monday, February 04, 2013      13 comments

New Bird Species Discovered! Cutiedonius Pienocula aka Cutie Pie Cutie Pie birdies, first discovered by Kren in Central Texas, are not known in any other part of the world. ... Read more
This week's Fun with Watercolor (pics)
Friday, February 01, 2013      20 comments

Still having fun doing small florals. These are in 4 different styles. Playing with this type of painting is the most fun I've ever had by myself, lol. Who knew that in my old age I'd discover something that is so much FUN! ... Read more
Unlike Clinton, she DID inhale! (pics)
Thursday, January 31, 2013      12 comments

When Joe comes to my house to watch tv with me, he gets "comfy" by taking off his shoes and propping his feet on the coffee table. Rosie loves it! Sneaking out from her secret place. ... Read more
Lost in Memories of Winters Past
Saturday, January 26, 2013      15 comments

Snow. We don't see much of that in Texas. My hubby and I lived on 10 acres adjacent to a large area of Army Core of Engineers property that ringed Stillhouse Hollow Lake. This is where we raised our sons. It was a wooded area, high on a hil... Read more
Last Week's Fun With Watercolor
Sunday, January 06, 2013      16 comments

Small floral watercolors are a fairly new thing for me and I'm having a lot of fun with them! Now and then I'm really happy with some of them, other times, not so much, lol. And quite a few of them end up in the trash. I also wish I was go... Read more
End of year countdown - Day 58
Friday, December 28, 2012      10 comments

Well, I've made it through Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays and all the baking in between with no weight gain. Just a few days to go! The solution for me to accomplish that was ATTENTION. Just staying aware of what/when/why I'm eating and... Read more
Saturday, December 22, 2012      12 comments

NOT EVEN A MOUSE! This is Luna, a stray cat I rescued and gave to my son. She is known locally as the Mighty Huntress! Karen... Read more
My true Christmas Story
Saturday, December 22, 2012      15 comments

One year, after my sons had gone to live and work on their own and Christmas was approaching, I was looking around trying to think of what to buy my husband for Christmas. After I while I realized I was really trying hard to dream up a gift for ... Read more
Something to make your heart smile!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      8 comments

BzFCU7hN2yk Even if you don't know anyone who is autistic, this short video will make you smile. ... Read more
Bitter Sweet
Thursday, December 06, 2012      9 comments

Bitter truth about Sweet stuff. Some interesting links if you care about the enormous amounts of sugar we consume, especially the young people in our lives. Sometimes when I watch what kids eat and drink, beginning the moment they open ... Read more
Let's be perfectly clear.
Saturday, December 01, 2012      15 comments

I think this is what you call "straight talk" lol Karen PS - I understand this sign because I went with a friend to eat at a buffet. She could NOT understand w... Read more

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