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A tough week
Monday, October 17, 2011      17 comments

This past week was a tough one for me as well as for two dear friends First of all, my friend Pam (I blogged about her in September) underwent tests to determine the best options to battle the cancer in her lungs. She called me Saturday mor... Read more
I love fall!
Thursday, October 06, 2011      14 comments

The changing of the seasons is one of the top reasons that I love living in Minnesota; and fall is by far my favorite season - especially on a day like today. The sun is shining brightly, its rays dancing on the water and giving a glow to leaves... Read more
Checking in
Monday, October 03, 2011      7 comments

I realized this morning that it has been 12 days since my last blog. I haven't been absent from SP, I check in with my friends and teams, and log food eaten and exercise daily. Aside from that I have been pretty busy with job hunting (while stil... Read more
Not giving into the pain or rain!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      8 comments

I had grand plans this past weekend to kick butt outdoors – cutting perennials down to ground level now that frost has caused drooping, getting up outdoor fall decorations and other miscellaneous jobs that need to be done before winter. I want ... Read more
Some of this, and some of that….
Thursday, September 15, 2011      14 comments

Throughout the past week and a half I have experienced a lot of this and that – with no rhyme or reason at all. Highs, lows and everything in between. If you have kept up with my blogs, you know that I received some bad news about a dear fr... Read more
My 9/11/2001 column
Saturday, September 10, 2011      6 comments

I was the publishing editor of a small hometown newspaper when the 9/11 attacks occurred. A former employee called the other day to see if I had a copy of the issue we published that week. She works at another newspaper and wanted to use some of... Read more
A better day
Friday, September 09, 2011      7 comments

First of all I was to thank everyone who responded to yesterday’s blog with such kind works, prayers and goodies. Your support has meant so much. ... Read more
Thursday, September 08, 2011      23 comments

“I hate cancer” is the name of this blog. The sentiment is nothing new – I have hated cancer for a very long time, and today I hate it even more. Cancer has taken many loved ones and friends from me while others have battled it and won – a ... Read more
A week of accomplishment and sores thighs
Monday, August 29, 2011      13 comments

If you’ve followed my blogs, you know that I have been in a slump since having my work hours cut. Well, last week I finally hit my stride, accomplished a lot and now have a better outlook. ... Read more
Trying to make a new start
Monday, August 22, 2011      13 comments

Over the past few weeks I have been attempting to make a new start – both in my career and my life. Of course trying and doing are two very different things. The job market is extremely limited right now, and I am competing with many others... Read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      11 comments

While reading Spark Friends’ blogs, I came across one by my friend Lou (IUHRYTR) about following our dreams. If you are familiar with Lou, he always seems to say just what is needed at that moment. It’s kind of scary that he can read my mind lik... Read more
Figuring it out
Monday, August 15, 2011      12 comments

Summer is typically a time where I lose weight and do much better on the exercise front – lots of yard work, walking and other outdoor activities. It is also a time when I can indulge in fresh fruits and vegetables, growing some of my own. ... Read more
Losing a friend
Friday, August 05, 2011      14 comments

I was hired as graphic artist by a local newspaper in June 1993 and immediately began working with Dick, the ad sales representative. I loved working with Dick from the very beginning and in a short time grew to love him as a person. It wasn’t l... Read more
A long, sleepless night
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      8 comments

Yesterday I finally go my butt in gear and started gathering items for a rummage sale my sister, nephew and I are holding tomorrow and Thursday. We already have many boxes in my sister's garage but I had quite a bit more to add. I had made good ... Read more
Several fun days...
Sunday, July 31, 2011      9 comments

After a few bummer days, I was reminded how the simplest pleasures really are the best. I learned that Nascar driver Kenny Wallace was going to be in or area on Thursday, and knew that he is one of a dear friend's favorite drivers (she love... Read more

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