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Getting Old(er)...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      3 comments

In a box of my mother's things I found a book of quotes and Bible verses compiled by Helen Lesman. I gave this to her in 1988 and it found its way back to me when she passed away in 2001. Now I'm reading it and enjoying it. One thing I've ... Read more
Fits and Starts
Sunday, March 23, 2014      4 comments

I need sleep this morning... I had fits of coughing off and on all night and my nose started running after I used my nasal spray... Coughing inside a CPAP mask is not fun. Neither is having a runny nose. I do not like having a cold. I do no... Read more
What a Week!
Friday, March 21, 2014      2 comments

We've felt the first day of spring. Sunshine on our cheeks warmed them up nicely. Overnight the ice on the lake melted beneath a gentle rain. The same rain worked a while on the giant mountains of snow in the parking lots in town, and they are... Read more
I had a good day!
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      2 comments

I slept 8.4 hours of interrupted sleep, but I felt rested when I got up. emoticon I worked outside some today i... Read more
Tasmanian Hospitality is Wonderful! Week 6 of our Virtual Trek!
Saturday, March 01, 2014      2 comments

We have stayed in many beautiful places while visiting Tasmania, from modest hotels to Victorian mansions. This weekend we were lucky to find ourselves perched 160 metres above sea level at a luxurious hideaway nestled high on an 80 acre proper... Read more
Week 5 Virtual Trek in Tasmania! The Waters!
Monday, February 24, 2014      2 comments

Water, water everywhere and here I am drinking tea again this morning getting ready to enjoy the next week in Tasmania. Tassie is a island surrounded by the sea and it has within it a beautiful huge temperate rainforest filled with gorgeous flo... Read more
If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      3 comments

For years I took our five kids to lessons, classes, and activities like dancing, soccer, swimming, wrestling, Scouts, baseball, cheer leading, gymnastics, horseback riding, play practice, piano, violin, flute, drums, choir, and camps of all kind... Read more
How I feel this morning...
Monday, February 17, 2014      2 comments

I'm moving slowing, coming to grips with a Monday morning after a busy weekend. I was at the computer almost all day yesterday. I'm stiff and sore and tired even though I had almost 8 hrs of sleep last night. I've been awake and up for a coup... Read more
Pain, Patience, Comfort and Anxiety
Monday, February 17, 2014      2 comments

I have an ouchy shoulder this morning. It's bothering me a little more than usual. A massage would feel so good. My neck is stiff as well, also not a surprise, but more noticeable since my shoulder hurts too. It's like, well what else is goin... Read more
Tasmania Week 4 of our Virtual Trek
Saturday, February 15, 2014      3 comments

When the clouds are low over the central highlands in the wilderness of Tasmania there is a dreamlike quality in the air. One can more easily imagine the ancient people traveling through the mists from place to place as they climbed the rocky ... Read more
Prehistoric Gondwanaland, the Tarkine and Historic Corinna
Sunday, February 09, 2014      4 comments

Before the continents of today came to be there was a supercontinent known now as Gondwaanaland. As the earth evolved the supercontinent became Australia and parts of Asia. On the island of Tasmania exists a temperate rainforest called t... Read more
Losing the People You Love Without Losing Yourself
Monday, February 03, 2014      2 comments

I will be 67 next week and I remember when my dad retired he and my mom lost 8 or 9 of their friends within the year. My husband and I noticed that about the same ages we lost 3 of our friends in a short amount of time too. It's a part of lif... Read more
Trekking Tasmania! Week 2 Chair Exercise Team Virtual trek!!!
Saturday, February 01, 2014      1 comments

Fortunately my tall boots laced up tight prevented me from getting any snake bites while trekking this week in Tasmania. I was sure there would be a snake behind every other boulder as we walked through The Walls Of Jerusalem bush. I actually ... Read more
Learning from the Experience and Insight of Others
Thursday, January 30, 2014      2 comments

For those of us who deal with depression friends can be lifesavers. I read a blog this morning that made me think about how my days have been going. I encourage anyone who reads this to also read ON2VICTORY's blog. Robert has a series of blog... Read more
Trekking Tasmania! Week 1 Chair Exercise Team Virtual trek!!!
Sunday, January 26, 2014      1 comments

Where has the time gone? From first landing in Melbourne emoticon it has been a wonderful experience , and I ex... Read more

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