daughter's wedding in the fall...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      6 comments

Now I am really under the gun to re-lose some of that weight I lost before. So far, so good...my pants actually buttoned this morning. ... Read more
Slow and steady wins the race....
Monday, January 14, 2013      3 comments

Since a year ago I have lost about 11 pounds. This month I have lost about 3 pounds so far. I am really watching portion size and avoiding fried foods, espcially in restaurants. (I asked at a couple of fast food places what kind of oil th... Read more
co-worker's back in hospital
Thursday, January 10, 2013      3 comments

emoticon Laura's lungs are not working well. She has fluid in the lungs. Otherwise have only heard her ki... Read more
Good news about co-worker...
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      3 comments

She is reported to be doing better and might be going home sometime this week. Everyone is greatly relieved. Thanks for your prayers and good wishes. ... Read more
Honored on Christmas to play piano for famous singer...
Sunday, December 30, 2012      10 comments

So there I was playing the piano at Ebenezer Nursing Home in Minneapolis for the dinnertime in the evening when this very nice man came up and asked if I could play The Christmas Song (Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...) as he like the way I ... Read more
No further updates...on co-worker's condition
Saturday, December 29, 2012      2 comments

Everyone at work was hoping to hear how Laura has been doing but we have not heard any more news from her son-in-law. Our supervisor is not allowed to pass on any information but I suspect she is still on dialysis. The last email from her SIL ... Read more
Tragic news at work...regarding a co-worker...
Thursday, December 27, 2012      7 comments

Laura had her tonsils out last Friday to clear her airway so she can breathe better at night and not snore. When we got back to work on the 26th of December there was an email from another co-worker (Laura's son-in-law) telling how Laura su... Read more
Try to remember when deep in December, then follow...
Sunday, December 16, 2012      3 comments

We are having frightfully strange weather this year. I live in Minnesota and last weekend we had 10 to 12 inches of snow with deplorable driving condition for most of the past week due to the fact that we got ice and chunky road surfaces covere... Read more
Please, Christmas, don't be late....
Saturday, December 15, 2012      5 comments

If you are as old as I am you might remember this Christmas song by The Chipmunks. I also have the words memorized from the flip side of the 45 RPM record I had in about 1960. As I recall, it was one of our saddest Christmases. Our fami... Read more
Have to take a picture...it will last longer...
Thursday, December 13, 2012      6 comments

I planned an art project for our group of 3 employees. Our department was divided into 9 groups and given a garland to decorate. We did this last winter holiday season, also, and enjoyed it so much we are doing it again this year. Each ... Read more
Not a complaint free Sparker....
Saturday, December 08, 2012      5 comments

Today was a miserable day for a continuing headache (started yesterday)...and also jaw pain and neck pain. As I was standing in a line for about 15 minutes at the post office my neck even went into a somewhat severe spasm and anyone watching me... Read more
Food sensitivities and Thanksgiving...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      6 comments

Let's see: Must be gluten free, onion free, green bean free, pork free, egg free, dairy free, peanut free, cottonseed oil free, bee pollen free, soy free (may be missing one or two). No tofurkey but can have plain turkey meat smothered in ... Read more
My hand turkey looks like what?
Saturday, November 17, 2012      4 comments

What? I sent a picture of my hand turkey I did at work (whole department made a bulletin board with our hand turkeys) and my daughter's verdict was that it looks like a prostitute...I didnt know she was so condemning of my art work. ... Read more
Strange classified ad at work ...under Wanted...
Sunday, November 11, 2012      5 comments

Cheap mattress pad $5... Wanted cheap mattress pad, turkey baster and tourniquet. Please call XXX-XXX-XXXX ( I left this out). ???????????????? I asked several people, including supervisors, what they thought.. One high up ... Read more
6666 points to go to next spark points level
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      4 comments

But not for long... will get a point for writing this wonderful blog...... Read more

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