100 lb. Club - An attitude of gratitude - Month of June

06-01-2011, 07:03 AM
No matter what is happening in your life. . . lots of good things or not so good things . . . there are always things for which you can be grateful. Knowing this helps put life into perspective.

Please feel free to join in. It feels good! :)

Studies show that this daily task can have a positive impact in your life. :)

06-01-2011, 07:22 AM
+ I love the month of June
+ first fireflies last night
+ got some of the Village planted yesterday morning before the heat
+ the scent of sheets dried outside in the sun
+ Jazz makes me smile when he wrestles his stuffed bunny but my dogs make me smile a lot
+ Bob wrestled those very heavy half barrels out of my car trunk and will paint them for me
+ the quiet fan in a hot bedroom making sleep easy last night
+ cold water from the garden well on a very hot and humid day

06-01-2011, 07:22 AM
- pretty flowers

- my gardening helper/friend, Lieghanne

- having enough

- a healthy day yesterday

- friends, family, faith, YOU ALL, music, fb, internet, cell phone

- air condiitoning

06-01-2011, 09:19 AM
* This thread and Beverly for starting it in the first place
* Yesterday was completely on plan
* Access to fresh fruits and vegetables
* A home full of people
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet

06-01-2011, 06:43 PM
My kids.

A body that works and moves even if it's more body than I'd like to have. (Watching my son struggle through physical therapy makes me so grateful for my mobility.)

The support I have here.

A roof over our heads and food in the fridge.

My husband's job.

My husband.

06-01-2011, 11:20 PM
The love of God
Second chances...even if they're 4th, 5th or even 6th chances

06-02-2011, 06:52 AM
+ a relaxing and guilt-free beer break with Karen yesterday
+ received a large grant cheque for the Mill
+ Paul H. volunteered to help me this afternoon - a man with a machine!
+ have the buttons half replaced on the dress for the wedding
+ a bouquet of lovely purple and white iris on my desk this morning
+ fresh greens and asparagus from the garden

06-02-2011, 07:45 AM
The smell of summer and the warmth of the air!

06-02-2011, 09:30 AM
* Yesterday was another day on plan
* Air conditioning (It got up to 98 degrees yesterday, 102 with heat index)
* I can afford fresh fruit and vegetables
* I have a house full of people
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet

06-02-2011, 01:11 PM
- sunny day and the birdies are chirping

- good memories of a weekend with my family

- heating pad and frozen peas

- little Sam came over and watered the tomatos

- friends, family, faith, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, music

- air conditioning in my car

06-03-2011, 12:14 AM
-my brother , Donny, who fixed my muffler, cleaned my air conditioner(works great), and fixed my mower:hug::hug:
-my dogs, Brownie and Blackie their unconditional love is a godsend.
-planted some violet and white impatiens

06-03-2011, 01:09 AM
+ One more calendar month behind us until my husband comes home
+ A fantastically relaxing shower
+ Really good friends who are here to support me anytime I need it

06-03-2011, 07:21 AM
+ my good dogs who stayed in the house yesterday morning although the wind blew open the door onto the road!
+ Paul and Eric who helped me with the heavy stuff yesterday
+ Sierra who wants to come over to show me her new teeth - I paid for her ortho and she is a changed girl
+ weight is heading downward again
+ I'm cautiously optimistic that I've solved Jazz's piddling problem :crossed:
+ Donna comes to clean today - I love a spiffed up house
+ managed the Mill payroll without any problems with the new system
+ at 72, I'm healthy, active and enthused with no major health issues - I am grateful

06-03-2011, 08:56 AM
- Leighanne came over again and we puttered in the gardens

- my laptop is broken... but, I have my desk top computer to use. (not so comfy, however)

- I get great happiness from my pots of different sedum on the deck

- another day to try again

- my family, my friends, YOU ALL, music, faith, fb, internet, cell phone

- drive thru banking

06-03-2011, 08:57 AM
* DS got home safely during the storm last night
* Yesterday was another on plan day
* I have a busy weekend planned which will help me stay on plan
* Even though my left should bothers me, my right shoulder does everything I need it to do.
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet

06-03-2011, 10:52 PM
-my niece's graduation party
-visiting with my baby great niece, so cute:hug:
-beautiful day

06-04-2011, 06:38 AM
- grateful that all I needed to fix my laptop computer was a power cord. And, Murray had an extra one...so, we didn't need to go out and buy one. (happy)(happy)

- DS is stoked. He is playing in a golf tournament raising money for Breast Cancer Research today. It's in honor of a friend who has beat breast cancer. The very best part is that his 'foursome' consists of friends from his high school varsity golf team. (they were the area champs in 1998) DS hasn't seen these men for ten years or so.

- my garden is looking so pretty. I got some neat containers for my sedum

- my neighborhood children - it's like being with a laugh machine

- my friends, my family, YOU ALL, FB, internet, cell phone, music

- our nice front porch to sit on.

06-04-2011, 07:04 AM
+ woke up on the right side of the grass ;)
+ early to bed and a good night's sleep
+ weight is moving the right way again
+ white and almost black iris are stunning in the front garden
+ my neighbour's two young cats have started visiting me when I garden
+ Julie passed her driver's test - I'm glad I was able to help her out with my car
+ buying a replacement power-washer today so I'll have a cool job to do on the next scorcher

06-04-2011, 12:56 PM
* DH got up early with me to get the yard clean. Summer is definitely here in South Carolina
* I was able to solve a problem and now I can work remotely this weekend
* There is a flip side to working extra hours this week. I will get to add the hours to the 4th of July and have a very long weekend.
* This has been a good week food-wise
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet

06-05-2011, 07:45 AM
+ felt I really made good use of my time yesterday
+ finally called Morna and told her why I cannot take that poor dog - I'm sad but know I made the right decision for many reasons
+ bought more plants - strawberry plants, a mauve clematis and a painted fern
+ got more done on the quilt - more today
+ bought a homemade pie at a bake sale so no need to bake dessert for tonight's dinner party

06-05-2011, 09:11 AM
- DH... he worked on things all day. He power washed the deck and outside furniture and the house, too. Men and their toys.....(happy)

- sunny morning, birdies chirping, coffee, ... a happy Sunday morning

- DS's golf team won the tournament - the his High School (foursome) team of 1998 still has the 'right stuff'.

- music videos... like mini musicals... love 'em (some I don't love..but, have the channel changer for that.)

- my family, my fdriends, YOU ALL, FB, internet, having patience & faith, cell phone,

- automatic coffee pot.

06-06-2011, 07:05 AM
+ woke to robin song
+ lemon lilies, purple lupines and white spirea in the black marble vase on my desk
+ fun time at Joanne's BBQ last night
+ finished piecing that troublesome quilt
+ coffee is delicious this morning, the dogs are cuddly and life is good

06-07-2011, 01:21 AM
-my dogs, Brownie and Blackie
-air conditioning
-honeysuckle(smells sooooo good)

06-07-2011, 06:40 AM
+ another sunny summery day
+ Grandma's mock orange is starting into bloom - whiffs of fragrance on the morning air
+ the problem quilt is now ready for machine quilting
+ good weekend financially at the Mill - bread was a hit
+ audit has been delayed a week or so - whew! although I do have everything ready
+ my "lad" has now finished painting the new village planters
+ my sore throat has disappeared :crossed:

06-08-2011, 01:17 AM
-air conditioning
-my dogs
-violet and white impatiens starting to grow

06-08-2011, 07:17 AM
+ bed at 9 and a good sleep
+ forgot to close the deck door but did not have any "visitors"
+ Doug is coming to do some work in the house for me - what a sweetie!
+ Elaine is finally taking the extra TV
+ the techie is coming to fix the TV reception - I've not missed it but ...
+ another glorious bouquet of white iris and the first rose peonies is on the desk
+ machine quilting is going well now that I've mastered the fancy stitch
+ very busy day ahead but I feel in control, rather than in a panic
+ lovely raspberries for breakfast

06-08-2011, 09:30 AM
my garden looks pretty

- I stayed on my plan until bedtime.... acutually, that is progress.

- my sweet little neighbors... such smile makers

- see another birds nest. We must have nine now in the yard. I saw the heron fly overhead twice yesterday. It's my favorite bird

- my family, my friends, YOU ALL, fb, cellphone, music

- ceiling fan/air conditioning

06-09-2011, 01:26 AM
-air conditioning
-saw a raccoon at my brothers, in the evening, he put his paws in some water my brother had for the birds and he took a drink. He has been eating my brother's suet cakes at night. He looked like a little robber with his bandit face. Sooo cute!

06-09-2011, 06:56 AM
+ survived the Church social with nary a nibble
+ huge storm last night but no damage
+ I didn't have to water (see above) ;)
+ I have no "musts" on today's schedule
+ time to do more machine quilting today
+ my friends are super supportive - three guys did three jobs for me yesterday
+ me new garden toys have arrived and I may go to town to get them today
+ the dogs were delightful at pet therapy at the Clinic yesterday - what angels!

06-09-2011, 11:59 AM

I love:
~School wrapping up!!
~getting to help my bestie plan her wedding :carrot:

06-09-2011, 06:30 PM
- air conditioning and ceiling fan on a hot day

- some new sedum

- the morning newspaper - so few people get it anymore. Murray loves the morning paper

- got the baby shower gift ready. I wrapped it in a receiving blanket. I've always done this for 35 years. It's fun to wrap the gift with a gift!

- family, friends, YOU ALL, fb, internet, cell, music, faith

- seeing and hearing the birdies.

06-10-2011, 01:19 AM
-had lunch with my sister-in-law,great girl talk
-my dogs, Blackie and Brownie
-planted two more of my flower pots with violet and white impatiens

06-10-2011, 06:44 AM
+ 1/3 finished with machine quilting - it looks good with the fancy stitching
+ long and hilarious talk with cousin Cathy last night - I love that girl like a daughter!
+ weight is steady despite Chinese food for lunch in town
+ pre-wedding haircut this morning
+ excited to try the new pressure washer
+ time to plant the Fair Grounds this afternoon
+ my perennial garden which is at its peak right now
+ finally bought size 14 pants yesterday and they fit! Too long, of course.

06-10-2011, 08:55 AM
- a pretty morning

- friend coming over this morning

- air conditioning

- our little neighbors are so excited about going to Disney World Saturday

- family, friends, YOU all, fb, internet, cell phone, music & faith

- a pretty picture on the wall that I look at every day from my favorite chair.

06-11-2011, 09:04 AM
- my friend, Leighanne, and helped in the garden

- a had a healthy day yesterday and even with salt intake

- so happy with my interesting pots of sedum

- feeling some better

- my family, my friends,YOU ALL, fb, cell phone, music, patience, music, faith

- garden hose

06-12-2011, 07:33 AM
Where is everybody at the gratitude thread? Hope you are OK. Even if you are struggling........Keep posting your gratitudes... it will keep you anchored to 3fc in some way.

- I've had two healthy days...even keeping my salt at a low level. Grateful for willingness to try.

- gardens are looking good

- DH listened

- ten bird families in my yard... a record!

- family,friends, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, faith, music

- comfy socks

06-12-2011, 12:09 PM
+ everything for the wedding went without a hitch
+ my dress was a perfect choice and I got lots of compliments
+ food was delicious and abundant but I ate abstemiously
+ the dogs were delighted to see me when I picked them up at the kennel just now

06-13-2011, 01:23 AM
-sister(we can tell each other anything) :D
-Summer flowers
-my four legged angels, Blackie and Brownie:hug:

06-13-2011, 06:15 AM
- a lovely baby shower at my cousin's house. I did not have any cake or cookies. Grateful for that.

- my little neighbor came over with her 4H project. She made a veggie tray and dip and explained all the veggies and how she made the dip. So sweet.

- my mom felt good enough to go to her friends bday party

- dh did a ton of weeding. We are working on the darn honeysuckle

- family, friends, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, music, faith

- comfy chair

06-13-2011, 07:20 AM
+ I was able to change my ticker this morning despite the decadent weekend
+ was able to resolve a big problem with my sewing machine
+ the Siberian iris are in bloom
+ Susie says she'll have strawberries later this week and has promised me the first quart
+ unpacked my suitcase and found Heather had sneaked in a slice of wedding cake! :lol:
+ a really hectic week ahead but I feel pumped!

06-14-2011, 01:53 PM
- mostly healthy day yesterday

- Isaac helped with weeding yesterday - take that creeping charlie!!

- pretty flowers are so joyful

- always such a great conversation with stepmom, Rachel... I am so grateful for cell phones!

- my family, my friends, you all, fb, cell phone, faith, music

- yesterday I made tea in my Grandma Freeda's china tea pot... so pretty

06-14-2011, 04:36 PM
:) :) Every day
My health
My family - kids, grandkids & gr. grandkids, my dog (he's family too)
Flowers, susnshine,clean air to breathe, clean water to drink,
3FC & all that I have "met" here

:dance :wave:

06-14-2011, 04:37 PM
That would be :dance: Duh!

06-15-2011, 01:39 AM
-flowers(the tiny petunia's are so cute. I don't know there official name.)

06-15-2011, 07:44 AM
+ my financial report was approved unanimously despite my worries about one very unfriendly woman
+ Susie brought me a quart of her first strawberries yesterday
+ my grandmother's mock orange bush is scenting the deck this morning
+ Disney got her summer haircut yesterday - she looks naked but it's done
+ my ice cream sin did not show on the scale this morning - :crossed: for tomorrow
+ Wendy comes to do my foundation plantings today - I am grateful for being able to afford her
+ Township Book Club luncheon today with my fun group of friends who read
+ lovely red and green lettuce from my raised bed

06-15-2011, 09:08 AM
+back to work, back on eating plan during the day
+plumbago in full bloom
+walked today
+found a concealer that covers my under eye crease
+love the twilight of summer
+I feel happier today than yesterday
+fresh fruits

06-16-2011, 12:40 AM
-my dogs
-fresh air
-hanging flower baskets

06-16-2011, 06:10 AM
- it's early in the morning.. and the birdies are singing... even before the light of day.

- dh is 'on a roll' with his job. So many things are coming together for him.

- Isaac who helps me in the garden this week.

- a few of my storytelling friends still contact me even though I havn't been active in our group

- family, friends, you guys, internet, music

- new shoe laces the right length

06-16-2011, 06:24 AM
+ a glorious day coming up
+ Cathy will help me finish some Village planting this morning
+ lettuce, strawberries, goat cheese and balsamic vinegar for dinner last night - yummy!
+ Wendy did a wonderful job on my foundation plantings in just six hours
+ Jazz is finally learning not to jump up
+ my aches and pains and mosquito bites are quite tolerable this morning

Edited to Add:

+ payroll was done before 8:00 A.M. - thanks to the online deductions calculator
+ the cat next door came for a lovely visit while I was taking the trash out to the road

06-16-2011, 09:48 PM
Long days of daylight - and mostly sunshine after a dreary spring in NW PA

Continued good health

My tomatoes and peppers growing like mad

Flowers blooming in the front garden by the porch

Good friends

God's love


06-17-2011, 06:00 AM
+ no big damage from my fall in the garden centre yesterday
+ strangers helped me up and were very concerned - one guy offered me his freezie
+ found wonderful deep purple petunias for the planters
+ crazy book club meets tonight - I love this group of friends
+ Donna is supposed to come to clean today :crossed:
+ strawberries

06-17-2011, 09:47 AM
- enough rain yesterday for the plants

- youtube... always something there for a laugh or entertainment

- my small pots of sedum on the deck

- family, friends, you all, fb,internet, cell phone, faith, music

- tree in the front looks so pretty

06-17-2011, 11:35 PM
+back to work, back on eating plan during the day
+plumbago in full bloom
+walked today
+found a concealer that covers my under eye crease
+love the twilight of summer
+I feel happier today than yesterday
+fresh fruits

* my health
* my son
* my mom, who loves me no matter what
*creativity, the ability to think outside the box
* possibilities
*An orange moon hovering over still blue water
*the gift of today
*the potential of tomorrow

06-18-2011, 07:06 AM
- wonderful long talk with Mike yesterday. He wrote an plan of action at the bank and ended up getting the branch some new accounts. He got a thank you from the regional manager and a gift card for a dinner out with Meg. He's feelin' good.

- rain for the flowers yesterday.

- ceiling fan

- a nice talk with my sister on the phone yesterday

- family, friends, you all, fb, music

06-18-2011, 08:55 AM
+ my ability to take a half hour nap - I have a great internal alarm
+ red and green ruffles of leaf lettuce - almost too pretty to pick
+ a delightful evening with my Book Club friends at the Lake despite the mosquitos
+ my huge veggie garden was tilled by neighbour Moel yesterday - I can plant!
+ got more work done on summerizing the front porch
+ audit report is nearly complete
+ perfect summer days predicted for this week
+ white Japanese Silk lilac is coming into bloom and smells wonderful

Edited at 5:54 PM
+ got started on planting my veggies this morning
+ planted two more barrels this afternoon in the Village
+ lovely break down at the point with Terri and Ernie in the Lake breezes

06-19-2011, 06:46 AM
- birdies chirping before dawn

- mom is excited about going to the Chinese Restaurant for Father's Day with Murray

- I started choking yesterday and was able to 'pop it out' by coughing and giving myself the Hiemlech manuvear to myself on a chair. I am lucky. They would have found me dead in a puddle of pee (from coughing so hard). LOL

- my sister, Barbara

- my family, friends, YOU ALL, cell phone, fb, internet, faith, music

- washing machine & dryer

06-19-2011, 07:04 AM
It's Father's Day and I am grateful for my Dad and all he taught me. He's been gone since 1998 but I still hear him.

06-20-2011, 06:50 AM
- a nice father's day for dh. My mom was so happy to go out to dinner

- ceiling fan

- family is safe from all the crazy weather lately

- ds had a wonderful Father's Day

- friends, family, you all, fb, cell phone, internet, music

- fewer weeds

06-20-2011, 07:26 AM
+ this thread that makes me think before I jump into my day
+ the audit stuff is as ready as it'll ever be and I'm getting it off my desk this morning
+ I had time to weed and plant yesterday
+ I was able to do Claire a favour, hard to do as she's always doing things for me
+ Jane, a summer resident, was back in Church yesterday with her glorious voice!
+ my raised bed is supplying Liz's family and me with lovely salads this week
+ I remembered I need to make a dessert for Wednesday's Quilters' Luncheon
+ today will be a balance between volunteer things and personal things IF I make it so

06-20-2011, 03:18 PM
+ this thread that makes me think before I jump into my day
+ the audit stuff is as ready as it'll ever be and I'm getting it off my desk this morning
+ I had time to weed and plant yesterday
+ I was able to do Claire a favour, hard to do as she's always doing things for me
+ Jane, a summer resident, was back in Church yesterday with her glorious voice!
+ my raised bed is supplying Liz's family and me with lovely salads this week
+ I remembered I need to make a dessert for Wednesday's Quilters' Luncheon
+ today will be a balance between volunteer things and personal things IF I make it so

* Glimpsing Brown-eyed Susans outside my kitchen window
* Watching the powerful take-off and graceful landing of a Great Blue Heron
* Breathing air that, for today, is less humid
* Feeling a brisk, refreshing breeze on my face
* Chef-like ability to feed my teenage boy-man
* Trusty transport to drive him to football practice
* The love and affection of a loyal lab and crazy, zebra kitty
* This thread, and sharing my gratitude with all of you....:)

...ahhhh....I feel better now!


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06-20-2011, 06:01 PM
my family
work piling up, seriously, there is stuff to do!
having finished one of my postgrad degrees last Friday
my colleagues
weight loss progress in steady baby steps
today's zumba class was awesome
my new room, love all that space!
health and life being good in general :carrot:

06-21-2011, 06:56 AM
Today I am grateful for
+ sunshine on the longest day of the year
+ fun lunch yesterday with friends and a new friend from Holland
+ some one on one time with Joanne while the dogs played
+ was able to assemble my new weed whip and use it - works fine!
+ finally connected and had a good chat with Margo
+ Liz can use the stove that is in my barn to replace her old clunker
+ Moel is going to cut down some rogue trees for me later this morning
+ weekend water weight is slowly draining away

06-21-2011, 08:05 AM
- a healthy day yesterday... I am very grateful.

- soon I'll get to see my friend, Paula

- a really fun afternoon at Sally's yesterday

- our wonderful little neighbors had to tell me about their trip to Disney World. So joyous.

- family, friends, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, music & faith

- rain for the flowers

- hot water heater

06-22-2011, 06:45 AM
+ weekend water weight is gone
+ remembered to make the rum cake last night for today's luncheon
+ Disney's ear cut is healing well
+ I have a lovely basket of strawberries to make into sf jam later today
+ the sundrops make a lovely splash of yellow in the messy back border
+ time to quilt a bit this morning
+ Donna did come yesterday and my house is sparkling

06-22-2011, 08:48 AM
it's daylily time

rain storm was just a storm

DH is exicted about playing lots of golf this weekend

nothing hurts for the moment

GS took a city bus ride with his other Grandma. What a wonderful adventure.

family, friends, you all, fb, internet, cell, faith, music,

dishwasher... such a luxury

06-22-2011, 10:00 AM
I have been away for awhile and missed you all! I am still struggling but I have not given up.

Today I am grateful for:
* My friends here at 3FC
* I was in control yesterday
* Work is calming down
* My precious grandchildren
* Good fresh fruit

06-22-2011, 10:02 AM
My mother in law went home and I get to go back to 100% OP

06-23-2011, 06:23 AM
Cheryl....we can never give up. I am struggling too.

- I cut my hand and thought I would need stitches - but didn't - my neighbor put on some butterfly bandaids. However. I am having trouble typing -hunt and peck with one and half hands

- I'll keep trying

- pretty flowers

- neighborhood cats been chasing away some bunnies

- friends, fam, YOU, fb, cell, internet, music,

- books

06-23-2011, 06:53 AM
+ managed to avoid all temptations at luncheon yesterday
+ felt great in my red crinkle cotton suit that now fits properly
+ made sf strawberry jam - very quickly!
+ insisted my hostess keep the remains of my decadent rum cake
+ the fields are all spangled with daisies, buttercups and purple clover - lovely drive
+ my ticker is down this morning
+ worked out the colours and part of the design for the bathroom window shade - think ocean!
+ baby raccoons are just adorable but I know they grow up into masked bandits. (I overcame the impulse to adopt two orphans yesterday and took them to the shelter. I guess that was a mature decision.)

06-24-2011, 01:19 AM
Glad to be back on this thread! One never gets tired of reading positive and uplifting things.

Grateful for:
-my wonderful father, I lost him in 1996, but everyday and especially Father's Day, it seems like yesterday I have my memories but I wish I had him.:hug::hug:
-my dogs, Blackie and Brownie
-my family
-beautiful lilac impatiens, bought some today and they were 1/2 off!

06-24-2011, 07:53 AM
+ a welcome rain last night
+ down another pound - "You're so vain" :lol:
+ had some strawberry jam with Slenda and it's wonderful - I'll make more!
+ resolved the anomaly in the Mill account with the bank yesterday
+ bought bargain pre-started veggie plants when in town
+ resisted the Chinese buffet while in town
+ Church bulletin printed without the usual problems
+ sleep! From nine last night to six this morning - I am grateful

06-24-2011, 07:55 AM
- high today 74

- dh is excited to play lots of golf

- pretty flowers

- internet - instand information

- family, friends, you all

- calbe tv - some amazing shows in the midst of all many junky shows

06-24-2011, 11:19 PM
Today, I am grateful for:

* This thread, which reminds me to cherish what I have NOW
* 3FC
*Overton's for delivering my son's Straight A's Reward w/i 24 hrs: a wakeboard!
* 3 strong football players to help me paint
* Strong legs that enabled me to walk 2 miles today
* new clothes to match my new bod -- feelin' pretty again!

:) Sidanne

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06-25-2011, 07:01 AM
+ another early awakening but feel rested
+ finished that darned quilt - now to bind and deliver
+ finally had a real discussion about costing with the Mill curator
+ sorted out another bag of "too big" clothes for Goodwill
+ remembered I need to bake yet another rum cake for tomorrow's dinner party
+ very little appetite - and that's a good thing!
+ happy and cuddly dogs
+ pleasant time yesterday delivering tags to the schools

06-25-2011, 08:20 AM
- the results are in from the culture...we have to change the antibiotic - glad to be on something that will get rid of the blotches/red bumps

- went to lunch with mom yesterday - we love Bob Evans Resetaurant.

- nice neighbors

- talked to my sister yesterday

- my family, friends, you all, internet, cell, music

-having enough

06-25-2011, 09:40 PM
+swimming in the ocean
+loving dog
+oldies music
+even though I felt my body let me down by getting cancer, it totally protected me as much as it could, by the position of my tumor. per my pathology report.
+walked twice this week
+i'm going to sing karaoke tonight

06-26-2011, 07:51 AM
+ delivered a quilt to a cancer patient yesterday and we both hugged and cried
+ Grecian Bellflower is a most glorious purple
+ my rumcake broke when I took it out of the pan but "glued" back together well
+ I managed to get completely caught up on accounting postings yesterday
+ my pre-started beans have all sprouted and will go into the ground this morning
+ farewell dinner for Jack & Eric as they leave to stay with their Dad in Newfoundland for the summer

06-27-2011, 08:20 AM
+ Heather's dog, Crash, ate all the rum cake while we were eating our main course so I did not have to flex my resistance muscle! :lol:
+ I got the binding sewn onto Ted's quilt
+ Donna brought over her new puppy - a YorkiePoo - very tiny and sweet
+ had a wonderful time at our "family" dinner - I love my friends
+ I felt good in my new size 14 pants yesterday - no more saggy baggy elephant clothes
+ figured out an easy way to calculate government remittances
+ the mail strike is over with back to work legislation
+ a glorious day is unfolding and I will have time to garden today

06-28-2011, 10:03 AM
+ Paul was here before 8 and did a quick fix on the malfunctioning sump-pump
+ I booked the UC ladies to make macaroni salad for 50-60 for the Parish picnic
+ finally found the envelope with the tax return info for the Mill
+ my veggie garden is nearly all planted
+ I'm continuing to post here although it's sort of lonely ;)

06-28-2011, 02:34 PM
+ my pepper and tomato plants look wonderful
+ had a great week-long visit with DD who is (sadly) leaving to go back to NC today
+ got temporarily laid off - sounds bad, but it's summer and I have a ton of stuff to do outside


06-28-2011, 05:51 PM
- feeling better than yesterday... I rescheduled my performance at Alex's school until later this summer.

- we got a new camera last night

- Sunday I get to see my Paula.

- some friends have offered to come and thin out the garden.

- friends, family, YOU all, internet

- heating pad.- bags of peas

06-29-2011, 07:39 AM
+ Beverlyjoy is back here - good to "see" you
+ the mail is flowing and I got several big cheques for the Mill
+ Karen came in and I was able to give her a bouquet for her daughter's grave
+ several people mentioned how nice the Village planters are looking
+ the humidity has broken
+ Melinda brought me a huge bundle of ruby red rhubarb from her garden
+ Vicky and Natalie picked up and placed the two new planters - strong women
+ nice conversation with Rob when I stopped for a drink break mid-afternoon

06-29-2011, 08:32 AM
- a beautiful day outside

- talked to my a good friend yesteray.. that was good

- new camera, fun

- the kids in the neighborhood... so joyful

- friends, family, you all, internet, cell, music

06-30-2011, 01:39 AM
-beautiful day
-my dogs

06-30-2011, 06:53 AM
Hi Ruth! Thanks for missing me!!

- a nice cool morning

- DH & I are taking lots of pictures of the garden. It's nice since I must stay off the grass (uneven) and this way I can see all the flowers.

- Nice weekend planned

- DH dug out huge patches of lemonbalm as it chokes out other plants.

- family, friends, you all, fb, internet, cell phone,

- water spickets outside

06-30-2011, 07:41 AM
+ I learned a new word today - spicket
+ puppy-sat Donna's Lulu yesterday - what a darling
+ have a reprieve on filing the Mill tax return
+ Ted has recovered from his heart attack and will be home today
+ Terri returned my long-lost key to the Fair Hall
+ the coffee tastes particularly good this morning

07-01-2011, 12:48 AM
-summer flowers
-my dogs, blackie and brownie