Diane T.'s Profile
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- Completed 1134 challenges
Easy challenge......this morning at 6 a.m. was perfect......no one else out walking, very little traffic, soft breeze rustling the leaves, birds singing, train whistle blowing off in the distance. Good time to send up prayers for our fallen soldiers on this Memorial Day.
At noon, raised the flag on my front porch back to full staff. Does seeing our flag improperly displayed bother anyone else?
I've been told that I should just be happy that people actually put the flag out. I try, I really do..... but it does bug me when flag etiquette is not followed. Yeah, I know....I got OCD.....old, cranky, and demented!
We are getting some much needed rain tonight....a gentle rain that should soak in nicely.
Blessings to all. May 26, 2015 at 0:33 UTC
Checked the website....there were not all that many volunteer opportunities for this specific area; but quite a few were listed for Burlington located across the lake, I'll keep looking for something on this side of the lake.
Went back to yesterday's challenge and completed the side plank.....found it to be somewhat easier than a regular plank.
Our day started out gray, cloudy, and cool (58 degs), but turned sunny and warm (81 degs).
We had a really nice family dinner at DD's tonight. Big Al joined us, along with his son, Kern, and Kern's family. SIL outdid himself tonight May 25, 2015 at 2:16 UTC
Bette S. replied May 25, 2015 at 2:33 UTC:
This will have to wait till tomorrow.....too late tonight to think about getting down on the floor.
Busy day.....out and about most of the day. Big A and I went to the Farmer's Market and also stopped at a couple of garage sales. Then we went back to my house to pick up Jewels before going down to Ausable Point where Big Al's son and family are camping for weekend down. Had lunch with them and celebrated Al's grandson's 16th birthday.
Tonight we went to the Member's dinner at The Barracks....the golf course where Big Al plays. Everyone enjoyed the dinner the club's new chef presented. The DJ did well with the music.....Big Al even got up on the dance floor once. That doesn't happen often!
I'm tuckered out so it's off to bed I go.
Dream well. May 24, 2015 at 2:15 UTC
Have is challenge covered.....already put labels on whatever goes in the freezer.
Hard to believe but we have frost warnings tonight here in the valley while the higher elevations have freeze warnings and may even get snow. Just to be safe, I've moved all my plants in under the small covered part of the back patio.
Hope everyone stays safe over the long weekend. May 23, 2015 at 0:47 UTC
My gift of time definitely goes to my dog, Jewels. I think I should have a t-shirt that says "My life is arranged for the care, comfort, and convenience of my dog."!
In return, she is great company to me.
Really pretty day here.....and much less windy. My job today was getting all the flowers/plants planted in the fence baskets and the herbs in the ground. Back patio is starting to look rather good. Will clean up the leftover bits and bobs tomorrow....bricks needed to dry; they were too wet today to clean. I should be able to start clipping some greens soon from the lettuce bowl I planted with a spring mix. Found an old wooden shutter at a junk shop....it is now mounted on an 8 foot tall section of the fence and I've hung a half basket on the shutter and filled it with violas, vinca vine, and a plant that has fluffy white blossoms.
Dinner tonight at Arnie's with the usual crew. Lots of fun and laughs.
Happy Thursday, May 22, 2015 at 1:32 UTC
Thank you, Regina F., for the encouragement you sent.
Tried this stretch....and could really feel it. Guess that means I should do it often after walking Jewels; along with the thigh/quad stretch we were challenged with a week or so ago.
Today was a good 20 degrees cooler than yesterday plus the wind has been blowing non-stop....seems like forever.....feels much cooler than the 58 degrees indicated on the thermometer. Actually, turned the heat on this afternoon to take the chill out of the house.
Big Al went out to play 9 holes of golf with his buddies this morning......they all regretted that decision....it was really too cold and windy to play.
Only did a fraction of the flower planting I had planned on doing.....maybe tomorrow when the weather is predicted to be better.
Happy Wednesday. May 21, 2015 at 2:11 UTC
Regina F. replied May 22, 2015 at 0:11 UTC: