Category Archives: Exercise

The Big Thaw

We are finally thawed out here on Friday. When I left the shop Thursday the ice was finally melting from Tuesday’s sleet show, it was sure strange for the past few days to have had ice on the roof tops … Continue reading

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Golf to Hurricane Matthew

David and some of his golf buddies planned a weekend getaway but there were only 3 guys to attend so they ended up asking the wives if we wanted to join up. We originally had 3 couples that were going … Continue reading

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Lake or Ocean

Which one do you like the best? I think I like the lake the best, it is just something about it and it doesn’t make the sound like the ocean does. Living in a coastal region is one of the … Continue reading

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Lucky Dog

Monday was a perfect day, well almost perfect – I didn’t get to sew but I did get to straighten up the house and just have a punch list of things to do, but no deadlines except for when I … Continue reading

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Boston Mass

As usual, tons of things going on! I had a group coming in last week so I wanted to do a few updates. First I wanted to add to the clothesline in my 30’s room, so I completed that. I … Continue reading

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The Hardest Part

Sometimes, I find that the hardest part is getting started, especially when it comes to exercise. Saturday morning, I needed to get up and do my bike ride, but I just could not make myself get out of bed. So … Continue reading

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Happy Leap Year

I hope you have had a great leap day, I have, and I’ve gotten a lot done this evening! The weeks continue to go by quickly and just when I think I’m going to have a slow day and I … Continue reading

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Wool Applique Therapy

Friday, February 5th, Cynthia and I flew to Ft Lauderdale to meet up with Wynette for a quilting cruise with Royal Caribbean on Oasis of the Seas. Olde Green Cupboard organized the event to be lead by Lisa Bongean of … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth

Hello out there! Are you guys still out there? I hope you haven’t given up on me or reading my blog. Every time I think I’m going to have time to sit down and write, something seems to come along … Continue reading

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Roads to Cross

Another wonderful weekend just flew by, and we had the best weather all weekend. Fall seems to be in the air, at least for a few days. A huge shout out and happy 30th birthday to my son, Kyle. He … Continue reading

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Quilty Pleasures

I have to admit that I have spent so much time looking for things that I have put away and I hate that I can’t find my stuff. Ugh – very frustrating, but on the upside I have come across … Continue reading

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Just a Note

All is good, however it does seem like it has been a long day. I did get up and walk/run my 4 miles this morning and I did get in all my steps and more today. Wahoo! I did splurge … Continue reading

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Goal Setting

I sure struggle with goals at times and it really depends on what goal I’ve set. If it a quilt, I normally don’t have any trouble attaining my goal, but if it pertains to weight loss or exercise – that … Continue reading

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Weekend List

It seems when I don’t post anything for a few days it comes down to writing that there is almost too much to write about and this time is one of those times. Friday I planned to finish construction my … Continue reading

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It Seemed Like a Good Idea

Since I was not going to be able to run the Houston Marathon this year I got the idea to ride my bicycle around the marathon course. I made plans with my friend Doug to ride around the course. Last … Continue reading

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Pieces of Center

The party that we went to in Galveston last night was very nice. It was at the Fisherman’s wharf, which is where the Elissa is docked. It is a beautiful ship, but it was rather cold out there and very … Continue reading

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This Time Last Year

I love this weather, we are in the low 40’s right now, the winds are brisk, and it just feels so nice. When the weather changes like this I always like to think of something hot and steamy, soup or … Continue reading

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Needed: More Yard Fairies

No experience needed and the best part – no pay, you just need to be willing to work hard! Ha! We had a good morning and I fixed breakfast for us before we headed back to Mom and Dad’s to … Continue reading

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Finish Strong

We got off to another great start…coffee and more food! Today we had Spinach quiche for breakfast. The girls really liked it, I thought it was a little tart, they said that it was from the favor of the cottage … Continue reading

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Last Full Retreat Day

We got our day started at the gym as planned and we had a good workout. Afterwards, Brenda and I met Cathy and Cheryl at Panera Bread for breakfast before heading out for our foot massage. Cathy had been there … Continue reading

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Progress

I’m almost ready, at least mentally. I went to the gym this morning, got my workout in. Later I took my dog to the beauty shop, she needed some TLC and now has a cute haircut and smells nice! I … Continue reading

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Cutting and Cooking

I normally work on Tuesdays and Thursdays but this week I worked Monday and Tuesday and I’m off the rest of the week. We are gathering here for a sew-in over the weekend and I’m really looking forward to it! … Continue reading

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Saturday Flourishes

How has your Saturday been? I got off to a good start, I did my solo 26-mile bike ride and it went pretty well. I got to Sea Breeze park in LaPorte and so glad to be there, (that is … Continue reading

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Hanging in There!

It has been a busy past couple of days. Wednesday morning I went to the gym, home and then to get fabric at The Painted Pony for my flower centers for the border on Flourishes quilt. Two of my cousins, … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen the Light!

The LightPad that is! I have to say I don’t think I ever really thought I needed a light box, but when I started working on my Flourishes blocks, this sure made it a breeze trying to see the pattern … Continue reading

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What was I Thinking?

Yesterday was pretty productive even though you couldn’t see it. It takes a lot of time to make those silly little circles! I must have counted how many I needed at least 3 times, but somehow I miscounted – I … Continue reading

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Thursday eve

I was sitting outside talking to David when I saw my neighbor, Andy and 2 others ride by on their bikes. Oh boy, I decided to go down and talk to them and invite myself to ride along with them. … Continue reading

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Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, Oklahoma

We have been busy today, David did his 10 miles, while his brother, Ricky and I walked 4.5 miles. It was a great morning here, low humidity and I think it was in the mid 60’s here – I almost … Continue reading

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Born on the 4th of July!

I love the 4th of July, I always have! I got a text from my second son, Kyle last night stating that Kara was having some contractions but he wasn’t sure that it was really “go time” and he would … Continue reading

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Only Thirty!

I’ve been working on my Dancing Umbrellas little by little and trying to get those stitched out, but it seems like it is taking me longer than I thought it would. Or maybe those little zigzags just zap the time! … Continue reading

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Family and Fabric

I had a very interesting day, it wasn’t what I thought it was going to be, but it was a great one. Have you ever planned out your day and one thing happens and all of a sudden your day … Continue reading

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