Monthly Archives: April 2011

Blog History

I started this blog in February, 2008. In that time, I’ve written 500 posts (grocery shopping was number 500). I set out to post three times a week and I think with perhaps a rare occasion or two, I’ve managed … Continue reading

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Learning to Grocery Shop

I’m sure that if you have any interest at all in eating healthily, you’ve read or been told to “shop the perimeter of the store.” What exactly does that mean? Today I found out. The dietician at the hospital where … Continue reading

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Another Holiday Tornado

You may remember that we had several tornados in this area on New Year’s Eve. Well, we had another one yesterday on Good Friday. In fact, we may have had more than one. I was blessed, again, that it/they were … Continue reading

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Connectivity … and Hailstones

I’ve been having connectivity problems which is why this post is late. I have dial-up Internet access. For some reason, unknown to me, it keeps dropping off. I’ll be reading away and the next thing I know, I’m no longer … Continue reading

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Easy Money

Last December when I had the heating company come to service the furnace, I was given the news that I needed to replace my system. So I took some money out of my retirement fund and invested in a new … Continue reading

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Motivation

Lately I’ve begun to think about motivation. What motivates me when I have something to do that I don’t enjoy doing? Is it different if it’s a one-time event; in other words, when I complete that project, it is over, … Continue reading

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Where Did They Go?

Yesterday I left the house a little after 4 p.m. to run a few errands. Normally at that time of the day, the highway is crowded, especially traveling west. It’s rush hour — and the traffic is heavy to say … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Symphony

Saturday night I went to the Symphony. The ticket was one I was given in exchange for a ticket to a concert I had to miss because of being ill. I’m so glad I got a ticket to this concert! … Continue reading

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Lunch Finally Happened

Remember when some of my high school classmates were going to get together for lunch but cancelled because of snow? Well, the lunch finally took place on Thursday at an area restaurant. There were eight of us. I had last … Continue reading

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Serving as Election Judge

Tuesday was a municipal election. It was anticipated it would be a rather boring long day since, sad to say, not many people come out to vote in an election without party hijinks. Well, that wasn’t exactly the case at … Continue reading

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