Sunday, May 1, 2016

Ten Things of Thankful: May Day Edition


Do you ever have one of those moments when you realize that something that seemed to happen recently, actually happened weeks, months, or even years ago?  Similarly, do you ever suddenly remember something you meant to say, but the moment is gone? Today is the first day of May, but I'm going to count thankfuls not only from this past week (in April), but also from previous weeks, that I forgot to mention.  Luckily, thankfulness is not confined by time.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Blogging Buffet: Z is for Zucchini

The theme of my A to Z Challenge posts this year is "Blogging Buffet." In celebration of recently posting my 1000th blog post, I am revisiting posts from the past.  This post originally published on Thursday, August 11, 2011.


I started this year's A to Z challenge with a post about artichokes, so it seems appropriate to end with a post about another vegetable:

Who Knew???? Canning "Pineapple" from Zucchini


Friday, April 29, 2016

Blogging Buffet: Y is for Yin-Yang (of Labradors)

The theme of my A to Z Challenge posts this year is "Blogging Buffet." In celebration of recently posting my 1000th blog post, I am revisiting posts from the past.  This post originally published on

Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  I'm proud to report that the black lab, Willow, is now a working guide dog!

(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday: Yin-Yang of Labradors



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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Blogging Buffet: X is for eXercise

The theme of my A to Z Challenge posts this year is "Blogging Buffet." In celebration of recently posting my 1000th blog post, I am revisiting posts from the past.  This post originally published on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.  It was interesting to me to realize that I've been running 10Ks for 3 years now.  I'm still slow, but feel a sense of accomplishment, which helps me keep plodding along. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Blogging Buffet: W is for Wedding

The theme of my A to Z Challenge posts this year is "Blogging Buffet." In celebration of recently posting my 1000th blog post, I am revisiting posts from the past.  This post originally published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.

Tuesday Time to Tackle: County Fair Themed Wedding Open House