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Augustus has Woken Up!
Posted March 27, 2015

Augustus went down for his winter nap back on October 19, 2014.  I've been waiting for him to wake up as I have heard many tortoises in this area have woken up by now.  We moved his cabinet to a sunnier location yesterday and he opened his eyes and shifted positions, but today was the big wake up day.

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Brutus
Posted February 14, 2015

Brutus is no longer a huge cat.  He has become agile and on this beautiful day today, he is sitting up on the recycle cart, nabbing us as soon as we go outside. 

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Snowboarding - Bucket List Item CHECK
Posted January 31, 2015

I didn't do GREAT or anything, just got FAMILIAR with snowboarding.  We went up to Kirkwood and my friend, Raye, who is an accomplished snowboarder, helped me get used to the feeling.  We practiced in some snow by some cabins.  2 Years (and more than 50 pounds ago) this would not have been possible at all!

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New Hobby for 2015 - Weaving
Posted January 9, 2015

As some of you know, I got into spinning a few years back and really enjoy it.  Santa brought me some looms for Christmas and I am enjoying them too!

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Posted November 13, 2014

Yep, week 87.  I started out in March of 2013 and I am still at it - trying to reach goal.  I have 30 and change to go to reach my goal.  I sure look unhappy in that picture on the left.  I remember frowning as I was going to go for my first swim that morning and donning a swimsuit in public was a bit daunting.  Couldn't get into the water fast enough.

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In Search of Cranberry Splash
Posted October 16, 2014

It's that time of year again...where I obsess over where to find my favorite soft drink - Sierra Mist Diet Cranberry Splash.  I went to the where to buy and this is what comes up?  Since when do the 49ers run a store at their HQ?

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Posted October 6, 2014

Saw this on Facebook and had to laugh....but you know what, I wanted a bouncy house at my 50th birthday, but finances didn't allow. 

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Sittin' on a Sulcatta
Posted September 20, 2014

We went to visit the Castro Valley Turtle & Tortoise rescue where I adopted Augustus, back in June.  No every day one gets to sit on a 200 lb tortoise!

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