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Zumba Anyone?

February 28, 2020

I took my first Zumba class this week at the YMCA where I’m trying to up my activity level with something fun because I’m determined to go from Pre-diabetic back to regular. I thought Zumba sounded like fun and I distinctly remember actually having some dance moves as a kid. But seeing me in Zumba class is like watching an episode of I Love Lucy where Lucy tries…

Baking Cookies

Make ’em Love You!

February 11, 2020

I cannot prove that my cookie baking has made my children, or nieces and nephews love me more, but it certainly hasn’t make them love me less. So, once again, as a public service to you moms out there who never seem to be able to do enough for your kids, I am giving you my favorite sugar cookie recipe. Gramma Ev’s Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies. Although they’re…


Happy New Ear!

December 31, 2019

It’s New Year’s Eve. I am snug on my couch in my flannel pajamas with my fuzzy, cream bathrobe on, keeping an eye on Topper, cozy in the corner. I am having a cocktail of Maker’s Mark whiskey and Canada Dry Ginger Ale with TWO cherries and am incredibly content. I’ve never been one to traipse around in high heels at New Year’s Eve parties. I always hated…