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And So It Goes....

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March 26, 2020

Ice Box Cookies...

Preheated the oven at 1pm, made the cookie dough and have been baking ever since. This is the first cookie recipe I ever tried in which the baking temperature is 250 degrees. It sure made a big b...


March 23, 2020

Sour Cream Hash Browns

Ingredients : 2-pound package frozen hash browns 1 (16-ounce) carton sour cream 1 can cream of chicken soup 8-ounce package shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup melted margarine 3/4 cup chopped onion...


March 19, 2020

Icebox Cookies...

I found this recipe in a cookbook. : Ingredients : 1 cup melted butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 3 to 4 cups flour, sifted 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoo...


March 19, 2020

Instant Potato Salad

I found this recipe online : Ingredients : 3 cups instant potato flakes hot water 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup dill pickle cubes, chopped 6 eggs, hard-boiled and chopped...


March 18, 2020

On My Comments List...

I clicked on ProseBox, went to my PB journal and on to my comments only to see a four letter word from another diarist. Could someone please explain to me the reason for this behavior and all of ...


March 18, 2020

Sister's Visit...

Wheeling sister came up the river on Monday afternoon. We shopped at one of the local dollars stores, then WalMart. After that, we swung over to Bob Evan’s for fries, coleslaw and huge hamburgers...


March 15, 2020

Postponement...

Neither my sister nor myself was feeling well this morning. She is coming up on Monday. The cookies turned out good. :0


March 13, 2020

Friday Night...

Tomorrow is going to be a baking day.....peanut butter cookies......the easy way......1 cup sugar......1 cup peanut butter and 1 egg.....mix together the sugar and egg, then add the peanut butter...


March 12, 2020

My Corner...

Nice weather here, in the Northern Panhandle. Partly sunny with a high of 64 degrees. I am waiting for a return call from a behavioral health agency, regarding my inquiry. It is rather important....


March 11, 2020

Daughter Visit...

One of my daughters stopped over, this afternoon. It was very nice to see her. We sat at my kitchen table and looked through family photos. I cannot tell you how good it was to spend some time wi...


Today, Bear is due to come home. He had told his doctor, before asking me about it, that I would be able to assist him, upon his return. He said that he has no pneumonia, however I am having heal...


March 10, 2020

Bye Bye C-Pap.

Yes, this morning I phoned my c-pap supplies company to order some supplies for my c-pap machine. The customer service rep took my info, looked me up and then proceeded to tell me that there was ...


March 09, 2020

Northern Panhandle...

Today, in the weather department for the Upper Ohio Valley, we are going to experience partly sunny skies, with a high of 64 degrees......a taste of spring! :) In just a little b...


March 08, 2020

Newfound Knowledge...

This morning, something dawned on me. I complain way too much about my life’s circumstances. However, I feel that when it comes to my journal’s topics, feelings and self-expression, I am entitled...


March 07, 2020

Pharmacy Delivery...

Yesterday, I sat at home from 2pm to 6pm, waiting for my pharmacy delivery. They must have tried to call me from their phone to my landline, but apparently could not get through b/c I was on the ...


March 06, 2020

The Hospital...

Yesterday, I visited Bear, at the local hospital. He is a patient on the skilled unit. He looked good. He has much discomfort in his right knee, upon any type of movement. His appetite is good. H...


March 04, 2020

I am About Ready to...

I am about ready to stop trying and struggling. Bear is now in skilled care. He will be there for one more week. You know, I am about ready to tell this one tenant, three strikes you’re out. Twic...


March 03, 2020

What Has Been Going On...

Bear is homesick. He wants to come home from the hospital in the worst way. I do not blame him. I would feel the same way. Thursday I have to go up to the hospital, in the morning, so I think tha...


March 02, 2020

Monday P.M.

I got back around 11:30am, via the regular route bus. I picked up a can of coffee, 2 boxes of Walmart brand waffles and a couple of frozen dinners. You can only carry so much on the bus. ...


March 02, 2020

Going out, Today! :)

Have a great week, PB family! :)


March 01, 2020

Day #9...

I feel as if I am just starting to come out of the woods with this illness. Twice, I actually went outside. It is beautiful. They moved Bear to another floor. He said that it is a floor in which ...


February 29, 2020

Serious Stuff...

I have been ill for probably going on 9 days. It started last Saturday. The e-squad took Bear. He has been in the hospital since, geez.....several days......when you have this bug you tend to kin...


February 26, 2020

Wednesday...

Today, I baked peanutbutter cookies for a friend of mine. I washed a load of laundry. I want to keep up with it. Bear now has the virus. He is quite ill. He may end up having to go to the emergen...


February 25, 2020

Those Winter Maladies...

Boy, I got kicked by some type of virus. I mean kicked. All I was able to do was lie down on the couch or in my bed. You cannot do much more than that with the strain of virus I had. I coughed, h...


February 20, 2020

Unremarkable...

Today I had a carotid doppler ultrasound of both carotid arteries. The results came back “normal”. I was minutely worried about the results. Just this morning I was telling Bear that if God would...


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For now, this a journal about my thoughts and feelings.