Friday, April 16, 2010

Blogger Found.

I have been trying to blog for over a week , but not able to get here. I would sign in and then I would get a white page. This happened before, but one night it came back. This time I came in another way and it worked.
My friend called me last Saturday and asked me to go with her to the 66th Annual Fox Valleyaires Men's Barbershop Show. She won the tickets. She picked me up and we went the back roads into Appleton. There was a park I didn't know about that she showed me. There was also an island. It is occupied by large condos on the water , so all the land is privately owned. The show was very good. They had a group Lunch Break which was very funny.The Lunch Break repertoire includes barbershop, jazz, gospel and folk-hiphop fusion. The other guest Quartet was Skyline. Skyline won the Central States District Quartet Competition in 2009. The Valleyaires were very good.
Pennie had a bad car time last week. She had to go out of town, and her GPS sent her on a round about way home, which was good because her transmission went. If she went the direct way her car would have died out in the country. She was able to hobble into her work parking lot. This was the second transmission that went in five years. Her protection had expired on the car but not the transmission. There was no cost. She then put new tires on. She was told her tires were bad and needed changing, almost a year ago.
My son Peter and family came down Saturday and took me out for my birthday, he would have included Pennie for her birthday but Pennie went out to lunch with the other Pennie.[Former roommate also named Pennie.] We went to Applebees. I had the steak on the 550 calorie list.
It was just the right size. Nothing came home.
Hope I can blog again.

Thursday, April 8, 2010


Snow came back to remind us about the winter. Next week we should be in the 70s. I still do not feel well, there is pain in my chest when I have to cough, and I am still doing that too often.
We have medicine for Maggie[the dog] to help her loose weight, and we lost the directions. I found them today. We should have increased the dosage a couple of weeks ago, and we are to bring her in tomorrow. We will bring her in to see how much she lost and tell the doc what happened.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Young cooking

There is a lady in our church who was and is interested in working with the youth from 6th grade to 8th grade. In a series of her meetings she provided cooking instructions. The children learned how to cook different foods. Then one evening they prepared a full meal. Pennie and I were invited to the meal. There were a few burnt edges on the potatoes and green beans but the meal was very good.
I am going to provide an answer why we did not go to Peters for Easter. Bree came down with what Pennie and I had. We still are coughing, and we did not want the chance to come down sick again.

Monday, April 5, 2010

I can blog.

I have not been able to get here to blog. My screen went white and moved no further.
Happy Easter!
I went with my daughter to see at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center" Little House on the Prairie"the Musical with Melissa Gilbert as "Ma". It was very good, but Melissa Gilbert did not perform. We went in the afternoon maybe that is why.
Pennie took me out to Red Lobster for my birthday. She does not like fish but she went anyway.
We also took a trip down to Madison to see my grandson get a certificate of honor. My son's X had the kids but she let them come out with us and my son for supper.
Pennie and I had Easter dinner alone, baloney sandwich, but the day before we were at Red Lobster. We did not need any more food.
Easter felt different. I went to Maundy Thursday service, Good Friday service and Easter. The Education Committee filled bags on Saturday and hid them Sunday for the kids. Toddlers got small stuffed animals and animal crackers placed in a very large plastic egg. The bible campers prepared and served Easter breakfast.