Today my training walk for the Making Strides Against Cancer 5K walk  took me to Steilacoom Park and the old Western State Hospital.  It was a good day for walking – although the temperature was in the mid-70’s there was no sun. Making history today at old Western State And luckily not too many people to see struggling along and drenched in persperation in a way my Daddy would have considered most unladylike.  The blackberryRead More
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Monday afternoon, my selfless training for the Strides Against Breast Cancer walk brought me to the Puyallup Fair and my yearly opportunity to judge the pie baking contest. I must say this turned out to be just a lot harder than I expected.  Each of the judges receives a sheet with all of the items on which the pie is to be judged – originality.  Was the crust brown and bubbly, was the recipe presentedRead More
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The world is just a little crooked. Isn't it? It's a good feeling when you finally accomplish something you've been trying for ages to manage. I’m spending a lot of time getting ready for the  Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk on October 2. 5K – That’s oh, let’s see about 3 miles.  I can do that.  I’m pleased and proud that my Grand daughter Shondra has organized her team.  The fact is, all ofRead More

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