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Posts Tagged ‘wedding’

Visiting family

I was born, bred and educated (Bear Down!) in Tucson, Ariz. I was recently in Tucson to attend a family friend wedding and to visit my own family. I come from a decent-sized Mexican-American family (both sides). I haven’t lived in Tucson for about 17 years. Wow! I left at the end of 1997. But most […]


Grandma Phyllis

Curt’s grandma, Grandma Phyllis, died Friday morning. Grandma Phyllis was 87 and a feisty woman. I first met Curt’s whole family at a family reunion in May 2000. Everyone was kind and accepting of me and I felt very welcomed. Soon after that I started e-mailing with Curt’s grandma. She always signed her e-mails Grandma […]


Burning calories out on the dance floor

On Saturday night Curt and I went to a wedding, which was attended by a few other good friends. It was a beautiful ceremony and a great party. Free flowing sparkling wine and beer among some other adult beverages. I took part in wine, sparkling wine and water. I had some delicious lamb for dinner […]


My version of garden vegetable soup

I owe a lot of my weight loss two years ago to a Weight Watchers recipe of garden vegetable soup. Because of upcoming parties, a wedding, holidays, etc. I fear that my oh so close to goal weight is gonna go in the other other direction, especially with work getting ready to gear up even […]


Just Dance!

So I had read a Weight Watchers e-mail about tips to handle a wedding. One tip was to survey all appetizers before taking any. You know, see what is available. What you want. Well, I didn’t do that. Crab cakes came by and I grabbed one. Oh my goodness! They were so good. There weren’t […]