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Archive for January, 2013

It’s Mary Ann’s birthday

Mary Ann, as many of you know, is my first cousin and also the Trail Boss here on the Triple L.  We’ve literally been together all our lives–as babies, we often slept in the same crib.  She’s six months younger than I am, and she rubs it in when my birthday rolls around in June.  Inevitably, though, here comes January 17, and the tables are turned.  :)  Anyway, that’s why I’m late doing this blog.  :)  We all went out to lunch together–and I didn’t go off my food plan though still enjoyed a delicious burger–so it’s all good.  Only two more

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Top of the Morning

Okay, it’s more like the tag-end of the morning–but I’ve finally arrived.  :)

My new exercise bike is set up and I’m already riding it–starting small, though, with five minutes in the morning and five in the afternoon.  I plan to work up to 30 minutes total.  There are only THREE MORE DAYS left in the induction part of the program, then it becomes a lifestyle.  So much better than a diet, don’t you think?  I don’t think I’ll change much about the way I’m eating–except for swapping out a fast-carb for wine at either lunch or supper.  :)

Looking out over

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.