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January 2019
February 2019
March 2019


A positive thought every day for 2018. Happy New Year!

March 2019

  1. Katie came to class after a couple of years I hadn't seen her. She said I looked 10 years younger. LOL
  2. Good times with friends at VJ and Bill's.
  3. Lazy Sunday.
  4. LOVE Mondays!
  5. Finally got to VJs Barre Class.
  6. Good sore! Ouch!
  7. Happy Birthday, Mary!
  8. Lunch with Betta and Janice after class in Moraga.
  9. Road trip to Chico to hang out with Natalie.
  10. Breakfast with Nat and Alex.
  11. Member at 24 says, "You make me so happy!"

February 2019

  1. Moraga class is fabulous!
  2. Happy Birthday, Fitz!
  3. Dangit! At least we were with friends.
  4. Love when a new person comes to class and loves it!
  5. Loving Strong with Tina!
  6. Love my visits with Patty.
  7. Zumba with Zelia, dinner with lovely Robin after visiting Pureza at her mom's rosary. RIP.
  8. Dim Sum with Adrienne!
  9. My shiny new backpack came.
  10. Binge watched Orange is the New Black.
  11. Pennies from Heaven.
  12. USA goodies from Tina!
  13. I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag...
  14. Roses from my Little Honey Bunch even though he's in London!
  15. My Little Honey Bunch is home!
  16. Citizenship and Valentine's Day celebration at Moresi's and the Clayton Club.
  17. Finished binge watching Orange is the New Black.
  18. Got sick. Had to sub out my favorite Monday class at the last moment. Bed all day.
  19. Better. Taught second to last class at Senior Center. They're so sweet!
  20. Zorba!
  21. Penny from Daddy.
  22. Road Trip! Fort Bragg, here we come.
  23. Beautiful day on the jeep trails.
  24. So long new friends and old friends. See you again!
  25. As American as Apple Pie, from Catherine.
  26. Happy Birthday to my first born!
  27. Biggest class at In Shape Pittsburg. Finally!
  28. Biggest class at 24 Antioch. Finally!

January 2019

  1. Trying a new approach for 2019. I'll only repost, retweet, repeat - positiveness.
  2. Lazy day of doing absolutely nothing.
  3. My Little Honey Bunch made Chile Verde!
  4. When you sub a class and people actually like you!
  5. When you sub another one and the people ask you to take it on permanently (current instructor giving it up).
  6. Watching football in fuzzy socks with a fuzzy Kitty.
  7. Got my notice from immigration for the swearing in ceremony! February 13. And, my Little Honey Bunch's first day at work!
  8. Little Harry not feeling well. Doubled up his blankies.
  9. Had a blast doing line dances after class and Harry is OK!
  10. Sushi!
  11. Five of my ladies from Walnut Creek cam to Moraga, where I was subbing!
  12. Nice to see the Saturday people while subbing for Iris.
  13. Jam with Diego and Michiko in Ceres, dinner with the Villanos, Hylands and Fitzsimmons!
  14. Nice group while subbing at In Shape Concord.
  15. Happy Birthday to My Little Honey Bunch!
  16. More line dances added after class!
  17. Board and Brush with the Bodega Babes!
  18. Lunch with Kathy at A Sweet Affair. YUM!
  19. Celebrated Emily's graduation from Davis!
  20. Watching Playoffs, updating my website. Quiet day.
  21. Enjoying Nat's Cake in a Cup.
  22. Awww. Raquel came to my Senior Center class.
  23. Line Dancing for half hour after class. Again.
  24. Hanging out with the brown dog.
  25. Lunch with the beautiful Hawaiian sisters, Betta and Norma.
  26. My Little Honey Bunch got back on his bike!
  27. Saw a '66 Chevy and 2 Elco's. Hello Nene. Hello P-Rez.
  28. Walked Milo in the hood. Goofball.
  29. Back to Strong with Tina!
  30. When one of your lovely students tells you, "I never miss your class. I drop everything to make sure I make it here every Wednesday."
  31. 2 Ingredient Chocolate cake for Nic's 23rd!



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