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      17 May

    Sure. Sure. He's okay. Aren't you, Cat? Poor old Cat. Poor slob. Poor slob without a name. I don't have the right to give him one. We don't belong to each other. We just took up one day. I don't want to own anything until I find a place where me and things go together. I'm not sure where that is, but I know what it's like. It's like Tiffany's. - BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

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      11 Nov

    Sorry I have been away for so long...RL just took the wheel for a while but I have put it in park and decided to stop at the best rest stop on the net....missed ya'll

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      08 Apr

    D2 for 2 years , A1C=9 before my meds and watching carbs aevrage numbers of 250 daily , now since Metformin and glipizide 500mg/20mg. and lower carbs my numbers average 100-140 .

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