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My name is Carole; I am 66 years old and retired from the music ministry at my church. My hobbies are playing the piano and reading - Christian fiction and non-fiction, and also traditional or cozy mysteries. I've been happily married for 40 years, and have two grown children who are still a big part of my life.
My name is Carole; I am 66 years old and retired from the music ministry at my church. My hobbies are playing the piano and reading - Christian fiction and non-fiction, and also traditional or cozy mysteries. I've been happily married for 40 years, and have two grown children who are still a big part of my life.




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My Goals:
My goals are simply to eat healthy, drink lots of water, and exercise - instead of focusing on weight loss. The weight loss will come.

My Program:
Eating:
(1) Track food on the nutrition counter.
(2) Increase water, fiber, fruits & veggies.
(3) Cook frequently from JoAnna Lund's cookbooks. Her recipes are healthy, easy to prepare, and delicious!

Fitness:
(1) Exercise 4-5 days each week, using elliptical trainer and recumbent bike in our basement.
(2) Use Walk away the Pounds DVDs. Leslie Sansone and I are becoming very good friends.

Spiritual:
Without God in the equation, none of this will happen.



Personal Information:
My husband suffers from diabetes, heart disease and fibromyalgia; I'm just trying to take care of him and stay healthy.

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Things I like:

Cats

Figure skating (watching, that is!)

Lighthouses

Favorite movies - To Kill a Mockingbird / The Music Man / The Sound of Music / Big Fish / Apollo 13 / Steel Magnolias / Seabiscuit / Shenandoah

Traditional country music - Chet Atkins / Floyd Cramer / The Oak Ridge Boys / The Statler Brothers / Don Williams / Allison Krauss

Folk music - The New Christy Minstrels / The Brothers Four / The Kingston Trio

Favorite books - A Redbird Christmas / Tender Victory / To Kill a Mockingbird / Anne of Green Gables / Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire / Fresh Faith / In His Steps

Murder mysteries by - Erle Stanley Gardner / Elizabeth George / Rhys Bowen / M.C. Beaton / Ed McBain / Faye Kellerman


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ANGELBELIEVER
5/1/2012 9:52:38 PM

Hi Carole, Max and I thank you for your kind response to his blog. We are so happy to have him in our lives and he seems happy with us too. I'll send you an e-mail and fill you in on how we found him.



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REACHING4HOME
5/1/2012 5:47:52 PM

Hey Carole!
Have you had a chance to wastch dancing with the stars at all? If so, who are you routing for? I like Mark and that little blonde opera singer. I DON't like Jaleel White after what he did to his partner. He should have been removed from the competition.
Erin



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ZELLAZM
3/3/2012 1:21:22 PM

Carole, thanks for your prayers and for asking about my dad. He's doing well although he did have a TIA a few weeks ago which has me concerned. He downplays it, of course. He still goes to work on a daily basis and is getting ready for an art show at the end of the month. I'm sure his work is what keeps him going.

I think the Albanian Christian community is still pretty small, so your friend may know of the Bible school. It's interdenominational but meets in the rooms of the local Pentecostal church. Nearby is the Steven Center, a café and meeting point for expats in Tirana, also run by US missionaries. I may be going next month for a short preliminary visit and am really looking forward to it!



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EDUCGRAD
12/28/2011 9:22:38 AM

thanks for the great job you do leading the Christian bookworms team,have a great day



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ANGELBELIEVER
12/19/2011 1:50:01 PM

HI there. It's Thor saying thanks for reading my blog. We all wish you and your humans a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful new year. Glad we are friends.
Love,
Thor



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