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A Time To Laugh....."This Is Heaven"

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

THIS IS HEAVEN

Mike and Yvonne were 85 years old and had been married for sixty years.
Though they were far from rich, they managed to get by because they carefully watched their pennies.

Though not young, they were both in very good health, largely due to Yvonne's insistence on healthy foods and exercise for the last decade. One day, their good health didn't help when they went on a vacation and their plane crashed, sending them off to Heaven.

They reached the pearly gates, and St. Peter escorted them inside. He took them to a beautiful mansion, furnished in gold and fine silks, with a fully stocked kitchen and a waterfall in the master bath. A maid could be seen hanging their favorite clothes in the closet. They gasped in astonishment when he said, 'Welcome to Heaven. This will be your home now.' Mike asked Peter how much all this was going to cost. 'Why, nothing,' Peter replied, 'remember, this is your reward in Heaven.'

Mike looked out the window and right there he saw a championship golf course, finer and more beautiful than any ever built on Earth. 'What are the greens fees?,' grumbled Mike. 'This is heaven,' St. Peter replied. 'You can play for free, every day.'

Next they went to the clubhouse and saw the lavish buffet lunch. 'Don't even ask,' said St. Peter to Mike. 'This is Heaven, it is all free for you to enjoy.' Mike looked around and nervously asked Yvonne 'Well, where are the low fat and low cholesterol foods and the decaffeinated tea?' 'That's the best part,' St. Peter replied. 'You can eat and drink as much as you like and you will never get fat or sick. This is Heaven!' 'No gym to work out at?' said Mike. 'Not unless you want to,' was the answer.
'No testing my sugar or blood pressure or anything. Never again'. Mike glared at Yvonne and said, 'You and your Bran Flakes. We could have been here ten years ago!'

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--MAY-- 10/11/2014 7:20PM

    That was FUNNY!!! thanx

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JANIEWWJD 10/11/2014 12:43AM

    Just goes to show you......LOL!!!!
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  emoticon emoticon ENJOY YOUR NIGHT,MY FRIEND!

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DEE1221 10/9/2014 7:10PM

    Imagine........never having to worry about losing weight. What a concept.
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OVERACTIVEELBOW 10/9/2014 7:03PM

    This was so good I posted a blog entry to send people here to read it for themselves... I also made a copy and sent it to my email friends...The ones I thought needed a chuckle.
Thanks for sharing.
Hugs, Audra

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BRIGHTPENNY 10/9/2014 4:47PM

    Very cute! thanks for the smile!! emoticon

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TENNESSEEWALKER 10/9/2014 2:51PM

    The punch line is so funny!

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BILL60 10/9/2014 2:05PM

    That was good. Thank you for sharing.

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TANYA602 10/9/2014 8:53AM

    Cute!


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VEENAS1 10/9/2014 8:02AM

    Wonderful story!

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  lovely so FUNNY thanksfor sharing

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How Good Is Your Soil???

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Is it “good enough” to produce healthy vegetables (results)? Do you tend to it on a daily basis by hoeing, removing weeds and rocks, watering, adding organic nutrients and/or soil compost free of chemicals?

My love of gardening began with soil that was “untouched” for many years. Except for weeds and clumps of hay-like grass, nothing of value grew there. I made a conscious decision to give that soil new life and start a new hobby by growing a few vegetables and herbs. Making that decision was my first step. Because I wanted to be successful at gardening, I made a list of goals that needed to be accomplished before I could plant my first seed. Getting tools and fencing ready, tilling the soil, removing rocks and weeds, and adding organic nutrients to the soil were items on that list. And it was all hard work. I then drew a diagram that would depict how I wanted my garden to look, where to plant the tomatoes, zucchini and a variety of herbs, along with marigolds. The diagram remained in view as a daily reminder of what the garden should/would look like.

Every day, I spent time nurturing that soil. Some days, I tracked 10 minutes of “gardening” which was soon increased to 60 or more minutes daily. When you find something you really enjoy doing, time passes by quickly and “work” becomes fun. I looked forward to tending the garden every day.

Some of my previous blogs contained pictures of my “work in progress”. The following pictures depict successful goals completed. At the end of the season, I will continue to keep the soil nurtured so the end result of a fruitful harvest will take place year after year.

Yes, there is a subliminal message here. How good is your soil????


Zucchini in Bloom


Zucchini and Marigolds


Grape Tomatoes - early stage


More Grape Tomatoes


Red Grape Tomatoes – ready for picking!)


More Red Grape Tomatoes


Yellow-Pear Tomatoes, Red Grape Tomatoes with Zucchini


Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread


5-Ingredient Zucchini Soup


Zucchini Boats- cheddar, turkey, beans, tomatoes

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JIMA64 11/11/2014 7:16PM

    Enjoyed reading of your success. I too started gardening in my parents former garden area. Looking forward to spring.

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LORIVIOLA 11/2/2014 2:16PM

    emoticon blog!
maybe next season i will plant something!

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DMCWJR 10/6/2014 2:28PM

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AUSSIEJAN2 10/3/2014 11:39PM

    I never thought to ad cheese etc to Zucchini. Thanks!

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GLADGAD 10/3/2014 5:58PM

    I really enjoyed your garden blog. I live in South Florida, and the sandy soil in my yard is not conducive to growing a lot of vegetables without help. The insects are also horrible, which is why I usually garden in containers. My boyfriend insisted on having an in-ground garden, so I told him to go ahead. Over the summer we have been growing peppers since it's too hot for just about anything else. We add bone meal and epsom salt for the soil and make our own bug spray. We also planted lemongrass and marigolds around the garden, and that seems to help a bit with the bugs. I am looking forward to cooler weather where we can start planting things like tomatoes, zucchini, beans, and we'll see what else. I enjoy it too, and recently bought some green tea plants. We also have almond and cashew trees that will be going in the ground soon, too.

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MRSRIGS1 10/1/2014 7:54PM

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LINDA! 10/1/2014 12:27AM

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SEATTLE10 9/30/2014 11:36PM

  The vegetables are beautiful and the zucchini bread looks yummy, also. I too like working in the yard. I live in the South where we mostly have red clay, so it's definitely a challenge to grow things. One of my co-workers got me interested in gardening, so I've been at it about 3 years now. I have 2 raised bed boxes so I planted strawberries and kale the 1st year, which produced pretty good. I also bought some blueberry bushes that have done pretty well. This year I didn't try to plant anything in the raised beds because of the weeds growing so fast. so I've been container gardening this year. I've been growing sweet potatoes, arugula and lettuce, but trying to grow those things has been a challenge because of the bugs eating the leaves. Ugghh, they have really been eating everything even my flowers. Well, fall is here and maybe I'll try to grow some greens since it's still warm. Love your blog, keep up the good work. And, yes my soil is good.

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NASFKAB 9/30/2014 1:21AM

  loved your blog congratulations on being spark mail must cultivate both mygarden & my body

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OI4GOTIT1 9/29/2014 7:40AM

  I love to try gardening. Don't know how to prepare the ground before planting. Very interesting. Great job!!

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MTRANCHWOMAN 9/28/2014 9:59AM

    Your subliminal message is wonderful. I too garden. emoticon

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OPERATIONGD 9/28/2014 7:32AM

  Love love love this!

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DADDYS_GIRL6 9/27/2014 11:02AM

    Thanks for sharing! Beautiful pics and great harvest!!

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HOLLYM48 9/27/2014 8:39AM

    Good for you! Your garden produce looks so delicious!! Way to go on cultivating that beautiful garden and congrats on being the community highlight this week!

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MBTEPP 9/27/2014 7:14AM

    emoticon on all your hard work. It does pay off.

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TXGRANDMA 9/26/2014 8:44PM

    Everything looks delicious! Good for you for growing your own food! Fresh, Fresh, Fresh! emoticon

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NELLIEH1 9/26/2014 6:37PM

    Really appreciate your blog...especially your question about our soil...the soil of our hearts, too! emoticon

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SLIMLEAF 9/26/2014 6:02PM

    Good blog!

Great photos too - your garden produce and what you've made with it all looks delicious.

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DGRIFFITH51 9/26/2014 5:54PM

    Thanks for sharing, I love gardening too...and yes, it is great exercise! emoticon

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CAROLYN1ALASKA 9/26/2014 5:28PM

    Great looking garden! Your gardening skills are awesome... emoticon emoticon

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NEWTINK 9/26/2014 3:36PM

    My soil is better than it was a few years ago but it is still a work in progress. your garden loves lovely .

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UTAHLADY 9/26/2014 1:32PM

  How beautiful! My garden started out with native soil and no nutrients. Then it had to be fenced to keep out the rabbits and deer. Then it was moved to raised beds in a fenced area of the property. Then I built up soil again. The message is - keep at it and you will reach your goal. This year after surmounting extremely high winds in the spring, drought in the summer, an abundance of rain in late August/early Sept, an early freeze one night when I was gone, and then temperatures soaring into the 80s I am harvesting beans, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, and potatoes. I am working on harvesting myself.

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    LOVED this!!!!

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SKELLEY3440 9/26/2014 10:29AM

    Definitely liked this. I saw the subliminal message immediately and love it. emoticon I will definitely think and grow on this myself. Thanks!!

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RNVICKI 9/26/2014 10:29AM

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i love fresh fruits and veggies but a gardener I am not. I do take advantage of local Farmer's Markets

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CESPRINGALL 9/26/2014 9:10AM

  I do not usually read blogs. However, your title caught my eye. I too hard your soil at one time. I had an oasis for a back yard. Then my husband was hurt in a car accident. I took care of him for 3 years before he passed away. My garden was left. The only thing that mattered was my husband. He passed away two years ago. The garden is still neglected. My daughter has tried to do something, but she has never liked it.

Your blog reminded me how much I enjoyed that garden and how much work my husband and I put into it. It took almost 10 years to work each section, fix the soil, build arbors, a pond, a patio, a fire pit to smoke food etc.

I cried when I read your blog and am crying now. The memories you brought back and the hope as well. It all starts and ends with the soil.

Thank you!

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JIBBIE49 9/26/2014 6:59AM

    Week of 09/25/2014 - Featured Blog Post

How Good Is Your Soil?
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Great to see your blog in the Spark Mail.

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123ELAINE456 9/26/2014 4:51AM

  Beautiful Photos. Awesome Crop. Keep It Going. Thank You for sharing. God Blessings Always. Have a Nice Day. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Take Care.

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ZZOCCOLANTE 9/26/2014 2:44AM

  Nice post. I love how gardening is such a great metaphor for life as well as the actual gardening. I love the outline so to speak:
Conscious decision, list of goals, tools, time and hard work which becomes more and more fun.
emoticon Success is also having a lot of fun with the work you do.
Thanks for sharing and happy gardening.
With Love. Z :)

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BANNERMAN 9/26/2014 1:13AM

  Thanks for sharing.

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MOONGLOWSNANA 9/26/2014 12:08AM

  Yum! I'm always sorry to see the garden end and the time coming to put it to bed. My yellow grape tomatoes were scrumptious. My granddaughter who is five stood, picked and ate every one she could reach. She's always loved tomatoes. They were just that good! There's nothing like a home grown tomato!!!

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KHALIA2 9/25/2014 11:46PM

  Great Job! Your vegetables are beautiful and look delicious!

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KATELJM 9/25/2014 11:41PM

    I admire people who garden, but somehow I did not get the horticultural gene possessed by everyone else in my family. If I work on plants, I get rashes.

So I shall continue to work my health garden, preparing my body to show the fruit of my labor.

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WHITEANGEL4 9/25/2014 11:29PM

    Great blog. I am turning over the remainder of my plants. No longer producing. I will et it set for a few weeks and turn again. I only have a small plot but will rotate my . crops next year as I know that is important to keep the soil predicting. I am also covering with pine straw which will be turned into the soil prior to planting

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BLNBIKERIN1 9/25/2014 11:27PM

  All that looks very delicious!
Don't forget to rotate the places for your veggis every year, because different plants use different soil ingredients. Planting the same thing in the same spot may actually poison the area, while some nutrients are depleted, others accumulate too much.
How good is my soil? when I started my new garden 2 years ago (raised beds) I literally started with an empty bed (over untouched soil). Compost is expensive, so I opted for 1/2 the height with mulch, which degraded to rich soil over time, topped it with good topsoil/compost mix.
This year I had plenty of grapes, some tomatoes (it was too hot this summer), Fennel, green beans (still have some in my freezer) and still enjoying red and yellow bell peppers.
Just finished adding 6 cuyrd compost to compensate for the degrading deficit, everything is getting ready for fall, when it's time to start next year's crop seeds (no frost in SoCal). Looking forward to blue potatoes and Fennel bulbs next year, maybe even blackberries.
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SVELTEWARRIOR 9/25/2014 11:21PM

    Wonderful Blog!!!!!

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GOOZLEBEAR 9/25/2014 11:09PM

    Awesome blog and pictures and congratulations on your blog being the feature of the day!!!!

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JSEATTLE 9/25/2014 10:53PM

  Love your garden and it's fruit. I love my garden too, and it has come a long way over the years. As many rocks as I've pulled from the soil, there are always more!

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MISSENG 9/25/2014 9:38PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Love the garden pics. A nice bountiful harvest after all your hard work. Happy healthy eats!

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CYPATAYLOR2 9/25/2014 9:14PM

  Everything looks amazing. You are doing an awesome job. Keep it up and thanks for sharing. emoticon

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SUGAR0814 9/25/2014 9:14PM

    emoticon wonderful garden!

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CAROLJ35 9/25/2014 9:10PM

    Loved the colorful photos as well as your insightful words!
THANKS FOR SHARING!!!

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    Loved the blog

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CURVYCC 9/25/2014 8:29PM

    emoticon everything looks so delicious! I love fresh from the garden veggies. That's what I grew up on. I sure do miss my dad's garden.

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MCFITZ2 9/25/2014 8:02PM

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What a Difference Consistency Makes!

Monday, July 07, 2014

The fruits of our labor can look and taste very sweet. Planting and maintaining a vegetable and floral garden is hard work but worth every drop of sweat that is perspired. Thirty minutes a day can make all the difference in the successful growth of plants. Whether it is time spent tilling soil, fencing, weeding, watering, or transplanting, goals are met when the work is consistent. An earlier posted blog entitled Patty’s Patch 2014 gave an overview of the goals I want to reach with regards to gardening. What a difference a month of consistent hard work makes! And, oh what a workout! Yes, track those minutes, too!


Zucchini in bloom


Thai basil


Mint


Sweet basil


Madonna Garden (petunias in foreground; roses in background)


Marigolds


Geraniums


Yellow lily


Moonbeam


Petunias

  
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MAYBER 12/16/2014 12:07AM

    emoticon Pictures
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TERRIJ7 9/30/2014 9:34AM

    Lovely photos! Gardening is one of the most rewarding activities, for so many reasons.

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LORIVIOLA 9/9/2014 3:58PM

    Lovely!

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LESLIELENORE 8/4/2014 8:32PM

    Pretty!

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MUSICINME 8/4/2014 11:31AM

    Beautiful garden, just love it.

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KMRJPR 8/3/2014 10:23PM

    Beautiful

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MRSRIGS1 8/2/2014 1:05PM

    Your garden is absolutely beautiful! You have done a GREAT job!

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BEVPRESLEY 7/30/2014 11:53PM

    You certainly have a green thumb.

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JUMPINJULIE 7/16/2014 8:57PM

    Beautiful garden.

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SPEEDY143 7/14/2014 5:40PM

    Beautiful just like YOU emoticon

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LJOYCE55 7/14/2014 4:01PM

  Your basil looks great. Rabbits ate ours.

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3SUSIE 7/14/2014 9:18AM

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PHATNOMO11 7/13/2014 8:18PM

    beautiful

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SIMONEKP 7/13/2014 7:25PM

    Nice

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ANGELN325 7/13/2014 10:33AM

    Awesome! Thank you for sharing your beautiful garden with us.

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OPTIMIST1948 7/13/2014 9:53AM

    Beautiful. I know gardening is alot of work, but its so nice when you can reap the rewards!

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DISNEYTRISH 7/13/2014 8:11AM

    Your photos are beautiful, and what a wonderful way to show how consistency in effort leads to our desired results! You inspired me to give my Blessed Mother garden statue a fresh coat of paint and some beautiful flowers! emoticon

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SUSIEMT 7/12/2014 8:52PM

    Lovely pictures! Thank you.

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DIAMOND102 7/12/2014 12:35AM

    emoticon for sharing, you are so right consistency does make a difference. Your garden is so very beautiful and I can see a lot of consistency in it. emoticon

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NANCY19662 7/11/2014 12:31AM

  Beautiful garden thank you for sharing. emoticon

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NANCY19662 7/11/2014 12:30AM

  Beautiful garden thank you for sharing. emoticon

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MINDA31807 7/11/2014 12:06AM

    emoticon Now I feel guilty for not weeding my garden!

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AMBER461 7/10/2014 8:19PM

  What a beautiful garden? Thanks for sharing.

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WHITEANGEL4 7/10/2014 7:13PM

    Beautiful plants. So rewarding to have successful gardens

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PEGGYO 7/10/2014 4:23PM

    Beautiful

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RAESUN54 7/10/2014 3:44PM

    Beautiful garden and so many healthy choices. I wish I had the place to have fresh vegetables and fruits.

Thank you for sharing.

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ALICIA214 7/10/2014 12:36PM

 


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STEVIEBEE569 7/10/2014 10:51AM

    Beautiful pics! Thanks for sharing!

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JERICHO1991 7/10/2014 10:39AM

    Great job! Thanks for sharing.

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MSFROGGIE 7/10/2014 9:19AM

    Beautiful! You have a very beautiful green thumb!!

Thank you for sharing the pictures.


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VAINVT 7/10/2014 8:33AM

  I love your photos. Thanks!

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BECCA315 7/10/2014 7:21AM

    Great photos!

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GARDENCHRIS 7/10/2014 7:15AM

    nice

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MZANGELFACE 7/9/2014 4:40PM

    Beautiful garden!

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LEESA-B 7/9/2014 3:29PM

  Beautiful, and a great message to boot!

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A Pictorial Summary of My Active Weekend.....

Monday, June 30, 2014

Love, love , love the outdoors! This past weekend was so much fun:

GARDENING


sweet basil


Thai basil


mint


tomatoes


zucchini

MOUNTAIN BIKING


Stewart Forest


Drakes Trail


water break at trail intersection


Lindsay Road

One of the keys to being successful at staying on the "road" to better health is to find things you enjoy doing and make time to do it!

Keep Sparking!
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BRIGHTPENNY 7/23/2014 9:44AM

    I love gardening too.. Must post a pic of my bike that you gave advice on last year!! Where is Stewart Forest.. Absolutely lovely bike trail?? emoticon

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TENNESSEEWALKER 7/1/2014 5:44PM

    Thanks for sharing your weekend. You and your garden look wonderful! The mint looks like Lemon Balm ??? I have some Lemon Balm in my front yard, plus spearmint and cat nip. (Has a hard time growing because it keeps getting rolled on my the neighborhood cats.)

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TATTER3 7/1/2014 3:00PM

    Love the pics! Thanks for posting!

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CLEARNIGHTSKY 7/1/2014 1:51PM

    What beautiful images! Way to go on finding things you love!

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LJOYCE55 7/1/2014 11:49AM

  You look great on your bike. Thanks for the garden pics.

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LINTPICKER 7/1/2014 10:08AM

    great photos!! and a beautiful bike trail! sounds like a great way to enjoy summer!

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DEBBYFROMMT 7/1/2014 9:39AM

    Your garden looks great! I hope your tomatoes do well, I LOVE home grown tomatoes (but can't grow them because the deer like them too much too)

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BA5454 7/1/2014 8:05AM

    What pretty views! Love the gardening, too. We just started some sweet basil here (late, I know), but what is the difference between sweet and Thai basil? Awesome job of getting outside ;-).

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FLEMIDG 7/1/2014 12:57AM

    Thanks for sharing the lovely pics with us. Glad you enjoyed your weekend.

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REBECKY441 6/30/2014 10:35PM

    I miss your blogs!

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REBECKY441 6/30/2014 10:35PM

    I miss your blogs!

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KAYOTIC 6/30/2014 9:35PM

    Love the format of the blog, looks a bit like my weekend, but without the forest to ride in....I did enjoy the view of Lake Tahoe, and the wildflowers though!

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VEENAS1 6/30/2014 7:59PM

    Beautiful pictures! As I have said many times, you are such an inspiration to us all at Spark People.

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HOLLYM48 6/30/2014 7:59PM

    What a lovely weekend! Thanks for sharing it with us!

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Happy 4 Years of Spark!

Friday, June 20, 2014

After 4 years with Spark, my journey to better health continues. I've undergone many positive changes in my life since my first day as a member of this community. And I have so much to be thankful. Overall improved health is my biggest accomplishment. To have blood pressure within normal range without medication, to remain alert and awake well past dinner hour, to hike for miles without collapsing, to bike for miles without stopping, to run 5Ks, to paddle upstream and downstream with the turtles, and to finally wear a size 6 after years of wearing size 20 was truly a dream come true. I continue to list goals and find ways to meet them. There is always "one more thing" I'd like to do. At the age of 60, I have the energy and positive attitude that helps me to continue on this adventurous journey of better health one step at a time. I could not have succeeded this far without having God in my life from whom comes my inner strength. The Spark community surrounds me with continuous support and encouragement for which I am so grateful. I wish everyone happy trails to reach their goals. My glass of water is lifted for a toast to each of you for success on your journey to better health!

BEFORE REACHING WEIGHT GOAL:


AFTER REACHING WEIGHT GOAL:




  
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RENATA144 7/8/2014 11:44PM

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OVERACTIVEELBOW 6/27/2014 7:45AM

    It is so good to read of your success. Is living in Maintenance as difficult as getting there? or Just another version of "Work".

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SHERYLP461 6/24/2014 8:28AM

    You look so happy and beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!

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JUMPINJULIE 6/23/2014 8:48PM

    You look awesome. Happy Anniversary.

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MSBEKANATOR 6/21/2014 7:44PM

    Okay, this brought tears to my eyes! What an awesome blog! Thank you for being so inspiring! Just love, love, love the after picture of you running! It helps me to know I will get there!
Happy 4th! You are awesome!

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SPEEDY143 6/21/2014 6:34PM

    BEAUTIFUL... just like YOU emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LINTPICKER 6/21/2014 5:11PM

    excellent! You are a victor!

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TENNESSEEWALKER 6/21/2014 12:59PM

    Congratulations and best wishes for many more Sparaversaries!

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VEENAS1 6/21/2014 10:14AM

    Congratulations. This is a wonderful blog and is such an inspiration. Keep up the good work!

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SHESMITH1 6/21/2014 9:41AM

    Happy Anniversary! You are such an inspiration~
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GOLFGMA 6/21/2014 6:27AM

    What an inspiring journey and such beautiful results! emoticon

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KTGAL52 6/21/2014 5:41AM

    emoticon Well, I'm definitely inspired!! You look phenomenal!!!

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_CYNDY55_ 6/20/2014 11:59PM

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ALIHIKES 6/20/2014 11:51PM

    You look AMAZING! emoticon emoticon

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LESLIELENORE 6/20/2014 11:24PM

    emoticon emoticon Life is better now!

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