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More leaves!

Sunday, January 06, 2013

On Saturday I raked up the remaining leaves in the front yard, and then brought FOURTEEN large wheelbarrowfuls (is that a word?) of leaves to the backyard in a pile.

I can now fill a Volkswagen with leaves...

This is not how I want to look in a tank top and jeans, definitely a motivational photo to keep sparking. (I like this term sparking better than dieting!)

I also swept all the walks with a push broom - I think I will be using a regular broom from now on because the push broom didn't make my back happy.

After dark it started raining and it is raining occasionally today too. Thank goodness I didn't give in to yesterday's temptation to procrastinate moving the leaves; moving WET leaves is disgusting. Glad to have the job done!


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LINDA! 1/11/2013 4:59PM

    That is a lot of cardio!

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SYNCHRODAD 1/10/2013 10:29AM

    14 wheelbarrows of leaves can compact quite well. In my youth, a buddy of mine and put a garbage can in the bottom of a stairwell and raked his entire front yard into the well and stomped them into one garbage can. We being about 9 nor his dad could not move that can up and out of the stairwell. Great luck on Sparking instead of dieting.

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TRYINGTOLOSE64 1/6/2013 7:50PM

    I'm so glad to be done with my leaves!! Only 86 bags!!

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BLITZEN40 1/6/2013 7:20PM

    You look great, but WHERE IS YOUR SMILE? I am so jealous that you live in a place where it is warm enough to wear a tank top outside right now!! If I lived in a place that warm, I would be smiling all the time! Nice pile of leaves, I would've totally jumped in them. I mean what's the point of having an awesome pile like that if you don't jump in it at least once? ;) WTG on getting it all done! emoticon

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    Wow, it was an INVASION of leaves--are you sure the trees are really just trees! You look so CUTE in your pic! I know you want to lose weight and get fit and all and you will certainly be healthier, but ya gotta love how CUTE you look right now just like you are!!!

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SABLENESS 1/6/2013 4:40PM

    That IS a lot of leaves! Great workout and congrats on not procrastinating. emoticon

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    Sparking instead of dieting is MUCH better and you nailed it as a term for me. A VW bug full of! I think I would've been tempted to jump into the pile at least once, just for fun. Thanks for sharing you pics! It's like I get to visit with you for a moment!

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JACKIE542 1/6/2013 4:11PM

    That is a lot, you won, I did not get done. I think you even have a bigger yard too. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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1EMMA2011 1/6/2013 2:17PM

    That is a lot of leaves! Great job!! I like the term sparking too!


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