Simple Easy Tai Chi......NOT!
You know how easy Tai Chi looks when you see the videos of people in China doing it in parks? And how we always notice that a lot of older people are all doing it, and not falling down? It looks so easy, but I have always questioned how they ... Read more
Teaching, Cookies and Garbage
Yesterday was another quilt teaching day. I demonstrated how to quilt our painted leaves masterpieces, and we had a good, productive time. I will upload some of the class photos after I finish this blog so you can see how well we are doing. W... Read more
Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On!
Yesterday was Sunday, and that means it is my day off. It was a good day, and I didn't even go over my points! That's because I got busy online and was looking for "just the right fabric". Of course, I didn't find it, but I had fun browsing.... Read more
Endomorphs, Mesomorphs and Me
Hey Friends, I have heard from several of you who ALSO know Ms. Smarmy! That chick really gets around, doesn't she. I think she has cloned herself so she can sneak into any of our heads that she wants to. She and little Ms. Goody Twoshoes are... Read more
Tired, Cookies and Ms. Smarmy
Yesterday was a whole lot of fun, and a whole lot of tiring. I taught a painting quilt class to absolutely terrificly talented students. See my new photos for the first part of a series for this class. The students were enthusiastic, imaginat... Read more
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW???
Have you ever exercised by default? I did, today. I was busy surfing through the Spark pages when DH came in and needed the computer. He has his own computer downstairs, but hasn't hooked it up yet.....groan. It's only been sitting there for... Read more
Heavy schedule and work out too??
Hey Fellow Sparks! Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Or something like that. I can never figure that saying out because it always seems like our yesterdays are nothing. I don't feel that way about yesterdays at all. I mean, how... Read more
Gain Weight & Lose 6.2 inches??? Woo Hoo has turned into Doo doo
So okay. I know I went over my allotments a couple of times.....three, to be exact.....but did my workouts. I moved up to Stage 2. I thought this was a good thing. Now I am not ... Read more
Dumbells, weights and balls
This morning I am scheduled to quilt with my neighbor, Cindy. She comes here around ten, but this morning there is no answer on her phone, and she has not returned my message either. So I might be on my own. I did a different strength trainin... Read more
Rock & Roll, Sexy videos and Water
Here I now sit, drinking another glass of water. I have already logged three glasses, but today's workout brought a bit of sweat.......oh wait a minute.........I am a WOMAN, therefore, do not SWEAT. Women glisten! (Are you listening, Peg?) S... Read more
Roosters, Doo-Wop, and Bora Bora
Yesterday I blew it. I went on the ferry to a couple of different islands, and had a simply wonderful day. I will upload some of the photos I took. Where I blew it was that I didn't get in any real exercise. The whole thing was this: My D... Read more
Dance, Strength, Tucks and Hops
Hey get a load of this! Today I did my entire strength workout, including doing them twice as instructed. Not bad. Not bad at all. I actually did not fall off my ball at all today. That is a major improvement! I even focus on keeping my bu... Read more
Costco, Butt Tucking and Red Sox
I am just checking in with you on a very fast basis today. The Red Sox are playing, and the game has just started. Let me begin with my morning: I go to a wonderful Sunday Morning Breakfast Meeting, have 2 poached eggs, one slice of whole whe... Read more
Tonnage and Inches
Weigh in day. I knew it would be good because of how I feel and look. Sure enough, 2 pounds were missing,... Read more
Workouts and Rhubarb
I have been so good about keeping up with the workouts that it is actually beginning to show!! I mean, I... Read more