That Strength Training Thing
I have to admit it. I don't like to, but I must. Darcey and team were right. I DO need strength training.
There, I said it. Do I feel better for saying it?
We are on "this strength training thing" challenge for a mont... Read more
The Difference Between Faith and TRUST!
I used to pride myself with having unshakeable Faith.
I believed it was enough.
Sometimes life gives me things that I just can't carry alone. That's why God gave us friends.
Friends can help lighten the load i... Read more
I Don't Have to FEEL Like Doing It to Just DO IT!
Today I really, seriously did NOT feel like doing any kind of workout. I mean, I really, REALLY d;id not feel like it.
I sat at my computer doing mindless stuff for over an hour.
Got nothing accomplished except playing the make a se... Read more
Letting Go of The Shore
We must let go of the shore
To my fellow swimmers:
here is a river flowing now very fast.
It is so great and swift,
that there are those who will be afraid,
who will try to hold on to the shore,
they are being torn apart and will ... Read more
Reverse Mortgages and Free Dinners
DH and I attended an hour long "seminar" on reverse mortgages today, held at one of our local restaurants. Following the seminar, we were fed dinner.
He and I chose the Prime Rib, expecting it to be a small one, you know, the size you ca... Read more
Avocado Halves with Pink Grapefruit and Endive YUM!
Good morning. I can never figure out how to post a recipe in the recipe category, but wanted to share this one with you.
I made it last night, using Haas avocados and cut the cooking time down to 8 minutes. It is easy, elegant, very tas... Read more
The Story of the Squirrels
There were five houses of religion in a small Florida town:
The Presbyterian Church,
The Baptist Church,
The Methodist Church,
The Catholic Church and
The Jewish Synagogue...
Each church and Synagogue was ov... Read more
Listening to my Hip
Thanks everybody for the support over my falling and bruising my hip. It's so nice to have so many friends care about me!
Today I did manage to get in 2.25 miles before my hip said "ENOUGH ALREADY!".
This time I listened. Miss Goody... Read more
I Just Don't Wanna!!
Here I am at 9:24 in the morning, sitting at my computer in my bath robe. I have been this way for over two hours now.
I just don't wanna get into my day.
I feel tired and worn out today.
I fell during my cleaning marathon, and i... Read more
I Tasted, I Sampled, I Shoveled!
Yesterday was Valentine's Day. The day of Valentine cards, poems, love songs, and chocolate. It was" a day that will live in infamy", to quote the wise sage Winston Churchill.
I am afraid it will also become known as a day that will live... Read more
To Margaret, With Love
I was making the Red Roses quilt for my friend, Margaret. Let me tell you about her.
Margaret is a vivacious, 40-50ish lovely woman who is director and founder of "Sherry's House" in Massachusetts. she heads up the "Why Me?" program.
... Read more
New Scrap Quilt on the Floor
Yesterday I went to my scrap fabric basket. I rarely go there to take stuff OUT; usually it is to stuff more scraps and then quickly jam the top on and shove it back under th... Read more
Christine and the Polar Plunge
Isn't she SOMETHING! This is my beautiful granddaughter, Chrisine. As you can see from the photo, she is jumping into a pool of water. Not just ANY pool of water; this one ... Read more
this Walk was for YOU, Darcey!
Today I was looking forward to meeting my local Spark Team members for a walk. Then I got the email that our fearless leader, Darcey, spent some time in hospital last night due ... Read more
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I HEARD MY MUSCLES AND ORGANS CRY OUT
yesterday Darcey blogged about her muscles talking to her, and how they wanted to move. Well, I totally understand that one!
It used to be my muscles would cry out to go downstairs and find something to eat. Usually something that I have ... Read more