Legs & Back (P90X)
Back to this workout today. I haven't done this one in almost 3 months.
I wasn't able to do as many pull-ups as I have in the past, but my form was much better than it has ever been, and I really felt like things were strong, supported, an... Read more
Peppermint Bark Recipe
Recipe courtesy Paula Deen
•Crushed candy canes, to yield 1 cup
•2 pounds white chocolate
•Peppermint flavorings, optional (Paula says use about 2 teaspoons, to your taste)
Pla... Read more
Basmati, Jasmine, short-grained, long-grained, brown, white...I pretty much love it all.
Does anyone else get excited when you find a new rice recipe?... Read more
Cluttered desk, cluttered mind
As part of the change from Windows XP to Windows 7, a new computer had to be set up, the desk pulled away from the wall, cables run, etc.
It has made my office, which is normally an area I associate with organiaztion and calm, feel somewhat... Read more
Looking forward to it.
Hoping to make the most of it: physicially, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.
I can't wait!... Read more
Swimming on Night Shifts
I really enjoy swimming, but it is incredibly difficult when working night shifts.
The time that I would swim (3:00 p.m.) is right during swimming lessons and swim team practice.
I'm looking forward to a few days off to reaquaint mys... Read more
Naan (leavened Indian flatbread)
By Petrina Verma Sarkar, About.com Guide
Naans are traditionally cooked in a Tandoor or earthern oven but can also be made in your oven at home. Serve this delicious bread hot, with popular dishes ... Read more
Too tired to post.
I'm too tired to post.
That's all.... Read more
Not for me.
Nothing that I want (or need) that much.
Besides, I'm working.... Read more
That's all, really.
Many blessings to all of you.... Read more
I'd like to lead this at our local wellness center.
I, of course, have no formal qualifications other than I really like Tony Horton and have gone through P90X 4 times now.
I wonder....... Read more
6 lap warm-up
15 crawl / 3 rest
12 crawl / 3 rest
9 crawl / 3 rest
64 total.... Read more
I skipped over Vista entirely--avoided is probably more accurate as I stayed with reliable old XP.
The computer has become so slow that we had to update this fall, however.
Windows 7 has a lot of changes, and I'm struggling a little bi... Read more
Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Slightly caramelized, cinnamon and nutmeg-scented yams.
Preparing the Yams
•6 lb yams
•3 tbsp maple syrup
•4 tbsp olive oil
•1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
•1/2 tsp cinnamon
•3/4 tsp freshly cracked pepper
•1 1/2 tsp ... Read more
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1 cup shortening
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
1 cup milk
3 cups flour
1 tsp soda
6 tsps cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
Mix and drop by spoonful onto greased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 min at 350 F.... Read more