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Legs & Back (P90X)

Saturday, December 05, 2009      3 comments

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

Friday, December 04, 2009      3 comments

Peppermint Bark Recipe Recipe courtesy Paula Deen Ingredients •Crushed candy canes, to yield 1 cup •2 pounds white chocolate •Peppermint flavorings, optional (Paula says use about 2 teaspoons, to your taste) • Directions Pla... Read more


Thursday, December 03, 2009      6 comments

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009      2 comments

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

Time Off

Tuesday, December 01, 2009      2 comments

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

Monday, November 30, 2009      3 comments

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 recipe

Sunday, November 29, 2009      3 comments

Naan (leavened Indian flatbread) By Petrina Verma Sarkar, 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.

Saturday, November 28, 2009      3 comments

I'm too tired to post. That's all.... Read more

Black Friday

Friday, November 27, 2009      3 comments

Not for me. Nothing that I want (or need) that much. Besides, I'm working.... Read more

Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2009      4 comments

That's all, really. Many blessings to all of you.... Read more

Yoga X

Wednesday, November 25, 2009      3 comments

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

Swimming Laps

Tuesday, November 24, 2009      2 comments

6 lap warm-up 15 crawl / 3 rest 12 crawl / 3 rest 9 crawl / 3 rest 8 kickboard 2 crawl 2 backstroke 1 cool-down 64 total.... Read more

Windows 7

Monday, November 23, 2009      5 comments

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

Sunday, November 22, 2009      2 comments

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

Chocolate Cookies

Thursday, November 19, 2009      2 comments

Chocolate Cookies 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

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