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Thanksgiving and our Dessert Menu

Saturday, November 29, 2014      8 comments

I didn't like veggies. Why? Mom overcooked everything to mush and was very limited in the veggies she mushed. She was known to put a spoonful of sugar in the boiled carrots. What changed? 1. I grew up and discovered steaming. 2. I sta... Read more

What Can You Do to Make Your Journey Easier?

Monday, November 24, 2014      7 comments

Puppies4ME, a spark-friend posted a blog a couple of days ago: It was a motivational poster: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=5820599#comments (The Harder the Struggle, the More ... Read more

Circles of Progress

Wednesday, October 22, 2014      9 comments

www.progressfocusedappro
ach.com/circles-of-progress/ I stumbled upon this site, or was led here. The concept seems to have really grabbed me because I see a simple technique to visualize goal, progress, and to decide wh... Read more

Sparkers Unite as Instruments of Change, or We shall overcome one day

Monday, September 22, 2014      6 comments

Yes, I'll admit I'm a child of the sixties, but I think the attitude of speaking up for what is right is in my genes. My great great grandfather's statue helping a runaway slave cross the Niagara river comes to mind. And my great aunt sat down a... Read more

Update

Wednesday, May 21, 2014      11 comments

Oncologist 1. We're not doing my 6 mo. PET scan, partly because my counts are so good, but also because Medicare only allows 3 during your lifetime. Since I just joined the Medicare ranks in November, we're reserving future PET scans for when ... Read more

The Theory of Relativity Speaking

Wednesday, October 02, 2013      12 comments

Sunday, 217 minutes of walking, 21, 136 steps, 9.6 Tuesday, 45 minutes of walking, 2, 124 steps, .9 miles You might be ready to WOO the HOO for my Sunday workout. Personally, I say Tuesday's workout was priceless. Why? It was done... Read more

Water Water Everywhere, but not a drop to drink

Saturday, September 21, 2013      16 comments

Well, not really. I'm drinking my 8 glasses and more every day. So you'd think there wouldn't be any extra lying around my house, BUT THERE IS!. My porch leaks, leaks, leaks. Seeps in under the walls and creates a stinky pond. Tore up the carpet... Read more

Bravelutes Singing with Robert Fulghum

Friday, August 30, 2013      8 comments

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. Robert Fulghum ... Read more

Bravelute's Singin'

Wednesday, August 28, 2013      13 comments

Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end. Kris Kristofferson ... Read more

Bravelute's Song

Sunday, August 25, 2013      11 comments

“Let's sing our way out of this” ― Isabel Fraire ... Read more

ETL Cook's Tour # 3 Basalmic Glaze

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      13 comments

You can purchase a Basalmic Glaze, however you might not be happy with the ingredient list. The alternative is to buy a basalmic vinegar whose ingredient list you DO like and make your own glaze. I start with Colavita Basalmic vinegar becau... Read more

ETL Cook's Tour # 2 Prep Once for TWO Entrees

Tuesday, August 20, 2013      9 comments

Make your prepping easy and fast. Throw together meals when you have already prepped the veggies: ________________1 Lentil Stew for 2 Today, I'm using onion, tomato, frozen... Read more

ETL Cook's Tour 1 Prep, PREP, and more PPRREEPP!

Monday, August 19, 2013      13 comments

It is a shock to the modern person's system when you realize that YOU need to prep all the fruits and veggies for your ETL salads, soups, stir fries, etc. Yes, you CAN rely on frozen bite sized morsels, but you still have a lot of morsels which ... Read more

Stayin on the Plan While Away

Saturday, August 17, 2013      16 comments

1. Stay at the Hyatt Riverfront where you have a marvelous view 2. With a rooftop therapy pool and a gym for a great workout, and a safe place to walk right outside the ... Read more

People Used to Work Hard for Their Water

Tuesday, August 06, 2013      15 comments

I try to fight the stereotypical images of the man in the family doing the back breaking work of digging a well . . . and the women and/or kids walking quite a distance to bring back water in buckets until the well was done, or the spring cleare... Read more


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