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Gardens and Connections

Monday, May 14, 2012      2 comments

Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa has a theme each year, this year is "Connection" and it includes a wonderful collection of lego sculptures... here are a few. Bumblebee Lotus... Read more

The Zen of Pooh

Saturday, May 12, 2012      4 comments

“What day is it,?" asked Pooh. "It's today," squeaked Piglet. "My favorite day," said Pooh.” It really is this simple....the zen of being in the moment and loving it.... Read more

Some pics from aerial yoga

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      11 comments

This is the first "pose" getting me used to being supported, but not on the floor. Jacknife- on my side in the sling jacknifing my body. Read more

Just One Thing

Monday, May 07, 2012      3 comments

This video is from a book titled Just One Thing... about 52 changes of thinking that can effect your life and your brain. justoneminute.net/be-for
-yourself/ ... Read more

Why we shout in anger

Friday, May 04, 2012      3 comments

Ever wonder why we shout in anger and whisper in love? Check out this wonderful story: spiritual-short-stories.
com/spiritual-short-story-
505-Why+We+Shout+When+In+A
nger.html ... Read more

Best preparation for MRI

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      6 comments

I had my first MRI (for a pesky knee) this evening. Late this afternoon, I did you usual daily yoga routine, showered and got a call that I could come for the test early. The test itself was easy, but I think it was easy because I was so read... Read more

Sigh, a wonderful weekend is over

Monday, April 30, 2012      3 comments

Our team won!!!! The wonderful young men of the Drake University Tennis team won the Missouri Valley Conference title this afternoon when the last point needed was scored by Jonathan in a tie break. Very exciting and pretty soon the entire team.... Read more

Why do we despise ourselves?

Friday, April 27, 2012      7 comments

I have been reading introductions from new members and blogs of regular members and I was trying to figure out what was making me feel so discouraged. Then it hit me, all of these people (I was there once too) seem to see no value in themselves... Read more

What I found in the frig

Thursday, April 19, 2012      10 comments

A couple days ago it was getting close to supper time and I had no idea what we would have. So I began an inventory of the frig. I ended up with a tasty, healthy meal. It's amazing what happens when you keep healthy food around and don't have... Read more

Oops, my body has changed

Monday, April 16, 2012      10 comments

I am sitting with with such rumblings in my innards, I think I almost sound like the percussion section of an orchestra and I am most uncomfortable. I don't remember that last time I consumed over 2000 calories in a day and went way over my fat... Read more

Pet Photos

Sunday, April 15, 2012      11 comments

In our house, our pets keep me active... back and forth letting them outside many times as day.... the dogs that is. The cats just disappear or purr on our laps and shoulders. ... Read more

Can a 7 minute change help?

Friday, April 13, 2012      4 comments

I know we all are very leery of quick fixes to the issues we face from weight loss to maintenance to dealing with family, grief, depression, stress issues. So when the title of this site was "Lose weight in just 7 minutes" you can imagine my sk... Read more

The Power of Positive

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      8 comments

In the month of April, I volunteer at a local academy for troubled teens teaching poetry. Today was my second visit and as usual, the girls were enthusiastic and listened with interest. The boys are a different story. They are full of enthusi... Read more

Productive days

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      2 comments

Two days into the week and I have done more than I usually do in a week. Monday after breakfast got to Spark and got lots done. Late morning was trip to Costco and lunch. Afternoon was picking up around house, doing yoga and early evening a g... Read more

The Tulips in Pella, Iowa, April 6, 2012 Pictures

Saturday, April 07, 2012      9 comments

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