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The "Glad Game" and Everyday Life
Sunday, April 16, 2017      17 comments

A friend recently broke her arm. Most people would label a broken arm as “bad” and it certainly was NOT what she wanted to happen. She is a though... Read more
Sunday, April 09, 2017      13 comments

Another month is here. Must be time to write yet another blog about my goals. I should be reviewing my goals from last month and re-setting them. ... Read more
A Woman I Admire
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      4 comments

I met Joan Chittister when I read her book, “Heart of Flesh”. Years ago my friend recommended this book because I was struggling with the role of w... Read more
Blessings: Gifts that Money Can't Buy
Thursday, March 23, 2017      13 comments

We often wish each other luck, or comment on how fortunate we are. Good fortune brings to mind having nice things happen or gaining fame or possess... Read more
Celebrating Friendship
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      13 comments

In February we especially celebrate our friendships. What comes to mind when you think of the word "friend"? ... Read more
February Goals -- I'm frustrated
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      14 comments

I am frustrated. This is the time to look at my progress in January and set goals for February. I found this beautiful rosy picture and then I though... Read more
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      13 comments

This quote is a great outline for establishing a healthy life. I know a lot about eating well. I move daily (well almost daily). I hydrate often ... Read more
Looking Ahead
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      13 comments

Looking ahead -- here are some of the things I am anticipating in 2017. 1. Getting Stronger . . . so I can get back to the Y for my Yoga and ... Read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      15 comments

Reflecting on my past year with Spark I realize that I learned a lot about goal setting. I design goals to give order and purpose to my daily activi... Read more
Sunday, December 11, 2016      21 comments

The last two months have been difficult. Since being hospitalized for a severe infection in October my goals have been drastically simplified. I w... Read more
"R-E-S-P-E-C-T" -- What It Means To Me
Friday, September 30, 2016      18 comments

The song "RESPECT" is a favorite workout song for me. Aretha Franklin spells out the word so I began to think about what respect means to me and my... Read more
Fall Exercise
Thursday, September 15, 2016      17 comments

Cooler temperatures mean the trees put on their fall color show. And for me they mean more time to be outside. Our summer has been so hot and smo... Read more
Summertime Recipe Favorites
Monday, August 01, 2016      10 comments

Summer means fresh fruit. All I need to do is wash and eat. Sometimes I get more creative, but so far I haven’t tried making a melon hedgehog. Ju... Read more
Exercise in the Summer
Monday, July 25, 2016      20 comments

I like exercising outdoors so as long as summer temperatures are moderate I am a happy athlete. But ---- summer has a habit of getting way warmer ... Read more
JULY: My New Goal
Monday, July 11, 2016      19 comments

My goal for June was doing some kind of stretching each day. Stretching is my body's best friend. I was delighted to find that focusing on one chang... Read more

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