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Grand Fundraising Strategy...!

Sunday, June 07, 2009      4 comments

I have a neighbor who now and then calls on me to solve her pc woes. Whenever I do she tries to give me something which I wave off. Now that I'm getting a "taste" of the fundraising SPARK fever, I think I have an answer for her: Just put it... Read more

Neither Snow nor Rain nor Stomach Bug will Delay our local SparkTeam's Relay for LIFE!

Saturday, June 06, 2009      9 comments

Well at least I got the worst of the day out of the way early on...! A nasty stomach bug kept me up through much of the night. Good part is when this happens I stop eating and only do water. Things settled down by the afternoon when I had ... Read more

Compulsive Overeating and How to Stop It

Tuesday, June 02, 2009      6 comments

Compulsive Overeating and How to Stop It www.webmd.com/diet/featu
res/compulsive-overeating-
and-how-to-stop-it I zapped right into the addiction model in which the author likened sugary, salty, high fat foods t... Read more

Another Great Day!

Sunday, May 31, 2009      3 comments

Slept in...YES! A rare treat! Then got out biking to a nearby town and back...18 miles or so. Then working on our garden for a couple of hours. Nice being out in the sun on this cooler, yet still sunny and clear day! Don... Read more

A GORGE-ous Day!

Saturday, May 30, 2009      8 comments

Today my DW & I ventured back up through Ithaca to return to Taughannock Falls State Park. I brought my bike along in case there was good riding opportunities, but that was a bust SO...I went hiking from Cayuga Lake in search of the BEST picture... Read more

Memorial Day: Garden In, Enjoying Re-Done Park & Cookout!

Monday, May 25, 2009      6 comments

Well, the majority of our garden is in...tomatoes, red peppers, onions, broccoli, summer squash, zuchinni, cauliflower, carrots...crossing fingers on how it will turn out! Had enough time left over to cook out at Dorchester Park...glorious... Read more

Spread the SPARK: Join the National Weight Control Registry!

Sunday, May 24, 2009      3 comments

I joined the National Weight Control Registry last year and they've sent me their annual questionnaire packet to complete to update their records. I LOVE being part of this study because I sing the praises of SPARKPEOPLE every time I correspond ... Read more

Michael Pollan: We Are Responsible for Wise Food Choices!

Friday, May 22, 2009      3 comments

The more I hear from Pollan the more I just LOVE THIS MAN! Here is another great article that just does my "Fighting-Corporate-Control-of
-Our-Bodies" heart wonders! :-) blog.buzzflash.com/analy
sis/774 The arti... Read more

Revisiting Graceland

Thursday, May 21, 2009      3 comments

I had such a great time on my treadmill this morning boogie-ing along to songs from Paul Simon's old "Graceland" album that I just wanted to pass it along to others... If you're looking for some great upbeat music with a south African groove tha... Read more

Relay For LIFE!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009      0 comments

SparkPeople is all about LIVING OUR LIFE, so how fitting is it that our local SparkPeople members rally for the American Cancer Society's RELAY FOR LIFE?!?! I've started up our own SparkPeople Team for the Relay For Life and have our Team p... Read more

Pumped Up: Local SparkTeam Rallying...!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009      3 comments

It looks like my local SparkTeam may take me up on my suggestion that we have a SparkPeople contingent joining in the fun of our local Relay For Life fundraiser for cancer. www.relayforlife.org/bin
ghamtonny I'm no... Read more

"Don't Buy Any Food You've Ever Seen Advertised!"

Monday, May 18, 2009      7 comments

Many of you are familiar with Michael Pollan. Here is a link to a recent interview with him in which he pronounces: "Don't Buy Any Food You've Ever Seen Advertised!" www.alternet.org/story/1
40029/ Now that comment... Read more

Temporary Setback

Saturday, May 16, 2009      5 comments

Well I did it to myself, so I have nobody else to blame... While mowing today...two hours of cardio...YES! :-), I managed to hit a stone which popped out and slammed into my ankle bone. Didn't think much of it at the time other than grumble... Read more

VIDEO OF CHRIS DOWNIE TALKING ABOUT HIS UPCOMING BOOK

Thursday, May 14, 2009      2 comments

I'm forwarding this from ZIRCADIA's blog as it's just TOO GOOD TO MISS! VIDEO OF CHRIS DOWNIE TALKING ABOUT HIS UPCOMING BOOK: THE SPARK! "KSIGMA1222 posted the link on his blog of the video he took. I haven't looked at it -- at work ... Read more

Time...Striving for Passion!

Monday, May 11, 2009      4 comments

I woke up to the shocking news of the death of a dear neighbor last night. He was 61 and playing with his beagle when a heart attack struck and took him from the world. He will be deeply missed by myself and many, many others. It is such a ... Read more


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