Triggers . . . More confessions of a food addict!
When the 5% Summer Challenge invited us to write about our trigger foods, all the normally loves came to mind. After reading a few other people talk about their trigger foods, a revelation came to me: Let’s face it, I see food and I begin to ... Read more
Trigger Foods . . . Confessions of an addict!
Pre-challenge #4 for our Summer 5% Challenge asks us to define our trigger foods. Successfully making the best of these situations has meant a relatively long learning curve, and will likely remain part of a life-time of learning in how to deal... Read more
5% Challenge: Why do you want to lose weight?
In responding to a 5% Summer Challenge, our assignment was to write about why we want to lose weight. This list is not prioritized.
1) Because I can. So mandy people proclaimed from the rooftops that, “After you turn 50, losing this much ... Read more
Sometimes we just have to walk on the wild side!
A little walk on the wild side brings a little excitement to any day of mine. Sometimes my walk on the wild side has a little more wildlife than I expected. One such weekend was during our family reunion, one fox was preening the other in the b... Read more
Beauty as seen through Nature!
We all have our unique places where we find our joy. I find it through my relationship with God, family, and friends. A little walk through nature brings just such joy to my day. A walk around the Glensheen Mansion grounds did just the trick,... Read more
Assignment #1: Check and Double Check (I am so ready!)
Check Points for the 5% Summer Challenge beginning July 16!
1) Have you got your gym clothes, runners, water bottle, etc. ready to go?
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Taking time to Smell the Roses!
Simply Stephen writes, "Do you take time to smell the roses? Seriously? Stop and think about it for a moment, that is if you aren’t too busy. The world has become a demanding place. Perhaps it always was and those demands have just changed over... Read more
The Spirit of the Fourth carries over today!
Here’s some of the return to the Duluth Bayfront to enjoy the fireworks last night, as well as ride the ferris wheel.
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Happy Fourth of July . . . a Beautiful Day in Photos!
Betsy Ross was kind to let me take her picture at the FourthFest Celebration in Duluth’s Bayfront. We'll go back tonight and watch the fireworks here:
Hope you’re having a great Fourth of July, as well. “Blessed is the nation whose God is... Read more
Set a goal! Want to Lose 5%? . . . New Challenge begins July 16
Be a blessing to yourself and in the process, be a blessing to others! Want to lose 5% of your weight in 8 weeks? Beginning July 16, another great 5% Challenge will begin with three exciting elements, all designed to help you remain focused o... Read more
Teddy Bears enjoy the Grand Canyon!
My Teddy Bear Team makes me proud as we work our way to some great fitness minutes and arrive at our destination: The Grand Canyon!
We did the majority of the travel within the first two days. Twenty-five team members, in nearly 50 posts... Read more
Beauty in Wisconsin and Asia surround me (a photo journal)
A couple weeks ago, I escorted my Nepali family to another beautiful set of waterfalls near at Pattison Park. There’s also a nice hiking trail. We thoroughly enjoyed our Superior Northland:
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More nature captured at Amnicon Falls!
When I was home for a few weeks in March and April, I managed to get to Amnicon Falls four times . . . each time is uniquely different depending on the day and who I’m with. God is so good and great:
I’ve learned how to cook curries from a... Read more
Lake Superior Reigns! (a photo diary)
I so love showing off our beautiful great lake to visiting friends. This was about two weeks ago . . . hence, the warm jackets of my compadres visiting from Nepal. While traveling up the Northshore scenic drive, I love stopping at Brighton Bea... Read more
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Connecting with people and nature!
What a delight to celebrate academic excellence (graduation) with dear friends.
What an even great delight to share nature with friends not familiar with our superior ... Read more