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Missing my Spark Friends.

Sunday, August 12, 2012      3 comments

I've been getting myself moved in to my new location. Cable internet is not available, so I need to go wireless, but don't have my research done. At present, have only a mobile phone, no tv reception, no internet at my house. I hope to ha... Read more

Pacemaker followup check.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011      6 comments

I had my 2-week post surgery follow-up this morning. Pacemaker appears to be functioning and healing progressing normally. I am cleared to begin re-introducing my workout schedule, gardening, and other activities that involve my left chest... Read more

Brilliant Artist goes off to college

Sunday, August 15, 2010      3 comments

I am so proud of my granddaughter! Her marvelous art has won her admission to a prestigious college, and her competition-winning art has gained her recognition and scholarship money. ... Read more

June 10, 2010, Before Dawn

Thursday, June 10, 2010      3 comments

June 10, 2010; Before Dawn. I like to get up before dawn. John Steinbeck called it “the hour of the pearl, the interval between night and day when time stops to re-examine itself”. That’s either from Cannery Row or Sweet Thursday, don’t ... Read more

New Duties

Thursday, August 13, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday, I was invited to become co-leader of the Skinny Cauldron team. This was a real compliment to me, and brings all kinds of warm fuzzies. This has been my favorite team all along - the topics are interesting, the members are great, and... Read more

Toxins: The fat-burner's nemesis

Sunday, April 12, 2009      6 comments

It seems to go this way: someone is making great progress reducing with diet and exercise, when suddenly they start feeling bad, "carb up", and blow the diet. Sound familiar? Here is what I think is the problem. Our liver protects us fr... Read more

Intention and Deed - My thoughts about today's quote.

Friday, March 27, 2009      1 comments

"The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention" Barbara Walters. Maybe "better" is not the right word, perhaps "more effective" is more precise. Certainly, in mundania, "intentions" are only worth the actions that flow... Read more