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A wonderful birthday--69 and not counting :)

Wednesday, December 24, 2014      4 comments

I feel so blessed today -- 69 wonderful years! Yes, I'm calling ALL of them wonderful because they got me to where I am today, content with my life and grateful for all the friends and family that love and support me. All I want is to keep ... Read more

Count-down to retirement--WooHoo!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      4 comments

Even though I won't be "officially" retired until December 31, my semester will be done December 16, so I have only 6 more days--less than a week, after 47 1/2 years of college teaching. Last Friday evening, our president gave me a retirement d... Read more

Math is taking a beating

Saturday, November 01, 2014      1 comments

The following came in an email from Pinterest as a post I might have interest in. The suggestions are good, at least not full of curse words, as another was. But look at the first suggestion--don't try to make this fit on a 7" plate. :) OK--a... Read more

Now pay attention...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      5 comments

Why did my doctor tell me today not to lose any more weight (what WOULD she have said if she had seen me before my vacation where I put back on 7 lbs. while still trying to eat healthfully)? It's because I've been following a VERY low carb die... Read more

Oh Happy Day!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014      10 comments

I have just returned from an overnight stay in the hospital after a longer-than-expected surgery...but since it was completely successful, I am truly happy. I just wanted to give you, my SP sisters and brothers, a quick report before I head to ... Read more

How much exercise is REALLY needed to lose weight

Thursday, July 24, 2014      6 comments

Apparently the people who do all these studies have done some more and determined that 30 minutes five times a week will not usually do it for most of us. Here is the SP article that explains the new guidelines. www.sparkpeople.com... Read more

Homemade Sugar-Free Drinks (3)

Wednesday, July 23, 2014      1 comments

From Joan & Lydia Wilen's Household Magic Daily Tips Delicious Sugar-Free Iced Tea This is just a basic way to make deliciously brewed sugar-free iced tea. If you’re trying to remove sugar from your life, try this: Steep four bla... Read more

Homemade Sugar-Free Drinks (2)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014      9 comments

From Joan & Lydia Wilen's Household Magic Daily Tips Watermelon Raspberry “Ade.” Watermelon is everywhere in the summer! This lovely blend was inspired by the National Watermelon Promotion Board. Here’s a version without the sugar… Mi... Read more

Homemade Sugar-Free Drinks (1)

Monday, July 21, 2014      2 comments

From Joan & Lydia Wilen's Household Magic Daily Tips We love homemade lemonade. What we don’t love are all those lemons (buying, squeezing) and all that sugar it takes to make it! So we have moved on to a sweeter fruit and some ingenious h... Read more

Over 50?

Thursday, July 10, 2014      9 comments

Have you had your colonoscopy? I just had my 2nd or 3rd one today, with a favorable result. The prep (to empty -- COMPLETELY clean out -- your intestinal tract) is the hardest part. I was asleep during the "scope," which apparently only t... Read more

Ready to smile?

Tuesday, July 01, 2014      4 comments

Here you go! www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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A Wonderful Tribute

Saturday, June 28, 2014      1 comments

Hey Spark Friends, You'll want to check this out. Another Sparker wrote a very timely tribute to the phenomenal founder of Sparkpeople, Chris Downey. Enjoy! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Social Media to the Max?

Friday, June 13, 2014      4 comments

I'm posting this mainly to share a site I happened upon, Woot! -- an offshoot of Amazon. They offer a lot of tech stuff at sometimes unbelievable prices. I recently bought a 46-inch TV for my guest room for $250 (new, not reconditioned). ... Read more

Adios to the Spring 5% Challenge, Hola to the Summer 5% Challenge

Friday, May 30, 2014      5 comments

Just want to say emoticon to all the Leaders of the Spring 5% Challenge and to all my fellow Teddy Bears for anoth... Read more

One of my heroes is now an angel

Thursday, May 29, 2014      6 comments

Maya Angelou died yesterday morning. I met her once on my college campus, after reading her first book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," for an English class. I was hooked on that woman as the kind of strong, compassionate, life-loving perso... Read more


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