Getting back
Sunday, August 09, 2009      1 comments

I suppose I will resume my Spark attention. I enjoyed the break, but the attention paid to diet and exercise does pay off and my life is better because of it. Time magazine's cover story is that exercise contributes little to weight loss... Read more
Sunday, August 09, 2009      1 comments

So the wedding is over. It was beautiful and rewarding this most elemental celebration of love and commitment. I wonder if the symbolism was noted. I think it was. A young couple promising to love forever. Is this possible? Certainly! Many ... Read more
Thirty Six Years
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      3 comments

Thirty six years!! That's how long I've been married. It goes by in a blink. We've done a lot in those years. Completed college educations for ourselves. Had three babies, educated them through college, though one is still making his way thr... Read more
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      2 comments

I have noticed that most of the women in my age group don't lose, as much as they maintain the weight they have. Its good that we aren't gaining, I suppose, but all of us joined this site to lose weight. This is also my problem. I'm trying to ... Read more
A new experience
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      0 comments

I've completed twelve Pilates sessions with my personal trainer. It feels good to say "personal trainer." I never thought I would hire one; it seemed so self indulgent, but it has helped keep me from slipping into lethargy, as well as motivate... Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2008      0 comments

I'm having a hard time moving away from the fire. Is cold outside and nice and snugly warm in here. The Christmas tree is gorgeous and near the fireplace, the lighted Christmas village is arranged beautifully on a table across from the firepl... Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      1 comments

As the year draws to a close and the trees prepare for their short winter sleep before a March renewal, we are graced with intense colors of burnished reds, rusts, and coppers. My own small Japanese Maple glows crimson in the early morning lig... Read more
Sunday, September 21, 2008      1 comments

Happy Birthday to my firstborn, born to one so young, inexperienced, and overwhelmed by life. The beautiful baby who captured my heart with a love so intense it seemed invented by this mother, this child. How sorry I felt for the rest of the w... Read more