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Back to Spark...back to retirement... back to being healthy

Saturday, March 29, 2014      4 comments

We actually had a day here in southern Minnesota, where like many parts of the U.S. A. winter has had a long hold, in which we can go outdoors without bundling up. I sat on the deck wearing a long sleeved shirt, no coat, and ate lunch, overloo... Read more

Early September, reflecting on weeds

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      2 comments

Still find it hard to believe the buses are rolling again, the cross guards are out early in the morn, football games began a week ago already.... why do the seasons go quicker each year? It just seems it was yesterday I was planting seeds p... Read more

God's sense of humor

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      4 comments

Okay, I hate having my photo taken for lots of reasons but esp as i blink all the time and it takes forever for someone to get a photo of me with eyes open; I've suggested the passport office and motor vehicle dept people just color the eyes i... Read more

Sunday Blogging as a way of Procrastinating

Sunday, August 26, 2012      1 comments

okay, it is mid morning Sunday,,... I have a totally messy Kitchen..counter spaces filled with produce, groceries to put away, dirty dishes in the sink, clean dishes in the dishwasher to put away, towels to put away, a floor to be swept, and .. ... Read more

A rainy Saturday and time for a new blog!

Saturday, August 04, 2012      2 comments

I'm tired of seeing my old blog that's two weeks old rolling by and as it's a rainy day and I'm having a rather lazy day so figured it was time to write something new! Am recalling Amy's blog of days ago with 50 things to share about oneself.... Read more

Yes, you can have fun in Iowa!

Monday, July 23, 2012      4 comments

okay... I know those who live 'next' to Iowa..such Minn, Wisc, Missouri tend to hear lots of bad Iowa jokes and people in other parts of the country sometimes laugh at Iowa.. and when in the movie, a field of dreams, a character asks, Is this he... Read more

retirement bliss and 'sunday visiting on a Monday'

Tuesday, July 10, 2012      1 comments

sorry, I know many are not yet retired and I always hated it when my retired friends went on and on about the joys of retirement and I was working, but then I so enjoyed my work I didn't think I'd ever retire, and in a way, I haven't, but I do ... Read more

why not jump right into Monday

Monday, July 09, 2012      2 comments

After pretty much sleeping most of Sunday away...gee, must be an age thing..I've been sort of on the go since the 4th of July, nothing big, just being with a few friends each day, one was a day of floating on a boat on a lake, then the next was... Read more

Some Mondays...are well those kind of Mondays

Monday, July 02, 2012      2 comments

When I was working, as in going to an office to work for 40 hours per week or more, Mondays usually began with grabbing a cup of coffee as I went out the door, sipping all the way to work still half asleep, got to the office and had bleary-ey... Read more

DINING WITH FIESTAWARE and remembering a walk like no other...

Monday, June 25, 2012      2 comments

Okay, I know we are supposed to reward ourselves AFTER we lose 5/10/15/ etc., pounds but I figured sometimes a reward can be inspiring, so this morning I went out and bought a five place set of fiestaware for myself in cobalt blue. It includes... Read more

It's all about 'sparking'

Wednesday, June 20, 2012      2 comments

I was just about to head up to the hill..five miles from where I live.. where I rent a garden space and was going to water my little garden; we've had no rain in several days and well, it has suddenly clouded up big time, and I think I now hear ... Read more

It's JUNE

Monday, June 04, 2012      0 comments

June sort of slipped in almost unnoticed; in fact had to change all my calendars this morning and it's aleady the 4th. Left home on the 31st for a three day wedding event and we had the most lovely weather, after days of rain and cool temps; s... Read more

Not Monday

Tuesday, May 29, 2012      0 comments

It's Tuesday...and I keep thinking Monday so I just know this week will be mixed up until Sunday again. The older I get the more these three day/four day holiday weekends throw me. Last night I was confused to sit down and not see the usual Su... Read more

A May Monday

Monday, May 21, 2012      1 comments

Gee, it's been ages since I've written anything. I thought, daydreamed, daydreamt?.. that when I retired I'd write everyday, of poetry, novels, remembrances of people and events that changed my life...opened me up, inspired, me, motivated me, e... Read more

sunshine, cats and exercise

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      0 comments

waking up to sunshine is the absolute best way to wake up...well, and having two cats sitting on the bed watching, waiting, knowing that once the human moves it means they'll get some pets and best of all..food! And then the human will exercise... Read more


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