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American Dream (marvel comics)

Saturday, February 28, 2015      9 comments

My first offiicial 5K of the season is next weekend. It's the Super Hero 5K benefitting the neighborhood's economic growth, enhanced natural beauty, and promote it as a world-class tourist destination. They encourage participants to dress a... Read more

What Was and What Will Be

Sunday, February 22, 2015      10 comments

Happy Sunday to all. Well last week was tiring but I'm standng upright and completing sentences. emoticon ... Read more

What to do

Sunday, February 15, 2015      23 comments

It's mid-February in Chicago, biting cold, gusty winds. The five-day forecast shows the warmest day will hit a high of 22, not including wind chills. What to do? ... Read more


Tuesday, February 10, 2015      9 comments

It was finally my turn. I have been around sick people since November. Each person near me that came down with something caused me to be on pins and needles waiting for it to grab me but I kept dodging the bullet. It was finally my turn. Tw... Read more

A Winter's Run

Sunday, February 01, 2015      8 comments

The running store where I shop hosts group fun runs throughout the year. Many times when I hear of these events, I'm busy or feel awkward about going alone. None of my friends or family members run. My daughter runs but she lives over an hour aw... Read more

Living Lean Program Review

Monday, January 26, 2015      4 comments

As I mentioned in my last blog, I was nearing the end of a video series as part of our health initiative at work. It's called Living Lean with Lou Ryan. It trains you to reduce snacking, overeating and changing your relationship with food. I can... Read more

The Windmills of my Mind

Friday, January 09, 2015      12 comments

Welcome to deep thoughts (or not so deep) by KELLIEBEAN! Just some things rattling around in my brain. Snacking Iím going through a video series for one of our health initiatives at work about living lean. There are assignments after e... Read more

Make Mistakes

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      17 comments

I read a quote this morning by Neil Gaiman.... "I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yoursel... Read more

Excuses Busted

Sunday, December 28, 2014      16 comments

I registered for next year's Hot Chocolate 5K last night. I accidentally clicked that I run a 9-minute mile. I hang more in the 10:30 neighborhood. I read that I have until October to produce race results proving my time. 'challenge accepted!' I... Read more

December in Adjectives

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      13 comments

I guess I could wait until after new year but ahhh, no time like the present to wrap things up right?! emoticonRead more

I Swear I Lived

Monday, December 15, 2014      8 comments

This is my new favorite song. I had a very challenging day, drained the life out of me but I still went to yoga. Driving home I heard this song by One Republic. I hope the video works for you.
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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts This Day In History

Monday, November 24, 2014      44 comments

1859 Charles Darwin published "On The Origin Of Species" 1932: The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), officially opened a Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) in Washington D.C. 1941 - Pete Best was ... Read more


Tuesday, November 18, 2014      14 comments

In yesterday's blog I talked about my bad mood and my stiff back. I talked myself into a better attitude and better mood and decided to go to yoga since you all made me see it would be good for my back. The day went along nicely. Until... L... Read more

Don't Judge the day by the Weather

Monday, November 17, 2014      11 comments

The forecast calls for frigid temps today, too early for this weather in my book. My husband kept me awake off and on through the night with his snoring, I have a full day ahead of me trying to kick off a project with people dragging their feet ... Read more

The Weekend in Adjectives

Sunday, November 09, 2014      11 comments

Day off of work Friday for packet pickup.... Fun. Spent a fun day with DD at the convention center. Afterward visited my aunt back in my old neighborhood....sentimental. She's my late mom's last living sibling. She still lives in the same h... Read more

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