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What a long, strange trip it's been!

Sunday, May 26, 2013      14 comments

Happy Sunday to all. I hope everyone is having a safe and mindful weekend. Thank you to all of you that have served or loved, supported or lost someone who served. Words to express gratitude for that service have not been created! I'm going... Read more

The Good The Bad and The Ugly

Thursday, May 23, 2013      11 comments

I had a good day at work Wednesday. It was my one-year anniversary, I was juggling several different issues but I was productive and I wasn't overly stressed. I searched and blogged about some interesting anniversaries. Read more

Fun Wednesday Facts

Wednesday, May 22, 2013      14 comments

Happy Hump Day to all. Since today is my one-year anniversary at my job, I looked up other anniversaries. Here are some fun factoids for your day from the Wayne Geiger website.... 1841 - Henry Kennedy received a patent for the first reclin... Read more

The Weekend In Review

Sunday, May 19, 2013      9 comments

Hello fellow sparkers and welcome to Kellie's weekend in review. In the spirit of joining the Flylady team, I took advantage of a slow Friday at work to clean and organize my desk. That mountain of papers builds quickly. Everything had a fi... Read more

Two For Tuesday

Tuesday, May 14, 2013      11 comments

Radio stations do it so here we go....... two thoughts on my mind this week....... YOGA! LOVE IT! I started taking a free yoga class at my library a year and a half ago. For several months, I was not a pretty sight to put it mildly but... Read more

A coyote weekend

Monday, May 06, 2013      13 comments

I have been living where I am for almost seven years. It's a heavily populated area with it's share of possums and skunks in the evening but I have not seen coyotes near the house. None of the houses in our subdivision have fence-in yards ... Read more

Boris

Friday, May 03, 2013      4 comments

Well, I got two good brisk walks in today, I did a brisk pace on the elliptical for 20 minutes, I'm going to do some upper body ST while I watch Silver Linings Playbook in a few minutes and all I can think about is Boris on the ceiling (Boris is... Read more

Movie Lines for Your Day

Thursday, May 02, 2013      9 comments

My life is as good as an Abba song. It's as good as Dancing Queen. Muriel's Wedding ~~~ I don't date these girls because they're well-read. I gave one of them a copy of "Farewell to Arms". She thought it was a diet book. The Mir... Read more

Gone Too Soon

Wednesday, May 01, 2013      12 comments

I was hoping to head into May on a good note with the tragic events in Boston in the rear-view mirror and spring weather finally arriving. Sometimes life throws a curve ball and my family was hit with one in a major way last weekend when ne... Read more

Best 5K time!

Saturday, April 27, 2013      11 comments

What a great day for a run in the Chicago area. FINALLY! The last two runs I did, the weather was COLD and rainy with sleet thrown in for an extra punch. This morning I ran in the DuPage County Human race, benefitting non-profits, including... Read more

Work the Coat

Thursday, April 25, 2013      10 comments

Happy Thursday to all. Hard to believe it's almost the end of April. Hopefully the weather will continue to reflect the calendar consistently very soon. I'm having a no-energy-no-confidence day. I'm looking forward to getting past the... Read more

It's a Sunshine Day!

Sunday, April 21, 2013      11 comments

It's been a depressing week, the Boston Marathon, the horrible flooding here in my area among other terrible local news. I had to avoid the news as much as possible lately. I tend to absorb others sadness. I focused on Spark People; I read... Read more

Stuck at home

Thursday, April 18, 2013      10 comments

How about this rain??! I am in the Chicago area and ho boy has it been horrible the last 36 hours. We have a ditch in the back of our house that goes down two or three feet, it is filled with water. A duck swam by a couple hours ago. It was pret... Read more

Look For The Helpers

Monday, April 15, 2013      11 comments

I saw a quote by Mister Rogers posted on Facebook today. I haven't verified he actually said this but I thought it was a nice thing to remember on sad-news days like today... “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mo... Read more

Chicago 5K tour

Saturday, April 13, 2013      14 comments

They say in Chicago, if you don't like the weather, wait a little while, it will change. We hit almost all of the seasons today. When my kids and I signed up for today's Chicago Tragic Events 5K a couple weeks ago, we thought for sure the w... Read more


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