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Recently I have heard two "women of a certain age", Candice Bergen and Jane Fonda, separately express the same thing that has kept them feeling young and invigorated as they age. They both said "Stay Curious"!
I'm approaching a birthday i... Read more
Motivation for Healthy Living
We all want to be healthier, more fit, more flexible, stronger, have more endurance, and be more functional in our lives. We want this for ourselves. At least I do! But there are days when I lose motivation and just don't have that enthusiasm... Read more
The Gifts of Health and Fitness
When I chose to clean up my life and to begin my journey to become mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically healthier, I was somewhat unaware of the amazing blessings that would follow. I knew life could and should get better, but I u... Read more
Refurbishing the Old~ In this case, a wagon......but it has broader implications :)
I have two beautiful grandchildren. My grandson turned 1 year old on Friday. My son and daughter-in-law had a wonderful party for family to celebrate.
Some months back, I found the old Radio Flyer Town and Country wagon that belonged to ou... Read more
Happy Hot Valentine's Day
My husband and I went for a short 2 mile walk this morning. We started out before 11:00 knowing that it's predicted to be a bit warm today. When we turned the corner we were somewhat surprised by the thermometer on one of our businesses. We k... Read more
A Walk/Jog in January
Well Spark friends,
We are all having some very extreme weather in 2014. Ours here in California is very dry and warm, with no break in sight. But, I must say I enjoyed my walk/jog today in the early afternoon. I decided to go to the top of... Read more
2013 Personal Goal Met
My goal in 2012 was to jog/walk 500 miles. When I met that goal last year, I set a goal of 600 miles for 2013.
I ran 4 miles this morning and realized, after my Spark Tracker recorded my mileage, that I was only 2 miles from my goal. M... Read more
December in So. California and my Spark Tracker
Well, Spark friends, it is warm again in Inland Southern California. Today our high was 78 degrees so everyone is back in t-shirts and flip flops. We had some business to do at a large shopping area so I switched my Spark Tracker from my runni... Read more
A Great Day
Yesterday my husband and I went to San Diego to spend the day with our oldest son and fiancee. We went to the beach and had lunch at a beach cafe. I love the ocean and I'm near it often, but not to just sit on the sand and gaze at the water. It... Read more
Lulu and Mary Update
For those of you who were so kind to listen to our pitt bull tragedy several weeks ago, I am giving you an update on my horse Lulu and her best friend Mary, our remaining sheep. Lulu's stitches were removed today and she is continuing to heal. ... Read more
Update the Day After
Hi Spark friends,
Thank you to all of you who read and commented on my blog from yesterday. Today was an emotional day, but we are still remaining grateful. We had the difficult job of cleaning up the mess left from yesterday. It was a tear... Read more
A Sad Day
It is a sad day for us. I'm n... Read more
I haven't written a blog in a while, but I thought that my recent biking fun would be a cheerful post. I've had this bike since after my second heart attack in 1991. I r... Read more
Pink Cloud Day
I'm on a pink cloud today. Usually it means that someone doesn't have their feet firmly planted in reality. But, I am learning once again that when I let go, have patience, trust my own intuition, and have faith in God, good things that I neve... Read more
Taking a Closer Look
I'm pensive today. Some small events occurred yesterday which required me to do some serious self evaluation. It is a good thing. I think it is best illustrated by the story around this little lady bug picture.
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