The longest...and most rewarding mile.
The other night I planned on getting a run in. I wanted to try for 6 miles but with the temperature at 100 degrees I wasn't sure if that would happen or not.
My plans slowly deteriorated when my day at work got busy. Really busy. And the... Read more
FEF Food Blog Challenge - Blog 3
Today I woke up at 4:45 a.m....correction, my DOG woke me up at 4:45 a.m....so I decided to take advantage of it and get some reading in with my morning coffee..
A smo... Read more
FEF Food Blog Challenge - Blog 2
First, this is for Blaize :)
V-8 Fusion Cranberry juice (4 oz)
FEF Food Blog Challenge - Blog 1
The Bonus Challenge this week is to take pictures of all food 3 times this week. This is my first blog, and the others I plan on doing today and Friday, since Wed. and Thurs. I will be offline most of the day due to meetings.
BREAKFAST - B... Read more
You are Beautiful. YOU. And Me.
We all know that famous celebrities, models, politicians...virutally everyone is being photoshopped nowadays. We have to look perfect. We have to look beautiful. Beauty is defined in our society by what other people think of us. And it's not... Read more
What I Did on my Summer Vacation...
Remember those essays you had to write in school after returning from summer break? Well, here's what I did on my Summer Vacation...
My Secret Weapon....
Starting Friday I'm off work for a week and we're going to our cottage in Michigan for most of it, then returning to the area for a Staycation and spending time together as a family and doing things we normally can't because I'm working. Navy P... Read more
Inspirational Quote # 7
*****DISCLAIMER: THIS IS ABOUT GOD.*****
"I can do all things through him who strengthens me."
~ Philippians 4:13
I was born again in 2008. That is when my journey, and spark journey, truly began. I usually don't preach, or t... Read more
Change of Plans
Make big plans, but change your plans as time changes.—Marchant
The best laid schemes o' mice an' men
gang aft a-gley.--Robert Burns ("To a Mouse")
[Popularly misquoted as: The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray, or The bes... Read more
Inspirational Quote #6
"When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on so long in the first place."
~ Jared Leto
This quote is in my signature line at Spark because every time ... Read more
Inspirational Quote #5
"Even if the steering wheel fits, you don't have to keep gripping it."
— Beth Moore
I don't know about you, but sometimes life gets, well easy, or boring, or hard ... Read more
Inspirational Quote #4
"YOU HAD THE POWER ALL ALONG" Glinda the Good Witch
One of my favorite movies is The Wizard of Oz.
When Dorothy first landed on the witch she received the ruby slippers. But it wasn’t until the end that she realized she had the pow... Read more
Inspirational Quote #3
"A rock pile ceases being a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral."
~ Unknown Author
This quote means so much to me, and has so many different facets to it. I can read this quo... Read more
Inspirational Quote #2.
"If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results." ~ Jack Dixon
My quote today is something that I need to remember, because I'm once again in that dreaded P word funk...the bulk of my we... Read more
Inspirational Quote #1.
My quote for the day is the chorus from the song "More Beautiful You" by Jonny Diaz and Kate York.
There could never be a more beautiful you
Don't buy the lies, disguises and hoops, they make you jump through
You were made to fill a p... Read more
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