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My Favorite Winter Pasttime (video blog)
Saturday, March 25, 2017      15 comments

Stewart Forest Preserve has been my favorite winter playground for a number of years. The trails are plentiful for all levels of fitness. Celebrating my recent birthday in Nature as I snowshoe is so uplifting. Enjoying the pristine views, "quiet... Read more
Another birthday, another adventure...
Thursday, March 31, 2016      21 comments

You are never too old to play! As I approached another birthday this month, for which I am grateful, I decided to buy a new toy to begin a new adventure in my life. For 20+ years I have always pedaled a Trek mountain bike. It served me well as ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How do you measure success???
Friday, March 25, 2016      31 comments

If there is one thing I have learned today, it is never to think success is solely measured by the numbers on a scale. Slightly changing your lifestyle habit a little over time supports improved health. Whether it be increasing a daily walk by ... Read more
Want motivation? See my personal trainer!
Saturday, January 09, 2016      26 comments

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Take time out for tea......
Sunday, September 27, 2015      15 comments

Has there ever been a time in your life when you are being pulled in every direction? Many of us who work full time have additional responsibilities that demand much more time and energy than just what is required for our daily jobs outside the... Read more
Seasons of change.....
Sunday, September 13, 2015      19 comments

The times are changing……seasons come and seasons go. Work hard at achieving your short-term and long term goals. Have fun exploring new activities outdoors. You only come this way once. Don’t miss out on the beauty along the way. You can enjoy y... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Healthy ways to beat the deep freeze….
Sunday, February 15, 2015      21 comments

This past week with Valentine’s Day on the calendar, strawberries were plentiful at the local market along with chocolates of every variety. Several quart containers filled with the red beauties with green tops made their way home to my kitchen.... Read more
True Love...
Saturday, January 31, 2015      20 comments

It’s been a week since my dear sister-in-law was called home to heaven. How I miss her! But I will always remember her unconditional love for me and everyone around her. She was an inspiration to me and to all who knew or just met her. When she ... Read more
A Time To Laugh....."This Is Heaven"
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      21 comments

THIS IS HEAVEN Mike and Yvonne were 85 years old and had been married for sixty years. Though they were far from rich, they managed to get by because they carefully watched their pennies. Though not young, they were both in very go... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How Good Is Your Soil???
Saturday, August 23, 2014      154 comments

Is it “good enough” to produce healthy vegetables (results)? Do you tend to it on a daily basis by hoeing, removing weeds and rocks, watering, adding organic nutrients and/or soil compost free of chemicals? My love of gardening began with... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What a Difference Consistency Makes!
Monday, July 07, 2014      132 comments

The fruits of our labor can look and taste very sweet. Planting and maintaining a vegetable and floral garden is hard work but worth every drop of sweat that is perspired. Thirty minutes a day can make all the difference in the successful growth... Read more
A Pictorial Summary of My Active Weekend.....
Monday, June 30, 2014      16 comments

Love, love , love the outdoors! This past weekend was so much fun: GARDENING sweet basil ... Read more
Happy 4 Years of Spark!
Friday, June 20, 2014      15 comments

After 4 years with Spark, my journey to better health continues. I've undergone many positive changes in my life since my first day as a member of this community. And I have so much to be thankful. Overall improved health is my biggest accomp... Read more
Patty's Patch 2014
Saturday, May 31, 2014      10 comments

It's that time of year to add another outdoor activity to my lifestyle: gardening. There are so many benefits to both a floral garden as well as a vegetable garden. The exercise, beautiful floral arrangements, fresh vegetables and herbs all cont... Read more
Finally, it's Spring!
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      13 comments

Spring is such a beautiful season. Nature just comes alive with colors, sounds and all sorts of creatures, big and small. Flowering trees and bushes show off their magnificent beauty while giving off their delightful perfumes. The birds wake us ... Read more

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