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Thanksgiving Forecast
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      2 comments

I subscribe to Good Clean Funnies at GCFnet. and got this today. It was just too cute not to share. THANKSGIVING OUTLOOK by Elliot Abrams, excerpted from thebook, "Weather Prognosticators and the Media: Fallacies,Facts, and Fun in Forecasti... Read more
A Proverb a Day...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      3 comments

Many times I read a proverb a day, since there are 31, perfect to finish them in a month. Well, today a verse caught my attention, verse 24 - "A person’s steps are directed by the Lord. How then can anyone understand their own way?" It... Read more
Trying New Approaches
Monday, November 19, 2012      3 comments

I like my one cup (BIG cup) of coffee in the morning. I like it with sugar and evaporated milk. But I want to cut some calories. Also, processed sugar is devoid of any nutritional value. And I don't want to use artificial sweeteners. So I starte... Read more
Walking and Standing
Saturday, November 17, 2012      3 comments

While I was in Peru, I had to go to the embassy in Lima and then to other places on a paper chase. I did a LOT of walking. I think we were tromping around a few hours, with occasional times to sit while waiting, but lots of tromping. I was grate... Read more
It's a Plot!
Friday, November 16, 2012      1 comments

When it occurred to me that brown sugar - being less refined than white - had more magneium (the nutrient I recently started tracking) - and MOLASSES even MORE - I talked with my daughter Abi (AKA RAPTORMELON) about using either of these instead... Read more
Thursday, November 15, 2012      0 comments

Daniel 4:17 says "... the Most High is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and gives them to anyone he wishes and sets over them the lowliest of people." There has been so much furor over the recent - and previous - elections. But when "my" can... Read more
More Tracking
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      0 comments

My daughter Abi (aka Raptormelon) recently began tracking magnesium, so I thought I'd add that to my tracker as well. I've also been tracking sodium and potassium because I'm taking a medication for blood pressure. It is SO HARD to keep the sodi... Read more
To Walk or To Drive
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      2 comments

I live conveniently close to my workplace. In fact, when I first applied as a paraprofessional, I was given the choice between this school and another, closer to the lake, to which I'd have to drive. I purposely chose this for the convenience. ... Read more
Spark Discoveries
Monday, November 12, 2012      0 comments

As I've been doing more "sparking" and trying to rack up those sillylittle points, I've been finding some great videos. For anyone who has limitations there is no excuse NOT to do exercise, once you see these SEATED workouts. www.sparkpeo... Read more
Sunday, November 11, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday I rested my knee except for the time on the bike. Since I may face eventual knee surgery, I decided to take a look at the exercises that were recommended to strengthen the involved muscles before surgery. Since the majority have you ly... Read more
Saturday, November 10, 2012      2 comments

I have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, notably in the knees, and am" a good candidate for surgery". I thank God I have been able to continue working out on my bike - and was told this is also very good for the condition. I find it helps me "... Read more
OOOO, Progress!
Friday, November 09, 2012      2 comments

I have been seriously tracking my intake this week, and also trying to pay attention to the nutritional aspect of the calories. While I have gone over frequently, I am gradually approaching staying within my limits. I ahve also been doing my car... Read more
Mil Minutos
Thursday, November 08, 2012      1 comments

Translated, 1000 minutes. That's how many long distance minutes I get for 20 bucks a month with Time Warner's InternationalOnePrice. And I haven't been getting my money's worth lately because with having to be at work an hour earlier than I did ... Read more
Sparking Around
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      2 comments

Having some extra time at work, I thought I'd see how I could earn extra Spark points. Had some fun with it...I DID go a little hogwild with the Spark Quizzes till I realized that "max 5" meant 5 POINTS, not 5 QUIZZES. Okay, so I got a sneak pre... Read more
Thursday, September 13, 2012      2 comments

This video is a synopsis of the outreach Levi and I did, a taste of things to come. Eventually we hope to have a separate location, with a large kitchen and dining hall. The dining hall, when not used for eating, will be a place for instruction ... Read more

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