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Thursday, July 09, 2015      1 comments

I have never gotten over the idea I should have the whole summer off for vacation. It's been 20 years since I worked at a school. Before that I was a student. There were summers I worked, but they were summer counselor, life guard. ... Read more

Random thoughts

Thursday, April 09, 2015      0 comments

It's spring and I survived another Midwest winter. My 63rd. I have brothers who live in Arizona and Oregon and do not understand why I remain here. I like the shock, surprise and inspiration of seasons. And not wimpy seasons you barely not... Read more

Happy Naw Ruz (New Year)

Monday, March 23, 2015      0 comments

Last Friday, Baha'is all over the world celebrated Naw Ruz (Baha'i New Year) Here's a blog I shared at our local celebration: "Tonight I'm going to a New Year's party. There will be drumming and dancing, and singing, and praying, and eating... Read more

Day 26 of the Re-restart

Friday, November 14, 2014      1 comments

OK...haven't been blogging about it, just still doing it. "It" being coming back to Spark People, tracking food, doing exercise. What is working: going to bed earlier so I can get up and exercise. I still tend to snack too much at nig... Read more

Day whatever

Monday, October 27, 2014      2 comments

After a week-end of Halloween parties, and service projects, and no sleep after going through a haunted trail and watching a disturbing movie, I am back at work and exhausted. I did get over 8 hours of sleep last night, so that is good, but was ... Read more

Day 5

Friday, October 24, 2014      1 comments

Still here. emoticon... Read more

Day 4 RE-re-start

Thursday, October 23, 2014      0 comments

Got up too late to exercise, but wore my running shoes to work as a reminder to do it at lunchtime. Been using the calorie tracker again and noticing how easily the calories accumulate...opposite phenomena in my bank account. Read more

Day 3

Wednesday, October 22, 2014      0 comments

Went to bed before midnight for once. More sleep made it easier to get up and walk the dog. Funny how that can work... Have that good-feeling-soreness in my muscles. Good to know they are still there. Read more

Day 2-RE-Re-Restart

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      0 comments

Had a fitful night of sleep so I almost skipped the morning exercise, but went to the cable "on-demand" fitness section and did the 1 mile for people over 50. It only took 14 minutes, but I did sweat. And it helped me wake up. Read more

Re-Re-Start Again

Monday, October 20, 2014      0 comments

It isn't that I haven't been doing anything...I haven't been here talking about it. After almost 5 years am close to finishing my book. My daughter, who is also a writer and we are attending a roundtable (critique sessions) together. When ... Read more

Re-Start (yes...again)

Monday, April 21, 2014      3 comments

It's life...we start, we stop. We start again. The point is, to start again. And that's what I did yesterday and it feels damn good.... Read more

Baha'i 15

Sunday, March 16, 2014      0 comments

This is the 19 Day Baha'i Fast and it's almost over. We fast from sunrise to sunset for 19 days and when it's over, it is our New Year (Naw Ruz). It's the spring equinox and that somehow seems to fit better to me than having it in the middle of ... Read more

The Set Back

Wednesday, February 19, 2014      2 comments

All was going well until I turned over in bed one morning. The room began to spin. I closed my eyes and waited. It took a long time for the dizzy feeling to go away, but it went. All that day I felt a little off, but okay. I still did the treadm... Read more

Keeping it Going...

Tuesday, February 04, 2014      1 comments

My morning exercise is beginning to feel like a habit... If I skip a day, it doesn't feel right. A sense of having forgotten something annoys me all day But the second day off that feeling fades... Three vanishes. ... Read more

It's About Love

Friday, January 31, 2014      1 comments

Last night I watched a documentary on Netflix called "Lost Angels". It's about the Skid Row area in LA. About halfway through the film I saw a woman wearing a t-shirt that said "Love is the Answer". I had just been thinking that. The film depict... Read more

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