Hummingbirds sipping nectar from manzanitas today
I had a wonderful day in the garden watching hummingbirds sipping nectar from the large 'Dr. Hurd' manzanitas. The manzanitas at the native plant garden started blooming in early January and I just love the pretty white to pale pink clusters of ... Read more
Pottery for the Soul & an updated profile pic
I've limited my SP team memberships to 8 teams, but tend to spend most of my time on the SacSparkles, SparkSacto, & Shabbat Keepers team sites. This week I decided to go through my teams to see if I should drop some. In the end I could not drop ... Read more
PS: Be sure & check out SLIMKATIE's 1/31 video blog!
PS: Be sure & check out SLIMKATIE'S 1/31 video blog "journey of 125 pounds", it is awesome!!
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Been Sparking for the team
Well the last 2 days I've been sparking for the SacSparkles team. I wanted to give out team awards for the top 20 team leaders in january, draft & post the February 28th, meet up announcement and Spark Rally/meet up for May 7 "Susan G Komen Rac... Read more
Great SP Sacramento rally/meet up last night!
With all the cold, wet weather we've been having in Sacramento, a couple of us local Spark peeps decided to have a rally/meet up at the Arden Faire Mall to get in 1+ mile of walking done and then headed over to the food court for some refreshmen... Read more
starting to get better, FINALLY!
Thank goodness I'm finally starting to feel better! I'm still coughing, but the sinus drainage has at least slowed down. Sheeeeeesh! I can't believe what a big whiner I am when I'm sick. I simply can't get motivated to get out and walk or even ... Read more
sick & trying to hang in there
Morning all, the illness continues today and has definitely set up household in my sinus area accompanied by a head ache. I'm trying to at least read some Spark blogs today and other material, but I just don't feel like exercising at all. Whine.... Read more
starting to get sick...
Oh dear, it looks like I'm starting to get sick (sniffles, swolen sinus, cough). I guess I'll need to get some chicken soup going soon.
Hope most of ya'll are staying warm & healthy.
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SacSparkles rally/walk meet up Jan 31, 6pm
Winter in Sacramento is usually cold & wet and sometimes keeps some of us locals from getting out and walking. This month the SacSparkles team would like to meet-up at the Arden Fair Mall Monday Jan. 31st, at 6PM. Below is announcement we've pos... Read more
Gardening w/an AmeriCorps team
As some know I do volunteer gardening at the california native plant demo-garden in the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery. One of the many tasks in this public garden is to lay down wood chips in the aisles to keep the aisles mud free during th... Read more
Cleaning house & surprise casseroles
Oh my! Since the company left I've been trying to get some cleaning done. The house is a mess, my desk is a mess, my email accounts are overflowing... WOW having fun for too long lets a lot of stuff back up and get shoved to the side.
Then... Read more
Companies gone, so back to Sparking today :-)
Well my company is finally gone, so back to sparking today. Hope everyone had a great holiday and new years.
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Some chuckles for today:
Well I ended up working over 6.5 hours yesterday at the native plant demo-garden, so resting up today. Started sparking and ran across the following chuckles. Hope these add a smile to your day:
Patient to Doctor:
“I have metal filling... Read more
Uploaded a few more SacSparkles photos
While sparking today I decided to up load a few more photos on the Sacramento Sparkles team page for our viewing pleasure.
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succumbing to the 'egg-nog-grande-latte' siren ....
DAG-NAB YOU STARBUCKS!!!!!!!!!!
I innocently wandered into the local star-bucks today for an espresso and there it was, the holiday drink list with various delicious caloric temptations ...
I succumbed, I could not resist the 'egg-nog... Read more