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Hard work/margarita caution
Monday, September 07, 2009      6 comments

Well I was up early 6am Sunday morning. Made it out to the native plant garden at the Old City Cemetery by 8am. Worked w/two great women weeding, watering, mulching, etc until about 1pm. The garden wheelbarrow had a flat tire so I stuffed it my ... Read more
September blogging & goal to loose 10#
Saturday, September 05, 2009      3 comments

Good morning Spark Bloggers!!! Spark buddy SHININGSOUL has accepted the Sept-Oct daily blogging challenge! Yeah!!! AND she has set a goal of loosing 10# for the month of September, before leaving for trip. This of course has 'sparked' me to... Read more
Julie & Julia: the movie, the food & blogging
Friday, September 04, 2009      4 comments

Last night my mom, cousin Alma & our mutual friend Sylvia went to see the movie "Julie & Julia" -and loved it! After the show we went over to my cousins new place and spent wonderful evening catching up with each other and talking about Meryl St... Read more
Getting healthier w/laughter & blogging
Thursday, September 03, 2009      4 comments

I've been trying to catch up w/my Spark friends & teams and realized there are quite a few folks out there that blog every day (something I've never done); and that many blogs are down right funny; and the jokes, laughter and poking fun at dieti... Read more
Rising up every time we fail.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      5 comments

emoticon I've been in a bit of an overall funk for several days now. Having a hard time trying to balance a variet... Read more
Falling off the wagon/Where did my week go?!
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      7 comments

It's late Monday night, I've taken my shower, washed my hair and sitting in front of the computer wondering where did my week go?! It's like 7 days just flew by. The good: I had a lot of fun this past week w/family & friends, picking figs ... Read more
It's official, I'm a fig pig...
Monday, August 17, 2009      7 comments

The fig tree in my neighbor-girlfriends back yard is on its 2nd round of fig production, so she & my pop & I picked figs until we ran out of buckets. We came home with 5 1-gallon ice cream buckets full of figs. I love to wash them and stic... Read more
Land Park Walk & Tai Chi in the park
Friday, August 14, 2009      4 comments

We had a great walk in Land Park this morning. EVASOMA, and friends Christin & Allison joined us at the zoo. When we headed north we saw that there were about 15 people up on the amphitheater stage doing tai-chi. As we chatted we realized t... Read more
Gardening as exercise? -You betcha!!!
Thursday, August 13, 2009      5 comments

Thanks to all the Spark folks that responded to my blog about how to estimate gardening exercise & calorie values. I was actually able to to use SP exercise logging tool. By blogging I realized I had never investigated the exercise logging... Read more
Eating out @ Panera Bread on El Camino Ave.
Thursday, August 13, 2009      2 comments

Tuesday, I connected w/Sacramento Spark peeps SMASHY1 & SHASTA11 for early (11am) lunch at the Panera Bread restaurant (3328 El Camino Ave.). First and foremost we wanted to meet each other in person, and wanted to provide other local Sacramento... Read more
Gardening: how do you estimate exercise/calorie values?
Monday, August 10, 2009      4 comments

I got my bootie over to the native plant demo-garden* at Sacramento Historic/Old City Cemetery* and worked there from 7:45 to about 2pm. I took lunch break and had discussions w/... Read more
Missed my Land Park walk :-(
Saturday, August 08, 2009      1 comments

Well yesterday I headed out to meet up at Land Park for morning walk w/EVASOMA & friends and the brakes on my car started to go out (i.e. the car wasn't stopping when I put regular pressure on my brakes!). Talk about scary. Thank goodness it was... Read more
Evening Parkway walk w/AEVERS1987 & Jack Rabbit convention
Thursday, August 06, 2009      2 comments

This week we decided to walk on the north/right bank* and it was like we were walking into a Disney movie. First I saw this beautiful black cat in the distance, but it never moved and it was actually the gnarly end of a dark tree stump. (Disney... Read more
Friday 8:30 am walk @ Land Park w/chickens!
Saturday, August 01, 2009      1 comments

I got off to a late start Friday morning but met up w/EVASOMA & buddy Christine for nice walk in the cool morning! YEAH!! That's the ticket. We missed K-GECKO on this walk (hey some people have to go to work in the morning) . Since we were... Read more
Tutankhamun & Golden Age of the Pharaohs @ deYoung in SanFran: WOW!
Saturday, August 01, 2009      4 comments

A friend and I made it to San Francisco Thursday to see a wonderful presentation of 130+ artifacts and treasures from the tombs of King Tut and his ancestors. I saw the ... Read more

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