Spring in the California Native Plant Demo-Garden
Most Sunday mornings I get out and do volunteer gardening at the California Native Plant Demonstration Garden in the Sacramento Historic Cemetery. This Sunday was no exception and I (+many other NorCal folks) was rewarded w/a beautiful day to w... Read more
Negative body image - what's up ???
Cathy Thorne's above cartoon made me stop and think about my body image tonight, and I realized I've never really had a great body image of myself -even when I weighed 103 ... Read more
Walking @ Sunrise Mall Wednesday morning
This Wednesday morning it was raining, so I called my cousin Alma about our morning walking plans in light of the weather. Alma suggested joining a friend of hers, who is in a walking club that meets at Sunrise Mall Monday-Saturday between 8AM-1... Read more
Walking w/dog @ Carmichael Park Monday morning
My cousin Alma & I were on the phone this past Sunday, complaining about all the rain we've been having, feeling like blimp-ettes since we've not been getting out to walk because of the rain excuse. We finally came to the conclusion that we woul... Read more
SWEETERINA71's inspiring blog
Sorry about being MIA so long, but February ended up being busier than normal. I let a lot of things get in the way of Sparking, but hope to do better this month. (I'm happy to report that we've cleared most of the duff & shrubs from around the... Read more
I Love Living Life. I Am Happy. -Nick Vujicic
Survived court visit and things are ok now -YEAH!!!
LOBO77 posted following youtube link, about Nick Vujicic:
It's a pretty amazing clip about loving life, being... Read more
Sparkies!!! Thank you so much!
For stopping by, encouraging me & sending SparkMails & goodies, calling and just giving me overall support. I've just been a bit overwhelmed w/ yukky legal problems and the STRESS, WORRY, ANXIETY that comes w/it. I've not been to the gym, track... Read more
Introducing my new kitties!
As some of you know, I lost my white persian Snowball this past July; then hubby and I lost our labrador Bubba after Thanksgiving & our Australian shepherd, Bella, is succumbing to old age and will probably be laid to rest this year. During this... Read more
Sunday MickyD attack! and I super-sized it???
I stayed up late Saturday night watching movies & generally goofing off on the computer; then got up late (8am) Sunday morning and left for my volunteer work at the Old City Cemetery Native Plant Demo-Garden with out eating breakfast. Worked out... Read more
2010 is here already?!
Well, well, well, 2010 is here and my company is gone, the house is getting back to normal (though the home office is still a mess -BUT I'm working on it!).
Got up this morning to dedicate a few hours to catching up w/my SparkPeeps and re... Read more
'Scripturing' & Sparking away the blues
Dang these blues have been really tuff to shake! Maybe its mixed w/PMSing??? I'm not sure, but I just keep wanting to shake this funky-bummer mood I'm in.
So had glass of buttermilk w/my vitamins (yep I like buttermilk at wierd times) and ... Read more
Bubba passed away this past Thursday, at home w/all the familly around him. We took him up to our cabin in El Dorado County and buried him in our tiny apple grove on Friday.
We're still a bit in mourning, and are trying to prepare ourselve... Read more
Prayers for Bubba, our loveable labrador
Well the boys & i managed to prepare a nice turky dinner w/fixins (mom our domestic goddess @ kitchen queen abandoned us to spend 4 weeks over the holiday w/her brothers/sisters families in Blythville, Arkansas). Since I was the head dinner chef... Read more
Cabin update: I'm not a lumberjack & that's ok!
Well folks, my hubby, my nephew & I got our butts kicked by the forest last week.
We did about 10 hours of lumber-jacking (felling small incense cedars and ponderosa pines), brush clearing w/our big-ol DR-brush mower, and raking up pine nee... Read more
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I love meeting up w/Spark Peeps!
My hubby, Chris, is off today and giving me the day off (he is cleaning house today) so I can do some "Sparking" and other personal projects (scanning family photos for my cou... Read more