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Not Quite ready for a come back
I have been gone for a while now. Actually - I haven't. I have been right here the whole time. I have come and gone and hoped that I would have time to focus. Hoping just isn't getting it done any more. I need to pop the clutch.
Since m... Read more
dreary gone Cheery with a change in perspective
It is a dreary day her in Cincinnati, we are expecting rain, storms and yuck. The west sky darkened on my way to work. eeww. Imagine my surprise, then when I went to turn right on red and looked to the left for a clearing (left is west at thi... Read more
In an effort to keep myself honest, I am going to try to blog more frequently about the goals I set. Blogging is not a goal, so if I don't make it, I am not worrying about that one.
Before I start on me - WOOOHOOOO!!!!
That kid that was ... Read more
Closing in on my birthday – Changes are needed
My birthday/goal day is only a few weeks away and I have not made the progress I had wanted to make. In retrospect, it is because I got lazy. Yep – that’s me calling it like it is. I have not been consistent enough to reach the goal I set. H... Read more
Just wanted to let all my Spark Friends know that even with the "perpetually sunny" exterior, things in my life don't always go the way I want them to, the way I planned or even ... well. As a matter of fact, bad things happen to me too. I jus... Read more
Awesome Day Club
A month or so ago, I started the Awesome day threads. They were mostly a way to remind myself that I was, indeed, in charge of my own happiness. A daily review of how attitude affects the perceived outcome of any activity or event.
I post... Read more
10/14 The Mind is a powerful Thing
Last night, I was scheduled to fly home from a business trip in Florida. When I arrived at the airport, I was notified that it was very unlikely that I would make it home. My flight to Atlanta was so late that I would probably not be able to m... Read more
My plans for 40
I am closing in on 40 and looking forward to it more than I can say. As I begin my last month in my “30s” I have not really stopped to reflect on what I have done in my life, rather I am focused on what I intend to do. I intend for my “40s” to... Read more
AMAZING Powerful Minds
For the last several weeks, I have been posting "Amazing Day" posts on some the team message boards that I am a member of. I have found some great friends that way and have enjoyed seeing others respond in kind with promises to make the decisio... Read more
So that's why sweat pants have zippers on the legs!
I decided in July, when I came back to Spark after a 6 month hiatus, that I deserved to take care of myself. At that moment, I made a promise to myself to run in a 5K. I walked in my first one on August, ran in one in September and then again ... Read more
The Great Muffin Crisis of ‘09 and other tales of NotMilk
Back in 2009, I had a crisis of epic proportions – and it had everything to do with banana nut muffins. I’d like to lay the blame directly at the feet of one Mr. Alton Brown (of Good Eats fame) however his cookbook has a very clear disclaimer a... Read more
A vision of the woman I strive to be
I have about 30 different blogs running around in my head, screaming to get out. Unfortunately they all begin ranting while I am in the shower. I think, reflect and decide, “Yes, today I will blog about that.” And then the day happens. By the... Read more
Just my status
Mys status update is too long to post in the status line, so here it is broken down.
Today I have a funeral to go to - a friend and former coworker, only 46 years old, lost her fight against cancer las week. She leaves behind 2 little boys... Read more
An interesting quote
A wonderful young lady I know, a high-school classmate of my son actually, posted the following quote on Facebook today. It so intrigued me that I looked it up on google. I didn't find anything. So I looked some more. Every where I looked, t... Read more
Goal Setting = Soul Bearing. I'd rather be naked.
So I started working on goal setting & vision poster today. I started out thinking, this will be a cinch. You see, I am a real go(al) getter. If my boss gives me a goal, I will NOT let her down. I am really big on the whole "integrity" thing... Read more