about 7 or 8 years ago the company that I work for was working on a renovation of the training center at our main campus in St. Louis. As part of this project, they wanted to use photos of employees in the training center. I'm not sure why, or... Read more
I admit that I am technology challenged. I don't have enough patience to figure things out until it's REALLY important that I get something done (as far as technology goes).
so there may be better ways to get this link out there...but this... Read more
I went to a funeral today for a lady I've known as a client for 13 years. She moved her account to another firm for about a year during that time, but came back to us several years ago.
After she came back to us, every single time we tal... Read more
it's been an EXCELLENT week.
Sunday morning I usually do a 5 mile run/walk (weather permitting), but I had done more running than usual the week before, so I opted for Pilates (see my March 18th blog for recommendations on Pilates DVDs). ... Read more
I started doing Pilates at the YMCA several years ago. If you've never done Pilates, it's a good idea (if possible) to take a few instructor lead classes to get the form and breathing techniques right.
over the years, I've found 3 Pilates ... Read more
you may or may not like Rosie O'Donnell, but I highly recommend that ALL women watch this video from 40:40 on. Or any guy who cares about the women in their life.
why? Well, sh... Read more
one of the quotes from a Spark email that I read today: "Find a workout partner. It is much harder to talk yourself out of a workout when you know someone else is counting on you."
if you are like me, you've had many workout buddies. And... Read more
I've definitely gotten in my workouts this week!
I think I got the red letters on my fitness tracking page on Wednesday, so Thursday night I changed to the other system. Wow! I have been eating WAY too few calories.
I'm still worki... Read more
my boss has a buddy who is really going through some trying times.
This is a nice family of 4. The husband, Henry, has always been really healthy. He and my boss have had a push-up challenge for several years. They would email or phone e... Read more
I kind of vanished from Spark - totally unplanned.
the first issue was accessing the site from my phone. I don't know what was going on, but I just could not get to Spark. Then I got really busy at work, and I just had no time.
That ... Read more
at the end of last year I became a team leader. Fortunately Spark offers LOTS of resources, but I have more respect than ever for team leaders. I cannot imagine how much time it takes for some of the really large groups.
my team is Reachi... Read more
I did a little experiment today. I had the office to myself, so I did a status update this morning:
"okay Spark friends. I have the office to myself today. I will exercise (push-ups, lunges, squats, etc.) every time somebody leaves a comment ... Read more
in 2006 Obie (he was known as Buster then) was a Christmas present for somebody in Louisville, KY. They quickly realized they couldn't keep him and looked for a new family to take him. We drove up from GA in January 2007 and brought him home. BE... Read more