Words of Wisdom from Wade Kinsella
Hello my fellow Sparkers,
I recently discovered the joy of the "Hart of Dixie" and have a bit of a cougar crush on Wade. Actually, I love all the characters and all their flaws. In season 2, episode 3 - "If it makes you happy", what Wade ... Read more
How to survive a 6 day POWER OUTAGE in style ;o)
I'm back! Our power went out Friday, June 29th and was recently restored on Thursday, July 5th. Oh, what a relief it is! ;o) Below is my POWER OUTAGE story.
The POWER OUTAGE was a trip and all I can say is..."I'll get... Read more
A Perfect Day :o)
Today was a perfect day! I reconnected with my family and my bicycle. My son and I rode to a local diner for breakfast and took the scenic route home and were lucky enough to see a fox (in the city)! Next, my family went ... Read more
A Wise Woman named INDYGIRL once said...
I copied these words of wisdom from my Sparkfriend INDYGIRL's blog to mine so I'll know where to find them when the going gets rough! She speaks to me and inspires me to NEVER GIVE UP. Check her out! She's AWESOME!
Tuesday, February 28, ... Read more
Let's get this BODY MOVING!
2011 is behind me and I'm sitting on my sofa dreaming of the woman I want to be and developing my action plan for 2012. My #1 goal is to get this body moving! N/D/J/F have notoriously been my downfall (aka inactive period)... Read more
BIRTHDAY Resolutions - Goals for 41
So, I'm BENCHED! Tore my calf muscle at my tennis clinic Monday playing singles. :o( Part of me thinks it's funny - I have a sports injury! ME! The other part of me is mad, grouchy, and depressed! I was in the process o... Read more
Hmmm...it's that time of year, almost my birthday (9/9), when I start thinking about goals for the "new year". I've never been a New Year's resolution kind of girl. It's all about the birthdays for me. So, with the beginning of the school ye... Read more
UNPLUG to RECHARGE :o)
Good Morning Sparkies!
So, as I prepare to go camping, I came across this ad for Lake Erie Shores & Islands ~
UNPLUG to RECHARGE.
Unplug your cell phone.
Unplug your laptop and video games.
Unplug your iPod, iPad, iEverything.... Read more
Challenge of the Day - No Stinkin' Thinkin'
This is the Whole Living Challenge of the Day:
A Quarter for Your (Negative) Thoughts?
Frequent put-downs give negativity too much influence. Put aside a quarter every time you say or think something negative about yourself.
Now,... Read more
A Farewell to CAN'T
I love this! It's from an ad for Outward Bound (outwardbound.org).
A Farewell to CAN'T ~
This goodbye does not make me sad. I will not miss you. I have discovered what it feels like to do the unthinkable. The ... Read more
Quote of the Day
I snagged this off my friend's facebook page:
A wise woman once said, "When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.... Read more
My life IS an adventure!
I'm back! Back from a 2000+ mile roadtrip to Orlando, FL with stops in NC, GA and TN to visit with friends. It was a GREAT roadtrip and I wasn't alone. Oh no, it was 3 for the road - me and my kids. For the record, I got LO... Read more
What makes me smile?
The inspiration for this blog is a beautiful Springer/Brittany Spaniel (white with reddish/brown patches) who streaks across the park across from my house on a daily basis. EVERY time I see this dog running full tilt across the park kicking up ... Read more
My favorite poet ~ Emily Matthews :o)
My DD brought home a card (recycled Valentine's card) from preschool and I must say she picked well. She chose a card by Emily Matthews, my FAVORITE greeting card author. Below is a poem that describes the type of parents I want ... Read more
My Achin' Back :o(
Good Morning SP,
I want to start by saying, "ARGHHHHH!"
I'm so frustrated. Somehow, I messed up my back and am "enjoying" severe pain to the extent that sleeping (aka laying down) is uncomfortable and my back absolutely kills me when ... Read more