It rained overnight. When I stepped out on my deck this morning, I saw a whole raft of weeds that had appeared seemingly overnight in the cracks on my patio. I decided my "one thing" this morning would include pulling a few of them. The soft,... Read more
The gal who hates finish lines is here... with a little reverie over "when is a finish line NOT a finish line"? When it is a transition! Just about everything that "feels like a finish line" with a little bit of insight and work, can be seen a... Read more
I just had the best morning. No, I did not run another race... this time I took my camera with me and walked over the the venue where the State Games was having the Triathlon competition.
In case anybody who reads these has been living u... Read more
I've been whining about and questioning my sanity in signing up for the Cornhusker State Games 5K for however long it's been since my son talked me into it. Last night was the night.
We got to the Minor League ball park where the event was... Read more
When I was growing up, I was part of a group of five siblings. My mother was a talker (you KNEW I got it from somewhere) and there wasn't a one of us five who didn't know what our teachers said about us in conference.
One of mom's favorite... Read more
I recently got a comment from a Spark friend on my "before" photo in my gallery, to the effect that she had no idea I'd come so far... we had mainly "seen" one another on a community board where we might talk more about activity and family thing... Read more
Yesterday I blogged about showing up for life. Every day.
Today's is also a tie-in to a KALIGIRL blog entry, this one about Listening. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4372438
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This is for those of us who are very focused on work, or volunteer work, or projects. Yesterday my friend KALIGIRL blogged about LIFE... her L in the alphabet blog series.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.a... Read more
On the third of July, I did what I always do in the morning. Bathroom, step on scale in the minimum, write it down. I write my weight on the calendar. I walked back into my bedroom to mark it. I am writing about this because I had a Freudian... Read more
We are in an excessive heat warning week... it is predicted we could top the century mark on the Fahrenheit scale every day from Monday through Thursday. Today they said "99"... yeah. Like that makes a huge difference.
I had been troubled... Read more
The radio was playing in the background as I went through my morning routine and at some point I heard one of the speakers say, "You just don't see obese 90 year olds." Hmmm. The point, I'm sure, was to emphasize the link between longevity and... Read more
A few weeks back I finally set the stake in the ground and signed up for this study. Today a whole sheaf of questionnaires showed up in my mailbox. I spent most of this evening filling them out. In order to do so, I had to drag out all the ca... Read more
There is an old church joke about favorite Bible verses, which is the source of today's title. Those of you who grew up or have been exposed to the old King James (Revised Standard) edition might remember it. When asked what his favorite verse... Read more