Picture(s)........Worth a Thousand Words
Saturday, October 09, 2010      9 comments

I had a beautiful ride yesterday, and instead of talking abbout it, I just want to share my latest photos of the local rail trail. ... Read more
Sunday, October 03, 2010      13 comments

I am a HALF MARATHONER Yesterday I officially became a half marathoner, having finished my first half, at age 64. A new SparkFriend had planted a seed some time ago, contacting me and asking if I planned on doing one near me. I had planne... Read more
Today I Turn 4
Thursday, September 30, 2010      4 comments

Yes, 4. On this day in 2006 I was hypnotized for weight loss. I wrote a blog last year for another site, and refreshed it to make it my first blog post on Spark 11 months ago. As I re-read my words last night, I thought about how far I ... Read more
Monday, September 20, 2010      7 comments

Yes, I did it. I registered for my first half marathon today. I sit here at my keyboard and reflect on the last 4 years; next Thursday is my 're-birthday,' the 4th anniversary of when I was hypnotized. I also think of the different people ... Read more
Pretzels and Chickens
Sunday, September 19, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday was my latest race, the Pretzel Twist. They were doing a 5 mile, a 5K and also a fun run for the kids. I registered for the 5 mile........5K's are becoming a walk in the park, I wanted the challenge of the additional 2 miles. Thi... Read more
Biking photo Blog
Thursday, September 16, 2010      7 comments

I had my bike out yesterday, it has been a while since I have had some saddle time. . We have had a dry summer, and the leaves are starting to fall.......I have not been on the trail for a while, I decided to head there. I love the sou... Read more
Product Review: LA Gear Walk-n-Tone Sneakers
Monday, September 13, 2010      3 comments

Product Review: LA Gear Walk-n-Tone Sneakers When the first toning sneakers hit the market, I was curious. I checked prices, and they were just a little out of my price range, even at outlet prices. Then the reports started coming in. M... Read more
PARPC 9-11 5K...........Doubled
Saturday, September 11, 2010      5 comments

PARPC 9-11 5K...........Doubled Yes, today was another 5K and yes, I actually did it TWICE! This one was different. I have done 5K's from Palmyra Parks and Rec before, but this was a trail run. No big deal, I have done the LVRT, but this... Read more
Schuylkill County Wine Festival Year 2
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      4 comments

Schuylkill County Wine Festival Year 2 This was the second year for the SCWF, and once again, it was a blast. They hold it at Hegins Park, a nice, wooded area with some pavilions, some playground equipment, a stage with a blacktop area ... Read more
New Beginnings 5K
Saturday, September 04, 2010      1 comments

I did a 5K this morning. Now, this was my first 5K since the end of June, and I only got in one training session about a week and a half ago, so I did not hold out high hopes. I wasn't even going to do it because I was sure I would not have a ... Read more
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      5 comments

There is a little park in my sits amid the hustle and bustle of the small city, sort of triangular with northbound traffic on one side and southbound traffic on the other. At the wide base is a line of shrubs, and behind th... Read more
8 Ways to Be Yourself. Everyone Else is Already Taken.
Monday, August 30, 2010      5 comments

Today I am sharing Janice Taylor's blog from a week ago........sound advice, and I think I am doing a good job of being myself. It took me a long time to get here, but it sure is a fine place to be! Many think they need to puff themselves up t... Read more
Hiking Photo Blog
Sunday, August 29, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday I did a 5 hour (yes, 5 hour) hike in Mt. Gretna........actually, in sections, but with minimal rests between. First was an 88 minute fitness hike, then a 75 minute hike to the tower, climbing the tower, and exploring some trails, then... Read more
And Yet Again
Saturday, August 28, 2010      3 comments

It seems that I have found yet another man in the long line of jerks. Why can't these juveniles just leave well enough alone when I ask that they not contact me again? I really don't want to sink to their level any more and trade insults... Read more
If A Dog Were Your Teacher
Friday, August 27, 2010      7 comments

This is a favorite of mine, had to post it. How many of you have learned these vluable lessons? If A Dog Were Your Teacher =========================== IF A DOG WERE YOUR TEACHER ..... You would learn stuff like this: Wh... Read more

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