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Recipe: Banana Flip Smoothie
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      5 comments

This is one of my favorite healthy smoothies . . . Banana Flip Smoothie Servings: 2 2 cups (2 medium) diced bananas 1 cup cold fat-free milk or soy milk 1/4 cup fat free half & half 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup crushe... Read more
Sunday Blessings
Sunday, October 04, 2015      3 comments

I love Sundays because I love worship – although I realize that worship takes place every day of the week. But it is pure joy to play the piano in our worship band and this song from today’s worship really touched me. Here’s the chorus of ... Read more
Breakfast Ideas
Saturday, October 03, 2015      2 comments

I'm just now discovering that Spark has some very helpful articles and I particularly enjoyed one I found today entitled "Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas." I've often been guilty of making a cup of coffee stretch for a long time, but am workin... Read more
The Envelope
Saturday, December 20, 2008      7 comments

I was listening to the news last night as the reporter talked about Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Super Saturday, the busiest shopping days of the year. Suddenly I just wished all that could be stripped away, leaving only the Christ child in a... Read more
Thanksgiving Journal
Friday, November 28, 2008      3 comments

I rarely have time to blog (and don't even like to), but I thought I would share a journal of thanks that I've kept during the month of November: - I'm thankful for my godly mom and dad. I wish they were still with me, but am thankful that... Read more
Back on Track
Wednesday, November 28, 2007      1 comments

The Thanksgiving holidays were wonderful, but I completely quit exercising. Maintained same weight, though! Yesterday I just had to force myself to exercise - and then felt so much better! So now I'm back on track in that area, as well as... Read more
A Different Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 20, 2007      1 comments

Ive always benefited from reading the daily e-mails and articles, and this one on surviving Thanksgiving is no exception. Here are some things it points out: 1) The average American will consume more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of f... Read more
Thank you, Veterans!
Monday, November 12, 2007      1 comments

Yesterday at church, we honored veterans who were in our service, and also those currently in the military and their families. A beautiful season of prayer was followed by the playing of Taps. It was a very moving service. It made me thin... Read more
Words that made me think
Tuesday, November 06, 2007      1 comments

A gentleman on one of the teams expressed that he was discouraged, that he was feeling down and unmotivated to keep going. After losing 40 pounds, he had gained 4 back. Then he said, "These changes in my life have made an impact and I don't wa... Read more
End of a good week
Saturday, November 03, 2007      0 comments

I'm four days into getting serious about exercise, and am extremely pleased with the results. I've lost 1.5 pounds - but that doesn't really count, because I gained 1.5 pounds the week before! But what surprises me is how much better I feel, a... Read more
A New Beginning
Tuesday, October 30, 2007      0 comments

I'm new at this journaling thing, but want to give it a try. After one week of trying to get serious with this plan, I've had mixed results. I've consumed a lot more water and decaf liquids, fruits & veggies - and I even exercised four tim... Read more