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The three skirts (not tenors)

Thursday, March 26, 2015      7 comments

Happy dance this week! My scale hasn't been moving much lately, but I was inspired to rummage through some skirts that have been in my unwearable collection. I wore three of them this week for the first time in quite awhile. Granted, they're ... Read more

Lenten strategies

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      7 comments

Bad decision - I agreed to make my very favorite Red Velvet cake for an office party on Friday before remembering that I am not eating baked goods for Lent. This is my #1 favorite cake. Do I cave in and eat it? Give it up as hopeless trying n... Read more

Snakes and dolphins and bears, oh my

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      4 comments

Well, not bears, but I did spot a black snake frightening the lizards near the bench I was sitting on. I walked down to the water at lunchtime, bag lunch in hand. It was a perfect day for a walk, for sitting, for enjoying all the beauty around... Read more

Blooming things

Monday, March 23, 2015      7 comments

Seen on a short drive at lunchtime: Bleeding Heart Bottlebrush tree Orchid tree Firebush Hibiscus Oleander Alamanda Not blooming, but beautiful: All the new spring-green leaves The osprey next door Newly washed oak tr... Read more

To market, to market

Saturday, March 21, 2015      6 comments

One of today's highlights was a walk with husband to Coachman Crossing and the produce market there. We loaded up on good things, two bags each, enough to carry comfortably. We had carrot/pumpkin casserole, leek soup, and artisan bread for din... Read more

SIT in a park--what a great idea

Friday, March 20, 2015      7 comments

For lunch today, I took my leftovers and a couple of clementines to one of my favorite nearby parks. I got out my lunch--and realized that the spoon I intended to add to my bag wasn't there. Lunch was NOT finger fare, sooo...back down the road... Read more

A walk I didn't expect

Thursday, March 19, 2015      7 comments

Some days can only get better! On my way to work, my engine light came on. Fortunately, there's a garage within easy walking distance to my workplace. Many of my coworkers go there since it's so convenient, and I became one more customer thi... Read more

Disgusting!

Monday, March 16, 2015      9 comments

My scale, that is. You'd think the thing was hard-wired for discouragement. I just hate it when that ornery scale refuses to take into account a week of extra workout minutes and good eating. GRRR Park 69. Lake Valencia Park... Read more

A pair of monarchs danced for me

Sunday, March 15, 2015      5 comments

A monarch crossed my path while out walking, and I was reminded of a special moment when.... I lay on my back in the soft grass looking up at a tree full of bright green leaves. As I looked, I became aware of...an eye? peering down from th... Read more

Potlucks & Parks

Saturday, March 14, 2015      4 comments

Two potlucks & three parks - at least I did more parks than potlucks. Ate lots of veggies, too. 65. John C Chestnut Park on Lake Tarpon 66. Sheffied Park along Oldsmar canal 67. Canal Park likewise Love walking in parks!... Read more

SMARTer goals

Friday, March 13, 2015      3 comments

In the business world, you constantly hear about the importance of setting SMART goals. With a few variations, the gist of it is: Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Time-oriented Today's article. "Goals that Help; Goals tha... Read more

Didn't want to

Thursday, March 12, 2015      3 comments

Didn't want to walk after dinner--but I did. Things to be grateful for: 1. Beautiful sunset 2. I live within walking distance of a library. 3. My sister and family are close enough to walk to also. 4. Did something challenging at wo... Read more

What I did instead

Tuesday, March 10, 2015      5 comments

I am SOOO tired. emoticon I was very tempted to park under a Read more

5 good things about today

Sunday, March 08, 2015      4 comments

1. emoticon Coffee 2. emoticonRead more

I am a loser

Friday, March 06, 2015      6 comments

And proud of it. While I did not make my Winter 5% goal of losing 10 lbs, I did lose 5, and that's 11 since mid-December. I added a SP activity tracker to my fitness plans. It's fun to count those steps, make sure I get in 10 min increments s... Read more


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