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Another Prayer Request

Tuesday, June 18, 2013      5 comments

At this point, my mom is having surgery, so I'd appreciate it if anyone who reads this could say a prayer for a successful surgery and a great recovery. Thank you. Read more


Saturday, June 08, 2013      5 comments

My plan was to blog every day, but that's unrealistic. Then, when I missed the first day this month, I almost gave up. My problem is I fall into that, "Well, it's not perfect, so I might at well stop." Not this time. So I didn't blog for a f... Read more

Prayer Request

Tuesday, June 04, 2013      4 comments

Hi fellow Sparkers, I just wanted to send out a personal request. If anyone gets a chance, please say a prayer for my mom who is getting a test result tomorrow afternoon. Please pray for good news for her and all of us. Thanks. ... Read more

Blue Skies

Monday, June 03, 2013      2 comments

My big exercise today was cutting the grass. Since I like taking pictures, and using them for my blog, I almost took a picture of the lawn mower, but the sky was so pretty I took a picture of that instead. Read more

This Day is Done

Sunday, June 02, 2013      1 comments

All right, second blog in a row. The weather wasn't that great in my neck of the woods, so no pictures from a walk today. Here I am at the end of the day, so I thought I'd leave you with my favorite poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called "T... Read more

First Day of June

Saturday, June 01, 2013      3 comments

It's been a while since I've cruised around Spark. I'd like to get back on track for the summer, so I started with a walk today. I saw these flowers, which always remind me of something out of Dr. Seuss like The Lorax. Read more

Fall, Leaves, Fall

Saturday, September 22, 2012      7 comments

I remember memorizing this poem in junior high. It's perfect for the first day of autumn. emoticon Read more

Name That Bird

Saturday, September 15, 2012      6 comments

I love taking pictures, so I've decided that maybe this will get me walking outside a little more. I'm glad I had the camera, because I saw this bird and I was wondering what it was. Here we go... Read more


Saturday, December 03, 2011      2 comments

A Spark member inspired me to list my blessings. Here they are... 1. My wonderful parents who love me 2. Great friends who treat me like family 3. The good health of all of the above and my own 4. A job that I love ... Read more

Wandering Around Southern Illinois

Monday, July 04, 2011      8 comments

Wow, I discovered the beauty of southern Illinois over the holiday weekend on a short road trip. It was funny because, for the first time, I was looking for opportunities to walk/hike. Now I didn't pick anything too long, mainly due to the hea... Read more

My Weekend Walk

Monday, June 27, 2011      3 comments

I went for a walk on the I & M Canal trail in Illinois over the weekend. It's something I've been wanting to do for a while. I've always put it off for fear of it being too long. I can push myself on the treadmill, but I can always get off wh... Read more

One Class Period of Exercise

Monday, May 02, 2011      2 comments

I've been on the ten minutes a day exercise routine for a while now, and the scale has not be a friend lately. I'm a teacher, and I decided to look at my exercise in a different way. If I can teach six periods a day, I can add one more "class ... Read more