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Suntan Lotion & Shooting Hoops
I love to put on the coconut smelling suntan oil and head out to walk. When I did so this morning, I went a different route. This one took me to a path where I could see people shooting hoops.
There was a father and small son there. The ... Read more
Teal Toenails, Doves, Daylight Savings. Food Shopping When Hungry
I love colors and got a great deal on a set of different colored nail polish. Got home and painted my toenails teal. Silly, simple pleasures - everytime I look at my bare feet (it's been in the 80's and sandal time), I smile. Did my nails pur... Read more
To All Affected By the Terrible Tornados
It is heartbreaking to see all the lives lost and property damage. I hope my sparkfriends are okay and have taken refuge in safe places.... Read more
Goodbye, Davy Jones
We lose yet another singer, and one whose "monkeying around" hasn't been forgotten through the decades.
RIP, Davy Jones.... Read more
Pleased With My Jan/Feb Goal Achievements
As usual at the end of every month, I am amazed that I'm already saying goodbye to February. Went by in an eyeblink!
Very pleased with my progress in the first two months of this year, and optimistic about my March goal of no night eating.... Read more
I Paid $4.49/gal for Gas This Week!
Granted, their $4.24 pumps were empty, so I was held captive to premium. But this is totally outrageous. It's time to get out the bike or buy a motorcycle.
Wishing all a fun weekend.... Read more
No New Clothes Until Plateau is Busted Through
Yup, that's right. I made that agreement with myself yesterday. It's time to bust this forever plateau wide open. And I'm not spending any money on clothing other than the smaller sizes I intend to return to prior to this chubster period of t... Read more
February Goals Update. March Goals.
It's unreal how fast February is going. I have absolutely no cravings for caffeine or sugar, two of my past two months' goals. This time around, I don't feel as though I'm depriving myself at all. I just satiated on both prior to giving them ... Read more
Too Soon to Leave, Whitney!
How her amazing voice and songs impacted decades of my life is difficult to articulate. I miss her already.
And, I will always love you. R.I.P. dear Whitney.... Read more
The Upside of Getting a Bad Cold
I've been fortunate in not having been sick for a long time. But these past few weeks, with news about my dying mother and other assorted stressors, my system has been worn down. Not to mention that so many are walking around in public blowing... Read more
Had a Peaceful Birthday Filled w/Loving Memories
Thanks to all for the goodies and birthday wishes. Yesterday was a peaceful birthday and I did manage to do several things despite fighting this awful cold. Unfortunately, I did a long walk and managed to get more tired than I should have. Th... Read more
Need Your Best Tip On Effective Ways You Fight A Cold
I rarely get sick, but I am fighting a cold that threatens to become a humdinger. Seeking some advice on effective ways you cut this process short.
Thanks in advance!... Read more
Trying to Be Prepared to Not Be Bummed Tomorrow
I was born on my grandmother's birthday, Feb. 8, and I miss all my dear relatives who've recently died. My cousin used to call me and sing the happy b'day song on my answering machine. Wish I'd kept those recordings. Although most of the dail... Read more
Have Never Cared About the Super Bowl
I go along with society's stuff as much as I can - holidays somewhat, super bowl, etc. And never rain on anyone else's parade. To me, Super Bowl Sunday means driving freeways without traffic and going anywhere without crowds.
Wishing a... Read more
Here I Go Again - Day 2 No Caffeine
I really want to get off caffeine and am not going to think of how many times I've tried to do this before. Struggling with the detox headache, I plan to make this the final time culminating in success. I really drink very little coffee, and n... Read more