When I first joined SparkPeople and Weight Watchers, I knew in my head that I would probably lose a pound per week. But deep in my heart, I hoped to lose more. I worked extrememly hard for several weeks, watching and posting every bite of food I... Read more
Tribute to Robert
Yesterday a very precious and inspiring young man was put to rest. Everyone who knew him admired him. Robert was the best friend of my son, and dated our youngest daughter when she was in high school. Even after they went their own way and marri... Read more
For those of you who were interested in our fair results, we did quite well in the comopetition. We placed 2,3,4,5 with our goats. We took first with our lamb, and one granddaughter had the judge tell her that she had showmanship won with her la... Read more
Just a quick note for those of you who asked to hear the fair results. We felt we did quite well with the competition this year. Our placings were 2,3,4, and 5 overall. One granddaughter was runner up for showmanship. The judge said she had it ... Read more
Tomorrow is a big and busy day for me. I know I can get through it in flying colors though. Tomorrow is our County Fair. My husband and I have six animals that will be s... Read more
“Where has the time gone?”
I mumbled. “Just when I think I am
organized, something unexpected pops
up and interrupts my schedule.” Telephon... Read more
Don't we all love a little friendly competition? I know I do. This week is the Craig County Fair. There will be all types of displays, good food exibits, quilts, and crafts. And don't forget the livestock shows!
Our grandkids will be showi... Read more
Sunny Side Up
Sunny Side Up
I have often wondered
In times of great despair,
If just a simple kind word
Might lighten someone’s cares;
Or if I’d sit and listen,
Giving full attention to…
All they were saying; ... Read more
To Be, Or Not To Be
I am finding more and more that I have choices in this life, and most of these tally up to one thing. I can chose to be joyful every day of my life, or I can choose not to... Read more
So Are the Days....
These have been the best five weeks of my life! I know I can't look back, but I am so thankful for the things I've learned from SparkPeople. (I am still learning every day.) J... Read more
I'm sure you've heard the saying, "When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Lemonade." Actually, I have heard it many times; But one day, it finally sank in. So, I guess you'd say... Read more
Summers and Vacations go hand and hand. With the economy the way it is, my husband and I decided to go some place close. We were able to save money on gas and mileage, leaving us with extra money for food and souvenirs.
We chose a small to... Read more
Life is Precious
After the death of Farrah Faucet and Michael Jackson, I have contemplated how precious life really is. As God's Word says, "Life is but a Vapor."
For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appeareth for a little time, and then vanishe... Read more
I'll admit it....it took me a while. Yes, people kept telling me that to lose weight, I needed to eat more. More? No way! I was eating very little, yet the pounds did not diss... Read more