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Grandmotherly advice
Monday, April 22, 2013      3 comments

I love this bit of grandmother wisdom for curtailing impulse clothes purchases I read today: My grandmother always says you should wear something once for every dollar you spend on it. I thought it was silly the first time I heard it, but now I ... Read more
Praying they catch the bomber
Friday, April 19, 2013      4 comments

hearts go out to anyone affected by the tragic event at the Boston marathon this week. There is evil everywhere, yet the aftermath of this event has shown that good people vastly outnumber those that wish to do harm. Kindness will always prevail... Read more
Boston marathon
Monday, April 15, 2013      2 comments

Thoughts and prayers for families and friends of those killed at the Boston marathon today as well as for all those injured. We enjoyed a day in Goldmine ghost town. I found the train conductor and mine tour guide very informative. The mystery s... Read more
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      2 comments

"When things get hard don’t look for someone to blame. You already know that the world can be a mean nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it can beat you down and keep you there if you let it. But life isn’t about how hard you hit. It’... Read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      2 comments

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." - Anais Nin... Read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      1 comments

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." - Anais Nin... Read more
Saturday, April 06, 2013      1 comments

 "My will shall shape my future.  Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man's doing but my own.  I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze.  My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the key to ... Read more
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      3 comments

glad i decided to skip boot camp. just found out they cancelled class b/c the instructor hurt his back. I was suppose to go running w/my buddies but it was way too cold so I met a buddy at the gym and I used the stationary bike for almost an hou... Read more
Monday, April 01, 2013      1 comments

I had a nice weekend. Enjoyed easter w/the family. Went to Zumba and core ST classes this am and ran w/my girlfriends for 4-5 miles this afternoon. Hope you enjoyed your April fools day.... Read more
Friday, March 29, 2013      3 comments

"A winner is not someone who never fails, a winner is someone who never quits." - Unknown... Read more
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      2 comments

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." - George Eliot So last night my children noticed one of our fish lost an eye and this morning the other eye was missing and I not sure if it is due to an infection or injury due to t... Read more
Sunday, March 24, 2013      1 comments

Good morning sparkfriends, I'm up early looking forward to help my daughters get ready for church this morning. One is doing a reading and they are both singing at both palm Sunday services. I had fun helping them finding matching dresses &... Read more
Thursday, March 21, 2013      4 comments

"Life is not about waiting for the storms to's about learning how to dance in the rain." - Unknown... Read more
PI day
Thursday, March 14, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday we got brown water coming out of our pipes. Didn't think anything of it b/c it has happened in the past and usually after a few hours it has been resolved until today, I noticed our water is still brown so I sent an email to our town w... Read more
Monday, March 04, 2013      0 comments

"I found every single successful person I've ever spoken to had a turning point. The turning point was when they made a clear, specific unequivocal decision that they were not going to live like this anymore; they were going to achieve success. ... Read more

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