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Just did it!
Saturday, March 21, 2009      9 comments

Ran the Beach Bum 5K! The sand was pretty firm, although it got chewed up by all the runners during the course of the race. Challenging for the calves, and I'm sure I'll feel it tomorrow! I finished in under 40 minutes and didn't walk at all, so... Read more
One more...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      5 comments

pound gone! That's the good news. The bad news is that I think the scale I've been using is off a couple of pounds in the wrong direction. But the trend is good...... Read more
Down a pound!
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      7 comments

Yay! one of those ten gained is gone, gone, gone. Not surprising with my current level of exercise. I feel like I'm back on track and hope to reach goal weight again by my two-year Sparkiversary in April.... Read more
It never rains...
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      4 comments

Now Dad is down with a severe bladder infection, while Mom is recovering from outpatient surgery for squaemous cell skin cancer. Two sick puppies at once! I can't help but believe that God is allowing all this so they'll give in and ask fo... Read more
Stumbled but didn't fall...
Friday, February 27, 2009      2 comments

Thank you all for your sweet greetings and welcome! It seems like someone is out to get me! But he ain't gonna win! Mom had to be admitted to the ER on Wednesday, just after my recommitment here on Spark. Praise God, she didn't have pneum... Read more
I'm back!
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      7 comments

Yep, I am :)... Read more
In training for...
Sunday, January 25, 2009      4 comments

...the Festival of Hymns this afternoon at First Presby. I sang with this group 30 years ago, and they've welcomed me back for the past few weeks. It has been good for heart, soul and spirit - not to mention getting my voice back in shape. It's ... Read more
More to come...
Saturday, January 24, 2009      7 comments

...just wanted to let anyone who is still reading along that I'm alive and well. My back has healed up nicely and I'm signed up for a 6K run next Saturday. Tomorrow I'm singing in a hymn festival choir - the church choir I belonged to when I li... Read more
Short and Sweet
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      9 comments

Happy New Year, everyone! Here's a brief description of my life at the moment: Still not able to keep up with posting on SP like I'd like to. I've actually been using Spark Recipes quite a bit, though, as I've been doing most of the c... Read more
What to say?
Wednesday, December 10, 2008      10 comments

I'm pretty much a full-time caregiver at the moment. It's a joy to have this time with my parents but they are facing some tough decisions, and I'm in the uncomfortable position of getting them to face up to those decisions. There are times when... Read more
The Mall Awaits
Tuesday, December 02, 2008      8 comments

I didn't get up for my cultural experience on Black Friday after all. Did you read about that poor fellow who got trampled to death at Walmart!? That's enough to discourage me from attending any of those shopping "events" in the future, too. ... Read more
Thursday, November 27, 2008      5 comments

I'm in Florida, Mom is home, alleluia! She's so happy to be back in her own four walls. There are lots of adjustments to be made and both dparents are struggling with that, but i... Read more
I Fly Away
Friday, November 21, 2008      3 comments

Just a fly by blog post to say hi and bye! Thank you for all the good wishes and prayers. I fly out in the morning and am now praying that the forecast snow storms don't affect ... Read more
Counting Down
Wednesday, November 19, 2008      4 comments

Just three more days till I leave for the States! So much to do in that time! But it WILL get done somehow or other. Mom is scheduled to come home from rehab next Tuesday, so I'll be there to help with the transition. Thanksgiving will be ... Read more
God Bless America
Friday, November 14, 2008      5 comments

Just thought I'd post this little guy's photo today - The election and Veteran's Day are past, but there's no time likethe present to keep our country, our troops and our vets in... Read more

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