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A Sense of Hummus
6/23/2014 7:17:11 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Found an interesting "starter" concept for tahini soup on the internet and tweaked it a bit for the ingredients on hand: Onion and garlic (soften...  Read more


Today's the 35th! Still Do . . .
6/22/2014 11:25:54 AM,  21 COMMENTS

We've been "saying" we've been married for 35 years for awhile now . . . not really anticipating we weren't going to make it!! . . . but today's the...  Read more


Are You Lying to Yourself?
6/21/2014 10:31:44 AM,  13 COMMENTS
ourself/ Here's our old friend, Steve Siebold, on Mental Toughness Blog asking the critical thinki...  Read more


summer challenge day 1
6/20/2014 2:55:08 PM,  3 COMMENTS

i love reading member's blogs that are numbered. it's so movtivating to see a streak and how long it's been going, whatever it may be for. i decided t...  Read more


Super Surprise!
6/20/2014 7:58:32 AM,  20 COMMENTS

Talking on the phone with dear son yesterday, catching up with the news about his new job flying . . . . and the doorbell rang. He was NOT at wo...  Read more


it's too hard
6/19/2014 1:23:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

yup, i said those exact words to myself saturday night. luckily, i quickly realized what i said and told myself, no you're not trying hard enough. ...  Read more


Relay for Life
6/19/2014 10:03:16 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Tomorrow starting at 12 pm, I'll be busy with Relay for Life. My church has had a team for 6 years. Our Relay goes from 12 pm Friday to 12 pm on Sat...  Read more


6/19/2014 9:19:28 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Do not lose hold of your dreams, or aspirations. For if you do, you may still exist, but cease to live." - Henry David Thoreau Wow have not...  Read more


Heaven, I'm in Heaven
6/19/2014 6:30:40 AM,  16 COMMENTS

. . . and my heart beats so that I can scarcely speak!! Isn't that a fabulous song? Possibly a...  Read more


6/18/2014 12:38:18 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I am determined to loose 5% in the next 8 weeks. 5% is 11 lbs as of right now. It could change until Saturday. I can do it. I know that I can...  Read more


6/18/2014 8:41:57 AM,  20 COMMENTS

It's scheduled for today, and I've been through the prep. Which is worse than the procedure. The roto-rooter procedure. Delicacy forbids me sharing...  Read more


Don't be so hard on yourself
6/17/2014 3:21:31 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I love finding motivation pictures on Facebook pages that I follow. Here is a recent one that made me stop and think. I have a tendency...  Read more


Wish I were as good a person as Charlie thinks I am . . .
6/17/2014 8:37:59 AM,  13 COMMENTS

. . . but you know, I'm not. (Shhhh, don't tell Charlie). And: not as good a person as I should be either (as yesterday's blog about running int...  Read more


Audrey Hepburn Quote
6/16/2014 2:19:24 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible!' Audrey Hepburn...  Read more


NSV: my underwear keeps falling down
6/16/2014 2:09:23 PM,  7 COMMENTS

i suppose it's time to go clothes shopping. for bottoms anyway, my top clothes just don't want to get any bigger. i was at a community garage sal...  Read more


Ran into a former acquaintance . . . .
6/16/2014 1:35:34 PM,  16 COMMENTS

This happened to me last Thursday and I've been mulling it over ever since. The lady in question was the mother of one of my daughter's closest f...  Read more


My First Half Marathon
6/16/2014 8:54:19 AM,  7 COMMENTS

When I first started working out, running was an unattainable goal. In fact, in the spirit of full disclosure, it was a goal I didn't even have. To qu...  Read more


Family challenge
6/16/2014 8:21:58 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My family is having a weight loss challenge. My Dad, brother and myself are going to be starting an 8 week 5% challenge on Saturday. It came a...  Read more


Happy Father's Day to the Great Spark Dads!
6/15/2014 1:13:12 PM,  13 COMMENTS

There are some great guys here at Spark who are clearly fine husbands and fine fathers . Having come from a challenging childhood myself -- and havin...  Read more


6/14/2014 11:12:15 AM,  3 COMMENTS

This weekend I'm at church conference. It is a great experience. However I struggle with my eating during this weekend. There is food always a...  Read more


Lotsa Chores Today!
6/14/2014 10:52:01 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Last evening's golf was a good reward for soldiering through the day-long conference: a whole bunch of sitting, and food that I cannot/should not eat...  Read more


Golf Again?
6/12/2014 8:06:52 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Tomorrow I'll be spending the day in one of those "continuing education" seminars -- always make me terrified about all the things I should be doing!!...  Read more


6/12/2014 10:13:35 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I need to keep this in mind this weekend. I'll be at church conference for the weekend. Conference is held on a college campus where we eat in...  Read more


let me sum up
6/11/2014 1:26:27 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We made it back from our cruise! It was fantastic! The food was amazing, the ship was amazing, the staff was amazing, and our excursions were fabulo...  Read more


Positive Mindset
6/11/2014 8:16:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I follow Joel Osteen on facebook. He had this picture posted the other day. I have a positive mindset. I'm not going to be defeated....  Read more


Thunderstorms coming up!
6/11/2014 6:54:54 AM,  15 COMMENTS

. . . and that's OK with me. Lots of work on my schedule, after-work meeting also (with one of those networky cocktail things too, gotta navigate the...  Read more


6/10/2014 4:17:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I found this image on facebook. Today, I'm unstoppable. Are you?...  Read more


Pride Goeth
6/10/2014 7:47:42 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Remember the boasted "no doms, nsv" blog? Aaaack!!! I spoke too soon. Pride goeth before a fall etc. etc. Yesterday my left knee put the lie...  Read more


Early Morning Walk Around the Garden!
6/9/2014 7:22:49 AM,  17 COMMENTS

One of my favourite things to do at this time of the year . . . just an early morning stroll around the garden in my nightgown and bathrobe with a cup...  Read more


6/8/2014 11:12:14 AM,  16 COMMENTS

Wow, I'm proud of my fitness level (how's that for unabashed?) After yesterday's extreme gardening (and a fabulous jazz concert last night, Myles Dav...  Read more


Lesson learned...
6/7/2014 10:43:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I worked as an EMT for 12 hrs. The most excitement that I had was going to assist the fire company with fire drill at a multi-building apartmen...  Read more


Extreme Gardening!!
6/7/2014 2:48:49 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Digging out a dead rose bush. Pruning back a completely overgrown lilac tree (the tall woody core sections which didn't bloom at all, sprouting u...  Read more


Super Impromptu Holiday!
6/6/2014 10:22:45 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Had a wonderful time just walking and walking, enjoying urban life, going to the art gallery (special Bacon and Moore exhibition, and I also enjoyed...  Read more


Small steps forward
6/5/2014 9:16:34 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Each day I strive for 5500 steps. I have an office job; most days I'm sitting at my desk doing work, other days I'm in my car driving to meeting, dr...  Read more


Soup All Gone Plan B
6/5/2014 9:03:52 AM,  15 COMMENTS

And what a great Plan B! Nope, not a non-vegan version to stave off dear daughter with chicken or fish. That would just attract the attentio...  Read more


Thomas A. Edison quote
6/4/2014 10:21:16 PM,  7 COMMENTS

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." Thomas A. Edison...  Read more


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