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  • Our Pooped-out Pop-up

    7/29/2015 5:38:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Camping can be so much fun when the equipment works fine. Our pop-up camper served us well until it was time to go home. The camper got stuck i... Read more

  • Turning Two!

    7/28/2015 5:39:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    What an exciting world it is when you're two! The wh... Read more

  • Sitting in the Stillness

    7/27/2015 5:33:57 PM, by JSTETSER

    Sitting in the Stillness In the stillness of the Forest I take time to sit and woods, Feel the fire Hear the birds And breathe in t... Read more

  • From the mind of madness...

    7/27/2015 10:54:04 AM, by ELLEKTRA

    So...I am on SP at least once a day. I get my daily emails and read the blogs and the stories that I have not read before. I don't always post,... Read more

  • Decisions, decisions...

    7/27/2015 7:59:40 AM, by BABARR67

    Good health is a journey, and for me, part of it is losing and maintaining a healthy weight. My idea of what that number is changes. When I was 2... Read more

  • My Lina Trip!

    7/25/2015 5:44:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Soon I will get to see my favorite little person! I ... Read more

  • The Simple Butterfly Beauty

    7/24/2015 5:38:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    Don't wait to be wowed by the big bursts of beauty. ... Read more

  • Making Progress!

    7/23/2015 5:56:40 AM, by JSTETSER

    I worked with the Monadnock Trails Week (July 17-21) and it was a huge success! We logged 953 hours of work with 72 participants and worked on 6... Read more

  • Wild Blueberries

    7/22/2015 5:41:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I hiked Mt. Monadnock for the 4th day in a row. we found some beautiful blueberry spots, and enjoyed some of the best organic blueber... Read more

  • Teams Work!

    7/21/2015 5:43:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    For the past 3 days, I have worked on the Monadnock trails, giving my little bit of good. Since I am not a muscular person, I often wonder how m... Read more

  • Hitting the Trail!

    7/19/2015 5:56:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    This weekend, I am hitting the trail in a different way! I volunteer to help maintain Monadnock Trails! Monadnock is the most hiked mountain in... Read more

  • My little bit of good

    7/18/2015 4:51:50 PM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes just doing what we can do is all that we s... Read more

  • Cutting back from "too busy"

    7/17/2015 5:28:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    it is time for me to be satisfied with what I can get done in a day. I use many time saving skills to fill my day with all the important things t... Read more

  • Looking towards the Light

    7/16/2015 5:35:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day we have a choice: What will we focus our attention on? We can look towards the gloom and doom, and allow it to bring us down. O... Read more

  • Her heart is singing because of the new Singer!!

    7/15/2015 9:24:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I drove down to see my Mom, and give her the new machine. Needless to say, she is thrilled. Her heart is singing because of her new singe... Read more

  • Her heart is singing because of the new Singer!!

    7/15/2015 9:24:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I drove down to see my Mom, and give her the new machine. Needless to say, she is thrilled. Her heart is singing because of her new singe... Read more

  • Her heart is singing because of the new Singer!!

    7/15/2015 9:24:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I drove down to see my Mom, and give her the new machine. Needless to say, she is thrilled. Her heart is singing because of her new singe... Read more

  • The new Singer

    7/14/2015 5:45:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I took you on a tour down Memory Lane concerning the old treddle Singer sewing machine that I learned to sew on. Today I will talk abo... Read more

  • The old Singer

    7/13/2015 5:39:25 AM, by JSTETSER

    One summer, Many years ago, my mother taught me how to sew on "the old Singer". Read more

  • Try New Foods!

    7/12/2015 6:15:35 AM, by JSTETSER

    On my journey towards health and wholeness, I have had to keep myself open to try new veggies like lambs quarters and the garlic scrapes. The ot... Read more

  • You can do it!

    7/11/2015 5:57:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    The journey is a long one. For many of us, a healthy lifestyle is a life-long journey. The nice thing is that you don't have to do it alone. ... Read more

  • No smell from Mr. Skunk

    7/10/2015 5:51:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    Well, the skunk saga continues. Our skunk friend has not left our yard, but he has moved from the back yard to the front. We are hoping that he... Read more

  • Mr Skunk Needs a New Home

    7/9/2015 5:50:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    This week, a young skunk made his way into our yard. He was living under our deck until we put mothballs around the edges of the deck. Now we a... Read more

  • Carter

    7/8/2015 5:57:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Carter Notch Hut has the friendliest and most accommodating croo (staff that I have ever worked with. Scott and Dave were the skeleton croo when... Read more

  • The Honeymoon Hikers and Carter Notch Hut

    7/7/2015 7:24:03 PM, by JSTETSER

    Winston and Marcia Terry (AKA Honeymoon Hikers met while hiking the AT (Appanachian Trail) in 2010. Marcia says that "the Lord changed our lives... Read more

  • Northern Bound

    7/5/2015 5:44:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today starts our 3 day vacation. We are heading to the White Mountains for one of our most favorite volunteer projects: speaking in the huts alo... Read more

  • Happiness is HERE!

    7/4/2015 6:13:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a day when I could be depressed. My friends are busy with family and my family is far away. My husband has to work, and that leaves me... Read more

  • Mamma is still watching

    7/3/2015 5:46:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    In my mind's eye, I always see my 93 year-young mother watching and waiting for me. Read more

  • Finally Figured it out!

    7/2/2015 5:33:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    Finally I figured it out On July 1, NH law is that I cannot use my cell phone while driving. My car has the Blu-tooth built in, but I never f... Read more

  • Thankful for a Wet Wednesday!!

    7/1/2015 5:31:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a beautiful rainy day! I am home in my w... Read more

  • Live, Love and HIKE

    6/30/2015 5:39:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    Hiking brings me so much joy and peace! This is th... Read more

  • A good night"s sleep

    6/29/2015 5:45:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    There are times when I struggle to fall asleep and stay asleep. I have found a few things that really help! 1. I stretch before going to bed.... Read more

  • AMC Mohican

    6/28/2015 5:54:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Blairsville, NH has a treasure~ It is the AMC Mohican Center. Read more

  • Home again

    6/27/2015 6:01:59 PM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friends, We are back home from a speaking engagement in Jersey, and visiting my son. Tomorrow I will post photos of our trip! Read more

  • New Jersey Sparking!

    6/25/2015 5:43:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    today my hubby and I drive down to New Jersey to speak for the AMC on the exciting subject of Aware of the Bear! I have never been to the AMC Mo... Read more

  • Somethings from nothing

    6/24/2015 5:34:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    This summer, my goal is to make somethings from nothing with the help of my good friend Nancy Barnaby. We are going through the fabric that we b... Read more

  • Why I keep Sparking

    6/23/2015 5:30:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    I was in a difficult predicament. On January 3, 2012, I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, and needed to make major life changes. It was time t... Read more

  • Thankful Monday Morning

    6/22/2015 5:36:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    Well, it's back to work again! I am so thankful for the health to get out of bed and go to work. I have a car to get me there. I have the m... Read more

  • Rainy Rememberances

    6/21/2015 6:10:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    The gentle rain Watering my lawn and garden Brings a Peaceful quietness to this day. I think about my father and the wonderful childhood ... Read more

  • Sunshine!

    6/20/2015 5:33:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry Sunshine on the water looks so lovely Sunshine almost always ma... Read more

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