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  • Grown sons

    6/25/2016 5:51:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    My sons are all grown up. The youngest just turned 34. How can that be? Read more

  • One Small Step Today

    6/24/2016 5:43:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day, let's move forward in our health. I mean every single day, I'm going to take a small step forward. How about you? Let's do this tog... Read more

  • I believe in plan B

    6/23/2016 5:37:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes our best plans to eat right and get in our exercise fail. We try our best, but there are so many things beyond our control, and our pl... Read more

  • Home at last!

    6/22/2016 5:22:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friends, Over a week ago, I wrote about my sister who is homeless. Today, things are looking up for her! First, she was put on the waiti... Read more

  • White Ledges

    6/21/2016 5:37:15 AM, by JSTETSER

    Monday was a hiking day! John and I started out from the White Ledges Campground, located south of Conway, NH. The weatherman promised us a war... Read more

  • Doing the things I've never done

    6/20/2016 3:47:03 PM, by JSTETSER

    I've been asked to do something that I've never done. I teach children with special needs, and one student has speech difficulties. In order to... Read more

  • Going places I've never gone, doing things I've never done.

    6/19/2016 5:39:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Going places Iíve never gone, Doing things Iíve never done. Growth is often measured by new experiences that a person has, and the new abili... Read more

  • The woodpile Workout

    6/18/2016 5:34:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday was a beautiful day for what the Stetser Household calls the ďDomestic WorkoutĒ. This is a workout that involves cutting trees, mov... Read more

  • Blogging for Change

    6/17/2016 5:21:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes, the answers that we seek are right inside our hearts. We just need to take the time to listen to our own heart, and write down what w... Read more

  • Kindness

    6/16/2016 5:15:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    It costs us nothing to be nice. Nothing but our time and patience. That is what I gave to my sister yesterday. Just a listening ear, and some ... Read more

  • Homeless and Hungry

    6/15/2016 5:36:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    Helping a homeless friend or family member can be tricky. They need more than money and food. They need money management skills and the ability ... Read more

  • DANGEROUS HIKE!!

    6/14/2016 5:45:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    On Saturday, June 4, John and I hiked the Beaver Brook trail. This was our third time hiking the trail, so we felt confident in our ability to h... Read more

  • The Lupine Festival

    6/13/2016 5:43:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sunday I went to the little town of Sugar Hill, NH to their Lupine Festival. It was amazing to see fields of lupines of all colors swaying in t... Read more

  • Dear Mr. Sanders

    6/10/2016 5:24:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Bernie Sanders, Donít believe the media about you losing the election. You have won in so many ways! Maybe you will not become president... Read more

  • Walking on Dirt

    6/9/2016 5:22:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Walking on dirt Getting off the sidewalk Finding the forest and fields No fears, Just joyful journeying On the dirt path Of Life.... Read more

  • My Morning Spark!

    6/8/2016 5:16:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every morning I wake and I rise To meet the day an... Read more

  • Life is a balancing act!

    6/7/2016 5:03:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    On Sunday night, 6/5, my 94 year old mother fell in her bedroom (not in the bathroom as I was originally told). She landed on her face, breakin... Read more

  • Pray for my Mom!

    6/6/2016 5:23:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last night Mom fell in the bathroom. She cut her head and her elbow. She is back home today, but a bit shaken up. She is happy that a trip to ... Read more

  • Positive results of saying NO!

    6/5/2016 5:28:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am a nay sayer. In fact, one of my friends from church calls me Mrs. No. Whenever she asks me to bake goodies for events, I say no. I will b... Read more

  • Gardening with my Grandchild

    6/4/2016 5:16:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love to work in the garden growing food for tomorrow, and beauty for today. My favorite thing to do is pass on the love of dirt. My grandchi... Read more

  • Life is like a flower garden

    6/3/2016 5:22:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    Life is like a garden of flowers preparing to bloom at unknown hours Read more

  • Goals for June 2016

    6/2/2016 3:56:22 PM, by IDREAMOFRUNNING

    So...it is June 2016 and I will be 45 years old in two weeks. To celebrate the fact that I actually feel great, I want to look better too! So thi... Read more

  • Yellow Ladyslippers

    6/2/2016 5:08:35 AM, by JSTETSER

    The other day I went to a perennial garden store that sold yellow Ladyslippers. I had never seen this done before. Actually, I thought that the... Read more

  • What drives your life?

    6/1/2016 5:18:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    What drives your life? What drives your life? What moves you forward? Many people are driven by guilt and shame. They unconsciously punish t... Read more

  • Plan for June

    5/31/2016 4:50:55 PM, by VTRICIA

    Nutrition: Trying to stick to the DASH plan as well as I can. For each meal: - Green, a vegetable or fruit - Brown, a whole grain - White... Read more

  • One Way or Another

    5/31/2016 5:24:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today was a typical hiking day, and John picked out a new adventure in Goffstown. We were climbing Mt. Uncanoonuc. I thought about inviting our... Read more

  • Accept Yourself!

    5/30/2016 5:22:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    Accept Yourself! You are where you belong! There is a Master Plan, and we are all a part of it. You are precious, perfect and beautiful. ... Read more

  • A bigger purpose

    5/29/2016 5:16:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Itís not all about me. Itís about the role that I need to play in this world. God has a purpose that I need to fulfill here on this Earth. I a... Read more

  • Walking on.

    5/28/2016 5:25:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Walking on from yesterday~ from pain or from joy. In every season there is more to see, to feel To live. I enjoy today like a speci... Read more

  • A teacher's advice to parents

    5/27/2016 5:19:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    The question every parent should ask the teacher Every early June, as the school year comes to a close, I made it my habit to take the time to... Read more

  • Making today AWESOME

    5/26/2016 5:28:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am making today a great day with a positive attitude! I am going to love myself, and all those around me. I will embrace my mistakes as lea... Read more

  • No Ticks on ME!

    5/25/2016 5:27:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Are you hiking down the trail or walking in the woods with kids or a dog? Consider putting oil on your skin first. I have found that a lightly sc... Read more

  • I will RISE UP!

    5/24/2016 5:20:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is my day for self reflection and remembering my goals. Once again, I can be the priority. I have spent the past month focusing on my chi... Read more

  • Two new doctors

    5/23/2016 5:26:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Two new doctors, Full of hope Ready to heal, able to cope With the pressure and problems From a world full of wounded More than eight... Read more

  • Graduation emotions

    5/22/2016 5:08:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Happy to see this day come Sad to say goodbye to Spartanburg and friends here. Thankful for great experience and the many people who helped m... Read more

  • First the Awards

    5/21/2016 8:34:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    Graduations are a process. It's saying hello to the new life, and goodbye to classmates and professors who have been influential in the past fou... Read more

  • Graduation Journey

    5/20/2016 3:26:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm on my way! Logan Airport in Boston is 90 minutes away. Medical School in SC, along with Matt and Nora are 4 hours away from me. He has co... Read more

  • Begin Again!

    5/19/2016 5:29:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    There was a time in my dietary commitment where I was constantly losing. I had Type II Diabetes, and wanted to be able to control it by diet, exe... Read more

  • Conquering myself

    5/18/2016 5:23:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm my biggest enemy and my biggest friend. If I... Read more

  • Hiking Mt. Chocorua

    5/17/2016 5:29:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    Saturday in Northern New Hampshire was a beautiful day. We drove over to Scott Rd in Albany, and found the quiet trailhead to Chocorua. The H... Read more

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