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  • The "during" - the now.

    4/26/2015 10:30:17 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    Life is now. Always. This summarizes some pretty good points. ca... Read more

  • Who Knew?

    4/23/2015 8:03:59 PM, by SMOLLETTRI76

    Hey all you Sparklers out there, I have just had the best fitness day EVER!!! I got up on time, went to Cumberland Farms, got a coffee and a... Read more

  • Diminishing Enthusiasm

    4/23/2015 7:09:24 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Having been distracted by other, more urgent, obligations, and having a messy, MESSY house because of it, I woke up this morning ready to clean t... Read more

  • Home Again

    4/22/2015 11:33:53 PM, by MCJULIEO

    As great as it was to be with my dear college friend, it still feels great to get back home again, and have my own menu and timetable.... We... Read more

  • Friends

    4/21/2015 5:44:46 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm staying with a friend from college for a few days , but have had a wonderful time, just hanging out and even helping her daughter who has new... Read more

  • Taking It Easy

    4/18/2015 10:01:17 PM, by MCJULIEO

    After the frenetic pace of the last week or so, today seemed almost comatose.... I slept in and then pretty much caught up on some little indoor ... Read more

  • End of Conference

    4/18/2015 12:00:41 AM, by MCJULIEO

    A few observations: I did a HUGE amount of walking these last few days while I was at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference, with ... Read more

  • Distressed Today

    4/16/2015 8:54:58 PM, by SMOLLETTRI76

    Today was a hard day. Work was good, but when I got to Hillsgrove House, everything went off kilter from there. I didn't really know what to do w... Read more

  • May 9 5k Coming Up

    4/16/2015 5:40:13 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    Soooo... I had some dates written down to prepare for my 5k coming up and have done nothing (yet). It will be torture if I don't do SOMETHING s... Read more

  • Librarian Love

    4/15/2015 11:43:31 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I love libraries and the people who inhabit them. My presentation at the Texas Library Association annual conference went great, and there w... Read more

  • Librarians Everywhere

    4/14/2015 10:46:22 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The Texas Library Association annual conference started today, and librarians of all kinds arrived in Austin ready to learn and to party... The e... Read more

  • I'm getting there

    4/14/2015 10:05:54 PM, by SMOLLETTRI76

    One more day of catastrophe. Soon I will get on track... Read more

  • The Predicament I Have Created for Myself (This is NOT a Good Thing!!!)

    4/14/2015 5:17:12 PM, by SMOLLETTRI76

    I am wondering how I manage to be positive one day and go downhill the next. Well, first, I guess it has a lot to do with my monthly. I hate it. ... Read more

  • True Thought

    4/14/2015 12:40:52 AM, by MCJULIEO

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  • SparkPeople is Aggravating me!

    4/12/2015 2:50:47 PM, by SMOLLETTRI76

    Hi All Sparklers! Does anyone else have a problem with SparkPeople constantly refreshing itself when trying to put your food or exercise tra... Read more

  • A New Me is Actually Possible!

    4/12/2015 10:19:46 AM, by SMOLLETTRI76

    Hey There Fellow Sparklers! I have great news, followed by more great news. Ok, well, it seems like great news to me. First, I joined Planet... Read more

  • Things Are Shaping Up

    4/11/2015 11:35:43 PM, by MCJULIEO

    My presentation for the Texas Library Association's annual conference in Austin next week is shaping up nicely.... I KNOW that it should hav... Read more

  • Cool...

    4/10/2015 10:57:55 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Texas cooled down overnight, and while it started out rainy and wet, by noon it was dry, and the afternoon was sunshiny.... it made it a lot easi... Read more

  • Reluctant, But Did It Anyway

    4/10/2015 12:22:31 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Another First for me today.... I changed the blade on a band saw... all by myself!!! With help from the internet... When I cut up old reject... Read more

  • First Time for Everything

    4/8/2015 10:39:18 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Today I threw away perfectly good candy... Easter candy..... chocolate eggs... I didn't need them... I didn't really WANT them.... they were... Read more

  • Hard, but Good

    4/7/2015 10:03:02 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm working in the garage, trying to use the bandsaw to cut up some samples for my talk on recycling books next week at the Texas Library Associa... Read more

  • I Found It!

    4/6/2015 4:22:41 PM, by MCJULIEO

    About a month ago I lost a diamond (not really, but Cubic Zirconium doesn't roll off the pen as easily) stud earring.... I was in the shower when... Read more

  • He Is Risen!

    4/5/2015 7:30:52 AM, by MCJULIEO

    A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the wor... Read more

  • I Talk a Good Talk But Can't Seem to Walk the Walk

    4/5/2015 6:04:10 AM, by SMOLLETTRI76

    Hello fellow Sparklers, I am really down today. Last night I think I was hell bent on eating myself out of house and home. I ate, and ate, a... Read more

  • Parade of (Chicken) Homes

    4/4/2015 9:58:06 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Austin, Texas is famous for its eccentric and undescribable characters, and its peculiar, and sometime baffling mindset, and you cannot disagree ... Read more

  • Tourist Migration

    4/4/2015 12:21:29 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Since this is a holiday weekend (Happy Easter!) there was a major tourist migration out of the city of Houston westward toward New Braunfels and ... Read more

  • Hahaha... April Fools!

    4/1/2015 9:02:42 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm staying with my 94 year old mom at her Independent Living Apartment complex, and this morning we entered the elevator, only to find an offici... Read more

  • Hahaha... April Fools!

    4/1/2015 9:02:26 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I'm staying with my 94 year old mom at her Independent Living Apartment complex, and this morning we entered the elevator, only to find an offici... Read more

  • Some Crazy Days

    4/1/2015 12:50:11 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Well, I had this week all planned out with constructive and healthy things to do.... But little did I know that The Unplanned Diversion was ... Read more

  • Are those ABS forming?!

    3/31/2015 3:43:56 PM, by EISKONIGIN

    I haven't been on Spark for a while (my husband bought be a FitBit for Christmas, and that's where I've been). Or at least I haven't tracked in a... Read more

  • So Sleepy!

    3/29/2015 6:30:30 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I didn't sleep well last night, .... and I managed to easily stay awake for church this morning, but I am SO SLEEPY now! I guess that I had ... Read more

  • Successful Expedition

    3/28/2015 8:21:24 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Yesterday's gallivanting across Texas' Hill Country produced lots of memories, many gorgeous bluebonnet (and other wildflower) sightings, a great... Read more

  • Play Day

    3/27/2015 10:23:21 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Our schedules have been kind of hectic lately so my friends who comprise our Craft Play Day group are taking a field trip today to Wimberley, one... Read more

  • Play Day

    3/27/2015 10:23:21 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Our schedules have been kind of hectic lately so my friends who comprise our Craft Play Day group are taking a field trip today to Wimberley, one... Read more

  • Done Deal

    3/26/2015 10:47:19 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I planted tomatoes today. There are a bunch of new varieties so I tried a bunch of different kinds: Celebrity (my reliable producers) ... Read more

  • It's Time to Plant!

    3/25/2015 11:40:40 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Yesterday, there were NO leaves on the various mesquite trees in my yard... I'm SERIOUS! Not one single leaf! I seriously checked yesterday.... Read more

  • Blog from App

    3/21/2015 3:38:56 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    I finally opened the SparkApp after quite a long time to discover there ARE a bunch of changes I missed. Namely, ability to blog. I don't k... Read more

  • Quickest and Easiest Way to Get a Six Pack

    3/21/2015 10:42:28 AM, by MCJULIEO

    So sorry..... I'm giddy with SPRING! I couldn't resist! <... Read more

  • Spring Has Sprung!

    3/20/2015 11:33:48 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It's the 20h of March, and officially it's SPRING! And I've seen the first big healthy patches of wildflowers (Bluebonnets, naturally) so I'... Read more

  • Squirl (and Spark!) at SXSW

    3/19/2015 11:13:12 AM, by MCJULIEO

    SXSW, if you didn't know already, is a Hot and Happenin' film festival/ music festival/ technology-geek festival staged at Texas's Hottest and H... Read more

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