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  • A Different Kind of Thanksgiving

    11/23/2016 10:45:32 AM, by SJHARRIS53

    It won't be Thanksgiving as usual for our family. After nine months of no contact, our son and his infant daughter showed up on our doorstep a m... Read more

  • Drought in Georgia

    11/18/2016 7:20:29 AM, by SJHARRIS53

    22% of the state of Georgia is under exceptional drought conditions, the worst I can remember in my 50 years of living here. Wildfires are ragin... Read more

  • Reflex

    10/30/2016 7:40:05 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an ... Read more

  • Danica

    10/22/2016 9:03:08 AM, by SJHARRIS53

    Our family has been blessed with a third grandchild, a girl, born to our daughter and her husband. Danica has a big brother, Jett, who has done ... Read more

  • The Ending

    10/16/2016 7:13:00 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    A thought to ponder I hope this day is all you w... Read more

  • Stress Buster

    10/3/2016 11:34:37 PM, by FANCYQTR

    Today was just a stressful day for me. It started out good, with me finding out that the farmers market at Human Services was there today. From... Read more

  • No joke

    9/15/2016 7:25:17 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    I just came home from a wonderful five day vacation... Read more

  • Endomondo

    9/5/2016 8:09:20 AM, by CHRISTINALOVES

    I love Endomondo, I've been using it since Aug 31st... Read more

  • 8 Week Sugar Diet

    8/31/2016 11:59:56 AM, by CHRISTINALOVES

    I'm proud to say that I never give up. At it again. Life. SO OFTEN gets in my way. Why is it so hard to set a track and keep it? While shoppi... Read more

  • A Busy Week so Far

    8/24/2016 11:36:09 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    it has been a busy week and challenging. on Monday i broke down the twin bed i grew up in and finally moved it to the house i'm living in now. ... Read more

  • 100 days

    8/15/2016 5:49:38 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    I'm sad I was so excited...I almost reached the goal of login in to SparkPeople for 100 consecutive days. I had 2 more days to go...... Read more

  • Seeing is believing

    7/24/2016 6:56:04 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    I came across this on the internet while surfing for motivation: Read more

  • Very Sad Morning.

    7/16/2016 11:33:24 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    My outside feral kitty named Springs that i tamed down who had brought me so much happiness everyday became road kill last night. my husband dis... Read more

  • OH, What a Rough July 4th Night

    7/5/2016 12:03:33 PM, by PANDABEAR42

    it was a rough evening. Went to a picnic at the neighbors. The food was good (everyone brought a covered dish or more). Large family and frien... Read more

  • Water

    7/4/2016 9:19:29 AM, by CAT609

    Drink lots and lots of water!... Read more

  • Let Me Take You on My Daily Walk

    7/2/2016 12:34:17 PM, by PANDABEAR42

    Panda and i usually take this walk every day. it is the safest route with less traffic. it is up hill the first half and then we turn around an... Read more

  • Swimming

    6/23/2016 11:41:31 AM, by BOWDIDDLE


  • people wrote back

    6/21/2016 1:08:31 PM, by BOISTFORTLADY

    Wow, I was so surprised that people wrote back to me. And with good ideas to help. I have a cuckoo clock that sings on the hour and the half. ... Read more

  • Monday

    6/20/2016 11:55:53 AM, by LPACE1049

    I have a great friend. She had a rough weekend. Her husband got drunk and proceed to act a fool. He was verbally abusive to one daughter, phys... Read more

  • Brand new to this blog stuff

    6/19/2016 1:03:03 PM, by BOISTFORTLADY

    The only way to get familiar with this is to use it. So here goes. I'm really motivated today because I beat my usual walk time by several mi... Read more

  • Life in a nut shell

    6/19/2016 7:13:26 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    Pretty simple to read....but pretty profound whe... Read more

  • Who knew

    6/17/2016 12:13:59 PM, by LPACE1049

    Okay, we all love flip flops or flip flop type sandals. Yesterday I wore my cute black flip flop type sandals to work (has the toe piece but has... Read more

  • Worry

    6/17/2016 7:29:26 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength." -Corrie ten Boom Words I need to remember when my mind runs... Read more

  • humidity

    6/15/2016 10:49:06 AM, by LPACE1049

    I usually go into the gym around 5:00 AM on Wednesday because I have church tonight. Today I did not make it in till 6:00. I make it home and g... Read more

  • A Missed Photo Opportunity

    6/14/2016 4:23:59 PM, by PANDABEAR42

    Yep, i missed a cute photo opportunity. i drove to the local country store to purchase a daily newspaper for an article i wanted to read. On my... Read more

  • Family

    6/14/2016 11:00:41 AM, by LPACE1049

    I have an awesome family. They love me, warts, bumps, attitudes and all AND best of all, they are not afraid to call me on the warts, bumps and... Read more

  • Tragedy

    6/13/2016 2:39:59 PM, by LPACE1049

    The shooting in Orlando is on everyone's mind I am sure. I don't know if people are really any worse today but with communications today, we sur... Read more

  • After the flood

    6/9/2016 1:36:41 PM, by LPACE1049

    After the flood came sunshine. After the flood came mosquitoes. After the flood came the realization that it could have been so much worse. Af... Read more

  • Remembering a great man, Muhammad Ali

    6/6/2016 1:28:19 PM, by LPACE1049

    I am old enough to have witnessed the climb to the top of his of his profession. Many thought he was arrogant, he was not, he just was a man wh... Read more

  • Why is this so difficult?

    6/5/2016 9:55:00 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    Why is this so difficult? I can't seem to get past the "constant struggle." I over think, over eat, and over work! Why can't I just think, e... Read more

  • Knowing is Finally Doing

    6/5/2016 7:27:32 AM, by SJHARRIS53

    As woman age, strength training becomes even more important to maintain and improve bone density. Just googling "strength training for seniors"... Read more

  • Memorial day

    5/30/2016 12:40:11 PM, by LPACE1049

    The first young person I every knew that passed away was Ray Stotler. He was killed in Viet Nam in 1966. Our country was not kind nor supportiv... Read more

  • Worry

    5/26/2016 12:10:00 PM, by LPACE1049

    Your kids never get so old you do not worry about them. My oldest daughter has had a few bad years. Physically it is bad. She has severe arth... Read more

  • Change is good

    5/25/2016 9:14:11 AM, by LPACE1049

    At my age, change is scary but change is good. Sometimes the changes are a mistake and it is harder to "unchanged" something than to change it. ... Read more

  • More than a number!

    5/15/2016 10:29:24 AM, by BOWDIDDLE

    I know this may sound silly...but...just thinking about getting on the scale makes me anxious! Over the years, the times I worked the hardest, I ... Read more

  • Back

    5/13/2016 12:00:31 PM, by LPACE1049

    Have been away for a while. I lost a daughter in 2009, my mother in 2011 and my husband in 2013. I worked and took care of Mom and George (sinc... Read more

  • The Barn Swallows are Back!

    5/12/2016 11:28:48 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    now this is what i love to blog about! the Barn Swallows are back and with a vengeance (maybe this isn't the word to use). there are 5 acti... Read more

  • Sabotaging My Health and Diet

    5/12/2016 10:52:50 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    Unfortunately i have been dealing with this problem for about 2 months now and it hasn't been good for my diet or health. i didn't want to write... Read more

  • Asheville, NC

    4/25/2016 8:47:48 AM, by SJHARRIS53

    My daughters and I recently spent a few days in Asheville, North Carolina. My, oh my, but was it memorable.... and for good and not so good reas... Read more

  • I'm Back

    4/11/2016 10:58:33 AM, by CHRISTINALOVES

    Been away awhile, my spark tracker was giving me problems, got a new garmin one. Not loving it, although it does update all activities in a cust... Read more

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