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WOW--it's been a long while!
12/7/2013 3:19:24 PM,
Hello to all my dearest SparkFriends! I'm SO sorry I've been MIA for these last 4 months! I can't believe it's been FOUR months since I blogged! 40...
12/7/2013 3:00:03 PM,
Today rather than lament my situation I will use this opportunity to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela. I was born in 1961 and I can remember around 1975...
12/7/2013 2:38:06 PM,
One thing that my parents (depression children) and my husband (just f r u g a l ) have instilled in me is the 'waste not, want not' attitude. Rarely...
12/7/2013 11:11:47 AM,
I am setting in my recliner drinking hot tea. I am glad that I am not sitting in the stadium where the temp ins 13 and a wind chill of minus one....
Silly Saturday =)
12/7/2013 10:44:35 AM,
12/7/2013 10:22:29 AM,
" The first and great commandment is: Don't let them scare you." Elmer Davis
If there is one thing that drops many people in their tracks it is f...
12/7/2013 9:04:52 AM,
SP Coach 48 Days
Day 5 1-30 second plank and 1-35 second plank
Day 6 2-35 second planks
I made the decision that I...
Nelson Mandela, my teacher
12/7/2013 6:21:55 AM,
Nelson Mandela, my hero
Here is my tribute to an audacious yet humble man. He made the world a better place, but it was not without tribulation....
Hanging in there 3 days post chemo....dance, decorate?
12/7/2013 5:01:19 AM,
Well, it's 4am Saturday morning, and it's been about 3.5 days since I had my first AC chemo. For some reason, all I did was sleep the first two days...
IT'S AS RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA.
12/6/2013 11:57:25 PM,
And I do mean rainy. And add some pretty windy gusts, it makes for a nasty day. The movers came to my daughter's apartment, loaded it up, then put i...
12/6/2013 11:38:25 PM,
Weekly cartoon post, bigger version here: maelstromgrlie.deviantart.com/gallery/4642
4052... Read more
To those who are not looking forward to Christmas
12/6/2013 11:23:22 PM,
Today I read a story from a friend who is not looking forward to Christmas. Her story is heart warming and personal. I have been there on so many Ch...
12/6/2013 10:28:31 PM,
I wanted to update you all about the twins...One of the little guys developed pneumonia//he's on antibiotics and is doing well...he hit the 2 lb mark....
Ready for the bazaar and bake sale tomorrow!
12/6/2013 10:04:10 PM,
Oh it was one busy day, but have everything packaged and priced that I made, will do everyone else's in the morning before 9 a.m. My kitchen and dinin...
12/6/2013 9:48:39 PM,
I figured I had better specify up front these would be random because I am tired and my thinking is a bit loopy.
We were threatened with bad weather...
Your Body Is Only As Strong As Your Will
12/6/2013 7:12:40 PM,
I'm taking a few hours of downtime today to catch up on my records and blogging, and of course all of my Sparking and Facebooking and the like....
It's Snowing Hard In Sunny California !!!
12/6/2013 6:45:36 PM,
Hubby just came back inside from pruning the roses. They still had some beautiful flowers on them. It was snowing lightly as he punned.
UPDATE ON SHANNON...PTL!!!
12/6/2013 6:29:18 PM,
Shannon got the good news that his surgery will be within the next two weeks!!!!!!!
Shannon and Lisa went to dinner to celeb...
A Walk on the Wild Side......
12/6/2013 4:48:37 PM,
I have been up and out early every day this week. I'm pleased to say that its a later start tomorrow - but I had forgotten a Craft Fair on Sunday! Yes...
Practice awareness of your present moment
12/6/2013 3:33:04 PM,
Be aware of your surroundings and your present moment. The main cause of absentmindness is focusing on a future task and ignoring the needs of the...
12/6/2013 2:41:40 PM,
14469 was my fitbit step count for last night. Had leg pain, but managed to work through it. Now if I could only cut back on the salty food.
Won't Let Them Steal My Joy
12/6/2013 2:34:51 PM,
Joy Stealers. There are a million of them in this world, but whether or not I let them steal my joy is up to me. Mean People. Rude People. Ugly Pe...
12/6/2013 2:12:36 PM,
wish you all great shopping in the next two weeks.
To-Do-List (SparkTheSeason Pics!)
12/6/2013 1:15:00 PM,
Today's pic is a challenge for me - as I am trying to cut off the stress form work.
So I will write my do to list in a POSITIVE way - to do so it h...
I hate winter
12/6/2013 1:05:57 PM,
It is cold and we received a lot of snow yesterday and last night. I am ready for spring. This is no way to get out and walk. Also, I have found I a...
End of a very stressful 3 weeks.
12/6/2013 12:54:57 PM,
Today I get to unpack my suitcases from my trip 3 weeks ago. Of course the dirty clothes were taken out and washed when I got home but the rest of th...
Funny Feline Friday =^..^=
12/6/2013 11:54:34 AM,
12/6/2013 8:37:46 AM,
Today I've decided to change my profile picture.
Then I found a bit older picture, so here's the difference.
I'm almost out of shirts to che...
the weekend is here! hurray!
12/6/2013 8:35:33 AM,
i get to enjoy a long weekend this weekend! what a busy week i have had up until now. it will be busy for me later on, when i head out after lunch. ri...
PORTION CONTROL METHOD
12/6/2013 8:15:34 AM,
Thursday was rough. The 1st meeting lasted from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. I twisted, nodded, dozed, breathed, throughout. The only thing I did not do was wal...
New Is Exciting!!!!!
12/6/2013 7:15:23 AM,
" My favorite thing is to go where I've never been ." Diane Arbus
Are you stuck on a plateau? Well don't keep doing the same thing. Mix it up a...
Chptr 13 - Day 2
12/6/2013 6:56:28 AM,
Ok, so I survived yesterday's choices to snack and ruin my calorie intake on Day 1. I look at today's blank canvas and decide to go after another "fi...
Nelson Mandela, my Dad, and forgiveness
12/6/2013 5:47:57 AM,
In my life, two great men exemplified forgiveness: my father, Bill Gray, and Nelson Mandela. With my father, I saw the attitude of peace and kindnes...
A Fresh Start
12/6/2013 12:42:52 AM,
Well, I am officially moved in to my new apartment! The past few days have been pretty busy but all in all enjoyable. Cleaning and organizing can be s...
12/6/2013 12:41:14 AM,
" Peace is not merely a distant
goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive
at that goal."
- Martin Luther King, Jr....
Screwtape said it best!
12/6/2013 12:34:00 AM,
I've been thinking of the annual hysteria about the so-called "war on Christmas," and something came to me. One of my favorite writers is C.S. L...
Chptr 13 - Day 1
12/5/2013 11:27:42 PM,
Here I go again.....
Walked 3.75 miles today. Ate healthy all day, until I snacked this evening. Still, I'll never give up. One of these days...
What inspires me
12/5/2013 11:09:44 PM,
Today's writing assignment from SparkCoach is to share an inspirational quote that always inspires me. I don't think I have any, and I try to avoid ab...
Sound of Music
12/5/2013 10:29:18 PM,
What a wonderful performance by Carrie Underwood and everyone else in the production....
STRESS -- Keep it out of your life
12/5/2013 9:26:35 PM,
S = Serious problems cause stress, sometimes unavoidable
T = Tears can drop and wash away some of the anger/hurt
R = Resolve to think it over, but...
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