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  • Hello Carbs!!

    2/4/2017 9:55:41 AM, by PLATINUMZACK

    Quit low-carb yesterday and good riddance! I didn't realize how much it was bringing me down in every aspect. I thought I was feeling pretty good... Read more

  • 2/3/17

    2/3/2017 7:45:53 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, little Mikey thought he would get even with me since I left him out of the crate from the time I left for work (6:15 a.m.) until Chris went... Read more

  • Haters Gonna Hate

    2/3/2017 3:42:35 PM, by BOSS61

    Enough is enough people. I have held my tongue too long, but it's time to say something. I have seen a lot of hate spewed on social media i... Read more

  • "A Day That You Tarry Is A Day That You Lose."

    2/3/2017 2:19:40 PM, by DOUGDC

    A line from a the song, Jeremiah Johnson, sung repeatedly by Tim McIntire in the Robert Redford film of the same name. The movie is one of my fav... Read more

  • 2/2/17

    2/2/2017 9:50:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a good day today. Went to work, it was fairly quiet. We had a lunch for a guy who is leaving tomorrow. They brought in Panera box lunches ... Read more

  • Rote Behavior

    2/2/2017 11:04:18 AM, by DOUGDC

    It's just finished raining. Chilly. Damp. Cloudy. But weather is only one part of the reason that I look at today as only another day of mechanic... Read more

  • Challenge

    2/2/2017 1:25:44 AM, by NITEMAN3D

    Part of today's challenge was list three things I've accomplished recently to dwell on the positive rather than the negative. I got my Diabetes ... Read more

  • 2/1/17

    2/1/2017 10:23:39 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Thanks for the suggestions of dealing with Mikey. Seems I have a puppy that is teething and has separation anxiety. My luck, but he is a little... Read more

  • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

    2/1/2017 7:21:20 PM, by BOSS61

    So, comma before the "and" in the name of this blog, or not. Inquiring grammarians want to know, which is not the point here. Read more

  • Meeting the Day with Gratitude

    2/1/2017 12:39:36 PM, by DOUGDC

    Each day opens with the opportunity to deal with the problems that arise, or, those left over from earlier. I'm grateful for he chance to try aga... Read more

  • 1/31/17

    1/31/2017 9:19:06 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Really don't have much to report today. I woke up, I went to work, came home, cleaned up the mess my little Mikey made, made supper and now I am... Read more

  • Diet Soda Fan

    1/31/2017 3:06:48 PM, by NITEMAN3D

    I drink diet soda. I confess. Why? Nobody has actually proven to me that I shouldn't. It's obvious why drinking regular soda is bad. It adds... Read more

  • Planning a "Move"

    1/31/2017 12:29:29 PM, by DOUGDC

    In a few weeks we'll return to Virginia and give contractors a chance to look into the remaining "this old house" problems that we have at the pl... Read more

  • 1/30/17

    1/30/2017 10:19:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am so tired. I slept pretty well last night, just not enough hours in the day. A pretty quiet and boring day. Went to work, came home made d... Read more

  • I'll Get Over It...

    1/30/2017 12:08:07 PM, by DOUGDC

    But right now, I'm sad. I don't like the way the future is unfolding right now. But a lot of people would like to have my problem. It looks ... Read more

  • 1/29/17

    1/29/2017 9:38:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, spent a quiet day! I got to bed about 12:30 after working last night and slept until 8:30 this morning. I got up and made some muffins th... Read more

  • A Good Choice

    1/29/2017 7:23:42 PM, by DOUGDC

    On the way to church this AM I took the bus, as I usually do. The route involves a light rail ride to meet a bus running up a main road. As I got... Read more

  • 1/28/17

    1/28/2017 10:45:48 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Use today as a day of reflection and thought. I met a new priest who has been covering for our pastor who is in India visiting his mother. Fr. ... Read more

  • 1/27/17

    1/27/2017 9:36:30 PM, by RHOOK20047

    TGIF! I woke up with a stuffy head, and had a hard time to get going this morning. Looked forward to work since it was going to be a short day... Read more

  • Stuck on a Plateau

    1/27/2017 12:29:52 PM, by DOUGDC

    It's been a month since the holidays ended and I'm still 5-10 pounds above where I was in early November. Thought I'd changed my general life sty... Read more

  • 1/26/17

    1/26/2017 10:48:49 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I got news that one of my son's best friends from grade school on was having a liver transplant. He has some very strange disease and was ... Read more

  • Taking Responsibility for my Weight Gain

    1/26/2017 1:25:11 PM, by NOOMA341

    I gained ten pounds this past year. I knew it was happening. I did little to stop it. I'm not upset about it. I'm over it. I take respon... Read more

  • Urban Hiking

    1/26/2017 12:08:20 PM, by DOUGDC

    I love being outdoors - even in the rain. So walking is a great exercise for me, all except my right foot begins to hurt after an hour or so. ... Read more

  • 1/25/17

    1/25/2017 10:27:49 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This was a long day, another guy from work was out of the office sick, and I am tired tonight. We had a problem this morning that I had to handl... Read more

  • Planning an Experiment

    1/25/2017 11:49:33 AM, by DOUGDC

    An experimental dinner party. Stay with me here. The huge domestic issue, the elephant of a few days past, is where to live. What place, in... Read more

  • 1/24/17

    1/24/2017 9:43:27 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well today was almost a better day. Work was extremely busy but I handled it. Three folks are out for training, and I got exposed to problems I... Read more

  • Looming Sky - Looming Day

    1/24/2017 11:08:57 AM, by DOUGDC

    Generally I wake up optimistic. Today as well. Walking out to get the paper, the sky is grey and flat - as though a tornado were imminent. No tor... Read more

  • 1/23/17

    1/23/2017 10:18:48 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I have got to find some way to get out of this funk I am in. Tonight I went to our Patriotic rosary at church, and we pray for each state and th... Read more

  • A Good Day in the Offing

    1/23/2017 1:11:43 PM, by DOUGDC

    It's starting well. Pink edges to twisted grey clouds with patches of blue all point to a temporary pause in the rain, and look like an invitatio... Read more

  • 1/22/17

    1/22/2017 10:36:48 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this was a full busy day, full of reflection and emotions. As I said yesterday, I was meeting a friend I hadn't seen who is at the end of h... Read more

  • Going to Church

    1/22/2017 11:02:45 AM, by DOUGDC

    I've tried to talk myself out of going this morning. Yesterday was a day of world-wide protest, the women's march, which I though valuable as a w... Read more

  • 1/21/17

    1/21/2017 10:02:11 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I am not the youngster I used to be. The job I was working on last night lasted until 12:30 a.m. and our system went down. So we broke off... Read more

  • Dealing With the Elephant

    1/21/2017 11:54:33 AM, by DOUGDC

    Oh, yes, the elephant in the room. This one is the size of a house. A century old house in San Francisco that we need either to finish fixing up ... Read more

  • Stop thinking about it

    1/21/2017 9:55:02 AM, by PLATINUMZACK

    I've been blessed to find an exercise I love in cycling, but with the door of opportunity swinging open I find myself wanting to reach for goals ... Read more

  • Visitors

    1/21/2017 5:04:10 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Yesterday we had visitors from our churches. It was great to see them. The fire chief and some of the "boys" are coming today. I'm their chaplain... Read more

  • Grey Day - Many Ways

    1/21/2017 1:19:59 AM, by DOUGDC

    It rained hard last night. And the sky was grey and overcast early - a few optimistic blue patches appeared later in the AM, about the same time ... Read more

  • Not For Everybody

    1/21/2017 12:37:49 AM, by NITEMAN3D

    Spark Coach wants we to plan my menu for tomorrow, but I don't really need to and I think others are in my situation as well. I'm retired and ha... Read more

  • 1/20/17

    1/20/2017 11:26:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am still working and will probably be working into the wee hours of the morning. I will post more tomorrow after I get some shuteye. TGIF! L... Read more

  • Two Nights

    1/20/2017 5:44:55 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Last night was the second night we both slept all night. What a blessing! I realize how often we take "small" blessings for granted when things ... Read more

  • 1/19/17

    1/19/2017 9:57:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I had an evening off. Since I have been working extra hours, I needed to leave work at a normal time. I made it home for dinner with Marga... Read more

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