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  • Exciting day on the water

    6/24/2016 2:39:44 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went kayaking with my brother, Jeremy, this morning on Lake Erie. Early start. We got on the water by 7:15am. We launched from Wright Park B... 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

  • Clean house

    6/23/2016 8:52:42 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Today was my weekly deep clean of my apartment and grocery shopping day. Got everything done by 2pm. Then pedaled and read, walked Cooper, made... Read more

  • Trying Again

    6/23/2016 7:28:31 AM, by HOMEINTR

    I've been off the diet wagon for almost a year and gained back all I lost. Its all my fault, but life's pressures make it tough. My mother has re... 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

  • Not hungry today

    6/22/2016 8:33:19 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was not hungry today. I am still not hungry, but I have dinner in the oven... and I will eat it when it is cooked, because I need the fuel. I... 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

  • Looking forward

    6/21/2016 9:37:37 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Nothing momentous happening here. It was a little cooler, so Cooper was willing to go for a longer walk this evening. I talked to my brother, J... 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

  • Lack of inspiration

    6/20/2016 8:27:31 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Another warm day, had Cooper snoozing all afternoon. I took it a little easier myself. Even his evening walk was shorter than usual, so my even... 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

  • A warm one for Father's Day

    6/19/2016 7:26:00 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was restless today. Starting early with my visit with dad. I ended up leaving early, because I couldn't sit still and visit. Cooper didn't m... 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

  • Choices

    6/18/2016 7:19:37 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I chose not to go kayaking this evening, as it would have me getting home after midnight. One of the side effects of becoming a morning person l... Read more

  • One Tiny Step - BOOM!

    6/18/2016 11:34:32 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I think my sisters and I have kind of become immune to pain because we are all accident prone. We truly believe we have a special "klutz gene" t... 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

  • Jumpstart on the day

    6/17/2016 7:57:23 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got up early today, and it really made a difference in how my day unfolded. I got in 45 minutes of yoga, made my coffee, went to my parents' h... 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

  • A slow start

    6/16/2016 8:51:31 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I did indeed sleep in this morning, much to Cooper's disgust. He started bouncing on me around 8am, but I didn't get up until 9am. First thing ... 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

  • Rainy evening

    6/15/2016 9:17:35 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I had spareribs for dinner. Cooper loves when I have ribs... because he gets the bones! They are just the right size for him. I had a salad to... 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

  • Warming up...

    6/14/2016 9:13:02 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It was still sort of cool today (though warmer than yesterday), so Cooper was interested in walking today. Got him out 5 times... 4 of those wer... Read more


    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

  • Rest day... Demo Day... what do I read?

    6/13/2016 4:59:23 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I pretty much just gave up on activity today and took a rest day. I was tired. Yes, I do take a rest day occasionally. Though I still walk the... 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

  • Books!

    6/10/2016 10:49:24 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got a box of new books in the mail today... so when I wasn't walking the dog I was pedaling and reading. Joy! I love reading. Good books. I... Read more

  • Back in my Kayak!

    6/10/2016 12:13:00 PM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I FINALLY got back in my kayak yesterday. The last time I had it on water was in Utah in 2014. After breaking my leg and ankle in four places r... 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

  • Working on maintenance

    6/9/2016 6:33:12 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was on track with food yesterday... a little low on calories, but good on carbs and protein... then I got lazy... instead of my planned bedtime... Read more

  • Waiting for my body to get with the program

    6/9/2016 6:00:10 PM, by EDDLES08

    My body amazes me. It built two adorable, healthy children and fed them. When you think about it, well, it is pretty darn awesome. And I love my ... 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

  • Chilly day

    6/8/2016 6:46:45 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Since it was so chilly today Cooper was all about walking. Three long walks. He was pretty darn perky on those walks, no lollygagging! I also ... 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

  • Windy day

    6/7/2016 6:51:31 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It was a bit breezy today, so I bailed on kayaking on Lake Erie this evening. I do believe there is a small craft advisory so I think everyone i... 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

  • Rest day?

    6/6/2016 6:08:44 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    No run today, so I guess I could call it a rest day. Not that I rested... LOL! I just laid off the intense exercise for most of the day. I ped... 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

  • Rainy day

    6/5/2016 7:56:07 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Went for a 5 mile run this morning out at my parents' house. That's three days in a row, and yesterday was a long run, so I think tomorrow I wil... 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

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