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  • Tell It Like It Is

    12/9/2016 3:35:07 PM, by MARINGAL

    Okay, this is kind of ridiculous. Lucy Lou has decided to veto against walking. So it is a little drizzly out there, but hey, she is a St. Bernar... Read more

  • The Christmas Bridge

    12/9/2016 5:09:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every December for the past 7 years, I have enjoyed walking down the dirt road to the bridge about a mile or so away. My friends who live close ... Read more

  • My own space

    12/8/2016 7:39:11 PM, by PACEKA1

    Thirty-four years ago my ex-husband and I moved into this home with 5 children - 2 that were only 38 days old. It wasn't my choice to move here ... Read more

  • "To-Be"

    12/8/2016 3:14:29 PM, by MARINGAL

    I was just talking to a girlfriend of mine and she was telling me her "to-do" list has it's own "to-do" list and asked me how my list was doing. ... Read more

  • Purpose of our group

    12/8/2016 5:31:50 AM, by OLDEROWL

    Our group is about giving life more structure to free yourself from confusion and chaos, to set boundaries and rules for living to make healthy d... Read more

  • My Holiday Specials!

    12/8/2016 5:11:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    The other day I was a bit grumpy, and just a little tired of the noisy kids. I was not at 100%. Then I thought about my holiday specials, and ... Read more

  • A Little Of Yourself.

    12/7/2016 6:16:55 PM, by MARINGAL

    I even layered my mittens this morning, I wore two pairs but my fingers were frozen to the bone, it is a bit*h to walk in this weather. Thank you... Read more

  • Oh those Knees.....

    12/7/2016 4:04:43 PM, by PACEKA1

    We don't think about our knees when we are young. We run and jump and play and do all the fun things in the world that we want to do - our knees... Read more

  • Moving right along...

    12/7/2016 5:39:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    I woke up late, nd am going to have a great day. You might say that I'm moving right along! Read more

  • In The Eye Of The Beholder!

    12/6/2016 8:14:21 PM, by MARINGAL

    Oh...my god! It was so freezing outside when Lucy Lou and I ventured our 7:30 a.m. walk this morning! I was so cold and Lucy Lou was in her eleme... Read more

  • Give up the Grudge!

    12/6/2016 5:20:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    A grudge is a terrible weight to carry! It makes a person look old and Harry. So tired and sad Remembering pain that they had And living ... Read more

  • Hangin' On

    12/5/2016 3:35:27 PM, by MARINGAL

    Don't let the holidays grab you around your neck and take you as prisoner! Don't let that happen! You don't want to gain the extra five/ten pound... Read more

  • Party, party, party!

    12/5/2016 12:55:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Every evening this week I have a dinner or Christmas event. I have multiple events most days, too. I will make healthy choices and accomplish t... Read more

  • Prepared for The STORMS!

    12/5/2016 5:19:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today will be my first big snowstorm of the season. I am ready for a work day trip with new tires and my scraper in the ar. I have my boots an... Read more

  • Wrapped and Ready???

    12/4/2016 7:25:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    The gifts are wrapped. Some are under the tree. Some are on a tree. Some are wrapped to take to the post office tomorrow. And some are in the... Read more

  • The Power of Turmeric

    12/4/2016 4:53:30 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    Top Doctors Are Now Warning Anyone Over 40 To Stop Taking Ibuprofen Immediately. Here's Why Doctors often prescribe Ibuprofen to their pati... Read more

  • I need help!!

    12/4/2016 3:48:14 PM, by OLDEROWL

    I need help spreading an important message! Perfect Days do not come without delayed gratification. Too many seek the quick route to gratificat... Read more

  • Onward

    12/4/2016 2:52:13 PM, by MARINGAL

    Today, I have one box that is a filing box and I am going to prepare it for the new year. That means to organize all my 2016 papers and put them ... Read more

  • Winter Wonderland

    12/4/2016 10:11:59 AM, by PACEKA1

    I woke up this morning to snow - that light but wet snow that just sticks to everything. My backyard looks like a beautiful winter wonderland. ... Read more

  • You Never Know!

    12/4/2016 6:34:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    You never know just how strong you are until being strong is your only choice. I have changed my diet and am in the best shape of my life at 60... Read more

  • My new smart phone is smarter than me!

    12/3/2016 5:52:25 PM, by PACEKA1

    So today has been quite the experience for me. We finally did it. My DH and I have been carrying around flip phones forever. His view - all we... Read more

  • A Hunting We Will Go!

    12/3/2016 4:14:11 PM, by MARINGAL

    Well like many of you out there in Sparkland, we are all going to be affected by the cold snap that is coming upon us this coming week from the n... Read more

  • Mt. Major-an easy hike!

    12/3/2016 5:18:25 AM, by JSTETSER

    You don't need to climb a dangerous peak to get amazi... Read more

  • That Open Book Is A Bit More Open!

    12/2/2016 7:55:18 PM, by MARINGAL

    Well since I have opened my most sacred place in the entire world to all of you, my cottage. Since you already have been in my bedroom (yesterday... Read more

  • December fun

    12/2/2016 7:23:52 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I'm so looking forward to walking in town one evening soon. I always love the lights, the window decorations (Especially the Macy's candy window... Read more

  • I learned something today

    12/2/2016 5:06:47 PM, by PACEKA1

    On Wednesday Tom and I went to IKEA. I needed a new couch for my family room. It needs to pull out into a bed, but it can't be too big or too h... Read more

  • Important Life Lessons!

    12/2/2016 1:24:32 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

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  • Update on "Create Your Perfect Days" Spark Team

    12/2/2016 8:19:05 AM, by OLDEROWL

    Last November 14th, I decided to change the focus of my group from building healthy relationships to "Create your 'Perfect' Days" (don't mean a... Read more

  • Prepare for the Winter Wonderland!

    12/2/2016 5:15:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    Im dreaming of the Whites this winter! Hiking in the White Mountains of NH, on quiet, snow covered trails with the cold, crisp air filling our ... Read more

  • An Open Book...

    12/1/2016 3:14:45 PM, by MARINGAL

    I am leaving for Hospice in a few so I have a few minutes to post this blog much earlier than usual. As most of you know, I live in a very ... Read more

  • Transformed!

    12/1/2016 5:13:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    The 30 days of thankfulness has made me a kinder and more thankful person. Thank you to each person who gave a part of their day during November... Read more

  • Snow and Ice

    11/30/2016 9:58:24 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    These are not my favorite things! I have a full day of meetings and events and appointments tomorrow, so the snowy forecast is also not my favor... Read more

  • Because...

    11/30/2016 7:58:25 PM, by MARINGAL

    I received Sparkmail from a sparker asking me why I choose to write on my blogs about decorating and organizing when this site is for people tryi... Read more

  • Upping and Downing...and Rolling Forward

    11/30/2016 12:51:03 PM, by AUTIEJ

    And Christmas is upon us, or at least it is in a li... Read more

  • Never so thankful

    11/30/2016 8:53:16 AM, by NOMORESTALLING

    Man oh man does it feel good Never so thankful to be back to work! The only thing I don't care for is going to work in the dark and coming home i... Read more

  • #30 Innocence

    11/30/2016 5:23:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    #30 of Thirty Days of Thankfulness I am thankful... Read more

  • So, What Are You Waiting For?

    11/29/2016 7:01:42 PM, by MARINGAL

    Windows were very fun to dress at Hospice today. With my helper, we wrapped different height pillars with aluminum foil, topped them (5) with sil... Read more

  • #29 Light and Love

    11/29/2016 5:09:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    Day 29 of the 30 Days of Thankfulness I am thank... Read more

  • A Tip Here A Tip There

    11/28/2016 7:11:32 PM, by MARINGAL

    I have my turkey vegetable soup simmering, I have done all my errands this morning and need to run into the city for a quick doctor's appointment... Read more

  • Christmas Preparations.....I'm behind

    11/28/2016 6:18:16 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I've never been so far behind in Christmas shopping and decorating as this year. I can remember having shopping finished in August, cards ready ... Read more

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