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blecccch
4/15/2014 5:19:45 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The walk hurt this morning, so it was the shorter walk. Things went down hill after that. Got to work, and felt icky. Couldn't quite...  Read more

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Black Jeans
4/14/2014 1:40:20 PM,  6 COMMENTS

3rd day of the longer walk. This morning was overcast, in the upper 40s, with a rather energetic breeze. I love black jeans. I haven't wor...  Read more

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Small Victories (2)
4/13/2014 1:09:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

That's two days around the Grand Basin. My pace is abysmal, but I accomplished it. I've noticed, besides sleeping better which I expe...  Read more

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small successes
4/12/2014 9:58:54 AM,  0 COMMENTS

The top picture was shot opposite the bottom shot, which means that for the first time in months, I walked around the Grand Basin. It hurt, a...  Read more

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Casual Fridays
4/11/2014 9:10:39 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I am wearing jeans today. They're the only pair I own, and about a year ago, I needed a belt to hold them up. Since November I could barely g...  Read more

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I Like Thursdays
4/10/2014 9:15:41 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Thursdays are nice. It's 4/5 to Friday. I've been crossing paths with another walker in the morning at the park. Today I found out her n...  Read more

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Hamsterwheel
4/9/2014 9:21:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Vague unsettled feelings. My hip was stiff and achey, making walking difficult, but I did it. Wondering why I bother. Doing my work and that of...  Read more

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Always Grateful
4/8/2014 9:06:03 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm always grateful for the small things in life, like the fact that we're only responsible for one Monday per week. I was in a great mood...  Read more

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Still
4/7/2014 9:02:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

"Still" is an interesting word. Sometimes it means continuing; sometimes it means calmness. I am both. I was out and about yesterday a...  Read more

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Let's Do Something Different
4/5/2014 3:23:19 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I like to go to historical reenactments, also called Rendezvous. Today was Trade Faire at Fort Des Chartres in Illinois. It's a juried meeting, meani...  Read more

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Thank You
4/4/2014 9:09:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Thank you for peeking at my blog. It's Friday, and I'm tired. I'm whiney. But I walked. ...  Read more

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Stormy Weather
4/3/2014 9:19:41 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, that brisk bite wasn't in the air the morning. Instead we have storms, bad enough that tornado sirens were going off at 6am. There was a littl...  Read more

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Rainy Days and Wednesdays
4/2/2014 9:12:17 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Wednesdays should be slam dunks. I mean, you chug up the weekday workaday hill until you get to Wednesday and then, just in the horizon, you can...  Read more

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Sunshine Tuesday
4/1/2014 9:03:27 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Day seven: the sun is out, but the breeze is still brisk. I'm waiting (patiently, because I have no choice) for the breeze to lose that bitter bite. ...  Read more

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Monday Again
3/31/2014 9:08:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I think Mondays are so tough because they get here so quickly. I mean, Friday takes a whole week to get here but Monday only takes two days. It...  Read more

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Five Days Walking
3/30/2014 10:54:36 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday's eating: not so good. Had Chinese food for dinner and undid the good thing I had done, and my joints really feel it. Today is a fresh start...  Read more

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Four Is More
3/29/2014 8:21:50 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Six days watching what I eat, four days of walking. (And being accountable. ) ...  Read more

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A Little Bit Frumpy, A Little Bit Rock n' Roll
3/28/2014 9:05:54 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I feel frumpy today ("fabulously frumpy Friday"?). I'm not sure how my clothes fit, I'm not sure how I look. I do know I feel a little better to...  Read more

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Small Steps
3/27/2014 9:17:50 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I walked a bit further this morning than yesterday morning. Then I went to the store and got some nice looking Anjou pears and sharp English cheddar f...  Read more

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Good Morning
3/26/2014 9:14:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I walked a little bit but it was a little bit more than I did yesterday or the day before. ...  Read more

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Faith, Hope & New Beginnings
1/12/2014 1:54:33 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It's been a long, long few months, some filled with moments of despiration when I thought it could never be better again, to now, when I know it...  Read more

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Motivation Monday
11/4/2013 6:52:06 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Every dream begins with a dreamer. This morning I go to work. I started a new position on Friday the first - it's back into property...  Read more

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Despair
9/15/2013 2:44:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I've been applying for work. I took a position last Wednesday as a courier; I'm driving around a hundred miles a day, lifting boxes into th...  Read more

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Being (Almost) Lost
9/5/2013 10:16:35 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Photo by me, quote by Ansel Adams. I'm not truly lost, just.... misplaced. Still looking for a job. I will have to sign up with one or...  Read more

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My Monday Picture
8/26/2013 12:31:48 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I like doing these motivational/inspirational pictures -- it keeps my creative eyes open and makes me think about placing the right quote and ph...  Read more

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Friday's Picture
8/23/2013 11:29:32 AM,  5 COMMENTS

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Finding My Self
8/22/2013 11:00:47 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This forced time of "inactivity" (not working) has me looking for ways of keeping the boredom at bay, and since photography is my passion, it ha...  Read more

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Gratitude
8/20/2013 9:45:32 AM,  4 COMMENTS

...because, sometimes, just being able to wake up and see the magnificence of the Universe is enough....  Read more

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Stoked (but bored)
8/19/2013 11:59:24 AM,  0 COMMENTS

This past weekend my roommate and I went to a Classic Car Show out at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, Missouri, where I saw this pup. Nothing is go...  Read more

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Just a thought on a quote
8/17/2013 10:40:33 AM,  3 COMMENTS

The Official Ten Minute Exercise group posted its Quotes of the Week this morning, and this one struck a note: 5)You will know that forgiveness h...  Read more

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Suddenly, mid-August
8/16/2013 10:28:23 AM,  1 COMMENTS

My roommate works for a nearby university. Yesterday was orientation day for new students to kick off the new semester. The rest of the weekend will b...  Read more

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Thursdays aren't so bad
8/15/2013 2:00:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday was the first time in weeks that I'd blogged, and I confessed that since being out of work since July 12, I haven't been walking, or doing m...  Read more

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Turmoil, because without it, it would be too quiet
8/14/2013 9:20:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

.... I say that sarcastically, by the way. This past month has been insane. I'm looking for a new job -- I walked out of my old one because...  Read more

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Post-Holiday: That's Who I Am
7/8/2013 1:44:01 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Last week, on the 3rd, I posted about a man who had swept me off my feet last year at this time. We reconnected earlier last week, and all of the feel...  Read more

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Only
7/5/2013 9:21:18 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Only: alone, solely, exclusively; merely. Yesterday morning, I stood on my digital scale and said, "I only lost four-tenths of a pound." I s...  Read more

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Who Am I?
7/3/2013 10:11:15 AM,  3 COMMENTS

There's been so much upheaval in my life lately, I've lost sight of who I am. It seems so much easier to be who others expect me to be, that I feel lo...  Read more

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July 1, 2013
7/1/2013 9:45:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I hurt, and I'm tired of hurting. This past weekend, I drove down to Paducah, KY, just because I haven't been there. I love my road trips....  Read more

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Repetitions & Intentions
5/20/2013 8:54:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I am a creature of habit: At home, my keys are always in the same place, my socks are matched and balled, and I tend to eat the same foodstuff over an...  Read more

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Learning to Crawl*
5/16/2013 9:16:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

* Thank you, The Pretenders. As long as the cats don't learn to operate the car, I'm fine. I noticed over the past few months that I've been...  Read more

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The Best Tuesday Ever
5/14/2013 2:32:54 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My local news radio station, KMOX, announces birthdays every weekday morning just before 7 AM. One of the "happy birthday" voices says, "This is the *...  Read more

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