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  • Forget the Thousand Excuses and Find the One Reason Why

    6/20/2016 9:09:16 PM, by CLAYMACT

    I had my first "it happened" moment. What happened? I was too busy to get on Spark People yesterday. I didn't track any food. Nothing. I worked t... Read more

  • Gratitude and (It's not!) Selfishness

    6/20/2016 4:59:15 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I gotta tell ya something, something that I don't share a whole lot, but maybe I accidently told you, or maybe you just figured it out. I have de... Read more

  • Typical computer issues

    6/20/2016 10:59:24 AM, by COOP9002

    this computer stinks. Asus are the worst.... Read more

  • 6/19/16

    6/19/2016 10:09:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Although, it was a nice trip to my son's there is so much truth to there's no place like home. We had a doggie that was very happy to see us. A... Read more

  • Father's Day

    6/19/2016 4:06:22 PM, by COOP9002

    Hopefully all of you dads are having a great day. Blessings upon each of you.... Read more

  • 6/18/16

    6/18/2016 10:11:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Been a nice day. Birthday party was nice for Emerson. He refused to sleep all day, and has now finally conked out! Had dinner with son and DI... Read more

  • Body Mass Index "BMI" - Is Stupid!

    6/18/2016 8:57:33 PM, by SPEEDYDOG

    Part 1: What is BMI? There is some notion that a person's weight relative to a person's height can predict health problems and perhaps, earl... Read more

  • Pastor Search Committee's are inept

    6/18/2016 3:54:20 PM, by COOP9002

    Rather than call me and tell me that the church had chosen to go with another candidate, we discovered this reality on Facebook. My wife is ... Read more

  • 6/17/16

    6/17/2016 9:19:22 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Arrived in Kansas City and Emerson has successfully put the smile back on my face. We are headed out to dinner, so this is going to be short. I... Read more

  • The green tea cup exercise

    6/17/2016 7:25:29 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Try this exercise out. Andy Shaw in his book "Using a Bug Free Mind" describes the result of imprinting your mind with the general image of a gr... Read more

  • Bewildered

    6/17/2016 12:34:44 PM, by COOP9002

    well it looks like the church in VA has decided to go with someone else. they met Wednesday and i have not heard from them, even though the chair... Read more

  • Don't dispair, you have the power

    6/16/2016 9:43:50 PM, by OLDEROWL

    I haven't walked your journey, but I am sure you are a worthy and powerful person. God, or the universe, or however you define it made you human... Read more

  • 6/1/16

    6/16/2016 9:14:47 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy this heat is for the birds. I had three showers already today! My skin is going to wrinkle up if I keep this up! We hit 99 degrees with a... Read more

  • Hot Day in Mid-Mo

    6/16/2016 11:22:30 AM, by COOP9002

    it's another hot day here in mid-Mo. thankful that i was able to get out for a run early this morning. if you're dealing with the heat, be sure t... Read more

  • 6/15/15

    6/15/2016 11:04:28 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Happy hump day! Pretty boring day for me. I played susy homemaker and cleaned the house and did the laundry. You would think I would get bett... Read more

  • Oh Well

    6/15/2016 11:22:57 AM, by COOP9002

    hope your Wednesday is going well. i am still trying to figure out what might or might not be going on with the church in VA. it will take an act... Read more

  • Work In Progress - Chapter sketches

    6/15/2016 9:13:15 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Ch. 9 Topi continues to dig into the 'secret' history of Castle Crais. But he needs help. The locals are very forthcoming, except for a ... Read more

  • 6/14/16

    6/14/2016 10:15:36 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well today was my birthday. It was a good day, pretty uneventful, except for going out to dinner. We went with our friends to our favorite Mexi... Read more

  • (My) Freezer Meals

    6/14/2016 12:29:40 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I feel good. I've been trying to go again, doing what sets me up for success the best: preparation. I ordered some more boxes, and I'm going to b... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/14/2016 10:44:22 AM, by COOP9002

    our daughter is having a miserable Summer. she hates living in this town, and i don't see any viable prospects of getting her out of here. my fru... Read more

  • 6/13/16

    6/13/2016 8:49:29 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Not much to write about today. Most of my day occurred before noon, as it was too be hot again. So Dolly and I got out at 6 for our walk, and b... Read more

  • Monday

    6/13/2016 11:02:47 AM, by COOP9002

    it's Monday. Need I say more. ... Read more

  • 6/12/16

    6/12/2016 7:56:03 PM, by RHOOK20047

    What a hot day we had! 98 degrees with humidity. I got out to take Dolly for a walk this morning, but after being out in the heat all day yeste... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/12/2016 2:25:30 PM, by COOP9002

    our Centralia Mission Project went well. the group from Illinois travels back home today. please pray for our daughter, Olivia. she is struggling... Read more

  • First Ever Group Road Bike Ride With Strangers

    6/12/2016 12:28:05 PM, by SPEEDYDOG

    Part 1: I Am Particular About Riding with Other People Most often, I ride my bikes by myself. Whether I am riding a road bike or a mountain... Read more

  • Work In Progress

    6/12/2016 7:33:26 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Ch. 7 More info on the secret life of Castle Crais. We compress time to show how this secret has been kept useful through the Cold War. C... Read more

  • 6/11/16

    6/11/2016 9:10:26 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well summer is here! 97 degrees today. My training session went well. I was nervous as the chapel we had Mass in was very warm and I was afrai... Read more

  • Saturday

    6/11/2016 2:13:46 PM, by COOP9002

    it's another Saturday with some things going on at the church. i will be helping my wife and a couple of other ladies as we make supper and clean... Read more

  • Time: Can't live with it, can't live without it.

    6/11/2016 7:59:31 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    I was doing pretty good on posting my novel's chapter summaries, then I got a poke in the head from a proofreader that I left several scenes unre... Read more

  • Whole30

    6/10/2016 11:41:15 PM, by HALINHALF

    I've been doing Whole30 for 10 days now and currently my biggest worry is what the scale will say at the end. Did I mention I can't weigh myself ... Read more

  • It's Just Like Riding a Bike

    6/10/2016 10:04:49 PM, by CLAYMACT

    I had joined the 2015 Spring 5% Challenge and had great success. I actually got to my goal weight. Unfortunately, my wife's cancer and 5 family s... Read more

  • 6/10/16

    6/10/2016 9:25:28 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I got a call back on two of the jobs I applied for this week. One was another rejection, the other one sounds possible. Almost too good t... Read more

  • Friday

    6/10/2016 3:05:04 PM, by COOP9002

    it's a scorcher here in mid-Mo. our youth are serving with students from a church in Illinois doing some work on a person's house today. it's got... Read more

  • 6/9/16

    6/9/2016 9:24:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a very busy day today. Got up and took Dolly for a long walk this morning as it was a cool sunny morning. We took a slow leisure walk. Whe... Read more

  • Heating Up

    6/9/2016 11:08:17 AM, by COOP9002

    My run this morning was rather toasty. It looks like summer has arrived here in mid-Mo. Be sure to stay hydrated and use gird sense when exe... Read more

  • 6/8/16

    6/8/2016 11:19:38 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Today was an okay day. I got two calls for possible jobs. One didn't pan out but the other one is a possibility. I hope to hear something on m... Read more

  • Poke

    6/8/2016 4:09:23 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Yeah, I'm still kicking. I've got to set up a food habit. It's difficult though. I can fix lunch and even breakfast, but I always mess up at di... Read more

  • Centralia Mission Project

    6/8/2016 11:29:15 AM, by COOP9002

    our students will begin their part of our local mission's effort this evening. they will be working on a couple of houses in our community and do... Read more

  • 6/7/16

    6/7/2016 9:32:50 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I have had better days. I went to the doctor this morning and the stress is getting the better of me. I gained 10 lbs in 2 months. This ... Read more

  • Not Sure how to take that..

    6/7/2016 10:52:22 AM, by COOP9002

    i am not sure what is going on with the church in Virginia. when i left, they were making plans to come out and hear me preach. when i asked the ... Read more

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