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Day 692 - M

Friday, November 15, 2013

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."

Thomas A. Edison

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Mike Rowe (Dirty Jobs) says the old adage "Work smart, not hard" is just about the worst advice anyone could give a person. Mike says.....'Work smart AND hard". In other words, yes, give it everything you've got - go the extra mile - stay late - get there early - work HARD - give it 110% - don't be afraid to sweat or get a little breathless - show up - BE there. Yes, he's really onto something. This is just what our lifestyle changes require - that we go the extra mile - NEVER quit (US Navy SEALs mantra) - don't take short cuts - sweat - challenge your respiration - eat healthy food for fuel. Yep, the payoff is priceless. Mr. Edison is saying the same thing, just a little differently.

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Another BIG, BIG day!!! Spent a whole lot of time in the wood pile - stacking, filling the wheelbarrow, hauling wood. Then lots of raking. TONS of leaves here in the woods. Ran 2 bus routes and got the cardio walking in. Jetta LOVES it when we split, cut & stack wood. She gets so excited she barks at us!! Funny girl.

Mileage: 9.70 miles

Hope your Friday was fabulous!!!!!! 'Til tomorrow..... emoticon emoticon
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  • GABY1948
    What a fun day for you! And Jetta! I felt like I was there with you just reading this! Have a great Sunday!

    Gaye
    1702 days ago
  • TATTER3
    Yesterday was supposed to be a half day at work. We're being watched for leave time. I had to stay until reg leave time and the rest of the clinic stayed for most of that. I went on working at my desk taking care of things that would normally wait until Mon. A coworker asked why I was pushing....I told her I didn't want to come in to a busy morning when I could get a lot of it done beforehand. I try to do what I'm told as soon as I get the instructions. In the long run...maybe no one notices, but I do...and so does God. I have promised to get my organization in order....and step by step, I'm cleaning Honey's house and making a dent in my own hoarding. I appreciate your posts. You think and take time and it show. Thank you for going beyond the norm. Be blessed and keep Sparkin'!!!
    1702 days ago
  • WALLAHALLA
    I miss having a fireplace to stack wood for, especially during the holidays.
    1702 days ago
  • SPARKLINGHOPE
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    1702 days ago
  • MSLZZY
    emoticon You are an inspiration!
    1703 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    That's sure the truth now-a-days . . . you have to work smart AND hard!

    HUGS and have a great weekend.
    1703 days ago
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