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Saturday, February 18, 2012      3 comments

Today after doing some errands in Boquete with my sister, we all drove slightly up into the hills above the city. After parking we visited Mi Jardin es Su Jardin, several acres of gardens that are open to the public even though they are the gro... Read more
A gift - A perfect day
Friday, February 17, 2012      6 comments

This morning, we gathered our beach items, donned our swimsuits and my brother in law and sister drove us to their favorite Pacific beach in Panama. It is located at a resort and we paid $10 per to use their private beach, sit on comfortable la... Read more
Am I uncaring or learning something else?
Thursday, February 16, 2012      2 comments

There are many communities we all belong to ... here on Spark and in our own homes, jobs and towns. One community that is important to me is the yoga community which is actually world-wide and incredibly varied. One type of yoga is called Anusa... Read more
More Panama Pics (mostly focused on eating!)
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      4 comments

First pic is at a coffee house/bakery in Boquete, Panama called Sugar and Spice. DH and I shared a pine... Read more
Two Valentine Quotes
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      5 comments

The first quote is about the love between two people. The second is why I feel this way about my husband of over 44 years. I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have ... Read more
Pics from Panama
Monday, February 13, 2012      4 comments

These are two of the pictures from our trip so far. One of me and DH at the top of Ancon Hill with Pan... Read more
Recommended reading
Sunday, February 12, 2012      3 comments

If you haven't read the Managing the mysteries of Motivation Part 2 , check it out. I especially like the last two paragraphs about changing your story.
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Panama Canal Tour
Saturday, February 11, 2012      6 comments

I promise not to blog everyday about Panama for the next 3 weeks, but today was spectacular. We took a taxi from our B & B to the pier and boarded a three deck ship with about 350 other people. We entered the canal from the Pacific side in Pan... Read more
Why I am proud to live in Iowa
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      1 comments

This is the link to an article and video that is about my pride in living in Iowa. A man lost to history, Arthur Clark worked to get his daughter admitted to the white school in Muscatine, Iowa in 1868 (yes, 1868) and got the word white removed... Read more
Dealing with grief
Monday, February 06, 2012      2 comments

Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses.” ~Proverb This is the beginning quote from article about a woman who lost her daughter 32 minutes after her premature birth over 20 years ago. It ... Read more
Groundhog Day and Light
Thursday, February 02, 2012      2 comments

Drats, Puxataney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter when he saw his shadow today. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the thing I miss most in winter is light... the sun is weaker and we have fewer hours of daylight. So i decided to think l... Read more
Live longer
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      2 comments

Got the link to this article in a newsletter from a health studio where I practice yoga. Found it interesting and thought provoking.
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Is fear holding you back?
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      6 comments

"Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear." - Dale Carnegie I know for me and I think for many of us on this healthy lifestyle journey, a lot of fear is... Read more
My new yoga plans
Saturday, January 28, 2012      7 comments

Adamantine Yoga is a ritualized breath meditation built around the matrix of 14 sun salutations and 20 yoga postures. Adamantine Yoga offers a comprehensive path for the purpose of self transformation by exploring the full potential of the physi... Read more
Do you know about cold and brown fat?
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      7 comments

Check out this article from the New York Times.
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