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Deaf Girl Walking, A set Back, and Some Embarrassing Humor
Saturday, September 18, 2010      8 comments

Mid August, I was walking emoticon 7 miles, and my goal of walking to the farm was within reach. Unfortunately, I ... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      4 comments

I love the 5% Challenge! It's a friendly fun competition that helps me stay focused. I hope you'll join us! This is your invitation to the Fall 2010 5% Challenge, starting SEPT 25th! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their startin... Read more
Advice From a Donkey
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      11 comments

One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; ... Read more
The Last Goodnight
Monday, September 06, 2010      10 comments

Unfortunately it was a bittersweet, sad weekend for me. This morning I said a last goodnight to the love of my life. Patches has been my faithful friend for 17 years, but today I held him in my arms as he quietly passed over to doggy heaven. I'm... Read more
September Goals for the Central PA Team challenge
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      4 comments

1. I plan to increase my steps each time I walk as I move toward my goal of walking to the farm. 2. Strength training Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.... Read more
Pants On The Ground! Literally!
Thursday, August 26, 2010      18 comments

Well it happened! As I was leaving the grocery store this morning, I passed a young man who was bending over doing something. I had to look at him in order to maneuver my cart around his person, so it wasn't hard to notice his jeans were down ar... Read more
End of the Road!
Sunday, August 22, 2010      11 comments

It's not what you think. I'm not quitting. Friday evening I made it to the end of the first road, in my attempt to reach my new goal, which is to walk to the farm where my grandparents lived when I was a child. ... Read more
My New Goal: A Walk To The Farm!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      17 comments

My New Goal: A walk to the farm! When I was about 10, (my little brothers would have been 8 and 6), our Aunt was our baby sitter during the summer. My Grandparents lived on a farm in the countryside of a nearby town. One day my Aunt decided... Read more
Exciting News for My Friend/Sister Diane929
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      6 comments

Have you ever met a stranger you felt like you've known all your life? Someone who clicks with you so well you become instant friends? My friend Diane 929 stumbled across me one day when she read a comment I left on another sparkers' page. We be... Read more
No More White Stuff!!
Monday, August 16, 2010      9 comments

Today.... I paid the consequences.... tired, no energy, stomach pains, allergy symptoms. Yesterday.... I ate enriched egg noodles for the first time in 7 months. ... Read more
An AHA! Revisited
Sunday, July 11, 2010      8 comments

I thought it was interesting when I received a comment today, on a blog I wrote back in March. I read the blog, then went on about a busy day, and promptly forgot it. Imagine my surprise when I received a second comment on the same blog later in... Read more
Monday, July 05, 2010      9 comments

My little town celebrated Independence Day today. People started lining the street at 9 AM for the parade at 10, festivities in the park to follow. It’s a carnival like atmosphere, and folks come from surrounding areas and spend the day. T... Read more
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      9 comments

emoticon I was informed that my previous blog(s) about staying out of the girl box broke some SP rules, so it, (th... Read more
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      6 comments

My walk the other day led me past the laundromat, where I met 3 teen girls who were cutting up and just plain have a silly good time. I chatted a bit, and stepped inside. Of ... Read more
Monday, May 10, 2010      8 comments

Ok the "grill" is a cake, the burgers are no bake oatmeal cookies, and the skewer's are candies and a marhmallow. We had an outreach lunch at work today and this cak... Read more

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