my new mantra
Monday, January 03, 2011      4 comments

it came to me in the bathtub. words to live by. "focus on the parts you get right". there are two kinds of people in this world--i always think of them as "half empty glass people" and "half full glass people". one kind survives by seein... Read more
quiet day
Sunday, January 02, 2011      0 comments

its sunday and it has been very cold and sunny all day. the sun is such a welcome change from all the clouds and overcast. we did the bootcamp workout together--rob bought an HDMI cable so we could hook the TV to the computer and see the worko... Read more
well DUH
Saturday, January 01, 2011      0 comments

i am so lucky to have a computer geek for a husband. sometimes he just sits near me when i struggle and his brainwaves overtake mine and i figure the answer out myself. so i set all these goals, but couldn't figure out where they were. i hav... Read more
the demise of the big butt cake
Thursday, December 30, 2010      2 comments

supposed to turn to freezing rain sometime over the weekend. i have the cookbook out so tonight i can soak black eyed peas to make my favorite soup. black eyed peas, ham and brown rice. it is so delicious. then we will have good food aplenty... Read more
learning the ropes
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      0 comments

well--lets see--what have i figured out today. i changed my preferences to include meat--that seemed to give me a wider range of menu choices. then i can just go in and substitute meatless for meat. since rob has all the meats in his preferen... Read more
scanning the seasons
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      0 comments

just a little jolt of spring to make the heart glad. this is the time of year when i begin to gather myself once again and look ahead. being a plant nursery owner means ... Read more
Moving forward
Monday, December 27, 2010      1 comments

Well--i have met some more wonderful people. Figured out how to friend people or friend them back. i am so amazed by the eloquence and honesty of the people i am finding here. poetic and beautiful words coming from so many places. it makes m... Read more
learning more
Sunday, December 26, 2010      2 comments

well--things are progressing. i am learning my way around the site and am constantly amazed by all the resources that are here. thank you to all the spark people folk and all the members for this wonderful place. today i learned a bit more ab... Read more
So today turned into a bit of a train wreck
Friday, December 24, 2010      2 comments

You know how some days just don't turn out like you hope. This one had a lovely surprise in it, so the food end isn't so important. You just have to dust yourself off and wait for tomorrow to come so you can do better. I was getting down to... Read more
So many nice folks!
Thursday, December 23, 2010      1 comments

Day two of exploration--thanks so much to the many folks who have welcomed me. I am really glad to have found such a lovely community and hope i can be as friendly and he... Read more
First post
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      6 comments

Okay--here is my first post. Hopefully the photo will appear correctly. Lots to learn here--part of my daily discipline now needs to include site exploration. Lookin... Read more

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