An article worth reading.
Sunday, June 12, 2016 40 comments
I read this the other day on facebook and it really made an impression on me. This man realized he had to be the change. It pertains to his marriage, but it really makes you think about other relationships too. I found it really powerful. I hope... Read more
The grocery store- checking out carts
Saturday, June 11, 2016 35 comments
I had to go grocery shopping this morning for the first time in a couple of weeks. My husband has been in Greece for a few weeks and my daughters were not home either so I had stocked up on veggies, salad ingredients and fruit along with the mea... Read more
Saturday in Stillwater and Sunday at the Hasting's Winery with Claire, Annette and hubby's.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 29 comments
I love MInnesota in Spring, Summer and Fall. Winter is a mixed bag for sure. The cold weather and snow isn't always horrible and people here really do love all of the activities that can be done during the winter months. But, I have to say, Cl... Read more
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum with Spark friends.
Monday, May 23, 2016 35 comments
On Friday morning, we met up with Wildaster (Annette) and her husband Bob to visit the beautiful Arboretum. I had been there last year, and knew that Claire would really enjoy it during her visit to Minnesota. It surely did not disappoint us. It... Read more
Spending time with Sparkfriends in beatiful MN in May.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 69 comments
As many of you know, ClaireinParis is in the US and has come to visit us here in Minnesota for a few days. She could not have picked a better long weekend. The weather is perfect! We have been able to sit outside and enjoy breakfast and tea or... Read more
Have an open mind!
Saturday, April 16, 2016 44 comments
We all know how hard it is to keep an open mind. Sometimes we have an opinion and it is really hard to make ourselves consider other points of view. Yesterday, I had to go to a leadership development meeting. I spent the entire day sitting and... Read more
Finding your "Tribe"
Saturday, February 20, 2016 44 comments
I read an article about career advice. This is just part of it but this one point hit home with me. 5. “Who is my tribe?” Your tribe consists of people who get you. It might not be your colleagues, your college pals, or even your siblings... Read more
The Red Rose story- a Valentine's Day love story.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 28 comments
I listened to this on my way home today. I had tears running down my face and then when I got home, my wonderful hubby had brought me some beautiful red roses too. Red roses were her favorites, Her name was also Rose. And every year her... Read more
Why I love SP- it's not just a weight loss site!
Sunday, February 07, 2016 167 comments
I joined Spark People in June of 2012 and I never imagined all that it would bring into my life. I joined for the tools to lose weight. I never imagined in a 1000 years, all the friendship I would find here as well. The network of friends that... Read more
Winter Carnival in St. Paul MN 2016
Sunday, January 31, 2016 28 comments
We ventured out and about on this beautiful sunny day that is about 40 degrees above zero! Yay!!!! That is so warm here in MN. We are going to drop down to about 15 in the next few days so we thought we better enjoy it while we could. The Ice ... Read more
A cold day in Minnesota, a warm day at the Como Conservatory
Saturday, January 23, 2016 38 comments
I took the day off yesterday to spend with my hubby. He will going back to the University soon, he doesn't teach during J-term, lucky him so we decided to do something fun yesterday. We spent a couple of hours in our favorite little town, Stillw... Read more
A new year-What will 2016 bring
Friday, January 22, 2016 23 comments
Wow, time is flying by. It is already 22 days into the new year and I noticed I have not blogged yet this year. I live in Minnesota so it is a cold state to get outside to exercise and I am not a fan of cold weather. So, what is an exercise lo... Read more
Just for fun-getting to know me.
Monday, December 28, 2015 24 comments
I stole this from another Spark page, sure she wouldn't mind. So here goes! Hope you enjoy reading it! 1. What time did you get up this morning? 740a 3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? James Bond new movie- it was ... Read more
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