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Springtime in Alaska
Thursday, March 08, 2012      8 comments

"When it's spring time in Alaska, it's 40 below." That is a line from a Johnny Horton song. It's not too far from the truth. It was 11 below when I woke up this morning. It warmed up to zero by the time I went outside to shovel the snow in t... Read more
Today's Walk
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      12 comments

A few of my friends have been talking about walking, so my daughter and I took two of our dogs for a walk. Here is what cut it short: Fortunately, I saw the moose before i... Read more
The Word for My Year
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      8 comments

This year I am determined. Determined- adjective- having a firm or fixed purpose, as a determined man; or manifesting a firm resolution, as a determined countenance I am determined to read my Bible through twice this year. I am deter... Read more
What is beauty? Part 2
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      9 comments

Since I am not feeling well today, I decided to take a bubble bath after my workout. Bubble baths are great places to think and pray. Well, to make a long story short; I got to thinking about the book Body Clutter and the blog I wrote a couple... Read more
Another Pleasant Surprise
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      5 comments

Had another wonderful surprising moment over the weekend. It started on Friday. I was getting dressed to take my husband lunch at work. I wanted to look nice for him. I put on my favorite black skirt, and it was a little tight. It had been ... Read more
What is beauty?
Friday, January 06, 2012      6 comments

This question was posed to me Body Clutter by the Flylady. I have struggled to find an answer for quite a while now. My image of beauty is being the best I can be; doing my best regardless of who's watching. Beauty is part of our character. ... Read more
Goals for 2012
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      3 comments

Spiritual: 1) Read through the Bible again 2) Spend time in prayer every day Health: 1) Track my food every day 2) Eat more freggies Fitness: 1) Workout 5 days a week 2) Wear my pedometer and walk 1,500 miles this year ... Read more
Did I meet my goals? For December and the whole year.
Saturday, December 31, 2011      4 comments

Health: track my food every day and stay in my calorie range I TRACKED EVERY DAY, BUT NOT ALWAYS IN RANGE, 10 DAYS OVER exercise every day MOST DAYS, MISSED 7 DAYS Spiritual: finish reading my Bible WILL FINISH THIS TODAY Do the ... Read more
Where's the Line to See Jesus?
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      3 comments

I received this in an e-mail today, and thought it was a story and song worth sharing. " While at the mall a couple of years ago, my then four year old nephew, Spencer, saw kids lined up to see Santa Claus. Having been taught as a toddl... Read more
December's goals/Finish the year strong
Thursday, December 01, 2011      2 comments

It's the last month of the year, and I am not going to wait until January 1st to start setting real goals; not just in my head, but on paper. I am going to finish the year strong. I want to lose 4 pounds by the end of the month, that will mean... Read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      3 comments

I have been doing pretty good lately. I'm not losing much weight, but I am sticking with it. I have been frustrated when the scale doesn't move, but I am seeing where my hard work is paying off. I blogged about that last week in my blog, "A L... Read more
A Large Mirror
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      5 comments

I went to a Girl Scout training meeting today. When I was dressing for it, I decided to wear a jean skirt. It was one that usually bulged out over my belly and I always wear a long shirt or sweatshirt over it. I buttoned it up and noticed tha... Read more
Someone Worth Dying For
Friday, November 04, 2011      4 comments

I heard a song on the radio yesterday when I was going to pick my daughter up from work so we could go shopping. It said, "You are someone worth dying for." It made me think. I am someone worth dying for. Jesus proved that when He took my pl... Read more
Aurora borealis (Northern Lights)
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      7 comments

I promised pictures of the auroras that we watched on Sunday and Monday nights. ... Read more
Who Am I?
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      4 comments

I am a walker. That is my preferred form of exercise. That includes hiking the mountains around Fairbanks, walking my neighborhood, and Walking Away the Pounds with Leslie Sansone. I want to be as healthy as possible, and loss weight along th... Read more

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