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Shades of Northern Exposure....
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      10 comments

Feels like we're living in the wild kingdom! My DH snapped this picture through our dining room window after waving goodbye as I drove down the hill yesterday. This female moose was crossing a busy road until she was spooked by oncoming traffi... Read more
A 3-year-old's perspective
Friday, October 18, 2013      10 comments

Conversation between my daughter and 3-yr-old grandson: So Christopher and I are coming home in the car and he says, "God is way high up in the sky and he's making a house." And I say, "Really?" "Uh-huh." "I always thought he wa... Read more
Getting to Know You
Thursday, January 03, 2013      6 comments

Thanks, MOMMACASSEY, for passing this along! "Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. Get an easy three SparkPoints, and help your SparkFriends get to know you.” Where is my cell phone? On my desk. ... Read more
Lanikai Beach on Oahu
Thursday, November 01, 2012      5 comments

Thought I'd post a couple pictures of the beach we walked to every day during my recent trip to Hawaii: This is from Lanikai beach, looking toward Kailua. ... Read more
1000 Days of Spark
Monday, July 18, 2011      9 comments

...or at least 1000 days of logging in and spinning the wheel! I realized when I checked my milestones today that I've logged in 1000 days as of today. At first those logins were to record exercise in an effort to build a new habit. Later the... Read more
Now THIS is some snow!
Saturday, February 12, 2011      8 comments

....and believe it or not, it has melted DOWN some with the sunshine today! Looking up our street: and in our front yard: ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Give Yourself a WooHoo
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      69 comments

I've had a couple of SparkFriends who've written recently about needing to be better at recognizing their own accomplishments (you know who you are!). Isn't this something we all struggle with sometimes? An acquaintance was telling me abou... Read more
Pig roast, potluck, and cannonball shoot
Sunday, May 30, 2010      2 comments

This was a historic weekend in the life of our church. For the first time in over 25 years, we gathered this weekend in a building that was debt-free. As part of the celebration we brought back the pastor who had the vision to build this build... Read more
Screaming Calf Cramp
Sunday, May 16, 2010      9 comments

I had a GREAT walk on my treadmill yesterday. Since it was snowing outside I challenged myself by walking a little faster than typical on the treadmill. Felt terrific afterward and went through the rest of my Saturday without any difficulty. ... Read more
Cheap Wine or Professional Boxer?
Saturday, April 17, 2010      4 comments

In my experience, dental adventures never go precisely as planned. I had a tooth pulled two days ago. The area will need to heal for several months before the dentist can take the next steps with it. He sent me home with a sheet of "post... Read more
Dog Pool Party
Thursday, April 15, 2010      5 comments

Just back from the dentist, and since all I can do is sit and drool (my lips are still numb) figured this was a good time to post about Sunday's Dog Pool Party. Steamboat Springs has a large public swimming complex with hot spring-fed pools... Read more
Loving My Plateau....
Sunday, March 07, 2010      2 comments

....although technically I know it isn't really a plateau. I haven't lost a pound since December 31. I have faithfully logged all my exercise and what I've eaten. Even without the reports, I know why I'm not seeing any changes. I'm eatin... Read more
More Bumps than Usual
Sunday, January 24, 2010      6 comments

The last couple of weeks have been more of a struggle than usual. Typically I'm able to stay within my calorie range - if not daily, at least over the course of the week. There have been times when my calorie intake was balanced only by ... Read more
Best Accomplishment this Decade!
Saturday, January 09, 2010      7 comments

You know how sometimes things change so gradually you don't really notice? Then one day you realize with a start just how different things are.... My eye-opener came today. I realized for the first time that - no matter how hard I squeeze... Read more
The Siren Call of the Peanut Butter Pretzel
Thursday, December 17, 2009      2 comments

Make that the siren call of the CHOCOLATE COVERED peanut butter pretzel. Hard to believe - only yesterday I was congratulating myself on being more developed than my dog. Snacks? Sure - when I'm hungry. I know exactly where I went wr... Read more

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