Next "Leg" on the Journey
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      5 comments

In the blink of an eye, it's been 2 weeks since my total knee replacement surgery and I'm leaving rehab tomorrow. I have spent much of this time under the influence of some lovely pain meds, not a good thing to rely on long term, but they really... Read more
5 More Days...
Thursday, June 28, 2012      2 comments

... to my new knee. Today was my last day at work for the next couple of months. I have no disability insurance and not enough time coming to me to cover my time off... Somehow I'm not worried. I've been in worse places and my faith has carri... Read more
Preparing for My Knee Replacement
Saturday, June 23, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I visited the rehab I will probably go to. When I had my LHR 2 1/2 yrs ago, I didn't give my rehab place much thought, assuming that they were all pretty much the same.... WRONG!! BAD experience - I made the doctor let me leave after ... Read more
Love as Practical Realism
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      4 comments

I recently came across a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. about the absolute necessity of love in order for our civilization to survive. His words and thoughts slammed me right back to where I need my mind and heart to be. He said "To return h... Read more
The Situation
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      6 comments

Where oh where is my gratitude? I'm just being handed "growth opportunity" after "growth opportunity"... I would like to be grateful for them but enough is enough. I haven't blogged in a long time, mostly because I feel like all I do is compla... Read more
A Better Day
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      5 comments

Wow... this is September and I started it by getting 50 extra spark points on the wheel this morning!! Have spent time tonight completing applications for 2 new different jobs... wouldn't it be wonderful to land one of them? Haven't fou... Read more
An Emotional Beginning
Sunday, August 22, 2010      5 comments

I joined SP just one month ago. I did not anticipate the emotional storm I found myself in the midst of... and then I remembered that August - more than any other time - is my most difficult month. That is why I never vacation in August... I w... Read more
August 6, 2009
Friday, August 06, 2010      3 comments

this has been a challenging and difficult week... with the promise of more of the same next week... I'm talking about my place of employment. So that, plus certain health testing I have had to take time off for, not to mention the horrible turn ... Read more
Great Numbers
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      3 comments

Had a bunch of health test in the last week and I couldn't be happier with my new numbers, according to my cardiologist. My cholesterol is down, my A1C is below normal, triglycerides, LDL, HDL... all down from 6 months ago. I attribute most of... Read more
August 3, 2010 - Manchester, CT
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      5 comments

A day of all days. I turned on the news this morning to see that a disgruntled employee had shot and killed 8 of his co-workers and then himself early this morning in Manchester, CT. I live in Manchester, CT and this happened about 2 or 3 mile... Read more