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The weather outside is frightful --
Sunday, December 20, 2009      1 comments

And the fire is so delightful... Or at least central heating is. Not a real good weigh-in this morning, but at least there was no gain. I started out the week on track pretty well, but holiday temptations and nasty weather did ... Read more
Pillsbury Dough Boy or Michelin Man?
Monday, December 14, 2009      2 comments

I'm not sure which one I look like today after getting all the layers on to go outside. It's about -15 F out there now and is supposed to get up to a whopping -7 F today, so I dug out the long john's and turtleneck and layered. Now I can hardl... Read more
Remember Pearl Harbor --
Monday, December 07, 2009      0 comments

Today is the 68th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Thanks to all of the brave men and women who fought that war. The world has certainly changed radically in those 68 years.... Read more
A poem for Thanksgiving --- From Annie's Mailbox Advice column
Thursday, November 26, 2009      1 comments

May your stuffing be tasty, May your turkey be plump, May your potatoes and gravy Have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious And your pies take the prize. May your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off of your thighs. Have a good Tha... Read more
On the road again (Sorry Willie...)
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      1 comments

I'm about to head out West to the Flathead for Thanksgiving. It's bound to be an interesting drive, since the wind is kicking up pretty good here and it will probably only get worse as I go west. Usually the worst is between Cut Bank and East ... Read more
A record breaker ---
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday (Tuesday) here in northeastern Montana was a record breaker. And it was a good record breaker. It was pretty much shirtsleeve weather. I sure wish I could have spent it outside. It's cooling down now, but still pretty nice for this... Read more
15 Nov 09
Sunday, November 15, 2009      0 comments

Good Lord!! There's only a month and a half left in this year. Where did it go? I managed to drop a couple pounds this week and may have to up my cardio goal, as I got a message that I had exceeded my goal for the week enough that maybe I ... Read more
I've been using --
Monday, November 09, 2009      2 comments

the nutrition tracker pretty steadily since I started Sparking... It really has helped me with where in my eating I had been not choosing so wisely. However, I find that a lot of the foods that I use are hard or impossible to find in the f... Read more
Am I at a Plateau???
Sunday, November 08, 2009      2 comments

Or am I just stagnating... I feel I did really well when I was out of town, but I haven't done that well since I got home. I've been holding steady for several weeks now after losing 5 pounds... I have been getting in at least 5 minu... Read more
SP 4449
Friday, October 16, 2009      0 comments

No, that's not Spark People, it stands for Southern Pacifie engine 4449... One of the last railroad steam engines that was built is heading home after an appearance at the Train Festival in Owosso, Michigan in July and a couple side excurs... Read more
IT's TIME ...
Sunday, October 11, 2009      2 comments

IT's TIME ... to get off my duff and get healthy. I have spent 30 years putting on an extra 60-65 pounds. Usually I dropped a few pounds and several inches every summer since I had a part-time summer job that was fairly physical. Howev... Read more

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