OLD-NACL
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spring, renewal and legacy
Wednesday, February 06, 2019      0 comments

So yesterday was nice enough that I could start weeding the beds, repot some outdoor plants (lilac) and start some indoor seeds. Where I would normally put my seedlings in front of our windows I have a recumbent bike/elliptical machine. hmmm - w... Read more
what is different
Friday, January 19, 2018      0 comments

so today I went out to shovel the snow / scrape the ice and left a little later for work than I normally do. I left my reading glasses (and I am in a class this week) and my FITBIT in the bath room. So during the class we need to look at schema... Read more
Armistice Day
Saturday, November 11, 2017      2 comments

the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month is when the 1918 Armistice formally ending WW I was signed. Since 1954 we have called it Veterans Day. One of my old ships had a reunion in Norfolk in 2014 and 2016 in Warrenton, RI. We went to Fa... Read more
Appreciation for the Caregivers Out There
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      2 comments

I am the oldest of ten - I had a lot of practice caring for people. MY DW broke her femur mid-August and as luck would have it I am on midnight shift so I am able to serve her breakfast and lunch and then leave her a meal for her dinner (tonigh... Read more
I should do this more often
Thursday, July 20, 2017      0 comments

I blog sometimes I think to talk to myself and try to work things out in my own mind. This is one of those times. I am a shift worker. We work three months of eight hour day shifts, three months of eve shifts and three months of mid-night shift... Read more
I should do this more often
Friday, April 07, 2017      1 comments

SparkPeople let us into SparkCoach for free last year and there were challenges to write about a theme provided by the coaches. SparkCoach free trial ended and I have not reviewed my page for a while and noticed I have not posted anything that ... Read more
Calorie Range
Sunday, September 18, 2016      5 comments

I find that, recently, I am eating under my calorie range more often than not. I still have the energy to work and tend the yard/veggies. However, on mornings where an alarm clock is not required I will try to stay in bed. Keeping an eye on i... Read more
Ez 64 Oz
Thursday, September 08, 2016      3 comments

I have a travel cup I keep in freezer overnight with a little water. I fill it and drink it on my way to work. When I get to work I exchange it for the myg i keft in the break room freeEr. End of the day I exchange mugs again and have water on t... Read more
Long Term Goals
Monday, July 25, 2016      1 comments

Today's Spark Coach task is to set some long term goals - it has been a while since I have updated my goals. Of course my central goal is to be the best husband, father, son, brother, and friend that I can be. Accepting I have my filters on ho... Read more
.5 full or .5 empty
Thursday, July 07, 2016      2 comments

I have a glass with something in it that I don't have to travel down a mountain side to get? We are so blessed, and spoiled, in the USA. Our Spark Coach challenge today is to answer if we are a half full or half empty person. I have visited an... Read more
I Believe
Monday, July 04, 2016      0 comments

Colin Powell once described the USA as the world's last best hope. I believe that. Despite the political posturing of left and right I find hope in the young people I encounter. We have a challenge balancing the needs of public safety with the ... Read more
Relationship with food
Friday, June 17, 2016      2 comments

Today's community task at spark coach is to rate my relationship with food with 1 being unhealthy and 10 being healthy. Since beginning to try to improve my nutrition choices I think I have gone from a 3 to an 8. I make more of my meals from f... Read more
I am grateful for
Thursday, June 16, 2016      4 comments

I am a grateful for my many blessings because they have allowed me to meet, marry and cherish the love of my life and the two children we have raised. One is a University counselor and the other an archaeology major at UVA currently doing summer... Read more
Water
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      1 comments

Today's Soark Coach task is to blog about our water habits and tips, mine are easy. I have a couple of 32 ounce rubbermaid liquid storage containers at work and home as well as a 32 ounce plastic travel glass. I leave a 1/2 oz of water in the ... Read more
Water
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      0 comments

Today's Soark Coach task is to blog about our water habits and tips, mine are easy. I have a couple of 32 ounce rubbermaid liquid storage containers at work and home as well as a 32 ounce plastic travel glass. I leave a 1/2 oz of water in the ... Read more

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