Musings fom the deck...
...from the deck in my backyard...not on a boat...just to clarify.
It is incredibly beautiful today...it's just a little past noon, and still cool enough to sit outsi... Read more
Sunday is for resting...
Sunday is an excellent day for resting...I don't just mean resting from work, or even from physical activity, but resting from the hectic pace of life...resting your mind ... Read more
I'm tired...but happy with the day...
I am very tired tonight, but I wanted to blog a little bit before "signing off" for the evening.
Today was a good day, and tonight I went to a birthday party for a go... Read more
Kilamanjaro Climb Update
Greetings fellow Sparkers! I am excited to report my progress as I climb the virtual Mt. Kilamanjaro...when I left work this evening, I was too tired to go straight to ... Read more
Fantasy Football and Food
Wow -- I learned some important lessons tonight about going to a party. When I came home and put my food in the journal, I was stunned to find it was 1,000 calories!!! YIKES! Mostly wasted calories too, with not much nutritional value.
I a... Read more
Are you fishing on the right side of the boat?
It's funny to me that when I started reading a few chapters of the Bible every evening before bed, I suddenly began to have all kinds of new ideas about blogging subjects.... Read more
The Power of Journaling...
Today has been a busy day, and given my recent struggles to stay focused in my work, it's been a productive day. During a brief 'after lunch' break, I wanted to take a ... Read more
I just realized something, and it's really good news!
Earlier today I decided to eat out for lunch...largely because my office is very cold today, and I needed to read some documents. I thought, "why not go to Greenz, sit on ... Read more
How one thing can lead to another...and another...and another...
Cookies...chocolate chip cookies. An innocent enough item, and yet, something that I have to be more careful about...
Yesterday was a difficult day for me. Strange ... Read more
Funky dream, funky mood??
I woke up this morning in a bit of a funk...not really a bad mood, but a little odd...I had a very strange dream before waking...was alternately staying at a resort where ... Read more
A question to ponder...
Last night I was reading The Richest Man in Babylon, by George Clason. If you've never heard of the book, it's a classic...an allegory on the subject of how to wisely hand... Read more
Celebrating an Amazing Day
Today was a wonderful day! I am so grateful for a friend coming to visit...bringing her 9 week old puppy for his first "visit"...sitting outside chatting, enjoying a rare ... Read more
Miracles involve faith (vision), work, and discipline...
Life can certainly be mysterious sometimes...and just when I think I've figured something out, I realize how very little I know, and how very much I've yet to learn.
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It is now 6:45pm...hold me accountable!
I am writing this because I'm struggling with my mountain climbing motivation tonight...it is 645pm...if I get up and put on my shoes and socks, I think I can be on the... Read more
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Reflections of the heart...
As water reflects a face, so a man's heart reflects the man. -Proverbs 27:19
I have made a focused effort in recent days to spend more time reading the Bible. During ... Read more