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Sharing Another Poem
Friday, April 09, 2010      4 comments

Thank you, VALERIEMAHA and BRIGHTSPARK7, for encouraging me to share my poetry in a Spark blog. This poem is also published in the Analecta, a student publication, which will make its debute at the English Department Writing Awards ceremony tomo... Read more
Sharing My Poetry
Thursday, April 08, 2010      5 comments

Thank you, VALERIEMAHA, for encouraging me to share my poem in a Spark blog. It is published in the Analecta, a student publication, which will make its debute at the English Department Writing Awards ceremony this coming Saturday evening. M... Read more
April 7th, Wednesday
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      1 comments

I went to yesterday's yoga class on my lunch hour with one of my teachers, Kim Sellers of Sagewater Yoga. I walked in a few minutes late to find the class already in Happy Baby pose. Unrolling my "Jade" mat of olive green, I settled back and g... Read more
April 6th, Tuesday
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      3 comments

Fourteen years ago, when I began working on this campus after staying home for fourteen years when my children were young, there were residential homes between Northside Hall and the Administration Building. Now there is a green area and fount... Read more
April 5th, Monday
Monday, April 05, 2010      3 comments

My daughter and I worked out together Easter morning using ChaLEAN Extreme's Burn It Off dvd, followed by yoga and a short 10-minute walk. Her baby daughter, Joscelyn was awake and Grandpa was changing her when we got back. Joscelyn was happie... Read more
April 4th, Sunday
Sunday, April 04, 2010      1 comments

My daughter and I took a walk yesterday morning. Baby Joscelyn went with us in a blue denim front pack, I carried my three children in this "snuggli" pack, I'm glad I saved it. I'm glad Joscelyn likes being carried this way. She listened to t... Read more
April 3rd, Saturday
Saturday, April 03, 2010      2 comments

A new month on the calendar helps motivate me. (I use a wee calendar from the Massachusetts Audubon Society here on my desk, it shows the moon phases and has botanical and bird motifs around the margins in blue this year.) Young robins and appl... Read more
April 2nd - Friday
Friday, April 02, 2010      3 comments

Isn't it strange that when you commit to stay away from sweets and sugar laden foods, they seem to show up more than before. I walked into work and found a pile of candy ... Read more
April 1st - Thursday
Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

Watched the sun come up this morning, it's further north on the horizon now. My daughter and I tried to workout together, using ChaLEAN Extreme's Burn Circuit 2, but my granddaughter began to cry and we didn't get the chance to complete the wor... Read more
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      4 comments

Got a 92 out of 100 on my Math exam, numbers... Brought the total calories for last week down to 12,352 from 12, 925, but I'm still not at 11,480 which is the high end of my calories' range, numbers... I ate too many cookies and pretzels las... Read more
Yoga Class this afternoon
Sunday, February 28, 2010      2 comments

Worked on strengthening legs with standing poses on this full moon day. Sitting, started pranayama, asking those who came to set their intention for today's practice. Coming into standing in Tadasana, warmed up with two Surya Namaskars. And t... Read more
Friday morning
Friday, February 26, 2010      5 comments

Found space in the living room again to workout by moving the bassinet and gift bags away from where I have my free weights arranged from 5# to 20#s. Worked out for an hour using the P90X Legs and Back. I kept at it, even though I paused it at... Read more
Write It Down
Thursday, January 21, 2010      8 comments

Someone asked me recently about my schedule, how I work a full time job and teach piano students and recently began teaching yoga. It got me to thinking... They say, "write your goals down." Last September, I was given a resume-writing as... Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      8 comments

My weigh-in this morning made me smile, down to 176.6, the extra workouts are paying off. I'm working for leanness, a lean look and I'm feeling really serious about what I'm eating and my extra work outs. I've been preparing to teach two yog... Read more
Gave Up Elevators Some Time Ago
Friday, January 08, 2010      5 comments

So I work in a building where the floors are connected by two flights of 11 stairs and since this building is set in a hill, there are two basements. I began using the stairs for more cardio in the spring of 2007, I work on the 3rd floor. That... Read more

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