the future....
Sunday, January 13, 2013      1 comments

The future depends on what we do in the present. - Mahatma Gandhi Isn't that the truth. Here we are trying to make tiny changes to our daily lives in order to have a better future. It is a challenge to eat right and stay active-but each... Read more
Delayed resolution: Helen Keller
Sunday, January 06, 2013      3 comments

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. Helen Keller ... Read more
Blessed are we who can laugh...
Monday, December 31, 2012      4 comments

Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves for we shall never cease to be amused! -Anonymous Happy New Year!... Read more
Thanksgiving thoughts..
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      6 comments

May the longtime sun shine upon you, all love surround you, and the sweet light within you guide your way --Traditional blessing from "A Grateful Heart"... Read more
new fitbit
Thursday, November 15, 2012      2 comments

I started using my fitbit today. It's so cool. It syncs with SP. Automatically puts my walking minutes into fitness tracker. I walked 5763 steps today-about 2.5 miles- I didn't know I walked that much at work. Of course the goal is 10,... Read more
PAM- spray it on...
Friday, November 09, 2012      2 comments

PAM- spray in on...You--that's what Joel Osteen said last week as I watched. That's a funny idea I thought. But he went on to say that when we get up in the morning, just "spray" on a bunch of God's love and protection- it helps all the negative... Read more
What You Fancy-Does You Good
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      6 comments

What you fancy does you good." said an Irish grandmother. I heard this quote and thought what a wonderful insight. So often in the past I've eaten things that I really don't fancy at all. It simply wasn't good food. It wasn't particularly tas... Read more
One Word Blog
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      2 comments

Actually, this is really easy. Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. Use one word answers, get an easy three SparkPoints, and help your SparkFriends get to know you. Where is your cell phone? purse Spo... Read more
Improve Your Mood with This 2-Minute Exercise"
Monday, October 22, 2012      6 comments

I just read the dailySpark Entry "Improve Your Mood with This 2-Minute Exercise." I thought : 2 minutes I can do that. What I didn't anticipate was that this was an emotional exercise. As work has been rather stressful lately, I realized th... Read more
A walk in the woods.
Sunday, October 21, 2012      5 comments

I've been reading for the the 4th time-Bill Bryson's A Walk in the Woods. This is a story about 2, rather out of shape men, who walk the Applachian Trail. It is funny, touching and inspiring. They seem to have just decided one morning to walk... Read more
Sad Week at Work-prayers needed
Sunday, October 14, 2012      4 comments

This past week was so sad for several of my students and their friends. A young lady's mother died suddenly. My student did not hear the news from a trusted adult or counselor-no with modern technolgy-she was alerted of her mother's passing by... Read more
Taste"Buds"...or are they?????
Saturday, October 06, 2012      1 comments

I love the commercial for FiberOne cereal with the TasteBuds wearing red knitwear-talking about bacon, cookies, ice cream.....The woman sitting on the couch talking to her husband says-This FiberOne will tame her TasteBuds.....He disagrees-but s... Read more
It's raining...It's pouring....this old gal is coring...
Monday, October 01, 2012      2 comments

Apples that is! One of my goals is to eat two fruits/vegetable a day. It's getting easier to eat this with the help of SP. I made a yummy apple, blueberry, cherry oatmeal crumble. Made with a little sugar, a lot of oatmeal, a little butter t... Read more
Dag! 11 days for 1 pound
Saturday, September 22, 2012      1 comments

Well-It's better than going the other direction-although the truth is I did win and lose that pound several times in the last 11 days-before I determined TODAY that IT was officially GONE. This is harder than I thought-Coming to terms with my s... Read more
Monday, September 17, 2012      2 comments

I've made quilts for many years. Not showpieces -but heart pieces. I'm sitting on one now that I made when my father was dying of cancer. It's the "by the light of moon-it will be alright" quilt. Jimmy Buffet has a song with those lyrics (F... Read more

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