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Personal Power and Self-Control
Sunday, September 23, 2012      8 comments

I've been trying to post something every Sunday morning. I know that even on Sunday morning, I usually have no idea what I'm going to write about but somehow it all comes together. I copy and paste things during the week and see if there's som... Read more
On the limitless journey
Sunday, September 16, 2012      7 comments

I had a great walk this morning. I am so fortunate to live within walking distance of a large nature conservancy and there are limitless trails that have been beaten down or cut out by previous hikers. I wanted to stay on the flat area; I know... Read more
On Unfinished Projects
Sunday, September 09, 2012      11 comments

ON UNFINISHED PROJECTS Unread books, unknitted socks, unfocused lifestyles. There's a world of books to read and knitting projects to create - why waste my time on what's not working? And how does this correlate to my Spark journey? ... Read more
Mindful Meals
Sunday, September 02, 2012      10 comments

Some of you are aware that I participate in the MeYou Health Daily Challenge. I get an email every day with something to think about and respond to. There are different topics to choose from; right now my track is "Mindful Meals." This has be... Read more
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      9 comments

7/25/12 GRATITUDE I'm living the quiet life these days and enjoying it. I've been really focused on gratitude lately. Today it's going to storm and it's not too hot. There are no fans on and I can hear the storm coming and the racket of ... Read more
Good Start!
Thursday, May 17, 2012      9 comments

While I was busy yesterday making lots of little decisions, I ran across this quote on my free grocery-store calendar: Experience tells you what to do - confidence allows you to do it. My little decisions from yesterday are complete... Read more
Perfection would be so boring
Sunday, April 29, 2012      13 comments

If I was looking for perfection in this life, I would be limiting myself to only those things that I already know. Learning new skills tests my abilities and allows me to move forward and upward. I am a professional musician. My music fr... Read more
Going Down
Saturday, April 28, 2012      10 comments

I'm sure my city is not the only one cutting back on road repairs to keep the budget balanced. Yesterday as I was leaving the library and walking back to work, my toe caught in a hole in the road pavement and down I went!! I'm pretty good at f... Read more
A Thank You and an Update
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      8 comments

Thanks for all the great comments and goodies yesterday! I think that the person who was most motivated by my being Motivator of the Day yesterday was me! I spent the day thinking about the journey and how every day is a new opportunity for gr... Read more
Creating the "New Normal"
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      9 comments

(This is continued from yesterday's blog.) I've been knitting for about 18 months now. It was something I learned as a child that I wanted to return to and it's turned out to be just the right activity for me. It may not burn calories but... Read more
A "New Normal"
Monday, April 16, 2012      11 comments

I've been putting off writing this blog. Many of you are aware of my niece's hospitalization over the past month. She was suffering with uncontrollable seizures and was in two hospitals in two states over a period of 14 days. She had a br... Read more
Prayers answered
Sunday, March 25, 2012      8 comments

Thank you so much for all the prayers and support during my niece's hospitalization for unexplained seizures. She was in an Orlando Hospital for 10 days and was finally able to fly to a Chicago Hospital on Thursday past. The doctor there wants... Read more
Asking for prayers for my niece
Friday, March 16, 2012      19 comments

SparkFriends, I'm asking you for prayers and healing energy for my niece. She's from Illinois and while she was on vacation with her husband and children (ages 7 & 5) at Disney World, she suffered a grand mal seizure. She's been in the hospital ... Read more
A Success
Saturday, January 14, 2012      16 comments

We sure do eat a lot at work. Every day, someone brings in some forbidden treat. Lately, I've discovered that I can't have just a sample; once I've started, I can't stop!! This week I was able to say "no" to the beautiful cupcakes; I wasn't... Read more
Today will be Amazing!
Sunday, January 08, 2012      12 comments

It's been a good week. Nothing spectacular about it, just peaceful. I went for a walk this morning; the weather in Northeast Wisconsin has been kind and I don't take that for granted. (The old-timers remember that the last time we had s... Read more

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