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On Degrees
Saturday, February 11, 2012      12 comments

Progress on my final integrative project! I now know that, if all goes as planned, I will be going to Albania this fall to teach a compact course in a Bible school there. I was able to touch base with the young pastor who oversees the program a... Read more
Finding my Focus
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      15 comments

Frosty February, Finding my Focus, Fabulous, Fresh, Fruitful, Forward-looking: I was going to title this post "The F Words" but I thought better of it. :-D Now that the two challenges I was participating in are over, it's time for a new fo... Read more
It's a Wrap
Sunday, January 29, 2012      13 comments

The Winter %5 Challenge ended yesterday. I ended up with a 2 pound overall loss. I lost and gained and lost and gained and lost that same 2 pounds over the 8 weeks of the challenge. But I've decided it's gone for good now! It was fun gettin... Read more
Ralph, etc.
Friday, January 20, 2012      13 comments

Another new habit? I used to have a personal paper-taming challenge to deal with at least 10 pieces of paper each day. Since I'm once again buried in paper clutter, and today was to be my productive day, I thought it would be a good day to resta... Read more
IGAD Syndrome
Thursday, January 19, 2012      13 comments

"I've got all day" syndrome - the situation that arises when you have a whole day to get things done but end up frittering it away because, after all, you've got all day! I have the day free tomorrow, except for a prayer meeting in the even... Read more
Home Gym
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      17 comments

Today was kind of a sad day. It was my last trip to my gym. I've cancelled my membership, mostly for financial reasons. I believe I will either be back when I get my tuition bills paid, or that the Lord has an even better plan. It was iron... Read more
Good Night
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      13 comments

As I mentioned, yesterday, getting to bed at a more reasonable hour is another habit I'm working on . Doesn't there always seems to be just one more dish to wash, one more shirt to iron, one more email to read and respond to, one more blog post... Read more
Shiny Sink
Monday, January 16, 2012      17 comments

I just caught on to the fact that our blogs for the 5% Challenge are supposed to be about new habits. emoticon... Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2012      15 comments

This is how the salad with the quinori turned out. (I didn't remember the avocado till after I took the photo.) It was pretty and tasty. Or shall I say IS pretty an... Read more
The Same Old Pound
Saturday, January 14, 2012      18 comments

Thanks for all the comments on yesterday's blog. I cooked up the quinori and made a simple salad with about a cup of it. It's quite tasty, although I may have overcooked it a little. The sesame seeds keep it on the crunchy side, though. I think ... Read more
Please Pass the Quinori?
Friday, January 13, 2012      17 comments

Trying something new: : I found some great salad recipes, including this one, on "Oh She Glows" - a vegan food and fitness blog: ohsheglows.com/2011/01/2
1/... Read more
A Thought
Friday, December 30, 2011      19 comments

A friend posted this on Facebook today. A good thought as the end of the year approaches. What are you reading today? "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the... Read more
Saturday, December 24, 2011      11 comments

I've tried to visit lots of Spark buddies' pages to leave goodies and greetings but I may not make it around to everyone before the holiday. So, let me wish a very Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate! And much joy to all those who are ant... Read more
Panda for Lunch!
Sunday, December 11, 2011      13 comments

While I'm looking for ways to save time packing my lunches, some Japanese mothers are spending up to two hours preparing "bento boxes" for their children: www.bbc.co.uk/news/magaz
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Swan Lake
Friday, December 02, 2011      4 comments

I went looking for photos and found this 2 1/2 minute video clip on the Stuttgart Ballet website instead: www.stuttgart-ballet.com
/home/ Just a few of my thoughts and impressions: I was really inspired by the athl... Read more

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