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I am 62, an Aquarius, live alone and work full-time. My days are spent walking from one piece of holy ground to the next, as is true of everyone; if only we could be more mindful of it.

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." Einstein

What a gifted life I lead, blessings and good fortune and opportunity - all conspiring to make me happy. I recently ...
I am 62, an Aquarius, live alone and work full-time. My days are spent walking from one piece of holy ground to the next, as is true of everyone; if only we could be more mindful of it.

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." Einstein

What a gifted life I lead, blessings and good fortune and opportunity - all conspiring to make me happy. I recently read this: "Any God small enough for us to understand isn't big enough to do us any good. " Neat concept, huh?

Life does gets complicated all of a sudden, but then it calms down in the ebb and flow of growth. Then it cycles all over again, rinse and repeat forever and ever.

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My Goals:
Keep limber with gym visits twice a week.
Keep calories under 1300/day.
Drink water, not diet soda.
Avoid isolating from those who care for me.


My Program:
Hitting that gym twice a week. Watching what I eat but not following a program or diet.

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Whirling through life but often quite down to earth. Love my two cats, sci-fi movies, any and all music (playing at all times), my e-devices, art, clothes, shoes and anything else that falls within my sight. The ultimate know-it-all Aquarius who is into everything.


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"With reference to those few parts of the universe to which I have been exposed, I have absolutely nothing profound to say about anything at all. Not one pompous, overwrought gem of wisdom. Not even a syllable of insight. " (Me)





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BETHGILLIGAN
9/25/2014 8:18:58 AM

Thinking of you! Are you OK? Hugs!



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9/21/2014 11:00:55 PM

What a fascinating article. Thanks for the link!
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BETHGILLIGAN
9/15/2014 8:04:07 AM

Thanks for the comments on my blog. The cortisone shot seems to have been the thing for my knee! I'm doing the strengthening exercises and know that taking off some weight would really help, too. I'm at the point where I'm not feeling enthusiastic so I just have to be committed to the exercise. A dangerous time for me in the past. I really need to hang in there! Hope all is well. Our weather has been glorious!!



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_UMAMI_
9/14/2014 11:08:58 PM

Ah, yes, back in the day, one waited on one's own block for the school bus, even to a magnet school! Nowadays, I'd have to DRIVE my kids to our local schools---yes, two different schools, b/c one is in HS and one in MS, both magnets---where they would take about an hour to get to school from *there* (local school). Also, I'd have to get them to the separate schools by about 6:50 a.m.

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The truth of the matter is that their schools are only about 15 minutes away from each other, and I'd rather spend that time with them in the car, than have them lose sleep to catch a bus (and still would take me about an hour a day). I'm hoping youngest brings his grades up to get into eldest's magnet when the time comes! As it is, Eldest has a full HOUR at school to do what he wants in the morning (study, homework, visit w/ friends), b/c it doesn't make sense to go back home (other side of town), then take him back to that area.

When I lived in New Orleans and went to a magnet school, I think I rode the bus about 45 minutes each way. At least, it seemed that long!

I do NOT pamper my kids, and I do think this is crazy, but I couldn't figure out any other way to do it! And we don't have a huge car, so not sure carpooling would/could work.

I just keep Keeping On!
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