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Traveling Through Thursday

Thursday, January 29, 2015      6 comments

The Road Less Traveled was written by Robert Frost. On this day in 1963 at the age of 88, this American poet and Pulitzer prize winner died. One of his poems that caught my eye is, "The Road Less Traveled." Wanted to share a part of it that ... Read more

Words for Wednesday

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      7 comments

Learned this poem in Jr High and it has stuck with me. Hope you are inspired by it today. "IF" by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trus... Read more

This is Something I Do Sometimes

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      10 comments

I will read a team members or Spark Friends page and see a comment from someone I haven't had contact with and stop by their page and say "hello" or read a blog and comment. I could probably do this every day, and several times a day, and stil... Read more

Mulling it over Monday!

Monday, January 26, 2015      8 comments

Been at this place before. Visited it a few times. Don't like it very much, but I am the only one who can get to where I need to be. Moving forward with exercise, cutting calories, and telling myself, "You go girl", could get me to my new lo... Read more

Thinking of Food this Friday

Friday, January 23, 2015      3 comments

The Today Show had a segment about how our tastes for certain foods change and other foods never really change. What a coincidence!! I was just thinking of this yesterday because I recently bought some green olives. When I was a kid, I didn't ... Read more

Words, Words, Words for Wednesday!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      12 comments

Thanks to MARYALICE411 who posted this on one of her team threads. Really like words myself and this was amusing. Lexophile" is a word used to describe those who have a love for words, such as "you can tune a piano, but you can't tuna fish... Read more

Moving Through Monday -- Slowly!

Monday, January 19, 2015      5 comments

I don't seem to have the unction to function today. Not ill, just need energized. Will have to get my walking in when I feel more up to it. Boy, do I ever wish I had some kind of built-in compartment to pop in an 'energizer' and keep going li... Read more

Have You Made Plans for This Week?

Sunday, January 18, 2015      4 comments

We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps. Proverbs 16:9 I long to hear 'accepted' from my Lord when I submit my plans. I can if I let Him determine my steps. "Make great plans for your life, but trust in the Lord for ... Read more

Discouraging News from Friends

Thursday, January 15, 2015      3 comments

Two couples and one single friend are going to have to pay the fine because they couldn't afford to buy health insurance on the affordable health care act. I guess you could say they 'fall between the (proverbial) cracks.' Guess all public pro... Read more

Tuesday Tips for Reducing Stress

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      5 comments

Beat the Blues with natural "Prozac." In an Australian study, taking 1,000 mg of BCM-95 reversed the winter blues without causing negative side effects! "Curcumin improves communication between brain cells, calms the brain regions that trigger... Read more

Moving into Monday with Mark Twain

Monday, January 12, 2015      5 comments

Habit is habit and not to fling out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The best way to cheer yourself... Read more

New Challenge! I can do this with a little help from my Spark Friends!

Thursday, January 08, 2015      6 comments

What would you do if I only gained weight? Would you stand up and make fun of me? Lend me your ear and a cheer if you can, and I'll try to do the best I can do . . . I'll get by with a little help from my friends, Yes, I will try with a... Read more

Joy is More than Merriment!

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      4 comments

Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full. - John 16:24 Joy is more than merriment, more than happiness, and more than the other myriad of human expressions and experiences we use to describe happy fulfillment. Joy incl... Read more

Finally Had our Family Christmas

Monday, January 05, 2015      2 comments

Had a lovely supper last night and our family gift exchange. Our son and DIL surprised us with a Keurig and a variety of K cups to go with it. We don't drink a lot of coffee, but I know we can use it to make tea, too. We would have never boug... Read more

First Christmas without Family

Saturday, December 27, 2014      9 comments

We have both been ill and couldn't have the DK and DGK in. I miss them. Still recovering. Sometimes I feel a little better. Today is a better day. I am actually sitting up instead sacked out on the couch or in bed. Water has been very appe... Read more


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