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Saturday, October 22, 2016      7 comments

I hereby declare that I am the Queen of Excuses. Every day it's some thing else. Can't do this... I'm too busy (tired, stressed.) Can't do that... it's too hot (or cold or rainy) outside. Will start tomorrow... after I make a plan (go to t... Read more
Who does happy better than Snoopy?
Friday, October 21, 2016      7 comments

I'm from the era of "Happiness is a warm puppy" so this really brought back some good memories. It's just as true today as way back then. Fort... Read more
Take a minute
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      5 comments

emoticon When I lo... Read more
It's the little things
Saturday, October 15, 2016      7 comments

Feeling thankful today... - a beautiful sunny fall day and the trees are glowing in the sunshine - got to take a yoga class with a friend I hav... Read more
Regularly schedule programming is interrupted to bring you this special introduction...
Friday, October 14, 2016      6 comments

*Please note: if you are not particularly into pet stories, you may want to just skip to the end of this blog. The boys are taking their morning nap so I’d like to take these few moments of peace and quiet to introduce the newest family me... Read more
Happiness 101
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      9 comments

It's free, it's easy - it's the amazing power of positive thinking. Putting a smile on my face rubs off on my heart. And when I'm smiling, it's co... Read more
Where did my waistline go?
Monday, October 03, 2016      7 comments

WAH!! I'm no longer an hour glass!!???!! I've never been known as thin but I always had a flat belly and a defined waist. Have always had to buy clothes to fit the hips and put up with the extra room at my waist. While trying on clothes in m... Read more
Giving 99% vs 100%
Sunday, October 02, 2016      6 comments

Somewhere in my recent reading travels, I saw an article about giving 100% effort. The author talked about how giving at the 99% level is difficult, exhausting, and stressful. At 99%, we're putting in a lot of energy but not getting the desire... Read more
September really is the other January
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      6 comments

emoticon It's been discussed and written about in a variety of places (including the Wall St. Journal 9/14/16... Read more
Today's message is from a really smart person
Saturday, September 24, 2016      5 comments

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Albert Einstein Enjoy the miracles Spark People! ... Read more
Musings on you and me and current events
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      4 comments

The daily news is sadly repetitive. Can't make sense of the violence and can only hope there are powers greater than me who will turn the tide. In the meantime, I will renew my efforts to smile and be kind to those around me - friends and stra... Read more
On learning to keep my mouth shut
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      5 comments

Thanks to LEANJEAN6 for posting the above graphic in her blog. It made me stop and re-think something that's been on my mind lately. Now I have an... Read more
A toast... to the first day of school
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      4 comments

Here I sit with my coffee listening to the sounds of morning commuter traffic with one addition... now there are school buses in the mix. I'm not at my usual morning spot in my sun room. I'm sitting at a different kitchen table looking out ove... Read more
Meal planning 101
Friday, September 02, 2016      6 comments

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Meal planning 101
Friday, September 02, 2016      2 comments

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