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Day 70 of 100 days of Gratitude
Saturday, February 10, 2018      3 comments

Oh, boy! Am I grateful? You can bet your life that I am! Took my first bike ride along the Pacific Ocean today. I'm been dodging biking since I haven't done any activity except serious walking for months. It was beautiful! Gorgeous ride wi... Read more
Day 69 of 100 days of Gratitude
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      4 comments

Well, a Spark friend of 8 (or more) yrs invited me to join a challenge. Other great SP friends have done so over the years, but I've always declined with a boatload of excuses. This challenge seemed so easy that I could hardly fail. I'm on "vaca... Read more
Day 68 of 100 days of gratitude
Thursday, February 01, 2018      4 comments

I'm finally in a setting that will be less crazy, crazy, crazy--- hectic! And I'm grateful. I absolutely love the volunteer advocate work I've been doing day and night since Oct 1. Now I am ready for a break. DH & I are away from home for a l... Read more
Day 67 of 100 days of gratitude
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      4 comments

My Spark Coach challenge today is to toot my own horn...so here goes: I'm setting a minimum of 7500 brisk steps daily and aiming for 10,000 brisk steps (7,000 or 8,000 at a time without stopping) almost daily. I have 3 days in a row and I'... Read more
Day 66 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, November 19, 2017      3 comments

I'm glad the huge, bull moose was running down the road in front of my car instead of me running down the road in front of the moose. Ahhhhhh, life in the Rocky Mountains! It was 2 degrees this morning. It could have been -2 degrees! ... Read more
Day 65 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Thursday, November 09, 2017      4 comments

I'm grateful that I'm up to my ears in a volunteer effort to help people consult one-on-one with a knowledgeable, patient man who explains health insurance and helps people apply for it. I've posted almost 200 flyers informing the community of ... Read more
Day 64 of 100 days of Gratitude
Sunday, October 22, 2017      4 comments

Headed to Minuteman Trail in Concord, MA. I'm grateful for this opportunity to learn more about our country's history. I think I take a lot for granted and I intend to be wiser and more appreciative of the many attribute of our beloved c... Read more
Day 63 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      2 comments

Well, I'm grateful to be back home and that a strenuous day of movement is finished.I climbed 4 very steep mtns today to try to re-lose the pounds I regained on a road trip & while staying with relatives. Their breakfasts consisted of 1) cinamm... Read more
Day 62 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, September 10, 2017      3 comments

I'm grateful that yesterday I remembered what I had forgotten to remember. You will understand this if you're 50+ yrs. Of course, that was only one incident in 24 hours. I forgot plenty of things yesterday, but I'm grateful for the ONE I r... Read more
Day 62 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, September 08, 2017      5 comments

"Motherhood is not for wimps!" I have a magnet that says that on the refrig. It's been a year this week since my son experienced the end of his young marriage. I wasn't sure he could reach emotional stability to survive it. So I've been r... Read more
Day 61 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, September 05, 2017      5 comments

I am so grateful to be retired and able to really concentrate on movement. The days of owning a small business & working 12-14 hrs/daily were very rewarding, but really demanding. I could never have had the time nor energy to do what today invo... Read more
Day 60 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, September 03, 2017      4 comments

Home after a fun, strenuous trip to the Pacific Northwest. Hiking the Cascade Mtns to see the waterfalls required walking 10,000+ steps several days on this vacation. I didn't want to blow my streak (streaks are really sneaky, aren't they... Read more
Day 59 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      3 comments

After a couple of "gray days" on the Pacific beach, the sun came out yesterday! Hooray! DH loves the photo opportunities, I love getting 10,000 steps in beauty and (I have to admit..) I love little shops where "cute quotes" can be found. They m... Read more
Day 58 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      5 comments

I'm in Oregon and the sky is smoke-filled from huge wildfires. I'm thankful for all the training the firefighters have had emphasizing the priority to protect each other and then beautiful forests of Oregon. My son is a fire fighter where I liv... Read more
Day 57 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, August 26, 2017      4 comments

I am grateful for Nature's beauty. We walked another 5 miles up& down a very steep, narrow dirt trail rising hundreds of feet above the ground to view the magnificent Wahclella waterfall and also up to the bridge of Multnomah waterfall. Words ... Read more

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