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How May I Help You or Should I Just Ring Your Neck (video blog)

Thursday, November 18, 2010      10 comments

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Those Two Words

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      16 comments

I began last night with this question: “How grateful are you for the person sitting next to you and how often do you let them know that you are grateful?” I am in the midst of a seminar for two groups of people who have been convinced they are n... Read more

A Message For You

Tuesday, November 16, 2010      22 comments

“Don’t give up. No matter what, don’t give up.” I am not really sure why I write what I write sometimes. There are days I just get a feeling or something keeps running through my head and all of a sudden it’s on paper. To be honest, quite o... Read more

Finding My Own Confidence 11 Months of Spark

Monday, November 15, 2010      20 comments

I’m starting a seminar for a client in Nashville tomorrow afternoon and I was finalizing everything with the event planner for the hotel the other day. Before we hung up she said to me “I don’t know if I could do what you do. You must have had a... Read more

Running and Life

Saturday, November 13, 2010      16 comments

I have been running since May 11, 2010 I started off inspired by a Spark friend who was running the Indianapolis half marathon while I was walking in a 5K walk here in town. Her enthusiasm, her commitment and her support was more than enou... Read more

The Emotional Eater In Me

Friday, November 12, 2010      25 comments

I don’t know about you but frustration, anger, envy ---- all those emotions we subscribe to “other people” have always been a thorn in my side when it comes to emotional eating. We don’t like to talk about our sordid journeys to the refrigerator... Read more

I'm Not FAT!!!

Thursday, November 11, 2010      23 comments

We had to stand in line at Target for a while last night. Someone was waiting for a price check. It gave me an opportunity to look at the magazine rack to my immediate left. Slick and glossy covers stared back at me offering me advice on every a... Read more

Where Do I Focus My Energy? (video blog)

Tuesday, November 09, 2010      11 comments

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Me and Job

Sunday, November 07, 2010      17 comments

I was able to get to the gym yesterday afternoon and it was probably the most pleasant experience I had all week. I was able to run two and one half miles and my poor old body paid for the lack of activity over the past four days. I felt renewed... Read more

Forgeting Your Past and Answered Prayers

Saturday, November 06, 2010      24 comments

I have sat here for the last ten minutes trying to figure out a way to tell you about my week. I give up! Just let me say that you have had them too. The kind of week where you know you have a lot of challenges before it begins and then there ar... Read more

Blessed Failure

Monday, November 01, 2010      27 comments

“With each failure I encounter I am one step closer to reaching my ultimate goal(s)” Sounds really, really nice doesn’t it? Makes ya wanna print it out and hang it on your fridge, don’t it? Truth be told, we most likely believe something li... Read more

Sometimes There Is Not Much To Say

Saturday, October 30, 2010      23 comments

I met Perry when he was in the third grade. He knocked on our door one Saturday morning and asked for a piece of paper so he could do his homework. He had, on his face, what I have always called an “award winning smile.” That is my first memory... Read more

Once You Get Your Plane Through The Clouds...... (video blog)

Saturday, October 30, 2010      8 comments

Just remember, that after the thunderstorm there is always a rainbow.... Read more

For The Long Haul

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      17 comments

When I walked in the living room with her breakfast this morning Joan looked up at me and said. “I just realized something.” The World Series starts tonight and I don’t believe you have written one blog referencing baseball--- ever!!” She ... Read more

A Must Read For Men: Doing Our Part

Tuesday, October 26, 2010      24 comments

This blog has nothing to do with diet or exercise. It’s an observation from the male point of view. I am a good husband. I didn’t say perfect, I said good. I’ve been married for over thirty six years and other than the normal tiffs we have ... Read more

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