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The Gift

Friday, December 03, 2010      16 comments

The first time I became aware of it was in Los Angeles International Airport. I had some time between flights and I was browsing the gift store. It was with all the other refrigerator magnets. You’ve probably heard it and read it a million times... Read more

This Mornings Vlog YouTube Address ............

Thursday, December 02, 2010      2 comments

Some of you wrote and said you couldnt open my Vlog this morning. I neglected to give you the YouTube address. Here it is http://www.youtube.com/watch
?v=M9_AnjDs3EY... Read more

You Are Courageous.............. Oh Yes You Are (video blog)

Thursday, December 02, 2010      18 comments

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One Day At A Time

Wednesday, December 01, 2010      17 comments

Joan is on vacation this week so we are headed to Louisville this morning and will not return until late afternoon or early this evening. I will be AFK. I did want to share my progress with you, though. I reached 75% of my goals yesterday.... Read more

Progress Versus Perfection

Tuesday, November 30, 2010      16 comments

One thing I’ve discovered on this journey is that I have this nasty streak of perfection inside of me that automatically quits and gives up if something is not done right the first time, bigger and better than anyone else, or accomplished quick... Read more

My Plan To Get Back On Track

Monday, November 29, 2010      25 comments

This blog is not going to be fun or inspirational. It may even be a bit dark and a tad bit depressing. So if you’re looking for light and fluffy today this is not the place to be. If you are interested in reading about how I plan to get back on ... Read more

The Book of Revelation and Why I Run

Sunday, November 28, 2010      16 comments

I have been lost for close to three months. I have been wandering around in some sort of haze trying to grasp on to some sort of stability in this journey and it feels like I am missing it by about five seconds. Just about the time I think I’ve ... Read more

How Many of These Books Have You Read?

Saturday, November 27, 2010      72 comments

How many of these books have you read? Recently the BBC published this list of books and suggested most people would have read no more than five of these in their lifetime. 1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen 2 The Lord of the Rings... Read more

I Am Learning To Adjust. That's A Big Step For Me

Friday, November 26, 2010      14 comments

There are a lot of lessons to be learned in this short tale, LOL. Lesson One: Thirty seven years of marriage doesnt mean you can read each others minds. As we gathered around the table yesterday Joan said to the kids "So you will all be in ... Read more

I'm Thankful For..........

Thursday, November 25, 2010      17 comments

Jen logged herself in. “It’s time,” she said. “We’re going up on the third floor today. ” The third floor is where the kinesis machines are. They are in a private room that doesn’t appear to be a torture chamber. It’s got nice wooden floors and... Read more

Blessed Failure

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      19 comments

My nephew Jim called last night. He’s Joan’s oldest sister’s oldest child. His dad died about ten years ago or so and since then whenever he has “issues” he calls me. His dad and I were close and I don’t think there is not a day that goes by th... Read more

The Taking Side of Give and Take (video blog)

Tuesday, November 23, 2010      14 comments

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Looking Through My Self Viewer

Monday, November 22, 2010      19 comments

Some mornings I have enough to deal with and then, out of the clear blue, I have to take on being honest with myself. Is there no end, I ask you? I read a blog this morning about self-image and how we aren’t always honest with ourselves abo... Read more

You Are Loved and Appreciated

Sunday, November 21, 2010      16 comments

There are so many things in my life that I am grateful for. If you are reading this blog consider yourself one of those things!!! If it weren’t for the encouragement, the Goodies, the Spark mails and the affection each of us shows each other I b... Read more

Loving Life

Saturday, November 20, 2010      15 comments

I have a tendency to quickly scan those mass emails we all get from well intentioned friends. I look at them and delete them. Rarely do I "pass it on to five friends." This morning was different. My friend Becky sent me what I posted below. Five... Read more


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