Friday is Piloga day. I can hear the collective "what the heck is that?" across Spark World. Sparkers everywhere have puzzled looks. Is it something you eat, drink, wear? It is not a national holiday. Nope, none of the above. It is actually an e... Read more
It sneaks up on you. Gratitude takes many forms and meanings; enjoying simple pleasures like a sunset on the beach, thankfulness for food on the table and the joy brought to us by family and friends.
Each August I help with a community even... Read more
This quote has been floating around the internet as something that Meryl Streep said (wrote), but should be attributed to Portuguese self-help author José Micard Teixeira.
“I no longer have patience for certain things, not because I’ve ... Read more
I was very excited when the Tracker was introduced. I ordered it within the hour seeing no reason to fret over the decision as I sometimes do. I love technology! ...my inner geek... I have not been disappointed.
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Like most women my closet is full of clothes in multiple sizes. I don't like to admit it but it's true. Yesterday I was in an adventurous mood, exploring, venturing into an area of the closet that had been ignored....
The single digit sizes... Read more
My inner 'geek' is smiling AND becoming fit. I have always loved technology. My career has evolved around it and I enjoy new gadgets, new apps and new software. As technology evolved, my life has been streamlined. Or, as I tell my customers, it'... Read more
The full quote is "If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." --Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus was a Roman Statesman who lived between 106 BC and 46 BC. Obviously a very wise man from a long time ago.
I love my ga... Read more
Yes, I eat oatmeal in the summer! This is my 'go to' breakfast trend at the moment. It's easy, quick, nutritious, low cal! and most important...filling. This morning I added 1 cup of (organic) strawberries and 1/2 cup of blueberries. No added s... Read more
As the week winds down, I want to share one of my favorite quotes:
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” --Thomas A. Edison
My words to live by.... ... Read more
If you have 4 minutes to spare every day, you can be healthier. Here is a link to an interesting blog in the New York Times:
well.blogs.nytimes.com/2 013/06/19/the-4-minute-wor kout/?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.z _sma=HL_T4M_2013062... Read more
Today at lunch I thoroughly enjoyed my hard boiled egg....with fresh ground pepper and a dash of sea salt. Eggs have become my new 'go to' food at lunch.
As a pescetarian (vegetarian who also eats fish) I want to make sure I am getting eno... Read more
I can almost hear the collective gasp...lobster mac & cheese!!!? Shouldn't that be forbidden for anyone trying to lose weight? Never to be mentioned, not to be discussed, only to be eaten by 'FAT' people....500 calories per cup.
I like lob... Read more
Lately I have been cycling at the gym 5 or 6 days a week for 60 minutes. As everyone knows this can get pretty boring compared to being outside. The weather in Massachusetts is not yet cooperating. I blame it on the weather but I am also a bit ... Read more
On Sundays I cook. I cook for two at my house in anticipation that it will last for two dinners. Sunday plus Monday. Whatever I make, I double it to also bring dinner to my 87 year old Dad. Today I tried a new recipe, zucchini & tomato pie. I ha... Read more
Saturdays fly by....
Emails, Facebook, SP check in....
Hard boiled eggs for the week, one for breakfast with my peanut butter toast.
Yell at cats....sibling rivalry....like small furry humans.
Clean cat box.
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