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TORTISE110's Blogs

Three Things That Are Keeping Me on a Healthy Track
Saturday, October 15, 2016      20 comments

This morning I am thinking about things that are keeping me motivated right now. emoticon One is that the sc... Read more
Closet Switch-Up
Monday, October 03, 2016      18 comments

emoticon It's time for me to store summer clothes and move fall and winter duds back in. This weekend I real... Read more
Five More Things All About Me
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      11 comments

So, continuing on my mission to be a little more 'blog-worthy.' Here are 5 more things about me and then I will be on to another question. Interested in the prompts? Here is what I posted in my last blog: My Sparkfriend, Swe... Read more
Inspiration from Swede Su: Following Prompts to Write More Blogs
Friday, September 09, 2016      18 comments

I've been in a blogging drought lately. Can't think of a thing to say. Meanwhile I am a Community Advisor with a commitment to blog at least once a week... So I better get to it. My Sparkfriend, Swede Su, recently started following a g... Read more
Ad Free Spark - Calmer Already
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      16 comments

I've been a Spark member since 2012. I thought I was fine with it. Well, I WAS fine with it. But this morning when the offer came to try Premium I jumped in. Now I know why. My experience on Spark this morning checking in feels focused ... Read more
Worth Sinning For
Friday, July 22, 2016      23 comments

As Nora Ephron, humorist and writer, was dying of pneumonia related to leukemia, she said she would miss her husband and children the most, and that she would also miss pie. Pie! Imagine that being among your last thoughts. Well I could im... Read more
Fruit & Veggie Inspiration
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      16 comments

It's easy to like fruits & veggies in the summer. So much fresh produce, so much beautiful fruit. This year in our area we have had mouth watering sweet peaches and strawberries. And always there is an abundance of zucchini. ... Read more
An In-House WO to Try: Update
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      12 comments

I picked this up from this morning. It's a day I don't usually go to the gym, so I'm going to try this. I think I can, I think I can... ... Read more
Heavenly Summer Cooking and Eating
Saturday, June 25, 2016      19 comments

I love to cook and in summer get excited to have fresh produce, more company around--which inspires me, and a bit more time to fuss with food. But I also like to be outside and active more. So the challenge is always menu planning and simple r... Read more
Sparking at Our Local Community Market
Saturday, June 18, 2016      10 comments

Our local country market is such a winner. Today I bought fresh green beans, Napa cabbage, radishes, lettuce and cucumbers fresh from the farm. And for a few minutes we chatted with the 'sales force,' kind people offering food and craft items ... Read more
Our On-Line Friendships
Monday, May 23, 2016      20 comments

For those of us who show up day after day on Sparkpeople this may not be a shocker. I have friends, both virtual and in person from my time here. But I wanted to share this story because it is sweet and amazing and makes me glad I am alive an ... Read more
How to Celebrate Mother's Day (-:
Sunday, May 08, 2016      15 comments

I think Mother's Day is the day for all mothers (and anyone who ever had a mother) to push the pause button. So here's my 'gift' to anyone readi... Read more
Good Morning from Colorado
Thursday, April 28, 2016      15 comments

Many of my Spark friends know I have been in Colorado to help our son who broke his leg a few weeks ago. He had surgery last Friday and came through it. It has a terrifying twist because in the surgery he had an allergic reaction to the anesth... Read more
Time to Renew My Focus
Sunday, April 17, 2016      15 comments

It's been a harder week for me than usual. My son broke his leg skiing and will have surgery next week. He's making his career in Outdoor Education so this leg deal is key but all news points in a positive direction (leg is fixable), though he... Read more
Activity Takes Many Forms
Thursday, March 31, 2016      13 comments

Just sharing a family shot from Easter morning. It was chilly, thus the coats. It was drizzling, thus the plastic bags. Still, we had fun. Can't beat that! Two of my grandchildren with my husband and I, after the scamper around the yard... Read more

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