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  • A lot to Learn!

    1/23/2017 5:06:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    So much to Learn in the areas of health, education and now with my new embroidery machine! Nothing that brings big rewards will come easily. T... Read more

  • Gabby Update

    1/22/2017 5:18:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    Little Gabby is 5 months old now, and she is growing into a fine little girl. Read more

  • The Storytime Flip

    1/21/2017 5:04:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    This week's story time changed completely! I hav... Read more

  • Life is like building a snowman...

    1/20/2017 5:21:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    Life is like Building a Snowman Building a snowma... Read more

  • Life is like building a snowman...

    1/20/2017 5:21:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    Life is like Building a Snowman Building a snowman is just like building a healthy life. First, you have to take the time to start the jour... Read more

  • Feasting!

    1/19/2017 5:35:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    Feasting! To feast means so many things to so many people. It signifies total enjoyment and to sumptuously indulge. I am learning to fe... Read more

  • The MAJOR upgrade!

    1/18/2017 5:19:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes, you need to make a big change to get the results that you want. This is true in life, health, love and in crafting. I had to upgrade... Read more

  • Big Results from Little Hikes

    1/17/2017 5:10:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    This weekend, I decided to take two short hikes rather than one big hike. Read more

  • "I have some dreams!"

    1/16/2017 5:20:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yes, just like Martin Luther King, I have a dream...a healthy dream! 1. My dream is to live a long and healthy life with great mental acuity. ... Read more

  • Counting on the Farm

    1/15/2017 5:10:57 AM, by JSTETSER

    Counting on the Farm For the past four months, I have worked on creating a new book for my grandchild Lina Marie. I used the design from a boo... Read more

  • Feeling Fantastic with Fiber!

    1/14/2017 5:26:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yep. I added it. I consciously decided that I could add more fiber to my diet by taking those fiber tablets. Read more

  • There's no getting even

    1/13/2017 5:10:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing."~Martin Luther King Jr. Read more

  • Great weekend for a Grandma!

    1/12/2017 5:21:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    My DIL was able to get a good deal on some last minute tickets, and is coming home for MLK weekend. Horray! I finally get to meet my little gra... Read more

  • The Tee Shirt Quilt

    1/11/2017 5:23:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Currently, I am working on creating a tee shirt quilt for my husband and I. This quilt will chronicle our hikes in New England. It includes two... Read more

  • The Closet CRASH!

    1/10/2017 5:24:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    The other day while sitting in the kitchen, I heard a loud CRASH coming from my bedroom. Opening the closet door, I discovered that my 8 foot lo... Read more

  • SPARK BIRTHDAY 5

    1/9/2017 5:19:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Happy Sparkverary to me! Here I am getting married in 2007! I had about 10-15 pounds to loose. Not a big amount. I had lost and found t... Read more

  • Gentleness

    1/8/2017 5:12:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes we all have misunderstandings. People get angry and say things that are unkind and untrue. Sometimes we need to overlook the matter w... Read more

  • Helping in Fort Lauderdale

    1/7/2017 5:05:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    My son is a resident surgeon at the Fort Lauderdale Hospital. Read more

  • Sparked by the UnFriend!

    1/6/2017 5:12:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    Facebook has created a new social group: the "unfriends". I was unfriended in the most ungracious way. A relative let me know that she was ... Read more

  • Sparked by my DREAM!!

    1/5/2017 5:19:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm sparked by dreams as I take steps to make t... Read more

  • My Son Sam

    1/4/2017 5:04:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sam and his daughter My oldest son Sam just loves his little girl. He married later in life, and then he and his wife waited 5 years to have ... Read more

  • My Son Sam

    1/4/2017 5:04:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sam and his daughter My oldest son Sam just loves his little girl. He married later in life, and then he and his wife waited 5 years to have ... Read more

  • My New Plan

    1/3/2017 5:11:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Renewing the commitment Every year at this time, I l... Read more

  • First Hike 2017

    1/2/2017 5:13:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    The day was a New England gem! Blue skies, freshly fallen powdery snow and temperatures were in the low 30’s. On other New Year’s day hikes, we... Read more

  • New Plan (poem)

    1/1/2017 5:04:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    A new year, and I new plan- I’ll be as specific as I can! Read more

  • Just one more...

    12/31/2016 6:04:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    “Just one more story, please!” “Just one more story, please!” Read more

  • Decluttering the House

    12/30/2016 5:18:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love pretty things, and am a connoisseur of elephants. I have a huge collection of them in my kitchen. There comes a time when too much is jus... Read more

  • Learning to Listen

    12/29/2016 5:31:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    On Tuesday, I was tired when I got home from Maine. I had a lot of work and responsibilities to take care of. When my Mom told me that she had ... Read more

  • Learning to Listen

    12/29/2016 5:31:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    On Tuesday, I was tired when I got home from Maine. I had a lot of work and responsibilities to take care of. When my Mom told me that she had ... Read more

  • Love at Christmastime (poem)

    12/28/2016 5:31:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    Christmas Love Your love makes me happy For you... Read more

  • Setting My Intention

    12/27/2016 6:13:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    I take the time each morning to set my intention. I decided that today I will look forward and not behind. Today I will be kind to all I come in... Read more

  • Christmas Lessons

    12/26/2016 6:33:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Lina had a difficult time when she tried to bring the nativity lamb home from church. No, that is not your Christmas present!... Read more

  • Creating Christmas

    12/25/2016 5:14:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    Christmas is both something that unfolds before us, and also something that we plan for. It is creating Christmas traditions with a tree, flower... Read more

  • The Season of Surprises!

    12/24/2016 5:51:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    I had two wonderful surprises yesterday. First, my blood pressure was in the "very healthy" range. It was 116/62, despite the season's stress,... Read more

  • Wrapping up the Holidays!

    12/23/2016 5:10:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    If there's one thing I've learned about Christmas, it is easy to become obsessive. I have to know when to stop. This year, I started making the... Read more

  • Crazy for Christmas!

    12/22/2016 5:07:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love this season of joyous surprise! I love the special stories, And the wonder in a child's eyes! Read more

  • Unguarded Goodies!

    12/21/2016 5:15:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Tempted by Unguarded Goodies! I have been a disciplined eater for quite a while. I know when temptation is coming, I let people know that I wo... Read more

  • Lessons from the Grinch

    12/20/2016 5:21:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Maybe you remember the Grinch as the mean and nasty one... Read more

  • Keep Christmas free of competition!

    12/19/2016 5:03:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Keep Christmas from becoming a competition Stress is often associated with buying gifts that will WOW the receivers. Somehow, the joy and fun... Read more

  • Haters!

    12/18/2016 5:45:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    There are a few people that find fault with everything I do. They criticize my actions and ridicule the way that I choose to live my life. No m... Read more

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