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  • Getting Better

    9/4/2015 8:59:26 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Self Control Can do Wonders

    9/3/2015 1:15:47 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Mental Attitude

    9/2/2015 12:21:05 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Thomas Jefferson had it right! 104... Read more

  • Eating's the best part

    9/1/2015 2:40:44 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Incentive

    8/31/2015 12:11:31 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    How can losing be a winner? Answer: Letting whiney adults set the rules. 40 From what I've seen walking the streets are too many non-productive millennials. A good kick in the rump by a drill sergeant just might be the right incentive for them to become a winner. 104... Read more

  • Wise Words

    8/30/2015 1:13:19 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Gym Courtesy

    8/29/2015 1:25:54 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Now that is good incentive to your part. 334 Have a good day. 244... Read more

  • Workouts need recovery time

    8/28/2015 2:20:52 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    A good 7-hours of restful sleep is needed after a hardy workout. 102 Nite, nite. 334... Read more

  • Injuries

    8/27/2015 2:47:24 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    HOW TRUE Of coarse you could be sitting doing nothing and get knocked out your chair in an earthquake, car crashing into your living room, a small plane careening into your house, etc. 334 But still, if you do get injured exercising, its a better war story to reflect upon. 244 ... Read more

  • Therapy Session

    8/26/2015 1:06:56 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Hi Sparkers. Weight lifting is a great cure for dieting, anger management, depression, as well as an ego booster. 334 So 386 104 ... Read more

  • Deadlifts

    8/25/2015 1:52:02 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    A great way to strength train. When done correctly deadlifts hit every muscle in your body. The most important one being "YOUR HEART" 386 Sparkers 104... Read more

  • Body Mass Index (BMI)

    8/24/2015 2:30:11 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Ever wonder what your BMI is? With an accuracy of 98-percent Fat Calipers are a great way to find out. They are much better than a scale to determine health as body weight fluctuates on a daily basis. That can be very discouraging; especially if you weigh yourself daily. 39 Anything b... Read more

  • Are You Challenging Yourself?

    8/23/2015 2:28:20 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Well Sparkers I bought 6-yards of compost from the Dep't of Forestry & now the challenge is to spread it below our trees to preserve the moisture around the drip line. 244 With today's elevated temps I'll be having a few cold beers after this exercise. 334 386 my friends. 213... Read more

  • Great day

    8/22/2015 3:33:23 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Had fun with our 2-year old Grandson today. He helped with planting a Sunburst Locust Tree. Got dirty to prove it. 334 The nice thing was I did not have to clean him up. 334 Isn't that what Grandma's are for? 244 ... Read more

  • What I am proud of this week...

    8/21/2015 6:26:55 PM, by MISSMISSY

    We had my family reunion two weeks ago. Since we were out of town on Sunday, I didn't weigh in. Had a not so good week of eating during and after the reunion and when I got on the scale last Sunday...guess what...4 extra pounds had reappeared! That was the push I needed. Over the past 10 months I ... Read more

  • Winter Preparation

    8/21/2015 2:36:45 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    In snow country to preserve your trees its suggested that you have 4 to 6 inches of mulch surrounding the trunk and drip line. Well with the recent flash floods we had much of the mulch was washed away. 24 No problem; visited the Forestry Services Nursery & loaded up 6-yards of compost... Read more

  • Success

    8/20/2015 1:06:06 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Keep pushing; there appears to be too many millennials out there that believe success amounts to government handouts. What a shame. 39 ... Read more

  • What exercise do you hate?

    8/19/2015 2:02:26 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Squatting & deadlifting are the two I dislike most; but when its all said & done they do the most in keeping me active and in good health. And don't let anyone tell you its not the same as a cardio exercise. To do them correctly check out T-Nation.com. 104 ... Read more

  • How True

    8/18/2015 12:55:48 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    And eating healthy is a great start. 104 ... Read more

  • Exercise Site

    8/17/2015 12:54:17 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Labrada.com Is an informative site that compliments SP. Great articles too. Train hard Sparkers. The benefits can be 345... Read more

  • Great day

    8/16/2015 12:50:31 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Choose your friends wisely. It's makes living healthy easier. 211 386 Sparkers. ... Read more

  • Shopping

    8/15/2015 4:51:33 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Went shopping for a baseball bat 334 386 Sparkers. 104... Read more

  • Great Weather

    8/14/2015 1:37:18 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    For August in Carson Valley this year has been great. Normal temps are in the 100's but thus far the hottest was just under 100 with the majority of day being overcast and in the 80's. Today it's great; it's 82 degrees with a mild breeze. 244 Days such as this are great foe gardening i... Read more

  • Its a great day

    8/12/2015 3:08:08 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    It's a great day - I woke up 334 Enjoyed the crisp morning air of 42 degrees; Drank a protein smoothie upon waking, did the necessary morning chores, and 3-hours of yard work. Now it's time for my oatmeal breakfast. 4 It's going to reach in the 90's this afternoon 67 so I'll ... Read more

  • Routine Day

    8/11/2015 1:21:04 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Now that all the tree planting is complete. All we have to do is watch them grow. 334 This is a rest day Sparkers. ... Read more

  • Great Day

    8/10/2015 3:43:07 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    OK Sparkers. Today I completed planting our last 3-foot Sequoia complete with a drip system. But a drip system is not very functional during the winter. So rather than DW drag 300-feet of hose around an acre+ of land 334 ; my next project is extending our water hydrant system to several lo... Read more

  • BBQ Last Night

    8/9/2015 1:19:52 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    After Gardening yesterday we were invited to an unscheduled BBQ. It was a pleasant surprise & welcomed after a tiring day. I'm back at it this morning - Another tree to plant. Have a great day. 244... Read more

  • Another Tree Planted

    8/8/2015 1:10:36 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Breaking through impacted sandstone is GREAT exercise 345 Need to go wide & deep in order for seedling tree roots to branch out. Thus far we have planted 7 new Sequoia trees and have 3-more to go. In addition 4-Rocky Mountain Junipers were planted. Only have 3-more Sequoias to g... Read more

  • 2016 debate

    8/7/2015 4:24:24 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Enjoyed last night debate; best one yet.... Read more

  • Another Tree Planted

    8/6/2015 5:56:21 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Hi Sparkers. I'm on a roll - planted another Sequoia and afterwards DW & I went back to the Forest Department Nursery & picked out 3-more three foot seedlings. Now you know what's on the agenda for the rest of the week. The staff there indicated it takes 3-years for sequoia's to reach 3... Read more