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Ten Ways to Spark During the Super Bowl
Sunday, February 03, 2013      24 comments

The Super Bowl is the land for temporary diet derailment for many. What, with all those Super Bowl party goodies around, I know you know that I know of what I am blogging. So, ever helpful, consider the following constructive suggestions: ... Read more
HARBOWL - NFL Spark Game (Super Bowl Week)
Sunday, January 27, 2013      11 comments

(Disclaimer: Non-Football Fans, move on. Ditto folks looking for some rah-rah Sparky motivation. None here. That said....) ... Read more
Anatomy of a Spark Blog Cont'd. - Response to GreasyJoan et. al.
Thursday, January 24, 2013      25 comments

On January 3 I posted a missive, inquiring what blog content was desired, not desired, beneficial, a waste of time. Thereafter I let my provincial sports fandom get the best of me and spent the next two-weeks boasting about our local (and still... Read more
Extra Pounds Undermine Perceptions of Business Acumen?
Sunday, January 20, 2013      19 comments

We own a successful business and I have been overweight, substantially, my entire adult life. I have always felt that our degree of success in the competitive business arena might have been more if the sociological stigma of obesity was not pr... Read more
Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold... It is Very Cold in New England! (NFL Playoffs Game)
Monday, January 14, 2013      19 comments

The wild and wooly Divisional Playoffs are in the books. There are no words to describe the level of excitement here in the Baltimore area. We get our revenge and retribution game in New England, for the near miss of last year. A whole lot of ... Read more
NFL Playoffs Spark Game - Invitation and Scoreboard
Sunday, January 06, 2013      14 comments

The Wild Card Games are in the books. Here is our Scoreboard, going into the Divisional Weekend: Two-Pound Weight Loss Commitment: CMW123 – 4-lb obligation for the Ravens win; less 2 for predictions. A 2 loss obligation by next weeke... Read more
Move Along, Nothing New to See Here (ABCs)
Saturday, January 05, 2013      9 comments

A - Available or married: Married to Susan818127 for over 21 years B - Book: Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, by C.S. Forester. Anything nautical / historical. C - Cake or pie: Neither; no sweet tooth. Apple pie if I must choose. D - D... Read more
Are You Ready For Some Football?!?! - The NFL Playoffs Spark Game (Join Us and Play!)
Saturday, January 05, 2013      11 comments

Hopefully this is easy. Here are the rules: 1. Pick one team from this weekend's games that you expect to advance (i.e., to win their game this week.) You can pick with your head, based on research, with your gut (stop self-deprecating n... Read more
Anatomy of a Spark Blog - What, Why, and Whether
Thursday, January 03, 2013      22 comments

I have been a bad Spark Friend. I admit it. I blog much more often than I read and comment on the blogs of others. Of course, you already knew this. Maybe it's heartening to see me admit it openly? So tonight, overcome with pangs of guil... Read more
Happy New Year - From the Inside of an Exploded Potato!
Monday, December 31, 2012      14 comments

Thing One is learning to drive. Dare to ask whether she is pleased over the notion, or excited over the process? In the infamous words of “The Cat in the Hat”, she does not like this; not one little bit. Our generation could not wait to get ou... Read more
Welcome to the Top 318 of Sparky Success Stories
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      22 comments

Welcome! Yep, you. The sleepy person staring back at you, out of the mirror each morning. The person making the EFFORT not to indulge in the chocolate doughnut at the office. The person throwing out the pizza delivery coupons. The person prio... Read more
8 Lbs of Chanamas - Report Week 5 Results Below
Thursday, December 20, 2012      12 comments

Happy Holidays to all. If you are still in the game, you know what to do. Fess up, boast, whatever. below. As for me: E - Eating too much. Time to relent and get back to counting calories. It's not crazy, but the little nasty fat bombs ... Read more
Non-Demoninational Christmas Carol
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      16 comments

I ask that you simply trust me, that this is worth two minutes and twenty seconds of your life. And, oh - Speakers up!!! www.youtube.com/watch?v=
B-nrBwfbAOo ... Read more
8 Lbs of Chanamas - Report Week 4 Results Below
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      9 comments

If you are playing, you should be about halfway through. It's about halfway between the week-before-Thanksgiving and New Years. You know what to do. As for me: E - Exceeding daily caloric burn records at the gym. I - Investigating ... Read more
8 Lbs of Chanamas - Report Week 3 Results Below
Thursday, December 06, 2012      14 comments

You know what to do (see recent blogs if not). Post below. As for me, I'm back in the game. Thank you gym membership. 3 lbs down, plus one in the bank. Good thing too, as next Friday we host the company holiday party in our home. Susan... Read more

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