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March Can't Make Up Its Mind
Friday, March 06, 2020      2 comments

"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade."-- Charles Dickens ... Read more
March Blusters
Thursday, March 05, 2020      3 comments

"The stormy March is come at last, With wind, and cloud, and changing skies, I hear the rushing of the blast, That through the snowy valley flies." ―William Cullen Bryant ... Read more
Marching Along
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      3 comments

“By March, the worst of the winter would be over. The snow would thaw, the rivers begin to run and the world would wake into itself again." -- Neil Gaiman ... Read more
Hello March!
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      5 comments

"March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine."-- L.M. Montgomery ... Read more
Anybody Want a Challenge?
Monday, March 02, 2020      3 comments

Now would be a great time to sign up for the Spring 5% Challenge. There are four seasonal challenges held each year where your exercise minutes and healthy lifestyle challenge points earn your team air miles to race around the world to a new des... Read more
Fun with a Fungi
Thursday, February 20, 2020      5 comments

A thought hit me today as I was reading some Sparkpeople articles. In the 11 years that I've been a member, I don't recall reading any nutrition articles on the health benefits of one of my favorite freggies--mushrooms. In fact I wasn't sure i... Read more
Numbers, Numbers
Friday, January 31, 2020      1 comments

I know we aren't supposed to get obsessed with numbers on the scale and need to focus on non-scale measures of improved health and fitness. That being said, hypocrite that I am, I decided to look at another number that I hadn't checked in awhile... Read more
What Losing 40# Means
Thursday, January 30, 2020      6 comments

Thanks to SparkPeople, I can take a walk without my knees and feet carrying along: A female Samoyed The late, great Meow, the world's fattest... Read more
Hello, New Year!
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      3 comments

"And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been." -- Rainer Maria Rilke ... Read more
Hope Smiles...
Tuesday, December 31, 2019      2 comments

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.' -- Alfred Lord Tennyson ... Read more
How Do Scientists Know the Earth is Round?
Tuesday, November 12, 2019      3 comments

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The Poppies Grow
Monday, November 11, 2019      3 comments

In Flander's Field Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (November 30, 1872 – January 28, 1918) In Flanders fields the poppies grow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks... Read more
October's End
Thursday, October 31, 2019      1 comments

"Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, voices whisper in the trees, 'Tonight is Halloween!' " -- Dexter Kozen ... Read more
October's Bounty
Tuesday, October 29, 2019      2 comments

"I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time."-- Robert Browning ... Read more
October's Dance
Monday, October 28, 2019      3 comments

“Dancing of the autumn leaves on the surface of a lake is a dream we see when we are awake!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan ... Read more

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