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Rabbit trails
Monday, December 10, 2012      3 comments

I feel like I've been on one very long meandering rabbit trail to nowhere since the end of July. My mother passed away July 25 after a year of dealing with lung cancer and a year and a half of kidney dialysis. I was living with her and taking ca... Read more
From Garbage to Miracle
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      3 comments

I was out walking one day last fall in an effort to improve my physical fitness. I had a small streak going just to get out and walk the dog. This was before I found SparkPeople. Anyway, I happened to see a book by the side of the path. My first... Read more
38 lbs lighter!
Saturday, March 24, 2012      3 comments

12 of those 38 have been while here on SP and I am sooooo glad I found this site! I've been kind of working my way into more and more of the opportunities available here. Having started with the nutrition tracker, I quickly added the fitne... Read more
Don't give up!
Thursday, March 15, 2012      1 comments

We all need to hear this from time to time. Don't Give Up - Get Up!!... Read more
Act with decision
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      1 comments

(Photographer unknown but a beautiful pic!) Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness.--COLTON. When ... Read more
Funny how that works
Monday, March 05, 2012      2 comments

I make art in order to get a message across. Sometimes the message is hard and in your face because occasionally I am hard-headed and not listening because I'm caught up i... Read more
And a partridge in a pear tree
Friday, March 02, 2012      1 comments

Had a great walk today. Almost hit the 4 mile mark. Whoo hoo! Today was the day of the animals. I saw 9 deer a lot of horses ... Read more
Be aware of criticising self
Thursday, March 01, 2012      0 comments

I would have loved to have met Mr. Carnegie! I think he was talking more about criticizing others but that statement also applies to criticizing and condemning one's self ... Read more
Encouraging words
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      2 comments

It takes courage to commit to a new lifestyle and then stick to it despite how many times you fall flat. The temptation to give up can often be strong but we are courageou... Read more
Simplify stuff
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      3 comments

Almost everywhere I look anymore there are storage sheds with more going up all the time. We are such a rich society that we have to rent storage sheds in order to hold the... Read more
What we say about ourselves matters
Monday, February 27, 2012      1 comments

That little poem applies to what we say about others but it also applies to what we say about ourselves. Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks, the Bible says... Read more
Fighting the doldrums
Sunday, February 26, 2012      1 comments

I did this drawing years ago but I have days when it still fits my mental state. Some days are just the pits when it comes to energy and enthusiasm. And what makes it... Read more
Today I Will...
Saturday, February 25, 2012      1 comments

I have been working on doing my own happiness project and, since I'm an artist/graphic designer, I put together my personal commandments list in the pic above. I have it p... Read more
Those Who Danced
Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

Thought for the day... ... Read more
My Exercise Buddy
Thursday, February 23, 2012      2 comments

I just wanted to show off my exercise buddy. Her name is Daisy and I think she is a rat terrier mix. She was a found dog and and I have only had her for a few months but s... Read more

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