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Using Spark
Saturday, June 26, 2021      2 comments

Like most people I am sad that SparkPeople is ending but I am not going to criticize. What I am going to do is continue to use all the tools and re-establish good habits before it goes away. I am not sure what I will replace the trackers wi... Read more
Company is coming
Monday, April 26, 2021      4 comments

It has been well over a year since we have had any company here at the house. I have a childhood friend coming in less than 2 weeks and honestly I know my house needs lots of work. Hoping to at least get the carpets and floors clean now and th... Read more
Fun with Photoshop
Sunday, April 18, 2021      3 comments

One of the things I like to do to relax is to play with my images in PhotoShop. Some are pretty straight forward and others are really over the top. I notice when I am working on photos I'm not snacking and that is a good thing. Here are ... Read more
Heard on NCIS Last Night
Wednesday, March 10, 2021      5 comments

When All That’s Left Is Love by Rabbi Allen S. Maller When I die If you need to weep Cry for someone Walking the street beside you. You can love me most by letting Hands touch hands, and Souls touch souls. You can love me most ... Read more
Working on the studio
Sunday, February 21, 2021      7 comments

The remodel of the studio is done but now the real work begins. It is a disorganized mess and it is up to me to make it functional. I'm just taking on spot at a time and cleaning, organizing, and mostly tossing stuff! It may take awhile but s... Read more
Monday, February 08, 2021      5 comments

I have been reluctant to set goals this year but I decided I would at least commit to a few. F8Cone8 will read a motivational passage each day.  F8Cone8 will walk 30 minutes per day.  (Buddy needs it as much as I do). F8Cone8 will work ... Read more
Buddy the Wonder Dog
Tuesday, December 22, 2020      5 comments

When my son first got Buddy 5 years ago I questioned his sanity. Here he is a single dad with 2 sons, going to school full time, and working full time.... Read more
My son
Sunday, December 20, 2020      14 comments

Jeffery Brian Scott April 1, 1972 - Nov. 20, 2020 AKA Scotty, AKA Tragic. Son, Father, Friend, Teacher. Yesterday, we held a private go... Read more
Quiet Morning
Monday, October 12, 2020      4 comments

Woke up really early and did a little writing. Reflecting on the past 34 of marriage I understand 3 things. 1. I made a really good choice 2. I am really lucky this partnership has worked 3. Friendship first is the way to go. N... Read more
Thursday, October 01, 2020      2 comments

Probably not my best month Pounds lost = 0 Steps taken average per day= 3828 Goal 4000 Average exercise minutes = 43 Goal 40 So I won a few exercise minutes but didn't do well on weight loss. I am yo yo-ing up and down which is not g... Read more
Back to it
Sunday, September 13, 2020      3 comments

Spending some quality time with my mind has shown me that I am in need of a tuneup. That means some quality time with books, nature, and music. Today I have a date with the local woods by my home. Taking a walk and letting nature talk to me. ... Read more
Worst year?
Monday, September 07, 2020      9 comments

I was asked if this is the worst year in history. As trying as it can be to be isolated and not able to do some of the activities I love, like going to club meetings and the theater I have to say this is far from the worst year I've experienced... Read more
Thank you
Sunday, August 02, 2020      5 comments

Just a quick thank you note to all of you who advised I take Magnesium and Potassium for my leg cramps. Thanks to you and a little additional research I did not have any cramps last night. Thanks you!... Read more
Friday, July 31, 2020      5 comments

I have so much to learn even at my age. Today I am starting a quest to not only find out what works for me health wise but to put those things in practice. I had a tough night filled with muscle cramps and soreness. This is ridiculous and I ... Read more
What am I doing?
Monday, July 27, 2020      6 comments

I thought it was time to reassess my goals and update my attitude. I have just finished a pretty intense class and have discovered so much about myself. It is time for me to be really honest with myself and carefully plan my next moves. F... Read more

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