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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's not easy breaking your heart.
Saturday, January 14, 2017      112 comments

I love music and I heard a new song a few weeks ago by Alex Da Kid titled "It's not easy breaking your heart." So why title my blog after this song? As a few people know here on Spark People, I feel like music speaks to me and sometimes mess... Read more
The gift of friends here on Spark people for my birthday!
Thursday, December 29, 2016      54 comments

To all of my dear friends far and near! Today is my 51st birthday! My husband asked me how it felt when I woke up to be 51. My answer, "awesome... Read more
The person looking back at you.
Monday, December 26, 2016      39 comments

We are getting very close to the end of another year. How has 2016 gone for you? Invariably, there will have been some good and some bad. I have to do reviews for my employees at work and I always ask them how they think the last year has gone... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What is Spark people to you?
Saturday, October 29, 2016      122 comments

When you think of this website, what do you think of? Do you think of it as only a weight loss site? Or do you think of it as a place to connect with some of the best people there are in this world? ... Read more
Spark friends are the best!
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      51 comments

We had the pleasure of having Jantheblonde and her wonderful hubby visit us here in Minnesota. I was a little worried about the weather, but it turned out that we have had great weather during their stay. We were able to meet for a couple of hou... Read more
Women's Rock 5K
Saturday, August 27, 2016      48 comments

Today was my 5th run this year. I wasn't even sure I was going to do any this year beside the color run which is just a fun run, but I just found a few... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 4 years ago I needed a change- Be the change.
Friday, June 24, 2016      176 comments

This was me 4 years ago. I was in Paris and having the time of my life. In fact, I thought for being 46, I looked pretty good. This was our 2cd trip to... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts An article worth reading.
Sunday, June 12, 2016      40 comments

I read this the other day on facebook and it really made an impression on me. This man realized he had to be the change. It pertains to his marriage, but it really makes you think about other relationships too. I found it really powerful. I hope... Read more
The grocery store- checking out carts
Saturday, June 11, 2016      35 comments

I had to go grocery shopping this morning for the first time in a couple of weeks. My husband has been in Greece for a few weeks and my daughters were not home either so I had stocked up on veggies, salad ingredients and fruit along with the mea... Read more
Saturday in Stillwater and Sunday at the Hasting's Winery with Claire, Annette and hubby's.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      29 comments

I love MInnesota in Spring, Summer and Fall. Winter is a mixed bag for sure. The cold weather and snow isn't always horrible and people here really do love all of the activities that can be done during the winter months. But, I have to say, Cl... Read more
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum with Spark friends.
Monday, May 23, 2016      35 comments

On Friday morning, we met up with Wildaster (Annette) and her husband Bob to visit the beautiful Arboretum. I had been there last year, and knew that Claire would really enjoy it during her visit to Minnesota. It surely did not disappoint us. It... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Spending time with Sparkfriends in beatiful MN in May.
Saturday, May 21, 2016      69 comments

As many of you know, ClaireinParis is in the US and has come to visit us here in Minnesota for a few days. She could not have picked a better long weekend. The weather is perfect! We have been able to sit outside and enjoy breakfast and tea or... Read more
Have an open mind!
Saturday, April 16, 2016      44 comments

We all know how hard it is to keep an open mind. Sometimes we have an opinion and it is really hard to make ourselves consider other points of view. Yesterday, I had to go to a leadership development meeting. I spent the entire day sitting and... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Finding your "Tribe"
Saturday, February 20, 2016      44 comments

I read an article about career advice. This is just part of it but this one point hit home with me. 5. “Who is my tribe?” Your tribe consists of people who get you. It might not be your colleagues, your college pals, or even your siblings... Read more
The Red Rose story- a Valentine's Day love story.
Thursday, February 11, 2016      28 comments

I listened to this on my way home today. I had tears running down my face and then when I got home, my wonderful hubby had brought me some beautiful red roses too. Red roses were her favorites, Her name was also Rose. And every year her... Read more

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