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September Goals
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      14 comments

My September Goals: Stop hoping for Fall, and enjoy the beauty of September Stop being mad at politicians, they know not what they do Take ... Read more
What a Wonderful World!
Monday, August 31, 2015      12 comments

This one's for you, Louie Armstrong. I love this song, and love the sentiment. We do live in a wonderful world. Sometimes, when we are so b... Read more
A Sunday Rhyme....Bad Sparkpoetry
Sunday, August 30, 2015      12 comments

Forgive me. We wake up every morning, and feel that cool Spark beat The sunshine in our windows, is a real good thing to greet Having a hea... Read more
The only expectations you should live up to, are the ones you expect for yourself
Saturday, August 29, 2015      11 comments

The only expectations you should live up to, are the ones you expect for yourself. You are the key to this journey to change the way you look at f... Read more
Up and At 'Em
Friday, August 28, 2015      17 comments

Oh, how I love this saying. It was always my Dad’s favorite way to get us four kids out of bed. My Dad is hilarious, and is just an awesome man. ... Read more
Completely, Perfectly, Incandescently Happy
Thursday, August 27, 2015      13 comments

Yesterday, I went out to lunch with my sister, Mary, her daughter Kate, and Kate’s boyfriend Bret. Kate and Bret live in Washington D.C., and came ... Read more
Hey You....You are AWESOME
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      8 comments

HEY YOU!! Yes, you. Stop being unhappy with yourself, you are perfect. Stop wishing you looked like someone else. Stop trying to befriend pe... Read more
We can all be Sparklicious Women.....
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      15 comments

I LOVE this. I am STRONG I can do anything I set my mind to I am WORTHY I am worth the effort to make myself better I am BEAUTIFUL ... Read more
10 Excuses for not Exercising.... Debunked
Monday, August 24, 2015      10 comments

1. I AM TOO OLD NONSENSE. Nobody is too old to take a walk, to swim, to do all kinds of different workouts, including strength training. I saw a guy yesterday at the gym, and I would guess he was about 75 years young. He was working out wi... Read more
You've Always Had the Power, Dear
Saturday, August 22, 2015      24 comments

Oh Dear, this is the biggest lesson we all have to discover for ourselves. Each of us has the power to overcome that part of our brains that keep wh... Read more
Keep Calm and Eat Well...Foods That Burn Belly Fat
Friday, August 21, 2015      7 comments

FOODS THAT BURN BELLY FAT: ALMONDS & OTHER NUTS Nuts slim you down by keeping you full. A Purdue University study showed that nuts kept you ... Read more
Don't Ever Give Up On You...You are Simply Amazing!
Thursday, August 20, 2015      17 comments

I went to the YMCA, and had my last personal training session with Diane. She asked if I wanted more sessions. I told Diane I was excited to do th... Read more
The Care and Keeping of You.... Forgiveness
Wednesday, August 19, 2015      10 comments

I have read a few blogs lately, where people have stumbled, ate something they regret, didn’t exercise, or fill in the blank…. and they are furious ... Read more
My favorite salad
Tuesday, August 18, 2015      13 comments

I was eating my evening salad last night, loving every single bite, and I thought I would share how I make it, and what makes it taste so good (to me!!). Jane’s Favorite Salad 2 cups lettuce (I use romaine and red leaf lettuce mixed) 1 ... Read more
Down by the Old Mill Stream
Monday, August 17, 2015      15 comments

I have an awesome Mother. She met my magnificent Father in college at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, and they eloped in February of their senior year of college. Just over 9 months later, my brother, Scott, was born. I came along 14 mon... Read more

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