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The Shack in the Back
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      2 comments

At the very back corner of the property there stands an old shack, a tree standing sentry behind it. The shack is full of cast off things, fen... Read more
Nine years
Monday, February 24, 2020      6 comments

Nine years ago... I achieved a major life/health/personal goal which was the culmination of a well lived 'Spark' journey. Curious? check this out: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Back to the Gym
Tuesday, February 12, 2019      2 comments

Went back to the gym today, for the first time in quite awhile. I think I have a schedule worked out to make it a few times a week. I am surprised by how much strength I have lost, in my arms and core especially. I'm not as surprised by my ... Read more
Vision Statement 2018
Thursday, December 28, 2017      2 comments

I've never taken the time to write out my goals in a formal fashion. I've had 'vision statements' composed in my head, but they've never made it onto paper or screen. For 2018 I've composed the following vision statement: I want to ... Read more
Moving Forward
Wednesday, December 27, 2017      1 comments

Just working towards a fantastic 2018. Blogging again will be a good way to start! Here's to new beginnings for all of us. JR... Read more
Friday, June 24, 2016      6 comments

This morning I traded half a kiwi for a few slices of mango! Add an apple and we have a rainbow plate for breakfast! Throw in some cottage cheese f... Read more
What do You Consider Exercise? ... and chickens!
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      0 comments

I am going back to the gym this week. Yep, I sure am! I know it is not reasonable to make the gym 5 days a week. But I can get there 2-3 evenings a week. And... ACTIVITY, MOVEMENT, that I can get in everyday. My goal this week... Read more
Time, Money and Opportunity - The root of all excuses!
Monday, April 27, 2015      2 comments

Have I become a 'Once a Year Sparker?" It's beginning to look that way - Yikes! Time slips by so quickly. I've been out of school for 8 months already. I'm working a good job. I have a gym membership. I have time to plan meals.... Read more
Ack! School!
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      1 comments

School really fouls things up sometimes! Not so much school its self perhaps but my attitude while I am in school. The way priorities have to be organized in order to succeed. Homework just takes precedence over everything! Except of... Read more
Love the Weather!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday I was walking along the canal and could see pockets of rain dotted across the valley. While some areas were perfectly clear, nearby landmarks were nearly concealed by hazy sheets of rain and capped by dark clouds. ... Read more
Has it really been a year?
Monday, May 20, 2013      4 comments

I made a resolve this morning, in the midst of the changes summer brings, to resume where I left off. Er... Ok a little behind where I left off, but thats ok. Imagine my surprise when, as I clicked the 'Add a Blog Entry' link, I was info... Read more
Friday, May 11, 2012      9 comments

There is a lot to celebrate this week! Friday (today) is my birthday. Saturday, my husband graduates from college. Sunday, is mother’s day and my daughters Baccalaureate. Monday, I begin work as a research assistant with the Geolo... Read more
In the "Real World"...
Thursday, January 26, 2012      8 comments

It’s the second week of school. Last night as I’m watching my husband play Angry Birds on his ipod, I’m like, “Really? Don’t you have any HOMEWORK to do?!” He is in his last semester of classes, has exit exams coming up and a Capstone project…... Read more
A Change in Motivation
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      13 comments

Last week most of us were celebrating the holidays and looking towards the New Year; forming resolutions and setting goals. I was making plans to eat better, exercise more, drink less – all the regular stuff. On New Year’s Eve, as I was beginn... Read more
In Celebration of Veterans Day 2011
Friday, November 11, 2011      3 comments

Happy Veterans Day! I don't know about you, but I believe this is a day worth celebrating. There are young people every day making a CHOICE to embark on a new path, one they don't really know anything about, despite what they may believe t... Read more

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