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It's All In How You Say It
Thursday, April 21, 2011      3 comments

My amazing partner sent this to me today ... and I got multiple messages from it, so I wanted to share. It's even more than "how you say it" ... and gave me so much to think about in all that I have to be grateful for. I don't seem to be able ... Read more
More Winter in Kansas City
Monday, January 31, 2011      8 comments

So I'm hearing anywhere from a few inches to 20-some inches, all on top of a thin sheet of ice, which I know is true because I just drove up my hill into my driveway. FEMA is now declaring a state of emergency (how can this be since it's not ye... Read more
GymBoss - Part 2
Sunday, January 23, 2011      6 comments

I DID IT!! I put it in writing and have now accomplished this one little small goal of mine. I said I would get to it "this week" (see below) and it happened YESTERDAY!! It came set up with a 30-minute interval workout time, with intervals of... Read more
It's Winter in Kansas City
Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

So this is now TWO really big snows that have happened in just over a week, with the first snow not even having a chance to melt before the next one happens. I saw the quote below posted on Facebook today by a friend and thought it merited ... Read more
December/Gripes & Gratitudes
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      3 comments

It is December ... time of consumerism in the United States. No getting away from outrageous mass marketing of any and every kind with new and amazing gadgets that everybody needs right now. And co-workers who debate whether an 8-year old shou... Read more
The Gratitude of a Whale
Thursday, November 11, 2010      6 comments

My sister, who NEVER forwards anything, forwarded this e-mail to me today. I was in tears by the time I finished reading. I think this might have happened awhile back, but I certainly had not heard it before. I thought it well worth sharing .... Read more
September Goals
Saturday, September 04, 2010      1 comments

September has always been a good month for me. It's my favorite time of year first because I love fall. I love cooler fall weather and I love my birth month. This September, I have decided I want to list out just a few smaller goals to focus ... Read more
Positivity Make a Difference
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      2 comments

I read a blog earlier this week from another Spark member and she challenged people to come up with other variations on what "positive" can stand for. Here's what I came up with and I think I'm going to use this often. So ... thought I would s... Read more
About Me (for Lynn!!!)
Saturday, July 24, 2010      2 comments

Where are you from? Kansas City, Missouri Do you have a kid and if so, how many? Not of the human variety. What is your occupation? Investment management company - legal department Are you married, if so, how long? For... Read more
Two Identical 4th of July Surprises!!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      7 comments

As I receive news of the early arrival of my identical twin nieces (born just a few hours ago), I am amazed by the ying and yang of life ... They are almost a month early, not unusual for twins, especially with a 43-year-old mother. One w... Read more
Discombobulated Again!
Saturday, June 12, 2010      3 comments

Does this sound familiar? Have YOU ever been discombobulated? Seems like it comes along every now and again for me (with me?) and I don't even always know why. Sometimes it's being very emotional; other times I just feel like I'm in a fun... Read more
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 09, 2010      0 comments

On this Mother's Day Sunday, I am both saddened and grateful, all at the same time. My younger sister quit speaking to my mother last December. I am the oldest child and have been in the role of "peacemaker" for YEARS. It grows old and ... Read more
Never Too Late
Monday, May 03, 2010      3 comments

Today's SparkPeple calendar rings very true for me: "It is never too late to be what you might have been." George Eliot True appreciation from a 51-year-old who is just about to get her MBA AND is the ONLY female willing to repres... Read more
The Simple Things in Life
Sunday, May 02, 2010      1 comments

I don't know if I'm getting old, or if I'm just gaining some wisdom with age, but more and more these days, I see the amazing value of the simple things in life. For example, I had just a wonderful and lovely weekend hanging out doing things ar... Read more
This Is Too Funny!!!
Saturday, May 01, 2010      0 comments

So my SparkPeople Page-A-Day calendar today tells me that May has great weather for outdoor activities, such as riding a bike (great cardio, easy on the joints). It further suggests that you tune up your bike this weekend. Well, just 15 mi... Read more

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