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Now more than ever....
Saturday, September 06, 2014      12 comments

It's early September and I must renew my goals and become more disciplined. I've had a piece of very good news that makes me almost blush to admit: after three weeks approachi... Read more
Victoria Mallory
Thursday, September 04, 2014      5 comments

She was a magical, luminous person of rare kindness and sweetness. She is gone too soon. September 1949-August, 2014... Read more
"Having a Baby Can Be a Scream"
Saturday, August 30, 2014      8 comments

My thoughts are with Joan Rivers and I hope that she can pull through--to one side or the other. I had never heard her name before. The library had a "new book" called "Having a Baby Can Be a Scream". It was a time when I was fairly iso... Read more
Have I learned to love nature?
Sunday, August 24, 2014      11 comments

I've always loved to travel but my goals have been to go to cities to see art museums, architecture, concerts, and pay tribute to the great minds of the past. This ti... Read more
I'm back
Saturday, August 23, 2014      15 comments

I've been away for almost two months---and just got back this morning at 1 AM. The best part of the journey was going along the Norwegian fjords--I took this photo of Gei... Read more
A helpful bit of advice
Saturday, May 17, 2014      16 comments

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Heirloom tomatoes!
Thursday, May 15, 2014      6 comments

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A concise idea that helps
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      11 comments

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BLC 25 Goals
Monday, May 05, 2014      7 comments

I want to focus on consolidating the things I have learned since being on Spark People: 1) The importance of intentional exercise, at least 5 days a week. 2) H... Read more
The Oatmeal Diet: Day 6
Saturday, May 03, 2014      7 comments

In the spirit of David Letterman, I'll provide a top ten list for why I like the oatmeal diet: two meals a day are totally oatmeal. I use the steel-cut kind, which take ... Read more
P.A.W.S.E. Week 1
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      6 comments

P -- PLAN, PREPARE A -- ACT W -- WRITE S -- SET E--EXECUTE P - I am going to try--for at least two weeks and perhaps longer--a modified oatmeal diet. I will ... Read more
A poem wot I wrote....
Sunday, April 27, 2014      8 comments

For Bill Macauley, Who Sleeps in Class Bill’s eyelashes, filigreed, weight-pressed by sleep, Are small sticky fronds creeping downwards and deep Is the haze between my... Read more
As Time Goes By...
Saturday, April 26, 2014      7 comments

Hey you! You there! You with the pretty little babies! You with the wonderful career! You with the eating issues! You! I'm talking to you! I've put on my Tra... Read more
The Alphabetical ME
Thursday, April 24, 2014      17 comments

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition give you an extra push? Yes, it gives me an incentive to do well and to keep on improving. B is for BLC rounds... Newb... Read more
A Message to ponder
Sunday, April 20, 2014      13 comments

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