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Week Update & Untapped Tools
Friday, November 15, 2019      5 comments

Week Update: Sat - Nordic Trac, walk, prep for craft show Sun - Walk, housekeeping, prep for craft show Mon - Nordic Trac, creative projects, organize book shelf Tue - strength training, lunch walk, work on a puzzle, bonus stretching,... Read more
Week End Update
Friday, November 08, 2019      6 comments

Noble November - track 3 items per day that are keeping me on the path to my health goals (physical, mental, and spiritual): Mon - Nordic Trac, creative projects, help a friend, correspondence, work with good attitude Tue - Nordic Trac, ... Read more
Weekend Update (without MC & CJ)
Monday, November 04, 2019      5 comments

at least 3 accountable items per day: Friday: Nordic Trac, healthy fuel, bonus walk, date night Saturday: butchering elk, gardening, gleaning fruit trees (only fell a couple of times), healthy meals, stretching Sunday: home repairs, hou... Read more
Entering Noble November
Friday, November 01, 2019      6 comments

Noble - having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles and ideals. righteous, virtuous, good, moral, ethical, principled, honorable, honest, upright, upstanding, decent, worthy, uncorrupted All qualities I aspire to... Read more
Perception and Perspective
Wednesday, October 30, 2019      9 comments

Perception: Psychology - the neurophysiological processes, including memory, by which an organism becomes aware of and interprets external stimuli. Perspective: a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view. ... Read more
Building Character
Wednesday, October 23, 2019      10 comments

My Dad used to say "Character is who you are and what you do when no one is looking." No wonder I have such an overdeveloped sense of moral rectitude. It often made it hard to fit in with my peers who were not so constrained. Either there i... Read more
Rumination Yields Insights
Tuesday, October 22, 2019      8 comments

Not sure why my thoughts have been rummaging through the past. Maybe because I feel like I am not doing what I want/need to be doing at any given moment. For example, I start by making a list of the key things I want to accomplish today. This is... Read more
Clearing, Cleaning and Letting Go
Thursday, October 17, 2019      9 comments

Another (remodel) project. Feels almost like moving. Again. Shades of last year and the pre-wedding whole house painting project. I decided to be cheerful and upbeat about it; to see the opportunity to 'downsize' and clear our space of items tha... Read more
Now for something Completely Different...
Thursday, September 26, 2019      9 comments

Yes, I've been quiet on this front for what feels like a long time. Busy; but that didn't stop me before. Rather, I don't post just to post. I don't 'do' social media either, although I guess this now qualifies as social media so it turns out th... Read more
Catastrophic Decisions
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      7 comments

Small Town Woes - in a small town, chances are you will actually know some of the people who make catastrophic life changing choices, We raised 4 kids here and I was an active volunteer in the schools while they attended. Thus I know many of the... Read more
I Must Be Getting Ready to Hibernate
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      7 comments

Summer is Officially over. We had the annual family camp-out over the holiday weekend complete with summer staples of corn on the cob roasted on the fire, s'mores, burgers in armor, and hot dogs. We compared notes and figure that the 'tradition'... Read more
Where Does the Time Go? Rethinking the 'shotgun' approach.
Monday, August 26, 2019      5 comments

Labor Day Weekend is nearly on top of us! The official end of Summer. I haven't posted in over 3 weeks. I've been busy, but who isn't? I haven't been more busy than usual I just haven't had anything to report or worth writing about. How is any o... Read more
Back from OOT
Tuesday, August 06, 2019      9 comments

Even good things can be stressful and impact weight. Best laid plans often go awry. Reminds me of that adage: "In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is". Anyone else notice that air tra... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 28
Friday, July 19, 2019      5 comments

The end of another loony (er... lunar) cycle of posts. If nothing else, this series has proven to me that Uncertainty is ... well, ... ... 'normal'. It is the very nature and fabric of life. Fighting it is like fighting the we... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 27
Thursday, July 18, 2019      5 comments

Uncertainty: Why do I grapple with this (reality/uncertainty) so often? Byron Katie would sum it up by saying that I am arguing or fighting reality, and that therefore I will lose, but only 100% of the time. Uncertainty: Mayhap she's r... Read more

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