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Who is Tess Munster?
Thursday, January 29, 2015      11 comments

I wanted to get this article out to my Spark Peeps because "KA BOOM" it kind blew me away. WARNING: If you have no tolerance for profanity, skip the article below. It has some choice words planted throughout. But you can read about Tess ... Read more
How Cooking can Change Your Life...
Saturday, January 24, 2015      11 comments

Please take 20 minutes to watch the video below. It is a talk by Michael Pollen, titled "How Cooking Can Change Your Life" Pollen is the author of Omnivore's Dilemma and several other best selling books about our food. It may be ... Read more
We are not alone...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      10 comments

Let's dream a little, and then let's get to work... XOXO... Read more
Find your Fitness
Saturday, January 10, 2015      13 comments

Windchill is -19 (yes that is NEGATIVE 19 degrees Fahrenheit) so I'm finding my fitness at the gym today. Track, weights and finish up with some flexibility and ba... Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      10 comments

Hello folks, It's been a while since I posted. I'm going to post one thing, a link to a vlog from my middle daughter, a reading of her original poem called "Hesitation" I have looked at this many times, and it alternately gives me... Read more
Sono grata a tutti voi!
Thursday, November 27, 2014      10 comments

Sono grata a tutti voi! Which Elizabeth Gilbert says (see essay below) means "I am grateful for allof you!" https://www.facebook.com
/GilbertLiz XOXO ... Read more
One more TED Talk you might find worth watching....
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      6 comments

I know, I know. So many videos, so little time. And wouldn't that time be better spent exercising at the gym, walking the dog, or preparing a healthy meal? Maybe. However, this is 15 minutes of sound advice on how to reframe y... Read more
Create a new you!
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      11 comments

Just a little reminder folks, to treat yourself as you would your dearest and most precious child. Break down those barriers of "can't" and create something beautiful today. And it can be fitness related... Maybe a beautiful and... Read more
Be the Queen of Your Own Life...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      14 comments

For anyone who has not heard of "Queenisms" check out the Facebook page or website. www.queenofyourownlife.c
om/tag/queenisms Here are a few to Spark your day ladies (no disrespect to the gentlemen out there...) ... Read more
Circle of Blessings...
Friday, November 14, 2014      12 comments

"Thank you for being there." That phrase means less and less...or more and more depending on how you view the yin and yang of the World Wide Web and of social media, social websites etc. Are we more connected? Or less. I'll leave tha... Read more
Just for today...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014      13 comments

I tried a little experiment yesterday. I focused for just one day on staying in my nutritional range, drinking my water and getting in my exercise. And I logged and stayed within my nutritional ranges. I drank all my water. Took my v... Read more
You Are Not Fat....
Monday, October 27, 2014      20 comments

I saw this idea posted to Facebook the other day. Might have even been from my Spark feed. When I went to google it, I found several versions which I will post becau... Read more
Floss and Dross
Saturday, October 25, 2014      11 comments

Augusten Burroughs in "Dry" wrote: “Think of your head as an unsafe neighborhood; don't go there alone.” Well I do. And when I check into into my often muddled and cavernous head I reap the dubious rewards, such as lack of attention... Read more
Monday Morning Mantra (one day late!)
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      12 comments

I'm having my middle daughter tested for ADD. ADD just stands for A Dear Daughter to me, but she (and I) need some coping mechanisms for her behavior that is becoming increasingly self destructive (read: avoiding homework until 11pm, stayi... Read more
Quote for the day...
Thursday, October 16, 2014      15 comments

This was too long for the status update, and I just love it, so I thought it worth posting here. It seems to me to segue nicely with another blog I posted called: ... Read more

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