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Graduation was delightful!
Saturday, June 04, 2011      3 comments

Some of my best friends have now moved across the country and who knows when I will next see them. Fortunately they missed all the stormy weather that could have played havoc with their travels. Here are some of my friends celebrating some... Read more
Spring is in the air!
Friday, June 03, 2011      6 comments

I am just getting my pictures sorted out, so I'll share with you some photos from a walk two weeks ago (May 21) where I enjoyed the signs of Spring in the air, while walking the Osaugie Trail along a wooded area by Lake Superior. The catkin... Read more
Olympia National Park is for the Squirrels, too!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      5 comments

Following all the recommended sight-seeing places has been a real treat. Thank you, Teddy Bears! This Squirrel has returned to my front yard Maple tree for years!... Read more
Preparing for climate changes . . . will miss the owls!
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      9 comments

I’m glad to have had met all seven nutrients yesterday by falling within the recommended ranges for calories, proteins, fat, carbs, fiber, calcium, and sodium with a full 120 miles towards our challenge to NYC. I just don’t understand why so ma... Read more
Goals update and adorable borrowing owl family
Monday, May 16, 2011      7 comments

Getting fitness done early, seems to free up the rest of my day nicely, especially when it comes to those Tuesdays or Wednesdays when we’re thinking about landing at our exciting new city. I should do this more often. While my nest of se... Read more
This grasshopper is measuring well . . .
Sunday, May 15, 2011      7 comments

Thought I’d share with you a grasshopper that caught my attention while on one of my many walks this week. Hope those of you in the 5% Spring Challenge are Living the... Read more
Boogie, boogie . . . New York City here I come!
Saturday, May 14, 2011      3 comments

Hope you’re having a fantastic first day. Here’s a couple more photos taken during our time in Australia. Hope my Teddy Bear family made the most their landing in Hobart Australia: ... Read more
Fitness minutes add up nicely . . .
Friday, May 13, 2011      9 comments

Fitness really “does a body good!” I have to keep telling myself this type of message, as it still is not motivating me to move it like the Teddy Bear Challenges do! I slept in late this morning so I'll likely wait until closer to sunset t... Read more
Fitness . . . A walk on the wild side
Thursday, May 12, 2011      9 comments

My southern vacationland has a lot of the same sort of horticulture you might find in Australia . . . so I thought I would share some more photographs from my fitness walk. This gave me another wonderfully enjoyable day of fitness done early en... Read more
Thank you! Today’s fitness is with the Mangroves
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      8 comments

I'm in awe of what happens when one is in the Teddy Bear Spotlight! It's unbelievable the impact all these notes and goodies have on one's psyche. I had planned to take a mini fitness break today, and I worked it the whole 120 minutes again (A... Read more
Challenges spark the life-long learning gene, as well as fitness!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      6 comments

I love the resources here at SparkPeople. After blogging, yesterday, about my future challenges with maintenance, today’s Exercise Tip of the Day began with the following news: Keep the Weight Off with Daily Weigh-Ins “Sometimes the ... Read more
Thank you SparkPeople!
Monday, May 09, 2011      7 comments

Maartjebol, you have done incredibly well in reaching your goal and I applaud you. You inspire me beyond the words I have written here today. You deserve great honor and recognition for your weight loss journey to lose 100 pounds. You are deve... Read more
Still moving . . . and walking!
Sunday, May 08, 2011      11 comments

I was so relaxed after my Tai Chi routine today, I fell into a much needed 40 winks. With company, we chatted until 1 am last night. Today we caught an early worship service, walked the waterfront, enjoyed dinner before the big Mother’s Day rus... Read more
Nature is a beautiful thing to watch!
Saturday, May 07, 2011      6 comments

Here's a gorgeous caterpillar getting ready to go through the cycle of life and become a beautiful butterfly. I have so much fun taking pictures when nature is this awesome! We are so blessed. ... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Goals made Weekly
Thursday, May 05, 2011      5 comments

Happy Cinco de Mayo today! I’d like to aim for consistency by taking my 5% Spring Challenge goals and making them weekly: 1) Shed at least one-half pound at every weekly weigh-in 2) Exceed 30 minutes in daily cardio and strength trainin... Read more

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