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Triggers . . . More confessions of a food addict!
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      4 comments

When the 5% Summer Challenge invited us to write about our trigger foods, all the normally loves came to mind. After reading a few other people talk about their trigger foods, a revelation came to me: Let’s face it, I see food and I begin to ... Read more
Trigger Foods . . . Confessions of an addict!
Monday, July 11, 2011      11 comments

Pre-challenge #4 for our Summer 5% Challenge asks us to define our trigger foods. Successfully making the best of these situations has meant a relatively long learning curve, and will likely remain part of a life-time of learning in how to deal... Read more
5% Challenge: Why do you want to lose weight?
Sunday, July 10, 2011      10 comments

In responding to a 5% Summer Challenge, our assignment was to write about why we want to lose weight. This list is not prioritized. 1) Because I can. So mandy people proclaimed from the rooftops that, “After you turn 50, losing this much ... Read more
Sometimes we just have to walk on the wild side!
Saturday, July 09, 2011      11 comments

A little walk on the wild side brings a little excitement to any day of mine. Sometimes my walk on the wild side has a little more wildlife than I expected. One such weekend was during our family reunion, one fox was preening the other in the b... Read more
Beauty as seen through Nature!
Friday, July 08, 2011      4 comments

We all have our unique places where we find our joy. I find it through my relationship with God, family, and friends. A little walk through nature brings just such joy to my day. A walk around the Glensheen Mansion grounds did just the trick,... Read more
Assignment #1: Check and Double Check (I am so ready!)
Thursday, July 07, 2011      7 comments

Check Points for the 5% Summer Challenge beginning July 16! 1) Have you got your gym clothes, runners, water bottle, etc. ready to go? ... Read more
Taking time to Smell the Roses!
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      5 comments

Simply Stephen writes, "Do you take time to smell the roses? Seriously? Stop and think about it for a moment, that is if you aren’t too busy. The world has become a demanding place. Perhaps it always was and those demands have just changed over... Read more
The Spirit of the Fourth carries over today!
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      4 comments

Here’s some of the return to the Duluth Bayfront to enjoy the fireworks last night, as well as ride the ferris wheel. ... Read more
Happy Fourth of July . . . a Beautiful Day in Photos!
Monday, July 04, 2011      6 comments

Betsy Ross was kind to let me take her picture at the FourthFest Celebration in Duluth’s Bayfront. We'll go back tonight and watch the fireworks here: Hope you’re having a great Fourth of July, as well. “Blessed is the nation whose God is... Read more
Set a goal! Want to Lose 5%? . . . New Challenge begins July 16
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      42 comments

Be a blessing to yourself and in the process, be a blessing to others! Want to lose 5% of your weight in 8 weeks? Beginning July 16, another great 5% Challenge will begin with three exciting elements, all designed to help you remain focused o... Read more
Teddy Bears enjoy the Grand Canyon!
Monday, June 20, 2011      9 comments

My Teddy Bear Team makes me proud as we work our way to some great fitness minutes and arrive at our destination: The Grand Canyon! We did the majority of the travel within the first two days. Twenty-five team members, in nearly 50 posts... Read more
Beauty in Wisconsin and Asia surround me (a photo journal)
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      10 comments

A couple weeks ago, I escorted my Nepali family to another beautiful set of waterfalls near at Pattison Park. There’s also a nice hiking trail. We thoroughly enjoyed our Superior Northland: ... Read more
More nature captured at Amnicon Falls!
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      2 comments

When I was home for a few weeks in March and April, I managed to get to Amnicon Falls four times . . . each time is uniquely different depending on the day and who I’m with. God is so good and great: I’ve learned how to cook curries from a... Read more
Lake Superior Reigns! (a photo diary)
Monday, June 06, 2011      11 comments

I so love showing off our beautiful great lake to visiting friends. This was about two weeks ago . . . hence, the warm jackets of my compadres visiting from Nepal. While traveling up the Northshore scenic drive, I love stopping at Brighton Bea... Read more
Connecting with people and nature!
Sunday, June 05, 2011      8 comments

What a delight to celebrate academic excellence (graduation) with dear friends. What an even great delight to share nature with friends not familiar with our superior... Read more

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