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#429: Are You a Lumberjack?
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      16 comments

As I drove to dinner tonight, I realized we can often do everything proper and still fail to achieve success, at least as quickly as we would like. This is apparent here on SP when so many members begrudge that they are doing everything rig... Read more
#428: Giving Hope
Monday, November 22, 2010      15 comments

What do these people have in common? * Jackie Gleason -- actor & comedian * Kate Smith -- singer * Minnesota Fats -- professional pool player * Robert James Keeshan -- TV's Captain Kangaroo * William Conrad -- actor * Rodney Dange... Read more
#427: Unexpected Happiness
Sunday, November 21, 2010      16 comments

"If you are open to it, happiness will find you." emoticon When I posted that to the friend feed this morning ... Read more
#426: Do You Dream Big Dreams?
Saturday, November 20, 2010      15 comments

I read once that the seed is an apple you can't yet see. Much like the thin person emoticon inside many of us we can... Read more
#425: Feeling Like a Dinosaur?
Friday, November 19, 2010      9 comments

Have you ever felt like a dinosaur, out of touch with the world? emoticon I did recently. I was sorting throug... Read more
#424: The Lesson of the Tree
Thursday, November 18, 2010      18 comments

As I looked at this picture of some gorgeous flowers in Japan, I was struck by the tree's shape, sort of bent and gnarled and curved over, not at all the perfect posture of... Read more
#423: Tears For a Dog Named Ginger I Never Met
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      15 comments

Today has been a day filled with tears of sadness. Not for me but for another member of SP. We do not know each other, yet her situation resonates with me and I truly do s... Read more
#422: A True Friend...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      17 comments

Much has been written about friendship so all of these thoughts may not be original. But replying to a dear ... Read more
#421: Our Blank Slates
Monday, November 15, 2010      21 comments

When we awake, we are all given a fresh 24 hours, 1,440 minutes, 86,400 seconds to use as wisely as we can ... Read more
#420: Need Fun & Simple Ways to Set Goals?
Sunday, November 14, 2010      20 comments

Have you ever been asked in a job interview, "Where do you see yourself in five years?" Or have you told friends and family of a trip you plan to take and they ask, "How are you going to get there?" By now, we all know the importance of se... Read more
#419: One of Those Good Days
Saturday, November 13, 2010      16 comments

Normally, I try to relate something I hope will inspire and encourage readers to aim high and never give up on their effort to lose weight and get in shape, with an occasional detour into a childhood memory or a peek into my life ... Read more
From Veteran's Day 2009
Thursday, November 11, 2010      20 comments

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 To those : Who learned that freedom is not free Who lost their lives, arms, legs and eyesight for strangers Who served alone and scared in faraway places Who stand when their country's flag passes by,... Read more
#418: In Memory of Dad & Other Veterans
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      18 comments

On November 10th, 1976, I was asleep in my apartment in Chicago, Illinois, warm beneath the blankets against the chill of the fall night. I worked as a member of an in-flight crew for an airline company and was scheduled for a flight at 0600 the... Read more
#417: Reflections From an Indian Powwow
Saturday, November 06, 2010      22 comments

This afternoon I took my sister, niece Marisa (8) and nephews Evan (6), Chris (10) and T.J. (13) to the 24th annual American Indian Association Powwow in Orlando, FL. It was a gathering of tribes to sing, dance, visit, tell old stories, sell art... Read more
#416: How I Got My Weight Loss on Track
Friday, November 05, 2010      28 comments

Like others, I have lost weight only to gain it back. I believed I knew about proper nutrition and thought my eating habits were healthy, but have realized I was in the dark about food and that my eating habits were what got me to the point two ... Read more

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