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#443: Become Action Jackson in 2011
Friday, December 31, 2010      14 comments

The other day as I drove from Orlando to St. Pete Beach, FL, I passed the stadiums for the Tampa Bay Rays major league baseball team ... Read more
#442: Drive Your Way to Weight Loss Success
Thursday, December 30, 2010      15 comments

Two days ago I drove about 140 miles to visit a friend. The Interstate was three lanes each way. I usually drive in the middle lane so I have a clear view of all of the road ahead of me. What does this have to do with weight loss? Just... Read more
#441: A Vision of Mom
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      30 comments

This date, December 21st, is when Mom died several years ago. It had been a long struggle with her in the hospital most of the last half of 2004 when the three hurricanes hit Florida knocking out power for more than a week. It seemed a blessing ... Read more
#440: There Comes a Time...
Friday, December 17, 2010      23 comments

There comes a time in our lives when we need to admit that we are responsible for our thoughts and for our actions. If we want to succeed at something badly enough, we will allow no negative thoughts or actions stop us from reaching our goal. ... Read more
#439: Weekly Success Without Being Perfect
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      17 comments

In Friday's Blog #438, "The Magic of One Pound," readers were encouraged to join the unofficial one pound lost club where the aim is simply to lose one pound. When we have done that, we will have a sense of accomplishment and can then shoot for ... Read more
#438: The Magic of One Pound
Friday, December 10, 2010      27 comments

Do you believe you can lose one pound? Sixteen measly ounces? Of course you can. "Well, I haven't lost any weight at all this past month. So what about me?" ... Read more
#437: Never Give Up On Your Dreams!
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      34 comments

NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS! Not when people disappoint you. Not when the fates are against you. Not when frustration drags down your spirits. Not when the future looks dim. Not when your faith falters. Not when yo... Read more
From Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2009
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      22 comments

December 07, 2009 At 7:53 a.m. on December 7, 1941 the first Japanese assault wave, with 51 'Val' dive bombers, 40 'Kate' torpedo bombers, 50 high level bombers and 43 'Zero' fighters, commenced an attack on U.S. ships in Pearl Harbor, Hawa... Read more
#436: A Little Boy Shows True Christmas Spirit
Monday, December 06, 2010      22 comments

As I headed toward the restaurant entrance tonight I noticed an elderly gentleman ahead of me walking slowly with a cane as he approached the doors. Ahead of him was a woman and a young boy who was perhaps six years old. The boy struggled ... Read more
#435: YOU ARE A WINNER if...
Thursday, December 02, 2010      27 comments

Do you see yourself as a winner? Maybe sometimes you do but not all of the time, right? emoticon YOU ARE A WINN... Read more
#434: Chilly or Cold?
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      21 comments

I was out in the back yard a short time ago raking up the "fertilizer" the dogs emoticon ... Read more
#433: Saying Goodbye To Kitty
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      39 comments

emoticon to all of you who responded to yesterday's blog about the difficulty we face when we need to decide what t... Read more
#432: A Decision I Do Not Want To Make
Monday, November 29, 2010      48 comments

I do not post blogs merely for the Spark points. Nor do I beg people to read what I write through Friend Feed updates and Huddle messages. I write when I feel moved to share experiences, memories or thoughts that I hope will be inspiring and enc... Read more
#431: When Were You Happiest?
Friday, November 26, 2010      22 comments

If you had to choose one of the happiest times in your life, when would it be? For me, one was during and after high school. Last evening my dearest and oldest male friend, Jim, called me. We talked for a long time catching up on our... Read more
#430: Reaching Out To Spark Friends
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      19 comments

Remember the commercial from years past for the telephone company that urged us to "Reach out and touch someone" by calling friends and family long-distance? I followed that suggestion tonight and was blessed three times over. First by Lori... Read more

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