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Great things never came from comfort zones.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      21 comments

Yes, we do become complacent. We find a weight we can justify, we find reasons for not exercising, we find reasons for eating junk. It is when... Read more
So, you just started with Sparkpeople...some advice for your success.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      26 comments

I have seen an awful lot of you join Spark in this new year. I thought that since you are all getting going, it might be time to write down a few pointers to be a success here. I am now in maintenance. I still do the exact same things I h... Read more
I am the storm.
Monday, January 04, 2016      16 comments

Fate whispers to the warrior "you cannot withstand the storm" and the warrior whispers back "I am the storm" I LOVE THIS QUOTE. I al... Read more
Sunday Sparkpoetry -- The Road Not Taken
Sunday, January 03, 2016      15 comments

The Road Not Taken Robert Frost 1916 Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I... Read more
A football analogy....Dream big, and start now.
Saturday, January 02, 2016      11 comments

Every pro was once an amateur, every expert was once a beginner. So, dream big, and start now. I watched about a half of the Iowa Hawkeyes Ros... Read more
The Year is Yours....
Friday, January 01, 2016      15 comments

Happy New Year! So, last night I picked up the kids from a party at 1:30 am. I have not intentionally been up that late in years. Since I don... Read more
I am going to be FIERCER.
Thursday, December 31, 2015      22 comments

Well, a little looking back on a year that has mattered so much to me, is a good thing. As most of you know, I fractured my knee on my birthday, Ja... Read more
Your Mind is a Powerful Thing.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      17 comments

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. This one is for those of you that have... Read more
What a difference a day makes....
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      26 comments

Laguna Beach, from my parent's porch: My Minnesota backyard: ... Read more
It's Christmas in California
Friday, December 25, 2015      17 comments

First of all, I thank you all for your awesome Christmas wishes. I have enjoyed each and every one of them, and thank you from the bottom of my hea... Read more
'Twas the Night Before Christmas...
Thursday, December 24, 2015      12 comments

This is for my darling Daughter (and all of you!), who let me read this to her for many years. Santa is still alive, my love, and she loves you very much. xoxo 'Twas the Night Before Christmas or Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas b... Read more
My parents don't have wifi...
Thursday, December 24, 2015      25 comments

But, it's beautiful here, and I swam in the pool this morning looking out on the beautiful California sky. I am SO lucky. Merry Christma... Read more
New Year's resolutions..DON'T.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      24 comments

OK, this one really makes me sad. If you have spent the last few months thinking...I am going to start over in the new year, you will be sorely dis... Read more
And so, the adventure begins...
Monday, December 21, 2015      18 comments

Ah, another magic Monday. Erase your slate, renew your commitments, enjoy the week. I just took my darling Daughter and her beau out to breakf... Read more
Sunday Sparkpoetry -- Love
Sunday, December 20, 2015      16 comments

This poem is about love, the very strongest emotion Either given or received, it's something akin to a potion It sets your body, your mind, your... Read more

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