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Day 22: Maybe Christmas... Random Thoughts on a Rainy Sunday
Sunday, December 22, 2019      6 comments

-"Maybe Christmas" he thought, "doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas... perhaps... means a little bit more!"- ~ Dr. Seuss What are your plans for Christmas Eve? And what about Christmas Day? How are you celebrating Christmas? Bi... Read more
Day 14, 15, 16, 17: Believe
Tuesday, December 17, 2019      7 comments

“Live in such a way that you wouldn’t be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.” ~ Will Rogers Chugging right along. On Saturday I walked over 10,000 steps shopping and browsing. Actually, I didn't buy much, so mos... Read more
Day 10, 11, 12 & 13: San Francisco
Saturday, December 14, 2019      8 comments

Got home late last night after a work week in San Francisco. Work weeks away are always a blur. It's fly, office, hotel, dinners with colleagues, not much else. I'm not completely satisfied with the progress that was made this week, but iiwii.... Read more
Day 7, 8 & 9: Weekend
Monday, December 09, 2019      8 comments

This past weekend definitely qualifies as awesome. I hiked on Saturday. We hiked down and along the Flint River in Middle Georgia. It was a beautiful hike. ... Read more
Day 6: Rescuing St. Nicholas
Friday, December 06, 2019      7 comments

I did not grow up with American traditions, Christmas or otherwise, and truthfully, this Santa Claus business has always been a thorn in my side. Who makes this stuff up anyway? (No offense anyone - my blog.) ... Read more
Day 5: Content
Friday, December 06, 2019      9 comments

“Whoever snuck the ‘s’ in fast food was a crazy little bastard.” emoticon Now that one’s just too funny. ... Read more
Day 4: It's a Cha-Cha
Wednesday, December 04, 2019      8 comments

“Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s a cha-cha.” ~ Robert Brault While we woke up to below freezing temperatures this morning the day redeemed itself and midd... Read more
Day 3: Staying Positive
Tuesday, December 03, 2019      9 comments

“Staying positive doesn’t mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on hard days you know that there are better ones coming.” Can't say I had a hard day today, can't say I had an easy day today. Can't say I had a... Read more
Day 2: Defiance
Monday, December 02, 2019      6 comments

It's one of my character traits. Admittedly one I've always been proud of, but also one that has gotten me into trouble more times than I can count. “The world is increasingly designed to depress us. Happiness isn’t very good for the econ... Read more
Day 1: Reality Check
Sunday, December 01, 2019      6 comments

Thanksgiving went well - at least on the surface - but not really. Have you ever completely lost it over a plastic shopping bag? Now you must know that I'm a cool customer, tough as nails... I'll spare you the embarrassing details, but... Read more
Are We There Yet?
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      7 comments

Hi SparkFriends, What a great reminder to live life --- now! The Station Tucked away in our subconscious is an idyllic vision. We see ourselves on a long trip that spans the continent. We are traveling by train. Out the windows... Read more
Summer Solstice: A Blog on the Longest Day of the Year
Friday, June 21, 2019      16 comments

I don't blog much. I have great ideas for blogs quite frequently. My wisdoms are all formulated in my head, but they never make it to paper. I'm so hung up on having something relevant to say, relevant to SparkPeople, but maybe I'll jus... Read more
Monadnock Hopping
Sunday, March 31, 2019      13 comments

Yes, I still hike, however not as frequently as I used to. I'd like to share yesterday's hike with y'all. It was a rare treat - we went Monadnock hopping. Monadnock: A mountain or rocky mass that has resisted erosion and stands isolated in ... Read more
And the World is Yellow Again!
Tuesday, March 26, 2019      7 comments

Spring is here and the Georgia pines are blooming and dropping their pollen dust. ... Read more
Staying Motivated, Keeping it Positive
Friday, December 28, 2018      11 comments

Coach Dean has always been my favorite SparkCoach and motivator. While I believe he is not actively contributing to SP any more, his blog posts of years ago remain relevant. Today I read the following article, which was written almost 10 ye... Read more

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