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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week
Saturday, April 20, 2019      146 comments

Hi Everyone I have another nature-related motivational quote this week that comes from one of my favorite motivational actors: Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party! -- Robin Williams We had a rainy winter here in North... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily highlight and crazy story about a killer bird
Sunday, April 14, 2019      102 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you had a great Sunday. My highlight today was playing a basketball game against my 11yo. He won 20-17, but I pushed him to work for it. He's developing some shots that are almost un-guardable -- like a form of a hook ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week: get outside
Saturday, April 13, 2019      152 comments

Hi Everyone Happy weekend! After a long work week, I'm ready to get outside and have fun this weekend. My highlight today was doing a 30-minute morning hike to start the weekend off the right way. It was cloudy and cool, but such grea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week: your daily actions...
Saturday, April 06, 2019      147 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you are having a good weekend! This week's quote of the week is by me! Here it is: Your daily actions and words impact more people than you realize. -- Chris "SparkGuy" Downie The biggest point about thi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily Highlight and question
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      171 comments

Hi All I hope you are having a great day! My highlight today was taking Flash for a 25-minute hike after work. I wasn't going to do this, but he came up to me and clearly asked to go for a hike, so I went with him. Dogs are great for... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week
Sunday, March 31, 2019      123 comments

Hi Everyone Welcome to April! No April Fools' Day pranks here, just a small bit of motivation to start you off this week. Here is the motivational quote of the week: From a tiny spark may burst a mighty flame. -- Dante If ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily Highlight: Morning Hike and Tennis
Saturday, March 30, 2019      102 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you had a good week! Mine was busy with work projects, but good overall. The weather is great here today. I did my highlight of the day early in the morning. Just as the sun started coming up around 7am, I went fo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week
Saturday, March 23, 2019      146 comments

Hi Everyone Who is loving this early spring weather -- Woohoo!? I hope it's good in your location. This week's motivational quote comes from a comment on Quora about The Beatles. Someone questioned their talent by saying none of the ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily Highlight: Exercise bike
Friday, March 22, 2019      103 comments

Hello SparkPeople! How was your week? My highlight today was a simple one -- hopping on the exercise bike for 20 minutes near the end of the day. It's fun that this doesn't feel like a big deal anymore and is just a normal part of my rout... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily highlight
Saturday, March 16, 2019      127 comments

Happy weekend, everyone! For my email this week, I'm sending out the mold blog that I did earlier this week: https://www.sparkpeople.
com/mypage_public_journal_
individual.asp?blog_id=6574580 My highlight today ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I hate mold
Tuesday, March 12, 2019      165 comments

Sometimes even my positivity is tested, believe it or not :). As I have shared, we are doing a remodel of our house, so are now living in a rental for about 6 months during the remodel. About 6 weeks ago, our lead contractor said he ne... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily highlight -- Sunshine!
Monday, March 11, 2019      138 comments

Today may have been the first day of spring-like weather for us. My highlight was taking a break at lunchtime and laying in the sunshine with Flash. This is a great way to get free Vitamin D through your skin :). Is it warming up where yo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Quote of the week and highlight of the day
Saturday, March 09, 2019      143 comments

Here is a preview of my weekly email -- hope you had a good Saturday! ** Hi Everyone I hope you had a great week. We are still getting lots of rain and gray days where I live, but it looks like sunshine might be around the corner. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily Highlight -- talked to SP member
Wednesday, March 06, 2019      139 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you had a great Wednesday! I have a few highlights today: First, I had a 45 minute phone call with a SparkPeople member who has lost 100 pounds, maintained that loss, and has motivated a bunch of other people. I ha... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily Highlight
Monday, March 04, 2019      113 comments

Hi Everyone My highlight today is a fun one. I'm getting ready to play tennis for the first time since my surgery. I'll probably start off just hitting with my brother. To get ready for this, I have been doing "air strokes" -- meanin... Read more

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