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Looking for a great summer beach read?
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      3 comments

Yes, I took the plunge. My book is available to the big wide world! Happy birthday to me! Stillness in the Garden by Diann L. Tongco Here’s the synopsis: In the small Southern California wine-growing region of Temecula, murder strikes ... Read more
Looking for a great beach read? Try mine!
Thursday, June 28, 2012      1 comments

Ladies and gentlemen, I finally did it. My book is ready for you to read! At present, you can purchase it either in paperback or the Kindle version (no Nook available at this time ... Read more
Thoughts on Excellence
Saturday, October 10, 2009      3 comments

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." Aristotle "The secret of joy in work is contained in one word--excellence." Pearl S. Buck "The rareness of excellence should n... Read more
A Pep Talk for my friend (and anyone else who needs it)
Sunday, October 04, 2009      5 comments

OK, my friend, we both know why we're here. Curling up under the covers doesn't get us where we need to be. We both know that eventually we have to throw off those blankets and emerge out into the real world. When we do, we'd like it to be as a ... Read more
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      1 comments

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. - Albert Camus... Read more
Still Sick
Sunday, September 27, 2009      4 comments

I've been fighting a stupid virus for weeks. It gets bad on the weekend when I relax so I sleep a lot, live on Theraflu and slack on my chores (mostly.) I need to get well but everyone at work is sick and we just keep passing the bug around. It ... Read more
F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes
Monday, September 21, 2009      2 comments

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet b... Read more
SparkGuy - here's something to think about!
Saturday, September 12, 2009      1 comments

Twitter Announces New Terms of Service (this excerpt was taken from their blog) Ownership—Twitter is allowed to "use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute" your tweets because that's what we do.... Read more
Happy Friday
Saturday, September 12, 2009      1 comments

Of course now that it's the weekend, I'm succumbing to the sore throat everyone at work has been passing around. Groan.... Read more
New Shoes!
Thursday, September 10, 2009      3 comments

I bought some new cross training shoes. I love them, they feel great and really fit well. They're much more comfortable than my older ones. I had a hunch it might be time for new ones even though the others weren't worn out - or even close. Comf... Read more
Pledge 'Draw in the Dust' Finger
Sunday, September 06, 2009      3 comments

OK, I cannot be the only person that hates, and I mean freaking detests, this ad. I do NOT click on it, I try to avoid it and I don't CARE what they're selling. But if your cursor even comes near the damned thing, up pops the ad. SparkPeopl... Read more
SDSU Loses to UCLA
Saturday, September 05, 2009      2 comments

Ah well.... Read more
Motivator of the Day
Thursday, August 13, 2009      3 comments

It's pretty amazing to think that out of all the millions of folks here at SparkPeople, they picked me. I am honored.... Read more