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Get to Know Each Other Quiz -- Provided by Miller-S
Saturday, September 05, 2015      29 comments

Where is your cell phone? Beside me on the arm of my chair -- don't use it often, but have it near just in case family member calls Spouse? Yes, 43 years Your hair? Dark blonde with grey Your mother? Passed away in 2000; miss he... Read more
It's All Relative
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      8 comments

Sometimes when I am feeling down, I think the amount of weight I need to lose and the things I need to do to become healthier are just too much of a challenge, and at my age what's the point? Then something happens or I am exposed to new informa... Read more
Monday, April 20, 2015      7 comments

I definitely would get more exercise and lose weight more quickly if Dancing With The Stars was on every night with a Spring Break theme. I loved the music and danced along with the couples. There are some seriously terrific dancers on this seas... Read more
Learning from Others
Sunday, April 19, 2015      4 comments

“Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them—if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will l... Read more
The Wisdom of Lincoln
Saturday, April 18, 2015      4 comments

This month and year is the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Lincoln. I have absorbed every article I have seen about the remembrance events being held and the man himself. Over the past several years I eagerly read severa... Read more
Perfectionism In An Imperfect World
Friday, April 17, 2015      7 comments

This week I had two days on which I exceeded my calorie goals for the day. Because I have been within my goal range for so many weeks, I was disappointed that I had allowed myself to go over. My tendency toward perfectionism has not served... Read more
To Blog or Not To Blog...
Thursday, April 16, 2015      8 comments

On two occasions since joining SparkPeople, I have read blogs and comments about what is and isn't appropriate to include in a blog and/or in comments to a blog. So far, I have had a "live and let live" mindset about it all, and as of today will... Read more
At Any Given Moment...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      6 comments

I have been a bit down yesterday and today and knew I needed to catch myself before my mood and attitude slips any further. This motivational quote on SparkPeople should help me reset. ... Read more
Volunteering on My Bucket List
Monday, April 13, 2015      5 comments

I've received a lot of comments on my blogs creating my Bucket List. Thanks to everyone for your suggestions, enthusiasm for my choices and encouragement that I go for it. I found the simple exercise of creating a Bucket List to be energizing an... Read more
Bucket List Ideas
Sunday, April 12, 2015      5 comments

Thanks to everyone who commented on my 2-part Bucket List blog. Your suggestions are very helpful. Even though my current list seems to be quite ambitious for my age and resources, I'm going to keep on adding to it. Just about the time I th... Read more
Continuation of Bucket List
Saturday, April 11, 2015      11 comments

I started a bucket list yesterday and will add to it today: Volunteer with a non-profit in another country Work on an archaeological dig Learn another language Volunteer with Foster Grandparent organization Stay overnight in a treeh... Read more
Start of My Bucket List
Saturday, April 11, 2015      10 comments

Another Spark Member has challenged us to share our Bucket Lists. I never created a written list but have had in my mind some of the things I want to experience and places I want to visit while I have the time and health to do so. I'll start mak... Read more
Anyone Else Having Trouble Posting a Blog?
Thursday, April 09, 2015      4 comments

I have typed and hit Post Blog Entry on two different blogs this evening, and each time the system appears to have accepted my blog, but then the page turns into a Blank Page. When I check my Spark Page, no blog has posted. This has happen... Read more
Got a Date Tomorrow!
Thursday, April 09, 2015      4 comments

I made a date with my family to go grocery shopping together tomorrow. You're disappointed, I know? Maybe you expected me to share how I have been single for awhile and am finally dipping my toe in the dating pool. No, thank goodness I have that... Read more
Horrified and Saddened About...
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      3 comments

the shooting death of an unarmed and fleeing man by a police officer in South Carolina. I wonder how many times this type of thing has to happen before it is made clear to everyone in law enforcement that citizens will not tolerate the shooting ... Read more

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