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What can you improve upon?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      7 comments

In terms of my new goal, here it is 11:38 PM and I was on my way to bed and realized that I had not done my blog. All's well; I should prepare better on Wednesday nights, the one night I predictably go out to play with my Trivia Team. ... Read more
How are you doing day by day?
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      16 comments

I slipped up one day. I had not eaten much and I had exercised a lot. I had about 800 calories for the day (very rarely do I go underneath 1200) and I felt good. Not at all hungry. Then, with the rapidity of a car crash, I was in the kitchen... Read more
What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track?
Monday, March 04, 2013      13 comments

This title refers back to my Cats 5% blog series for this week. I am just keeping my eyes on the clock and planning things differently. So far I've been successful. I also need to make sure that I eat enough earlier in the day. Allowing ... Read more
How will I do it?
Sunday, March 03, 2013      16 comments

The second aspect of the 5% Cats assignment is to reflect on HOW I will accomplish my mission of avoiding the kitchen at night by going to bed earlier. Firstly, I will make my "final inspection" of the cat area earlier in the evening--about... Read more
A new habit
Saturday, March 02, 2013      15 comments

For my cats 5% challenge, we plan to blog daily this week: Here is the assignment: Living the Good Life – Blogging and Feedback - theme new habit. Earn 5 points for each day you post a blog - maximum 5 points daily. 1) What new habit... Read more
I have reached a major goal
Friday, March 01, 2013      42 comments

This is the lowest weight I have seen on my scale since 22 years ago, March of 1991. A recap of my weight history: 1969: 117 1979: 143 (after two pregnanci... Read more
BLC 21 Challenge: Best vacation ever
Saturday, February 23, 2013      28 comments

You can't drive a car in Venice. You can move by foot or by water, but at the edge of the city you will find a train station and a parking lot. From there, you can take a va... Read more
Taking myself seriously
Friday, February 22, 2013      16 comments

It's been a long time since I took myself seriously. When I take myself seriously, I have to go into all kinds of laughing denouncements of my seriousness. When I was young I figured out the way to people's hearts was by simply making light o... Read more
Korean lingerée store sign: Let's go to yes!!!!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      13 comments

This picture says: "Hey, June!! Didn't you see my panty and brassiere? "Well....is that yours? NO! How about this one? It's mine!! My underwear!! Why don... Read more
Coming Undone over Triscuits
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      24 comments

Some people -- including my Caro Sposo, who "battles" (effortlessly) to stay under 150 pounds--do not understand the mesmerizing power of a galvanic trigger food. ... Read more
An Altercation with Glenda the Good Witch
Sunday, February 17, 2013      19 comments

It was many and many a year ago... When my father was a math professor, he had a sub-specialty in Aeronautical Engineering and every summer would get a job workin... Read more
Annals of Food
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      20 comments

I suspect that the French are revelling in this new gustatory delight--the McCamembert. In Japan you can ordere an "EBI Filet-O" (a shrimp burger). In Italy there's a ... Read more
A Barred Owl
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      14 comments

A Barred Owl By Richard Wilbur The warping night air having brought the boom Of an owl’s voice into her darkened room, We tell the wakened child that all sh... Read more
French wisdom
Monday, February 11, 2013      20 comments

"To say yes you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves, and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows. It is easy to say no even if saying no means death." JEAN ANOUILH ... Read more
My Vision Collage
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      25 comments

It's not exactly crisp or clear but it's the best I can do. BLC-21 assignment for this weekend. My vision has to include health, cats, books, and a memento of my travel... Read more

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