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10 minute daily exercise challenge
Saturday, February 05, 2011      3 comments

I'm almost done with this challenge and I'm finding that the daily walking is on the verge of becoming a habit. Hooray! I also noticed that I finished January with just under 1000 fitness minutes. That got me thinking, can I reach 1000 fitn... Read more
I am so blessed!
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      4 comments

God is good to me. Really good. - I'm working from home this week ... that means I'm not travelling in this yucky weather. And my neighbor has already been here to plow me out from yesterday's "lake effect" snowfall. I think I got 4-6", base... Read more
My excitement for the day
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      4 comments

Things are really quiet at work right now. I've been home all of January. Things will pick up a little next month. In the meantime, Dooley is happy to have me home. I did have a little "excitement" today. Not really exciting, but it was someth... Read more
My three things
Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

The names I go by: * SONGOFJOY27 * Carol * Grandma Three places I've lived in the past: * Oak Creek, WI * Detroit, MI * Charleston, SC Three sports I have played: * bowling (was in a league for one season) * golf (... Read more
Chilly day
Saturday, January 22, 2011      2 comments

It was cold when I left the house this morning. My car said it was 4F, but that's +4, not -4. There's a difference. I was wrapped up tight with a scarf across my face, my hood up, insulated gloves on my hands, and good winter shoes on my feet. ... Read more
A whole week!
Thursday, January 20, 2011      6 comments

I've been doing the 10-minute daily exercise challenge for a week now, and I haven't missed a day. I've been walking at least 15 minutes a day on the days I do ST and 30+ minutes on the other days. I'm determined to build a habit of daily eserci... Read more
A needed lazy day
Monday, January 17, 2011      4 comments

Today is MLK day and a bank holiday. That means that I got a holiday at the end of my weekend. It's been a great day. I started by turning off the alarm clock and warning my kids not to call before 7. I actually slept until shortly after 8... Read more
It's cold out there!
Sunday, January 16, 2011      4 comments

I didn't look at the thermometer before heading outside this morning. The sun was shining. It wasn't windy. The snow had been plowed on Saturday. And it really didn't feel too bad. The truck started right up - nothing special there. So as I he... Read more
Saturday morning blessings
Saturday, January 15, 2011      3 comments

You may have figured out by now that my day job is in the education field - but not in a school setting. I teach adults in their work place how to take advantage of their employer-sponsored retirement plans. I enjoy the travel and I enjoy the op... Read more
Planning a Vacation
Thursday, January 13, 2011      4 comments

I'm excited! I'm motivated! I'm ready! Why? What's up? I'm going on vacation in March! emoticon My... Read more
Busy day
Saturday, January 08, 2011      5 comments

I got up early this morning and drove through a couple of inches of newly fallen snow to have breakfast with a friend. Our traditional breakfast place is in Fish Creek - about an hour north of me. When I got up, I discovered the snow (it wasn't... Read more
I CAN do this!
Thursday, January 06, 2011      6 comments

I have to remind myself of that periodically. I CAN do this! I CAN make good choices. I CAN get my walking done, even when I don't feel like it. I CAN eat healthy. Two small victories today. - I've had a butternut squash waiting to be used ... Read more
Back to reality
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      5 comments

The holidays are over. The cookies and sugared nuts and all the other goodies are gone. Vacation days have been used. Travel has happened. Now it's time to get back to real life! I wasn't sure how I was going to approach the holiday meals a... Read more
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      11 comments

This has been a year for sewing. That surprised me. When I was young, eons ago, I sewed regularly. I was in 4-H and sewed for fair each summer. I sewed my wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses for 2 other weddings in my senior year of college. I ... Read more
I wonder when I'll wander ...
Sunday, December 05, 2010      3 comments

Ok, so I haven't blogged much lately. I've been busy! I spent a couple of days on the road last week for work. Also worked in a dinner time visit with all my grandbabies :-) I've been sewing some maternity scrubs tops for my daughter.... Read more

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