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Day 235 - Last Day Being 57
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      9 comments

The earth has nearly completed 58 laps around the sun since I came into the world. My mother would tell you that delivering me on July 23, 1957, was quite an ordeal. My originally scheduled due date was July 5, and that summer in Michigan was pa... Read more
Day 234 - No Explosions
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      13 comments

I had my weekly status update with Richard today. He was out yesterday (our normal meeting day), so it was rescheduled for today. We did it in his office. At Steve's urging, I didn't confront him with anything, including his suggestion that... Read more
Day 233.5 - Because I Have To
Monday, July 20, 2015      10 comments

I got a call from the community college at 6:30 asking if I'd be available for an interview at 9am on Thursday (my birthday!!!) for the Operations Director position. OF COURSE I'M AVAILABLE!!! Thanks for all the prayers and words of e... Read more
Day 233 - Monday Mindfulness
Monday, July 20, 2015      7 comments

Any time I start a new week, I always take some time to assess where I am in my journey and where I want to be at the end of the week. This week is a little unusual because of my birthday on Thursday and upcoming Michigan trip on Friday. T... Read more
Day 232 - Sunday Gratefulness
Sunday, July 19, 2015      10 comments

Here's what I'm thankful for today... ...my sister Janet, who is making sure that my parents' house is ready for the buyers walk-through on Saturday. She's going over to the house today to clean out the garage and empty the fridge. The agen... Read more
Days 230 and 231 - Catching Up
Saturday, July 18, 2015      8 comments

Our friend Bill came by to chat at 8pm last night, and he didn't leave until midnight. By then it was too late to get a blog post in, so I thought I'd start early today and cover two days. First off, thank you to everyone who commented on m... Read more
Day 229 - Job Hunting
Thursday, July 16, 2015      18 comments

As much as I appreciate all the Habitat for Humanity does in the community, I have decided that I need to find a new job, and the sooner the better. The boss got angry with me again today for not telling him that I had done something he asked me... Read more
Day 228 - Small World
Thursday, July 16, 2015      9 comments

Short post tonight - it's late and time for bed... I went up to one of our clients (veteran's home repair) today with our architect. The client's deck is poorly built and starting to deteriorate. The architect was giving his assessment for ... Read more
Day 227 - Reminders
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      15 comments

One of my friends was asking me about calendars and reminders, and it prompted some thoughts. When I first started thinking about getting back into shape after my accident, I had a reminder on my Outlook calendar on the computer that went off ev... Read more
Day 226 - The Bathroom Scale Isn't Your Friend
Monday, July 13, 2015      13 comments

I am once again getting on my soapbox to talk about why weighing yourself weekly should not be the only measure of your success. That doesn't mean it isn't useful, but it isn't the only metric. I hit my goal weight on April 30: 173 pounds.... Read more
Day 225 - Sunday Satisfaction
Monday, July 13, 2015      9 comments

It was a really good weekend helping my parents move into their new apartment. My sister Janet and I bonded over our mutual desire to help my folks declutter and get rid of years of collecting without a focus and the inability to throw things aw... Read more
Day 224 - Saturday Saturation
Sunday, July 12, 2015      10 comments

Thank goodness for smart phones with wi-fi hotspot capability! I'm posting this on my laptop using the phone as the wireless internet provider, because my folks do not yet have their Internet or phone hooked up! Needless to say, this has be... Read more
Day 223 - Friday Fun
Friday, July 10, 2015      7 comments

Thanks to everyone who commented on my post from yesterday. There are lots of warm memories that have healed any wounds that might have occurred. I really am blessed to have such wonderful friends, both here and in real life. Short post tod... Read more
Day 222 - Throwback Thursday
Friday, July 10, 2015      13 comments

This is day 222 - a day I've been eager for a long time. It has been 222 days of logging into SP and having at least 10 minutes of fitness activity every day (always more than 10 minutes, but who's counting). Anyway, it's time for a little remin... Read more
Day 221 - A Little Help From My Friends
Wednesday, July 08, 2015      8 comments

Thanks everyone for the great comments on my blog yesterday. It doesn't appear that anyone was offended or took my post too personally. That wasn't my intention, although it sounds like some comments from people indicate that there are technical... Read more

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