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Achieving dreams
Saturday, April 13, 2019      5 comments

I have a dream. I map out the goals that will take me to my dream. Self discipline is the vehicle that takes me to my goals. ... Read more
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      5 comments

nal-health/10-ways-happier 10 Ways to Be Happier By Gretchen Rubin 4. Realize that anything worth doing is worth doing badly. Challenge and novelty are key el... Read more
Grief is a sleeper wave, bringing tears to your eyes
Saturday, February 09, 2019      9 comments

Grandkids are here for the weekend. While the parents were out this afternoon and the little ones were napping, I tried to nap, too. Suddenly, while... Read more
Change your thinking
Thursday, January 17, 2019      8 comments

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individual.asp?blog_id=6555468 Here are a couple of in... Read more
Embracing Sleep
Friday, January 11, 2019      7 comments

This process is like a three legged stool, each necessary for success: nutrition, exercise, and sleep. The one area I have not seriously tackled is ... Read more
Others may. You cannot.
Monday, January 07, 2019      8 comments

My mother had an expression that she picked up in her reading, "Others may. You cannot." There are things we don't do that others do because we hav... Read more
What's in a Memory?
Friday, January 04, 2019      7 comments

Tonight I am drifting down Memory Lane. You Tube streams songs while I work on the computer. It is a Red Sails in the Sunset kind of evening. When it drifted into some Patty Page songs, it took me back to a night in New Orleans. Patty Page was ... Read more
Help someone who needs it. Donate items you no longer use.
Wednesday, January 02, 2019      10 comments

When I was growing up, we always spent Sunday afternoons at a homeless shelter for the county's indigent residents with a worship service since some could not get out to attend church. We would sing with them and Dad would give them a short mess... Read more
Christmas calories celebration!
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      9 comments

I look forward to Christmas all year. Can't wait to put up the tree. My family grumbles about it every year so this year we bought one of those flat-in-a-box trees that we shake out and stick a pole through the middle to hold up. A bit disappoin... Read more
Staying in a Strong Place
Saturday, December 22, 2018      8 comments

from_diana_nyad The 12 Most Inspiring Quotes from Diana Nyad, by Tanya Jolliffe 4) ''You can’t start to get into negative spaces…... Read more
Lose one pound at a time
Friday, December 21, 2018      8 comments

people_members_lives The Advice That Changed SparkPeople Members' Lives, by Melissa Rudy There were many good pieces of advice shared... Read more
Sharing the Motivation
Tuesday, December 18, 2018      9 comments

Feeling so motivated! Anyone can talk. Be an example. Don't be a follower. Don't wait for others to get on board. Do it for yourself. ... Read more
A Dose of Honesty
Saturday, December 15, 2018      6 comments

For lunch today we each had a huge salad. I don't think I've ever had such a big salad. Good thing I hadn't eaten yet today. Nine ingredients (including salad dressing) and just over 500 calories. I am talking about a HUGE salad, maybe three cup... Read more
Be a David
Sunday, December 09, 2018      7 comments

I started reading OVERCOMER by Dr David Jeremiah. Chapter one tells us this about David and Goliath. Remember the lad with the sling going up against the giant covered in armor and using swords and javelin? Everyone was afraid to answer Goliat... Read more
Storm in a Teacup
Saturday, December 08, 2018      11 comments

Do you waste energy getting upset about things that really don't matter? A phrase I read in a book by a British author sums it up well, "a storm in a teacup." I try to keep the dishes cleaned up in the kitchen. If you bake or cook and dirty... Read more

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