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Remotely Simplified
Sunday, November 15, 2020      16 comments

In 2015, I posted a blog about being open to new technology. I gave an example of my TV remote control, noting that I didn’t even know what most of the buttons do. I had a plan to figure them out. Fast-forward almost 6 years… I still... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Pie (in the Sky)
Friday, November 13, 2020      24 comments

Today was a dreary day outside and I used it as an excuse to not go for my afternoon walk. I just didn’t feel like moving. I sat on the couch and worked on a fun little video for my 6th grade classes instead. At 6:55 PM, I suddenly rememb... Read more
Thursday, November 12, 2020      10 comments

Did you ever find yourself faced with something or asked to do something that made you think, “Really?” Of course you have. I bet I could get all kinds of stories in the comments here… family-related, work-related, diet-related, exercise-r... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Creatures of Habit
Saturday, November 07, 2020      29 comments

I’ve got several different kinds of bird feeders in my front yard. With the exception of the thistle seed feeder, all the rest are filled with the exact same food (sunflower seeds). Interestingly, one particular feeder always gets emptied firs... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Everything Evens Out
Thursday, November 05, 2020      16 comments

“Everything evens out in this world. The rich man gets his ice in the summer, but the poor man gets his in the winter.” This is a quote from Pa Ingalls of the Little House book series. If you read my blog yesterday about my Login SparkSt... Read more
RESET. Again. But It's Okay!
Wednesday, November 04, 2020      17 comments

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog about the "danger of a streak," or something to that effect. It was about how once we get on a roll, we don't want to break our streak. For someone like me, who has tendencies to be an all-or-nothing kind ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts No Better Gift Than the Present
Sunday, October 18, 2020      26 comments

One of my older relatives once commented that she wished she could turn back the clock. Sometimes, I understand that feeling. At 51 years old, life is good and I have absolutely nothing to complain about. Yet, sometimes I find myself wishing ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Focus on the Future. Live in the Now
Sunday, September 06, 2020      23 comments

I set a lot of goals in my life, both personally and professionally. I like to keep busy and feel like I'm being helpful and contributing something of beauty to the world every day. I enjoy focusing and taking the logical steps that lead to su... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Press Any Key to Continue
Sunday, August 09, 2020      26 comments

"Press any key to continue." Since I'm sure you're looking at this site on a computer or handheld device, you've probably seen this phrase at least once at some point. These words popped into my head today after reading IndyGirl's featured... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Seeds and Speed
Monday, July 27, 2020      38 comments

A cut-up seedless watermelon is in my fridge right now. Boy, can I scarf down a LOT of watermelon in record time. I might even be able to win a contest. Luckily, it's fairly low-calorie, but still, I probably eat more than I should. Yest... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Gold Stars
Friday, July 24, 2020      30 comments

Did one of your teachers ever use the "gold star" reward system? I remember getting those pasted on my schoolwork for a job well done. Even for the local library's summer reading program, I remember getting a large construction paper star with... Read more
Picture This... An App for Plants!
Wednesday, July 15, 2020      20 comments

I've got another app to share today. I've been using it on my walks and around my yard. It's called "Picture This" and I use it to identify all kinds of trees and plants. The best part is that you simply snap a picture. The app is free, alth... Read more
Enjoying Nature - Let's Learn about Birds!
Friday, July 10, 2020      22 comments

A couple days ago, I posted about how often my mind wanders to stressful things when I exercise, even when taking (what should be) a nice, relaxing walk on a quiet street in the woods. I have found some apps to help me focus on my surroundings ... Read more
Busy Saving the World
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      20 comments

How many times have you heard that it's very important for your health to take time to relax? I've heard and read about all the benefits of stress relief, and I know that exercise is one of the best ways to do that. However, when I'm e... Read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      30 comments

2L84ME - "Too late for me." I saw this on the license plate of a passing car as I was walking this morning. I had been thinking the exact thing just before it went by, too. How many times do we use this as an excuse to sit back and do nothing... Read more

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