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Sunday, July 05, 2020      16 comments

One of my best features! Lol! ... Read more
My wonky left foot
Sunday, July 05, 2020      21 comments

This darn thing has been bothering me since last fall..but only sporadically, so I mostly ignored it... although complained about it to my doc in December and got an X-ray, which was normal. Then I took it very easy in the spring, easy during ... Read more
Well, that was a first!
Saturday, June 27, 2020      30 comments

And such a pleasant surprise! My first beach day yesterday AND, more importantly, it was the first time in my life that I did not feel self-conscious about how I looked in a bathing suit. WHAAAT??? Not that I didn’t see and admire many bea... Read more
Bonus blog...a mini-wildflower meadow
Tuesday, June 23, 2020      21 comments

All of a sudden a tiny wildflower garden has sprung up at the end of my driveway near the mailbox. Never planted any of it but look how sweet it is...foxglove, lambs ear, I think and Something-wort, the purple ones. ... Read more
My perfect intervals walk
Tuesday, June 23, 2020      21 comments

Once again, may I say I am just one lucky Sparkie?!? emoticon Sooo happy to be out walking again around my ve... Read more
Coincidence? I think not!
Monday, June 22, 2020      24 comments

Last week I bit the bullet and went out for 30 minute walks four days in a row (after months of a weird ankle issue plus what seemed to be a return of that annoying plantar fasciitis that took me a year get rid of plus a glute stretch of some ki... Read more
Just to make you smile!
Saturday, June 13, 2020      26 comments

Our Miss Pearl, age 6, picked flowers today, carefully enunciating ‘BOUQUET’ each time she picked one. Check out this happy girl’s dimples! ... Read more
My state’s Covid stats, FYI
Sunday, June 07, 2020      17 comments

A friend KALISWALKER posted the Covid info for her province and I thought it was interesting to compare with my state so am sharing mine. I live in Rhode Island, the smallest state, between NY and Boston, Massachusetts, both hot spots. We h... Read more
Unapologetically me
Friday, June 05, 2020      19 comments

I cannot explain why I have been putting this blog off for so long. I have wanted to share this for more than a month now but it is probably the most personal blog I have ever written and that terrified me. Why, why, why? SP is such a supp... Read more
Yo-yo perfected!
Tuesday, June 02, 2020      23 comments

I weighed in on June 1 and reviewed my weight graph. Between Jan 1 and March 10, when I went to Jamaica, I lost ten lbs (in ten weeks). ... Read more
See what I mean?
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      24 comments

I have never bitten my nails. They have just always been soft, peeling nails. Now, despite washing up like 500 times a day, using lotion just occasionally, doing waaaaay more housework (no gloves) and some gardening (usually with gloves)...I... Read more
I’m changing my name
Friday, May 22, 2020      18 comments

I used to be Susie emoticon Sunshine...one of those sickeningly happy, positive, optimistic peeps. Um...still am,... Read more
Spring has sprung!
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      19 comments

Finally! Most days it is sunny and around 50...coolish but I’ll take it. We have had some near freezing temps at night but no killing frosts so the gardens are happy....really need some nice warm days to crank things up, though. We did go ... Read more
View from my (back) window
Thursday, April 30, 2020      23 comments

Matches my mood perfectly. Although this made me laugh ( I know, desperate, yes?). (A Saugy hot dog) ... Read more
View from my window
Friday, April 24, 2020      32 comments

...is the name of a Facebook page I just discovered. People from all over the world are posting pictures and commiserating about the sorry state we all find ourselves in. I could spend hours on this beautiful page and reading the moving tes... Read more

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