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Great Day for a Run
Saturday, March 09, 2013      4 comments

We got hammered with snow yesterday. We had 2 days of wintry mix, slushy mess. Forecast was more of it. Holy Snow Out Of Nowhere, Batman! A foot of the white fluffiness later and my plans to travel to Chicago were cancelled and we had to close t... Read more
Vegan
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      8 comments

Over the years that we've been married, The Hubster and I have been vegetarians, flexitarians and gluttons. We have good friends who are vegans and have been for more than 20 years. Right now, we are flexitarians. He is mostly vegetarian with th... Read more
Rest Day
Sunday, March 03, 2013      5 comments

It's been a good weekend. I kept my date with the treadmill yesterday morning. I got to the Y early since I had to be at work at 9:00. We have a volunteer tax program for low-income workers, and I love helping out. I was home by mid-aftern... Read more
Good Question!
Friday, March 01, 2013      5 comments

ONEKIDSMOM wrote a blog today that really got me thinking. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=5268095 She wrote: Eat badly? Beat up on yourself? Or nurture yourself? Today should ... Read more
Worst Work Out EVER? maybe
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      12 comments

Just a quick entry to say that I overcame many obstacles but still managed to work out. Obstacles in order: Met a friend for a drink and appetizer, ended up eating a salad instead Still went to the Y even if it was close to 8pm Got u... Read more
Building a Better DogLady
Sunday, February 24, 2013      8 comments

Pray everyday for a half-hour, unless you are busy, then pray for an hour. St. Francis de Sales I was on retreat a little while ago. It's my annual retreat. The community I am a part of is communitarian. We go to God together. My path ... Read more
The Mill Girls
Friday, February 08, 2013      10 comments

Despite my last post 2 weeks ago, the bodysnatchers didn't get me. Nothing earth shattering going on. I just got wicked busy at work and had some "girlie ailments" that no one really wants to know about. I swear I've gained something like 500,00... Read more
Did the body snatchers get DogLady?
Sunday, January 27, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday's work out was an experience. The H planned a very long work out. I was set for a 3 mile run and maybe a swim. I had a new memoir in my gym bag and I was all ready to settle in and read in the women's locker room. (It's very nice at my... Read more
Catch up time
Saturday, January 26, 2013      8 comments

Random thoughts while waiting for the H to finish his phone conversation with his stepmother. I'm not always clear who has first place in his heart: she or me. I think she wins most of the time and that's OK. Since I've been following the ... Read more
The Journey
Thursday, January 24, 2013      10 comments

The Journey Mary Oliver One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice-- though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ank... Read more
Tom the Motivator
Monday, January 21, 2013      8 comments

I had the day off from work. I also had plans to tackle a certification that I need for work, but alas, I just didn't do it. I'll feel some angst about this and if I'd done it this morning, I'd be completely relaxed. But I didn't. The world won'... Read more
Motivational Thoughts
Sunday, January 20, 2013      7 comments

“Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew.” — St. Francis de Sales” I think St. Francis de Sal... Read more
ABC blog
Friday, January 18, 2013      4 comments

Enough with the introspective blogs already! Time for something silly and light. Several of you have done this and I enjoyed reading them. A - Available or Married: Married B - Book: Right now I'm reading Letitia Baldrige's memoir.... Read more
A New Insight
Thursday, January 17, 2013      11 comments

I feel like a selfish pig when I write a blog, but I haven't caught up on reading and commenting on yours. I treasure the unconditional support of my spark friends. On Spark, you can be just shy of an ogre and someone on Spark will find somethin... Read more
Getting a Good Mad On at Work
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      8 comments

It snowed today. Not a huge amount - about 4 or 5 inches. Enough to make a mess of the morning commute. I left early, but still made it in 15 minutes late. I think you know that I'm the exec at a social service agency. We have a lot of old peopl... Read more

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