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Scrambled Eggs
Sunday, April 28, 2019      23 comments

The very best way to make scrambled eggs? Slowly, in a double boiler that is just barely simmering. Melted butter first. Then the whisked eggs. Stirring continuously. This takes a while!! It's the slow cooking that creates ... Read more
More than a Calorie Burner: Shout Out to BessHaile!!
Saturday, April 27, 2019      23 comments

Oh, that Sparkie BESSHAILE absolutely gets me. Yesterday on my walking blog she commented: "You are more than a calorie burner. You are a soul seeker and it's so much easier to find your soul on a walk." And thinking of her comment got... Read more
Walking
Friday, April 26, 2019      30 comments

I do love the effects of the "formal" morning exercise routine -- four sets of 10 push ups, sit ups, mountaineers, squats. I can feel some muscle under my skin on my shoulders and across my rib cage and at the back of my waist and in my thighs.... Read more
Stretching
Thursday, April 25, 2019      28 comments

What can I say about stretching without being boring and repetitive? Stretching after my work out (4 sets of 10 push ups, sit ups, mountaineers, squats) is really becoming one of the highlights of my day. A complete body stretch with... Read more
Peregrines?
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      30 comments

www.allaboutbirds.org/gu
ide/Peregrine_Falcon/id# For the past five years we've enjoyed the peregrine falcons which have nested in the forest behind our home, and frequently perched high in the ancient red maple in our y... Read more
50,000???
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      31 comments

One of the Spark Trivia questions which always makes me giggle: how many calories does the average person (read "woman") burn doing housework annually? The answer: 50,000 calories!! Whereas the average Watermellen in an average "good y... Read more
Clean Up Continues
Monday, April 22, 2019      27 comments

We're cleaning up and turfing out and relocating stuff from our third floor so that it can be repainted too -- Gahhhh!! So much dust from the second and first floor renovations which has seeped into everything. I've finished tidying up fi... Read more
Hawking on Change
Sunday, April 21, 2019      24 comments

Lots of change happening in my life -- and I like this attitude!!... Read more
Looooooong Weekend!
Saturday, April 20, 2019      24 comments

Although I don't myself celebrate Easter in the conventional religious sense, we do schedule a four-day weekend. Which meant that I got all the laundry done yesterday -- and I've also begun working on the third-floor "clean out" with two f... Read more
Bonus . . . SHOUTOUT TO FUNLOVEN!!
Friday, April 19, 2019      11 comments

What a great blog from Spark Friend FUNLOVEN -- yes indeed she knows what she knows and we ALL know that Spark People is a wonderful village!! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Intuitive Muffins!!
Friday, April 19, 2019      30 comments

With my IE experiment I've been realizing that truly I've been cooking intuitively with respect to my big pots of supper soup for years. All about what's in the fridge, what needs to be used up, what would taste good this week, what would make... Read more
Winning the Battle
Thursday, April 18, 2019      35 comments

Every one who like me is a cancer "survivor" will be familiar with the battle metaphor applied to the fight against cancer. It's been 10 years cancer free with two recurrence scares during that time, and I just had a mammo -- waiting for t... Read more
Better Yesterday
Wednesday, April 17, 2019      31 comments

And yes, Tuesday was just as stressful: maybe more. But I listened better to gentle hunger, gentle satiety and benefited from gentle movement including my morning exercises, stretching and recess walk. And: was conscious that this at... Read more
Stress City . . . and Intuitive eating???
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      31 comments

Suffice it to say, yesterday was stressful. Two separate stressful thingies to resolve, one of which was well handled and the other? Maybe not so much but had to be done anyhow and done the best I could. And when I got home, how did the i... Read more
Song Sparrow, Maple Sugar
Monday, April 15, 2019      30 comments

www.allaboutbirds.org/gu
ide/Song_Sparrow/id Back at my bird feeders yesterday and mixed in with a crowd of slate coloured juncos which stay all winter were a few song sparrows returned from the south. . Their beau... Read more

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