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Hot Day: Food Prep!!
Saturday, June 20, 2020      26 comments

Did the 7am seniors' grocery run . . . it's really smooth and efficient at this point, and the store is well stocked for sure. I am so grateful for the grocery workers . . . and disappointed that their wage boost in recognition of their outstan... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts So Spiffy!!
Friday, June 19, 2020      35 comments

Henry's birthday collar and leash arrived today . . . bright red rolled leather. Faster service than I had anticipated given it was made in Europe and had to be shipped here . . . with all the COVID delays. The rolled leather collar is s... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Yup, I DO listen!!
Thursday, June 18, 2020      34 comments

www.sportsrec.com/381611
-are-pushups-bad-for-you.html And based upon the advice of multiple Sparkies and a little further digging around . . . I've decided that full push ups are not right for me. I'm 69, I've ha... Read more
5/5 x 4
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      30 comments

Push ups report: five chest on floor to the toes, five chest on floor to the knees, four sets. Not getting notably easier yet!! Yikes, I may very well revert to plank dips!!... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Flowers, Birds and Dogs
Tuesday, June 16, 2020      30 comments

What a beautiful morning!! "And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days" Yes, that James Russel Lowell poe... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lazy lazy lazy
Monday, June 15, 2020      35 comments

Nope, not my picture -- I just didn't move fast enough!! But this morning in the big maple off my third floor deck, we had our own snoozing baby r... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What's Attractive?
Sunday, June 14, 2020      51 comments

ca.yahoo.com/style/attra
ctive-opposite-sex-researc
h-145710418.html Recent research apparently indicates that men and women don't have a particularly accurate idea of what the other finds most attractive. Men ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Me Too?
Friday, June 12, 2020      48 comments

What a kind bunch Sparkies are !!!. Absolutely NOBODY posted on my push up blog yesterday to indicate that I shoulda known, what was I thinking, they've been doing push ups right all along etc. etc. Nope, based upon the confessions . . . ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Doing it ALLLLLLLLLL Wrong!!
Thursday, June 11, 2020      62 comments

Yup, I was thinking recently about how much I value my quick fitness routine -- four sets of 10 push ups, sit ups, mountaineers and squats. Initially recommended by DH's chiropractor as a grouping of exercises that strengthens all major muscle ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Eastern Meadow Lark
Tuesday, June 09, 2020      36 comments

www.allaboutbirds.org/gu
ide/Eastern_Meadowlark/sounds On the golf course last night: first I heard it. That unmistakeable meadow lark song. And so I started looking for it! And yes, there was the male high... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 3W
Sunday, June 07, 2020      42 comments

A water weed and watch walk . . . maybe that's 4Ws . . . around my garden. Hose in the right hand. Left hand ready to pick out any weeds. And of course I'm watching to see what's going to bloom next!! My Dutch irises are just about... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Trying New Approaches
Saturday, June 06, 2020      27 comments

Yesterday I called our vet's office to leave a message for her: that we had taken her advice, bought Henry the recommended Easy Walk harness, and that it has made a real difference. The vet tech who took the message was just about in tears.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Perfect Henry Day!
Friday, June 05, 2020      34 comments

Yesterday morning, Henry got a lengthy off-leash run with three black Labradors at our friends' farm. He loves them both -- he loves the other dogs -- AND he absolutely loves going to their farm. A few miles up the road, he realized ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Normal? Shout out to HOLLYM48!
Thursday, June 04, 2020      41 comments

HOLLYM48 posted this thought yesterday. As many of us know, she's a front line healthcare worker in Minneapolis/St. Paul: right at the confluence o... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Henry is One!!
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      57 comments

Henry: today! And baby Henry, 3 weeks old: the... Read more

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