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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Samfundssind . . . Love Thy Neighbour
Thursday, August 06, 2020      34 comments

www.bbc.com/worklife/art
icle/20200802-how-the-long
-forgotten-word-samfundssi
n-rallied-a-nation Thank you MOLLIEMAC!! She sent me the link above about the Danish concept of ‘Samfundssind’ which is a compound nou... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Obesity Canada Resources
Wednesday, August 05, 2020      49 comments

Obesity Canada -- which put out those new guidelines redefining obesity that I blogged about yesterday -- has an absolutely amazing website!! obesitycanada.ca/ Of course I don't know if it works "only in Canada" -- I hope not... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts New Obesity Guidelines
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      61 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
canada/article-obesity-not
-defined-by-ones-weight-or
-size-new-guidelines-say/ What is obesity? Based upon some 500,000 peer reviewed scientific studies, Obesity Canada is now saying, ver... Read more
Individual Liberty and the Evolution of Consciousness
Monday, August 03, 2020      23 comments

I've just finished reading former Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin's wonderful memoir, "Truth Be Told". www.amazon.ca/Truth-Be-T
old-Journey-Through/dp/198
2104961 She is a brilliant person -- wi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Rainy Morning on the Verandah!
Sunday, August 02, 2020      34 comments

So kind of my peeps to put that big water dish conveniently close to the verandah . . . and to raise it up like that too!! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Whew!!!
Saturday, August 01, 2020      31 comments

Henry's burrs seem to be pretty much all removed, patiently and over time . . . and he thinks you all for your kind concern. I'll keep checking the "burr patch" area but so far he's not been acquiring any more, so I'm hopeful too that I've got ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Burrzies In His Furrzies!!!
Friday, July 31, 2020      39 comments

Yesterday I spent two hours in the back yard pulling out burr plants and packing them down into three large leaf bags. Thankfully the roots release quickly. But yeah. Solid, I had to drag the bags across the yard to the garage, couldn't lift ... Read more
Mental Toughness for Survival
Thursday, July 30, 2020      32 comments

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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Truth About Obesity: Shout Out to MOLLIEMAC!!
Wednesday, July 29, 2020      55 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=6691417 MOLLIEMAC recently blogged about a wonderful documentary on the topic of obesity -- near and dear to the hearts of many in the Sparkie communi... Read more
Caroline Randall Williams: Shout Out to PHOENIX1949
Tuesday, July 28, 2020      25 comments

www.nytimes.com/2020/06/
26/opinion/confederate-mon
uments-racism.html A comment from PHOENIX1949 on the John Lewis blog yesterday alerted me to this remarkably powerful piece of writing by American poet Caroline Rand... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts John Lewis 1940-2020
Monday, July 27, 2020      65 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
qfZVu0alU0I Remember this one . . . from the 60s? What a weekend of protests across the USA and worldwide. What an incredibly moving image of the John Lewis funeral cortege across ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Stretch and Balance
Friday, July 24, 2020      51 comments

There are lots of fans of simple in Spark Land! As simple as possible . . . but not simpler! Certainly I'm keeping it simple with my exercise routine! Not changing it up. Not trying to do more. Same ol' same ol'. Four sets of 10 "pla... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Simpler
Thursday, July 23, 2020      32 comments

A new Albert Einstein quote for me . .. tripped over this idea while listening to a Michael Neill podcast yesterday . . . and I like it!! Yeah... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Goal Body
Wednesday, July 22, 2020      30 comments

brightlineeating.com/201
8/12/goal-body/ Recently I picked up from another Sparkie commenting on somebody's blog a reference to this Susan Peirce Thompson's vlog I'd missed. It's about the difference between "goal w... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Light Hearted Trivia!
Tuesday, July 21, 2020      53 comments

My record of success at Spark Trivia is not great: only very rarely at month's end do I rank the "A" student award. But still: by and large Trivia amuses me, even when I get the same questions wrong over and over again. Of course the Earl of ... Read more

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