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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hyperpalatable Foods/Hyperpalatable Facts
Friday, August 21, 2020      50 comments

What makes manufactured fast food hyperpalatable? Fast food is extra tasty because it relies upon a manufactured synergy among its artificially combined components -- fat, sodium, sugar and carbohydrates -- which just doesn't occur in natur... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Fast Food/Fast Facts
Thursday, August 20, 2020      32 comments

Riffing upon a recent exchange by Spark Message with a Sparkie friend . . . thanks, MTN_KITTEN!! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?id=MTN%5FKITTEN There was a time for our ancestors, not so very long ago, when feedin... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Right to My Opinion!!
Wednesday, August 19, 2020      31 comments

Each of us lucky enough to live in a functioning democracy has a right to vote in our respective jurisdictions. But more important than that right: a reciprocal responsibility to vote. Some people suffered, some people died to preserve ou... Read more
The goodness and the grace . . .
Tuesday, August 18, 2020      27 comments

www.npr.org/2020/08/17/9
03392407/read-michelle-oba
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ic-national-convention A number of you commented on my blog yesterday that you are already good people who already treat everyone with ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Twice as Kind
Monday, August 17, 2020      35 comments

ca.yahoo.com/news/people
-color-learn-young-age-110
020465.html This article really struck me this morning. It's about racism in a time of pandemic. It's about how BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts That's OUR Dog!!
Sunday, August 16, 2020      46 comments

"So. How virtuous were you?" asks BESSHAILE. Uh, NOT so virtuous!! DH returned from the golf course after a leisurely (and I hope, distanced) lunch on the outdoor patio . . . And he did not instantly notice and loudly appreciate a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Such Virtue!!
Saturday, August 15, 2020      37 comments

Got up lateish (7:20 am) but still made the seniors' grocery run . . . wearing my new shark face mask. SOOOOO cute!! And when I got home: DH had departed for Saturday morning golf with the guys. Clearly in a big hurry . . . . without havi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What Is Intuitive Eating?
Friday, August 14, 2020      52 comments

www.outsideonline.com/23
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ting Really liked this "gift" from KALIGIRL . . . a great article summarizing IE and offering four "how tos" if you've been thinking about giving it a try. 1. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts "Engage Your Core" -- You're SO right, MOLLIEMAC!!
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      50 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?id=MOLLIEMAC Not so long ago, I wrote a blog about how much my morning stretch and balance routine (AFTER my body weight exercises) can improve my outlook for the whole day. Yeah, not ju... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Self Improvement
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      41 comments

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al.asp?blog_id=6694882 Yesterday's short "bonus blog" was just a cut and paste of a comment I'd left on Sparkie friend DSHONEYC's bog about her feelings of "weight g... Read more
Intuitive Eating . . . Bonus Blog!!
Monday, August 10, 2020      20 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6694693 A great Sparkie Friend recently posted a blog with a link about intuitive eating -- mentioning me. But: she's feeling guilty because her weigh... Read more
Sparkie Comments!! Always the best part . . . .
Monday, August 10, 2020      25 comments

There are a lot of Sparkies who are veterans or who know veterans or who are living with veterans dealing with PTSD. Such heartfelt comments on that blog about Luis Carlos Montalvan and his support dog, Tuesday. There are a lot of Sparkie... Read more
Kansas 1895 Grade 8 Graduation!!
Sunday, August 09, 2020      33 comments

My sister shared this with me. Some of our immediate ancestors -- prior to our parents -- had grade 8 "only"! Our great grandparents, both our grandfathers and one of our grandmothers -- grade 8 if that. The other grandmother, for whom ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Sister Visit!
Saturday, August 08, 2020      51 comments

Got up early, headed out for an hour+ drive to visit with my beloved sister in a park midway between her house and mine. Remotely, of course!! We are in touch every day, sometimes several times a day . . . but there is nothing like a fac... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Until Tuesday: Luis Carlos Montalvan
Friday, August 07, 2020      29 comments

www.goodreads.com/book/s
how/10393675-until-tuesday Recently arrived at my house -- a belated birthday gift from my dear son, with shipment COVID delayed -- is this wonderful 2011 book by Luis Carlos Montalvan, called "U... Read more

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