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A love letter to my Aunt Carol.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      24 comments

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. My Aunt Carol married my Dad's little brother, Jim, in 1959. I was born in... Read more
Decide. Commit. Succeed.
Monday, February 08, 2016      19 comments

Tomorrow, it will be two weeks since my knee replacement surgery. It was just over year ago that I had the last surgery to fix my fractured knee. ... Read more
Sunday Sparkpoetry...these are your best of days
Sunday, February 07, 2016      10 comments

It's Superbowl Sunday, and many are anxious for it's fun it is a battle, like gladiators, for a chance to be number one It's a fight for team's ... Read more
My scars tell a story
Saturday, February 06, 2016      21 comments

My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are the markings of where the structure ... Read more
Wake up with determination...go to bed with satisfaction.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016      21 comments

Wake up with determination...go to bed with satisfaction. Yesterday, at the Care Center, the Dietitian came in to talk to me. She had my weigh... Read more
You never know how strong you are until strong is the only choice you have
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      22 comments

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have. I had surgery on my knee one week ago. It has been a very t... Read more
Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.
Sunday, January 31, 2016      20 comments

This is my theme for this week. I have to work through pain, and come out the other side, having done all that has been asked of me, and more. I W... Read more
Bidding adeiu to the hospital...on to my next adventure....
Friday, January 29, 2016      23 comments

I was lucky enough to be able to stay in a wing at this hospital dedicated to patients getting new knees. There is twice daily knee therapy with the patients, and it is a well run progarm. We each have our own rooms, and good nursing care. I ... Read more
Hospital...Day 2
Thursday, January 28, 2016      26 comments

Well, I got the big 10-foot long ace bandage off this morning and then the two inches of cotton bandages, and got to see my 12-inch scar covered wit... Read more
Just a quick vitals check....
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      27 comments

Hey Sparkers: Checking in from room 24 in the "knee repacement wing" of the hospital. Everything went great yesterday, Doctor seemed to think ... Read more
A stunning dress made of hellfire...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      16 comments

I'm going to the hospital. Best quote ever.... I'll blog ASAP. Spark on.... Read more
Keep your face to the sunshine
Monday, January 25, 2016      24 comments

Keep your face always towards the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you. Is there any reason NOT to do this? In every single aspect of ou... Read more
Sunday Sparkpoetry -- get in your groove
Sunday, January 24, 2016      19 comments

Sit down today, and write a commitment to you Maybe eat clean, every bite, lick and chew Take out processed foods, they're a terrible stew And... Read more
So, it's snowing....
Saturday, January 23, 2016      23 comments

I have been watching the coverage of the winter storm "Jonas" impacting the entire eastern seaboard with some amusement. I saw a woman last night d... Read more
Best day ever!
Friday, January 22, 2016      37 comments

Best Day Ever. Today is my 60th birthday. On my birthday a year ago today, after dinner and a movie with my sister, I came home to worke... Read more

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