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Get Ready for Winter!
Monday, December 07, 2015      33 comments

What a severe yet master artist old Winter is.... No longer the canvas and the pigments, but the marble and the chisel. ~John Burroughs, "The Snow-Walkers," 1866 Winter is such a beautiful season if you prepare. Our wood is on the porch, the ... Read more
Start Every Day NEW!
Sunday, December 06, 2015      34 comments

Yesterday is gone, and tomorrow may never be our. Make today the best day of your life. Fill it with love, joy, good food and great choices. Sta... Read more
Jackie's Smittens are warming the world, 2 hands at a time!
Saturday, December 05, 2015      38 comments

This article will appear in Goodwill's regional magazine! Jackie’s Smittens are warming the world, two hands at a time! My Mitten Mission: Several years ago, I was watching a homeless man ask for help on a street corner. In my heart,... Read more
Exercise and Diabetes
Friday, December 04, 2015      30 comments

As many people know, I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes three years ago, and have been able to stay off medicine by using diet and exercise to stay healthy. Yesterday I was under a lot of stress, and my glucose numbers showed it. At 2:20 p... Read more
Morning choices
Thursday, December 03, 2015      37 comments

I am a firm believer in this: The way that you start your day has a strong effect on the rest of your day. Here is what I do for a great start: I eat a healthy breakfast. I visit Spark early. I do my stretches and get in a little car... Read more
Feeling good!
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      39 comments

It feels good to feel good! I am making progress in finding solutions to the pain in my back. The new icepack and the extra yoga and stretches are helping with the healing of my back. The pain in my shoulders and arms is lessening, and I ... Read more
Painful Motivation
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      39 comments

Don't curse the pain in your life. Use it to motivate you to change. Pain often shows us areas in our life that need to be adjusted. Don't let the pain scare you. ... Read more
Black Friday Bad Deal
Monday, November 30, 2015      31 comments

Not every Black Friday Deal is true to what they promise. I spent an hour on the phone trying to get this one corrected. It is still not fixed, and here is my letter: Dear Bon Ton, My experience in your store yesterday (11/27/15) in Concor... Read more
The process of healing
Sunday, November 29, 2015      38 comments

Dear Friends, Thank you for all your help! Pain is part of the process of our body talking to us and telling us that we need to make changes. Here is how things are about to change for me to bring relief! 1. I will start with a better, mor... Read more
Looking for Solutions to Chronic Back Pain
Saturday, November 28, 2015      27 comments

When the weather gets cold and damp, old aches and pains in my back reappear. They are starting to affect my sleep. If you have a condition like this, I would love to know how you deal with it. Thanks! Today I have a fair in Washington, NH. ... Read more
Remember the beautiful
Friday, November 27, 2015      34 comments

Always think on the beautiful things of life, and you will always be smiling!... Read more
A Double-Dose of Patience!
Thursday, November 26, 2015      30 comments

Thanksgiving dinner and family. Keeping my 93 year old Mom on an even keel with 20 people in the house. This is my day. Today is a day when famil... Read more
Accepting Others
Wednesday, November 25, 2015      32 comments

Today I am going to accept my loved ones for who they are, faults and all. God grant me the serenity to accept the people that I cannot change.... Years ago I married a man who thought that I was his savior. I temporarily helped him to chan... Read more
Hiking Again!
Tuesday, November 24, 2015      36 comments

Sunday was a great day for us! The weather was cold, raw and damp. People stayed away from Monadnock in droves. We had the Dublin Trail to ourselves. The peace and solitude was exactly what we needed. ... Read more
Turkeys
Monday, November 23, 2015      34 comments

We did it. We bought a big one. Much bigger than we need. What will we do with a 20 pound turkey? We will share with our family! I'll have some containers ready, and send off our loved ones with leftover turkey. I make an awesome tu... Read more

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