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low Potassium, Calcium, & Magnesium anyone?
Sunday, March 23, 2014      5 comments

I've started to run the daily nutrition feedback this week and it indicates that I'm not getting enough calcium, potassium or magnesium. So was wondering if the nutrition feedback tool is trustworthy and if any of you are coming up low on these ... Read more
Would you throw away perfectly good Key lime pie?
Friday, March 21, 2014      5 comments

Running errands yesterday w/my cousin and ended up at Target on Alta Arden. I had not been in a target in so long I didn't realize that they had a food section, so we had to check it out. She got ice cream and I got an Edwards Key Lime pie to sh... Read more
Sac restaurant: Mirage (indian banquet halls & rest.)
Thursday, March 20, 2014      2 comments

Has any Sacramento area sparkers tried the new Mirage indian restaurant at 2159 El Camino? Sacramento Yelp is giving it 4-stars, 2 dollar signs ($$) w/59 reviews posted... I haven't been there yet but would be interested in checking it o... Read more
Your favorite Sacramento area "sparking" restaurant?
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      1 comments

Ok folks, I'm looking for some input on choosing an area restaurant to have a Sacramento Sparkles get together. Please post your favorite go-to restaurant for fresh nutritious food and warm chatty environment to eat and catch up with old & new f... Read more
IHOP chicken florentine crepes - YIKES!
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      2 comments

My cousin Alma invited me out for late lunch yesterday at IHOP on Arden Way, here in Sacra-tomato. Alma was craving some IHOP crepes and her talking about it got me wanting some too. As soon as I saw "chicken florentine crepes" made with swiss c... Read more
Back in Sacramento & the 'joys' of home ownership
Friday, March 07, 2014      2 comments

Oh how time flies! Since putting the Sacto house up for sale in July, I've been busy with a the fall holy days (Atonement/Yom Kippur, Trumpets/Rosh Hashanah & Tabernacles/Sukkot), a trip back to the farm in WV & visit to mom-n-sisters in VA, and... Read more
The stress of keeping a neat house...
Sunday, July 21, 2013      6 comments

Hi kids! I can't believe how quick time passes when you are working hard, I've been away from the Spark Pages too long. My Las Vegas cousin made it up to Sacto to help me with the final items for getting the house on the market and to cele... Read more
Getting closer to my WV farming adventures
Monday, June 24, 2013      3 comments

This week my cousin Johnny came up from LA to help with things at the Sacramento house. It has been so wonderful to have his help and company. I'm now down to finishing the cleaning/de-cluttering and staging of the home office, breezeway and ga... Read more
Down 5# & tracking "home" exercise
Thursday, June 13, 2013      5 comments

My working on the house continues and since my last post I decided to be more diligent about tracking my hours of "home" exercise: you know, painting, re-landscaping (how many giant bags of mulch, soil, and yard trimmings can you haul out in an ... Read more
Endless work on the Sacramento house...
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      4 comments

Well, work on the Sacramento house continues for me. One thing after another pops up. Most recent 'problemo' resulted from me flipping the on switch of an old wall heater we haven't used in 12 years (I had a table in front of it and pulled the t... Read more
Family wounds, therapeutic art & new SP background page
Monday, April 29, 2013      5 comments

With dad's passing I was contacted by a cousin -who I had to cut off communication with over 9 years ago due to her verbal abuse & attacks on my family & I (she & her siblings had a troubled youth due in part to horrible mental/physical/sexual ... Read more
Dealing with a parent's death & the fear of sparking??
Sunday, April 28, 2013      3 comments

As some of you know my father passed away April 9th in Norfolk VA and we buried him April 15th . Saying good bye to him begins a whole new chapter for my family and I. Thanks to all for your kind words, thoughts and prayers -they really do help!... Read more
Garage painting finishes today, & decided I hate wall paper...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      2 comments

We got 1st coat of paint on the garage done yesterday, and will be working on doing touch ups today and then moving on to painting repaired/new wood areas around the breezeway doors and soffits at the front of the house. MAN do I hate cleaning u... Read more
Painting garage today w/hubby
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      6 comments

Well the work on the house continues. New drywall is up in the den, kitchenette & laundry room; new vinyl floor and new base cabinets are done in the kitchenette. We've finished all the dry rot repairs to the garage, breezeway and soffits so it'... Read more
Rafting on the American River w/family
Sunday, December 30, 2012      2 comments

With 2013 coming up shortly I thought I should update my profile photo with snapshot of the family rafting down the American River this August. It was a blast! Shooting rapids, whether in California or West Virginia, is fantastic fun with the fa... Read more

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