Sugar is My Enemy
Monday, July 16, 2012      2 comments

I know, I know ! All or nothing rarely works. I know myself much better now and sugar really is my downfall. I can eat vegetables all day, LOVE them. I really enjoy fish. Fruit is my best friend. But sugar.... every day I find myself wande... Read more
Hello Spark Friends
Saturday, July 14, 2012      3 comments

It has been one year since I visited my Spark pages... I am back on track. Spark helped me to shed 30 unwanted pounds and I have kept it off for a year. The lessons I learned from Spark stuck with me ! Now, I am determined to take off t... Read more
Month by Month
Saturday, April 16, 2011      1 comments

Wow, a month has passed since I've been able to Spark ! I have been traveling in California and Nevada, visiting the homes of my children and being mom and gramma. I spent the first two weeks in California with my son Jedd's family. I rocked, ... Read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      3 comments

Well ! I wrote a meaningful and outstanding blog that got sucked into the web world.... The gist of it was : The humbling endurance, calm and dignity of the Japanese people. In 5 days without food, water or electricity, there has not been... Read more
Hanging In There
Friday, March 04, 2011      3 comments

Good Morning My Spark Friends ! What a whirlwind 2011 has been for me ! Lots of challenges and opportunities to drown myself in comfort food. The really good news is that I haven't done it ! I log in each morning and check my 'friend f... Read more
A New Soul
Sunday, February 06, 2011      2 comments

A new soul for us to love ! Jaxson Richard, born at 11:20 a.m., weighing in at 7 lbs 6 ounces.... a wonderful birthday present for his mom whose b-day is tomorrow . Jaxson joins big brother Jay, two and a half ! Number 14 grandchild for me... Read more
A Midwest Day...
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      5 comments

This is why I love the midwest. Unless you live in a deep hole, you know that the storm of the 'century' passed through here last night. It was fierce. 60 mile per hour winds, snow, sleet , ice, all at the same time swirling in every directio... Read more
life is all one piece/peace
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      2 comments

Good Morning Spark Friends ... Is there anyone left who doesn't know that the midwest is being pounded by Mother Nature ? Stinging sleet, snow, ice, it's all upon us ... sometimes all at once ! That's how I feel about life right now. ... Read more
2 Recipe and Stuff
Monday, January 17, 2011      2 comments

Another easy recipe ... this one I use in the shower. Fill a WIDE mouth, 1/2 pint jar about two thirds full of sea salt ( at most grocers and health food stores. Barely cover with almond oil ( olive works also but the almond is lighter). ... Read more
A Recipe For You
Sunday, January 16, 2011      5 comments

When I am in the dumps ( yes, it occasionally happens), or if it's quite cold outside, I enjoy a nice hot bath ( perhaps with candles and a glass of wine).... for many years I have been making these bath salts. I usually start them in November ... Read more
I Love The New Year.....
Saturday, December 25, 2010      4 comments

Time to recharge my batteries and get back to being ME in the now ! This is a quote from "Karma Tube" which was posted by MAHA... It smacked me right between the eyes... so I am sharing with YOU ! " The best gift you can give anyone is be... Read more
Christmas is getting close !
Friday, December 17, 2010      2 comments

emoticon Merry Christmas to all of my Spark friends ! Have you found the peace and joy we all hope for at t... Read more
Snow and Cold
Monday, December 13, 2010      4 comments

Here we are in the middle of December, again ( this being my 64th or so). I am running behind on getting my Christmas packages ready to go, the house is muddy from two dogs who can't decide if they want out to potty, back in or, 'oh my, t... Read more
December Thoughts
Friday, December 03, 2010      0 comments

emoticon Hello my friends ! I hope your Thanksgiving was just that, thankful ! I was able to spend the da... Read more
Glorious Morning
Friday, November 12, 2010      4 comments

This has been such an amazingly beautiful autumn here in the Midwest. The colors surrounding me are so vibrant ! I sit here with my cup of coffee and am speechless in the display that greets me today. On that 'other' topic, I finally g... Read more

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