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Stay Curious
Wednesday, May 20, 2015      24 comments

Recently I have heard two "women of a certain age", Candice Bergen and Jane Fonda, separately express the same thing that has kept them feeling young and invigorated as they age. They both said "Stay Curious"! I'm approaching a birthday i... Read more
Motivation for Healthy Living
Tuesday, May 12, 2015      13 comments

We all want to be healthier, more fit, more flexible, stronger, have more endurance, and be more functional in our lives. We want this for ourselves. At least I do! But there are days when I lose motivation and just don't have that enthusiasm... Read more
The Gifts of Health and Fitness
Monday, July 14, 2014      16 comments

When I chose to clean up my life and to begin my journey to become mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically healthier, I was somewhat unaware of the amazing blessings that would follow. I knew life could and should get better, but I u... Read more
Refurbishing the Old~ In this case, a wagon......but it has broader implications :)
Sunday, June 08, 2014      12 comments

I have two beautiful grandchildren. My grandson turned 1 year old on Friday. My son and daughter-in-law had a wonderful party for family to celebrate. Some months back, I found the old Radio Flyer Town and Country wagon that belonged to ou... Read more
Happy Hot Valentine's Day
Friday, February 14, 2014      7 comments

My husband and I went for a short 2 mile walk this morning. We started out before 11:00 knowing that it's predicted to be a bit warm today. When we turned the corner we were somewhat surprised by the thermometer on one of our businesses. We k... Read more
A Walk/Jog in January
Saturday, January 18, 2014      12 comments

Well Spark friends, We are all having some very extreme weather in 2014. Ours here in California is very dry and warm, with no break in sight. But, I must say I enjoyed my walk/jog today in the early afternoon. I decided to go to the top of... Read more
2013 Personal Goal Met
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      17 comments

My goal in 2012 was to jog/walk 500 miles. When I met that goal last year, I set a goal of 600 miles for 2013. I ran 4 miles this morning and realized, after my Spark Tracker recorded my mileage, that I was only 2 miles from my goal. M... Read more
December in So. California and my Spark Tracker
Sunday, December 15, 2013      11 comments

Well, Spark friends, it is warm again in Inland Southern California. Today our high was 78 degrees so everyone is back in t-shirts and flip flops. We had some business to do at a large shopping area so I switched my Spark Tracker from my runni... Read more
A Great Day
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday my husband and I went to San Diego to spend the day with our oldest son and fiancee. We went to the beach and had lunch at a beach cafe. I love the ocean and I'm near it often, but not to just sit on the sand and gaze at the water. It... Read more
Lulu and Mary Update
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      12 comments

For those of you who were so kind to listen to our pitt bull tragedy several weeks ago, I am giving you an update on my horse Lulu and her best friend Mary, our remaining sheep. Lulu's stitches were removed today and she is continuing to heal. ... Read more
Update the Day After
Thursday, August 01, 2013      10 comments

Hi Spark friends, Thank you to all of you who read and commented on my blog from yesterday. Today was an emotional day, but we are still remaining grateful. We had the difficult job of cleaning up the mess left from yesterday. It was a tear... Read more
A Sad Day
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      17 comments

It is a sad day for us. I'... Read more
Biking Fun
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      12 comments

I haven't written a blog in a while, but I thought that my recent biking fun would be a cheerful post. I've had this bike since after my second heart attack in 1991. I ... Read more
Pink Cloud Day
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      13 comments

I'm on a pink cloud today. Usually it means that someone doesn't have their feet firmly planted in reality. But, I am learning once again that when I let go, have patience, trust my own intuition, and have faith in God, good things that I neve... Read more
Taking a Closer Look
Friday, April 19, 2013      15 comments

I'm pensive today. Some small events occurred yesterday which required me to do some serious self evaluation. It is a good thing. I think it is best illustrated by the story around this little lady bug picture. ... Read more

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