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3 quotes from Spark guy
Saturday, May 04, 2019      9 comments

Try to use these 3 quotes as motivators to know that whatever happens to you, in almost all circumstances you have the power to choose your response. Viktor Frankl, from his book "Man's Search for Meaning" when he said these two quotes:... Read more
Thursday, October 11, 2018      5 comments

Feeling very blessed today. We weathered the storm without much damage to our house. We were very lucky Michael turned slightly to the north east. We were on the left (west) side so our sustained winds and gusts were blowing south. We lost some ... Read more
Waiting Wednesday
Wednesday, October 10, 2018      5 comments

We are in the hunker down waiting mode. My son was notified last night not to come to work today. This morning we already had some rain and wind gusts. We may lose power for days the officials say. Our dog Ginger woke us up at 3 am. She ... Read more
Monday Prep for Michael
Monday, October 08, 2018      6 comments

We have been busy getting ready for Hurricane Michael. Our area is under a Tropical Storm warning. TWC says Michael will be a cat 3 hurricane when he reaches the Panhandle of Florida. We live in the part of Alabama north of Destin. We are 80 mil... Read more
Sunday, October 07, 2018      7 comments

Hope you are having a lovely fall Sunday. It is a beautiful day here. I got a notification from SparkGuy that his brain surgery went well and he should be released today. I saw the church up around the corner has pumpkins for sale again th... Read more
Not as Grumpy Today!
Saturday, October 06, 2018      4 comments

Got up before the sun. I have become a morning person now I am officially old. Something about turning 65 last year was kind of freeing. I told Bean (my DH) the other day when I posted the grumpy blog I'm on the down hill part of my life. He sai... Read more
October 3, 2018
Wednesday, October 03, 2018      5 comments

I hate to say this, but I'm going to say it. I joined a "challenge" this fall. I this is my first "active" challenge in more than a year. It is ME not the Challenge or the Team or Spark People it is ME. I have too many things going on in my pers... Read more
June 7, 2018
Thursday, June 07, 2018      7 comments

Yesterday I mowed most of the front yard. Well over half. But it doesn't matter that I didn't mow the whole yard. I did the best I could. It was hot out there. When DH took over mowing I got some water and rested a minute or two or five. Then I... Read more
May 31, 2018
Thursday, May 31, 2018      2 comments

Today is the last day of May. I changed my page earlier this month after I left a spring challenge team. I am taking things one day at a time. I am working more on small goals of my own. Also working non-scale victories, trying to increase my s... Read more
January 2017
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      6 comments

Happy New Year 2017! I am going to start writing a blog again. It has been a few years since I wrote a daily blog. I am going to shoot for at least one per week. I believe January is usually a rough month for everyone. It is back to realit... Read more
Random Stuff
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      5 comments

I was going to mow the lawn today and couldn't find a funnel so I could fill the mower with gas. Seems lately the harder I try to do anything the behinder I get. I just gave up on the lawn. DS#1 is supposed to be mowing it every week anyway. It ... Read more
Random Stuff from Turtleville
Thursday, May 24, 2012      4 comments

Ginger's eight week check up with the surgical vet is tomorrow. She is driving us crazy since she thinks she is 100% recovered. I hope the vet says she hasn't done any damage to the work he did. She still limps sometimes. We think that is due to... Read more
BL Spring Challenge Week 10 Last Day - Looking Back to Day 1
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      5 comments

It is okay that I am back where I started. I mean my weight is back to the same as it was when we started this spring challenge ten weeks ago. It went up a few pounds and then went back down to one pound above my starting weight for many weeks.... Read more
A Note to My Dear Spark Friends
Saturday, March 03, 2012      10 comments

Dear Spark Friend, I know I don't visit your page every day. I just want you to know that I care about You. You are my friend. I have never in my entire life had this many friends. I am so thankful you chose me as a friend. But at times havin... Read more
Life IS Good
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      5 comments

Life is Good! I am still upright with a pulse. I'm Alive....Woo Hoo! I am feeling like every day is a Bonus. This last episode of whatever sick bug got me down was one of those times when...I said Hey this is not good, what am I doing wron... Read more

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