You just might be able to do it
Sunday, July 26, 2015      6 comments

A few months ago at our monthly card club meeting (aka gab fest) a couple of friends and I started questioning whether we could do a triathlon or not. One of the woman's daughter was challenging her to do it with her. Ummm, no, her mom was not... Read more
A little goal accomplished
Tuesday, April 21, 2015      7 comments

I'm not much of a blogger but yesterday one of the goals I set for the day led a fellow sparker (Karen42boys) to ask me to post my result. I do realize that our Spark journeys are our own and as such most likely become pretty self absorbe... Read more
Who LOVES Spring?
Monday, March 16, 2015      3 comments

With the forecast of temperatures hitting 60 and the sun possibly making an appearance I decided to head to one of our county parks for a hike/walk today. That's always a rejuvenating experience after another long miserable winter keeping me de... Read more
This Question Can Change Your Whole Life: Regina Brett
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      6 comments

Regina Brett is a phenominal inspirational writer whose column appears in the Cleveland Plain Dealer every Sunday. She is also the author of two amazing books. One of my greatest gifts to myself each Sunday morning is reading her column. I wo... Read more
My Christmas Miracles
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      7 comments

This Christmas season blessed me with so many wonderful and exciting memories. Of course the best being my girls with their families (including two toddlers) here with us instead miles away. If only my son and his wife could have been here....... Read more
Thanksgiving Challenge
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      6 comments

I saw this on one of my facebook friend's pages and thought it was a very interesting challenge for Thanksgiving. Do I really want that piece of pie? Hmmmm do I really want to do all those mountain climbers? ... Read more
What takes your breath away?
Thursday, November 13, 2014      3 comments

I was responding to a chat on a team thread about the weather when I started getting lengthy with my response today. This is the result. It's cold here on the North Coast! That is the north coast of Ohio along Lake Erie. Not quite as bad... Read more
Pictures as promised: costumes
Friday, October 31, 2014      8 comments

I promised some sparkers pictures of costumes I made for my granddaughters this year. They live on the east coast and the west coast while I live in the midwest so I try to do what I can to be part of their lives. Parts of the costumes didn't ... Read more
Rules for eating out
Friday, September 26, 2014      9 comments

Almost daily I receive interesting information from the Cleveland Clinic on my facebook page. Today's was about making eating out a more healthy experience. I've heard most of this before but it is nice to have all these helpful rules put into... Read more
Negative to Positive
Thursday, September 25, 2014      7 comments

Some days are better than others. Agreed? I didn't have the best of days today. I was quite lazy but kept my food in check UNTIL I added it up after dinner and found I had room for a nice 100-200 calorie snack tonight. As I was searching in t... Read more
Emilia's rules for healthy living
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      8 comments

Oh what a blessed week I am having. I drove from my home on the North Coast of Ohio to Richmond, VA and my daughter's on Sunday so I could accompany her family to Washington DC for the week. She is attending a conference and her husband (who w... Read more
Who's got short legs?
Sunday, May 18, 2014      5 comments

It's amazing how energizing the sun can be when you live in northern Ohio. We've just come off a week of clouds, rain, wind, and tornado watches, warnings and touchdowns. Yup, enough to really make one feel down. However, today's beautiful su... Read more
Here we go again...
Monday, May 05, 2014      3 comments

Sure, I've been on SP since sometime in 2009 however I've been missing for a couple of years. My disappearance was a very conscious decision on my part as my membership here had become one of: 1. obsession 2. socialization only. Neither of... Read more
Mama always said.....
Friday, January 20, 2012      8 comments

.... if you don't have anything good to say, don't say anything at all. Yeah.... I've got nothing.... Read more
A non caloric use of my Christmas cookie cutters
Friday, December 16, 2011      14 comments

The first Christmas that I knew that our children would not be home on Christmas morning with us was very depressing. They were all grown and moved on to other parts of the country and even the world, building lives with other people who had fa... Read more

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