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Half-Hearted Efforts Reap Half-Hearted Rewards
Wednesday, June 06, 2018      20 comments

When I first arrived here on SP by accident, nearly 9.5 years ago, I'd already lost 30 lbs and did have a bit more to go. But my main goal all these years has been to be as healthy as possible and continue building my immune system back up. ... Read more
Don't Cry Because It's Over...
Monday, June 04, 2018      21 comments

Smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss This quote was posted by someone in the chatroom at Decorah North eagles nest last week when the two precious eaglets unexpectedly died. Even though it's part of nature, I get so attached to the e... Read more
Repotting Bamboo and Orchids, Kansas Concert, Misc.
Sunday, June 03, 2018      21 comments

About a month ago, I bought a million little bamboo plants. Okay, maybe not a million. About five. They were at the dollar store and much more expensive elsewhere. Supposed to be a symbol of good luck, so I figured if one was good luck, five... Read more
Accept What Is....
Saturday, June 02, 2018      25 comments

Let go of what was, Have faith in what will be. This is a mantra that helps remind me to let go. I change the last line for myself to "have faith that I will be able to handle what will be." Have a fun, relaxing weekend, frien... Read more
Sugar, Plantar, Nat. Donut Day, and Misc.
Friday, June 01, 2018      18 comments

Man, it's so hard to get back to blogging. Have gotten lazy. And it's hard to admit the things I will hold myself accountable for if I start blogging again. Last October, after doing soooooo well without sugar, I opened the door just a cr... Read more
Maybe I Should Start Blogging Again
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      27 comments

Wow, three months since I last blogged - time has flown. Got lazy and nothing to say. But blogging DOES make me hold myself accountable. I miss my friends here on SP when I don't blog, even though I try to keep up with theirs. Will t... Read more
8 Eagle Cams, March Goal, Just Two Legs
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      14 comments

Okay, I have found eight live cam eagles nests in different parts of the country; some have newly-laid eggs, some newborns, some fledglings, etc. Too bad I don't have all day to just sit and visit with them all. I do have them open and minimiz... Read more
Okay, Where Did February Go?
Monday, February 26, 2018      10 comments

I say this at the end of each month; totally amazed that Feb. is over in a couple of days. Yikes! It evaporated before my very eyes. Pushing myself out the door to strength training class. Wishing all a happy, healthy day. p.s. Loo... Read more
Cold Weather Wimp, Eagles, Exercise Addicts, Misc.
Sunday, February 25, 2018      13 comments

I think about all of you out in Sparkland who live in cold climates. Often and fondly. And am always in awe when there is a cold period in SoCal like there is now with temps in 20's overnight and 62 in the house. I bundle up to sleep and duri... Read more
I'VE BECOME AN EAGLEHOLIC!
Saturday, February 24, 2018      13 comments

Having found four new live cam eagles nests, I find that I am mesmerized by these beautiful birds. However, I don't want to start becoming glued to my computer screen. All of the nests are at different stages, so it's fascinating to see their ... Read more
One Eaglet Fell Out of the Nest Last Night
Friday, February 23, 2018      10 comments

This morning, I opened the live webcam to find that one of the eaglets fell out of the nest last night and that eagle mama squawked all night while looking for her baby. Not sure I will continue watching; this is sad. (confirmed dead by the cam... Read more
"It's Not Pain....It's Just Discomfort"
Thursday, February 22, 2018      12 comments

There was a lot of silent suffering in strength training class yesterday during arm repetitions with dumbbells. This instructor is tough. Sensing our collective resistance to weight training, she suddenly loudly announced, "It's not pain, fol... Read more
"Forget Counting Calories" (in the news today)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      10 comments

The "latest" news this morning (which we know is always iffy as there are so many conflicting opinions on every health topic under the sun), states that we should forget about counting calories. Instead, concentrate on the quality of food we ar... Read more
LOVE YOUR PET DAY
Tuesday, February 20, 2018      9 comments

I read this in several places, and honestly, I couldn't love my furry little rascal any more than I already do. (smiling) He owns my heart. I'm totally loving those live cam eagles nest and usually have it on when I'm working at the comp... Read more
LiVE CAM OF EAGLETS AND MAMA EAGLE AT BERRY COLLEGE
Sunday, February 18, 2018      11 comments

They are all so precious and beautiful. Enjoy. http://www.berry.edu/eagleca
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