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Changing Habits: Thoughts from Chris Kresser
Thursday, July 09, 2020      7 comments

Got this in an email today, and wanted a more permanent place to refer to it. I think he really explains this so simply and clearly! #1: Know your why To be successful adopting a new habit, you have to emotionally connect with the reas... Read more
How did all that planning go?
Tuesday, June 23, 2020      3 comments

June is winding down, and I thought it was good time to do a little evaluating. emoticon I started the year... Read more
Planning Day 5
Tuesday, December 31, 2019      3 comments

TEAM DAILY FOR 12/31: Planning Day #5: This is a tough one! What brings you Joy? How can you make 2020 the most joyful ever? Remember to not zero in on what you THINK SHOULD BRING YOU JOY, and focus on what actually DOES! ... Read more
Planning Day 4
Tuesday, December 31, 2019      2 comments

TEAM DAILY FOR 12/30: Planning Day #4: Most of us have at least some major or minor physical challenges to deal with. If there is only one doctor's visit or medical procedure you could tackle this year, what would it be? Maybe use tomorrow to sc... Read more
Planning Day 3
Sunday, December 29, 2019      7 comments

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Planning Day 2
Saturday, December 28, 2019      5 comments

TEAM DAILY FOR 12/28: Planning Day #2 - What's the most important food and nutrition-related thing you need to focus on for 2019? ... Read more
Planning Day 1
Saturday, December 28, 2019      2 comments

TEAM DAILY FOR 12/27: Let's make the next 5 days planning days for a healthy New Year. Today's focus? What went well this year? What went poorly? How can you use that knowledge in 2019? ... Read more
Ren Fest Sewing Project
Friday, August 16, 2019      7 comments

Well, my sewing deadline was 9pm, and I put the last stitch in at 8:55, snapped off the machine light and headed upstairs. Whew! I never in a million years thought this would be such a challenge! This is the stretch knit under-tunic: ... Read more
On Independence Day
Thursday, July 04, 2019      7 comments

emoticon IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America W... Read more
On Memorial Day/Decoration Day
Monday, May 27, 2019      4 comments

I just read this lovely and sad article today about one of the very earliest public remembrances of the Civil War dead, from which our grave Decoration Day and eventually our Memorial Day spring. There a a number of cities or towns who lay claim... Read more
On Peace
Sunday, November 11, 2018      2 comments

Did you know that the celebration of Veteran's Day is a celebration of Peace? ... Read more
On Poverty
Friday, August 03, 2018      4 comments

From the teachings of Saint John Chrysostom: "When you see on earth a man who has encountered the shipwreck of poverty, do not judge him, do not seek an account of his life but free him from his misfortune. "Need alone is a poor man's ... Read more
On Civility
Tuesday, June 26, 2018      2 comments

emoticon From Elie Wiesel ... Read more
470 Days: Last Update 05/02/2019
Saturday, May 19, 2018      6 comments

My job is pretty much unbearable at this point. The things I'm good at and like to do are not valued, while the things I stink at keep getting shoved onto my desk. Add to that the fact that the building facility group keeps making unpleasan... Read more
Had a good January
Friday, February 02, 2018      5 comments

No promises that the good streak will last, but I do feel like I did well in January. Starting to get a grip on my workplace chocolate problem, kept to my walking goal pretty well, and have done REALLY well on weekends. Here's to an even be... Read more

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