Memorial Day lyrics for the whole world
Sunday, May 25, 2014 16 comments
Last night my choral society sang at the National D-Day Memorial. The program included a swing era dance band, a children’s chorus, and recognition of the veterans in attendance. There was a special remembrance of those who gave their liv... Read more
Running with “difficult” feet – compensating for genetics
Sunday, May 18, 2014 16 comments
I’m a combination of both of my parents. Sports minded and competitive like my Dad. Prone to worry and anxiety like my Mom. In one area I got the worst of both. I’ve got Dad’s flat feet with severe over-pronation and Mom’s “floppy... Read more
Heat + Humidity + Hills = Hell
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 17 comments
It’s my own fault. Since November I’ve avoided hills with the rationalization that I was training for a flat half marathon. I convinced myself that it was more important to focus on distance and endurance. I don’t need much convincing to avoi... Read more
Cary Grant and Me and my Shoes
Sunday, May 11, 2014 22 comments
No, I am NOT a MORON!
Saturday, May 10, 2014 21 comments
I wasn’t called this directly, but I recognized myself in a rant on another forum this morning. It was posted by a virtual friend who was complaining about those ”morons” who turn on their AC in May when they should just “open the windows and l... Read more
Monsanto Strikes Back – (Star Wars pun intended)
Thursday, May 08, 2014 7 comments
Perhaps the reaction to increased information about pesticides, additives and GMOs is having an effect? Maybe the money poured into the defeat of labeling initiatives and referenda isn’t enough? www.huffingtonpost.com/d
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Do the website designers even USE SP?
Thursday, May 01, 2014 17 comments
Without the team blog stream, I can no longer easily scan the topics that sparkers have written about? The team blog link was a valuable resource that has now been eliminated. This is a terrible change, unless the purpose was to LIMIT my t... Read more
Extreme levels of Roundup detected in food.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10 comments
up-food It’s especially distressing to me that when the maximum “safe” level is exceeded, the solution is simply to change the definition of “safe” level. Th... Read more
How did I break my streak?
Monday, April 28, 2014 19 comments
I’ve logged in every day for well over a month. I have the sparkpoints to show for it every single day. I know it’s not a big deal. Although I really like to see those virtual trophies for fitness minutes, I’m not a streak leader or anythi... Read more
City Girl Goes Country - 2014 Edition – Oops
Sunday, April 27, 2014 24 comments
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 15 comments
I live on lake so technically I can swim whenever I want at least from May through September. But I don’t. I don’t like to share my water with fish and they were there first, so I stay away. Even if I could coexist with fish, there are ... Read more
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