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Grandchildren at the County Stock Show
Friday, January 15, 2016      11 comments

I was writing about this tonight on one of my team message boards, but the story ended up so long that I decided I'd just copy and paste and make a blog out of it. It's been over a year since I've posted a blog, anyway, so I guess it's about tim... Read more
Get Up and Get Moving!
Thursday, January 15, 2015      4 comments

I love this entry by John Burroughs that I saw as one the SparkPeople Healthy Inspiration quotes that popped up on my screen today: “I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the... Read more
Keep Walking
Monday, November 17, 2014      4 comments

I subscribe to several email subscription lists that send daily or weekly motivational articles, and although I retired eight years ago, I know I don't have to be working at a paying job to gain inspiration and good advice from some of the busin... Read more
No Ordinary Eggs
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      4 comments

I saw this quote this morning on artist Lesley Riley's blog sign-up page. Hadn't read this quote by C.S. Lewis before, and I love the way it relates to my Spark goals! "It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sigh... Read more
Hey You (Yes, You) - You're Beautiful!
Friday, January 03, 2014      3 comments

I came across a video this morning (on MyOwnHero's blog) that I plan to watch at least weekly this new year. It delivers a powerful message for all of us who especially want to feel better about ourselves. This post by Kim Holman on "Upwort... Read more
A Motivational Collage
Monday, June 17, 2013      8 comments

On January 6 of this year I wrote a blog about creating SoulCollages each week this year. My goal is to have a complete deck of 52 cards by the end of the year. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_i... Read more
Leaving Personal Trails
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      2 comments

Head over to this SparkPeople link and read about what researchers and marketers can tell about you from your Google browsing history or your Facebook 'likes'. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
p?health_day=... Read more
Homemade Thin Mints Recipe
Friday, March 01, 2013      5 comments

How many of you saw the DailySpark.com article about making homemade Girl Scout cookies? It made my mouth water for just any of those cookies, but especially for the Thin Mints. www.dailyspark.com/blog.
asp?post=7_homemade_girl_s... Read more
Margaret Thatcher Quote
Saturday, February 16, 2013      2 comments

I just came across an amusing, thought-provoking quote by Margaret Thatcher that made me chuckle out loud. "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't." Loved it!... Read more
Magical M&M's
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      2 comments

I read this little poem today from a crafting newsletter called "The Weekly Inkling," and it just made me laugh. From what I can gather, you put different colored M&M's in little acrylic test tubes to give away, and you send this poem along with... Read more
Edible Football Stadiums
Sunday, January 27, 2013      4 comments

I'm always amazed about what all one can find on the Internet! Just a click away... even when you're not really searching for a particular topic. Take a look at these "12 Awesome Edible Football Stadiums." Some pretty creative folks have c... Read more
Bohea Tea
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      2 comments

On the Tuesdays that I host crafts in my home, I always serve tea. Sometimes we drink iced tea, and on other days we'd all rather have hot tea. Since it was 73 degrees here in South Texas today, I didn't know whether my friend would choose hot o... Read more
Observation on Discontent
Monday, January 21, 2013      2 comments

I have subscribed to Chris Guillebeau's blog, "The Art of Non-Conformity: Unconventional Strategies for Life, Work and Travel" for several years now. It is from his website that I found the basic model for my journal on setting goals for the new... Read more
Little Girls Raising Big Hogs
Monday, January 21, 2013      3 comments

This past Thursday I traveled to see my granddaughters show their hogs in the local county livestock show. The girls are 9 and 12 years old, and they are totally responsible for the care of their hogs for several months leading up to the competi... Read more
"Light splashed this morning..."
Thursday, January 17, 2013      1 comments

I subscribe to Susan Gaylord's blogs, and today she posted one of her works of calligraphy, the last lines from the poem "The Round." This wonderful poem is from the book "The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden" by Stanley K... Read more

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