Does My Diet Fit Me?

One afternoon, I picked my daughter up from work and took her to the gym for her group training workout. My regular workout sessions are in the morning, so I walked on the treadmill while she worked with our trainer, Scott. When I went to fill up my water bottle, I noticed a man working with... Continue Reading →

4 Things Black-eyed Susans Say About Me

Orange is my favorite color -- Which came first, black-eyed Susans or orange? I don't remember. I'll guess black-eyed Susans because they've been an important part of my life since I was a child. I'm an Ambivert -- My family and friends may debate this point, but it's true. Not sure what ambivert means? How... Continue Reading →

Progress, not Perfection

Daughter Liz is an artist who loathes the prospect of losing her creative skill. She's a newlywed and both she and her husband work full time. "I'm worried my art skills are getting rusty," she said during a recent video chat. "But I have an idea!" Her idea? To create a children's book together with... Continue Reading →

Imagine My Surprise!

It feels like FOREVER since I wrote anything for my blog! Just now I looked at past posts and saw to my great surprise that my last one was LESS THAN 8 MONTHS AGO! Not as terrible as I thought. The post, titled Messy Creating, was my way of introducing then-recent changes to this blog. I... Continue Reading →

Messy Creating

I love this picture because I see a determination to create no matter how messy it gets. Creating cool stuff can be messy! Take children for example. My first baby turned 32 this week! Four more followed after her. I'll be honest, I'm ecstatic to have that season of my life behind me. Being a stay-at-home... Continue Reading →

It’s All About the FEET!

  Did you know that the first day of Spring has already passed?! It's been a long, cold, snowy winter, and it's time to get excited about warmer weather. This morning I decided rather than go to the gym I'd enjoy the brisk Spring morning by doing a walk/run on the road I live on.... Continue Reading →

A New Tumbling

I haven't posted a Tumbing in awhile. This one is right off the cuff, very little editing. I weighed myself yesterday. Usually, I only allow myself to be weighed when I go to the doctor's office. But, I've been diligently working on my healthy habits for a little over a month, and I wanted to... Continue Reading →

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