BOVEY63's Blogs

Winter Beauty
Sunday, February 23, 2014      12 comments

Mother Nature may have been brutal this winter, and yet she has left so much beauty. The following pictures are from Lake Superior. I can't take credit for them - they were shared by friends on facebook. I am hoping to get there soon and see it ... Read more
Letting my friend's do the whining
Friday, February 21, 2014      15 comments

I promised that I wouldn't whine about the weather in my last blog. In keeping with this promise, I am sharing pictures from friends' facebook pages. Outside a friend's... Read more
Done whining about the weather
Thursday, February 13, 2014      13 comments

Over the past few months I have complained a lot about the weather. It’s definitely not great here today, but I am okay with that. Have I gone crazy or did my brain finally freeze? No (well crazy maybe, but not due to the weather). ... Read more
Fun and Inspiring
Friday, January 24, 2014      10 comments

I was browsing through facebook on my break and came across a funny weight loss picture and an inspirational one. A light bulb came on and I realized that this is how I need to proceed in my journey to a healthy lifestyle and weight - humor mixe... Read more
My Spark is a little brighter
Thursday, January 23, 2014      7 comments

First of all I want to than everyone for the awesome comments and support on my last blog. You are amazing!!! ... Read more
Trying to relocate my Spark
Friday, December 27, 2013      14 comments

I know it’s there – somewhere buried within. It hasn’t gone out completely – there I days I feel a slight burn. For the first two plus years it was shining brightly, then fizzled a little when my job was reduced to part time, and over the past y... Read more
Winter has arrived
Thursday, December 05, 2013      5 comments

I knew it would come. I just didn't know it would start with such a vengeance! Winter is most definitely here. When I left for work Tuesday morning, it was a pretty much normal December day - cool, a little snow on the ground. By the aftern... Read more
Family time
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      9 comments

The past week has been full of wonderful family time. Friday my oldest son and I drove to St. Paul to see Elton John in concert, and we had such a great time. We talked the entire 3.5 hour trip down, he took me out to an Italian restaurant ... Read more
A quick hello
Thursday, November 21, 2013      12 comments

I have been absent from SP since last Friday, due to a very busy schedule. It is supposed to be our slow time at work but being one person short in our department (typically three people) and our boss being here on a part-time basis (he is... Read more
Friday, October 25, 2013      12 comments

I’m really not sure what to blog about, and am hoping something will pop in my head as I type. Weekday mornings I drive Trout Lake on my way to work. This is the same lake I photographed often when I worked in town and walked by it every da... Read more
Catching up
Monday, October 14, 2013      13 comments

Catching up. It seems like I do a lot of that these days. It’s not necessarily a bad thing though – I am kept busy at a job I enjoy, I have a wonderful son who still lives at home and likes spending time with me, friends and family who want to s... Read more
Babies, wedding and a stolen wallet
Thursday, September 19, 2013      9 comments

Last week I went on my first vacation in over two years; and my first with Mike. Our plan was to leave Thursday, visit his son, daughter-in-law and two grandsons Friday in Illinois, attend my niece’s wedding on Saturday in Ohio and head back to ... Read more
Horticulture Day, a funeral and a wedding
Friday, September 06, 2013      16 comments

I haven’t been present on Spark much until today, and sure hope I was able to catch up with most of you. Work and life have kept me pretty darn busy and I am hoping for a relatively quiet weekend. Wednesday, August 28 was out annual Horticu... Read more
Playing catch up
Monday, August 19, 2013      9 comments

I am trying to play catch up with my Sparking today, and it looks like you will get a short blog with lots of pictures. Work has been very busy, which is typical during the summer months due to much of our research being outdoors. In Minnes... Read more
Happy Busy
Friday, August 02, 2013      11 comments

The title says it all - I am happy and busy. So often I begin writing a blog only to be interrupted by one thing or another. I am writing this one from work (Ssshhh, don't tell anyone LOL!). It is very quiet and most of the staff has left ... Read more

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