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Just Puttering Around . . . .
Wednesday, May 05, 2021      25 comments

Working a little bit in the garden today, spudding out some dandelions (I will plant a little infill grass seed soon). Also planting some lupin seed along the front road way: lupins ARE Prince Edward Island to me, but although there are plenty... Read more
Waisting Our Lives: Shout Out to SERENASEA
Tuesday, May 04, 2021      30 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6755614 How I loved this Kate Baer poem posted by SERENASEA. So powerful. So true. How much of our lives have we "waisted" in the past? How m... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Sensory-Specific Satiety!
Monday, May 03, 2021      30 comments

Really enjoyed reading all the great comments on that "Choose Your Own Nostalgia?" blog, thank you!! Lots of Sparkies DO have joyous childhood memories of eating healthy with their familiies: veggies and fruits grown or picked and the celebratio... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Choose Your Own Nostalgia?
Sunday, May 02, 2021      38 comments

Ohhhhhhhh my: Michael Moss is most definitely onto something when he links memory to addiction, and in particular the power of childhood nostalgia! So fun to read everybody's comments yesterday about their comfort foods from earlier days: m... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Nostalgia Hooks Us: Michael Moss
Saturday, May 01, 2021      86 comments

www.npr.org/sections/hea
lth-shots/2021/04/26/99082
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et-us-hooked-on-junk Sparkie friend DDOORN posted a recent blog about Michael Moore's most recent book, H... Read more
Pickleball Injuries
Friday, April 30, 2021      42 comments

www.inquirer.com/health/
pickleball-injury-preventi
on-soft-tissue-20200114.html My goodness, I feel regretful about my instinct that fun fun pickleball is not for me . . . but a little searching on the internet did c... Read more
Random News!!
Thursday, April 29, 2021      42 comments

Glorious sunrise this morning, with huge alternating swaths of pink and blue spread across the sky and reflected in the still harbour water, a chorus of robin song. Lasting only a few minutes, as the full moon set to the south: glad I was up ear... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts When Is It OK to be Happy? Shout Out to AMUSICALLIFE!!
Tuesday, April 27, 2021      36 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6753864 Such a great blog written by AMUSICALLIFE, who's a relatively new member of the At Goal and Maintaining: Transition to Maintenance team. Abou... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's Always About the Comments!! GREAT Ways to Take Care of Ourselves!
Monday, April 26, 2021      38 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6744267 In mid-March I'd written a series of 3 blogs about sharing our best "expert" tips for maintaining weight loss. It is so much an experiment of ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Why is it so hard to take care of ourselves? Shout Out to AGAM:TM
Sunday, April 25, 2021      103 comments

Lots of great comments on that Platinum Rule blog: a couple days ago, thank you, Sparkies! Quite a number of you asked, in various ways: Why is it so hard to take care of ourselves? Well, typically nobody give us much "credit" for taking ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Platinum Rule
Friday, April 23, 2021      39 comments

www.michaelneill.org/pod
cast/ Those of us who are raised culturally Christian or are practising Christians are familiar with the Golden Rule: do unto others as you would have others do unto you. And: it's not uniquely ... Read more
Black Scoters
Thursday, April 22, 2021      30 comments

www.allaboutbirds.org/gu
ide/Black_Scoter/id One of the great pleasures of a new location is --- new birds! New to me, anyhow. Right now and for the past few days there have been pairs and small flocks of bl... Read more
Justice
Wednesday, April 21, 2021      27 comments

Justice. It mattes so much. It's at the core of our shared humanity. Just us. We -- each and every one of us -- are the only ones who can do it. Who can achieve justice. No guarantees, of course. And justice is never... Read more
Pansies!!
Tuesday, April 20, 2021      31 comments

Yesterday I visited another local plant nursery and picked up a few things -- some grass seed, a potted rhubarb root, some sea holly, a couple of (tiny at this point) blue delphiniums . . . and some blue and white pansies. NONE of this to... Read more
The Queen's Doggies!
Monday, April 19, 2021      31 comments

It's not me, of course, but sister Sparkie (and sister Canadian) LEANJEAN6 who regularly blogs about her visits with Queen Elizabeth . . . past, present and anticipated!! Sometimes offering to have her #3 son, the Air Canada pilot, fly all of u... Read more

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