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2 Days ’til 40: 40 Favorite Posts from My 400 Days ’til 40 Journey

I must say that it was much easier to choose 40 photos than to choose 40 posts!  One of the fun things about this particular journey is that I allowed myself to write (or post photos) about whatever I felt on any particular day.  As a result, I have a wide array of followers who each connect in different ways to what I write – this has been amazing.  I imagine that in the future, as I become a bit more focused, I may have a less diverse group of readers, though I hope not!

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Here is my top 40 list of posts, hopefully as eclectic as my readers are.  Some I chose because of the importance of the content, some because they make me laugh (yes, I realize that I have a weird sense of humor that others do not always appreciate) and some because I like the way the words flow. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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6 Days ’til 40: Delicious Delicacies

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day and my partner and I had a wonderful dinner in a nice restaurant, something we do not normally do because we are very budget conscious.  It was such a lovely experience and I am so glad we went out.  We had a delicious meal and the atmosphere was pleasant and there were no kids – we were in heaven.

Yet, as I looked around the restaurant, something saddened me.  I realized that many people, even on a special occasion like Valentine’s Day, struggle with whether to go for a diet dinner or a delicious delicacy.  Where is the balance in the equation?

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Posted by on February 15, 2013 in attitude, Exercise, Health, Inspiration, Self-esteem

 

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16 Days ’til 40: Sleep Deprivation

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Show me an educator and I will show you a sleep deprived person! Read the rest of this entry »

 

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23 Days ’til 40: My Bike and I (AKA Exercise Relationships)

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Life is like riding a bicycle.  To keep your balance you must keep moving.              ~ Albert Einstein

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107 Days ’til 40: Nature as Art

 

What is art? Nature concentrated. ~ Honore de Balzac

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. ~ e.e. cummings Read the rest of this entry »

 

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127 Days ’til 40: Relieving Stress in Positive Ways

 

It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it. ~ Hans Selye

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. ~ James Allen Read the rest of this entry »

 

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137 Days ’til 40: Food Art

 

I was at a picnic yesterday and saw this gorgeous creation.  Every year we have a parent who shares her talent with our community – it is so beautiful!

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Posted by on October 7, 2012 in Diet, Exercise, Health

 

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