How to Get Past the Boredom of Exercise by Francine Larson
... One day my husband, Jim mentioned that our back yard would be so much more attractive without those bushes in front on the fence. (I don’t know what kind of plant it was but the previous owner obviously thought that the plants were pretty.) When Jim mentioned this, I felt guilty. When our four daughters were growing up, I was busy sewing, cooking, taking them to activities and keeping up the house along with a part time job. So I never had time to acquire an interest in the outdoors.
The Only Review You'll Ever Need of Blade: The Series (Part 1 of 5) by Larry D. Yablow
... Last but not least, Spike TV has the character "Blade." Starting from a safe position of being "about knives and stuff," the Spike Staff decided that the character made almost famous by Wesley Snipes is in bad need of "fine tuning" to make him more compatible with today’s modern audience and demographics. After getting a price quote for what it would cost to hire Mr. Snipes on a weekly basis they decide to go for the next best thing: Jaleel White.
Ten Tips For a Top-Notch Tag Sale by Rosemary Chieppo
... A yard sale with friends and neighbors will boost enthusiasm as well as help divide duties so the sale will run more smoothly, but keep in mind that having more sellers also requires more delegating and organizing, such as using different-colored price stickers for each seller. And since nothing attracts a crowd like a crowd, create an inviting party atmosphere by tying up balloons and playing music with mass appeal. Upbeat tunes are an instant people magnet at an outdoor sale.
Make A Weight-Loss New Year's Resolution And Stick With It All Year Long by Susanne Myers
... We all start with great intentions but after a few weeks, we fall back into our usual unhealthy lifestyle and the weight we did lose creeps back on. Let’s take a look at what steps to take to make sure we still stick to our weight-loss resolution at the end of December. Determine your “Why” and write it down. Think about the reason why you want to loose weight. Is it to look better in a bathing suit for that vacation in July? Is it to be healthier and get your risk for heart disease and ...
Oh Boy! A New (to me) Toy! by Mike Bryant
... Back in the days when Bill Gates was trying to get someone, anyone, to listen to his crazy business idea, my friends and I were busy typing away on some program that was the focal point of our lives at the time. Of course times have changed and so have I, for the most part. Sometimes, even today, I find the morning sun coming up to remind me that I should probably stop banging away on a keyboard and get some sleep. It is truly a joy when one realizes that he has been blessed with the gift ...
Back to School Savings by Cheryl Johnson
... Here's how I deal with the back to school essentials:Know what is "essential"
You have your "back to school" list. Stick to it. Your kids may try to convince you that they absolutely have to have that pack of 20 different colored gel pens. Your answer(or rather question): "Where is it written?"Set Limits
You know how much you have to spend if you're following any kind of budget. And, everyone should be. Negotiate
When you have more than one child to prepare for school, you have to ...
Love, Uncles, and Etymology by Arnold Romanofski
... Nathan ran back to me for the meaning and then back to the table. “It means I’m happy and carefree,” he shouted. Then Nathan smiled, drew one leg up in the air, curled his arms toward his small chest, broke into hysterics of laughter, and his cheeks turned beet red. The adults guffawed from his unique contortion of joy. When I looked around, I saw a smile on Aunt Katherine’s face. Her husband, my Uncle Steve, was responsible for the joy on her face.
Coaching Every Play! by Jeffrey Summers
... Practice each and every play in your Playbook until it becomes second nature to your team. When that happens, you have the right Culture to win. This game is won by each and every detail of each and every play. The more opportunities you give your opponent to beat you, the more they will. Play it smart. Coach your team. Work towards the goal of 100% execution on every play. Then watch out for that shower of Gatorade! Have Fun Today! Jeffrey Summers, Head Coach GameOn!