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Recent delights:

     In reading about the community water park only 3 miles from where I live, I was delighted to learn that it is used as a water fitness center in the early mornings during the summer months. Thanks to the wonderful swimsuit I had made for me on Etsy before my Florida trip, swimming is now an option for me again. Now I just have to come up with the cash for a resident season pass, and I'll have a great outlet for exercise during the summer when it's too hot to enjoy long walks but I'd rather be outside than on my exercise bike. What a blessing!

     Two joys in one--got to savor the final episodes of season 1 of 'Agents of SHIELD' thanks to my local library, AND that time also served for pedaling 15 of the 30 miles I did on my exercise bike this weekend. Bye-bye, Florida weight gain!

     So it took longer than usual because I had to shell 3 cups worth of walnuts first, but I did succeed in making another wonderful batch of homemade granola that I hope to enjoy into March. (As long as I stick by my rules: no granola for dessert, no granola for dinner, no granola for lunch!)

     It's slow, but it feels like I am finally gaining momentum with book 1 rewrites and with my Tarish short story as well. Took a couple weeks, but I finally made it into chapter 2 of my first Geren book!

     Related to that, a great quote in my calendar for today, by John Ruskin: The weakest among us has a gift, however seemingly trivial, which is peculiar to him, and which, worthily used, will be a gift also to his race. Thank you, God, SO MUCH, for the gift you have given me!
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On January 21st, 2015 01:36 am (UTC), shout_of_joy commented:
Re: water park
Yes, I'm excited to have another outlet. One of the exercise options is walking against the current on their lazy river, and they do aerobics classes as well. A blessing to have it so close--it is right behind the library.

It's delicious, thanks!