“Most people want to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.” ~Robert Orben
My sister-in-law’s Saskatoon berry pie.
Visiting Mom on the family farm over the past little while, thank goodness I walked. Daily. Because when you’re surrounded by women who can cook like this, there’s only one choice and that’s to roll in it and move. Often.
Saskatoon berries are tiny and naturally sweet; Saskatoon berry pie is juicy and delicious, like the glamorous Debutante a blueberry pie could only dream of being.
I knew it’d be quite some time before I’d get another chance at this so, no, I did not pass it up.
Which is why I added a new exercise program to my routine this week: the Couch-to-5K running plan. Inspired by the success of bloggers like Sandi who changed her life in a big way I downloaded the free pod casts to my mp3 player. Slick-as-what, this workout will get you sweating in a hurry.
And that’s a bit of a necessity. If you like pie.
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Have you been tempted of late? Are you keeping in touch or keeping your distance?
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My friend, Sandi, blogs about her adventures as a Dukan-living midwife in China. We’ve never met, but I can tell you this: she’s a fascinating woman with a great spirit and someone I would love to meet in person one day.
Sandi wrote a post on behalf of her beautiful grand-daughter, Celeste. An excerpt:
As many of you know, Chris & I really need a wheelchair van to safely transport Celeste. As she gets older & bigger, it gets more & more difficult to lift her in & out of our vehicles. The company below is being very generous by giving away three wheelchair accessible vehicles. It would be a huge blessing and relief for us if we were to win one of them. The winner will be selected from the top 10% that rec’d the most votes. Voting is going on now & ends on Sun., May 13th.
With one click, you, dear reader, can help this child and her parents win a mobility vehicle. Here’s how:
- Click on the link to vote for Celeste.
- The first time you vote, if you enter the #s 873 as the promo code, your vote counts as 5 votes! and
- You can vote every day until 5/13
Click here to vote for Celeste: http://nmeda.com/mobility-awareness-month/heroes/florida/jensen-beach/883/jenni-macmunn
and to read the full story, click here: My Granddaughter Celeste Alena.
Lastly, to visit Sandi’s blog, pop on over to http://flamidwyfe.wordpress.com/
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“The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: “If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?” But… the good Samaritan reversed the question: “If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?” Martin Luther King, Jr.
Categories: Blogging, Charity, Determination, Faith, Friendship, Home, Life
Tags: children, fla mid wyfe, good Samaritan, Jr., Martin Luther King, wheelchair accessible vehicles