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  • TUESDAY THOUGHTS

    6/3/2020 12:19:00 AM, by JOANN25

    Today started out good. I woke up and worked around the house about an hour or more, and then headed for the church. 433 288 My computer was upgrading so I couldn't do anything on it so went next door and worked on the organ. 335 Went home and made a sandwich for lunch, rested some and th... Read more

  • Feeling so much better today

    6/2/2020 11:59:16 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    I want to thank everyone who reposted to my Cabin Fever blog yesterday. I was having pain behind my right shoulder blade - when I lifted it above about 40 degrees, put pressure on it, or used my arm to help push me up. Ouchies. The pain never radiated anywhere. No shortness of breath, no nausea or G... Read more

  • NICE WEATHER

    6/2/2020 10:45:47 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well we are having nice weather here in NE Florida. Nice breeze blowing so that it is pleasant to get outside and work in the garden. Over the next few day as the storm moves in the culf we fill find out how is will impact us. I had to work a couple of hours in the office and then came home. I s... Read more

  • June 2, 2020

    6/2/2020 9:09:35 PM, by SUNFLOWERGAL50

    Today was weigh in day for the Biggest Loser Challenge of which I am proud to be a member of the Flamingo team. It was interesting to see that I last weighed in at home on my Wii 605 days ago! 40 Yikes! Wow! So I got curious when 605 days ago was and what was going on in my life. You've got t... Read more

  • When Harry Met Sally

    6/2/2020 8:40:01 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    When Harry Met Sally examined the question “can men & women be just friends?” when it came into the theaters in1989. Staring Billy Crystal & Meg Ryan(guess who played whom). They met when the 2 characters ride-sharing from Chicago University to NYC, in 1977. On the drive, they argue if men & wome... Read more

  • Tearful Tuesday

    6/2/2020 8:06:56 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Remember: Upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all" Alexander the Great I have been crying all day about the injustices of the world mostly in my country the USA. I can not fathom why a president would send the army after protesters. I don't understand the hatred... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    6/2/2020 9:29:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    There's a chance of rain this morning and a thunderstorm here this afternoon. I am okay with that and so is my daughter. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I just finished a Leslie Sansone workout and I feel great! Have a wonderful day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Joke with important information.

    6/2/2020 4:22:50 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    While on a road trip, an elderly couple stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch. After finishing their meal, they left the restaurant, and resumed their trip. When leaving, the elderly woman unknowingly left her glasses on the table - and she didn't miss them until they had been driving for abo... Read more

  • We are what we repeatedly do

    6/2/2020 12:41:56 AM, by KALISWALKER

    248 Kitchen Spring Cleaning - did the pots and pans. Food. Slimfast breakfast. Daily nutrition tracking. Sleep. Couldn't get to sleep till 1 AM. Tonight went to my bedroom earlier, more time to unwind before sleep. Shut off TV, limit the news! Exercise. 5 days in a row do the videoc... Read more

  • MONDAY HEALTH CONTROL

    6/1/2020 11:34:09 PM, by JOANN25

    I have had so many problems with my knee, weakness, fatigue, and everyone kept telling me to call my doctor and talk to her. She called me at 9:15 for a phone interview. She had me come in immediately for blood work. This was accomplished by about 11 o'clock and I went back home as I hadn't eat... Read more

  • Cabin Fever

    6/1/2020 11:25:24 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    My head is fuzzy. Why? Got some weird ache behind (under?) the bottom of my right shoulder blade. Started yesterday, but I could ignore it. I’ve been doing the Walking With Leslie Sansone YouTube tapes. Today, when she would say “lift your arms up,“ I couldn’t - @ least with with my right arm. I d... Read more

  • June 1, 2020

    6/1/2020 9:51:50 PM, by SUNFLOWERGAL50

    There's something about a new month that always gets my ambition up. Prior to the first day of a month I set all kinds of goals in my mind. My self talk sounds like this, "I'm going to...., and ...., and then I will...., and ....." The list goes on and on. Unfortunately I don't get that long list do... Read more

  • unmask Monday

    6/1/2020 8:16:28 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Do not wait for the Last Judgement it takes place every day . " Albert Camus The world is in turmoil and distress . What are you going to do about it?. Me first I am going to unmask myself and work on the root of my fears , insecurity anger and all things holding me back from ... Read more

  • June first! School is out for the summer!

    6/1/2020 6:58:40 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    My very weird school year is done! It was challenging from start to the strange and disappointing whimper of an ending! I turned in paperwork today and am now the distance learning craziness is done for now. This has been extremely stressful for dozens of different reasons and it just keeps going fr... Read more

  • WANT PEACE

    6/1/2020 5:12:09 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I will say that I have found peace in my life and I am happy with all around me. I am praying that America can find peace. There is so much going on trying to distroy your great country. If this country falls, ;there is no where for us to go. God has been good to us and we should co... Read more

  • Sunshine

    6/1/2020 1:28:35 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I did a yoga workout this morning and I feel great. I'll be doing some dancing in about an hour. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • June 2020

    6/1/2020 9:46:49 AM, by MOMTOLJ

    Happy 32nd birthday in heaven my sweet Nat. Miss you so much, still xoxo Much love Sweet One. Grams Today is not easy emotionally. I really have to look at my grateful which are plenty. I'm going to be a great-grand-ma to two more babies. I never thought I'd live old enough to see one and here ... Read more

  • Steel Magnolias

    6/1/2020 1:00:26 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Steel Magnolias charmed its way onto the movie screens in 1987.Set in a Louisiana southern town, it opens of the day of Shelby’s wedding (she’s a type 1 diabetic). The major women are M’Lynn, Shelby’s mom, Truvy who owns & operates the beauty salon, her new hire is Annelle , fresh out of beaut... Read more

  • WATCHING THE CHOIS

    5/31/2020 8:35:00 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well have been watching the news. So sad what is happening to America. The thugs are causing so much chois in our cities. They are hate mongrals that have been hired to go and cause problems. I really believe that the majority of our citizens are against this type of actions. Unfortunitelly the... Read more

  • SUNDAY, MY SPECIAL DAY

    5/31/2020 8:34:49 PM, by JOANN25

    Sunday is my special day with God. We start our soft opening on the 14th of June. I am ready for that to happen although it is going to be a lot different because of restrictions from the virus. Just remember that God is with us and He will help us through. I did some work in the computer r... Read more

  • sunday blessings and hope

    5/31/2020 7:44:02 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Hope Hope is the thing with feathers That perches on the soul, And sings the tune without the words , And never stops at all. And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I've heard i... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    5/31/2020 10:43:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done a yoga workout this morning and I feel great. I will be going for a walk in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Kindergarten Cop

    5/30/2020 11:36:16 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Kindergarten Cop shot into the theaters in 1990. It was an odd mix of vicious crime & a cutesy kindergarten film. Arnold Schwarzenegger played John Kimball, a tough detective, obsessed with capturing a very bad man (drugs, murders, just pretty nasty), Cullen Crisp (Richard Tyson). Mama Crisp was no ... Read more

  • A ROUGH DAY BUT I SURVIVED

    5/30/2020 11:33:40 PM, by JOANN25

    Got up about 7:15 to find my knee and back were really bothering me. I had had a low tire last night when I came home after meeting my daughter and son-in-law at Lowes so they could help me look for a stove. I aired it up about 1/2 way to make it home. When I was dressed I went outside and it wa... Read more

  • PRAY FOR AMERICA

    5/30/2020 11:21:18 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I am so upset with all that is going on in the country. We will not be going back into the city anytime soon. Hubby has to go in for work but I want him to not do any errands, etc in the city just come straight after work. They have burnt t a police car and attach several others. Our friend call... Read more

  • Success

    5/30/2020 10:44:58 PM, by STORKBYTE

    Oh, I had such a nice easy day at work. It was nice. It was sure cold this morning. -2 with a nice coat of frost on the grass. I'm so happy I chose to cover my newly planted tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers. I'm hoping to get some of my flowers planted after work tomorrow. Before they die in m... Read more

  • YAY!!! Last 5% Weigh In & Things Are Opening

    5/30/2020 9:01:39 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Thrilled I lost 6.4 pounds in the 2020 Spring 5% Challenge. Other challenges in my life seemed to distract me at times, but I wanted a strong finish this last week. I accomplished an important milestone - I am no in the 180's! At 176.4 my weight can fluctuate a bit and I will still be a 170-er. ... Read more

  • Saturday Surprise

    5/30/2020 8:47:49 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The only way things will change will be when we're all wilder, louder, riskier, sillier, unexpectedly overflowing with surprise. " Jill Soloway My daughter called me up last night and told me that her wedding in October was off. She was not changing her mind. No more outdo... Read more

  • I am creative?!

    5/30/2020 3:05:51 PM, by KAMEL622

    I have never felt very creative. While I love seeing what other people make / create I've always been hard on myself on my final result. I've tried to draw and stick people seem to be the extent of that. I can sew a little but I'm never really happy with my final results. I joined a Face Book g... Read more

  • A mild spring day

    5/30/2020 11:01:07 AM, by MOMMY445

    There's a chance of rain this afternoon here today. That's okay with me and my daughter. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I will be going for a walk in a while. After lunch, I will be doing some dancing. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Hulk

    5/30/2020 12:10:42 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Hulk, not to be confused with The Hulk or Incredible Hulk, stomped into theaters in 2003 (although, yeah, they were all remakes.) This one has more backstory - it was his dad that experimented on himself, deliberately. Happy, happy hubby & wife got pregnant & it also changed little Bruce. Pop was wo... Read more

  • FRIDAY

    5/29/2020 10:53:58 PM, by JOANN25

    To start out with I had a hard time getting to sleep last night. Finally I made it but was up and down for awhile before I went sound asleep and it was time to get up. The best part of the day was making our recording to take the place of the Sunday service. We start our soft comeback on Jun... Read more

  • healthy aloha friday

    5/29/2020 7:56:54 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The wind is blowing adore the wind " Pythagoras Today I woke up a little under the weather a nice headache and a scratchy throat and eyes allergies are such fun. It was a good day to just stretch and rest and recuperate. Some times the best thing you can do for you is to r... Read more

  • LISTENING TO THE RAIN

    5/29/2020 7:46:42 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we are have a rain shower. At least it is not one of those storms that you cannot see through . This is a gentle rain so it is soaking into the ground / I am hoping it does my veggies good.... Read more

  • 1 More Slimfast!

    5/29/2020 7:01:57 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I love Dr. Nowzardan from My 600-Lb. Life. He was counseling a patient. He said do you know the difference between stop and slow down? If I take a baseball bat and start hitting you, do you want me to stop or slow down? haha very wise. I am thinking of which naughty habit I should apply it to. ... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    5/29/2020 12:21:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    A not as hot and humid day here today. There's a chance of rain this afternoon. I just came back from a short walk and I feel great. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care!... Read more

  • Summer

    5/29/2020 10:22:56 AM, by POSEY440

    The lilacs are out ... Read more

  • What has happened to me?

    5/29/2020 12:41:54 AM, by STORKBYTE

    For the last few days, I've tried, at the end of the day, to think of something I'm grateful for. I'm grateful for many things. My home. My job (even though I'm over it after 38 years), my family, my cat, my friends, my country. As a single parent to young boys and working shift work, I always had ... Read more

  • In & Out

    5/29/2020 12:22:31 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    In & Out danced onto theater screens in 1997. Well liked English teacher in Greenleaf, IN, Howard Bracket (Kevin Kline) is three days away from being married to his long-time girlfriend Emily (Joan Cusack). The whole town is excited about the upcoming wedding, & also the nomination of small town boy... Read more

  • The first 25 pounds DONE

    5/28/2020 11:56:17 PM, by MOMTOLJ

    This week I finally reached the first 25 pound loss. I reset the ticker for the next 25 pound loss. Meanwhile all the clothes that are to large for me, I give away. I don't want to go there again. I plan to lose 5.5 pounds a month for the next 5 month. I believe this to be reasonable, doable ... Read more

  • THURSDAY THOUGHTS

    5/28/2020 11:55:47 PM, by JOANN25

    I was moody today as I had no vehicle and had to depend on someone else. The upside of this problem is that my son has his truck back and tomorrow I can go and come as I wish. 224 I did my cleanup at the church. I am getting rid of files that I can not use in order to open up some space. ... Read more

  • ME THE PICKY EATER

    5/28/2020 9:45:23 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well we had to go into the city again today. After we had finished with our business there. Hubby asked about getting something to eat. Okay I have been wanting some good fried fish and there is one place that does it for me. We went there and when they brought it to the table I asked for lemon. ... Read more

  • Tiresome but productive day today

    5/28/2020 8:47:31 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Today, after temperatures month below 70 up until today, it was nearly 90 for most of the afternoon. Since I still have no AC, it was really bad! Our classrooms have the thermostats set for summer (75-80degrees). We had to be there for our students and their parents to pick up their belongings they ... Read more

  • Thursdays Treasure

    5/28/2020 8:09:35 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I prefer painting voluptuous models with rolls and mounds of flesh. I find they're much more interesting and stimulating to paint than than thin people." Maida Rosenheck Whatever shape your in now remember to love yourself as you shape and sculpt. Eat and be as Hea... Read more

  • Hurray I am Overweight! 5 Slimfasts to Go!

    5/28/2020 1:01:57 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Yesterday I hit the magic number! My Body Mass Index was 30 which is Obese, and now my BMI is 29.7 classified as Overweight. I haven't seen that number since 1997! Wow it feels like I accomplished something big! I have been dieting many years with lots of ups and downs. In the spring of 2018 my... Read more

  • Back At It Again!

    5/28/2020 12:25:36 PM, by REZNUT

    My story is not unique. I have read the experiences of many Sparkers who were celebrating many successes on their journey to health, only having minor hiccups along the way, when suddenly they seemed to lose all control and completely lose all motivation. There are several re-starts, but they ... Read more

  • A warm day

    5/28/2020 9:58:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. There will be scattered showers here today. I am okay with that and so is my daughter. I'll be doing some dancing after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care!... Read more

  • 9 to 5

    5/28/2020 1:00:52 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    9 to 5 (or Nine go Five in the credits) clickity-clacked it’s way onto the theater screens in 1980 - kind of a female power embodiment comedy. Violet (Lily Tomlin) is the mainstay of the company - she’s been training the “boy’s club” for years. Judy (Jane Fonda) has been recently dumped by her husb... Read more

  • WEDNESDAY ...

    5/27/2020 11:45:17 PM, by JOANN25

    Got up by 8 but fell back asleep after breakfast. It was one of those sleepy 102 days for me. I have been stuck home this week while my son uses my 433 while his was in the shop. Still didn't get it out of shop but my friends are picking me up so I can go to church and practice with her then st... Read more

  • Weary, Wednesday

    5/27/2020 10:37:02 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Not sure why but it could be any number of things!! I have been super tired and drained today. I have accomplished quite a bit though. I finished my paperwork with the exception of getting it printed out. Have to be at school tomorrow so I am heading in first thing in the morning. I am wrappi... Read more

  • I am in the 170's!!!! 7 Slimfasts to Go!!!!

    5/27/2020 9:53:28 PM, by KALISWALKER

    When I approached the scale, I was going into battle with the scale. I stepped on, glanced down and was ecstatic! I am officially in the 170's! That is a huge milestone! I am at 179.6 zooming my way to 179.0 pounds (a 2100 calorie deficit) which moves my BMI from obese to overweight. WooHoo! Co... Read more

  • DAY WITH HUBBY

    5/27/2020 8:46:06 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we took Miss Coco to a spa day and I stopped in my favorite store to pick up some tees for the summer. We picked up Miss Coco and headed home. Hubby wanted to take her home and got get a slab of ribs to split which we did. Then whill there he wanted to go to Deluth Company to see if they ha... Read more

  • Wild Winning Wednesday

    5/27/2020 8:44:49 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " What do we have an expiration date? Heidi Klum when told she was to old to model Today is my hubby's birthday he is 61 and still having fun and working. I am right behind him at 60 , with low vision so not working but still having fun. You are never to old to enj... Read more

  • Another very warm day here today

    5/27/2020 11:01:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be doing some yoga this afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Irish Mating Call

    5/27/2020 2:11:15 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    Two Indians and an Irishman were walking through the woods. All of a sudden one of the Indians ran up a hill to the mouth of a small cave. 'Wooooo! Wooooo! Wooooo!' he called into the cave and listened closely until he heard an answering, 'Wooooo! Wooooo! Woooooo! He then tore off his... Read more

  • STRANGE TIMES

    5/26/2020 9:07:00 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, Hubby stepmom was buried today. She was a wonderful friendly family woman. She and his dad made me a very important member of thier family. Originally the services were to be outside the mortuary with 3 chairs on each side of the casket and proper distancing. The people had to be very limi... Read more

  • Junior

    5/26/2020 7:53:55 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Junior popped onto the theater screens in 1994 with a story about a pregnant man. Dr. Alex Hesse (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is. Austrian-American research geneticist working on a new drug, Expectane, to help prevent miscarriages. Dr. Larry Arbogast (Danny DeVito), an OB-GYN doc is his partner. They are... Read more

  • Tuesday Thoughts

    5/26/2020 7:20:27 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Confidence is 10 percent hard work and 90 percent delusion" Tina Fey Today my daughter came for a visit. I was able to get my hour walk in first and just beat the heat. She had a really cool gift for me which was her old phone that was a better model than... Read more

  • Days Off .....And Raining....Of course.

    5/26/2020 3:55:07 PM, by STORKBYTE

    Surprise, surprise. This is my 5th day off out of my 7, and so far the weather has failed me. Friday, when I am back at work, sunny and hot. I've accomplished little this week. I did go spent an exorbitant amount on flowers for my beds. As usual. And because it's raining, the plants are sitting... Read more

  • Only 11 More Slimfasts to Go!

    5/26/2020 2:51:09 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Food. I am leaving the 180's only 1.1 pounds away! I am 2 pounds away from am important milestone, being overweight not obese. That is only a 7,350 calorie deficit away and I can be there Saturday the last weigh of the 2020 Spring 5% Challenge on Saturday. I will stay out of the kitchen. Hubby will ... Read more

  • A very warm day

    5/26/2020 9:31:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be a very warm and humid day here today. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I will be doing some yoga this morning and some dancing after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • My computer ate my blog

    5/26/2020 1:33:12 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    I just spent nearly 3 hours working on a blog & lost it! Nooooo! I will try again tomorrow.Grrr. ... Read more

  • MONDAY IMAGINATION

    5/26/2020 1:00:36 AM, by JOANN25

    Planned my meals for the week last night. Made a trip to the grocery store and got items needed this afternoon plus new curtains for the room I just did, new phones to cover all rooms in the house. I cooked this morning for the day. The only thing that changed was that my son wanted some jalepen... Read more

  • GREAT DAY WITH FRIENDS

    5/25/2020 10:58:34 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well we went to our friends house. We were to sit out by the pool and cook out, but it rained on and a=off all day. I did get to s pend time with my friend and walk around her garden. She has veggies growing, peppers, and her fruit trees are bearing. Their son in law cooked the burgers and dong ... Read more

  • Memorial Day - an interesting observation

    5/25/2020 8:50:01 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    I found it extremely interesting when I posted a Question of the Day question about Memorial Day on one of my teams. It asked if people had lost anyone close to them in armed service to our country. The answers surprised me as nobody who responded had lost close family or friends in wars or active d... Read more

  • Memorial day

    5/25/2020 6:33:13 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The first victory is the avoidance of war, " Indira Gandhi Hope you all had a nice memorial day today. i took a nice walk in the drizzle listening to a pod cast by Jay Shetty and Humble the poet. It was an interesting hour but the best part the part that hit home with me is th... Read more

  • What Encourages Me

    5/25/2020 3:26:38 PM, by B2AUDACIOUS

    192 The scale is really not showing much weight loss, but what encourages me is how I feel. 1. I don't feel as bloated and lumbersome. 2. My belly doesn't bulge as much. 3. My blood pressure is perfect. 4. My blood sugar tested great. All in all, I guess I should ignore the scale... Read more

  • Happy Memorial Day

    5/25/2020 9:50:17 AM, by POSEY440

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  • He almost hit a deer.

    5/25/2020 9:33:57 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    While out riding my Harley, I swerved to avoid hitting a deer, lost control and landed in a ditch, severely banging my head. Dazed and confused I crawled out of the ditch to the edge of the road when a shiny new convertible pulled up with a very beautiful women who asked, "Are you okay?" A... Read more

  • Sunny day

    5/25/2020 8:56:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be doing some dancing after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! For those who celebrate memorial day, happy memorial Day!... Read more

  • SUNDAY STARTS THE WEEK OFF RIGHT

    5/25/2020 1:00:56 AM, by JOANN25

    I had a busy day but took time to worship with our church during it's recorded service. It was an inspiration to me to listen to it when not having to think about what came next. Our pastor did a good job. 288 The rest of the day was spent cleaning rooms. I completed 1 room and was real... Read more

  • The Adventures of Mrs. Clean & Focus

    5/24/2020 11:16:10 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Focus on weight loss! 6 days to lose 1.6 pounds, and certainly not gain and be further away from the target. Sleep. Last night was one of those nights I couldn't stay asleep. I came downstairs and had cereal, milk, banana, WASA crackers and liver pate. I recorded and it was an extra meal. Tonig... Read more

  • MET FRIENDS

    5/24/2020 9:59:54 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well my girlfriends and I made an appointment to get a mani ped today. ;They are working by appointment only with their existing cleintel for the next few weeks/ They have a whole list of rules They have a plexiglass shield in front of you at the pedicure chairs. They set you and then roll the ... Read more

  • sunrise sunday blessings

    5/24/2020 8:37:58 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Sunrise in your heart " May the Great Spirit make sunrise in your heart." Sioux Indian Saying Miss Mischa Had me up with birds . I enjoyed the quiet of the morning and enjoyed my coffee while being serenaded . I went for a lovely early morning walk just listening... Read more

  • Young Frankenstein

    5/24/2020 6:15:30 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Young Frankenstein electrified the movie theaters in 1974. Filmed in black & white, foggy sets, mysterious assistants ... A grandson of Victor Frankenstein, Frederick corrects people who say his name as Franken-stine to Franken-steen. A solicitor tells Frederick he has inherited the Transylvania’s e... Read more

  • A sunny day

    5/24/2020 12:54:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I will be going for a walk after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Man’s Best Friend

    5/23/2020 11:20:17 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Man’s Best Friend slunk into the theaters in 1993. It was a fairly low budget film, $6 million, & made $ 12 million. I clicked on what I thought was like A Dog’s Purpose (which was so sweet & tugged every heartstring - made my teeth ache. I didn’t watch more than about 15 minutes). Anyway, this movi... Read more

  • SATURDAY SATISFACTION

    5/23/2020 11:15:27 PM, by JOANN25

    I relaxed more today as I had really hurt myself yesterday by working so hard yesterday. I didn't stop altogether but finished cleaning the room, prepared bags to go outside and more burning. Didn't quite make 5,000 but was pretty close. Knees not hurting as bad so think I just needed a day to ... Read more

  • LONG TIME

    5/23/2020 6:03:35 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well today has been a long day for me. We got up and took Coco to her spa day and then ran a lot of errands. We came hme and the storms started Hubby has been napping for the last hour and that is what I really want to do but I need to make our dinner. I just dont know hwat I want. I guess I wil... Read more

  • saturday smiles

    5/23/2020 5:53:48 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not be reached by search or trail. " Heracleitus Today instead of storms I found a nice sticky mess to walk in. I hate when it feels like someone took the water out of the air. You can almost feel the air ... Read more

  • Last Week of Spring 5% Challenge

    5/23/2020 10:33:40 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I am 1.6 pounds away from my milestone of 179.0 when my BMI changes from obese to overweight. For the next 7 days I will focus on my problem areas and make good decisions/choices - food, sleep, exercise and motivation. Food. My portion control is good, I always measure, I am eating more salads ... Read more

  • The Sixth Sense

    5/23/2020 12:20:19 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    The Sixth Sense began with a bang in 1999. Child psychologist Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis) & his wife Anna, return home from being praised & awarded for his work with children. An intruder has broken in, one of his ex-patients,screams @ Malcolm, shoots him & then himself. The next fall, we see Malco... Read more

  • FRIDAY THOUGHTS

    5/22/2020 11:08:17 PM, by JOANN25

    Friday is here but I had a very busy day planned. I burned about 5 cages of papers, put about 5 bags or more in the garbage, moved things to the storage room, finished the room I was clearing out, cleaned my room, moved furniture, etc (more to do in there); cleaned the kitchen and wiped down the k... Read more

  • MONDAY

    5/22/2020 10:36:52 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Several people remarked on my last blog about not doing anything too fast after opening up. Well, we are going to our friends house It will be Hubby and I, our friends and their oldest daughter. We have been careful about what we do. We are just going to cook out some burgers and dogs and jus e... Read more

  • Happy Healthy Aloha Friday

    5/22/2020 6:04:38 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Don't panic " Douglas Adams I was up with the dog early this morning , she is old but beloved but I managed to stumble back to bed and sleep for a few more hours after I let her out. Then I awoke in a stupor, found the husband gone. Then realized he was off early to ... Read more

  • Beautiful sunshine 🌞

    5/22/2020 1:26:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm heading out for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • I really took control this week

    5/22/2020 1:01:58 PM, by MOMTOLJ

    This month came with great hope and expectations! A week and a half in the month ; lots of stress and uncertainty. Results? I put on 6 pounds in a short time. Sunday, I looked at my journal and realized what has been going on. Wake up time!!! Right there and then, I took control and did w... Read more

  • A family went camping

    5/22/2020 9:31:30 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    Bob, a hunter, went on a camping trip with his wife, kids, and mother-in-law. One evening, while still deep in the forest, his wife awoke to find her mother missing. Rushing to her husband, she insisted on them both trying to find her mother. Bob picked up his rifle, took a swig of wh... Read more

  • Sitting still is as good as meditation (at least in some respects)

    5/22/2020 4:44:16 AM, by WHITE-2

    Recently, I read in a book called 'The Buddha Pill' by Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm - an critical look at mindfulness and it's benefits - about a study that was done into Transcendental Meditation (TM) by Jonathan Smith from Michigan State University. Back then, TM was popular more or less i... Read more

  • Thursday Thoughts

    5/21/2020 11:39:26 PM, by JOANN25

    I went to the church and played for the taping of the service for this Sunday. They are always fun to do and we gain as much as anyone while doing this. 288 I am still having knee problems so only did 5005 steps. Better than yesterday though. 311 Hope to do 10000 before the end of the... Read more

  • FEELING MORE NORMAL

    5/21/2020 11:27:05 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    In this time of the world turned on it's side, I am beginning to find a new things coming back to normal. We are joining some friends on Monday for a cookout and a swimming party. There will be only 6 of us there but we will enjoy a normal holiday... Read more

  • Truthful thursday

    5/21/2020 9:21:04 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " It ain't as bad as you think . It will look better in the morning ," Colin Powell Confession Time I got on the scale today and almost had a heart attack. You see for almost five years i've weighed 150 in the summer and 160 in the winter. Two years ago I worked for u.... Read more

  • Godzilla (1998)

    5/21/2020 8:30:23 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Godzilla stomped into theaters in 1998 (Since 1954, there’s like 35 versions, so far. I’m reviewing the one with Matthew Broderick). Promoters wanted it to stomp a little more, but the public didn’t go for it. Plot: The movie opens with what seems to be nuclear bombs being dropped onto islands, fla... Read more

  • Thirsty Thursday trying to wrap up loose ends!

    5/21/2020 3:56:52 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    The call last night with my cousin's significant other brought a lot of closure. She said that he has been very ill for several years but not telling everyone. On Mother's Day, he became very sick and refused to go to the hospital but she called his son - living on the West Coast while he lives on t... Read more

  • 45 Days of Staycation... After Cruising

    5/21/2020 1:33:04 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Does it seems like I have been stuck in a time bubble? No... I am learning new things, doing new things, living in the moment, not stressing about things that are not in my control; but it doesn't mean this spring has been easy sailing. March 8th we were on a South American cruise when the wor... Read more

  • Sunny day

    5/21/2020 11:24:17 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • HUBBY WORKED

    5/20/2020 9:56:24 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well today was Hubby's day off and we were sleeping in this morning and his phone went off. The boss was calling for him to come in as the other employee did not come in and there was lots that needed to be done this morning. Well, he got himself ready and went in. I told him to make sure that th... Read more

  • wonderful wednesday

    5/20/2020 9:08:02 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I have stood on a mountain of noes for one yes." B. Smith I did not walk today . But I did do something so wonderful for my health. This morning my husband loaded his truck up with topsoil. We then went to pick up his step mom and off we went for a half hour ride to my daugh... Read more

  • The Bee Movie

    5/20/2020 5:29:37 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    The Bee Movie buzzed its way into theaters in 2007, as a computer animated film. Jerry Seinfeld voiced Barry B. Benson, a Bee college graduate that sued the human race for exploiting bees. (Seinfeld also co-wrote the script & co-produced the film. He also roped in several friends from the Seinfeld ... Read more