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  • Knowing and Wishing

    5/30/2020 9:26:09 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe ... Read more

  • Quarantine

    5/30/2020 12:01:48 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Quarantine has turned us all into dogs. We roam the house all day looking for food. We are told "No" if we get too close to strangers. And.............we get really excited about car rides. 338... Read more

  • Defeats

    5/29/2020 9:53:26 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou ... Read more

  • New Movie Release

    5/28/2020 11:53:57 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    2020------------------- Written By: Stephen King Directed By: Quentin Tarantino 40... Read more

  • Facing Failure

    5/28/2020 10:07:59 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino ... Read more

  • This One Is From Our Oldest Son & Father of Two Girls

    5/27/2020 11:36:28 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    To ALL the Grandparents who are missing their Grandchildren---------- When this is over, You can have them for a MONTH-----------PROMISE. 40... Read more

  • The End is the Beginning

    5/27/2020 9:40:44 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    As my grandson's death approached, my son posted his musings on death: The other day a friend of mine posted Fearing death does not keep you from dying, it prevents you from living. I've always liked that statement, and others similar, and I believe it to be true. You can not hide from it, if d... Read more

  • Anyone Else?????

    5/27/2020 12:35:59 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Anyone else's car getting 3 weeks to the gallon at the moment? 41... Read more

  • Christopher Steven Miles - RIP

    5/26/2020 10:53:04 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    My nineteen year old grandson lost his battle with cancer yesterday morning. Some thoughts on his life. Christopher Steven Miles Feb 25, 2001 - May 25, 2020 For the past week, as I faced the inevitable, I composed this post in my mind over and over again, continuously editing it, then s... Read more

  • A scared and lost returning to SP :)

    5/26/2020 12:58:55 AM, by BARCLE

    Yep, I'm scared and lost. This will be a very bluggy what-the-=heck-such-sense post as I get all of my thoughts out. I. AM. F##KING. LOST - is how I feel at the moment. I am currently binge listening to Cyndi Lauper's Rain On Me - such a lovely soothing melody. I am determined but so so... Read more

  • Thank You.................

    5/25/2020 11:27:45 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    It is the VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion. It is the VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the VETERAN, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech. It is the VETERAN, not the c... Read more

  • Memorial Day

    5/25/2020 1:27:42 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Remembering those whose sacrifice kept us free.... Read more

  • Memorial Day

    5/24/2020 11:35:40 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Thanksgiving is a day when we pause to give thanks for the things we have. Memorial Day is a day when we pause to give thanks to the people who fought for the things we have. 232... Read more

  • World Changers

    5/24/2020 10:29:34 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen ... Read more

  • Today's Color Alert:

    5/24/2020 12:12:29 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    RED, WHITE, and BLUE. 232 In Memory of ALL who have sacrificed: our Military Men & Women, our Doctors, our Nurses, our Policemen. our Firemen, our EMT's and everyone else in the health field who put themselves in harm's way every day to take care of us duri... Read more

  • Push / Pull

    5/23/2020 10:09:08 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs ... Read more

  • Notice...........

    5/23/2020 12:13:58 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Notice From The Association of Psychiatrists---------- Dear Citizens, During the Quarantine it is considered normal to talk to your plants and pets. Kindly contact us only if they reply. Thank You. Uh Oh.................. Read more

  • Falling Down

    5/22/2020 8:45:28 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi ... Read more

  • It's Been Such A Joy..........

    5/22/2020 12:02:37 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    It's been such a joy being home with my husband the past weeks. We've caught up on all the things I've done wrong the past 30 years. 40... Read more

  • The Great Teacher

    5/21/2020 8:37:06 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” – Unknown ... Read more

  • Wearing A Mask

    5/21/2020 12:18:41 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Wearing a mask inside your home is now highly recommended. Not so much to prevent COVID-19, but to stop eating. 4 15... Read more

  • Yesterday

    5/20/2020 10:33:00 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers ... Read more

  • My Personal Experience With This Quote-----------

    5/20/2020 12:26:38 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    "I've learned that people will forget what you said, People will forget what you did, But People will NEVER forget how you made them feel." Maya Angelou This really hit home with me my Senior year of High School. I really enjoyed the kids in my class. We were from all walks of life... Read more

  • Point of View

    5/19/2020 9:54:42 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill ... Read more

  • Words That I Try Very Hard To Live By.........Especially At This Time

    5/18/2020 11:58:35 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." Maya Angelou... Read more

  • Getting Started

    5/18/2020 10:08:55 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “The way get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney ... Read more

  • What Are Your Feelings?????

    5/18/2020 12:06:52 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I live in Wisconsin and our Governor has done an excellent job of trying to keep us safe from the Corona Virus. From the beginning he has urged us to stay home and to use hand-sanitizer, masks, wash our hands thoroughly and often, don't touch our faces, etc. Our state has had positive cases of ... Read more

  • The Good Book, Again

    5/17/2020 10:47:58 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Read the Bible and inspirational books for a purpose. Ask for divine guidance. Search for the light. ~W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • My 96 year-old Mom Is Grounded.................

    5/17/2020 12:36:35 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    My Mom called me and said that on a warm day, if I sat on a lawn chair at least 6' from her and she stayed in her apartment, we could talk through her screen. I asked her several times during our conversation if she was absolutely sure about that arrangement, and she always said Yes. We had a lot ... Read more

  • The Good Book

    5/16/2020 10:03:10 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Read the Bible and inspirational books for a purpose. Ask for divine guidance. Search for the light. ~W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • So Much Easier............

    5/15/2020 10:56:39 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Funny Lies Parents Like To Tell Their Kids---------- "I told my son that the Pet Store was the Zoo. It's so much easier and free to go visit. I got away with it for over three years." Kelly Frankenburg... Read more

  • Who had pandemic in their weight loss strategy?

    5/15/2020 9:21:33 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Is is still 2020? Where to start, where to start? Like a lot of people, not you of course cause you're doing awesome, I fell into the rabbit hole of eating while being quarantined. I'm pretty sure I ate three weeks of snacks in an hour and a half. And I'm pretty sure that I did that a... Read more

  • If at First You Don't Succeed

    5/15/2020 11:15:38 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • A Direct Line To Santa.................

    5/14/2020 10:54:36 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Funny Lies Parents Like to Tell Their Kids "I told my kids that the star symbol on my phone was actually a snowflake and it was a direct line to Santa if they were naughty."-----Julie Thompson Weiss 425... Read more

  • A Long Day

    5/14/2020 9:51:31 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    My grandson who was diagnosed with a brain tumor a year ago woke up with headaches and chest pains. At his request he was transported to the hospital. We are awaiting word. Prayers are appreciated.... Read more

  • Our Kind Of Health Food

    5/14/2020 12:32:01 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    PARENTAL PRIVILEGES Lies we told our children...............for their own good. "I told my daughter the flaxseeds in her bread were miniature chocolate chips. She believed it for over a year!"-----Monica Kronemeyer DeRegt-----We might not convince ourselves to love flax, but at least ... Read more

  • The Big Difference

    5/13/2020 9:26:37 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Works Of Art

    5/12/2020 11:40:55 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. Eleanor Roosevelt... Read more

  • Keep On Keeping On!

    5/12/2020 8:40:53 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Running

    5/11/2020 11:42:45 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Last night my brother and I were talking about running. He was always a runner but gave it up about a year ago and I was never sure why. I asked him about it and he said that he had actually started to run again and had been gradually increasing his speed and distance. I told him that I always re... Read more

  • Go Tell It On The Mountain

    5/11/2020 9:14:42 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • The Latest Nola-ism.............

    5/11/2020 12:18:36 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    My 7 year-old Grand-daughter, Nola stopped today with our son, DIL, and 12 year-old Grand-daughter, Elizabeth. We were in the living room, all sitting 6' apart, when Nola handed me a note. It read: "Grandma............I am so hungry for chocolate. Do you have any somewhere in your house?" I... Read more

  • The Subconscious

    5/10/2020 10:19:24 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • From the Australian Association of Retired People

    5/10/2020 12:04:11 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Q: Where can men over the age of 60 find younger women who are interested in them? A: Try a bookstore under 'fiction'. Q: What can a man do while his wife is going through menopause? A: Keep busy. If you're handy with tools, you can finish the basement. When you're done, you'... Read more

  • Go For the Gusto!

    5/9/2020 9:07:56 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • I Feel That This Is So Important To Remember.........Especial
    ly Now.

    5/8/2020 11:42:41 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Words of Wisdom from Charlie Brown.................. I don't have time to worry about who doesn't like me................ I'm too busy loving the people who love me. 26... Read more

  • First Week back and I'm Feeling Good

    5/8/2020 10:44:20 PM, by MAZDAWD50

    One week back on the return journey and I have to say I am feeling better then I have for a long time. It's been a good week. I worked on a few goals and I have had a few successes. I have had a real battle with sleeping a lot and this week I have had a goal to get up at 7 am and not touch the sn... Read more

  • What Lies Within

    5/8/2020 8:56:32 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Sunday Is Mother's Day & This Article Reminds Me Of My Mother..........

    5/7/2020 11:12:41 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I grew up with practical parents. A mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it. She was the original recycle queen before they had a name for it. A father who was happier getting old shoes fixed than buying new ones. Their marriage was good, their d... Read more

  • Thinking vs Action

    5/7/2020 11:00:21 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Our Safe Social Distance Visit

    5/6/2020 10:02:02 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Today, my husband and I drove 60 miles to meet his brother and niece in the parking lot of a McDonald's. We hadn't seen them since before Christmas and had a lot of catching up to do. Carmen has always been close to us and even lived with us for a summer when she was 16. My husband was running a ... Read more

  • Thankfulness

    5/6/2020 8:51:58 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • A Reflective Moment

    5/6/2020 12:14:39 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    You have two common ends, with one you sit, with one you think. Success depends on which you use, Heads you WIN, Tails you LOSE. 381 ... Read more

  • Truth

    5/5/2020 9:50:36 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • The First Thing I Say To Myself Each Morning

    5/4/2020 11:49:18 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I've seen better days, but I've also seen worse. I don't have everything that I want, but I do have all I need. I woke up with some aches and pains, but I woke up. My life may not be perfect but I am blessed. I know that you have probably read this MANY ... Read more

  • On Being Happy

    5/4/2020 10:05:48 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “To be happy, make other people happy.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Last Of The Lexophiles............

    5/3/2020 11:50:13 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Did you hear about the crossed-eyed teacher who lost her job because she couldn't control her pupils? When you get a bladder infection, urine trouble. When chemists die, they barium. I stayed up all night to see where the sun went, and then it dawned on me. I'm reading a book ... Read more

  • Environment

    5/3/2020 10:38:32 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success – or are they holding you back?” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • A Bit More Lightness----------Lexoph
    iles Continued

    5/3/2020 12:30:11 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    With her marriage, the bride got a new name and a dress. Police were summoned to a daycare center where a three-year-old was resisting a rest. A bicycle can't stand alone; it's just two tired. The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine last week is now fully recovered He had a p... Read more

  • Discover Your Mission

    5/2/2020 10:15:32 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.” – W. Clement Stone... Read more

  • A Bit Of Lightness In An Otherwise Stressful Time-----Lexophiles

    5/1/2020 11:59:48 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    "Lexophile" describes one with a love for humorous use and alignment of words, e.g., "You can tune a piano, but you can't tuna fish", "To write with a broken pencil is pointless." An annual competition is held by the New York Times to see who can create the best original lexophile. This y... Read more

  • What You Can Be

    5/1/2020 9:13:50 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Regardless of who you are or what you have been, you can be what you want to be.” – W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Remember.............

    4/30/2020 10:15:38 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    No Storm Lasts Forever. Hold On. Be Brave. Have Faith. 220... Read more