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Christmas Story
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      14 comments

A CHRISTMAS STORY Once upon a Christmas years ago. . . One year, after my sons had gone to live and work on their own and Christmas was approaching, I was looking around trying to think of what to buy my husband for Christmas. After I... Read more
Are you ready?
Monday, November 30, 2009      11 comments

The main holiday of the year, no matter what you call it, is on its way. I'm trying to make a plan. Several plans. One for eating sensibly. One for trying to move a little more each day. One for not getting caught up in the BUY BUY BUY ... Read more
I need a new WHAT?
Thursday, November 19, 2009      10 comments

I need a new hip! Hip-replacement! ME? My mother is 87 years old and both her hip sockets are fine! What happened to me? Waahhh! Ok, I'm over the venting, sniff, sniff. The best part is - the surgeon told me my hip wasn't really ... Read more
Cold Coffee
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      7 comments

The things we do for our pets! My coffee maker drips coffee right into a stainless steel caraffe. I take it into the computer room each morning and have my coffee while I read the internet, including Spark People, of course! Rosie lik... Read more
Creative Painting - again
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      5 comments

Many people aren't on site on the weekends, so I'm putting this out there again. If you enjoy creative painting, creating paintings with brushes and oils or watercolors or acryllics, etc. - please let me know. Many of us enjoy having ... Read more
Creative Painting
Saturday, November 14, 2009      2 comments

If you enjoy creative painting, creating paintings with brushes and oils or watercolors or acryllics, etc. - please let me know. Many of us enjoy having a Diet Buddy to motivate us along the way to better health. I'm looking for some... Read more
The Friday Family Funnies - #1
Friday, November 13, 2009      7 comments

Somewhere, somewhen, back in time. . . Meant to be read with a smile on your face and a grain of salt in your hand: I was coming home from a hurried, harried, busy day in court, and stopped for burgers, fries and malts from the local Sonic.... Read more
What's your Happy Weight?
Friday, November 13, 2009      10 comments

This link was mentioned on Spark People's Leader Team and I thought I'd share it with you. We are all given our ideal weight by various charts, calculators and insurance companies. Happy Weight is a little different. Try it. Answer a... Read more
Sharing the wealth on Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      5 comments

What better time to feed the hungry? Before you begin to prepare your Thanksgiving dinner, while you're still shopping for everything you'll need to do that. . . Take a little time. . . Spend a little money. . . Give some food to y... Read more
Thankful Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      5 comments

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was a HUGE event. My mother was one of ten children and many of them lived nearby and all of them had kids. I had a lot of aunts, uncles and cousins. Thanksgiving meant everyone gathered at my gra... Read more
Thanksgiving FOOD for Thought!
Monday, November 09, 2009      6 comments

A few years ago I put together my family's traditional Thanksgiving menu and calculated the calories in each serving!! 3 ounces of Turkey (white meat): 144 calories Green Bean Casserole (1/2 cup): 116 calories Mashed Potatoes (1/2 cup):... Read more
Pray for Ft. Hood soldiers & familes
Thursday, November 05, 2009      6 comments

I live near Ft. Hood. Over 50,000 people there. Reports of multiple shootings there, in at least 3 different locations, multiple shooters, 20 injured, 7 dead. 1 suspect in custody, at least 2 that have evaded arrest. No idea of any ... Read more
Knit vs Crochet - Help!
Thursday, November 05, 2009      6 comments

Recently, I've had the urge to learn to knit or crochet. I don't know why, really, I just know that when I get these urges they stay with me until I do something about them. Can't ignore them. Trouble is, I can't decide which to learn. I... Read more
Dreaming; Drawing; Adding Color
Monday, November 02, 2009      4 comments

Back in the 80's, when I was. . . younger, I had a vivid dream in which I was watching cows grazing in a field. As I watched, one of the cows transformed into a line drawing. I woke up with a very strong urge to DRAW like that. Now I was ... Read more
What's your NAME?
Sunday, November 01, 2009      11 comments

What's in a name? Most people will agree that the best thing about Spark People is all the Spark Friends we find here! The experience would be very different if we had no friends. We get our ideas, support and encouragement, and the chance... Read more

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