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  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/15/2019 4:03:53 PM, by SHERYE

    My wife is incredibly smart. When I called her from my buddy’s phone she answered, “Hey love!” She already knew it was me. ... Read more

  • Decluttering Kitchen and Getting Ready for Sock Hop

    11/15/2019 1:43:27 PM, by KALISWALKER

    One of my Spark teammates let me know she has joined TOPS too. It's nice to get feedback and I wish her all the best. I've been Sparking for years and joining this group has given a little push to try harder. Last week I kept seeing on youtube about people losing their minds over Popeye's Chic... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/15/2019 10:36:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    in a while, i am off to spend some time at the national women's show that happens every year. my daughter says hi. she did really well on her midterm report card and she will continue to do so. she enjoys learning so much. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone and a great... Read more

  • Getting ready for a move

    11/15/2019 9:21:26 AM, by JOYCE2U

    Since Bobby passed away in June, it seems like it has been a roller coaster of feelings. One minute missing him so much, that I cry all day. The next minute, knowing I can get thru all of this and go on. The pain has eased up some. I try getting out to go see patients in the nursing home and tak... Read more

  • Dog personality

    11/15/2019 5:45:08 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Yesterday I was hustling work. So by the time I got home 8pm I read the newspaper and went to sleep. Thursday night football was watching me after the 1st half I took the small dogs for a walk yesterday, I took them individually, cause I wanted to walk longer, plus I wanted to walk in the area we... Read more

  • Getting it Back together

    11/15/2019 5:30:16 AM, by 3VEGGIES

    The last 10 days have been very mentally and physically challenging. My body gave me a good scare when I had another medical condition mimic a blood clot in my leg. A trip to ER out of town shook me up a whole lot and I thought life was about to change again. Both the symptoms and actually the solut... Read more

  • Peppermint on Your Pillow?

    11/14/2019 11:22:52 PM, by MCJULIEO

    A friend, who is a professional singer, told me recently that she sleeps with a handkerchief with peppermint essential oil on it on her pillowcase so that her sinuses remain unclogged while she sleeps.... she tends to have allergies and this really helps her breathe clearly and cleanly at night.... ... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/14/2019 12:40:23 PM, by SHERYE

    One summer evening, a 3-year-old came in while his parents were setting the table for supper. Quite surprisingly, he asked if he could help. His mother said, "No, but I appreciate your asking." The child responded, "Well, I appreciate your saying no."... Read more

  • John and Don are out golfing

    11/14/2019 8:05:57 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    One fine day, John and Don are out golfing when John slices his ball deep into a wooded ravine. He grabs his 7-iron and proceeds down the embankment into the ravine in search of his ball. The brush is quite thick, but he searches diligently and suddenly he spots something shiny. As he gets closer,... Read more

  • Good Things to Do When It’s Cold Outside

    11/13/2019 10:42:31 PM, by MCJULIEO

    This list is primarily for INDOOR things to do when it’s too cold to go outside.... basically, things that might take a little incentive to make it so that I will tackle it... 1) Clean out the freezer! If you are like me and you toss dibs and dabs into the freezer, thinking that the small po... Read more

  • Nativity

    11/13/2019 7:27:25 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    Today, I went and exercised. Then I worked on the X-mas decorations for the front yard. I'm 90% complete. Just those pesky decorations that don't light up. I took 27K steps today. eating was good because I'm busy and now exhausted. ... Read more

  • I'm so Excited!?

    11/13/2019 6:23:24 PM, by 4CYNDI

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    YB1sE I’m so excited today. At least I should be, I think. In the last 7 weeks I’ve lost a total of 6 (+) pounds. In October I lost 5.5 pounds. Go me! I NEVER lose this much in a month. Normally if I lose at all it’s about 2 – 2.5 pounds in a month. I am... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/13/2019 5:53:20 PM, by SHERYE

    Bill meets Doug shopping at the mall and sees he has a small gift wrapped box. "It's my wife's birthday tomorrow." Doug said. "Last week I asked her what she wanted for her birthday." "And???" Bill asked. "Well, she said 'Oh, I don't know just give me something with diamonds in it'." "So ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/13/2019 11:44:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a good workout at the gym yesterday and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • A man goes to visit his grandpa

    11/13/2019 7:36:56 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    A man goes to visit his 85-year-old grandpa in the hospital. “How are you grandpa?” he asks. “Feeling fine,” says the old man. “What’s the food like?” “Terrific, wonderful menus.” “And the nursing?” “Just couldn’t be better. These young nurses really take care of you.” ... Read more

  • Yep, It Got Cold!

    11/12/2019 11:26:16 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Well, the prediction came true.... it got cold last night! Swiped this from the Sparkfeed today, thank you, Sparker Wisdom! No snow or even ANY precipitation, but a cup of water on the porch froze over.... that’s plenty cold enough for south Texas in November... I HAD hoped that I woul... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/12/2019 8:45:43 PM, by SHERYE

    A man phones home from his office and tells his wife: “Something has just come up. I have a chance to go fishing for a week. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. We leave right away. So pack my clothes, my fishing equipment, and especially my blue silk pajamas. I’ll be home in an hour to pick them... Read more

  • Sad News

    11/12/2019 5:21:18 PM, by POSEY440

    My Mom died Sunday, the day after I left home for Florida. ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/12/2019 10:54:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a challenging workout on sunday with my personal trainer at the gym and i feel great. it is one of my friends' birthday today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on today, after supper. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • And the beat goes on

    11/12/2019 8:10:39 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    had a hectic day yesterday. I travelled on a 7am flight and returned on a 4:30pm. There was a really good Monday Night Football game. I dozed from the 2nd to 3rd qtr but caught the 4th and OT. the problem was the doze ended at around 11pm. and I didn't get back to sleep until 1am so needless to sa... Read more

  • Brrrrrr

    11/11/2019 11:26:33 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I know all you people from Up North will laugh at us warm blooded (hot blooded?) southerners, but a cold front whooshed in this afternoon and the temps dived about 30 degrees with another 10 degree drop tonight and even more to be expected.... And my feet are cold. But I've already picked ... Read more

  • An old lady is granted three wishes.

    11/11/2019 7:37:18 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    An old lady is rocking away the last of her days on her front porch, reflecting on her long life, when all of a sudden a fairy godmother appears in front of her and informs her that she will be granted three wishes. “Well, now,” says the old lady, “I guess I would like to be really rich.” ... Read more

  • It’s beginning to look like Xmas

    11/11/2019 5:49:40 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Goodmorning. Traveling this morning on business. Going to one of the islands impacted by Hurricane Dorian. It was supposed to be for 1/2 a day but look like it’ll be a full day. Got the Christmas tree up. My niece came & helped. It’s beginning to look a lot like Xmas. I’ll have to get the photos fro... Read more

  • Ooops

    11/10/2019 11:25:14 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Have you ever wanted to impress someone (or group of someones), whether with your sports skill, your understanding of a craft, or your expertise in the kitchen? Well, maybe because I do so comparatively little of it, Today I wanted to impress my friends at church with a special potato dish at our la... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/10/2019 4:29:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just finished a challenging workout with my personal trainer at the gym a while ago and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • A Sunday school teacher asks a question

    11/10/2019 7:58:16 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    Chloe wasn’t the best pupil at her Sunday school. She would often fall asleep and never got any of the answers right. One Sunday, she fell asleep and was called upon by the teacher to answer a question. “Who is the creator of the universe?” the teacher asked. Little Keith was sitti... Read more

  • 8 - Compulsive Eating (Overeaters Anonymous)

    11/10/2019 5:10:27 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    Well this is a different kind of change - I've been a member of Overeaters Anonymous in the past but find it doesn't sit well with my Christian faith. I like some of the 12 steps - they are helpful for me. For instance Step 1 - We admitted we were powerless over food — that our lives had beco... Read more

  • Glorious Day- Nice Surprise

    11/10/2019 12:43:49 AM, by MCJULIEO

    It was a perfect fall day today, with temperatures in the 70s and sunshine after a quite cool (high in the 50s) and damp-ish day yesterday... sometimes it just takes a less than perfect day to help us really appreciate the other days! And after a lovely day of getting things done, my oldest chi... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/9/2019 10:28:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a pretty quiet day here today. my daughter is off to volunteer at the local library. she enjoys it a lot. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! today is my parents' wedding anniversary! have an amazing day and a great weekend, everyone!... Read more

  • An older man moved to a new city.

    11/9/2019 8:22:25 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    At the urging of his doctor, an older man moved to a new city which was renowned for having great health benefits. After settling in, he met a neighbour who was around his age. He asked the neighbour: “Say, is this really a healthy place?” “It sure is,” the man replied. “When I first arriv... Read more

  • Addition to the Family

    11/9/2019 5:56:09 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Mom picked up a lost dog at the foodstore yesterday. I'll be making the posters and posting as soon as it's light this morning. She's a small dog, a lot of hair. So the other dogs are in the "getting to know you pecking order stage". Gonna be a busy weekend and a busy next 2 weeks. What I coo... Read more

  • Christmas Already?

    11/9/2019 12:12:10 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Now that Halloween is over, the stores have decided to really embrace Christmas as the most important product right now.... where Halloween items haunted shelves, the ornaments and tinsel have taken over. And Christmas advertisements have blossomed even on HULU. I’m not ready for it! ... Read more

  • 2019-11-08 21 tips

    11/8/2019 7:53:32 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    21 Tips for Weight loss that work (nothing new... but good check list for what may have slipped out of your routine) https://www.everydayhealth.com
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  • Weekend at BMR With Friends

    11/8/2019 1:24:04 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Weekend is almost here YAY! We are going to our place in WA this weekend and invited a couple of friends to join us. Last weekend we got groceries and planned some activities for this weekend. The weather will be in the 50's and rain is forecast for tomorrow. Here are some of the activities we can c... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/8/2019 1:00:39 PM, by SHERYE

    This one little boy in about 4th or 5th grade was trying out for a school play. He earned a part and went home to tell his father. His father was really proud of him. So his father asks what part did you get? He replies I got the part of a man who has been married for 25 years. His... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/8/2019 12:57:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm having a great day! my daughter says hi! after dinner, i will be heading to the gym for a great workout. have a fabulous day, everyone! both budgie birds say cheep, cheep!... Read more

  • A boy had just gotten his driver’s licence

    11/8/2019 9:07:53 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    A boy had just gotten his driver’s licence and asked his father if they could discuss his use of the car. His father said: “I’ll make a deal with you. You bring your grades up from a C to a B average, study your Bible a little, get your hair cut and we’ll talk about the car.” The boy thought ab... Read more

  • Outsmarted

    11/8/2019 5:22:10 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Yesterday was not a good day. A colleague and I had a disagreement. I had to apologized to a client and I berated myself all day because I was trying to be smart and I outsmarted myself. Another growing and learning lesson I hope. Diet is not good. Still having to purchase food out and bri... Read more

  • Out of Season Shenanigans

    11/7/2019 11:13:43 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Once upon a time there was a serious university, dedicated to higher education .... and then they let the students come..... The above picture portrays a bicycle perched atop the dome of the Academic Building in the center of the campus of Texas A&M University from a couple of weeks ago..... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/7/2019 2:16:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool day here today. there was some snow overnight here, which actually stayed on the ground. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! later on, i will be doing an exercise dvd at home. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 2019-11-07 response to 2019-11-06

    11/7/2019 8:39:34 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Thinking about yesterdays post... Yes we can always use more people like "the Mr. Miller" in the story... but maybe we need a whole lot more people like those three boys.. Boys who "truly appreciated" "VALUED" "REMEMBERED" what they were gifted. I doubt our Mr. Miller only blessed those ... Read more

  • Little Johnny wanted to go to the zoo

    11/7/2019 8:37:55 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    Little Johnny wanted to go to the zoo and pestered his parents for days. Finally his mother talked his reluctant father into taking him. “So how was it?” his mother asked when they returned home. “Great,” Little Johnny replied. “Did you and Daddy have a good time?” asked his mother. ... Read more

  • Working & Wishing

    11/7/2019 5:52:31 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Goodmorning the electrician came and installed my water heater and ductless a/c. The handyman started the crèche for the nativity scene. I have a lady coming to help clean the house on Friday. I’m gonna need her a couple of times. I ate so many grapes yesterday my tummy was runny. I didn’t plan ... Read more

  • Getting Ready for the Cold

    11/7/2019 12:56:06 AM, by MCJULIEO

    We don’t get very cold in south Texas, but when the temperatures drop below 60 we take notice, and e alter our behavior accordingly, like switch to jeans instead of shorts, and carry a windbreaker to toss on over our t-shirts..... I even have added a blanket to my bed so I don’t have to turn on... Read more

  • 10 signs your dog loves you

    11/6/2019 6:30:37 PM, by SHOCOSS

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  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/6/2019 6:04:11 PM, by SHERYE

    A man goes to the confessional and begins “Forgive me Father, for I have sinned.” “What is your sin, my son?” the priest asks back.”Well,” the man starts, “I used some horrible language this week and I feel absolutely terrible.” “When did you use this awful language?” asks the priest. “... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/6/2019 12:31:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym yesterday. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Snowbird

    11/6/2019 10:35:30 AM, by POSEY440

    I am off to Florida on Saturday for the winter. Hoping I can get on track there. They have a pool need one right no. Wish me luck, will still be here daily on Spark. ... Read more

  • A woman starts antique shopping

    11/6/2019 8:50:07 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    After retiring from a busy life in business, Claire travels around the country visiting antique shops trying to find bargains. One day she goes to an antique shop in the city. She speaks to the shop’s owner and says: “When I was in here last week I saw a big mug with a flat head that holds a lo... Read more

  • 2019-11-06 Take the time to read this

    11/6/2019 7:35:22 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    posted on a friend's fb-page Red Marbles!... I was at the corner grocery store buying some early potatoes. I noticed a small boy, delicate of bone and feature, ragged but clean, hungrily appraising a basket of freshly picked green peas. I paid for my potatoes but was also drawn to ... Read more

  • 7th of 144 things I want to change - Journal

    11/6/2019 5:53:08 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    I've a little book with just over 100 pages, 16 lines on each page. I'm going to join a 100 day challenge team, and journal each day for 100 days. It will take the form of a list of 15 things I've done that day. I'll start tomorrow as today has half gone. I'm hoping it will provide a bit of moti... Read more

  • Streak Day 2 - Meal Replacement

    11/6/2019 12:40:35 AM, by KALISWALKER

    With the change in season, I need more sleep. For the last 5 nights, I have got 7 hours of sleep and I am feeling so much better (thanks to Benadryl). Today I had a nap before dinner. Last night puppy slept 12 hours after she played outside all afternoon with our other dog Royce, then at night, we w... Read more

  • A Planted Wall

    11/5/2019 11:24:43 PM, by MCJULIEO

    While I was in Houston for my mother’s birthday, I made a special effort to check out something that I had seen only from a moving vehicle, a trendy, rather large grocery store that had on the street side what appeared to be a plantable wall.... much like a specialized strawberry pot, this wall was ... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/5/2019 5:16:36 PM, by SHERYE

    A husband and wife were having dinner at a very fine restaurant when this absolutely stunning young woman comes over to their table, gives the husband a big open mouthed kiss, then says she'll see him later and walks away. The wife glares at her husband and says, "Who the hell was that?" "Oh," ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/5/2019 10:03:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a much cooler day here today. by the end of the week, there is supposed to be some snow in the forecast. i am ready for it and so is my daughter. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on for a cardio workout. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Monday musings

    11/5/2019 7:35:59 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Got the tankless water heater so will call the electrician to install it. he’ll also install a ductless a/c. Yeah sometimes we still need to run it in the ‘winter’. This is also part of the renovation plan. I ordered an artificial Christmas tree for my office. I should have it by next Monday. I purc... Read more

  • 98 Year Old Birthday Girl

    11/4/2019 11:16:16 PM, by MCJULIEO

    My son and his grandmother My mom’s birthday was this weekend, and since you celebrate your 98th birthday only once, my siblings and I threw her a party.... it was a grand time, and in the proverbial words of countless society page columnists, “A Good time was had by all!” some of the g... Read more

  • Meal Replacement - A New Streak?

    11/4/2019 2:08:15 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We had a weekend of relaxation at our place in WA. Saturday we went shopping and in the evening watched a couple of movies. Sunday the puppy slept in so we could too. It's amazing how good I feel with enough sleep. Last night the kids stayed over so I made a hot breakfast but didn't eat it. Th... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/4/2019 1:31:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout with a trainer yesterday afternoon at the gym and i feel terrific! my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be getting in my cardio exercise throughout the day today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 6th of 144 things I want to change - Water

    11/4/2019 11:11:30 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    What's not to like about water? If I switch from decaf tea/coffee to water my teeth will stay whiter, I will feel more energised, more mentally alert, be drinking less calories. The only thing is, I do rather like a nice cup of tea.. But I want to change from water because I am convinced it will ... Read more

  • Three men were playing golf.

    11/4/2019 6:38:16 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    Three men were playing golf. The course was a wicked dog-leg with a large water hazard. The first man stepped up to the tee and hit a sharp slice into the water hazard. He walked up to the water; it parted and he lofted his ball within one foot of the hole. The next man stepped up and hit ... Read more

  • I Love College Football!

    11/3/2019 9:37:09 PM, by MCJULIEO

    How hilarious is it that the remarkable Mason Fine, quarterback of the University of North Texas, football team, showed up at the press conference following his stellar performance on Saturday (threw for 300+ yards and 7 touchdowns) dressed in an inflatable Tyrranosaurus Rex costume????!!! ... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/3/2019 7:41:39 PM, by SHERYE

    A grizzled old man was eating in a truck stop when three large bikers walked in. The first walked up to the old man, pushed his cigarette into the old man’s pie and then took a seat at the counter. The second walked up to the old man, spit into the old man’s milk and then he took a seat... Read more

  • 2019-11-03 DST debate

    11/3/2019 10:01:13 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    And the debate goes on.. DST yes or no https://www.almanac.com/conten
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  • November the new December

    11/3/2019 9:37:47 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Going to start putting out the Christmas decorations. Deadline is Thanksgiving. This month is projected to be a busy one at work. I have some house issues - besides the rat, the water heater went bad and I need to move out of one side of the house to another to prep for renovations.The latter is ... Read more

  • Problems with Daylight Savings Time

    11/2/2019 11:50:30 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It’s a good thing they have to move those stones only twice a year! (Hope you enjoy your extra night of sleep tonight!)... Read more

  • Conquer your fears....

    11/2/2019 2:42:23 PM, by HOMEBODY4EVER72

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  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/2/2019 2:01:25 PM, by SHERYE

    Upon arriving home in eager anticipation of a leisurely evening, the husband was met at the door by his sobbing wife. Tearfully she explained, “It’s the druggist. He insulted me terribly this morning on the phone.” Immediately the husband drove downtown to accost the druggist and demand an a... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/2/2019 11:54:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a beautiful day here today. my daughter is volunteering at the library today. she enjoys volunteering there. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! tomorrow i have a session with my personal trainer tomorrow afternoon at the gym. i am looking forward to it. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • A husband and wife are having dinner

    11/2/2019 9:09:11 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    A husband and wife are having dinner at a very fine restaurant when a stunning young woman comes over to their table, gives the husband a big open mouthed kiss, then says she’ll see him later and walks away. The wife glares at her husband and says: “Who the hell was that?” “Oh,” replies the husban... Read more

  • Getting Ready for the Big Party

    11/1/2019 11:43:31 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It;s Party Time tomorrow.... my mother will celebrate her 98th birthday, and my brothers and I have been working like maniacs to make it a fun time for her, and inspirational for everyone who will attend. My mom has been teaching Bible classes for at least 50 years (and STILL does!), and she continu... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/1/2019 5:09:02 PM, by SHERYE

    One afternoon at Cheers, Cliff Clavin was explaining the Buffalo Theory to his buddy Norm. Here's how it went: "Well ya see, Norm, it's like this... A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back th... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/1/2019 2:34:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am starting to feel better from this cold that i have. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i managed to get in a workout at the gym this morning. have a great day and a terrific weekend, everyone!... Read more

  • An engineer dies and goes to heaven.

    11/1/2019 9:26:00 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    One day an engineer dies and goes to heaven. When he arrives, he meets God. After checking his list in detail, God says: “Go to hell, you’re not on my list.” So after walking the seemingly endless stairs to hell, he lets the devil know who he is and the devil welcomes him in. In hell the e... Read more

  • November Goals

    11/1/2019 3:27:30 AM, by 3VEGGIES

    195 465 195 465 195 465 195 465 Every fall for the last 12 years or so, I've ask myself am I going to join in or not? November is national novel writing month (NaNoWriMo). I'm in this year and am off with a start of 1500 words. My novel isn't a novel, but is instead a memoir. Maybe it ... Read more

  • Zest for Life

    11/1/2019 12:31:36 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I’m sleeping on my mom’s couch as we prepare for her birthday party , and I can’t help noticing that some of the people who live in her senior apartment complex are a lot more lively than others... admittedly there are a LOT of variations health wise, and the residents of this supposedly Independent... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    10/31/2019 5:40:26 PM, by SHERYE

    Modern Tools Hammer - In ancient times a hammer was used to inflict pain on one's enemies. Modern hammers are used to inflict pain on oneself. Screwdriver - The drink ordered at the local bar after you call in a professional repairman to undo the $500 in damage you did while trying to ... Read more

  • Happy Halloween....

    10/31/2019 1:47:10 PM, by HOMEBODY4EVER72

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  • D-Day

    10/31/2019 8:41:55 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Aside from it being Halloween, it’s the final day of the October challenge. So of the 31 days I did 15 where I didn’t drink Coca Cola, I followed my food plan, cooking etc. I wore makeup. Of the 30 days I exercised 8. The first two weeks I was able to focus but after that It became tougher. I w... Read more

  • A plumber went to a woman's house.

    10/31/2019 7:29:45 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    A plumber was called to a woman’s apartment to repair a leaking pipe. When he arrived he was pleased to discover that the woman was quite a stunning, well-stacked lady, and during the course of the afternoon the two became extremely friendly. Later in the afternoon, the phone rang, disturbing t... Read more

  • Long Day, Full of Memories

    10/30/2019 11:41:24 PM, by MCJULIEO

    After driving from south central Texas near San Antonio to Houston, I was pretty bushed, but the thrill of being with my mother was exhilarating, catching up in ways that the phone just cannot do ... It’s time for bed now, and I find myself going through my collection of photos from the past 8... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    10/30/2019 4:27:56 PM, by SHERYE

    Hard Work Pays Off My boss arrived at work in a brand-new Rolls Royce. “Wow,” I said. “That’s an amazing car.” He replied, “If you work hard, put all your hours in, and strive for excellence, I’ll get another one next year!”... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/30/2019 12:49:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cooler and cloudier day here today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 10%

    10/30/2019 12:18:26 PM, by HOMEBODY4EVER72

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  • 2019-10-30 Origins of Halloween Traditions

    10/30/2019 10:47:00 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    from my email mailbox ORIGINS OF HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS https://www.almanac.com/news/a
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  • A police officer pulls over a man.

    10/30/2019 8:34:58 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    A police officer pulls over a guy who’d been weaving in and out of the lanes. He goes up to the guy’s window and says: “Sir, I need you to blow into this breathalyser tube.” The man says: “Sorry, officer, I can’t do that. I am an asthmatic. If I do that, I’ll have a really bad asthma attack.” ... Read more

  • Good Thing My Head is Screwed On

    10/29/2019 11:08:40 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The last several weeks have been wild, with intense obligations and super-human expectations, and I have to keep it up for just a few more days.... for the big 98th birthday party for my mother on Saturday.. All my siblings live in Houston, where she lives, and I’ll drive there tomorrow to help... Read more

  • Day 21

    10/29/2019 10:21:41 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    I exercised today and included stretching. I ate to plan but I am having a sweet attack. I bought about 1/2lb df grapes and I’m devouring them. I have a coke in the freezer getting cold. Maybe I’ll fall asleep before it gets cold. ... Read more

  • Hot Topic at TOPS & Puppy Socialization

    10/29/2019 7:40:45 PM, by KALISWALKER

    At the TOPS meeting today I got two awards (charms) - July Star of the Month & Holiday Loser. I am still learning about TOPS and didn't know they did this, but it's fun. This weeks weigh-in I am down 4 pounds from last week, so I was the top loser for the week. I gave a talk to the group on a ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/29/2019 1:48:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. i am out and about, enjoying the weather. i am getting over a slight cold and i am just mainly walking, dancing for exercise. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    10/29/2019 1:35:01 PM, by SHERYE

    A Bad Collison A cement mixer and a prison bus crashed on the highway... Police advise citizens to be on the lookout for a group of hardened criminals!... Read more

  • No regrets

    10/29/2019 1:27:11 PM, by HOMEBODY4EVER72

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  • A man gave a minister a compliment.

    10/29/2019 9:42:22 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    At the conclusion of a sermon, the worshippers filed out of the church to greet the minister. As one shook the minister’s hand, he said: “Thanks for the message, Reverend. You know, I bet you’re smarter than Einstein.” Beaming with pride, the minister said: “Why, thank you, brother!” ... Read more

  • 5th of 144 things I want to change - My Rhythm

    10/29/2019 7:29:49 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    I was going to call this Routine - but Rhythm sounds nearer to what I want to achieve (and it also sounds less tedious). A housework routine is one of the things I want to include in this, but... it is more than just a cleaning rota. I want to include spiritual things - things I want ... Read more

  • In the Clouds With Silver Linings Category

    10/28/2019 10:56:45 PM, by MCJULIEO

    This is the kitchen towel in a friend’s home, and I immediately thought of SP..... While it is INFINITELY PREFERABLE to make smart and/or wise decisions right off the bat, sometimes we just FLUB it.... and when THAT happens, it can be so much better to shuffle the incident into a “history... Read more

  • 2019-10-28

    10/28/2019 3:46:03 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Oh, I do hope this link will work... if it does.. it will display on the left the picture that came up on my laptop screen when I finally booted it up this afternoon... Bare Island.. not too far from the home base of one of my dear SP friends. https://www.bing.com/search?q=
    bare+island+sy... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    10/28/2019 1:41:16 PM, by SHERYE

    This man is at work one day when he notices that his male co- worker is wearing an earring. This man knows his co-worker to be a normally conservative fellow, and is curious about his sudden change in “fashion sense.” “Yo, Bob, I didn’t know you were into earrings.” “Oh, yeah, sure... Read more

  • Stronger....

    10/28/2019 12:43:07 PM, by HOMEBODY4EVER72

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  • Day 20

    10/28/2019 10:19:18 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    I had a restful weekend. I worked on my crochet project. I also discovered on Sunday a rat in my kitchen. That kept me out of the kitchen a lot - I didn't go in so frequently. The dogs don't seem to sense to rat so they are of no help. Prior to this discovery, I began some decluttering in my ki... Read more

  • Four university friends missed their exam.

    10/28/2019 9:16:37 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    Four university friends were so confident in their abilities that the weekend before their final exams, they decided to get out of town and party with some friends. After all the partying, they slept all day Sunday and didn’t make it back home until early Monday morning. Rather than taking the ... Read more