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  • 8th of December

    12/8/2019 11:03:25 PM, by NOCALORIES

    Enjoyed my day. Had a pleasant church service. Enjoyed lunch with my husband. Came home and took a nap. Then time to get up and do some cleaning. Still drank my water all 64oz. Glad for the good day.... Read more

  • Hatred

    12/8/2019 10:53:53 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I saw this statement and could not agree more. "Hatred Corrodes The Container That Carries it." The only time I have ever come close to HATING someone happened when I was in college. Long story short...……….A good friend of mine was raped on her way home from the Campus Library. She wa... Read more

  • Something I Can Do!

    12/8/2019 10:46:12 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The Bible describes the New Testament disciple, Barnabas, as a man of encouragement, someone who naturally came alongside others and coaxed and urged them to be who they were called to be, the best version of themselves in service to the Lord and others.... I suspect he is included in the Bible... Read more

  • Beautiful!

    12/8/2019 10:31:41 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ Day 4980 Enjoy this beautiful day! You are beautiful! Have a beautiful Sunday! Til next time, 593... Read more

  • Making memories

    12/8/2019 10:26:16 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had my grandsons over the weekend. Oldest, which is 3 baked cookies with me. He loved it.... Read more

  • 12/8/19

    12/8/2019 9:46:32 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! All workouts completed! Feeling a little sore and tired but that means I should sleep well tonight. Got most of my dishes done, laundry put away, Christmas bingo cards done for my TOPS Christmas party. Hope you all had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥!... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 10

    12/8/2019 9:33:19 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's assignment was to take some time for self care. I went grocery shopping for veggies, scrubbed them up, prepared them and enjoyed them! YUM!... Read more

  • Sunday’s Words to Ponder

    12/8/2019 9:30:14 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Merry Christmas

    12/8/2019 8:44:16 PM, by RDCAGAIN10

    I got a new plan for after the holidays. Since nothing has been working and I give up I want this new change to work. When things don't try something else.... Read more

  • A GOOD DAY

    12/8/2019 8:10:03 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we got up early and headed out to see My friend. I took her a bag of my rice. I ordered 6 bags of Charleston Gold Rice. I apparently made and error in my order and duplicated it. I cannot get this locally as none of the stores carry it. Amazon does not carry it, but it has a really great ... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    12/8/2019 7:57:00 PM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • Peace Day 7 enough

    12/8/2019 7:54:24 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Day 7... enough Today marks the end of the first week, we’ve explored ideas of peace related to self, cultivating a “right relationship” with self. We’ve explored defining peace, letting go, our own relationship with food, a softening of the heart, believing in peace, and the impact of plastics to... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    12/8/2019 7:49:50 PM, by RO2BENT

    Holiday party at wife's work yesterday morning, kids' rock climbing at open house, groceries, then impromptu dinner and movie at friend's house. Easy today but food prep and took the little ones shopping for their gifts for the other family members.... Read more

  • The Children's Hour

    12/8/2019 6:35:19 PM, by OLDEROWL

    poem by Henry W Longfellow: Between the dark and the daylight, When night is beginning to lower, Comes a pause in the day's occupations, That is known as the Children's Hour. It would be a great family treasure if families with young children took time out at least once a week to cel... Read more

  • one good decision at a time

    12/8/2019 5:46:42 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I was able to sleep a little later this morning which is always nice. The problem was that it was a little to late to get to the gym at 8 am when it opens like I had planned. So I kind of went back and forth on if I would go at 9. One part of me said yes you know you should exercise but the other... Read more

  • Weather

    12/8/2019 5:23:24 PM, by GEORGE815

    Very mild day. 2 days in a row. What a blessing.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/8/2019 5:22:30 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    12/8/2019 5:21:49 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    12/8/2019 4:41:44 PM, by SHERYE

    “When the arsonist met his girlfriend it was a perfect match. Both of them could light up a room with their presence.”... Read more

  • Sunny Sunday

    12/8/2019 3:25:01 PM, by KITT52

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  • Sunday afternoon activity

    12/8/2019 2:48:06 PM, by DWROBERGE

    We are with our grandchildren this weekend. Our granddaughter has returned home briefly while our oldest grandson is off to his NJRPTV activity. My wife went to the store for provisions. I am working on my spark people activities. Keeping focused for more successes. Thanks to all for the encour... Read more

  • Sunday Dec 8

    12/8/2019 2:36:22 PM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • Daily Highlight 280 - A Morning of Leisure

    12/8/2019 2:16:15 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - Enjoying a leisurely morning. Interrupted by a rude robo call reminder for an appointment on Tuesday. Really they had to call on a beautiful Sunday morning? Not going to let it ruin my rare gift of a quiet morning. Getting ready to welcome middle son home. Grateful - For a d... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/8/2019 2:00:04 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. Took my son and his friend to church. Helped hubby with outside lights and organized the Christmas gifts so far. Going to a couple stores with my hubby in a bit and then meeting my daughter and her family at Fat Heads for my husbands birthday dinner. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Does it Ever End?

    12/8/2019 12:49:09 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Just when I think we have hung all the ornaments, another box mysteriously appears waiting for me to hang them.... Read more

  • HELP

    12/8/2019 12:05:40 PM, by F8CONE8

    I am so weak when it comes to all the goodies and temptations of the Christmas Season. Every where I look my favorite foods are out in abundance trying to tempt me into submission. I need better strategies for resisting. I was doing well with the absolutely no sugar thing until I gave in to... Read more

  • "Mistakes Are Almost Always of a Sacred Nature...

    12/8/2019 11:47:28 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them." Salvador Dali Another drippy day, but after such a long drought period, I'm not complaining. Just waiting for dry days to put the xmas inf... Read more

  • 12/08/19 Three Descriptions

    12/8/2019 11:19:07 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have." Louis E. Boone "I just got a raise and a six-week vacation!" "Good thing you're self-employed, Hon!" ... Read more

  • 4,500 miles

    12/8/2019 10:43:49 AM, by CKEYES1

    4,500 miles (Yes I posted it all the challenges I'm in.) LOL 315 355... Read more

  • Quotes for the Day 12/8/2019

    12/8/2019 10:01:33 AM, by SILVER1369

    Self-preservation is the first principle of our nature. — Alexander Hamilton Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax. — Bryant McGill... Read more

  • Remembering when...

    12/8/2019 9:03:24 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I'll bet we can all remember these 50's and 60's decorations from our childhood. 446 And who didn't have fun with these.... and maybe still do. 104 I'll be joining with my daughter today at Niagara-on-the-Lake. 636 We always have a great time together, and later do some Ch... Read more

  • Happy Sunday 😊

    12/8/2019 8:55:52 AM, by WILSOD1

    Happy Sunday 😊... Read more

  • Lots of walking today

    12/8/2019 8:51:34 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We’re stopping in Key West to spend half a day and we have a six mile walk mapped out. Shouldn’t be too hot...... Read more

  • Happy holidays

    12/8/2019 8:48:52 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • National Brownie Day

    12/8/2019 8:48:03 AM, by ADKISTLER

    When : Always December 8 National Brownie Day celebrates chocolatey, chewy brownies. Brownie lovers, love chocolate. Conversely, chocolate lovers, love brownies. Therefore, its only natural, that we have a special day to celebrate brownies. It's fun and easy to enjoy this ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/8/2019 8:33:36 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 12/8/19 I've never dropped anyone I believed in. Marilyn Monroe

    12/8/2019 7:21:44 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day I want to live my life, not record it. Jackie Kennedy Love Quote of the Day You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Buddha Art Quote of the Day There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome... Read more

  • Details, Details!

    12/8/2019 7:07:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    It was one of those days with too much to do. I woke up a little tired and rushed into the day. I forgot to bring important things to the nursing home for my mom, I forgot to take care of things that needed to be done because I was all caught up in the unimportant things of life. Sometimes my l... Read more

  • may not be the Christmas I want

    12/8/2019 5:54:28 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning- sitting here drinking my coffee. DS came home last night. He and his wife having problems as usual. I thought things were getting better or at least I hoped. DS informed us that his wife is not letting his daughter come to cookie decorating or Christmas. DIL is spending lots of mon... Read more

  • Day 342: Christmas Coffee Bar

    12/8/2019 2:28:20 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength." (Anonymous) Happy holidays, my lovely friends! IT’s been a long week and we haven’t been able to decorate most of the ... Read more

  • My mouse died

    12/8/2019 1:23:55 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    Last night (Friday) I was on the computer and the mouse was really acting up -- it has been for awhile, but this was even more than usual. Then it just quit working altogether.... I had recognized the signs so I knew the mouse was on it's last legs. So this morning I called my sister and aske... Read more

  • Exercising. What's better for YOU, personally?

    12/8/2019 1:17:57 AM, by K9CLAUDIA

    I always hear people talking about going to the Gym to exercise, and many of those same folks always seem to complain about not having enough time in their day for many other things. I get it, I really do. But I discovered (and this works well for me), is that I can get the same exercise and... Read more

  • 12-7-19

    12/8/2019 1:15:46 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I'm feeling a little more energized today. Scratched off a couple of things on my chore list. Some of the winter sweaters I ordered arrived today. One says it's dry clean only. It is so definitely Christmas, I may only wear it once or twice a year and leave it hanging in the closet the rest of the y... Read more

  • Back home at the North Pole?

    12/8/2019 12:33:55 AM, by MNABOY

    I played Santa this morning at the golf club of which he is superintendent. It amazes me how many adults want a picture with Santa but of the children I had two hard core scared of Santa.. After the parents gave up on a picture they went in to eat in the dining room and I noticed her looking through... Read more

  • Saturday housecleaning again

    12/8/2019 12:28:50 AM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • 7th of December

    12/8/2019 12:21:24 AM, by NOCALORIES

    Happy Saturday! Start the day with Bible Study. Then showered and dressed for the day. Had lunch at Rudy's grilled turkey breast and 3 bean salad. We went to Petco which was a walk across the parking lot and enjoyed looking at the rescue dogs and puppies available. We were grateful for our rescue do... Read more

  • 1st Great Gift

    12/8/2019 12:20:57 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ Day 4979 The first great gift we can bestow on others is a good example! EAT well MOVE daily HYDRATE often SLEEP lots LOVE your body REPEAT DAILY FOR LIFE Til next time, 593 ... Read more

  • Weather

    12/8/2019 12:10:56 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was forecast to rain, but it only drizzled. It is 61 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • Cookies with grandson

    12/7/2019 11:34:22 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My grandson enjoyed making cut out sugar cookies tonight. After he decorated first cookie. He said Mimi can I eat it. Of course I said yes.... Read more

  • 12/7/19

    12/7/2019 11:13:49 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! Both workouts complete. Mom's apt cleaned, and cookies decorated with my son and nefew. Had a lot of fun. Well it is late and I am so tired off to bed I go. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥!... Read more

  • WORK MEETING

    12/7/2019 11:09:38 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, met my coworkers at 9 this morning to drive almost 2 hours to sit through a 4 hour meeting that is a repeat of what we have every year. I laugh, if I don't know it by now I never will. They say well every year we have something new. When you get to the bare bones it is just another version... Read more

  • 12-7-19

    12/7/2019 10:53:02 PM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • "Nothing"

    12/7/2019 10:52:58 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    When you ask me what I am doing today, and I say "nothing" It does not mean I am free. It means I am doing NOTHING. We all need a day every so often when we do NOTHING. 224... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 12/7/19

    12/7/2019 10:39:31 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    The Angel Tree party was today and it went really well. We had so many helpers-- lots of adults but many of the teens came too. We had 18 kids come for the party with their caregivers. I was hoping for more, but it was raining, so I think that's pretty good. We usually have about 22 or 23 at the par... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words to Ponder

    12/7/2019 9:30:58 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Jumped Into the Christmas Spirit With Both Feet

    12/7/2019 9:06:50 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Gist of this eek... Bacon wrapped quail appetizers at a Christmas party that just happened to take place on my birthday...! Most gourmet birthday EVER! Spent yesterday helping a homeschool mom teach her FOUR BOYS how to make some folded paper Christmas ornaments for them to give... then s... Read more

  • Weather

    12/7/2019 8:59:56 PM, by GEORGE815

    Super day today. Warmest day in 2 weeks. Really appreciated it.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/7/2019 8:59:07 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    12/7/2019 8:57:55 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Peace Day six plastics

    12/7/2019 8:42:17 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Today, I’m introducing a very serious topic… plastics, particularly single-use plastics. Now, first let me share that not all plastic is bad… prior to plastics, we relied on ivory, tortoiseshell, wood, bone, iron, tin, silver, gold, etc to create a lot of the items we now make out of plastic. Produc... Read more

  • I'm so excited!

    12/7/2019 7:49:09 PM, by WILSOD1

    Today I noticed all of my clothes hanging on me 🤓 I'm so proud of myself ♥️... Read more

  • Saturday

    12/7/2019 7:36:14 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • lost my blog

    12/7/2019 5:53:02 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I had a blog written and hit post but it didn't seem to go through and I don't feel like writing it again. I went to water fit class this morning. I did laundry and thought my son was going to but he didn't so that upset me a little. Guess that is the highlights. Have a great weekend. 593... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 279 - Checking Eyelids For Holes.

    12/7/2019 3:14:45 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - With all the beauty sleep I got, I should be gorgeous by now. Who knew that I needed that much sleep. I do feel well rested. I am NOT a perky morning person. Although there are benefits to waking early, it is difficult to shift. It is nice to get things done first thing, the sense ... Read more

  • Yummy Lunch in the EDR

    12/7/2019 3:13:42 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    The chicken was sooo good! Luckily the broccoli was cooked perfectly. So glad I walked down to see what they were having. Sometime this week, we should have a tree set up in the EDR, for us all to decorate. If the tree is ready tonight or tomorrow then I can help decorate..which ... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    12/7/2019 2:28:59 PM, by SHERYE

    When my three-year-old son opened the birthday gift from his grandmother, he discovered a water pistol. He squealed with delight and headed for the nearest sink. I was not so pleased. I turned to Mom and said, "I'm surprised at you. Don't you remember how we used to drive you crazy with water gun... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 9 HIIT

    12/7/2019 2:05:05 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's health challenge is to do a HIIT workout. There are LOTs of version of HIIT work outs and a lot of work along videos on YouTube. A simple "HIIT" search returns TONS! Here is just one example: https://www.youtube.com/resu
    lts?search_query=HIIT But before getting to that, f... Read more

  • Saturday afternoon

    12/7/2019 1:50:47 PM, by DWROBERGE

    We are finishing the outdoor decorations. Our grandsons have arrived to be followed by our granddaughter who will be spending the next two days with us. Keeping focused for more success. Getting ready for Church later today. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Hope all are enjoying a ... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    12/7/2019 1:49:28 PM, by RO2BENT

    Quick catch up at work Friday after missing Thursday. Christmas activities today, then groceries and dinner at friend's... Read more

  • DECEMBER

    12/7/2019 12:51:44 PM, by KATHLEEN624

    Here we are already in DECEMBER! The first week of DECEMBER started off with a tremendous snow storm on the east coast here in the USA. Lots of heavy snow fell pulling many trees down but leaving ten inches plus of beautiful white snow on the ground with ice covering all the trees- like diamon... Read more

  • 12/7/19 Love has no age, no limit; and no death. John Galsworthy

    12/7/2019 12:30:55 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others. Robert Baden-Powell Love Quote of the Day Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love. Washington Irving Art Quote of the Day You can't depend on your eyes when yo... Read more

  • Championship Saturday

    12/7/2019 12:09:23 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Football this afternoon. Decorate first.... Read more

  • Xmas

    12/7/2019 12:00:37 PM, by CKEYES1

    Decorating the tree today.... Read more

  • Starting a healthy journey

    12/7/2019 11:24:58 AM, by STEPH6377

    In the last year I have had to start on blood pressure meds. I would really like to get off of them. I have gotten serious about trying to rat healthy and exercise but it's hard. I am starting to feel older and I don't like it. Lol. Hopefully with better eating habits and exercise habits I can s... Read more

  • 12/7/19 Takes Time

    12/7/2019 10:50:33 AM, by NANASUEH

    "All great achievements require time." Maya Angelou "On the bright side, they named the crime after you." Hugs Boy: what's the difference between a tuna, a piano, and a pot of glue? Girl: I don't know Boy: you can tuna piano but you can't pian... Read more

  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    12/7/2019 10:04:15 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Observed: Always December 7th Pearl Harbor Day, commemorates the Japanese attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor. The attack began at dawn December 7, 1941. It crippled the U.S. Pacific Fleet, and caused the U.S. to enter World War II. During the attack at Pear... Read more

  • Friday Bliss

    12/7/2019 10:02:15 AM, by TAMARAMILES2018

    Yesterday, I didn't post ... but I did my yoga and some light weight training, and then I relaxed for most of the day. I actually read several chapters from a book I am loving. I put away my computer for much of the day, made myself a fabulous tea tray with Hope Tea from Uganda, sold by a wonderful ... Read more

  • cute small thing

    12/7/2019 9:52:52 AM, by STARMONICA

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  • "For Small Creatures such as We...

    12/7/2019 9:46:38 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    ...the vastness is bearable only through love." Carl Sagan Feeling like I'm nearing the end of the yucky tunnel I mentioned in yesterday's blog. Feeling better each day. Have a wonderful day, friends.... Read more

  • Quote for 12/7/2019

    12/7/2019 9:45:54 AM, by SILVER1369

    Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. — Plato ... Read more

  • Happy Saturday!

    12/7/2019 9:42:04 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day everyone. 386... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/7/2019 9:30:43 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Gingersnaps and Rumours?

    12/7/2019 8:53:30 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I love gingersnaps... 4 Ain't that the truth... 20 Hope you have a great day... 104 213... Read more

  • holiday humor

    12/7/2019 7:38:33 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Miserable points continue

    12/7/2019 7:38:22 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I give up. Miserable point run continues.... Read more

  • WIT & WISDOM

    12/7/2019 7:15:00 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    "He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter." --John Burroughs... Read more

  • I Am Not Super Woman!

    12/7/2019 6:01:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    No, I am not Super Woman, and I cannot save the world. I need help. I’m having a tough time, making plans to go to Florida in February to visit my son and his family I know that it is not at all rational, but I wonder if my mother will pass while we are gone. It really hurts my heart to leav... Read more

  • Saturday

    12/7/2019 5:48:18 AM, by ROX525

    Up early to walk on treadmill before headed out to a huge craft show with my BFF. Have a wonderful day.... Read more

  • Day 341: Simple Fudge (recipe)

    12/7/2019 2:43:25 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up." (Anne Lamott) Hello, my lovely friends! I got this recipe a million years ago from Rachael Ray. It's her 30-minute ... Read more

  • 12-6-19

    12/7/2019 1:39:04 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    With all the stuff I need to do, I spent the day ignoring my work projects list. It snowed last night. The sun came out and the new snow vanished. Unfortunately, the old snow is still out there. A little bit more of it melted too, but not enough.... Read more

  • Weather

    12/7/2019 12:15:24 AM, by ZRIE014

    It started out sunny and rained in late afternoon. It is 59 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • One Step Closer

    12/6/2019 11:57:35 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ Day 4978 What can you do TODAY to bring you ONE STEP CLOSER to your goal 38 Now, Think about how good you'll feel when you're done! 380 Til next time, 593... Read more

  • Day Well Spent

    12/6/2019 11:56:53 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Kids can be so energizing! Their eyes so bright, and with such stimulating questions, they can really make you want to keep up with them! And kids can be so enervating! Just watching their unstopping energy and listening to their multi-decibel sound level can really drain you! I spent the ... Read more

  • Friday’s Words to Ponder

    12/6/2019 11:42:39 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 6th of December

    12/6/2019 10:48:21 PM, by NOCALORIES

    Up came to my desk and accomplished paperwork. Dressed and went out to lunch with my husband. We drove to the bank and I went in and my husband walked in the grocery store and bought milk. We met at the car and came home. Found time to visit it on Spark People and be blessed.... Read more

  • The Phone

    12/6/2019 10:18:28 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The Phone A young man wanted to get his beautiful blonde wife something nice for their first wedding anniversary. So he decided to buy her a cell phone. He showed her the phone and explained to her al of its features. Meg was excited to receive the gift and simply adored her new phone... Read more