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  • 1-17-20

    1/18/2020 1:34:24 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    My cold has matured to the coughing and sneezing stage. I look forward to it's leaving. I have been spending a lot more time sleeping with this cold. I am beginning to think that is what I missed when I was younger. Of course, in those day with taking care of family and going to work, doing that muc... Read more

  • Weather

    1/18/2020 12:19:14 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the upper 60s after 52. We received some rain in the morning. It is 54 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Friday

    1/17/2020 11:39:45 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I was having a bad day, didn't make it to the gym. I am hoping tomorrow will be better.... Read more

  • Not Making This Up!

    1/17/2020 11:25:12 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It was a damp and occasionally drizzly day today, and I got quite a bit done on my art project (iris folding for beginners, Scan n Cut for beginners), and when I took a break, I found that Amazon Prime has suggested a movie that they think I will like... I haven’t watched it but it has 4 stars,... Read more

  • The Only Difference.............

    1/17/2020 11:10:43 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The only difference between a rut and a grave is the depth. For your own sake...………..please avoid getting into a rut. Your mental and physical health will be the better for it. 381 ... Read more

  • Day 17 - Inspiring Students

    1/17/2020 10:09:38 PM, by FRABBIT

    I spent the morning interviewing candidates to receive a $10,000 scholarship. They were 4 impressive young women all pursuing the field of engineering. It was inspiring to hear their stories and also to see how confident they were in their abilities. They were all nervous about being interviewed ... Read more

  • Friday’s Words to Ponder

    1/17/2020 10:07:41 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    1/17/2020 8:38:49 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    1/17/2020 8:38:29 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Weather

    1/17/2020 8:38:11 PM, by GEORGE815

    Kind of warm but very windy... Read more

  • Weekend finally here!

    1/17/2020 8:19:08 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    The week was long and challenging but I survived it! In fact, I think I may even have lost some weight. I also know that I have started a new habit that if I continue with it, should bring greater losses and success. My habits have been to be more intentional about my breakfasts and lunches. I... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    1/17/2020 7:59:24 PM, by RO2BENT

    Super busy trying to get packed up for weekend away... Read more


    1/17/2020 5:46:25 PM, by BARBIEE52

    Because I'm from Minnesota, I wanted to share a few fun things about living here in the Winter. I've lived here most of my life...am used to the cold, snow. & the storms. It's nice to know our Winters don't last forever, so we can enjoy the other 3 seasons...but for now, I'm enjoying Winter! ... Read more

  • Friday

    1/17/2020 5:31:22 PM, by KITT52

    Have a blessed week end... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    1/17/2020 1:21:55 PM, by SHERYE

    I was watching Star Wars with my daughter. She asked why Luke was climbing inside a Tauntaun. I said to keep warm. She asked, "How warm is it inside?" I said, "Lukewarm."... Read more

  • Today is Broken Resolutions Day.

    1/17/2020 11:08:54 AM, by USMAWIFE

    Today is Broken Resolutions Day. Have you already ditched your New Years Resolutions?... Read more

  • Friday

    1/17/2020 10:25:45 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. Balanced bank statement. One hour dental appt. Now off to volunteer at the hospital from noon to 4. Have a lovely day.... Read more


    1/17/2020 10:10:25 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Hubby has an appointment this afternoon on his right eye. I took off from work today to go with him as I am not sure if they will daylit his eye and I will need to drive. He had lenses replacements in August and they are cloudy know. If he does not need me to be there I will not have totake off wh... Read more

  • Friday Morning Sunshine

    1/17/2020 9:34:00 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is another beautiful start to the day on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. Getting ready to go outside and clean up the back yard today. Keeping focused for success. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Thanks to all for the encouraging comments. Hope all are having a great start to... Read more

  • Resolve

    1/17/2020 9:14:46 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    386 386 386 386 386 386 386 “Resolve says, ‘I will.’ The man says, ‘I will climb this mountain. They told me it is too high, too far, too steep, too rocky and too difficult. But it’s my mountain. I will climb it. You will soon see me waving from the top or dead on the side from trying.’” ~ Ji... Read more

  • Books and Magazines...

    1/17/2020 8:30:30 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Good morning... 213 Hubby and I are heading out this morning to do a long overdo Library and Used Book Store run. The car is laden down with boxes of old paperbacks and magazines to either trade or donate. Also 'almost overdo' library books are ready to turn in and replac... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    1/17/2020 7:40:28 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 1/17/2020 But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? Albe

    1/17/2020 7:35:31 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? Albert Camus Quote of the Day Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others. Mark Twain Love Quote of the Day Looking back, I have this to regret, that too oft... Read more

  • Time to get back on a ship

    1/17/2020 7:30:12 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    It’s starting to get cold. Time to pack and head to Florida to grab a ship.... Read more

  • TGIF!

    1/17/2020 6:39:50 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great start to your weekend everyone. 386... Read more

  • 1-17-20

    1/17/2020 5:39:29 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Getting Unstuck

    1/17/2020 5:27:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Have you ever ended up on the side of the road with your car unable to move? I have. It's not fun, and it's not pretty. I carry a shovel and bucket of sand in the back of my car for such occasions. There have been times when I've needed to call a tow truck to get me out. My message today... Read more

  • 1-16-20

    1/17/2020 2:27:19 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I definitely have a cold. I wish I knew where I got it so I could return it with interest. The sore throat has fallen somewhat into my chest. I had a couple of oranges today. I would not have managed that yesterday. This is the first cold I've had in a couple of years. I slept nearly 10 hours last n... Read more

  • The Internet: Love It or Hate It, There’s a LOT There

    1/17/2020 12:24:44 AM, by MCJULIEO

    It was the best of times. it was the worst of times. It was the Internet. I meant to spend just a few minutes checking out a few questions I had today, and the next time I looked up, two HOURS had passed !!!!! And I tell myself that I’m doing research for my website-to-be, but I find myse... Read more

  • Weather

    1/17/2020 12:15:06 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the low 60s after 51. They are forecasting rain tonight, i hope. It is 54 outside and 65 inside.... Read more

  • Expenses

    1/16/2020 11:56:57 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    It is NOT hard to meet expenses...………… They're everywhere!!! 528... Read more

  • Day 16 - 24 hours in a day

    1/16/2020 11:20:53 PM, by FRABBIT

    My SparkFriend FRITZYS_MAMA always has great quotes and today's really resonated with me. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” ― Zig Ziglar I know this but I need to work on doing something to make some changes to take better advantage... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday

    1/16/2020 10:30:00 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today I always reflect on what I'm thankful for. Be grateful and kind it eill get you far in life.... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words to Ponder

    1/16/2020 10:23:34 PM, by JUDY1676

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    1/16/2020 9:17:53 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we had an appointment with our hair stylist this afternoon. It has been almost 2 months and we usually see her every 4 weeks at least. My hair was not looking good at all. It grows fast so a lapse of this time was really telling on my end. She cut and shaped it into my style and it looks r... Read more

  • 2019 Did you exercise today

    1/16/2020 7:46:23 PM, by GEORGE815

    Got a couple of walks in today.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    1/16/2020 7:45:31 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    1/16/2020 7:45:09 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    1/16/2020 6:14:33 PM, by KITT52

    wishing everyone a happy and healthy Thursday.... ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/16/2020 5:14:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    i helped a good friend of mine to get some groceries today. i am heading for a long walk in a while. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more


    1/16/2020 4:43:16 PM, by ANHELIC

    MATCHLESS DESIGN From whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love. Ephesians 4;16 Adult humans have 206 bones, 640 muscles, ... Read more

  • My Wednesday ended with a whimper

    1/16/2020 3:54:05 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Last night I had a run in with a rather large deer. It was a buck with an impressive rack of antlers. Today we spent trying to arrange the estimate and repair schedule. It was a good hit and my poor car horn no longer TOOTS, but just whimpers softly. Today at school went okay but there were mu... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    1/16/2020 3:49:12 PM, by SHERYE

    Seeing her friend Marcia wearing a new locket, Ashley asks if there is a memento of some sort inside. “Yes,” says Marcia, “a lock of my husband’s hair.” “But Larry’s still alive?” “I know, but his hair is gone.”... Read more

  • 3 Accomplishments

    1/16/2020 3:07:48 PM, by FERRISLL6

    1. Earned Apple watch 2020 award. (Closed all three rings for 7 days.) 2. Wrote Mada Article when I didn’t want to. 3. Not playing “the game” anymore with my sister. Or at least trying my best tostand up to her.... Read more

  • 1/16/2020 A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning. Lillian Gish

    1/16/2020 2:36:59 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day The price of greatness is responsibility. Winston Churchill Love Quote of the Day To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. William Makepeace Thackeray Art Quote of the Day I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all... Read more

  • learning to forgive

    1/16/2020 2:05:27 PM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good afternoon- Monday - my DH told me that he bought baseball tickets for 6 members of our family without talking to me first. He also told my SIL about the tickets and the event. SIL thought it was great. I am about to go to the gym and he lays the bomb on me. I say to him why did you decide ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    1/16/2020 12:31:14 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Thursday

    1/16/2020 11:58:57 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. Was parent/teacher help at pre-school his morning and I need a nap!... Read more

  • Thursday on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast.

    1/16/2020 10:18:55 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a very foggy start to the day. My wife has gone to the senior center with friends for their exercise class. I am watching the birds on the feeder. Keeping focused for successes. Still waiting for new from the Pulmonologist's office. Tough being in limbo. Praying for all affected by recen... Read more

  • My Coffee Supply is Going Bye-Bye Today

    1/16/2020 9:34:48 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    I'm done with coffee (and all caffeine) and bringing my coffee supply to a friend this morning who has gladly agreed to accept the gift. I feel wonderful without it. Last week I accompanied my family member to his doc appt and apparently that was a huge wake-up call. He's radically changed hi... Read more

  • Today's Doings...

    1/16/2020 9:23:48 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I guess this is the mood I'm in today... maybe knowing a blizzard's coming our way this weekend is doing it. It's a sunny, cool morning here today. Perfect for my walk... and grocery shopping before Old Man Winter hits. 636 246 213 Hope you have a happy-funky day too.... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    1/16/2020 9:17:54 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy week for homework, kitchen renovation progressing, looking forward to a weekend away with wife’s extended family ... Read more

  • Success

    1/16/2020 8:54:13 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Success is not so much what we have as it is what we are.” ~ Jim Rohn ... Read more

  • Daily Soul Quote for 1/16/2020

    1/16/2020 8:20:20 AM, by SILVER1369

    Let go of regret. It’s hard, isn’t it? We have to remind ourselves that no matter our choices, we make the best decision we can in the moment. While hindsight may be 20/20, we don’t always have the “best” answers right then and there. We just have to act. Even with mistakes, we can rejoice in knowin... Read more

  • 64 degrees this morning

    1/16/2020 6:56:48 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    But in a couple of days it’s going down to the 20s!... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    1/16/2020 6:34:36 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day! 30 386... Read more

  • 1-16-20

    1/16/2020 5:29:42 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • The Jungle Story Quilt

    1/16/2020 5:15:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    A quilt is my multi-month labor of love. I’m always concerned that I won’t get it done, and the project will sit in a box somewhere as the baby is born, and the little child grows. That is why I chose a simple pattern with a panel in the center. I added a brown border around the panel and will ... Read more


    1/16/2020 5:14:46 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Many people walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints on your heart. --Eleanor Roosevelt... Read more

  • 1-15-20

    1/16/2020 1:55:07 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Woke up this morning with a sore throat. I've been soothing all day and it's still sore. I think I'm getting a cold. I hate having a cold. Fortunately. I don't have anything I have to do away from home. I am not happy, I'm just tired.... Read more

  • Weather

    1/16/2020 12:16:08 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to mid 60 after 46. It is 55 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Day 15 - month speeding by

    1/15/2020 11:59:40 PM, by FRABBIT

    2020 is speeding by. It’s been very busy but things are getting done. Developing some good habits. Managed to drink my 64 ounces each day and my 10000 steps! Can I do it all month? Hope so... Read more

  • 3,109 Steps

    1/15/2020 11:49:23 PM, by SHANTRA7

    I planned my walks but I was driven around all day instead and that wasn't in my plan. Nonetheless, I'm very appreciative of what I did. I also engaged in yoga and stair steps.... Read more

  • Holding The Right Cards

    1/15/2020 11:36:11 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    When I'm finally holding all the right cards, everyone wants to play chess. 303 If you are in the areas that are predicting well below zero temperatures, be careful and stay safe and warm.... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words to Ponder

    1/15/2020 10:37:57 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • So Sleepy...

    1/15/2020 9:40:46 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I am sleepy. And I will be heading to bed pretty soon, but what I think I REALLY need is to spend time together with my friends..... It’s not a luxury if you claim it “for medicinal purposes”..... One day at a time keeps it from being overwhelming... ... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    1/15/2020 9:35:43 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Took my nephew and his mom out to dinner, he is going back to London and she to California. We also had 4 other family members join us. We had a nice time.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    1/15/2020 8:07:18 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    1/15/2020 8:06:47 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    1/15/2020 8:06:24 PM, by GEORGE815

    Better number today. Have been doing some good things and it worked out.... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    1/15/2020 5:47:51 PM, by SHERYE

    It was the kindergarten teachers birthday and the students decided that they would each buy their teacher a gift. The first student, whose parents own a florist shop, gave her a present. She held it and said, "I guess that it is flowers". "How did you guess?" asked the little boy. She laugh... Read more

  • after my rant

    1/15/2020 5:21:22 PM, by USMAWIFE

    today I went to the tricare prime website and found the eob;s from hubby's visit to the PCP they paid the blood draw but would not pay the office visit since they were the same day.. 24 , Of course, I called to speak to a representative.. and their computers have been down all day. So I wrote a... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/15/2020 2:56:43 PM, by KITT52

    think about this the next time you call someone an idiot.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/15/2020 2:13:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am having a relaxing day today. i go back to the gym starting this friday. i took a break from it over the holidays. my daughter is doing well and says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/15/2020 11:55:55 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete and picked up landmines and sticks from the yard. Babysitting until 4 p.m. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • A new Grandson

    1/15/2020 9:58:26 AM, by KESTRYLL

    I am very happy to say I am a grandma of six now. Storm Phoenix was born the day after Christmas.... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    1/15/2020 9:10:33 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy homework evening and bass lesson. Electrician should start today in kitchen.... Read more


    1/15/2020 9:08:22 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I am heading out for a day with friends. We are headed into town for lunch. After that one friend has appointments this afternoon, so she will head in that direction. My other friend and I will come back to our community for a mani-pedi. I really enjoy these days out. It gives me a break. I re... Read more

  • Eggs or Wings...?

    1/15/2020 8:58:23 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Maybe it'll be wing-night here tonight. Not too sure about those deviled eggs though. 246... Read more

  • Listen!

    1/15/2020 8:49:10 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new. ~The Dali Lama... Read more

  • 1/15/2020 Love dies only when growth stops. Pearl S. Buck

    1/15/2020 7:33:53 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. Lucius Annaeus Seneca Love Quote of the Day We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us. Madame de Stael Art Quote of the Day Art is the triumph over chaos. John Cheever Nature Quote... Read more

  • Donating blood today

    1/15/2020 7:31:59 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    The blood bank called and need donations. It’s to bad it’s all for huge profit now, no way to give blood to needy people without them being charged big bucks for it. Blood banks are money making operations...but people need blood so we give.... Read more

  • Good

    1/15/2020 6:57:52 AM, by KBICK214

    Make it a great day 🙏🥰... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    1/15/2020 6:50:09 AM, by EVILCECIL

    It's the middle of the week, it's all downhill until the weekend! Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    1/15/2020 6:41:19 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 1-15-20

    1/15/2020 5:42:53 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Take Good Care of Yourself!

    1/15/2020 5:29:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    In the midst of the craziness of life, I make sure that self-care is on the schedule. 1. Once a month, I have an appointment to talk with a dietitian about how I'm controlling Type 2 Diabetes. This month, I had quite a surprise. Amber asked me about my snacks, and I told her that I often eat... Read more

  • 1-14-20

    1/15/2020 1:20:04 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Tonight was our last Shakespeare and pizza meeting. We didn't do anything special. I will miss the way we can mangle the play with the words right in front of us. We are having her retirement party on the 24th.... Read more

  • Needed: Eyes To See

    1/15/2020 12:43:12 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I had to run by the library tonight, and I must have passed right by this spectacular spider web on my way into the building... it was above my head, but was about a yard in diameter, and the spider itself was about the size of a quarter... I know people who are truly freaked out by spiders, b... Read more

  • Not a good day

    1/15/2020 12:29:52 AM, by JOANN25

    Between church work, grocery shopping, eating with a group of friends and falling asleep whenever I have the chance, I did not make my goal today. Did not even make 1/2 of goal. I was up half the night working on income tax. Accomplished a lot there but it was all seated work and not much movem... Read more

  • Weather

    1/15/2020 12:15:00 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 46. It is 54 outside and 67 inside.... Read more

  • Make A Comeback

    1/15/2020 12:03:34 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    It is difficult to make a comeback when you haven't been anywhere. Don't be afraid to challenge yourself...………. 306... Read more

  • Day 14 - I’m a numbers gal

    1/14/2020 11:57:30 PM, by FRABBIT

    I really do love numbers and it is helping with my water intake. Knowing I have to drink 4 bottles of water a day helps. I know the water is good for me but it takes me the whole day but so far I’ve hit my goal every day of 2020. Often like tonight I’m drinking water right before midnight which d... Read more


    1/14/2020 11:50:35 PM, by ANHELIC

    PERFECTION The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure,making wise the simple. PSALM 19:17 A discriminating diner might taste a chef's dish and exclaim, "Perfection!" An art critic might stare at a famous painting for hours and conclude "It's p... Read more