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Monitoring Your Blood Pressure At Home
Thursday, November 30, 2017      16 comments

The American Heart Association recommends that people with high blood pressure purchase a blood pressure monitor (available at pharmacies) to use at home. Your doctor will be able to advise you on what he or she would consider a high reading if... Read more
Make New Friends But Keep The Old......................
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      16 comments

I am sure that most of you know this verse quite well and maybe have even sung it on occasion. "Make new friends, but keep the old, one is silver and the other is gold." Today, we had company for lunch. I have known this couple for a long... Read more
Nola Strikes Again
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      20 comments

Our oldest Grand-daughter, Elizabeth, had her first Basketball Game of the season today at 5 P.M.. My husband and I went to the game, and when we walked into the gym, our youngest Grand-daughter, Nola, came running up to us to give us hugs.... Read more
A Retiree's Last Trip To Costco!!!
Monday, November 27, 2017      25 comments

Yesterday I was at Costco, buying a large bag of Purina dog chow for my loyal pet, Owen, the Wonder Dog. I was in the check-out line when a woman behind me asked if I had a dog. What did she think I had, an elephant? So, because I'm retir... Read more
Bad Parrot
Sunday, November 26, 2017      19 comments

You may have already read this, but it was sent to me by a friend and just in case you haven't seen it, it will give you a smile and maybe even (like me) it will give you a laugh. A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The par... Read more
My New Mantra
Saturday, November 25, 2017      16 comments

Blessed are those who are cracked For they are the ones Who let in the light................. ... Read more
A Nola-ism..................
Friday, November 24, 2017      19 comments

Nola is my 5 year-old Grand-daughter. She is the youngest child at the majority of our gatherings.............and she is also a peanut. She is tiny and fine-boned with strawberry blond hair, big blue eyes, and the voice and vocabulary of a muc... Read more
A Bit Of Lightness
Thursday, November 23, 2017      14 comments

HAPPY THANKSGIVING............... Twas the night of Thanksgiving, But I just couldn't sleep. I tried counting backwards, I tried counting sheep. The leftovers Beckoned------ The dark meat and white, But I fought the tempta... Read more
Smarter Holiday Eating
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      16 comments

Have your cake (or pie or casserole) and eat it, too---without sacrificing your diet. 1. Indulge intelligently: "Forget 'all or nothing' and enjoy small portions of the food you really want: says Constance Brown-Riggs, a dietitian and aut... Read more
Special People.............
Tuesday, November 21, 2017      15 comments

This is dedicated to the friends I have made over the past 8 years here on Spark People. My husband will never understand how I can become so invested in people I have never met and may never see face-to-face. I have tried to explain to him t... Read more
So Beautiful..............We Should Never Forget This
Monday, November 20, 2017      18 comments

STONE Two friends were walking Through the desert. During some point of the Journey, they had an Argument, and one friend Slapped the other one In the face. The one who got slapped Was hurt, but without Saying an... Read more
I Need Your Help.............
Sunday, November 19, 2017      14 comments

In all of your information-gathering regarding diet and exercise, has anyone run across an article or other source which suggests which foods, when combined, increase our metabolism? If you have, would you please share your source with me? ... Read more
The Magic Bank Account
Saturday, November 18, 2017      19 comments

Imagine that you had won the following *PRIZE* in a contest: Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400 in your private account for your use. However, this prize has rules. THE SET OF RULES 1. Everything that you didn't spend duri... Read more
Recipe for Thieves Soap & The Use of Thieves Oil For Common Ailments
Friday, November 17, 2017      15 comments

I mentioned in yesterday's blog that my family uses Thieves Soap on a Daily Basis. I truly believe, after using it for 3 years, that my family does not get as many colds and has not had the flu due to the fact that we do use it. I will give yo... Read more
Thieves Oil For Common Ailments
Thursday, November 16, 2017      16 comments

Some of you have asked where to buy Thieves Oil. I always buy the Essential Oils and make my own Thieves Oil as it is much more cost effective. I purchase the oils at Woodmans and also at Walmart. Most cities also have Natural Products Stores... Read more

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