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A Christmas Wish
Saturday, December 09, 2017      19 comments

This verse was on a Christmas card that we received today and I want to share it with you. If only the leaders of our country would put these wishes into action, maybe our country could go back to being For All Of The People instead of For Only... Read more
"Snacks" Versus "Meals"
Friday, December 08, 2017      15 comments

Getting into the habit of viewing snacks as meals could curb overeating, says a study appearing in the Journal APPETITE in January 2018. For the study, 80 people were given a helping of pasta that was labeled either a "snack" or a "meal." Part... Read more
Sleep Deprivation...................
Thursday, December 07, 2017      18 comments

Sleep deprivation is a stroke risk for people with Metabolic Syndrome. Getting too little sleep at night may spell danger for people with at least three indicators of metabolic syndrome, a constellation of risk factors that includes obesity... Read more
Is Dried Fruit A Healthy Snack?
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      16 comments

Dried fruit is a bit of a double-edged sword when it comes to healthy eating. On the plus side, dried fruit is tasty and packed with fiber. That's because a serving of dried apple chips, for example, actually contains more fiber than one fresh... Read more
Vitamin D: 2 or 3?
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      17 comments

If you take a vitamin D supplement, have you thought about which type it is? There are two---D2 and D3---and a study (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, July 5, 2017) underlines the fact that they don't have equal nutritional value. Resea... Read more
Nola, Nola, Nola..................
Monday, December 04, 2017      18 comments

We had just finished eating supper last night when the phone rang. This is usually the time that we get the most calls from someone who is selling something, so we usually just let the phone ring until the answering machine picks up a message a... Read more
What Has Your Favorite Christmas Present Been So Far?
Sunday, December 03, 2017      14 comments

This one is so easy for me. We had been married for about 2 years and had talked off and on about getting a dog. I knew the dog I wanted and I also wanted not just one, but a mating pair so that we could raise and sell puppies. We were both t... Read more
What Is Your Mate's Favorite Quality?
Saturday, December 02, 2017      15 comments

Think of the quality that drew you to your husband or wife the first time that you met. Was it that quality that led to your marriage or long-term relationship? What is that quality, if you don't mind sharing? The first time I met my hus... Read more
Your Favorite Christmas Memory..............
Friday, December 01, 2017      11 comments

Think back on your Christmas's-Past and tell us about your favorite one. I know that we all have several favorites, but pick one that really stands out and tell us about it. My favorite happened over 40 years ago. Our oldest son was a bab... Read more
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

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