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Prescription-Drug Deaths On The Rise
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      12 comments

Drug-overdose deaths rose for the 11th straight year in 2010, due largely to the overuse of prescription opioid pain relievers, according to a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers for the Centers fo... Read more
One Of Those Days........
Monday, May 20, 2013      8 comments

Ever have one of those days, when something seems a bit "OFF" but you just can't put your finger on it........ Or it seems like all the people around you are grouchy and just want to butt heads........or just, get into some kind of weird tu... Read more
Being A Senior
Sunday, May 19, 2013      12 comments

Most of you have probably already seen this, but every so often I read it as a reminder of why this time in my life IS special. Enjoy......... As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own fri... Read more
The 5-Star Darwin Award
Saturday, May 18, 2013      10 comments

The Darwin Awards honor the "LEAST EVOLVED" among us. The 5-Star Stupidity Award Winner: When a man attempted to siphon gasoline from a motor home parked on a Seattle street by sucking on a hose, he got much more than he bargained for... Read more
Exercise For People Over 55 (Tongue In Cheek)
Friday, May 17, 2013      18 comments

1. Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room at each side. 2. With a 5-pound potato bag in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as you can. Try to reach a fu... Read more
Trouble At The House (Especially for you golfers)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      12 comments

At dawn the telephone rings, "Hello, Senor Bob? This is Ernesto, the caretaker at your country house." "Ah yes, Ernesto. What can I do for you? Is there a problem?" "Um, I am just calling to advise you, Senor Bob, that your parrot; ... Read more
One Of My Favorites
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      13 comments

Now, this is for my dog friends and my friends who need to smile! An older, tired-looking dog wandered into my yard. I could tell from his collar and well-fed belly that he had a home and was well taken care of. He calmly came over to me,... Read more
Dog For Sale......
Monday, May 13, 2013      15 comments

A guy is driving around the back woods of Montana and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: "Talking Dog For Sale." He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into ... Read more
How Did You Spend Your Mother's Day?
Sunday, May 12, 2013      9 comments

We were fortunate enough to be invited to our Son and DIL's for Brunch this morning. Our son made the entire meal which consisted of a delicious Baked Egg dish made with ham, mushrooms and peppers. He also made Steel-Cut Oatmeal with apples an... Read more
Older Women
Saturday, May 11, 2013      13 comments

She walked up and tied her old mule to the hitch rail. As she stood there, brushing some of the dust from her face and clothes, a young sunslinger stepped out of the saloon with a gun in one hand and a bottle of whiskey in the other. The y... Read more
Daddy Sleeps Naked!!!
Friday, May 10, 2013      8 comments

"Late again!", the third-grade teacher sternly said to little Johnny. "It ain't my fault this time, Miss Russell. You can blame this one on my Daddy. The reason I'm three hours late is my Daddy sleeps naked!" Now, Miss Russell had ta... Read more
Eagle Joke
Thursday, May 09, 2013      10 comments

One day Harry the Eagle waited at the nest for Mary, his darling of 10 glorious years. After a while when she didn't return he went looking and found her. She had been shot dead! Harry was devastated, but after about six minutes of mo... Read more
Fat Facts
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      11 comments

Omega-3s are billed as your body's magic bullet---but they're not all created equal. What you need to know. 1. Superfats live up to the hype. "The strongest evidence is in the area of heart disease: Omega-3s decrease mortality and the od... Read more
Words of Wisdom From My Mom
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      10 comments

My Mom knows ALL about Spark People and sent 2 comments that she has lived by over the years. She is 89 now and has led a very good life, so I usually follow her advice. I would like to share her 2 favorites with you in today's blog. Fall... Read more
Senior Love
Monday, May 06, 2013      11 comments

I was in my back yard trying to launch a kite. I threw the kite up in the air, the wind would catch it for a few seconds, then it would come crashing back down to earth. I tried this a few more times with no success. All the while, my w... Read more

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