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Happy Turkey Day
Monday, November 25, 2013      10 comments

I know you have probably read this before, but I really like it, so here it goes again........ Twas the night of Thanksgiving, But I just couldn't sleep. I tried counting backwards, I tried counting sheep. The leftovers beckoned-... Read more
I Couldn't Agree More!!!
Sunday, November 24, 2013      13 comments

I am going to make a poster of this and hang it in my youngest son's house...... Putting your phone away and paying attention to those talking to you??????? There's an App for that....... It's called "RESPECT!" ... Read more
I Love This
Saturday, November 23, 2013      14 comments

I've seen better days, but I've also seen worse. I don't have everything that I want, but I do have all I need. I woke up with some aches and pains, but I woke up. My life may not be perfect but I am blessed. ... Read more
You Gotta Love Marriage!!!
Friday, November 22, 2013      12 comments

The older you are and the longer you have been married, the funnier this is. The wife and I were sitting around the breakfast table one lazy Sunday morning. I said to her, "If I were to die suddenly, I want you to immediately sell all ... Read more
Winter Is Coming
Thursday, November 21, 2013      11 comments

The Farmer's Almanac is predicting a very cold winter. It must be true because the squirrels are gathering NUTS. Three of my Spark Friends have disappeared....... Are you OK? ... Read more
Turkey Hunting
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      11 comments

Shot my first turkey yesterday. Scared the s_ _ _ outta everyone in the frozen food section. It was awesome! Getting old is so much fun. ... Read more
Smarter Holiday Eating
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      8 comments

1. Indulge intelligently....."Forget 'all or nothing' and enjoy small portions of the food you really want," says Constance Brown-Riggs, a dietitian and author of The African American Guide to Living Well With Diabetes. Check out all of the fo... Read more
Black November
Monday, November 18, 2013      10 comments

When I was a young turkey, new to the coop, My big brother Mike took me out on the stoop, Then he sat me down, and he spoke real slow, And he told me there was something that I had to know! His look and his tone I will always remember... Read more
Tired? Avoid The Grocery Store!!!
Sunday, November 17, 2013      11 comments

In a recent Swedish study, 14 men either slept for 8 hours or stayed up all night at a sleep lab before eating the same breakfast. They were then told to pick $50 worth of groceries from a mock supermarket. Those who were asked to "shop" after... Read more
Facebook May Mess With Your Mood
Saturday, November 16, 2013      11 comments

Good old-fashioned face-to-face time predicted greater subsequent happiness than using Facebook in a study of 82 young adults. Researchers sent them text messages on their smart phones five times a day for two weeks to ask how they felt, wh... Read more
Hot Chocolate For The Brain
Friday, November 15, 2013      15 comments

Here's a reason to enjoy steaming cocoa this fall: Harvard University researchers recruited 60 people, most of whom had high blood pressure, to drink two cups of hot chocolate every day for a month. Almost a third of the participants als... Read more
Love, Honor.........Just Don't Say "Diet."
Thursday, November 14, 2013      13 comments

New research shows that encouraging your significant other to lose weight may do more harm than good. In a survey of almost 1,300 young adults in relationships, women whose partners strongly urged them to lose weight over the prior year were al... Read more
Exercise Can Help You Sleep, But Maybe Not Right Away
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      14 comments

Researchers at Northwestern University analyzed the effects of a four-month aerobic-exercise program on 11 previously sedentary older women with insomnia. Exercising on a particular day didn't necessarily translate into better sleep that ... Read more
New Warning On Tylenol
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      12 comments

Containers of Tylenol now carry a message indicating that the drug contains acetaminophen and that users should "always read the label." More than 78,000 patients go to emergency rooms each year because of overdoses of acetaminophen, a pain... Read more
11 Ways To Help Our Vets and Troops on 11/11
Monday, November 11, 2013      8 comments

1. Upgrade a soldier's helmet. For $35, you can provide a service member cushioning helmet pads to help protect against traumatic brain injury. operation-helmet.org 2. Foster a companion animal Pets for Vets pairs sh... Read more

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