SLIMMERJESSE
Greater than 1,000,000 SparkPoints 1,054,001
SparkPoints
 

SLIMMERJESSE's Blogs

"True terror is to wake up one morning...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      25 comments

...and discover that your high school class is running the country." Kurt Vonnegut A potentially dangerous day ahead for me as I'm contemplating going to buy a pumpkin pie. Those who know me know exactly what this means. (smiling) A... Read more
"Sin is a queer thing...
Monday, October 19, 2020      23 comments

It isn't the breaking of divine commandments. It is the breaking of one's own integrity." D.H. Lawrence Bit cooler today, which is a wonderful break from the recent heatwave. Walked early. Continuing my massive clearing and giving aw... Read more
"The real question is not whether machines think...
Sunday, October 18, 2020      19 comments

...but whether men do." B.F. Skinner Finally have gotten a bit cooler temps and hoping the hot days are over until next summer. Bought my friend some good protein powder to make shakes. Left it over there this morning. I do mine each morn... Read more
My Friend's Misdiagnosis
Saturday, October 17, 2020      26 comments

Two years ago, my friend was diagnosed with leukemia and I helped find him his beautiful husky, Kaya. She has been his faithful companion and source of so much joy. Yesterday he told me that they just found out that his cancer is a differe... Read more
"A Sad Soul will Kill You Quicker, far quicker...
Thursday, October 15, 2020      29 comments

than a germ." John Steinbeck I'm still dealing with the family member stress that started 8/26. Yes, I did set boundaries, but it's an overwhelmingly complex situation that is tragic and heartbreaking. Even though no longer in my immedia... Read more
CBD Oil and Liver Damage?
Wednesday, October 14, 2020      20 comments

I have several friends, including SP friends who are having terrific results with CBD oil for pain relief. I think I'd do well with it as I still have a little bit of hip pain that needs help. However, the research I've read says one of the si... Read more
Wishing Canadian Sparkies a Happy Thanksgiving
Monday, October 12, 2020      19 comments

Have a wonderful holiday. "Never believe in mirrors or newspapers." Tom Stoppard... Read more
It Felt As Though My Body was Trying to Digest a Brick
Wednesday, October 07, 2020      24 comments

After you've eaten healthy for awhile, when there is a day of non-healthy food, you can really feel the difference. Yesterday was that day. My weigh-in showed a number I hadn't seen in about 15 years. I've been eating a good regimen of health... Read more
I Might Get a Sunlamp for the Oncoming Shorter Days
Tuesday, October 06, 2020      24 comments

Even though I live in a year round sunny climate (SoCal), I really don't like the onset of dark-early, shorter days. Time change is on November 1st and I'm thinking of getting a couple of sunlamps to have on for this period of time. I don't su... Read more
Trying Vanilla Chai for the First Time
Monday, October 05, 2020      18 comments

I guess it would help if I read the label before buying as I had no idea this contains soy and I try to avoid soy. But I'll try it nonetheless. Giving away all of my Halloween decorations. I think I'm done with this holiday. Might be the... Read more
Happy World Animal Day
Sunday, October 04, 2020      18 comments

The National Zoo's baby panda is now about six weeks old. Check it out and see how it now looks like a panda cub and almost ready to open eyes and ears. And don't forget to enjoy all of the live cams on explore.org. Here's to all of our beaut... Read more
UH OH! PUMPKIN PIE SEASON AHEAD
Saturday, October 03, 2020      21 comments

My weakness for pumpkin pie rose to new heights last year at this time as I ate a record number of them from November to December. I "think" I have enough change this year to provide the support I need to resist my beloved pumpkin pie addiction... Read more
Two Full Moons in October
Friday, October 02, 2020      22 comments

In case you haven't seen it, the full moon of the last few nights has been dramatic and beautiful. It's a harvest moon. Another is due at the end of October, a blue moon. Hope all is fine in your corner of the world. "I'm a slow ... Read more
Cats and dogs can be infected by the coronavirus
Thursday, October 01, 2020      15 comments

But still no evidence that pets transmit it to humans. By JAMES GORMAN (NY Times) "A new scientific report confirms that cats and dogs can be infected by the novel coronavirus, and that neither animal is likely to get sick. Cats, however,... Read more
Another Pound Bites the Dust
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      23 comments

An upside of stress - not the same voracious appetite. Wishing all a happy, healthy day. "Everything is worth precisely as much as a belch, the difference being that a belch is more satisfying." Ingmar Bergman... Read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 Last Page »