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  • Mighty Mouse

    2/26/2020 12:04:33 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Mighty Mouse is, brace yourself, another anthropomorphic star of a cartoon. Mighty Mouse (who looked more like a rat, to me), was originally named “Super Mouse” in his debut in 1942. His name was changed in the 8th outing to Mighty Mouse. There were a total of 80 theatrical shorts. The Mighty Mouse... Read more

  • Calm down Cookie Monster!

    2/25/2020 3:19:41 PM, by BLITZEN44

    So the weight loss journey is off to a bit of a bumpy start. Day one I did well, tracked my food and came in at about 900 calories at the end of the day. After tracking everything and feeling pleased, a little voice in the back of my head said I still had 300 left to play with. So I started cons... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/25/2020 1:27:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    a mild day here today. in the morning, it rained a bit and snowed a bit. now it is just cloudy outside. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i am heading for a long walk after lunch. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Thin Tuesday (okay, not fat tuesday, but thinner tuesday)

    2/25/2020 10:39:19 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Another good weigh-in for this week. Slowly going down. Have a wonderful day, friends. "If the young only knew; if the old only could." French proverb... Read more

  • Good Morning

    2/25/2020 10:15:28 AM, by JASPER1981

    So I just realized it has been a year since I have been on here. 2019 was not a good year actually 2017, 2018, and 2019 were not good years. I will say in the last year I have lost about 30 pounds. I am no where I want to be but it is a start. I am still attempting to get over my ex which is going o... Read more

  • It's that time again...

    2/25/2020 8:11:28 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Well it's that time of year here in Canada to start making our Maple Syrup. 484 We'll all be looking forward to Pancake Day in order to have some. How to Tap a Tree for Maple Syrup Method 1 Tapping the Tree. Find a maple tree. The most important step in the process of tapping a... Read more


    2/25/2020 7:44:08 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I am heading for work and Hubby back to doctor... Read more

  • 2-25-20

    2/25/2020 5:55:25 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • The Three Stooges

    2/25/2020 12:12:24 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    The Three Stooges started out as a vaudeville & comedy act, beginning in 1922. There were clips for movies, movies full of them poking each other, & lots of slapstick (&I do mean slaps!) There were a total of 6 actors who played part of the Stooges, but only 3 @ at a time There seems to have been a ... Read more

  • In Search Of... Friends?

    2/24/2020 7:45:52 PM, by MISSCHEEVEEUS

    So I started using myStregnth tool that I get with Kaiser (healthcare). Its free with my coverage and I figured I might as well use it. The first thing it brought up with me to tackle is managing my depression. I didn't realize before how my depression effects so many aspects of my life, including m... Read more


    2/24/2020 5:16:47 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Hubby got up and left for work. There are some times that my cell will not work from the house. They are working on towers so I could not reach him when I got up. I got ready to heard out for my day off work. I got a call from him that he was on his way home. He was picking up a coffee for me o... Read more

  • Can Smiling Help Prevent Dementia?

    2/24/2020 9:48:11 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    I recently read the article “Best Tips to Prevent Dementia from a Neuroscientist” (by Joshua Tresvalles) and most of the tips are what you would guess. (BTW, it is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S.) Have a consistent sleep schedule. Be excited about something each day. Get at least 10 m... Read more

  • Look who stopped by...

    2/24/2020 8:08:03 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Well... we got another three recycle boxes of our so called junk out to the curb this morning. Lots of work and mental fortitude to dump all the clutter we've accumulated over the past twenty years. But now our home is starting to look roomier and more open. Still lots more to d... Read more

  • 2-24-20

    2/24/2020 5:43:27 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Yogi Bear

    2/23/2020 11:11:15 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Yogi Bear is described as an “anthropomorphic bear” (just in case you thought real bears wore neckties & hats, spoke with other animals and people, & stole pic-a-nik baskets). Now, everyone understands this is a cartoon show, right? Yogi was a breakout character from the Huckleberry Hound Show. The ... Read more


    2/23/2020 10:25:41 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we have come a long way into the year for Hubby. He got his first sinus infection this year. He has been taking his Elderberry regularly and he usually has this 4 to 5 times by this time in the season. He is taking some antibiotics and has been in bed all afternoon after taking a hot shower... Read more

  • Lost 9 lbs in One Month

    2/23/2020 2:09:08 PM, by PORTIA70

    I am so proud of myself. Even with only a bare amount of walking and climbing stairs I still lost 9 lbs since I was last at my doctor. She asked me how I did it and I told her just basically watching what I eat. And if you have been with me through most of my journal entries you know that I have a n... Read more

  • 5 things to know about "The Call of the Wild" before you see the movie

    2/23/2020 11:03:23 AM, by SHOCOSS
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  • The Food Tracker is My New BFF

    2/23/2020 10:42:32 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    For 11 years here on SP I resisted tracking food. Then, two months ago, I started daily food tracking and now can't go a day without it. It has been an invaluable tool and I can't believe what a bonehead I've been about doing it. (smiling) Wishing all a fun day. "Ours is a world where p... Read more

  • Sroke

    2/23/2020 9:38:51 AM, by SMILE7737

    I had a stroke less than a month ago. I am doing ok, my speech patters are turning around but I am still the lack of trying to lose weight. I want to do it but I am a little sloth for right now. I can't seem to bring exercise and my daily habit beside reading and watching tv. I just can't help... Read more

  • What rhymes with orange... LoL

    2/23/2020 9:05:44 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    It is another great day here. Sunny, cold and windy, BUT no snow. 104 Since I decided a long time ago, that I was going to have a great day, everyday, I have been having great days, everyday. Yes, I get upset at things too, but then I remind myself that I'm still going t... Read more


    2/23/2020 6:18:36 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Always be joyful in HOPE... Read more

  • 2-23-20

    2/23/2020 3:14:57 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Mysteries of the Missing

    2/23/2020 1:14:57 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Mysteries of the Missing is a show on Science Channel. It started in August 2017. The host is someone who has some history of being missing mysteriously - Terry O’Quinn (he was John Locke on Lost) The premise of the hourly show is investigating famous people, things & places who have been lost. They... Read more

  • 2-22-20

    2/22/2020 10:08:18 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more


    2/22/2020 8:44:46 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well I had to work today and I got off at 3. Hubby picked me up and wanted to go to the seafood joint. So off we went. We like this place as they have fresh seafood and if I want something special, the lady in the kitchen makes if for me. We sag at our table talking and laughing and when others ... Read more

  • Oooops.... WoW

    2/22/2020 9:29:06 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Mom & Dad saving their baby from a nasty fall. 40 I think that nest needs a redo... for sure. 587 Hope you had a great day... 213... Read more

  • Don't romance the food; Do the next right thing

    2/22/2020 2:44:03 AM, by IOLITE7

    It's 1:45 a.m. & I'm writing this, as a tool to not eat & to not think about food. I ate appropriately yesterday, but not enough. I will increase vegetables today. It looks hypocritical to write that I didn't eat enough because all I did was pass on eating foods that don't contribute to good health.... Read more

  • Tales of the Darkside

    2/21/2020 11:29:00 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Tales of the Darkside was a horror anthology show. The pilot showed in 1983, the series ran from 1984-88. Each show was a stand alone show, many ending with a twist. The stories ranged from horror, the macabre, fantasy, & science fiction. The episode would start with this voiceover: Man live... Read more


    2/21/2020 10:41:05 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, I had a long work day. I am tired and I am heading to bed soon. So far I am not hurting from the bad fall. I did notice that the cold wind against my back did hurt a little... Read more

  • Arms up and hands opened wide; letting blessings flow through me

    2/21/2020 3:36:50 PM, by IOLITE7

    I am not the fat on my body. The fat is a symptom of wrong messages I internalized about how to protect myself; cope with anxious thoughts, & situations too big/baffling for me to handle. My mind was saying "wait a minute, just explain so I can understand/learn, to do this thing called life". Inste... Read more

  • "The better we feel about ourselves...

    2/21/2020 1:13:27 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    the fewer times we have to knock somebody else down to feel tall." Odetta Not much to say today. I just like to stop in and wish all a happy, healthy day.... Read more

  • An old time fav...

    2/21/2020 9:04:42 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Here's another relic of the past, but they sure were fun... We all knew the combo to play our favourite songs. Mine, back in my high school days was B-9 = Aquarius by 5th Dimension, or ANY Beatles song. 224 335 Bet you had many favourites back then too. 213... Read more

  • 2-21-20

    2/21/2020 5:47:36 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Dr. Who

    2/20/2020 11:32:25 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Doctor Who has been a long-running sci-fi series on BBC, which originally ran 1963-1968. It was rebooted in 2005 & continues (with occasional breaks) today, after 12 incarnations with various men, & with the first woman doctor! Premise: “The Doctor” is a time-traveling extraterrestrial, from the ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/20/2020 1:49:41 PM, by MOMMY445

    another cool and windy day today. i got some much needed grocery shopping done this morning. now i am taking it easy and enjoying the day. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Amazing reasons to adopt a pet

    2/20/2020 11:26:28 AM, by SHOCOSS
    pt-a-pet/... Read more

  • "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken"

    2/20/2020 9:26:11 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    This was another light fragrance I found that has a catchy name. Did some shopping on Tuesday with b'day gift cards and some interesting stuff just called my name. (smiling) I was also celebrating my safe outcome from Sunday's firetruck scare. The great news today is that my muscle pull was j... Read more

  • Laughter is the best medicine...

    2/20/2020 9:10:21 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Here's a few early morning funnies for you. 100 Or after 8pm... 40 "Good morning"... hope you have a great day... too!" 213... Read more

  • 2-20-20

    2/20/2020 5:43:48 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more


    2/20/2020 5:26:52 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Faith means that you have peace even when you don't have all the answers. --Joyce Meyer... Read more

  • Hope & Gloria

    2/19/2020 11:43:50 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Hope & Gloria only lasted 2 seasons on NBC. One reviewer classified it as “pleasant”, not a great recommendation ... Premise: Hope, a television producer, leaves her philandering husband after 10 years. Street wise single mother Gloria & her kiddo move into the apartment next door, in Philadelphia... Read more


    2/19/2020 9:29:49 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well my day off and my girlfriend had an appointment at the nail salon to have our maniped today. We just love this place as it is so relaxing. We had our pedicure and the tech walked me across to the mani table. We sit ins rolling chair. I don't know what went wrong today, but they usually stan... Read more

  • Year of the Rat. Starting off the New Year

    2/19/2020 7:44:46 PM, by MISCHIEFBOI

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  • it's wednesday

    2/19/2020 4:39:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and somewhat windy day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! after supper, i will be going for a long walk. have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Positive Affirmations.

    2/19/2020 12:21:21 PM, by MIRELICA

    I'm a big fan of positive affirmations. I was not in the past, I believed in them but I didn't quite practice them. I don't know, I was always under the impression that they work for more advanced souls, not for me. Anyway, I few years ago, actually in 2012, I started to practice. I would go o... Read more

  • "Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe"

    2/19/2020 11:10:58 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    This is a lightly-fragranced perfume I saw yesterday when shopping with my b'day gift cards. Made me smile for obvious reasons. Re-injured my almost-healed hip sprain yesterday by getting up from my desk chair quickly and sideways; a pull in my inside thigh muscle that has triggered things aga... Read more


    2/19/2020 9:09:09 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    HAPPY HUMP DAY! Make it a good one! ... Read more

  • What we did then...

    2/19/2020 8:59:54 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Funny... I was thinking of this very thing the other day. We used to go to the backdoor of our friends house and just holler out their names a few times to get them to come out and play. 185 And you WANTED to be outside... otherwise my Mom used to have all kinds of work I ... Read more

  • 2-19-20

    2/19/2020 5:46:50 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Spring Time Planning

    2/19/2020 12:25:25 AM, by PORTIA70

    I was doing some thinking today and part of my exercise plan is going to include walking up and down the block a few times in the morning after I get my meds in me. We are suppose to be in the 70's for the rest of February here in Los Angeles, so the weather will not be my excuse. I also am thinking... Read more

  • Alien Nation

    2/18/2020 11:47:24 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Alien Nation television show was based on the movie of the same name, with James Cain as Matthew Sykes & Mandy Patinkin as Sam Francisco. In the tv show, Gary Graham playing Sikes & Eric Pierpojnt as Sam “George” Francisco. Yeah,Anyway, the premise is that a huge space ship crashed in the Mojave Des... Read more

  • Silence.

    2/18/2020 9:39:46 PM, by MIRELICA

    I love silence. I'm a rather creative person and I need silence to create. I'm talking about being alone in the room; being at peace; being able to imagine and create. In silence. These days when I go out from this state, the state of silence, I feel more and more that there is too much noise a... Read more

  • Doing my best...

    2/18/2020 6:45:53 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    Hello, dear sparklers! I have had a few bumpy weeks lately. I know this is the timeline of grief. Some days you feel like you might be leveling out and finding your feet then a significant holiday rolls around that you must face without the love of your life and you slide back down the into th... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/18/2020 1:44:18 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a mild and slightly windy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. the weekend was good. i am looking forward to the rest of the week. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • National Wine Day

    2/18/2020 9:23:39 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Since I don't drink, I've turned it into a personal National Whine Day. But there's nothing to whine about at the moment, so I'll just feel lucky about that. (smiling) I've decided that I no longer need acupuncture, so that's one less appt to have to keep. Any remaining body work to finish h... Read more

  • Today's Doings...

    2/18/2020 8:53:14 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Meeting with some of my Tai Chi gang for lunch today. But first we have to clear off the driveway and car before I can go anywhere. Plus / minus freezing out there... and grey. 20 So glad we park in our driveway... so the snow plow won't bury our car. 198 ... Read more


    2/18/2020 7:23:46 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, Coco and I got up early this morning and she was ready to go out. It was really foggy outside and I had to watch her really close so I would not lose her. She does not like you being right up on her when she is taking care of her morning business. She would look at me and move further away.... Read more

  • 2-18-20

    2/18/2020 5:38:32 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more


    2/17/2020 11:47:19 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well I worked the late shift today and got off at 8. Hubby ws coming to get me. He called and asked if there was another key to the house. Why. he had picked up Coco went out the front door and shut it. His keys were on the counter and the door locked. I could not remember if we still had the ... Read more

  • A Million Little Things

    2/17/2020 11:39:08 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Set in Boston, A Million Little Things is the story of a group of close friends. The first episode had one of them committing suicide. The rest of the group begin to reassess their lives, to live life more fully. It has a large ensemble cast. Both Sides Now, Joni Mitchell, 1970 (Sun... Read more

  • 2-17-20

    2/17/2020 11:38:32 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • "In 10 Years, it is Estimated that 50 percent of Americans will be Obese"

    2/17/2020 11:01:21 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    I heard this conjecture the other day, based on the rate we are currently increasing in obesity. Not a happy thought, for sure. I'll just keep eating right, exercising and trying my best not to become part of the statistic. Recently I read that tomatoes should not be refrigerated. That's whe... Read more

  • Dedicating the next 30 lbs to Jan DuMond.

    2/17/2020 10:08:26 AM, by LOVINGLORIN

    Jan has shown me what unconditional Friendship is. She is close to standing in front of the pearly gate due to Cancer. I will be dedicating the next 30 lbs loss to Jan for a couple of reasons. First she'll be glad I am losing more weight and 2nd I am an emotional eater. Losing Jan is devastati... Read more

  • Much better...

    2/17/2020 9:19:03 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Starbucks needs to do this to all their coffee menus. I just want an ordinary, milky, hot coffee please with a dash of cinnamon. 106 Or tea for the tea lovers 213... Read more


    2/17/2020 5:31:22 AM, by MARYJOANNA


  • Just Ten WHOLE Minutes

    2/17/2020 2:35:36 AM, by MISSCHEEVEEUS

    So my new spark goal is to get 10 minutes of exercise a day. Doable... to most. The last time I tried to do 10 minutes of exercise it was with my mom on the patio. She was looking like Ms.America and smiling the whole way through. I was barely moving and felt that each movement was too much and sure... Read more

  • Heading Back To The Hospital And Health

    2/17/2020 12:36:50 AM, by MISSCHEEVEEUS

    Whoa! Its been a minute. Time flies I suppose. So update. I have spent the past year working at my local grocery store. Although it is not in my dream field, I have learned quite a bit about myself and working with people. I found out that I am "charming". And I feel alot more comfortable talking to... Read more

  • This Is Us

    2/16/2020 11:18:37 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    This is Us has been shown on NBC starting in 2016. The story covers the lives and friends of 2 parents & their 3 children. The time setting flips back & forth from the children as babies, triplets, to the present setting. & in between. Of the 3 premature babies, one died. The parents adopted a Black... Read more

  • 2-16-20

    2/16/2020 10:51:39 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Weight Loss Attempt # 47,564

    2/16/2020 9:22:24 PM, by BLITZEN44

    Well, things have become uncomfortable again. And by things, I mean waistbands. And looking down in the shower and catching a glimpse of what not staying on top of healthy eating looks like. It can't go on. I have a fairly relaxed personality in an overall sense and maybe that's why I cont... Read more


    2/16/2020 9:21:03 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, We purchased my care in St Augustine, so it is a day trip for us to take it for service. It was due its check up so we made an appointment for when they open t 10. It took about 45 minutes for the service process today as it was also an oil change and some filters. We then went over to th... Read more

  • The Speeding Firetruck Coming Straight Toward Me this Morning

    2/16/2020 12:19:27 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    I think I'll see this image in my mind's eye for awhile, and still trying to figure out how this happened. Having a perfect driving record (I'm not saying I'm perfect, but I do have nothing on my record), there are times like these I realize that it is as much a matter of luck as it is driving skil... Read more

  • Today's Doings...

    2/16/2020 8:58:54 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    My dear hubby Bob, took me out for our Valentine's dinner last night at The Mandarin Buffet. We waited a day so it wouldn't be so crazy busy. 129 Had a nice time together and of course made smart food choices. He also gave me these lovely roses which he chose himself. T... Read more

  • Highway Thru Hell

    2/15/2020 11:15:31 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Highway Thru Hell is a Canadian documentary about the heavy duty rescue and recovery businesses. (Initially, it centered on Jamie Davis Motor Trucking, but other companies joined the lineup in later seasons.) The show began in 2012, & is still happening. The focus of most of the episodes are on the ... Read more

  • 2-15-20

    2/15/2020 10:58:06 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • 02/15/2020

    2/15/2020 9:53:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    We had a nice Valentines. Margaret got off work early, so we changed plans and went out to eat a bit earlier. The restaurant we wanted to go to was going to be full, so we decided to go early. We got to the restaurant meeting our friends about 4:20 and they already has a list with 30 people ahead... Read more


    2/15/2020 9:12:38 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well again I had to work. We hired new people for our office and none of them will work weekends and nights so it is up to us older employees. Of course, this does not really set well with me as I have been doing this for 16 years and they just want to wales in and take the good hours which appare... Read more

  • Hello there....

    2/15/2020 9:01:42 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I've heard both voices before... 100 I think this is how I feel today... I do need more sleep. 102... Read more

  • "Blessed is He Who Expects Nothing...

    2/15/2020 8:44:47 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    ...for he shall never be disappointed." Jonathan Swift Still doing great without sugar and caffeine. Still drinking the apple cider vinegar in water which curbs my appetite. Have a happy, healthy day, friends.... Read more


    2/15/2020 5:35:58 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Faith means that you have peace even when you don't have all the answers. --Joyce Meyer... Read more

  • My Funny Valentine

    2/14/2020 11:17:02 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    My Funny Valentine, a show tune from 1937. It was written by Rodgers & Hart, for the movie “Babes in Arms”. Many, many singers have recorded it. My Funny Valentine My funny valentine Sweet comic valentine You make me smile with my heart Your looks are laughable Unph... Read more

  • 2-14-20

    2/14/2020 10:20:41 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • The Scale LOVES me Today

    2/14/2020 11:18:59 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    I've gone from totally ignoring the scale for a long time, to agreeing (with myself) to check in every couple of weeks. Today was a lovely sight. Going down ever so slowly, but I'll take it. My body is happy where it's at and does not want to relinquish any lbs so this a tough process. Wishi... Read more

  • A Winter Tonic

    2/14/2020 9:02:55 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I was cleaning out my fridge and noticed that a bag of grapes got hidden under everything in the veggie-fruit bin. There was also a couple of apples that were past their prime, so I chopped them up and mixed it with those old grapes. That photo kind of shows what I had without... Read more


    2/14/2020 5:30:34 AM, by MARYJOANNA


  • Barney and Friends

    2/14/2020 12:15:23 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Barney and Friends was a children’s show (ages 1-8), on PBS from 1992- 2010. I was well out of the target audience, & didn’t watch - but,, it was inevitable that I caught glimpses. When grown-ups were around, Barney was a stuffed purple Tyrannosaurus Rex doll. When the children were alone with their... Read more