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  • Weird Sunday......

    12/15/2019 9:14:59 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello, Everyone and Blessing to you on this Sunday. What I said yesterday about today being a rest day was pretty much correct. We haven't been able to get out of our driveway at all today with all the snow we're getting. I'm not sure when it started exactly. By 9:00 AM there were a good 2 i... Read more

  • sunday blessings

    12/15/2019 9:05:59 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    recovering from holiday party on my husbands side over 35 people kids galore, tons or food Here's to making good choices and enjoying family . healthy breakfast clean sheets on bed a lovely 40 minute walk on a warm winter day a healthy salad veggies , fruit and walnuts and ch... Read more

  • 12/15/19

    12/15/2019 7:41:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I made it through PSR this morning. With an impending snowstorm we weren't sure if we could do the craft project which was a nativity wreath. They told us that they were picking up the pizzas at 11:15 as they couldn't cancel the order and they didn't want to get stuck with 20 or more pizzas.... Read more

  • jokes and november review and December goals

    12/15/2019 7:13:10 PM, by CANDOK1260

    November goals are : 1. drink 6 glasses of water everyday-didn't make it 2. keep up my exercise streak now on day 881 days - now on 919 days 3. -try to eat 3 different freggie a day-and at least one being a veggie - working on this 4 lose weight I now weight 166.6 what is less than half a p... Read more

  • it's sunday

    12/15/2019 2:45:13 PM, by MOMMY445

    a windy and cooler day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! in a while, i will be off to do the rest of my christmas shopping. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 15 and 16

    12/15/2019 1:30:54 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Do that which is right and learn to do it for the right reason. Lord, give us strength as we stand up to temptation and spiritual power as we resist the pressures and stresses that bear down on us. A Time to Think--Somehow, not only for Christmas but all the long year throug... Read more

  • Challenge Day 83

    12/15/2019 9:31:01 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Casey and I got our challenge walk completed this morning. I wore running shoes because they cushion my sore toe best. I think the choice to very slowly jog, about 12 minutes per mile pace yesterday, was a good one. I stepped lightly and that pace seemed easier on my back than my usual run-walk-r... Read more

  • Christmas Tree Adventure

    12/15/2019 9:05:37 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    This is my naked Christmas tree. It is so full of promise. But we had a difficult time finding it. I am a creature of habit. We have been getting our Christmas tree from the same farm for probably 20 years. I drive past the place all year round on my way to the gym. They sell pumpkins and ... Read more

  • Through the Roof?

    12/15/2019 8:56:35 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Noooooo they didn't... it's meant to look like that. 250 Very clever, don't you think? HeeHee… just can't beat that tortoise. 213 ... Read more

  • Are you interested in 'How Not to Diet' by Michael Greger?

    12/15/2019 4:27:51 AM, by WHITE-2

    I just started reading the book 'How Not to Diet' by Michael Greger and I wonder if others here are reading it? If so what are your thoughts? Also, I started a team to discuss Michael Greger's work. Michael Greger wrote two books 'How not to die' and 'How not to diet', plus he offers a lot... Read more

  • Spin class

    12/14/2019 10:38:01 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to gym early and did my first time spin class. Felt good to get a nice sweat on. Thinking of doing it again next Saturday.... Read more

  • And the following day....

    12/14/2019 9:22:44 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello everyone, Yesterday's 40-minute walk with my pup proved to be a bit "just a bit" too much for my poor legs....go figure. I should know better. I shouldn't have pushed myself so quickly in one day's time thinking I could handle that much. Why is it we do these things to ourselves? ... Read more

  • 12/14/2019

    12/14/2019 8:01:22 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I have been absent as I have been down lately. Last Sunday while at my Knights of Columbus meeting in Branson, I took a big spill. I was at the Chateau on the Lake, which is a beautiful resort hotel. The main floor is floor 2 and below they have some trees planted and gorgeous decorations. There... Read more

  • Challenge Day 82

    12/14/2019 4:41:25 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Casey and I did the extra 10 minutes of walk to meet our challenge, but I went extra slowly. I am afraid I have broken my middle toe on left foot; probably jogged the 5k this morning with a broken toe. Hope that isn't indicative of more bone weakness. My back doesn't seem any worse than yesterday w... Read more

  • saturday smiles

    12/14/2019 3:34:19 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I walked in the drizzle 50 degree temps * My daughter brought me to the grocery store fish , chicken, veggies and fruits . My husband got a good report from the doctor healing nicely, My son called me from the cruise ship all set to go, now on to a holiday party for my husbands side... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 14 and 15

    12/14/2019 2:45:44 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Add excitement to the day by meeting everything as though it is your very first time. Lord, give me the ability to change the ordinary into something special, to do more than just slide through the moments of the day and take time to notice that my life really is terrific most of... Read more

  • my last year in the 50s

    12/14/2019 1:47:58 PM, by PROJECTCHRISSIE

    This week I turned 59 so I am officially in the last year of my 50s. I want to recap this year, it has been a whirlwind of activity, a lot of times outside my comfort zone. I have met new friends, spent time with them going out for a drink after work, staying overnight at a friends place, which is... Read more

  • Holiday Check In, New Buffet Rule & Beautiful Dress

    12/14/2019 12:52:33 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Last night I attended the annual Women's Christmas Celebration at church. I looked in the 'other' closet to choose something to wear, and saw this beautiful dress I bought 5 years ago and have never wore. But today is the day to wear this size 14 dress. Yes!!! As I cut the tags off the dress, I was ... Read more

  • Holly Jolly Jingle Bell Jog 2019

    12/14/2019 12:40:20 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    It's in the books now! I ran the Holly Jolly Jingle Bell Jog. Wasn't too fast, but fast enough to place 1 out of 4 in my age group. Here I am standing by the female costume winner, but I think I gave her a "run" for her money: It downpoured as I drove to the event. It was raining whe... Read more

  • Heirloom plants...

    12/14/2019 8:57:38 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Here's a look at my Christmas Cactus in full bloom. We took cuttings from it this summer and planted them up into four attractive crockery pots. They're also in bloom, albeit maybe just one or two blooms per cutting. My plan is to include them with each of my two daughter's a... Read more

  • Fish Ornament????

    12/14/2019 8:39:28 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    When my kids were little, our church had a family night. Each family sat around a table and made an ornament together. We had a clear piece of plastic which we had to cut into a fish shape. We had gold beads which we had to glue on. Fortunately we had printed instructions with a picture of... Read more

  • Happines

    12/13/2019 10:30:57 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Someone found my nutcracker. This precious little 6 mos old baby boy. Love him so much.❤... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 13 and 14

    12/13/2019 10:17:34 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Laughter is a speedy way to bring people together, build friendships and reduce stresses. Lord, help me participate in the many opportunities to feel the calming effect of laughter. A Time to Think--At Christmas, all roads lead home.—Marjorie Holmes A Time to Act--Build... Read more

  • A lot to say......Too tired to say it now....

    12/13/2019 9:51:25 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello everyone, Walking has gotten so much easier with a new pair of shoes. I can't even remember when I bought the shoes I had been wearing for exercise. I stopped at JCPenney's and bought a pair of Sketchers, finally. 331 It's bad when that's the first thing you forget. You need to h... Read more

  • Aloha Happy Healthy Friday

    12/13/2019 8:16:05 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Happy for a finished walk so pretty but so cold a healthy chicken sandwich Husband napping and relaxing a return to doctors tomorrow Just to be safe that there is no infection . A nice talk with my son enjoying his time before the cruise Still over the moon excited MY daughter ... Read more

  • Holiday Check In & Spark Ups My Calories

    12/13/2019 1:29:18 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today in Spark I set my January 1st target weight, and I have to lose 1.4 pounds to hit it. Spark upped my daily calories from 1200 - 1550 calories to 1570 - 1920! Wow that's a nice Christmas present! Yesterday we 'canasta girls' had our first annual Christmas party. We had a lovely buffet at t... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/13/2019 1:12:53 PM, by MOMMY445

    another mild day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i had a great workout at the gym today. i will be going for a long walk later. have a fabulous day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Challenge Days 80 and 81

    12/13/2019 10:07:25 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Documentation of my last 2 challenge walks are above. Casey dog accompanied me on these walks. Last eve my back was hurting and I went slowly. This morning I started stiff and sore and slowly but it loosened up and I about got us to our usual speed. The documentation also shows I ha... Read more

  • 2019-12-13 9 Hard Truths About Weight Loss That Can Help You Slim Down

    12/13/2019 8:41:33 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    9 Hard Truths About Weight Loss That Can Help You Slim Down and if you have been working at controlling your weight for more than a few days... you already have heard and read these truths before... but,, we tend to need reminding .... some times more often than other times. https... Read more

  • Sleepless in NJ

    12/13/2019 7:24:45 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    ANother night of little sleep. I finally got out of bed at 4am. The moon was shining bright once again. Here is another on my ornaments. WHen I was growing up, we went to this quaint little church. I went to SUnday School, was confirmed and baptized, sang in the choir, was ... Read more

  • Grumpy Minions...

    12/13/2019 7:12:51 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I guess we have here a couple of Grumpy Minions... Who offer some good arguments…. 246 ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 12 and 13

    12/12/2019 7:01:47 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: If we focus too much on ourselves and the troubles in our lives, it is very difficult to be happy. Lord, refresh my spirit, help me let go of longing to become something I am not and show me how to be the best of who I am. A Time to Think--This is the message of Christmas: W... Read more

  • Holiday Check In & Daily Weigh Ins

    12/12/2019 12:18:46 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Daily weigh ins are good for me. I know some do not agree, but facing that scale every morning helps me focus. When my weight goes up, I do a quick review, can it be true? If I have been weighing in daily I can't go up 2 pounds over night, so it is likely water retention. I also look over the last w... Read more

  • Cold

    12/12/2019 10:40:01 AM, by TSHAWGER

    It's cold outside at 17 degrees. It's cold in my house at 62 degrees. Furnace isn't working right.... Read more

  • Thankfully Thursday

    12/12/2019 10:30:32 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I awoke to another beautiful but cold day, My daughter is graduating from advanced nursing school today !!!!! I can't wait to go the ceremony . My son is on the way to a cruise to the Caribbean islands . Celebrate the good things in life , My husband is napping in bed . He is r... Read more

  • Senior Dance

    12/12/2019 10:27:44 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    I am dancing without much back discomfort. Having fun today! Will walk dog for challenge when I get home. Hope you are having fun, too!... Read more

  • I'm so booked...

    12/12/2019 8:48:28 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I'm hoping my secret Santa knows how much I'm hoping for another gift certificate from Chapters Book Store. Drooling here. 224 Maybe I'll work on honing up on my hints a bit more. 211 ... Read more

  • Finding blessings in waking early

    12/12/2019 8:46:26 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    I do not sleep well, ever. I have sleep apnea and use my machine 100% of the time. But I still do not get enough sleep. Last night I wok up around 4 am. I noticed that around the edges of my room darkening shades, it was very bright. I wondered why. I got on my comfy slippers and went in... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/11/2019 10:35:40 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to a fundraiser that my daughter was putting on for her school today. It was a Spaghetti dinner. As parents we do anything for our children. I normally don't eat spaghetti. Too many carbs, oh well tonight I did.... Read more

  • wonderful wednesday

    12/11/2019 8:40:06 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    A beautiful but very slow walk this morning in the snow there was sleet and ice in places usually do an 19 min mile today was 22 minute mile but i almost walked two miles, It was gorgeous and sunny and magical. hubby's friend came over and told him about the time he didnt listen to... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 11 and 12

    12/11/2019 12:50:46 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Reach higher than you think possible for all that you want and you find that often you attain even more. Lord, I rely on Your promises made to each of us and especially on Your love. A Time to Think--Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Ch... Read more

  • Holiday Check In & Computer Dead

    12/11/2019 11:50:34 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Making it through the holidays is harder than I thought it would be. Everywhere I go there is food! A time or two eating too much or eating the wrong foods is okay, I can compensate by having a strict diet the other meals. But a number of these ‘special holiday meals’ and I am not bouncing back. My ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/11/2019 10:11:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am having a great day so far. i will be meeting with my personal trainer after dinner today. i am looking forward to it. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Sister treasures

    12/11/2019 9:40:25 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    I am the oldest of five siblings. My sister is next. We have already lost two of our brothers. there are three of us left now. That is a photo of my sister one Christmas. Growing up, being the oldest, my life was more difficult than the other siblings'/ I was always in charge of the youn... Read more

  • Challenge Day 79

    12/11/2019 9:32:45 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Got Natalie to school on time despite the fog. Walked Casey when I got back. Looked for a spot that the fog was thick enough it would show up in the photo, but couldn't find any that dense up close. It felt like walking in mist; not bad. We both are a bit damp, but glad we walked. My back... Read more

  • Great Ideas here...

    12/11/2019 8:42:37 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Good ideas here... but an 'Elfie-Stick'.... really? 246 Now this is a great way to keep the cookbook clean and handy too. Hope your day is great... 213... Read more

  • Cold

    12/10/2019 9:53:24 PM, by TSHAWGER

    The temperature really dropped here today. My 6 mos grandson had dr appt and got shots, hate seeing him cry. His 3 yr old brother didnt like seeing him get the shots either. God live those 2 so much. Makes my heart full.❤... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 10 and 11

    12/10/2019 9:07:00 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Use Jesus' as your example on how to live. Lord, You will guide and advise us and then You will leave it to us to decide our own future. Give us wisdom in our choices. A Time to Think--Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the go... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/10/2019 2:34:30 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very cool and windy day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! I will be going for a long walk later on. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Challenge Day 78

    12/10/2019 10:26:42 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Almost back to normal. My back feels much, much better. I was able to bend enough to load the dishwasher and bend over to wash a sink full of dishes that didn't fit. My kitchen no longer smells like salmon! Not going to run yet, but I think walking is good. And Casey and I got our walk in. Yest... Read more

  • That's me alrighty...

    12/10/2019 8:46:15 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Oh yeah... that would be me too. 20 I've even been known to forget to read my post-it note reminders. Grey skies and rain here but hovering just over freezing temps. Snow by end of the week... 213... Read more

  • Away in the Manger

    12/10/2019 7:15:49 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    The reason for the Season. A baby born in a manger. Since I was a child I have been fascinated by the Christmas story. Wisemen following a star, no room in the Inn, angels singing in the night sky, and a baby born in a stable among the farm animals. Let's face it, Christmas is a magical ... Read more

  • 12/9/19

    12/9/2019 10:44:46 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Here is Brad's latest blog and progress in his words. Our God is an awesome God. Defiant Mentality: Nothing Can Stop an Unstoppable God Journal entry by Brad Hook — 23 hours ago "Cancer may have started the fight, but I will finish it!" Reflecting back on last year at this time, ... Read more

  • mondays are magic

    12/9/2019 8:48:58 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I awoke and made my husband eggs , with veggies and left over kielbasa and potatoes His step mom came by and brought me to the bank the store for eggs milk and bread hubby's doctor to drop off his fmla papers, His sister was in town and insisted on picking up his meds, I... Read more

  • Rainy day Monday

    12/9/2019 8:45:30 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I feel like I may be starting with rheumatoid arthritis, esp in my knees. Either that or this rain today is killing my joints. I hope to have a better day tomorrow.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 9 and 10

    12/9/2019 7:13:07 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: The way to help others is to love them and pray for them. Lord, You give so generously when asked in love through prayers. A Time to Think--God understands our prayers even when we can't find the words to say them.—Anonymous A Time to Act--Face every situation with fait... Read more

  • Attitude is Everything

    12/9/2019 2:59:30 PM, by KATELJM

    The bottom line of the last meme is hard to read. The entire quotation is: “The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don't like to do. They don't like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose.” ... Read more

  • Challenge Day 78 - A Little Different

    12/9/2019 10:33:34 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Sorry to say I have injured my back again. I could hardly move when I woke up, but I am stretching out and getting easier. I can't bend over and even walking stairs hurt. Just slow walking isn't bad. I still thought walking the dog might not be good, especially if he saw a squirrel or pulled for any... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/9/2019 10:14:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and mostly rainy day here today. i am alright with that and so is my daughter. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i have some errands to run and then i will be taking it easy for the rest of the day. have a marvelous day, everyone!... Read more

  • Right-On Here...

    12/9/2019 8:47:04 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    He's right-on here... be in the now. Hope you have a great day... 213 ... Read more

  • Grandma's Tree

    12/9/2019 6:30:39 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    More Christmas memories. WHen I was growing up, my grandmother in NJ used to have a big Christmas tree sitting in front of her big window that faced the street. SHe had some beautiful glass ornaments hanging on it. I remember how they sparkled and reflected. WHen she passed away, my mother ... Read more

  • December 8, 2019

    12/9/2019 12:09:58 AM, by FOUNDER3

    It was a good weekend. I mixed up 3 double batches of sugar cookies over Friday and Saturday. My close friend Amy came over today and we baked them. Her daughter was to come as well, but she was very sick with a sinus infection so she did not make it. We were all very disappointed that we di... Read more

  • Making memories

    12/8/2019 10:26:16 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had my grandsons over the weekend. Oldest, which is 3 baked cookies with me. He loved it.... Read more

  • blessed sunday

    12/8/2019 4:24:11 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    An exceptionally cold half hour walk happy for my llbean snow sneakers and warm vest A visit from my brother ,good friends with hubby that allowed me to go for my walk My husband being well enough to take many short walks My extra workout getting water , meds , meals ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 8 and 9

    12/8/2019 3:15:02 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Do not waste any time disliking who you are because of something you can no longer do anything about. Lord, help me to forgive myself all shortcomings of the past that I still hold on to and rather make the very best of this moment. A Time to Think--I truly believe that if w... Read more

  • Leftovers

    12/8/2019 9:35:01 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    For Thanksgiving I got a beautiful bouquet of flowers. As the days have gone by, most of the flowers have faded. But these little flowers have survived. My husband is always so thoughtful about getting me flowers for special occasions. As they begin to droop, he will get a smaller vase ... Read more

  • Challenge Day 77

    12/8/2019 9:14:29 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Don't worry. I just rescued Santa. I traded the plush for a squeeky toy and he is happy. Casey and I had a very good walk this morning. He walked like a well behaved dog. Our only stop was 30 seconds for one neighbor to give him a pat on the head. He didn't even try to jump up. He's definitely im... Read more

  • Remembering when...

    12/8/2019 9:03:24 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I'll bet we can all remember these 50's and 60's decorations from our childhood. 446 And who didn't have fun with these.... and maybe still do. 104 I'll be joining with my daughter today at Niagara-on-the-Lake. 636 We always have a great time together, and later do some Ch... Read more

  • Sabbath Gratitudes

    12/8/2019 12:20:48 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Well... I'm thankful that I'm pretty certain this is NOT the flu. The intense fever went down, but I've been in low grade fever since then. And this morning, when I took a bath, I noticed an odd rash around my left arm. Not itchy or achey or anything. Just.... there.... But noticing other thin... Read more

  • Cookies with grandson

    12/7/2019 11:34:22 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My grandson enjoyed making cut out sugar cookies tonight. After he decorated first cookie. He said Mimi can I eat it. Of course I said yes.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 7 and 8

    12/7/2019 9:54:36 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: If you are able to accept the hand of love that God extends to you, you will be able to free yourself of fears and show the full beauty of your inner spirit. Lord, we all suffer from weaknesses of one kind or another, so in our moments of strength, we ask that we may offer help, ... Read more

  • sensational saturday

    12/7/2019 6:17:04 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I had a lovely half hour walk , I love walking with snow on the ground it is so pretty and the air feels crisp and the sun feels warm A Clean House All ashtrays and cigarettes thrown out,,,,,, Candles lit and glowing Husband home from hospital Josh made us lasagna... Read more

  • Challenge Day 76

    12/7/2019 4:14:45 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Casey and I got in our challenge walk. He was good except for picking up a little feather and swallowing it before I could wrestle it away from him. I think he'll be fine. The early morning walk-run was good. The slowest group today was walk only and I wanted to go slowly, but not that sl... Read more

  • Gingersnaps and Rumours?

    12/7/2019 8:53:30 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I love gingersnaps... 4 Ain't that the truth... 20 Hope you have a great day... 104 213... Read more

  • WHen I was a Teacher

    12/7/2019 8:37:37 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    I knew from the time I was 12 I wanted to be a teacher. For sixth grade I had a teacher, Mrs. Schimmel, who inspired me. SHe was tough, but we knew it because she cared about us and wanted to bring out the best in each of us. I went to college and while there, I had a professor who had been m... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 6 and 7

    12/6/2019 10:34:52 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: For everyone there is a way to serve and honor God in this life on earth. Lord, let me seize every opportunity, no matter how small, to glorify You, make you better known and always bring myself and others closer to You. A Time to Think--Hope is always available to us. When ... Read more

  • Friday

    12/6/2019 10:10:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Thank goodness it's Friday. DH and I went to longhorn steakhouse for dinner. I had a very good meal, filet and lobster tail, salad and broccoli. We won't be going out tomorrow because we will gave our 2 grandsons.... Read more

  • Aloha Smiles

    12/6/2019 7:16:55 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Happy Aloha Friday everyone I had a beautiful half hour walk in the snow and was kissed by the sun A cocoa coffee , warm and sweet and chocolaty Reading by the pellet stove My husband is up walking and sitting in a chair He may be coming home tomorrow !!!! A sma... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/6/2019 12:54:28 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started off snowing steadily here. now the sun is shining brightly and it is not snowing anymore. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a fabulous day, everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • Day 75 Challenge

    12/6/2019 11:12:56 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Day 75 was our best so far! We "wogged" (walk-jogged) .78 miles in a little over 10 minutes for a 12:54 pace. That's almost a run. It was 60 degrees, a little breezy and invigorating. Casey's behavior was excellent even when we met a neighbor dog, that is until we stopped, and then he wanted to go i... Read more

  • In hot water... again.

    12/6/2019 8:43:54 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Well it seems that our hot water heater was too old to fix. Lots of groaning and clanking lately; sure sign of boiler-fatigue. 246 Sounds familiar, doesn't it. So we now have a brand new hot water heater and I for one am looking forward to a nice, long, hot shower. ... Read more

  • The Feeding Christmas Tree

    12/6/2019 8:40:23 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    A few years ago we visited Longwood Gardens at Christmas time. ONe of the first things we saw was this beautiful outdoor tree surrounded by squirrels and birds. On close inspection we saw it was a feeding tree decorated just for the wildlife. The ornaments were all made from natural object... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 5 and 6

    12/5/2019 9:58:59 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: No matter who you are, it is your right to have peace. Lord, help me stay on my own path to peace and to turn my back on the distractions that are so intent on keeping me from it. A Time to Think--There are two ways of spreading light—to be the candle, or the mirror that ref... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 9:18:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I was so over whelmed with my work today, so I couldn't wait to get to gym to work off some stress. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • Day 74 Documentation

    12/5/2019 7:44:35 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Thursday, December 05, 2019 We did it. It was late, but we did it. The mess from this morning is cleaned up, but I think he is trying to make another. Oh, well. BTW Casey is 6 months old TODAY!!... Read more

  • thankfully thursday

    12/5/2019 7:27:53 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I am so very thankful for so many things lately.... That I can see to write this blog That i vacuumed although I left some wood pellets on the wood floor For a nice healthy lunch with my daughter at Hot table A pannini with chicken cheese artichokes roasted mushroom peppers ... Read more

  • 2019-12-05 Mind Blowing Optical Illusion Paintings

    12/5/2019 7:05:23 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    25 Mind Blowing Optical Illusion Paintings By Rob Gonsalves Robert Gonsalves, a Canadian artist, https://successfulflow.me/25-m
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  • More gratitudes...

    12/5/2019 6:27:27 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Yesterday it was a nice day and I took our furrpuppy to the post office. Then we went to the city park. Geese were out on the pond (or ducks? I don’t remember.). Today I am very feverish. I have been asleep a few hours, and going back to sleep. I know there were some other gratitu... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/5/2019 10:21:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to take it easy here. my daughter is back to school today. she just took it easy yesterday. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! it's snowing here this morning and it is okay with me and with my daughter. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Christmas Memories

    12/5/2019 10:06:16 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    One of the things I enjoy about doing my Christmas decorating is the memories that many of the items stir up within me. for example this beautiful Christmas quilt. My Aunt Rosie made it in the year before she passed away. SHe hand stitched it all. After she passed away in ... Read more

  • Water Water....

    12/5/2019 8:53:43 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    It's amazing what water can do... 213 Right now our hot water has been turned off since yesterday, while the plumber's fixing and or replacing our hot water heater. 20 I'm using the microwave to heat up the hot water we need. The kettle helps too. At least we don'... Read more