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  • 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

  • Humbug????????

    12/13/2019 8:29:12 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” ~ Charles Dickens, Ebeneezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol... Read more

  • More About Christmas

    12/12/2019 9:08:19 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t b... 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

  • What is Christmas? - Continued

    12/11/2019 8:54:51 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “The merry family gatherings– The old, the very young; The strangely lovely way they Harmonize in carols sung. For Christmas is tradition time– Traditions that recall The precious memories down the years, The sameness of them all.” ~ Helen Lowrie Marshall ... 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

  • What is Christmas?

    12/10/2019 10:23:14 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    As I get longer in the tooth I get more and more disappointed with the commercialization of not only Christmas but Chanukah and the other winter holidays as well. These quotations help to restore the true spirit of Christmas. “Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our ... Read more

  • Beyond Meat

    12/9/2019 5:38:39 PM, by SUSANNAH31

    During a lunch meeting today at a diner, another woman and I ordered a Beyond Beef hamburger and split it. It was the first time I had ever tried it, and I liked the texture and the taste. Of course it had lots of ketchup on it, because that is how I eat hamburgers. When I asked the waitr... Read more

  • Christmas is Forever

    12/9/2019 10:45:59 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Christmas is forever, not for just one day, for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf. The good you do for others is good you do yourself.” ~ Norman Wesley Brooks, “Let Every Day Be Christmas”... 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

  • Does it Ever End?

    12/8/2019 12:49:09 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Just when I think we have hung all the ornaments, another box mysteriously appears waiting for me to hang them.... Read more

  • Championship Saturday

    12/7/2019 12:09:23 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Football this afternoon. Decorate first.... Read more

  • Putting my foot down

    12/6/2019 2:37:43 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    I've been a member on here since September 2007 and nothing has changed. I exercise here and there and have done a few 30 day challenges but i know i havent put in my all. I still eat bad but i dont eat junk food as much and i've cut down on pop. This month i'm aiming for 15 to 30 mins of yoga a d... 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

  • What is Love?

    12/6/2019 9:21:13 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” ~ Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby... Read more

  • Look Around!

    12/5/2019 2:02:05 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Are the things around you helping you toward success, or are they holding you back? W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • A Surprise

    12/5/2019 10:27:31 AM, by SUSANNAH31

    This morning I was looking for a recipe for ricotta cheese pancakes. I hadn't used the recipe in a while, and I wanted to make one of those pancakes for breakfast, so I Googled it. The recipe had appeared in a book of essays written by Nora Ephron, and that's all I could remember about it, so... 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

  • My ten years on SP

    12/4/2019 12:07:04 PM, by SUSANNAH31

    When I first began here on SP about ten years ago, I did not believe that I was capable of losing my excess weight. I had failed at so many attempted diets that I was unwilling to even try one again. In fact, I told myself that I would NOT start a diet. I would change my eating habits for a li... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/4/2019 10:54:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a challenging workout with my personal trainer at the gym yesterday and i feel good today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i'll be doing some of my christmas shopping today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Truth

    12/4/2019 8:48:29 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/3/2019 10:49:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today, we did get some snow yesterday. my daughter says hi. i will be going to the gym later on after dinner for a session with my personal trainer. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • The Starting Point

    12/3/2019 8:51:31 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • A Deep Thought

    12/2/2019 9:51:29 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    The reason so few people are successful is no one has yet found a way for someone to sit down and slide uphill. W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • I’m tired!!

    12/1/2019 12:42:51 PM, by OPTIMIST123

    Physically yes a little but I’m tired of pretending and competing. I have been doing StepBets. Actually got to within 4 days of a pretty six figure jackpot and fell asleep in my chair at night 114 steps short for the day. I had already used my rest day doing the same thing the night before. Who fall... Read more

  • Decorations

    12/1/2019 11:49:39 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    A bunch of trees up and decorations to be applied. I think I will hire someone to take it all down after Christmas.... Read more

  • I’m tired!!

    12/1/2019 10:37:43 AM, by OPTIMIST123

    Physically yes a little but I’m tired of pretending and competing. I have been doing StepBets. Actually got to within 4 days of a pretty six figure jackpot and fell asleep in my chair at night 114 steps short for the day. I had already used my rest day doing the same thing the night before. Who fall... Read more

  • Rivalry Saturday

    11/30/2019 9:35:00 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Rivalry Saturday Good clean old fashioned hate! University of Georgia is ranked number 4 We, Georgia Tech are ranked about number 137 Oh well, that is why God invented alcohol!... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/29/2019 11:43:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is well underway. my daughter says hi. it is a cooler day here today. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be going to the gym later on today. have a terrific day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Change

    11/29/2019 9:50:32 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "Change your thoughts and you change your world." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/28/2019 9:56:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much cooler day here today. my daughter did her leadership thing at the school board yesterday and she really enjoyed it.both budgie birds say cheep cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/28/2019 9:20:50 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Happy Thanksgiving to all! ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/27/2019 6:31:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    it was a mostly cloudy and windy day here today. my daughter took part in a leadership thing related to her previous school today and she enjoyed it. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Empty Pockets

    11/27/2019 9:15:43 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/26/2019 11:22:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a beautiful sunny and mild day here today. my daughter says hello. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading for a long walk after lunch today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Norman & Walt

    11/26/2019 9:17:41 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Yesterday, Norman Vincent Peale: "Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe." ~ Norman Vincent Peale Today, Walt Disney "Think, believe, dream, and dare!" ~Walt Disney... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/25/2019 9:56:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great time with my parents and my sister on saturday. she wants to see the new frozen 2 movie with me. she will let me know when she wants to go an we will go from there. my dad says thanks for all the birthday wishes. he had a great day. i have some grocery shopping to do la... Read more

  • Keys to Success

    11/25/2019 9:30:57 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • The Calm Before the Storm

    11/24/2019 1:07:42 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    It is starting already. An unassembled Christmas Tree has appeared in my dining room. Pre-Thanksgiving baking is in low gear but started. By Friday the whole holiday thing will be in high gear with the pedal to the metal!... Read more

  • Sports Saturday

    11/23/2019 9:51:17 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Some errands this morning then an afternoon of football followed by my grandson's first varsity basketball game. What a country!... Read more

  • On Being You

    11/22/2019 10:30:20 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "Live your life and forget your age." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • You Gotta Believe

    11/21/2019 10:25:34 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    This weekend I was remembering things in my past and my thought drifted to my years in the Jaycees. Every meeting ended with the reciting of the Jaycee Creed. This weekend, I reflected on what a great guidepost for living the Creed was: THE JAYEE CREED We Believe: That faith in God gives ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/20/2019 5:55:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym today and i feel good. my daughter says hi. on saturday, it will be my dad's birthday. my daughter and i will be spending the day with him, my mom and my sister. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • The Difference

    11/20/2019 10:26:01 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "Change yourself and your work will seem different." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • You Are What You Are

    11/19/2019 10:39:56 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "It is a fact that you project what you are." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • Expect Good Things

    11/18/2019 9:31:48 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "We tend to get what we expect." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/17/2019 10:51:34 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Going to see a tribute to Frank Sinatra this afternoon. Looking forward to it. Showing my age!... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/16/2019 12:09:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone. it is a much cooler weather day here today. a relaxing day is in store for me and for my daughter today. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/16/2019 9:12:00 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Some quick errands this morning then a bite for lunch and football, glorious football!... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/15/2019 10:36:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    in a while, i am off to spend some time at the national women's show that happens every year. my daughter says hi. she did really well on her midterm report card and she will continue to do so. she enjoys learning so much. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone and a great... Read more

  • Prayer and Attitude

    11/15/2019 10:01:07 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • follow up

    11/14/2019 4:32:17 PM, by SOFT_VAL67

    After three days of shots in the rump and another 10 days of oral antibiotics, My lungs showed clear today. Then I went to Walmart and had people blowing noses into tissues and others coughing over top of my head. Hopefully I didnt breathe in any of their cootie germs. In other news, I would l... Read more

  • Do It Now!

    11/14/2019 10:43:18 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more