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  • 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

  • Tuesday sit down

    12/10/2019 3:43:40 AM, by TCANNO

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    ztOp0 www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGqUoK
    aTQoc www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3yCcX
    gbKrE www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfwlj0
    gba_k www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmqLYO
    3dVoA... 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

  • Another Busy Day

    12/9/2019 4:50:27 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Church Shopping (after coming home from NC) Post office - pick up held mail - mail packages (out-of-state & out-of-country) of gifts wrapped yesterday - buy stamps Bank Library Aqua therapy Business meeting... 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

  • 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

  • Just to keep you going in the morning (or any other time)

    12/9/2019 3:41:51 AM, by TCANNO

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    Yv1zI www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwF61A
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    X0EEA www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CuP2Y
    QTUlE&t=4s www.youtube.com/watch?v=ew3mtN
    ZFrMY... Read more

  • Decorations

    12/8/2019 6:15:42 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Today was a busy day. The apartment is now decorated for Christmas. About 1/2 the presents are wrapped. Some preparations for my grandson's birthday - he turns 13 on Friday the 13th - have been made.... 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

  • Just sit down and relax

    12/8/2019 4:44:40 AM, by TCANNO

    Thanks for all your nice comments this week www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3G9Aj
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    rEKq4 www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrBjQ2
    ydlTQ www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU_vqL
    03V2c www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQDWay
    LiOEE www.youtube.... Read more

  • Flights

    12/7/2019 10:24:25 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I'm home. Flights went smoothly. Layover and gate change in Atlanta made for a.long day.... 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

  • Thanksgiving & after Thanksgiving (A Do-Nothing Personal Holiday)

    12/7/2019 2:30:02 PM, by KOSHIE1

    It seems like forever. All the planning, gift buying, wrapping, and packing in preparation to going to my sister's home back in Texas to see all my sibs and Mom for Thanksgiving. The 2 day drive there AND then again to get back home. The cooking of a few holiday dishes to bring. And of course, ... 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

  • Cards

    12/6/2019 9:29:01 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Dad came up with a new variation of a card game we play. It involves a little more strategy because there are only 1/3 as many wild cards. We both like it better.... 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

  • A long time ago

    12/6/2019 4:17:44 AM, by TCANNO

    I really do feel old playing these but I hope you like them www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy_Arp
    znZUs www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBJWiQ
    Ch3ws www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MTXBQ
    p5OgI www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOXwzv
    k1WTc www.youtube.com/watch?v=zP3zCs
    MC5cE ... 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

  • Dad

    12/5/2019 3:01:36 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Spending a few days with my Dad while my SIL is spending time with her Mom. Dad seems to tire more easily than when I saw him in Oct. He also gets SOB walking 20 feet with a walker. I got him a book - Consoling the Heart of Jesus by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC - for Christmas (which I had him ... 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

  • more 60's memories

    12/5/2019 3:10:26 AM, by TCANNO

    It was nice to know that most remembered some of yesterdays selection, thanks for you nice comments www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8oRf7
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    vXgHU www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev2pPL
    Reltk www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSAob1
    TnAvc www... Read more

  • Wonderful Woman Wednesday Wisdom

    12/4/2019 8:25:02 PM, by SHARON10002

    Do you have a plan for getting through the holidays? One of the best parts of the holiday season is socializing with family and friends and being able to spread kindness and cheer to everyone. It’s so much fun to find the perfect gift for people and to do nice things for the people you care about. ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 4 and 5

    12/4/2019 3:21:12 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Imagine joy and you will find it. Lord, I thank You for the people that need me and love me, for the ability to hope and especially for the ability to love. A Time to Think--The only real blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.–Helen Keller ... Read more

  • Fatigue from Flying

    12/4/2019 2:52:02 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I'm unusually tired. I'm blaming it on fatigue from flying although I didn't change time zones. Hopefully, after a good night's sleep, I'll be more refreshed.... Read more

  • Happy Scale! Featured Blog & TOPS

    12/4/2019 12:24:11 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Yesterday at TOPS I was thrilled with my weigh-in. Despite my overindulgence at the party Saturday, my weight stayed the same. My simple recovery plan worked very well - less food, more exercise, more sleep, daily weigh-ins, and nutrition tracking. TOPS I was 'star of the month' for November w... Read more

  • Listen to the Music

    12/4/2019 9:41:36 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    I love all kinds of music. Many styles and genres. growing up my parents always had music playing in the house. When they passed on I got most of the vinyl albums,78s and 45s. This time of year I love listening to Christmas music. Everything from Perry Como to the Beach Boys fro... Read more

  • I wonder how many remember these (or know them)

    12/4/2019 6:35:46 AM, by TCANNO

    Some of these will not be known outside the UK but the tunes maybe. Dome are very short so I was able to fit more in. www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-tqYQ
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    36p20UM3TsqMwf_BSPe&index=37 www.youtube.com/watch?v=moBBTr
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  • Agenda

    12/3/2019 9:30:33 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Church Visit Friends Chiropractor Business Meeting Aqua therapy Library... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 3 and 4

    12/3/2019 6:32:38 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Be yourself in all that you do and you will soon learn that you are very special. Lord, help me find the peace that You have already placed within my soul. A Time to Think--When we lose one blessing, another is often, most unexpectedly, given in its place.—C.S. Lewis A ... Read more

  • Like a Nesting Doll

    12/3/2019 9:46:50 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    My father in law loved to travel. On one of his trips to Russia he brought home several Russian Nesting dolls. I fell in love with them. They are so beautifully hand painted. As I have mentioned before, my husband's mother never liked me. When both of his parents passed away, and th... Read more

  • Back in time

    12/3/2019 3:19:09 AM, by TCANNO

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqyXEI
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    TE2ck&t=84s www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3Pqqc
    mWYas www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XkuUC
    QpA7A www.youtube.com/w... Read more

  • Motivational Monday Musings

    12/3/2019 12:01:23 AM, by SHARON10002

    Hi, Spark friends. . . It’s Motivational Monday again, and here we are in the last few weeks of the year, and facing our last chance to meet our quarterly and yearly goals for 2019. It’s also a good time to evaluate what has worked for us these previous two months and what has not. We have just 4... Read more

  • Monday after a week long holiday

    12/2/2019 9:18:28 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    My students were happy to be back to school and was was happy to be back as well. Our trip was fantastic and filled with positivity and lots of blessings. The final blessing of the trip was arriving home a few hours before the weather on our last part of the trip turned so treacherous that there was... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 2 and 3

    12/2/2019 9:04:38 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Allow your mind to become quiet and less judgmental and you will feel improvements in all areas of your life. Lord, help my mind avoid twisting the words I hear and misjudging the intentions of others in order to justify my own righteousness. Help me to spread Your peace. A ... Read more

  • Whoops Day Recovery & 2020 Winter 5% Challenge

    12/2/2019 2:05:28 PM, by KALISWALKER

    On Saturday we went to a big birthday party with lots of appies. That day I ate light, and prepared my snack to take along, string cheese and apple slices 180 calories, leaving room for birthday cake. We left the house with so much stuff (music stand, guitar, gifts, appies, wine, etc.) we decided to... Read more

  • Amy Grant & Michael W Smith

    12/2/2019 10:10:32 AM, by PATRICIAAK

    The concert was over-the-top! They also had a guest - Marc Martel. There was a full orchestra and 6 back-up vocalists. In all, there were over 70 people on stage. In additional to traditional Christmas songs, they performed several which they had composed. Stage decorations and lighting ... Read more

  • ANd so it Begins...

    12/2/2019 7:49:36 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    A few years ago my son gave me these adorable vegetable ornaments for the tree. It was because he was supporting me in my trying to be healthy lifestyle. Every year when I get them out, I think of how I want to make this season a healthy one. ANd so it begins. The Christmas rush. I already... Read more

  • Some G&S

    12/2/2019 5:43:29 AM, by TCANNO

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    37Ql4 www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ-gfa
    lEWI0 www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4Wj2y
    MuTIU www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gbrEj
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    p5YLG_KKSHwxjJW_YrG... Read more

  • Concert

    12/1/2019 11:42:33 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I went to an Amy Grant and Michael W Smith Christmas concert in Columbus. They're 2 of my favorite Christian musicians. It was an early birthday present for me as my birthday is later this month.... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and birth verses for November 29, 30, December 1 and 2:

    12/1/2019 9:39:52 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: You cannot really listen to someone and do something else at the same time. Lord, teach me to truly pay attention when someone speaks to me because it is in listening that I will gain wisdom. A Time to Think--We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.—Osw... Read more

  • Ready, Set ... RESET!!!

    12/1/2019 7:22:35 PM, by HICIM705

    Today is December 1, 2019 ... and today marks the first day of the last month of 2019 and it is also the start of a new week. This makes me happy (I have a little OCD and like to start things at the beginning of a year/month/week, if at all possible). Today I received a SM from KALISWALKER ... Read more

  • A Day of Rest

    12/1/2019 9:32:28 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    It has been a busy week. At the beginning of the week I focused on getting ready for Thanksgiving. There was cleaning to do, groceries to buy, a turkey to pick up from the farm. THursday was final preparations. Getting the turkey in the oven, preparing the side dishes, setting the tables. ... Read more

  • 20 in 2020

    12/1/2019 6:40:22 AM, by QUADCMOM

    I just made up a new goal title. I'm going to lose 20 pounds in 2020, thus 20 in 2020. Y'all can come along with me and do the same. Have a great December and New Year.... Read more

  • Sunday relax

    12/1/2019 4:08:21 AM, by TCANNO

    Thank you for all the nice comments this week www.youtube.com/watch?v=tli5Nl
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    gre6U www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjksn8
    mEt8M www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZpWnS
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    fFm5E... Read more

  • The End of This Race...Starting a new one

    11/30/2019 7:50:01 PM, by AALLEY2

    The Fall 5% Challenge helped me get back on track. The scale is on a downward trend! Yippee! I know how hard it is to get through the holidays without gaining and I usually gain 7 lbs! So I'm thinking I'm doing the in between challenge and the winter challenge too. 304 to all the team leade... Read more

  • Win: Fall 5% Challenge

    11/30/2019 6:33:41 PM, by KATELJM

    Today marks the end of the Fall 5% Challenge. With sheer determination and a willing walking sidekick (my dog 338), I met my 5% goal. Let me tell you: this was not easy! I succumbed to Halloween candy. DH went hunting last week, so the dog and I hit the streets... Then early this... Read more

  • End of Month

    11/30/2019 5:26:09 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Spent the day with end-of-month activities. Also, started Christmas plans. Next month is the last one of the year - or as a friend said, 'we still have 1/12 of the year yet to go'..... Read more

  • What motivates me to lose

    11/30/2019 9:56:12 AM, by HOLISTICJESSICA

    I started my weight loss journey because I wanted to prove to everyone that I could lose the weight. That was my initial motivation, and it worked for awhile. I lost my first 50 pounds and was doing great! That was not enough to keep me going, though. For my next 50+ pounds, I needed to do it for an... Read more

  • The Aftermath

    11/30/2019 9:30:28 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    I forgot to mention something about Thanksgiving Day. My daughter and grandson live about an hour and forty-five minutes from our house. In September when my grandson turned 16 he got his =driving permit. On Thanksgiving he drove to my house in my daughter's car with her! He drove home also. ... Read more

  • something different for Saturday

    11/30/2019 4:00:32 AM, by TCANNO

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    cKQc0 www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJDPhj
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  • Calm

    11/29/2019 5:41:21 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Today was a calm day. After Church, I visited with a friend. Started activities at home with hot chocolate and oatmeal with raisins. Began making list for Christmas gifts. (We get little presents for nieces and nephew until they become teenagers.) Daughter came over and we spruced up the pl... Read more

  • Family and food

    11/29/2019 11:35:34 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    This was my table yesterday. All set for family to arrive. I hope you all had as wonderful a day as we did. There was plenty of food, as well as the spatchcocked 28 pound turkey (which baked in 2 and a half hours) We always serve it buffet style, with the food laid out in the kitchen. ... Read more

  • THE DAY AFTER !

    11/29/2019 9:06:31 AM, by SMIDGON

    Maybe you all are out shopping. In my younger days, hubby and I ALWAYS went shopping the day after. Even if we had hosted the big meal the day before. Nothing stopped us ! Fast Forward. At this time, hubby is at Dialysis. It's just me and Sadie Mae ( our newest fur-baby ). Did you all... Read more

  • Cool Friday

    11/29/2019 3:37:26 AM, by TCANNO

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    VPCAI www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pbn6a0
    AFfnM www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT1NJw
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    EfqGo... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving: An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving

    11/28/2019 11:46:37 PM, by SHARON10002

    It may be I am getting old and like too much to dwell Upon the days of bygone years, the days I loved so well. But thinking of them now I wish somehow that I could know A simple old Thanksgiving Day, like those of long ago. When all the family gathered round a table richly ... Read more

  • F's

    11/28/2019 9:48:09 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Today was full of faith, family, fun, friends, food and freedom.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 28 and 29

    11/28/2019 9:40:56 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Praise others when they do right and speak positive things and you will find it hard not to relax and rejoice in a new found source of peace. Lord, may I care less what others think of me and more and more what You think. A Time to Think--The love that you withhold is the pa... Read more

  • I am Losing Weight Over the Holidays

    11/28/2019 8:30:08 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Since October I am on the alert to sway myself from bad habits (bad choices). I am not perfect so I take corrective action as needed. What helps - 1) Daily nutrition tracking 2) Weighing myself daily 3) PGX capsules 4) Breakfast smoothies 255 calories 5) LOTS of diet Jello 6) Ta... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 28, 2019

    11/28/2019 1:53:10 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: Hugs, kathy Believe... Read more

  • I am thankful for...

    11/28/2019 7:34:43 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    Happy Thanksgiving to all of my US friends. We have a tradition in our home that before dinner, we go around and let everyone share what he/she is thankful for. Many times we all end up with tears in our eyes. My goal is try maintain this thankful attitude every day. To look for the best t... Read more

  • Hayley Westenra

    11/28/2019 3:56:13 AM, by TCANNO

    Thank you for all you nice comments this week. For those who don't know Hayley comes from New Zealand and was a member of Celtic Woman for a year www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGhZqm
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    hxEZ8 www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oszn_u
    pjy-I ... Read more

  • Daughter's

    11/27/2019 10:44:37 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Spending quality time with my daughter and grandson. More family will be coming tomorrow.... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 27, 2019

    11/27/2019 4:29:42 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. I have the most incredible family. From the youngest to the oldest, we are always there for each other. 2. My faith in my Heavenly Father and the love that He gives to me each moment of every day. It is a wonderful thing to actually b... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 27 and 28

    11/27/2019 11:50:01 AM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Tranquility lies in self-improvement. Lord, help me to worry less about the faults of others and use my energy to enhance my own strengths and eliminate my weaknesses. A Time to Think--God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the... Read more

  • We are Spatchcocking

    11/27/2019 9:32:32 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    That was my grandson on quite a few Thanksgivings ago. I have such wonderful memories of Thanksgiving. Like the first year we hosted it at this home. We had been living here about 6 months and I was still trying to learn how to regulate my cooking on an electric stove. I had only ever used g... Read more

  • Bárbara Padilla

    11/27/2019 3:58:00 AM, by TCANNO

    Now I have never heard of her before but what a voice. I hope you agree www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lBVD2
    8UxIY www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YPjma
    JLmQs www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnTeV3
    24P0k www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxzAQ1
    aQ5SQ www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ztm-Rm<... Read more

  • Good Day

    11/26/2019 10:56:29 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Attended 2 excellent ZOOM meetings. Had a relaxing reiki session today. Also visited my sister.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 26 and 27

    11/26/2019 7:15:04 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: To be truly successful, put your heart and soul into even the smallest of your tasks. Lord, help me live my life in different ways and by different means, but always with enthusiasm and commitment. A Time to Think--Your talent is Gods gift to you. What you do with it is your... Read more

  • Putting One Foot In Front Of The Other Forever!

    11/26/2019 3:22:50 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    The American Thanksgiving is just around the corner bringing with it all the Christmas shows on TV. My DH and I became engaged in the Fall of 1970 so Xmas that year was extra-special for us. Also that year, the animated special "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" was first broadcast and ever since it... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 26, 2019

    11/26/2019 2:41:46 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: Hugs, kathy Believe... Read more

  • The Results Are In

    11/26/2019 9:35:26 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    I saw the doctor yesterday. My blood work and urine test results were in. He was very happy with all of the results. Everything is either where he wants it to be, or at least, continuing to move in the right direction. We talked about my not sleeping well. We talked about PCOS. We tal... Read more

  • Tuesday's mix

    11/26/2019 3:46:03 AM, by TCANNO

    I bet one of these put a tear in your eye, yes it did to mine www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoN2Eg
    w_zN4 www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQTH3a
    0mjR8 www.youtube.com/watch?v=TygmMP
    bwfjA www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbsuAb
    TTsV8&t=5s www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRDDfl
    Qlvgc... Read more

  • Secular Franciscans

    11/25/2019 11:07:15 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Spent time today with some of my secular Franciscan family. Also, started getting ready for the Thanksgiving trip to my daughter's. Car is washed, waxed and gassed up.... Read more

  • Motivational Monday Musings

    11/25/2019 7:33:13 PM, by SHARON10002

    Hi dear Spark friends! It’s Motivational Monday, and the last one for this month! It's hard to believe that the end of the year, and deadline to meet our quarterly goals we set on September 1st for ourselves, as well as the yearly goals we set for 2019. This is the last week of this month, an... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 25, 2019

    11/25/2019 4:29:58 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Jim helped me and we got the bedding changed and laundered this morning. 2. We had our weekly Monday brunch. It was a fun week to plan because vacation is coming in just a few days. 3. Jim and I went to the mall because we had so... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 25 and 26

    11/25/2019 2:51:11 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: If you look for happiness outside of yourself you will never find it. Lord, help me turn inward and realize that the source of my happiness has been there all along. A Time to Think--Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.—Wilbur D. Nesbit A Ti... Read more

  • Doctor Today

    11/25/2019 8:55:42 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    About 2 years ago I began seeing a specialized doctor, with the goal of trying to get my body losing weight, instead of always gaining or maintaining. Prior to the first visit, I had to have bloodwork done and an intense urine test. At the first visit, he told me the results, made some recom... Read more

  • Slow wake up for a Monday morning

    11/25/2019 3:17:21 AM, by TCANNO

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  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 24 and 25

    11/24/2019 7:25:40 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: If you worry a little each day, it eventually will add up to years. Lord, without Your strength it is so easy to let circumstances rob me of my joy. A Time to Think: Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.—Wilbur D. Nesbit A Time to Act: On t... Read more

  • Relaxing

    11/24/2019 3:53:55 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Spending the day after church at home relaxing, preparing for Thanksgiving, calling my children, etc. I've enjoyed a cup of hot chocolate, got a candle lit and am sitting with my legs up.... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 24, 2019

    11/24/2019 3:49:17 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Jim and I went to the coffee shop early this afternoon and Jamie joined us. 2. Jamie put up and decorated the Christmas tree for me. This is the first time it has been put up before Thanksgiving, but we are leaving on a cruise at the e... Read more

  • Rainy Day Sunday

    11/24/2019 8:53:19 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    I woke up this morning to a dark and rainy day. There was fog on the river. This kind of morning makes me want to snuggle in under the covers and stay cozy in my bed. But I have things going on today and I had to drag myself out. SUnday is my weigh in day. I have a love/hate relationship ... Read more

  • Angel on my doorstep..............

    11/23/2019 9:52:49 PM, by L*I*T*A*

    Angel on my doorstep Angel on my doorstep There is an Angel on my doorstep, waiting with a smile, A kind hand, touch or offer to go an extra mile. The Angel on my doorstep outstretched — a helping hand, To help me when I've fallen and care for me when sad. There w... Read more

  • This will brighten your day

    11/23/2019 5:28:15 PM, by HOLISTICJESSICA

    I did not realize it has been so long since I posted a blog. I will write more of a blog later, but I have to share that my son loves his berries. The first two are from a few months back, and the second two are from yesterday. ... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 23, 2019

    11/23/2019 1:48:33 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Jim and I went to the coffee shop this morning. 2. I am watching The Ohio State football game. There's nothing like Ohio State football! 3. I will be going to the jamboree tonight to take care of cash. We are having another big ... Read more

  • CME

    11/23/2019 1:37:50 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Spending the day getting CME. Pulmonary topics are the theme. Getting 6 hr today. Need 50/year.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 23 and 24

    11/23/2019 1:14:31 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Much time is spent fearing that which isn't really there in the first place. Lord, help me conquer my fears and overcome my difficulties as they happen rather than giving up and letting my difficulties overcome me. d A Time to Think--There are no mistakes, no coincidences. A... Read more

  • My Lowest Weight in 20 Years

    11/23/2019 12:05:50 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today I am at my lowest weight in 20 years! I hit the 180s and today I am 189.4 pounds! Happy dance! I've accomplished something major this year! My interim goal was to get to the 180s before the end of the year! I have 38 more days this year to continue losing. My next major interim goal is ... Read more

  • Getting a late start today

    11/23/2019 10:00:56 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    I do not sleep well. I usually wake up really early. I was awake during the night last night for a long time. But I was able to fall back asleep and woke up a little later than usual this morning. SO I am just going to say a quick hello. I have to finish my grocery list this morning. I wan... Read more

  • It's Saturday

    11/23/2019 3:40:59 AM, by TCANNO

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  • Tieing Up Loss Ends

    11/22/2019 6:13:17 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Spent today doing the things that 'get put off' phone calls, errands, etc. It's a good feeling to have them off the 'to do later' list. Looking forward to the weekend.... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 22, 2019

    11/22/2019 4:37:02 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Jim and I got the house cleaned this morning. 2. After the housework was done, we had a couple of grocery stores to visit. 3. After grocery shopping, we did a few things to get ready for vacation. They weren't much-cancelling ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 22 and 23

    11/22/2019 1:40:01 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: One of life's greatest pleasures is meeting and conquering our most difficult moments. Lord, teach me to trust myself and trust that You will never abandon me or my needs. A Time to Think: Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving.—Colossians 4:2 A Ti... Read more

  • Making it Through the Holidays & Doing More of What Makes Me Happy!

    11/22/2019 1:23:07 PM, by KALISWALKER

    2019 - Doing More of What Makes Me Happy! I found a lot of things I like more than eating and I've lost 30 pounds this last year. I am focused on losing more weight this fall, so I have a running start in the new year. I have been nutrition tracking all year - it's the magic in weight loss. Currentl... Read more

  • SOmetimes You Just Have to ride that Goat

    11/22/2019 11:32:59 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    Have you ever had one of those days when you wondered why you even bothered to get out of bed? Where everything seems to go astray? I had one of those the other day. I wanted to crawl in a hole somewhere like my grandson in that photo, when he was at the Nashville Zoo years ago. Just peek my ... Read more

  • Get moving Friday

    11/22/2019 4:15:27 AM, by TCANNO

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  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 21 and 22

    11/21/2019 10:06:47 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Make it your goal to be someone that you would like to spend the rest of your life with. Lord, help me approach my day interested in everything that happens so that my life will truly be an adventure. A Time to Think: The thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the mag... Read more

  • Typical

    11/21/2019 9:20:28 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Back to a typical day. Church. 1/2 day at work. 1/2 hr business call 50+ social club Thanksgiving Moving Forward (cancer group) ZOOM MEETING... Read more