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    11/17/2019 2:05:18 PM, by SHERYE

    The new employee stood before the paper shredder looking confused. "Need some help?" a secretary asked. "Yes," he replied. "How does this thing work?" "Simple," she said, taking the fat report from his hand and feeding it into the shredder. "Thanks, but where do the copies come out?"... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/17/2019 1:31:36 PM, by KITT52

    the weeks are flying by....we have been back in Texas more than a month... the weather has been perfect the last few days...74 and sunny, we have been enjoying our new seem we have so much more room and what a delight to sit outside and watch the hummingbirds fight for nectar for su... Read more

  • If You Build It, They Will Come. (Field of Dreams) So then, If I Decorate, Santa Will Come? (to my h

    11/17/2019 11:41:27 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Okay, except for some xmas throw pillows that I'll get down from storage later today, and the inflatables that will go out on Thxgiving weekend, I am done done done!!! I DID see that I have three more large bins of decorations and a 5' Santa packed away, but too hard to get to and not worth the eff... Read more

  • Sun - Here's to the future! 11/17/2019

    11/17/2019 10:55:18 AM, by PLATINUM755

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  • 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

  • Saturday Sunday

    11/17/2019 10:45:45 AM, by RO2BENT

    Some house chores and managed to get grocery shopping in between running kids around ... Read more

  • Sunday Morning Activity

    11/17/2019 10:33:00 AM, by DWROBERGE

    I was up very early this morning to finish my chores with the wash and dishes. It is going to be a rest day for us after I finish my exercise program. Keeping focused for more successes. Trivia is at 91% for the month and all time. All streaks are still intact. Thanks to all for the encouraging... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/17/2019 9:44:13 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Happy Sunday

    11/17/2019 8:27:09 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a good one! 386... Read more

  • So small

    11/17/2019 8:03:03 AM, by STARMONICA

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  • New week!

    11/17/2019 7:02:39 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We were so exhausted yesterday we didn’t shower until 2 pm and I was back in bed by 7. Now, refreshed , with two kitties on my lap, we’re home for 10 days before we travel again.... Read more

  • Choosing Joy

    11/17/2019 6:04:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    My mom no longer lives at home. It broke my heart to see her leave her big home. She shares a small room in a nursing home, and she has learned to love it! It was hard at first, but this is where she needs to be. She has lots of friends here! She is reconnecting with people that she has kno... Read more


    11/17/2019 5:02:50 AM, by MARYJOANNA


  • 11-16-19

    11/17/2019 1:21:37 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I managed to get all three drops done today. Now I'm tired. L did get a slow start, but now I can box up the audio books I didn't sell so I can drop them at Goodwill. I have located a few more boxes of audio books to go through. So I am aiming for Tuesday for another trip to sell audio books. Monday... Read more

  • Weather

    11/17/2019 12:13:20 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day in low 70s, but forecasted to warm up tomorrow. It is 62 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/17/2019 12:01:24 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Very busy day from the bank, gym and grocery, did laundry. Cheered on our football team and they won. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/17/2019 12:01:24 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Very busy day from the bank, gym and grocery, did laundry. Cheered on our football team and they won. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • Never Forget...........

    11/16/2019 9:28:52 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Never Forget----------How Far you have come. Everything you have gotten through. All the times you have pushed on even when you felt you couldn't. All the mornings you got out of bed no matter how difficult it was. All the times you wanted to give up but you got through anothe... Read more

  • Saturday indulgences

    11/16/2019 9:00:03 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    This afternoon my son and I went shopping. I went to get slacks and half thought I might get a new shirt because I was told by one of my students to "go store, buy new shirts with buttons" (My student is funny about telling the adults what to wear - most of us humor him because we love him. He tells... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words to Ponder

    11/16/2019 7:20:56 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Weather

    11/16/2019 6:01:39 PM, by GEORGE815

    Great weather. More yardwork today. Very windy still. Leaves are still being blown everywhere.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    11/16/2019 6:00:30 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    11/16/2019 6:00:03 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more


    11/16/2019 1:23:19 PM, by SHERYE

    Richard a village doctor was awakened at 4 a.m. to make a house call. He reluctantly got dressed and braved a snowstorm. After the examination, he told the patient to send immediately for his lawyer and relatives and friends and make a will. When he got home and told his wife asked of what h... 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

  • From 40's to 90's from Sunrise to Sunset Predicted Today

    11/16/2019 11:53:01 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Crazy weather. Will have to change out of this sweater shortly. Some people have heat on in the morning and a/c in the afternoon. Not me. Well, I "think" I'm about 95 percent finished with decorating except for a few finishing touches. Inflatables will go out during Thxgiving weekend to t... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/16/2019 10:54:26 AM, by RO2BENT

    Full evening, saw JoJo Rabbit, up late with theatre. Jog this AM, some chores, dinner theatre this evening.... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/16/2019 10:02:46 AM, by KITT52

    Have a wonderful Saturday... Read more

  • 11-16-19

    11/16/2019 9:33:50 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... 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

  • Happy Saturday

    11/16/2019 8:45:59 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a healthy and happy Saturday all! 386... Read more

  • Saturday Morning Sunshine

    11/16/2019 8:37:01 AM, by DWROBERGE

    A coo start to the day on the Gulf Coast. We spent most of yesterday driving from Pensacola to Destin searching for a certain type of storage container to fit on my tables and computer areas. I did find some and have placed them in the proper areas to be used as storage in a camouflaged type of si... Read more


    11/16/2019 7:21:19 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    The first Thanksgiving was a three-day celebration. November 1621, the settlers' first corn harvest proved successful and Governor William Bradford invited he Plymouth colonists' Native American allies to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Members of the Wampanoag tribe came bearing food to s... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/16/2019 6:28:04 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • My Morning Blog

    11/16/2019 5:45:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every morning I sit down and write about the good, bad, beautiful and ugly parts of my life. I make the ending as possible as I can, and I find that this has helped me in my journey. I've gained a better understanding of what I'm going through from the many comments of my friends who respond. ... Read more

  • 11-15-19

    11/16/2019 1:12:27 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I have things ready to take to the toy drive, thrift store and used book sales company. I wasn't sure I would get to the stuffed animals. I have gotten closer to some more audio books. I will need to sort them to the same three piles. That will give me enough to go to the sales company again this mo... Read more

  • Long flight back to South Carolina

    11/16/2019 1:09:32 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    It’s after 1am but we finally made it home. American Airlines out of San Francisco was delayed, no reason given, then delayed again. Finally got to our seats and a woman sat next to me with a “comfort puppy” but puppy didn’t want to be on the floor so beloved offered to move across the aisle so I c... Read more

  • A day touring the Grand Prairie

    11/16/2019 12:50:05 AM, by MNABOY

    The area south of the White River and somewhat centered around Stuttgart, AR, is called the Grand Prairie and rice is the main field crop and Duck Hunting is the top cash crop. Stuttgart claims the title of Rice and Duck capital of the world. Well ducks and geese are clogging the flyways now. A frie... Read more

  • Weather

    11/16/2019 12:28:27 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day in the high 60s. It is 60 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • Friday

    11/15/2019 11:13:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Happy Friday to you all. Hope you had a good day. Hope you haveva great weekend.... Read more

  • Are You Happy?

    11/15/2019 10:47:59 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    At the end of the day, It doesn't matter who's stronger, smarter, prettier, or richer. The only thing that matters is...……….. Whether you are HAPPY or not. 410... Read more

  • Friday’s Words to Ponder

    11/15/2019 8:52:26 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    11/15/2019 8:10:21 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Yardwork

    11/15/2019 8:09:36 PM, by GEORGE815

    Blew leaves all around today. Our of the gutters and the backyard. Garbage cans are full for pick up.... Read more

  • Grandkids

    11/15/2019 8:07:38 PM, by GEORGE815

    Grandson went to the Doctors today. He was diagnosed with a double ear infection. Saw him through the use of facetime, he seems to be doing better with his medicine.... Read more


    11/15/2019 4:58:16 PM, by ANHELIC

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND PRAYERS I am still having problems with my glaucoma and also headaches and Vertigo this past week and have been housebound all week. Thank you for being patient with me. I feel bad that I can't get back to my Blogs. I miss everyone, but am listening to my doct... Read more


    11/15/2019 4:03:53 PM, by SHERYE

    My wife is incredibly smart. When I called her from my buddy’s phone she answered, “Hey love!” She already knew it was me. ... Read more

  • Applesauce Crumb Pie

    11/15/2019 3:20:18 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Applesauce pie you say??? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups unsweetened applesauce 1 cup light brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 cup sultana raisins 4 eggs 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutm... Read more

  • Friday

    11/15/2019 1:27:37 PM, by KITT52

    It's less than 2 week to Thanksgiving....I need to go get my Turkey....I'll be making our dinner on Dec. 1st. we have other plan for Thanksgiving do, but I can't go with out making a turkey ...I love turkey and the trimmings, we are going to have a friendsgiving on that Sunday..... Have a healt... Read more

  • Beaver Moon, Xmas Decorating, Misc.

    11/15/2019 12:19:30 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Have you noticed the beautiful full moon the past few nights? As always, throughout my life, I am often affected by a full moon and just have to hold on tightly for the roller coaster of internal churning it produces. "The full moon that appears in November is called the Beaver Moon. There is... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/15/2019 12:03:33 PM, by RO2BENT

    Looking forward to the weekend!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/15/2019 11:47:46 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 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

  • TGIF!

    11/15/2019 8:39:03 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Another week in the record books! Have a great Friday. 386... Read more

  • 11-15-19

    11/15/2019 5:44:03 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Getting Through The Holidays!

    11/15/2019 5:30:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    My short term goal is to get through the holidays with low blood sugar numbers. Here's my plan: 1. Eat a healthy meal (as usual) and stop when I'm not hungry. Go easy on the gravy. 2. Make lots of time for hikes. When it's too cold or icy outside, dance inside and use the treadmill. Don'... Read more

  • 11-14-19

    11/15/2019 1:23:56 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    It's time to make an appointment for Kaine to see the vet. He's not going to enjoy that. Not that he's afraid of the vet, per se, but he just doesn't like people. It is time for his rabies shot. I was thinking that when I ran across his carrier. I also need to take the car in for its annual check up... Read more

  • A fabulous day in Berkeley

    11/15/2019 12:21:32 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    The tickets are printed off and we are ready to fly home and resume our normal lives. It’s been a great visit with my sister and brother-in-law, great to be back in California again. We will always consider ourselves Californians but are ready to fly back to South Carolina at 1pm Friday!... Read more

  • Weather

    11/15/2019 12:15:54 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice cool day in the upper 60s today. It is 63 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words to Ponder

    11/14/2019 10:39:29 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • On the lighter side

    11/14/2019 10:37:31 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Shopped

    11/14/2019 9:44:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went Christmas shopping after work. It was very eventful. I found many gifts for my grandsons, daughter and yea even a gift for myself, that my DH will give me. I think i might start wrapping.... Read more

  • Grandkids

    11/14/2019 9:40:04 PM, by GEORGE815

    Grandson came over for most of the day. He had a bit of a cold. Still a lot of fun to be with.... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    11/14/2019 9:38:57 PM, by GEORGE815

    Another good reading. Hope to keep this trend going.... Read more

  • Water

    11/14/2019 9:38:28 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    11/14/2019 7:10:18 PM, by KITT52

    This Thursday I am so thankful for friends and family.. Today was my birthday and I am so blessed with friends who took me out for a special lunch at a tea room.... Husband who made me a special dinner, filet mignon, king crab legs and fresh green beans....and my dear friend Ida made me ... Read more


    11/14/2019 12:40:23 PM, by SHERYE

    One summer evening, a 3-year-old came in while his parents were setting the table for supper. Quite surprisingly, he asked if he could help. His mother said, "No, but I appreciate your asking." The child responded, "Well, I appreciate your saying no."... 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

  • Does Fitbit Harm As Well As Help?

    11/14/2019 8:21:17 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    This morning I read an interesting article on this topic and am including the link. Wearing the FB all night exposes the body to radiation during that time. I enjoyed the basic FB for a long time, but got to the point where I wasn't counting a walk to be beneficial unless I knew the number of step... Read more


    11/14/2019 7:09:48 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    "Gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder" ---G.K. Chesterton... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    11/14/2019 6:46:12 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day everyone. 386... Read more

  • Team Jackie

    11/14/2019 5:39:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday's featured article on Personal Health Teams got me thinking about me. I have a team, and perhaps I don't use it enough. In fact, now is my time to make a few changes to maximize my team. 1. My PCP. Dr. Perez is my go-to person for my medical perspective and medication. He has a n... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/14/2019 5:37:04 AM, by RO2BENT

    Family night so no homework and kids played out in the snow and we put up the Christmas tree but not decorated yet. Back to normal this evening... Read more

  • 11-14-15

    11/14/2019 5:35:33 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • 11-13-19

    11/14/2019 1:21:58 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I think I am making a bigger mess than I started with. No wonder I am so disorganized. The recycling trash can is full. The garbage can is half way full. I was working some boxes of audio books. There are three piles: ones I will listen to, ones that I am taking to Goodwill, and ones that I will try... Read more

  • A great hike today

    11/14/2019 12:20:05 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We hiked for miles in the redwoods. It was a perfect day now my sister has retired and we get along again. Tomorrow I have to print off tickets before we head to Berkeley, then packing as we prepare to return home.... Read more

  • Weather

    11/14/2019 12:19:17 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a nice day in the high 60s. It is 64 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    11/13/2019 9:57:19 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Even tho I was tired tonight, I still told my DH we are going to the gym and Im buying at Bob Evans. He said deal👍... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words to Ponder

    11/13/2019 8:12:20 PM, by JUDY1676

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    11/13/2019 5:53:20 PM, by SHERYE

    Bill meets Doug shopping at the mall and sees he has a small gift wrapped box. "It's my wife's birthday tomorrow." Doug said. "Last week I asked her what she wanted for her birthday." "And???" Bill asked. "Well, she said 'Oh, I don't know just give me something with diamonds in it'." "So ... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    11/13/2019 5:52:46 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    11/13/2019 5:52:21 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    11/13/2019 5:52:03 PM, by GEORGE815

    Great reading this morning... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/13/2019 11:44:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a good workout at the gym yesterday and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • "As leaves on the trees, such is the life of man." Homer

    11/13/2019 10:15:10 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Nothing much to say today. Just wishing everyone a happy, healthy day.... Read more

  • Planning

    11/13/2019 10:07:05 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Giving Leo a rest and letting Norman Vincent Peale carry the ball for a while. "Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/13/2019 9:11:08 AM, by RO2BENT

    Relatively easy evening yesterday, no plans or homework this evening!... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    11/13/2019 6:45:06 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great Wednesday everyone. 386... Read more

  • 11-13-19

    11/13/2019 5:41:56 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/13/2019 5:37:23 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Renewal & Rainbows

    11/13/2019 5:18:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    Renewal starts in the mind and works out into the body. Yes, It is all about attitude and focus. Today, more than ever, my focus makes a big difference because of my big challenges. I could easily be the dark cloud in the room, or I can choose to be the rainbow in someone else's storm. ... Read more

  • 11-12-19

    11/13/2019 2:00:47 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Tonight was the last Shakespeare and Pizza for the year. I'm not getting through my work project list as fast as I need to. Every time I start one project, something happens that draws me off to another one. I get scattered. It sometimes feels like I'm spinning my wheels. I remember when I start to ... Read more

  • Weather

    11/13/2019 12:17:57 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day here in the 70s with all the bad weather back East. It is 64 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Miserable points

    11/13/2019 12:14:58 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Some day aren’t worth logging on...... Read more

  • Thanks for sharing Canada

    11/12/2019 11:05:16 PM, by MNABOY

    We are setting low temperature records these last two days thanks to a Canadian cold front. I love cold weather but the homeless are sometimes clueless on how to protect themselves in these cold snaps. Around here they break into a vacant structure and set a fire on the floor and usually get out in ... Read more