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  • Saturday's Laugh

    8/17/2019 6:48:54 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • 8-16-19

    8/17/2019 1:48:41 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    The nights have taken on a cooler edge, which is nice for sleeping. Which means that the mornings are cool. That helps, since afternoon is still hot. Unfortunately, that also signals that fall is coming, followed by the s word. I am not looking forward to that.... Read more

  • Project Prototypes

    8/17/2019 12:28:06 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I’ve been asked to teach a craft at our church ladies’ retreat this fall, and I asked a friend to try out a couple of ideas with me today. The basic idea is to take the accordion folded rosettes that I’ve used to make banners and wreaths with (formerly using book pages as my medium), ... Read more


    8/17/2019 12:27:38 AM, by ANHELIC

    YOUR GROWTH CHART Being confident of this thing, that He who has begin a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ. even when we think the opposite of growth is happening. Philippians 1:6 A friend who hasn't seen your new baby for a while says, "I can;t believe h... Read more

  • Weather

    8/17/2019 12:11:00 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a little warmer in upper 70s. It is 67 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • thought for today 8/15

    8/16/2019 11:26:07 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Whatever you're feeling now. Accept it. Breath through it. It will pass. I believe in you. You believe in you. Everytime you're faced with adversity you power through it. This time is no different. This is your story. Be the hero of your own movie. You can do this.... Read more


    8/16/2019 11:24:03 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well we are forecast to have quite a bit of rain this weekend Miss Coco has an appointment for her spa morning and to get her hair cut We are off early in the morning to do that and go by the bank so I can make deposits. When we pick her up we will take her home and head tot he grocery to pick up... Read more

  • Friday’s Words to Ponder

    8/16/2019 11:16:04 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 8/16/19 - Bedtime

    8/16/2019 11:15:51 PM, by GORDON66

    Jamie set up my computer, so I can remote into the office. He's the best! A lady offered to help carry my groceries. I'm thinking she's older than I am, so I politely declined. I had just come from the gym, and I had been doing biceps curls with 15 pound weights. It appears that I do not lo... Read more

  • day seventy-eight

    8/16/2019 11:13:45 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    The plan is to get picture with son on his birthday. I am thinking about coloring my hair so maybe I won't look bald. The short plus a lot of white might make it hard to see that I even have hair. Not sure if I will or not. What ya think? I'm sure the instructor is ready also to have the baby.... Read more

  • Start small

    8/16/2019 10:32:34 PM, by MARSHASHADOW

    Meal prepping for the week can be daunting for the uninitiated. I suggest starting small, such as egg roll in a bowl. Skinnytaste has a good one. Google her. The secret is to start small so that you are not overwhelmed. I suggest finding a favorite recipe and making 3-4 servings for lunch. Store... Read more

  • Productive week and now it's FINALLY Friday!

    8/16/2019 9:59:50 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    This week was long and extremely tiring, but I survived it and expect it to be a little easier each successive week. I didn't have anything planned for after school so got home a bit earlier than the rest of the week. My knees and my overall body feel a bit overwhelmed and very tired. My spirit is s... Read more

  • Friday Funnies 8/16/19

    8/16/2019 9:09:55 PM, by IMLOCOLINDA

    Some of my favorite vacations were at theme parks, riding the big coasters! Been driving up toward the Canadian border to watch them!! It just started raining here!... Read more

  • An Old Woman and Her Mule

    8/16/2019 8:46:38 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    An old woman walked up and tied her old mule to the hitching post. As she stood there, brushing some of the dust from her face and clothes, a young gunslinger stepped out of the saloon with a gun in one hand and a bottle of whiskey in the other. The young gunslinger looked at the old woman and... Read more

  • Day 228: Not Much

    8/16/2019 8:43:38 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning." (Gloria Steinem) Happy Weekend!!! I thought it was going to be a nice cool day. I woke up to a cool fog outside and it was hanging out for a while and I was... Read more

  • Water

    8/16/2019 8:43:05 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Birthday dinner

    8/16/2019 8:42:43 PM, by GEORGE815

    Went to a nice fish featured restaurant this evening. Had a very nice dinner. Of course we ate too many pieces of the sourdough bread with whipped butter... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    8/16/2019 8:41:27 PM, by GEORGE815

    Good reading this morning... Read more

  • Try Soon

    8/16/2019 8:37:22 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Do you have a "try soon" recipe list? LOL! I'm going to try to turn this into a lower carb version replacing the sugar with stevia and the cookie with the last bit of pecans left in bag (i purchase them from the bulk bin) chopped into the 'crust'
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  • Thursday Friday

    8/16/2019 4:26:47 PM, by RO2BENT

    Visiting my brother this weekend. Went to indoor water park this afternoon.... Read more

  • ""DID YOU KNOW"" these Amazing Facts??

    8/16/2019 4:18:09 PM, by BARBIEE52

    In American supermarkets peanut butter is one of the most frequently purchased item The most commonly used word in English conversation is 'I' The world's most expensive spice is saffron Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the Universe (75%) The most fatal car accidents occur on S... Read more

  • Friday August 16

    8/16/2019 3:06:07 PM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • Special Blessings-August 16, 2019

    8/16/2019 2:52:26 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. I am feeling a little better today. I am happy to be on the upswing 2. Jim and I went to the grocery store. He is out doing the rest of our shopping for me. 3. I am doing laundry today. 4. Jim and I are going out to dinn... Read more

  • Friday!

    8/16/2019 2:36:53 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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    8/16/2019 2:17:20 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Yes, another saying on some of the memorial items I've been researching. Admittedly, after 25 years of having beloved pets (Himalayan cats), I have a bittersweet feeling. Of course, I miss my fur baby who departed in June. But the freedom is palpable. No vet visits. No vet bills. No constant su... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/16/2019 2:11:32 PM, by MOMMY445

    I had a really good workout at the gym today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! not too much planned for the day. have a terrific day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/16/2019 12:43:11 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 08/16/19 Perfect Moment

    8/16/2019 12:28:36 PM, by NANASUEH

    "Don't wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect." Zoey Sayward "The stork? Where did you ever hear such nonsense? The truth is, son, you were pulled from a hat." Hugs An 80-year-old woman was arrested for shop lifting. When she... Read more

  • He's Here!

    8/16/2019 11:32:54 AM, by ILUVCOWS2

    My Grandson has FINALLY arrived... Aug 14th( he was due Aug 8th!) He weighed in at a healthy 8 lbs, 21.5 inches. His name is Robin Oswald!... Read more

  • On my way...Month 2 (Reassess & Reset)

    8/16/2019 10:56:34 AM, by HISCHILDANGELA

    The challenge of trying to change your life is trying to change your life. Often it feels like one step forward, two steps back with the waves of whatever life throws at you drowning out what small and large goals you had in mind. One step forward...two steps back...Or five steps back... or just s... Read more

  • Friday Morning Update

    8/16/2019 10:43:35 AM, by DWROBERGE

    I was up early in anticipation of all we have to do today. My wife decided we will be staying home to get things ready for our planned birthday/house warming event scheduled at our Oldest daughter's new residence. The birds are busy at the feeder. All is well. All streaks are still intact. Keep... Read more

  • 2019-08-16

    8/16/2019 10:41:52 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    found in my inbox... made me chuckle !! A lawyer, who had a wife and 12 children, needed to move because his rental agreement was terminated by the owner, who wanted to reoccupy the home. When he said he had 12 children, no one would rent a home to him because they felt that the childre... Read more

  • Hilarious! All the wrinkled ladies song

    8/16/2019 10:19:56 AM, by CTUPTON
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  • 8/16/19 The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand

    8/16/2019 8:39:42 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery. John Paul Jones Love Quote of the Day One is very crazy when in love. Sigmund Freud Art Quote of the Day Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. E... Read more

  • Still not sleeping

    8/16/2019 8:01:53 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I take calcium and magnesium in the evening, melatonin at bedtime, sleep Three hours, awaken, lay there a few hours, if I’m lucky I fall asleep again from 4 am-7 am.... Read more

  • Friday gearing up

    8/16/2019 7:49:05 AM, by SABLENESS

    I came in to work an hour early to try to get a little more caught up. This is one of the busiest seasons in my department, and my coworkers have done as many of my essentials as possible while I was out. Still, my filing pile is HUGE, the to be checked folder is growing, and as for daily tasks, i... Read more

  • Yikes!!!

    8/16/2019 7:12:42 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    This is funny if it isn't your car, right? 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • TGIF!

    8/16/2019 6:34:45 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Happy day, it's Friday! Have a good one everybody! (LOTS OF EXCLAMATION POINTS TODAY!!!) 386... Read more

  • 8-16-19

    8/16/2019 5:27:56 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • Toes and belly buttons

    8/16/2019 4:32:09 AM, by LESLIELENORE

    My poor toe is telling me I should have been more conscientious about keeping my walking mileage down for another few days. I soaked this morning (well, I do every morning, but this morning I soaked it a bit longer), and I am hoping that helps. I am still applying the drops to the area where the nai... Read more

  • Friday's Laugh

    8/16/2019 3:15:39 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • 8-15-19

    8/16/2019 2:12:29 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    The recycling can is half full with stuff from the basement. I need to concentrate on upstairs. The basement is cooler right now, so it's easier to work down there. Doesn't change the fact that I need to clear out the video room. I suppose I should change the name of this bedroom. I can't call it th... Read more

  • The Things I Owe My Parents (Part 18) And My Favorite..........

    8/16/2019 12:32:02 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    18. My Parents taught me about JUSTICE. "One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!"... Read more


    8/16/2019 12:29:59 AM, by ANHELIC

    REMEMBER THE PURPOSE For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. Romans 8:29 The nineteenth century historian, Thomas Carlyle wrote that "The man without a purpose is like a ship without a ru... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words to Ponder

    8/16/2019 12:15:38 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Weather

    8/16/2019 12:12:40 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up a little to upper 70s. It is 69 outside and 72 inside.... Read more

  • honestly wondering... what do people have in their heads

    8/15/2019 11:52:24 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I am sitting here in a place between peeing in my pants and crying my eyes out.. Why you ask This is the second stupidest thing today
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  • 8/15/19 - Bedtime

    8/15/2019 11:40:32 PM, by GORDON66

    The Air and Water show starts tomorrow, so the fighters jet were buzzing around the downtown area. Very cool!!! We're going to have some hot weather over the weekend, so I enjoyed the lovely day. I was glad to have a good hair day, because I met a new client. Sweet dreams everyone!!!... Read more

  • Didn’t Even Use the Excuses I Had

    8/15/2019 10:12:31 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I had told myself that no matter what, I was going to go swim laps this morning, but I wound up behind schedule so I gave myself permission to postpone it to the afternoon, but after lunch I didn’t feel so good, but I put on my swim suit, and after a respectable time, I hopped in the car and drove o... Read more

  • 2019-08-15

    8/15/2019 8:44:50 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    found in my email inbox... As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own friend. I have seen too many dear friends leave this world, too soon; before they understood the great freedom that comes with aging. Whose business is it... Read more

  • Frustration

    8/15/2019 7:29:06 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I stayed home for an expected package. FedEx web site has a note 'business closed', thus package not delivered. 1. This is an apartment (not a business) 2. I WAS home! 3. No attempt to contact or door tag left. When I called, they changed the story to - the package was 'ground' and schedul... Read more

  • day seventy-seven

    8/15/2019 6:16:16 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Awake at about 5 and got up a bit after. Had my crockpot oatmeal with apple, cinnamon and vanilla yogurt. Very good and lots of fiber and protein. Water fit class with our very pregnant instructor. She will only be teaching one more class before baby is due but she has a really big belly now. S... Read more


    8/15/2019 5:19:45 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well I have the grocery ads and I am planning next weeks menus. I plan for 6 days, as Hubby will come home and want to go somewhere at least one evening in the week. He usually calls me so I do not start dinner. Have my grocery list, have the recipes marked, ready to go. We will go to the grocer... Read more

  • "Always Be Prepared" she used to say . . .

    8/15/2019 5:14:09 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    This date on the calendar was a day of extreme importance to my mother. It never passes without me noticing, though she has been deceased since the 1980s. Funny how that is, hm? If there was ONE thing which characterized her more than anything else it was her vigilance in demanding it ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/15/2019 2:39:34 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Thursday thruitalls

    8/15/2019 2:13:55 PM, by FROLICINFLORIDA

    LOL Had to make up a word for today. Tonight my unexpected vacation ends and I am back to work. YUCK. I really enjoyed getting to stay home with my kids. I wish it wasn't because of my knee, then we could have done more. Oh well I have October's vacation to look forward to. My daughter somehow manag... Read more

  • Overload

    8/15/2019 1:39:50 PM, by SABLENESS

    I woke up again at 3 AM with a growing things to do list on my mind. By the time I wrote it all down, of course I was wide awake. I did eventually call in to work that I'd be late and went back to bed for an hour. I used my lunch hour to make calls and work through the list I'd made. Getting... Read more

  • Special Blessings-August 15, 2019

    8/15/2019 1:36:04 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: Today's blog is basically from yesterday and for today. I am still not feeling well from this MS flare-up, so I have been pretty quiet and trying to relax. 1. The dryer repairman came yesterday and ordered two parts for my dryer. I can us... Read more


    8/15/2019 12:44:31 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    This was on a memorial pet plaque I just saw. Thought I'd share it for all of us who've lost our fur babies. Meeting a friend for lunch at Red Lobster today. Looking forward to it. Have a happy, healthy day. ... Read more

  • Thursday Sun

    8/15/2019 11:16:46 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a bright sunny day on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. The birds are busy at the feeder. The lawn service is due today. A tree service company is performing work two doors down from us. We took care of all our major tree service this past spring. All is going well. Streaks are still int... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/15/2019 11:09:38 AM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Thursday August 15

    8/15/2019 10:56:23 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    Sometimes the most concrete thing we can do about what we see as wrong or hurtful is to refuse to engage it, and instead continue to be encouraging and positive to put that energy into our world as a blessing.... Read more

  • 08/15/19 Happiness

    8/15/2019 10:38:15 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people." "Humpty, Mike, Yellow, Pac-Man and R2D2 all show up in the same costume." Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson went on a camping trip. After a good meal and a bottle of wine they laid down for ... Read more

  • Day 227: It Was So Cute

    8/15/2019 10:31:53 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Show kindness whenever possible. Show it to the people in front of you, the people coming up behind you, and the people with whom you are running neck and neck. It will vastly improve the quality of your own life, the lives of others, and the state of the world." (Ann Patchett) Hello, my... Read more

  • left unsupervised in a kitchen store

    8/15/2019 10:07:49 AM, by APONI_KB

    I got tired of watching the hubs search for the perfect pair of khakis at the outlet mall so I spent some alone time in the kitchen store. I got a lettuce knife - FOR REALS a knife just to cut lettuce. How can there possibly be a better creation...unless it was slow cooker bags. torn on t... Read more

  • some good news

    8/15/2019 8:55:44 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good day - DS has decided to do the intensive VA therapy for PTSD. He had his first session which he says was fine. The heavy duty stuff comes at the end of the month. He says he has to work through this stuff - the night mares have traumatized himself since 2010. I told him that it takes courage ... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    8/15/2019 8:54:45 AM, by RO2BENT

    Already sore from all the extra work on the sailboat yesterday, but up and at em to visit my brother and his two daughters who are in for the weekend ... Read more

  • 8/15/19 Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. Eleanor Roosevelt

    8/15/2019 8:45:42 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. Walter Savage Landor Love Quote of the Day Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all. Gilbert K. Chesterton Art Quote of the Day Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meani... Read more

  • Volunteering today

    8/15/2019 8:05:01 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    At the Assisted Living where my mum was...... Read more

  • Weather

    8/15/2019 7:29:41 AM, by GEORGE815

    Suppose to be very hot today. I plan to get some golf in before the heat returns. After an out of state funeral last week, I hope the game is not frustrating.... Read more

  • Birthday lunch

    8/15/2019 7:28:19 AM, by GEORGE815

    Was very happy my old work colleagues called last week for my birthday lunch. Nice thing to be still though of. They are very busy and it is great they can take time out of their days.... Read more

  • Happy Birthday

    8/15/2019 7:24:13 AM, by GEORGE815

    Happy Birthday to me. Qualify for Medicare now. One more bucket list item completed. Have a great day... Read more

  • Thursday's Laugh

    8/15/2019 6:53:26 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • Happy Thursday

    8/15/2019 6:47:23 AM, by EVILCECIL

    I know we are all ready for the weekend but lets make today count! 386... Read more

  • 8-15-19

    8/15/2019 5:36:04 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • Snapping turtles...

    8/15/2019 4:12:01 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 8-14-19

    8/15/2019 1:59:57 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Kaine spent lots of time today looking out the back door. I'm not sure what he was looking for, but he was intent. Maybe he was remembering that there were other cats out there. To look out, he has to stand on his hind legs.... Read more


    8/15/2019 12:18:56 AM, by ANHELIC

    TRUTH DECAY For this cause I was born, and for this cause, I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice. John 18:37 Winston Churchill once quipped, "Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but must pick themsel... Read more

  • Weather

    8/15/2019 12:10:58 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day in the high 70s. It is 69 outside and 74 inside.... Read more

  • The Things I Owe My Parents (Part 17.

    8/14/2019 11:20:48 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    17. My Parents taught me WISDOM. "When you get to be my age, you'll understand." This was the standard statement when I was a Senior in High School and all through College. In fact, my Mom still says this...………..she is 95.... Read more

  • Yum! And Ugh!

    8/14/2019 11:20:17 PM, by MCJULIEO

    You win some, and you lose some... that’s the way it goes... Somewhere I read a review of some products available at Trader Joe’s that were really good... this included some mock crab cakes made from jackfruit, and I really love crab cakes and don’t get them very often this far from the coast,... Read more

  • 8/15/19 - Bedtime

    8/14/2019 10:59:13 PM, by GORDON66

    The temperature was reasonable, I felt invincible, so I pulled the weeds at the back of the garage. There were a lot. The summer vacation is over for the high school students. Yikes! I didn't go back to school until after Labor Day, and that included college. I found some more ripe toma... Read more

  • day seventy-six

    8/14/2019 10:46:59 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Had an appointment today to check into long term care life insurance. Per my financial planner the long term care insurance hasn't worked out well for the companies and now there is a new product that is a life insurance policy that can be used as long term care if you become disabled. So I'm goin... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words to Ponder &An update on my life

    8/14/2019 10:39:33 PM, by JUDY1676

    What a week it has been! After 3 falls and 911 calls to go to the hospital, Chris’s girlfrIend was admitted since she didn’t feel safe alone. The hospital Dr. thought she needed some extensive therapy. Monday, PT came in to check her out and said she needed to stay in the hospital. Her soc... Read more

  • Wednesday August 14th

    8/14/2019 10:36:04 PM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • thought for today 8/14

    8/14/2019 9:15:10 PM, by USMAWIFE

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  • Day 226: Down Day

    8/14/2019 8:59:58 PM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • Preparations

    8/14/2019 8:12:10 PM, by SABLENESS

    Husband is practicing the hymn “It Is Well With My Soul” with his guitar. He and I have sung it together for others’ services, but I will have to wait and see how I feel about it on the day itself. He is listed alone in the service bulletin, but I’m leaving my options open in case I think I can do... Read more

  • Weird, weary, working Wednesday!

    8/14/2019 7:54:54 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Today was a pretty good day. The focus of the trainings was on how to best serve our students living with trauma and chaos in their home lives! It was helpful for the general education teachers especially since those of us who teach in Special Education and Alternative Education deal with it all the... Read more

  • In Between

    8/14/2019 7:36:56 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I've done the unpacking and laundry from the trip to MA. I've rested. Tomorrow, I'll be beginning preparations for another trip.... Read more

  • Doctor's visit

    8/14/2019 6:08:10 PM, by GEORGE815

    Met new Doctor today. New plans are going to be laid out with next week's appointment.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    8/14/2019 6:07:10 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Blood sugar readings

    8/14/2019 6:06:37 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • ah the downside of setting your own schedule

    8/14/2019 5:48:55 PM, by APONI_KB

    I'm running my own CPA firm now, mostly virtual so I work from home and set my own schedule. So when I went to the 10:30 AM water exercise class today, it turned out to be a completely different thing than the one I saw on Monday. This was all old people, legit old. I don't mean old as in my a... Read more

  • 8/14/19 Happiness is a direction, not a place. Sydney J. Harris

    8/14/2019 4:43:39 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Lucius Annaeus Seneca Love Quote of the Day We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving. Bernard Meltzer Art Quote of the Day Art is man's expression of his joy in labor. Henry Kissinger Nature Quot... Read more