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The Sugar Ban That Backfired
Friday, September 27, 2019      22 comments

It's that time of year. Halloween candy. Pumpkin pie and pumpkin everything. I ponder why I've had a lifelong battle with sugar. My bio dad, whom I've never met, was said to be an alcoholic. And even though I've never done any drugs or alco... Read more
"Anything worth doing is worth overdoing" (Mick Jagger)
Thursday, September 26, 2019      20 comments

Not sure if that is the best humorous quote to use on this site. (smiling) Have a good day, SP friends. p.s. I'm adding a pic of the skeleton hair clips. I DO have teeth even though my smile looks like I don't. Took at an angle. N... Read more
"Everything that irritates us about others...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019      23 comments

...can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." Carl Jung It's going to be another warm day with pool class later this morning. Acupuncture doc readily agreed that once a week sessions will be much more beneficial for me. More than tha... Read more
AT TIMES, OUR OWN LIGHT GOES OUT...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019      23 comments

...and is rekindled by a spark from another person." Dr. Albert Schweitzer After almost 11 years on SP (in January), so many of you have given me the spark when I needed it most. Means a lot to me and is the main reason I've stayed so long... Read more
"Life Itself Is the Proper Binge" (Julia Child)
Monday, September 23, 2019      16 comments

At my acupuncture session later this morning, I will talk to my doc about twice a week appts which seem to be pretty intense for me. It may be better to go just weekly. I'll see what she has to say. Love the treatments, but not sure if I'm gi... Read more
"NO RAIN, NO RAINBOWS" (ANONYMOUS)
Saturday, September 21, 2019      22 comments

Taking a break today from the pool chlorine of water aerobics and the magic of acupuncture sessions. In a state of contentment and gratitude, and wishing all a happy, healthy day.... Read more
"When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour...
Friday, September 20, 2019      24 comments

...it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute - and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity." Albert Einstein I love visiting SP friends' blogs and seeing pics of their pets. As for me, I'm giving away my ... Read more
"In an age of universal deceit...
Thursday, September 19, 2019      20 comments

...telling the truth is a revolutionary act." George Orwell My acu doc has her offices decorated like a spa. That's why I look forward to my appts so much. It feels like a mini spa day. (smiling) Fortunately, these appts don't take ... Read more
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019      22 comments

...Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved." Helen Keller Off to pool aerobics later this morning, and a variety of projects to complete. Have a... Read more
"When Written in Chinese...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019      18 comments

...the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity." John F. Kennedy I have recently become diligent about food tracking and find it an invaluable tool. Why have I been so stub... Read more
"When I was growing up...
Monday, September 16, 2019      23 comments

...there were two things that were unpopular in my house. One was me, and the other was my guitar." Bruce Springsteen Since my acupuncture doc is dropping her contract with my insurer at the end of this year, and I have several covered... Read more
"Don't Think...
Friday, September 13, 2019      22 comments

Thinking is the enemy of creativity...You cannot try to do things. You simply must do things." Ray Bradbury Today is my lucky day. (smiling) Every day that gives a lovely day of sunshine and love is my lucky day. The moon is i... Read more
Tomorrow hasn't happened in 13 years
Thursday, September 12, 2019      25 comments

It's been 13 years since there was a full harvest moon on Friday the 13th as there will be tomorrow. And said to not come again until 2050. "Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do." Voltaire Have a wonderful day, friends.... Read more
"If it's true that our species is alone in the universe,
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      18 comments

...then I'd have to say that the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little. George Carlin I saw Carlin many years ago. He came out, made a witty quip, and then sat down cross-legged on the stage. He said he'd just quit smo... Read more
"My Life Has Been One Great Big Joke,"
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      25 comments

"My Life Has Been One Great Big Joke, a dance that's walked, a song that's spoke. I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself." Maya Angelou How the reader interprets this is highly subjective, of course. I view ... Read more

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