SLIMMERJESSE
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Thoughts & Prayers for the Aussie Humans & Animals Impacted by the Wildfires
Sunday, January 05, 2020      22 comments

As firefighters pack up and head to Australia from my city to return the favor in helping them fight those horrendous fires, I can't help but remember some of the scary fires I've experienced. The clips of the air quality and animals running fr... Read more
No Such Thing As An Easy/Simple Project at My House
Saturday, January 04, 2020      22 comments

Honestly, even a simple project like putting in new blinds and shade becomes a nightmare. Yesterday I promised myself that in the future I'll order from a company that specializes and installs blinds and shades. I finally DID get a nice lookin... Read more
Air Fryer Coming Soon
Friday, January 03, 2020      26 comments

I've blogged about two family members who worry me with their terrible eating habits. Mostly fast food, and now I'm watching their health decline as a result. I've offered my help time and again. Now one of them says he will accept my hel... Read more
"And after all, what is a lie? 'Tis...
Thursday, January 02, 2020      16 comments

but the truth in masquerade." George Gordon, Lord Byron Didn't feel too good on NY Day, but hoping for a better one today. Happy 2020.... Read more
Waving Hello to 2020
Tuesday, December 31, 2019      26 comments

I'm ready for a terrific year, are you? Here's to a good one for us all. Just tried edamame for the first time that were roasted and it makes a good snack. Wishing all a happy, healthy 2020. "No sooner do we think we have as... Read more
Waving Goodbye to 2019
Monday, December 30, 2019      19 comments

This year was full of challenges. Too much grief eating. And continued help for my healing hip with its sprain. On the mend now, and finally nearly pain free. Overall, I never was a year-ending, year-beginning person. I never pay much a... Read more
"You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from flying over your head...
Thursday, December 26, 2019      23 comments

but you can prevent them from nesting in your hair." Chinese proverb Okay, enough's enough. It was nice, but now I'm all xmas'ed out. (smiling) That's the downside of very early decorating. I've had enough, thank you. Have a wonde... Read more
Merry Christmas to You and Your Family
Wednesday, December 25, 2019      17 comments

Keep the loving Christmas spirit in your heart all year round. Wishing all of you the wonderful things you deserve. Big hug. "In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these." Paul Harvey... Read more
Star Wars and Lunch
Tuesday, December 24, 2019      21 comments

As I mentioned in a recent blog, I used to take my son to Star Wars movies and now he takes me as part of a tradition. (smiling) Today's the day, so off we go in a couple of hours. Wishing all a wonderful Christmas for you and your family.... Read more
"If you're going to go through hell...
Monday, December 23, 2019      19 comments

I suggest you come back learning something." Drew Barrymore Heavy rain this morning and predicted throughout this week. Cold. Wishing all a fun holiday week. ... Read more
Season's Greetings to My Spark Friends - Past, Present and Future
Sunday, December 22, 2019      23 comments

Whatever holidays you celebrate - or don't - I want to send a big cyber hug to all of you and thank you for all of your kind and wise support this year. End of January starts my 12th year here and the main thing that has kept me here so long i... Read more
LAUGHING ALL THE WAY (okay, most of the way)
Saturday, December 21, 2019      21 comments

Yesterday's walk with my Santa hat and sweater that looks like a santa suit, I laughed out loud several times as people were so receptive and communicative about it. Many waved as they drove by, some hollered out friendly hello's, and one older... Read more
"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling...
Friday, December 20, 2019      19 comments

but in rising every time we fall." Nelson Mandela Enjoying each day and so glad I did early decorating to enjoy everything for an extended period of time. Been very cold here. More rain predicted over the weekend. Wishing all a happ... Read more
Bundled Up & Almost Talked Myself Out of Walking
Tuesday, December 17, 2019      20 comments

Very cold this morning - in the 40's!!!! I know some of you are thinking that's almost tropical compared to the temps you endure in winter. Honestly, whenever I read that one of you is walking in the snow and freezing weather, I am in awe of yo... Read more
"Be as you are and hope that it's right." Dizzy Gillespie
Monday, December 16, 2019      18 comments

Didn't rain after early morning yesterday; the rest of the day was sunny and chilly. This morning was 41 degrees outside and 64 in the house. Burr. Time for the heater. I'm rolling along, hanging in there, and everything is done for xmas... Read more

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