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"I think you are wrong to want a heart...
Thursday, January 09, 2020      26 comments

It makes most people unhappy." The Wizard of Oz (L. Frank Baum) Off to the doc appointment with my family member to provide him with moral support. This health issue has stressed and worried me for awhile now, but seems like the other shoe... Read more
"There is no duty we so much underrate...
Wednesday, January 08, 2020      23 comments

as the duty of being happy." Robert Louis Stevenson Sometimes it's hard to stay positive and happy; the other night I got word that a family friend is in his last days. And I'm currently watching a close relative's health disintegrate in ... Read more
Day 1. Again and Again and Again (and again)
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      20 comments

Over the course of my 11 years here on SP, I've detoxed from caffeine at least 10 times. Even though I only drink a half of a small mug of coffee, it really affects me in a number of negative ways. I've decided to go ahead and go through the r... Read more
What Blender Do You Recommend?
Monday, January 06, 2020      21 comments

I have trouble finding dependable vacuum cleaners and blenders. I've had so many brands of both items from expensive to cheap, and rarely find one that lasts and does the job I want. Several years ago, after much deliberating, I bought a V... Read more
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

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