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  • Goals review, week 1-summer5%, health & other goals: Blog29/100(-22)

    7/10/2020 12:50:27 PM, by SPARKNB

    My first summer5% weigh-in approaches; Sat starts the new week; a little weird, would have been nice to start week on Sundays. I'm a little 'trepidatious', as I have big expectations (rather hopes and *expectations* for a big (pounds) loss this summer). Which make a big loss happen, I ... Read more

  • A sunny day

    7/10/2020 12:36:46 PM, by MOMMY445

    I just found out a short while ago that the computers at the local library can be booked for use online. Then you can go and use the computer for an hour. I don't mind that you need to wear a face mask there. I was not aware of this opportunity until a while ago. It's been a really long time since I... Read more

  • Week 1 of the challenge complete...

    7/10/2020 11:05:02 AM, by NWILKER

    Wow - great to be back with my teddy bears and having accountability! I am headed camping today, so the tracking might be sketchy. Usually our site has very limited signal which is lovely, but not great for checking in! Accountability: Got my tracking complete for the week. Definitely keeps... Read more

  • Feeling better today

    7/10/2020 10:10:00 AM, by BERCRYS

    Yesterday I did a lot of resting. I made myself and my fiance some delicious food, but other than that I didn't do all that much, and I feel so much better this morning. It never ceases to amaze me how taking a little bit of time to think through something that bothers me makes me feel better... Read more

  • Hello there....

    7/10/2020 8:20:24 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Here's a waterfall that we love to visit in Autumn. It's not too far away, on the Niagara Escarpment, that surrounds us. In the Spring it gushes forth with ten times the load. Oh yeah... that would be me too... 100 213... Read more

  • Fried Green Tomatoes

    7/10/2020 12:31:19 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Fried Green Tomatoes came whistling in on train tracks into theaters in 1991. In the 80’s, Evelyn met Ninny @ a nursing home. Evelyn was a Southern’80’s woman. She’s taken class after class, trying to get her husband’s attention. Nothing works. She’s basically a wimp. Ninny was living in the nursing... Read more

  • treasured Thursday

    7/9/2020 9:19:30 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Work hard nap hard " Demi Lovato Went for a 43 minute walk far to hot out, I am not a fan of the sun and 90 degree days. Came home to a nice ice coffee. Hubby told me unemployment called and we should have all our money owed by Tuesday , Daughter told me that she got the house o... Read more

  • Have you tried Sparkpeople Premium

    7/9/2020 6:44:30 PM, by --MAY--

    If you have would you recommend it!! Is there a place where I can read more re about it!! ... Read more

  • 7-9-20

    7/9/2020 4:56:02 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Sunny Day

    7/9/2020 1:21:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    The power is out here today. An electrician is fixing the problem just now. In the meantime, my daughter and I are keeping cool and staying well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be doing some yoga and some walking later on. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe a... Read more

  • Not feeling great

    7/9/2020 9:41:40 AM, by BERCRYS

    Yesterday afternoon I started getting shooting pains along the incision on my stomach from surgery, and the incision was very messy when I changed my dressing last night. It hurts again this morning, and at some point I need to decide whether or not to call the doctor about it. He said to call if ... Read more

  • Beware of what we wish for.

    7/9/2020 9:02:06 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Us humans cherish our seasonal grievances. In the winter, we enthusiastically complain about the cold. In the spring, it’s the wet. In the fall, it’s the pumpkin spice. But in the summer, it’s the heat. We all may have said, “Its not the heat, it’s the humidity.” But a... Read more

  • 7-8-20

    7/9/2020 1:32:40 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Wordless Wednesday: The journey is the reward. Blog28/100(-21)

    7/9/2020 12:22:24 AM, by SPARKNB

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  • Wise Wednesday

    7/8/2020 9:08:46 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " It does no harm to the ego to be worshiped . " Mae West I have been married to over 30 years to a doubting Thomas . Every time I say something I get I never heard of that. Well that can't be . Really that doesn't sound right, The next day he tells me about a friend that says the same t... Read more

  • I'm a slacker

    7/8/2020 8:22:33 PM, by DONDAIN

    I messed up... I'm a slacker... I have not been on in about 5 days. I missed a bunch of stuff, but I kept track of what I ate and will log it when I get the chance. I have to go to bed soon, because I have to get up early for work tomorrow.... Read more

  • Four Weddings &a Funeral

    7/8/2020 5:51:39 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Four Weddings and a Funeral strolled up the wedding aisles onto the movie screens in 1994. It’s a wonderful British comedy starring Hugh Grant as Charles. He & his group meet @ 4 weddings ... & a funeral, as disclosed in the title. The story starts with Charles & his flat mate Scarlett, waking up ... Read more

  • Staying busy today

    7/8/2020 11:01:32 AM, by BERCRYS

    I've already done some cleaning this morning and before noon I want to- put everything together for a pot roast cooked in the slow cooker, transplant some basil seedlings, clean out the refrigerator, and do the dishes that my boyfriend's kids left in the sink overnight. (Sounds judgmental but I've d... Read more

  • A very warm day here today 🌞

    7/8/2020 10:27:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. The next few days will be hot and humid here. Taking it easy today. I'll go for an indoor walk in an air conditioned place later on in the morning. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe... Read more

  • "Knee-High in July"

    7/8/2020 8:48:58 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    One of the pluses from all these sunny and hot days is that our sweet corn will ripen earlier this year. You can see that it's more than "Knee High in July." Here in S.W. Ontario, the fresh, sweet corn will soon be ready for harvesting. Whether eaten right off the cob or used in... Read more

  • The Edge of Tomorrow

    7/8/2020 12:24:07 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    In 2014, space aliens invaded planet Earth. Remember this? Let me refresh your memory. “Mimics” (don’t know why they’re called that) have begun a program to wipe out humans & take over the world. Despite the most up to date exo-body armor, multi-use weapons, other weapons of destruction, the Mimics... Read more

  • Tactical tuesday

    7/7/2020 8:47:50 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " There is a way to do it better find it ." Thomas A Edison My senor dog almost derailed my plans for tactical tuesday. She was up at 4 am and since my husband can sleep through anything i took her out. But then I climbed back into bed till 8 but once again she almost thr... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday, Attitude of Gratitude: Blog27/100(-21)

    7/7/2020 5:43:18 PM, by SPARKNB

    Attitude of Gratitude: 1) Clean water (I assume) 2) Monarch butterflies (flying around the garden today; 2 got caught in covered porch today & I let them out) 3) Perennial flowers (garden is glorious right now, thanks to red monarda, orange daylilies, yellow coreopsis, various other flowers... Read more

  • Summer! Fruit smoothies are perfect.

    7/7/2020 5:18:22 PM, by CTUPTON

    I just happened to buy frozen fruit today. then I saw this blog.
    r_berry_smoothie_recipes... Read more

  • Found the location, huge butterfly flower sculpture: from Disney Fla.

    7/7/2020 11:24:06 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Down to my lightest in at least 3 years!

    7/7/2020 10:38:33 AM, by FOTOLEXIC

    Two years ago this past May I got myself down to 202. I remember being stuck at 215 for the longest. At least a year. Maybe more. Then I ballooned up to 230. I was able to get myself down to 218 about a year ago, but stuck there. I started in May at 218 and today I am down to 200.8lbs! That... Read more

  • Warm day

    7/7/2020 10:34:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be another warm and humid day here today. The weather is going to be like this for pretty much the rest of the week. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take ... Read more

  • Laying-Low...

    7/7/2020 8:17:59 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I'm feeling tired today. All this super heat and humidity's getting to us up here. 259 34c / 94f. 479 Hard to believe we all lived without A.C. until we were in our 20's or 30's. I'll be 'laying-low' today too. I know just how these animals feel. 102 Hope you h... Read more

  • 7-7-20

    7/7/2020 6:20:16 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Jaws

    7/7/2020 1:48:58 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Jaws scared the poop out of theater goers in 1975. Normally rational people refused to go into bodies of water - oceans, fresh water, ponds - some people told me with a straight face “nothing bigger than a bathtub, & I may switch to a shower”. Really? (OK, I did get a little nervous watching Shark W... Read more

  • A struggle

    7/6/2020 11:49:34 PM, by DAWN7Z

    I love this site but with tracking food on 2 others I just don’t! I have been on a diet since May 24, this year and serious since June 2nd! It looked like I lost almost 11 pounds but with edema in my legs especially the left I am up 5 pounds . Sometimes I want to throw the scales through the window!... Read more

  • 7-6-20

    7/6/2020 10:27:01 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Monday Motion

    7/6/2020 9:06:57 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Life is bristling with thorns , and I know no other remedy than to cultivate one's garden." Voltaire Francois-Marie Arouet Sometimes life is hard much like a mine field so you have to change your course and watch your step or hold your tongue whichever works, Our lo... Read more

  • 26 Day Personal Challenge: Day 11 - K is for Kicking my butt

    7/6/2020 8:18:40 PM, by GRASSHOPPER17

    I don't mean I'm kicking my own. Although, I'm kind of responsible for it happening. I joined Beach Body on Demand on the weekend; an early birthday present to myself and I saw a program I've been dying to try. It's Barre Blend and it, well...kicks my butt! In a good way though! So much fun which ... Read more

  • CALM

    7/6/2020 11:11:57 AM, by MYTURN19

    Such a simple word but so hard to maintain, especially in today's crazy world. So I can only control me. I strayed over the weekend overeating but nothing fabulous cause I hate going out in 90+* temps. Anyway reality is I have 82 days left til son's wedding. So I cannot skip working out. I began ... Read more

  • June Results Check In

    7/6/2020 10:55:08 AM, by DESKJOCKEY925

    312 I walked a total of 196 miles in June - 29 of the 30 days I hit 12K Steps or more. I can even say that I've increased my speed and have begun alternating a gentle jog in my steps. 203 I tracked my food and exercise every day in June. 319 I had only 6 days in June withou... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/6/2020 8:52:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. I'll be going for a walk in a while. earlier this morning I did some yoga. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay ... Read more

  • Masked Bandits...

    7/6/2020 8:35:28 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Good Morning... Hope you have a great day... 213 We must all be a 'masked-bandit'... to get through this, and to keep our numbers together under 8-10. The chart below, shows us just how important it is to wear a mask. I have asthma and find it very difficult to breath with one ... Read more

  • Every moment is a fresh beginning. -T. S. Eliot Blog26/100(-21)

    7/6/2020 7:00:00 AM, by SPARKNB

    Every moment is a fresh beginning. -T. S. Eliot Starting Summer2020 5% plan in earnest today: New season, new month, new week, new day, new moment. The beauty and joy of fresh starts. 179 249 411 410... Read more

  • Big

    7/6/2020 1:34:52 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Big danced & played onto movie screens in 1988. Tom Hanks played the “adult”; Josh Baskin was the 12 yo boy. So, plot - Josh was one of those boys that didn’t get an early growth spurt. He was embarrassed when he was too short to get on a carnival ride. Whose leaving the carnival, he passed Zoltan,... Read more

  • 7-5-20

    7/5/2020 10:34:41 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • a blessed sunday The candle

    7/5/2020 7:51:32 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    The candle Put a candle in your window When the night is dark with storm It will welcome any stranger: Keep friends and family warm. When you see someone in sorrow; Just let your candle shine From your soul and from your window It will be a cheerful sign. Always place a ... Read more

  • 26 Day Personal Challenge: Day 10 - J is for Joy from cooking

    7/5/2020 7:40:12 PM, by GRASSHOPPER17

    When I was in my early twenties and newly married, I had no idea how to cook anything. Well, that might be a slight exaggeration. I could do your basic things like spaghetti, box mac and cheese, hamburger helper, etc. It's really odd that I didn't know more than the basics, though. My dad is a pheno... Read more

  • See?

    7/5/2020 7:26:57 PM, by MEADSBAY

    One of my best features! Lol! 334 Btw...carrots, beets, zucchini and Honeymoon Salad (lettuce alone) from our garden...grilled US wild caught shrimp (the only kind we will buy) for our dinner tonight. I am such a lucky woman. 247... Read more

  • Small stuff

    7/5/2020 2:42:13 PM, by 3VEGGIES

    Very disappointed in and the place we thought we’d made a reservation at weeks ago. Was bringing and are still bringing one dog with us. Doing day hiking. Scrambled this afternoon to make a new reservation elsewhere. I’m not a fan of this site or Expedia. They have both caused us grief ... Read more

  • A new day

    7/5/2020 12:17:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's very hot and humid here today. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I went for a walk this morning. I'll be going for another walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • My wonky left foot

    7/5/2020 11:13:32 AM, by MEADSBAY

    This darn thing has been bothering me since last fall..but only sporadically, so I mostly ignored it... although complained about it to my doc in December and got an X-ray, which was normal. Then I took it very easy in the spring, easy during lockdown, but that was mostly because I felt a plantar ... Read more

  • Time is Free...

    7/5/2020 8:30:28 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Relaxing at my oldest daughter's place today. Her fiance is an Italian Chef, so I know supper will be awesome. 4 ... Read more

  • Checking in: July Goals

    7/5/2020 7:45:00 AM, by 3VEGGIES

    Tracked/planned meals for today. Wrote schedule down. Need to be ready to go M-Th as there isn't a lot of free time during the day. Food prep/planning in advance is key. Walking has been on target, 35 miles cycling in thru the 4th and I've been avoiding the head. Gratitude journal underway.... Read more

  • Robots

    7/5/2020 1:03:51 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Robots clinked & clanked onto movie theaters in 2005. The whole planet is run by sapient robots. To have a child, a baby kit is delivered to the parents home, & they put it together. As the child grows, they swap in larger parts. The Copperbottoms named their child Rodney. Rodney’s favorite tv show ... Read more

  • 7-4-20

    7/4/2020 11:30:22 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Happy July 4th... Read more

  • Ahhhh Nature at its best poem

    7/4/2020 10:46:23 PM, by CTUPTON

    Whenever I need to leave it all behind Or feel the need to get away I find a quiet place, far from the human race Out in the country Before the breathin' air is gone Before the sun is just a bright spot in the night-time Out where the rivers like to run I stand alone and take back some... Read more

  • 26 Day Personal Challenge: Day 9 - I is for Independence Day

    7/4/2020 10:17:56 PM, by GRASSHOPPER17

    Happy Independence Day to everyone whose home is in the US! We kept our celebration low key this year with just hubby, the kids and myself, but we went all out on our dinner. I'm pretty proud that I was able to stick to eating healthy while still enjoying some yummy treats. Helped that I also exerci... Read more

  • 26 Day Personal Challenge: Day 8 - H is for House Cleaning

    7/4/2020 10:11:09 PM, by GRASSHOPPER17

    Spent my Friday cleaning the house, which is a great way for me to get my steps in, but if I'm being honest, I hate doing it. I'd much rather read or play a game. But one thing that makes it better for me is to listen to music while I try to get the house sparkling clean. Personally, I just think mu... Read more

  • Happy 4th of july

    7/4/2020 6:47:58 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " What people want is simple . They want an America as good as its promise." Barbara Jordan Happy 4th of July, Have a great weekend everyone,!! Keep looking for Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living ... Read more

  • Challenged!

    7/4/2020 1:05:22 PM, by 56ROSE

    Today marks the first day of the 5% Summer Challenge. I love these challenges because they keep me focused & accountable. I reached my initial goal weight 4 years ago, and overall have been able to maintain. Now, I'm ready for a new challenge & ready to set a new goal! 593... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    7/4/2020 10:13:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter and I will stay hydrated and cool here today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Happy Independence Day to all American spark people members! Have a great day, everyone and a great weekend! Keep cool and stay ... Read more

  • Glad we never had one of these...

    7/4/2020 8:57:49 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I always thought I'd like to see pileated woodpeckers in my yard. But after seeing this... I'm kinda glad we haven't. 40 **"Happy July 4th from Canada 636 to all our American Sparkies" 652 104... Read more

  • 7-3-20

    7/4/2020 12:12:24 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Joe Versus the Volcano

    7/4/2020 12:07:15 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Joe Versus the Volcano erupted into theaters in 1993. It starred Tom Hanks as Joe Banks, an officer worker in a dreary grey office in a grim office. Joe was a hypochondriac - but after years of every kind of test, his doctor says he has a “brain cloud” which will be fatal within 6 months.Ironically,... Read more

  • I'm giving myself permission

    7/3/2020 8:32:15 PM, by DONDAIN

    I'm giving myself permission to take the night off. I am tired and have limited time tonight. I am keeping track of what I have eaten and I will log it tomorrow.... Read more

  • Happy aloha friday 4th weekend

    7/3/2020 7:39:53 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others , by means of love , friendship , and compassion." Simon de Beauvoir Have a happy healthy aloha 4th of july weekend . Stay safe and well Keep looking for Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    7/3/2020 1:02:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today 😊. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a long walk indoors today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • The best as the Mascot...

    7/3/2020 8:58:52 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Yes... the Raccoon is a perfect Mascot for Covid-19. 100 Good Morning... Hope you have a great day... 213... Read more

  • Outdoor gym

    7/3/2020 7:06:05 AM, by 3VEGGIES

    Was out for a 12 mile paddle on a river yesterday in kayaks with DH. Haven't done this all year and my arms muscles hurt. Definitely spent time at the Outdoor gym! There were some very large great heron parties of 6-15 or more at time. Fun to see. Turtles jumping into the water as we went... Read more

  • Blog25/100(-18): July Goals & Targets

    7/3/2020 6:57:31 AM, by SPARKNB

    I'm doing the 5% summer challenge, so my health goals* are being tracked there, but I have some OTHER stuff I want to also accomplish in a systematic way this month: My July health goals: FITNESS: -*CARDIO=lots, as much as I can, **min. 20 minutes daily** but mostly shooting for at least 2 ... Read more

  • Blog24/100(-19): June Assessment

    7/3/2020 6:57:17 AM, by SPARKNB

    My June was both successful and unsuccessful, a mixed bag, so...not bad, as far as periods of covid19-MercuryRetrograde go? (smile) Overall, I didn't change my fitness routine that much, though I did intensify it, but I did add a focus on breath, as noted below. I noted the *intense* energy of... Read more

  • 7-2-20

    7/3/2020 12:18:50 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Groundhog Day

    7/2/2020 11:19:18 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Groundhog Day popped up in theaters1993. Cynical weatherman, Phil (Bill Murray) & his team are sent, once again, to do a quick intro on Punxsutawney Phil, the mythical weather casting groundhog. He & his interpreters (humans) predict if there will be 6 more weeks of winter. (Technically, the vernal,... Read more

  • Wow. I'm within range well almost

    7/2/2020 10:06:43 PM, by DONDAIN

    Wow, I am within range of my food for today with one exception. I have not had enough protein for today. That surprises me, especially with what I have had. I'm glad that I actually logged my food. It gave me a pleasant surprise and made it less scary about logging. I know that right now I am more i... Read more

  • I figured out what I can do

    7/2/2020 8:11:28 PM, by DONDAIN

    Yesterday I was thinking about what I can do that I can do for a whole week. A small thing to give me a boost of self esteem for actually sticking with something for a week. I always seem to give up when it gets hard or I forget a day. Well, I figured it out. The change I am going to make is to begi... Read more

  • 26 Day Personal Challenge: Day 7 - G is for Goals reached

    7/2/2020 7:49:13 PM, by GRASSHOPPER17

    Had some non scale victories this week which are always good when the scale isn't moving (or moving in the wrong direction like mine did from indulging while on vacation). I feel like having my very own personal celebration! 1. Fit into a pair of shorts that have always been too tight to wear.... Read more

  • Thinking Thursday

    7/2/2020 7:00:32 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Never forget : We are alive within mysteries " Wendell Berry Keep looking for Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living... Read more

  • So Close... Very Close

    7/2/2020 6:37:00 PM, by KALISWALKER

    So exciting! 2.9 pounds away from the 160's! It's true moderation, measuring my food, portion control, nutrition tracking and weight loss go together! All diets come down to the same thing a calorie deficit. When I wanted to hit the 170's I went hard for a few days chugging Slimfast and bam did it M... Read more

  • 10,000 steps in by noon

    7/2/2020 1:37:40 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I already got my 10,000 steps in today before noon. I don't usually get them in this early but I had to go uptown for the second time because I was needing to get something from the bank about half an hour after I got home the first time. Plus I did a load of laundry and a sink load of dishes. Now I... Read more

  • 25 books from brother-in-law!

    7/2/2020 1:34:40 PM, by CTUPTON

    Well these will keep me busy for awhile. I get my books now from the library. I don't want to be adding to my clutter. books multiply so fast! Mostly detective and crime. David Baldacci 2 Janet Evanovich all fiction he gets them from a used book store. most are fa... Read more

  • Monkfruit sugar? Does anyone use this?

    7/2/2020 1:18:51 PM, by CTUPTON

    I have been using powdered Stevia. Is monkfruit sugar substitute better? ... Read more

  • She's at Her best here...

    7/2/2020 8:56:37 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Hello there... Hope you have a great day. 104 213 Aren't these photo's amazing... just to see Mother Nature at her best? Some lake in Northern Ontario... 479 ... Read more

  • Another hot and humid day here today

    7/2/2020 8:38:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and staying well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. I will be doing some yoga this morning and some indoor walking this afternoon. It's going to be hot and humid here for the next few days. Have a great day, everyo... Read more

  • 7-1-20

    7/2/2020 2:04:09 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    7/2/2020 1:35:58 AM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    In 2017, Murder on the Orient Express mysteriously appeared in the movie theaters. Kenneth Branagh both directed & starred as an OCD brilliant detective Hercule Poirot, “the world’s greatest detective” refuses (.he says, if no one else does. This movie was based on Agatha Christy’s book of the same ... Read more

  • What you don't want Wednesday

    7/1/2020 8:28:46 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " It takes the best part of a life time to find out what you don't want. " Isabel Paterson With covid and the pandemic came learning about all you can't have. Where you can't go. Who you can't be with or near . Some of your favorite pass times are gone . Vacations are cancelled. ... Read more

  • 26 Day Personal Challenge: Day 6 - F is for Finding Time

    7/1/2020 7:05:56 PM, by GRASSHOPPER17

    Honestly, I could talk myself out of being active 99.5% of the time. I've got a list of excuses a mile long: too tired, not motivated, playing a video game sounds better, have a book I want to read or start reading, husband didn't exercise so it's okay if I don't. This is a big struggle for me so I ... Read more

  • good advice in song

    7/1/2020 4:45:49 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Grateful and starting anew

    7/1/2020 11:42:30 AM, by DONDAIN

    I am grateful for the ability to start anew. I am grateful for my good night sleep last night. I am grateful for my husband who gave me the opportunity to sleep a little later this morning. I am grateful for my animals, 3 dogs and 2 cats, which give me such joy and love. I am grateful that I have a ... Read more

  • Another warm day here today 🌞

    7/1/2020 11:14:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk later. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! For all Canadian sparklers, Happy Canada Day!... Read more

  • Tonight's the night...

    7/1/2020 9:11:26 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Today... JULY 1st., IS CANADA DAY. And the best celebration is at Niagara Falls. The fireworks are set off from within the Niagara Gorge, behind the Canadian Horseshoe Falls around 10pm tonight. You'll get the best view from right in Queen Victoria Park. If you're outdoors, ... Read more

  • Blogday 23(-18)_100days: Attitude of Gratitude: 3 Things & 3 People; Last Minute Happy Pride

    6/30/2020 11:05:57 PM, by SPARKNB

    1) Spark 2) PC's 3) Fire A) Dr. Fauci B) My cute niece, who's 9th birthday is today! C) Was gonna name other members of my fam, but-based on normal stuff going on, couldn't narrow down to 1-so then I thought I was gonna say...myself; but then decided on: Sappho . ... Read more

  • Thelma & Louise

    6/30/2020 9:11:45 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Thelma & Louise took a road trip in 1991. They planned to go to for a weekend. Thelma (Gina Davis) is married to a neglectful & verbally abusive husband, Daryl. She’s kinda ditzy. Louise (Susan Sarandon) is a hard working waitress, single, but has a boyfriend, Jimmy. He’s in a band, touring a lot. T... Read more

  • 26 Day Personal Challenge: Day 5 - E is for Enjoyable vacation

    6/30/2020 8:40:26 PM, by GRASSHOPPER17

    Been MIA a little. Was getting ready for a family vacation, making sure we had everything in place to enjoy ourselves while also social distancing. Was great to get away for a bit and relax. Can't say that I didn't indulge more than I should have when it came to adult beverages, but hey, it was vaca... Read more

  • Mini lasagna cups

    6/30/2020 7:45:13 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Made mini lasagna cups today for lunch. The only thing different is instead of using lasagna noodles, I used 4 cheese ravioli. I made a meat sauce that has ground beef, onion and garlic in with the tomato sauce. I boiled the ravioli first (took about 5 minutes to cook) and did the layering like y... Read more

  • Tip yourself on tuesday

    6/30/2020 7:26:39 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Some people think they are worth a lot of money just because they have it," Fannie Hurst I may be short on money but i have big rewards in other areas of my life, I am always ready to tip myself and you should get in the practice also. Start your day with a smile and gratitude. Tell y... Read more

  • Hello there....

    6/30/2020 8:10:41 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Good Morning... Hope you have a great day... 213 It's a typical, sunny and hot Summer's day here... Perfect for a BBQ of ribs, baked potato and corn on the cob. 104 That's what's for supper here, but right now it's all about my breakfast and coffee. On Saturday or let'... Read more

  • 6-30-20

    6/30/2020 6:10:40 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • A warm day

    6/30/2020 5:39:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm day here today. My daughter and I will keep cool and stay well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. In a while, I will be doing some yoga. Later on in the morning, I will be going for a walk. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • 6-29-20

    6/30/2020 1:15:38 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • July goals

    6/29/2020 9:37:25 PM, by 3VEGGIES

    For the first month of the last half of the year, hear are my goals: 1. Walk 10k every day, no matter what. 2. Plan meals a day ahead and enter them into a tracker. 3. Weight training for 20 minutes twice a week. 4. Cycling target is 500 miles. No less than 300 miles for the m... Read more

  • If you like flowers and butterflies

    6/29/2020 9:30:43 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • June 29, 2020

    6/29/2020 9:26:52 PM, by MAMATRAUB

    It's 2020 and everything is covid / racial crazy. I gained back all that I had lost. There is no explanation for what is going on now! Had 1/2 calories I should have (even with b/l/s/d). I am still keeping on!... Read more

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    6/29/2020 9:25:28 PM, by DESERTDREAMERS

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind appeared out of the night in multiple theaters in 1977. The first scene started in a sandstorm in the Sonoran Desert, Mexico. An intact US military plane appears, missing for 30 years. No crew aboard. How did it get there?Quick switch to a small town in Indiana. Ro... Read more