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  • 07/16/20 Don't Stop Trying

    7/16/2020 10:55:43 AM, by NANASUEH

    "You only fail when you stop trying." "I used to have an hour glass figure and then the hours of time shifted." A team of little animals and a team of big animals decided to play football. During the first half of the game, the big animals were winning. ... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    7/16/2020 10:15:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    There's a good chance of rain here today. I'm okay with that and so is my daughter. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk in a while. Today is more of a relaxing day here. Not too much is happening and I am okay with that. Have a great day, everyone! Take ca... Read more


    7/16/2020 10:14:24 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning still pushing hard what are you doing today i went to store got me some more new dish towels and dish clothes trying to brighten things up will hubby will order my tires next month i am just waiting for it to kool down some before i... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words

    7/16/2020 9:35:29 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thursday's Laugh - Need This For My House

    7/16/2020 9:23:39 AM, by BONNIE1552

    Hope you like dog hair :) ... Read more

  • 7/16/2020

    7/16/2020 9:20:01 AM, by SILVER1369

    It takes courage to stand up for what you believe. Taking action when you feel moved will ultimately give you peace of mind and a feeling of accomplishment. When you feel the call, straighten your spine, square your shoulders. Be brave. Take a stand.... Read more

  • From the (very small) Garden

    7/16/2020 8:52:03 AM, by MELOBEE

    Happy Thursday! Here's a little bright spot for the day, from our very small hummingbird garden: Goals for the day: 2 vegetarian meals, at least 64 oz water, weights.... Read more

  • Some good 'fake-news' here. LoL

    7/16/2020 8:50:03 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Looks like stormy weather heading this way... and we need the rain. Going to have a great day... anyway. Hope you do too. 213 I thought you'd get a kick out of this fake-news below. It seems that you loose your tattoo when you lose weight. Amazing. 246 ... Read more

  • Body aches after yesterday's cardio blast!

    7/16/2020 8:22:16 AM, by EOWYN24241

    I didn't feel like exercising today because my body is aching from yesterday's cardio blast. My Mom came home and we had dinner, she had fishball noodle soup and I had dry fishball noodles. We are planning on going to the mall because my Mom needs to get some stuff. But I will definitely exerci... Read more

  • Healthy Diet

    7/16/2020 8:09:42 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Git 'er done!

    7/16/2020 7:53:46 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "Winners are innovative, entrepreneurial, and future-oriented. They focus on getting the job done.” – Brian Tracy ... Read more

  • 7/16/2020 Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rabindranath Tagore

    7/16/2020 7:51:05 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rabindranath Tagore Quote of the Day Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Henry Ward Beecher Love Quote of the Day We are never so defensless against s... Read more

  • Teaching finance

    7/16/2020 7:36:40 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    So many people living waay beyond their means. The crash is coming.... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    7/16/2020 6:36:21 AM, by EVILCECIL

    The weekend is at hand! 36 Have a great day. 386... Read more

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    7/16/2020 6:34:42 AM, by SPARKNB

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  • Early Thursday Morning

    7/16/2020 6:22:25 AM, by DWROBERGE

    I am up early due to my retiring very early last night. I received the paperwork from ascension rehab which I will do to find out how to better exercise with the lung problems I am having as my pulmonologist recommended. Keeping focused for success. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. ... Read more

  • My Morning Rituals

    7/16/2020 5:24:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    There are 5 things that I do every morning to help me prepare for my day. I find that my rituals help me to care for myself, and keep me on track to reach those goals that are important to me: physical, mental and emotional health. 1. Bible reading and drink my tea or water. 2. Spark Peopl... Read more


    7/16/2020 5:11:06 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    ATTITUDE is everything-----pick a good one!... Read more

  • wednesday went great

    7/16/2020 3:42:29 AM, by USMAWIFE

    except for the lack of sleep I got a lot done Met with the endrocrinologist today and he is stumped as to why my PTH has so many highs and lows and with no real reason. So he recommends having labs every two months and sending them to him, noting any changes in meds or weight changes. Why d... Read more

  • Day 198:Beauty Trash Day

    7/16/2020 3:25:38 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and mo... Read more

  • jokes day 140

    7/16/2020 2:49:16 AM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Two ropes go into a bar. The bartender says, "Get out of here. We don't serve ropes in here." The ropes go outside and one says to the other, "I have an idea." He ties himself up, messes up his hair, and goes back in. The bartender says, "Hey, No ropes." The rope says, "I'm not a rope." The... Read more

  • 7-15-20

    7/16/2020 2:25:50 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I'm starting to get calendars for 2021. I guess I'm not the only one who wishes this year would end quickly. I'm all for change, and this year has had a bunch of them. But I'd like those changes to be improvements. I'm not so sure that they have been or will be. We still have most of half a year to ... Read more

  • Wednesday July 15th

    7/16/2020 1:26:23 AM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • 15th of July

    7/16/2020 12:47:35 AM, by NOCALORIES

    Wow! what a nice day we had today. It did not get to 100degrees today. Moving outside was so much more pleasant. It was still warm enough I had no problem getting my 64oz. drunk. I am looking forward to weighing in the morning with expectation that I will a downward move on the scale. Been being act... Read more

  • Family, Travel, and Patriotism

    7/16/2020 12:44:31 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Today I drove from south central Texas (near San Antonio) to south east Texas (suburban Houston) and I get to combine a couple of pleasures , ..... 1) getting to have lunch with my Mother and my siblings, which is always fun, and especially precious in this time of coronavirus, and 2) getting to par... Read more

  • 7/16/2020 TODAY'S TIP

    7/16/2020 12:42:15 AM, by JVANAM

    7/16/2020 TODAY'S TIP Trade soda for sparkling water. Sparkling water still has the carbonation you’re used to but will save you tons of calories, not to mention the artificial colors and sweeteners.
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  • Weather

    7/16/2020 12:20:47 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to 77 after 69. It is 68 outside. and 72 inside.... Read more

  • The Conspiracy

    7/16/2020 12:19:53 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I'd like to call up someone in authority to report what's going on---but the TELEPHONE COMPANY is in on the conspiracy too: They've printed the phone books in such small type that no one could ever find a number in there! All I can do is pass along this warning: WE ARE UNDER ATTACK!!! ... Read more

  • Casual church

    7/16/2020 12:11:15 AM, by MNABOY

    I have been attending church longer than I can remember because I was carried before I collected memories. And since I remember I was always impressed that I dress nice for church. Had to learn how to tie a tie because "clip-ons" were not appropriate. Over the last 10 years the dress code has loos... Read more


    7/15/2020 10:49:09 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Had a great Wednesday. Go home and Hubby was making hamburgers for our dinner and they were good... Read more

  • Back again

    7/15/2020 10:37:56 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    One year later and so many issues later and heaver then ever. Started back 3 weeks ago, didn't want to blog until I was sure I could stick with it. After my heel issues I got a stress fracture in the other foot and struggled with it for months. Wasnt able to exercise and got heavier and then the... Read more

  • My life

    7/15/2020 10:27:21 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    Cardio workout today biking ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/15/2020 10:15:55 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Good hot day for the pool.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/15/2020 7:17:34 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill, dog walk, groceries, vacuumed, made huge pot of beef stew and now for the relaxing. Hope you had a lovely day.... Read more

  • Life is great 37

    7/15/2020 7:07:56 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I am so grateful that I haven't got this horrible virus. I shop, I walk most places etc. My husband thinks I'm putting my self where I I'm high risk but I'm not sick I am grateful that my husband stills loves after all of these years I am grateful that mt neighborhood social distances and ... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    7/15/2020 7:00:37 PM, by RO2BENT

    Much better today, gotta get a bit of exercise tomorrow... Read more

  • Weather

    7/15/2020 6:36:36 PM, by GEORGE815

    Great weather for the past couple of days. Cooler with a bit of wind.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    7/15/2020 6:35:54 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Blood sugar readings

    7/15/2020 6:35:33 PM, by GEORGE815

    Just received my new meter. Tried it out. Result, got a lot of work to do.... Read more

  • 7/15/2020

    7/15/2020 5:44:04 PM, by 29AMYK51

    I am several months into exercise. 2.5 weeks since I started tracking foods again. Not sure where the weight is at; we dont have a scale. I decided to go by body measurements. I'll retake those on the first of the month. Today though, today I am struggling. I feel hungry and I want something s... Read more

  • Angkor, Cambodia

    7/15/2020 5:06:07 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    Thank to the expert flying skills of Lyre91 (Rebekah), we landed safely in Angkor Cambodia. We arrived way ahead of schedule, which left a lot of free time to explore. Angkor has some fantastic history; the place itself, the food, the music, the people, and the hotels were awesome. I am really ... Read more

  • Mountains-to-Sea Trail (NC)

    7/15/2020 4:31:26 PM, by MELOBEE

    The Mountains-to Sea-Trail extends from Clingman's Dome in the Smokies to the Outer Banks on the coast. It's length is approximately 1175 miles! A friend and I did a very small portion of in the Blue Ridge Parkway on Monday, from Soco Gap to Fork Ridge Overlook, about 8 miles. Beautifully maint... Read more

  • Driver's License, Vehicle License and Covid 19 Part 2

    7/15/2020 4:01:56 PM, by GABY1948

    I know everyone is in confusion/fear/things not going right. That was yesterday's blog. I won't be long because there is no explanation for what is going on now. I explained in yesterday's blog about my truck and drivers license renewal and what would happen no. MIRACULOUSLY, John brought... Read more

  • Special Blessings-July 15, 2020

    7/15/2020 2:59:28 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: Have a great Wednesday! Hugs, kathy Believe... Read more

  • 7/15 A NEW GOAL

    7/15/2020 2:38:00 PM, by CAREBEARS99

    I got a phone call for a COVD19 vaccine study at HEARTLAND RESEARCH i will be picking up information tomorrow and make my appointment to get it!!!!!! 244... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    7/15/2020 2:24:38 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • July 15, 2020 - Finding a new reality, a new normal

    7/15/2020 12:55:07 PM, by DSHONEYC

    I cratered yesterday. So many plans thwarted by the pandemic and new stresses added to my life. I need to sit down and sort out what I have control of and what I can't control. Then I need to chart my course in a positive and grateful way...and channel my time away from the bleak situation of my cou... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/15/2020 11:35:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    A sunny and warm day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm heading to the local library to use the computer in a while. I will be going for a walk after lunch today. In the afternoon, I'... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/15/2020 11:34:25 AM, by KITT52

    I thought this was funny as I don't in any way shape or form like biscuits or gravy, but my husband just loves it... ... Read more

  • Wednesday Morning

    7/15/2020 11:29:15 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a thunderstormy start to the day on the Gulf Coast. Looks like we are indoors for the day. We are still helping our elderly widow neighbor with her life's chores. She has to decide at her advanced age whether to sell and move into an apartment and when to do it. Keeping focused for success... Read more

  • Feeling my feelings

    7/15/2020 10:33:27 AM, by MEADSBAY

    I am sad. Disappointed. Angry. Heartbroken. I can not deny all of these feelings. I could not even fall asleep that first night. Mostly I am heartbroken for Patrick and his family as we have built this trip up to the hilt for months...not sure how Pat and Jean will break the news to thei... Read more

  • 07/15/20 Everywhere

    7/15/2020 10:29:11 AM, by NANASUEH

    "I haven't' been everywhere but it's on my list." Susan Sontag "Don't worry about getting older. You're still gonna do dumb stuff, only slower." After a weekend vacation, a sergeant got to the military base only to find out that none of his soldiers mad... Read more


    7/15/2020 10:10:10 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok over slept this morning feeling good i know my body needs the rest after going the last four and a half years i was in bad shape love my mom and aunt but they really took my body down but i love them my mom gone better place my aunt 93 she dont want to take any med... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words

    7/15/2020 9:55:43 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • 51 minute latin dance workout today!

    7/15/2020 9:42:38 AM, by EOWYN24241

    I did a 51 minute cardio blast today! A Latin dance workout! 5 nos of 10 minute workouts, totalling about 51 minutes in total! It was a blast! The footwork was a little fancy, but what matters is I moved right?! It's one of my old DVDs, I consider it a very worthwhile investment!... Read more

  • The Future

    7/15/2020 8:52:36 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “The key responsibility of being a winner is to think about the future. No one else can do it for you.” – Brian Tracy... Read more

  • Here's a walk around my garden...

    7/15/2020 8:51:08 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Good Morning... My Hydrangeas, Hostas, Clematis and Phlox's are starting to bloom. The garden will colour up nicely and stay so. Here's my computer room window that I'm looking out from now. Those are Hydrangea Standards with Hostas underneath them. And this is what the fro... Read more

  • 7-15-20

    7/15/2020 8:31:43 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Hi

    7/15/2020 8:22:43 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Declare His Praise!

    7/15/2020 8:14:53 AM, by PIZZA5152

    Declare His Praise. July 11 2020 “ You who lift me up from the gates of death, that I may tell off all Your praise......I will rejoice in Your salvation.” Psalm 9:13-14. About two years after we took Alicia into our home, she came down with pn... Read more

  • 7/15/2020 I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive. Henry Miller

    7/15/2020 7:53:43 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive. Henry Miller Quote of the Day He who is brave is free. Lucius Annaeus Seneca Love Quote of the Day To love another person is to see the face of God. Victor Hugo Art Quote of the Day When artists make art... Read more

  • Trying to help

    7/15/2020 7:37:27 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We teaching “basic finances” to a group in our community. How much do you earn, how much do you take home, and now let’s set a budget.... Read more


    7/15/2020 7:22:26 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Be curious not judge -mental. ----Walt Whitman ... Read more

  • 7/15/2020

    7/15/2020 7:18:43 AM, by SILVER1369

    When we fall down, we must gather our strength and stand back up again. Pause, breathe, and crawl until you’re ready to get back on your feet. You’re strong. When you stumble (and we ALL do sometimes!), get back up and keep moving forward.... Read more

  • Wednesday's Laugh - Auto Correct

    7/15/2020 7:18:35 AM, by BONNIE1552

    I tried to type on my phone, “I’m a functional adult.” My phone changed it to “fictional adult.” I left it as is, as I feel that’s more accurate.... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    7/15/2020 6:39:53 AM, by EVILCECIL

    It's mid-week again, let's finish this strong! 85 386... Read more

  • After The Storm

    7/15/2020 5:24:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    It rained and stormed yesterday, last night, and again this morning. There was thunder, lightning and high winds. This morning, the air is now cool and clean. My garden is happily growing in the sunshine, and the birds are singing sweetly in the trees. It’s going to be a great day. I have... Read more

  • Tuenesday

    7/15/2020 3:08:43 AM, by NANCYPAT1

    It is now Wednesday but I haven't gone to sleep yet. There is a good reason! It is very hot and after a busy day and a nap, things started hopping around ten o'clock. Earlier this week my son and I redid our dining room. Wednesday is trash collection day and as Ed was taking out the trash, he starte... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    7/15/2020 3:03:30 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Release Myself From All Guilt. I forgive myself for judging me guilty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • jokes day 139

    7/15/2020 2:04:21 AM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    A Frenchman walks into a bar. He has a parrot on his shoulder, and the parrot is wearing a baseball cap. The bartender says, "Hey, that's neat---where did you get that?" And the parrot says, "France---they've got millions of them there." Fixing crockpot overnight oatmeal for tomorrow. I ne... Read more

  • 7-15-20

    7/15/2020 1:28:40 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    The temperature dropped, so that was a change. It was a very nice change. It will change back in a couple of days, so I'm going to enjoy it while it lasts. It also rained some today. That's the thing about Colorado, the humidity goes up enough to be noticeable just before and after a rain. We live h... Read more

  • Day 197: Who Knew???

    7/15/2020 1:23:33 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Listening to your heart is not simple. Finding out who you are is not simple. It takes a lot of hard work and courage to get to know who you are and what you want." (Sue Bender) Quarantine Day # 119 Hello, my lovely friends! It looks like Mother Nature is giving us a small brea... Read more

  • 14th of July

    7/15/2020 12:29:03 AM, by NOCALORIES

    We are definitely going to be grateful to see cooler days. Another 109degree day. Our dog is .certainly ready. She is a husky and her body just shuts down. So very grateful for a good working air conditioner. I realize when I get my electric bill I will shutter, but I know that our putting money in ... Read more

  • 7/15/2020 TODAY'S TIP

    7/15/2020 12:23:29 AM, by JVANAM

    7/15/2020 TODAY'S TIP Shop the perimeter of your grocery store Food tends to be the healthiest and less processed on the outside edges of most grocery stores. Here you’ll find fresh fruit and veggies, raw meat and fresh seafood.
    source/nutrition_arti... Read more

  • Tuesday July 14th

    7/15/2020 12:23:11 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    Thought this was well worth a post! ... Read more

  • Weather

    7/15/2020 12:22:30 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was 78 after 69. It is 68 outside and 72 inside.... Read more

  • Another Thing................

    7/15/2020 12:03:08 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Another Thing..........Everyone drives so FAST these days! You're risking life and limb if you happen to pull onto the street in front of them. All I can say is, their brakes must wear out awfully fast, the way I see them SCREECH AND SWERVE in my rear view mirror. Clothing manufacturers are L... Read more

  • Things That Made Me Smile Today

    7/14/2020 11:16:46 PM, by MCJULIEO

    since part of my time with grandkids last week was spent poring over Two Where’s Waldo books With them, this one seemed especially appropriate... and hilarious. I guess with all the talk about whether schools should open back up or not, I’ve been thinking a lot about school-related humor, lik... Read more


    7/14/2020 10:51:43 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I had a good day at work. Came home and Hubby had me a relaxing drink and had fixed me a large Greek salad. He makes good salads and they are so fresh tasting. Enjoyed and I am heading for bed soon... Read more

  • Moist Tuesday

    7/14/2020 10:28:42 PM, by MNABOY

    All spring and early summer we have had rains and floods but even with mulch the flowers were looking weak and wife will not go out and work once it hits 80 so I had to water the flowers this afternoon. It was a hot job since I didn't start until 4:30 and put the watering off until I had killed two ... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    7/14/2020 10:11:18 PM, by SHERYE

    It was July 4th and this guy was roasting a chicken on a rotisserie and had begun to hand-crank it to ensure all areas were evenly done. It was now getting golden brown and juices were causing some flames to lick the chicken as he turned it. Just then, a drunk stumbled into the guy's yard,... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/14/2020 9:47:16 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Got up early and walked with brace on my right foot. I had pain but worked thru it. I watched my 2 grandsons so their mother could work in classroom. They were good and make me so happy.... Read more

  • My life

    7/14/2020 9:22:20 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    My cardio workout today biking ... Read more

  • My life

    7/14/2020 9:22:15 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    My cardio workout today biking ... Read more

  • That Time When...

    7/14/2020 8:19:24 PM, by MELOBEE

    That time when I grabbed the cumin instead of the cinnamon to sprinkle on my sliced apples. Despite the different smell of the two spices, I took a pretty large bite: Yeah. No. Maybe I should be a bit more focused. Not a good taste to start my evening off with, but it has forced me to act... Read more

  • Tuesday's Laugh - Tested Positive

    7/14/2020 8:08:02 PM, by BONNIE1552

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  • 7/14/2020 History is a vast early warning system. Norman Cousins

    7/14/2020 7:35:49 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. James Baldwin Love Quote of the Day He is not a lover who does not love forever. Euripides Art Quote of the Day I start a picture and I finish it. Jean-Michel Basquiat Nature Quote of the Day ... Read more

  • Happy (Almost) Tax Day!

    7/14/2020 7:01:44 PM, by WIZARDHOWL

    Well, tomorrow, Wed. July 15th, is Tax Day here in the U.S. It's normally Apr. 15th but was extended because of COVID. Those of you who were smart (not me) got your taxes done early and are already basking in the glow of your refunds. The rest of us are scrambling (like my clients) to get done... Read more

  • thankfully Tuesday is over

    7/14/2020 6:12:50 PM, by USMAWIFE

    today was busy.. after getting a few hours of sleep, I was up and trying to get out the house stop one. went to hallmark to get my Christmas ornaments on lay away stop two. on to my doctors appt. was really amazed there. Her office is part of a group that does chemo and infusi... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    7/14/2020 6:10:08 PM, by RO2BENT

    So sore today!... Read more

  • Grandkids

    7/14/2020 6:09:22 PM, by GEORGE815

    Grandkids visiting on Thursday and Friday... Read more

  • Weather

    7/14/2020 6:08:37 PM, by GEORGE815

    Cooler today. Much appreciated.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    7/14/2020 6:08:07 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Outcomes

    7/14/2020 5:57:22 PM, by PIZZA5152

    Outcomes. July 14 2020. “ The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one, i in them and You in Me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that You sent Me and loved them even as You loved Me.” ... Read more

  • Driver's License, Vehicle License and Covid 19

    7/14/2020 5:41:54 PM, by GABY1948

    Well, My driver's license is up on the 22nd of this month and also my new tabs for the license plates on my vehicle. We have known they were coming and we paid and sent for them all about 2 months but nothing came and nothing showing online from the secretary of State. my main brain (... Read more

  • Taxes due tomorrow

    7/14/2020 5:41:41 PM, by TURQUROISE

    If course my husband is filing them today. After a 3 month extension I guess many people waited till near the end 198... Read more