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#538: God Worked in a Mysterious Way Again
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      14 comments

In an August 12th blog I related how I was led in a mysterious way to help a stranded motorist emoticon. It happene... Read more
#537: Doing It Our way
Saturday, August 13, 2016      11 comments

When government does not work, we, the people need to do what has to be done. No, not talking about overthrowing the government, but something much closer to home. ... Read more
#536: Sometimes Things Work in Mysterious Ways
Friday, August 12, 2016      14 comments

Sometimes we are led into an unexpected situation for a reason. Last night I was going to gas up my car emoticon o... Read more
#535: Memories of a Champion
Saturday, June 04, 2016      8 comments

Muhammad Ali has died. emoticon I remember when he was called Cassius Clay early in his career. I recall when ... Read more
#534: Streaking on SparkPeople
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      16 comments

At some point my streak of daily logging in and spinning the points wheel emoticon grabbed me and it became an obse... Read more
#533: Goodbye Thumper
Saturday, March 12, 2016      19 comments

Having to say goodbye emoticon to a beloved pet one time is difficult. Twice in 11 days is unbearable. Recentl... Read more
#532: Goodbye Little Girl
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      19 comments

This morning, the compassionate Kelley Ann Cole Stanko, DVM, with Underhill Animal Hospital, Orlando, helped another of my pets cross the Rainbow Bridge. ... Read more
#531: Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone
Sunday, February 21, 2016      14 comments

Last night I had an emoticon time at the church's chili cook off, my first time attending. ... Read more
#530: Memories of Mom
Monday, December 21, 2015      11 comments

I think of my mother, Mary, often, especially on December 21st. It was on this date 11 years ago that pneumonia and leukemia took her from us after 79 years. She instilled in me a love of reading and writing and animals, respect and courtes... Read more
#529: Dad's Special Day
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      10 comments

On November 10th, 1976, at 11:30 p.m., I received a telephone call from Wayne, my brother-in-law in Louisiana. "Lou, your Dad had a heart attack. He's in the hospital and they're not sure if he'll make it." I worked for United Airlines and ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts From 2009: #5: Start Your Ripple
Sunday, February 15, 2015      29 comments

Often, our actions are much more far-reaching than we realize. Here's an example: Have you ever tossed a stone into a pond? Most of us have, and we've watched the ripples caused by the stone hitting the water, ripples that continue t... Read more
From 2009: #133: Our Treasure Within
Sunday, December 21, 2014      14 comments

Monday, November 09, 2009 In the background as I write this is a television special on the History Channel about a search for treasure supposedly hidden by outlaw Jesse James. Interesting show. But all shows about hidden treasure fascinate ... Read more
From 2009: #40: A Real Fairy Tale
Sunday, November 30, 2014      8 comments

August 08, 2009 Once upon a time there was a little boy named Jack and his sister, a little girl named Jill. They were good little children. They were polite and respectful. They helped with chores around he house. They did their school hom... Read more
From 2010: #415: From Unhappy to Happy Land
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      8 comments

Monday, November 01, 2010 This is a story about people who lived in Unhappy Land and were very unhappy. ... Read more
#528: 1,600 Straight Days -- Only 22 Pounds -- Say What?
Thursday, September 11, 2014      15 comments

Today is a milestone -- my 1,600th consecutive day logging in to SparkPeople. But during that time I'm currently only showing a 22 pound loss? What gives? Actually, I was down from 290.4 pounds, my highest weight, to 235 at one point but t... Read more

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