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Immigrants Among Us
Friday, August 16, 2013      9 comments

Greetings, fellow Sparkies. I've been under the weather so I haven't been an active researcher. That is going to change. The subject of immigration can be debated until every one is blue in the face. Without going into those shark-infested water... Read more
Kick the Can Down the Road
Saturday, July 20, 2013      12 comments

Remember that old game from your younger days (which ones we won't say) when you were out in the street with your friends playing "Kick the Can?" Or perhaps getting "Kicked in the Can" is more your speed. ... Read more
The Return of Our Old Friend
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      14 comments

Finally I can dry my eyes and get on with life. For the last 8 months I have not been able to sink my teeth into the spongy delight that floods my mouth with creamy goodness. The demise of the Twinkie sent me hurtling into a dark void that not e... Read more
We've Come A Long Way, Baby
Friday, July 12, 2013      14 comments

Here is the story of the first woman to run in the Marathon. It was only 40 years ago and look at the nonsense and unabashed anger she drew. Unless a woman is competi... Read more
Downing Carbs May Up Your Hunger
Sunday, July 07, 2013      12 comments

And now you've heard it all. Every article, every TV show, every new book of promises....the list goes on and on. In search of a quick fix, people will pay fortunes and have little to show for it. Instead of working against our bodies, let's do ... Read more
My Hero Goes Grocery Shopping
Friday, July 05, 2013      9 comments

For some time now I've been reading about the food industry and how it changes our bodies and life styles. I came across this snippet and thought you'd like to meet these men as they go through the grocery store. I know you'll like it. Especiall... Read more
Who Am I ?
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      12 comments

Who Am I? Well let's take a look and find out. There won't be a test at the end but pay attention. ... Read more
Can a Feminist Be Fat?
Thursday, May 16, 2013      13 comments

Greetings, Sparkies. It's good to be back. I found this article on line and thought it would get some conversations rolling. It's my opinion that overweight women are just as beautiful as any other feminist group. ... Read more
Can Obesity Get You Fired?
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      18 comments

When I read about this in the Chicago Tribune I was taken aback. The article's subtitle was " Morbid obesity, regardless of the cause, is increasingly viewed by courts as a disability, especially in regards to workplace discrimination lawsuits."... Read more
Score One for Monsanto
Saturday, April 27, 2013      10 comments

Well just as I was about to turn off the computer for the know how this ends......right in my in box was a bomb about to go off. If you are the least... Read more
Monsanto Fights Against GMO Labeling
Friday, April 26, 2013      12 comments

Greetings one and all. I've been in the hospital for a bit so I'm backlogged with ideas and research. As you know, we are what we eat. Since my problem was a totally inflamed digestive tract, I have to wonder if there is any correlation with the... Read more
Seeds of Change ~ Take Care of Your Mother Earth
Monday, April 22, 2013      9 comments

Earth Day is a wonderful time to think about the beauty of the Earth and how we show our thanks by defacing her and tearing her apart. Reusable bags are symbolic but more needs to be done. This woman's speech will leave you spinning around in ci... Read more
Would You Like a Mud Facial at the Spa?
Saturday, April 20, 2013      16 comments

Now as you Sparkies know, I am a sucker for these kinds of YouTubes so be prepared to make lots of "awww" noises. You might also want to stand back because this little tyke really gets in to it. My cats approved of this on the condition that non... Read more
Mother Teresa Had It Right the First Time
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      19 comments

Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, ove... Read more
Just Parrot it back to me!
Monday, April 15, 2013      13 comments

Of all the animals in the world, the parrot has got to be one of the smartest. Not only are they beautiful to behold but they can also make us laugh with their best attribute...Parroting back to us. ... Read more

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