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  • Today's Inspiration

    3/29/2015 12:43:36 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Be thankful that life is a mystery. There is so much we can never know. Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing. There is much that we do not have to know in order to live joyfully." jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/28/2015 12:30:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul." - William Hazlitt... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/27/2015 8:43:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! I really enjoyed my day off yesterday. i will make having that day off a priority from now on. it is so worth it. other than working tomorrow afternoon, i do not have any specific plans for the weekend. i know that my daughter will be soooooo happy to see all the prese... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/27/2015 1:08:44 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Grace isn't just a little prayer you say before receiving a meal. It's a way to live." - Jackie Windspear... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/26/2015 1:38:49 PM, by MOMMY445

    a much needed day off for me. i have been putting in a bit of extra time at work this week to make up for the hours i did not have to work last week. so i have less free time to pursue what i enjoy and to get some errands done. i will be working on my online courses tomorrow, as it will be the only ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/26/2015 12:35:41 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity." - Keshaven Nair... Read more

  • The Black Hole

    3/25/2015 8:51:25 PM, by IMAVISION

    20 40 24 20 40 24 20 40 24 20 I found this both sad 46 & funny 246! Hope viewing it tickles your funny bone! It sure did mine! 100 20 40 24 20 40 24 20 40 24 20 biggeekdad.com/2015/03/the-bla
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  • it's wednesday

    3/25/2015 11:43:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,mild spring day here today. my daughter has grown some more. now she is a bit taller and she now takes a different size in shoes. she is counting down the days until her birthday. my sister and her husband are coming down for a visit on sunday afternoon and they definitely have something... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/25/2015 1:00:40 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Trust your own inner guidance. Have faith that your steps are carrying you toward your dreams. Keep your eyes on the heavens and believe that your feet will carry you well." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/24/2015 12:16:21 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A well-developed sense of humour is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life." -William Arthur Ward ... Read more

  • it's monday

    3/23/2015 12:56:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm catching up on some computer work now before i head to my job in a few hours. my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all of the birds are doing well and also say hi. i feel a bit better today, so i will go to work. i will see how i feel while i am there and go from there. have a wonderful day,every... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/23/2015 12:43:32 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful ; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul." - Luther Burbank... Read more

  • it's sunday

    3/22/2015 8:26:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel like i have come down with a cold. no wonder i want to take it easy these days. my daughter says hi and so do the birds. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/22/2015 12:26:03 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Flowers are Nature's messengers - reminders of an unspeakable beauty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/21/2015 2:17:01 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Don't fight against time. Develop a comfort and friendship with time. Time enjoyed is never time wasted." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/20/2015 8:09:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! i had a great day off work yesterday. i look forward to the next one that comes up. my daughter sends hugs to all of mommy's many spark friends. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i am taking it easy to start off my day. then i will be off to work later this aft... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/20/2015 1:14:28 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Disappointments are like road bumps, they slow you down a bit but you will enjoy the smooth road afterwards. Don't stay on the bumps too long. Move on ! " - Author Unknown... Read more

  • It's not about my dress size

    3/19/2015 9:17:55 PM, by WALKIETALKIE

    i met my new doctor today. She will be performing my colonoscopy next month. The first thing we did was review my meds. I take a lot of them for high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis and then probiotics and calcium with vitamin D, because, bones. Then we reviewed my health history and my familie... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/19/2015 12:33:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm enjoying a much needed day off . i'm spending some time with my daughter today. i am slowly and steadily adjusting to the job hours and other changes as a result. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. it is a beautiful sunny day here. have a terrific day,all!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/19/2015 12:52:05 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis." - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/18/2015 10:00:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through another day. a new day is now underway. i am taking it easy before i head to work later this afternoon. my good friend made some food the other day, so i can take it to work today. he is such a good friend. my daughter really enjoyed her sleepover and the movie the other day. she s... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/18/2015 1:52:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue. And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through." - Traditional Irish Blessing ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    3/17/2015 3:06:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    happy st. patrick's day! a day to enjoy and celebrate. my daughter had a sleepover at one of her friend's place the other day. this afternoon, they are off to see a movie, her friend's mom's treat. she likes to have stuff to do on march break. i will be spending some time with her on thursday,just t... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/17/2015 12:41:34 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " It is your life. In the symphony of your life, you are the star. You write the melody and the lyrics. You are the soloist and the conductor. You are merely a bit player in other people's lives, but in your own life, you are the star." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Drea... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/16/2015 12:28:34 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " fear less, hope more ; Whine less, breathe more ; Talk less, say more ; Hate less, love more ; And all good things are yours." - Swedish Proverb... Read more

  • it's sunday

    3/15/2015 11:39:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and recharge. i'm taking it easy today. my daughter is taking it easy,too. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hi! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Your Bra May Be Killing You

    3/15/2015 9:30:34 AM, by IMAVISION

    390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 The following article is for your consideration! God bless you today & all your days to come! 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 The bra/breast cancer connection is a thing of myth, according to the Susan ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/15/2015 1:20:24 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Everything you say and do, is a reflection of the inner you." - Anonymous... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/14/2015 12:28:37 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Do not limit yourself to either analysis or emotion. Look deeply into the DNA of its seeds, AND appreciate the intoxicating grandeur of the forest." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Sharing a sure-fire smile with you today!

    3/13/2015 4:44:37 PM, by IMAVISION

    670 41 670 41 670 41 670 41 670 41 As always, I sure do hope you enjoy what I have chosen to share. 304 for given over the seconds of your life to check this out. God bless! 670 41 670 41 670 41 670 41 670 41 I've seen this clip several times & it h... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/13/2015 9:24:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! i made it through another week. on the weekends, i like to relax and take it easy. i still stay active and eat well throughout. my daughter is now on her school break. she is off for a week, along with many other children. every year, in march, there is a week where kids... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/13/2015 12:28:45 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking." - David Joseph Schwartz... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/12/2015 8:49:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through my first day of work. i will be on the afternoon shift for this job. i am happy to have a steady job. these days, it is hard to get a steady job. i will give it my best effort. i am taking it day to day. i am figuring out when to fit in some exercise with this new schedule. i know ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/12/2015 12:45:56 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you want others to follow your example, don't criticize or cajole others, but rather live your own life in a manner that convincingly demonstrates both the virtue and the success of your way of life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/11/2015 8:31:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found out yesterday afternoon that i got the job! i start this afternoon! yay! my daughter was bouncing up and down when i told her the news. she knows mommy has been trying for a really long time to get a steady job. my good friend jumped up and down for joy once i told him i got the job. i did m... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/11/2015 12:40:35 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive." - Dr. Joyce Brothers Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/11/2015 12:40:33 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive." - Dr. Joyce Brothers Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    3/10/2015 8:46:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    thank you to all for nominating me as a spark motivator! i really appreciate it! what an honour! a new one i definitely did not expect. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! with the milder weather this week here, there are more birds singing and chirping outside these days. i have ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/10/2015 12:26:05 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Home is our sanctuary, where we : relax into being ourselves, play with our inner child, paint the walls green and pink, dig in the dirt, grow something, love somebody else, love ourselves even more, snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon, hang " go away " on the door ... Read more

  • it's monday

    3/9/2015 8:57:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day and a new start to the week. spent the afternoon walking around the city the other day and i felt great. my daughter will be on a school break next week. trying to figure out how often we can do things together. i am still awaiting word from the place i had the job interview at. i am taki... Read more

  • I am back, after a very, very long break.

    3/9/2015 8:22:12 AM, by GREASE31

    I am back, after a very, very long break, which seeems to, have lasted forever, & @ times, has felt like, it!!!! !!!! !!!!. Recently i have, bin admitted to, Grantham Hospital i, initially went in, there with 2, badly swollen legs, caused by cellulitis, & i also, had an ongoing, chest infectio... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/9/2015 12:14:07 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/8/2015 1:38:52 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " It is so easy to become preoccupied with what is wrong in your life, while just taking for granted all that is wonderful. Take time today to think about all you have to be grateful for. See the good in life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/8/2015 12:24:32 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Those we love don"t go away, They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear." - Author Unknown ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    3/7/2015 3:19:31 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that the job interview went very well.i will know within the next few business days whether or not i got the job. my daughter says hi to everyone! all of the birds say hello,hello! a day of catching up on homework and housework for me. have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/7/2015 12:38:44 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Choose to make the rest of your life, the best of your life." - Jamie Dunn... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/6/2015 8:13:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview this morning, for a full time job. i know i will do well on the interview. i will be tested on my typing speed,too. i have a very good typing speed, so i know that part will not be too challenging for me. i still practiced my typing last night and i am practicing it a bit this... Read more

  • Ima's Quote Picks for Today!

    3/6/2015 3:23:00 AM, by IMAVISION

    550 551 498 293 372 373 22 370 267 492 The following quotes from "7 Habits of Skinny Woman" written by Subodh Gupta make perfect sense. It really can be that simple, when we throw exercise into the mix. May we all be able to find healthy food at good prices 341 & enjoy g... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/6/2015 12:54:10 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A man's good name is his best monument." - from a churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/5/2015 1:19:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    I got some course work done. now i am off to run some errands and to get some much needed fresh air. i have applied for more jobs. i know that one of them will turn out to be the right one for me. i am not giving up until i get one. even then, i still will look for other work, unless the right one i... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/5/2015 1:40:32 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Live life with no regrets and no resentments. Whatecer happened in the past, forgive yourself and others. Choose love." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/4/2015 8:02:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    there were some power outages here last night. some are still without power. where i am, the power went out briefly, then flickered for a few hours. there is full power here this morning. it snowed and rained here yesterday. a mild day here today. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all the bird... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/4/2015 2:15:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Almost nothing you worry about today will matter in a hundred years. Think carefully about what you can focus on today. Choose tasks that will actually make a positive difference to your great-grandchildren." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/4/2015 2:15:17 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Almost nothing you worry about today will matter in a hundred years. Think carefully about what you can focus on today. Choose tasks that will actually make a positive difference to your great-grandchildren." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/4/2015 2:15:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Almost nothing you worry about today will matter in a hundred years. Think carefully about what you can focus on today. Choose tasks that will actually make a positive difference to your great-grandchildren." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/4/2015 2:15:06 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Almost nothing you worry about today will matter in a hundred years. Think carefully about what you can focus on today. Choose tasks that will actually make a positive difference to your great-grandchildren." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    3/3/2015 8:39:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    a lovely day here today. there is going to be a bit of snow this afternoon here. that is fine by me and my daughter. spring is not too far away now. a relaxing day for me today. not too much planned. i have not heard back yet regarding the tentative job. i am continuing my search for steady work. i ... Read more

  • 100 Pounds

    3/3/2015 1:21:24 AM, by MRS_ROSS

    Check out Runsforcookies.com! Katie from Runs for Cookies put together a Motivational Monday post with people who have lost 100+pounds. I am the the first one listed! http://www.runsforcook
    ies.com/2015/03/motivation
    al-monday-100.html?m=1 ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/3/2015 12:23:25 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A Single Generosity Enlarges the World." -Mary Anne Radmacher... Read more

  • it's a new month

    3/2/2015 8:11:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month is now underway. i am looking forward to when spring starts and so is my daughter. she is soooooo excited about her birthday that is coming up near the end of this month. she enjoys being active and keeps me active as well. she also enjoys reading regularly,too. all of the birds are doin... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/2/2015 12:44:10 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others." - Marianne Williamson... Read more

  • The Importance of Staying Hydrated

    3/1/2015 9:42:03 PM, by IMAVISION

    194 91 194 91 194 91 194 91194 91 "Did you know that we often drink less water in the Winter, because our bodies are not as aware of our need for it?" ~ Annessa Chumbley, RD 194 91 194 91 194 91 194 91194 91 Three reasons to drink more water in the Winter months! 1... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/1/2015 4:02:28 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    2/28/2015 12:51:48 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it." - George Edward Moore... Read more

  • Ima's Quote for the Day!

    2/27/2015 1:33:52 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 195 195 195195 195 195 195195 195 "Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone's version of your reality is not their reality." ― Shannon L. Alder 195 195 195 195195 195 195 195195 195... Read more