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  • Today's Inspiration

    8/20/2014 2:07:17 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today is your day to smile broadly, sing loudly, paint your rooms in bold colors, search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny, have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner, wear a purple coat with a red hat, and dance lightly with life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, w... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    8/19/2014 1:02:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    i do have some errands to run today. it is a really nice,sunny day here. my daughter and i will be doing some back to school shopping tomorrow. i picked up some supplies that i will need for school. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. i am still working on being able to go to schoo... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/19/2014 12:35:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Your world expands with the generosity, compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute. The more love that is given, the more love returns. The more a helping hand is given, the more hands are strengthened and empowered to help. We can help each other to all be winners." ... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/18/2014 11:46:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have made some inquiries on help i need to complete one section of an application package i need to finish filling out to be accepted into a women's program that specifically helps single moms to get back on their feet. my daughter says hi and sends hugs! all of the birds are doing well and say ch... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/18/2014 12:41:04 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is not a brief candle. It is a splendid torch that must be made to burn as brightly as possible before it is handed on to the next generation." - George Bernard Shaw... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/17/2014 1:15:52 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." - Henry David Thoreau... Read more

  • what a rainy day

    8/16/2014 2:56:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is really raining here. my daughter's soccer tournament went really well. now we are at the library relaxing. it was so worth it to get up extra early to come to see my daughter play soccer. i would do that again anytime, no matter what sport she wants to play in the future. her arm is all better... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/16/2014 12:46:46 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe,pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy, however stale these experiences may have become to others." - Abraham Maslow ... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/15/2014 11:50:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter feels much better today. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. i will be meeting up later with my good friend. from there, tomorrow morning, i will be heading to my daughter's soccer tournament. after that, i have not decided what i will do. ha... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/15/2014 11:06:53 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The world in upheaval is the breaking of the old sod - the revealing of rich fresh soil ready for new planting. Rejoice in the opportunity to sow a new crop. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/14/2014 10:23:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " It is of the small joys and little pleasures that the greatest of our days are built." - Mary Anne Radmacher... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/14/2014 9:18:33 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day yesterday! i plan on having a great day today! my daughter says hi and thank you for all the well wishes. she is already feeling better. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! today, not too much planned. helping out a friend of mine and picking up some mail from my p... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/13/2014 5:55:49 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Seeing my glass of life as mostly full triggers an amazing cycle of transformation. Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude - which brings on that warm comfortable feeling of joy and satisfaction with life. Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance. Bein... Read more

  • a lovely day

    8/13/2014 12:48:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter sprained her arm the other day. she will be just fine. i am out and about today, enjoying the cooler weather here. i was able to meet up with my good friend the other day. that is so relaxing for me and for my good friend. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! have a wonde... Read more

  • While You Are Waiting For God to Open a New Door For You, Praise Him From the Hallway.

    8/13/2014 12:33:11 PM, by WALKIETALKIE

    My mom gave me a little angel that says that while I was in the hospital trying to come out of a pharmaceutical stupor after lower back surgery. I think it's perfect. I feel like I'm solving some long term problems. I know now why my back hurt like a bee-atch after exercise. I'll ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/12/2014 8:25:22 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same." - Carlos Castaneda... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/12/2014 11:03:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am catching up on some computer work today. it is not as hot here today as it was the other day. i did get to meet up with my good friend yesterday and we had a great time catching up. we got to watch a movie called Ex-terminators. It was terrific! my daughter has her last soccer game tonight if i... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/11/2014 10:54:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Dare to dream of your great success. Become intimate with those things which deeply motivate you and regularly work toward the realization of that mission." - Mary Anne Radmacher... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/11/2014 10:04:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    i want to say thank you for the many birthday wishes that are coming in! i really appreciate and enjoy each and every one. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have some important tasks to do today. then i will see what my good friend is up to. we like to meet up a few times a wee... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/10/2014 12:12:32 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Sing like no one's listening, love like you've never been hurt, dance like nobody's watching, and live like its heaven on earth." - Mark Twain... Read more

  • it's saturday

    8/9/2014 11:23:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful summer day here today. catching up on some computer work, then i will go out and enjoy the day. there are many different activities happening throughout the city today. i will go and check them out after lunch. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! i k... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/9/2014 1:25:35 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Hatred paralyzes life ; love releases it. Hatred confuses life ; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life ; love illumines it. - Martin Luther King, Jr.... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/8/2014 11:33:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! time to relax and have fun! my daughter is enjoying the time off from school. she is looking forward to seeing her friends when she goes back in september. she will have a different teacher this school year, as the teacher she had has left the school and won't be back. ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/8/2014 12:24:17 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    Paul, the SparkPeople programmer, says : " Find a workout partner. It is much harder to talk yourself out of a workout when you know someone else is counting on you."... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/7/2014 12:03:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day filled with errands to run. i was able to meet up with my good friend for supper last night. my daughter is enjoying going to day camp and soccer this week. there will be a fun day for my daughter, relating to soccer, on the weekend. i will be there. the kids get to play and have fun for a few... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/7/2014 12:17:21 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Never be in a hurry ; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever ; even if your whole world seems upset." - Saint Francis de Sales... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/6/2014 10:48:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day where i do not have too much to do. i am almost finished the online course i am taking. i will definitely finish it before the deadline i was given. i am looking forward to the next one that starts in september. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. i am ad... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/6/2014 12:10:00 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " There is more to life than increasing its speed." - Mohandas ( Mahatma ) Gandhi... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/5/2014 1:34:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i was away for most of the weekend. i really needed it and i feel so much better. i am making progress on my online course and in other areas of my life. my daughter sends hugs to all! all the birds say cheep,cheep! things are coming together for me bit by bit. i know i will get to where i need to b... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/5/2014 12:21:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach, Is a consequence of taking on too much. Commit, and eat, in moderation." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/4/2014 12:23:59 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The choice is to work alone to be a little more successful than the next person, or to work together for the great betterment of humanity." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/3/2014 1:06:40 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here. Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense, everything that comes from love is a miracle." - Marianne Williamson ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/2/2014 3:09:41 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " At the most basic level, the human emotions that drive all our actions are the emotion of Love, and the emotion of Fear. Love expresses itself through compassion, kindness, generosity, and understanding. Fear expresses itself through self-centredness, greed, jealousy and exclusion." - ... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/1/2014 2:48:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! a new month has begun. let's see what the new month brings. i will more than likely be seeing my good friend later on today. my daughter says hi! All of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/1/2014 1:31:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Approach life with an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • feeling good

    7/31/2014 8:54:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    had a good night's sleep last night and i feel so much better today. enjoyed the time i spent with my daughter yesterday. today, i will be working on my online course for a while. then i have to go and pick up some more mail where i used to live. i plan on meeting up with my good friend for supper ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/31/2014 1:18:47 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Stand Tall. Stand Proud. Know that you are unique and magnificent. You do not need the approval of others." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/30/2014 9:41:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    had a somewhat restless night last night. so today i am more tired than usual. i will have a power nap this afternoon and that will help. i am running some errands today. then i am spending some time with my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/30/2014 12:17:58 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be." - Charles " Tremendous " Jones Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    7/29/2014 9:52:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's tuesday! a day where i can enjoy some much needed time doing whatever i feel like. school is done and i did really well. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello! another month will be finishing in a few days. i am looking forward to a new month starting on friday. my birthday als... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/29/2014 1:02:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it." - Unknown... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/28/2014 2:42:28 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " You know that you have fully experienced love when you turn into love - that is the spiritual goal of life." - Deepak Chopra... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/28/2014 12:31:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Your life is not decided by fate ; you must create the future you want by taking the right actions now." - Alan Kay... Read more

  • Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables --- I approve this idea!

    7/27/2014 12:53:43 PM, by IMAVISION

    In the United States of America -- three hundred million tons of fresh produce is thrown away per year! Quite insane! Worse, yet, when ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/27/2014 12:20:58 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity." - Nathaniel Branden... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/26/2014 9:37:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great time yesterday with my daughter. my good friend treated her to some ice cream, which she really enjoys. then we were off to enjoy the rest of the day. if the weather is nice today, my good friend and i may go on a day trip north of the city. if not, we will do things in the city, such ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/26/2014 3:00:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My joy is the golden sunset giving thanks for another day. Gratitude itself is a source of joy." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/25/2014 12:41:21 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always " no ". If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place." - Nora Roberts Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • it's thursday

    7/24/2014 8:50:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel a bit tired today. that is okay. school will be done tomorrow. then i will be off to spend some time with my daughter. i am so glad my good friend is in my life. he has been there for me through all of the challenges i faced and the ones i am now facing. all of the birds are doing well and sa... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/24/2014 12:13:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises - often with great intensity. Be open to new ways ; sometimes newness just knocks on your door ; welcome it." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • I'm back!!!

    7/23/2014 6:45:04 PM, by MIRACLBAB36

    Wow it's been a full year since my last post. I really enjoy my job working at the school. With that I now workout at the school that I work at because I chase kids all day. I graduate this coming Fall 2014!!!! Thank God!!! This has been a really hard journey. I've met a new guy and I re... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/23/2014 8:47:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm almost finished school until september. just two more days after today and i will be done. it won't be as hot here today. some relief from the humidity that has been around for quite a few days. my daughter is really enjoying day camp,soccer and the reading club at the local library. every week ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/23/2014 1:05:13 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude." - William James ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    7/22/2014 8:42:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through another day. my daughter is doing well and says hi! today there are two classes. one in the morning and one in the afternoon. i still have some errands to run today. that is okay with me. i will pace myself, as it is another very warm day here today. all of the birds say cheep,chee... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/22/2014 12:25:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Better keep yourself clean and bright ; you are the window through which you must see the world." - George Bernard Shaw... Read more

  • Tea Sandwiches by TopsBear

    7/21/2014 2:22:58 PM, by IMAVISION

    Ideas/recipes too mouthwateringly delectable sounding not to share. Enjoy! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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