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  • wednesday

    5/4/2016 6:49:29 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! its raining and ralphie is zooming all over the house with my running shoe. growling like a tazmanian devil. now he is "picking" at shambles, trying to engage her in a bout of wrestling. got a LOT of yard work done yesterday. had a break after about 2 hours because mary ann sto... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 5/3

    5/3/2016 4:31:31 PM, by PDSLIM

    This cat wants OUT!!!! www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic
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    E-doors-outside.html Woke up to Baggy's Sandpaper kisses this morning. & Smokey was purring on the other s... Read more

  • tuesday--voting day

    5/3/2016 7:10:01 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning--its voting day in Indiana--and for a change in the primary process, we actually matter here. so rob and I had breakfast and hit the polling place. they said it's been fairly busy--we hit at kind of a lull, but they were expecting to get busy around 9 am when the seniors start rolling... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 5/2

    5/2/2016 5:00:10 PM, by PDSLIM

    Squirrel Adopted By Cat Family www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFTVCJ
    wYrJs Thanks for all your input & encouragement. Have a wonderful day. Peggy... Read more

  • monday--edging ever closer to kiln!

    5/2/2016 9:36:58 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! the kiln is OUT OF THE BOX and on its stand, leveled and ready to go. rob ran the lines so the outlet is in place--just needs to be hooked into the box. and last night we went out and installed the venting system. the giant, ridiculous table has been cut up and I now have a normal ... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 5/1

    5/1/2016 4:56:02 PM, by PDSLIM

    Dog sings to baby www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhA_TT
    KetyM Baggy perked up when he heard this. Have a grrrreat day. Peggy... Read more

  • more non scale victories

    5/1/2016 8:14:54 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    I keep a chart of my weight loss statistics every week and there is space for a non scale victory as well. BUT I feel like I have so many NSV's lately, that I want to write them ALL down: Won a fitbit challenge GREAT blood pressure Arm fit in blood pressure machine at work Several c... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 4/30

    4/30/2016 2:39:56 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Two Patients

    4/29/2016 11:44:02 PM, by IMAVISION

    282 273 282 273 282 273 282 273 282 273 Two patients limp into two different doctors' offices with the same complaint: Both have trouble walking & may require hip surgery. Patient One is examined within the hour, is x-rayed the same day, & has a time booked for surgery the following week. ... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 4/29

    4/29/2016 11:18:28 PM, by PDSLIM

    Kindness - There is a special place in heaven for those who help an animal in need... www.ba-bamail.com/video.aspx?e
    mailid=18790 All shapes & sizes - natural beauties all. Have a wonderful day. Peggy... Read more

  • friday

    4/29/2016 7:52:04 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! yesterday was a pretty good day--started off by trying something new with kettlebells. I have a dvd of a 10 minute fast fat burn that uses them--normally I do the weekly ones that last 26 minutes. so I decided to try doing 2 of the 10 minutes ones--along with warmup and cooldown the... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 4/28

    4/28/2016 4:27:56 PM, by PDSLIM

    Doberman Scaredy Cat cheezburger.com/79505665/video
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  • thursday

    4/28/2016 7:45:39 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! raining outside--yay--the weather people finally got it right. so my preen is watering into the garden beds. but it's gloomy again today--and will be chilly. first off--here is the kitchen store pic of the day--these are my canisters. I didn't need canisters, but when I saw the... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 4/27

    4/27/2016 10:38:29 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cat Jobs cheezburger.com/79152385/video
    -cat-jobs?ref=whatspopular Have a purrrrfect day. Peggy... Read more

  • wednesday

    4/27/2016 8:34:49 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! yesterday was all over the map. cloudy and not pleasant to be outside, but I got my run in--moving on now to week 3 of the 8K interval training. I ran at the childrens park because it was convenient since I just stopped on the way home from dropping ralphie off at the groomer. don'... Read more

  • Under the Sea ;-) 4/26

    4/26/2016 3:46:09 PM, by PDSLIM

    Playing with Dolphins www.viralnova.com/wakeboarding
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    &utm_term=All%20of%20Viralnova Have a wonderful d... Read more

  • tuesday

    4/26/2016 12:27:53 PM, by CLUMBOY

    good afternoon--entering here late--I had to take ralphie to the groomer early this morning. then a quick trip to Wal-Mart, running at the kid's park, home to put a handle on a mug, and then breann called to say he was done. here he is--all handsome and fluffy: catching up this afternoon--hav... Read more

  • Cats & Dogs ;-) 4/25

    4/25/2016 6:30:10 PM, by PDSLIM

    Bengal cat visits dog show. www.viralnova.com/cat-dog-show
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  • How do you change the sign that say lost 20 pounds

    4/25/2016 9:29:23 AM, by KNEWTON11

    On my spark page I have a symbol says lost 20 pounds. I don't know how it change it since I gained all the weight back. I want to start over today.... Read more

  • monday

    4/25/2016 8:35:05 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! weekend was super busy--main upshot is MY KILN IS IN THE NEW ROOM!!!! it's not hooked up, not even out of the box yet, but it's in the room!!!! Saturday we worked on patching the roof--rob got up on the ladder but couldn't make himself cross onto the roof--he isn't good with heights... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 4/23

    4/23/2016 2:42:31 PM, by PDSLIM

    Smart Dog cheezburger.com/78811905/video
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  • Cats ;-) 4/22

    4/22/2016 11:38:40 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • friday

    4/22/2016 8:06:16 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! yesterday was rain--light in the morning, heavy in the afternoon. took ralphie to the pet store since we didn't walk at the park, and he met a group of children and said hi to them, bought a toy and hung out at the store for awhile. planned to get a jimmy johns and have a sandwich i... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 4/21

    4/21/2016 5:11:24 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cockatiel singing to a cat www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbpUTp
    rLHEU Sometimes they do get along. Of course, then I hear stories of a bird who mimics the owner calling the dog. Gets the dog all confused. Too funny to watch. T... Read more

  • thursday

    4/21/2016 7:59:12 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! lets see--yesterday was my birthday--kind of a non event. rob had already given me numerous birthday gifts, and dorijane had to do underwater treadmill and the tech was running late, so I got home after 6 pm. we actually went out to our little mom and pop pizza place and I had a SAL... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 4/20

    4/20/2016 5:25:05 PM, by PDSLIM

    Dancing Dog www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqbVbP
    vlDoM Text below - Did you know when they play, male puppies let the females win? Read 2 very nice dog stories today. 1 - Owner killed in car crash. Dog waits by side of road ... Read more

  • wednesday

    4/20/2016 7:51:17 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! yesterday was good--spent the day with rosie. first off to the doctor where her checkup went well. some of her labs were above normal limits, but the doctor was okay with everything, so she was relieved. then we had lunch at a little mom and pop place--still being careful so I had ... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 4/19

    4/19/2016 4:36:24 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cat House - I'd do this if I had a house & resources!! www.youtube.com/watch?v=okOVxf
    uSYPk&feature=youtu.be My cats wrote the book. Smokey always looks in when I open the refrigerator. Think he just doesn't like closed doors. ... Read more

  • tuesday--day out with rosie

    4/19/2016 7:47:12 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning--feeling much better this morning. yesterday I managed the dusting and vacuuming and even threw some clay. threw 4 pieces and got 5 results--some okay, some more instructive than okay, but it was all good. I used up some old recycled clay that I had left out too long and it was extre... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 4/18

    4/18/2016 8:21:03 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cute animals www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_VtYv
    -pgD8&feature=youtu.be Have a wonderful day. Peggy... Read more

  • Update: Kyler Bradley's (10) courageous fight against DIPG!

    4/18/2016 7:55:36 PM, by IMAVISION

    459 459 459 459 459 459 459 459 459 459 I did not want to have to share this; however, I realize that there may be folks, here in "Sparkville", who, in faithfulness, are continuing to lift prayer on Kyler's behalf. I feel that they deserved to know how the Creator God chose to work in youn... Read more

  • Top weight

    4/18/2016 1:51:25 PM, by KNEWTON11

    I got on the scale I'm two pounds from my top weight. I have been eating terrible cookies,chips, and ice cream. Going to the gym this afternoon. I must stop this now.... Read more

  • monday lots of catchup and some pics

    4/18/2016 8:07:34 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! hope your weekend was a good one. mine started on Friday with a run--felt a little off. got home and felt really awful. seems I had picked up gastronenteritis somewhere. didn't get really sick but was down the rest of the GORGEOUS BEAUTIFUL SUNNY DAY THAT I HAD PLANNED TO GET A TO... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 4/17

    4/17/2016 11:06:53 PM, by PDSLIM

    Rescued Dog Paradise in Costa Rica - wow cheezburger.com/79186433?utm_s
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    +is+a+Stray+Dog%27s+Paradise I've vacationed in Costa Rica. Lovely country & nice people. They are ... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 4/16

    4/16/2016 5:19:23 PM, by PDSLIM

    Baloon chase cheezburger.com/79484929/video
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    ardest+to+Catch+a+Balloon Ha... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 4/15

    4/15/2016 9:07:35 PM, by PDSLIM

    Grumpy Animals - even they have bad days..... www.viralnova.com/angry-animal
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  • friday

    4/15/2016 8:06:16 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! thanks to everybody that commented on my last blog--its really interesting to see what blogging does for each of us. dawn commented on my blogs having an altruistic quality about them--but in truth I think all of our blogging efforts are altruistic. because even though we are bloggi... Read more

  • Cats & Dogs ;-) 4/14

    4/14/2016 11:06:26 PM, by PDSLIM

    Playtime www.youtube.com/watch?v=elIjss
    APhgc Have a great day. Peggy... Read more

  • thursday--jam recipe--and btw--why do you blog?

    4/14/2016 7:32:32 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! I thought I would share this freezer jam recipe--it is ever so yummy and pretty. since its a freezer jam, I would think that the sugar is kind of flexible--it makes a pretty runny jam even with the pectin. personally I would use whey sugar because I can get it here--it tastes almost... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 4/13

    4/13/2016 8:33:09 PM, by PDSLIM

    The Winner.... cheezburger.com/79373313?utm
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  • wednesday

    4/13/2016 7:15:21 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! I posted ralphie's newest movie if you want to watch a crazed puppy playing in the early morning. unfortunately shambles has decided that the blueshoe tastes really yummy so we have to keep it up on the mantle and only allow it down to play under supervision. yesterday was okay--... Read more

  • ralphies latest movie classic

    4/13/2016 7:01:17 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! here is ralphie in his new movie (a horror picture if you happen to be a sneaker). "blueshoe, blueshoe, ralphie's going to kill you" with a special appearance by dorijane.... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 4/12

    4/12/2016 1:53:32 PM, by PDSLIM

    Maru & boxes - another funny internet kitty www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XID_W
    4neJo Smokey is my box baby. His favorite size is the friskies half carton. I have several around my apartment. Yup. Thanks for all your suppor... Read more

  • tuesday

    4/12/2016 7:56:28 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! well the doggie play riot that was going on at my feet, and occasionally spinning me around in the office chair as ralphie and shambles played tag around me seems to have ended. shambles is sleeping on the futon and ralphie has wandered off somewhere. maybe I can get a blog complete... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 4/11

    4/11/2016 2:49:12 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cheetahs up close.... www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/tra
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    e-face-cheeky-cheetah-leaped-jeep.html I remember a pride of lions walking thru our several vans when on a camera safari in Kenya. Had they jumped o... Read more

  • monday

    4/11/2016 7:54:34 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! well I had a long blog about halfway done and ralphie was sitting on the desk and he jumped on the keyboard and now it's gone. my morning has been running along those lines for a couple hours now so I am going to go exercise BY. MYSELF. have a great day!... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 4/10

    4/10/2016 3:09:03 PM, by PDSLIM

    Great Prank. www.pawmygosh.com/sherri-prank
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  • Cats ;-) 4/9

    4/9/2016 5:50:01 PM, by PDSLIM

    Meet Cole - part of a very popular internet duo www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyrtSw
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    DiAQ&nohtml5=False I'm partial to black cats too. Tribble was my first. Now Baggy. Both affe... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 4/8

    4/8/2016 10:25:15 PM, by PDSLIM

    Little Guy Has Moxie www.viralnova.com/herd-sheep/?
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  • friday

    4/8/2016 10:21:06 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! rob's vacation officially ends today. we have made a lot of progress on the barn in spite of the weather, which has been cold and nasty--not very motivating to work outdoors. haven't thrown pottery all week--I decided to let myself slack this week to see what it's like after not obs... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 4/7

    4/7/2016 3:05:59 PM, by PDSLIM

    Funny Bulldogs. www.ba-bamail.com/video.aspx?e
    mailid=18414 Thanks for all your support & 'like' votes. You make Baggy & Smokey very happy. Have a grrreat day. Peggy... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 4/6

    4/6/2016 5:52:32 PM, by PDSLIM

    Amazing Surfing Cat cheezburger.com/77451265/cute-
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  • wednesday

    4/6/2016 8:47:57 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! yesterday was okay--2 vet visits, a walk in the park, quick trip to home improvement store and that was pretty much the day. cold and sunny out. today it's not sunny, but much warmer. yes--its april. barn cleanup today, and underwater treadmill at the end of the day. have a... Read more

  • Controversial weight-loss tip?

    4/6/2016 1:21:15 AM, by IMAVISION

    9 15 9 15 9 15 9 15 9 15 Weight-loss tip from a guy who dropped one-hundred & forty plus pounds: 104 "Give yourself rewards. My reward is usually a City Cakes salted caramel cupcake. Work hard and play harder. As soon as you deny yourself cheat days, that's when you start having cheat w... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 4/5

    4/5/2016 4:17:28 PM, by PDSLIM

    Funny Odd Pets www.pawmygosh.com/odd-pets/?ut
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    ailvisits For those who want more than pics & fun videos - below are 2 'stories' you might like.... Last nights ev... Read more

  • tuesday

    4/5/2016 8:14:15 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! more work on the barn--not as much because it was cold and horrid outside. but we made progress. 2 vet visits today and more barn work, but it's sunny so it will be more enjoyable. have a great day!... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 4/4

    4/4/2016 4:42:36 PM, by PDSLIM

    Dog & his binky www.viralnova.com/golden-pacif
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