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  • Monthly 5k, 4th and 5th complete

    5/22/2017 11:53:53 AM, by TIFFA409

    I did run a 5k last month, I just forgot to blog about it. I ran in the morning, April 22 and that evening my gall bladder decided to be very angry and by mid-day the next I gave in and went to the emergency room. On Monday they put me under and removed all of the gall stones from my common bile ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 22, 2017

    5/22/2017 11:18:39 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.” ― Andy Rooney... Read more

  • 5/22/17 Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken. Publilius Syrus

    5/22/2017 8:35:58 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Fear is the mother of foresight. Thomas Hardy Love Quote of the Day If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us. Stendhal Art Quote of the Day If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye. Honore de Balzac Natur... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, May 22, 2017

    5/22/2017 6:13:24 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 22, 2017 SO THEY WILL PASS IT ON All of us have probably heard a rumor or gossip at some point in our lives. We hear things from others who even admit they don’t know if what they are sharing is actually true. We listen with intent in hopes we hear something that will shock us or relate to ... Read more

  • Old age!

    5/22/2017 5:28:21 AM, by GOANNA2

    An old lady was standing at the railing of a cruise ship holding her hat on tight so that it would not blow off in the wind. A gentleman approached her and says, "Pardon me, madam. I do not intend to be forward, but did you know that your dress is blowing up in this high wind?" "Yes... Read more

  • Monday....

    5/22/2017 4:30:16 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390 ... Read more

  • 5-21-17

    5/22/2017 3:49:58 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I'm ready for hot weather. So what if I can't think clearly. At least I can move. I'm tired of my joints hurting and being stiff.... Read more

  • Sunday's Words to Ponder

    5/21/2017 11:49:58 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Teamwork makes light work

    5/21/2017 11:02:50 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Dad is rearranging all the furniture on the first floor of his house, including his baby grand Steinway piano. I was wondering how we were going to accomplish this, but we waited until we had most of the family gathered, and we all pitched in... and when you have 7 people lifting a baby grand it ju... Read more

  • xoxoxoxo Farmers Markets!

    5/21/2017 10:29:09 PM, by CRYSALLIS1

    194 550 551 485 210 370 22 284 372 Very windy with a hard driving rain Saturday but we made it to the Farmers Market & the whole foods store. Not sure how the farmers had onions, carrots, and spinach so early but I'll take it! Likely they have some growing houses. Lots of great looking ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 21, 2017

    5/21/2017 8:39:17 PM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    “The price of greatness is responsibility.” ― Winston S. Churchill... Read more

  • 5/21/17 Commitment is an act, not a word. Jean-Paul Sartre

    5/21/2017 5:38:46 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Either move or be moved. Ezra Pound Love Quote of the Day Love alone could waken love. Pearl S. Buck Art Quote of the Day I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me. Roy Lichtenstein Nature Quote of the Day Nature has always had more force than ... Read more

  • Sunday, May 21, 2017

    5/21/2017 4:57:52 PM, by BELLYDOG

    OK, So here's the thing. I've lost about 10 pounds, + or -. And my pants were starting to get just a little too saggy for my comfort. So I went to my closet and found a pair of pants that I thought was the next size down from what I was wearing. But I could not read the label, it was too faded. ... Read more

  • Lottery Winner

    5/21/2017 4:46:55 PM, by SPEDED2

    Yes, indeed! I am truly blessed! Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Spark coach

    5/21/2017 3:27:54 PM, by MISSA526

    I feel extremely energetic!!!!... Read more

  • Days 26-27 How to respond to sabotaging thoughts

    5/21/2017 10:01:53 AM, by OLDEROWL

    On day 25 we were asked to identify sabotaging thoughts that tempt us to stray from healthy eating. It has been over a week since I discussed day 25. I had some sabotaging thoughts, first that my efforts to share Dr. Becks 42 lessons on Cognitive Weight loss were not being well received and that I ... Read more

  • Sunday

    5/21/2017 7:49:03 AM, by BRIARGAL

    Set back and I don't know why. 224.4... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, May 21, 2017

    5/21/2017 6:28:39 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 21, 2017 TEACH LOVE Just about the best way to teach anyone is to show them and then allow them to do it themselves so they can better learn. When we tell them, they hear it but may not understand. When we show them, they see it and understand it a little more. However, when we allow them t... Read more

  • Why I eat what I do.

    5/21/2017 6:14:12 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    I eat. I overeat. Usually not till I'm stuffed. But I eat foods that will make me feel comfortable. I am sixty or seventy pounds overweight. Yet, I eat comfort foods much of the time. I eat high fat cheeses, potatoes and French fries, until recently, hamburgers and cheeseburgers, toast with bu... Read more

  • 5-20-17

    5/21/2017 3:08:14 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Paid my home line loan and now I'm broke until Wednesday, when I get my Social Security. How come when I have barely 2 pennies to rub together, I want to go shopping so bad. I think I had better concentrate on cleaning the house.... Read more

  • Saturday's Words to Ponder

    5/20/2017 11:07:27 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • A solitary day...

    5/20/2017 10:58:06 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Other than going to get my blood work taken care of this morning, and three phone calls with my friend Jen, it has been just me and my dog. When the world just gets too overwhelming I have to take a day and regroup. Today was that day for me. I did walk the dog 7 miles.... Read more

  • I feel healthy

    5/20/2017 10:18:38 PM, by JANROLG

    I am following a food plan that is on another app and I have to say that I think it is working for me. It showed that I am a balanced oxidizer and what to eat. I have to say that today is number two and I feel a difference. I mean my body feels like it isn't out of wack any longer. I can't be... Read more

  • Confusion

    5/20/2017 10:03:52 PM, by SPEDED2

    The weekend has been better. Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Karura Forest

    5/20/2017 2:48:12 PM, by STEPHLOKI

    Karura Forest is one of the amazing places in Nairobi. It has 2 different parts separated by a road. Today I finally went again for a walk there after almost 2 months. I love every minute I spend there... Read more

  • 5/20/17 Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart. He

    5/20/2017 1:44:37 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day He who angers you conquers you. Elizabeth Kenny Love Quote of the Day It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death. Thomas Mann Art Quote of the Day O, had I but followed the arts! William Shakespeare Nature Quote of the Day Literature and butterfl... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 20, 2017

    5/20/2017 11:07:17 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    “Societies in decline have no use for visionaries.” ― Anaïs Nin... Read more

  • "Getting Away With It"

    5/20/2017 10:34:19 AM, by WATCHMEGO!

    So, I'm learning that I just really am not able to "get away with" off plan behavior anymore. I'm not talking about a bite of something, I'm talking about seriously off plan behavior, like too much alcohol, too much popcorn, too much ice cream, and too many poor food choices over a 24 -36 hour perio... Read more

  • Saturday

    5/20/2017 10:23:03 AM, by BRIARGAL

    Getting back on track. . .... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, May 20, 2017

    5/20/2017 7:04:23 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 20, 2017 WHAT WE NEED Just about every successful entrepreneur and CEO of a company knows their top priority is to meet the needs of their customers. When they meet the customer’s needs, the customer is happy and chooses to continue to do business with them. Successful speakers know to find... Read more

  • Road Trip to the Farmers Market Today

    5/20/2017 6:28:32 AM, by CRYSALLIS1

    Going on a road trip today and visiting a pretty nice Farmers Market. It's too early in the year to have much but some of them have hot houses so we will see. Checking out the whole food store while we're there. I'm sure it will also involve a time to warm up and rest at a favorite coffee house t... Read more


    5/20/2017 5:44:53 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    No one changed the world BY STAYING PUT. Keep climbing. Seen on a Delta napkin.... Read more

  • 5-19-17

    5/20/2017 3:09:59 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Had the computer access repair person here and it was the line that was not doing well. One of the splice clips was past its best by date and needed replacing. That clip was why the access problem was so intermittent. I'm just glad I just have the usual nonsense from my computer to deal with. The sn... Read more

  • Attitude

    5/20/2017 12:13:36 AM, by STEPHLOKI

    So true!... Read more

  • Friday's Words to Ponder

    5/19/2017 11:44:01 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • $528 + $36 = $564

    5/19/2017 11:33:40 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Another day of success. I love how this challenge has helped me be focused on tracking and all the healthy food I have makes me so happy. So today, because of the wonderful tracking capabilities of Sparkpeople, I was able to give my brother a tally of the carbs, fat, and protein in the dish I ma... Read more

  • The Tongue

    5/19/2017 8:10:42 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 19, 2017

    5/19/2017 7:10:36 PM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    “You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.” ― Lou Holtz... Read more

  • How far can I bend before I break?

    5/19/2017 5:32:18 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My dad and I both had doctor appointments today. According to my dad's doctor his lab results lead the doctor to believe the most likely causes for those results in a man my dad's age are either lung cancer or colon cancer. I am hoping his doctor is either overly cautious or an alarmist. My dad w... Read more

  • Life is (really) not a linear process

    5/19/2017 10:59:57 AM, by MISSCATY

    For the past couple months, I have been going up and down the same 10-12 pounds. Yes, this is frustrating BUT it is a reflection of how I am dealing with the rest of my life. I am 60. It is not too late to do better.... Read more

  • Friday

    5/19/2017 8:23:23 AM, by BRIARGAL

    Try to be good to yourself. You actually deserve a healthier life.... Read more

  • 5/19/17 Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Joseph Addison

    5/19/2017 8:21:13 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. Napoleon Bonaparte Love Quote of the Day If you want to be loved, be lovable. Ovid Art Quote of the Day Art is either plagiarism or revolution. Paul Gauguin Nature Quote of the Day The groves were God's first te... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, May 19, 2017

    5/19/2017 5:54:21 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 19, 2017 WHY ME So many times we get bombarded with issues. We get sick. We get bills. We get angry. We wonder why this is happening to us. Everyone else seems to be doing fine but we have this enormous amount of problems. We wonder why me? We may never know why we have to deal with things ... Read more

  • Friiiiiddddaayyyyyyy!!

    5/19/2017 4:15:10 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    244 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390 ... Read more

  • 5-18-17

    5/19/2017 1:43:30 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    So much for what I had planned for the day. I spent most of it fighting my computer's attachment with the Internet. Or should I say, lack of attachment. I finally gave up and called CenturyLink, my DSL provider. A repairman will be out tomorrow to check the line outside. I cleaned out the space behi... Read more

  • Laugh for the day. a priest and a rabbi...

    5/19/2017 1:43:18 AM, by GOANNA2

    A priest and a rabbi were sitting on a park bench. After a little chit chat, the priest asked, "I know that, in your religion, you're not supposed to eat pork... but have you really never tasted it?" The rabbi cocked his head and said' "I must tell you the truth. Yes I have, once wh... Read more

  • Thursday's Words to Ponder

    5/18/2017 11:27:51 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thursday, May 18, 2017

    5/18/2017 11:22:40 PM, by BELLYDOG

    So Here's the thing: The last couple of weeks I've been trying to get into the 130's. I got to 143.0 which is just at the cusp of the overweight range on the BMI charts. Then I'd jump back up to 144 or even 145 then to 143.X to 144.X and so on. Frustrating and tiresome, to say the least. But ye... Read more

  • 5/18/17 Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem. Virginia Satir

    5/18/2017 10:33:52 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day It's not the having, it's the getting. Elizabeth Taylor Love Quote of the Day There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most. May Sarton Art Quote of the Day An artist is forced by others to paint out o... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 18, 2017

    5/18/2017 10:30:15 PM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    “Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” ― Paul Brandt... Read more

  • $492 + $36 = $528 thru Thursday May 18th

    5/18/2017 9:34:36 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Breakfast & Lunch repeat from yesterday. Dinner was peaches, cottage cheese and homemade bread with peanut butter. I made the soup with double the amount of veggies. It was delicious!... Read more

  • Thursday

    5/18/2017 9:14:46 PM, by BRIARGAL

    Really bad two days. Must get in a better place.... Read more

  • Too hot for the dog...

    5/18/2017 8:23:26 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My Cooper does not like the heat. It got up to 85F today, and I could tell it affected him. On our early morning walk he was fine, as it hadn't gotten too hot yet, but our two midday walks were funny... and short. When I took him out at 2:30pm, we walked as far as the end of the parking lot... an... Read more

  • A walk in the park

    5/18/2017 7:11:43 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    Walking is my go to exercise. My favorite walk is to the neighborhood park. I also enjoy playing Pokemon. There are two pokestops at the park. Extra incentive to move. Today my daughter went with me to the park for the first time in a couple of months. Huge victory. Her doctors have been encour... Read more

  • Cooling off!

    5/18/2017 10:06:56 AM, by ALLEYCATTUS

    and with good reason!! Was raining earlier today and the weather is slightly cooler... I hate the summer, so this is perfect for me! Work is ok, one of our units broke down so working with one x ray unit and boatloads of work...real buttache... thankfully I have the weekend off this week...Hopefu... Read more

  • Right Decision

    5/18/2017 8:35:42 AM, by SPEDED2

    While gathering the last of my personal things from my classroom yesterday, I wondered if retirement was the right decision to make. When I removed a picture that one of my students had painted, I found written on the back, "Never look back." While I submitted retirement paper ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, May 18, 2017

    5/18/2017 6:13:44 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 18, 2017 WHY WE TEACH As children, we learn so much. We have parents, grandparents, teacher, aunts, uncles, etc. who are with us and teaching us many things. Those role models we have teach us right from wrong. They help us by giving us what we need to live. They love us and care for us. We... Read more

  • Change someone's day!!

    5/18/2017 4:22:09 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390 ... Read more

  • 5-17-17

    5/18/2017 2:12:13 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Trying to get caught up on the housekeeping. Not easy when my joints are hurting. At least I haven't changed to the summer bedding. I will need the warmer blanket the next couple of nights.... Read more

  • Wednesday's Words to Ponder

    5/18/2017 12:35:19 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • $492 after Supper.

    5/17/2017 10:38:30 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Repeat from soup at lunch. Added a couple of serving of cottsge cheese and a pear. Wonderful and easy dinner. I got some walking in today. It was rainy so I took my hearing aids out. Other, God made me "waterproof" so I enjoyed walking in the rain. I visited a good friend of my mom's, and while... Read more

  • 5/17/17 Give light and people will find the way. Ella Baker

    5/17/2017 8:37:58 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Boldness is a mask for fear, however great. John Dryden Love Quote of the Day So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by thee. Robert Browning Art Quote of the Day Art is nature speeded up and God slowed down. Malcolm de Chazal Natu... Read more

  • One foot in front of the other

    5/17/2017 7:06:50 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Just focusing on putting one foot in front of the other right now. Some days you just have to "live small". I can't deal with looking at large goals or big problems. I am just going day by day. I have decided that is just fine. If I want to narrow my focus, and my social circle then that is wha... Read more

  • $480 thru lunch, and oh my yummy

    5/17/2017 2:11:44 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Yes, you heard that right, OMY!!!!!! SO BREAKFAST WAS GOOD. MY OATMEAL COOKED WITH ALMOND MILK, AND THEN LUNCH.... So I didn't only have food at my house, but also food at mom's while I was with her during our journey together with cancer. Today I get a frozen breast of chicken and a 20 serving ... Read more

  • Zonko ....

    5/17/2017 1:27:31 PM, by ALLEYCATTUS

    Yesterday was a really hard and nasty day at work- I went in on an evening and spent all afternoon on my feet...yes, it's the start of the summer tourist season again and the workload has gone through the roof again... funny how the number of staff is the same or less tho,,,As a result, I am zonko t... Read more

  • 360 Days of Gratitude: Day 61 Health =Wealth

    5/17/2017 12:55:38 PM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    I am so grateful to be healthy. I was discussing with a friend on my walk around the pond this morning how as a child I remember quite acutely that my one aunt who owned her own beautician business and between her and her husband were able to sock away a fortune close to 1 million dollars. Th... Read more

  • Wednesday

    5/17/2017 12:08:36 PM, by BRIARGAL

    Worked out with Brandon. Need to get out there every day.... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 17, 2017

    5/17/2017 9:42:47 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    “I ask not for any crown But that which all may win; Nor try to conquer any world Except the one within.” ― Louisa May Alcott... Read more

  • One More

    5/17/2017 6:46:28 AM, by SPEDED2

    Many mixed emotions today. Whew! 198 Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    5/17/2017 6:39:42 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 17, 2017 TAKE THE FOCUS OFF US When we spend time teaching others, we are taking the focus off us and our issues and helping them. Teaching others helps us forget our own problems so we can help others with theirs. God calls us to help others. We can help them by building them up in the Lor... Read more

  • Self-love is key...

    5/17/2017 3:59:36 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390 ... Read more

  • 5-16-17

    5/17/2017 2:51:39 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Out and about today. I found a smoothie maker like I have, only not as worn. I don't know if the base works, but that's not why I bought it. I need a replacement for the cup and blade in case something happens to the one I have. The weather guessers are saying we will have snow by the end of the wee... Read more

  • I'm Happy. Now for Healthy.

    5/17/2017 12:21:06 AM, by CRYSALLIS1

    As my longtime spark friends know I had a challenging winter. It sure was winter to say the least. Never had a winter season quite like that before and praying to not ever again. Thanks for sticking with me. Now Spring has sprung and I feel it to my soul. I'm back much closer to my happy and op... Read more

  • Tuesday's Words to Ponder

    5/16/2017 11:58:58 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • On my feet

    5/16/2017 9:52:25 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Finally, walking with less pain. This feels like it was my worst sprain, perhaps due to the aging process, but maybe because of re- turning it a couple of times. Top that with some hives, and it has been a trip. ( too many strawberries). Anyway, I am positively working towards cleaning up my eating... Read more

  • Tuesday

    5/16/2017 9:48:37 PM, by BRIARGAL

    Took my mom out to rest and saw the Spitters.... Read more

  • 5/16/17 I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein

    5/16/2017 9:02:28 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles. Ralph Waldo Emerson Love Quote of the Day Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness. Rollo May Art Quote of the Day I paint with shapes. Alexander Calde... Read more

  • No decisions will be made at this point...

    5/16/2017 9:01:45 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Dealing with grief, and dealing with the symptoms of my mental illness can get a little befuddling. My thought processes can go a little sideways in a normal situation, and now... I am a bit confused about what is normal in the grief process, and what I need to be concerned about. Ah well. I wil... Read more

  • Day 25 - "Started Fresh Again" title name is going to changed to: "Stepping Into Freedom!!!!"

    5/16/2017 8:54:02 PM, by UNIQUE55

    Yes, I am STEPPING IN TO FREEDOM!!!!!!! I have decided to change the title of my current and upcoming blog updates. As of May 1, 2017 which was my "Day 10" of "Starting fresh again" Today is Day 25 of moving my life in a new direction. I am making new choices and seeing great results with the ... Read more

  • $420 + $36 = $456 accomplished Tuesday May 16

    5/16/2017 7:55:01 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Took oatmeal and almond milk to my mom's. That allowed me to keep my challenge going today. I had hamburger in the freezer so I started making supper there and took it home once my youngest got off work and took me home. I worked through lunch, so I look forward to either an apple or pear for a s... Read more

  • Teachers

    5/16/2017 5:24:01 PM, by SPEDED2

    Very true! Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Training for the Next Challenge

    5/16/2017 1:15:36 PM, by REBECCATKD

    I'm addicted to challenge. Now that my National Board submission is turned in, I'm ready to focus on my next challenge: Testing for my 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo on June 23-24. The test may or may not include the following: Performing 15 forms Knowing Korean definitions for forms ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 16, 2017

    5/16/2017 9:15:56 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ― Rachel Carson... Read more

  • high anxiety this morning

    5/16/2017 8:48:47 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I made a doctor appt with a specialist for eye ears & throat. I have never been to a specialist. I have a thyroid condition. I take medication. I feel great. Thyroid is a unique area of medicine. Few doctors are trained in this area. I just like to get a baseline from someone w... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    5/16/2017 6:43:26 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 16, 2017 TEACHING THROUGH FORGIVENESS It is very hard to have a relationship with someone we can’t forgive. It is hard to even be around that person. We have probably experienced someone in our lives who was hard to forgive or who would not forgive us. However, we can’t be effective in our ... Read more

  • Wise words...

    5/16/2017 4:11:16 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Something to think about today. 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390 ... Read more

  • 5-15-17

    5/16/2017 2:51:53 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Book club today. I still have to finish the book, which I will do. We are go for the refinance with the credit union. Just as soon as I get my money from Midland or Northwest, I can order the appraisal. Then I can get the pest inspection. Lots of fun.... Read more

  • Monday's Words to Ponder

    5/16/2017 12:00:17 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • $384 + $36 = $420 for Monday May 15th

    5/15/2017 11:00:01 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Busy day getting settled in at the cabin. Coffee for breakfast, wild rice with fruits for dinner. I definitely need to put some time in tomorrow cooking/eating.... Read more

  • $348 + $36 = $384 Happy Mother's day

    5/15/2017 10:39:09 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    The busy weekend with all my girls home as well as my Buddy home from his business trip overseas keep my mind in the present thankful for all the blessings of this day. There are so many of my friends missing their moms, and through Facebook, there were a lot of beautiful wsys of expressing thei... Read more

  • Getting real

    5/15/2017 10:37:51 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    It's scheduled to snow somewhere in the country but thankfully not here. However the cold weather is with us now. In a spirit of hope I have hung out the washing but there is very little breeze so I think the dryer will come into play. I had a warm swim this morning and picked up just a little s... Read more

  • Started with $324 from Friday

    5/15/2017 10:30:01 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    This day was all about celebrating the 4.0 gpa accomplishments at S.C.C. college. We ate out at Ruby Tuesday's after the ceremony, so only $24 today to add to the $324 for a running total of $348.... Read more

  • May 12th @ $288

    5/15/2017 10:24:50 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Friday the girls and I got soooooo much done. The day included Nano getting her license and my Buddy flying in from Tokyo in time for Sweet pea's Saturday graduation ceremony where she was a speaker. I made an awesome dinner. So I am able to add another $36 to the virtual till for a running tota... Read more

  • Sorted the last boxes

    5/15/2017 9:46:42 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went to Dad's house this afternoon and went to work on sorting the rest of the boxes of school supplies... and I finished! There is an end! Of course there are still some craft supplies upstairs... Tomorrow, I am going out to have a light dinner with Dad and will carry the boxes I sorted out to... Read more