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SPARKLY NAILS

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

TO EXPLAIN MY SPARKly NAILS. As I think no one knew where to look for the write up.
Monday I told a Spark Friend that I had gone to get my hair fixed as Saturday I was too sick to go. My operator is closed on Monday so I looked and looked and called and called. Finally I found one that was open, went in and she did my hair. I said oh you do nails. Look at mine as the last person who did them made a mess of them. I can't do them as I shake.
After finishing my hair she said do you want me to fix your nails. I said ok just file them. So she filed them, then said do you want a little polish. I said ok, clear only.
Then she showed me a clear polish with SPARKles in it. So I have SPARKly nails and she only charged me $3.00 for the manicure. I think she and her sister enjoyed my sense of humor.
See you knew I like to SPARK. When I was a young one Spark meant something different. How many of you remember.
Now I am off to a Christian Women's meeting. We are to wear denim and I have a real cool pant suit with, you guessed it, SPARKles on it.
So It is time to get this old SPARKle body off to SPARK some more outside of the computer. Come join me and have a good time.

Just thought I would add this as I sit here typing with my SPARKly nails.
So remember SPARK where ever you go.


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STACEYM980 11/17/2010 4:47AM

    I think YOU sparkle! With all your sweet-ness, good sense of humor, style and joy in the Lord! Guess those nails and that outfit are just a testimony of what is going on in the inside! :) Hope it was a great meeting! And, i DON't remember what sparking means...in fact, never heard of it! :)

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2BEATIT1 11/17/2010 12:33AM

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I think that is the message you are giving all of us today Irene.
What a refreshing joyful blog.
No wonder you are still going strong with that beautiful spirit.
God bless you as you continue to serve Him.
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JUNEBUG150 11/16/2010 11:12PM

    "Sparkle, sparkle, sparkle!" Couldn't help it, that is a line from a "Thomas the Tank Engine" movie that I watched with my grandchildren. emoticon Sounds like you had a great day, you deserve it! emoticon Melody

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PAULAPOOH4 11/16/2010 4:48PM

    I remember what sparking meant back in my youth!!! Wow, beautiful hair, sparkling nails and someplace to go....how wonderful!!! You must look gorgeous....now the outside matches the inside!!!!!

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THEWINNER33 11/16/2010 4:17PM

    I remember what sparking is LOL . Who can forget. That was a sparkling blog. Enjoy your day. emoticon emoticon

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DIDMIS 11/16/2010 4:12PM

    Thank you everyone. Just got home. I bought more than I took I think. Bought a beautiful large picture of Jesus for the church and dropped it off on my way home and picked up a missions check also.
Then on to the Walgreens for their flier, to the bank and home. Got my loot in (not really too much) but beautiful gifts.
I did sparkle and bubble as I felt so good today and ate good for me also.
Had ham as the other meats had gravy in them, had green beans and carrots, some small tomatoes and fruit. All on one plate. A lady sitting beside me had two plates running over. I know when I used to eat that way. LOL I thought how gross that looks.
A new me, a new life style, bubbly inside even with joint problems I had lots of help though and have a young lady there who loves me to pieces.
Well Just look I wrote another blog. Guess I should paste this onto all my teams. I am so far behind on my SPARKing but don't want to give up anything outside of SPARK that I do as I actually am glued to this computer like I mentioned somewhere before and that is not good.

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BOBBIENORTHERN 11/16/2010 3:47PM

    Irene, that is exactly how I awoke this morning, Holy Spirit leading me to sparkle more and have more fun and enjoy people more and laugh more and just plain have more fun for the day. I hope you out sparkle them all, you truly do sparkle with the love of the Lord, enjoy today and this evening. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NELLIEC 11/16/2010 3:13PM

    I do remember what Sparking meant back then.

I have to say that I prefer the SP way of Sparking.

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PLAYBLUES22 11/16/2010 2:51PM

    Sweetie, and your outfit,nails, and the sparkle in your eyes will dazzle everyone you talk to emoticon

Irene guess what ....I too remember what Sparking meant back in the day emoticon

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HAPPYMOM8 11/16/2010 2:19PM

    How cute!! I can see them from here! Pat emoticon

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GMFAY33 11/16/2010 2:08PM

    Get out the sunglasses emoticon Here comes Irene! emoticon

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CAROLYNVIL 11/16/2010 1:19PM

    we all should sparkle every now and then. I think that is great.tis the season for sparkles.

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LADYLEE13 11/16/2010 1:08PM

    So, you are going to a meeting with a fresh hair do,sparkly nails and a cute Denim suit, I can just see you now, looking gorgeous and feeling good. That is sooo nice
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LADYLEE13 11/16/2010 1:08PM

    So, you are going to a meeting with a fresh hair do,sparkly nails and a cute Denim suit, I can just see you now, looking gorgeous and feeling good. That is sooo nice
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WENDYSPARKS 11/16/2010 11:02AM

    That is cool!!! I love that Spark...ly nail polish for the holidays and those Spark...ly outfits!! HAVE FUN!!

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MONTY68 11/16/2010 10:37AM

    Irene
That is awesome, you might start a new fad for Sparkers.
Enjoy your Sparklys

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FRIENDS

Sunday, November 14, 2010

What would we do without friends?
THANK YOU MY FRIENDS FROM SPARK. YOU ARE PART OF THIS GROUP OF FRIENDS.
I don't know when I have been so sick as I was the last two days but so many prayed for me, encouraged me, spoiled me and saw that all of my needs were met.
YOU MY SPARK FRIENDS. Wrote encouragement, sent goodies, prayed and were just there for me when I needed you. emoticon
MY CHURCH FRIEND (FAMILY) came over and brought soup good for the tummy and other things and medicine and called numerous times.
ANOTHER FRIEND called my beautician to cancel my appointment.
ANOTHER FRIEND took my Sunday School class today.

No man is an island until himself.
If you have no friends on Spark or have not set up your spark page so you can have people become your friends you are missing out on so much.
My friends keep me in line and online :)

I have a special friend who is studying the Bible with me a few times a week.
I have friends who say "did you have dessert today"?

So come on everyone. Make friends. To have friends you have to be a friend.

  
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SMILINGEYES2 11/16/2010 12:49PM

    Irene, Glad you are on the mends and friends virtual and real were there for you. The sparkle nails sound lovely. Let your light shine. emoticon Linda

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GLORYB2014 11/16/2010 9:56AM

    I'm happy to be one of your sparky friends too Irene and I enjoy your wonderful sense of humor!
I'd love to see your sparky nails, I had mine done like that in September, just a hint of color with sparkles, isn't that beautiful!
Hugs, Gloria

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BORN2BE 11/16/2010 8:22AM

    Well said Irene. I always love your focus on the positive even when you dont feel good. We are glad you were surrounded with love and care of friends.

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MUJU71 11/16/2010 7:14AM

    Glad to be one of your Spark Friends, Irene! And glad that you have such a support group around you there where you live. emoticon

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DIDMIS 11/16/2010 12:01AM

    I appreciate all of your comments and your kind words my wonderful Spark Friends.
I told a Spark Friend tonight that I had gone to get my hair fixed as Saturday I was too sick to go. My operator is closed on Monday so I looked and looked and called and called. Finally I found one that was open, went in and she did my hair. I said oh you do nails. Look at mine as the last person who did them made a mess of them. I can't do them as I shake.
After finishing my hair she said do you want me to fix your nails. I said ok just file them. So she filed them, then said do you want a little polish. I said ok, clear only.
Then she showed me a clear polish with SPARKle in it. So I have SPARKly nails and she only charged me $3.00 for the manicure. I think she and her sister enjoyed my sense of humor.
See you knew I like to Spark.
When I was a young one Spark meant something different. How many of you remember.
Just thought I would add this as I sit here typing with my SPARKly nails.

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DIDMIS 11/15/2010 11:56PM

    I don't know why this blog posted twice.

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HAPPYMOM8 11/15/2010 11:54PM

    I feel honored to call you my friend! emoticon Pat

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MOM4407 11/15/2010 8:51PM

    Irene,
I wish you lived closer to me so I could go to your house every day.


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BOBBIENORTHERN 11/15/2010 2:04PM

    Irene, this is such a power packed blog. You have to sow what it is you want in order to get what you want. Yes, friends, people caring for one another is what it is all about, and you dear sweet lady are so needed and so faithful and so obedient to do what the Lord has put on your heart to do. You are a very dear and giving and caring friend which I feel is an honor and a blessing to know you. Thank you Irene for being here and sharing yourself with all of us. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JUNEBUG150 11/15/2010 9:47AM

    Irene, so glad you are feeling better! Love your blog and it is so true. You are a wonderful friend too! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PLAYBLUES22 11/15/2010 8:14AM

    Sweetie, you are such a lovely young lady, there is no one that you touch in your life that would not be there for you in any way that they can emoticon

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GLORYB2014 11/15/2010 7:49AM

    Oh Irene, I hadn't realized you'd been so sick and I hope you are on the mend. And here you commented to me about my sister ~ such a sweet, caring friend YOU are, my dear!
I do hope you are feeling better now. I can see how you have many, many good friends and you deserve each one of them!
To have a friend, you must BE a friend and you are that indeed, a most WONDERFUL friend!!
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DDCLEADER 11/15/2010 6:15AM

    Irene sorry to hear you have been sick

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2BEATIT1 11/15/2010 1:55AM

    All I can say is "DITTO" to all the other comments.
Irene you are a special friend and you make everyone at Spark feel welcome.
I have been the recipient of many beautiful notes and encouragement from you.
Thank you for reminding us to be a friend to other and see the benefits we reap.
God bless you and hope you are feeling 100% soon.
Jean
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HAGIN2010 11/15/2010 1:44AM

    Irene, to have friends you must be a friend. You have so many friends looking out for you because you always are looking out for them and others. I am honored to be your emoticon

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THEWINNER33 11/15/2010 12:14AM

    To have a friend you must be a friend. You, Irene, are the best friend anyone could have and you deserve only the best. emoticon emoticon emoticon Marcia

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MONTY68 11/14/2010 11:40PM

    Irene
what a beautiful blog, Yes you had friends from home and friends from here and great support while you were sick.
BUT, I will say to you, that you have been such a fantastic friend to us here on Spark and those that are near you. You have helped and supported more people then you realize.
Thank you for being such a friend and thank you for sharing this.

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FRIENDS

Sunday, November 14, 2010

What would we do without friends?
THANK YOU MY FRIENDS FROM SPARK. YOU WERE PART OF THIS GROUP OF FRIENDS.
I don't know when I have been so sick as I was the last two days but so many prayed for me, encouraged me, spoiled me and saw that all of my needs were met.
YOU MY SPARK FRIENDS. Wrote encouragement, sent goodies, prayed and were just there for me when I needed you. emoticon
MY CHURCH FRIEND (FAMILY) came over and brought soup good for the tummy and other things and medicine and called numerous times.
ANOTHER FRIEND called my beautician to cancel my appointment.
ANOTHER FRIEND took my Sunday School class today.

No man is an island until himself.
If you have no friends on Spark or have not set up your spark page so you can have people become your friends you are missing out on so much.
My friends keep me in line and online :)

I have a special friend who is studying the Bible with me a few times a week.
I have friends who say "did you have dessert today"?

So come on everyone. Make friends. To have friends you have to be a friend.

  
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STACEYM980 11/16/2010 6:34AM

    you are SUCH a blessing to this community! Thanks for being a friend to so many!

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STACEYM980 11/16/2010 6:34AM

    you are SUCH a blessing to this community! Thanks for being a friend to so many!

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DIDMIS 11/16/2010 12:10AM

    Don't know why this blog posted twice. You can look at the other one to see an addition I put on it about SPARKly nails.

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HAPPYMOM8 11/15/2010 11:51PM

    We are so thankful you are feeling better now Iren and that you have so many friends -including us!
Hugs, Pat

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CAROLYNVIL 11/15/2010 11:54AM

    Friends are indeed a blessing. I have many aquaintances but a few good friends. spark people is very special and I have many friends on spark and am very grateful for them.



carolyn

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LADYLEE13 11/15/2010 11:49AM

    Irene, It is such a blessing to have real friends.

Too many people call themselves friends, but are never there when you need them.
I always say " A FRIEND IN NEED, IS A FRIEND INDEED "
That is exactly what YOU are, and why you have so many friends.

I hope you are feeling your old self today, ( I didn't mean OLD as such ) lol , just back to normal LOL

Lots of Love
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GMFAY33 11/15/2010 7:58AM

    I hope you feel better and stronger quickly.

God bless you friend,
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DO YOU HAVE TO BE SENILE JUST BECAUSE YOU GET OLDER?

Friday, November 05, 2010

I went to the bank this morning and the lady who was trying to figure out how much my minimum for my IRA was couldn't do anything.
She kept asking me questions.
I asked her if she worked there.
She asked me when I was going to be 70 1/2. Well that part was allright.
She even dated the check she gave me October the 5th and she was much younger than I.
Then I went to a store with a 20% off coupon went to the register and gave it to the cashier. When she told me my total I asked if she had given me the discount.
She hadn't and was kind of embarrassed.
That was a much younger woman than I am. LOL.
So we older folks don't have to be senile just because we are older.
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CHARDANU 11/10/2010 7:54AM

    My Stepfather who is 85 pulled up to Cracker Barrel last week and told my mother, "we've come to CB so many times, but never for breakfast!" My mother said, "Oh John, we've been here many times and you always order the country ham." So they went in and that's what he ordered.
She told me all this, because with a few other things he's done lately, she's concerned he's losing his memory and declining. That is, until I told her that I do stuff like that all the time - and I'm 25 years younger than he is. Seriously, there's a lot of factors that have to do with short-term memory loss and having brain fog that have little to do with age. Being hypothyroid is one; being stressed out is another. I think being just plain stupid is another one. LOL!

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SUSAN727 11/8/2010 9:13AM

    Very true!

Susan

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BORN2BE 11/8/2010 7:23AM

    It seems like we need to encourage young people to think more for themselves. So often I hear the self defeating comments teachers say to students at the high school level and think no wonder kids shut down and dont want to learn. I have to take my kids to a tutor for them to learn the higher math because they arent learning it well in class. Funny when this tutor explains it her way, because she is good at it, they always do fine. I think we are teaching to get the end result but have forgotten that the process to get there is as important as the result itself.

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MOM4407 11/6/2010 11:29PM

    Great blog Irene like you I find many people are just too busy to really look at the small details. You and so many of my TOPS friends show me that getting older does not mean you have stopped thinking.

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THEWINNER33 11/6/2010 5:08PM

    I am old so I am hard of hearing and slow to understand. That is why they speak very loud and verrry slow. I must be wrong because I obviously cannot think straight. I don't know what math they teach in school but it obviously is not the same one we learned. I too check all my receipts and find all manner of mistakes. Age is widdom, not senility.

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DIDMIS 11/6/2010 4:41PM

    Let me tell you a story. When I was a kid I was good at math and we had siphering matches (I think that is what you called them). I would turn down everyone and go home telling my dad about it. I never could be good enough for my dad but each time I thought this time I was.
He would say "are you ready to take me on? I would say yes. He did his own book work which entailed column upon column of numbers. He had no calculator, just his head.
So he would give out a big line of numbers about five across and we would start. He would finish all of it before I got the first line done so he took the wind out of my sails.
I was good at math though.
Irene

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LADYLEE13 11/6/2010 3:08PM

    Great Blog Irene,
When we were kids we were taught to do maths in our head. Unfortunately the kids today do rely on Computers and Calculaters, and wouldn't know where to start if they had to use their heads.
The other week we were at our local Dr's Clinic, and the computers were down. They could not check anything at all or even make another appointment. How did we manage in the good old days/ DAH !!!
Until a year ago, I was a resident aide at an Assisted Living facility, even though I was already 70 myself, and there were many residents that were in their 90's that were far from being Senile
In fact some of the older ones were more alert than the younger ones. We had one lady aged 102, and she was amazing, if we needed to know something, re History or Geography, we asked her, she always knew the answer.
We all have moments of forgetfulness, no matter how old we are. I often go into a room and forget why I am there, but thats not really senile.
I do agree with Monty, we do have to keep our brains alert as we get older..
The younger generation seem to forget that we were their age once, and we have the memories to prove it, Ha Ha LOL

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KAYDE53 11/6/2010 1:29PM

    We all have our moments, don't we?? But as for the math part, I know there are many young 'uns that can't figure things in their heads; they were never taught! Sad... emoticon

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STACEYM980 11/6/2010 1:26PM

    No you don't! :) and from what I can tell you are a pretty sharp lady! :)

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NELLIEC 11/6/2010 12:31PM

    I have found that many "caregivers" assume that the person for whom they are caring are senile, even when that diagnosis is NOT on their information. I have had several who act like they don't have to follow my instructions on what needs to be done or throw out things I am obviously saving even when I explain why I am saving them, or think it is fine to put everything in a different place because they think I won't remember anyway!

Very frustrating!

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DEPAULGIRL09 11/6/2010 11:32AM

    Loved your blog. I'm 29 & I'm embarassed to admit that I've already had many "senile" moments. emoticon

Good thing you check your receipts...I've made it a point to do it recently since I never did before & was surprised by how many mistakes there are.

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MONTY68 11/6/2010 11:16AM

    Irene
Great blog, the sad thing is people think "old" people are senile, some of us are, but a great many are not. I think the problem with retail clerks is not an age thing. I find that their inability to be able to function is not age related or drug induced, but just being dumb, I hate to say stupid. At the grocery store, the cashier with the help of the cash register telling them what the change should be , gave me to much back. At first he said I was wrong, so in front of a waiting line, I went over the transaction with him, showed him what the change should be, let him count what was in my hand, took him 3 times to count it before he realized his mistake, customer behind me said I should have kept it. So, he is not smart and if that would have been us , we are senile. The modern way of doing things, really effects the brain. That is also why, the older we get, we need to continue to stimulate our minds.
But you, your awareness, was able to recognize 2 errors. We may be older, but not old what ever that means.
By the way, in Florida state law says if an item is scanned through and the price is wrong, the item is free. Our local grocer has a sign posted that states the law.
Thank you for sharing such a great blog.

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DIDMIS 11/6/2010 10:53AM

    I realize all of these things are legit. I live in an area which is rampant with drugs also.
I think the worst problem is the school system. They are not taught as we were and rely on computers and calculators and then can't find half of the stuff on the computers. Many pass who shouldn't. I'm not saying all as we have some intellegent younger people also and if we didn't the world would be in a bad shape later on.
I also agree with double checking your credit card receipts as this has happened to me twice and I caught it both times.


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BOBBIENORTHERN 11/6/2010 10:26AM

    Irene, you hit upon something that is rampant in our American society, I believe that there are very many drug users, yes, I said drug users who use illeagal drugs and alot of people are stoned that are in the public work force, you can believe me or not, but I know it is a fact, also many, many people are on some type of tranquilizers which put their minds into a fog. Some people are also drinkers of alchohol, Vodka, which you cnnnot smell, in other words this society is packed full of drug users of all kinds illegal and legal prescriptions that impair normal thinking, so, this is what you are dealing with.

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YJNANA 11/6/2010 10:17AM

    Good one Irene :)
You should always double check your receipts from the grocery store and Wal-mart, over charging by running it through twice is happening more and more these days.

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A-LITTLE-DAB 11/6/2010 9:35AM

    Everyone makes mistakes, young or old, but we have an excuse. LOL

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GIRLINBRAZIL 11/6/2010 4:57AM

    Great post!
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CAROLYN0107 11/6/2010 3:47AM

    Even the Nursing Students in Africa are shocked when told that they must do their MATH class without using calculators!



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HAPPYMOM8 11/6/2010 12:47AM

    I think those that think the younger ones need the electronics to get by are correct. They apparently never had to memorize their math like we did. I had a similar thing happen to me today . I had to ASK for my $2:00 in change when it just wasn't happening. emoticon

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CAROLYNVIL 11/5/2010 11:21PM

    Part of their problem is everything is done for them electronically ( spelling may be wrong). when the electric goes off they can't do a thing in the stores,it has happened several times here during thunderstorms.the machines tell them how much something is and how much change we get.I really believe they can't do it on their own. and we of course were taught with out machines.

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LAVENDERLILY 11/5/2010 11:20PM

    Having "smarts" isn't a question of age.(At least, it doesn't have to be!) Some of the younger generation are pathetically lacking in the ability to think. If they cant do it on their computer, forget it. The education system is partly to blame. I guess all we seniors can do is to keep active, read, pray, participate in community activities, exercise, eat right, etc. and try to hang on to our faculties. You seem to be doing just fine.

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THEWINNER33 11/5/2010 10:54PM

    You are great. I don't know what math they are teaching now, but it sure isn't the same math we learned. You have a fine sense of humor.

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PAULAPOOH4 11/5/2010 10:13PM

    How true this is!!!! I sometimes think it is because the young ones really don't think about what they are doing. emoticon

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GLORYB2014 11/5/2010 9:48PM

    emoticon This was funny to read Irene ~ not all young ones are on the ball! You sure showed them, my friend! Thanks from another senior!
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MOM2GEO_JR 11/5/2010 9:39PM

    So true, I have known some younger ones that forget very easy.
Good Blog.


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GRACEISENUF 11/5/2010 9:35PM

    Amen!
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JUNEBUG150 11/5/2010 9:34PM

    That's funny! emoticon

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NELLIEC 11/5/2010 9:09PM

    Very true! I have had choreworkers who act like I am senile and to be disregarded when I tell them how I want something done!

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FREEDOMSTAR 11/5/2010 8:55PM

    thats a good one for you emoticon

cheers
John

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SONGOFJOY27 11/5/2010 8:42PM

    I'm glad you are active. It helps keep your mind fresh and alert. Who knows what else was going on in their lives today ... perhaps they were distracted by something personal.
But you're right ... not all older people have cognitive or memory issues. And not all younger people are "sharp as a tack"!
Have a nice evening!


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SO THE BIRTHDAY PARTY DIDN'T END AFTER ALL

Sunday, October 31, 2010

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This morning I went to Sunday School class where I am the teacher of a nice group of Spanish speaking people.
There was a nice group of people and the room was full.
I did notice one of the ladies sneaking around to all of them and doing something under the table with each one.
So I thought, "they are signing a card for me. How nice."
I love cards with lots of signatures and a little something written under the signature.
Class went on and was over and the lady came over and presented me with a thick envelope. I opened it. Now I knew there was money in it.
Each had signed it and wrote something nice in it and put a small gift in it.
It added up to a nice gift.
I said emoticonI'm taking a vacation. (Not enough for that).
They are the nicest people.
No cake, no candy, no ice cream, etc.
So I think that is the end of birthday for this year except for a girl friend who is going to take me out to eat when I want to go and where I want to go.

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sweets.
They did have a lunch after morning service for Pastor's appreciation. The plates were served and food in our area is short of veggies and fruits.
The menu was brisket (with sweet barbeque sauce) potato salad, fried rice, and beans with 2 slices of bread (white) and sweet tea (which is usual for this part of the country) and cake.
For you who are holding me accountable I gave away the bread and the cake, left part of the rice and potato salad and ate the brisket, beans and part of the rice and potato salad.
So I didn't do too bad, did I?
The Bible does say to eat what is set before you but one lady wanted the extra 2 slices of bread and a young teen ager was happy to get the cake.
Oh yes, I did drink about half a cup of the tea.
It was such a beautiful service for the pastor. We also had baptisms and so many good things.
So now I do think this is the end of the birthday bashes.
Irene

  
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DIDMIS 11/15/2010 12:07AM

    Thank you LJEINVT
Was going to send you a Spark Mail but think you probably don't have your page set up so couldn't.


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LJEINVT 11/14/2010 11:38PM

  Sounds like you made excellent choices. You didn't entirely deprive yourself, but were not out of control...Mindful eating.
Life happens and being able to enjoy with self control is necessary in many aspects.

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JUNEBUG150 11/5/2010 9:37PM

    You did great! Myself, I would have had a hard time parting with the cake!

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FREEDOMSTAR 11/5/2010 8:57PM

    emoticonWAY TO GO ! you had a great time and deserve it

cheers
John

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HAGIN2010 11/2/2010 11:14PM

    Irene, Way to Go. You made great choices. You are much loved by your friends there and those on SP.

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JODIRICHARDS 11/2/2010 7:05PM

    Sounds like you found a good balance, we need to celebrate life but enjoy in moderation, you did a great job! emoticon Sorry I'm a little delayed but:
emoticon Selamat Ulang Tahun emoticon (Happy Birthday in Indonesian)! emoticon PTL for a healthy year and many more to come.

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HAPPYMOM8 11/1/2010 3:38PM

    You are on a roll, Irene! We are glad for you and also the choices you made!
Hugs, Pat

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STACEYM980 11/1/2010 5:40AM

    So glad you have so many people to make you feel special! And good job with the meal...you made some good choices!

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DIDMIS 11/1/2010 12:08AM

    Thanks again to all of you. You are so sweet. Wish you could have been here to celebrate with me.

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MSHUFFNPUFFN 10/31/2010 11:47PM

    Just marvelous to be so beloved. Good for you and them.

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THEWINNER33 10/31/2010 7:30PM

    How wonderful for you. You deserve every nice thing that happens. Hugs, Marcia emoticon

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BOBBIENORTHERN 10/31/2010 7:29PM

    Thats really the spice of life celebrating your birthday alot, I like that idea. It is like Alice in Wonderland, a very unhappy birhtday to us. Anyways isnt it enriching to the soul and spirit to see how kind and sweet and loving and caring people can be? I did not know you were a Sunday School Teacher. That is just awesome. Also I think you did a splendid job on eating very well, good for you. Happy Halloween Sunday. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DIDMIS 10/31/2010 6:38PM

    Carolyn was so cute. She didn't want me to feel obligated to thank her for her comment so she didn't comment. emoticon
So I will just say thanks to all of you. You are special emoticon's and I am so happy to have you as my friends.
You always say the kindest things and are a good support good.


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CAROLYNVIL 10/31/2010 5:41PM

    so glad you had such a great time.

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GMFAY33 10/31/2010 4:25PM

    All this celebrating without having a large family nearby!!!

I have a sister-in-law living in Denver who will be 91 tomorrow. Each year's celebration is never over in less than 2 to 3 weeks. It's been that way in the 55 years I have known her. This with the families of her 2 sons and many close friends.

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CAROLYN0107 10/31/2010 4:20PM

    I would make a comment about you having ANOTHER Birthday celebrations but then you would feel like you have to thank me for the comment.................. so I won't say anything so you can just relax. No thanks necessary!
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LADYLEE13 10/31/2010 3:41PM

    I told you there might be more going on when you got to church today, didn't I ?
It is nice to know you are loved so much, and we all know that you are.
I bet you've got a big ole smile on your face emoticon
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DIDMIS 10/31/2010 3:38PM

    Thank you Monty. I can do it and with your and others help it will be much easier as I am going to be accountable to you guys.
Irene

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MONTY68 10/31/2010 3:32PM

    Hi Irene

Well, the party may have ended but the beautiful memories you will carry with you for a long time.
Congratulations on today's lunch, You really did well with the temptations placed before you.
May the rest of your day be relaxing and remember, one day at a time, we stay away from the goodies. I know that you can do it.

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GRACEISENUF 10/31/2010 3:30PM

    Happy belated birthday Miss Irene! I was out of town or I would have stopped by sooner.

It sounds like you had a lovely day and what a special surprise you received today. I think you did great passing on the bread and cake.


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