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rockin breakfast

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

i dont know if it gets better than this y'all



Half an everything bagel with fresh avocado, tomatos, tabasco, and fresh pepper.

it's gonna be a good day

  
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MOMOFTEENS1966 3/28/2014 8:12PM

  YUM!

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GRNDSHOP 3/28/2014 12:57AM

    sounds real good. I would add a little sliced sundried tomato turkey. emoticon

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CAKAROO 3/26/2014 6:06AM

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BOBINVA 3/25/2014 12:03PM

    That looks really good.

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WALLAHALLA 3/25/2014 10:38AM

    What a great way to start the day! emoticon

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WIFE48 3/25/2014 10:27AM

    That looks yummy! emoticon

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NEED YALL"S HELP

Thursday, March 21, 2013

here's the thing...

i am originally from what used to be a small, charming, all-American town in the southern portion of the midwest.

we had down home values and took care of our neighbors.

everyone knew everyone.

grandma used to have a saying...i may not know what you did tonight but before the sun comes up, i will. she was accurate.

if you sneezed it was in the Sentinal. the daily paper.

our town didn't have alot of weath or growth.

we did/do have tradition and legacy.

our legacy revolves around our high school sports, as does our social lives and small talk.

our team is the Orphans.

the name is odd, but comes from back after the great depression when we were poorer than the town is now (which is saying alot). our basketball boys went to state and when they showed up the announcer said 'they look like a bunch of orphans but they sure can play basketball'

and they could. they still can. and there isn't much more than that to our town.

they won state that year. and the Orphan name stuck.

we are currently in a race on USA today for the best high school mascot. We have won state, region, and are now in the finals.

please take a moment to vote. it costs nothing but a couple of minutes of your time.

there are scholarship opportunities for the winners and for many in our town that may be their only way to a higher education.

please follow this link to cast a few votes...

http://contest.usatodayhss.com/vote/masc
ot/final?votedfor=B

ORPHAN NATION THANKS YOU!!!!!!!!

  
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APACHESTEVE 4/24/2013 9:48AM

    Go Cardinals! Yup, I'm back Sparking and loving the Birds this year.

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SUNSET09 3/22/2013 2:39PM

  I voted and good luck in the outcome! This it show it should be , life being nice and easy and everyone took care of the community! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CAKAROO 3/22/2013 6:09AM

    I voted

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WALLAHALLA 3/21/2013 6:53PM

    I voted! hmmm...I should get out an I voted sticker to wear. emoticon I'll pass this link on to my friends as well.

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MOMTO2HEINZS 3/21/2013 5:34PM

    I voted emoticon

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st patrick's day is gone...time to cleanse

Monday, March 18, 2013

so i've been on a bit of a high lately.

got hitched

we honeymooned on a carnial cruise line that didn't break down and was actually quite lovely

got thru the god forsaken name change. there were times when i was sitting in the social security office that i was thinking how his first name combined with my maiden name had a lovely ring to it.

partied in a couple of different countries

partied in a couple of different states

we like to party

ate and drank our way through the carnival season and mardi gras

ran a few times

did a dirty girl mud run with my daughter

did the mcguires 5K with the whole family. all 7 of us

partied after

ate and drank my way thru the past weekend.

it is the weekend of my people and the snake chasing out of ireland.

for that, my blood type might likely be guinness positive

last night...in the guinness, corned beef, and soda bread haze it occurred to me that my body may thank me for a little cleansing.

so i made the cabbage soup...it's got a little kick.

tasty and i'm motivated.

my office-mate brought in yummy creamy mac and cheese and pulled pork. now...i'm a southern girl y'all. those are food groups.

i managed to not harm my colleague.

we will call that progress

7 days ...7 days...7 days







  
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SUNSET09 3/27/2013 10:59AM

  Iím high just from reading this and I donít drink! Itís sounds like a good time had and reasons to celebrate! You got it all in, eating, exercising, fellowshipping and enjoying your time with family and the one you love. Thatís what itís all about, balancing the things in your life and making time for them! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CAKAROO 3/19/2013 5:54AM

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BOBINVA 3/18/2013 8:48PM

    So glad you are having so much fun and enjoying life.

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MURRAYGOLD 3/18/2013 4:27PM

    congrats on all the good things that have been happening in your life! Yes, we celebrated St. Pat's with relish...oh that soda bread and Irish butter...but today is tracking, drinking lots of water, and a dinner of salmon and green beans tonight. Wishing you a wonderful week.

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WALLAHALLA 3/18/2013 3:25PM

    emoticon This is my week to do strictly freggies! I need a good kick start again.

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we got hitched (w/pix)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

At midnight on New Years Eve I married my best friend.

i was walked down the aisle by my strikingly handsome son

We were married by an amazing woman with great mojo that just beams from her fingertips.

We were married on our property that we worked for, built on, cultivated, and created with love, sweat, blood, and tears


Our 5 teenaged children stood by us and surrounded us with their love and laughter



our friends and family came from all over the country to share our moment...and the free beer and wine
we had a memorial table to honor those who were watching from the stars

i am indeed a lucky girl

  
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FREESPIRITME 3/28/2014 6:36PM

    Happiness always!
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WALLAHALLA 2/14/2013 7:33PM

    emoticon May you enjoy many years of wedded bliss! You radiate beauty!

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CAKAROO 2/14/2013 6:05AM

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BOBINVA 2/13/2013 4:41PM

    Beautiful pictures. Best wishes to the both of you.

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ROBYNROSE26 2/13/2013 2:45PM

    Such a wonderful story, Congratulations!

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CHRISBEM 2/13/2013 2:37PM

    congratulations!

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ARNETTELEE 2/13/2013 2:32PM

  Congratulations!

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I'm Baaack 2.0

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

the last time i strayed from the spark it was because i was lazy.

this time, i was offended.

i'm back, not because i am 'over it,' but because there are so many of you that are wonderful and frankly i've missed you.

so for those of you who are easily offended when the wind blows the wrong way...probably shouldn't read my stuff.

for those of you who enjoy my version of the world...enjoy my lovelies!!!

  
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CAKAROO 2/13/2013 6:11AM

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BOBINVA 2/12/2013 9:59PM

    Welcome back.

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WALLAHALLA 2/12/2013 6:02PM

    emoticon emoticon Back! Can't wait to read ya!

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PCOLAGATOR 2/12/2013 12:20PM

    Welcome back. People on here do tend to get offended easily

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DAMIENHUSTED 2/12/2013 11:41AM

    sounds good

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