CRAZYGAGRANNY's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=CRAZYGAGRANNY CRAZYGAGRANNY's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ THE TWINS ARE HERE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5384364 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l400828497.jpg"> <BR> <BR> William weighed in at 6lbs 6oz and Brooklyn weighed in at 6 lbs and 1 ozs. Both Mother and babies are doing Great! Not sure of condition of daddy yet! LOL! Last night he was crying and running from baby to baby to Mother! <BR> Phillip and I are on our way over to see our new gifts from God! <BR> <BR> God is Good! We are so gratefully for all our so many blessings! <BR> <BR> Thank God I'm A Farm Girl! Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:37:49 EST UPDATE FROM THE GEORGIA FARM! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5348095 AS MOST ALL MY FRIENDS KNOW I STARTED HOME SCHOOLING PHILLIP LAST NOVEMBER AND THIS WAS ONE OF THE BEST MOVES I HAVE EVER MADE. I CHOSE ALPHA OMEGA SWITCHED ON SCHOOL HOUSE AND NOT ONLY DID I LOVE IT SO DID PHILLIP AND HE TOTALLY EXCELLED IN ALL HIS COURSES CLOSING HIS TERM OUT WITH A 96 IN SCIENCE,97 IN HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY,97 IN BIBLE,98 IN LANGUAGE ARTS AND 98 IN MATHEMATICS FOR THE YEAR! <BR> <BR> HE IS ALSO GOING UP THE 2ND OF JUNE FOR HIS BLUE BELT IN KARATE. AND WE GO TO THE SADDLE-... Tue, 7 May 2013 00:26:25 EST THE BEST MEDICINE IS LOVE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4607594 THE BEST MEDICINE IS LOVE <BR> <BR> A country doctor said, I've been practicing medicine for over 30 years. During all those years I have prescribed many different things. But in the long run, I've learned that for most of what ails the human condition, the best medicine is love!” <BR> <BR> “But, asked a student, what if it does not work?” <BR> <BR> “Double the dose, came the quick reply. <BR> <BR> Many have said that love is the greatest medicine in the world. It can do more to heal the ... Thu, 1 Dec 2011 11:24:13 EST LIVING AND LEARNING WITH ASPERGER'S SYNDROME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4546319 As most of you know my Grandson Phillip has ASPERGER"S SYNDROME. <BR> <BR> Now the problem is not many people know what this is; I know when he was first diagnosed I was completely in the dark. <BR> <BR> But with all challenges the Lord hands me, I accepted this challenge straight on and started doing my research. <BR> <BR> I am still learning and my main focus now is trying, not only to help Phillip, but to try to educate others and myself on how to help these exceptional intelligent peop... Fri, 21 Oct 2011 10:48:09 EST IDEAS FOR HALLOWEEN FROM THE FARM! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4539912 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l43637550.jpg"> <BR> As Halloween creeps it's way closer to our doorways this holiday season remember to keep our children safe and healthy. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l335386641.jpg"> <BR> With all the candy allergies kids have and kids with braces or other dental issues, sugar problems etc., how do you think those kids deal with looking at candy they love but can't eat? So, why not give the kids in your neighbor... Mon, 17 Oct 2011 14:04:43 EST UPDATE FROM THE FARM http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4419594 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l391919376.jpg"> <BR> Okay as everyone knows life on the farm is never dull, it is always magnified with new exciting challenges to stimulate you every day. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l97768814.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l677151773.jpg"> <BR> As I get older I realize I get carried away in the beauty around me, and time seems to slip away. From the fields,to the snakes,to of cours... Wed, 10 Aug 2011 21:06:47 EST CHILDREN ARE OUR GREATEST GIFT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4363632 There was a four-year-old child <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l347592598.jpg"> <BR> whose next door neighbor was an elderly gentleman, who had recently lost his <BR> wife. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/3/l932263144.jpg"> <BR> Upon seeing the man cry <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/6/l666478191.jpg"> <BR> the little boy went into the old Gentleman's yard <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/6/l662444924.jpg"> <B... Thu, 14 Jul 2011 23:58:41 EST WHISPERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4356705 WHISPERS <BR> <BR> <BR> The man whispered, "God, speak to me" and a meadowlark sang. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l875897480.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> But, the man did not hear. <BR> <BR> <BR> So the man yelled, "God, speak to me" and the thunder rolled across the sky. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l651501751.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> But, the man did not listen. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <B... Mon, 11 Jul 2011 22:49:59 EST ARE YOU FORGETFUL YET? READ PICKLES! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4352158 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l332216986.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> SHE SAYS" COME ON!" <BR> "WHAT'S KEEPING HIM?" <BR> "THAT HUSBAND OF MINE IS SO INCONSIDERATE!" <BR> "THIS IS THE LAST TIME I TAKE HIM GROCERY SHOPPING WITH ME" <BR> "I'M FINISHED SHOPPING BUT HE'S NOWHERE TO BE FOUND!" <BR> "I'LL BET HE KNOWS AND THE'RE HAVING A GAB FEAST SOMEWHERE!" <BR> "WHAT'S KEEPING HIM?! THIS IS JUST LIKE EARL TO FORGET ALL ABOUT ME." <BR> ""I SWEAR THAT MAN IS GETTING MORE FORGETFUL ... Sat, 9 Jul 2011 22:36:24 EST MY GRANDDAUGHTERS WEDDING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4324846 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l704052717.jpg"> <BR> Praise the Lord I made it through the wedding! I will admit it was beautiful,what I could see through my tearful eyes. Seeing my first born grandchild getting married I know is a blessing, but also it is hard to think of my precious "Sunshine" being a grown woman. <BR> Anyway I thought I would share a few of the pictures with you of Sheena and Cody's special day. Of course the main photo's will be coming very soon. These... Mon, 27 Jun 2011 00:49:53 EST JESUS GENTLY CARRIED HER HOME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4251318 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l555755481.jpg"> <BR> The gates of Heaven opened wide this morning and Jesus took our Loved one; Thelma,(Granny) Home! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l872497393.jpg"> <BR> God is so good! He loves us so much to allow us to come into this world and experience all the wonders He has created for us. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l724911778.jpg"> <BR> Love one another my friends as this Loving Wi... Mon, 23 May 2011 15:29:47 EST HOW DEVOTED ARE YOU??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4244376 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l735113708.jpg"> <BR> Summer! What a wonderful sound, the birds are singing, the sun is shining, the children are out of school! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l72552535.jpg"> <BR> Now whether you are a parent,grandparent,aunt,uncle or godparent of one of these little robust bundles of energy, <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l128763644.jpg"> <BR> Or even the more older version of maybe still fu... Thu, 19 May 2011 22:34:29 EST DEE107'S MOM HAD A STROKE!! PLEASE PRAY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4181270 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l3897349.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This year has been challenging to most, but when you have a parent that is ill, there is no comparing the pain you go through. <BR> <BR> We have on Spark a very dedicated member that has always given 150% of herself daily to her members,friends and always to her family. Even though she suffers from many daily challenges associated with age and failing health,that makes it very difficult to get around, we never hear... Thu, 21 Apr 2011 10:18:21 EST PICTURES AND MANY THANKS FOR THE PRAYERS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4143230 HOW DOES PRAYERS SPREAD SO FAST THROUGH SPARK.. ON THE WINGS OF ANGELS. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l700500340.jpg"> <BR> COULD BE..OR SPECIAL FRIENDS WITH A SPECIAL INSIGHT,OR A TOUCH OF E.SP.. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l733733979.jpg"> <BR> <BR> WHY I SAY THIS IS YESTERDAY I GOT A CALL FROM CHARLES AT 5:31 SAYING HE WAS JUST IN A WRECK IN JACKSONVILLE. HE WAS STILL MORE OR LESS IN SHOCK AND I WAS UNABLE TO GET VERY MUCH INFORMATION ... Tue, 5 Apr 2011 03:43:04 EST A MEMBER HAS LOST HER MOTHER..PRAYERS NEEDED.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4128555 Now is the hardest time in a Caretakers journey. <BR> <BR> Please visit Cookies Page and send out support and prayers. <BR> <BR> Her message came in at 12:05 that she had lost her Mom <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=03<BR>09COOKIE </link> <BR> <BR> God Bless, <BR> Barbara <BR> <BR> Leader <BR> CARETAKER'S OF OUR LOVED ONES Wed, 30 Mar 2011 08:49:13 EST ARE YOU A CARETAKER ? PLEASE READ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4123437 Are you or someone you know taking care of a loved one? So many now days are finding ourselves in this situation. <BR> <BR> Caring for someone who is sick, taking on new responsibilities, and worrying about the future can be exhausting at the very least. <BR> <BR> We all need a place to get prayers,support,motivation. To share our daily experiences. <BR> <BR> This is why I started " CARETAKERS OF ALL OUR LOVED ONES" team. <BR> <BR> By joining together we can offer prayers,support,motiva... Mon, 28 Mar 2011 09:49:10 EST A DEAR FRIEND NEEDS PRAYERS FOR DYING MOTHER...REAL! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4102058 A friend of mine's Mother is fading fast..so the doctors are saying. They are not giving any hope for recovery. <BR> <BR> Would you please visit, read her story and leave some motivation and pray for her and the family. <BR> <BR> Thank You in advance.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4094099 </link> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 22:45:22 EST NEW BUDGET CUTS AT WORK??? LOL! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4101911 DUE TO BUDGET CUTS, THIS IS YOUR NEW CUBICLE <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l449525769.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l134551910.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l892730546.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l550659046.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l447332378.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l509891679.jpg"> <BR> <img sr... Fri, 18 Mar 2011 21:33:48 EST SOAR LIKE AN EAGLE!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4095537 No wonder God wants us to spread our wings and soar with eagles! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l681035074.jpg"> <BR> THE STORY OF THE EAGLE <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/7/l370696906.jpg"> <BR> THE EAGLE HAS THE LONGEST LIFE-SPAN AMONG BIRDS <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l620669105.jpg"> <BR> IT CAN LIVE UP TO 70 YEARS <BR> BUT TO REACH THIS AGE, THE EAGLE MUST MAKE A HARD DECISION <BR> <img src="http://photos... Wed, 16 Mar 2011 09:41:51 EST TAKE TIME TO SMILE!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4062980 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l832620996.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> 1-Always try to help a friend in need <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l169812047.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> 2-Believe in yourself <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l546017454.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> 3-Study hard <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l479449027.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> 4-Give lots of kisses <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.co... Thu, 3 Mar 2011 10:39:41 EST 'BUTT LIFT FROM WAL-MART"???????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4060574 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l466938192.jpg"> <BR> ATTENTION!!!!! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l193788490.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> IF YOU RECIEVE A COUPON FOR A BUTT LIFT FROM WALT-MART MEDICAL CENTER...TAKE HEED..... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l213198443.jpg"> <BR> <BR> YOU MAY NOT HAVE THE MOST PLEASANT EXPERIENCE <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/5/l255065814.jpg"> <BR> <BR> YOU MA... Wed, 2 Mar 2011 13:22:00 EST BANK ACCOUNT!!! Don't miss this! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3988395 I RECEIVED THIS FROM A VERY SPECIAL FRIEND AND COULD NOT RESIST FROM PASSING IT ON TO ALL MY SPARK FRIENDS! <BR> <BR> This is AWESOME .... something we should all remember. <BR> <BR> A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each <BR> <BR> morning by eight o'clock, with his hair fashionably combed and shaved <BR> <BR> perfectly, even though he is legally blind, moved to a nursing home today. <BR> <BR> His wife of 70 years recently passed away, making ... Thu, 3 Feb 2011 21:01:24 EST UPDATE FROM THE FARM http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3965713 Okay..I will warn you not my usual blog. <BR> <BR> This one is about health and survival . <BR> <BR> When I first started SP,in November of 2007, I was a whopping 238 pounds. I always used all the excuses..well I am not too fat for my height, by the way I'm 5' 5", I don't need to loose too much because of my bone structure...( now that is a funny one), <BR> <BR> Bottom line by the summer of 2008 I was loosing and feeling good. Even going into 2010 I had managed to lose close to 60 pounds! ... Thu, 27 Jan 2011 11:20:56 EST A.A.A.D.D. Oh Yeah I got it! Do You? LOL!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3878225 This is a growing problem with more cases diagnosed everyday !!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> KNOW THE SYMPTOMS......PLEASE READ! <BR> <BR> Thank goodness there's a name for this disorder. <BR> Somehow I feel better even though I have it!! <BR> Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. - <BR> Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. <BR> This is how it manifests: <BR> I decide to water my garden. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/7/l574756785.jpg"> <BR> <BR> As I t... Sat, 1 Jan 2011 20:17:42 EST WHAT IS A.S.A.P.? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3872903 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l163881266.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Ever wonder about the abbreviation A.S.A.P.? Generally, we think of it in terms of even more hurry and stress in our lives. Maybe if we think of this abbreviation in a different manner, we will begin to find a new way to deal with those rough days along the way. <BR> ************* <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1595120.jpg"> <BR> <BR> There's work to do, deadlines to meet; <BR> You've g... Thu, 30 Dec 2010 21:57:01 EST SOME THOUGHTS ON CHRISTMAS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3845101 My Christmas tree always explodes with fun,laughter,memories and love, while shedding beautiful light for all to see. This to me is an eternal light from all who live and have lived here, a light to guide all home. <BR> <BR> My Christmas Tree is just one of the small reminders of the season, CHRISTmas; yes Christ is in our daily celebration,Why not He Is The Reason For The Season. <BR> <BR> I teach my children and grandchildren that a big X means something has been done wrong and needs to b... Wed, 15 Dec 2010 09:21:19 EST A SMILE TODAY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3791183 A young boy had just gotten his driving permit. He asked his father, who was a minister, if they could discuss his use of the car. <BR> "I'll make a deal with you," said his father. "You bring your grades up, study your Bible a little, get your hair cut, and then we'll talk." <BR> <BR> A month later the boy came back and again asked his father if they could discuss his use of the car. <BR> <BR> "Son, I'm real proud of you. You've brought your grades up and you've studied your Bible, but ... Wed, 17 Nov 2010 21:51:59 EST THE LORD HAS CALLED ANOTHER SPARK FRIEND HOME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3782243 The message came through today that my dear friend, SECONDCHANCE51; BARB, has finally completed her earthly journey. <BR> From what I understand she collapsed and was taken to the hospital on Thursday and she passed away on Friday. <BR> I will miss her and remember her as a dedicated Christian always ready to give a friendly word of encouragement to anyone that came within ear shot! <BR> <BR> Please remember her family in your prayers during this difficult time. <BR> <BR> Link to her page;... Sat, 13 Nov 2010 23:56:28 EST HOW TWINS ARE MADE!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3778977 How twins are made...I thought this was just plain cute. <BR> <BR> <BR> So this is how they do it... <BR> <BR> One of life's great mysteries solved. (Only twenty years ago, no one would have understood this joke!) <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l33896126.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <em>211</em> <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> HAVE A GREAT WEEK END! <BR> <BR> <BR> THANK GOD I'M A FARM GIRL! Fri, 12 Nov 2010 09:00:20 EST "I'M GONNA MAKE IT!" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3735327 WOW! <BR> <BR> I really don't know where to start. Most of the time people say start at the beginning, well there isn't enough time or space for that, so I will just try to catch every on up on my absence! <BR> <BR> First, My dear MIL is still hanging in there and I am still the number one gopher here. I still tend to her daily (she is totally bedridden for all that do not know, so she is totally dependant on her caretakers) <BR> <BR> Now as for me,this past week and a half I have been fla... Sat, 23 Oct 2010 16:32:34 EST Urgent Prayers Needed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3535953 GOD IS GOOD....READ TODAY'S UPDATE ON CHRISTIANS BLOG AND PRAISE GOD! PRAYER DOES HELP MY FRIENDS! <BR> <BR> PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING BLOG AND GIVE THIS FAMILY PRAYERS, LOVE AND SUPPORT. IT CONCERNS A 10 YEAR OLD CHILD WITH TERMINAL CANCER. <BR> <BR> Thank you for all your support and prayers! <BR> <BR> Barbara <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=3534482 </link> Sat, 14 Aug 2010 09:32:47 EST LIFE EXPLAINED!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3534885 On the first day, God created the dog and said, "Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty years." <BR> <BR> The dog said, "That's a long time to be barking. How about only ten years and I'll give you back the other ten?" <BR> <BR> So God agreed..... <BR> <BR> On the second day, God created the monkey and said, "Entertain people, do tricks, and make them laugh. For this, I'll give you a twenty-yea... Fri, 13 Aug 2010 20:47:50 EST LIGHT BULB WARNING ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3528887 This was emailed to me from a family member. She received this from one of her co-workers. <BR> <BR> It made me take a second look at my light bulbs and my choices! <BR> <BR> Have a Safe and Blessed Day! <BR> <BR> Barbara <BR> <BR> <BR> The incident below was shared by one of our Team Members involved with one of our Quality Program Projects. It would serve us to share this with our families. With all the emphasis on conserving energy, many families and even offices are routinely repla... Thu, 12 Aug 2010 09:34:26 EST THE STORM http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3436963 <em>27</em> <em>54</em> <em>27</em> <em>54</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> They were together in the House. <BR> <BR> Just the two of them. <BR> <BR> It was a cold, dark, stormy night. The storm had come quickly <BR> <BR> And <BR> <BR> Each time the thunder boomed he watched her jump. <BR> <BR> She looked across the room and admired his strong appearance...and <BR> <BR> Wished that he would take her in his arms, comfort her and protect her <BR> <BR> From the storm. <BR> <BR> ... Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:17:11 EST PECANS IN THE CEMETERY...LOL!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3405444 "Really think about this as you read!" <BR> <BR> <BR> On the outskirts of a small town, there was a big, old pecan tree just inside the cemetery fence. One day, two boys filled up a bucketful of nuts and sat down by the tree, out of sight, and began dividing the nuts. <BR> <BR> 'One for you, one for me. One for you, one for me,' <BR> Said one boy. Several dropped and rolled down toward the fence. <BR> <BR> Another boy came riding along the road on his bicycle. As he passed, he thou... Tue, 6 Jul 2010 20:16:21 EST A DEAR FRIEND NEEDS SUPPORT AND PRAYERS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3363260 I have been in constant contact with Sheila (MCDIDDLYD) Leader of The Spark Georgia Team,Georgia Spark Rallies, Calling Christian Women,Christian Living,SP For State Leaders,and Member to so many of your favorite teams. She has been in constant pain for the last couple months. Even after her surgery and the implant of the regulator for the pain,it still has not stopped the unbearable pain. <BR> <BR> She is now confined to her bed about 80 % of the time and the rest to her wheel chair. This ... Wed, 23 Jun 2010 12:07:55 EST MEMORIES OF FATHER'S DAY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3353937 First let me wish all the Father's and Mother's everywhere a very Happy Father's Day! <BR> <BR> Why do I include Mother's? Funny you should ask! <BR> <BR> I for one was a single parent when my children were young, due to losing their father when my youngest son was 4 years old. <BR> <BR> So taking the role as many Mother's do, now not taking anything from so many Father's that take on the same role as both Father and Mother, we honor you today also, this is just a memory from my past. <BR>... Sun, 20 Jun 2010 22:21:31 EST JUST PLAIN OLE FARM LIFE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3323005 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l200105628.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I can not believe the time is moving so fast this year! Where has the year gone? It seems like only yesterday we were getting ready to plant and now we are slap dab in the middle of harvest season. <BR> <BR> I have had several friends ask where have I been and what have I been doing! Well as I have said many times the Farm never sleeps! As any farmer knows when you plant, you do it all at one time, then eve... Fri, 11 Jun 2010 02:03:34 EST HAVE A GREAT DAY..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3307934 ONE OF MY DAUGHTERS SENT THIS TO ME. OF COURSE I HAVE TO SHARE IT WITH ALL OF YOU! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held up a sign which said: "I am blind, please help." There were only a few coins in the hat. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l421861588.jpg"> <BR> <BR> A man was walking by. He took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the hat. He then took the sign, turned it around, and wrot... Mon, 7 Jun 2010 00:28:18 EST IS EVERYONE TREATED EQUAL? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3239791 As We all know Spark People is a fantastic site and we all have enjoyed not only the wonderment of learning how to eat right,exercise correctly,and WOW! the amazing support and motivation we receive from all over the globe. <BR> <BR> But have you ever really thought while posting and enjoying your teams,challenges and posting about your everyday activities,IF we are involving EVERYONE on our teams? <BR> <BR> This past week I have been in contact with several members of different teams I l... Mon, 17 May 2010 17:50:12 EST QUICK UPDATE FROM THE FARM! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3221154 A quick update from the farm. <BR> About two weeks ago a dear friend of our family, Ms Ruby Ingram 93 was not feeling well, she drove herself to her doctor,60 minutes away. ( She has never been married has one sister that is 92 and one niece that doesn't live close.) <BR> <BR> They immediately transferred her to Jacksonville,she had a heart attack. <BR> <BR> I have been making the 100 mile trip daily to be by her side, after a stroke this past weekend, she was so weak,pneumonia set in and ... Wed, 12 May 2010 08:44:01 EST A REAL MOM! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3209560 Think about this is one! <BR> <BR> Real Mothers don't eat quiche; <BR> They don't have time to make it. <BR> <BR> Real Mothers know that their kitchen utensils <BR> Are probably in the sandbox. <BR> <BR> Real Mothers often have sticky floors, <BR> Filthy ovens and happy kids. <BR> <BR> Real Mothers know that dried play dough <BR> Doesn't come out of carpets. <BR> <BR> Real Mothers don't want to know what <BR> The vacuum just sucked up... <BR> <BR> Real Mothers sometimes a... Sun, 9 May 2010 00:00:22 EST ANIMALS ARE AMAZING! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3137575 My 9 year old Granddaughter Clara <em>247</em> sent this to me..and I couldn't resist passing it on; Hope it brings a smile to your face. It did mine! <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> The Dachshund & Pink the Pig <BR> <BR> This Dachshund is fostering this little guy for another mom who couldn't take care of him. <BR> <BR> He had his eyes closed, but now they are open. He is just a little bigger than her other pups. <BR> <BR> She loves this little guy as much as the other puppies and she is nurs... Mon, 19 Apr 2010 16:57:40 EST NEW SALESMAN!!!!! OH YEAH! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3104427 A young man from Nebraska moves to Florida and goes to a big "everything under one roof" department store looking for a job. The manager asks, "Do you have any sales experience?" The kid replies, "Yeah, I was one of the best Bible salesman back in Omaha." <BR> <BR> The boss liked the kid and gave him the job. "You can start tomorrow. I'll come down after we close and see how you did." <BR> <BR> His first day on the job was rough, but he got through it. After the store was locked up, the bos... Sat, 10 Apr 2010 22:54:37 EST Pocket Taser Gun! READ AT OWN RISK LOL!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3089481 Pocket Taser Gun For A Gift <BR> <BR> I FOUND THIS AND COULD NOT RESIST! READ AT YOUR OWN RISK! LOL! <BR> <BR> Just try reading this without laughing till you cry!!! <BR> <BR> Pocket Taser Stun Gun, a great gift for the wife. <BR> <BR> Last weekend I saw something at Larry's Pistol & Pawn Shop that <BR> sparked my interest. <BR> <BR> The occasion was our 15th anniversary and I <BR> was looking for a little something extra for my wife Julie. What I came <BR> across was a 100,000-vo... Wed, 7 Apr 2010 00:06:43 EST LOOK-A-LOOK-A HERE!! WHAT A WOMAN! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3083305 This was posted in one of my teams! <BR> I hope everyone will watch this sometimes inspiration to get off that couch comes from strange places! <BR> <BR> I hope this video will be an inspiration to all the women (and men) who think "girls" or even someone past a certain age, can't or shouldn't lift heavy weights or exercise. This woman is a SEVENTY year old great grand mother ! <BR> <BR> You don't have to be a power lifter to be fit, but this video shows that a good strength training pr... Mon, 5 Apr 2010 15:59:47 EST THANKS SP & ALL MY FRIENDS!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3079251 Getting back into my everyday routine is not as easy as I thought it would be. Of course I am doing it with your help! <BR> <BR> When we fall behind in anything it takes us time to catch back up, and time on the farm, time on Spark and life in general is is always one small step at a time. <BR> <BR> First I would like to say how grateful I am to have such a loving extended family here on Spark People. So many came to my rescue during the past year with kindness,support and motivation durin... Sun, 4 Apr 2010 16:18:10 EST IN LOVING MEMORY :ANN-2/25/1929--3/20/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3023689 Before the sun could yet rise again on this beautiful day; the Lord gently took Ann Home. There is no more pain,suffering,and no more cancer. <BR> <BR> We are not looking at this as defeat, we are looking at this as a journey she made and made well. With every step she took,every breath,every treatment, progress was made in the name of research. This could possibly help some other child,mother,father,brother,sister or loved one live longer. <BR> <BR> I was right there holding her hand talki... Sat, 20 Mar 2010 21:25:08 EST THIS THING CALLED CANCER!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3015518 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l49104666.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This picture was taken over 12 years ago. A lovely picture of my oldest sister. a horrible picture of me! <BR> <BR> This was two days before I under went my cancer surgery which I am thankful to say..saved my life! The Lord decide my journey on this earth was not completed. I still had work to be done! <BR> <BR> However as you look at this picture my Sister, Ann looked full of life and energy! Glowing from within... Thu, 18 Mar 2010 13:59:43 EST WOLVES;COWS AND STAMPEDES; OH MY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2985152 <BR> <BR> TODAY STARTED OFF AS ANY OTHER DAY ON THE FARM. <BR> <BR> GOT UP AND TOOK MY REGULAR WALK, DID THE FARM WORK GOT THE GARDENING OUT OF THE WAY,BECAUSE I HAD DECIDED TODAY WAS THE DAY TO CLEAN THE OUTSIDE WINDOWS OF THE FARM HOUSE! <BR> <BR> SO ALL WAS GOING GREAT HAD EVERYTHING PLANNED AND GOING ON SCHEDULE! YEAH YOU KNOW NOTHING GOES ON A SCHEDULE ON THE FARM! <BR> <BR> ABOUT 11:00A.M. THE PHONE RANG I WAS TOLD TO GRAB MY BLUEJEANS, BOOTS AND COME RUNNING. A PACK OF WOLVES..O... Wed, 10 Mar 2010 23:14:30 EST