EWL978's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=EWL978 EWL978'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/ I've been lost, but now I'm home.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6115078 I found myself enjoying too much food without even giving it a thought!! We all know that's not acceptable, however, it was fun while it lasted and now is time to get back to business. <BR> <BR> I found that I have poor peripheral circulation in my legs (have had varicose veins since I was a kidlet) and began a routine of having my legs wrapped each morning until they were "under control". It wasn't uncomfortable, and the result was my feet looked so skinny I didn't recognize them. I have b... Wed, 9 Mar 2016 10:24:32 EST I JUST LOVE A CUTE CARTOON... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791338 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l735069121.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Thu, 2 Oct 2014 21:20:57 EST SOME SILLY STUFF ABOUT MY HOME TOWN: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790696 I KNOW, I KNOW...WE "TALK FUNNY" IN BAHSTAHN"! <BR> <BR> Street Sign: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l242107481.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Welcome to Bahstahn!: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1426265889.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Bahstahn Hahbah: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l340488916.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Zakim bridge goes from Charletown into Bahstahn: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l389450322.jpg"> <BR> <BR> T... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 21:16:37 EST MAKE YOUR OWN FABRIC SOFTENER........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790061 ***PLEASE IGNORE THE PRICE ON THE BOTTOM OF THE PICTURE!!*** <BR> <BR> <BR> MAKES THREE GALLONS <BR> <BR> INGREDIENTS: <BR> <BR> 2 cups hair conditioner, pick a scent you like <BR> 3 cups white vinegar <BR> 6 cups hot water <BR> Essential Oil if desired <BR> <BR> STEPS: <BR> Mix the water, vinegar & conditioner together. <BR> I used my big pitcher (easy to mix in and easy to pour into another container). <BR> Stir, don't shake... be patient, it might take a few minutes to smooth it out. ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:56:42 EST I WAS JUST THINKING.......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789388 <BR> OF HOW THIS FITS ME!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l146097245.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:33:13 EST And, the answer is................ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788690 WE ENJOYED A LOVELY LUNCHEON ON THE DECK OF A RESTAURANT WHERE PEOPLE DOCK THEIR BOATS (NOT HUGE ONES THAT BLOCK THE SCENE). I HAD BROILED SALMON WITH A SALAD AND ICED TEA. NO ROOM FOR DESSERT AND I ASKED THAT THEY DON'T BRING THEIR DELICIOUS ROLLS. <BR> <BR> MY SISTER IN LAW HAD A SALAD WITH YAH HOO (yes, that's a fish) AND COFFEE. <BR> <BR> WE WERE RIGHT ON THE EDGE OF THE DOCK, UNDER A LARGE GREEN UMBRELLA, BUT IT WAS KIND OF CLOUDY, TOO...SO WE WERE SAFE FROM THE SUN. <BR> <BR> IT'... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:12:36 EST SUNDAY DINNER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788156 MY TURN TO CHOOSE... <BR> <BR> MY SISTER IN LAW AND I USUALLY HAVE SUNDAY DINNER TOGETHER....THE CHOICE IS MINE THIS TIME. I GUESS I WILL DECIDE BETWEEN A NICE ITALIAN OR FISH PLACE. WE DO ENJOY ONE OR TWO THAT ARE ALONG THE SOUTHERN FLORIDA COASTLINE. AT TWO, WE CAN EAT AT A TABLE ALONG THE WATER...WE DID THIS LAST WEEK. THEY'RE ALSO CLOSE BY SO THAT IT WON'T BE A LONG TRIP EITHER WAY. <BR> <BR> SO, NEXT THOUGHT IS THAT THE FISH SPOTS HAVE MORE LIMITED MENUS... HOWEVER, THE ITALIAN IS BE... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 23:32:46 EST TIS THE WEEKEND!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787600 AND I WISH FOR YOU A LOVELY WEEKEND WITH WONDERFUL, SUNNY WEATHER AND NOTHING BUT SMILES AND HUGS!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1562461083.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:49:26 EST Hope tomorrow is wonderful for you!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787067 ENJOY YOUR DAY TOMORROW....IT'S LIKE NO OTHER DAY!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1363773988.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:53:48 EST TO THOSE WHO CELEBRATE.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786441 MAY I WISH YOU A HAPPY & HEALTHY NEW YEAR!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l190938843.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ELAINE Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:42:47 EST Yes, it is a new model of an old brand!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785817 However, I don't believe that they should just fill a prescription that I've been taking for at least 5 years without any notice of a complete change of a pill from triangular to round. <BR> <BR> AND, I had gone on line and ordered 4 scripts to be refilled..2 of which needed them to call my doctor's office for a new scrip....they didn't do it, just "lost" that part. Of course, I had a printout, but left if home because I didn't expect that they wouldn't "know" anything about it. <BR> <BR> ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:41:08 EST Strange things are happening!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785086 I like to take my morning pills out the "night before", when I take my nighttime Simvastatin. So, as I was doing this, is saw that there were two different kinds of pills in my Lisinopril bottle. <BR> <BR> Now I know which was my usual pill, but there were at least 24 round little white pills that I do not recognize. <BR> <BR> So, tomorrow will mean a trip to the drug store. The love of my life (Charley--first husband) was a pharmacist and I certainly retain a soft spot for them because o... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:32:16 EST Anyone watch soap operas?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784389 Many, MANY years ago, I watched all the lunchtime soap operas. I think it was a reflection of all the soaps my Mom used to listen to on radio.... My school sent us home for lunch (we had an hour) and she always had Kate Smith, Our Gal Sunday and a few others on while I was eating. <BR> <BR> I only watch one...Days of our Lives....anyone else?? <BR> <BR> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:23:55 EST REPORT FOR THE DAY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783720 I DECIDED THAT I NEEDED SOME FRESH FRUIT AND VEGGIES, SO I TOOK A LONG RIDE AND FOUND A MARKET WITH ALL KINDS OF BOOTHS...RIGHT UP MY ALLEY. <BR> <BR> SO, I LOADED UP ON EVERYTHING, AND THEN, OF COURSE, I HAD TO GET HOME SO I COULD PUT THEM AWAY...CUT UP THE FRUIT FOR A FEW DAYS OF SALAD, MADE SOME PICKLED CUCUMBER, ONION & PEPPERS, AND CHOPPED UP BOTH ONIONS AND CELERY SO THAT THEY'LL BE READY "WHENEVER" FOR "WHATEVER". <BR> <BR> STARTED WATCHING THE RED SOX/ORIOLE GAME...THE SOX WERE LEAD... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:16:32 EST We all need a lovely weekend... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783247 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l438289487.jpg"> <BR> <BR> STARTING WITH SATURDAY.... <BR> <BR> It's supposed to rain here most days this week, but I'll get something done outside for a change even if I just get a fresh haircut!! OR a "little" walk....my mother always used the word "little" in front of everything....I haven't thought of that in years....curious!! <BR> <BR> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:33:04 EST A Little Hint for a Happy Disposal...(if you have one) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782585 Add slices of Lemon, Lime, Orange to ice cube trays and fill with a mix of vinegar and water! <BR> <BR> Makes your disposal smell great and clear the drain. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l679228612.jpg"> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:35:13 EST The weekend......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782004 is almost on us....we're expecting rain, OF COURSE!!! Maybe, if we're very good, it will not rain much during the daytime hours and I'll be able to get out and do a couple of errands. <BR> <BR> I find that I get the most walking done by going to either supermarkets or the large stores like the Home Depot and Lowes... they're air conditioned and big, so I can take my time and get some exercise...don't get enough of it otherwise. <BR> <BR> Have a great night and see you tomorrow!!!! <BR> <... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:32:08 EST ANOTHER CHRISTMAS ITEM TO MAKE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781303 Servings: 1 tree <BR> <BR> INGREDIENTS: <BR> 2 Miniature Reeses Peanut Butter Cups <BR> 1 Regular Reeses Peanut Butter Cups <BR> 1 Hershey Kiss <BR> Melted Chocolate (your choice of color) <BR> Sprinkles or Jimmies (your choices of color) <BR> . <BR> STEPS: <BR> Unwrap all of your Chocolate <BR> Melt your chocolate according to to package directions (you can melt it right in a zip-top bag and cut the corner off). <BR> Attach (with melted chocolate) an Upside Down miniature PB cup to an upsid... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:31:35 EST OFF TO BED EARLY!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780641 TIRED DAY...NEED SOME REST....HOPE TOMORROW WILL BE BETTER! <BR> <BR> NIGHT ALL!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/6/l368082643.jpg"> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:20:46 EST THE ORIGINAL TRUTH... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779959 JUST CAN'T RESIST A SMILE FOR THIS ONE............. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1971684.jpg"> <BR> <BR> WHAT DO YOU THINK?? Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:25:54 EST Tomorrow's Sunday!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779380 What do you have in store for the day? Anything special to do? Anywhere to go? <BR> <BR> I will probably call my sister in law and see if we can get together for lunch... Maybe Chinese for a change. <BR> <BR> Well, no matter how you end up your day, enjoy it!! Have fun and remember to eat all your calories!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2108459521.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:21:53 EST HOMEMADE VANILLA EXTRACT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778861 JUST GETTING AHEAD FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1597445529.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> INGREDIENTS: <BR> 10 vanilla beans, split lengthwise <BR> 1 liter vodka <BR> <BR> STEPS: <BR> Place the vanilla beans in the bottle of vodka and seal. <BR> Store in a cool, dark area such as a kitchen cabinet for 3 weeks, shaking the bottle every week <BR> Three weeks is the minimum, store it 6 months for the best flavor. <BR> After using, replace with mor... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:18:43 EST DO YOU MAKE BISCUITS ?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778232 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l234407001.jpg"> <BR> <BR> HERE'S AN EASY QUICK BISQUIX MIX. <BR> <BR> INGREDIENTS: <BR> 8 c all purpose flour , not self rising <BR> 1/3 c baking powder <BR> 2 tsp salt <BR> 8 tsp granulated sugar <BR> 1 c crisco shortening, only <BR> <BR> STEPS: <BR> 1 Measure out the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and shortening into a deep mixing bowl. <BR> Mix ingredients together with a hand held mixer or a food processor. <BR> The mix will look l... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:44:48 EST You're welcome to check my place........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777484 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1065380018.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It's never been spotless and never will be!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1233622826.jpg"> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:06:14 EST Nothing exciting in my life........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776911 I guess I've already had all my excitement and it's time to just relax and enjoy the days. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/1/l610241607.jpg"> <BR> <BR> HOMEMADE ITALIAN DRESSING <BR> Servings: 0.5 cup dry mix <BR> <BR> INGREDIENTS: <BR> 1 tablespoon garlic powder <BR> 1 tablespoon onion powder <BR> 1 tablespoon white sugar or Splenda <BR> 2 tablespoons dried oregano <BR> 1 teaspoon ground black pepper <BR> 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme <BR> 1 teaspoon dried basil <BR>... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 23:31:02 EST best wishes for: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776173 A GOOD NIGHT TONIGHT <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1714635667.jpg"> <BR> <BR> AND <BR> <BR> AN EVEN NICER TOMORROW!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l744428993.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> elaine Mon, 8 Sep 2014 22:32:32 EST MY PLANS FOR THE WEEK!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775409 I INTEND TO STICK TO MY GOALS AND EAT ONLY THOSE FOODS THAT ARE WITHIN MY GOALS...ALSO TO GET SOME WALKING IN, EVEN IF IT MUST BE IN THE SUPERMARKET. I WILL GO THERE EVERY DAY THIS WEEK, IF NECESSARY...BECAUSE I DON'T WANT TO OVERDO IN THE FLORIDA HEAT OF 9O0 AND ABOVE. <BR> <BR> I WILL ALSO GET IN MY REST AND RELAXATION AND WHATEVER ELSE IS NECESSARY TO DO THE RIGHT THING BY MYSELF. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l746921153.jpg"> Sun, 7 Sep 2014 21:03:39 EST NO MORE!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774896 <BR> I GAVE UP ON THAT STUFF WHEN I FOUND SPARK!!! AND IT WORKS...I JUST NEED TO PUT A LITTLE MORE EFFORT INTO IT!!! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE....KEEP ON KEEPING ON!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1928396425.jpg"> Sat, 6 Sep 2014 23:46:26 EST Enjoy your weekend....do something fun!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774301 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1825489934.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1807479439.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Fri, 5 Sep 2014 23:41:52 EST Rainy day story http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773539 TODAY IT RAINED MOST OF THE DAY...SOMETIMES WITH THUNDER AND LIGHTNING!! <BR> <BR> ONE MINUTE IT WAS POURING AND THE NEXT, SUNNY AND BEAUTFUL BLUE SKIES. <BR> <BR> AND SO IT WENT, ON AND ON AND ON! <BR> <BR> YES, IT'S SUMMERTIME IN FLORIDA AND THAT IS RAIN TIME. AT LEAST IT ISN'T SNOWING. <BR> BUT, COME ON...THERE'S A LIMIT TO IT BEFORE YOU BEGIN TO FEEL LIKE A SPONGE. <BR> <BR> WELL, LET'S JUST HOPE TOMORROW IS A BIT NICER. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 20:16:05 EST 5 DEADLY TERMS.......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772967 WHETHER YOU'RE MALE OR FEMALE, I'M SURE YOU'LL RECOGNIZE THESE. I KNOW THAT I CAN ACTUALLY HEAR MYSELF SAYING EACH ONE OF THEM AT SOME TIME. G_D BLESS CHARLEY, HE WAS MY HERO, HE'D JUST SIMPLY LOOK AT ME AND SMILE, BUT I KNOW HE WAS CONFUSED AT TIMES TRYING TO FIGURE ME OUT!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l211108954.jpg"> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 23:06:41 EST BEAUTY IS ALWAYS A JOY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772278 TO BEHOLD!! I love pictures like this...........any you want to share with me? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1884919179.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Tue, 2 Sep 2014 23:32:23 EST I guess that summer's almost over? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771519 Of course, down here in "Paradise" it never ends!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1009468341.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:23:07 EST Ended up going out to dinner http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770761 with my sister-in-law tonight... She called me and told me that she bought a car yesterday... Friday she "mentioned" that she was thinking about it!! She's worse than I am at making on the spot decisions, I guess...but if she's happy, then why not?? <BR> <BR> We ended up at a very expensive restaurant that we'd never "tried" before and I was not a good eater. I had tomato soup, which was not a milk base fortunately...and chicken pot pie. It was WONDERFUL!! It came in a huge soup bowl an... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:54:47 EST Lazy Saturday...gonna repeat again tomorrow!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770194 Actually, EVERY day is a lazy day for me!! After all the years I worked, it's finally nice to settle down and just take care of me!! <BR> <BR> Of course, first I need to grocery shop. Then I must get some bulbs for outside on the garage door and inside for the curio cabinet. While I'm at it I think I'll get the batteries for my smoke detectors, as that's something I try to get done once a year and use this holiday as my "reminder day"...you should do that too!!'' <BR> <BR> By that time,... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:26:30 EST IT'S LABOR DAY WEEKEND http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769574 What a beautiful day today was...I don't know if it even reached 90 degrees. Hope it was nice where you are.. <BR> <BR> Enjoy your weekend....here in the States it is Labor Day, which means most folks are having a three-day vacation and lots of them are travelling, mostly driving!! <BR> <BR> Be careful and enjoy what you are doing. <BR> <BR> Keep on keeping on......... <BR> <BR> elaine <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/4/l847481404.jpg"> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:22:08 EST I'D LOVE TO GET TO KNOW YOU ALL BETTER.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5768926 SO, TOMORROW AND OVER THE WEEKEND I PLAN TO GO TO EACH OF YOUR PAGES AND READ... HOPE YOU HAVE SOMETHING PUT DOWN THERE!! Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:01:02 EST SCHOOL DAYS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5768387 WELL, I HAVE 3 GRANDKIDS IN SCHOOL.... MY SON'S TWO DAUGHTERS ARE EACH IN COLLEGE....MY DAUGHTER'S SON IS 14 AND JUST ENTERING HIGH SCHOOL. <BR> <BR> WHAT A WONDERFUL TIME OF LIFE...BUT I DOUBT IF THEY KNOW AND/OR APPRECIATE THAT. <BR> <BR> ACTUALLY, NOW ISN'T A BAD TIME FOR ME...OF COURSE, I'D LOVE TO KEEP LOSING WEIGHT AND DO IT A BIT QUICKER THAN I AM. AND, I'D LOVE TO BE HEALTHIER...NO BIG PROBLEMS AT THIS TIME, BUT LOTS OF LITTLE ONES AND THAT'S JUST ANNOYING. <BR> <BR> OF COURSE... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:45:44 EST SO, THIS IS SUMMER!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767729 SUNSET OVER JENSEN BEACH, FLORIDA... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1084423857.jpg"> <BR> <BR> WE ALWAYS NEED A LITTLE OF THIS.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1943213449.jpg"> <BR> <BR> AND, NONE OF THIS!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l644745798.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:31:26 EST WHAT HAPPENED??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767023 I HAD A HECK OF A TIME TRYING TO FIND MY HOME PAGE AND THEREFORE, MY BLOG SECTION....BUT HERE I AM!! <BR> <BR> IT LOOKS LIKE SOME GOOD LOOKING CHANGED HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE DAILY FOOD COUNT, ETC...AND IT MIGHT TAKE A BIT OF GETTING USED TO, BUT I'M SURE IT WILL BE GOOD SHORTLY...BUT, AS I SAID, IT WAS TRICKY GETTING HERE. <BR> <BR> HAVE A WONDERFUL NIGHT AND A GOOD DAY TOMORROW....ELECTION DAY HERE IN FLORIDA...PRIMARIES. NICE THING IS THAT MY COMPLEX HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO ARRANGE A ROOM IN ... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:13:37 EST MY MOTTO, PLAIN AND SIMPLE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766362 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l22070371.jpg"> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:20:58 EST I'M DONE!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765707 NO MORE SILLY STUFF LIKE LAST NIGHT'S PICTURE!! <BR> <BR> THIS IS THE POSSIBLE STORM WE MIGHT GET IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA AT THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK....I'M HOPING THAT IT GOES EAST OF US AND WE GET EITHER JUST SOME WIND AND RAIN or NOTHING!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l95029856.jpg"> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:55:59 EST SO, IT'S FRIDAY NIGHT... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765224 WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS WEEKEND?? ANYTHING SPECIAL?? <BR> <BR> I REALLY WOULD LOVE TO GET TO KNOW EVERYONE BETTER AND FIGURE THAT MAYBE WE CAN REALLY CHAT HERE. <BR> <BR> MY BRAIN WORKS IN SO MANY SILLY WAYS, HOW ABOUT THIS FOR A COMPUTER UNIFORM? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l219038810.jpg"> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:19:27 EST Meet my friends.......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764564 Just couldn't resist these cuties... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l154135005.jpg"> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:28:04 EST I JUST WANT TO ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763939 THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR LOVELY NOTES TO ME LAST NIGHT. CHARLEY AND I MET AS TEENS AND WENT TOGETHER FOR ALMOST 2 YEARS BEFORE WE GOT MARRIED... WE WERE A COUPLE OF KIDS. <BR> <BR> HE WAS MY ANCHOR...I REALLY WAS A BABY...NOT THAT I KNEW OR WOULD HAVE ACCEPTED THAT IF SOMEONE TOLD ME SO. I STILL EXPECT TO HEAR HIM CALL MY NAME AT THE BACK DOOR...NOT THAT I EVEN HAVE ONE. <BR> <BR> BUT WE HAD A GOOD LIFE AND I WOULD NOT HAVE WANTED HIM TO SUFFER WITH CANCER. <BR> <BR> THERE'S MORE TO MY LIF... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:25:55 EST Kind of a bummer today.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763233 I'M USUALLY PRETTY GOOD AT MY FEELINGS...BUT, TODAY, MY CHARLEY WOULD HAVE BEEN 82 YEARS OLD!! HE DIDN'T MAKE IT PAST 60, AND I STILL MISS HIM. I'VE COME A LONG WAY SINCE HE DIED SUDDENLY, BUT WE WERE JUST KIDS WHEN WE MARRIED AND I STILLTHINK OF HIM THAT WAY. <BR> <BR> I BUSIED MYSELF AND THAT WAS GOOD....HAD A LONG CONVERSATION WITH MY OLDER DAUGHTER, AUDRIE. THAT DID ME GOOD...WE TALKED ABOUT ALL OF HER PROBLEMS AND THE FACT THAT SHE'S JUST PUT HER HOUSE UP FOR SALE AND IS LOOKING FOR A ... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:09:59 EST SOMETHING TO BELIEVE........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762349 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1527391516.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:20:43 EST SHE WAS ALWAYS RIGHT!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761772 AGREE?? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2107765377.jpg"> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:36:57 EST Best Wishes........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761137 I'M OFF TO GET SOME SLEEP (I HOPE) <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1867072524.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> AND ENJOY YOUR SUNDAY!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1714623891.jpg"> <BR> <BR> elaine Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:19:24 EST ANYONE RECOGNIZE THIS KIDLET???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760491 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1753683730.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I think I've seen a couple of them around here once in a while!! <BR> <BR> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:53:28 EST