GOANNA2's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=GOANNA2 GOANNA2'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/ Just joking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817595 A young blonde girl, in her late news and wanting to earn extra money <BR> for the summer, decided to hire herself out as a "handy woman" and <BR> started canvassing a nearby well-to-do neighbourhood. <BR> <BR> She went to the front door of the first house and asked the owner if he <BR> had any odd jobs for her to do. <BR> <BR> "Well, I guess I could use somebody to paint the porch," he said. <BR> "How much will you charge me?" <BR> <BR> Delighted, the girl responded, "How about $50?" <BR... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 07:21:23 EST Be careful what you order in a restaurant! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815330 A couple go for a meal at a Chinese restaurant and order <BR> the "Chicken Surprise". <BR> <BR> The waiter brings the meal, served in a lidded copper cast iron pot. <BR> <BR> Just as the wife was about to serve herself, the lid of the pot rises <BR> slightly and she briefly sees two beady eyes looking around before <BR> the lid slams back down. <BR> <BR> "Good grief, did you see that?" she asks her husband. <BR> <BR> He hasn't, so she asks him to look in the pot. He reaches for it and <... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:06:46 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5811127 One day a man spotted a lamp by the roadside. <BR> <BR> He picked it up, rubbed it vigorously, and a genie appeared. <BR> <BR> "I'll grant you your fondest wish," the genie said. <BR> <BR> The man thought for a moment, then said, <BR> "I want a spectacular job, a job that no man has <BR> ever succeeded at or ever attempted to do." <BR> <BR> "Poof," said the genie. <BR> <BR> "You're a housewife!" <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> Yes ladies, we do an awesome job! Wed, 5 Nov 2014 07:04:56 EST South East Queensland http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809116 My friend and I visited the Palazzo Versace last week. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/4/l845643452.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1558219291.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1533711772.jpg"> <BR> then I took my friend from Switzerland to the tallest residential building on the Gold Coast, the Q1. 77 stories high.Night views. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/9/l791879999.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeop... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 07:01:29 EST Just a little laugh. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5804896 An expedition kayaker gets lost in a chain of deserted islands. <BR> Paddling well after sunset he finally camps on a sandy beach. <BR> <BR> He wakes up and notices the sand is dark red. <BR> The sky is dark red. <BR> He walks around and sees that there is dark red grass, <BR> dark red birds and dark red fruit on red trees. <BR> <BR> He's shocked when he finds that his skin is starting to turn <BR> dark red too. <BR> <BR> "Oh no!", he says, "I've been marooned!" <BR> <em>198</em> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:55:43 EST Daily Life and growing old! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5801960 I was minding my own business and I heard a lot of noise <BR> outside my living room window. it was the kids next door <BR> kicking a football into my little porch. I told them to please <BR> go to the back and use their back yard. <BR> <BR> The kids said sorry and left. Then a few minutes later I hear <BR> more noise and go outside and on my front lawn I see two males <BR> ready to start punching each other and it shook me up. This was <BR> at 5.30 pm and one man was swearing obscenities,... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:49:52 EST Moral of the story http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5801210 SOUNDS ABOUT RIGHT <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A teacher gave her class of 11 year olds an assignment: To get <BR> their parent to tell them a story with a moral at the end of it. <BR> The next day the kids came back and one by one began to tell their <BR> stories. <BR> <BR> Ashley said, 'My father's a farmer and we have a lot of egg-laying <BR> hens. One time we were taking our eggs to market in a basket on the <BR> front seat of the car when we hit a big bump in the road and all <... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:34:29 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5799056 NASA decided to send a shuttle into space with two monkeys <BR> and and an astronaut on board. After months of training, they <BR> placed all three in the shuttle and prepared for launch. <BR> <BR> Mission Control announced, "This is Mission Control to Monkey One. <BR> Do your stuff." <BR> <BR> The first monkey began frantically typing and the shuttle took off. <BR> <BR> Two hours later, NASA's Mission Control Centre announced, <BR> "This is Mission Control to Monkey Two. Do your stuff."... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:25:10 EST Be careful what you say! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5795500 An elderly man finally invested in a hearing aid after becoming <BR> virtually deaf. It was one of those invisible hearing aids. <BR> <BR> "Well, how do you like your new hearing?" asked his doctor. <BR> <BR> "I like it great. I've heard sounds in the last few weeks that I didn't <BR> know existed." <BR> <BR> "Well, how does your family like your hearing aid?" <BR> <BR> "Oh, nobody in my family knows I have it yet. Am I having a great time! <BR> I've changed my will three times in the las... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 21:48:13 EST The hairdryer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792679 The hairdryer <BR> <BR> October 04, 2014 Written By Starts at Sixty Writers in Humour Living <BR> <BR> An attractive young woman on a flight from Ireland asked the priest beside her, “Father, may I ask a favour?” <BR> <BR> “Of course, child. What may I do for you?” <BR> <BR> “Well, I bought my mother an expensive hair dryer for her birthday. It is unopened but well over the Customs limits and I’m afraid they’ll confiscate it. Is there any way you could carry it through customs for me? Hid... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 09:11:22 EST One Little Dot http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792201 One Little Dot... <BR> <BR> The class was given a homework assignment to find out something exciting and to relate it to the class the next day. <BR> <BR> When the time came to present what they'd found, the first little boy the teacher called on walked up to the front of the class. He picked up a piece of chalk, made a small white dot on the blackboard and sat back down. Puzzled, the teacher asked him what it was. <BR> <BR> "It's a 'period'," he replied. <BR> <BR> "I can see that," sai... Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:55:18 EST Just for laughs! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791562 Jack strode into 'John's Stable' looking to buy a horse. <BR> <BR> "Listen here" said John, "I've got just the horse you are looking for, <BR> the only thing is, he was trained by an interesting fellow. He doesn't <BR> go and stop the usual way. The way to get him to stop is to scream <BR> 'heyhey' and the way to get him to go is to scream 'Thank God'. <BR> <BR> Jim nodded his head, "Fine with me, can I take him for a test run?" <BR> <BR> Jim was having the time of his life. This horse su... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 08:01:33 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788827 A man walked into a bank in Brisbane asking for a loan for <BR> $4000 dollars. <BR> <BR> "Well, before we lend you the money we are going to need <BR> some kind of security" the bank teller said. <BR> <BR> "No problem" the man replied. "here are the keys to my car - <BR> you'll see it, it's a black Porsche parked in the back of <BR> the parking lot." <BR> <BR> A few weeks later the man returned to pay off his loan. <BR> <BR> While he was paying it up, along with the interest of ... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:31:21 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783901 A man was on trial for murder. There was strong evidence against <BR> him but no body had been found. <BR> <BR> In the defence's closing statement, the barrister turns to the jury <BR> and says, "Ladies and gentlemen of the jury I have a surprise for <BR> you all. Within one minute, the person presumed dead in this case <BR> will walk into the courtroom." <BR> <BR> He looked towards the courtroom door. <BR> <BR> The jurors, somewhat stunned, all looked on eagerly. <BR> A minute passe... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:49:51 EST Just for laughs! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778328 When a three-year-old boy opened his birthday gift <BR> from his grandmother, he discovered a water pistol. <BR> <BR> He squealed with delight and headed for the nearest sink. <BR> His mother was not pleased. <BR> <BR> She turned to Grandma and said, "I'm surprised at you. <BR> Don't you remember how we used to drive you crazy with <BR> water guns?" <BR> <BR> Grandma smiled and then replied, "I remember." <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:40:04 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775046 A pilot, an athlete, a top business executive the Pope and a pizza <BR> delivery man were travelling together in a light plane through <BR> stormy weather.Suddenly, the plane was hit by lightning and <BR> the pilot advised it would crash shortly. <BR> <BR> "We have only four parachutes and as the pilot I get one' he said <BR> grabbing a chute and jumping out. <BR> <BR> "The world needs great athletes so I'm next", said the athlete as he <BR> grabbed a chute and also jumped out. <BR> <... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:12:43 EST Something I think everyone should listen to, especially after Robin William's death. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761925 <link>www.globetoday.com/he-said-the-4-wor<BR>ds-that-everyones-afraid-to-talk-about<BR>-powerful-and-inspiring-speech/ </link> <BR> I admire this young man. I hope this message is heard by many people. <BR> Depression is real - it is not a stigma. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:46:34 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759437 Reaching the end of a job interview, the Human Resources Officer asks <BR> a young engineer fresh out of university <BR> <BR> "And what starting salary are you looking for?" <BR> <BR> The engineer replies, <BR> "In the region of $125,000 a year, depending on the benefits package." <BR> <BR> The interviewer responds with, <BR> "Well, what would you say to a package of five weeks vacation, 14 paid holidays, full medical and dental, and a company car leased every two years, say, a black Me... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:03:06 EST Entering the "Twilight Years of Life" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758067 Entering the "twilight years of life" <BR> <BR> And Then It Is Winter <BR> <BR> You know… time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young, just married and embarking on my new life with my mate. Yet in a way, it seems like eons ago, and I wonder where all the years went. I know that I lived them all. I have glimpses of how it was back then and of all my hopes and dreams. <BR> <BR> But, here it is... the winter o... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:52:42 EST A few wise words http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754855 "If you are depressed, you are living in the past, <BR> <BR> If you are anxious, you are living in the future, <BR> <BR> If you are at peace, you are living in the present." <BR> <BR> <BR> Lao Tzu, ancient Chinese philosopher and poet. <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 7 Aug 2014 06:27:27 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753401 A young man needed a job and decided to apply at the zoo. <BR> As it happened, their star attraction, a gorilla, had passed away <BR> the night before and they had carefully preserved his hide. <BR> <BR> They tell this man they'll pay him well if he could dress up in <BR> the gorilla's skin and pretend to be the gorilla so people will <BR> keep coming to the zoo. <BR> <BR> Well, he has his doubts, but needs the money, so he puts on <BR> the skin and goes into the cage. The people all cheer... Tue, 5 Aug 2014 06:35:19 EST Does anyone remember the 50's? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751503 <link>safeshare.tv/w/FEDEwZHZXu </link> <BR> Enjoy! Sat, 2 Aug 2014 06:37:02 EST You raise me up. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748717 <BR> <BR> I needed a lift today and then I listened to this little girl. <BR> <link> https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10203<BR>438311151901&set=vb.1636358788&type=2&<BR>theater </link> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:19:05 EST Whale watching on the beautiful Gold Coast. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747330 These photos were all taken by my cousin who was with me and has a better camera than my little I Phone camera. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2024583045.jpg"> <BR> This is looking back towards Southport,Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l163393500.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1216875051.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l681046724.jpg"> <BR> <img src... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:45:12 EST Just for laughs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746759 A woman decided to have her portrait painted. <BR> She said to the artist, "Paint me with diamond rings, <BR> a diamond necklace, and emerald bracelets, a ruby <BR> broach and a gold Rolex." <BR> <BR> "But you are not wearing any of those things," he replied. <BR> <BR> "I know," she said. "It's in case I should die before my <BR> husband. I'm sure he will marry right away, and I want <BR> his new wife to go crazy looking for jewellery." <BR> <BR> <BR> *************************************... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:32:02 EST A good case for movement and exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745437 I came across this video and it really tells us that if we can do some <BR> form of exercise, the health benefits are enormous. <BR> Healthy body and healthy mind is what we should all aspire to. <BR> <BR> <link>www.mindbodygreen.com/0-14623/a-surp<BR>risingly-simple-way-to-heal-lower-back<BR>-pain-video.html?utm_campaign= </link> <BR> <BR> I added the link but you might have to put it in your browser <BR> and try to open it that way. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:00:12 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744646 Two young engineers applied for a single position at a computer company. <BR> <BR> As they both had the same qualifications, the applicants were asked to take <BR> a test by the department manager. <BR> Upon completion of the test, both men only missed only one of the questions. <BR> <BR> the manager went to the first applicant and said, <BR> "Thank you for your interest, but we've decided to give the job <BR> to the other applicant." <BR> <BR> "And why would you be doing that?" We both go... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:36:32 EST Just joking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734316 An elderly couple was celebrating their sixtieth anniversary. <BR> The couple had married as childhood sweethearts and had <BR> moved back to their old neighborhood after they retired. <BR> <BR> Holding hands, they walked back to their old school. <BR> It was not locked, so they entered, and found an old desk <BR> they'd shared, where Jerry had carved, 'I love you, Sally'. <BR> <BR> On their way back home, a bag of money fell out of an <BR> armored car, practically landing at their feet.... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 06:53:55 EST Winter's day in sunny Queensland. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731762 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2023900037.jpg"> <BR> This guy was without a shirt today. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1597752217.jpg"> <BR> Surfers Paradise in the background. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1036972723.jpg"> <BR> Sunshine and blue sky and clear water. I feel blessed to live here. Fri, 4 Jul 2014 07:40:30 EST Just joking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731075 During a visit to a doctor, a chap asked, <BR> "How do you determine whether or not an older person <BR> should be put in an old age home?" <BR> <BR> "Well," he said, "We fill up a bathtub and then we offer <BR> a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the person to empty it." <BR> <BR> "Oh,' the chap said, "a normal person would choose the bucket." <BR> <BR> "NO, the Dr said, "a normal person would pull the plug. <BR> Do you want a bed near the window?" <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> Thu, 3 Jul 2014 06:56:32 EST The wonderful English Language http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728163 <BR> I'm sure you will enjoy this. I never knew one word in the English language that can be a noun, verb, adj, adv, prep. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> UP <BR> <BR> <BR> Be sure to Read until the end... you'll laugh. <BR> <BR> This two-letter word in English has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that word is 'UP.' It is listed in the dictionary as an [adv], [prep], [adj], [n] or [v]. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> It's easy to understand UP, meaning toward the sky or at the top of... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 06:58:47 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723316 A local business was looking for office help. They put a sign <BR> in the window, stating the following: <BR> <BR> "HELP WANTED. Must be able to type, must be good with <BR> a computer and must be bilingual. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer." <BR> <BR> A dog trotted up to the window, saw the sign and went inside. <BR> He looked at the receptionist, and wagged his tail, then walked <BR> over to the sign, looked at it and whined. <BR> <BR> Getting the idea, the receptionist got the off... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:26:11 EST Beautiful winter evening walk. Broadwater http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718889 Just wanted to share the magical pictures of a perfect winter's day in <BR> sunny Queensland. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1292757159.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1382943267.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1271916712.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l705828291.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1986390407.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:02:04 EST Friday the 13th Interesting Facts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5716699 . Want to avoid bad luck on Friday the 13th? There are a number of things you can do to ward off ill fate, according to superstition: Touch wood, cross your fingers, avoid black cats, don't look at the full moon through a pane of glass, and throw salt over each shoulder. <BR> <BR> . Any month's 13th day will fall on a Friday if the month starts on Sunday. <BR> <BR> . There is no car in Formula 1 racing with the number 13. This number has been removed after two drivers were killed in cr... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:53:14 EST Stay Young My Friend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712685 Stay Young My Friend <BR> <BR> We all need to read this one over and over - <BR> until it becomes part of who we are! <BR> <BR> HOW TO STAY YOUNG <BR> <BR> 1. Try everything twice. <BR> On one woman's tombstone she said she wanted this epitaph: <BR> "Tried everything twice. Loved it both times!" <BR> <BR> 2. Keep only cheerful friends. <BR> The grouches pull you down. <BR> (Keep this in mind if you are one of those grouches!) <BR> <BR> 3. Keep learning: <BR> Learn more abo... Sat, 7 Jun 2014 11:19:50 EST Church with Maxine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710324 Church with Maxine <BR> <BR> <BR> 4 Worms In Church" <BR> Four worms and a lesson to be learned!!!! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l103781855.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> A minister decided that a visual demonstration would add emphasis to his Sunday sermon. <BR> Four worms were placed into four separate jars. <BR> The first worm was put into a container of alcohol. <BR> The second worm was put into a container of cigarette smoke. <BR> The third worm was put into... Wed, 4 Jun 2014 08:13:47 EST WHY GOD MADE MUMS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709594 WHY GOD MADE MUMS <BR> <BR> > Answers given by 2nd year school children to the following questions: <BR> <BR> > Why did God make mothers? <BR> <BR> 1. She's the only one who knows where the selotape is. <BR> <BR> 2. Mostly to clean the house. <BR> <BR> 3. To help us out of there when we were getting born. <BR> <BR> How did God make mothers? <BR> <BR> 1. He used dirt, just like for the rest of us. <BR> <BR> 2.. Magic plus super powers and a lot of stirring. <BR> <BR> 3. God m... Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:36:52 EST Irish Friendship Wish http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5707264 <BR> AN IRISH FRIENDSHIP WISH:&#65533; <BR> <BR> <BR> I hope it works... <BR> <BR> May there always be work for your hands to do; <BR> <BR> May your purse always hold a coin or two; <BR> <BR> May the sun always shine on your windowpane; <BR> <BR> May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain; <BR> <BR> May the hand of a friend always be near you; <BR> <BR> May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you. <BR> <BR> and may you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows you're ... Sat, 31 May 2014 06:50:11 EST I AM THANKFUL! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5706494 This was sent to me at the beginning of the year but I just re-read it and thought I would post it for the beginning of the Middle of the year. <BR> Have a nice June everyone. We certainly have a lot to be thankful for! <BR> <BR> I AM THANKFUL: FOR THE WIFE <BR> WHO SAYS IT'S HOT DOGS TONIGHT, <BR> BECAUSE SHE IS HOME WITH ME, <BR> AND NOT OUT WITH SOMEONE ELSE. <BR> <BR> FOR THE HUSBAND <BR> WHO IS ON THE SOFA <BR> BEING A COUCH POTATO, <BR> BECAUSE HE IS HOME WITH ME <BR> AND NOT... Fri, 30 May 2014 03:17:34 EST Pets are better than children because they: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5705143 Pets are better than children because they: <BR> <BR> 1. Eat less. <BR> <BR> 2. Usually come when called. <BR> <BR> 3. Are easier to train. <BR> <BR> 4. Don't ask for money all the time. <BR> <BR> 5. Don't drink or smoke. <BR> <BR> 6. Don't hang out with friends or use drugs. <BR> <BR> 7. Never ask to drive the car. <BR> <BR> 8. Don't have to have the latest fashions. <BR> <BR> 9. Don't want to wear your clothes. <BR> <BR> 10. Don't need a gazillion dollars for ... Wed, 28 May 2014 10:53:30 EST Photos of memories. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5702662 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l164062812.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1783574416.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1976627847.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1334715685.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1420011553.jpg"> <BR> #1 is my house in greece <BR> #2 with my friend Sylvia in Sydney(SILVERANGEL) <BR> #3 with my friend Ania in Melbourne(I LOVE ROSES) <BR> #4 my brother ... Sun, 25 May 2014 09:40:32 EST Importance of Retirement. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5699682 Importance of Retirement <BR> <BR> An inspiration to us all. <BR> <BR> As we get older we sometimes begin to doubt our ability to <BR> "make a difference"in the world. <BR> <BR> It is at these times that our hopes are boosted by the remarkable <BR> achievements of other "seniors" who have found the courage to <BR> take on challenges that would make many of us wither. <BR> <BR> Harold Schlumberg is such a person: <BR> <BR> HAROLD SAYS: "I've often been asked, <BR> <BR> 'What do you do... Wed, 21 May 2014 05:19:45 EST When a woman lies. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5698225 When a woman lies <BR> >> <BR> One day, when a seamstress was sewing while sitting close to a river, her <BR> > thimble fell into the river. When she cried out, the Lord appeared and <BR> > asked, 'My dear child, why are you crying?' The seamstress replied that <BR> > her <BR> > thimble had fallen into the water and that she needed it to help her <BR> > husband <BR> > in making a living for their family. The Lord dipped His hand into the <BR> > water <BR> > and pulled up a golden thimble ... Mon, 19 May 2014 09:09:15 EST Another funny one! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5696813 A man was taking his pregnant (with twins) wife to the hospital when <BR> he got into a bad car accident. <BR> <BR> Upon regaining consciousness, he finds his brother, a relentless practical <BR> joker, sitting bedside. <BR> <BR> He asks his brother how his wife is & his brother says, <BR> <BR> "Don't worry, everyone is fine. In fact, you have a healthy son & daughter <BR> too... but the hospital was in a real hurry with the birth certificate and I had <BR> to name the kids, because you ... Sat, 17 May 2014 07:04:47 EST Just for laughs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5694615 The Smiths were shown into the dentist's office, where Mr. smith <BR> made it clear that he didn't want to spend a lot of money. <BR> <BR> "No fancy stuff, Doctor," he ordered. <BR> <BR> "No gas or needles or any of that stuff. Just pull the tooth and get it over with." <BR> <BR> "I wish more of my patients were as brave as you," said the dentist admiringly. <BR> <BR> "Now which tooth is it?" <BR> <BR> Mr Smith turned to his wife... <BR> <BR> "Show him your tooth, honey!" <BR> <BR> <... Wed, 14 May 2014 05:37:23 EST Beautiful sunset from the Broadwater. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5690990 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l29919843.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1907722762.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/6/l961851319.jpg"> Fri, 9 May 2014 01:22:12 EST MOTHERS DAY INTERESTING FACTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5690250 . Just over half of women aged 15 - 44 are mothers <BR> <BR> . The modern version of Mother's day was first observed in 1907. Anna Jarvis started a letter writing \campaign to recognise mother's day, something she wanted to do to honour here deceased mother. She also filed a lawsuit in an effort to stop the over-commercialization of Mother's Day. She lost the fight. Anna had hoped for a day of reflection, letter writing and quiet prayer by families, thanking god for all that mothers had don... Thu, 8 May 2014 05:48:32 EST Your laugh for the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5687062 <BR> <BR> <BR> Your smile for the day !!!! <BR> <BR> This was written by a black gent in Texas and is so funny. What a great sense of humour and creative thinking!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> When U Black, U Black <BR> <BR> When I was born, I was BLACK, <BR> <BR> When I grew up, I was BLACK, <BR> <BR> When I went in the sun, I stayed BLACK, <BR> <BR> When I got cold, I was BLACK, <BR> <BR> When I was scared, I was BLACK, <BR> <BR> When I was sick, I was BLACK, <BR> <BR> And when I die, I'... Sun, 4 May 2014 10:17:46 EST Just for laughs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5686266 A truck driver was driving along the freeway. <BR> <BR> A sign comes up that reads, "Low bridge ahead". <BR> <BR> Before he knows it, the bridge is ahead of him and he gets stuck <BR> under the bridge. <BR> <BR> Cars are backed for miles. <BR> <BR> Finally a police car comes up. The cop gets out of his car and walksto the truck driver, puts his hands on his hips and says, <BR> "Got stuck, huh?" <BR> <BR> The truck driver says, <BR> "Nah, I was delivering this bridge and I ran out of gas... Sat, 3 May 2014 07:47:50 EST Mexican Jews http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683064 MEXICAN JEWS <BR> <BR> Two old Jewish men, Sid and Abe, are sitting in a Mexican restaurant one day. <BR> <BR> Sid asks Abe, "Do you know if any people of our ancestry were ever born <BR> and raised in Mexico ?" <BR> <BR> Abe replies, "I don't know, let's ask our waiter." <BR> <BR> When the waiter arrives, Abe asks, "Are there any Mexican Jews?" <BR> <BR> The waiter says, "I don't know senor, I ask the cooks." He returns from the kitchen after a few minutes and says, "No senor, the coo... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:36:48 EST