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 for laughs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6238896 A man who had been stranded on a desert island for 10 years all alone sees an unusual speck on the horizon. “It’s certainly not a ship,” he thinks to himself. As the speck gets closer he rules out the possibility of a small boat, then even a raft. <BR> <BR> Suddenly emerging from the surf walking towards him comes a drop-dead gorgeous woman wearing a wetsuit and scuba gear. She approaches the stunned guy and asks, “How long has it been since you’ve had a cigarette?” <BR> <BR> “Ten years,” h... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:23:40 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6236756 There was an elderly couple who in their old age noticed that they were getting <BR> a lot more forgetful, so they decided to go to the doctor. <BR> <BR> The doctor told them that they should start writing things down so they don't forget. <BR> They went home and the old lady told her husband to get her a bowl of ice cream. <BR> "You should write it down," she said. <BR> The husband said, "No, I can remember that you want a bowl of ice cream." <BR> She then told her husband she wanted a bowl... Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:43:10 EST Some information about Fraser Island. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6224498 The trip started at 6.30 am from Brisbane and we drove to Noosa to pick up more passengers <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/41ea1dac-2387-4835-8345-5957996836c4.png">This is the starting point. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6ae836e5-ae00-43df-b912-7624b36e0a75.png">Fraser lies off the East Coast of Queensland (Australia) <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cd3e4f64-d18e-4482-bbe0-06b62b17ae54.jpg">Maheno Ship wreck <BR> <BR> The grand... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:44 EST Fraser Island 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6224210 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/40ec7905-8d6f-4481-a08f-734f156e9dce.jpg"> More of the flora on the island. <BR> We woke up early and watched the sun come up over the ocean.The colours were amazing. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/69f5513a-5d28-48bd-b149-cf6c9a655098.JPG">From this to the beautiful colours of the following photos. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bd4e9583-bf7e-4e2d-bab6-6b7dbb80b317.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.s... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:03 EST Trip to Fraser Island. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6223505 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/03507181-21cb-4317-9740-3abe3a496f70.jpg">World heritage listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. Georgia and I were in a 4 wheel drive jeep and as you can see, we were driving right along the water's edge. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/37d2893e-8b59-4918-a1cd-1d5790054f29.jpg">The coloured cliffs. Our guide told us there could be as many as 8 colours. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:29:23 EST Cruise, Part 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6215380 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/41d020d5-076d-4bcc-bbf2-c9a3869423cd.jpg"> <BR> Parliament House in Suva, Fiji <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/12fbe189-9008-445b-8fd0-93825b8e232f.JPG"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a0943ef4-fcd6-47f3-abc0-fd934f42e639.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/89b2d564-97ea-41af-b2b1-43f074b6767a.jpg"> <BR> (1), A view from the beautifully renovated Grand Pacific Hotel and a (2),... Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:42:08 EST A few pictures from my South Pacific cruise last month. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6213051 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/623d067d-d390-4489-8dd4-6ca449ac5c52.jpg">My friend Suzanne and I on our first night at the Dragon Lady restaurant on board P & O's Pacific Aria. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e292948-8aa4-4dd2-ad73-c42e8853b44d.jpg">Beautiful sunset on the high seas. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/afe6f95c-50a7-444b-99fd-bdef88dfccb7.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6ae353e4-ed0f-40c6-8de7-0... Sat, 6 Aug 2016 03:30:27 EST CHILDREN HAVE A WAY OF TELLING IT LIKE IT IS. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182595 RETARDED GRANDPARENTS <BR> CONTRIBUTED BY SUSAN CAPP <BR> <BR> After summer vacation, a teacher asked her young pupils how <BR> they spent their holidays away from school. One child wrote the following: <BR> <BR> We always used to spend our summers with Grandma and Grandpa. <BR> They used to live in a big brick house, but Grandpa got retarded and <BR> moved to Florida. They go to a building called a wrecked center, but they <BR> must have got it fixed because it is all okay now, and... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:02:35 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6180649 A group of elderly couples get together every week to talk about life and <BR> have a good time. <BR> <BR> One of the men, Harry, started talking about this fantastic restaurant <BR> he went to a few nights earlier with his wife. <BR> <BR> "Really?", one of the men said, "what's it called?" <BR> <BR> After thinking for a few seconds, Harry said, "What are those good smelling flowers <BR> called again?" <BR> <BR> "Do you mean a rose?" the man questioned. <BR> <BR> "Yes, that's it!" he ex... Sat, 11 Jun 2016 02:10:41 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6174186 Marvin Was in hospital on his death bed. The family called Marvin's Preacher <BR> to be with him in his final moments. As the preacher stood by the bed, <BR> Marvin's condition seemed to deteriorate, and Marvin motioned for someone <BR> to quickly pass him a pen and paper. <BR> The Preacher quickly got a pen and paper and lovingly handed it to Marvin. <BR> But before he had a chance to read the note, marvin died. <BR> The Preacher, feeling that now was not the right time to read it, put the ... Wed, 1 Jun 2016 05:48:54 EST LAUGH for the day with no intended offense to any group. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6168553 Subject: Squirrels in Church <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> There were four churches and a synagogue in a small town: a <BR> Presbyterian church, a Baptist church, <BR> a Methodist church, a Roman Catholic church and a Jewish synagogue. <BR> Each church and the synagogue <BR> had a problem with squirrels. <BR> <BR> <BR> The Presbyterians called a meeting to decide what to do about their <BR> squirrels. After much prayer and <BR> consideration they determined the squirrels were pre-destine... Mon, 23 May 2016 06:58:19 EST On this day - 20th May http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6165416 1310 Shoes were made for both right and left feet. <BR> <BR> 1609 Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, <BR> by the publisher Thomas Thorpe. <BR> <BR> 1861 Kentucky proclaims its neutrality in Civil War. <BR> <BR> 1873 Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis patent first blue jeans with copper rivets. <BR> <BR> 1930 The first airplane is catapulted from a dirigible. <BR> <BR> 1939 pan American Airways starts the first regular passenger service acros... Wed, 18 May 2016 08:51:59 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6162529 A man goes to join an order of monks. The head monk says to the man, <BR> "This is a silent order. You will only be allowed to speak once, every 15 years." <BR> the man says "Okay" and so begins his time with the silent order. <BR> <BR> 15 years pass and the man is sitting in the refectory when the head monk <BR> approaches and says to the man, <BR> "It has been 15 years. What would you like to say brother?" <BR> the man responds, "The porridge could do with a little ore sugar." <BR> The hea... Sat, 14 May 2016 01:24:17 EST A beautiful day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154274 I hope this beautiful link works for everybody. <BR> Have a happy May. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link> https://www.youtube.com/embed/SN5c-m45fxs </link> Sun, 1 May 2016 20:50:31 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152583 A LIFE IN THE CIRCUS <BR> > <BR> > A couple who work at the circus go to an adoption agency. <BR> > Social workers there raise doubts about their suitability. <BR> > The couple produce photos of their 50 foot motorhome, which is <BR> > equipped with a beautiful nursery <BR> > The social workers then are doubtful about the education that the <BR> > child would get. <BR> > "We've arranged for a full-time tutor who will teach the child all <BR> > the <BR> > usual subjects along with French, Man... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:47:53 EST Truths about growing old - by Julie Andrews http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152008 Julie Andrews Turning 79 - this is hysterical! <BR> To commemorate her birthday , actress/vocalist, Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall for the benefit of the AARP. One of the musical numbers she performed was 'My Favorite Things' from the legendary movie 'Sound Of Music'. Here are the lyrics she used: <BR> (Sing It!) - If you sing it, its especially hysterical!!! <BR> Botox and nose drops and needles for knitting, <BR> Walkers and handrails and new... Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:53:52 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147695 An elderly man lay dying in his bed. While suffering the agonies of impending death, <BR> he suddenly smelled the aroma of his favourite Anzac bickies wafting up the stairs. <BR> He gathered his remaining strength, and lifted himself from the bed. <BR> <BR> Leaning on the wall, he slowly made his way out of the bedroom, and with even <BR> greater effort, gripping the railing with both hands, he crawled downstairs. <BR> <BR> With laboured breath, he leaned against the door-frame, gazing into... Fri, 22 Apr 2016 05:21:02 EST Interesting facts about the ANZACS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147084 * ANZAC is an abbreviation for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps <BR> <BR> * ANZACS were all volunteers <BR> <BR> * AIF is an abbreviation for Australian Imperial Force <BR> <BR> * April 25, Anzac Day, was the day the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps <BR> landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula <BR> <BR> * The first dawn service on an ANZAC Day was in 1923 <BR> <BR> * The ANZACS were only on the Gallipoli Peninsula for only 8 months, where <BR> around 8,000 of them died <BR> <BR>... Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:42:53 EST Queenslanders never brag...!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6137591 A Queenslander is drinking in a West Australin Pub when he gets a call <BR> on his mobile phone and as he listens to the call he starts grinning from ear <BR> to ear. Once he disconnects he shouts to the barman that he wants to buy <BR> everyone in the bar a drink. the barman starts serving the drinks and the people <BR> start to crowd around, keen to know what they are celebrating. <BR> <BR> "Well," he announces, "My wife's just produced a typical Queensland baby boy <BR> weighing 25 pound... Fri, 8 Apr 2016 05:17:53 EST Feeling blessed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133782 Today is my last in the 6th decade. <BR> As I enter the 7th decade tomorrow, I feel blessed that I am alive and <BR> able to do many things and enjoy life. <BR> <BR> Last night I found out that another close friend has aggressive breast cancer <BR> and I was feeling really sad. <BR> <BR> Too many of my friends are having to fight this terrible disease. <BR> <BR> I went out to celebrate turning 70 and decided that I am blessed that apart from <BR> a few aches and pains, I am really very lu... Sun, 3 Apr 2016 08:21:32 EST A joke to end the month with. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131431 There once was a man and a woman who had been married for more than 60 years. They talked about everything. They kept no secrets from each other… except that the old woman had a shoe box in the top of her closet that she cautioned her husband never to open it or ask her about it. <BR> <BR> For all these years he had never thought about the box, but one day the little old woman got very sick and the doctor said she would never recover. <BR> <BR> In trying to sort out their affairs the little... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 04:25:06 EST What to do if you are alone and have symptoms that might be a heart attack. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122535 <BR> Everyone can send this on as it is really important for <BR> Everyone to know! <BR> <BR> 1. Let's say <BR> it's 7:25pm and you're going home (alone of course) <BR> After an unusually hard day on the job. <BR> <BR> 2. You're <BR> Really tired, upset and frustrated. <BR> <BR> 3. <BR> Suddenly you <BR> Start experiencing severe pain in your chest that starts to <BR> Drag out into your arm and up in to your <BR> Jaw. <BR> <BR> You are only <BR> About five km from the... Fri, 18 Mar 2016 22:16:16 EST North Queensland cruise - part 2. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6108258 After leaving the Gondola, we took a historic train ride back to Cairns and <BR> went back to the port. It was so hot even though it was raining. too humid <BR> for me and I couldn't live up there. <BR> Well, we lined up for the tender to take us out to the ship and what a scary <BR> experience.The trip back to the ship took us over an hour, it usually takes <BR> 10 -15 minutes. the weather was rough and the waves were very high and <BR> the people sitting near the open window got drenche... Tue, 1 Mar 2016 06:46:46 EST Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6106521 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/38dd31a2-c209-493c-8066-91a899b8219a.JPG"> <BR> I had an amazing week on the Sun Princess. It seemed as though <BR> it was a lot longer because we did so much. Every day was different <BR> and we had 3 ports where we did something different. In Yorkey's Knob <BR> which is the port of Cairns, we went on a plane trip over the Reef and saw <BR> the wonderful Whitsundays. The famous Whitehaven Beach is there and <BR> has jsut been named Australia... Sun, 28 Feb 2016 05:18:47 EST LEXOPHILIA Who makes these up anyway? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6105083 <BR> LEXOPHILIA - Who on earth dreams these up! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> · How does Moses make tea? Hebrews it. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> · Venison for dinner again? Oh deer! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> · A cartoonist was found dead in his home. Details are sketchy. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> · I used to be a banker, but then I lost interest. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> · Haunted French pancakes give me the crêpes. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> · England has no kidney bank,... Fri, 26 Feb 2016 02:04:57 EST Joke of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6097936 A new bride goes into the chemist and hands over a repeat prescription <BR> for sleeping pills. <BR> "I don't know what I would do without them," she tells the pharmacist. <BR> "I would never get any sleep." <BR> <BR> "Be careful that you don't take too many," cautioned the pharmacist. <BR> <BR> "Me?"says the bride. <BR> :Oh I never use them. I give them to my husband." <BR> <BR> Wed, 17 Feb 2016 07:42:28 EST Just for laughs. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6091478 Joe's wife bought a new line of expensive cosmetics guaranteed <BR> to make her look years younger. After a lengthy time sitting <BR> before the mirror applying the 'miracle' products, she asked, <BR> "Darling, honestly, what age would you say I am?" <BR> <BR> Looking at her carefully, Joe said, <BR> "Judging from your skin, 20, your hair 18 and your figure 25." <BR> <BR> "Oh, you flatter," she gushed. <BR> <BR> "Wait a minute, I haven't added them all up yet!" <BR> <BR> ----------------... Tue, 9 Feb 2016 02:14:55 EST Joke of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6089097 A man was complaining to a friend about the state of his life. <BR> <BR> "I had it all," the man told his mate." <BR> "I had money, a beautiful house and a flash car. I even had the love <BR> of a beautiful woman, then Pow!!! Overnight it was all gone and I <BR> never knew what hit me." <BR> <BR> "What happened?" asked his friend. <BR> <BR> "My wife found out." Sat, 6 Feb 2016 08:18:08 EST Just joking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6078428 The local news station was interviewing an 80 year old lady because <BR> she had just married for the fourth time. The interviewer asked her <BR> questions about her life, about what it felt like to be marrying again <BR> at 80, and then about her new husband's occupation. <BR> <BR> "He's a funeral director," she answered. <BR> <BR> "Interesting," the newsman thought... <BR> <BR> He then asked her if she wouldn't mind telling him a little about her first <BR> 3 husbands and what they d... Mon, 25 Jan 2016 05:53:11 EST Just for laughs. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6061658 A Catholic Priest, a Baptist Preacher and a Rabbi all served as Chaplains to the students of Laurentian University in Ontario’s northland. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> They would get together two or three times a week for coffee and to talk shop. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> One day, someone made the comment that preaching to people isn't really all that hard, a real challenge would be to preach to a bear. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> One thing led to another, and they decided to do an experiment. They w... Tue, 5 Jan 2016 23:27:41 EST Interesting facts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6050836 * Norwegian scientists have hypothesized that Rudolph's red nose is probably <BR> the result of a parasitic infection of his respiratory system. <BR> <BR> * Mistletoe (Viscum album) is from the Anglo-Saxon word misteltan, which <BR> means "little dung twig" because the plant spreads through bird droppings. <BR> <BR> * Santa Claus is based on a real person, St. Nicholas of Myra (also known as <BR> Nikolaos the Wonderworker, Bishop Saint Nicholas of Smyrna, and Nikolaos <BR> of Ba... Mon, 21 Dec 2015 18:13:44 EST Christmas Carols http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6043593 I went into my favourite chemist shop today and was pleasantly surprised <BR> to hear Christmas Carols playing in the background. <BR> <BR> I told one of the staff that I was happy to hear it and we were both singing <BR> along. It reminded me of Christmas past when you would go into a store <BR> or the mall and hear those Carols. <BR> <BR> Did these Carols offend people before or is it now with all this political <BR> correctness palava going on in our daily lives. <BR> <BR> I hate some... Mon, 7 Dec 2015 05:30:03 EST Joke of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6040285 Teacher: <BR> "If I gave you 2 cats and another 2 cats and another two, how many would you have?" <BR> <BR> Johnny: <BR> "Seven." <BR> <BR> Teacher: <BR> "No, listen carefully. If I gave you two cats, and another two cats and another <BR> two, how many would you have?" <BR> <BR> Johnny: <BR> "Seven." <BR> <BR> Teacher: <BR> Let me put it to you differently. If I gave you two apples, and another two apples <BR> and another two, how many would you have?" <BR> <BR> Johnny: <BR> "S... Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:29:40 EST Just joking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6038884 A guy was sitting in his garden drinking beer and listening to the football <BR> on the radio. <BR> <BR> As he was relaxing, his wife was struggling to push a large lawnmower <BR> round the lawn. <BR> <BR> His new neighbour was watching for ten minutes or so and could stand it <BR> no longer, so calls out..."How can you sit there swigging your beer while <BR> your poor wife slaves away like that... YOU SHOULD BLOODY WELL BE HUNG!" <BR> <BR> The guy just looked at him and said, <BR> "Why do... Sat, 28 Nov 2015 06:58:52 EST Time for a laugh after the horrors of the past week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6034062 Just joking! <BR> <BR> A psychiatrist was conducting a group therapy session with four young mothers <BR> and their your children. <BR> <BR> You all have these obsessions, the psychiatrist stated. I am concerned that these <BR> individual obsessions are going to impact upon your children. <BR> <BR> To the first mother, Mary, he said: You are obsessed with eating. You've even <BR> named your daughter Candy. <BR> <BR> He turned to the second mum, Ann: Your obsession is with money. It mani... Wed, 18 Nov 2015 07:14:15 EST Thought for the day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6029707 Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is." <BR> Ernest Hemingway <BR> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:18:37 EST Some more photos from my holiday. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6028017 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6871931d-6c69-4a1e-91b3-983f17cac8eb.jpg">My beautiful mother - photo on the grave. I always feel sad after a visit <BR> to her resting place. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8c62e19c-dd03-4dcf-adf4-2804730b296b.JPG">This is from the cemetery looking towards the sea.Taken when it was the Blue moon in September. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bd12b75d-34a4-408b-9b63-9e36f2fe660a.JPG">With my cousin M... Fri, 6 Nov 2015 23:50:18 EST Home again! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6025086 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8dabdf13-758c-4f78-bf14-293489b025a8.JPG">Was so lovely to catch up with my Spark friends in Athens. Sunny, Eleni, myself and Vanessa. Love you guys. See you next time... <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e4318325-f715-4650-b21a-55a376bf2191.jpg"> Me on the beach at Gennadi, Rhodes on October 28, 2015. <BR> Even though it is late Autumn, the weather was wonderful for swimming. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.co... Mon, 2 Nov 2015 01:53:06 EST A few photos from my trip to Europe. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5982963 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f966edb3-a654-4152-8a50-06b3ac825d28.JPG">Leaving Brisbane <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/512acb91-44b7-41e2-bb51-03e23393f517.JPG">At Singapore airport with my 'wings'. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c1933b02-7c30-4dbf-bdb4-d48fc3be2023.JPG"> This was built according to the ancient ways and carried the Olympic Flame to Athens in 2004. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2aeae291-4... Sun, 23 Aug 2015 02:26:18 EST What I want in a Man! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5963621 <BR> <BR> <BR> What I Want In A Man! <BR> Original List: (age 22) <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. Handsome <BR> 2. Charming <BR> 3. Financially successful <BR> 4. A caring listener <BR> 5. Witty <BR> 6.. In good shape <BR> 7. Dresses with style <BR> 8... Appreciates finer things <BR> 9. Full of thoughtful surprises <BR> <BR> <BR> What I Want in a Man, Revised List (age 32) <BR> <BR> 1. Nice looking <BR> 2. Opens car doors, holds chairs <BR> 3. Has enough money for a nice dinner <BR> 4. ... Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:19:50 EST Joke of the Week. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5961063 An old farmer and his wife were learning against the side <BR> of their pig pen when the old woman wistfully recalls that <BR> next week would be their golden wedding anniversary. <BR> <BR> "Let's have a party and let's kill a pig." <BR> <BR> The farmer scratched his grizzled head and finally said, <BR> <BR> "Gee, Ethel, I don't see why the pig should take <BR> the blame for something that happened 50 years ago." <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:21:20 EST Jokes of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5957890 A man was complaining to a friend about the state of his life. <BR> "I had it all," the man told his mate. <BR> "I had money, a beautiful house and a flash car. I even had <BR> the love of a beautiful woman, and then pow!!! Overnight it <BR> was all gone and I never knew what hit me." <BR> <BR> "What happened?' asked the friend. <BR> <BR> "My wife found out." <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ========================================<BR>= <BR> <BR> A man fainted on his driveway and a neighbour called... Thu, 9 Jul 2015 05:27:45 EST Joke of the Week. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954738 Joe's wife bought a new line of expensive cosmetics guaranteed <BR> to make her look years younger. After a lengthy time sitting before <BR> the mirror applying the "miracle" products, she asked, <BR> "Darling, honestly, what age would you say I am?" <BR> <BR> Looking at here carefully, Joe said, <BR> "Judging from you skin, 20, your hair, 18 and your figure, 25?" <BR> <BR> "Oh! you flatter" she gushed. <BR> <BR> "Joe said, "Wait a minute. I haven't added them all up yet!" <BR> <BR> <BR... Fri, 3 Jul 2015 02:35:06 EST A Senior moment. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952089 An elderly Florida lady did her shopping and, upon returning to her car, found four males in the act of leaving with her vehicle. <BR> <BR> She dropped her shopping bags and drew her handgun, proceeding to scream at the top of her lungs, “I have a gun, and I know how to use it! Get out of the car!”. The four men didn't wait for a second threat. They got out and ran like mad. <BR> <BR> The lady, somewhat shaken, then proceeded to load her shopping bags into the back of the car and got in... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 06:44:31 EST The History of the Last Post http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950102 If any of you have ever been to a military funeral in which The Last Post was played; <BR> This brings out a new meaning of it. <BR> <BR> Here is something everyone should know. <BR> <BR> Until I read this, I didn't know, <BR> <BR> <BR> We have all heard the haunting song, 'The Last Post.' <BR> It's the song that gives us the lump in our throats and usually tears in our eyes. <BR> <BR> But, do you know the story behind the song? <BR> If not, I think you will be interested to find out ab... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 06:17:07 EST Holy Humour http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949434 A father was approached by his small son who told him proudly, <BR> "I know what the Bible means!" <BR> <BR> His father smiled and replied, <BR> "What do you mean, you 'know' what the Bible means?" <BR> <BR> The son replied, <BR> "I do know!" <BR> <BR> "Okay," said his father. <BR> "What does the Bible mean?" <BR> <BR> "That's easy, Daddy..."the young boy replied excitedly. <BR> "It stands for 'Basic Information Before Leaving Earth.' <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Out of the mouths of babes as... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 22:18:25 EST Day trip to Byron Bay on a beautiful winter's day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947052 Today was beautiful and I am blessed to live on the East Coast. <BR> <BR> Here are some photos of magical Byron Bay and it's famous Lighthouse. <BR> Walked down to the point where a sign states it is the most Easterly part <BR> of Australia. The lighthouse was built in 1901 and stands atop a 94 metre cliff. <BR> We were lucky enough to spot some humpback whales and their calves frolicking playfully on their way north from Antarctica to the warmer waters of the Coral Sea They are magnificent... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:33:32 EST Interesting Facts, http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946534 . The deadliest war in history excluding WWII was a civil war in China <BR> in the 1850s in which the rebels were led by a man who thought he <BR> was the brother of Jesus Christ. <BR> <BR> . There are 3 colours that don't rhyme with anything (silver, orange <BR> and purple. <BR> <BR> . On average, people who use their right hand live 9 years longer <BR> than people who use their left. <BR> <BR> . Scientists have determined that fungi are more closely related to <BR> hu... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:43:25 EST It hurts to be blonde http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946321 A brunette goes into a doctor's office and says that her body hurts <BR> whenever she touches it. <BR> <BR> "Impossible." says the doctor. "Show me." <BR> <BR> She takes her finger, presses on her elbow, and screams in agony. <BR> She pushes her knee and screams, pushes her ankle and screams, <BR> and so it goes on; everywhere she touches makes her scream with <BR> pain. <BR> <BR> The doctor says, "You're not really a brunette, are you?" <BR> <BR> She says, "No, I dyed my hair. I'm natura... Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:33:16 EST The lawn needs mowing! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945385 A newlywed couple moves into their new house. One day the husband comes home from work and his wife says, “Honey, you know, the lawn is getting quite long. Can you mow it?” <BR> <BR> The husband says, “What do I look like? Jim’s Mowing?” <BR> <BR> A few days go by, and he comes home from work and his wife says, “Honey, the tyre is flat. I think we need a new one. Could you change it for me?” <BR> <BR> He says: “What do I look like? Bob Jane?” <BR> <BR> Another few days g... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:46:33 EST