MILLISMA's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MILLISMA MILLISMA'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/ Retirees!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743284 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Four old retired men are walking down a street in Yuma, Arizona. They turn a corner and see a sign that says, "Old Timers Bar - ALL drinks 10 cents." <BR> <BR> They look at each other and then go in, thinking this is too good to be true. <BR> <BR> The old bartender says in a voice that carries across the room, "Come on in and let me pour one for you! <BR> <BR> What'll it be, gentlemen?" <BR> <BR> There's a fully stocked bar, so each of the men orders a ma... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:19:42 EST Don't Break the Elastic!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742044 <BR> <BR> <BR> You have probably read this before but it is one story I've always loved and told by such a lovely lady. Here's to Maya Angelou...may her words live on forever!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Don't break the elastic! <BR> In April, Maya Angelou was interviewed by Oprah on her 70+ birthday Oprah asked her what she thought of growing older. <BR> And, there on television, she said it was 'exciting..' <BR> Regarding body changes, she said there were many, occurring every day.....like... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:03:31 EST Two Boys!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735927 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1293677223.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Two little boys, ages 5 and 7, are excessively mischievous. <BR> They are always getting into trouble and their parents know if any mischief occurs in their town, the two boys are probably involved. <BR> <BR> The boys' mother heard that a preacher in town had been successful in disciplining children, so she asked if he would speak with her boys. <BR> <BR> The preache... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:36:26 EST Love your computer???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734435 <BR> <BR> <BR> Don't know if this ever really happened but thought it was great and had to share. Many of us can relate!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated, "If Ford had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 miles to the gallon." <BR> <BR> In response to Bill's comments, Ford issued a press rel... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:50:11 EST Angels explained by children!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733017 <BR> <BR> <BR> Thought these would be appropriate for a Sunday! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1757118097.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I only know the names of two angels, Hark and Harold. <BR> Gregory, age 5 <BR> <BR> <BR> Everybody's got it all wrong. Angels don't wear halos anymore. I forget why, but scientists are working on it. <BR> -Olive, age 9 <BR> <BR> <BR> It's not easy to become an angel! First, you die. <BR> Then you go to H... Sun, 6 Jul 2014 10:32:49 EST Julie Andrews Turning 79 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5732395 <BR> <BR> <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> <BR> FYI: If you sing it, it's especially hysterical!!! <BR> <BR> Botox and nose drops and needles for knitting, <BR> Walkers and handrails and new dental fittings, <BR> Bundl... Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:23:56 EST Happy Story for the Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731949 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Look carefully at each picture for the cat as it makes its way down from the roof to the dog. <BR> Then, check the explanation at the end. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l286765015.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The story behind this picture is this: <BR> Every day - at the same time - she waits for him. <BR> Sometimes she barks to call him. <BR> He comes; they rub and greet each other <BR> And they go for a wa... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 13:29:54 EST The Front Porch!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731254 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 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> And God saw it was good. <BR> <BR> On the second day, God created the monkey and said, "Entertain people, do tricks, and make them laugh.... Thu, 3 Jul 2014 11:06:12 EST Senior Walmart Greeter!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730416 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Charley, a new Retiree-Greeter at Wal-Mart, couldn't get to work on time. <BR> <BR> He was 5, 10, 15 minutes late, but he was a good worker, tidy, clean-shaven, sharp-minded, a real credit to the company and obviously demonstrating their "Older Person Friendly" policies. <BR> <BR> One day, the boss called him into the office for a talk. <BR> <BR> "Charley, I like your work ethic. You do a bang-up job when you finally get here; but your being late is bothersom... Wed, 2 Jul 2014 09:30:43 EST I've been taking a spark break....sorta!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729730 <BR> <BR> Yes, I have been absent a lot lately. Life has gotten in the way or maybe is just taking up more of my time. I have been getting on to track but have not had time for much else. I've felt guilty that I have not kept up on posts, blogs or the friend feed. I use to always welcome new members to the teams that I am on and have stopped doing that. <BR> <BR> Things took a major turn when I finally moved my parents from a facility in Maine (12 hours away) to one that is now about 2... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:40:29 EST Happy Easter from me and the "bunnies"!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5676279 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1341554341.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l709534019.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wishing you all a very blessed day. I am back but my spark time is very limited. It will probably be a bit before I'm back in "full swing". Miss all of you. <BR> <BR> big <em>247</em> Mary Anne Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:43:26 EST So, you think you're having a bad day!!!! Plus update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5665575 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1504658333.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen shaking frantically, almost in a dancing frenzy, with some kind of wire running from his waist towards the electric kettle. Intending to jolt him away from the deadly current, she ran outside and grabbed a handy plank of wood and smacked him with it, breaking his arm in two places. Up to that moment, he had been ha... Sun, 6 Apr 2014 10:14:28 EST Exercise!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5663297 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l244803800.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This has been me lately! My sparking is hit and miss. I am getting on to track and trying to read blogs and posts but things are really "flying". If nothing happens, I will be heading to Maine on the 14th and by the eve of the 15th, will be bringing my parents down to live about 20 minutes away from me instead of the 12 hours they are now. Mom has to travel by transpor... Thu, 3 Apr 2014 09:08:35 EST A Good Reason Not to Mess With Kids!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5661536 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales. The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its throat was very small. The little girl stated that Jonah was swallowed by a whale. Irritated, the teacher reiterated that a whale could not swallow a human; it was physically impossible. The little girl said, 'When I get to heaven I will ask Jonah'. The teacher asked, 'What if Jonah ... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 09:01:37 EST For all the Grandmothers!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5660703 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A grandmother is like an angel who takes you under her wing, she prays and watches over you and she'd give you everything <BR> <BR> <BR> Grandmas hold our little hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever <BR> <BR> <BR> Grandmas are mommies with frosting <BR> <BR> <BR> Mommy knows a lot but grandma know EVERYTHING <BR> <BR> <BR> If Mommy says NO - Call 1 - 800 - GRANDMA <BR> <BR> <BR> Grandmas never run out of hugs and cookies <BR> <BR> <BR> Whe... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:06:55 EST Senior Humor!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659954 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l185430747.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1202811563.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1832773134.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/8/l484492237.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l593133256.jpg"> <BR> <BR... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:55:47 EST Children are Quick!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659433 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> TEACHER: Why are you late? <BR> STUDENT: Class started before I got here. <BR> ____________________________________ <BR> TEACHER: John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor? <BR> JOHN: You told me to do it without using tables. <BR> ________________________________________<BR>__ <BR> TEACHER: Glenn, how do you spell 'crocodile?' <BR> GLENN: K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L' <BR> TEACHER: No, that's wrong <BR> GLENN: Maybe it is wrong, but you asked me ... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 16:22:42 EST The $5.37 Burito!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5658742 <BR> $5.37! <BR> <BR> <BR> That's what the kid behind the counter at Taco Bell said to me. <BR> I dug into my pocket and pulled out some lint and two dimes and something that used to be a Jolly Rancher. <BR> Having already handed the <BR> kid a five-spot, I started to head back out to the truck to grab some change <BR> when the kid with the Elmo hairdo said the hardest thing anyone has ever said to me. <BR> He said, "It's OK. I'll just give you the senior citizen discount." <... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:34:39 EST Liver and Cheese!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5657713 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Three handsome male dogs are walking down the street when they see a beautiful, enticing, female Poodle. The tree male dogs fall all over themselves in an effort to be the one to reach her first, but end up arriving in front of her at the same time. <BR> <BR> The males are speechless before her beauty, slobbering on themselves and hope for just a glance from her in return. <BR> <BR> Aware of her charms and her obvious effect on the three suitors, she decides to be k... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:07:03 EST Beach Humor!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5656890 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A friend sent this to me and just had to share!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A couple lived near the ocean and used to walk the beach a lot. One <BR> summer they noticed a girl who was at the beach almost every day. She <BR> wasn't unusual, nor was the travel bag she carried, except for one <BR> thing; she would approach people who were sitting on the beach, glance <BR> around and then speak to them. <BR> <BR> <BR> Generally, the people would respond negatively... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:56:20 EST Guess I won't complain about the snow anymore!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5656077 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I do remember snow like this many years ago.....don't ever want to see that again! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2006556934.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l864523707.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l895751610.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1516249373.... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:02:53 EST Italian Funeral!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5655203 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Pasquale died. His will provided $40,000 for an elaborate funeral. <BR> <BR> As the last guests departed his service, his wife Angelina turned to her friend. <BR> <BR> "Ah well, Pasquale would be pleased," she said. <BR> <BR> "You're right," replied Maria, who lowered her voice and leaned in close. <BR> <BR> "How much did this really cost?" <BR> <BR> "All of it," said Angelina. "Forty thousand." <BR> <BR> "No!" Maria exclaimed, "It was very grand, but $40,0... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:44:54 EST Baptizing An Irishman!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5654449 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> An Irish man is stumbling through the woods, totally drunk, when he comes upon a preacher baptizing people in the river. He proceeds into the water, subsequently bumping into the preacher. The preacher turns around and is almost overcome by the smell of alcohol, whereupon, he asks the drunk, "Are you ready to find Jesus?" The drunk shouts, "Yes, oi am." So the preacher grabs him and dunks him in the water. He pulls him back and asks, "Brother, have you fou... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:29:24 EST Why Teachers DRINK!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5653822 <BR> <BR> <BR> Received this in an email....not sure if it's true but made me laugh!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The following questions were set in last year's GED examination <BR> These are genuine answers (from 16 year olds) <BR> <BR> Q. Name the four seasons <BR> A. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar <BR> <BR> Q. How is dew formed <BR> A. The sun shines down on the leaves and makes them perspire <BR> <BR> Q. What guarantees may a mortgage company insist on <BR> A. If you are buying a ho... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 10:16:11 EST SENIORS - MOSTLY THE MALE ONES!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5653144 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> No one believes seniors . . . <BR> everyone thinks they are senile. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> An elderly couple was celebrating their sixtieth anniversary. The couple had married as childhood sweethearts and had moved back to their old neighborhood after they retired. Holding hands, they walked back to their old school. It was not locked, so they entered, and found the old desk they'd shared, where Jerry had carved “I love you, Sally”. <BR> <BR> On their way... Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:00:09 EST THOUGHTS OF THE DAY - GRANDPARENTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5648517 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild <BR> <BR> <BR> Grandparents are the footsteps to the future generations <BR> <BR> <BR> On the seventh day God rested, his grandchildren must have been out of town <BR> <BR> <BR> Grandparents are similar to a piece of string, handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren <BR> <BR> <BR> Never have children, ONLY grandchildren <BR> <BR> <BR> Grandchildren :... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:38:28 EST FOR THOSE OF US WHO REMEMBER!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5647188 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I use to watch this with my grandmother!!! If you've read these before, they're still good for a chuckle!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1531171612.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> These great questions and answers are from the days when Hollywood Squares' game show responses were spontaneous, not scripted, as they were later in the show. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Q.. <BR> Paul, what is a good reason... Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:01:59 EST Old people's jokes!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5646435 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Scotch with two drops of water <BR> <BR> A lady goes to the bar on a cruise ship and orders a Scotch with two drops of water. <BR> As the bartender gives her the drink she says, 'I'm on this cruise to celebrate my 80th birthday and it's today.' <BR> The bartender says, 'Well, since it's your birthday, I'll buy you a drink. <BR> In fact, this one is on me. 'As the woman finishes her drink, the woman to her right says, 'I would like to buy you a <BR> drink, too.... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:57:52 EST A Little Humor!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5645607 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> LOT'S WIFE <BR> <BR> The Sunday School teacher was describing how Lot's wife looked back and turned into a pillar of salt, when little Jason interrupted, "My Mommy looked back once while she was driving," he announced triumphantly, "And she turned into a telephone pole!" <BR> <BR> ________________________________ <BR> GOOD SAMARITAN <BR> <BR> A Sunday school teacher was telling her class the story of the Good Samaritan. She asked the class, "If you saw ... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:23:31 EST Got Milk???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5644655 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Students in an advanced Biology class were taking their <BR> mid-term exam. The last question was, <BR> 'Name seven advantages of Mother's Milk.' <BR> The question was worth 70 points or none at all. <BR> <BR> <BR> One student, in particular, was hard put to think of seven <BR> advantages However, he wrote: <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 1) It is perfect formula for the child. <BR> <BR> <BR> 2) It provides immunity against several diseases. <BR> <BR> <BR> 3) It is ... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:35:39 EST Philly Flower Show - Part 4 (final pics) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5643241 Am home from a wonderful trip to NYC with the Swedish Museum. Our first tour was a stop at the National Academy Museum to see the display of art by Anders Zorn - a very renowned Swedish Artist. We also got to tour the rest of the museum which was formerly the Archer M. Huntington Townhouse. Later it was off to the Swedish Church for a tour and a traditional Swedish lunch - an open-face sandwich of sliced Swedish meatballs topped with beet salad plus a tossed salad. This was followed by co... Sat, 8 Mar 2014 22:47:16 EST Philly Flower Show - Part 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5642453 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Can you see the bird? It's carved from a piece of wood. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1145038382.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1896456459.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1511825693.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l210855514.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="htt... Fri, 7 Mar 2014 21:02:24 EST Philly Flower Show - Part 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5641657 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1617633560.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1352328740.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/1/l911638201.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/6/l960742327.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1689678485.jpg"> <BR> <B... Thu, 6 Mar 2014 20:37:40 EST Philly Flower Show - Part 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5640777 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I think I finally found spring and maybe even summer!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1285157544.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l234004825.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1972279047.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1158485422.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <... Wed, 5 Mar 2014 20:39:36 EST Phone Update!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5639389 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 1 - phones our kids have now <BR> 2. phones our kids had when they were six <BR> 3. phones we had when we were six <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l420416080.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1097755056.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2019684997.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Mary Anne Tue, 4 Mar 2014 10:19:17 EST Finkelstein & Jesus!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5638484 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Don't think God/Jesus would take offense to this; after all, He must have had a pretty good sense of humor when He created us and blessed us with the gift of laughter!! :) <BR> <BR> <BR> A little chuckle for today.......... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Jesus was wandering around Jerusalem when he decided that he really needed a new robe. <BR> <BR> After looking around for a while, he saw a sign for Finkelstein, the Tailor. <BR> <BR> So, he went in and m... Mon, 3 Mar 2014 11:06:55 EST Thoughts for the day - part 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5637729 <BR> <BR> <BR> Middle age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places <BR> <BR> <BR> The trouble with bucket seats is that not everybody has the same size bucket <BR> <BR> <BR> When you see the hand writing on the wall , you can bet you're in a public restroom <BR> <BR> <BR> Junk is something you throw away three weeks before you need it <BR> <BR> <BR> The world is full of willing people, some willing to work and some willing to let them <BR> <BR> <BR... Sun, 2 Mar 2014 13:58:02 EST Just Thinkin'!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5636742 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1199121708.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> After being married for 50 years, I took a careful look at my wife one day and said, "Fifty <BR> <BR> years ago we had a cheap house, a junk car, slept on a sofa bed and watched a 10-inch <BR> <BR> black and white TV, but I got to sleep every night with a hot 23-year-old girl. Now, I have a <BR> <BR> $1,000,000 home, a $45,000 car, a nice big bed an... Sat, 1 Mar 2014 09:19:37 EST AND THEN IT IS WINTER!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5635988 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l83732576.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS EMAIL IS VERY THOUGHT PROVOKING. MAKES YOU STOP AND THINK. READ SLOWLY! <BR> <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 year... Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:53:57 EST The Irish do know English!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5635162 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A London lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by an Irish cop. He thinks that he is much smarter than any cop because he is a lawyer from LONDON , and is certain that he has a better education then any Irish cop. He decides to prove this to himself and have some fun at the cop's expense! <BR> <BR> <BR> Irish cop says, "License and registration, please." <BR> <BR> <BR> London Lawyer says, "What for?" <BR> <BR> <BR> Irish cop says, "Ye didn't come to ... Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:48:37 EST Never squat with your spurs on! - Will Rogers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5634308 <BR> <BR> <BR> Will Rogers, who died in a 1935 plane crash in Alaska with bush pilot <BR> Wiley Post, was one of the Greatest political country/cowboy sages this <BR> country has ever known. Some of his sayings: <BR> <BR> 1. Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco. <BR> <BR> 2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day. <BR> <BR> 3. There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works. <BR> <BR> 4. Never miss a good chance to shut up. <BR> <BR> 5. Always drink upstream from the her... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:37:28 EST Don't You Just Love OLD Men! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5633565 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> THE OLD MAN WALKED UP AND TIED HIS OLD MULE TO THE HITCHING POST. <BR> <BR> AS HE STOOD THERE, BRUSHING SOME OF THE DUST FROM HIS FACE <BR> AND CLOTHES, A YOUNG GUNSLINGER STEPPED OUT OF THE SALOON. <BR> <BR> WITH A GUN IN ONE HAND AND A BOTTLE OF WHISKEY IN THE OTHER. <BR> THE YOUNG GUNSLINGER LOOKED AT THE OLD MAN AND LAUGHED, <BR> <BR> "HEY OLD MAN, HAVE YOU EVER DANCED?" <BR> <BR> THE OLD MAN LOOKED UP AT THE GUNSLINGER AN... Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:28:27 EST Larry the Cable Guy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5632299 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Think about this: <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. Cows <BR> 2. The Constitution <BR> 3. The Ten Commandments <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> COWS <BR> Is it just me, or does anyone else find it amazing that during the mad cow epidemic our government could track a single cow, born in Canada almost three years ago, right to the stall where she slept in the state of Washington? And, they tracked her calves to their stalls. But they are unable to locate 20 million illegal aliens wandering... Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:08:22 EST Thoughts for the day - taxes!!! (plus a few pictures) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5631636 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l657696837.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Like mothers taxes are often misunderstood but not forgotten <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The difference between death and taxes is death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> There may be liberty and justice for all, but there are tax breaks only for ... Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:20:16 EST Thoughts for the day part 6!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5631007 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1437049120.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Avoid fruit & nuts -- you are what you eat. <BR> <BR> <BR> I'm not saying my wife is a bad cook , but she uses the smoke alarm as a timer <BR> <BR> <BR> My toaster has two settings ----- Too Soon and Too Late <BR> <BR> <BR> I wish the Dollar Store sold gas <BR> <BR> <BR> If you die in an elevator, be sure to press the UP button <BR> <BR> <BR> I wish R... Sat, 22 Feb 2014 16:48:31 EST Grandkids!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5629888 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> These are priceless!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> How children perceive their Grandparents <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. She was in the bathroom, putting on her makeup, under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter, as she'd done many times before. After she applied her lipstick and started to leave, the little one said, "But Grandma, you forgot to kiss the toilet paper good-bye!" I will probably never put lipstick on again without thinking about kissing... Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:38:28 EST Thoughts for the day - part 5!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5629074 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why is a wise man and a wise guy opposites ? <BR> <BR> <BR> 'I AM ' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is <BR> the longest sentence <BR> <BR> <BR> What was the best thing before sliced bread ? <BR> <BR> <BR> What is a free gift ? Aren't all gifts free ? <BR> <BR> <BR> Why in a country of free speech, are there phone bills. <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do we wash bath towels " Aren't we clean when we use them. <BR... Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:19:13 EST Rooneyisms!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5628516 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> If you will take the time to read these. I promise you'll come away with <BR> an enlightened perspective. The subjects covered affect us all on a daily <BR> basis: <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> They're written by Andy Rooney , a man who had the gift of saying so much <BR> with so few words. May he rest in peace ! Enjoy....... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I've learned.... That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of <BR> an elderly person. <B... Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:49:06 EST Winter Travel!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5627179 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> TRAVEL WARNING <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Be prepared, people. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The state highway department has issued a travel warning due to snow storms and bad road conditions. <BR> <BR> <BR> They suggest that anyone traveling in the current icy conditions should ensure that they have the following: <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> - Shovel <BR> <BR> - Blankets or sleeping bag <BR> <BR> - Extra winter clothing including coats, hat and gloves <BR> ... Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:23:30 EST Snow.....for my Canadian friends!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5626277 <BR> <BR> <BR> We feel your pain.....seriously!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1530212252.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1109354928.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l629178054.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l319727701.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 17 Feb 2014 09:56:55 EST