RD03875's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=RD03875 RD03875'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/ My Thought for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6353626 This is the WAY I feel, I THINK this is FUNNY. If you don't like it, back out, no need to leave rude, snarky remarks. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0ebd0145-8632-4759-876d-1c3c0d5c9785.png"> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:10:56 EST April 25, 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6353159 Miscellaneous blabber today <BR> One day last week I made it to the top points level, Level 25, whopee! <BR> Every 30 days you are active on the site -- 3205 days on sparkpeople <BR> Current login SparkStreak: 997 Days <BR> <BR> I was sick for almost 2 weeks with a combination of different stuff, but feeling better now. DH didn't want to take me to the hospital because he didn't want them to keep me, then he wouldn't have anyone to get him dressed, make his coffee, cook for him, clean up hi... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:14:12 EST That famous Ride http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350136 Paul Revere’s Ride <BR> <BR> By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow <BR> <BR> LISTEN, my children, and you shall hear <BR> Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, <BR> On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; <BR> Hardly a man is now alive <BR> Who remembers that famous day and year. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.paulreverehouse.org/long<BR>fellows-poem/ </link> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:11:55 EST MY PERSONAL OPINION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345586 THIS IS THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT MYSELF, ME PERSONALLY, THIS IS ME, NOT YOU. IF YOU FEEL OFFENDED, THEN BACK OUT AND GO AWAY, NO NEED TO COMMENT. I FIND IT FUNNY AND TOTALLY ME! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/07c65d07-bd88-4e9f-ae99-678b6a84f337.jpg"> Sat, 8 Apr 2017 13:25:57 EST LOVE these pants! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345202 Just my speed! If YOU don't like it, back out! This IS MY speed , all except the skinny, 1/2 naked person <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/004fb18d-0682-4717-91f1-72b6758912c9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> If you like these, here is the site": <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.teezidi.com/sloth-runnin<BR>g-team </link> Fri, 7 Apr 2017 15:54:35 EST April 4. 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6343504 JEEP 4X4 DAY – If only we were HOME in the USA we could celebrate this all day! <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HUG A NEWSPERSON DAY – <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SCHOOL LIBRARIAN DAY – <BR> <BR> NATIONAL EQUAL PAY DAY – <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WALK AROUND THINGS DAY – I walk around things all day trying to maneuver around stuff husband leaves around the house <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHICKEN CORDON BLEU DAY – <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SAAM DAY OF ACTION: Nationally recognized in the United States and observed annua... Tue, 4 Apr 2017 05:40:16 EST My Thought for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6343190 THIS DID NOT HAPPEN TO ME, I JUST THOUGHT IT WAS FUNNY! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/72b01da1-1e9f-4006-8c83-a11ed73bbe87.jpg"> Mon, 3 Apr 2017 13:02:54 EST OPENING DAY! PLAY BALLLLLL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342543 Finally, <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e01d9953-c0b1-4cec-9819-d6fa23af4604.png"> for the Baseball season!! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/95216d3f-6d11-476e-947a-c7b5b6ac15c5.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6b4aff9c-3f16-41aa-ad19-cb781f7195e4.jpg"> Sun, 2 Apr 2017 06:39:16 EST March 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6341112 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/669ff092-b6ab-4c7f-bbc1-3845e47c86d2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TAKE A WALK IN THE PARK DAY <BR> <BR> National Take A Walk In The Park Day is observed annually on March 30th. After a long busy day, a calming and therapeutic way to relax would be a nice, leisurely walk in the park. <BR> <BR> Taking a walk at a local park is an excellent way to clear one’s mind from the stresses of the day, re-energize and at the same time, to improve health. <... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:01:34 EST Myth or fact? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340805 I saw this on the internet so it MUST be true! (IT DO NOT AGREE WITH THIS NOR DO I DISAGREE, I AM JUST POSTING THIS) <BR> <BR> YES, I KNOW EVERYTHING POSTED ON THE INTERNET IS NOT TRUE, GEEZE PEOPLE, LIGHTEN UP! <BR> <BR> When Is The Best Time To Eat A Banana? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/94bf4c15-1cc1-427d-b520-a6d18129a98b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <link>usefultipsforhome.com/health-tips/be<BR>st-time-eat-banana/ </link> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:58:47 EST March 28, 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340047 Ironic about theses two days <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a3b5bb9f-4fc1-4679-88a0-ebbd85860645.jpg"> <BR> <BR> March 28 recognizes a food holiday known as National Black Forest Cake Day. Black Forest cake is the English name for the German dessert Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte, meaning “Black Forest cherry torte.” <BR> <BR> Most often, the Black Forest cake is made of several layers of chocolate cake with whipped cream and cherries between each layer. The cake is then d... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:02:29 EST March 27, 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339434 What a crock of crap this article is! <BR> <link>www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/wo<BR>rst-fruits-and-vegetables-you-can-eat.<BR>html/7/ </link> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:49:24 EST March 25, 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338843 Bought a new Immersion blender today, old one doesn't work. Had to get a new set of plastic food tongs to go with my new granite cookware. <BR> Tried a Shrimp scampi with zoodles for dinner, DH said he didn't like it, scrap that recipe. <BR> <BR> March 25, 2017 – TOLKIEN READING DAY – <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY – <BR> <BR> NATIONAL LOBSTER NEWBURG Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:20:44 EST March 23, 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337658 Today is: <BR> NATIONAL PUPPY DAY - I don't do dogs, bleck <BR> NATIONAL CHIP AND DIP DAY - Hummus with carrots, celery and apple <BR> NATIONAL CHIA DAY - Chia seeds go good in lots of things <BR> NATIONAL NEAR MISS DAY - Don't want to try this <BR> NATIONAL MELBA TOAST DAY sounds good Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:08:13 EST National Day Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337129 MARCH 22 - NATIONAL BAVARIAN CREPES DAY <BR> <BR> - NATIONAL GOOF OFF DAY Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:37:30 EST First day of spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335553 So does that mean that since today is the first day of spring all the snow will melt within 30 minutes of the supposed arrival if spring and blooms will pop out on trees, flowers will bloom, ducks will appear, birds will appear, the temperatures will rise or lower to normal? Just wondering because that is what most people think. <BR> I have seen blizzards on Mother's Day in May, It's been freezing on easter. I just don't get it. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 01:17:02 EST St. Patrick's day meal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334844 I made the corned beef from scratch, sat in brine for a week, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, home made Irish soda bread and home made from scratch Rye bread. I do not live in the USA, corned beef and rye bread are not available here, never have been so we learned how to make our own so we have to bring spices and flour from the USA. <BR> The meal was very good and shared with friends. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/08f69f4b-73a4-4ec1-af31-3124edb607f7.jpg"> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 14:02:29 EST My Thought for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334172 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/34dbb68b-fa52-4dc3-bacf-47a05cdc4421.jpg"> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 05:54:07 EST New cookware http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332145 I got new cookware the other day, got it washed up and ready to use. It's granite cookware and you treat it just like you do cast iron. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2a4236cc-cc6c-4fe2-8c26-db0b60f211de.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e0a43170-5cea-4141-bb51-45b08b3de0d0.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/30dfedcc-0058-4a1f-a067-2b76a2e31a38.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My old T-Fal cookware set was 30 years old and the coati... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 04:02:26 EST My Thought for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331409 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/73a344bb-2d25-4529-9595-7c55b4576c2a.jpg"> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 15:02:37 EST HATE HATE the new Start page http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6330890 Every time Spark makes a change, it is HORRIBLE. This time may have pushed me out the door. They are making changes and catering to the 20-35 somethings that don't use real computers, only smart phones and those that only want the site to be social media related, not for actual interactions with teams and articles. <BR> they took away a feature that it seems like MANY, MANY people used and cried that not many used the feature, the team point flags. I guess their "important" members didn't ... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:44:19 EST Another finished cross stitch project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328537 I am really REALLY enjoying being back in my cross stitch mode, I am happy. <BR> I finisheds this the other day, Flip flops for me on bright orange/peach fabric with Crescent Color threads. It is supposed to be a needle roll but we'll see what happens. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/40d85145-dc51-4b0d-bb80-70a48e321dc0.jpg"> Mon, 6 Mar 2017 06:23:29 EST New to me carrots http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6327208 Bought new to me carrots in the grocery store today. (For those that don't know me, I am American married to an American but we live and husband works in Saudi Arabia) We often get local produce and fruit and these were marketed as local so I bought 3of each. DH said they tasted like squashes, one did but the other 2 tasted like carrots. I cooked them in basic water with fresh pepper and a little bit of butter. The pictures are before cooking. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople... Fri, 3 Mar 2017 12:41:49 EST Crazy Vegan lady! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6324054 I am not vegan nor do I play one on tv but this article was on my local tv news site. Some people are crazy! Woman says she crashed into chicken truck because she's vegan, police say <BR> <link>www.wmur.com/article/woman-says-she-<BR>crashed-into-chicken-truck-because-she<BR>s-vegan-police/9083116 </link> Thu, 2 Mar 2017 16:36:59 EST More finished cross stitch projects, UPDATE WITH PICTURES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6322964 Here are the pictures from my previoius blog about my finished Cross Stitch. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/67047065-f527-4c27-9be8-3f1b7c762f21.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Snowman <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cddacc97-5334-40f1-8e65-2365d9c3f1bd.JPG"> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:21:32 EST More finished cross stitch projects http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6322936 Here are 2 more cross stitch projects that I finished up today. They are by SanMan Originals Designs. I like the snowman the best. <BR> <BR> Well sadly after trying for an hour, no pictures will up load. Problem is ONLY ON THIS SITE!! <BR> <BR> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:04:31 EST Could step counting apps actually be bad for you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6321614 NOTE: THIS IS NOT MY PERSONAL VIEW, THIS WAS AN ARTICLE MY "LOCAL" NEWS STATION POSTED. <BR> <BR> I sent this to SparkPeople but I doubt it will get read or commented on or posted. <BR> <BR> <link>www.wmur.com/article/step-counting-a<BR>pps-good-or-bad/8970900 </link> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 03:01:09 EST Lost without my tracker http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6320442 My SparkTracker was my motivator, my daily reminder to get up and move and not that it's gone, so has my motivation. I'm not in a place where I can replace it right away. I didn't act quick enough and lost the 10% coupon. Oh well, I'd rather sit and do my cross stitching now. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:59:42 EST My Thought for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6319349 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4fee5c0f-13f8-4fce-ba58-a20ebdcbb80f.jpg"> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:37:32 EST I finished another cross stitch project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6318381 1 1/2 hours while sitting in a dark, cramped, smelly hospital waiting room during husband's physical therapy session. <BR> It's by Sanman Originals and just called Ocean. Stitched on 32 count blue evenweave with DMC floss <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/42a27bf8-4442-4afd-8837-872de34af10c.jpg"> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:33:36 EST My Thought for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317279 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/643a2515-cc03-49b3-9d6b-cf8aab9cba91.jpg"> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 05:31:23 EST A Cross Stitch finished project! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317073 I finished another counted cross stitch project today. I am enjoying being back at my cross stitching, I used to stitch all day and all evening years ago before Facebook came along. I am just loving stitching again. <BR> for those of you who know designers, flosses and fabrics, this is a pattern called Mosaic from Dinky Dyes Designs and it's stitched on 40 count hand dyed linen fabric with the hand dyed Dinky Dyes silk floss. It's only 2 1/2 inches around. <BR> Now it's on to stitching ano... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:00:43 EST My Thought for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6315787 "You know how every once in a while you do <BR> something and the little voice inside says <BR> ‘There. That’s it. That’s why you’re here’ … <BR> and you get a warm glow in your heart <BR> because you know it’s true? <BR> Do more of that." Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:51:11 EST I finished another cross stitch project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6313993 I started this one way before Christmas but had to stop and put all my stitching away (long story) Took it back out again when I couldn't stitch on husband's motorcycle project while he is home. For those of who know your designers and projects, this is Lizzie Kate pocketbook Kit Do Not open til Christmas. I had to pull out Christmas and move it over so it was lined up where it was supposed to be.. Then I found a stain on the side of the fabric but out of the picture area. I am going to m... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:47:27 EST My Daddy's Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6312688 Today is my Daddy's 97th birthday. Sadly it is also his 4th Birthday in Heaven. He is with his sister, his parents and my sister. I'm sure there is a wonderful party up there. <BR> <BR> Happy Birthday Daddy, I miss you! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5e730adf-4f0a-4336-8155-c07e15c21bf5.jpg"> Wed, 8 Feb 2017 06:59:29 EST My Thought for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6311014 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7eaddd52-6925-4ded-95b3-45d69f20b7fc.jpg"> Sun, 5 Feb 2017 04:04:42 EST I thought this was funny! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6310252 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/765c499b-f01e-449f-8b08-7b6c48b81011.jpg"> Fri, 3 Feb 2017 14:13:37 EST A cross stitch project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6300635 This is a counted cross stitch project that I am stitching for my DH. It will be a surprise I hope. It is called Let's Ride by Ursula Michael, mostly back stitch on 35 count linen fabric in what I call Harley Orange. Stitched with mostly black floss and accents of grey that is supposed to represent chrome. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d6fb460a-98ae-4e0d-8555-d92918c5c3f2.JPG"> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:25:48 EST January 13, 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6297297 I LOVE this, I personally think it's funny. If you don't like it, I'm sorry, move on. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/660c1704-9062-451f-aa37-b84c315edad0.jpg"> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:41:09 EST December 28, 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6286291 December 25 came and went, it was just another day, I sat and cried most of the day. There were no lights, no stockings, no tree, no roast, no presents, nothing. we had fish, tater tots, mixed vegetables and rice for supper. Not even a Merry Christmas fro anyone. Had to go to PT with dh and sit in a dark, tiny ladies only waiting room for 2 1/2 hours. It was the second worst christmas in years. Even though I wasn't feeling it either, I wanted to put something up but nothing visible. W... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 04:20:02 EST Update on my husband http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6282484 This BLOG IS POSTED ON DECEMBER 18, 2016 <BR> <BR> 3 months after his stroke, DH went back to work!! He did well, he was happier than I've seen him in a while, he was able to use his mind better at work than sitting here at home. He went to the Dr's last night to get his work approval and the Dr. was very impressed and happy with the progress. DH is able to move his left arm up and down with slow movements, he has a loose but yet noticeable grip of his left hand but his fingers don't bend we... Sun, 18 Dec 2016 12:31:08 EST Challenge start day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6278096 Today we started the Spark the Season winter biggest Loser challenge. When I weighed myself this morning, I was SHOCKED!!! <em>40</em> My weight was only 144, down almost 2 lbs from last week, I was happy! My goal for this challenge is to get off my butt and get back to my treadmill walks and strength training. Some days it will be hard with hospital and doctor trips and taking daily care of DH. <BR> I've also gotten re-acquainted with my love for cross Stitch which I have sorely misse... Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:00:58 EST I finished another cross stitch project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6277674 I started this 2 days ago and finished today. Itty Bitty Kitty-Christmas by The Sweetheart Tree stitched on 32 count beige linen with DMC floss. It's 2 inches by 2 inches. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c4bac8b3-a0ad-4d04-97dc-fbedbb9d26d2.jpg"> Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:35:03 EST THIS should be your inspiration for the day!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6274137 Man with Fatal Lung Disease Finishes Marathon, Lugging His Oxygen Tank Behind Him <BR> <BR> <link>www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-news/man<BR>-with-fatal-lung-disease-finishes-mara<BR>thon-lugging-his-oxygen-tank-behind-hi<BR>m/ar-AAkUO05?OCID=ansmsnnews11 </link> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 04:14:02 EST I'm an Emerald Gem http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6272650 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ab2a22df-b2ed-4993-9f9e-93b0a88da647.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I was invited to join the Biggest Loser Spark the Season winter challenge so I accepted. I used to belong to this challenge a couple years ago but the team leader of the team I was on was absent a lot and not very friendly when she was around. Right now I really need distraction to get back on my healthier side so I can take care of DH and get out of this low depression. <BR> <img src="h... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 04:43:17 EST Post Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6272248 Friday we had 2 friends over for our big dinner, I cooked a measly 8.3 lb turkey which turned out nice and brown, <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/176eb7dd-bb8b-4386-a7d4-0f4a6c6912a2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> made gravy, made hassleback potatoes: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/34de1f43-0016-4c04-9bd9-a67b04897114.JPG"> <BR> <BR> sweet potatoes, stuffing/dressing, <BR> home made cranberry sauce <BR> <link>https://recipes.sparkpeople.com/rec... Sat, 26 Nov 2016 05:53:39 EST Happy Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6271599 Thanksgiving is not celebrated/observed here in Saudi Arabia because it's an American holiday so American workers here do not get the day off. Even though my husband is not working yet, our friend who drives us around had to work so we will have our big meal on Friday. There will only be 4 of us but it is the usual Thanksgiving meal, Turkey, stuffing, baked sweet potatoes, hasselback potatoes (you can google that), fresh green beans-not that goopy casserole stuff, home made from scratch cra... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 13:02:40 EST A Cross Stitch finished project! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6270794 Finally for the first time in a year I started and finished a cross stitch project. For thoses that know cross stitch and designers etc. This is called Autumn Spice by Bent Creek and it'ss stitched on 32 count evenweave fabric with Gentle Art over dyed floss. It's only 3 inches x 3 inches total. I will probably make in to a little hanging "ornament" style thing. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8ad65b68-41df-4244-a36d-56ac42cc94a7.jpg"> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:20:35 EST My Anniversary http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6267086 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4b9280ee-a0c6-4543-a14e-9d25a96799bf.png"> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:44:15 EST World Diabetes Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6266552 Just mentioning that we need a cure! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e11fa03b-4328-466e-866b-3bf355ceda93.png"> <BR> <BR> More Info: <BR> <link>https://www.idf.org/wdd-index/index.<BR>php </link> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:42:44 EST