SHERYLDS's SparkPeople Blog SHERYLDS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Learn to Dance in the Rain <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> One must know the so-called 'lesson of a downpour.' <BR> A man, caught in a sudden rain en route, <BR> dashes along the road not to get wet or drenched. <BR> Once one takes it for granted that in rain he naturally gets wet, <BR> he can be in a tranquil frame of mind even when soaked to ... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:02:36 EST Inspiration from Bruce Lee <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:28:18 EST I Think I Need A Drink <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:25:59 EST Water Cook Book <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:47:39 EST Winter Challenge Begins with the Weigh-In <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I told him if he didn't stop eating my food <BR> it would come back to bite him in the ass. <BR> Close enough <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:46:28 EST Wild Men Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:40:07 EST Car Trouble (funny) It's the little things in life that send us over the edge. <BR> enjoy this cute anecdote from OPENBAY OVERDRIVE <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> THE ABS LIGHT <BR> <BR> Car trouble can be stressful . there is nothing like the dreaded check-engine light haunting you, without any further explanation of what needs to be done to fix your car. OPENBAY recently received a service request from a driver whose illuminate... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:06:18 EST A Perfect Day for Hot and Sour Soup Today is Bubble Bath Day! <BR> and Male Watchers Day <BR> I like to multi-task <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 8 Jan 2017 15:18:49 EST The Thunder Down Under When it comes to holidays, January has one of the most unusual events of the year. <BR> Fair warning - if you are the faint of "fart," this particular holiday may not be for you. <BR> On the heels of National Bean Day, Jan. 7 is National Pass Gas Day. Yep, seriously. <BR> One day a year is devoted to, well, flatulence. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 7 Jan 2017 09:07:57 EST Embrace Your Inner Child <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 4 Jan 2017 09:37:29 EST A Healthy Sense of Humor <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src="">... Tue, 3 Jan 2017 10:08:21 EST The Bare Facts <img src=""> <BR> <BR> For Me...Choices either keep me inching forward (however slowly) <BR> or the send me sliding back as if I'm on a icy hill. <BR> It seems the older I get...the harder it is to keep my footing. <BR> I find myself working harder just to maintain where I am <BR> and that's not even close to where I want to be. <BR> <BR> One Day at a Time is all I can handle. <BR> And I need to keep totally focu... Mon, 2 Jan 2017 18:18:02 EST The Start of a New Year <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:13:17 EST The End of a Bad Year <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 31 Dec 2016 10:52:14 EST New Year's Resolutions (from a Dog's Viewpoint) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:21:45 EST Loose Change <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I always end up with lots of pennies in my handbag. <BR> I keep dumping them in coffee cans at home and can't be bothered wrapping them up and bringing them to the bank. <BR> So when I came across the DIY article, I was intrigued. <BR> Lots of great ideas...I guess some people have more common cents than I do <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Save Your Pennies For These 12 Jaw Dropping Decor Ideas ... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 12:32:31 EST TWAS THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I wrote this a few years back, but I consider it my masterpiece. <BR> Hope you enjoy it. <BR> Peace and Good Will to all of you. <BR> <BR> TWAS THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS <BR> by SherylDS <BR> <BR> Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the house <BR> Not a cookie crumb lurking. There must be a mouse. <BR> The stockings were ripped off the chimney with flare, <BR> In hopes that S... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 01:35:49 EST What Not To Give For Christmas (funny) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Leo Watches As Leona Opens The Gift He Bought Her <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A VACUUM?...You Gave Me A VACUUM ??? <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Yeah...The Other Day I Ran The Vacuum To Pick Up <BR> After I Knocked Over The... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 07:58:44 EST 12 Drummers Drumming <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> My Nephew Timmy was THRILLED when he came down the steps <BR> Christmas morning and saw the Drum Set Santa brought for him. <BR> Within seconds he was beating those drums. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> His cousins were... Fri, 23 Dec 2016 20:51:45 EST 11 Pipers Piping <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Now ... you know how my mind wanders... <BR> so yesterday I was looking at some DIY websites and came across <BR> PVC Pipe projects <BR> <BR> ergo... the following...hope you enjoy my warped mind <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> bowling anyone? <BR> <BR> <img src=" Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:52:57 EST 10 Lords a-Leaping <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.~ Neil Armstrong <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Ukrainian Dancer Sergei Polunin <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:51:29 EST 9 Ladies Dancing <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 21 Dec 2016 07:09:50 EST Eight Maids a Milking <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:45:40 EST Seven Swans a Swimming <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:12:47 EST Six Geese A Laying <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 18 Dec 2016 12:39:27 EST Five Golden Rings <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 17 Dec 2016 06:37:20 EST Four Calling Birds <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> LOOK CLOSELY -- THIS is BODY PAINT ON A WOMAN <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:42:51 EST Three French Hens <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:05:05 EST Two Turtle Doves <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 14 Dec 2016 04:20:59 EST And a Partridge in a Pear Tree <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> REMINDS ME OF TRUMP <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:38:41 EST OMG It Just Gets Better and Better <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> China's Communist Party-controlled Global Times published a Chinese-language <BR> editorial headlined: <BR> "Trump, please listen clearly: 'One China' cannot be traded." <BR> "China needs to launch a resolute struggle with him," <BR> "Only after he's hit some obstacles and truly understa... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:54:44 EST Fearless Leader and Boris <img src=""> <BR> FEARLESS LEADER: I Put My Evil Genius Mind To Work And <BR> At Last I Have The Answer. <BR> To Catch Moose You Must Become Moose! <BR> <BR> The intelligence community has already declared itself confident that Russia directed the widespread hacking of U.S. political organizations that led to months and months of email leaks <BR> <BR> This time, the Kremlin did not even bother to deny the alle... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 10:21:09 EST Ignorance is Bliss <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Although they are not required to, <BR> presidents-elect have in the past generally welcomed the opportunity <BR> to receive the President's Daily Brief (PDB), <BR> the most highly classified and closely held document in the government, <BR> on a regular basis. <BR> <BR> It was not immediately clear Why <BR> Trump has decided NOT to receive the intelligence briefings available <BR> to... Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:08:44 EST Tweety Bird <img src=""> <BR> <BR> {...take a hard look at the picture and notice anything about the picture ?...} <BR> <BR> Person of the Year (called Man of the Year until 1999) is an annual issue <BR> of the United States news magazine Time that features and <BR> profiles a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... <BR> has done the most to influence the events of the year" <BR> <BR> Despi... Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:52:21 EST Phone Calls <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:11:29 EST CYBER UP <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 27 Nov 2016 11:18:28 EST Bras <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 26 Nov 2016 12:12:03 EST When You Wonder Whether You Can Trust Someone <img src=""> <BR> <BR> President-elect Donald J. Trump has already built a wall -- <BR> not on the border with Mexico, but on the border of his <BR> exclusive golf course in northeastern Scotland, <BR> blocking the sea view of local residents who refused to sell their homes. <BR> <BR> And then he sent them the bill. <BR> <BR> read the article <BR> <link><BR>cotland-trump-... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:06:13 EST Have Fun This Thanksgiving :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone. <BR> ~~Reba McEntire: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:29:23 EST A little Thanksgiving Humor <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:30:41 EST Star Wars with the Media <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A top aide to Donald Trump is pushing back on a report that the <BR> president-elect ripped media executives and reporters <BR> during an off-the-record meeting on Monday. <BR> <BR> Following his meeting with executives and anchors from <BR> America's five largest television networks, <BR> The New York Post quoted two sources who described it as "a f---ing firing squad." <BR> <BR> "No ... Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:38:19 EST Blind Trust <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Under the legal definition of a blind trust, a public official places his finances under the management of an independent party. The official would have no knowledge of what is in the trust or how it is managed. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:27:46 EST Amuse Me <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Alec Baldwin did a Parody on Donald Trump for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 20 Nov 2016 18:54:26 EST The Sesame Street Grump <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Trump has frequently decried other Americans for not paying taxes. <BR> On July 18... Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:42:40 EST Hate Bots -- Artificial Intelligence At Its Worst <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Researchers Say Automated Pro-Trump Bots Overwhelmed Pro-Clinton Messages <BR> <BR> The chatbots-- <BR> software programs with a bit of artificial intelligence and rudimentary communication skills-- <BR> would send messages on Twitter based on a topic, <BR> usually defined on the social network by a word preceded by a hashtag symbol, <BR> like #Clinton. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://phot... Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:01:53 EST the MEEP Muppet Strategy <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:44:58 EST Kermit's State of Mind <img src=""> <BR> <BR> BUT <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:58:53 EST Stand By Me <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Reinhold Niebuhr, (1892, 1971, Stockbridge, Massachusetts) <BR> Was the author of the Serenity Prayer <BR> <BR> a Protestant theologian. <BR> His was a pastor in Detroit, exposed to the problems of American industrialism. <BR> A former pacifist, he actively persuaded <BR> Christians to support the war against Hitler and <BR> after World War II had considerable influence in the U.S. S... Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:06:45 EST An Open Mind In his own words...Fearless Leader said He gets his news from Twitter <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> So I have to keep telling myself...keep calm, breath, this is not the end of the world <BR> <BR> Keep an Open Mind <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:49:37 EST Don't Destroy It <img src=""> <BR> <BR> For a lot of people, this election destroyed their American Dream. <BR> We need to mend the damage done by a hateful campaign. <BR> <BR> People are scrambling to protect each other from the hate coming their way. <BR> Many are waiting for the other shoe to drop. <BR> You can see it on their faces and hear it in their voices. <BR> <BR> Trump rose to power on a wave of working-class resen... Sun, 13 Nov 2016 08:33:35 EST