WINDSONG~'s SparkPeople Blog WINDSONG~'s Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Birthday Wishes The party is over <BR> The clean up begins <BR> <BR> Presents are opened <BR> Cards been read <BR> <BR> Time now to relax <BR> Relive the memories <BR> <BR> We were happy to come <BR> In spirit we were <BR> <BR> We wish you love and joy <BR> Throughout this year <BR> <BR> Happy birthday dearest friend <BR> Love and puppy kisses Sat, 28 Jan 2017 02:17:11 EST My Friends My Friends <BR> <BR> Special people are a joy to know <BR> They bring light into our soul <BR> They give freely of themselves <BR> And share in our delights <BR> Your friendship is golden <BR> In so many wonderful ways <BR> May we share more in life <BR> Knowing it is everlasting <BR> Here's to my special friends <BR> May good health and happiness <BR> Follow you like a shadow <BR> <BR> Merry Christmas, <BR> Marcie Sun, 25 Dec 2016 02:41:06 EST Each Day Every day I give thanks <BR> You may not hear me say <BR> <BR> I am thankful for your friendship <BR> Each and every day Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:42:55 EST What I Am Thankful For <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Charley is my Thanksgiving <BR> He knows just what to do <BR> <BR> Asks me to play with him <BR> Then showers me with love <BR> <BR> This is how he says thanks MaMa <BR> I am the best dog because of you <BR> <BR> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:49:10 EST A Birthday Wish A Birthday Wish <BR> <BR> When we least expect it <BR> A new friend is found <BR> <BR> The door opens and we walk through <BR> On to new adventures with you <BR> <BR> We take time out <BR> To laugh and giggle <BR> <BR> Today is a special day <BR> I get to spend with you <BR> <BR> 80 is a glorious number <BR> I celebrate it with joy <BR> <BR> What better way to say to you <BR> Here is my birthday wish for you <BR> <BR> Love everlasting <BR> Mirth along the way <BR> <BR> Tears of joy <B... Mon, 4 Jul 2016 01:55:20 EST A Mother's Wish A Mother's Wish <BR> <BR> There isn't a day that goes by <BR> That a mother doesn't make a wish <BR> <BR> Never does she make one for herself <BR> But wishes the best for others <BR> <BR> There does come a time <BR> When her secret wish is granted <BR> <BR> She opens her arms wide <BR> And she gives the biggest hug <BR> <BR> You have come home <BR> All wishes now granted <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 01:46:12 EST MOM Three little letters <BR> Mean the world to us <BR> <BR> It fills our hearts with joy <BR> Our eyes with tears <BR> <BR> We smile for all to see <BR> We give a little laugh <BR> <BR> Today we celebrate <BR> These three little letters <BR> <BR> MOM <BR> How special you are to me <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 12 May 2013 03:42:04 EST Ringing In The New Year Today is new and we are old <BR> Times are changing this we know <BR> <BR> Goals are set <BR> Steps being taken <BR> <BR> Together we strive <BR> To do our best <BR> <BR> Time will tell <BR> We're in no hurry <BR> <BR> The year begins anew <BR> We are ready for you <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Tue, 1 Jan 2013 06:10:10 EST The Numbers On The Clock Today my first thoughts were about you <BR> I sang a Happy Birthday song <BR> <BR> I smiled and cried <BR> Tears of rememberance <BR> <BR> You gave me life <BR> I celebrate your birth <BR> <BR> My days are filled with love <BR> Each time I think of you <BR> <BR> Celebrate your birthday, mom <BR> Fishing in the Heavens <BR> <BR> I will look up to the sky <BR> And see a fish cloud go by <BR> <BR> When I look at my clock <BR> All numbers were the same <BR> <BR> One, two, one two <BR> How ... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 04:53:44 EST 5:55 A.M. 5:55 A.M. <BR> <BR> Tears fall <BR> Smile comes <BR> <BR> Thoughts of what was <BR> And will be <BR> <BR> I am never alone <BR> My heart is full <BR> <BR> Love endures <BR> Happiness remains <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 9 Dec 2012 05:22:17 EST The Moon Rises The Moon Rises <BR> <BR> Stillness, peace and solitude. <BR> Finding my Shangri-La <BR> <BR> Learning through doing <BR> Listening with heart <BR> <BR> Inward emotions <BR> Reflections of self <BR> <BR> Look to the light <BR> With a new attitude <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Thu, 5 Jul 2012 07:25:07 EST Brand New Day Wake up, wake up <BR> The sun is shining bright <BR> <BR> Decisions need to be made <BR> Breakfast awaits <BR> <BR> Challenges provide wisdom <BR> You are in charge <BR> <BR> Today is brand new <BR> Embrace all it beholds <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 06:05:54 EST Today Starts <BR> I have let time go by <BR> Let myself wander <BR> <BR> Thinking thoughts about nothing <BR> Eating to heart's content <BR> <BR> Today ends this routine <BR> Time to take control <BR> <BR> Ideas are abounding <BR> Plans in the making <BR> <BR> Colors of the rainbow <BR> All ducks in a row <BR> <BR> Today is waiting <BR> New and exciting <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> <BR> Sun, 3 Jun 2012 03:29:45 EST Just What Is A Mother Just What Is A Mother <BR> <BR> A Mother is love <BR> No better word for her <BR> <BR> A Mother is happiness <BR> She defines the word <BR> <BR> A Mother is giving <BR> Every day in every way <BR> <BR> A Mother always knows <BR> She teaches us how <BR> <BR> A Mother is forever <BR> Memories comfort us <BR> <BR> A Mother is never gone <BR> She lives in our heart <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 13 May 2012 03:27:28 EST The Pot Of Gold The Pot Of Gold <BR> <BR> The luck of the Irish <BR> Will follow you far and wide <BR> <BR> Green clovers and pretty rainbows <BR> Are there for us to behold <BR> <BR> The pot of gold holds promise <BR> Of what life has instore <BR> <BR> Good health, wealth and more <BR> Waits behind your home's door <BR> <em>31</em> Sat, 17 Mar 2012 02:16:40 EST LOVE Day Oh, how you loved <BR> Your LOVE Day <BR> <BR> Gifts came every <BR> 12th of the month <BR> <BR> Your eyes would sparkle <BR> Your hands outstretched <BR> <BR> These are my LOVE gifts <BR> You would say <BR> <BR> If I forgot a sad look ensued <BR> What! no gifts on my LOVE Day? <BR> <BR> I would run home <BR> Ring your bell and announce <BR> Happy Love Day! <BR> <BR> I remember your joy <BR> When opening them all <BR> <BR> Then you would say <BR> I had a great LOVE Day <BR> <BR> Happy... Mon, 12 Dec 2011 06:03:47 EST I Remember You Today is a day <BR> I remember well <BR> <BR> Not with many tears <BR> But with smiles plenty <BR> <BR> Three years gone by <BR> You are closer still <BR> <BR> Hugs I do feel <BR> Even though you're not here <BR> <BR> I shed a tear of saddness <BR> It wipes the hurt away <BR> <BR> Love is everlasting <BR> Your in my heart to stay <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> <BR> Fri, 9 Dec 2011 02:56:31 EST My Holiday Buddy Sharing and caring <BR> Is what the season's about <BR> <BR> You don't need to spend a lot <BR> Or dress to the nines <BR> <BR> Take time to say hello <BR> Offer a helping hand <BR> <BR> Lend a listening ear <BR> And give a warm embrace <BR> <BR> Leave an encouraging note <BR> Give a pat on the back <BR> <BR> Reach out and give support <BR> And make a new friend <BR> <BR> Be rewarded with a gift <BR> That carries you to success <BR> <BR> This is what awaits for me <BR> This Holiday sea... Wed, 23 Nov 2011 00:55:21 EST Onward The journey may be long <BR> Bumps along the road <BR> <BR> Friends wish you well <BR> It is all up to you <BR> <BR> How are you doing <BR> Walking, stretching, bending <BR> <BR> Days are good <BR> Nights can be bad <BR> <BR> Keep on striving <BR> One step ahead <BR> <BR> Never look back <BR> Onward to a new you <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 30 Oct 2011 02:39:04 EST Happy Halloween! Ding Dong <BR> Are you home <BR> <BR> Your light is on <BR> Trick Or Treat <BR> <BR> I am never too old <BR> To dress up <BR> Like a ghoul or goblin <BR> <BR> Some will give me treats <BR> Others make me do a trick <BR> <BR> What fun it is to see the kids <BR> Laughing and having fun <BR> <BR> Enjoy the night <BR> Dark and starry <BR> <BR> But beware of <BR> Things that go <BR> Bump in the night <BR> <BR> Happy Halloween! <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 30 Oct 2011 02:01:37 EST Doing Quite Well Where are you <BR> Why am I alone <BR> <BR> Days go by <BR> Sitting and waiting <BR> <BR> Posting hello's <BR> Giving encouragement <BR> <BR> I have me <BR> Doing quite well <BR> <BR> One day, one step <BR> Happy as can be <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 23 Oct 2011 02:45:05 EST Looking Forward Looking forward <BR> Not back <BR> <BR> Scale showed a number victory <BR> For this I am glad <BR> <BR> Today's chores are done <BR> Cooking awaits <BR> <BR> Carrot and Ant salad <BR> Chicken a la yogurt <BR> <BR> Goals met <BR> Time to reflect <BR> <em>31</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 10:34:32 EST Winning The days go by <BR> Success and failure <BR> <BR> Weight up weight down <BR> Happy and sad <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is new <BR> Today is past <BR> <BR> Try your best <BR> All you can do <BR> <BR> This week is done <BR> I have won <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 16 Oct 2011 05:24:07 EST Doing Well Yes, Thank you <BR> Well, I really shouldn't <BR> <BR> Maybe just one <BR> Seconds and thirds <BR> <BR> These are no more <BR> Happy I am <BR> <BR> No is in my vocabulary <BR> This time I pass <BR> <BR> Doing well this week <BR> A pat on my back <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 9 Oct 2011 02:55:45 EST Oktoberfest Awaits I have taken on a challenge <BR> To motivate myself <BR> <BR> I have a positive feeling <BR> That good will overcome evil <BR> <BR> Paper in hand <BR> Pen at my fingertips <BR> <BR> Plans to meet my goals <BR> This Oktoberfest of mine <BR> <BR> Brown instead of white <BR> New fruits and veggies await <BR> <BR> Hello to you I say <BR> Come join me on my way <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 2 Oct 2011 04:07:06 EST Heaven's Gate Heaven's Gate opened again <BR> And my friend walked through <BR> <BR> The sun's rays were warmer today <BR> The sky was a brighter blue <BR> <BR> Sadness was lifted from my heart <BR> She is finally home with You <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 7 Aug 2011 02:30:35 EST The Wagon Train The weather is too hot <BR> I am dehydrated <BR> I am under stress <BR> I can't say no <BR> It's only just one <BR> Oh well, I will start again Monday <BR> <BR> Excuses come in many ways <BR> Making our day go sour <BR> <BR> We give in to temptation <BR> Which can last for many a day <BR> <BR> We falter, we slip <BR> We get off the wagon train <BR> <BR> The door and window are shut <BR> Where and how do I begin <BR> <BR> Chin up, my dear <BR> You did it before <BR> <BR> Set your mind to... Tue, 26 Jul 2011 03:13:12 EST Red, White & Blue <em>652</em> <BR> <BR> Red is for the blood that was shed by many <BR> Fighting for the right to be free <BR> <BR> White is for the bandages that bound the wounds <BR> Healing the memories of what they see <BR> <BR> Blue is for the skies that are free from smoke <BR> Telling us all that we are now free <BR> <BR> The stars are little reminders coming out at night <BR> You are never alone we fought for thee <BR> <em>31</em> Mon, 4 Jul 2011 02:48:17 EST My Garden Awaits Where is the support <BR> That was promised to me <BR> <BR> Where have all the people gone <BR> Are they hiding from me <BR> <BR> Do I have to walk this path alone <BR> Afraid of all that may be <BR> <BR> I look to my left I see a fallen tree <BR> Please don't let that represent me <BR> <BR> On my right is a withering bush <BR> Once stood pretty and green <BR> <BR> I walk past these knowing <BR> It could happen to me <BR> <BR> Straight ahead a garden appears <BR> A rainbow of bright col... Fri, 10 Jun 2011 03:17:23 EST Link to Dandy Lions... I AM A DANDY LION I will R.O.A.R !! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Will you R.O.A.R too??? <BR> <BR> R-- Refuse to Quit <BR> <BR> O- Overcome all Obsticles <BR> <BR> A Account for all of my Actions <BR> <BR> R. Reach for my goals! <BR> <BR> If you are looking for support, encouragement & friendship then please join us on the Dandy Lions <BR> <link><BR>ndividual.asp?gid=42267 </link> ... Tue, 7 Jun 2011 03:04:52 EST Darkness Within Rain and thunder all around <BR> Shaking the trees and the ground <BR> <BR> The sky opens up <BR> Hail pours down <BR> <BR> The clouds darken black <BR> Funnels are seen <BR> <BR> Where do you go where do you hide <BR> You feel lonely,sad, forlorn <BR> <BR> The trembles are gone <BR> Quiet once more <BR> <BR> You go look outside <BR> A rainbow appears <BR> <BR> All is well <BR> Right with the world <BR> <em>31</em> Wed, 25 May 2011 05:49:53 EST My Betty <img src=""> <BR> <BR> This is Betty. She was a neighbor since I was a very young child. <BR> She was Mrs. Perry to me for years until I started kitty sitting for her 3 cats. <BR> We became friends. <BR> <BR> One day I noticed that she was leaving notes to herself. Then there were more and more and I suspected she was losing memory. <BR> <BR> I got her in to a doctor and I explained a few things to him. I thought she had early onset... Wed, 4 May 2011 03:00:29 EST Looking to my Tomorrows <img src=""> <BR> <BR> As day dawns <BR> New light appears <BR> <BR> I am filled with joy <BR> A smile emerges <BR> <BR> My heart is full <BR> I am at peace <BR> <BR> I tackle this day <BR> Ready and willing <BR> <BR> My tomorrows are approaching <BR> I am ready to begin <BR> <em>31</em> <BR> <BR> GOALS: <BR> I WILL eat spinach and try new things. <BR> I WILL do Tai-Chi DAILY. <BR> I WILL remember that I am strong, beautiful and c... Mon, 11 Apr 2011 03:25:52 EST I Am My Own Friend How do you motivate yourself <BR> When you feel so alone <BR> <BR> Where do I begin <BR> To get myself thin <BR> <BR> I look for a friend <BR> To help me succeed <BR> <BR> The best one I can find <BR> Little ole' ME <BR> <em>31</em> Fri, 8 Apr 2011 02:50:46 EST In His Hands All God's creatures are His special angels <BR> They are with us for just a little while <BR> <BR> They bring joy and laughter into our lives <BR> We are better for loving them so <BR> <BR> We say goodbye with care and comfort <BR> Returning them to their Father above <BR> <BR> Remember the warmth of their breath <BR> Upon you cheek at night <BR> <BR> When the wind blows and you feel the breeze <BR> It is her whispering her hellos <BR> <em>31</em> Sun, 3 Apr 2011 03:57:11 EST Spring Renewal <BR> <BR> The sun is warming God's soil <BR> Little flowers popping out <BR> <BR> The birds are singing <BR> Their morning calls <BR> <BR> Laughter is heard <BR> In the far off distance <BR> <BR> The grass is getting green <BR> Dew sparkles in the morning mist <BR> <BR> Spring has taken hold <BR> Renewing our strength and spirit <BR> <em>31</em> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:31:42 EST Merry Christmas Jack Frost is nipping at our nose <BR> Fresh smells of pine are in the air <BR> <BR> Smoke is billowing out from chimneys <BR> Chestnuts roasting in the fire below <BR> <BR> Trees are glistening with tinsel <BR> Stars of Hope adorn the top <BR> <BR> Presents under the tree are found <BR> The best is your gift to me <BR> <BR> A little box with a card attached <BR> Inside a Friendship Key <BR> <BR> May health and happiness be yours <BR> From now to Eternity <BR> <BR> Merry Christmas dear ... Fri, 24 Dec 2010 03:56:57 EST My Letter From Santa Here is my letter from Santa <BR> <BR> Dear Marcie, <BR> <BR> I've been spending part of December here on SparkPeople now for the last few years and I came across your letter to me on your SparkTeam. <BR> <BR> I'm so happy to read that you've been spending your time wisely by being kind to those in need! <BR> <BR> It always makes me happy to see people who understand that part of the meaning of Christmas is sharing and caring for one another all year long and by being a bright spot in som... Sun, 19 Dec 2010 03:04:37 EST Today Is Monday Morning Today is Monday morning <BR> Cold, wet and snowy <BR> <BR> Time to stay in <BR> Think about what's ahead <BR> <BR> Send well wishes <BR> To those in need <BR> <BR> Prayers offered up <BR> For friends and loved ones <BR> <BR> Gather your children and pets <BR> Keep them close at hand <BR> <BR> Protect and guide <BR> To get them through <BR> <BR> Make sure to remember <BR> Your reasons to celebrate <BR> <BR> Good health and friends <BR> Near and far <BR> <BR> Make your plans <BR> Keep ... Mon, 13 Dec 2010 08:29:17 EST This Morning This morning I gave thought to you <BR> Like I do everyday <BR> <BR> I decided not to cry <BR> But smile and remember YOU <BR> <BR> Two years have gone <BR> I miss you mom <BR> <BR> Christmas was your favorite time <BR> You made it extra special <BR> <BR> Decorating your entire house <BR> Top to bottom <BR> <BR> Remember the tree named Emily <BR> She leaned to one side <BR> <BR> You made her pretty <BR> A favorite of mine <BR> <BR> The cookies we made <BR> Over and over <BR> <BR> Spri... Thu, 9 Dec 2010 03:42:24 EST A Special Day For Diana A Special Day For Diana <BR> <BR> Every year you get older <BR> Many candles on the cake you see <BR> <BR> Each one marks steps you've made <BR> With few stumbles along the way <BR> <BR> This year will be special <BR> Many accomplishments in the making <BR> <BR> Wiser decisions, better choices <BR> Handling what comes your way <BR> <BR> Look inside yourself <BR> See the beauty as I do <BR> <BR> Reflections of you <BR> Radiate all around <BR> <BR> Smiles are given <BR> laughter is share... Thu, 2 Dec 2010 03:50:03 EST Christmas Island Menu Their is an island in nearby Sparkville <BR> That hosts a Christmas Dinner <BR> <BR> The lure of joyful singing <BR> Has people come each year <BR> <BR> They step on the ferry big <BR> And take the long ride over <BR> <BR> Crates are full of many foods <BR> They gathered from their pantries <BR> <BR> Many friends are laughing loud <BR> Merriment abounds <BR> <BR> Suddenly a cannon roars <BR> Sinking the ferry down <BR> <BR> These foods become important now <BR> Each one more important <... Wed, 1 Dec 2010 04:48:46 EST Christmas 'Team' Spirit It's time to get into the Christmas 'team' spirit <BR> Join in the fun and games <BR> <BR> Take on a Christmas Sparkle Challenge <BR> Lose a few pounds along the way <BR> <BR> Become an Elf buddy <BR> Spreading joy and mirth <BR> <BR> Take time to be involved <BR> And put yourself first <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Tue, 30 Nov 2010 05:15:52 EST You Made It The bird is in the fridge <BR> Beckoning come eat <BR> <BR> Tummies are full <BR> Maybe one more <BR> <BR> Thanks has been given <BR> Chores now await <BR> <BR> Sit back, relax <BR> Dishes can wait <BR> <BR> Reflect on the day <BR> Secretly smile <BR> <BR> You made it through <BR> Thanksgiving Day <BR> <em>31</em> Sat, 27 Nov 2010 04:11:01 EST Giving Thanks Tomorrow is the feasts of feasts <BR> Turkey, stuffing and all the dressings <BR> <BR> I give thanks for many things <BR> Mostly of Thanksgivings past <BR> <BR> The smell of pumpkin pies baking <BR> The laughter around the table <BR> <BR> Memories make me smile <BR> And shed a tear or two <BR> <BR> This year I am thankful <BR> For YOU <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Wed, 24 Nov 2010 07:01:22 EST My Best Friend My rock is gone <BR> She is not here <BR> <BR> Two years have almost past <BR> I still feel my loss <BR> <BR> I reach out for support <BR> None do I find <BR> <BR> They stay for a bit <BR> Then poof all gone <BR> <BR> I need someone to help <BR> To give me reprise <BR> <BR> I struggle alone <BR> Alone I do cry <BR> <BR> I will survive <BR> I will shine <BR> <BR> Time is my friend <BR> I am my best friend <BR> <em>31</em> Wed, 17 Nov 2010 07:43:10 EST Stand By My Side Today I had a realization <BR> That I cannot do this alone <BR> <BR> Something inside has changed <BR> I think I do not care <BR> <BR> Not really, not true at all <BR> That is a lie <BR> <BR> I do care and need help <BR> Help to find my way <BR> <BR> I doubt myself <BR> An odd feeling indeed <BR> <BR> For success has been mine <BR> What is the reason why <BR> <BR> I will look deep inside <BR> Maybe the light will shine <BR> <BR> For now I ask of you <BR> To stand by my side <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 8 Nov 2010 07:00:22 EST Dear Charley You know me as MaMa but you don't know my past. <BR> <BR> My sister (you will never know her) used to bombard me with 'fat and ugly', '2 belly', 'triple belly', 'you'll never amount to anything' all through my growing up years. She was mean to me most of my life. I believed her from every inch of my soul. <BR> She was my sister and I wanted and needed a sister but she never was one to me. I would have and did do everything I could to have her as one. <BR> <BR> I did not have a good body ... Sat, 6 Nov 2010 04:07:38 EST Green Eggs and Ham HAHA! Breakfast can be at any time of the day <BR> Early morning for me <BR> <BR> I never use to eat breakfast <BR> For a very long time indeed <BR> <BR> What was I thinking <BR> Where was my mind <BR> <BR> The choice is yours <BR> Healthy recipes await <BR> <BR> Today I will have an omelet <BR> With green eggs and ham! <BR> <em>31</em> <BR> <BR> Mon, 25 Oct 2010 04:06:13 EST My Positive Note <BR> <BR> Thinking about something positive to say <BR> Brings back all the negative thoughts from before <BR> <BR> I heard from my sister fat and ugly <BR> Two belly and more <BR> <BR> I lived with this noise in my head <BR> For many a year galore <BR> <BR> I believe in what I heard <BR> And made it all come true <BR> <BR> I was NOT fat or ugly <BR> In fact quite the opposite <BR> <BR> I was a little pudgy <BR> Baby fat I'd outgrow <BR> <BR> After much soul searching <BR> I divorced ... Sun, 24 Oct 2010 04:49:12 EST