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Random Acts of Kindness

Saturday, August 20, 2011      4 comments

This is certainly a busy time of year for a lot of us. The weather is telling us we are headed toward the end of summer, and some of us will experience Indian Summer soon. Kids are going back to school, and they have probably outgrow... Read more

Don't let Sleeping Dogs Lie!!!

Sunday, August 14, 2011      5 comments

Hey Spirited Underdogs! This post is for YOU! What's the deal with letting other teams beat us with our goals?????? We are the fasted team in the challenge, so why are you sleeping the time away???? GET OFF THE FURNITURE AND MOVE... Read more

Who's Minding the Store???

Friday, August 12, 2011      4 comments

We all know the old tattered saying "when the cat's away, the mice will play". Well, the mice must be having the time of their lives! Amid all the shenanigans in Washington, all the "crisis" we are in, all the drama, the intrigue and hidde... Read more

How to solve the Debt

Friday, July 29, 2011      13 comments

Dear Mr. President, I heard you say you will not guarantee SS checks if the debt ceiling isn't raised. Why is it the scare always has to do with SS, Medicare, & our Soldiers pay? Why not stop your pay, your staff, or Congress... Read more

Editing my Foods Favorite List

Wednesday, July 27, 2011      6 comments

Today I decided to take on a task I have been avoiding for over a year. I decided to edit my Food Favorite List. I was absolutely amazed as to the foods I had on there! As I went down my list, I deleted a whole lot of stuff I used to ... Read more

Minestrone Soup and Unfinished Chores

Friday, July 22, 2011      4 comments

Do you ever get the feeling that there is too much going on in your world? I do. I have been "off" for the past 3 weeks due to illness. Now that I am feeling much better, I am realizing what HASN'T gone on during my "absence". La... Read more

I don't have Bed Hair and I am wearing SHOES!!!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      10 comments

I have been quite ill for the past three weeks. Seems I went and got myself a Virus infection, a Bacterial infection AND pneumonia..all at the same time. My Doc wanted me in hospital, but then we discussed it, and agreed that hospita... Read more

I think this requires a name change!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      5 comments

Okay Guys and Gals, Here is the latest update on the hidden costs of government. I wonder if THIS will be included in the budget cuts!! "In my own life, in my own small way, I have tried to give back to this country that has given me so... Read more

How's THIS for a "Caring" President?!

Monday, July 18, 2011      5 comments

As America’s poorest wait for Social Security checks that may never come on Aug. 3, President Barack Obama will be out celebrating a milestone birthday at a party where tickets cost up to $35,800 each. Obama has chosen the first day of the ... Read more

I'm still Here....just a little absent!

Monday, July 11, 2011      3 comments

Hi Sparkies, I still have a house full of guests.........or at least it SEEMS full of guests, even though there are only two of them. They are my 16 year old granddaughter and her friend, 18, from Massachusetts. I can't believe teenag... Read more

The Photo Quilt is FINISHED!!!

Sunday, July 03, 2011      24 comments

Hello Sparkies, As some of you know, I decided to try a whole new method for making a quilt. I love the area I live in, and frequently go for hikes. I always have my trusty camera with me, and have some phenominally beautiful photos... Read more

Interesting Question!

Monday, June 27, 2011      6 comments

This morning I got an email from a good friend, asking me what I do when I hear the voice of God. Interesting question. My first thought was when I am walking a sad time in my heart, God sends me a bird, singing sweetly in the uppermos... Read more

Ally's H.S. Graduation Wall Quilt

Sunday, June 26, 2011      8 comments

Hello Sparkies! I finally got a few minutes to post a photo of the quilt I made for GD Ally. I think you will like it....................... Read more

Obituary-Very Interesting

Wednesday, June 22, 2011      4 comments

In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinborough, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: "A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply ca... Read more

My Classes are Filled with FUN

Thursday, June 09, 2011      5 comments

Just giving you a quick update. I am teaching class #3 today, and it will be a long one. The students I have had are terrific people. Very talented and creative, too. This makes these long teaching days worth while. I will post ... Read more

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