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I Am An Ant, NOT a Grasshopper!
Saturday, September 03, 2011      9 comments

Ah, Mother Nature is showing us that she is changing her clothing to that of much brighter and more colorful. I love the new looks she is sneaking into her wardrobe. Do you remember the story about the ant and the grasshopper? The ant was... Read more
Zucchini Bread and refinishing furniture
Friday, September 02, 2011      6 comments

Mary, Mary, QUITE contrary, how does my garden grow??? Some of you might know that we joined a community garden with my quilting friend, Sharon and her daughter Tawny and family. It's at Sharon's because she has the flattest property. ... Read more
Sent off 20 pounds to Island of No Returns
Sunday, August 28, 2011      11 comments

Hey hey hey, Sportsfans!! I weighed in today, and what a pleasant surprise. As of today, I have lost 20 pounds with SparkPeople.com and all the support, education and encouragement from wonderful people. I look better, feel better, mo... Read more
Bonus Spins Not for Me
Sunday, August 21, 2011      6 comments

I was eager to get those extra bonus spins and garner more points once I reached 25 points on my own. But then it started to nag me a bit. It felt like I was cheating just to amass points. So today, I clicked the area that says "Never... Read more
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

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