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Lots to Report Today
I love to hike in my beautiful Olympic Peninsula, and one of my favorite hikes is the Sol Duc Falls Trail in the Olympic National Forest. I always remember to bring my cam... Read more
Get angry and pass this on!
Remember, not only did you contribute to Social Security but your employer did too. It totaled 15% of your income before taxes. If you averaged only $30K over your working life, that's close to $220,500.
If you calculate the future value of... Read more
Nobel Winner Quits U.S. Science Group Over Climate Stance
Nobel Prize-winning physicist and erstwhile Obama supporter Ivar Giaever has resigned as a Fellow from the prestigious American Physical Society to protest the organization's promotion of manmade global warming fears.
Norwegian-born Dr. ... Read more
Remembering 9-11 with Stars and Stripes and Stars
Yesterday I took Stars and Stripes and Stars (above) to the VFW for their 9-11 Memorial Ceremony.
This quilt has quite a story.
I prayed God to give me an inspi... Read more
I Just Thought You Should Know
As you open your pockets for the next natural disaster, please keep these facts in mind:
· The American Red Cross President and CEO Marsha J. Evans salary for the year was $651,957 plus expenses.
· The United Way Pre... Read more
I have a prayer request. There's a lady I've known forever. She's very sick.
On top of that, she's being abused by those to whom she has given
everything.. Lies about her abound, and seem to come from all sides. Just
br... Read more
I Am An Ant, NOT a Grasshopper!
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
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
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
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
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!!!
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???
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
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
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