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Get angry and pass this on!

Friday, September 23, 2011      2 comments

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

Monday, September 19, 2011      3 comments

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

Monday, September 12, 2011      6 comments

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

Wednesday, September 07, 2011      12 comments

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

Prayer Request

Monday, September 05, 2011      17 comments

Prayer Request 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!

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 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

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