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Biblical humor--A 6th grader's book report on the Bible
Thursday, December 07, 2017      6 comments

[If you read my last blog, you can skip this one; it's the same funny email sent to me by my Aunt Elnora. I hoped it might reach a bigger audience with a different title.] A sixth grade child was asked to write a book report on the entire ... Read more
Saturday, December 02, 2017      8 comments

[Here's another (long this time) joke sent to me by my Aunt Elnora. It takes a long time to get to the explanation of the title.] A sixth grade child was asked to write a book report on the entire Bible. Here is what he wrote: The Chi... Read more
Don't wash your hair in the shower (a joke)
Sunday, April 23, 2017      19 comments

I don't know why I didn't figure this out sooner! I use shampoo in the shower, and when I wash my hair, the shampoo runs down my whole body. Well, printed very clearly on the shampoo label is this warning: "FOR EXTRA BODY AND VOLUME." No ... Read more
Please get real!
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      9 comments

I just posted a comment and read quite a few others about today's reposting of 5 Exercises that Sculpt, Strengthen & Soothe Back Pain. Overwhelmingly, the responses were negative, as in "Are you crazy? I can't possibly do these!" Please, plea... Read more
Alienation of Affection
Saturday, March 11, 2017      12 comments

OK, this may be my last blog expressing my unhappiness, anger, disgust, resentment, disappointment, frustration and hurt over the Start page changes, especially the removing of team spins. The overhaul has added NOTHING to my Spark experience, ... Read more
Emoticon humor to chase away the I-want-my-team-spins-back blues
Saturday, March 11, 2017      5 comments

emoticon Grr! ... Read more
Any chance you'll listen this time, SP ?
Thursday, March 09, 2017      11 comments

Here is my post on the thread The "NEW" Start Page on SP's Team for Team Leaders- Business Only: IS ANYBODY LISTENING???? As other team leaders have pointed out, our feedback is overwhelmingly negative, and we represent many other memb... Read more
Hope & Light
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      5 comments

I took a moment to look out the balcony door and admire the rising sun. There is such beauty and hope in each new dawn. My heart expands and overflows with possibilities, love, joy and hope, sweeping aside the discontent and grumbling over not... Read more
Monday, March 06, 2017      8 comments

I feel my heart overflowing: I'm content. I don't feel dissatisfied, like I NEED things to be different from how they are. I want to change some things, and I'm working on those positive changes, and that's a good thing. But I'm not in a ter... Read more
Intentions and Habits
Sunday, January 01, 2017      9 comments

Hopefully you've figured out on your own, or accepted what they keep telling us here on Spark People, that starting the New Year with a big honking laundry list of resolutions about how you're suddenly going to be perfect is a sure-fire plan to ... Read more
Choosing Happiness as an Act of Rebellion
Sunday, November 06, 2016      16 comments

Some of you know I have a very unsatisfactory state job, which I've been trying to leave for several years--51 state, county, college and city job applications submitted and counting. We're overworked and underpaid, and plagued with poor manage... Read more
The actual team challenge
Saturday, October 01, 2016      7 comments

I started a new discussion thread titled "4th Quarter Challenge" on the 3 teams I lead/co-lead. But I'm happy to let Sparkers on other teams borrow the idea. I feel very strongly about not beating ourselves up with unrealistic expectations or ... Read more
4th Quarter Challenge
Friday, September 30, 2016      5 comments

While journaling this morning, I was musing about how the year is 3/4 gone now, just 3 months left. I realized it would help me to start planning for the end of the year now--what do I want to do for the upcoming holidays? How do I want to cel... Read more
Pep talk to self/selves
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      12 comments

This was my status update last night: Rats! I had this vision of rearranging some things in the living room to have what I use most often easy to get to--but now it's less accessible due to clutter that got relocated. Discouraging! I've do... Read more
The Boundaries Battle: Compassion and Consequences
Saturday, May 21, 2016      23 comments

I've participated in the discussion on the Team Leaders team and on the message board regarding the revamp to our Spark pages. I'm in the camp that dislikes the changes in the extreme, and resents the manner in which they were made. But my pur... Read more

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