Oh Happy Day!
Oh Happy Day (taken from Oh Happy Day...when Jesus washed....see link below)
Oh happy day, Oh happy day
Oh happyday, Oh happy day
When he was elected
Oh when he was elected
When Barack was elected
He took our cares away
Oh happ... Read more
I AM SO PROUD......
Of my President, of my country and of the freedom we share to be together in one nation, working as one people, for the benefit of all people.... Read more
Christine and I are here together on Marco Island.
Yes, we share a common bond because of our beliefs....BUT, it takes more than that to sustain a friendship. We certainly are from the same "pod" and were probably separated at birth BUT... Read more
I should have taken a pic of myself, too....I looked like Elvira in leopard and feathers.......My little ghoulish graveyard and daughter & SIL's Halloween Wedding scene will have to do. I think they scared more children than I did. One kid didn'... Read more
On a beautiful October day 29 years ago this month, I married my love, my partner, the man of my dreams. This weekend our daughter did the same. Bliss!
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Change Does A Body Good!
I have changed a lot of things over the years....I no longer drink pop, stay away from commercially baked products and prepared foods, use whole grains, eat more veggies and fruits, rarely eat fast food and get regular exercise.
The resu... Read more
What the Republicans are saying.
It's all about the economy and blaming President Obama for the mess that the Bush administration created and the house Republicans worsened by their obfuscation of the facts and obstruction of anything the President tried to accomplish. They ... Read more
It's a beautiful day.....
so much like that day, 11 years ago. Cloudless skies and sunshine. When the horror started the skies did not change. We stared in disbelief and shock, willing the day to return to the peaceful serenity of just a few hours past. All day and i... Read more
The very wealthy accumulate wealth.
The middle class creates it.
The poor will spend it if they have it.
From the bottom up, everyone is lifted, everyone benefits. Trickle down doesn't get to the bottom and doesn't spread evenly... Read more
Our kids have friends that come and go,
some that we will hardly know.
And once in a great while,
one will charm you with a smile.
They leave their mark,
on your heart....even after they are gone.
Rest in peace, young friend.
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Right, Left and Center
We have choices to make in this election. Right, Left and Center.
Mitt Romney is no more the conservative extremist than President Obama is the far left, program pushing socialist that the right consistently portrays. Romney tries to pain... Read more
How I got here......
My husband and I were in the restaurant business....fast food....hot dogs and fresh cut frys, Italian beef sandwiches(homemade), sausage, polish, soft serve ice cream. I never ate a whole order of frys......just one at a time.....all day. I love... Read more
My son's long time friend has been fighting a brain tumor for quite some time. This funny, charming young man is only 24 years old.
After numerous treatments and surgery he had been in rehab to work at getting back on his feet so, he cou... Read more
I originally posted this as a response to my friend Ev's blog but, I thought I'd re-post it on my own blog as well. Here it is..........
I don't know why the extremists have seemed to taken over. It's almost as if an alien ship landed and... Read more
Cold and Wet
Speed walked a 3K benefit walk/run today, for the American Brain Tumor Association down at the Chicago Lakefront. Just a bunch of cousins hauling butt for a good cause. For some reason, each year (except for one) that we've done this event, i... Read more