I lost a dear friend to a heart attack on the weekend, so now I'm getting real again!
This past Sunday, I lost my wonderful friend, Wayne to a massive heart attack. He was a very large man, and was constantly suffering from shortness of breath. While outside shovelling the snow from his sidewalks he collapsed and was found by h... Read more
Back from the Caribbean - so sad! Had a great time ...
Haven't been on here for a while since I left on my vacation - been gone since Nov. 9 and can't believe how much I ate, the food was out of this world --- only put on 2 lbs., I just can't believe it, I'm thinking my scale must be b... Read more
Another excuse for eating / overeating / what to tell you Dr. ..... (joke)
"Dr.., you have to understand, I have metal fillings in my teeth. My refrigerator magnets keep pulling me into the kitchen. that's why it's difficult for me to lose weight" ............
OR whatever story you think will fool your Dr. ... Read more
Four more sleeps to my vacation --- out of the snow and into the sun
It's almost here, after months of counting days, I finally will be going on Friday.
Off to Victoria, then Vancouver, then the Carribean, back to Victoria, then home on the 28th of Nov.
I am trying to catch up on work before I go, so ... Read more
Is it U.S. Thanksgiving this weekend or next weekend?
Whatever the weekend is, my wishes to our neighbors to the south for the holiday season, boy, time goes far too quickly doesn't it ?? !!
Hope the disaster victims are getting their life back together again. What a horrible experience this... Read more
Great suggestions from Spark friends, thanks so much for helping ....
We had a huge supply of Halloween candy, and only got 4 kids at the door due to the freezing cold weather ........ minus 8 with a good strong wind, snow on the ground already, SHEESH !!!
As a result, I was left with tons of goodies that I ... Read more
What's up with 4 kids showing up for Halloween !!?? My goodness, resulted in too many leftovers
Yep, 4 kids, that's it., between my daughter and myself, we have a box of 50 bags of chips, 6 boxes of chocolate bars -- anywhere from 80 - 100 in each box!
It was 8 below with one wicked wind last night, so I suspect that has something to... Read more
Happy Halloween all ....
Hope you enjoy the festivities of the day, and remember .... the candy is for the kids (like me perhaps??!! ) ......... EEKS, oh no! I must not.... Read more
My vacation is where the earthquake was and then onto where Hurricane Sandy was - EEKS !!
Just my luck, I am leaving on vacation and I first go to Vancouver/Victoria where they had an earthquake this past weekend measuring 7.7, then I am off to the Caribean where they just got over Hurricane Sandy passing thru to visit this past week... Read more
What's with all the zombie movies on t.v., must be Halloween .... chocolate and activities FUN
All day there have been zombie movies on two of our television channels, gearing up for HALLOWEEN again.
Having a pumpkin carving contest at work tomorrow and a huge pot luck lunch on Wednesday (Halloween day). Always lots of fun, always l... Read more
What a scare we all had today .... diabetes is such a horrible disease!
Tonight I am feeling a sense of relief. Today one of my best friends/coworkers husband went missing. He dropped her off at work, then was to drive to work himself just 3 streets over from us.
Two hours later his workplace phoned her ... Read more
A Joke for Women Only, men just wouldn't understand !! OR WOULD THEY?
Excuse the final sentence, it's just not funny without it however ....... ENJOY ..........
Lady's Yearly Exam
I went to the doctor for my yearly physical.
The nurse started with certain basics.
"How much do you weigh?" she aske... Read more
A good for you treat, try it on your kids, they will LOVE it, I guarantee!
Light Cream Cheesicles
This is not just a popsicle, it is healthier and much tastier!
1/2 cup well ripened banana
1/2 cup Light Cream Cheese
1 cup of either carrot or apple juice
Add al... Read more
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A 'pork on your fork' recipe that will please anyone
This is so good, quick and easy. Serve with scalloped potatoes or mashed potatoes with gravy and a vegetable.
ROAST PORT WITH FRESH PEAR SALSA
3 fresh red pears (9.5 oz. / 270 grams)
1/4 cup coarsel... Read more