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The story behind "The Twelve Days of Christmas"

Monday, December 17, 2012      7 comments

From 1558 until 1829, Roman Catholics in England were not permitted to practice their faith openly. Someone during that era wrote this carol as a catechism song for young Catholics. It has two levels of meaning: the surface meaning plus a ... Read more

Always Leave Em' Laughing

Saturday, December 15, 2012      9 comments

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all round my hips Were Fannie May candies that sneaked past my lips. Fudge brownies were stored in the freezer with care In hopes that my thighs would forget they were there. While Mama in her g... Read more

Did you know that your tear ducts have drainage tubes?

Monday, December 10, 2012      7 comments

At my checkup today the doctor took off the "yucky" bandage. emoticon Now I can see my skin graft (it is la... Read more

Good News! Cancer gone!

Friday, December 07, 2012      11 comments

Yesterday at the follow-up doctor's visit, he said he was able to get all the skin cancer during the operation (the pathology report confirmed this). Praise the Lord! He still does not want me to pick up anything heavy or do anything strenuous... Read more

Surgery over, outlook good (I hope)

Monday, December 03, 2012      7 comments

Face looks like I was in a bar brawl. emoticon Purple & swelling... stitches in shoulder from skin graft...must ... Read more

A LOVE STORY

Friday, November 30, 2012      8 comments

A couple was Christmas shopping at the mall on Christmas Eve and the mall was packed. As the wife walked through the mall she was surprised to look up and see her husband was nowhere around. She was quite upset because they had a lot to do. ... Read more

Thanks, Surgery Time, & Correction

Thursday, November 29, 2012      9 comments

I would like to thank everyone for the prayers and good wishes for my upcoming surgery on Monday 12/03 which will be at 8:45 or a little after. They finally called me yesterday & let me know the time. Thanks for the birthday wishes and man... Read more

3rd cancer surgery will be on my 53rd wedding anniversary

Tuesday, November 13, 2012      15 comments

2008 I had breast cancer surgery 2011 I had basil cell carcinoma taken off right side of my nose (no problems) 2012 I will have BCC excised on left side of my face (starts by tear duct & goes down about 1/2 way to end of my nose). The area ... Read more

21 USES FOR WAX PAPER

Saturday, November 10, 2012      7 comments

21 Uses for Wax Paper Posted by Alexandra on May 11, 2011 in Money Saving Idea, Unusual Uses | ∞ If you’re like me, you probably have wax paper in your kitchen. Here are some uses for wax paper you might not have thought of: ... Read more

AN ATHEIST IN THE WOODS

Sunday, November 04, 2012      8 comments

AN ATHEIST IN THE WOODS An atheist was walking through the woods. 'What majestic trees!' 'What powerful rivers!' 'What beautiful animals!' He said to himself. As he was walking alongside the river, he heard a rustling in t... Read more

Doctor's Visit Didn't Turn Out Like I Expected

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      11 comments

Yesterday the doctor looked at my pathology report & small knot by my left eye and said he would not do my surgery. He said the report showed the BCC was "out of the margins" & referred me to an ocuilofacial plastic surgeon. I have already cle... Read more

Thanks for the prayers & good wishes, but.................

Thursday, October 25, 2012      10 comments

I knew my Spark buddies would come through & you did, but they called this morning & canceled my appointment because the doctor was going to be out today. I rescheduled the appointment for next Tuesday so keep me in your prayers & thoughts & I ... Read more

WORRIED ABOUT DOCTOR APPOINTMENT TOMORROW

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      12 comments

First, let me say that I am proud to be a 4-year Breast Cancer survivor. Last year I had my surgeon remove a small growth on the side of my nose that turned out to be basil cell carcinoma (skin cancer). He was able to get it all & the m... Read more

MEN

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      10 comments

An old man and woman were married for many years. Whenever there was a confrontation, yelling could be heard deep into the night. The old man would shout, "When I die, I will dig my way up and out of the grave and come back and haunt you for the... Read more

LIFE BEFORE THE COMPUTER

Saturday, October 20, 2012      6 comments

Memory was something that you lost with age. An application was for employment. A program was a TV show. A cursor used profanity. A keyboard was a piano. A web was the spider's home. A virus was the flu. A CD w... Read more


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