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12-11-2011
Sunday, December 11, 2011      2 comments

“To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it,—but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.” —OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, American writer and physician... Read more
IN A NUTSHELL
Monday, December 05, 2011      4 comments

"The Pistachio Principle" People who were serve the nuts in the shell consumed about 40 percent fewer calories than those who snacked on the ready-to-eat version. Why? Prying them open slows your pace so you can realize you're sated. ... Read more
The Power of YouTube
Saturday, December 03, 2011      5 comments

“A previously unknown Canadian singer has finally found fame after writing a song about his struggle to get compensation from United Airlines. Dave Carroll claims his Taylor acoustic guitar was damaged by baggage handlers at Chicago’s O’Hare air... Read more
Who Am I?
Friday, December 02, 2011      2 comments

I’m a cartoon character. I was created in America in 1949. What I lack in stature, I make up in wealth. People think I am crazy, but I am actually just nearsighted. My Christian name is Quincy. I played Scrooge in a... Read more
Hmmmm...
Thursday, December 01, 2011      0 comments

Honoree: Simon Norris Notable Achievement: Being the first person to have a letter addressed and delivered to him in a public restroom The Story: Norris, a homeless recovering alcoholic, requested temporary housing from the city of Bou... Read more
11/30/2011
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      1 comments

“I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” —STEPHEN LEACOCK, Canadian economist and writer... Read more
11/28/2011
Monday, November 28, 2011      3 comments

“Never despair, but if you do, WORK ON IN DESPAIR.” —EDMUND BURKE, British philosopher and statesman... Read more
Sunday Silly
Sunday, November 27, 2011      4 comments

Did you hear about Ole’s nephew Torvald who won the gold medal at the Olympics? He had it bronzed. emoticon... Read more
It's Winter: Walk
Saturday, November 26, 2011      8 comments

You'll burn more calories. Since walking in the snow is tougher than walking on solid ground (you have to lift your feet higher as you step), you'll burn more calories-even if you walk slower than your usual pace. You'll tone up faster. Y... Read more
Never Give Up
Friday, November 25, 2011      3 comments

“And what I’ve learned is not to believe in magical leaders any more; that character and compassion are more important than ideology; and that even if it’s absurd to think you can change things, it’s even more absurd to think that it’s foolish a... Read more
Thanksgiving Giggle
Thursday, November 24, 2011      3 comments

What did the turkey say to the turkey hunter? Quack, Quack, Quack! Happy Thanksgiving to all my SparkPeople friends and their families! ... Read more
CHILLING OUT
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      3 comments

What's your favorite pastime on frosty winter days? Playing board games - 3 percent Cooking/Baking - 37 percent Skiing, snowboarding or ice skating - 18 percent Curling up with a cup of tea and a good book - 26 percent Drinking hot ... Read more
Surgery tomorrow
Thursday, October 27, 2011      15 comments

I'm having knee replacement surgery tomorrow and yes, I am a little scared. Even though I know many people who have had the surgery with great success...I think it's the fear of the unknown, you know what I mean? I have always been a worrier..... Read more
10-26-2011
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      2 comments

Appreciate the little things - learning to love, forgive, laugh and live can lead to lifelong satisfaction. ... Read more
AN ABSORBING QUESTION
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      1 comments

WHY DO FABRICS, PAPER, AND HAIR APPEAR DARKER WHEN THEY GET WET? All of these are porous objects. They’re also all covered by tiny, reflective, and porous surfaces, and when water is added, the tiny spaces on the surface get filled in with ... Read more

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