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Sunday, May 22, 2011      5 comments

l'm confused 1. If walking/cycling is good for your health, the postman would be immortal. 2. A whale swims all day, only eats fish, drinks water and is fat. 3. A rabbit runs, hops and eats salad ingredients without dressing and only ... Read more

What Did Sparks Do To Me?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011      5 comments

I stick close to home when I walk so if I have to go to the bathroom, I can run home (well, hobble home). Today I went several blocks further. Last time I did it, I walked the path in 30 min. Today it took me 20 min! How in the world did tha... Read more

Following Grandchildren

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      4 comments

I had one child's bike for two little grandchildren. I just recently purchased another bike. Now they can each ride one. The good news about this is that each day they can choose a route to bike while I walk fast to keep up with them. Since ... Read more

Bummed Out

Monday, May 16, 2011      6 comments

I am really bummed out. I gained 4 pounds this weekend, after losing 2 last week. I didn't eat badly either. I concentrated on veggies and just a bit of fruit. At a beach party, I had veggies and 1/2 BBQ hamburger--no mayo--just onion and to... Read more

Thank You SparkPeople!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      4 comments

As I've blogged befoe, 1 1/2 years on Spark I haven't lost any weight. But everything else is good. All my blood work is normal, cholesterol is under control, and blood pressure is normal. I'm eating right and exercising as best as my knees ... Read more

Kathlick!!! (Joke)

Tuesday, May 10, 2011      6 comments

KATHLICK!!! THREE LITTLE BOYS were concerned because they couldn't get anyone to play with them They decided it was because they had not been baptized and didn't go to Sunday school. So they went to the nearest c... Read more

Where Is Spring?

Sunday, May 08, 2011      1 comments

I have flowers, fruits, and veggies growing but you'd never know it was spring by the weather. It was 92 two days ago. It's in the low 80s today with a cold breeze. It's suppose to be 78 tomorrow and 68 the next day with rain. My two sons ju... Read more

Am I Being Dumb or Selfish?

Saturday, May 07, 2011      2 comments

Okay, here's the background. Every 1 to 1 1/2 , my DH "earns" a free trip somewhere. Of course, after we buy souveners, etc. we usually spend some of our own money. That's not the issue. We have taken trips to Hawaii, all parts of the CArr... Read more

Small Spoon

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      2 comments

Since I have grandchildren in the house, I still have small spoon--very small. Today I was out of teaspoons and I've been thinking of using one of them, so the chance came. I used a very small spoon to eat one cup of Cheerios with a bit of rai... Read more

I Did It--Kind of!

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      3 comments

I did Day 3 of Spring Into Bootcamp. The first two days I mostly marched in place. Today I did more. I couldn't do the lunges/knee raises, arm thingies, but I did the squats and lunges. When I got to the more complex lunges, I just continued... Read more


Monday, May 02, 2011      3 comments

Since my granddaughter got her first role in a short movie, she's been getting more and more auditions. Nothing so far but we're hoping for the best. My DD says she needs a ... Read more

Joined Boot Camp

Friday, April 29, 2011      2 comments

I joined the Spring Boot Camp and am hoping for the best. Last Boot Camp I didn't last more than a few days. I'm 65 and limited in what I can do. I can't do push up because of shoulder injury. I can't do heavy squats because of knees. And I... Read more

Last of List of FActs

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      4 comments

Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers. The song, Auld Lang Syne, is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year. Drinking water after eat... Read more

More Fun Facts

Tuesday, April 26, 2011      4 comments

Because of the speed at which Earth moves around the Sun, it is impossible for a solar eclipse to last more than 7 minutes and 58 seconds. The night of January 20 is "Saint Agnes's Eve", which is regarded as a time when a young woman dreams of... Read more

Fun Facts

Monday, April 25, 2011      2 comments

If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on the left side of your mouth. To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from ... Read more

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