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One more sleep before we fly out!
Monday, February 21, 2011      13 comments

I am getting very excited about tomorrow! Mind you, it's already tomorrow and I haven't gone to bed, lol. I am all packed and ready to leave home at 3pm for the airport. My DS is driving us there. I bet he'll be glad to have the house to him... Read more
Observations on Growing Older!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      9 comments

~Your kids are becoming you...and you don't like them ...but your grandchildren are perfect! ~Going out is good. Coming home is better! ~When people say you look "Great"... they add "for your age!" ~When you needed the disco... Read more
Why simple is best!
Thursday, February 17, 2011      7 comments

How many foods do you eat that truly resemble their source? Getting back to basics and eating foods in their natural form is a great way to boost health and lose weight. Minimally processed foods have a number of benefits: they are usually... Read more
A Cuppa a Day keeps the Dentist Away!
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      8 comments

Did you know that tea is one of the highest sources of fluoride in the diet? What a delicious way to improve dental health! ... Read more
A New Way to Keep Memory Sharp as the Brain Ages.
Sunday, February 13, 2011      5 comments

Test yourself on jokes, names, other information. How often have you heard a funny joke, only to later forget the punch line? If your memory for jokes and other important information isn't as sharp as it used to be, stop doubting yourself a... Read more
What is "Butt Dust"?
Saturday, February 12, 2011      17 comments

What, you ask, is 'Butt dust'? Read on and you'll discover the joy in it! JACK (age 3) was watching his Mom breast-feeding his new baby sister.... After a while he asked: 'Mom why have you got two? Is one for hot and one for cold milk?' ... Read more
Keeping track of my weekend Challenges!
Thursday, February 10, 2011      3 comments

Challenge runs Fri (2/11) - Sun (2/13). CHALLENGE-WIDE- CHALLENGE (ALL teams will participate) that is full of HEART in EVERY way! HEART (In honor of Valentine's and Cardio, plus Persevering) H-HIBERNATE Get 6-8 Hours of sleep p... Read more
To Quench Your Thirst, Reach for Tea Instead of Water.
Thursday, February 10, 2011      14 comments

Thirsty? You might want to consider a steaming cup of tea. In a survey of existing research published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the authors report that not only does tea rehydrate and quench your thirst as well as water does... Read more
Just 2 more weeks and we fly out to South America!
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      14 comments

In 2 weeks we leave home for our holiday travelling to South America. We fly to Sydney on Tue 22nd and stay overnight and then take an 11am flight on Wed to Buenos Aires. After a very long 13 hour flight we arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina at... Read more
Add some Spice to your Life!
Sunday, February 06, 2011      8 comments

Cinnamon, the ancient spice admired for its flavour and aroma, is becoming popular around the world for its healing and health-promoting properties. Here are some reasons why you should eat more of it. Researchers have found cinnamon is ef... Read more
Friday, February 04, 2011      15 comments

I just got it from my friend. It's a bit long but very funny. emoticon ABOUT THE WRITER Dave Barry is a Pulitz... Read more
How the Internet started!
Thursday, February 03, 2011      11 comments

A revelation with an Incredibly Big Message (IBM): Well, you might have thought that you knew how the Internet started, but here's the TRUE story .... In ancient Israel , it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take un... Read more
Do you have a couple of minutes to spare?
Thursday, February 03, 2011      11 comments

If so, here's something productive you can do with that time: nothing. A young student and website developer named Alex Tew has created a site called "do nothing for 2 minutes" ( The site opens on a view of a suns... Read more
What do you think?.....
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      7 comments

I just read this email this morning and wonder what my Spark friends think. "If you want to lose weight, there's one thing you must do...stop exercising. And that's not some trick way of saying do more weights than cardio or make sure... Read more
Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine Exhibition.
Friday, January 28, 2011      3 comments

It was a lovely summer's day today and I went with hubby to the National Gallery of Victoria to see an exhibition of Gustave Moreau's paintings, watercolours, pencil drawings and sketches. History has bequeathed us a great repertoire of f... Read more

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