A Blue Rose
Having four visiting family members, my wife was very busy, so I offered to go to the store for her to get some needed items, which included light bulbs, paper towels, garbage bags, detergent and bleach. So off I went.
I scurried around th... Read more
The Girl At The Beach
A couple lived near the ocean and used to walk the beach a lot. One summer they noticed a girl who was at the beach almost every day. She wasn't unusual, nor was the travel bag she carried, except for one thing; she would approach people who w... Read more
Children Are Quick
As a former teacher, many of the following reminded me of the quick minds of my former students. I have found that being with young people definitely keeps you younger in your thinking.
TEACHER: Why are you late?
STUDENT: Class started... Read more
What If There Isn't Any More?????
This has been around for a while, but I feel strong that it is worth repeating. I actually read it several times per week.
One day a woman's husband died, and on that clear, cold morning, in the warmth of their bedroom, the wife was struc... Read more
I haven't checked "Snopes.com" to see if this actually works or not.........
But they say,
If you ever get the sudden urge to run around naked,
You should sniff some Windex first.
It'll keep you from streaking.
Have a Great D... Read more
Fall Is Here.......Winter Is Coming!!!
The Farmer's Almanac is predicting a very cold winter. It must be true because the squirrels are gathering NUTS. Three of my Spark Friends have disappeared.
Are you O.K.???... Read more
Far From A Fitness Fad
People throughout the world have practiced yoga for more than 5000 years. It's estimated that more than 13 million people in this country use yoga.
It's not fully known what bodily changes occur during yoga, whether they influence health, and... Read more
Bone Up On Exercise
Just as regular activity helps strengthen muscles, the same is true for the effects of exercise on bones.
Although working out is important at every age, it becomes even more so after age 30, when bones naturally start to become weaker.
... Read more
Powerful Reasons To Exercise With Your Partner
1. Creates "us" time. When you work out together, it doesn't feel like a chore. It's an activity you can share that creates a bond.
2. Keeps you motivated. When one of you is tired or feeling lazy, the other can cheer you on.
3. ... Read more
This Is Your Smile For The Day........
Two little boys, ages 8 and 6, are excessively mischievous.
They are always getting into trouble and their parents know if any mischief occurs in their neighborhood, the two boys are probably involved.
T... Read more
I Am So Sad!!!
What a difference a day makes!!!!! Yesterday, I was on top of the world with my good news re: a second grandchild on the way. Then my oldest son (the one whose wife is now pregnant) called to tell me that his best friend died that morning.
... Read more
I Am So Happy!!!
Sunday morning, the phone rang about 9:30 and our oldest son said that our 4 year-old Grand-daughter, Elizabeth, wanted to come over to see her Grandpa and Grandma. We invited them for breakfast and just before we started to eat, Elizabeth stoo... Read more
Billy Graham's Suit (Heartwarming)
Billy Graham was 91 years old. In January 2000, leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina, invited their favorite son, to a luncheon in his honor.
Billy initially hesitated to accept the invitation. But the Charlotte leaders said, "We don't ex... Read more
DID YOU KNOW THIS ABOUT LEATHER DRESSES?
Do you know that when a woman wears a leather dress, a man's heart beats quicker, his throat gets dry, he gets weak in the knees, and he begins to think irrationally?
Ever wonder why?
It's ... Read more
The Toilet Seat
Charlie's wife, Lucy, had been after him for several weeks to paint the seat on their toilet. Finally, he got around to doing it while Lucy was out. After finishing, he left to take care of another matter before she returned.
She came in ... Read more
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