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Retirement Planning (On the Light Side)
If you had purchased $1,000.00 of Nortel stock one year ago, it would now be worth $49.00.
With Enron, you would have had $16.50 left of the original $1,000.00.
With WorldCom, you would have had less than $5.00 left.
If you had pu... Read more
14 Anti-Cancer Foods (Second Seven)
Serving= 1/2 Cup
Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage and broccoli pack sulfur-containing compounds that may inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Studies have linked them to lower rates of lung, liver, colon, breast ... Read more
14 Anti-Cancer Foods
"What you eat and how much you consume makes a difference when it comes to cancer." says Colleen Doyle, R.D., director of nutrition and physical activity for the American Cancer Society. The first step: Limit your intake of sweets and unhealth... Read more
Hug The Ones You Love........NOW!!!
A few months ago, the subject of one of my blogs was about a friend of our oldest son who had been diagnosed with a brain tumor. The subject of one of my blogs a few weeks ago was about the death of this friend. She was only 39 and left two ch... Read more
The Web is full of health information. How do you know what's good? Here are some things to keep in mind:
* Consider the source. Use recognized authorities. Is it the federal government, a nonprofit institution, a professional organiza... Read more
Power Outage (Breast Cancer Awareness Day)
Today, October 24, is Breast Cancer Awareness Day. By sharing the following Blog with you, I am, in NO WAY, making light of anything to do with breast cancer. My Mom is a breast cancer survivor and because she was diagnosed with breast cancer,... Read more
Eco-Exercise is a variation of whatever physical activity you happen to be doing at the time---whether it's running, walking, hiking, kayaking, etc.
While doing your activity, you also collect litter you find along the way.
According to S... Read more
I Love This Woman
An elderly lady was standing at the railing of the cruise ship holding her hat tight so that it would not blow away in the wind.
A gentleman approached her and said, "Pardon me, madam........I do not intend to be forward, but did you know ... Read more
Four Fitness Pick-Me-Ups
Trying to make it through a workout, only to find your energy level isn't where it needs to be? Here are ideas to give yourself a boost:
* Adopt a personal mantra. Find a positive phrase that you repeat when you are less than motivated t... Read more
Think Like A Champion
* Expect to win. Whatever you're doing, believe you will succeed.
* Celebrate small victories. Build confidence by recognizing small wins. It may give you the gumption to work harder and believe that you can do greater things.
* ... Read more
You're Too Old To Trick Or Treat When...........
You may have seen these before, as I have, but they always make me laugh!!!
YOU'RE TOO OLD TO TRICK OR TREAT WHEN.........
10. You keep knocking on your own front door.
9. You remove your false teeth to change your appearance.
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My Entire Childhood In One List.........
I remember a lot of these. How scary is that???
45 rpm spindles; Green Stamps; Metal Ice Cube Trays; Beanie and Cecil; Roller Skate Keys; Cork Pop Guns; Marlin Perkins; Drive-In Movies; Drive-In Restaurants (I worked at one of these); Ca... Read more
Health Message (Tongue In Cheek)
As I was in bed pondering the problems of the world, I rapidly realized that I don't really give a rat's a _ _. It's the tortoise life for me!
1. If walking/cycling is good for your health, the postman would be immortal.
2. A whale ... Read more
It's Official!!!!! I'm Looking Older!!!!!
I was in the driveway washing our car, when I saw large shadows reflected on the hood of the car. I looked up and there were two Buzzards circling me overhead!!!!! And they didn't go away, but started to circle even closer to me. I ran in th... Read more
ACHOO! Dealing With Allergies
I have allergies that affect me both Spring and Fall, but Fall is definitely the worst!!!
Seasonal allergies affect 35.9 million Americans. Although it is impossible to avoid allergy triggers altogether, there are ways to help minimize iss... Read more
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