What's True??? What's Not???
A few days ago, I received an email warning about the use of margarine instead of butter. Supposedly, this email has been circulating since 2003, but this is the first I have read it. I was in a hurry, so I didn't go back to the article until ... Read more
"I SEE YOU"
If you haven't seen Avatar yet, take the entire family and GO!!! My oldest son and husband went first and all I heard for almost a week was what a wonderful experience it was..........NOT just the 3D and special effects, but the MESSAGE. My hu... Read more
This is the best I have ever heard life explained!!!
One evening an old Iroquois told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people.
He said, "My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all.
"One is Evil---It is ange... Read more
Simply The Best........
A couple of months ago, I made the Spark People Recipe, Flaxseed, Wheat, and Bran Muffins and thought it was the best tasting muffin ever. It makes a large batch of 24 muffins, which I like, because I freeze them and take one out each morning f... Read more
Don't You Just Love It?????
Don't you just love when you come home at the end of the day and you know that your supper is all ready and that it is all in ONE pot? You open the door, and the smell of something wonderful heads right for your nose.........
Yesterday, I tri... Read more
Why Can't We Always Be Like This???
Everywhere you look, Haiti is in the news, as it should be. People are coming forward from many walks of life to do what they can to help, and this is also as it should be. But, why can't we think this way in less catastrophic situations? Why... Read more
How Do We Hang On To This????????
On my way home one day, I stopped to watch a Little League baseball game that was being played in a park near my home. As I sat down behind the bench on the first-base line, I asked one of the boys what the score was. "We're behind 14 to nothi... Read more
This Was Great!!!!!
As you can probably tell by the amount of Spark People Recipes I make, I have turned into a huge fan!!! Well, last night's recipe has made me an even bigger fan (and not in size)!!!! I don't know why, but in the past I never thought to make "W... Read more
The Best Way To Show That We Care
Author and lecturer, Leo Buscaglia, once talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child.
The winner was:
A four-year-old child, whose next door neighbor was an elderly gentleman, w... Read more
Are You Disappointed With Your Spot In Life???
Whenever I'm disappointed with my spot in life, I stop and think about little Jamie Scott. Jamie was trying out for a part in the school play. His mother told me that he'd set his heart on being in it, though she feared he would not be chosen.... Read more
We Will ALL Be There Someday......
I am so very lucky to have had my Mom in my life for so many years. The furthest we have ever lived apart was about 120 miles and that was only for a couple of years. She is beginning to fail both mentally and physically, but when I see what s... Read more
Random Acts Of Kindness......
One of my resolutions of late, is to do more for others in whatever way I think may be of help. I had an opportunity yesterday to do just that. A college roommate called me about a week ago with some devastating news. During a routine physica... Read more
Yesterday I tried another Spark People Recipe. It is still cold here and soup or chili sounded like a good idea. I have tried other recipes for White Chili before, and was less than enchanted with the results. This time I tried LYNDA'S WHITE ... Read more
This Is The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life.......
If you read my blog from yesterday, you will better understand this one, but if you didn't, you can tell by the title that I hope to become a better person in many ways. As I observed in my sister-in-law's life, the daily accomplishments didn't... Read more
Make The Most Of Every Day........
I spent the day at a funeral for my sister-in-law. She fought cancer for 9 years, going into remission twice. The third time it struck was the last. She died on the way to the hospital Tuesday morning.
She was a daughter, a sister, a wife, ... Read more