Johnny Appleseed Day!
Johnny Appleseed (September 26, 1774 – March 18, 1845), born John Chapman, was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. He became an American legend while still alive, largely becau... Read more
Turning the corner
My valvuloplasty went well on Sept. 16, however the cardiologist wasn't able to open my valve as much as he had hoped...only about 1/2 as much. Still, I've had great relief and hope it lasts. On the way home from the hospital I almost passed o... Read more
Tomorrow I'll be having the valvuloplasty. After all I've been through these past few weeks, I'm so relieved to be getting this done. I should have instantaneous relief! It will be so good to be able to breathe without pain, heart palpatation... Read more
This morning I received a call from pain management saying they had set me up with an appt. for Sept. 23. Unacceptable. I am not willing to wait almost 1 month before someone sees me regarding this excruciating pain. At my insistence (I refus... Read more
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TRUELOU!
Today is Lou's birthday! Stop by her page and wish her well! She's one of my best Spark friends and deserves a big celebration today! She's been such an inspiration, motivation, and greatest Spark Friend ever! Here's to you, Lou; may we have ma... Read more
As many of you know, I was in the ER this past week (due to some complications from surgery I'd had early in the week). Let me tell you, I will never, ever go to our local hospital ERs again. I went for what I thought were 2 minor issues. The... Read more
I just learned early today that one of my best friends for over 20 years won't be with us much longer. We met when our sons were taking karate lessons (8 years old). She had a stroke a few years ago, made a remarkable recovery. Heart problems... Read more
Happy Birthday, SHASTA 11 !
Today is the birthday of one of my best Spark friends, SHASTA 11. She's been a wonderful friend ever since I joined SP over a year ago. She is so supportive, encouraging, and a true friend!
Please stop by her page and wish her a very happ... Read more
Getting to know me
Fun Questionnaire to Get To Know Each Other
This was posted by SPARKPLUG53 , and I thought it would be fun to post here also! Let me know if you complete it, and I will go check out your blog!
WHERE ARE YOU FROM? upstate NY
DO ... Read more
Let's Play Family Feud
(Borrowed from SPARKPLUG53)
Remember, you can't use the same answers as the person who sent it to you....
1. Name something you use in the shower? body wash
2. Something people hate to find on their windshield? parking ticket... Read more
Silly Fun Quiz!
(copied from MORTICIAADAMS)
1. Do you have any pets?
yes, 4 cats
2. Name 3 things that are physically close to you.
file cabinet, cat, lamp
3. What's the weather like right now?
4. Do you drive? If so have yo... Read more
Just One (word)
Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Copied from MORTICIAADDAMS who copied from BETHGILLIGAN
Where is your cell phone?
Y... Read more
One song can spark a moment,
One flower can wake the dream
One tree can start a forest,
One bird can herald spring.
One smile begins a friendship,
One handclasp lifts a soul.
One star can guide a ship at sea,
One word can frame ... Read more
Everything is okay...just no internet
We haven't had internet connection at home since last Thursday evening. We were away camping over the weekend. Our ISP tried to get us up and running on Sunday evening to no avail. We couldn't schedule a time for them to make a home visit unt... Read more
Arrived home late this afternoon! So glad to be home and with my kitties again. They are all over me! Temp here is 64F......brrr!!!! I had gotten so used to those 90 degrees in GA. I'm freezing here now. I sure don't miss the humidity, tho... Read more
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