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  • I might be done... :*(

    5/31/2014 11:04:49 PM, by BRANDIAUNNA83

    Tonight I'm so glad I have Spark People! I need to post something and don't know what other audience I would feel comfortable posting to. M... Read more

  • A Virtual Trip to the Zoo!

    5/30/2014 8:01:21 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    I've mentioned before how I enjoy going to Google maps. Well, they update, and get up closer and closer these days. So on a whim this morning I t... Read more

  • Look Alikes

    5/28/2014 6:00:35 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    Vikki and I have been friends since seventh grade. I'm a little older than she is by several months; a bit heavier too. We've both gone through... Read more

  • Countdown to Mission 2014

    5/27/2014 7:23:18 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    When I changed churches at the Lord's direction two years ago, I knew I was at the right place when, on my first time there as a member, a group ... Read more

  • Remembering

    5/26/2014 11:47:02 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    I never met my first DH's Dad, because the man died when my DH was 11 years old. But he served in WW II as a captain in the navy. Read more

  • Things Bizarre, and Things Beautiful

    5/24/2014 12:32:08 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    Yesterday since I was off from school, I got back down on the basement floor, much to the amusement and interest of our new resident cat, Bert. ... Read more

  • Trees

    5/23/2014 9:12:57 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    I have Bing as my home page because I like the photos that start the day. Today they had one of a stunning tree called the Angel Oak in Charlesto... Read more

  • Giggle for the Day

    5/22/2014 8:19:25 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Faster than a Speeding Nun A police officer pulls over a car load of nuns.... Officer: "Sister, this is a 65 ... Read more

  • Virtual Travel

    5/21/2014 8:20:58 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Well, since I found out that, via Google maps, I can go to street level to my in-laws' house in Pucallpa https://www.google.com/m
    a... Read more

  • Imagery

    5/20/2014 5:52:06 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    When I was leaving Ireland, my daughter gave me a paperback copy of Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath to give to my son. I'd read it before, and si... Read more

  • Little Thrills

    5/19/2014 9:13:56 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Since I started driving I have liked maps. Like my father, when planning a road trip, I'd try to follow a route near bodies of water, for the sce... Read more

  • Rainy Day

    5/16/2014 6:30:52 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    It's been quite warm (for Rochester, for May!) but we've had some cooling rains. Last night I woke to the sound of rain. It's soothing. I love th... Read more

  • Comfort and Encouragement

    5/15/2014 7:10:11 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    I subscribe to a couple of onnline devotionals. Yesterday I got this one from Biblegateway.com's Girlfriends in God devotional. "A Praying M... Read more

  • Time and Pressure

    5/14/2014 6:31:12 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    A friend posted this on Facebook, and I had to add it to my collection. Ye... Read more

  • "Assorted Funny and Cute"

    5/12/2014 7:02:58 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    I keep a folder in my computer files of things that catch my fancy that I like to share. One of the math teachers with whom I used to work appare... Read more

  • Mothers Day Cards

    5/11/2014 10:59:54 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    We don't have enough to ply the five children in our household with money to buy presents. But we do have a lot of artsy craftsy stuff - paper, s... Read more

  • There Are Mothers, and There Are Mothers

    5/9/2014 7:47:54 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    I have a full household. Besides myself, there is my older daughter Abi, her boyfriend, their 2 children, and 3 more of his children by another w... Read more

  • Peace in the Storm

    5/6/2014 8:46:35 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    My grandson Kegan, age 8, has been fascinated with the show Stormchasers, which he watches on Netflix. I must admit, there is something fascinati... Read more

  • Living Epistles

    5/2/2014 7:23:55 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    "You show that you are a letter from Christ... written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets... Read more

  • Walking

    5/1/2014 9:33:42 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Lately I've been adding walking to my cardio. Not so much outside, thou... Read more

  • Pitter Patter, My Hiney!

    4/30/2014 6:17:41 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    I love children. But sometimes I'll add, jokingly, spit-roasted with barbecue sauce. Nowadays there are five who share my dwelling. There are m... Read more

  • Stupid Knee

    4/28/2014 9:33:24 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    I don't like to say "I HAVE" arthritis - rather i am DEALING with it - in my left knee, as well as my right hip. Well, Saturday I gave my knee a ... Read more

  • Happy Birthday to Papito

    4/27/2014 6:36:12 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    My own Dad has been gone since 1999 - under circumstances I forbear to describe for now. And my Mom passed away in 2008. The fact that my honey L... Read more

  • CATS

    4/26/2014 10:52:15 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Okay, yesterday I blogged about dogs, so, gotta give equal time to cats. I remember our family's first cats - a white one, dumb as a bag of wet... Read more

  • Goal Setting

    4/25/2014 7:34:29 PM, by BRANDIAUNNA83

    I'm having trouble with weight loss... and muscle loss due to inactivity! I have a sit on my butt job now and it's running me ragged. So here I a... Read more

  • DOGS

    4/25/2014 7:44:08 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    We've had a number of dogs over the years. (AND cats, of course...) Whe... Read more

  • Why Must I Be-e A-a Senior In Lo-o-ove?

    4/24/2014 7:41:41 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    For some time now, the home phone at my fiance's house in Pucallpa, Peru has been on the fritz - I just could not get through. A couple of times,... Read more

  • The MAIN Reason

    4/23/2014 7:08:06 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    The MAIN reason I went to Ireland, of course, was to meet my new grandson soon after his first birthday. Of course, it was good to see my daughte... Read more

  • Cong

    4/22/2014 6:26:59 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    My DSIL has one living grandparent, his grandmother "Nana" who lives in Cong. She wanted to meet me, and I came prepared with a couple of Westy f... Read more

  • Emerald Isle

    4/21/2014 6:25:43 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    One of the many things I enjoyed about my trip to Ireland is the GREEN. Being an island, Ireland's climate is kept temperate by the surrounding s... Read more

  • First Pix from Ireland

    4/20/2014 1:34:24 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    I'm home at last - arrived no problem in Newark yesterday morning, but United cancelled my afternoon flight home. So, that killed my login streak... Read more

  • Disappointments and Delights

    4/15/2014 3:28:43 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    There aren't many disappointments here - but I can't use my DD's stationary bike. The distance from seat to pedal is closer and not within my ran... Read more

  • Nina Meets Nana

    4/14/2014 9:54:11 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    This morning I woke to the happy noises from my grandson and the smell of fresh coffee. My DSIL Paddy prepared us a big fried up breakfast of wha... Read more

  • Scones and Scenes

    4/13/2014 6:45:21 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    I had a wonderful sleep last night (of course, with usual trips to the potty). Before getting up, I heard my grandson Rory chattering - "Da-da-da... Read more

  • Safe in Ireland!

    4/12/2014 1:26:00 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    The most nerve-wracking part of the trip was between Rochester and Newark - Newark was having some construction/repair done, so ALL flights in... Read more

  • Pre-Travel Dreams

    4/11/2014 6:30:58 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    It always happens. Actually, not just travel - could be a special event, like the annual Clothesline Art Festival. I would dream that I was late ... Read more

  • 5K por los Valores (Abril 6, 2014)

    4/7/2014 2:41:00 PM, by VEGALEGARRETA

    Primer 5k del año 44:23 (Pace: 14:20) EN ruata para el DIVAS/NOV 201... Read more

  • Empezando Pronokal Fase 1

    4/5/2014 3:39:07 PM, by GABI_M

    Ayer fue mi primer día con el método Pronokal. Que son comiditas como para astronautas. Anoche tenía mucha hambre y ganas de algo ... Read more

  • Being the Spark Buddy Again

    4/4/2014 7:24:06 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Today the student to whom I introduced Spark came into the library. I hadn't seen her for a while, and so we started catching up. She said how sh... Read more

  • That Beautiful Birthday Boy

    4/2/2014 7:00:26 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Yesterday's blog was made at school where I didn't have the photo files. Today's is likewise, but I emailed myself some pix of my yearling grands... Read more

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