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  • Cleaning My Desk

    9/12/2016 5:16:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I will do it. Really. I will take everything of... Read more

  • Afternoon

    9/11/2016 4:15:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    This miserable cough has kept me awake the last couple of nights. They're giving me Robitussin for it but it isn't doing a lot. The other da... Read more

  • Kumquat Chicken

    9/11/2016 10:31:05 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It seems forever that I have posted my recipe and thought of the day and sorry that I have not been here to do just that but b... Read more

  • Learning to walk

    9/11/2016 9:37:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Learning to walk Watching the toddle learn to walk, Trying to protect her from bumps and bruises That life will give her as she moves al... Read more

  • Roughing It

    9/10/2016 1:57:12 PM, by JSTETSER

    Roughing it This weekend we are camping at the Lost River Valley Campground north of Lincoln, NH in our A Liner camper. We have Electricity... Read more

  • Opening my heart to 9/11

    9/9/2016 5:21:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    Of all the tragic days that have passed, 9/11/01 has been most difficult. I purposely shut my heart's door to keep myself safe. I ignored memor... Read more

  • Starting from Zero

    9/8/2016 6:56:44 AM, by MARIAJESTRADA

    I don't even want to weigh myself. The tight clothes say it all. I am, again, revisiting the whole diabetes diet, except this time, I am defini... Read more

  • Long, lonely road

    9/8/2016 5:31:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    Long and lonely lanes Quiet and peaceful places to play Read more

  • Whoop whoop

    9/7/2016 4:00:15 PM, by FBAILEY24X

    I managed to get to the gym today first time this month, feel tired now but glad I managed to push myself a little harder! Tomorrow is a new ... Read more

  • Changing a bad habit

    9/7/2016 5:19:34 AM, by JSTETSER

    I had created a problem for myself. I love to try to shorten my drive to work to the shortest possible time. I had been rolling through the ... Read more

  • Here we go again

    9/6/2016 2:52:47 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I have my second cold and sore throat in less than a month. Phooey... I'm tired and grumpy today. It gets noisy in the hall at night so I st... Read more

  • Getting it all in

    9/6/2016 5:19:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Life is busy every day I work hard, and then I play Read more

  • Mt Washington

    9/5/2016 5:39:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    Mt Washington, NH on Saturday 9/3 Today I am volunteering at the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitors Center, helping hikers stay safe on the trail. It'... Read more

  • Some kind of Sunday

    9/4/2016 1:06:07 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    During the night I heard water trickling but didn't pay much attention because there are all kinds of sounds around here. We woke up this morning... Read more

  • Scrambled Eggs With Mushrooms

    9/4/2016 9:22:14 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get your day started off with this! Take a peek! Read more

  • Randomness

    9/3/2016 4:54:51 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday I caved and ordered three kits for pairs of socks. I tried to resist, but they were substantially marked down. But now I have projects ... Read more

  • Drained

    9/3/2016 6:15:53 AM, by FBAILEY24X

    Last night sleep was hard to come by and fleeting when it did. Today feeling completely exhausted and none of my usual tricks are working. Any... Read more

  • Bad/sad day

    9/2/2016 1:26:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Two years ago today my best friend and unofficially adopted sister Lynda passed away (my profile picture). Not a day goes by I don't miss her and... Read more

  • Little people

    9/1/2016 5:25:25 AM, by JSTETSER

    It is so important to treat each person, no matter th... Read more

  • Fiddlehead Soup

    8/31/2016 7:29:24 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Sorry for the delay of my recipe and thought of the day. I have been having a whooper of a time with my email program! When I ... Read more

  • Mom's Meals on Wheels

    8/31/2016 5:29:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    My mother is so blessed to have a great program that brings her lunch to her home. Every weekday, Charlie drops her meal and visits with her for... Read more

  • Okay, well...

    8/30/2016 5:40:41 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Recently I started a light blue shawl but this morning I put it aside. At a certain point in the pattern, despite a dozen tries, I kept coming up... Read more

  • August has been tough

    8/30/2016 11:45:12 AM, by FBAILEY24X

    Ok so with all the added heat,which is great when you're sat by the pool drinking daquaris, I've had to cope with a worsening of all my M.S sympt... Read more

  • Life is like an echo

    8/30/2016 5:27:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Make sure that you are treating both yourself and oth... Read more

  • Garlic Bread Tuna Melt

    8/29/2016 10:01:56 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get out the tuna! Take a peek! ... Read more

  • Take the Shot!

    8/29/2016 5:32:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    Photos can be important! Group shots and Selfies ... Read more

  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

    8/28/2016 9:55:55 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a healthy snack on this beautiful day? Well your just going to have to...Take a peek! Read more

  • Ocean Day for me

    8/28/2016 5:47:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Biking on the beach Saturday was the beach day! We brought our bikes and stopped at Odiorne state park. What a beautiful spot. We did a big ... Read more

  • Bad mood

    8/27/2016 5:06:21 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm in a terrible mood today, although the knee has quit hurting. There's a CNA here who is seriously bugging me. Last week he came to my ro... Read more

  • Drink More, Eat Less!

    8/27/2016 6:21:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Drink more, eat less. My doctor recently told me that I should focus on my drinking to curb my eating. If I drink more before a meal, I will ... Read more

  • Friday thoughts

    8/26/2016 4:37:20 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    My left knee is giving me grief today. I've had trouble with it for years but since yesterday it's hurt worse than usual I've asked for pain medi... Read more

  • Vegetable Kebabs

    8/26/2016 9:31:23 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is the weekend and you must get the grill out for this...Take a peek! Read more

  • Time to get motivated!

    8/26/2016 8:11:08 AM, by FBAILEY24X

    It's too hot! I'm exhausted and hurt all over! Back to bed? I think not! Move it move it move it! Get that heart pumping legs moving music f... Read more

  • Goodwill School Shopping

    8/26/2016 5:20:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    Goodwill School shopping Recently I took a trip to the Goodwill Store in Concord, NH. Ihad my list, and knew what I needed. As a teacher, I l... Read more

  • Tropical Salad

    8/25/2016 9:02:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Let's get tropical here! Take a peek!... Read more

  • Not Living by Bread Alone

    8/25/2016 5:32:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Man shall not live by bread alone-cutting carbs I received some sobering news from my doctor yesterday: “Make more changes to lower the A1C, ... Read more

  • Stuff and (some) nonsense

    8/24/2016 5:12:00 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    As much as the last year has generally sucked, it occurs to me that I'm probably better off without my old landlord (overbearing and overpriced).... Read more

  • Warm Pear Crisp

    8/24/2016 11:35:28 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Have you ever had apple crisp? Did you like it? Well then come on in and try this on for size. You are going to love it! Take ... Read more

  • Push through it!

    8/24/2016 8:12:34 AM, by FBAILEY24X

    Ok so today is a new day! It's been almost a week of really bad days and I'm sick of it. So today I'm ignoring the pain and fatigue and moving, f... Read more

  • Living History at the Pierce Homestead

    8/24/2016 5:24:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    History lives on at the Homestead There is something special about being someone else for a day. Someone admired and historically important. ... Read more

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