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  • Candy Corn

    5/23/2015 10:48:10 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I love fresh corn on the cob..... fresh, fresh, fresh makes even field corn as sweet as candy... But apparently corn on the cob loses a lot of its sweetness just by sitting around. Chemically speaking, the polysaccharides that are the sweet sugars of corn on the cob, very quickly disintegrate o... Read more

  • Candy Corn

    5/23/2015 10:48:01 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I love fresh corn on the cob..... fresh, fresh, fresh makes even field corn as sweet as candy... But apparently corn on the cob loses a lot of its sweetness just by sitting around. Chemically speaking, the polysaccharides that are the sweet sugars of corn on the cob, very quickly disintegrate o... Read more

  • Quiet Memorial Day Weekend

    5/23/2015 6:48:20 PM, by SBECKER526

    The last month has been so busy that Bob and I decided to enjoy 3 days at home. We feasted on hot days, watermelon and corn today. Tomorrow we will have a burger and salad. On Monday, I plan to have berries, grilled ham slice, potato salad and sliced tomato. It was fun to spend unhurried time i... Read more

  • DH is now on pureed foods plus the diabetic food restrictions! Oh boy! He is not happy at all.

    5/23/2015 2:27:44 PM, by CTUPTON

    Good thing he is in rehab. He can't get any other food, Yesterday the kitchen made a mistake and sent up a piece of pizza. The aide immediately gave that to me and ordered his pureed dinner! Boy was he mad! It was suggested I take photos of his meals so I know what to cook for his diabetic meal... Read more

  • In prep for moving I am using up contents of my kitchen cupboards and freezer!

    5/23/2015 2:24:34 PM, by CTUPTON

    I had chocolate pudding made with silken tofu. It was OK. I bought the 2 packages quite awhile ago. The cookies were gone months ago. I am resisting buying more. And hubby is in rehab so I do not have the excuse that the cookies are for him . (Besides he is now on insulin.) I have many str... Read more

  • One more day

    5/23/2015 6:53:25 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    My beloved will be home Sunday night and my stress will over! It's been long and difficult with rotten kids at school, rude parents, and thoughts of WHY ON EARTH DO I VOLUNTEER?... Read more

  • Status Quo

    5/22/2015 9:31:47 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Not much progress today.... But there's always tomorrow.... Read more

  • A young engaged couple sees themselves after 70 years. Wow!

    5/22/2015 12:16:40 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.sparkpeople.com/resource/d
    ailyspark-videos-detail.as
    p?video=147... Read more

  • The light of Mum's world

    5/22/2015 12:06:06 PM, by CHERYLHURT

    I spent last night and all of today with my Mum.. When it was finally time and I had to leave she said to me, "Cheryl, you are the light of my world..."...put the picture into perspective...I need to stop grumbling to God about my two sisters on the other side of the US who don't do anything at all,... Read more

  • DH is in rehab...

    5/21/2015 8:46:52 PM, by CTUPTON

    I chatted with the person who coordinates his stay with Medicare. She was more encouraging today. The first phone call I got from someone there sounded like he would stay only one week. That really does nothing to get him stronger. And he is now on insulin shots! I am so unprepared for this responsi... Read more

  • Better Living Through Chemistry

    5/21/2015 8:42:46 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I got a haircut today.. And a perm.... I'm not really an expert on fashion and beauty, but I was getting desperate about my hair, which is fine, thin, and wavy (and tends to be frizzy and has grown and grown to mid back level! Yikes! I don't remember it ever being that long) and I've taken... Read more

  • Medicare --getting enough physical therapy--for hubby, 9 yrs after his serious stroke.

    5/21/2015 8:42:22 AM, by CTUPTON

    They think we can do the physical therapy ourseklves at home. Well that means I hav eto get hubby to do it. And he won't do it even with me asking him too. At rehab in that setting he loves to do it--of course with a therapist giving him her total attention. And with lots of machines around. At... Read more

  • Another pound gone

    5/21/2015 6:53:36 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Stress, stress, and more stress but a pound gone.... Read more

  • Wow!

    5/20/2015 11:59:07 PM, by MCJULIEO

    When I have to deal with big corporations, I try to put it off as long as possible, but today was the day I did something about it... I received a second notice from an insurance company saying that my bank had refused to pay up on a monthly planned debit on May 1...... WHAT!!?? They threatened... Read more

  • Apologizing for my poor choice of words

    5/20/2015 7:09:21 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I volunteer two full days a week at the next town. I am with grades 2-3 and my Mum with grades 4-6. Unfortunately this school doesn't have enough help, it's a typical small, private Christian school. Last Friday I was pulled out of my room to cover the principals class while he did other work and I... Read more

  • Good Day

    5/19/2015 11:15:44 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It was a good day today.... Ate healthily, and was even able to simmer some rotisserie chicken bones into a delicious chicken wild rice soup....the pineapple that had been sitting on my counter tasted WONDERFUL when I got around to cutting it up, and all the peels will make fantastic compost f... Read more

  • DH in rehab after a short hospital stay.... I really need this time to myself!

    5/19/2015 7:42:13 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am so grateful for this time --not having to be a caregiver for a short time. first--it saves me a ton of money for health aides here at home. second -he is getting intensive physical therapy which at home he can never get enough third -he just started diabetes bad symptoms and I ... Read more

  • SP featured this recipe but I made it 10 min. before seeing it on my computer!

    5/19/2015 7:38:42 PM, by CTUPTON

    Angel food cake with pineapple--but I used canned peaches. recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe
    -detail.asp?recipe=40716... Read more

  • the neighborhood pool is open!

    5/19/2015 5:29:30 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Yeah! My favorite form of exercise! No sweating, easy on the joints, and I can start each morning with just peace and serenity, reciting scripture, as I get in a long swim!... Read more

  • Must Have Been A Comical Sight

    5/18/2015 1:33:20 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Last week we went to visit my mother, and when we tried to take her to a movie theater in the middle of a thunderstorm... there was rain that came in waves, heavy then light, and wind, and my mom is in a wheelchair, so her chair was in the trunk of the car. My super efficient sister-in-law (ret... Read more

  • Must Have Been A Comical Sight

    5/18/2015 1:32:59 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Last week we went to visit my mother, and when we tried to take her to a movie theater in the middle of a thunderstorm... there was rain that came in waves, heavy then light, and wind, and my mom is in a wheelchair, so her chair was in the trunk of the car. My super efficient sister-in-law (ret... Read more

  • Today I am at home

    5/18/2015 6:11:35 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Going to the library today and getting some books. Looking for a quiet day!... Read more

  • Zumba-thon

    5/17/2015 9:38:50 PM, by SBECKER526

    My wellness center held a Zumba-thon yesterday for 2 hours. I hesitated going to classes as I felt so tired. I paid my entrance fee and decided to dance. I modified some hip hop moves that my knees could not do. I felt alive and energetic. I almost returned to life before cancer, but not ... Read more

  • Powerful Storms

    5/17/2015 6:18:00 PM, by MCJULIEO

    When I woke up this morning the sky was roiling with wind and thunder and deluges of rain, and flash flood warnings were up for our county and surrounding areas as well... it looked like the storms were here to stay, and by the time I got to church, it was still raining so hard that the umbrella tha... Read more

  • I was hungry! I never feel this. I always eat first.

    5/17/2015 11:51:20 AM, by CTUPTON

    Hubby is now in rehab and I visited him yesterday --and ordered dinner from the kitchen there. 4 One sign said dinner was 5:00 to 6:00. So I was sitting in his room with him . 5:00 went by and it was close to 6:00. No dinners. A nurse came in to give him an insulin shot. I asked about dinner. ... Read more

  • another day driving

    5/17/2015 6:56:47 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Another long day driving Mum...... Read more

  • working on my home

    5/16/2015 11:19:33 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am enjoying more time at home as I work to declutter my home. My teen age year bookcases will go to the homeless shelter's store on Thursday. I have 25 cartons of gently used books for them also. Two sets of end tables will leave my home as well. We have much trash with all my husband's d... Read more

  • Denied Indulgence

    5/16/2015 10:44:49 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Some of you may be familiar with Blue Bell Ice Cream, founded in Brenham, Texas, and enjoyed by many, many discriminating Texans.... unfortunately, about a month ago all of Blue Bell's delicious flavors of everything (ice cream, ice cream drumsticks, fudge bars, everything) was yanked off the shelve... Read more

  • Bad day yesterday...at school

    5/16/2015 6:03:53 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Hectic day. I started in grades 2-3 getting work finished that we need done by next week. I was called to cover grades 7-8 for a while and had to give a spelling test, kept reminding the kids to get their FEET off their desks, put their chair legs ON the floor. Then got their work finished. Rushed ... Read more

  • The Big Mo

    5/16/2015 12:32:56 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Momentum Physicists can talk all they like about thermodynamics and entropy but everybody can understand that when you have Momentum it's hard to stop. And I'm making progress and have momentum in a particular project right now, but I need to go to bed.... Just like a sports team on a... Read more

  • more driving

    5/15/2015 5:17:20 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Mum announced yesterday she wants to go to the Greek festival Sunday and she wanted to be at the school breakfast for volunteers this morning at 7:30. I reminded her that last year she didn't eat any of the food, it was all carbs and starches, and that I wouldn't be there. She is very needy, which ... Read more

  • Great Expectations

    5/14/2015 10:53:54 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I used to sew garments for myself (and children) quite a bit, and I found that I could get the size I wanted and the modesty I wanted in the color I wanted with the pockets that I wanted.. Ah, POCKETS!!!! They are so hard to get in garments these days, and I've found myself in a constant strugg... Read more

  • Exhausted from volunteering...and driving Mum

    5/14/2015 7:56:13 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    My beloved does a lot of driving so now he's away I'm doing it all. There are only two more weeks of school left where Mum and I volunteer and I will be so glad when it ends! Yesterday was a looong day with the children, then drive Mum to her place, spend an hour with her, then drive 40 minutes hom... Read more

  • Woman in Gold

    5/13/2015 7:06:55 PM, by MCJULIEO

    We went to see the new Helen Mirren /Ryan Reynolds movie, Woman in Gold yesterday, and were very impressed. Based on the true story of Marie Altmann, whose Jewish family in Vienna, Austria had their artwork and possessions (and lives) taken by the Nazis in WW2.... as the only survivor of that t... Read more

  • Another pound gone

    5/13/2015 6:23:31 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I have been eating super clean: 2 egg whites and a glass of almond milk silk for breakfast, then four hours later a piece of fruit, four hours later a triple serving of veggies, tons of water. Gives me something to focus on while beloved is away. Today I'm volunteering all day at the school 30 mil... Read more

  • When will my "bad luck" end.

    5/12/2015 9:46:07 PM, by CTUPTON

    Since early Dec. our family has had major problems. One after the other. The current one is hubby having major diabetes issues resulting in change of meds. Now a bad reaction to the new diabetes meds so he is in the hospital. He has a rash all over and is very, very sleepy. He had a stroke in... Read more

  • Cajun Food Worth It

    5/12/2015 2:08:02 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Went out to eat last night at Bayou City, Houston's premier cajun restaurant.... and I'm having trouble tracking it.... I KNOW that roux based dishes are sky high in calories, but they are also exceedingly delicious..., and lowfat versions are what I cook at home, but they are not quite so tasty. ... Read more

  • terrific thunderstorm last night

    5/12/2015 7:19:58 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    It was hot yesterday, 90 degrees. I was expecting a package from the Post Office that required a signature so I called them in the morning to find out what time the mail truck may come by. I was told by the gentleman that it was anytime between "now and 8pm" and that I needed to wait for it. So I... Read more

  • Time with Mom

    5/11/2015 10:53:05 AM, by MCJULIEO

    My mother is a dynamic woman, especially for a 93 year old. She was a national collegiate debate champion, graduated at the top of her class at Baylor, gave the commencement address, and taught school for a year before marrying my father at age 19!!!!! She raised threes sons and me (and that is no ... Read more

  • Mother's Day with Mum

    5/11/2015 8:21:17 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I fought the traffic to get to her town 30 miles away, picked her up and brought her to my house. I had ordered a lovely deep-dish chicken pie from Fresh Market so popped that in the oven to cook while we just talked. I had found an old pack of my Dad's military paperwork so we spent a lovely afte... Read more

  • Mr. Mrs. Ms. and Mx Oh my!

    5/10/2015 4:56:45 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.ibtimes.com/mr-mrs-or-mx-o
    xford-english-dictionary-a
    dopts-gender-neutral-honor
    ific-1907977 Remember when Ms. was unfamiliar and now we use it easily. Well, the newest is Mx. chris... Read more

  • Must Be the End of the Semester

    5/10/2015 10:05:33 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I live just a block or so from the oldest continuously operating dance hall in Texas (Gruene Hall), where the music and the beer flow uninterruptedly deep into the night on weekends and often during the week, too, but ESPECIALLY around Finals time at the universities close by.... Gruene Hall is the ... Read more

  • First day was good...

    5/10/2015 5:00:26 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Missed beloved but brought Mum home after church and we spent a lovely day together. I served her a lovely pasta for lunch with cherry pie and cream for dessert, all her favorites. I had a big salad made with kale, chard, beet greens, etc, no dessert, but I did have some wine in the evening. I RE... Read more

  • Today Was Election Day

    5/9/2015 10:59:48 PM, by MCJULIEO

    And even though all I had to vote on was a city council member, a school board member, and a school district bond, I voted. ... Read more

  • Grilled mustard, lemon,coriander chicken breasts with Lemon Basil vinaigrette

    5/9/2015 7:17:10 PM, by CTUPTON

    The link at the end has great photo instructions--which always helps me actually make the recipe! chris Mustard, Lemon, and Coriander Grilled Chicken Breasts with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette (Makes 2 servings, but can easily be doubled or tripled, recipe adapted from F... Read more

  • I know you all want to know how to make the perfect cookie so....

    5/9/2015 2:07:43 PM, by CTUPTON

    The following link has a much larger picture and more info. www.ozy.com/good-sht/the-scien
    ce-behind-baking-the-most-
    delicious-cookie-ever/6613
    ?utm_source=HF1&utm_medium
    =pp&utm_campaign=pp The Best Tips for the Best Cookies 1.Ooey-gooey: Add 2 cups more flour. 2.C... Read more

  • Alone for 16 days...

    5/9/2015 7:04:54 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Except for caring for Mum, constant driving and stress, I will be without my husband for 16 days. He's going on a trip and I can't get away. Our first separation since he was in the Army 35 years ago! While he is away I'm going to try to eat super clean and healthy and cut back on my evening glas... Read more

  • Feeling good about donations and changes

    5/8/2015 11:29:35 PM, by SBECKER526

    My home is simpler as we donate items to the homeless shelter and Habitat for humanity. I will be more organized. I'm also testing how well I can do with less. I have a sense that I can be happy in a smaller space. I am finding that simpler ways allows me less things to break with my RA. I ... Read more

  • Getting Late

    5/8/2015 11:19:38 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I just wanted to get a little something down for today....before heading to bed... I've been looking up strange and interesting holidays to piggyback a Friends of the Library anniversary party onto, a holiday intriguing enough to be acceptable to all that diverse audience... it's going to take ... Read more

  • CNET research on trends in music

    5/8/2015 3:10:53 PM, by CTUPTON

    Remember these? Sgt. Peppers, Hendrix, Cream, The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Simon and Garfunkel, The Byrds, The Association, The Mammas and the Pappas, Vanilla Fudge, The Moody Blues, of course Scott McKenzie, and many many more A group of biologists and engineers from several London ... Read more

  • May is Star Wars month...

    5/8/2015 8:24:33 AM, by CTUPTON

    bigger picture: tulakrystal.thoughts.com/posts
    /yoda-may-the-force-be-wit
    h-you Warning: Only for true Star Wars aficionados ----who enjoy twists on this theme. \You definitely need a warped sense of humor for this. www... Read more

  • Changes in urine samples after switching to organic foods.

    5/8/2015 7:47:57 AM, by CTUPTON

    This is really scary to me. The colored graphs at the end of the pdf report is very clear. Compare Day one with Day 7 for each of the family members. chris www.coop.se/PageFiles/430210
    /Coop%20Ekoeffekten_Rappor
    t_eng.pdf and www.coop.se/Vart--ansvar/Eko... Read more

  • Luncheon Woes

    5/7/2015 6:41:29 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The local library foundation authors' luncheon was today, and although the author/speakers were fabulous, the food itself was a bit of a challenge, and I confess that I did not fare nearly as well as I would have liked.... The tables were set beautifully with teapot flower arrangements (usually... Read more

  • Kudos to sparkpeople! Wow Jan. 2012 50(oops--10 correction!) million people visited SP!

    5/7/2015 4:45:34 PM, by CTUPTON

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SparkPeo
    ple In January 2013, Consumer Reports assessed 9 DIY diet plans and rated SparkPeople with an overall score of 76, behind top scorer MyFitnessPal (83), The Paleo diet (80), and the Mediterranean diet (77).[1] SparkPeople.com announced on February 15, 20... Read more

  • Hello Everyone

    5/7/2015 1:29:56 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Yet again I have let myself down, I have gained a few pounds mostly though comfort eating, I know it is bad but just cannot help myself. I have been exercising(when Bank Holidays allow it) and I try to go 2-3 a week, I am doing well with swimming as I mostly do 34-40 lengths with i think is good, b... Read more

  • Flat Stanley

    5/6/2015 11:17:39 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Flat Stanley is a children's literary character, a boy who was flattened by a bulletin board so flat that now he can travel in an envelope and have great adventures... My grandson's kindergarten class is studying Flat Stanley, and so he mailed me Flat Stanley for me to go places and do things.... ... Read more

  • ESP??? I chose the star wars like picture BEFORE I knew about May 4th!

    5/6/2015 10:31:55 AM, by CTUPTON

    Those were the pictures I was considering for the "EVENING EATING SABOTAGE MYSELF_HELP!" team picture this month, May 2015. Remember I looked at many search results, each with of pictures with hundreds of pictures for each of my various searches.. I searched images for thing... Read more

  • Decluttering and having fun

    5/5/2015 11:24:49 PM, by SBECKER526

    278 551 67 We are seriously preparing for an apartment after being in our home for 43 years. The amount of stuff - books, papers, vinyl records and more - take much time to sort. However the sun beamed good rays. Friends played golf and then went out to Beverly Hills Inn. We had fun. Back ... Read more

  • A slightly early "Happy Mother's day!"

    5/5/2015 10:12:42 PM, by CTUPTON

    Even if you are not a mother , please celebrate yourself! ... Read more

  • Star Wars Day

    5/4/2015 12:12:43 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It's May the Fourth, and Star Wars, a movie that I have seen probably more than any other (I actually saw it in the theater... AND I saw it at a Drive In movie place!), popularized the saying "May the Force be with you", so today has become Star Wars Day. Did you know that in 1977 when the firs... Read more

  • Victory

    5/3/2015 11:57:35 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Long story..... To condense: I had to install a new modem for my internet, and the instructions were inadequate, and I hated to look stupid to my brilliant, tech-savvy children by asking them to come and install for me... so I tried to follow the supposedly simple instructions, and do it myself... Read more

  • From How to Win Friends, Influence People, and Succeed in a Changing World!

    5/3/2015 9:12:07 AM, by CTUPTON

    Life sure throws out tough situations like strokes, cancer, death of loved ones, serious car accidents, job loss,hurricanes. So there are plenty of things that can cause us worry. But worrying mostly hurts us. So.....lessening worry whenever possible is essential! How to Stop Worrying and Sta... Read more

  • Mother Goose's Serenity Prayer

    5/3/2015 8:18:10 AM, by CTUPTON

    For every ailment under the sun There is a remedy or there is none. If there is one, try to find it. If there is none, never mind it. From The Leader in You: How to Win Friends, Influence People, and Succeed in a Changing World. by The Dale Carnegie Association. Stuart Levine.CEO an... Read more

  • our poor cat--I spilled his food on the kitchen floor.

    5/2/2015 10:21:45 PM, by CTUPTON

    240 I actually left the food there to see if he'd eat it. At first he ate it from the floor not in the dish. As the day went on he kept coming to me and bugging me, even picking at me with his claws. I am really, really tired today. I was out last night to a retirement party and today I worke... Read more

  • Less Worrying...More organization

    5/2/2015 6:30:21 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am not worrying about the future. I worked diligently for years to set aside funds for entrance to a retirement community. I will be able to afford one. I did attempt to consider other alternatives, but resisted as I am concerned about the type of home health worker I could get. There are so m... Read more

  • I just learned about Kentucky Derby hats! I did not know about this before. Where was I?

    5/2/2015 4:10:03 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.nbcsports.com/horse-racing
    /countdown-triple-crown/20
    15-kentucky-derby-hats-and
    -fashion?cid=eref%3Anbcnews%3Atext... Read more

  • I Have a List

    5/2/2015 9:09:34 AM, by MCJULIEO

    In keeping with my anticipation of accomplishment today, I'm penning this blog BEFORE the day is set in motion, not after. I have a list that I think can be accomplished, not just a TO DO list, but a "I'm not going to rest until these things are DONE" list. Do-able. The To Do list is ... Read more

  • On a Roll

    5/2/2015 12:15:10 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Wow! I am still making progress, accomplishing things that formerly intimidated me into paralysis... It is So true, at least in MY case, that the small successes encourage me to try more and dare more.... I even found something that I had been diligently looking for for DAYS!.... Fee... Read more

  • Very grateful for an end to a bad month

    5/1/2015 11:49:07 PM, by ANDILH

    April just wasn't my month. It was pretty much terrible. I got a second degree steam burn on my right thumb, and I'm primarily right handed. It was incredibly painful and took a long time to heal. But it did, and there is only a little lasting damage. I know I'm lucky in that regard. Then I ... Read more

  • Flying High

    4/30/2015 10:39:30 PM, by MCJULIEO

    What a great feeling it is to have completed some projects, and to have made amazing progress on others that have been weighing me down... I feel like I'm floating, or even FLYING! I managed to get rid of some stuff (Thank you, Texas Paralyzed Veterans, for picking up a load!) And I manage... Read more

  • Me Time

    4/29/2015 10:22:29 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I was blessed to get to go to Craft Play Day today..... Crfat Play Day is really just an afternoon spent together with Sparkpal, Improving Me, and our other friend, Donna, drinking tea, sometimes hot, but today it was iced, and dabbling in artsy things, paper crafts, paint, glue, and oftentimes alte... Read more

  • great summer chopped salads

    4/29/2015 3:43:55 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.halfbakedharvest.com/easy-
    summer-herb-chickpea-chopp
    ed-salad-goat-cheese/... Read more

  • Ooooo, Cool!

    4/28/2015 9:59:53 PM, by MCJULIEO

    A cool front has moved in and the world feels WONDERFUL! It's perfect growing weaher, and my tomato plants are lookinhg healthy as can be, and there are even a few little green tomatoes adorning their luscious foliage... We've been having regular rain, and it brings back memories of what our ya... Read more

  • Retirement Community

    4/28/2015 9:34:01 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am a proud member of the Future Resident Club of the Highlands of Wyomissing. I attended the Soup to Nuts session for a presentation, luncheon and tour. I was pleased to hear what is offered in this Category A facility. I will attend events and begin the process. My husband prefers to be i... Read more

  • Me with our cat, Cujo

    4/28/2015 8:20:23 AM, by CTUPTON

    Me with our cat, Cujo... Read more

  • Plants that keep mosquitos away

    4/27/2015 11:11:03 AM, by CTUPTON

    ... Read more

  • A high school student over the PA said the Pledge of Allegance in Arabic...

    4/26/2015 5:35:42 PM, by CTUPTON

    Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic said over the public address system a high school. In a different newspaper article it said, "It said the pledge had been recited in other languages throughout the week." I challenge you to make an opinion about that. Maybe write it down. Then... read the fol... Read more

  • 75 SP recipes for spring time eating! : )

    4/26/2015 12:22:12 PM, by CTUPTON

    ◦The best time to harvest the greens is in early spring, when they’re young, before they begin to flower. As they get older, they become bitter, but can still be used if you boil or sauté them ◦The tenderest, sweetest part of the plant is the “crown”, the cluster of new buds th... Read more

  • Coping

    4/25/2015 6:29:06 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am feeling better when our weather is milder. I got out to play golf on Tuesday. I did well. I get very tired. I will need to give up some activities at church. I cannot be dependable when I have a flare or back pain. I am working diligently to keep moving and eat properly. I have gre... Read more