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2/21/17 10:13 A

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That's funny, Abby. emoticon And these authors praise their editors. Yea right. They should hire us. We would do a emoticon

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2/21/17 9:28 A

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I read a book once where the heroine totaled her car,
Then drove said car somewhere,
then had a tow truck come for her car, which was in the original totaled location.

I had to reread to make sure I didn't miss something.



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2/20/17 8:35 P

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In "Curious Minds" by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton:

Emerson hands Riley a gold bar. Two pages later he hands her the gold bar but she didn't return it to him. Hmm.

Bertie was sitting in his wheelchair on the eighteenth floor of the Blane-Grunwald building on Constitution Avenue. "The floor above the seventeenth floor."

Ya think?
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In "The Stranger" by Harlan Coben:

A father watches his son in college football tryouts and thinks if the boy can beat a time of 5.2 seconds in the forty-yard dash that he'd be a shoo in for a big name school. "If a prospect slower than that..."

Isn't a word missing there?
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In "Gray Mountain" by John Grisham:

Samatha thinks about going back to sleep but "The coffee was ready, the aroma drifting from the other room."

Except, she is alone, did not make coffee then go back to bed, and did not preset the coffeepot the night before.

Sooo, what ghost made the coffee?

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2/6/17 10:09 A

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It wasn't an educated guess?



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2/4/17 10:13 A

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Jail and prison vans have no windows to avoid a prisoner being shot.

Yet, in David Baldacci's "The Guilty" page 114 describes a scene where the hero sees the van transporting his arrested father.

"The prison van was coming around the corner. The sole passenger was Dan Robie." How could his son, the hero, know that?

"He was shackled to the last seat." Again, how would that have been known?

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1/16/17 10:26 P

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Congratulations on your book!!!

I just read about it more on your SparkPage. Fabulous work you are doing. I can't wait to read it. Tho i am not a nurse, i am very involved with patient safety and quality assurance in the military.

Thanks for sharing your excitement with us!!!!

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Congratulations @PATHFINDER52! :)

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12/27/16 10:14 A

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Mazel tov!!! That's fantastic!



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12/24/16 2:59 P

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12/24/16 12:55 P

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My first book is out in print!
At 64 I can check that off my bucket list!

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The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

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12/23/16 5:03 A

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Almost extinct words:

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12/14/16 9:52 A

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Our local theater does it every year. It's like a rite of passage for those who want to be on stage.



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12/12/16 11:48 A

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Oh, I love PostSecret. I haven't swung by in ages though. Thanks for the reminder!

I had a pretty decent weekend :) It was a busy one, because I'd accidentally double-booked myself on Saturday, but it all worked out. One of the things I went to was a performance of A Christmas Carol at the local theater. They did a fantastic job!

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12/12/16 9:53 A

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Define juicy. Remember, I write romance. ;)

If you're looking for something to spark (hee hee, see what I did there?) ideas, I recommend postsecret.com ( postsecret.com/ ) but be warned - sometimes there's graphic language and maybe some nudity. But don't let that stop you, because it's not gratuitous.



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How is my driving? As I telecommute for everything basically, you would probably say too slow! :)

Is there anything pertaining to writing that you want for Christmas?

Is there anything that you do NOT want for Christmas?

Have you written anything juicy lately? C'mon, give us the details!

Have any of you written for magazines? Now I would find that very cool.

I hope your weekend was good. Talk again soon!

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I hope all of you are having a productive day and that your writing goes smoothly.

I completely forgot last month to submit an article to the religious newspaper that I volunteer for. I just realized this yesterday... Whoops... I guess I will go through my Twitter feed to see if any tweets spark some ideas for a topic. Luckily, I had some submissions turned in a couple monthes ago not published yet that will cover me. I guess they came in handy!

Well, I think all of you are emoticon

Have a good day and remember... Santa is watching!

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More proofreading humor:

There are numerous errors in Robert B. Parker's book "Slow Burn" written by Ace Akins after Parker's death.

Two of the funniest both involve donuts.

In one scene the three bad guys are eating donuts in a pastry shop. Big Ray scratched his nose and looked down at the empty box (of donuts). "Can I have that last one?"

Must have been an invisible donut. emoticon

In the second donut scene, the two good guys are doing surveillance and have a box of donuts with them. One guy grabbed a cinnamon sugar donut, his partner took a coconut one. That left 10 donuts in the box.

The partner took another donut, leaving nine. The first good guy ate a second one, leaving eight. He asks his partner, who has eaten two donuts, "Only one? He nodded at the box with 10 left.

Nothing was said about a baker's dozen of 13. Someone couldn't count and someone didn't edit properly. Duh!

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12/9/16 9:14 A

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Busy weekend for me, too. And the first of family gift-giving on the hubby's side. I won't be seeing my family until the end of Dec, but I keep thinking - ack, I haven't yet gotten my sister a gift! And then I calm down because I have two more weeks. :)

Fitnessgrad, think happy thoughts.



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That sounds like a great job @FITNESSGRAD :)

I am looking forward to the weekend. It's been a good week, but a busy one. I have a busy weekend too, though *lol*

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Hello all you wonderful Sparkfriends!

Well, I have yet one more chief editor job to do! I am excited as this position covers the topic of dieting. Wish me luck! I will be busy today doing research for my first article! Once the job matures, I will have writers working for me that apply. So, for right now, it will be a one-woman show.

I had a terrible nightmare overnight. I never have good dreams. Why cannot I have good dreams?

I have a book loaned from the library named "The Step Diet". I am very eager to read it. Obviously, it is about counting steps instead of counting calories.

Having problems with money for this Christmas? Go on Pinterest and look up "Dollar Tree Gifts"! So many cute ideas!

Well, this is my 2 cents worth for the day. I hope you are Sparking and remember...Santa is watching!



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That, sound really frightening emoticon

Is there any way to get someone else who can back you up? Sorry, I have no useful advice :( That just really sucks, though. Winter driving is tricky enough as it is!

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No...my cellular phone is not capable of filming...

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Scary drivers are scary! Can you use your phone to film him or anything?



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Hello! How are you today? I hope well!

Well, so far I have published an article today and am pleased. Now I can play with you on Sparkpeople for a little while!

Earlier this week, I bought bunches of broccoli on clearance for 49 cents a bunch. I am in the mood for broccoli cheese soup in the crockpot! So, I will attempt to get to a store to get a block of Velveeta today.

It is December 1 and there has only been 1 snowfall here. I thank God!

I am making snowman soup for little Christmas gifts. I used coupons for Swiss Miss hot cocoa and Kraft marshmellows at Dollar Tree. So far, I have enough for about 24 baggies to give and paid less than $10.00 for everything, you figure: hot cocoa, marshmellows, baggies, ribbon. The candy canes I already had as bought on Christmas clearance LAST YEAR!!!!! I may be poor but I have the Christmas spirit.

I am still a little shook up over the van driver I rely on this past Tuesday. He almost wrecked the van twice. He always drives wrecklessly but this time it was the last straw. Nobody believes me. What do I do when it DOES snow and there are icy conditions? See where I am getting?

My pedometer is faithfully on my show. Wherever I go, it is there!

Well, be good!



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Hey, welcome back!



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I am happy to return to the team. I guess I needed a little break. It is so nice seeing Sparkfriends being active!

What are all of you working on today? I need to work on an article about getting in those 10,000 steps a day were are suppose to get in.

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I am happy to return to the team. I guess I needed a little break. It is so nice seeing Sparkfriends being active!

What are all of you working on today? I need to work on an article about getting in those 10,000 steps a day were are suppose to get in.

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Exactly!!!



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You are RIGHT!

It is just like starting exercise...and healthy eating...and drinking water.... and and and...

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Yay!!!!!!! Sometimes starting is the hardest part.



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Actually got my first words on paper for my article today.

I am SO EXCITED!!!


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It's on-and-off active. I check in every few days.





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I just finished 30 minutes of research for my diabetes and oral health article. Found some FABULOUS resources out there that I did know existed. Wow!!!

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I just joined and am interested in seeing the group continue.

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Hello all! I was hoping to come here for some writing, health, and fitness motivation and accountability. But this group doesn't have a team leader and doesn't seem to be very active at the moment.
I would be interested in becoming the team leader if there are some people interested in keeping this group going.

Build good habits!! Extinguish bad habits!!
Make decisions based on the longevity you want from life.


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Hi, Marienow!

A leader helps guide the team, like to encourage communication and stuff like that. Technically a leader isn't needed, but it helps.

Welcome aboard!



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Good morning all and welcome MARIENOW
Not sure myself either i am new to this team. I am also new to writing and running around in circles.
Enjoy your day

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Hello! Looks like the team doesn't have a leader. I just joined so I'm not sure how things normally work. Is a leader needed for certain things?

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*waves back* hi!



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Just stopping by to wave hello. I will catch up on threads soon.

Happy writing, everyone!

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Dear emoticon , you did not offend me.... I apologize if it seemed that way... I am glad you spoke up...

If you want to start a new conversation, by all means do so... I would be happy to participate.

This is a team and you have every right to start a new thread. No worries.

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wow sorry if i offended you

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If you would like something more to your taste on the forums, by all means start your own thread! I am not the Forum gestapo. Glad you spoke up!

Woo Hoo!!!!! Two people applied to write for me today!!!!! I approved both!!!!! Now I do not have to stress!!!!! God is good!!!!!

I have been drinking water with a new water enhancer...Squirt water enhancer. It tastes really good. I thought it woudl leave a bitter grapefruit taste. However, it does not even taste like grapefruit...More like a light lemonade. Only a $1.00 a box.

On the other hand, I do find myself wanting more coffee lately. I simply cannot afford to buy all-flavored coffee for every day. I just find regular ground coffee to be so yuck.

I still have not given up all hope on finding a man. I know God is doing the matchmaking in his own little way...

Does anyone know anything about the Tea Party or the Independent Party running for President? Would you kindly educate me on these two parties? Thank you.

I cannot buy crockpot liners anywhere near here...It is such a pain to soak and scrub every day! I use the crockpot every day, unless I it is a day where I make Acapulco Tuna Salad, eat lunchmeat or microwave something. As-soon-as I get more JoAnna M. Lund cookbooks off of eBay or Amazon, I will mainly be making her recipes. Her cookbook "Party Fare" has more recipes I want to make, but the tuna salad has won me over!

How is the weather where you are? I am freezing. I do not live on the east coast yet not the midwest. We are lucky to get a good 2 monthes of summer. The rest? Yucky weather. Our winters are forever. I am a sun worshipper and am thinking about becoming a tanning bed person again, like I was when younger.

Have you clipped coupons lately? I have TONS to clip. A friend wants me to make up more toiletry crafts for him to give to those in need. He gives me a donation for the crafts. I do not charge him for labor or anything. So, maybe there will be personal necessities coupons.

Yard sale season is almost over. Whoa is me.

Well, that is about all. Be good. Spark on.

Then, remember to pray for those who cannot pray for themselves.

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Make sure you report back (about both!).



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Good Friday morning
My mission today will be to find a writers group in my area and work on a better schedule with my workouts.
I have until November 6th to get ready for a 10 K?

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That's really broad. :)

I write romance novels and hope to be in bookstores. I'm a member of Romance Writers of America, which is a FANTASTIC resource for both learning and meeting like-minded people. Maybe join a local writers group? My local paper has listings for them.



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Good morning all i hope you have a speculator day i wish we were more active here talking about what each other need to lose the weight and what we need to learn about writing.

I am new to writing by new i just started writing 9 months ago. So i am looking for help, guidance, writing forums, writing groups and such.

Hope you all have a wonderful day.

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Better is good!



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a lot on my mind with the ex and the lawyers. It was better yesterday.

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What's the problem, Joe?



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Good morning all
Wasn't to bad this weekend doing the flea market yard sale came home with nothing great.
Hope all are good this week my son turns 21 this week
Still working on my writing was drawing a blank yesterday.

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I discovered Zumba through a yard sale. on VHS! *laugh*



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I know this is a writers team, but we also need to talk about fitness.

Yesterday, while yard saleing and thrift shopping, I found a DVD called "The Abs Diet Workout".

Well, I have skinny legs and arms with a big stomach due to overproduction of cortisol. You would think I were carrying 10 babies when not even pregnant.

No matter how much exercise. No matter how I watch portions. The stomach will not flatten.

So, I will attempt to do the DVD. My housemate got me a yoga mat last year that she wanted me to practice yoga on. I found yoga to be too slow and boring. So, I have use for it after all! Wish me luck!

I had Acapulco Tuna Salad for an early dinner. I could live on the stuff. Good part? All cheap ingredients. Better yet? Healthy!

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The only app I have is for Sparkpeople and do not have a facebook account. Sorry!

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Good morning all hope you are all doing great.
I hope all our friends in Florida will be safe this coming days.
Does anybody know apps or FB for words and poetry?

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Here is another you might like:

teams.sparkpeople.com/christianwriti
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Hello team! Just wanted to throw a team at you that you might like!

Go to:

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I'm thisclose to the path. I don't mind the weather, but the uncertainty is annoying.



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Good morning all hope all are doing great today.

Please to all the sparks out there in the path of the upcoming weather event please take caution my thoughts and prayers are with you

One a better side i am feeling better today, lately have feeling down. Very unusual for me i have always been a happy go luck guy. Always the one to listen to others issues and problems.

In the last year and a half i have turned to poems and writing to express my feelings. I enjoy it and i feel much better. Sometimes i can go days without doing it and then i will have three or more thoughts going on at one time.

I did post one today my first for spark it's called Rainbow's

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Hello team! Did the sun shine for you today? Today it did here and was a blessing as has rained 4 days in a row with downpours.

I was out and about doing things today. I treated myself to lunch...Well, I only allow myself 1200 calories every day. When I logged in lunch, it had 1020 calories!!!!! Whew!!!!! So, tonight I will do atleast 30 minutes of exercise pedaling.

Next, I bought a new pedometer. I have been lost without one!

Then, I treated myself to two workout hoodies...Hey, who does not need a little inspiration or motivation?

Lately, when I can, I have been reading "Life Is Tough But God Is Faithful", by Sheila Walsh...Excellent book. I will do a review of it for the newspaper.

Furthermore, for the newspaper, remember the United States bishop whose mother almost aborted him? His name is bishop Cozzens? Well, I will do an article about him.

Finally, as I am frugal, I have coupons to clip for this month. The coupons I do not want or are expired, I give to the Overseas Coupon Program.

Well, I hope you have a good Wednesday! Be good and Spark on!

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Fitnessgrad, you can download free books onto anything, but you need the kindle app to read them if they came from Amazon.



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Today, I made it a Sparkpeople day...but...IUHRYTER told me I have to get in 10 minutes of writing...So, I will do some research on the United States bishop who was almost aborted by his mother. This would be good for the religious newspaper.

Tomorrow will be a website chief editor day.

Be good and write on!

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Hello team! Did it rain in your part of the universe lately? Here it has poured and poured all yesterday, overnight and still raining today. People keep telling me I should be grateful for the rain. Well, it is not like my part of the country lacks rain. Yuck! I want sun!

One of my jobs is being chief editor of a website about work at home jobs, telecommuting, virtual work, etc. Things have been pretty dry. I do not do just talk about any job. I make sure it is a WAH job that I myself would find interesting. Well, yesterday I found the mecca of jobs. So, this weekend I will do thorough research of such jobs and then will publish. Yea!

I like to keep a steady stream of articles in for the Catholic newspaper I am a contributing editor of. A friend had given me a flyer many monthes ago about a bishop in the United States who's mother had almost aborted him. I may look into it further.

Last night, I left a few teams I had been leader of. 2 were about cosmetics and 2 were about being single. They were just not happening. However, I still lead Sparkteam "Singles Cafe".

Leading Sparkteam "Calorie Watchers 'R Us" is so exciting. I am just starting out with the team but have been obsessed with calories my whole life.

I need a new pedometer so bad. I cannot afford a fitbit or the like. So, I keep the cheap pedometers in business.

I apologize that this seems like a form letter. I guess it is the former secretary in me!

One question... On Amazon, may one download a free book onto a laptop or only on Kindles?

Have a good weekend!


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You took the words right out of my mouth!

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Any review is good. :) Even the bad ones.

I usually say what I liked, what I didn't like, and if anything stood out for me.



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Interesting!

Do you have guidelines or tips on how to write a good book review?

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I do the reviews for a certain Catholic newspaper. I especially like to review long forgotten books. I simply choose which book and go from there.

On other occasions, I review any type of book for a certain website. As the newspaper must be religious, the website may use any type of book.

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FIT: No worries about the words.

Where do you do the book reviews?

A few writing tips would be fun.

My weather has also made a 360 degree turn. Into summer! Heat and more dry heat. Wind, too. Allergies kicking in. Ugh! Hugging the fans.

Be thankful!

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My messages may not be fancy with sophisticated words, but I do as best I can.

I found a ton of unread books last week when I organized. So, I would like to do some book reviews on these hidden gems.

Do you have any suggestions about team improvement? Believe me, I do not claim to know everything.

The weather has made a 360 degree turn here. I hate winter.

Be good!

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Laughing cow cheese is crazy expensive!!!

I make pork roast and oatmeal in my small slow cooker. But not at the same time. I usually use my larger one, though, because it has a timer and I LURVE it.

I was going to ask if you lived in the south, because there's a site called southernsavers.com that matches up coupons to sales at stores. But then I saw the Go Steelers, so now I'm not going to tell you about it. Go Jags! *grin*



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I'm not photogenic either.

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The stores around here don't let us use coupons unless it is their own. Such a bummer.

I like big hair, too. Can you post a picture of yourself when you are all dressed up? Love to see it.

I also have a small crockpot and use it often. They sure come in handy!

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Hello team!

I had to come off of my diet as was losing weight too rapidly. I did not want to become sick. So, I am returning to the job of "chef" to two housemates and myself. I am happy when I cook, so there you have it. I will put the JoAnna M. Lund recipes to good use! Go JoAnna M. Lund Sparkteam!

Instead of keeping my pedal exerciser at my office desk, I placed it in my living room. No longer in such a small place. Go Stationary Bike Sparkteam!

I submitted an article yesterday to the newspaper I write for on the topic of forgiveness. It was rather hard on me as I have some people in my life I am having a struggle with forgiving. So, I did not preach (as I would have been an hippocrite) but basically said if you forgive you are giving your own self a gift. Go Christian Writers Sparkteam!

While organizing my office yesterday, I found book after book that I bought and never read yet. Some fitness, religious, cookbooks...even a new English bible... My Catholic bible has worn out pages, my Joyce Meyer bible I do not understand. So, I picked up an English bible at a thrift store and will start reading. I understand Psalms and Proverbs, but the rest of the bible is so hard for me. Anyone else have difficulty? Go Christian Living Sparkteam!

Today is guess what? Coupon day! I got a tip in an e-mail that there should be three inserts today! I do not have a newspaper subscription but I have friends who save their coupon inserts for me. Hey, one person's trash is another person's treasure! Go Nifty & Thrifty Sparkteam!

Well, I am a plain as ever girl today. Perhaps if I had a man in my life I would fix myself up. I usually will not leave the house without my hair and make-up done. People still criticize my application. I like lots of make-up and big hair. However, when you are around two girls almost twenty-four hours a day, why bother? Go my beauty and singles Sparkteams! Give me a good kick in the petunia!

I now have a baby crockpot bought by a friend at a yard sale! Woo Hoo! I just have not figured out what to make in it yet...any recipes? I figure it would be good for dips. Go crockpot team!

Well, I will sign off for now... Go Steelers!

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Do not worry... I am NOT starving myself.

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Welcome back. Glad you had a good vacation.

I have concerns about your new diet, but since you mentioned that you read up on fitness and nutrition, I believe you know what you are doing.

Let us know how it goes.

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Hello team! As I was on vacation to my hometown, I only had Wi-Fi once or twice. So, I am STILL attempting to STILL get caught up on work, Sparkpeople, chores and activity.

As I am a leader of the JoAnna M. Lund Sparkteam, while over the vacation, I reviewed alot of her cookbooks that I had loaned from the library. A quite interesting lady.

On the other hand, I have started a new diet that I found while reviewing a Woman's World magazine over vacation. There is not even a name for the diet. However it is easy and doable...Cheerios w/ 1% milk for breakfast, a frozen entree for lunch and dinner then it called for Laughing Cow cheese for snack but it is too expensive for me so I substitute yogurt. I even had coupons for the Cheerios and yogurt! I am wanting to lose 10 pounds by atleast Christmas.

So, as you can tell, I spent alot of vacation reading on fitness and nutrition.

I hope you are having a good middle-of-the-week! If you have anything you want to talk about, tell all of us.

Remember, get in those 10 minutes of acitivity!

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How do you close the door?

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That's a lot of words! Thank you very much. ;)



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