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Joined Boot Camp
Friday, April 29, 2011      2 comments

I joined the Spring Boot Camp and am hoping for the best. Last Boot Camp I didn't last more than a few days. I'm 65 and limited in what I can do. I can't do push up because of shoulder injury. I can't do heavy squats because of knees. And I... Read more
Last of List of FActs
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      4 comments

Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers. The song, Auld Lang Syne, is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year. Drinking water after eat... Read more
More Fun Facts
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      4 comments

Because of the speed at which Earth moves around the Sun, it is impossible for a solar eclipse to last more than 7 minutes and 58 seconds. The night of January 20 is "Saint Agnes's Eve", which is regarded as a time when a young woman dreams of... Read more
Fun Facts
Monday, April 25, 2011      2 comments

If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on the left side of your mouth. To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from ... Read more
Happy Easter
Sunday, April 24, 2011      4 comments

This is for those who want their 3 points for reading a blog, but are busy with family, etc. Happy Easter!... Read more
I Wanna Go!
Saturday, April 23, 2011      5 comments

I'd like to go to the Equator. Why? Everything weighs one percent less at the equator.... Read more
Short and Funny
Friday, April 22, 2011      5 comments

I don't have anything inspirational or gripey today so I'm giving you a short, funny joke. A man is stopped by the police around 1:00 A.M. And is asked where he is going at this time of night. The man replies,“I am going to a lec... Read more
Exercise With a Sick Child
Thursday, April 21, 2011      4 comments

Didn't think exercising with a sick child was possible, but it is. That's if they're not too sick. My 3-year-old granddaughter came over vomitting this a.m. with diahrea. By 11:30 she was getting antsy so we went for a walk. Of course, I pus... Read more
Why Is It?
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      2 comments

Why is is that we wait until we get a bad diagnosis from the doctor before we decide to do something about our health. Wouldn't be great if it was hardwired into our brains from birth to fight heart problems, cancer, diabetics, etc.? Bad joint... Read more
Monday, April 18, 2011      6 comments

This is my granddaughter who recently auditioned and won a role in a small independent film being filmed at Warner Bros. Studio. It might have a chance of being shown at ... Read more
Sunday, April 17, 2011      5 comments

I love salsa--but not too spicy or hot. Medium to mild. It's my condiment of choice. I rarely have a burger or hot dog but it's delish on them. I haven't tried it yet on a sandwich, but why not. Homemade is best because you can control the... Read more
AT Least I Have Energy
Friday, April 15, 2011      4 comments

Okay, 1 1/2 years on Spark and I haven't lost. I've changed my exercise, my calorie count, etc. and nothing works. However, I feel better, all my bloodwork is normal, and I have energy. How do I know? I am 65 years old and can keep up with ... Read more
Quick Chuckle
Thursday, April 14, 2011      3 comments

Wouldn't you know it.... Brain cells come and brain cells go, but FAT cells live forever. ... Read more
Wild Weekend
Sunday, April 10, 2011      2 comments

What a weekend! We left Friday night for Oceanside which is about 350 miles from home. Got in at 2:00 a.m. after going through a fierce snow storm. Traffic over the mountains was practically at a stand still. Got up early Sat. morning and w... Read more
Good Samaritan
Thursday, April 07, 2011      5 comments

My husband decided to ride his motorcycle home from work. He got home and noticed that his hard-pack saddle bag (sort of) was missing. In it was his brief case with every work paper, reservation, etc. he needed. Also his camera, his palm pilo... Read more

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