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Quiet Fireworks
Thursday, July 08, 2021      6 comments

When I hear booms and crackles, I often go outside to see if I can view the colorful bursts of fireworks from my front yard. I thought perhaps there would be folks in the neighborhood who would have saved some for Monday night, since that day wa... Read more
Saving Articles to Pinterest -- Will They Still Be There When Spark People Closes?
Wednesday, June 30, 2021      6 comments

I had saved quite a few Spark articles rather than moving them to Pinterest or elsewhere. Now that I want to save them for the long term, will it do any good to move them there? Will they still be available to read again, or will they go away wh... Read more
Drama in the Palms
Sunday, March 28, 2021      5 comments

Every year, I meet with Son #2, DIL and her mother to arrange palms at church for the Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday services. DIL orders the palms, which are shipped from Miami in a huge box. There are two layers of palms, grouped and rubber ban... Read more
One Thing Leads to Another
Sunday, March 14, 2021      9 comments

I was feeling generous. I knew there was a bachelor at church who really enjoyed my chocolate-covered pretzel rods. When I made them for the gift shop, he'd always be the first customer. I didn't have any rods, but I did have the smaller more tr... Read more
Can You Handle It?
Thursday, March 04, 2021      5 comments

I realized as I was hand washing some dishes, that I was failing to wash the handles on the pans and knives. I'll bet you all are much more diligent than I am about that. ... Read more
Time to Update Spark People
Monday, February 15, 2021      7 comments

If you're new to Sparking, this site can seem overwhelming with all its information. Jump through this hoop and earn 3 points, that hoop will earn you 5. ... Read more
Take THAT, Winking Lizard!
Saturday, January 16, 2021      8 comments

emoticon The spinach-artichoke dip at Winking Lizard is our favorite. Sometimes I bring it home, sometimes DH ... Read more
Fish Markets and Pharmacists
Friday, January 08, 2021      6 comments

Recently, my husband retired and I had to hustle to sign up for Medicare Part B and a supplemental insurance plan. It was a hurried thing, because we were on our way out of state for a month. Arriving at our destination, I realized I would run o... Read more
Too Many Irons in the Fire
Tuesday, December 29, 2020      1 comments

Have you ever started a project, only to go to another room, begin something else, and promptly forget the first thing you started? That's pretty much the life of someone with ADD (aka myself). The Christmas decorations at church will come ... Read more
Talk about Snail Mail!
Monday, December 28, 2020      7 comments

Today the electric emoticon bill came in the mail. ... Read more
New Level
Sunday, December 27, 2020      5 comments

I like the new logo I'm seeing for Spark Level 23. It reminds me that above the clouds, the sun is always shining. ... Read more
Happy Boxing Day!
Saturday, December 26, 2020      4 comments

To all our friends to the north and east who celebrate Boxing Day, I wish you good travels (or Zoom calls) and lovely hours with friends and relatives. ... Read more
2020 COVID Comics #12
Friday, December 25, 2020      4 comments

The spread of COVID-19 is based on 2 things: 1.How dense the population is. 2.How dense the population is. Thus ends the twelve days of COVID. Merry Christmas, everyone. Stay safe. (Have you noticed those two words have replaced "Have a... Read more
2020 COVID Comics #11
Thursday, December 24, 2020      6 comments

Never in a million years could I have imagined I would go up to a bank teller wearing a mask & asking for money. ... Read more
2020 COVID Comics #10
Wednesday, December 23, 2020      5 comments

I hope the weather is good tomorrow for my trip to the Backyard. emoticon I’m getting tired of the Living Room. ... Read more

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