SparkPeople Genealogy Research Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=428 Are you interested in Genealogy? Want tips on researching your family? Here you can chat with others who share a similar interest and are working toward a healthier lifestyle. SparkPeople Genealogy Research Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=428 Printing from Ancestry.com http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x75176253 Does anyone have any experience in printing family pages or downloading information? I have a lot of material now and I'd like to see it on paper so I can annotate, etc. Sun, 7 Feb 2021 17:13:25 EST One new fact http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x72951835 I hereby challenge everyone on this team to add one new fact (big or small) to their family tree. <BR> <BR> For instance, I added a new location that my dad lived in during his childhood. Seems he spend a good amount of time moving from on New York address to another. Sat, 11 Jan 2020 16:26:29 EST Do you use Facebook http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72545012 I am on several groups with Facebook and I also have friends that share information. I love SparkPeople because it is so positive. With the elections coming up I may just quit FaceBook so I am not subjected to all the craziness. <BR> <BR> How about you? Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:19:16 EST Question of the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72155669 Does anyone know what happened to St. Louis Woman? Her Spark Page is gone and she hasn't been posting. I miss her. Carol Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:36:06 EST Question of the day August 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72098796 Today is National Left-handers Day. Are you left-handed? If so, does this cause any problems for you? If so, what kind? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d347bfd0-b6b0-4b69-a66f-a8a3e3072798.png"> Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:14:23 EST Question of the day August 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72093908 Today is National Middle Child Day. What is your birth order in your family? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aba089eb-f3bf-4acb-8a7b-00b35b5400cf.jpg"> Mon, 12 Aug 2019 19:02:11 EST Question of the day August 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72087433 Do you spend more time planning a project or actually doing it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/945172ce-d23f-4072-a03e-1fd69de085f9.png"> Sun, 11 Aug 2019 15:17:59 EST Question of the day August 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72082872 When on a road trip, do you prefer to go straight to your destination or take random side trips when you see something that interests you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9500b0d7-5e87-4246-955d-2d3ea7c2f37b.jpeg"> Sat, 10 Aug 2019 19:23:15 EST Question of the day August 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72076609 August 5-11 is National Bargain Hunting Week. Do you hunt for bargains? How? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/017841fd-828c-4ce9-bc1e-dae0c36e26be.jpg"> Fri, 9 Aug 2019 15:10:18 EST Question of the day August 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72070629 Today is National Happiness Happens Day. What made you happy today? Who did you make happy today? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ff74d490-563d-4c3a-8de9-c500a8e035e3.jpeg"> Thu, 8 Aug 2019 14:56:58 EST Question of the day August 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72064112 Do you belong to any social groups or organizations? If so, what are they &amp; what do they do? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/89b5ad76-d37a-4e41-87ea-d14c4bdf69c7.jpg"> Wed, 7 Aug 2019 12:44:44 EST Question of the day August 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72058012 What is your idea of a perfect day? How often are you able to achieve this? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/37f71a0c-3dc5-4fbf-a90e-bc6f92b5e4d4.jpeg"> Tue, 6 Aug 2019 12:30:15 EST Questionn of the day August 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72053830 Do you have a slow cooker? If so, do you use it? How often? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/206ec55e-d163-432c-85e8-f16b17c30704.jpg"> Mon, 5 Aug 2019 18:21:30 EST Question of the day August 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72045836 Beach, mountains or woods. Where would you rather spend time? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5312a379-be92-4a45-9d23-50626d84137d.jpg"> Sun, 4 Aug 2019 11:43:11 EST His Hers and Ours http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x72045644 His Hers and Ours <BR> <BR> There’s a reasonable chance that your ancestor’s family of origin was a “his, hers, and ours” family. Death of a spouse during their childbearing years was not all that unusual before 1900 and for economic or social reasons, a widow/er with children frequently chose to marry again. <BR> <BR> That may have resulted in a family where some children were the husband’s by a first marriage, some children were the wife’s by a previous marriage, and some resulted from th... Sun, 4 Aug 2019 10:56:00 EST Question of the day August 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72042049 I apologize for how late the questions have been posted lately but I've been having a lot of computer issues. Probably because it's so old. <BR> <BR> Today we are going to talk about grocery shopping. Do you shop in one large trip or several smaller trips? Do you shop at one grocery store or more than one? Do you use a list, coupons, local ad or just what looks good to you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9711f113-a827-415a-968b-7b406c51bebd.jpg"> Sat, 3 Aug 2019 17:53:34 EST Question of the day August 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72036758 August 1-7 is Simply Your Life Week. This week encourages those who need to refocus their lives and declutter – that doesn't just mean objects. The idea is to eliminate anything that causes stress or anxiety. <BR> <BR> Have you done anything to make your life simpler such as decluttering your home? Do you plan to? <BR> <BR> <BR> I actually found a four-week Simplify Your Life Challenge, so here are the focuses for each week: <BR> <BR> Week 1: Examine &amp; reduce commitments. In this week... Fri, 2 Aug 2019 18:13:36 EST Question of the day August 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72030610 August is National Peach Month. What is your favorite way to eat them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d386a70d-68d2-4a01-b541-df6784c60312.jpg"> Thu, 1 Aug 2019 17:59:21 EST Question of the day July 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72024654 If someone made a movie of your life would it be a drama, a comedy, a romantic-comedy, action film, or science fiction? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7d044eb6-a7db-4bc0-b30b-be1550376bd4.jpg"> Wed, 31 Jul 2019 20:34:13 EST Question of the day July 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72024647 Who is your favorite comedian? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e058450f-8784-4509-bcbf-167709bb9f5b.jpg"> Wed, 31 Jul 2019 20:32:52 EST Question of the day July 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72013012 If you were in a public restroom &amp; after washing your hands discovered there were no paper towels, how would you dry your hands? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6aa56be9-2d46-462a-8c19-1da984eb0b65.jpeg"> Mon, 29 Jul 2019 22:05:01 EST Question of the day July 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72005295 With all the changes that have been made, do you like Spark People more or less than you did before? Do you find it easier or more difficult to navigate? Why? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7e00431e-8807-49fb-a70f-a6f8060d67d1.jpg"> Sun, 28 Jul 2019 16:35:00 EST Question of the day July 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x72000306 July is National Independent Retailers Month. Do you try to shop at independently-owned businesses rather than big chain stores? Do you ever go out of your way to do so? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9cd781fe-09c9-48f7-82ce-70ce5a9c8e25.jpg"> Sat, 27 Jul 2019 18:49:19 EST Question of the day July 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71993838 Are you a crafter? If so, what kind or kinds of crafts do you do? Do you make them for yourself, give them away or sell them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6dfa1f0-2fd6-48a4-b0d0-553a4f495aea.jpg"> Fri, 26 Jul 2019 15:26:26 EST Question of the day July 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71988345 Today is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day. Do you like Hot Fudge Sundaes? When was the last time you had one? <BR> <BR> P.S. Sorry about all the ice cream questions this week. Didn’t plan it. It just happened. But this picture makes me really want one. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9696fcc5-e8bd-45f3-a6d0-97352f1a50be.jpg"> Thu, 25 Jul 2019 17:28:07 EST Question of the day July 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71982206 Do you set goals? If so, are they short term (week or so), medium term (month or so) or long term (year)? Care to share what kind of goals you set? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/15df9c09-d511-4015-bb9d-249ca972e36f.jpg"> Wed, 24 Jul 2019 17:34:15 EST Question of the day July 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71975884 What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Do you eat it often? How do you eat it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1890bfee-e859-4f5c-92e5-e299c3904fe9.png"> Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:22:48 EST Question of the day July 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71969940 Which of your personal values do you tend to use the most in living your life? What personal values do you admire most in others? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ee88418e-3446-4e11-948a-4d5872f2307e.jpg"> Mon, 22 Jul 2019 19:00:14 EST question of the day July 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71963148 What is your idea of a perfect weekend? How often are you able to do this? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/de755aa9-2ee1-4032-ae1a-780d8e852495.jpg"> Sun, 21 Jul 2019 15:03:33 EST Did Your Ancestor Get a Patent? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x71963014 Did Your Ancestor Get a Patent? <BR> <BR> Posted: 06 Jul 2019 10:52 AM PDT <BR> <BR> Chances are that I’m not going to patent what I jokingly referred to as a “grass height detector” on my Facebook page. But there is a chance that your relative developed an actual invention and received a patent for it. If the product didn’t make your relative’s life, there may have been no mention of it to later family members. <BR> <BR> US patent applications can be searched on Google Patents <link>pat... Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:33:06 EST Question of the day July 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71957361 With the temperature and heat index as high as it is in so much of the country, what are you doing to stay cool? Are you making an extra effort to stay hydrated as well? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/beb3993a-ea25-4433-8299-113e1c25ee65.jpg"> Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:18:33 EST Question of the day July 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71950949 When you go out to eat, what’s your favorite place to go? What’s your favorite dish there? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2af9ffdb-a8e6-4b57-8cff-0e2a68878ebe.jpeg"> Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:08:24 EST Question of the day July 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71944634 Are you a collector? If so, what is it that you collect? How many do you have in your collection? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/34f60aca-7597-48fe-b811-b9d0d6a46e0c.jpeg"> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:47:23 EST Question of the day July 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71939565 Have you ever had your fortune told? If so, what was your impression of it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bf971830-2848-4285-9797-70f935129157.jpg"> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:18:59 EST Question of the day July 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71932807 Let’s talk exercise. Morning, midday or night,…..what is your favorite time to exercise? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0721cc78-86fc-4eb7-b878-10eec7760dd4.jpg"> Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:54:58 EST Question of the day July 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71925883 Do you shop for gifts, make your own or give money/gift cards? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0503c477-1d10-44d3-935c-d49972e8e74c.jpeg"> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:17:54 EST Question of the day July 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71919940 Today is National Mac &amp; Cheese Day. Do you like mac &amp; cheese? Do you consider it a main dish or a side dish? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ba147a85-d1af-4011-9b5a-49c97ca1e3f0.jpeg"> Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:15:12 EST Question of the day July 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71914356 Should celebrities expect to have privacy in their lives? Why or why not? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b6bbd622-aa82-4845-ab94-656cd8f6fe02.jpeg"> Sat, 13 Jul 2019 15:10:04 EST Question of the day July 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71909315 Today is National Different Colored Eyes Day. Do you have different colored eyes or know someone who does? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/05a63492-fe5e-4988-81e8-e19cf041f746.jpg"> Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:22:02 EST Question of the day July 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71902753 Today is 7-11. The 7-Eleven stores are giving away free Slurpees to celebrate. Did you get yours? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d65b366a-f685-48bd-acf2-626c129b6cb9.jpeg"> Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:10:54 EST Digging Into Genealogical Sources http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71902505 Evidence Analysis Explained: Digging Into Genealogical Sources <BR> <BR> This article is the first in a three-part series that explores evidence analysis concepts through easy-to-understand definitions, probing questions to be utilized while researching, and real-world examples to illustrate the concepts that will help you analyze genealogical evidence like a pro! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9e27ba7d-c921-4aaf-8369-c1a7393e2912.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Read the artic... Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:43:31 EST Question of the day July 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71896382 What do you like best about living in the city, town or county that you live in? What do you like least about it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9234ada3-c98f-4426-a9bd-9b8ef32c7d94.jpg"> Wed, 10 Jul 2019 16:14:07 EST Question of the day July 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71888868 What did you have for breakfast today? Did you prepare it or did someone else? Were you at home or did you go out? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e3258627-44d4-4800-928f-4498bb25f16a.png"> Tue, 9 Jul 2019 12:42:10 EST Question of the day July 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71882680 What is the average amount of time you spend on the computer each day? Does it keep you from doing other things you need to do? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b200726c-4338-4b30-befe-6f26cddaca46.png"> Mon, 8 Jul 2019 14:05:52 EST Question of the day July 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71877375 July is Anti-Boredom month. What do you do when you’re feeling bored? Here is a link to just a few suggestions, but there are many more out there. <BR> <BR> 5 Things to do for National Anti-Boredom Month <BR> <link>www.communitycoffee.com/blog/detail/<BR>the-genuine-source/2018/07/16/5-things<BR>-to-do-for-national-anti-boredom-month </link> <BR> <BR> Beat the Boredom Blues! <BR> <link>www.kidzworld.com/article/5849-beat-<BR>the-boredom-blues </link> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ANTI-BOREDOM... Sun, 7 Jul 2019 19:05:29 EST Question of the day July 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71870022 Have you really made any lifestyle changes since you joined Spark People? What kind? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c193f5a5-7dde-4ca2-bc14-96d41f6e95b4.jpg"> Sat, 6 Jul 2019 14:00:38 EST Question of the day July 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71863831 Did you have a good 4th of July? What did you do? Were you able to at least somewhat stay on track? And speaking of track, did you track on your nutrition &amp; fitness trackers? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be753405-bfc7-4bdb-8a58-d92c86617506.jpg"> Fri, 5 Jul 2019 12:39:48 EST Question of the day July 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71857742 Happy Independence Day! Do you have special 4th of July traditions? If so, what are they? <BR> <BR> Have fun &amp; stay safe! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c3c9ccaa-4d82-4c11-ad70-7c459e2e97b2.jpeg"> Thu, 4 Jul 2019 12:04:47 EST Question of the day July 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71852075 If you were spending a week on a staycation, what local attractions would you be sure to put on your to-do list? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d0fc2f96-8eb5-4219-a25f-abe523263fa9.gif"> Wed, 3 Jul 2019 13:14:06 EST Question of the day July 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71846045 What are your favorite things to do on a rainy day and or night? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/17ddfddb-566c-4fe3-98f5-de28ae582494.jpeg"> Tue, 2 Jul 2019 15:43:54 EST Question of the day July 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71838870 July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month. Do you think that cell phones have become a problem in our society? Are you ever guilty of inconsiderate use of your cell phone? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cf776a0d-ccfa-4779-a8f0-a3c4b97611a5.png"> Mon, 1 Jul 2019 13:02:16 EST Question of the day June 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71832389 The year is now half over. Are you making progress toward your goals? Do you ask for help from your teams when you need help? If not, why? That’s what we’re here for. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f3c995e4-f2ab-4643-bc1c-53eac2a6eef4.png"> Sun, 30 Jun 2019 13:49:04 EST Question of the day June 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71827802 Summer seems to lead to lots of get-togethers. Do you prefer large get-togethers or small intimate ones? Formal or informal? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/22b9b00a-a7f6-42d6-89ea-d0771e40b181.jpg"> Sat, 29 Jun 2019 16:21:07 EST Question of the day June 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71822162 What is your favorite kind of fruit? How often do you eat it? What is your favorite way to eat it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ea392af9-d779-4a20-9564-cc91b450ac0f.jpeg"> Fri, 28 Jun 2019 17:20:57 EST Question of the day June 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71815941 Have you tried any new genealogy sites and/or resources this year? If so, what were they? How did you like them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/10cdb748-05e3-4622-8744-25cd12935c9b.jpg"> Thu, 27 Jun 2019 17:27:12 EST Question of the day June 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71808568 Do you include housework &amp; yard work on your fitness tracker? If not, why? <BR> <BR> Simple and easy cleaning, such as dusting, taking out the trash, straightening and changing the bed linens, can burn up to 170 calories per hour for a 150-pound person. And heavier duty tasks such as sweeping the floor, washing windows and cleaning the garage can burn more than 250 calories an hour. <BR> <BR> A 150-pound person can easily burn 200-400 calories an hour working in the yard. <BR> When it'... Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:53:17 EST Question of the day June 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71803414 Do you like to go to carnivals &amp; fairs? Do you attend them often? What do you like most about them? What do you dislike most about them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/44c8322a-191a-490f-899e-24322a50daf2.jpg"> Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:54:57 EST Question of the day June 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71797875 Do you recycle? If so, are you consistent with it or hit and miss? If you're a crafter, do you use recycled materials in your crafts? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/58f57f1a-d37f-4caa-b3ac-db08168efc07.jpg"> Mon, 24 Jun 2019 17:22:10 EST Question of the day June 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71790198 Today is National Hydration Day. How do you make sure you stay hydrated? What are your plans for the week? If they are outside, will you be drinking more water to stay hydrated? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/59b31c57-2648-4719-9a5e-76b4e292989c.jpeg"> Sun, 23 Jun 2019 11:59:32 EST Question of the day June 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71785550 When are you most likely to make poor food choices? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a7cf0008-32ff-4d7f-b591-84b88492da18.jpg"> Sat, 22 Jun 2019 13:51:13 EST Question of the day June 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71780317 Today is National Selfie Day. Have you joined the “selfie” bandwagon? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1beab0b2-022f-4bdb-a741-780d9ed77e00.jpeg"> Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:53:23 EST Question of the day June 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71775135 Are you a chef or a cook? Do you like to create your own dishes or do you need to follow a recipe? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2ba19229-58ea-4c9f-bc98-5872b16e456d.jpg"> Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:59:48 EST Question of the day June 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71766930 What is something you’ve never done but would really like to try? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7853dcec-ac7f-4362-8d88-0f4816e61a53.jpeg"> Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:39:38 EST Question of the day June 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71762505 What type of eating style do you follow – regular, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, Mediterranean, or something else? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/57672594-5a2a-431d-9834-f9974293e68b.jpeg"> Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:18:29 EST Question of the day June 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71756864 Have you picked your ideal weight goal? If so, how did you pick it? Have you reached it yet? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/682dad56-7c65-4b29-839a-ed509ff31bbd.jpg"> Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:41:33 EST Question of the day June 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71750106 Happy Fathers Day. Do you have any special traditions for Father’s Day? If so, what are they? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a64a446d-63d0-488b-bfd5-0882e9af6d24.jpeg"> Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:32:02 EST Question of the day June 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71744617 June 15th is National Smile Power Day. Do you practice smiling at others? Do you agree that smiling makes you feel better? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8aaff92e-fa65-49dc-8e2e-19e57895491e.jpg"> Sat, 15 Jun 2019 12:55:19 EST Question of the day June 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71738758 Today is Flag Day. Do you display the American Flag at your home? If so, is it every day or just on special occasions? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a520f325-3d61-44fd-ae22-b2833d5f9a1a.jpeg"> Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:11:09 EST Question of the day June 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71733877 Do you prefer to work out in a group or by yourself? At the gym or at home? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f080f4b7-e9b2-49f5-9f41-0b9406dcf235.jpg"> Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:40:47 EST Question of the day June 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71727602 June is National Iced Tea Month. Do you drink iced tea? If so, what type – regular, herbal, etc? Sweet or unsweetened? Do you drink it just in the summer or all year long? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1c1d6bef-7c69-437a-a9e6-fefb12d4b3f2.jpeg"> Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:24:54 EST Question of the day June 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71721084 Do you ever check out the recipes at SparkRecipes.com? Have you watched any of Chef Meg’s cooking videos? Have you made any of the recipes? If so, what was it, did you like it &amp; would you make it again? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3a0e8883-c90d-4a3f-aee4-6fc3bfbf9c7c.png"> Tue, 11 Jun 2019 13:30:43 EST Question of the day June 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71716194 June 10th is National Herbs &amp; Spices Day. Do you use a variety of herbs &amp; spices in your meal preparation? Have you tried any new ones lately? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d062c60b-0277-472d-b8fc-8b9a9627d674.jpg"> Mon, 10 Jun 2019 19:01:54 EST Question of the day June 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71709125 What is your idea of a perfect Sunday? How often do you get to experience it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b41fd6fc-0127-4ce3-847a-8d6d2fbca30e.jpg"> Sun, 9 Jun 2019 13:13:02 EST Question of the day June 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71704012 What is the last class that you attended? Was it for fun, business, etc? Did you enjoy it? Are there any classes that you would like to attend in the future? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b985fe44-89e0-4f76-975f-3146d1d84d20.jpeg"> Sat, 8 Jun 2019 14:50:21 EST Question of the day June 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71698361 We work hard to eat properly &amp; get enough exercise, but what about our brain? What are you doing to keep your brain active &amp; in shape? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1677b391-5c3b-46fd-9fc9-e1845ab9c22a.jpg"> Fri, 7 Jun 2019 15:17:48 EST Question of the day June 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71692416 Today is National Yo-yo Day. Have you ever had a yo-yo? If so, how good were you with it? Do you have one now? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1767cdbc-33d1-4d29-8c31-9ef02b1e7c9c.jpeg"> Thu, 6 Jun 2019 14:05:25 EST Question of the day June 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71686870 Do you stick to just one type of exercise or do you do a variety of different exercises to strengthen your whole body? What type(s) do you do? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f4c63e1b-acdc-4fad-a48e-98b3e7d13812.jpg"> Wed, 5 Jun 2019 16:24:32 EST Question of the day June 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71680400 What is your favorite day of the week? Why? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ac97706-c02c-48f0-9e18-226de0059dde.jpeg"> Tue, 4 Jun 2019 16:43:57 EST Question of the day June 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71672295 June is National Adopt a Cat Month. Do you have a cat? If so, tell us about him or her. Did you adopt him or her from a shelter? <BR> <BR> A picture of your fur baby if you have one, please. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bafff4ed-a68a-4d1b-9501-83680d87cc8b.gif"> Mon, 3 Jun 2019 10:42:05 EST Question of the day June 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71666698 Do you dress for comfort or for style? When you really want to be comfortable, what do you wear? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5a888c79-b52e-47c5-8b63-14fd9fcfa6ea.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Sun, 2 Jun 2019 13:17:05 EST Question of the day June 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71661529 June is designated as Great Outdoors Month each year through a Presidential Proclamation, and highlights the numerous benefits of active fun outdoors and the magnificent shared resources of our parks, forests, refuges, and other public lands and waters. <BR> <BR> What is your favorite way to spend time outdoors? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b42b7c5b-0ee6-45cd-89cd-e988b66713f7.png"> <BR> <BR> For more information visit <BR> <link>www.greatoutdoorsmonth.org... Sat, 1 Jun 2019 15:58:15 EST Question of the day May 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71656040 Do you usually walk, run, bike ride, etc. outside? If so, do you still do it during bad weather like rain, snow &amp; excessively hot or cold temps? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c36f7420-bad3-4bf8-a7c7-23d06535b650.jpeg"> Fri, 31 May 2019 18:37:12 EST Question of the day May 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71649271 Today is National Creativity Day. What are your creative talents? How did you get involved in the various types of creativity? Do you have a favorite? <BR> <BR> Please add pictures if possible. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aebfc770-5ce8-4d8b-b0d8-e34268ae060b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CREATIVITY DAY <BR> <BR> Unleash your imagination on May 30th for National Creativity Day! Whether you are an artist, writer, musician, filmmaker, blogger,photographer,graphic ... Thu, 30 May 2019 16:00:55 EST Question of the day May 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71643801 Do you do or have you done any volunteer work? If so, would you please tell us something about it? Do you enjoy it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/07d05ee6-3a7a-4c0a-9f3b-6fd5bcc08ce3.jpg"> Wed, 29 May 2019 20:18:40 EST Question of the day May 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71636810 When you really want to be comfortable, what do you wear? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bc9007c7-c799-4ef8-924f-6adb9f40cec9.jpeg"> Tue, 28 May 2019 16:33:25 EST Question of the day May 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71630640 Does your family have any special traditions for Memorial Day weekend? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eceb9b3a-1999-4f4e-94c1-1ccbfa96bce2.jpg"> Mon, 27 May 2019 16:58:18 EST Question of the day May 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71624687 When you were a child did you buy snow cones from the snow cone man? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/acbe4a35-5f13-4d37-a395-d07af92eb2c9.jpg"> Sun, 26 May 2019 15:29:03 EST Question of the day May 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71619116 We've had some pretty severe weather - storms, flooding, tornadoes, etc. - in many parts of the country. Have you or someone close to you been affected by them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/71bbaaf8-b586-4cbb-a3d9-38818a1c0fd8.jpg"> Sat, 25 May 2019 14:45:03 EST “Was My Ancestor an Orphan?” Guardianship http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71619080 “Was My Ancestor an Orphan?” Understanding Guardianship in Genealogy <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bda6bfb6-7785-4760-8427-e8c2a9309718.png"> <BR> <BR> Who is considered an orphan? Someone with no living parents? Not until the late 1800s. In this article, we’ll explain what guardianship really means. <BR> <BR> Genealogists may encounter references to orphans in guardianship or probate records. However, researchers shouldn’t assume both parents were deceased. Th... Sat, 25 May 2019 14:29:28 EST Question of the day May 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71613947 Today is National Scavenger Hunt Day. Have you ever gone on a scavenger hunt? If so, did you enjoy it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c41d6e34-d838-4a82-bdea-aadf140ee719.jpeg"> Fri, 24 May 2019 17:02:50 EST Question of the day May 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71607647 Spark People recommends that you take time each week to plan your meals ahead for the week before you go grocery shopping. What do you think of this idea? Do you do it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1c2310b-aaa3-46be-8515-20d75f2b8c21.jpg"> Thu, 23 May 2019 16:02:26 EST Question of the day May 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71601891 Many adults are involved in continuing education classes either as a requirement for their jobs or just because they enjoy learning new things. Are you one of these people? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/add2aaad-c65a-4ae2-ba90-01c385784bee.jpeg"> Wed, 22 May 2019 16:27:50 EST Question of the day May 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71595663 Do you eat more home cooked meals, fast food meals, take-out meals or sit down restaurant meals? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f2050cac-4491-4d2c-b582-29429ca4fa2e.jpeg"> Tue, 21 May 2019 15:03:51 EST Making Your Unknown Parentage Case a Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x71595387 Keys to Making Your Unknown Parentage Case a Success <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0623c78a-8db8-407f-9c8b-1e0207a49faa.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Congratulations! You’ve given this a lot of thought, and you’re ready to find your birth parents. You know this is a big job, so you’ve asked Legacy Tree Genealogists to help. We’re on it, and we can’t wait to get started. <BR> <BR> Here’s a secret, though: A lot of our success here is going to depend on you. We’ve helped a lot... Tue, 21 May 2019 13:36:54 EST Question of the day May 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71589710 What is the first thing you notice about someone you are meeting for the first time? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/326e08b6-9621-47ee-a0d3-5d8114300029.png"> Mon, 20 May 2019 15:30:56 EST Question of the day May 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71583718 If you were running for president, what would your campaign slogan be? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1171bf60-443b-476e-bd8b-49e11415e765.jpeg"> Sun, 19 May 2019 17:37:55 EST Don’t Assume That It Is Wrong http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71577336 Don’t Assume That It Is Wrong <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/89ca0f18-0333-45d7-8b4c-cacae7a77127.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do not assume something that looks incorrect is. It may be right. The image that is a part of this post comes from a marriage record in Union County, Iowa, that indicates the bride Emma Pollard was getting married for the fifth time. The temptation might be that somehow this is incorrect–it does seem high. <BR> <BR> Turns out it was correct and this ... Sat, 18 May 2019 14:06:24 EST No Hint of a Previous Marriage http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71577325 No Hint of a Previous Marriage <BR> <BR> Many marriage records give no hint that one of the parties had been married before. This 1852 marriage certification gives nary a clue that the bride was a widow, over forty, and the mother of several children. <BR> <BR> Assume nothing. Lack of a “Mrs.” or “Miss” before the bride’s name usually means nothing. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/51349a44-1b08-4e19-aefa-f121eff15b01.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <link>genealogytipoftheday.... Sat, 18 May 2019 14:04:14 EST The Clerk Might Not Know I Was Married Before http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71577314 The Clerk Might Not Know I Was Married Before <BR> <BR> Marriage records will not always indicate if one of the parties has been married before. Some marriage records may list the groom as “Mr.” and the brides as “Miss” or “Mrs,” but others will make absolutely no distinction. <BR> <BR> Do not assume that if one of the parties had been married that a subsequent will make a note of it. Some records may indicate the bride is a widow, but others will not. <BR> <BR> For this reason, unless the... Sat, 18 May 2019 13:59:37 EST Question of the day May 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71577148 Do you have any tattoos? If so, what are they &amp; where are they? Are you glad you have them or do you wish you didn't? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ab42bd68-8584-45ce-8aad-6a710485b31c.jpeg"> Sat, 18 May 2019 13:13:40 EST Question of the day May 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71571827 The month of May is National Bike Month. National Bike to Work Day takes place on the third Friday in May. <BR> <BR> Are you a bicycle rider? Is this something you would participate in? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cec5912d-71e1-496d-aeb3-4f7b441a847d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Bike to Work Day is an annual event held on various days in the Spring across the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and other places, that promotes the bicycle as an option for commuting to wor... Fri, 17 May 2019 15:42:57 EST Question of the day May 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71565419 Who is your best friend? How long have you know him or her? Where did you meet? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6efe7042-7093-423d-8d7f-7adaa4afe9b5.jpeg"> Thu, 16 May 2019 15:49:19 EST Question of the day May 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71559064 Bath or shower – which do you prefer? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1e3547f-c0c9-4fde-a560-bf872f18daf5.jpeg"> Wed, 15 May 2019 15:07:54 EST Question of the day May 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71552448 What type of music do you like to listen to? Do you play any musical instruments or sing? If so, do you play or sing with a group? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d88a732f-5b71-4c00-9ada-45a4b4720bf2.png"> Tue, 14 May 2019 14:53:08 EST Question of the day May 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71546258 On average, how many hours of sleep do you get each night? Is it too much, not enough or just the right amount for you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/33a4eaaa-4ab9-4d45-9008-4579f9b64cff.jpeg"> Mon, 13 May 2019 16:09:32 EST Question of the day May 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71539963 Happy Mother’s Day! Do you have any special traditions to celebrate Mother’s Day? If so, what are they? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5b1b3fb4-8a41-4f2d-9b21-62560def330d.jpeg"> Sun, 12 May 2019 15:05:29 EST Question of the day May 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71534075 What was the best advice you ever received? Who was it from? Did you realize how good it was at the time or did the understanding come later? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9da58123-3b3d-4e2e-a757-74dbcea93a8f.png"> Sat, 11 May 2019 14:23:46 EST Question of the day May 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71527886 Do you use a device such as Fitbit tracker or smartwatch to track your steps &amp; other activities? If so, how do you like it? Do you think it encourages you to be more active? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b1904615-87d4-4a90-9337-ca44a9370321.jpg"> Fri, 10 May 2019 14:46:09 EST Question of the day May 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71521789 What was your main reason for joining Spark People? Where did you hear about it? How long have you been a Spark member? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/54073f85-828d-4df4-a174-343d036eb8dd.jpg"> Thu, 9 May 2019 15:42:52 EST Question of the day May 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71515320 Who do you talk to most on the telephone? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bb5de644-4a1f-4bd2-a102-3c506262cb63.jpeg"> Wed, 8 May 2019 13:47:19 EST Question of the day May 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71508940 May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. Do you have arthritis &amp; if so what do you do to help ease it? Does it stop you from doing things you enjoy doing? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b9845d62-03ca-4c10-b6b1-8b2726da83ed.jpg"> Tue, 7 May 2019 15:16:36 EST Question of the day May 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71502294 Darn! I missed World Naked Gardening Day on the first Saturday of May. Did you participate? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/242b2b63-caf6-40f9-ab2a-c5931b13aec6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The first Saturday in May is World Naked Gardening Day. It falls on May 4, 2019, and if you’re thinking of celebrating, make sure you consider these words of wisdom. <BR> <BR> While we should all be proud of our bodies, it’s not considered socially acceptable to just parade around in our b... Mon, 6 May 2019 15:22:41 EST Question of the day May 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71495238 Do you attend any of the Cinco de Mayo celebrations that are held? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4512f1ad-3416-4a1f-93c5-e17360a44a14.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Today is Cinco de Mayo. The more general definition is - Cinco de Mayo (pronounced: ['sinko ðe maio]; Spanish for "May 5th", or literally, "Five of May") is a celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862... Sun, 5 May 2019 15:12:17 EST Question of the day May 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71489196 Today is National Star Wars Day! Are you a Star Wars fan? Have you seen all the movies? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b03bfc57-b69f-43aa-add1-a1de5db384a3.png"> Sat, 4 May 2019 15:23:23 EST Question of the day May 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71482214 May is National Meditation Month. Do you spend time in meditation? If so, how &amp; where? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1f7ba899-31c0-4887-98c7-3b46565e4dd9.png"> Fri, 3 May 2019 12:13:10 EST Question of the day May 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71476354 Do you consider things like mowing the grass, trimming the edges, pulling weeds, etc. hard work or good exercise? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d102be3c-c993-492d-9826-b8f4758ccbba.jpg"> Thu, 2 May 2019 15:38:54 EST Question of the day May 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71469809 May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Do you ride motorcycles or does someone in your family ride them? Do you follow traffic laws &amp; practice awareness to your surroundings in order to stay safe? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6024dc41-ddc3-40f0-93bd-73ad00f15c40.jpg"> <BR> <BR> May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. With warmer weather, it’s time to remind everyone to be on the alert and to share the road with motorcyclists. <BR> <BR> Riders who have... Wed, 1 May 2019 16:19:07 EST Back At It http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71462933 We both picked up a copy of RootsMagic 7 and I got DW an Ancestry subscription for Christmas which is what got it all started again. My DS has tons of info and I think she'll give me her Ancestry password so I can steal from her as well. It's going a lot more smoothly than I remember with Family Tree Maker from years ago. <BR> <BR> Here's a question. For hobbyists such as us, is it okay to accept the photostats of public records found on Ancestry and other sources as "proof" or do I reall... Tue, 30 Apr 2019 17:12:26 EST Question of the day April 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71462236 April 30 is Table Top Day. The Day is to encourage playing of tabletop games. <BR> <BR> Who did you last play a game (not electronic) with? How long ago? What are your favorite games? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/494df795-23ad-4b73-a233-5723d35fa304.jpeg"> <BR> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:05:06 EST Question of the day April 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71455704 Today is International Dance Day. Are you a dancer? If so, is it something you enjoy &amp; do a lot of? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1be67fc4-1075-45df-981d-f94d66047f93.jpg"> <BR> <BR> UNESCO has a habit of reserving 24 hours for everything in the field of performing arts, so it’s perhaps no surprise that there’s an annual International Dance Day. It has been earmarked as a celebration for anyone who attaches “value and importance” to dance, and “acts as a wak... Mon, 29 Apr 2019 14:34:06 EST Question of the day April 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71448544 Do you enjoy attending family reunions? Are you a reunion organizer? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e00180f2-64f8-4ed2-955d-f8a245ae1ac6.jpeg"> Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:27:30 EST Question of the day April 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71442667 The last Saturday in April is World Tai Chi and Qigong Day. Do you practice either of these as part of your overall exercise program? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6013a574-694c-4b9a-abf0-426fa9fbddd9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Overview <BR> The annual April event is open to the general public, and begins in the earliest time zones of Samoa at 10 am, and then participants across Oceania, Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, and South America take part, with celebrations i... Sat, 27 Apr 2019 13:23:26 EST Question of the day April 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71436306 Do you think that organic food is the only way or the better way to eat or do you think that non organic food is just as good as long as you're eating healthy meals? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8431d17d-9f7f-47d7-82a0-e22daa02dbe1.jpg"> Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:46:23 EST Witnesses in Pension Claims http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71435621 Witnesses in Pension Claims <BR> <BR> Military pensions can be a great source of information. Sometimes the clues are blunt and obvious. Sometimes they are a little more subtle. One set of clues that can be helpful is how long witnesses have known the person they are providing information on. In a high proportion of pension applications, the witnesses indicate how long they have known the veteran or the widow. Assuming that information is correct, it can be used to help track the veteran’s o... Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:37:32 EST Digging Through Name Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71431942 This is an interesting article. I have one person with a known alias in my tree, but don't have a reason for the alias YET! <BR> <BR> <BR> Digging Through Name Changes: The Challenge of Dealing with Aliases in Genealogy Research <BR> <BR> What’s in a name? Plenty, when you’re dealing with name changes in genealogy research! We share how to overcome the obstacle of aliases in your family history research! <BR> <BR> A fascinating recent project for Legacy Tree Genealogists involved a search... Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:24:12 EST Question of the day April 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71430925 Have you turned on your heat or air in the past week? How about open windows? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dcb365b0-a661-4cfc-8ab9-aa3f6de4b047.jpeg"> Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:35:29 EST Question of the day April 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71425192 Do you belong to any clubs, societies, organizations or other groups? What are they? How long have you been a member? What do you do? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e0c019f-c272-4fbf-bc17-54cde0bf9a89.jpg"> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 17:24:00 EST Question of the day April 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71417016 World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world. <BR> <BR> Are you a bookworm? If so, do you encourage other family members &amp; friends to read? Do y... Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:12:39 EST What If the Vital Record Doesn’t Exist? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71410747 What If the Vital Record Doesn’t Exist? 3 Vital Record Substitutes You Can Use in Your Genealogy Research <BR> <BR> Today, the United States Legislature governs US vital record-keeping including registering births, marriages, and deaths. These vital records make it easier to follow a paper trail from parent to child and extend our genealogies back several generations. However, some states did not mandate vital record recording until the 1900s. Because of this, in certain states we do not hav... Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:31:25 EST Question of the day April 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71410532 Today is Earth Day. Do you take part in any of the Earth Day celebrations around your area? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/067c5e0f-df1b-480f-9d70-2836c57c5518.jpeg"> Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:50:42 EST Question of the day April 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71405530 Did you stay at least close to your healthy eating goal today? Or did you over-indulge in Easter eggs, jelly beans, Peeps &amp; chocolate rabbits? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4155e601-a927-45eb-8993-b5e56c19b548.jpeg"> Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:03:23 EST Question of the day April 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71399023 Tomorrow is Easter, also called Resurrection Sunday. I realize that some of you may not celebrate Easter but for those of you that do, are you prepared? Do you &amp; your family and/or friends have any special traditions? Please share about them. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fa65dacd-d74f-4a04-a7f0-1edb2f7fc65d.jpg"> Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:46:22 EST Question of the day April 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71392830 Is a new swimsuit in your forecast for this year? Do you dread or look forward to buying a new one? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5180833a-e61d-4276-92d4-09bd1856b5fa.jpeg"> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:23:51 EST Question of the day April 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71388151 Do you often get into conversations with strangers? If so, do you start them or do they? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e92c3c3-2b90-4c70-adb1-d348341bc68e.png"> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:35:04 EST Question of the day April 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71381328 Today is National Ellis Island Family History Day. Do you use the Ellis Island website in your genealogy research? If so, have you found anything useful there? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bc062d5c-d545-493a-971f-007c633a91ef.jpg"> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:08:17 EST Question of the day April 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71374385 Today is National Wear Your Pajamas to work day. Would you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3d45a26e-45da-42ff-95c0-7bfac87d4de4.jpg"> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:49:05 EST Question of the day April 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71368043 It’s Tax Day! Can you sit back relaxed knowing that you have it taken care of? Or are you in a rush to get it finished at the last minute? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/81308304-9e4c-48ce-80a7-edc98104b738.png"> Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:07:05 EST Question of the day April 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71360686 Do you start your day with a healthy breakfast? What do you usually have? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/72348766-2192-4ae2-8375-4afea13a12b5.jpg"> Sun, 14 Apr 2019 13:01:48 EST Question of the day April 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71353969 Finish this sentence: "I’m glad that I’ve never ___." <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c181e94b-66c9-4815-b42c-90419aa7dc29.jpg"> Sat, 13 Apr 2019 10:28:05 EST Question of the day April 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71347877 Today is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day. Do you eat grilled cheese sandwiches? How do you like them made? What do you like to eat with them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b4898760-9adf-4fe4-9460-04171cdd54fc.jpg"> Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:32:03 EST Question of the day April 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71342258 Today is National Pet Day. <BR> April 11 is National Pet Day. While loving our pets is something we do every day, National Pet Day encourages us to pay special attention to pets who may not get that extra attention. Helping out orphaned pet companions will improve their health and improve their opportunities for adoption. <BR> <BR> Sometimes their human companions aren’t well. Making sure their forever furry friends are receiving the best of care will help relieve stress and worry. <BR> ... Thu, 11 Apr 2019 12:46:51 EST Smarmy Upstart DNA Websites – Just Say NO! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x71336337 This article is important. Please read it. <BR> <BR> <link>dna-explained.com </link> Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:54:57 EST Question of the day April 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71335461 If someone came into your home right now, what would they find on top of your refrigerator? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/294618bf-fbb8-4997-8955-8e6a5b682bac.jpg"> Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:04:46 EST Question of the day April 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71328903 Do you do better at sticking to good habits during the week or on weekends? What do you do different? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b98a46ce-5124-47ba-96e6-2e6143ff9ccf.jpeg"> Tue, 9 Apr 2019 12:18:10 EST Question of the day April 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71323257 When you’re doing research, do you take one individual or family unit &amp; search for them in all available sources? Or do you take one source &amp; use it to look for various individuals or families in your tree? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a39dca2a-a1e9-473e-88de-ef72f1c5e85a.jpg"> Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:29:46 EST Question of the day April 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71316185 Today is National No Housework Day. <BR> National No Housework Day is observed annually on April 7th. <BR> Are you looking for an excuse to get out of doing housework? Well, here it is. On April 7th, do absolutely no sweeping, dusting, laundry, dishes and all the other items that fall into the housework category. Catch up on a book, have coffee with friends or anything else that you enjoy. <BR> <BR> HOW TO OBSERVE <BR> Do anything but housework and use #NationalNoHouseworkDay to post o... Sun, 7 Apr 2019 13:06:03 EST Question of the day April 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71309891 What hobbies do you enjoy? How did you get started on them? Which ones do you spend the most time on? Does the time spent on them vary with the seasons? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f70f0c5-28ce-4120-8111-d2e0b940172c.jpg"> Sat, 6 Apr 2019 12:05:39 EST Question of the day April 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71303928 What advice would you give someone who is just starting out on this healthy lifestyle journey? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5b9b169b-7ef4-40a9-a481-b99ddebfc4b2.jpg"> Fri, 5 Apr 2019 12:29:19 EST Question of the day April 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71298099 Do you think about our descendants who will be researching us in a hundred years or so? Do you take any special steps to make things easier for them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c0690124-e67f-42d8-bba7-583829cb42f8.jpg"> Thu, 4 Apr 2019 12:40:09 EST Question of the day April 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71290938 I want to develop a healthier lifestyle because….. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b1aa1697-a394-4b95-aab0-a9286745703e.jpeg"> Wed, 3 Apr 2019 11:43:33 EST Question of the day April 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71285494 Today is National Peanut Butter &amp; Jelly Day. Do you eat peanut butter &amp; jelly sandwiches? Do you have other ways to combine peanut butter &amp; jelly? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f71d53ad-464a-48e4-9a16-09afd32568e2.jpeg"> Tue, 2 Apr 2019 16:01:24 EST Question of the day April 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71278156 Today is April Fool’s Day! Are you an April Fool’s Day prankster? If so, what is your favorite prank to play on people? What is the most memorable prank that has been played on you or that you’ve seen? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cbc49f6e-fef9-420c-8cda-5bcbf88c258d.jpeg"> Mon, 1 Apr 2019 13:07:16 EST Question of the day March 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71271465 Do you “prove” your tree as you add people or do you add them &amp; then go back to find the proof? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ff79ffe7-e792-49e5-bf26-be8b4c25b312.jpg"> Sun, 31 Mar 2019 13:35:08 EST Question of the day March 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71264246 What one modern convenience (either appliance or technological advancement) would you definitely prefer not to have to live without? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/080abcb3-14c5-471e-9d9f-b7b54e7f11a9.jpg"> Sat, 30 Mar 2019 10:57:03 EST Question of the day March 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71258952 It is recommended that we get at least 10,000 steps in every day. Do you? <BR> <BR> The average American walks 3,000 to 4,000 steps a day, or roughly 1.5 to 2 miles. It's a good idea to find out how many steps a day you walk now, as your own baseline. Then you can work up toward the goal of 10,000 steps by aiming to add 1,000 extra steps a day every two weeks. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/baafc893-1ed6-42ed-99ba-6c063bdba418.jpg"> Fri, 29 Mar 2019 13:30:35 EST Question of the day March 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71253850 Do you set goals for yourself? Do you set short time goals, long time goals or somewhere in between? How often do you review those goals &amp; update them when necessary? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8c96d476-6d56-4461-b202-d464cb0add4a.jpg"> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:17:21 EST Question of the day March 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71245752 How about avocados? Do you like them? Hate them? If you eat them, what is your favorite way or ways to prepare them? Feel free to add your favorite recipe. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f0bb5bc2-636f-42f6-a8d2-28c7099659f0.jpg"> Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:53:58 EST Question of the day March 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71239622 Today my oldest daughter turns 24. <BR> What were YOU doing at the age of 24? Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:06:16 EST Question of the day March 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71239614 What is the last thing that you really knew you shouldn’t eat, but went ahead &amp; did anyway? Was it as good as you thought it would be? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7dee43b9-a2ec-433e-af8b-919d5a7bd3f7.jpeg"> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:05:28 EST Question of the day March 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71233151 Do you put off exercising or do you just do it? If you do put it off, what is your most often excuse? If you just do it, what do you do to maintain the regularity? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1f6ff30d-4abd-49b5-9776-66f855b1a53c.jpg"> Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:52:20 EST Where to Find Free Genealogy Courses http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x71233040 Where To Find Free Genealogy Courses – It’s Easier Than You Think! <BR> <BR> Genealogy researchers are continually learning and trying to improve their genealogy research skills. Fortunately, many free genealogy courses are available online! Get ready to improve your genealogy research skills from the comfort of your couch. <BR> <BR> Face it, as we get deeper into our ancestor’s research, we come across new areas of genealogy we know little about. Maybe you find yourself stuck while traci... Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:41:09 EST Question of the day March 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71226909 Do you like to go to garage sales, yard sales, estate sales, flea markets, etc.? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e30e6d1e-3f8d-4ab0-b610-5c6b9e99ee12.jpeg"> Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:36:30 EST Question of the day March 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71221728 Where is your favorite place to go for a night out or an afternoon on the town? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/25490bff-4d7c-44db-a814-c2efae4ad113.jpeg"> Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:41:51 EST Question of the day March 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71214769 Do you have a reward system in place for when you reach a goal? If so, how does it work? What kind of rewards do you give yourself? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c03eb7e8-828a-4ccc-9d96-35a7e81550b2.jpg"> Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:30:07 EST Question of the day March 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71209177 Yesterday was the official first day of spring this year. My question to you is – Do you really have four seasons where you live? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e8e5df9-6935-42c7-b7b7-639c547ceeb4.jpg"> Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:35:40 EST Question of the day March 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71203799 Do you run your errands whenever they come up or do you do them in groups to cut down on the number of trips you make? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7f86021c-c113-48a7-b0c3-3d0e390afbfa.jpeg"> Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:51:42 EST Question of the day March 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71197640 Do you talk in your sleep? Or walk in your sleep? <BR> <BR> Sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is a behavior disorder that originates during deep sleep and results in walking or performing other complex behaviors while asleep. It is much more common in children than adults and is more likely to occur if a person is sleep deprived. <BR> <BR> Sleep talking, or somniloquy, is the act of speaking during sleep. It's a type of parasomnia - an abnormal behaviour that takes place during... Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:07:18 EST DNA & Jack the Ripper? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x71192239 Jack the Ripper identified by DNA evidence, forensic scientists claim <BR> <BR> N'dea Yancey-Bragg, USA TODAY Published 6:57 p.m. ET March 18, 2019 | Updated 7:00 p.m. ET March 18, 2019 <BR> <BR> Researchers say they have finally unmasked Jack the Ripper, the infamous serial killer who terrorized London in the late 1800s. <BR> <BR> A forensic investigation published in Journal of Forensic Sciences has identified the killer as Aaron Kosminski, a 23-year-old Polish barber and prime suspect a... Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:18:13 EST Question of the day March 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71190546 If you’re a gardener, it’s time to start making plans. Have you started thinking about planting things yet? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2d5e0342-3c39-418d-acc1-330eeec24423.jpg"> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:47:29 EST You Can’t Share Significant DNA with Every Distant http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x71183874 You Can’t Share Significant DNA with Every Distant Cousin <BR> <BR> Posted: 17 Mar 2019 06:36 AM PDT <BR> <BR> The amount of DNA you have is not infinite. You cannot share significant genealogical amounts of DNA with every far-flung distant cousin you have. Humans have a lot of DNA, but the amount stays the same with every generation. You don’t get every “drop of DNA” every one of your ancestors had. There is a 69.8% chance that you and a 5th cousin have no detectable DNA relationship. That... Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:46:40 EST Question of the day March 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71182956 Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? If so, do you have any special traditions for this day? If so, what are they? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b631c54-e9f1-45d7-ae9c-b59b22fc4fa6.jpg"> Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:43:59 EST Question of the day March 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71178849 Do you watch infomercials? Have you ever bought something that was shown on one of them? If so, were you happy with the product? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/275e2580-426b-4235-ae35-87acc1aa1e32.jpg"> Sat, 16 Mar 2019 15:12:36 EST Want to learn more about DNA? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x71178252 Want to learn more about DNA? Here is my favorite genetic genealogist &amp; a link to her resources page. <BR> <BR> <link>www.yourgeneticgenealogist.com/p/res<BR>ources.html </link> Sat, 16 Mar 2019 12:48:06 EST Question of the day March 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71173683 What is one thing that you do when cooking to make food taste better? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2a4036d2-c10f-46d1-a5ca-08382d747564.jpeg"> Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:06:51 EST Question of the day March 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71166902 Today is National Learn About Butterflies Day. Do you know much about butterflies? Are they something that interests you? Do you try to attract them to your garden? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4229da34-4124-4c14-8acc-f5ec584b24b2.jpeg"> Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:01:06 EST Question of the day March 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71159605 What is your favorite motivational tip? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d53e6d4f-f135-44ce-ad31-7b510619ea64.jpg"> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:57:25 EST Question of the day March 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71152827 When at the grocery store, do you buy what’s on your list, make decisions based solely on price or flavor, just wander up and down the aisles buying what looks good or wind up buying the same old stuff? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/40587987-8802-4adf-a564-b6a4aae31b04.jpg"> Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:26:21 EST Question of the day March 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71147420 March is National Caffeine Awareness Month. Are you one of the millions of people who are addicted to caffeine? How do you get your caffeine fix? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/226974c7-83ab-46c6-9b7d-faa2492e086a.jpg"> Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:02:36 EST Question of the day March 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71140677 Daylight Savings Time began early this morning, which means that we lose an hour. Does the time change have any effect on how you feel? If so, how long does it take for your body to adjust to the change? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b89d76d5-12b0-4c3d-a07a-cee512696cc5.jpg"> Sun, 10 Mar 2019 12:46:55 EST Question of the day March 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71135478 What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? How often do you eat it? Toppings? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d0b451da-b0e7-48cb-997a-3514c0f32a9f.png"> Sat, 9 Mar 2019 14:41:41 EST Question of the day March 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71127884 How many brothers do you have? How many sisters? Do you spend a lot of time with them? Are they interested in genealogy too? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7d0e5e73-962a-48fc-aa3a-6f01a0a585b3.jpg"> Fri, 8 Mar 2019 10:11:36 EST Question of the day March 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71122743 Do you post to Pinterest? If so, what types of things do you put on it? Do you actually go back &amp; use the things you add to Pinterest? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/47a04d69-882f-4ab6-bd67-5899959d5f07.jpg"> Thu, 7 Mar 2019 12:44:07 EST Question of the day March 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71115410 National Procrastination Week is March 3-9, 2019. It is a national holiday devoted to procrastination and putting-off important tasks..It is an annual event that, in the spirit of the holiday, changes the specific dates annually. <BR> <BR> Are you a procrastinator? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b4b8484a-3b30-4ffe-b3d5-781406de5123.jpg"> Wed, 6 Mar 2019 09:36:14 EST Question of the day March 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71109721 March is National Women’s History Month. What woman in history would you like to be able to spend a day with? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c36541d4-2222-4bd3-9b58-1ea515437753.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Tue, 5 Mar 2019 11:48:44 EST Question of the day March 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71103257 Recently, there have been a number of cold cases solved using DNA from social media sites. First the DNA from the crime scene &amp; then the closest matches are compared. Then a well-known genetic genealogist such as CeCe Moore creates a tree, usually narrowing it down to a specific person or set of siblings. <BR> <BR> This has caused much controversy over is the DNA tests should be used for this purpose. Some people are offended that their DNA could possibly be used for this purpose. Other... Mon, 4 Mar 2019 11:41:47 EST Question of the day March 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71095890 March is National Frozen Foods Month. Do you make use of commercially frozen foods? Do you freeze your own foods? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa67e20a-a8ac-4f1e-94c6-ad29ff673efe.jpg"> Sun, 3 Mar 2019 10:01:02 EST Question of the day March 2, 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x71090640 Always observed on March 2nd, National Old Stuff Day is a day to give notice to all that old stuff and try something new. Well, maybe not ALL the old stuff, but some of it. It’s a day to break out of the old routines and try something new. <BR> <BR> What do you think of this idea? Do you ever do this just because? Would you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/435167c0-6113-49c7-bdee-ac04a92d8cc8.jpg"> Sat, 2 Mar 2019 13:03:40 EST Obsessed? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x428x70955935 My genealogy obsession has now overflowed into working out/getting healthy??? Why yes, yes it has. My name is Rebecca and I have been researching for almost 20 years. I'm trying to get through brick walls via DNA. I think it's really cool that there is a group of like minded individuals here that want to get fit but still sit behind their desks...researching, like me :) My goal is to lose 30-40 pounds and I've done ok so far. Fri, 8 Feb 2019 23:43:45 EST Mis-information http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x70874928 My daughter just made a trip to Salt Lake to check the LDS genealogy records. Lo and behold! I have "passed". She was able to correct the error. Apparently, no information can be accessed if the person is still living, so some people enter a death to get into the records. Since I just turned Ninety, they probably assumed I am deceased. So much for the records. The information is only as reliable as the person entering it. Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:57:46 EST What didy ou learn from DNA results? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x70418656 I was looking at Facebook and the Genealogy group had a question about this and I thought it was interesting. Thought maybe what people on here who did DNA had learned. So my question is, if you did DNA testing, what did you learn from it re: your ancestry? Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:42:12 EST New to group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x70286627 Good Morning <BR> Looking forward to this group. Have been doing family genealogy off and on for some time. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 08:39:41 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x428x70272977 Back with Sparkpeople after a break of about a year. Been doing genealogy off and on for many years. Hitting some brick walls with certain branches of the family, but great when you find a new family connection. Mainly researching Ontario Canada, Scotland and Ireland. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:55:33 EST Bossy Sister And A Question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x70231273 Well, my bossy sister told me that she only traces blood relatives and I'm of the mind that it wouldn't hurt to follow some of the "by marriage" relatives as well. I have to be nice to her because I'm just getting started again and she has scads of info. Anyway, I just wondered what others do? Everybody or just direct blood ancestors and relatives? <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:39:11 EST What's Up? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69841502 I see no new posts. 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22:38:00 EST Immigration ports http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x69310983 Someone on Facebook shared this. It might be helpful to some who are hitting brick walls. <BR> <BR> <link>/www.ancestrycdn.com/support/us/2016<BR>/11/majorusports.pdf </link> Tue, 26 Jun 2018 21:27:11 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69309828 Message Removed Tue, 26 Jun 2018 17:03:31 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69305060 Message Removed Mon, 25 Jun 2018 22:37:26 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69296904 Message Removed Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:27:23 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69291495 Message Removed Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:15:34 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69284530 Message Removed Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:04:24 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69277462 Message Removed Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:36:27 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69272310 Message Removed Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:03:23 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69266356 Message Removed Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:57:40 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69257808 Message Removed Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:21:45 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69250962 Message Removed Sun, 17 Jun 2018 12:51:30 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69246493 Message Removed Sat, 16 Jun 2018 15:46:38 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69240497 Message Removed Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:25:24 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69233549 Message Removed Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:45:54 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69227412 Message Removed Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:26:34 EST Comparing DNA test results from 2 companies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x69221913 Over the weekend I received notification that my DNA results where ready from Ancestry.com <BR> A year ago I did a DNA test through Family Tree . <BR> <BR> Ancestry matched me correctly with first cousins who did their DNA plus matched me with people I've already got in touch with way before DNA about hints. Family tree nothing <BR> <BR> Results were some what different and one test was salvia and cheek swab <BR> <BR> Ancestry 74% Great Britain - Ireland/Scotland/Wales 6% -. Scandinavi... 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Though Ancestry did match me up 2 of my 1st cousins. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7484b984-0a1c-4bf4-a4e6-abf09e6777a4.png"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/21235783-2fdd-46e7-865b-bb06dcf19725.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Bottom one is the family tree. <BR> <BR> Anyone would know why results are different? They are similar but different. Ancestry is a saliva test and family tr... Thu, 7 Jun 2018 18:16:35 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69193222 Message Removed Thu, 7 Jun 2018 13:36:25 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69186923 Message Removed Wed, 6 Jun 2018 12:41:15 EST Major Breach http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x69183714 Has anyone seen this? Let me know if it doesn't work. I think Tom's is an open site that doesn't require membership, but not sure: <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.tomsguide.com/us/myherit<BR>age-data-breach,news-27349.html </link> <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> Wed, 6 Jun 2018 02:21:14 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69181962 Message Removed Tue, 5 Jun 2018 19:21:45 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69176631 Message Removed Mon, 4 Jun 2018 22:31:31 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69169161 Message Removed Sun, 3 Jun 2018 19:57:43 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69164259 Message Removed Sat, 2 Jun 2018 21:59:50 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69156491 Message Removed Fri, 1 Jun 2018 11:47:11 EST Question of the Day May 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x69130232 Has Dave (niteman) ever considered being a Stand Up Comedian? 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What are they? How long have you been a member? What do you do? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f295428d-9bd8-4050-b20d-511427fbc7dd.jpg"> Thu, 3 May 2018 11:59:35 EST Question of the day May 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68982732 We’re surrounded by advertising. What company’s motto or ad has caught your attention? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/21bd288d-cebe-4fbb-85e7-e41521a986e0.jpg"> Wed, 2 May 2018 11:59:21 EST Derivative Citizenship http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x68982545 Derivative Citizenship <BR> <BR> A derivative citizenship is one that is derived from the citizenship of the parent, usually the father. In the easiest of cases, foreign born children under the age of majority when their father naturalized would be considered naturalized themselves and would not have to go through the process themselves. <BR> <BR> If your ancestor immigrated as a child, indicates he is naturalized but you cannot find any papers in his name, then consider the possibility tha... Wed, 2 May 2018 11:30:30 EST Amazon Has Thousands of Free Genealogy Books http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x68982432 This Google Trick Reveals Thousands of Free Genealogy Books on Amazon <BR> <BR> familyhistorydaily.com/free-genealogy-re<BR>sources/free-kindle-books/ <BR> <BR> Wed, 2 May 2018 11:13:36 EST Question of the day May 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68975683 MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH <BR> <BR> May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. With warmer weather, it’s time to remind everyone to be on the alert and to share the road with motorcyclists. <BR> <BR> Riders who have been cooped up all winter are excited to be out on the road again, but that shouldn’t stop them from using caution. <BR> <BR> Both motorcyclists and motorists need to be aware of their surroundings. Checking blind spots, mirrors and using turn signals are necessary when ... Tue, 1 May 2018 11:03:29 EST Stop ‘Saving’ Records to Your Ancestry Tree Until http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x68975632 This is true! This is what happened to my tree on Ancestry. Save the records to your computer. <BR> <BR> <BR> Stop ‘Saving’ Records to Your Ancestry Tree Until You Read This <BR> <BR> <link>familyhistorydaily.com/genealogy-hel<BR>p-and-how-to/stop-saving-records-to-yo<BR>ur-ancestry-tree-until-you-read-this/ </link> Tue, 1 May 2018 10:56:10 EST Question of the day April 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68969858 April 30 is Table Top Day. The Day is to encourage the playing of tabletop games. <BR> <BR> Who did you last play a game (not electronic) with? How long ago? What are your favorite games? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ad753ddc-ad7d-4397-9d35-1747a9a14cf5.jpeg"> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:04:59 EST Question of the day April 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68962635 If you had a lottery ticket and won a million dollars, what would you do with it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/02cdaa6b-fb98-4bf5-970e-bf659c2d4b9e.jpeg"> Sun, 29 Apr 2018 10:57:29 EST Could You Have Criminal Ancestors? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19975x428x68959639 Could You Have Criminal Ancestors? 20 Captivating Genealogy Sites to Help You Find Out <BR> <BR> Many families have stories about the criminal behavior of one of their family members. It’s natural to not want to talk about or explore these events because they can make us feel embarrassed or even ashamed. But, you don’t have to commit murder or make counterfeit money to be considered a criminal. Something as simple as littering can result in a fine and a person’s name being entered into the c... Sat, 28 Apr 2018 20:10:33 EST A Moral Diliemma? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16632x428x68958970 I suppose it is a moral dilemma to a certain extent People are certainly having some strong opinions about it. : Does it bother you or are you OK with it? What is IT? <BR> <BR> Earlier this week, authorities caught a serial killer who had eluded them for many years. What the IT is, they used a genealogical DNA database to solve it. <BR> <BR> In reading comments made in various genealogical groups I belong to, the opinions were at both ends of the spectrum but not really in the center. One ... Sat, 28 Apr 2018 16:22:45 EST Question of the day April 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68957915 Do you cite sources for information you add to your family tree? If so, do you do it as soon as the information is added? <BR> <BR> Why is it important to cite sources? <BR> <BR> Citing your sources is important for a variety of reasons, including: <BR> - It gives credit to the authors of the sources you used <BR> - It provides your reader with more information about your sources <BR> - It shows your credibility <BR> - It prevents plagiarism! <BR> <BR> When to cite your sources: <BR> - Whe... Sat, 28 Apr 2018 11:48:35 EST Question of the day April 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68953448 Do you completely make your bed every day? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d7943c40-06ff-4ecd-acd5-a783e210882f.jpeg"> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:45:33 EST Question of the day April 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68947163 What is the last thing that you really knew you shouldn’t eat, but went ahead &amp; did anyway? Was it as good as you thought it would be? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7df137d5-9e56-482c-b19f-9e90541b209e.jpeg"> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:17:20 EST Question of the day April 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68941140 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f013964-ba09-4e38-a989-d41dde606611.jpg"> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:26:10 EST Question of the day April 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x428x68935108 Do you think about our descendants who will be researching us in a hundred years or so? Do you take any special steps to make things easier for them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ecc809d9-c69e-46e1-9d95-1f4b911f0742.jpg"> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:11:57 EST