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Peddling away with a smile.



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Max has claimed this chair for afternoon naps.


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As of today, May 20, 2020 my user name is SeniorSaxLady. Decided to change it since I'm back to my sax playing once again.

Hi everyone and welcome to my LIFE.. I'm a 72 year old, happily married woman of 40 years living in Central Fl. I'm a mom to our feline named Max. I've been a member of Spark since August 6, 2006. When I joined Spark, I weighed 150 pounds which was the most I ever weighed. My weight today is 125. I have to watch my weight since I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in June of 2015. So far I'm not on medication, and I hope to keep it that way. Then in September of 2017 I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteo-arthritis and I am on methotrexate for that. It is imperative I keep my joints moving. I have a peddling machine here at home that i plan on using 6 days a week.

I love music and up until February of 2019 I played alto saxophone in my church's "House Band" as our Bishop named us. My church is St. Mary's Episcopal in Dade Ciry, Fl. Because of all my physical challenges, it became harder for me to go to rehearsal Sat. mornings and also play Sunday mornings. By Monday I was exhausted. I was becoming quite undependable and that is not fair to my music director or the band. God and I decided it was time to step down. It was a very difficult decision, but I am at peace now. I will keep playing at home, and will play a solo once in a while when my music director asks me to.

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Here are a few of my favorite music quotations.

"Music is the prayer the heart sings." Unknown

"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." - Plato

"Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn."... Charlie Parker
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A Cat's Prayer

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray this cushy life to keep.
I pray for toys that look like mice,
And sofa cushions, soft and nice.
I pray for gourmet kitty snacks,
And someone nice to scratch my back,
For windowsills all warm and bright,
For shadows to explore at night.
I pray I'll always stay real cool
And keep the secret feline rule
To NEVER tell a human that
The world is really ruled by CATS!
Author Unknown
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Member Since: 8/2/2006

My Goals:

Let all my talk and actions reflect that I am God's daughter.


My Program:
1 Watch what i eat. .
2. Use my peddling machine for 30 minutes each day.





Personal Information:
I'm a native of NE Pa, and moved to central Fl. with my husband, Arjay, in 1980. We have a cat named Max who is my little black panther. He's solid black with amber eyes.





Other Information:
Hobbies are: Playing my alto sax who is named Allyson. .
Reading: biographies, the Bible and other religious books, Debbie Macomber's books, books about classical composers.. Medical thrillers, books by Dean Koonz, James Patterson, David Baldachi, etc.
Coloring: I love coloring adult coloring pages. Some can be very intricate and challenging.
Watching sports. I like hockey, golf, and football. I also love watching the Olympics




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  • v 1CRAZYDOG

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    Trust that your soul has a plan & even if you can’t see it all, know that everything will unfold as it is meant to. Deepak Chopra
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    Reconnecting with the magnificence of who you are, allows you to awaken to stillness and find an ocean of peace within your heart. Carol Goddard
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    The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her lovliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. Harriet Ann Jacobs
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    One’s emotional state will in no small way determine the quality of one’s life, the depth of one’s relationships, and the degree of physical well-being that is achieved. Alina Frank
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  • v 1ZIPPYC
    It is so good we missed Hurricane this time. But, sure feel so bad for the ones over in Louisiana and beyond. Almost a Cat 5 when it hit. Yikes!
    We have a new system coming off Africa, heading in our direction in FL! Geeze! I hate these things! Give it 6-7 days and keep a look out. Be prepared. Have a good day Elayne! Good to hear from you on the feed. Thanks.
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