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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Spark Wedding
Thursday, November 03, 2011      458 comments

Once in a great while a fairy tale ... Read more
Friday, January 14, 2011      9 comments

Just a short, fun blog.... I had to buy a new vacuum cleaner today. I got it home, opened the box and took out the contents to put together. The box fell on the floor while I was screwing the handle on. This kept Elton entertained fo... Read more
Friday, January 07, 2011      20 comments

I have tried to find justification and relevance for writing this blog to our general health and weight loss issues. So, I went online to make sure that I could justify sharing my story: "Research has shown health benefits of laughter ranging ... Read more
Christmas Spirit
Friday, December 24, 2010      7 comments

I have had the privilege of meeting a very talented young artist during the last few months. He and his bandmate are in the process of recording in Los Angeles with a grammy winning producer. I am so excited for him. He sings and plays keyboa... Read more
Snowed In
Monday, December 13, 2010      11 comments

For anyone who would want to ventur... Read more
A PHOTO JOURNAL: Walking at Dawn with a Winged Heart
Sunday, October 17, 2010      13 comments

I’m as young as the morning, clad in nothing new, The sun strikes a smile on my waiting chains from where I am bound. Solitude winds itself around my body and propels me on an ominous path. I have a piercing need for this bright morning da... Read more
Thank You
Sunday, September 26, 2010      9 comments

Dear Spark Friends, I want to thank all of you for your kind support and comments of sympathy on the passing of my dear husband. I am going through a very emotionally difficult time and I am unable to respond personally to each of you. I ... Read more
Off the Radar for Awhile
Thursday, September 16, 2010      10 comments

My dear sweet husband of 22 years passed away last night. I have to take a break for now and will check back when I am able. Love you all!... Read more
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      8 comments

I would never admit my weight to anyone. Did I think that hiding it would make it seem less? All anyone had to do was look at me and know that I was definitely overweight. Who knows what was behind this thinking? I’m a private person in man... Read more
For Those Who Have Been Wondering
Thursday, July 29, 2010      9 comments

I have not exited from SparkPeople, but some may have wondered why I have not visited pages or been "sparking" lately. Here's the story: My DH has had rheumatoid arthritis for a number of years. This disease has been under control up unti... Read more
Silly Survey
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      3 comments

It's silly survey time!! Don't forget to pass it on......copy and paste into your own blog and fill in the blanks! This is from JakeandNellie (thanks)!! A - Age: Old enough to be a retired teacher and grandmother. Young enough to enjoy ... Read more
Maybe an Extra Benefit to Exercise!
Thursday, April 29, 2010      6 comments

I decided to finally get fit and lose those extra pounds for the obvious reasons: to look better, be healthy and feel better about myself. But to be honest with myself, I have had a fear in the back of my mind about falling prey to Alzheimer's ... Read more
Hidden Surprise
Sunday, April 18, 2010      6 comments

I am pleased with my progress so far. I work hard for the results, but the reward has been a steady weight loss of an average of one pound per week. Because I have "dieted" before, I know my body doesn't metabolize certain foods well (fats and... Read more
Renovating "My House": A Dream
Friday, January 15, 2010      3 comments

Introduction: It is believed that dreams are your subconscious trying to tell you something. I have subscribed to this belief and have done some dream analysis from time to time. I am aware that when a house appears in your dream that it rep... Read more
Inspirational Movie: Julie and Julia
Sunday, January 03, 2010      3 comments

First of all, I must tell you that I have never written a blog and have never written a movie critique. This is a leap for me, but it's the year of new challenges,right? I wanted to see this movie for one reason....Meryl Streep. She didn't... Read more