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  • NEED SUPPORT

    8/10/2020 11:54:48 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, I need some support from my Spark friends. I seem to have fallen off the wagon this past week. eating all the things i know are not on my meal plans, but i just had fried chicken, pizza, pasta, etc. I know I do not need these all at one time. I usually spread them out over a month to six... Read more

  • 8/10/2020

    8/10/2020 11:07:44 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    No legacy is so rich as honesty. William Shakespeare Quote of the Day Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep. Walter Scott Love Quote of the Day Love is suffering. One side always loves more. Catherine Deneuve Art Quote of the Day Painting is a nail to wh... Read more

  • Monday August 10

    8/10/2020 10:57:05 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    Full day on the agenda today....taking one of the sisters to the hospital for regular pacemaker checkup, then to buy her new walking shoes, plus cooking in prep for our big celebrations tomorrow for the feast of St. Clare. Just 6 of us gathering, but lots to do, and as community leader,lot of it ... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    8/10/2020 10:52:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be a great day ☺️. My daughter says hello to everyone! We are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. I've already completed a yoga workout this morning. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Monday’s Words

    8/10/2020 10:23:44 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • A new week begins

    8/10/2020 9:53:47 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a bright sunshiny start to the day on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast this morning. All is quiet now that our grandsons have returned home. Keeping focused for more successes. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. We are expecting more rain sometime this week. All vegetation is gr... Read more

  • Monday's Laugh - That's a Lie!

    8/10/2020 9:52:13 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • Failure vs Determination

    8/10/2020 9:35:27 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino ... Read more

  • More veggies

    8/10/2020 8:51:17 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We’re focusing on lots more veggies now, not interested in killing a living creature for a meal.... Read more

  • 8-10-20

    8/10/2020 8:30:38 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Back to 'normal'...

    8/10/2020 8:29:50 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Good morning... Enjoy your day! It's back to hot- and humid around here with another storm coming in later today. Really enjoyed the past few days of cooler weather; a tease of what's to come. Well, this big guy (below) is just dropping by to remind us not to go near if you see... Read more

  • My wish

    8/10/2020 8:15:28 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • ST today!

    8/10/2020 7:33:53 AM, by EOWYN24241

    Only 17 minutes but I'm dying!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=2hiFCFXm47E&t=23s I got dizzy at the end of this workout, I had to lay down on the floor on my yoga mat for like 20 minutes!... Read more

  • God’s Timing

    8/10/2020 7:31:43 AM, by PIZZA5152

    God’s Timing. August 10 2020. “ Show me Your ways, O Lord teach me Your paths; lead me in Your truth, and teach me; You are the God of my salvation.” Psalm. 25:4. KJV. Have you ever woken up and know that God is trying to say something? Maybe He is asking you to p... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    8/10/2020 6:45:32 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Another workweek... let's make the best of it! 386... Read more

  • Learning is not always comfortable!

    8/10/2020 5:38:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm in a place I don't like to be. I'm overwhelmed with so much to learn. I feel like I have a mountain of material to climb through, and I don't know where to start. I've identified 15 different areas (I know that there are probably more) and web services that I need to look into. Ther... Read more

  • THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

    8/10/2020 5:22:32 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Shut out the chaos, let in the PEACE!... Read more

  • Day 4 and 5 Rest days!

    8/10/2020 4:23:54 AM, by 1965KAREN

    Day 4 was a humid, humid day. Everyone I knew was having the headache that nothing helped. Me included. Still walked the pup as needed, but too much being outside would cause me to have asthma problems. So, It was stay inside and the headache made me sleep a bit. Stayed inside the calories limits fo... Read more

  • What in your life is calling you?

    8/10/2020 2:17:21 AM, by USMAWIFE

    When all the noise is silenced, the meetings adjourned, the lists laid aside, and the wild iris blooms by itself in the dark forest, what still pulls on your soul? In the silence between your heartbeats hides a summons... Do you hear it? - Rumi... Read more

  • 8-9-20

    8/10/2020 2:09:22 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    It turned hot again and I am slightly overheated. It's making me fuzzy brained. I really don't want to do anything. Except maybe curl up and sleep.... Read more

  • jokes day 165

    8/10/2020 2:06:16 AM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    A man walked into a bar, sat down, and ordered a beer. As he sipped the beer he heard a soothing voice say, "Nice tie." Looking around he noticed that the bar was empty except for himself and the bartender at the end of the bar. A few sips later the voice said, "Beautiful shirt." At this, the m... Read more

  • Sunday August 9th

    8/10/2020 1:51:25 AM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • Just for laughs

    8/10/2020 1:25:47 AM, by GOANNA2

    A lady went to a doctor's office where she was seen by a Doctor. A few minutes into the examination, screeching could be heard from the room, and then the lady burst out of the room as if running for her life. After much effort a nurse finally managed to calm her down enough to tell her ... Read more

  • Did You Know?

    8/10/2020 12:24:50 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Did you know on the Canary Islands there is not one Canary? And on the Virgin Isles? Same thing----------Not one Canary there either. 587... Read more

  • 9th of August

    8/10/2020 12:17:19 AM, by NOCALORIES

    Had a quiet Sunday. Achieved 45 minutes cardio plus tracked my food and water. I have now achieved 60 days of drinking 64 oz. of water. I now have done it enough I do not want to stop. Not eating enough vegetables, but I am eating them as snacks to help achieve more. Ready to start the week and be t... Read more

  • Weather

    8/10/2020 12:15:49 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 76 after 65. It is 69 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • A Fun few Days...

    8/10/2020 12:14:52 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    We got to have our 10-year-old granddaughter with us for the past three days. We had so much fun...playing games, making three kinds of ice cream, taught her to make a couple of dishes she likes to eat, had a couple movie nights, cleaned out all my craft boxes, registered our entry for this year's ... Read more

  • Sunday relax

    8/10/2020 12:09:24 AM, by MNABOY

    When we were kids we had to be quite on Sunday afternoon while the adults napped. We couldn't go visiting unless we went to Memphis to the Zoo. I liked that philosophy today.... Read more

  • Grandkids

    8/9/2020 11:43:00 PM, by GEORGE815

    Sons families came over for wife's birthday party celebration. It was great getting everyone together again.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    8/9/2020 11:41:57 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Blood sugar readings

    8/9/2020 11:40:43 PM, by GEORGE815

    Good reading this morning. Tried some cauliflower crust pizza and it didn't harm me as much as thought.... Read more

  • Amazing Refreshment

    8/9/2020 10:00:12 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Do you have days/weeks like this? Or sometimes, . Lack of sleep just insidiously negatively transforms a day’s potential.... but the opposite situation is oppositely true as well. Last night I got 9 hours of sleep, and I feel GREAT! The day is brighter, my problems are smaller... Read more

  • Breakfast

    8/9/2020 9:07:21 PM, by RALPHDB

    Had breakfast with an old friend, brought my own asparagus, spinach, kale, mushroom in a tumeric, ginger, garlic sause on an omelet!... Read more

  • Sunday

    8/9/2020 8:54:38 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Took a bike ride, took walk, did pool time. Unpacked suitcase, washed up all clothes. Washed up bed sheets. Made dinner, cleaned kitchen. Had a good Sunday... Read more

  • 8/9/2020

    8/9/2020 8:42:14 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa Quote of the Day Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you. John Ruskin Love Quote of the Day Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven. Michel... Read more

  • This is going to be a cold winter

    8/9/2020 8:21:59 PM, by TURQUROISE

    They have said it will be a La Nina winter this year, which means we’re about to have a winter much different than the past few years. This week evenings have been in the middle 50's so it might be time for a cold and snow winter around here. Last year there was not enough snow to build a snow ma... Read more

  • Life Changes

    8/9/2020 7:07:27 PM, by LSANDY7

    I retired Friday after a career of 44 years as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. My parting party was one for the memory books. I was overwhelmed by the outpouring of appreciation from my former students, colleagues and supervisors. Most touching were the sentiments of the Pathologists I frequentl... Read more

  • Roller Coaster Ride

    8/9/2020 6:57:06 PM, by PIZZA5152

    Roller Coaster Ride. August 09 2020 “ And our hope for you is firm, because we know that just as you share in our sufferings, so also you share in our comfort.” 2 Corinthians 1:7. NIV. “ But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” ... Read more

  • August, the World's Oldest Known Golden Retriever, Celebrates Her 20th Birthday

    8/9/2020 6:02:14 PM, by LOSER05

    www.petcoach.co/article/august
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    olden-retriever-celebrates-her-20 Awwwwwwww 247... Read more

  • Happy Sunday Spark Friends!

    8/9/2020 6:01:51 PM, by DAWNDMOORE40

    What are you up to today? I took a nice walk with my son a while ago and it was nice to catch up.. I then came inside and relaxed on the couch and watched one of my movies. My husband should be home soon and we will grill outside and have shrimp kabobs! Sounds yummy! I hope each and every one of you... Read more

  • Why do I fight it

    8/9/2020 6:01:10 PM, by PACEKA1

    Happy Sunday dear friends. I have just finished 45 minutes of Root Yoga. Since joining my gym in 2017 I have taken a yoga class at least once a week, until now. Even though Lifetime has posted dozens of workouts reflecting the classes that are offered, and there are several different Root Yog... Read more

  • Happy Sunday!

    8/9/2020 5:31:20 PM, by LISAMARIE2015

    Swam with my mom, boys and dogs (my dog and hers although hers doesn’t swim much). Fun day! I need to do some cleaning now. ... Read more

  • Pandemic Fallout

    8/9/2020 4:57:51 PM, by GGRSPARK

    It was last October that we last saw my step-son and his family, the same weekend that I saw my brother for the last time. It’s always stressful visiting family in Montreal, the drive alone on the McDonald Cartier corridor can be harrowing. But they were st the in-laws summer home , not far no... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/9/2020 3:29:07 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Goals & Gratitude 8/9/20

    8/9/2020 3:16:28 PM, by WIZARDHOWL

    I spent several hours last night cleaning up the living/dining room area where I want to store my 549 mini trampoline. Before (with Felix the cat sitting in): There were only five boxes. One box was of photos which I moved to my scrapbooking area. One box had CDs in it which I don't... Read more

  • August 9, 2020 - Guilt and eating

    8/9/2020 2:52:13 PM, by DSHONEYC

    Intuitive Eating Is a Happier and Healthier Way to Eat—Here’s How to Begin It was an interesting read this morning since I have 'plateaud' and cannot seem to shake the 7 lingering pounds I have chosen to "eliminate". After all, it is my choice and what I am doing currently doesn't seem to be w... Read more

  • Sunday’s Words

    8/9/2020 1:42:41 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • It's Sunday

    8/9/2020 1:34:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    A warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Special BLessings-August 9, 2020

    8/9/2020 12:33:24 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: Hugs, kathy Believe... Read more

  • Good morning

    8/9/2020 11:42:22 AM, by JACKIEWALKS4FUN

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  • Carpe Diem

    8/9/2020 11:18:50 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Winning requires the ability to move quickly when opportunity presents itself.” – Brian Tracy ... Read more

  • Sensible Sunday

    8/9/2020 10:26:21 AM, by NANCY-

    One down, one to go. Youngest seemed to take the news well and agree to take middle son for overnights upon occasion. Now to tell the eldest ... last I knew he still did not have power and probably will not get it back until Tuesday. Had planned on bringing dinner over to them yesterday, but plans ... Read more

  • Sunday Sunshine

    8/9/2020 10:07:16 AM, by DWROBERGE

    After last night's rain, the sun is shining brightly on all our vegetation very brightly. We had a busy day with the grandsons. The youngest is up and the elder is still sleeping. Keeping focused for more successes. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Thanks again to all for the encour... Read more

  • True That!!!!

    8/9/2020 9:51:37 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • 8-9-10

    8/9/2020 9:42:12 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • FRIENDS

    8/9/2020 9:18:59 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well today 5 of us are meeting at the nail saloon for pampering. We made an appointment earlier this week so we could all be side by side where we can talk and laugh. This is my one device for pampering myself. My mani-ped. It gives me a great feeling to get this done every 3 weeks or so. For m... Read more

  • Dinner with friends tonight

    8/9/2020 9:18:18 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    All vegetarian, fresh from the garden!... Read more

  • Easing into it again!

    8/9/2020 9:09:54 AM, by EOWYN24241

    I didn't exercise on Friday and Saturday again because my entire body was still aching! I felt better today (Sunday), so I just did a 30-minute walking workout, then decided to work my arms for another 30 minutes. Giving me a 60-minute workout that wasn't too strenuous! Just right to kick ... Read more

  • Hello There...

    8/9/2020 9:05:18 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Good Morning... here's to all of us having a healthy-happy day. 213 Hard to keep them filled up for long around here. 246 ... Read more

  • Tortoise days.

    8/9/2020 8:53:40 AM, by GLOYNBYW

    Some mornings, I have the energy to get up and go,others I feel like my tortoise and need a few hours to reboot. I am thinking it has to do with being first up,it just changes the whole mood. The day is bright, I make the tea, I wander around outside, or if not the day for it, I just relax. ... Read more

  • I did it

    8/9/2020 8:35:10 AM, by READY201811

    . For the first time In our 16 years of marriage it is just the two of us and the house is now our home. Even if I have to maintain 4 households it’s doable. I devote one day to my parents, one to my daughter, one to my son, one for ours that still leaves me with 3 days of no. He is still working ... Read more

  • Plans for the day ...

    8/9/2020 8:23:14 AM, by REMBRY

    And then it was the 9th of August .. time marches on with or without our participation .. I can proudly say I have been present and accounted for .. and have enjoyed these warm summer days to the max ... try to get the routine things done early so as to play later ... the garden has produced m... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    8/9/2020 8:00:20 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good time yesterday at backyard pool party. Gotta recover today... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    8/9/2020 7:39:11 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • The Cost of Admission

    8/9/2020 5:59:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    It cost me 10 hours and 3,500 steps for the view. Do you want to see this view from the top of Mt Flume? You need to make some preparations. 1. The backpack-2 quarts of water per person, tail mix and snacks and a sandwich for lunch. No meat sandwiches, since you won't have refrigeration. Alway... Read more

  • jokes day 164

    8/9/2020 5:48:13 AM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    This old couple walk into the bar, and the husband goes over and starts flirting with some young women. And the bartender says to the wife, "Doesn't it bother you that your husband is always making passes at the younger women around here?" "No, no, no, not really," the wife says, "I mean, dogs ch... Read more

  • THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

    8/9/2020 5:30:19 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    To thine own self be NICE.... Read more

  • 8-8-20

    8/9/2020 1:18:45 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I felt much better this morning, so I did some grocery shopping. I needed some new pillows, so I went to Walmart instead of the real grocery store. I will still need to go there, but I can wait. It was hot, so I'm a bit tired. Nothing like yesterday.... Read more

  • Weather

    8/9/2020 12:15:00 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 76 after 65. It is 69 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • 8th of August

    8/9/2020 12:01:39 AM, by NOCALORIES

    Started my day early making bread. It baked well and I have one loaf untouched and hubby and I enjoyed little over half of the other loaf through the day. I tracked each bite I ate and the water I drank which was 64oz. I went outside and did a 35 minute walk plus the 35 minute walking in the house t... Read more

  • GOOD DAY

    8/8/2020 11:48:30 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well we had a good Saturday. Hubby and I. We just knocked around the house and went out and picked up som chicken... Read more

  • GOOD DAY

    8/8/2020 11:48:28 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well we had a good Saturday. Hubby and I. We just knocked around the house and went out and picked up som chicken... Read more

  • Summer is back

    8/8/2020 11:44:20 PM, by MNABOY

    Have a rent house that we are trying to sell but a young lady wants to rent it for her family so the carpenter told me what he needed to be able to fix it up Monday. We have one lumber yard so my brother brought his truck and we bought what we didn't have in storage. Just moving around and carrying ... Read more

  • Getting Out and About

    8/8/2020 11:25:03 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I’m being careful, wearing a mask and using hand sanitizer every time I get back into the car, but today turned out to be an excursion extravaganza, compared with practically everything else I’ve done during coronavirus... You know all that stuff that got left on the front porch after the chari... Read more

  • I'm Glad...............

    8/8/2020 11:06:38 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I'm glad I learned about Parallelograms in High School Math instead of How To Do My Taxes. It comes in so handy during Parallelogram Season. 24... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    8/8/2020 10:43:25 PM, by SHERYE

    A sweater I bought was picking up static electricity, so I returned it to the store. They gave me another one, free of charge.... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/8/2020 10:06:26 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to farmers market for white corn on cob. We have garden of tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers. Also got some steaks. Enjoyed pool time. Nice day.... Read more

  • the older I get

    8/8/2020 8:47:21 PM, by USMAWIFE

    The older I get the more I value honesty. The older I get the more I value connection. The older I get the more I value integrity and consistency. The older I get the less I care about belongings. The older I get the less I care about status. The older I get the less I care about what e... Read more

  • Cool night

    8/8/2020 8:29:50 PM, by RALPHDB

    It dropped into the higher 30 last night, good sleep, the big lymphedema on right leg decreased by a third.... Read more

  • When will I learn

    8/8/2020 8:24:37 PM, by JANROLG

    Each week I begin with a positive attitude and a willingness to take my health seriously. But a few hours later, I am eating unhealthy things. So I always question myself, when will ever I learn? What will it take for me to take this seriously?... Read more

  • They say summer weather will be back next week

    8/8/2020 8:22:30 PM, by TURQUROISE

    We have had chilly nights, its to early for fall weather. My tomatoes are not ready yet. How is your garden this year?... Read more

  • 8-8-20

    8/8/2020 8:18:52 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Saturday August 8th

    8/8/2020 7:23:16 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    This can be either worrisome or encouraging....all depends on the choices I make today. ... Read more

  • Weekend plans

    8/8/2020 7:21:33 PM, by GEORGE815

    Have a great weekend everyone... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    8/8/2020 7:21:04 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Weather

    8/8/2020 7:20:47 PM, by GEORGE815

    Mid 90's today. Whew!... Read more

  • Courage

    8/8/2020 6:35:52 PM, by GOLFGMA

    “Don't be afraid of your fears. They're not there to scare you. They're there to let you know that something is worth it.” ― C. JoyBell C. Starting something new, such as a challenge, we have to make ourselves ready to take the time to do the work. It's so easy to give up but when doing t... Read more

  • 8/8/2020

    8/8/2020 5:58:22 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    When one must, one can. Charlotte Whitton Quote of the Day All wealth is the product of labor. John Locke Love Quote of the Day Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do. David Wilkerson Art Quote of the Day Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Je... Read more

  • Weekend Goals, Gratitude, and Catchup -- 8/8/20

    8/8/2020 5:54:58 PM, by WIZARDHOWL

    I thought I would make a weekend goals post. I actually have time this weekend to do some stuff. Last weekend I was so busy and I don't even know with what but it flew by! 35 Bake a currant (spice) cake for desserts this month. I'm going to freeze half of it tomorrow and then just take out 2 o... Read more

  • Day 3 Expanding my comfort zone!

    8/8/2020 4:53:52 PM, by 1965KAREN

    Well, Day 3 came with more surprises. One of my challenges had me do chair yoga! Me, doing Yoga of any kind is a laugh. I Did yoga! It was kind of like stretching. I am good with that. Tai Chi, and chair yoga are two exercises that I never really saw myself doing. Even though I see myself as... Read more

  • Saturday and the challenges continue!

    8/8/2020 3:28:01 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Yesterday I was in a horribly cranky mood. I hurt! I ached! Just breathing hurt my leg! I had to stop my pain medication after a horribly miserable abdominal attack of constipation that had me in tears, in extra pain, and then chills, vomiting, and bloody stools (sorry to be so graphic but it was ba... Read more

  • Special Blessings-August 8, 2020

    8/8/2020 1:52:43 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: We will be leaving soon to take my Dad dancing. The venue where we go, abides by all State and Health Department rules for safety. Hugs, kathy Believe... Read more

  • The Best Vegetables to Feed Your Dog or Cat

    8/8/2020 1:42:15 PM, by LOSER05

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    HL&cid=20200808Z1&mid=DM614239&rid=935289214... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/8/2020 1:38:45 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • It's Saturday

    8/8/2020 1:08:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    I treated myself to two new tops the other day. I may get a few more from that store. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care.... Read more

  • Stage Saturday

    8/8/2020 12:40:39 PM, by NANCY-

    Hubby's cancer has moved on to the next stage and I do NOT like the statistics. Hubby was first diagnosed two years ago. 2- and 5-year Survival Rates Previous stage: 47%; 24% Current stage: 23%; 10% While I am an optimist, I am also a realist. I was with my Mom when she was at her cardi... Read more

  • Wow Thanks

    8/8/2020 11:22:24 AM, by KATIEWILL5

    Two people answered my blog that I did yesterday so appreciated I went to bed at midnight sted of two in the morning I will try the monk fruit and the cocoa I know more water Maybe some yoga Gues we are all in this together Found out I am far from the only one ... Read more