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  • Doctor's office wore me out

    4/4/2020 12:53:50 AM, by MNABOY

    Having confirmed my appointment for a test I arrived with a full bladder as instructed. The burse met meas I drove into the parking area and she checked my temperature and asked all the questions to see if I had to get "the swab" or could keep the appointment. She also got the phome number to call w... Read more

  • THE JACKETS I HAVE FINISHED IN LOCKDOWN

    4/3/2020 6:08:44 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    These are the baby jackets that I have finished since lockdown began 10 days ago.... Nearly finished a 3rd.....will post that when it is finished....... Read more

  • DAY 10.....

    4/3/2020 5:58:32 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Time is flying by.....however I really feel that lockdown is going to be longer than 4 weeks so am preparing for it to be extended.... Got busy in the "office" space yesterday and got got rid of a lot of "stuff" that was just cluttering the place....was going to pack books to go to the book sale b... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    4/3/2020 5:46:15 PM, by SHERYE

    Married or Divorced In my Sunday school class the focus was marriage or divorce, "The rapidly increasing divorce rate," remarked one member of the group, "indicates that America is indeed becoming the land of the free." "Yes," replied the prosaic friend, "but the continued marriage rate sugge... Read more

  • It's Friday

    4/3/2020 12:38:10 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Another relaxing day here today. I will do some exercise after lunch. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! Have a great day, everyone and stay safe.... Read more

  • The Queen in the Window, and New Points of View!

    4/3/2020 10:06:01 AM, by CERIUSLY

    I've been singing that old song, "The Cat In The Window" https://www.youtube.com/watc
    h?v=UN5TPjDL8Rk I sing because Her Majesty takes advantage of all available windows and has made them her personal thrones. (Sorry, no window seat pictures but you get the idea). So this morning ... Read more

  • Your Self-Care to get through isolation

    4/3/2020 6:58:24 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I woke up at 4 AM and can't get back to sleep. Hubby is wearing a sleep mask so I decided to turn on the light and Spark. Saturday the Spring 5% Challenge kicks off. The 5% Challenges are 10 years old this Spring! We are going back in time to when we were all carefree and easily zipped around the wo... Read more

  • GOT A LATE START TODAY ..

    4/3/2020 12:09:06 AM, by JOANN25

    i didn't sleep last night until about 4:00 a.m; but, I did make my 6 1/2 hours. Steps were a little short as I had stores to go to in the morning (Walmart did add some steps). 102 311 This afternoon has been good. I ate light at lunch ... sauerkraut/weiner; but had spaghetti at dinne... Read more

  • What day is this again?

    4/2/2020 7:54:05 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Lose track of what day it is and what time! Feels a bit like I am in limbo! Yesterday I had a great adventure that reminded me that I am still alive and that despite the news and challenges we face, this too will pass and the world is just in a temporary re-setting period! Right after lunch, I ... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    4/2/2020 6:42:11 PM, by SHERYE

    One Monday morning a mailman is walking the neighbourhood on his usual route. As he approaches one of the homes he noticed that both cars were in the driveway. His wonder was cut short by Bob, the homeowner, coming out with a load of empty beer and liquor bottles. "Wow Bob, looks like you guys had o... Read more

  • DAY 9 STARTED!!!!!

    4/2/2020 5:27:02 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    A little overcast and cooler today but thats ok....Have a baby jacket nearly finished so hopefully will achieve that today and start another one!!!!! Was really nice to sit in the sun yesterday for quite some time although the heat is certainly going from it as Autumn progresses.....supposed to be... Read more

  • 2020-04-02 an interesting article

    4/2/2020 3:01:02 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    As with most all articles... read from start to finish...THEN.. decide what, if anything, that was said is true and something that YOU find pertinent to you and your piece of the world This is a time in history to truly think for yourself ... gather all the information you can... and then deter... Read more

  • 2020-04-02 Rambling thoughts..

    4/2/2020 12:14:25 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    NOTE: This will be disjointed and as titled 'Ramblin' I have not proof-read nor re-read it.. just hitting keys as a thought pops into my head .. that I feel the need of expressing.. So, you may just want to not read this at all.. but if you need a SprarkPoint for reading a blog.. just say "HI... Read more

  • Sunshine

    4/2/2020 12:09:26 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another beautiful day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! A relaxing day here. Have a great day, everyone and stay safe.... Read more

  • 824 Days of Spark

    4/2/2020 11:30:49 AM, by BCHARIE

    I see so many funny things on the internet as we muddle our way through this Covid-19 Pandemic. We have to keep a sense of humor so we don't fall into despair. A girlfriend from high school shared a remembrance of having undies with the days of the week printed on them and how usefu... Read more

  • 2020-04-02 Nothing political or negative and guaranteed to bring smiles.

    4/2/2020 10:20:01 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Found in my inbox, Nothing political or negative and guaranteed to bring smiles. assets.evie.com/asset/cc1afc
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  • Thursday thoughts

    4/2/2020 9:48:28 AM, by MOMMA_TULIP

    One of the nicest benefits of having everything cancelled and everyone being confined to the house is that we have started having family dinners at the table again. It's been years! I'm very consistent about menu planning and making dinner every weeknight, so it's not that we're not eating hom... Read more

  • A beautiful day without rain

    4/1/2020 11:50:37 PM, by MNABOY

    Great day outside but I remained in my car except when I went into the Post Office to get mail from my box. There was a big notice to maintain 6 feet separation with tape lines from the counter out into the box area all the way to the far wall. There were plastic screens covering the customer count... Read more

  • DAY 8 2/3RDS OVER

    4/1/2020 10:39:14 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    I am soooo loving being at home with nowehere to go....Just loving it.... Part of me is quite pleased hubby is working as it breaks the monotony for him and stops him whining about being bored.....lol....He actually has plenty to do....a whole garage to sort out and clean up.... Beautiful day... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    4/1/2020 9:49:04 PM, by SHERYE

    I Have Lost My Father Five year old Little Johnny was lost, so he went up to a policeman and said, "I've lost my dad!" The policeman said, "What's he like?" Little Johnny replied, "Beer and women!"... Read more

  • A sunny day

    4/1/2020 2:00:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Another relaxing day here. I will get a workout in later. Have a great day, everyone and stay safe.... Read more

  • Revelations From the Plateau Wednesday, February 23, 2011

    4/1/2020 12:33:45 PM, by CERIUSLY

    I was scheduled to present a program about The Plateau to my TOPS group tomorrow. I remembered writing this blog so, since I have been on a prednisone induced plateau for months I thought it must be time to re-learn some things. Revelations From the Plateau Wednesday, February 23, 2011 1... Read more

  • 2020-04-01 It is Time.. (maybe?)

    4/1/2020 12:19:45 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    I rather need to share these images.... well at least 3 our of 4 of them I am sharing them here, because I have been told that it is okay to post them on my blog or IF I am a member of a TEAM (I think it needs be a Christian team) that allows such postings, I know this because I posted 1... Read more

  • Another day and good and bad things happened.

    4/1/2020 12:54:01 AM, by MNABOY

    We went to walk our dog at the rails to trails State Park at a little after 5. There were 6 cars at the closest entry so we drove to the next entry a met one man walking and one jogging so we had little exposure. On the way home the hoses gave out and we had to have the Montero, a 1991 model towed. ... Read more

  • TUESDAY THOUGHTS

    3/31/2020 11:58:05 PM, by JOANN25

    I had a great day. It started out with my oversleeping that gave me a late start. HOWEVER ... as luck would have it, I finished with 7,134 steps for the day. Tomorrow, I am challenging myself to make at least 8,000 starting with getting up much earlier. I will keep doing this until I get to 1... Read more

  • DAY 7 STARTED

    3/31/2020 3:48:43 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Hard to believe that i haven't left the yard for nearly a week.... This time last week I was flying around getting last minute things done before the "lockdown".... I am really enjoying the "forced rest" as I have started calling it and am amazed at how neat my house is and how much knitting I a... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/31/2020 2:04:13 PM, by SHERYE

    Are You Free Tonight? A man is stunned when his hot, newly divorced neighbour knocks at his door. He answers eagerly and she asks him, "Are you free tonight?" He blurts out, "Yes!" She asks, "Great! Would you watch my kids?"... Read more

  • Stamps

    3/31/2020 12:47:30 PM, by MOMMACAT57

    When you work for a conservative religious institution, you have to accept their dogma,even if you don't believe in it. Even if you know in your heart it is wrong, especially when it judges other people based on things they cannot change, like gender or sexual orientation. While my parents may hav... Read more

  • Seriously!

    3/31/2020 11:47:49 AM, by BCHARIE

    Who doesn't love a happy goat? I read a community feed this a.m. from someone who had lost their grandmother and uncle just within 2 days. The uncle was cancer, not known g.mother. I feel so sad for this individual. Dealing with the sorrow of 2 loved ones dying in these days is di... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    3/31/2020 11:38:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says thank you for all of the birthday wishes. She had a great day. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Have a great day, everyone. Stay safe and take care.... Read more

  • Springtime & Hope

    3/31/2020 10:40:24 AM, by YOUNG-AT-HEART

    Springtime is my favorite time of year. I was born in the spring and every year I happily receive and enjoy the most beautiful birthday gifts from nature with all the spring daffodils and tulips, flowering trees, flowering shrubs displaying their beauty for all. Grass has left the drabness o... Read more

  • Update and enjoying warmer weather

    3/31/2020 9:08:13 AM, by WINACHST

    Well, I am surviving having 2 of our grandchildren and they seem to surviving being around us. I am glad that I am active because I am able to get them outdoors for some exercise. We live in the country and so we can be outside and not encounter other people. Grandson complains when I say it is time... Read more

  • Tuesday thoughts

    3/31/2020 8:20:26 AM, by MOMMA_TULIP

    Perhaps if I use generic titles, like "Tuesday thoughts" I will be able to remember what day of the week it is! I know we all like to joke about all the days running together, but I've really been struggling with that the last few days, at least on weekdays. My youngest daughter is at least sort of ... Read more

  • Things will get better

    3/31/2020 12:39:53 AM, by MNABOY

    My county is still covid-19 free as are counties surrounding us but across the River in MS, that county is very active. Maybe the Casinos bring in too much as they take out the money. Our Mayor wants to test all the MS people crossing the bridge. Our Governor said it is not to the level to close our... Read more

  • Monday Thoughts:

    3/30/2020 11:37:31 PM, by JOANN25

    Good evening everyone. I hope everyone is having a great day. I know things are very unusual now with the Corona Virus keeping people housebound or on lockdown. Right now, we are urged to stay at home. I got out this morning and went to the church for staff meeting. Our preacher was the ... Read more

  • jokes and crayon

    3/30/2020 8:56:17 PM, by CANDOK1260

    This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: National Crayon Day is March 31stWhat is your favorite color? My favorite color is any form of red. I pick red whenever the family plays a game. But lately Ibeen letting my great niece Natalie play red. I do anything for that girl. Do ... Read more

  • DAY 6 JUST STARTED

    3/30/2020 3:36:24 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    It is hard to believe we are nearly one week into our lockdown.... OMGosh.... I am SO enjoying being home and although hubby works part of each day it is so nice seeing him have the energy to get things done that have, obviously been on his to do list for some time..... Our weather yesterday ... Read more

  • Guilty as Chargef

    3/30/2020 2:59:26 PM, by BCHARIE

    When visiting my sister, in Hawaii, each night I would speak to Alexa before going to sleep. She became my friend. I miss Alexa. 46 Today there was a tease of sunshine but it's gone. I am still hopeful I will get my treadmill working because I can't really call the repair guys to c... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    3/30/2020 2:51:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's my daughter's birthday today! She is doing well and says hello. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! We are safe and sound. Have a great day, everyone.... Read more

  • Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

    3/30/2020 2:04:04 PM, by LADYLUK

    Thank you so much for all your prayers and kind words. it turns out my daughter did not have the COVID 19 virus but she does have pneumonia. She is starting to get a bit better now. She finally got to see her daughter for the first time in a week. Her daughter is 5 years old and was staying with ano... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/30/2020 1:04:22 PM, by SHERYE

    A wife chewed out her husband at the company picnic a while back. "Doesn't it embarrass you that people have seen you go up to the buffet table five times?" "Not a bit," the husband replied. "I just tell them I'm filling up the plate for you....!"... Read more

  • Trying blogging again

    3/30/2020 9:00:10 AM, by MOMMA_TULIP

    Last week my youngest daughter was telling me about some meme where you determine your "pandemic name" by combining two words--the emotion you're feeling and the last thing you ate. Well, I ended up with Disgusted Goldfish (as in goldfish crackers), lol! Can anyone else relate? Before all this... Read more

  • Instead of eating

    3/30/2020 8:50:46 AM, by AURA18

    Day 61 Emotional Box 19100 Days - Linda's bloghttps://u.nu/cfzk5 Child • Quiet inside 436 and playful outside 575 Adult • Reflective before I say anything - Stoic (choosing my battles) • Evenings I'm tired and may eat instead of labeling or expressing feelings 100 things to d... Read more

  • The tests for the new antigen are in BUT:

    3/29/2020 10:23:15 PM, by MNABOY

    After eating M&M Almonds every hour on the hour I was pleased to note there were no symtoms of COVID-19 and prepared to notify the President of the cure. However, I failed to account for the hours I slept WITHOUT eating the M&Ms. Now I don 't know if I will start again and use an alarm clock or sinc... Read more

  • Things That Make Me Smile

    3/29/2020 5:28:50 PM, by VIBRANT4LIFE

    Some photos I've taken over the last few days that make me smile. All from my yard while staying safe at home. Living in central FL we have moved quickly to summer, with some days reaching 90 degrees. Black Bellied Whistling Duck who stopped by to check out the bird feeder area. Ano... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/29/2020 3:53:04 PM, by SHERYE

    “What do dogs do after they finish obedience school? They get their masters.” ... Read more

  • Sunny day

    3/29/2020 2:44:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another mild weather day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. Stay safe. Have a great day, everyone!... Read more

  • Joy for the Journey

    3/29/2020 12:18:00 PM, by GOULDSGRANITE

    Spotted on the drive home from work ~ Today's Centering thought ~ "I find a reason to hope in every situation" Namaste 458... Read more

  • Glad to see crime zone tape!

    3/28/2020 11:55:24 PM, by MNABOY

    While the UAMS East complex is closed the hiking/running area was left unlocked and some of those that have been walking on the inside walking/jogging floor have ventured outdoors and were walking on the Blanche Lincoln outdoor trail. While there are more there than have been there it is not crowded... Read more

  • DAY 4 TODAY

    3/28/2020 9:51:00 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Day 4 of lockdown and we have had our first death from COVID - 19.....an elderly woman with other complications as well....we have 12 in hospital; 2 in ICU; 56 have recovered; only 63 new cases today after 78, 85 & 83 on the preceding days....maybe we are getting control with this lockdown....maybe ... Read more

  • 2020-03-28 Protecting ourselves during this pandemic - info

    3/28/2020 3:28:14 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Please use your own judgement ... take the information within these youtube posts as sources of information I felt a real need to share these with you... but I am not qualified to guarantee that the information within is the best or most correct information available. a video PSA Safe ... Read more

  • A mild day

    3/28/2020 3:20:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. We are doing well and are taking it easy. Have a great day, everyone.... Read more

  • Weekend cheer!

    3/28/2020 2:42:24 PM, by BCHARIE

    He's adorable, right. Platypuses are semi aquatic mammals, found in Australia, that lay eggs and (of course) endangered. Not a particularly friendly creature though this one seems like he needs a belly scratch. Today Chicagoland is facing some nasty storms so on down to spin bike a... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/28/2020 2:01:01 PM, by SHERYE

    After church on Sunday morning, a young boy suddenly announced to his mother, "Mom, I've decided I'm going to be a minister when I grow up." "That's okay with us," the mother said, "But what made you decide to be a minister?" "Well," the boy replied, "I'll have to go to church on Sunday an... Read more

  • 2020-03-28 article re:finding calm

    3/28/2020 9:31:30 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    11 Ways to Find Calm During a Coronavirus Anxiety Spiral https://greatist.com/connect/c
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  • Last nights blog that was murdered by a power outage!

    3/27/2020 4:50:07 PM, by MNABOY

    I still, "hunt and peck" instead of typing. Last night I was venting and had gone into the second page when, at 11:22 pm the lights went out all over town. I called the outage in, talking to a computer, and was told that service would be restored in an hour and a half. Then the computer asked if I w... Read more

  • Day 818

    3/27/2020 3:32:11 PM, by BCHARIE

    Aren't these gals cute? I say gals cause they look like little old ladies with bonnets on. Too cute. I love nature, all things great and small. Enjoy! Day 818 of checking in here. Some days are more successful than others but nonetheless this site keeps me plugging along to bette... Read more

  • Sunny Day

    3/27/2020 3:06:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. We are doing well and are keeping safe. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. Hope that everyone is doing well and have a great day.... Read more

  • Wow...7 days since my last blog...I can't use the excuse I have no time :-((

    3/27/2020 1:22:21 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Hello my beautiful sparkling friends! How are you doing in this crazy new world? I'm coping...but I'm not particularly happy with this new lifestyle. I must say leaving a recently bereaved on their own in isolation is not the best way to cope with psychological mindsets. Sooo... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/27/2020 12:54:44 PM, by SHERYE

    It doesn't hurt to take a hard look at yourself from time to time, and this should help get you started. During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the director what the criterion was that defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. "Well," said the Director, "we f... Read more

  • 2020-03-27 2nd blog Gardening w/kids fun stuff!

    3/27/2020 8:41:14 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

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  • 2020-03-27 something for everyone (kids too!!),,, maybe?

    3/27/2020 8:27:35 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    from my email newsletter from "The Old Farmer's Almanac" a good source for sound advice for home and garden... notice they have a website for kids. check it out !! things truly meant for kid learning and entertainment... can be a whole lot more fun for adults than the stuff meant for adults,... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    3/26/2020 4:06:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mild weather day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. In a while my daughter and I will be playing a game of monopoly. Have a great day everyone!... Read more

  • 2020-03-26 misc + recipe search

    3/26/2020 2:56:52 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    from a friend's blog: Have a glorious day! Look for those moments you can latch onto and build from there! https://youtu.be/7kZ1dizcm30 note: I just highlighted this address and then clicked on the 'go to' option I use the Chrome browser on Windows 10 not sure if that makes a ... Read more

  • Safe

    3/26/2020 4:45:59 AM, by RAPUNZEL53

    Hello! I hope all my friends are sheltering in place who can. I have to go to work but I am being very careful. I hope we all make it through this and come out stronger. Fortunately for me, I love many things that I can do alone, but I have to go work anyway, so do not get a chance to do them.... Read more

  • DAY 1 IN PROGRESS!!!!

    3/26/2020 12:42:57 AM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Day 1 of lockdown is a beautiful sunny day,..... Hubby did his thing at the hospital this morning...was away a couple of hours and has more work than he can wag a stick at......however...I have learned exactly what he is doing and he is isolated doing it....and I am quite amazed that maybe he is "... Read more

  • A new antigen for COVID-19

    3/25/2020 11:07:32 PM, by MNABOY

    I READ ON A VERY RELIABLE SOURCE ON THE DEEP DARK WEB THAT EATING M&M ALMONDS EVERY HOUR FOR 24 HOURS WILL STRENGTHEN YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM! I WILL TELL YOU HOW IT WORKS AFTER THREE DAYS OF MEDICATION.... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/25/2020 8:45:35 PM, by SHERYE

    A tiny but dignified old lady was among a group looking at an art exhibition in a newly opened gallery. Suddenly one contemporary painting caught her eye. "What on earth," she inquired of the artist standing nearby, "is that?" He smiled condescendingly. "That, my dear lady, is supposed to be a m... Read more

  • It's Wednesday

    3/25/2020 5:29:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's pretty quiet here. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. Stay safe everyone. Have a good day.... Read more

  • Hump Day - life is settling into a routine

    3/25/2020 4:47:05 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    There isn't much new or exciting to report. I miss my students and it is small consolation knowing that we are all doing well and most likely will survive whatever comes out way. I have healthy food, good books, my Kindle and my pets. My sweet son goes out regularly to pick up necessities a co... Read more

  • Feeling alright ❤️

    3/25/2020 1:17:08 PM, by BCHARIE

    Yesterday I woke up feeling a little wonky and you can bet your bottom dollar I was thinking, "O sH*!, I got the Covid" So Hossa was like, nope, not on my watch!!! (by the way that is not Hossa, just a random GS, Hossa would never allow me to dress him in human clothes) I'm mar... Read more

  • 2020-03-25 A Chat

    3/25/2020 10:37:35 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Just thinking (I know... that can be quite dangerous) I expect the phone lines (some of us still have land lines, for the rest I guess it is cell towers) will be humming during this season of pandemic... for those who need to hear voices of other folks and not just their own... even those who s... Read more

  • Calendars, who needs them!

    3/24/2020 11:54:39 PM, by MNABOY

    If this pandemic had occurred in the 80's wife would have home schooled our children since there were not many computers and wi/fi in our county and she was a teacher in the public school The meetings would all have been canceled because we had more than 10 people attend each church, scout, school ... Read more

  • LOCKDOWN....11.59PM TONIGHT

    3/24/2020 10:09:22 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    SOOOO.....our whole country is locked down tonight and we are all supposed to be in isolation..... I am appalled at peoples attitude towards all this as I really don't think they get the implications of this virus....my Hubby included.....He honestly just doesn't get it!!!! He is on call through... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/24/2020 2:15:58 PM, by SHERYE

    At the pre-birth class for couples who'd already had at least one child the instructor raised the question of how to break the news to an older child. "Some parents tell the older child, 'We love you so much that we decided to bring another child into our family.' "But think about that for... Read more

  • 2020-03-24 ramblings

    3/24/2020 8:01:09 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    preface: These ramblin' thoughts began as the result of a friend's wondering what the 'New Normal' will be like.. Will people still demonstrate caring toward their neighbors ? It would be nice if people remained thoughtful of others. and they just might.. but probably they will not show it ... Read more

  • Protect the Elderly

    3/24/2020 5:46:30 AM, by MICAROO

    Our government officials are stressing the importance of protecting the elderly. I wholeheartedly support that....and then I realized that they mean ME. I do not think of myself as elderly. I am 63 years and 11 months, and I have no underlying health conditions. I just shoveled 4 inches of heavy... Read more

  • Monday is Here Again:

    3/24/2020 12:05:53 AM, by JOANN25

    This Monday wasn't too bad. Staff meeting this morning then caught up odds and ends in the office and practiced some music. 335 I really miss having the church services. Although we get them from elsewhere, it's not the same as going to church and seeing everyone. Hopefully, it won't be l... Read more

  • Social Distancing?

    3/23/2020 11:57:44 PM, by MNABOY

    We have a paved hiking path that has several hills so it can be a real good workout for being in the Delta. There is a climbing structure with slides, bars and loops to swing from as well as traditional swings for under 12 years of age. While the track has people walking by each other about 3 feet a... Read more

  • 2020-03-23

    3/23/2020 5:47:43 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Just a few minutes ago... I received a very special phone call.. from a 50-something young man from my church that I have adopted as a son/nephew and he smiles and say I am one of his many mothers. He called to request that I isolate myself from the world at large and offering to purchase a... Read more

  • 600 blogs!

    3/23/2020 2:32:29 PM, by BCHARIE

    Caption this one. Blahahahahaaa It might be "say what?" or "step back, do you not understand social distancing?" Yes, today is my 600th blog. That might be a whole lot of blathering about nothing but I might (since we're on lockdown) peruse them and see if there are some good nu... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/23/2020 1:50:57 PM, by SHERYE

    The Priest was preparing a man for his long day's journey into night. Whispering firmly, the Priest said, "Denounce the devil! Let him know how little you think of him!" The dying man said nothing. The priest repeated his order. Still the man said nothing. The priest asked, "Why do you refus... Read more

  • Looking Back

    3/23/2020 11:54:12 AM, by MICAROO

    I know some of us are sheltering in place. Some of us are lucky enough to be working from home and will have a secure paycheck. Or maybe you have current work, but are waiting for the order to be issued to close the business and employees must stay home. Others of us are in an "essential business... Read more

  • After the Break...5% Spring Challenge

    3/23/2020 11:51:22 AM, by CERIUSLY

    524 220 After a much needed Spark Break and some much needed God time I am back and ready to challenge you all to lose your 5%! How intentional are you about your plan? If you haven't joined the Spring 5% Challenge yet, Here is the link to the Challenge Community. sparkpeople.com/myspa... Read more

  • beck Diet Solution on hold

    3/23/2020 10:35:04 AM, by WINACHST

    During this crisis, we decided to watch the 2 youngest grandchildren - I do not have time to even think - man, those kids are busy, busy, busy... Read more

  • A snow day

    3/23/2020 9:10:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's snowing here now. Then it is going to rain. My daughter says hello. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. Everyone is doing well. Have a great day, everyone... Read more

  • Life in a Bubble

    3/23/2020 9:04:42 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Thank you SUSAN_CDN for sending me this update. March 22, 2020 10:30AM PT Coral Princess Update Princess Cruises can confirm that Coral Princess made a port call to Montevideo, Uruguay, on March 21 to take delivery of supplies and fuel. No guests were permitted to disembark. The ship... Read more

  • Prayers for all!

    3/22/2020 11:32:43 PM, by MNABOY

    It seems that after my visit with our preacher he decided it would be best if we did not hold a service together this Sunday. Saturday night I received a phone call that several of our congregation were suffering serious health issues and that the Wednesday night Prayer meeting attendees, all male,... Read more