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When Life Gives You Lemons...
Monday, May 24, 2021      7 comments

Why do I go to Sam's Club when I'm tired? Because we're almost out of toilet paper and DH always needs/wants more iced tea. Necessity, guys, necessity. This fatigue has been building since Thursday. Today is Monday. On Thursday and Monday I ha... Read more
Friday, April 02, 2021      6 comments

We refer to the death of our soldiers as giving the ultimate sacrifice for their country, but their sacrifice was nowhere near the one given this day on a cross. Wounded for our transgressions, bruised for our iniquities, chastised for our peace... Read more
Drama in the Palms
Sunday, March 28, 2021      5 comments

Every year, I meet with Son #2, DIL and her mother to arrange palms at church for the Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday services. DIL orders the palms, which are shipped from Miami in a huge box. There are two layers of palms, grouped and rubber ban... Read more
One Thing Leads to Another
Sunday, March 14, 2021      9 comments

I was feeling generous. I knew there was a bachelor at church who really enjoyed my chocolate-covered pretzel rods. When I made them for the gift shop, he'd always be the first customer. I didn't have any rods, but I did have the smaller more tr... Read more
Can You Handle It?
Thursday, March 04, 2021      5 comments

I realized as I was hand washing some dishes, that I was failing to wash the handles on the pans and knives. I'll bet you all are much more diligent than I am about that. ... Read more
Quick YouTube Trick
Wednesday, March 03, 2021      3 comments

If you watch YouTube videos on your computer, there is a quick way to pause the video when you need to answer a question, answer the doorbell or pull the casserole out of the oven. Hit the "K" on your keyboard. When you return, hit the "K" again... Read more
Time to Update Spark People
Monday, February 15, 2021      7 comments

If you're new to Sparking, this site can seem overwhelming with all its information. Jump through this hoop and earn 3 points, that hoop will earn you 5. ... Read more
Take THAT, Winking Lizard!
Saturday, January 16, 2021      8 comments

emoticon The spinach-artichoke dip at Winking Lizard is our favorite. Sometimes I bring it home, sometimes DH ... Read more
Fish Markets and Pharmacists
Friday, January 08, 2021      6 comments

Recently, my husband retired and I had to hustle to sign up for Medicare Part B and a supplemental insurance plan. It was a hurried thing, because we were on our way out of state for a month. Arriving at our destination, I realized I would run o... Read more
Too Many Irons in the Fire
Tuesday, December 29, 2020      1 comments

Have you ever started a project, only to go to another room, begin something else, and promptly forget the first thing you started? That's pretty much the life of someone with ADD (aka myself). The Christmas decorations at church will come ... Read more
Talk about Snail Mail!
Monday, December 28, 2020      7 comments

Today the electric emoticon bill came in the mail. ... Read more
New Level
Sunday, December 27, 2020      5 comments

I like the new logo I'm seeing for Spark Level 23. It reminds me that above the clouds, the sun is always shining. ... Read more
Happy Boxing Day!
Saturday, December 26, 2020      4 comments

To all our friends to the north and east who celebrate Boxing Day, I wish you good travels (or Zoom calls) and lovely hours with friends and relatives. ... Read more
2020 COVID Comics #12
Friday, December 25, 2020      4 comments

The spread of COVID-19 is based on 2 things: 1.How dense the population is. 2.How dense the population is. Thus ends the twelve days of COVID. Merry Christmas, everyone. Stay safe. (Have you noticed those two words have replaced "Have a... Read more
2020 COVID Comics #11
Thursday, December 24, 2020      6 comments

Never in a million years could I have imagined I would go up to a bank teller wearing a mask & asking for money. ... Read more

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