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Must Read Advice: Arctic Weather
Tuesday, January 29, 2019      30 comments

Here in Illinois we are expecting a -54 F/-47 C windchill. If you are not from an area that is experiencing this arctic cold, don't be laughing at us f... Read more
The Contract
Thursday, January 03, 2019      32 comments

Two boys. That’s what I thought I had. In varying degrees they thought they had a maid, a personal ATM, and a short order cook. ... Read more
Family Recipes and DNA
Friday, December 28, 2018      23 comments

A few days before Thanksgiving I had oral surgery. Give this girl an award for being so smart as to have oral surgery right before THE major eating ... Read more
Christmas Letter Extravaganza
Monday, December 24, 2018      24 comments

Julia's Christmas Letter Extravaganza of Worldly Wisdom and a Wee... Read more
The REAL Birds and the Bees
Thursday, March 15, 2018      26 comments

I have been on and off sick for the past few months. I have a really healthy week, and then bam, I am sick again. I have different symptoms each time, ... Read more
A Typical Friday Night in Paradise
Friday, January 26, 2018      46 comments

After working a long day, I make a quick stop to the grocery store for some last minute items, then rush home to prepare a delectable feast for my fami... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Open Letter to Spark Guy Chris, Spark Administrators, and Spark Community
Monday, November 20, 2017      132 comments

Dear Spark Guy Chris, Spark Administrators, and Spark Community, Most of us have seen cyber bullying in the news. Typically it is mentioned in conjunction with a tragic result due to social media bullying in our young people. The stories tu... Read more
Christmas Letter - Grand Finale
Friday, November 17, 2017      36 comments

Today we come to the end of my 2017 Christmas letter. If you have stuck with me so far, you might want to reach for some empty calorie foods and take a... Read more
Christmas Letter - Part 3 of 4
Thursday, November 16, 2017      30 comments

If you have read my blogs the past few days, then you know because of my overactive imagination my Christmas letter to family and friends turns into mo... Read more
Christmas Letter - Part 2 of 4
Wednesday, November 15, 2017      33 comments

If you tuned in yesterday, then you know because my Christmas letter turns into more of a book, I am bringing this to you in installments. Note that t... Read more
Christmas Letter - Part 1 of 4
Tuesday, November 14, 2017      38 comments

If you are a veteran of my Christmas letter, I am sure you opened it with trepidation. They are not for the weak of heart. If this is your first for... Read more
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      46 comments

Birthdays can invoke joy, sadness, memories. Being introspective, I think about the past, present, and future. I think about my parents. When I coul... Read more
Invitation to Pray with Me
Saturday, September 09, 2017      37 comments

Both of my sisters have decided to stay in their Florida homes. I do not understand why, as both are retired and have the financial means to have le... Read more
My Quirky & Informative Spin on Cholesterol
Thursday, August 31, 2017      31 comments

I know, it is never a good sign to start with a disclaimer, but given my current dismal scores on Spark Trivia, it is only fair to forewarn you that so... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I AM NOT THAT GIRL ANYMORE
Wednesday, August 23, 2017      58 comments

If you like who you are, really like who you are, I suggest you close your Spark account right now. I mean it. Don’t bother reading any further. Don... Read more

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