“Everyone wants to be “82” some DAY”

“Something to plan on doing when I hit “82” – – just to see if this  is good  enough to promote for all of  the Senior Citizens of America!”


When I saw this group of young  “SENIORS” – –  will have to check  around and see which “Nursing Home”  keeps you feeling  young  forever… with DANCING lessons – – and  then you get to go out on the “ROAD” to perform?


“Most probably – – will have to start  eating my “SPINACH” – –  just to build up my muscles!”     D.V.

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“JULY – FIX everything ** starting with the BODY”

“It is never too late – – to LEARN”  *****  “I’m Still Learning”

So, when I read to keep your  body in shape and young looking like a million,  and your  brain alert, with  up to-date marbles floating on deck, learn to do something new! Well, that’s just  what I started to do, and I do believe I’m  in  “1st grade”   again.

My brain thought “it”  knew everything , but with me trying to write about all the stuff I talk about – I think my report card will not have too many  “gold stars” on it. The one important thing I’m learning is to keep my mouth shut and try to take more notes.  Do you know how hard it is to learn something new, when at my age everything in the BRAIN  is turning to mush?

But, I am looking at the positive side of this situation, it is good to see young people today knowing so much more than I ever did, and in such a short time. I’ll bet it is because they have been taking “cod liver oil” and all the wheels and whistles, are so well oiled, everything moves smoothly! 

Since it is “JULY” I feel that it is time to take care of the health – – starting with the mouth – namely the teeth – – as when there are problems else where in the body – – just could be that there  is a serious problem in the mouth – – the teeth need HELP and have no way to say so – – other than to cause aches and pains where you never thought of  – – before – – and NOW still can not make the connection.

So… if you are SMART – – you will see your DENTIST and in a hurry. I waited too long – – as I just hate to go and pay someone to hurt me – – but a little bit of a hurt today – – keeps you from a real    BIG  hurt  – – in that it will be so very costly to fix a small hurt – – that was left to turn into a MONSTER…today!

Just a little reminder to the WISE – – and may our Almighty CREATOR send blessings to all… that take good care of that wonderful body – – that HE has given us to use  – -to the best of our ability – – and to give HIM praise and glory!    D.V.

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“Charlie Brown our little French Poodle”

*****”This is a ‘REAL’ DOG’s Life!”*****


This is “CHARLIE BROWN” our little “French” poodle and she is being groomed by a professional dog groomer that makes house calls.We were living in  Ft. Lauderdale, Florida at the time and I thought it would be nice for our little son,  Lee Jr., to see exactly how, our  “CHARLIE BROWN” is made to look beautiful  – when she has someone to take good care of her.

Looks like “Charlie Brown” knows that this is a regular course of events – when you are a poodle? You have to have your hair trimmed just so-so  and a special bath with all the good smelling soaps  – made just for the “well-care-for”  little doggie?

When,  having good experiences like this done at home for the children to participate in –  in my opinion –  it helps for the children to always love and take  good care of their animals. It helps for children to have a healthy and safe bond with animals  – because as in our case,  the children have always had animals at home with us and also in their own homes with their own children – and now –  even the grand-children have their own animals with a very good and healthy  life  – for all!

It was handy to have a good size  “card-table” that we could use for the “Groomer” to set up and with lots of  “news-paper” to protect the table – – we were in business for these home events – – and the children  enjoyed seeing and helping – – and learning things that they have been able to put to good use all through their own LIFE and  even now – – able to do the same for their own animals.

“Thanks be to our Almighty CREATOR – – to have  given  to us beautiful small animals that we bring into our homes – – and treat just like FAMILY – – for all of their LIFE.”    D.V.

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“Food for Thought”

Received these notes from a friend – – so… NOW will have to think   about – – and see what changes… I should think about making in my LIFE – – and if  “YOU”  the reader think about these notes – – maybe  – – that is just a big may be – they could apply to you, too!




On this day of your life,

Mary Ellen, I believe God wants you to know…

…that you are not your ‘story.’ Who You Are is so much
bigger than that. It’s okay to give up your past now.
Most of us have a story about how we got to be the way
we are, about what it’s like to be ‘us,’ and about why it
is so difficult sometimes to get through life. All of this
is stuff that has nothing to do with who we are now.
How often do you ‘come from’ your ‘story’ when you
experience life. Are you ready to let go of that now?
What if you could create ‘you’ the way you want to be,
rather than the way you think you are?
Wouldn’t that be great? Well, you can.
All you have to do is let go of your story.


On this day of your life

Mary Ellen, I believe God wants you to know…

…that that the day of your birth was a wonderful day for
all who now know you — and even for all of humanity.


Why? Because you are so incredibly special. Because
you are Love, personified. Wisdom, expressed. Caring
and Compassion, demonstrated.  Courage, revealed.
Because you are Humanity At Its Best. They don’t get
any better than you. Truly. And if you do not know this,
then you do not know Who and What You Are.
So today, create a way to know that.
(By creating a way to show that…)
“Let me know what you think” – – sometimes an out-side opinion helps one to see what is there – – and just is over-looking an important fact!    D.V.

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Since I have to go to the DENTIST – this afternoon – just thought that I should have something ready to feel good about – – maybe even get a laugh or two – – that is if I  can or will be able to crack my face into a laugh or even a smile – – the one place that I hate to go – – is to the DENTIST – -because I have to pay – – to receive PAIN!



I just hate to be put into PAIN – – so…  I will see how this  works  for me today… “Wish me LUCK”  – – and Blessings from our CREATOR – – it sure would be nice… if we could just  send the parts of our body to the  appropriate place for repairs – – and then…  just have them inserted correctly – – we would  not  be suffering  any  PAIN in the transaction?    D.V.

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This YOU will enjoy – with LAUGHTER”

This  is something that I heard several times – – and then… when I went back to copy it – – could not find it – – but as LUCK would have it – – good LUCK  TODAY – – just accidentally  caught sight of it – and feel  that if you are getting up in the years – – you may just want to pass this on, too!


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