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Nice To People — Orlando Espinosa

Don’t let your fears and insecurities stop you from being nice to people!

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Happiness, spread it around!

When you spread happiness to others you end up finding it for yourself! via Spread Happiness To Others — Orlando Espinosa “Be so happy that when others look at you, they become happy too.”~ Monald Rabbit

via Spread Happiness To Others — Orlando Espinosa — tonysonblogger

The Art of Falling Down

https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2017/how-to-fall-safely.html

This is a great article for baby boomers.  I’m a klutz, and have fallen down more times than I care to count.  My most recent spill was while on vacation.  I was taking a photo and fell backwards over a curb.  Thank goodness some bushes broke my fall.

I am currently recovering from knee replacement surgery.  It’s winter here in Wisconsin and I’m deathly afraid of taking another tumble while trying to walk with a cane.

Fortunately for me, I do know how to fall.  When I was a kid, I was always fighting with my two older brothers.  They use to chase me around the house, and outside I would always be tripping on something.  I learned how to tuck and roll.  I never really got hurt except for a few scrapes here and there.

Just last week we had our first snowfall, and my car windows were ice covered. I worked late and had to scrape my car off.  The parking lot was empty, and I was thinking “crappity crap crap, if I fall down, who is going to help me?”

As you get older though, falling down is no joke. I am forever looking down when I walk.   It’s really important to watch where you are going when traveling in a foreign country.  I have found out the hard way that other countries do not have the same construction standards we have in the United States.

I think it’s important to not be carrying so many things at once. I carry a purse and lately a backpack when I go to work.  I constantly see people looking at their phones when they go anywhere, and looking down.  Is someone texting you or whatever more important than your safety? I do wonder sometimes.

Hitting one’s head as you get older can lead to serious problems. Lucky for me when I wiped out on vacation, I was wearing a wig and a hat, and they both protected my head when I fell.

Be safe out there my friends.

A grandma about to fall down the ground

 

 

It’s up to you, the younger generation!

As a former Republican, now Independent voter, it is very hard to defend what my former party stands for. What used to be a party that boasted fiscal stewardship with a little heart, now is fiscally narrow-minded and mean-spirited. There are three major themes that have emerged during the Trump version of this party, all […]

via Note to young folks – Republicans are leaving you holding the bag — musingsofanoldfart

Why can’t we all just get along!

It would not be a surprise to know that the US Congress and White House are highly dysfunctional. They have long ago forgotten why they are there. It seems opinions of the donors and oligarchy are the only ones that matter. We need to make our voice louder and consistent. Irrespective of any party affiliation, […]

via Contact your Senators, Congressperson and President — musingsofanoldfart

Here’s hoping we don’t gain a bunch of holiday weight!

As we enter this final month of the year, we also enter the season of eating, drinking and holiday parties. A study done through Cornell University discovered that people gain, on average, around 13 pounds over the holiday season, beginning in October/November and peaking at Christmas. (6) They also discovered that, while half of the […]

via Walk to Wellness: Holiday Healthy Eating Guide — The Purple Almond

Thanks for nothing Republicans!

If anyone thinks this new tax bill is going to create jobs they are bat shit crazy!  I’ve been paying into Social Security and Medicare for over 45 years.  There is a real possibility that I may never collect a cent!  These are not entitlements you ass pipes, we the American people pay your salaries! Do your f&*king jobs for all people, not just the 1%! Let’s hope if anything comes out of this tax bill, is that the Republicans will lose control of the house and the senate.

 

“The American people wanted change. We were able to deliver.” Republican Senator John Brarrasso The GOP prioritizes the wants of it’s financial contributors above the needs of American tax payers. “My donors are basically saying: ‘Get it done or don’t ever call me again’” -Republican Rep. Chris Collins “Donors are furious” -Republican Senator Cory Gardner […]

via GOP Tax Plan Passes Senate and the Wealth Gap Widens — A lot from Lydia