Female , 51-55
Feeling optimistic

I love my dogs, I do daily battle with arthritis, mixed connective tissue disease and fibro, I enjoy reading, puzzles, current events, music of all types, meteorology and making friends.

Last Seen Oct 7, 2013
Member Since Oct 17, 2012
Favorite Quote
  • 100% American
  • and a little English
  • and a little Scots-Irish
  • and a little Spanish
  • and a little French
Vices Pizza and Chocolate :-)
Politics Conservative
Horoscope Cancer
Special day 6-21
Books Suspense/Legal Thriller/Psychological Thriller
Music Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Alternative
Movies Drama/Suspense/Comedy
Local Time August 22nd, 9:05 AM

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  • I Have Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    2013.....short And Simple Wish It is my hope that all of us who suffer with chronic pain and other issues from this disease will have a better year. I wish for healing for us all.  … [more]
  • I Remember My First Kiss

    First Kiss On A Hot Summer Night I was 15 and definitely in love for the first time. He was16, tall, with brown-green eyes and straight brown hair that fell over his collar. We had just taken a walk around the neighborhood, holding… [more]
  • I Reject Obamacare

    Oliver Stone Jumps Ship Hollywood Producer and Director Oliver Stone has long been an Obama supporter. Apparently, he has changed his least according to these two quotes. “The country O… [more]
  • I Am Scots-irish

    Proud Of My Heritage My grandfather's family came from Scotland in the 1800's. They arrived in the Carolinas, and built Presbyterian churches in NC, SC, VA, TN, and finally in AR where my great grandfather built our fami… [more]
  • No Reason to be Rude

    Posted on: October 30th, 2012 at 1:58PM

    I recently posted something in one of my experience groups.  A few days later I noticed that there were replies to it.  Each reply was extremely rude.  I wondered ....WHY??  Why would anyone choose to say something rude to a person they don't even know?  For the record, I don't make nasty comments to others.  If I don't agree with you I will find a way to say so without putting you down.This world is crazy enough.  Is it really too much to ask for us to be civil and decent to one another?  … [more]


  • Unemployment and Underemployment

    Posted on: November 2nd, 2012 at 11:57AM

    The unemployment rate is 7.9% according to the latest figures. I think it's higher when you consider the people who are underemployed.  I know plenty of them, and live with one of them. I think it's tragic when people who have college degrees (even graduate degrees) cannot find work in a field that reflects the hard work and money they put into attaining that education. It's beyond frustrating when those same people are forced to work in a service industry position at 28 - 32 hours per week for $8.00 per hour. Yes, they are thankful for work so they can pay at least some of their bills and feed their families. But, many have lost homes that they bought during much better times, many are not … [more]