As many of you already know, I am a sweepstakes junkie! I save bottle caps and UPC codes. I will dumpster dive during McDonalds MonopolyGame and buy products that have instant win game pieces inside. Over the years I have won some nice things, however, I have had to cut backdramatically on my sweepstakes because of my Fibromyalgia.
You see, I can't sit for long perios of time without pain....more
I have to admit that I have been a bit camera shy the past year and a half or so. Well, maybe I've always been a little camera shy (except when I was living in Russia and going through Europe, then I wanted all the pictures of me the camera could handle). But here on this blog I'm embarrassed that most of the pictures I use are old. Including all the profile pictures I have up....more
Hello there friends!As many of you know, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia about a year ago. And although it's been a rough road to travel, I am not allowing this illness defeat me. However, I am working on something that I could really use your help with. YOU could be my saving grace! You could be my hero!I have entered a contest to win a new Tempurpedic mattress. This will help with my pain immensley....more
Finally! Our representatives have grown a pair and have drawn a line in the sand against the fast food industry, on our behalf. In a nearly unanimous vote by city officials, fast food operators in San Francisco can no longer give away toys in kid's meals, unless they meet certain standards...much higher than what these restaurants currently hold for themselve...in sodium, fat, sugar, fruit, vegetable, beverage, and caloric content....more
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose." ~ John F. Kennedy...more
Disclaimer: I value all sides of the issue and this is just one of many point of views. Thank you for reading mine.
When Adrian Fenty was elected for mayor of Washington DC, I wasn't his biggest fan. However, that mostly had to do with my political party affiliation and disdain for every DC election swinging hard left. I thought that Adrian Fenty would parrot the prior mayors of DC and pretty much be in lock-step with the status quo around the district....more
Most young people could care less about elections, but what they don't realize is the decisions goverment officials are making now will effect us and our future. So, get off your lazy political butt and go vote! Don't know the issues? Many local newspapers have an on-line cheat sheet with a brief summary of the candidates and the issues, as well as an in-plain-English explaination of the ballot questions. So, take a few minutes to learn about the candidates and then head to the polls!Michelle Maskaly...more