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  • A windy day

    7/12/2020 11:26:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's finally cooler weather here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk in a while. In the afternoon I'll be doing some dancing. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care.... Read more

  • Hello Sparkers !

    7/12/2020 2:33:46 AM, by MZDOLPHIN

    I’m taking part in the One Million Step Challenge to support people affected by diabetes. I’m stepping towards a healthier me, and a better future for people living with diabetes. Please support my challenge by hitting the donate button on my profile page. https://step.diabetes.org... Read more

  • Salmon pasta salad

    7/11/2020 1:13:38 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I didn't have any tuna, bacon and onions so I made different pasta salad. I made a salmon pasta salad. I had 2 cans of Alaskan Pink salmon so I used those with 4 different cans of vegetables (black beans, carrots, corn, and peas), shredded cheese elbow macaroni and light mayonnaise. I added some... Read more

  • It's raining

    7/11/2020 11:28:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    A rainy day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've already completed a yoga workout. Later on, in the afternoon I'll go for a walk indoors. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care!... Read more

  • Binges

    7/11/2020 12:18:36 AM, by ECKOKITTEN

    I have written in a long while. Things have not been good. Health wise I finally had my oral surgery for my teeth but it meant I was barely able to eat anything until yesterday. Then right after that went into the hospital for this extremely stressful horrible heart test where they stuck a tube up ... Read more

  • A sunny day

    7/10/2020 12:36:46 PM, by MOMMY445

    I just found out a short while ago that the computers at the local library can be booked for use online. Then you can go and use the computer for an hour. I don't mind that you need to wear a face mask there. I was not aware of this opportunity until a while ago. It's been a really long time since I... Read more

  • Finally

    7/10/2020 9:20:24 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I have had a few difficult days with my DH. He just stopped talking. I left him alone. But by the 4th day, I was wondering what is going on. I asked him each day is something wrong. he said no. I left him alone. I finally had to figure something out. I yelled up to him - he ... Read more

  • Sunny Day

    7/9/2020 1:21:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    The power is out here today. An electrician is fixing the problem just now. In the meantime, my daughter and I are keeping cool and staying well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be doing some yoga and some walking later on. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe a... Read more

  • A very warm day here today 🌞

    7/8/2020 10:27:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. The next few days will be hot and humid here. Taking it easy today. I'll go for an indoor walk in an air conditioned place later on in the morning. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe... Read more

  • Warm day

    7/7/2020 10:34:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be another warm and humid day here today. The weather is going to be like this for pretty much the rest of the week. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take ... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/6/2020 8:52:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. I'll be going for a walk in a while. earlier this morning I did some yoga. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay ... Read more

  • New shoes

    7/5/2020 12:50:49 PM, by BUTTERFLYMAJIC

    Finally got the courage to get shoes online. (I can't get out even with a mask) I bought some reeboks. They fit. 331 Now I need to get out in this heat or maybe just get up and walk around the house.... Read more

  • A new day

    7/5/2020 12:17:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's very hot and humid here today. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I went for a walk this morning. I'll be going for another walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Happy July 4th - HB USA

    7/4/2020 5:19:08 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    Having a lovely day. Doing puzzles, reading, good conversations with DH. had a fabulous talk with DS. We talked 20 minutes on Facetime with his dad and me. facetime with GD. She was fussy this morning. I think it was too much birthday. 283 232 195 383... Read more

  • Quick shawl.

    7/4/2020 3:21:57 PM, by BUTTERFLYMAJIC

    Making something I can finish in a few days or less. Just need the satifaction of finishing something. No one wears them but me and only around the house.... Read more

  • Daily Schedule

    7/4/2020 12:50:35 PM, by COFFEECRAZE

    5:00 wake up 5:30 work out 6:00 get ready 6:45 leave for work 7:00-3:00 work with 1/2 hour lunch 4:00 eat 5:00 relax at home 10:00 bed ... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    7/4/2020 10:13:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter and I will stay hydrated and cool here today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Happy Independence Day to all American spark people members! Have a great day, everyone and a great weekend! Keep cool and stay ... Read more

  • distractions

    7/4/2020 9:54:37 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - my struggle with my weight journey has always been distractions. I have always been the caretaker for the family. With a spouse who traveled weekly for many years, the burden of the family fell to me. I always put my family first. Even when my DH retired which has been less than a... Read more

  • Music

    7/3/2020 3:38:56 PM, by BUTTERFLYMAJIC

    Its about all I can handle today.... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    7/3/2020 1:02:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today 😊. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a long walk indoors today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • Texas - mandatory masks in public declared yesterday

    7/3/2020 11:49:59 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - the numbers are climbing. The governor finally declared everyone to wear facial masks/face-covering in public. Houston hospitals have reached bed capacity. Please be safe everyone.... Read more

  • Happy 4th of July

    7/3/2020 10:56:36 AM, by POSEY440

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  • yesterday visit

    7/3/2020 7:44:34 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning- We brought all sorts of gifts for my GD. She loves to fish with her dad. So her presents were a fish theme. She got a box of plastic sharks - 5-8 inches long and authentic looking. She loves Sharks. Then I got her a classic game where you use a fishing pole & try to get these f... Read more

  • Encouragement for today !

    7/2/2020 6:34:18 PM, by SILVAS7

    As my journey and progress continues , yes with interruption and set backs . Overall , daily I am making better choices . Yes there are things I need to deal with and yes I need to let go of of my I can't do or have list for life ! I need to develop or more importantly accept my list as an "I can li... Read more

  • nice visit - long drive

    7/2/2020 6:17:17 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good evening - I will put more on my blog tomorrow. It was lovely seeing my GD and giving her a hug. have a nice evening. 521 306 381... Read more

  • 10,000 steps in by noon

    7/2/2020 1:37:40 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I already got my 10,000 steps in today before noon. I don't usually get them in this early but I had to go uptown for the second time because I was needing to get something from the bank about half an hour after I got home the first time. Plus I did a load of laundry and a sink load of dishes. Now I... Read more

  • Crocheting

    7/2/2020 11:41:12 AM, by BUTTERFLYMAJIC

    Yep thats my thing. Just can't seem to do it fast enough.... Read more

  • Another hot and humid day here today

    7/2/2020 8:38:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and staying well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. I will be doing some yoga this morning and some indoor walking this afternoon. It's going to be hot and humid here for the next few days. Have a great day, everyo... Read more

  • Wear a mask

    7/1/2020 7:19:22 PM, by BUTTERFLYMAJIC

    I don't understand why there are people that wont do this...Do you not care about anyone? You can have the virus and not even know you have it. Sure you are in perfect health and the virus wont kill you. But what about everyone else? Babies, grandma's, grandpa's people with chronic health issues?... Read more

  • very positive day!

    7/1/2020 6:16:13 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good evening - Very busy but positive day. taking my GD her presents tomorrow. Her HB is this weekend. I do not want to be on the road this weekend. Dh has been in a great mood today. So nice! Just texted my Dh that we are coming up tomorrow. GD wants to hug us. DH and I will be wearing mask... Read more

  • Coyotes cutting into my walking.

    7/1/2020 1:16:34 PM, by PEPPER138

    Every morning I walk my dogs. We go out of town to a beautiful valley just minutes away from home. The banner picture on my page is the place. For the past few months, there has been a coyote there on and off. At first, when I did see her, she was far into the walk. I say she because I think she mus... Read more

  • Another warm day here today 🌞

    7/1/2020 11:14:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk later. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! For all Canadian sparklers, Happy Canada Day!... Read more

  • Mini lasagna cups

    6/30/2020 7:45:13 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Made mini lasagna cups today for lunch. The only thing different is instead of using lasagna noodles, I used 4 cheese ravioli. I made a meat sauce that has ground beef, onion and garlic in with the tomato sauce. I boiled the ravioli first (took about 5 minutes to cook) and did the layering like y... Read more

  • A warm day

    6/30/2020 5:39:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm day here today. My daughter and I will keep cool and stay well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. In a while, I will be doing some yoga. Later on in the morning, I will be going for a walk. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Log all the things

    6/30/2020 12:46:15 AM, by CARRILU

    In an attempt to overcome my "all or nothing" thinking, I decided to come log all of my food today regardless of the fact that I am very much out of my calorie range. I chose to keep eating when I logged my day and was already over. Old habit to see that as a fail and compound it, BUT I thought abou... Read more

  • A warm and sunny day here today 😎

    6/29/2020 11:52:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I went for a walk this morning. I will go for another walk in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Our sky looks so gray from the dust

    6/29/2020 8:49:24 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good Morning - I was going for a walk today outside but the air quality is not good. I had a hard time sleeping last night. I am taking today and making it a spa day for me. I worked so hard in the master bath - it looks wonderful. I did get on the scale and lost 2 lbs. 104 Sent a text to my D... Read more

  • A new day

    6/28/2020 2:43:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk in the morning. I will be going for another walk in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • good morning to all!!

    6/28/2020 10:32:37 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - TG for my DH train layout. I woke up happy and positive. DH was not so he went to work on his layout and he found his positive attitude. It helps me greatly when he is in a good mood. we have a better day and communication. He gets up so early that he gets bored. I try to slee... Read more

  • Guess whose back!

    6/28/2020 10:26:34 AM, by LADYKJO

    It's amazing, I can still remember the very first time I logged on to sparkpeople.. that was more than 10 years ago. .how amazing is that?? Who would have thought I'd still be logging on today, because I remember the great support and when you experience something good.. it's just that hard to relea... Read more

  • Its going to be a busy day

    6/28/2020 9:10:01 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Its going to be a busy day today. I already walked uptown to get a few things. Came back to my apartment to do a load of laundry and dishes. I am going to do some grocery shopping with a couple of friends in another town. This is the first time in 3 weeks since I have been out of town getting groce... Read more

  • Plenty of sunshine

    6/27/2020 12:15:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and sunny day here today 🌞. In a while, I'll be going for a walk. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care.... Read more

  • woke up feeling rejuvenated

    6/27/2020 8:40:09 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good Morning - the house looks nice from the work of the painter. I am now putting the house back together. 104 our governor is now closing bars and other businesses due to the extreme rise of COVID-19 cases since Memorial weekend. Mostly people under 30. This is no surprise I can see it in my n... Read more

  • Sunshine

    6/26/2020 10:23:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    The sun is shining brightly here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • last day with painter - he has done good

    6/26/2020 10:13:45 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good Morning- My painter has his personality quirks but he is a very good painter. DH has never been around him when he has painted our house. He has his moments when I wish he would tell me less about his personal life. He does tell me - he considers me a friend. All these odd jobs would ha... Read more

  • 6/26 Better Week

    6/26/2020 6:20:10 AM, by LOPEYP

    This week has been a good one. All quiet on the home front. The kitchen is finished. It came out great. We are done with the crazy cabinet guy. I still have some boxes to unpack but I have an excuse. 20 I ordered more organizational bins. I am putting things back differently in some cases. T... Read more

  • Will Power is a Fickle Friend.

    6/25/2020 10:44:43 PM, by PEPPER138

    Every time I start a new program to get fit and thin, Will Power comes along and tells me he is my friend. He tells me he is there for me. He says take my hand, and says, trust me. We will walk together on this path to health. He tells me he has my back and we got this. Sure enough, for the first fe... Read more

  • relaxing b/4 painter comes back

    6/25/2020 10:09:27 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good Morning- the painter is doing a beautiful job, but he is a perfectionist and a whiner. Yesterday I was doing a puzzle while he was doing our front door. he was telling me how many jobs he is losing for his band who does weddings. He does the platinum level weddings. They are canceling due t... Read more

  • morning

    6/24/2020 11:51:52 AM, by POSEY440

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  • A cooler day

    6/24/2020 8:51:58 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's not too hot here today. a beautiful cool breeze is blowing. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm heading out for a long walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • A beautiful day 🌞

    6/23/2020 11:30:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Working up a sweat

    6/22/2020 1:47:13 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I have been getting in my exercising in today. This morning I walked uptown and back to my apartment for 45 minutes. I spent 80 minutes between cleaning out the litter box (empty and put fresh litter into the box) and sweeping and mopping the floor in the apartment. I am sweating from head to toe fr... Read more

  • Hot and humid day

    6/22/2020 1:34:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's the last hot and humid day here for the rest of the week. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Take care and stay safe, everyone!... Read more

  • had a nice weekend! ready for this week

    6/22/2020 7:48:38 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - heard from son - wished his dad - Father's day wishes. He did not say anything about the HB party. So DH told him that we would be coming up to bring the gifts. His wife was not around when he Facetimed. So I figured there are problems and we will just deliver the gifts and go h... Read more

  • 2020 moments 6/21/20

    6/21/2020 10:49:53 PM, by CINDYV22

    This year has been tough to say the least. But I am down 40 pounds and stayed pretty good on my diet since January. Had a few rough patches. Learning that having parties is hard to stay on schedule with a diet. I was great during the party but afterwards I wanted to eat all the leftovers. I’m glad I... Read more

  • Happy Father's Day

    6/21/2020 12:36:53 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - my dad was a very hard working guy. 1 full-time job and 2 part-time jobs. I would barely see him. But I had a favorite place to talk with him every morning. I would get out of bed still in my nightgown and sit on a heating unit on the floor in the bathroom and watch him shave. ... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    6/21/2020 8:26:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. It's going to be another warm and humid day here today 🌞. I'll do some exercise indoors today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Another warm and humid day

    6/20/2020 9:58:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. It's going to be a warm and humid day here today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll go for a walk indoors today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Sweet and cold craving

    6/19/2020 6:58:56 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Even though I have some sweets in the apartment, it wasn't the thing that I was craving at the moment. Besides something sweet, I was wanting something cold. The first thing that popped into my mind was one of my smoothies. So I made a mixed berry smoothie. I took some of my chocolate protein powder... Read more

  • A hot and humid day

    6/19/2020 1:32:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's very hot and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated. I already got in a long walk today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • news from Scotland

    6/19/2020 8:34:52 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning- My BF in Scotland send me an email of relief. Scotland and Ireland are doing much better than England. She sounded relieved. She is an essential worker who has to ride the public transportation - people stopped wearing masks when they started opening up. Now they have to wear mask... Read more

  • Hot and humid day here today

    6/18/2020 10:32:23 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. We are prepared for the weather. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I will be doing some dancing indoors after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care!... Read more

  • Walk away the pounds

    6/18/2020 12:14:27 AM, by CINDYV22

    Doing Leslie Sansone walk away the pounds on YouTube. I would love to have someone join me.... Read more

  • The missing link

    6/17/2020 5:27:27 PM, by CARRILU

    I have been around the world and back again....not really but in terms of diets it sure feels that way. I swore this would be the summer, THE SUMMER when I turned it all around and I read more books and tried more things my latest adventure being a plant-based diet. I'm all about it, I get it, I und... Read more

  • WHY I WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT!

    6/17/2020 1:35:10 PM, by SUZIEQIAM

    My assignment for The 5% Summer Challenge: Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight or maintain your weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will you be able to do in the future with a slimmer healthier body? And ... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/17/2020 8:29:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    Lots of sunshine here today. It's supposed to be very warm here this afternoon. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be doing some dancing after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day

    6/16/2020 10:58:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! After lunch, I will be going for a walk today. I'll do some yoga after supper today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Figuring things out !

    6/16/2020 9:58:13 AM, by SILVAS7

    213 Good morning , I have some exciting news , my son is officially and RN today ! He had to fly to Texas to take his boards , but the Lord was good , he only had to pay for the flight and the test WOO HOO . He was blessed to stay with a family related to people in their church ! These precious p... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day

    6/15/2020 9:56:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    I'm off for a walk in a while. I feel great. My daughter says hello to all. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • More weight off again

    6/15/2020 9:31:09 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I checked my weight this morning and I am down another 2 pounds. So far I have lost 8 pounds in a week. I have been eating some stuff that I shouldn't eat but I have been burning the calories off whenever I go for a walk or do things around the apartment. I took a walk uptown this morning because w... Read more

  • Something to β€œponder” about. Give it some thought?

    6/15/2020 7:18:39 AM, by SUZIEQIAM

    I posted this on my Spark page years ago and I revisit it to help me keep myself in check. I thought it was” good food for thought” and hope it gives you some insight on your journey. I really hope we can say we are committed! I think I am this time around! (I have been β€œaround” several times!) ... Read more

  • Blog Update

    6/14/2020 10:25:32 AM, by SWEETBABYGIRL5

    I am posting this blog to say i lost 2 pounds this week. Whatever im doing. Its working. My walks and weight watchers and portions and watching carbs. 2 pounds isn’t much but it’s something. I won’t give up. Keep you posted. Bloodsugar this morning: 5.4/97.3 June start Weight: 156 June Goal Weig... Read more

  • Lost some weight

    6/14/2020 10:22:05 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I weighed myself this morning and I lost 2 more pounds. That brings my weightloss to 6 pounds. I guess with all the walking and cleaning around the apartment has helped me lose the weight. I am going to keep going. I took a walk uptown this morning. I did it just in case it got warm out and if it d... Read more

  • A new day

    6/14/2020 10:13:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    I'm heading out to do some errands in a while. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care!... Read more

  • June 13 Blog

    6/13/2020 11:35:11 PM, by SWEETBABYGIRL5

    Well ill make a better blog tomorrow. But its a month till my birthday and im not getting any younger so i want to lose the weight. I am at 156 right now or what scale said last week. I want to get down to 140. Thats 16 pounds. I have been really trying to keep up with my walks and doing good. Not ... Read more

  • June 13 Blog

    6/13/2020 11:34:52 PM, by SWEETBABYGIRL5

    Well ill make a better blog tomorrow. But its a month till my birthday and im not getting any younger so i want to lose the weight. I am at 156 right now or what scale said last week. I want to get down to 140. Thats 16 pounds. I have been really trying to keep up with my walks and doing good. Not ... Read more

  • June 13 Blog

    6/13/2020 11:34:38 PM, by SWEETBABYGIRL5

    Well ill make a better blog tomorrow. But its a month till my birthday and im not getting any younger so i want to lose the weight. I am at 156 right now or what scale said last week. I want to get down to 140. Thats 16 pounds. I have been really trying to keep up with my walks and doing good. Not ... Read more

  • June 13 Blog

    6/13/2020 11:34:23 PM, by SWEETBABYGIRL5

    Well ill make a better blog tomorrow. But its a month till my birthday and im not getting any younger so i want to lose the weight. I am at 156 right now or what scale said last week. I want to get down to 140. Thats 16 pounds. I have been really trying to keep up with my walks and doing good. Not ... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/13/2020 11:27:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm heading out for a walk in a while. I feel great. Have a wonderful day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more