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Eat vegetables, Be happy

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An association between the amount of fruit and vegetables people ate and their happiness? Yes indeed. People who ate 7 portions of fruits and/or vegetables a day were the happiest.…Continue

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Optical Illusions

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Jul 30. 59 Replies

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Forest Fire

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change.org

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Comment by booklover on October 20, 2012 at 4:07pm

My cat Dora with a Halloween Decoration Cat on her back, lol.  Dora is 3 and thinks she's part dog. 

Comment by Idaho Spud on October 20, 2012 at 1:48pm

Lots of cute & funny pictures.  I'm starting to get over my month-long illness, so I may start commenting again.

As for the Crocks, I don't care how ugly or stupid they look.  They are the most comfortable shoe I've ever worn by a factor of 10, and comfort trumps everything!  Of course, I go barefoot around the house and part of my yard (the part away from the pine tree).

Comment by Patricia on October 20, 2012 at 1:37pm

Comment by The Flying Atheist on October 20, 2012 at 1:04pm

Sk8eycat, I was intrigued by your Space Shoes story, so I did a little internet search to see what you where talking about.  This is all I could find.  Not what you mentioned but funny.

eBay link

These are pretty funny as well:

Satellite Jumping Shoes

I wonder how many kids suffered from broken bones from wearing these.

Comment by Steph S. on October 20, 2012 at 12:46pm

For you sk8eycat - I just love black cats!

Comment by sk8eycat on October 20, 2012 at 12:36pm

booklover, please tell your sister that I'm with her about Crocs.  I don't bloody care if they're supposed to be good for your feet (IF they are), they're YOOOOOO-gleeee!  I'd rather go  barefoot.  And I do.

Crocs are crocks!

Back in the '50s there was a brand of shoes (and skating boots) that were even uglier; they were called Space Shoes.  If you've ever seen the movie "Bye-Bye Birdie," the woman who played Dick Van Dyke's mother (Maureen Stapledon) wore Space shoes...they look like leather feet.  (I think the company has finally gone out of business...thank Whatever!)

@everybody: I love the black kittehs.  Moar!  Moar!  Pliz!

Comment by Steph S. on October 20, 2012 at 9:43am

Comment by Steph S. on October 20, 2012 at 9:42am

Ruth tht hairball kitty is funny and made me laugh.

Love the cat and pumpkin booklover.

Hope everyone has a great day.

Comment by booklover on October 20, 2012 at 8:00am

Have a great Cat-urday everyone.  ;)

Comment by booklover on October 20, 2012 at 7:15am

Ruth, Love the backwards hairball. :)

 

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