ARNETTELEE's SparkPeople Blog ARNETTELEE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Saturday Turns out to be a nice sunny day with some breezes. Laundry is hanging outside, taking in the sunshine. After a couple of days of rain, it's really nice to have a "good weather" Saturday. Plus we don't have anywhere to go, so it's Saturday, as usual. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:55:02 EST Quiet day It was so nice at work quiet, not much going on. It was busy, though. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sat, 28 Nov 2015 03:11:27 EST Happy Thanksgiving It's Thanksgiving. It's Thursday. It's a holiday. Work tomorrow. That's good! <BR> <BR> Today we spent time with family: son and his family (three grandchildren), brother, mother, and of our my family (hubby and daughter). Got a turkey dinner from Big Save which came with all of the trimmings! It was quite good, but a little too salty for us. So we had a little of each. Turkey (moist), stuffing (salty), gravy (good), mashed potatoes (salty), cranberry (good), pumpkin pie (good). I also made ... Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:26:48 EST Hump day It's hump day....yay and tomorrow's a holiday. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. <BR> <BR> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:12:00 EST Anniversary Today is our 42nd wedding anniversary. We will be celebrating with our usual dinner sometime in the next few weeks. With Thanksgiving coming up, we usually wait. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:02:36 EST Monday It's a short week...with Thursday being a holiday. It's rather nice to have an extra day off this week even though it's after hump day. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 24 Nov 2015 03:09:40 EST Sun's out Yay, the sun is out today. After two days of rain, it's nice to see the sun shining. At least we won't have to turn off our backup switch for our solar heater! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sun, 22 Nov 2015 18:56:33 EST Saturday It's a rainy Saturday. Rained all night and even this morning. It's a dryer day for me! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sat, 21 Nov 2015 16:54:35 EST TGIF It's Friday, and a rainy one too! They say the whole weekend will be rainy. Boo....I don't like that. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:35:20 EST Busy day Where did the time go today? Didn't have much chance to spark today. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:41:27 EST Hump day Happy hump day everyone! It's great to get to the's closer to the weekend! Wed, 18 Nov 2015 18:53:21 EST Tuesday Another Tuesday. We went to "fine dining" with our co-worker. The theme was Japanese cuisine. I had vegetable tempura (instead of shrimp and veggies), soba salad, and a dessert selection of manju, mochi, and andagi. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Wed, 18 Nov 2015 03:22:19 EST Monday It's Monday. Getting closer to the end of the month. How quickly time flies. Have a great day everyone! Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:41:18 EST Sunday It's a nicer day today. Yesterday was quite rainy although we didn't spend much time at home. It's quite windy too. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sun, 15 Nov 2015 15:58:15 EST Busy Saturday Took a Walk around the Block with a Doc this morning; then stayed for a 3 hour video conference on Women's Health. Went shopping, and then now doing laundry. In the dryer they go... <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sat, 14 Nov 2015 22:13:44 EST quick blog Just a quick blog. Yay it's Friday. A busy day today so it's a short message! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:03:34 EST Unable to print Having computer issues today. Can't print my docs. Some others cannot get to the internet. Luckily I am able to (yay). <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:00:56 EST Holiday Today was a holiday. No work, an extra day to relax. Had a nice time with hubby. Rained a bit. Planted our tangelo tree. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! <BR> <BR> P.S. Happy to report that my "days" are now correct. more 0 days. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 03:05:01 EST Something's going on.... Just got a "spark" with a "50 day streak" and yet it shows 0 days for my spark streak. I don't know what's going on with the site. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Wed, 11 Nov 2015 03:10:40 EST Monday It's another Monday. A normal Monday so far. Tomorrow we go to Oahu for a conference. This means an early day, leaving the house at 5:30 am to catch a 7 am flight. We come back at 7 pm. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Mon, 9 Nov 2015 13:50:46 EST Sunday It was a nice and sunny Sunday. Better than yesterday. Oh well..... have a great evening! Mon, 9 Nov 2015 02:44:17 EST Saturday It's Saturday...laundry day. Got a little drizzle so the clothes are in the dryer. Oh well....better than hanging them and then having to bring them all in when it rains! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sat, 7 Nov 2015 17:10:44 EST Yay it's TGIF The first week of November is gone. The weekend is coming up. We have a holiday on hump day next week. We (a bunch of us secretaries/office assistants) are going to Oahu on Tuesday for a conference. Should be fun! <BR> <BR> Have a great weekend everyone! Fri, 6 Nov 2015 13:39:15 EST Thursday Two more days of work then the weekend. Another regular (no places to go) weekend coming up. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Thu, 5 Nov 2015 14:19:10 EST Hump day Another hump day. Things went well today. Only the copier didn't cooperate just before I was finished with work. Need to reprint stuff tomorrow. Boooo.... <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Thu, 5 Nov 2015 03:15:55 EST Day off Took a day off today. Spending time with hubby and granddaughter. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 3 Nov 2015 15:06:09 EST Monday It's already November! Was quite busy today...the computer was VERY's always like this on Mondays! Takes forever to do stuff, but eventually it'll get done. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 3 Nov 2015 03:10:20 EST Sunday No daylight saving time for us. Had to change our bedroom clock radio because it was 6:30 instead of 7:30. Glad I checked otherwise... <BR> <BR> Had a nice time trick or treating last night with the grandchildren. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone. Sun, 1 Nov 2015 13:42:39 EST Happy Halloween It's Saturday and Halloween. Our daughter made little pumpkin baskets for our grandchildren's treats. I'll see if I can post a picture. Otherwise, it is made of crochet yarn, and the purple one is for Mariana, the blue for Micah, and the red for Lillian. We are joining them for trick or treating tonight. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sat, 31 Oct 2015 20:23:56 EST TGIF Yay...TGIF. Can't wait for the weekend. Saturday is Halloween so we get to go trick or treating with our three grandchildren. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:29:06 EST Two more days Yep, it's Thursday. Two more days to the weekend. This weekend is a relaxing weekend with no activities planned! Yippee!! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Thu, 29 Oct 2015 17:22:12 EST Hump day Happy hump day! Wed, 28 Oct 2015 23:55:08 EST Tuesday It's Tuesday. My stack of work is slowly going down...yipee! It's great to get things off the desk and onto someone else's! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:29:30 EST Great weekend This weekend was full of fun activities. On Friday night we went to the first ever Chocolate and Coffee Festival in Hanapepe. They sold "Chocolate Passports" for $12 (a little pricey), but it entitled you to a lot of the samples and a free recyclable goody bag with chocolate treats. We got most of the samples on Friday. <BR> <BR> On Saturday at 3:30 we watched the mini flourless chocolate cake demo (no running water or oven); however, we got to get another sample...which was yummy. <BR> <B... Mon, 26 Oct 2015 16:06:27 EST Missed yesterday Was a busy Friday so didn't blog. Went to the Chocolate and Coffee festival held in our home town. Lots of people. Got a lot of samples to try. Will write more later. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sat, 24 Oct 2015 05:04:19 EST Busy day Busy day. No time to blog. Happy sparking! Thu, 22 Oct 2015 22:28:35 EST Grandson's birthday Our grandson was born on 10-21-10 and he weighed 7# 7.7 oz (7x3 = 21). We are celebrating tonight with dinner at his favorite place, Kauai Ramen. We then will have his birthday cake (Triple Threat--chocolate). <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Wed, 21 Oct 2015 16:02:36 EST Hot The AC is not working and so it's very miserable. Our building doesn't have any windows and we are on the second floor. Boo....the fan is running, and it's not so terribly bad. However, I hope this doesn't continue into tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 20 Oct 2015 20:42:45 EST Monday Monday The start of another week. It wasn't too bad today. We have a meeting on Friday so need to get ready for that. Other than that, it was a nice hot sunny day today. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 20 Oct 2015 03:44:32 EST Sunday It is a nice humid sunny Sunday. Boy some cool winds would be great! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sun, 18 Oct 2015 21:32:27 EST Saturday Got up at 5:45 this morning to get ready for "Walk around the block with the doc" event. Normally Saturday and Sunday are sleep-in days. The walk was great, the doc talked about alzheimer's disease and he was great, and the free "healthy" breakfast was okay. They had fresh fruits (strawberries, blueberries, cantaloupe, honey dew melon), sliced almonds, yogurt, bagels, cream cheese, coffee, tea, water. The fruits were great, the yogurt had "high fructose corn syrup", Oh well. <BR> <BR> Happy ... Sat, 17 Oct 2015 20:34:48 EST Missed Thursday Yesterday was a busy day so missed blogging. TGIF!! Yay for the weekend. We are trying something new tomorrow. There's a "walk around the block with the doc" at 7 am on a Saturday. Are we crazy? Maybe a little, but we'll try it and see. There's a free breakfast included. Will let you know how things go. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 16 Oct 2015 17:29:44 EST Last night Our grandchildren (grandson, almost 5, and granddaughter, almost 2) had their open house at the base. They both go to the Child Development Center (CDC) while their parents worked. We had a dinner of pizza, spaghetti, Cesar salad, fruits, and chocolate chip cookies. It was nice to see what they were learning at the CDC. We try to attend as many events involving the grandchildren. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:50:52 EST Open house Tonight is our grandchildren's open house at the Child Development Center on base. Dinner is also included and we are looking forward to this event. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:22:06 EST Monday It's the start of a busy week. Lots to do....and not enough time! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:44:29 EST Sunday It's a sunny Sunday. Day we clean the house. It's our usual ritual every week...laundry on Saturday, house cleaning on Sunday. Luckily no other activities this weekend so it was a normal week. In two weeks there will be a chocolate festival in Hanapepe so I'm looking forward to that! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sun, 11 Oct 2015 17:55:45 EST Saturday It's another Saturday. Laundry is in the wash, one load on the line in the sunny breezes. No plans this weekend so it's a "normal weekend." <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sat, 10 Oct 2015 18:12:02 EST TGIF Yay, it's Friday. It will be a busy day. The Chancellor's secretary is out, and so it's only the two of us in the office today. We have a meeting at 1 pm so I'm getting ready for that. <BR> <BR> It's been raining, and hopefully, the weekend will be nicer. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 9 Oct 2015 15:26:50 EST Missed some Last blog was on Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday were busy days so didn't have much time to blog. Here it is Thursday already. Getting ready for the weekend. <BR> <BR> Boo...we don't have a holiday on Monday. It is the one holiday we had to "give up". Oh well. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:54:44 EST Monday I took a vacation day today since I had a dental appointment at 11. My tooth chipped and so a temporary filling was put in. Need to go back for a crown later (any time, at a convenient time). <BR> <BR> Nice and sunny day today. Happy sparking! Mon, 5 Oct 2015 19:48:26 EST