ARNETTELEE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ARNETTELEE ARNETTELEE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835521 I took a vacation day to attend our granddaughter's xmas program at school The first graders performed "Santa and His Red Canoe" . The weather held up (it rained yesterday!), and it was nice to see all the parents, grandparents, family, and friends at the performance. <BR> <BR> Have a great sparking day! Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:59:17 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835216 It's a typical Thursday.... busy but not overly busy. Weather's kinda rainy today. Hope it doesn't rain tomorrow. Our granddaughter has her Xmas program outdoors! Weather prediction is sunny, though. Hope so... <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:30:18 EST Hump day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834480 We will be having a retirement luncheon for two of our colleagues today. Now we will have to find two replacements (Office Assistants) soon. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:40:17 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834051 Went to lunch with hubby to Lihue Barbecue. Had a Japanese meal (miso soup, oyako donburi, somen salad, tsukemono, and green tea. Hubby had tofu with vegetables, daughter had hamburger steak. The time together was quite nice! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:53:21 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833440 Hubby has eye appointment today. We are going to lunch....yay. Tomorrow he brings his car in for service....lunch again. Friday, granddaughter is having a Xmas program. Taking the day off, but I have an eye appointment...so need to come into Lihue. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:32:08 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833439 Hubby has eye appointment today. We are going to lunch....yay. Tomorrow he brings his car in for service....lunch again. Friday, granddaughter is having a Xmas program. Taking the day off, but I have an eye appointment...so need to come into Lihue. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:32:07 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832887 It's Sunday. Day of house cleaning. Have a grea day everyone! <BR> <BR> Last night we went to Roy's and had a fantastic time. We enjoyed our dinner and celebrated our anniversary. We had roasted brussels sprouts with cauliflower and pine nuts to share, and I had mochiko tofu with bok choy, and the chocolate souffle. Hubby had a steamed fish with ginger soy sauce. Hubby isn't a chocolate fan. Wish I didn't love chocolate.... <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! <BR> <BR> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:14:36 EST Last night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832417 It was a fun night last night at our college party. Great friendship, good food, and fellowship. <BR> <BR> Today is craft fair day at the college. We're going in a few minutes. When we get home, it will be laundry time. Then tonight we celebrate our anniversary with dinner! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:39:24 EST TGIF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831957 It's Friday....party tonight. We have it at the Courtyard Marriott in Kapaa. That's the east side of the island. We go after work so we won't go home. Hubby is staying home because there won't be anything he can eat. Oh well..... <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:58:20 EST Last night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831451 Daughter and I went to our union Xmas party last night. She won fresh salmon (and of course, to her it's "yucky") but her father enjoys salmon. So it was a good win. I got a Times gift card. <BR> <BR> Food was Hawaiian luau food: kalua pig, chicken long rice, lomi salmon, mac potato salad, poi, rice, rice pudding, and cake. I'm not a pork eater so gave my share to daughter. Otherwise, it was nice and festive! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:48:31 EST Hump day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830962 It's hump day. We have a party tonight....it's the union folks, and it's probably going o be Hawaiian food, meaning kalua pig, chicken long rice, lomi salmon, poi, rice, mac salad, and cake. For me it will be the long rice, salmon, rice, and salad. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:31:01 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830327 It's Tuesday.... got a little stiff shoulder, and I hope it will work itself out! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 9 Dec 2014 13:23:10 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830053 It's Monday. We have two parties and our anniversary dinner this week. Wednesday is our union Xmas party, and Friday our school xmas party. We go to Roys for our anniversary on Saturday. Boy, it's a week of eating! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 9 Dec 2014 03:24:56 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829185 It's the beginning of party week. First dinner party on Wednesday, our union Xmas party. Then Friday, we have our college dinner party at the Courtyard Marriott. Then Saturday, hubby and I go to dinner for our anniversary. Our anniversary is November 24, but with Thanksgiving and all that, we decided to wait. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sun, 7 Dec 2014 17:22:13 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828746 It's Saturday. Clothes are in the washer, and some are on the line drying in the sun. It's a nice day today! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sat, 6 Dec 2014 19:08:33 EST TGIF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828259 Glad it's Friday. We have a budget meeting this afternoon. Should be very interesting.... <BR> <BR> Have a great weekend everyone! Fri, 5 Dec 2014 18:31:52 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827749 Two more days to the weekend. Nothing planned for this weekend except for the usual. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Thu, 4 Dec 2014 19:40:49 EST Hump day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827007 Happy hump day! It's December 3, and counting down to the end of the year. Have a great day everyone! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:25:56 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826435 Happy Tuesday everyone. It was s bit cold this morning (64 degrees!) Have a great day! Tue, 2 Dec 2014 13:37:18 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825816 It's the first of December. Wow, one more month of 2014! <BR> <BR> Have a great day everyone! Mon, 1 Dec 2014 13:20:23 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825303 It's the last day of November. Wow, tomorrow is December 1st. Where did the year go? <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sun, 30 Nov 2014 17:28:56 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824719 It's Saturday. It's small business Saturday. This is the first time I plan to take advantage of this offer. Get a $10 statement credit (on a registered Amex card) for purchases of $10 or more at participating small businesses. Up to 3 merchants. What a deal! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone. Sat, 29 Nov 2014 13:12:36 EST TGIF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824279 It's Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. We had a nice lunch and dinner with our son and family. Had the whole works, although it was a little salty. Oh well, when you don't make the meal yourself (we got the turkey dinner from Big Save), you can't control what's in it. Next year we'll be a little more cautious. <BR> <BR> Hubby and granddaughter are taking us to lunch today. Hubby has errands to do in Lihue so we're going out! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:43:51 EST Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824036 We had a nice time at our Thanksgiving lunch. The whole works...turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, cranberries, potato macaroni salad, asparagus, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin spice cake. What a treat! <BR> <BR> Happy thanksgiving everyone! Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:51:01 EST day before http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823416 It's the day before Thanksgiving. This year it will be just our family and our son and the two grandchildren. Daughter-in-law is taking the baby to the mainland for a conference. <BR> <BR> Happy thanksgiving everyone! Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822842 It's Tuesday. It's a very short week, with one more day of work, then a holiday on Thursday, then a day of work on Friday. I can't believe it's here! The holiday season that is. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:28:13 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822267 It's Monday of a short work week! Three days of work, day off (on Thanskgiving), then a day of work. <BR> <BR> Oh, another thing...it's our 41st anniversary! We're celebrating this weekend! <BR> <BR> Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:29:27 EST Another nice day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821757 It's Sunday. The sun is out and it's a very nice day. Nicer than yesterday. Today is house cleaning day. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:47:16 EST Nice day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821229 It's Saturday and a very nice hot day. Doing laundry right now so will be able to hang them out in the sunshine! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:03:18 EST Happy Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820646 I'm so glad it's Friday. Yay. Next week is Thanksgiving already. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:06:22 EST Going to Fine Dining http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820184 We're going to Fine Dining at the College to celebrate a co-worker's birthday. The week is Japanese cuisine, so it should be good. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:54:47 EST Happy hump day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819611 Happy hump day! The boss is away! Nice!! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:22:18 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819007 The days are quickly passing by. Soon it's gonna be December and then a new year! Wow. Our baby granddaughter is now a year old! Time flies when you close your eyes! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:22:14 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818370 Just another Monday....boss is back from Chicago. Getting closer to Thanksgiving! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:50:11 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818073 Hubby had his vertigo today. He was down.... Otherwise, it was the usual Sunday. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:02:22 EST Busy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817561 Hubby and I went ot a bonsai lecture this morning, then to the community market (got some mustard cabbage and fiddlehead ferns), went shopping, got lunch at Ho's Chinese Kitchen, then more shopping, then finally headed home. Got our laundry done (in the dryer!). <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sun, 16 Nov 2014 03:37:54 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816868 It's a quiet day today. Most folks are on Oahu today. Tonight is the 50th Anniversary of the Community Colleges. Sorry to say, I won't be attending, though. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:06:57 EST A blast http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816231 Granddaughter had a blast last night, eating her cake. It was her first birthday. She had cake and frosting all over her face. We enjoyed how she made a nice mess of it! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:34:53 EST Feels like a Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815586 After yesterday's holiday, it seems like a Monday today. <BR> <BR> Today is our baby granddaughter's birthday! She was born on 11-12-13. We're having a little celebration tonight! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:04:56 EST Happy veteran's day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814873 Holiday today. Yay. <BR> <BR> Last night we won prizes: daughter got Jamba juice gift card, Tide laundry soap, and toilet paper. <BR> <BR> I won: soda (yuck) and bottled water. At least we won something! It was fun! Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:52:08 EST Monday Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814297 Meeting today. Bingo tonight. Holiday tomorrow. Short week! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:19:57 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813575 It's Sunday. Clean house day. Work tomorrow, then a holiday, then three days of work. Nice! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! Sun, 9 Nov 2014 12:07:34 EST Quick blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813300 Busy today. Happy sparking! Sat, 8 Nov 2014 22:04:35 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5812569 Yay, it's Friday. Next Tuesday is another holiday. Woo hoo. It was a nice storytelling last night at the library. This weekend we are going to Kapaa to get our haircut, and of course errands. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:06:46 EST Spooky tales http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5812072 Tonight we will listen to "spooky tales" at the Library. Should be an exciting event! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Thu, 6 Nov 2014 15:53:54 EST Hump day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5811520 It's hump day today. With the day off yesterday, it feels like a Monday. It's a short week for us! Happy sparking everyone! Wed, 5 Nov 2014 19:37:51 EST Day off! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5810734 Woo hoo....we have a holiday today. It's Election day and a holiday for us. Enjoying the day. Our granddaughter is here because there's no school but her parents work, so we have her for the day! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Tue, 4 Nov 2014 13:42:32 EST A great month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809986 November is a great month. This year we have three holidays--election day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving. It is also the month of our 41st anniversary, and the end of hurricane season! We've had a few scares this year. Crossing our fingers that it is calmer the rest of the month! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:18:50 EST Rain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809360 It's Sunday and it's raining. It's good that it is raining today and not yesterday since I had my laundry drying on the solar clothesline! <BR> <BR> Happy sparking! Sun, 2 Nov 2014 13:29:27 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5808857 It's the usual Saturday chores, like laundry and ironing. It's turned out quite nice, compared to yesterday. Hope the sun stays out and reguvenates our solar heater. <BR> <BR> Happy sparking everyone! It's November 1st. Sat, 1 Nov 2014 19:01:13 EST