HARROWJET's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=HARROWJET HARROWJET'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/ Healthy Thought Habits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915980 5 Healthy Thought Habits that Super Charge Your Life <BR> <BR> Author: Dr. Adrienne Stewart <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> It has long been an adage that our thoughts affect our health. Within the last several years, research within the field of psychoneuroimmunology is providing scientific proof that our thoughts and emotions interact with our nervous and immune system. One of the most important findings is that positive thoughts and emotions over a long period of time greatly impact our physic... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:57:48 EST Growing Older http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913956 * Death is the number one killer in the world. <BR> <BR> * Life is sexually transmitted. <BR> <BR> * Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. <BR> <BR> * Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day. Teach a person to use the Internet and they won't bother you for weeks, months, maybe years. <BR> <BR> * Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in the hospital, dying of nothing. <BR> <BR> * All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pa... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:27:24 EST Bicycle Season http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913136 On Thursday we loaded our bicycles onto the back of the truck, gathered the dogs and headed to the section of the Greenway we like to ride on. The dogs were thrilled. They packed on some unneeded pounds during the winter so a good run will help them get back to a healthier weight. I got a new bicycle helmet for Christmas and it was time to test it. <BR> <BR> We rode for about 25 minutes. Since it was the first ride of the season, we didn't want to overdo it. Besides, the dogs were runni... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:27:32 EST Choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911147 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1582044954.jpg"> <BR> <BR> "You have a choice each and every single day. I choose to feel blessed. I choose to feel grateful. I choose to be excited. I choose to be thankful. I choose to be happy." <BR> — Amber Housley Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:28:51 EST More Signs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910023 On Saturday, I noticed the daffodils are starting to open. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l441322575.jpg"> <BR> <BR> For me, daffodils are the sign that Spring is really here although I do have a picture in my file, of daffodils with a coat of snow. I am going to be optimistic and say that snow is done for this year. <BR> <BR> We have noticed the grass is really starting to get green. Soon we will hear the roar of lawn mowers. <BR> <BR> <img src="http:/... Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:36:13 EST Signs of Spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906501 Two or three days ago I observed my crocus in bloom. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1997323654.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I was so happy to finally see a flower in our part of the world. My poor sister shared this picture <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l473406670.jpg"> <BR> with the comment - "here are my daffodils". I think they got more snow after that. I hope it is gone before we go home in July <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> This morning I found an... Mon, 6 Apr 2015 14:36:37 EST Spring Thaw 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901764 This morning was the first event for 2015. It was cold but not as cold as Saturday had been. On Saturday, I was thankful the 5K was happening on Sunday and today was a nicer day. I picked up my number and prepared. My husband took my picture with his phone. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1402898978.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It isn't great but that's me - number 2. <BR> <BR> It took me 49 minutes, 05 seconds to finish 3.2 miles. The return was colder and there was ... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:18:11 EST Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900294 It has been a good day. This morning I did some de-cluttering in my daughter's bedroom. I took a full bag of clothing and 'stuff' to St. Vincent de Paul on my way to lunch with my girlfriend. We both had omelets. We always have a nice time together. <BR> <BR> At 2 I went for a haircut and a manicure using the gift certificate my husband gave me for Christmas. Tonight Hubby went to a hockey game, giving me a night off from making supper. All in all, it was a very nice day. We woke up ... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:15:02 EST Great Pleasure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895530 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1170639917.jpg"> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:51:55 EST Thirty-Three Ways to Stay Creative http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893018 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l86492128.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1 Make lists <BR> 2 Carry a notebook everywhere <BR> 3 Try free writing <BR> 4 Get away from the computer <BR> 5 Be otherworldly <BR> 6 Quit beating yourself up <BR> 7 Take breaks <BR> 8 Sing in the shower <BR> 9 Drink coffee/tea <BR> 10 Know your roots <BR> 11 Listen to new music <BR> 12 Be open <BR> 13 Surround yourself with creative people <BR> 14 Get feedback <BR> 15 Collaborate <BR> 16 Don't give up <... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20:57:37 EST Stay Young My Friend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891375 Stay Young My Friend (Author unknown) <BR> <BR> 1. Try everything twice. On one woman’s tombstone she said she wanted this epitaph, “Tried everything twice. Loved it both times!” <BR> <BR> 2. Keep only cheerful friends – The grouches pull you down. (Keep this in mind if you are one of those grouches!) <BR> <BR> 3. Keep learning: Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever… Never let the brain get idle. ’An idle mind is the devil’s workshop.’ And the devil’s name is Alzheime... Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:52:25 EST Tonight Is the Night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888929 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l103520095.jpg"> Sat, 7 Mar 2015 21:40:58 EST Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887096 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l520264908.jpg"> Wed, 4 Mar 2015 19:30:13 EST Things To Do and Remember http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886313 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l281939031.jpg"> <BR> <BR> {Eat} Less Sugar (you're sweet enough already) <BR> <BR> Eat More Green Things <BR> <BR> Say Nice Things about Others <BR> <BR> Don't Forget to Breathe <BR> <BR> Ask for Help when you need it <BR> <BR> This Too Shall Pass <BR> <BR> Drink More Water - your body is 55% water after all <BR> <BR> Make New Friends <BR> <BR> Give Yourself a Break <BR> <BR> Talk Less, Listen More <BR> <BR> Add more colour to you... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:34:27 EST Waiting for Spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884893 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1039582131.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I've packed you a bag, Winter; it's time for you to leave. <BR> <BR> <em>88</em> <BR> <BR> Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:37:55 EST Never Forget http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884309 "Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren't any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you wouldn't be here in the first place. And never forget, no matter how overwhelming life's challenges and problems seem to be, that one person can make a difference in the world. In fact, it is always because of one person that all changes that matter in the world come about. So be that one person." <BR> <BR> — Buckminister Fuller Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:53:31 EST Dogs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879930 Absolutely nothing to do with eating or exercise but we have a house full of dogs this weekend. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l19842019.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Saturday morning and Hubby was the last to get up. Here he is with our dog Wiggles lying next to him, under his arm. I know she is hard to see. Buddy is also our dog. He is part Jack Russell, part Boston terrier. The big black Lab is our daughter's dog Tucker and beside Tucker is his son, Dexter. Dexter m... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:48:43 EST Not Too Old http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876709 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l621448263.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>88</em> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:23:39 EST My Hero http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876254 Before this afternoon, I had not heard of Anne Garrett but she is my new hero. She set a half marathon record. I have read about men in their 80s who run but not very many women. Also, the article says that she didn't begin to run until her 72nd birthday. The lady who taught the 'learn to run' class I took in 2014 told me that I was the oldest person (at that time 68) she has had in one of her classes. Although I don't run much, there is still hope for me and I feel very uplifted by the ... Sun, 15 Feb 2015 15:55:23 EST Count Your Blessings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874956 Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you <BR> have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence. <BR> <BR> ~ Og Mandino ~ Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:31:18 EST What a Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874714 Monday afternoon my husband was riding his exercise bike. He has it sitting in the living room in case he gets the urge to get on it. <em>108</em> That particular day he stopped and called his doctor's office. In recent weeks, he has experienced shortness of breath. He would always stop whatever he was doing and take some deep breaths. On Monday, he had a pain in the center of his chest. He was advised to go to the hospital which we did. <BR> <BR> By the time we got to emergency, the... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:07:40 EST More Snow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867797 This storm seems to be over. I got exercise this morning helping Hubby clear our driveway. It is a 'snow day' which means that most schools are closed. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1878657548.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The trees are pretty with the snow. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2108071041.jpg"> <BR> <BR> He used the snowblower on the driveway and I cleared the sidewalk. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1513461... Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:46:45 EST Snow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867364 We got snow today. In fact, it is still snowing. It is the most snow we have had so far this winter. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1765393297.jpg"> <BR> <BR> For some, this might not be much but for this area it is a lot of snow. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1529234332.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hubby has used the snow-blower a couple times and our neighbour who has a bigger snow-blower has cleared our driveway once. <BR> <BR> <... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 18:57:07 EST Walking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864043 These notes are based on an article I read in Prevention magazine. <BR> <BR> Some of the benefits of walking. <BR> <BR> Brain: Just 2 hours of walking a week can reduce your risk of stroke by 30%. <BR> <BR> Memory: 40 minutes 3 times a week protects the brain region associated with planning and memory. <BR> <BR> Mood: 30 minutes a day can reduce symptoms of depression by 36%. <BR> <BR> Health: Logging 3,500 steps a day lowers your risk of diabetes by 29%. <BR> <BR> Longevity: 75 ... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:40:30 EST Jan. 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5861238 "Don't feel guilty about driving somewhere nice to run. If people can drive to a park to eat hot dogs, you can drive there to run." <BR> <BR> – Bill Rodgers <BR> <BR> This quote spoke to me because I HAVE felt guilty about driving somewhere to walk/run. <em>312</em> <em>311</em> <em>312</em> <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> My new Fitbit Zip is eating batteries. A battery is supposed to last for up to 6 months. I got my Zip the first part of November and installed a new battery. On... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:45:47 EST World Alzheimer's Day Run for Heroes Half Marathon http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5851880 I will probably be writing about this several times this year because I know I will be thinking about it a lot. The half-marathon will be held September 20, 2015. <BR> ( <link>runforheroes.ca/ </link> <BR> This is a link to the 2013 event. It gives some of the history. ) This year, they decided not to continue with the marathon part of the run because of the expense. <BR> <BR> They opened registration for the half on January 9. The first two registrations were from the Windy City o... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:45:25 EST Greatness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849596 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/7/l57689057.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Something to think about: <BR> <BR> "The only thing standing between you and greatness is you." Thu, 8 Jan 2015 15:16:07 EST I WILL Be Successful http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5846959 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1983089159.jpg"> Mon, 5 Jan 2015 19:37:48 EST Girlfriend Wisdom (copied) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5842738 This is a copy of an article I cut out. I do not remember where from. It is something I want to remember and it seems appropriate for January 1. <BR> <BR> And I quote: <BR> <BR> "Imagination is Everything...Dream...Believe...Rejoice...I<BR>t is the preview of Life's Coming Attractions." <BR> <BR> "Trust this quotation from Albert Einstein, I believe the successes in his life proved his point. At this time of a new year, fresh new plans and projects abound. Believe in your dreams, let... Thu, 1 Jan 2015 11:29:31 EST Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5842331 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l260377176.jpg"> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 21:46:11 EST Where Is Your Focus? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840712 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l871973819.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I never have been and never will be 'skinny' but I am healthy and I am working to stay that way. <BR> <BR> <em>88</em> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:36:27 EST Keep Trying http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839487 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/2/l32312418.jpg"> Sat, 27 Dec 2014 19:11:58 EST From 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838108 He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, <BR> And away they all flew like the down of a thistle. <BR> But I heard him exclaim, 'ere he drove out of sight, <BR> <BR> "Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!" <BR> <BR> by Clement Clarke Moore <BR> <BR> <em>445</em> <em>445</em> <em>445</em> <em>445</em> <em>445</em> <BR> <BR> Merry Christmas to all my Spark friends. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 20:52:02 EST Live Christmas Every Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837673 "Live Christmas Every Day" by Helen Steiner Rice <BR> <BR> Christmas is more than a day <BR> at the end of the year, <BR> More than a season <BR> of joy and good cheer, <BR> Christmas is really <BR> God's pattern for living <BR> To be followed all year <BR> by unselfish giving. <BR> For the holiday season <BR> awakens good cheer <BR> And draws us closer <BR> to those we hold dear, <BR> And we open our hearts <BR> and find it is good <BR> To live amo... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 21:53:01 EST A Christmas Legend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837016 The Legend of the Robin Redbreast <BR> From A Christmas Stocking by Louise Betts Egan <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> On that first Christmas, it is said, the night was wrapped in a bitter chill. The small fire in the stable was nearly out, and the Mother Mary worried that her baby would be cold. She turned to the animals about her and asked them for help. “Could you blow on the embers,” she asked the ox, “so the fire might continue to keep my son warm?” But the ox lay sound asleep on the stable floo... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:43:20 EST Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835975 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1895261707.jpg"> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:16:57 EST Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835066 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1083509297.jpg"> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:22:24 EST Nothing Will Stop Me Now http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834641 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1586676633.jpg"> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:52:58 EST Share http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834039 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l244124249.jpg"> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:24:46 EST Lose Weight over the Holidays http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832344 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1241 </link> <BR> <BR> Spark People tells us how if we decide to listen. <em>211</em> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:38:18 EST Be of Good Cheer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831985 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l355207763.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> "Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost." <BR> <BR> — Helen Keller Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:18:50 EST Daily http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831609 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2140478591.jpg"> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:36:06 EST Ways to Avoid Over-Indulging http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829315 We are heading into the time of year when temptation is hard to resist. While our best intentions are to stay fit and healthy, it's a slippery slope when we loosen our customary regimen or food rules. <BR> <BR> Indulgences do need to be tempered! One will feel better -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- by putting some restraints around vacation and holiday eating. <BR> <BR> Here are some tips that can help you cope with holiday events -- and the temptations they present -- this seas... Sun, 7 Dec 2014 22:03:12 EST Planning Brings Your Future into the Present http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828628 “Planning brings your future into the present.” <BR> By Jane Powell <BR> <BR> It isn’t enough to sit on the sidelines and hope for things to get better. You’ve got to ask yourself, “What steps am I going to take to get the things in life I want?” Achieving great goals takes planning and your life is no different. <BR> <BR> Take charge! Make plans to bridge the distance between where you are now and the future you can see so clearly. Define, clarify and implement your plans. If you need ... Sat, 6 Dec 2014 13:35:01 EST December Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826045 This was in the daily newspaper last week. I decided to join. It is not hard. It is something I can do to stay active. <BR> <BR> December Challenge <BR> <BR> "Christmas cheer, parties and gift buying are in the air and sometimes it gets to be a bit overwhelming. Sounds like the perfect time for a challenge! <BR> <BR> "Today until Jan. 1, join me for a very simple challenge. For the next 36 days [it was in the paper last week] we are going to be doing one mile every day. You can walk ... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 21:35:21 EST End of Cruise, Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825364 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/1/l910265401.jpg"> <BR> I had a chocolate swan for dessert on Friday. It was fun watching the girl create it. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1759349265.jpg"> <BR> Our final towel creation for the week. They must always do a heart for the final night because I think I remember seeing one before. <BR> <BR> Saturday morning we finished packing and left our room about 8:30. The process for leaving the boat went s... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:03:40 EST November 20, Nassau http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824861 On Thursday, we arrived in Nassau about 8 a.m. We had to be back on board by 4:30 p.m. to begin our voyage back to Charleston. <BR> <BR> We had been to Nassau on our previous cruises but it was fun to visit again. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1336001445.jpg"> <BR> We went for a buggy ride. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/6/l968836022.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1359252516.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 29 Nov 2014 20:38:01 EST November 19 - Half Moon Cay http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823994 We arrived in Half Moon Cay about 9 a.m. on November 19. The last tender returned to the boat at 4:15 p.m. so that we could sail again at 5. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1281493544.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1444908064.jpg"> <BR> one of the tenders waiting to take people ashore <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l871218619.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:04:16 EST Tuesday, November 18 in Grand Turk http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823518 We arrived in Grand Turk about 7:00 a.m. It was a beautiful day. <BR> We had to be back onboard by 1:30 p.m. so that we could set sail again at 2. <BR> We enjoyed the beautiful surroundings. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l158861917.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/1/l413067729.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1579916442.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1355... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:57:57 EST The Fantasy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822986 Sunday and Monday were days at sea. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1411615266.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/6/l367011155.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1414043425.jpg"> <BR> Sunday was the first of two dress-up nights. We attempted to get our picture in the mirror before leaving our room. There were many elegant looking people. Of course there are photographers willing to take pictures... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:47:21 EST