RD03875's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=RD03875 RD03875'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/ Motivation for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6086769 Posted with permission from Random Thoughts & Lotsa Coffee <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/61ecf6e1-0415-49b3-a9fe-f4493b2b0dae.jpg"> Wed, 3 Feb 2016 12:00:26 EST Remembering 30 years ago http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6081451 30 years ago today the Space Shuttle Challenger blew up shortly after take off. I was (and still am) in Saudi Arabia but they broke into the tv show to broadcast the news about it which is very rare for there. Back in 2000 we bought a home in New Hampshire where Christa McAuliffe was a high school social studies teacher in a Concord high school. Today there is a McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord that I will have to make a trip to see it. <BR> <link>www.starhop.com/ </link> ... Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:03:28 EST One Day at a time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6080628 My status posts from this morning: One day at a time, one step at a time, one foot in front of the other. <BR> <BR> This afternoon my favorite blogger/motivation poster, Random Thoughts & Lotsa Coffee posted this: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a579571-e090-4f8e-9985-681da048d505.jpg"> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:42:23 EST Advice from a Waterfall http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6077845 POSTED WITH PERMISSION FROM RANDOM THOUGHTS & LOTSA COFFEE <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/84b9200d-bfd7-4585-a852-0b3d2ade85a5.jpg"> Sun, 24 Jan 2016 12:52:26 EST RIP David Bowie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6066367 Sorry this isn't about health, exercise, diet, workouts etc. <BR> <BR> I googled and binged to make sure this was true and not a false story, sadly RIP David Bowie. Another great lost to Cancer <BR> <BR> <link>hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_O<BR>BIT_DAVID_BOWIE?SITE=MABED&SECTION=HOM<BR>E&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT </link> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 03:14:14 EST Grandma's Apron http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6064621 No, this has nothing to do with health, nutrition, exercise, fitness and it is nothing at all related to SparkPeople but I loved this and I remember my Grandmothers and my mother wearing aprons. I thought you might like it too. <BR> <BR> The History of 'APRONS' <BR> <BR> I don't think our kids know what an apron is. The principle use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress underneath because she only had a few. It was also because it was easier to wash aprons than dresses and aprons us... Sat, 9 Jan 2016 07:23:00 EST Just another quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6064079 Another quote from Random Thoughts n' Lotsa coffee <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0352b715-a3b0-45da-b208-57622e89b4a8.jpg"> Fri, 8 Jan 2016 13:02:38 EST Interesting article on coconut oil http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6061719 I found this article on coconut oil interesting <BR> <BR> <link>authoritynutrition.com/top-10-eviden<BR>ce-based-health-benefits-of-coconut-oil/ </link> Wed, 6 Jan 2016 00:33:56 EST Here goes nothing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6057905 I'm not a in depth, Favorited, featured blog persosn, I post what I like weather cute, funny, motivational, sassy etc. THIS IS POSTED WITH PERMISSION FROM RANDOM THOUGHTS n' LOTSA COFFEE <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e7248e0d-b4f1-45c0-a47a-b670e50185b3.jpg"> Sat, 2 Jan 2016 11:33:16 EST Welcome 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6056579 It came without fireworks or fanfare, it came without a ball drop or Auld Lang Syne, it came and went without champagne or toasts, only knew it was midnight because the clock said so. Happy 2016, have a safe, fun Happy New Year. <BR> Here in Saudi Arabia, New Years is not a holiday or a special day, it's just another day. Since today is a Friday, it is the holy day so people get their 1/2 day off, if it was Saturday-thursday, it would be a work day. <BR> <BR> New Year's Eve was just another... Fri, 1 Jan 2016 06:29:31 EST Happy New Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6055825 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6aba0513-f9ae-4860-ac74-3fad350a58da.jpg"> <BR> Ladies and Gentlemen, <BR> <BR> This is the pre-boarding announcement for flight 2016. <BR> Duration of the flight will be 12 months. <BR> Stop-overs at Health, Love, Joy, Harmony, Well-being and Peace. <BR> Your luggage should only contain the best souvenirs from 2015. <BR> The bad & sad moments should be left in the garbage. <BR> Following menu will be served during the course. <BR> Friendship ... Thu, 31 Dec 2015 04:41:22 EST A Christmas meal in Saudi Arabia http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6052544 It's, well, normal Christmas meal, except for no ham. <BR> My tenderloin roast that came out PERFECT! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/29e3d130-b3ba-4369-a0db-f2af1842381a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Our complete dinner: Roast beef, hassleback potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, Greens pear and fennel salad, sweet/sour cabbage, fruit salad, fresh cranberry sauce, pecan pie, mince pie, cake in the fridge. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ea380865-e2f1-4c8... Fri, 25 Dec 2015 15:20:37 EST Merry Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6052127 Here's what an American's Christmas tree in Saudi Arabia looks like <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b2e9fbd5-f0a8-44de-8d1c-9eaa8640e3c1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7a2c37e6-eb32-4fbc-ab60-b39e16a5615a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This is my Elf On The Shelf <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/df505ce6-f62c-4db2-8b1c-66c3b3d5d65c.jpg"> Thu, 24 Dec 2015 13:18:50 EST About me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6047142 Posted with permission from Random Thoughts & Lotsa Coffee. <BR> Feel free to repost these if they describe you! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f9725385-6ace-4451-b582-18fd8b872c6c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3a8f699e-d884-4652-9db1-ed35b880cb99.jpg"> Mon, 14 Dec 2015 02:44:41 EST A finished cross stitch project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6045184 I started and finished this on Wednesday, December 9. It is stitched on 28 count evenweave fabric. Start to finish in about 4 hours. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/563409b0-db1e-480b-8446-eca6ffb81a6e.jpg"> <BR> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 02:39:11 EST Live life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6044132 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/90ae6bf2-e508-447e-b78f-c9c04b978b8d.jpg"> Tue, 8 Dec 2015 05:49:53 EST A day that will live in infamy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6043579 December 7, 1941 <BR> “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy”: FDR Asks for a Declaration of War. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941, stunned virtually everyone in the United States military. Japan's carrier-launched bombers found Pearl Harbor totally unprepared. <BR> Prayers for those lost that day, injured that day and thank you for those who defended the USA. <BR> <BR> Today also marks 31 years since my two young (at the time) children and I landed in Dhahran Saud... Mon, 7 Dec 2015 04:12:21 EST Just interesting tidbits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6040976 1. Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes. <BR> 2. If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, there's a 50% chance you'll die within the next 3 years. <BR> 3. There are at least 6 people in the world who look exactly like you. There's a 9% chance that you'll meet one of them in your lifetime. <BR> 4. Sleeping without a pillow reduces back pain and keeps your spine stronger. <BR> 5. A person’s height is determined by their father, and their weight ... Wed, 2 Dec 2015 00:57:55 EST An article SparkPeople won't bother checking out and reporting on http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6039810 This caught my eye in my Health articles news feed: <BR> Start Slow and Small Because Harvard Says So, it's by Enell <BR> <link>enell.com/start-slow-and-small-becau<BR>se-harvard-says-so.html </link> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:55:56 EST Happy Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6037469 Just wanted to take a minute or two to wish all those who celebrate/observe a Happy Thanksgiving. I realize not everyone celebrates or observes this day and to some it may be a heart breaking day or just not an important factor in your lives. <BR> <BR> We will be having a full dinner on Friday since Thanksgiving is not observed or celebrated in this country (currently we are NOT home in the USA) and it is a regular work day. We do try to make the best of it. Thanksgiving and the 4th of ... Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:12:01 EST Options http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6036721 POSTED WITH PERMISSION FROM RANDOM THOUGHTS & LOTSA COFFEE! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7a48a571-e7ed-494b-99b5-43bdb7f518e2.jpg"> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:08:43 EST I QUIT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6032326 8 Years may not be a long time, but I am DAMN proud of myself!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/858ee856-9753-461f-b0c2-5ef5c40c0a36.png"> <BR> <BR> <em>270</em> <em>104</em> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <em>236</em> <em>279</em> <em>285</em> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 02:50:42 EST World Diabetes Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6031814 In light of what happened in France on the Evening of November 13, this really has no meaning right now. <BR> <BR> World Diabetes day. <BR> <link>www.idf.org/wdd-index/ </link> Sat, 14 Nov 2015 01:51:01 EST Rock On http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6030767 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3d136ebf-95b7-4c38-a2e2-0b6dda27857a.jpg"> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 04:47:09 EST Thank you http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6030246 Thank you Daddy and many, many Veterans who have served my country and others <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bb148ade-aa58-41e4-ad8e-dacfd3d9cb31.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b3d35532-82ce-49fc-a219-116f48a4204b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My husband was a Marine from just out of high school in 1975 until he got out in 1981 but during Peace time. Wed, 11 Nov 2015 06:10:05 EST Happy Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6029867 240th Birthday! My husband was a Marine when I married him in 1977 he got out in 1981 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c7a50e2c-30d0-449a-9b46-e632d69e20b8.png"> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:49:04 EST Orthorexia: An Unhealthy Obsession With Healthy Eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6026691 Just came across this article. Worth a read. <BR> <BR> <link>health.usnews.com/health-news/diet-f<BR>itness/brain-and-behavior/articles/201<BR>0/12/14/orthorexia-an-unhealthy-obsess<BR>ion-with-healthy-eating?src=usn_fb </link> Wed, 4 Nov 2015 14:11:20 EST My ALMOST completetly made from scratch dinner http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6024489 Had an almost completely made from scratch dinner last night. A Ruben sandwich. Home made corned beef on home made rye bread, with made from scratch Russian dressing topped with home made sauerkraut. <BR> <BR> NOTE FOR THOSE THAT WILL PICK APART THE ITEMS USED TO MAKE THE SANDWICH: <BR> I DID NOT RAISE AND SLAUGHTER THE COW USED TO MAKE THE CORNED BEEF. <BR> <BR> I DID NOT GROW AND HARVEST THE CABBAGE USED TO MAKE THE SAUERKRAUT. <BR> <BR> I DID NOT GROW AND HARVEST THE WHEAT TO MAKE TH... Sun, 1 Nov 2015 03:40:51 EST A delicious, healthy snack, lunch, appetizer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6023562 Cucumber "sub", saw this on another webiste and tried it. <BR> Take a cucumber and cut in 1/2 then cut in 1/2 length wise and remove seeds. Roll up deli slices of turkey ham or low fat/low salt deli meat. Spread with Laughing Cow cheese spread or low fat/fat free cream cheese. Add chopped/sliced green onion. Put cucumber halves together and enjoy! We thought it was pretty good but I could have put more meat on it. <BR> <BR> The original photo <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople... Fri, 30 Oct 2015 07:25:29 EST Not apologizing for this one http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6023048 SORRY BUT I THINK THESE ARE FUNNY! I don't have kids that trick or treat, and there is no trick or treating where I live so there is NO candy in MY house! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80abe0b3-01cf-46ce-b577-84b16c3a8752.jpg"> Thu, 29 Oct 2015 08:26:38 EST Mistakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6022390 Hey Robin, pay attention to this!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a340539-efb6-4ad1-90d9-2a374210fadf.jpg"> Wed, 28 Oct 2015 05:16:17 EST Sorry SparkPeople but................ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6021239 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/03a0c4f8-3da9-4194-847c-eeaa75080a4d.jpg"> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 02:15:34 EST THIS IS A FUNNY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6020206 THIS IS MEANT TO BE A JOKE, A FUNNY, A LAUGH, HUMOROUS! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a3f93c20-6b9f-4649-855e-817c99526054.jpg"> Sat, 24 Oct 2015 05:38:08 EST Once again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6018522 <em>383</em> <em>389</em> <em>236</em> <em>524</em> <em>475</em> <em>35</em> <em>44</em> <em>494</em> <em>301</em> <em>255</em> <em>181</em> <em>297</em> <em>179</em> <em>107</em> <em>409</em> <em>410</em> <em>144</em> Wed, 21 Oct 2015 01:11:06 EST I wish you............. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6017987 POSTED WITH PERMISSION FROM RANDOM THOUGHTS AND LOTS OF COFFEE <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/516f6417-162e-498d-b316-6759b2823a52.jpg"> Tue, 20 Oct 2015 06:01:43 EST Another finished cross stitch project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6017330 Pumpkin Patch Welcome by MarNic Designs. Took 2 years to stitch due to the stupid floss color symbols and 1/4 stitches. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f3103b80-9d1d-4205-af0e-ddfc620e5afa.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 05:02:54 EST A finished cross stitch project http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6014417 I finished this tonight, I love cross stitching. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cf1f1dcf-6171-4f1f-a8d4-b7e71f82e3cc.jpg"> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:36:01 EST The scale says.......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6012086 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/536e706b-70c2-4ea4-8110-505caba1721f.jpg"> Fri, 9 Oct 2015 09:27:14 EST Around the Bend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6010171 POSTED WITH PERMISSION FROM J.V. MANNING AND RANDOM THOUGHTS AND LOTSA COFFEE <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/89074e1f-5366-4e48-8de1-313e414da20c.jpg"> Tue, 6 Oct 2015 03:56:11 EST Finally settling down to my...................... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5989748 Finally settling down to my vegan, gluten free, soy free, antibiotics free, raw, non GMO, organic, fat free, low carb, low sodium meal! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1854a128-85da-40c6-a583-38b91fbb35c2.jpg"> Wed, 2 Sep 2015 17:07:21 EST My Summer vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5979634 I keep getting Spark e-mails from people telling me to read their blogs over and over and it is nothing I am interested in, guess I will have to block them or report them to SparkPeople <BR> <BR> It's been a very short, busy summer but a wonderful one. <BR> Spent time with my daughter when she picked me up at the airport in May, we went on a short trip for a couple days to Kittery Maine and up the coast a short distance. <BR> <BR> Then in June I went to Central NY to pick up my Mom and 2 ni... Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:46:36 EST It's going to be a long 2 days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930536 THIS BLOG WAS POSTED MAY 19 2015 <BR> <BR> It is 8:20AM local time on Tuesday morning in Jeddah Saudi Arabia, 01:20AM Tuesday morning Eastern daylight time in New Hampshire USA. I board a plane in less than 24 hours for the 13 hour, non-stop flight across the Atlantic taking me HOME for my 4 1/2 month vacation. I will go to the airport at 02:00AM Wednesday local time to begin the check in process, go through immigration and wait until the flight boards around 5AM. I arrive in the USA at 11:3... Tue, 19 May 2015 01:24:54 EST Day 12 Walkabout Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874258 I've been slacking in posting. <BR> <BR> I didn't do the whole challenge for a couple days because I was lazy, THERE, I ADMITTED IT, I was LAZY. I did read the articles but I didn't do my 20 minutes of walking but I did get up and move, just not the full 20 minutes. <BR> <BR> Today I walked for 30 minutes and read the article. Now it's my weekend. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:51:46 EST Day 7 Walkabout challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871916 Today was supposed to be taking it up to 20 minutes a day walking but I was busy waiting or maintenance to come fix my large kitchen light so couldn't get it done this morning and just got lazy but i did get in 16 minutes late evening. <BR> The reading article was to find a walking buddy, well there isn't ANY women on the compound who speak English and I am not allowed to drive so I can't go anywhere so no walking buddy. So I guess you could say I didn't complete today's challenge. <BR> <... Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:15:50 EST Day 5 & 6 #VionicWalkabout Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5870458 DAy 5 (Thursday) did not go so well, I wasn't feeling well at all so I couldn't do my 10 minutes on the tread mill but I did get in steps and read the article. <BR> <BR> Day 6 - Friday, it's my weekend, like Sunday is in the real world so I don't know if I will get in the strength training that is scheduled for today due to my husband being home. I don't like to exercise in front of him unless it's just the treadmill. I have gotten in my steps since we went grocery shopping and most all of... Fri, 6 Feb 2015 04:24:04 EST Day 4 Walkabout Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869468 Done with my minutes and walking. Read the article. Ready to keep on going.......tomorrow, it's bed time. Wed, 4 Feb 2015 15:17:50 EST Day 3 #VionicWalkabout Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868443 Today was some floor and lower body strength training exercises for walkers and made me see just how out of shape I really am. I used to be proud of myself for dong planks, pushups and today I could barely do any. So I guess I need to get busy. <BR> <BR> Did my 10 minutes of walking plus my 3000 steps that I set my goal for. <BR> <BR> Also trying to make my shopping list for when I go HOME to the USA this summer. Stuff like Advil that I don't trust buying here, dumb stuff like can opener... Tue, 3 Feb 2015 07:47:26 EST #VionicWalkabout http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867597 Day 2 of the #VionicWalkabout done <BR> <BR> It said to just type in #VionicWalkabout and you would get help and support, that is a load of crap! Getting tire of SparkPeople outsourcing all their challenges to facebook, twitter, instagram and everyplace OUTSIDE of this site. WHY? They used to make teams for these challenges and now if you don't do farcebook, twit and take pictures all over the world, you get NO support! Mon, 2 Feb 2015 02:34:54 EST February 1, 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5866881 New month to try. <BR> Weight at the beginning of the month (today) is 150. I will try my best to lose a couple pounds. I never commit to how much so I don't upset myself but I will give it my best an that is all I can do. With asthma and other breathing problems, sometimes exercise is difficult and I can't do what I want to and need to because it's a bad day. <BR> <BR> I need to lose some pounds an inches because my husband and I are meeting long tine friends this summer that we haven't ... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 01:51:47 EST The King has passed away http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860740 I am an American, married to an American but we live in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. <BR> Yesterday King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud passed away at the age of 90. He was the King of Saudi Arabia since 2005. May he rest in peace. My condolences to the Royal Family and the people of Saudi Arabia. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:04:59 EST