A MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE
I received the second worse call a parent can get; Your child has been in an accident and was brought to the hospital as a trauma. It doesn't matter if they are 5 years old or 55 years old; the first thought you have is "No, not my baby!"
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FEELING PRETTY POSITIVE
So, my week has been a little up and down, but overall I am feeling good.
I live along the West Coast of the island of ‘Oahu. The main highway literally follows the coastline for several miles. Heading towards Honolulu from my place, ther... Read more
SMALL LIGHT BULB MOMENT
So after my whiney posting yesterday, I thought I would share something a little more positive.
I am NOT a big fan of "Reality TV". I don't see the point in knowing what the Kardashian are doing and could care less about "Keeping Up" with ... Read more
I had a nice Labor Day. The 'Rents and I went to see my son and grandson. We still had his birthday presents (He turned 4 in May) and we hadn't had a chance to get out there. Did some minor errands, mostly for Mom, and finally stopped by one ... Read more
FAREWELL TO SUMMER
So long Summer! TEXASGIDGET posts a quote and question of the day for the team Ling Healthy In Our 40’s, and today’s was, Have you ever used the phrase "back in my day" or "back in my time" or "when I was young" to someone younger than you? W... Read more
TRAINING TO (GULP) RUN A 5K.
I signed up to participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. It will be October 20th, so that gives me 8 more weeks to get ready. I just finished Week 1 of the 5K your Way Walk/Jog Training Program. I really won’t be able to run/jog th... Read more
"Never give up, never surrender!"
I have mentioned that I work Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. When it's slow I will some times pop on to SP and browse the blogs. This past Saturday was such a day. I came across a blog posting from a member who was expressing disappointment abo... Read more
WHERE THE #!@* RESTART BUTTON :P
It been one of those days, and I still have 4 more hours to go!
First, I woke up late. Not just a l... Read more
Hi everyone in Sparkland.
It's been a while since I blogged, a little katch up (yes my pocho pidgen is c... Read more
Busy Week Ahead
I hope everyone has been having a nice Sunday. As usual, I am at work. I don’t want to bachi us, so I won’t say the “Q” word, but it is a good day so far.
The past couple of weeks have been okay, just really hot and humid. Sleeping has... Read more
To my fellow American Sparkers, Happy Independence Day! Our Government may not be perfect, we may have issues with some of the people running the country, but let's not forget that we will not be thrown in jail (or worse) for voicing our opinio... Read more
What's inspired me.
I enjoy reading the blog postings. I won’t always comment, (maybe I’ll start leaving an emoticon) but I try to read several blogs a day. I find laughter, tears, inspiration, frustration, and real people reaching out. READY4CHANGE81 posted a bl... Read more
A WORK IN PROGRESS
Wow, it’s June, already. I really don’t think I am going to make my weight goal for the end of the quarter. Being so sick for most of April, it took me until the last week and a half of May to feel “back in the groove”.
I have been lurki... Read more
IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE.
Today is Memorial Day. I think living and growing up in Hawaii has given me a unique perspective on this day.
Hawaii has one of the highest concentration of military bases per square mile.
Hawaii is the site of one of most remembered f... Read more
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First of all, Happy Mother's Day to all you "Mothers", whether you are a birth-, step-, foster-, or a Like-A-, I hope you enjoyed your special day. I have 2 grown sons of my own.
Mother's day is a little bitter-sweet, for my family. All... Read more