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Hello, Again, Spark friends.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      10 comments

Well, I don't know how complete my last blog was. I am currently in a rehab/nursing home. I had two surgeries, one on the 3rd, and one on the 17th. The rehabbing at home option wasn't the best for me, so this time I am in this care center, a... Read more

Hello, Spark Friends!!

Thursday, February 12, 2015      10 comments

Hope you are all doing well. It has been nine days since I had a double fusion on my lower spine. Recovery is coming along, but sometimes you have to dig deep to get the will to roll over your legs and get out of bed. However, I am gradually w... Read more

Here's hoping that this last week of January...

Monday, January 26, 2015      8 comments

is a good one for Sparkers far and wide. May it be a good week for finding our own personal acceptance, key to so much in life. Glenn... Read more

Second thoughts on "Stuck in the Natural World".

Sunday, January 18, 2015      8 comments

Humans are amazingly adaptable. I find that I am also. Even though hours ago, I expressed grave concern about the coming changes to how we will deal with our bodies, I feel now that I just will adapt. I don't have to live to be 200. I don't h... Read more

Stuck in the natural world.

Sunday, January 18, 2015      6 comments

Was just reading an article about transhumanism. That is a school of thought that believes that we should use all the science and technology to extend our lives, including artificial organs to keep us going indefinitely. Also, it includes usin... Read more

Not TOO Much Water

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      11 comments

For most of my adult life, the diet experts have been singing the praises of water consumption for weight loss plans. Having penchant for ice water (I loved it), I drank to my hearts content. In addition to the water, I had added diet Pepsi, and... Read more

10 Years Without a Cell Phone

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      10 comments

5 Years Without TV. How Can He Survive? I left my job. I got closer to my wife. I bought more of a stereo. I found Pandora and subscribed to SiriusXM (at 1/5th the cost of TV) Lost a small amount of weight. Joined a gym. Eat... Read more

You Can't Predict When These Things Will Happen...

Friday, January 02, 2015      10 comments

But I just had a great time listening to jazz last night, New Years Day. I had recently subscribed to a satellite radio station and bought some new computer speakers for better sound. I was listening to real jazz in my family room, computer rig... Read more

May 2015...

Friday, January 02, 2015      6 comments

Be a Year of WILD SUCCESS!! gLENN... Read more

New Year, Playing Scrabble, Wild Success

Friday, January 02, 2015      10 comments

I was playing my wife in a game of Scrabble on New Years Eve and into the New Year. I had phenomenal success defeating this woman who I can usually barely keep up with in this game. She has a sharp mind for words. Does the Sunday New York Time... Read more

Just read a new weight loss entry on Psychology Today.

Saturday, December 27, 2014      9 comments

It came from Steven Stosny, and I wanted to share it. He writes about the struggle with food when you are thinking about it all the time. He asks us to "think less about food. Think about creating value in your life: developing appreciation of ... Read more

How Racially Biased are We?

Saturday, December 27, 2014      9 comments

It is very discouraging reading the reader comments under many articles online. It sort of seems like the white racists have taken over the Internet at times. Some unabashedly send out racial slurs and putdowns, often with their names proudly d... Read more

I'm not much of a believer or anything...

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      12 comments

But I think we could all use a message of PEACE this year. Glenn... Read more

In Praise of Work.

Friday, December 05, 2014      10 comments

I have been retired for almost 5 years now. Ever since retiring, I have tooted the same horn as my father did to me. He spoke about how positive retirement is. He left his work early, and encouraged me to do the same. I bought the whole idea o... Read more

Adding Fruits and Veggies, Day III

Thursday, December 04, 2014      11 comments

The day started off with a large bowl of oatmeal, with walnuts, brown sugar and raisins and milk. Not a lot of fruits and veggies there, but almost all plant based, and considered by most to be a healthy breakfast. Then, I went into my high fa... Read more

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