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Why Can't The Richest Country In The World Offer Heathcare To All of It's Citizens??
Thursday, April 20, 2017      8 comments

Enough Said. Glenn... Read more
Don't Stop Living Because You are at Odds with How the Country is Being Run.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      11 comments

And neither will I. I was just thinking tonight that I pay way too much attention to what's going on in politics. It's like I put my life on hold to see what I can be amazed and shocked at each day. And there is something new each day. But I won... Read more
It's pretty easy to add your loss to the weight loss ticker.
Friday, April 07, 2017      7 comments

It's quite another thing to fill in a gain. I looked at my ticker tonight, and I was 4.2 pounds up from my last entry. So I updated it to my current 290 lbs. I now will work to lose 30 lbs, with my goal being to lose in five pound increments, as... Read more
Okay. This is it!
Friday, April 07, 2017      8 comments

Tired of reading about weight loss all of the time and staying the same. Tomorrow, I will return to 8 or 9 fruits and vegetables per day with attempts made to reduce fat. (Just eating that much plant food does crowd out fats from other sources.)... Read more
"Still, Our Knowledge of the Planets was Meager and Where Ignorance Lurks, So Too Do the Frontiers
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      6 comments

of Discovery and Imagination." This was an early line from Neil Degrasse Tyson's nonfiction book, Death by Black Hole. I thought it had significance way beyond space. It can apply to any endeavor. To me, it fueled an optimism. An oppo... Read more
Took a week off from Sparking.
Thursday, March 23, 2017      13 comments

I liked it so much, I decided to make it semi-permanent. So unless I decide I have something I want to say ( I have enjoyed blogging on this site), I will not usually be around. Thanks to all for your friendship and support. Glenn... Read more
Taking a little break from Sparking.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017      7 comments

I decided tonight I am spending too much time on this site. So I am going to take a week off, and see if I can't get involved in some other pursuits or activities. How did I ever get to the point of being stressed out about my points? Go figure.... Read more
Debbie Downers are people, too!
Tuesday, March 14, 2017      11 comments

I've been spending some time on the new community boards. They are very positive in their comments. Almost too much so! I'll tell you why. I went on a couple two nights ago with some comments that contradicted a couple of the motivational ... Read more
A Few Thoughts on Aging.
Saturday, March 04, 2017      14 comments

As I now approach my 66th birthday, I have a few thoughts about retirement and getting older. !. I was worried about leaving work because I thought I might get bored. This one was not true. As I spend time on my own, I have grown so in a... Read more
Three Pieces of Cake Today.
Sunday, February 12, 2017      10 comments

'Nuff said. Glenn... Read more
Caregiving Becomes a Breeze??
Saturday, February 11, 2017      14 comments

Being new to caregiver can be extremely trying. If you are caring for another, you can just about double what you have to do for yourself. Only with yourself, you feel free to skip steps from day to day. When caring for someone else, usually you... Read more
What Will You Be Doing During the Super Bowl?
Saturday, February 04, 2017      9 comments

My wife has a good friend who is doing a poetry reading at that time. I'll likely take her to that. Although I would like to duck out from that and go to my favorite Vietnamese restaurant for a bowl of Pho, I will probably hang around to show m... Read more
Distress Over the Nation, Part II
Saturday, February 04, 2017      11 comments

Yesterday, I wrote that due to my distress at what is going on at a national level, I would try withdrawing from some of the news, and step up my reading program for some of the books I have. But now I am realizing I can't bury my head in the sa... Read more
Distress Over the Nation
Friday, February 03, 2017      12 comments

What to do about the great distress I feel watching our country under it's current leadership? I feel powerless watching lot of the BS go on. Most recently, it was Kellyann Conway spreading a brand new story that showed a real lack of cautiou... Read more
Honesty is a Part of Healthy and Wise Living.
Monday, January 30, 2017      8 comments

If you can't be honest with others, you likely can't be honest with yourself. If you can't be honest with yourself, you will not be able to make the tough self-assessments we need every once in a while to make various adjustments in our lives.... Read more

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