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    6/21/2018 1:30:10 PM, by ANHELIC

    A FATHER'S CALLING Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. Colossians 3:21 Fathers need to watch out for in raising their children. They must not embitter their children or arouse bitter feel... Read more

  • happy

    6/21/2018 1:02:12 PM, by DONDAIN

    Happiness is really a choice. Sometimes it is really hard to make that choice with everything that goes on in life. I am choosing happiness because I do not like feeling any other way. I like feeling happy.... Read more

  • Ahhhhhhhhhhh...And I Feel Fine!!!

    6/21/2018 12:50:55 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    Perfect!!! It's currently 19C (66F) with sunny blue skies and the occasional fluffy wispy cloud passing by. And it's to go up to 21C (just a smidge under 70F) though it will be feeling more like 22C (71.6F) - which is just fine by me - and sun, sun, sun!!! Yup, Here Comes Summer https:... Read more

  • 8 - Strategize

    6/21/2018 11:26:42 AM, by KALISWALKER

    List your 3 reasons/excuses on why your lifestyle (diets and exercise) plans have not been well executed in the past. Write a strategy for each one to keep yourself on track for 8 weeks. Let's learn from our past behaviors and make this our best Challenge ever! 1) inconsistent - I lose focus a... Read more

  • 6/21/18 There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edi

    6/21/2018 8:43:23 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day A man is what he thinks about all day long. Ralph Waldo Emerson Love Quote of the Day Being in love is the only transcendent experience. Armistead Maupin Art Quote of the Day A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. Albert Camus ... Read more

  • Haiku of the Day

    6/21/2018 6:41:10 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    Haiku #172 (of 365): I’m never alone, she tells me—it’s the downside of being adored.... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, June 21, 2018

    6/21/2018 6:39:12 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 21, 2018 DECIDE TO DO MORE It has been said by many who are successful that we need to do more. We may believe we can’t possibly do any more than we are already doing because we feel as if we are stretched too thin. However, what we need to do more of is what is truly important in in life.... Read more

  • Wed 6/20

    6/21/2018 5:44:47 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    Today we went to Lihue; I had a mammogram scheduled at 10:15. I did the 3D one which is now covered by Medicare. The regular insurance (HMSA/Blue Cross) does not cover the 3D. We also ordered a Japanese cheesecake from Kawaii Kokoro for our granddaughter's birthday. Her birthday is 8/8 but they were... Read more

  • How I feel about coffee... :-)

    6/21/2018 4:03:32 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    20 Looks like they figured out the leak problem. A piece of flashing on the outside of the building needs to be replaced & some caulking needs to be redone. I had a "jet engine" (drying fan) in my cubicle all day yesterday. So LOUD!! 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 6-20-18

    6/21/2018 1:51:42 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I didn't get up this morning until after noon. This was in part, I think, for getting up early yesterday. Summer really messes up my sleep patterns. Still. it has been good sleeping weather. Got caught up with my book reviews. There is one book I am almost finished with, but I started two today and ... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words to Ponder

    6/21/2018 12:47:43 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Exercise plan for week 6/21-6/27

    6/20/2018 10:10:42 PM, by KFQUILTER

    Thurs - 45 minutes strength training upper, 45 minutes cardio, 10K steps Fri - 30 minutes strength training lower, 45 minutes cardio, 10K steps Sat - 20 minutes strength training core, 30 minutes cardio, 7K minimum steps Sun - 20 minutes strength training full body, 30 minutes cardio, 7K minim... Read more

  • 4444 & 20!!!!!!!

    6/20/2018 9:32:38 PM, by MAMADEE016

    They may not mean much to you - but those numbers have me feeling like: 104 244 252 243 Silly, I know! 100 The 4444 represents the number of days I've been on SparkPeople! Maybe most of you don't count your time here by the days - I didn't either, until about 6 months ago... Read more

  • Feelings

    6/20/2018 7:35:22 PM, by SPEDED2

    World Refugee Day ~ most appropriate 129 Summer Countdown: begins tomorrow 54 27 today Murphy's Law: Never eat prunes when you are famished.... Read more

  • 7 Triggers & Red Light Foods

    6/20/2018 6:10:57 PM, by KALISWALKER

    List Trigger situations and foods (red light) that trigger your over consumption of calories. My triggers are – 1) It's late and I am watching TV alone... guilty secret I am watching my 600 Pound Life. For some reason I am not in bed sleeping - need to unwind (destress), bored, uncomfort... Read more


    6/20/2018 3:01:40 PM, by ANHELIC

    A DIGNIFIED CALLING Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, call to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God. Romans 1:1 The word apostle simply means to be sent and was generally applied to anyone sent by another person on... Read more

  • Feeling Good

    6/20/2018 12:14:58 PM, by DONDAIN

    I am feeling good about my health and myself. I am working on making improvements to both. I am happy though so that is a good thing.... Read more

  • BLC37 Half Way

    6/20/2018 10:34:45 AM, by CRUZ4U

    We are half way through the round so it is time to reflect and tweak if necessary. My weight is not where I want it so I have to look at it from another angle. I have to make a very specific eating plan I can follow.... Read more

  • Back again! Still losing weight! *Happy Dance*

    6/20/2018 9:39:16 AM, by MISSA526

    I know it's been quite awhile but things have been crazy. I'm down to 135 pounds! Exercise combined with eating healthy and in moderation. This winter and spring have not been kind to my migraines. For a few days every month I'd get horrible migraines and sick for, couldn't even keep water down.... Read more

  • 6/20/18 He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough. Lao Tzu

    6/20/2018 8:26:33 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else. George Halas Love Quote of the Day That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much. Robert Louis Stevenson Art Quote of the Day Art is the signature of civilizations. Beverly Si... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    6/20/2018 7:00:57 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 20, 2018 GOD SHOULD BE FIRST There seems to be more opportunities in this world than ever before. We have many things we can do and see. The world appears to have so much to offer. Sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to decide what to do, where to go or who to see. However, as believer... Read more

  • Tue 6/19

    6/20/2018 5:50:31 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    We did our own tai chi practice today because our leader scheduled it in Lihue. We are going to Lihue on Wednesday and Friday so we opted to practice on our own. I ironed clothes while hubby folded the laundry. We went shopping at Ace to pick up potting soil. We repotted some anthurium, strawberries... Read more

  • Today's Haiku

    6/20/2018 5:25:08 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    Haiku #171 (of 365): The treadmill sits there, forgotten, always alone, while he runs outside. ... Read more

  • Chuckle for the day...

    6/20/2018 4:03:19 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    30 We had a big storm come through yesterday & my cubicle leaked at work. Well, I say "leaked" but it was actually more like a waterfall. It has leaked before, but this was the worst ever!! There is construction on the floor above me, so I think they knocked some caulking loose around ... Read more

  • 6-19-18

    6/20/2018 1:14:35 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I woke up early today and couldn't get back to sleep. Didn't have much desire to do anything today. big hail and heavy rain plus a tornado or two happened all over the state, but my neighborhood only got some rain for about 10 minutes. Topography is strange in how it directs weather.... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words to Ponder

    6/19/2018 11:47:23 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Book of Life

    6/19/2018 8:55:38 PM, by SPEDED2

    Summer Countdown: 1 day remains 67 259 54 27 Murphy's Law: Where you stand on an issue depends on where you sit.... Read more


    6/19/2018 7:47:06 PM, by SMIDGON

    They cannot get the toxins out of his body. Not even with massive doses of Lasix. His kidneys are Stage 5 (shutdown ). Now not much left. They will be trying out dialysis. Then that will be for the rest of his life. He has the option of canceling any time. He has an placement at H... Read more

  • Staying Serious

    6/19/2018 3:46:03 PM, by DONDAIN

    So for the past two weeks I have limited my gluten and sugar intake. I feel a lot better and have lost about 5 pounds. I am continuing to drink much more water. I'm about 6 glasses trying to increase to 8 but to supplement my water I am drinking tea. I have had walking pneumonia that I am recovering... Read more


    6/19/2018 1:50:25 PM, by ANHELIC

    A SERVANT OF CHRIST Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus........ Romans 1:1 The foundation of all Paul's activities and ambitions lie in his understanding that he is a servant of Jesus Christ. By the end of the apostolic era, ... Read more

  • 6 - Motivation & 100 More DWL Day 2 I’ll Start Tomorrow

    6/19/2018 12:31:03 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Sometimes I still think of myself as that skinny teenager, and forget I am an over weight adult with low impulse control around food. It's a struggle but worth the effort to turn it around. For some of us it takes longer. Note I cannot say I am a 'responsible' adult because you can't have that and '... Read more

  • 6/19/18 Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased. John Steinbeck

    6/19/2018 8:52:49 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Life is a long lesson in humility. James M. Barrie Love Quote of the Day Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. Carl Sandburg Art Quote of the Day An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor ... Read more


    6/19/2018 7:41:06 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Each day is God's gift to you. Make it blossom and grow into a thing of beauty.... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    6/19/2018 6:57:09 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 19, 2018 DECISIONS OUT OF GUILT So many people suffer from guilt. Guilt is not something we think about as a health issue but many are in bad health due to guilt. Those who are dealing with guilt are less confident, have bad relationships and are stuck in the past. Focusing on what we have... Read more

  • Being Ernest Hemingway

    6/19/2018 6:37:37 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    Please note: I wrote this (and did the “experiment”) a few months ago. I am NOT in imminent danger of alcohol poisoning, nor do I need to be enrolled in a substance abuse program. Got that? Okay, then, read on. 😊 Today, I’m going to be Hemingway, using alcohol in an attempt to unleash the crea... Read more

  • Haiku of the Day

    6/19/2018 6:32:30 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    Haiku #170 (of 365): She sits on the beach, cringing at the blazing heat, wishing she were home.... Read more

  • another challenging day yesterday

    6/19/2018 5:34:36 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning- after my work out yesterday morning- my car started acting up. I have a hybrid - bought in 2007 - doing great! But they run on batteries, so I pulled over and read manual and then got on my phone to try to understand the lights that were coming on. I got the message to get to the de... Read more

  • I didn't wanna get up this morning...

    6/19/2018 4:12:48 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Life Updates

    6/19/2018 2:45:24 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Literally NOTHING to update on my weight loss journey... here is something I posted on Instagram a few days ago... Basically I keep joking my only talent is not getting fatter. Here is the recap again... highest weight 272, restarted spark (had been on it since 2009 lost some weight and gained ... Read more

  • 6-18-18

    6/19/2018 1:21:47 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Book club today. We read Dust Bowl Girls, about a small junior college girl's basketball team. It also included some deluded thinking about what sports and competition could do to young women. Supposedly, playing full court all-out basketball could turn young girls into men or otherwise damaged thei... Read more

  • 100 More DWL - Day 1 - Others Have Done It

    6/19/2018 12:50:28 AM, by KALISWALKER

    100 More Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangel - Day 1 - Others Have Done It I am so happy to have her new book. I LOVED 100 Days of Weight Loss and did it twice, one day at a time. Now I have the new book and look forward to more motivation and weight loss ideas. There are times I have fel... Read more

  • Monday’s Words to Ponder

    6/19/2018 12:12:41 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Today's program..all about sleep or lack of...

    6/18/2018 9:53:08 PM, by TEAROSE22

    Today, my mind is motivated and my body is not. I am excited about life in general but most miserable with sciatic pain, that I believe PT aggravated by too much too soon. My therapist has adjusted things slightly and we are using common sense in pushing forward with this old body, so out of s... Read more

  • Reunion

    6/18/2018 9:34:51 PM, by SPEDED2

    International Picnic Day 491 489 222 Summer Countdown: 02 days 67 259 379 Murphy's Law: All warranties expire upon payment of invoice.... Read more

  • Mon 6/18

    6/18/2018 8:52:46 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's June 18, my dad and sister's birthday. Actually dad's real birthday was today; however, his birth certificate was done late so officially it was October 18. Dad's been gone since the end of May 2009. I can't believe it will be almost 10 years. I miss him! We did laundry today. We had a lat... Read more

  • Thoughts of the day

    6/18/2018 5:54:33 PM, by LINDSAYB2013

    I'm down 25 pounds since the beginning of the year - woohoo! My motivation has luckily been staying very strong, but I am coming off 3 days of "falling off the wagon" so to speak. I was able to get myself back on track yesterday, but I'm definitely worried of the next time, because let's face it, ... Read more

  • Day 7 - Winter Challenge

    6/18/2018 4:41:47 PM, by PROJECTCHRISSIE

    Today here is Australia, it is cold and wet, I don't mind that but the wind makes it very uncomfortable, and really hard to keep the umbrella up with the wind blowing. This morning I did 3x30 secs of chair squats and then 3x30 secs plank as well, giving myself a 4 week squat and plank challenge... Read more


    6/18/2018 1:45:15 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE BOOK OF ROMANS So weather we live or die, we belong to the Lord. For this very reason Christ died and returned to life so that He might be the Lord of both the dead and the living. Romans 14:8-9 Paul's primary concern in writing to t... Read more

  • I am Making the Rest of My Life the Best of My Life - Summer 5% Challenge Assignments

    6/18/2018 11:43:37 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Nutrition Tracking Menu Planning – aim for 15 vegan meals per week Breakfast Freggies/Fiber Sleep aim for 8 hours Summer 5% Challenge Assignments - Exercise, Diet, Schedule I had surgery earlier this year and need to focus on being all that I can be. I fight every day to ... Read more

  • My how time Flies!

    6/18/2018 10:52:12 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Sorry I have not posted in quite a while. Time has just flown by. Picture is my bush along the side of the house. They are gone now since the season is also. I have been quite busy. Doing a lot of walking around the pond, garden work, house work, visiting friends, and other tasks. One ta... Read more

  • 6/18/18 It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. Anne Sexton

    6/18/2018 8:27:15 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day There is just one life for each of us: our own. Euripides Love Quote of the Day Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama Art Quote of the Day The worse my drawings were, the more beautiful did the origina... Read more

  • 6/18/18 It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. Anne Sexton

    6/18/2018 8:27:14 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day There is just one life for each of us: our own. Euripides Love Quote of the Day Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama Art Quote of the Day The worse my drawings were, the more beautiful did the origina... Read more


    6/18/2018 7:19:10 AM, by SMIDGON

    This past Saturday before daylight Larry was taken back to the hospital! Numerous tests were runned. I'll just give you the highlights. His heart was functioning at 25% Now it has decreased. His kidneys were Stage 4. Now they are Stage 5. Which indicates shutdown. He declined dial... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, June 18, 2018

    6/18/2018 6:51:10 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 18, 2018 DECIDE TO OBEY There are some in this world who are confused about the meaning of the word “obedience.” Many believe if we obey someone, we are saying we are weak and need guidance. Some believe living according to the law means we can’t think for ourselves. Others attempt to chan... Read more

  • Sun 6/17

    6/18/2018 5:48:32 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    Today is Father's Day. Happy Father's Day to all the fathers out there. We had a nice day today. The day started off with lunch at Kauai Ramen with our son and his family. Hubby had the vegetable ramen and I had the cold noodles. Daughter got the miso udon. After that we had dessert at McDonal... Read more

  • Today's Haiku

    6/18/2018 5:31:43 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    Haiku #169 (of 365): The dog paws at her, always insisting that she give him all her love.... Read more

  • Love this pic!!!

    6/18/2018 4:04:06 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    My brother, who is in my vanpool, took this photo on Friday. We had to put gas in the van & then we went next door to get coffee before heading into work. We have tie-dye Fridays in my office, so I was dressed appropriately. 532 Make it a great day, SparkFriends!! 334 Keep smilin... Read more

  • 6-17-18

    6/18/2018 1:13:34 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Book club tomorrow and it has been too hot to read, so I'm not finished with my book. It has been raining on and off most of the afternoon. Outside it is 62 degrees, but inside I'm still at 79 degrees. My attic can really hold heat. Still, I expect to sleep well tonight. I may even need a blanket.... Read more

  • LoL Challenge Week 3 begins

    6/17/2018 11:20:17 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Had a bad week last week Dh and I had our 1st fight since his return (we were separated for 3.5 years.) Haven't seen 1 daughter for several months cause she is mad at me for some reason and then the kitty bite me. No tooth puncture, she probably was just playing. My bestie broke ... Read more

  • Sunday’s Words to Ponder

    6/17/2018 9:11:57 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Father's Day

    6/17/2018 4:53:29 PM, by SPEDED2

    Summer Countdown: 03 days 67 259 heat advisory continues Murphy'e Law: Leakproof seals ~ will.... Read more

  • 6/17/18 I have a Father's Day every day. Dennis Banks

    6/17/2018 2:30:00 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. George Herbert Love Quote of the Day Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart. Henri Frederic Amiel Art Quote of the Day Every artist writes his own autobiography. Havelock Ellis ... Read more


    6/17/2018 11:19:20 AM, by ANHELIC

    WHY READ THE BIBLE? You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about Me, yet you refuse to come to Me to have life. John 5:39-40 Christians wi... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, June 17, 2018

    6/17/2018 7:53:09 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 17, 2018 FATHER’S DAY In most households, the father is the head of the house. This day in age, unfortunately, it is not always the case. But we need to remember, God intended this when He created man. Fathers were created to lead the family to worship, to discipline their children and to ... Read more

  • Haiku of the Day

    6/17/2018 6:51:38 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    Haiku #168 (of 365): She pours out the tea, just a small cup for herself, on this sunny day. ... Read more

  • To the Sparkers from Canada, New Zealand, Great Britain and Elsewhere:

    6/17/2018 6:47:37 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    Hang in there!! We're working on it. Glenn... Read more

  • Sat 6/16

    6/17/2018 5:55:20 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    Today was a cloudy day. We didn't have much solar power for the powerwall. We were down to 43% and only generated up to 61%. Hopefully tomorrow will be sunny. We practiced tai chi in the garage this morning before breakfast. It rained a little this afternoon, and we were pleasantly surpri... Read more

  • 6-16-18

    6/17/2018 1:17:42 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    We had some rain, but not enough. My house is still too hot. I am still fighting the sleepiness that being this warm causes. Maybe I'll be inspired to get on my to do list in the morning.... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words to Ponder

    6/16/2018 11:47:45 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • To All the Dads Out There

    6/16/2018 11:41:24 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    This is the one day where we really should reach out to our kids, and make them realize that we haven't forgotten about them. And, if they have a kid of their own, recognize them for being the fathers that they are. This is the one day just for Dad's. So if you can't reach out to your sons and daugh... Read more

  • Leading By Example Helps Ourselves!

    6/16/2018 9:18:26 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    As we work towards a healthier way of life, we can encourage those around us to be healthier as well. We don't have to be preachy or naggy, but we can lead by example and inspire others by: - Choosing to eat healthy food - others notice. - By exercising consistently each week - result... Read more

  • Happy with myself

    6/16/2018 7:31:01 PM, by TEAROSE22

    Well, I lost weight again this week, began tracking sofium this week at Dr's instructions aimin for 1500-2000 per day, well......tosay I was way over. Could not figure out til I went back through the clue the salt in canned asparagus, that I love in an omlet. Will rethink and move to... Read more

  • jokes and nature

    6/16/2018 7:29:56 PM, by CANDOK1260

    : A second blog assignment for this week’s A&I BSG challenge is: What (or where) is your favorite place to spend in nature and why. I am not a outside person but there some places I like I love Amish country Ohio because it peaceful and beautiful, When I was younger I love c... Read more

  • Innocent Plants

    6/16/2018 6:20:37 PM, by SPEDED2

    Fresh Veggies Day 258 267 284 291 368 367 370 371 373 147 Summer Countdown: 04 days 67 259 259 heat advisory 'till Monday at 8pm Murphhy's Law: No good deed goes unpunished. ... Read more

  • Another Busy Day

    6/16/2018 6:18:56 PM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    Wow. Time really does fly when you're having fun! Today turned out to be a cooking and canning day. I when to the grocery store and got a few things for the week, and then decided to see what the garden had to offer. I found enough green beans ready to make for supper, and decided to pre... Read more


    6/16/2018 4:15:36 PM, by ANHELIC

    SPEAKING TO OUR HEARTS So as the Holy Spirit says "Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts" Hebrews 3:7-8 When we eagerly listen to the Word of God, something happens to our hearts. When we approach His Word with inter... Read more

  • 6/16/18 Childhood is a short season. Helen Hayes

    6/16/2018 1:10:53 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way. Sophocles Love Quote of the Day We looked up to our father. He still is much greater than us. Wynton Marsalis Art Quote of the Day Space is the breath of art. Frank Lloyd Wright Nature Quote of the Day Great t... Read more

  • Sparkpeople's walk off pounds

    6/16/2018 12:36:32 PM, by PATWALKS

    I am on week 2 day 6 of the "Walk off up to 20 pounds in 2 months" Sparkpeople article. 311 Although, I don't expect to lose 20 pounds, I am happy that I picked a program that goes 8 weeks to develop good habits. 311... Read more

  • waiting for baby to wake up

    6/16/2018 8:20:11 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Had a wonderful talk with DS. He is back in counseling. He is going for himself. DIL still has not gone back but she says she is going to. DS told his wife what are you doing for yourself. I am working hard and I like who I am becoming. He thinks if she changes counselors she will ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, June 16, 2018

    6/16/2018 7:22:26 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 16, 2018 PLAN AHEAD So many times we make wrong decisions because we don’t plan ahead. Of course, we do some planning in life – maybe in the big choices; however, we need to be sure we plan ahead in all decisions. Why? Because wrong choices will eventually lead us away from God. Planning a... Read more

  • Today's Haiku

    6/16/2018 6:56:48 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    Haiku #167 (of 365): He hopes against hope that this time will be the one when it all changes.... Read more

  • 6-15-18

    6/16/2018 1:31:24 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Got the Father's day card in the mail today. I was supposed to have mailed it yesterday, but I forgot. It was hot again, although between some morning clouds and smoke, the temperature didn't rise until about 3pm. It is supposed to be cooler tomorrow and very springlike most of next week. We had som... Read more

  • Fri 6/15

    6/15/2018 11:04:49 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Friday. Normally when I was working, this was the day of the week I looked forward to. Now that I'm retired, every day is Saturday. Today we went to Waimea to get our haircuts from New Hair World. The barber is my classmate. Funny, we used to go to Kapaa for our haircut at Hale O Hair, however,... Read more

  • never a dull moment

    6/15/2018 10:08:56 PM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    I am reading a good book in bed. DH is watching a ball game. He comes in - your son is trying to get in touch with you. DIL's friend died and she needs to get to the funeral tomorrow. I talk with my son. What do I want from me? To watch the baby- I have had her all day long, his wife has been ... Read more

  • Catching My Breath....

    6/15/2018 9:45:53 PM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    This won't be a long blog today, Sparkies - I've been up to my corpulent buttox with stuff to do, and still have more to finish. I'm in the process of making a Cherokee tear dress for one of my clients, and it has been one thing after another. First, she decided to get her own materials. I se... Read more

  • Still Fit

    6/15/2018 8:34:33 PM, by SPEDED2

    National Flip-Flop Day Summer Countdown: 05 days 67 259 379 it's here!! Murphy's Law: Murphy was an optimist.... Read more

  • Fat Acceptance?

    6/15/2018 1:39:26 PM, by MUFFINSKI

    I've been hearing a bit about the fat acceptance movement and I want to talk about that a bit. First, let me explain, I've struggled with my weight my whole life. I try hard to keep it at a good level, but I fluctuate and have to work to get back in shape. That being said, I do see where fat accepta... Read more

  • Friday’s Words to Ponder

    6/15/2018 11:20:20 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • 6/15/18 Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in. Robert Frost

    6/15/2018 8:41:54 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Man - a being in search of meaning. Plato Love Quote of the Day Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself. Soren Kierkegaard Art Quote of the Day The man who has no imagination has no wings. Muhammad Ali Nature Quote of the Day To dwell is to gar... Read more


    6/15/2018 8:30:45 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    HANG IN THERE Even the worst weeks have Fridays in them. ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, June 15, 2018

    6/15/2018 7:32:22 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 15, 2018 DECIDE TO BE WISE There are so many people in this world who believe they are wise. Many of them like to share their wisdom with us. Some of them are very proud of all their wisdom and talk about how wise they are. However, those who are truly wise know when to speak and not speak... Read more

  • Haiku of the Day

    6/15/2018 7:17:01 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    Haiku #166 (of 365): She pulls her sweater over her shoulders to guard against the night chill.... Read more

  • Reboot My Journey

    6/15/2018 6:14:10 AM, by JANROLG

    I have been trying for a while to get myself back into the health journey that I was doing well on 4 years ago . But it's been a struggle getting back there. I know what to do and what I need to do to get there. I just need to get my head in the game . ... Read more

  • Reboot My Journey

    6/15/2018 6:14:09 AM, by JANROLG

    I have been trying for a while to get myself back into the health journey that I was doing well on 4 years ago . But it's been a struggle getting back there. I know what to do and what I need to do to get there. I just need to get my head in the game . ... Read more