SparkPeople Hopeful Hearts Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=64123 Christian friends supporting each other by depending on the True Source of Hope--Jesus Christ. We will support each other through prayer and words of encouragement. SparkPeople Hopeful Hearts Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=64123 VERSES OF THE DAY@ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x71772278 TRULY GOD (is) good to Israel, (even) to such as are of a clean heart. Psalm73:1 (KJV) Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:51:51 EST Need prayer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x66385572 It's become so habitual for me to eat mindlessly in the evenings. I'm not even hungry but have been doing it so long that it's become a part of my daily routine. I want to break this. Can't on my own but in Christ all things are possible. The hold is strong but God is stronger. Wed, 8 Mar 2017 05:54:22 EST Daily Reflections http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x66366324 See God’s Deliverance <BR> And Moses said to the people, “Fear not, stand firm, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will work for you today. For the Egyptians whom you see today, you shall never see again. The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.” <BR> Exodus 14:13-14 <BR> <BR> When backed into a corner, our first reaction is to fight. We look for our earthly weapons and prepare to make our way out of the dead-end situation we’re in. But what did God tell the chil... Sun, 5 Mar 2017 13:14:36 EST Daily Meditation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x66015565 Created in God’s Image <BR> <BR> God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 <BR> <BR> When we learn that mankind was created in God’s image, we often think of it in the abstract: The great mass of humanity was created in the image of God. But what God wants us to grasp is the personalness of each of us being created in his image. I was created in his image. You were created in his image. <BR> <BR> The greatness of thi... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:51:02 EST The Twelve days of CHristmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x65867660 On The First Day Of Christmas <BR> Dec 25, 2016 10:28 am <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fa4cfc1d-3156-459d-b09e-e620d035cd4a.jpg"> <BR> On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a partridge in a prayer tree. <BR> <BR> The “true love” is meant to convey that God – the True Love – came down from Heaven on Christmas Day. <BR> <BR> It was an ordinary day. Babies were born, people died. Purchases were made, bartering took place. Families loved and fou... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 11:11:17 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 7/30/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64867401 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> July 25, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week and the final hymn study before my summer and fall vacation. <BR> <BR> Philippians 3:10 <BR> That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death; <BR> <BR> I chose to do something different this last hymn research, which was to use a contemporary song that I stumbled across during my research that I am mo... Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:56:50 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 7/23/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64822799 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> July 23, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week and the next to the last hymn study before my summer vacation. <BR> <BR> Romans 8:34 <BR> Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us. <BR> <BR> This next hymnist like most, came from an educational background and steeped in strong religious upbringing. For Charles Wesle... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:48:16 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 7/16/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64777181 HYMN OF THE WEEK with History and Inspiration <BR> July 16, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> 1 John 4:19 We love Him because He first loved us. <BR> <BR> Do you remember your first love? I do. I really thought that Maxwell, was the one, the one that I was going to marry and live ‘happily-ever-after’ with. But, then time went by and so did several years and my interests changed and so on. Jesus, on the other hand, loved and loves us before we were ever born or conc... Sat, 16 Jul 2016 10:40:40 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 7/9/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64728535 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> July 9, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> John 3:16 <BR> For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. <BR> <BR> Ever wonder where someone gets the courage and power to put their lives before others to save someone else? I often wonder if I could do the same for another individual if ever put to the test…. <BR> <BR> Jes... Sat, 9 Jul 2016 09:32:02 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 7/2/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64678886 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> July 2, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week, and for Americans, our celebrated ‘Independence’ weekend! <BR> <BR> 1Timothy 2:1-2 <BR> I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; <BR> <BR> This next hymn, “GOD OF OUR FATHERS”, was penned while Daniel C. Roberts pastored at a rural church in Brandon, Vermont. It was sung there for the first time on the J... Sat, 2 Jul 2016 08:00:09 EST Health Tips- How to reduce stress http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x64666640 10 Ways To Reduce Stress And Improve Your Life <BR> BY HOLLY CHAVEZ <BR> <BR> Stress is known to be one of the biggest causes of medical visits in the U.S., and it can have an extremely negative impact on your physical and mental health. Although everyone will experience stress from time to time, no matter what type of lifestyle they lead, there are some methods that you can utilize to help getting this issue under control and have a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life. <BR> <BR> 1... Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:24:21 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 6/25/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64627632 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> June 25, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> 2Timothy 3:1 <BR> This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. <BR> <BR> In times like these, we have seen many perilous events take place that make us wonder when the last days will end and Jesus will arrive! With all the destruction going on around us, between natural disasters and terrible terrorist attacks, one wonders if the Lord will come sooner ... 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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:15:01 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 6/18/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64581056 THE HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> June 18, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week, Father’s Day weekend and the official start of the summer season. <BR> <BR> Matthew 7:25 The rain fell, the torrents raged, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because its foundation was on the Rock. <BR> <BR> As Christians, our ‘hope’ is in the Lord and His promises. We stand on that hope and those promises. The same goes for Edward Mote when he... Sat, 18 Jun 2016 10:30:38 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 6/11/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64534296 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> June 11, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> James 2:5 <BR> “Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which He hath promised to them that love Him?” <BR> <BR> Called to missionary life at an early age, Louisa M. Stead dedicated her years to serving the poor in South Africa against difficult odds. Born in Dover, England, as a youngster she felt t... Sat, 11 Jun 2016 10:22:03 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 6/4/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64485605 HYMN OF THE WEEK with History and Inspiration <BR> June 4, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week and the start of the summer season. <BR> <BR> Psalm 23:3b <BR> He leads me in the paths of His righteousness for His Name’s sake. <BR> <BR> This next hymn study as you will agree, is a lovely one and a subject that most believers rely upon which is the Lord’s Leadership. I needed His leadership this past Tuesday when we had to make a serious decision about our old-time friend and pet... Sat, 4 Jun 2016 08:53:13 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 5/28/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64436383 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> May 28, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week as we celebrate Memorial Day weekend! <BR> <BR> Exodus 13:21 <BR> And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night. <BR> <BR> Today, especially, I needed a lot of guidance from my Heavenly Father! <BR> <BR> Just this week, I dealt with a troubling situation and I prayed ver... Sat, 28 May 2016 09:10:27 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 5/21/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64389819 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> May 21, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week, and Armed Force’s Day here in the United States of America. <BR> <BR> Isaiah 30:21 “And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.” <BR> <BR> Are you troubled, anxious, trying to do it your own way? Proverbs 3:5-7 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own un... Sat, 21 May 2016 10:28:48 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.19.16, Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64378115 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7cde34bd-b00e-46fa-8a1f-28966e2ea64f.jpeg"> Good day, Everyone! <BR> <BR> Today is my final post to SP and all my teams. I am having to leave. Didn't think I would say goodbye, but it's time and I'm going to do it quickly so I don't have to dwell on it or I'll keep changing my mind. <BR> <BR> I have loved being on this team, working with all of you over the months. You are all special and I appreciate all your input. <BR> <BR> Bob said... Thu, 19 May 2016 14:53:21 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.18.16, Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64370201 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5d7b27ae-b610-4ffd-a0d1-a4e5af5a7891.jpeg"> I love books! Like writing them, too! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> If you have a passion, what is it for? (I mean the kind of passion that means you could probably sell an igloo to an Eskimo.) <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Wed, 18 May 2016 12:54:52 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.17.16, Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64363151 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6ad4648-2061-487c-b7bf-56174574e2d0.gif"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Interesting food choices yesterday. <BR> <BR> Today's Question: If you only had two choices, which one of these would you go with? <BR> A. Take everything that comes your way, one thing at a time; or <BR> B. Divert most of it somewhere else because you don't want to handle any more than you already have. <BR> <BR> Onward and Forward! No choices here. Tue, 17 May 2016 12:22:31 EST Image of the day, 05.16.16, Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64355186 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/12afb5da-ca43-4054-b069-8f468114190a.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Glad to see you all this morning. <BR> <BR> Today's question: What is your current favorite food, how do you cook or make it, (recipes are alright) and if you know why it's your current favorite, let us know. <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 16 May 2016 11:21:30 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.15.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64349230 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d163fff-f7fc-4a15-8fbe-beb289d0a36b.jpg"> Happy Sunday! <BR> <BR> I'm glad we are all looking to fulfill goals. I keep thinking if I stop trying and striving to meet some goals, I'll stagnate like so many seniors in the park have done. I do not associated with any of them any more because they are all so negative. <BR> <BR> Today's Question: If you wanted to go out and get a new job would you wish that you had a way to look up the backg... Sun, 15 May 2016 15:29:10 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.14.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64340778 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4af3efbe-28c7-4c5a-9177-3cefb0f35d73.jpg"> Good morning. We are still doing questions. I guess I got interrupted yesterday and never got the question out. Sorry. I was pretty ditsy yesterday with vertigo so it isn't surprising that I was not really into anything. <BR> <BR> Today: What is the one thing you want to accomplish in your lifetime? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sat, 14 May 2016 10:04:09 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 5/14/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64340051 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> May 14, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> Mark 10:21 <BR> Then Jesus beholding him, loved him, and said unto him, one thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow Me. <BR> <BR> Do you know someone who has a cross to bear? Have you taken up your cross to follow Him? We are expected to carry that cross ... Sat, 14 May 2016 08:40:27 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 05.13.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64336485 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fbcd258a-533e-4441-a5a3-fe969efafa52.jpg"> Lilacs. I always loved them when they bloomed in my mom's yard. <BR> <BR> Yesterday we talked about the English language and spelling and I agree with you that it would be alright if they had rules that made sense. <BR> <BR> I guess they do most of the time, but it's those few times that seem to screw it up for me. <BR> <BR> I hate exceptions to the exceptions. <BR> <BR> Today: I am still looki... Fri, 13 May 2016 17:09:16 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 05.12.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64326300 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a3173059-eac9-45db-8204-1627a3c12de5.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Sorry, I know I've missed 2 days, but it looks like 3 days, so we'll just go on. Appreciate your answers on the political question. I hate politics and I was involved long enough on a local level that went into state level and that was as far as I wanted to go, but was urged to keep going by Clinton's Chief of Staff once. He didn't know what mud was in my family background ... Thu, 12 May 2016 08:30:13 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY. 05.08.16 Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64299853 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e97a6dc6-1926-47e9-a454-2e8e5eb14140.jpg"> The Emerald City! Seattle is my home even though I now live in Florida. It will always be my home. They named it the Emerald City because it is the largest city in Washington State, the Evergreen State. <BR> <BR> Yesterday I was really down and I never did figure out why. I was still in a huff over the doctor and of course the money it cost me. For what he told me yesterday, I could have skipped ... Sun, 8 May 2016 11:49:24 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.07.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64295201 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/312c3b68-e857-4ee1-b73b-c31f2baf56ec.jpeg"> Hope this gives you some cheer. <BR> <BR> I went to my doctor yesterday for the "return visit" after the colonoscopy. I had to pay another $50.00 and watch them "play" in the office for an entire hour. Since I had come in early by 20 minutes, I was really miffed when my appointment was ignored until 11:20, when the apt was at 10:45. I told them I did not pay $50.00 to rent a chair in the waiting... Sat, 7 May 2016 17:22:57 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 5/7/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x64292148 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> May 7, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome back to the Hymn of the week and from my needed spring vacation. <BR> <BR> While listening to my morning ‘youtube’ inspirational music, I had heard an old hymn that my deceased pastor used to request often, and I was inspired to research “COMPLETE IN THEE, no work of mine” by Aaron R. Wolfe. <BR> <BR> There was very little information found on Aaron Wolfe, as is with many of the old hymnists. At best, resear... Sat, 7 May 2016 08:05:45 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.06.15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64288614 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/442a6787-7618-4203-98cd-b7ffb3a7444b.jpg"> Here's my little buddy coming to you with a flower. Marybeth, hope you're feeling better today. Igniteme101 - I know what living in smaller is like. I think those people trying to live with kids in a house smaller than a bathtub are nuts. It might look cute, it might solve financial problems, but it get's old real quick when there is no space to put anything and a box of Cheerios on the counter, o... Fri, 6 May 2016 17:17:02 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.05.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64280969 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/21360367-9802-4d8e-b79c-b6effc59f18a.jpg"> Storms are gone. They hung around here all day, yesterday. <BR> <BR> First: How are all of you, today? It's been two days since we got to talk about our struggles. I know we all said we had some so my question now is, how can we make the adjustments to go from struggling to making the grade? Any plans? <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Thu, 5 May 2016 16:04:21 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.04.16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64270010 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ae696f5a-871d-4dbc-96e6-2f66b483d0da.jpg"> Stormy skies here. <BR> <BR> We're apparently having a t-storm all day. I've never been in a place where it rained and flashed lightning and pounded thunder all day. I was to <BR> <BR> Ligthning - too close bye. Wed, 4 May 2016 07:55:31 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.03.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64263055 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5a9353e9-e542-4834-87d2-b895e57418dc.jpg"> Good Morning, Tuesday! Onward and Forward! <BR> <BR> I see we are all doing approximately the same thing, either still trying to lose more or get back to the lowest we feel comfortable with. Believe it or not, all your struggles make me feel better about myself. Meaning: I'm not the only one out here that isn't "perfect". I'm not trying to make you feel less, just saying I'm relieved that I'm no... Tue, 3 May 2016 08:51:27 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 05.02.16! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64254894 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/838da29e-04c4-42f5-bd78-00d3ee11cc61.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Sorry, I did not make it yesterday. I've got the worst cold, that seems to be on the way out now, but it's taking it's time. <BR> <BR> Also, after all the work on this computer to get it back to working, SP doesn't seem to be able to load and I am sure it's because of all the ads. I have gone directly to SparkGuy about it and was ignored, but a lot of those moving ads phy... Mon, 2 May 2016 08:24:54 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 04.30.16, Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64239875 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9cb956c9-d563-4270-94db-9f1962a9292b.jpeg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Sorry, I missed yesterday, but with the computer issues. Someone hacked into my computer and locked me out of my computer. In order to get back in, I had to buy a service (good one from Microsoft) that is going to fix all my computers and one that really needs an upgrade from XL up to Windows 10. So glad I got that upgrade on my computer before the switch over. <BR> <B... Sat, 30 Apr 2016 09:12:40 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64229612 Computer problems - no picture today. Sorry. I won't bore you with my day, but it stunk! <BR> <BR> You day has got to be better than my day today. <BR> <BR> Do you ever have a day where absolutely everything has gone wrong or is somehow related to what did go wrong and you wonder if you've been cursed somehow? <BR> <BR> Today was one for me. Maybe I'll tell it to you when it is ironed out and gets better. It's kind of hard to smile right now and it's kind of hard to stay awake now, too... Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:20:39 EST exercise and mental health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29322x64123x64227867 Exercise can boost your memory and thinking skills <BR> <BR> <BR> Moderate-intensity exercise can help improve your thinking and memory in just six months. <BR> <BR> You probably already know that exercising is necessary to preserve muscle strength, keep your heart strong, maintain a healthy body weight, and stave off chronic diseases such as diabetes. But exercise can also help boost your thinking skills. "There's a lot of science behind this," says Dr. Scott McGinnis, an instructor in ne... Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:02:45 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 04.27.16! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64219372 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9ca93946-b305-4ffb-8031-3d241b801062.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Thanks everyone for participating. Now I don't feel like some slob not conforming to something I should be doing. I like the one that said they clean it on Sunday and make sure nothing is being forgotten. Good way to do it, and a good way to look at it. As I said, I used to forget about it and now I don't, but once in awhile, I find something that got missed. H... Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:39:53 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 04.26.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64210768 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6b0c17c6-c7db-466b-a9a0-4b83afa1a887.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's image was Bleeding Hearts. Great job, everyone. <BR> <BR> Today: The Image is Becalmed. I love this picture. I've got a framed "copy" of it on my bedroom wall. It's large and I don't know what I'm going to do with it. Sell it, I guess. <BR> <BR> Question: How often do you (or someone) clean your refrigerator? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:35:53 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 04.25.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64204108 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3837180a-bc19-474b-86d3-f3b495f16133.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Question 1: What is today's image? <BR> <BR> Question 2: Do you drink coffee and, if so, how often do you clean the coffee pot parts (carafe, etc.,)? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:48:11 EST Image of the Day, 04.24.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64199417 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2430e442-ecf0-410f-bb84-2462b41c52c7.jpe"> Good Day! <BR> <BR> Do you make plans for a specific day of the week (day off, date-night) so you can enjoy yourself and your you-time more? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:17:33 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 04.23.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64189898 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/37d90a09-119d-4e86-ae50-a7fe4994318d.jpe"> Lilacs - love the scent, the color, the shape. <BR> <BR> Good morning! I thought I got here yesterday, before we left for the day long charge of errands and yet another doctor's office visit, this time for the hubby, right next door to where we were yesterday. Too bad he did call and see if he could get it done during his wait for me. <BR> <BR> Today: Do you ever have issues with a bill from yo... Sat, 23 Apr 2016 04:08:56 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.21.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64179992 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d803ffb1-df34-4912-91a3-31191f3e7337.jpe"> It's done! All is well! <BR> <BR> Good day! <BR> <BR> I went to the place for the procedures (2) and was early so got all the paperwork signed and good grief - you sign more documents than you do buying a car or house! So then it was out to the waiting room to way for 1.75 hours. Was not a happy camper. No food for 48 hours, the most empty stomach in the North America, and a migraine coming on. ... Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:08:36 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY, 04.20.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64170006 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8fc4c3ec-353f-4afb-8577-8ad53fc7dc36.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Do you ever fast? If so, do you ever have to fight with fainting feelings and what do you do? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:41:38 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.19.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64165360 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/65ac389d-3acb-49d3-b7dc-e550196503a4.jpe"> Needing lots of colorful flowers right now. I'm in the dumps cuz now I gotta do the colonoscopy. Yuk! Starts tonight! Ends on Thursday! Ha! <BR> <BR> Have you had your eyes examined by an ophthalmologist in the last year? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:54:29 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.18.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64155428 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b0c133a7-01a9-4325-81a7-57a5acb410cf.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday was personal and interesting. It appears most people wear their watch, bracelet on the opposite side they are dominate on. Not a fast and hard rule of anything, but it appears that most of us are that way. I wear mine of the left (right handed) because anything on the right wrist bugs me when I write. When I type, no problems, nothing's in the way. <BR> <BR> Ign... Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:18:03 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.17.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64145521 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0de5c2d7-2c47-4fc0-9fab-ba1f048a1116.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> The last one I asked was a personal question. <BR> I've been pretty beat up the last few days, hunting for a new job, going to every doctor known to man and not done yet, so tired I can't seem to function and don't really care. <BR> <BR> Today: What wrist do you wear your watch, tracker, or jewelry on? Also, tell us again what side you are dominate on as this will make somet... Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:50:58 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.13.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64121737 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/faff5561-6481-4c66-ae55-4a488d4df3da.jpe"> Happy faced pansies. Hello! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: FDR died in 1948 of a Stroke or Ceribal Hemmorage. He was buried in Hyde Park NY <BR> <BR> Today: What foot do you "dress" first? The righ tor left. <BR> <BR> Have fun. Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:24:41 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.12.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64111837 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5fc002c9-0d6f-4dd0-aa8b-b9488a625a66.jpe"> Hello! <BR> <BR> Image: I believe it is a pink Stephenotis. They are usually white, sometimes have a deep yellow center, and occasionally, you can find pink ones. They are small to large, about the size of the palm of your hand. I had them in my bridal bouquet and as Bob's groom's boutonniere. <BR> <BR> Yesterday brought some interesting information on all of us. Seems like we are a generation o... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:08:06 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.11.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64106580 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/44296eec-3c4e-4190-b046-53660aa35321.jpe"> Hello! <BR> <BR> What is/was your best loved job ever - your Camelot! <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 20:59:01 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.10.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64095437 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/04e1c609-04c6-4b15-bcf2-9e0da6fadeae.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Not sure what flowers those are but they maybe apple blossoms. <BR> <BR> Yesterday was an interesting day for the thread. I liked it. <BR> <BR> Today: What is the thing you don't like about yourself? <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day. Sun, 10 Apr 2016 11:40:38 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.09.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64088024 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0857f156-1b4b-4987-acb9-b8582f7ba1fa.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Seems like God always fixes my path, even if I'm not sure why He did that or why I can't just keep going the way I was going. <BR> <BR> My health is down a bit, I think due to a job that was stressful sometimes, but then jobs are always stressful for me. There's always something about it that stresses me. Maybe others don't feel that way, but I always seem to. Especially ... Sat, 9 Apr 2016 11:11:15 EST Image of the day, 04.08.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64082807 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9c304041-32c5-4678-b6fb-c99aca840bb6.jpe"> Good afternoon! <BR> <BR> I am totally lost this afternoon. I can't seem to make anything work right. It's like I have no brain attached to my fingers and I am so tired. Not drinking water like I should. Being real down on myself. Time to jump up and do some exercise. Think I'll change clothes and go for a walk. <BR> <BR> What do you do to get past depression or sad feelings? Fri, 8 Apr 2016 16:12:49 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.07.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64073645 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fd805891-28aa-4b92-b911-4de2585c97ed.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> How fair does the world seem to you today? <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day. Thu, 7 Apr 2016 10:50:59 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.06.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64065042 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/77a0563b-8d9a-40fb-a77c-74f2e0a97fff.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: First Lady Anna Harrison was married to President William Henry Harrison when he died and left her the first First Lady to be widowed while in office. She never traveled to the White House as she had not made the trip before he died. She apparently wished they would have just "left him alone and let him live where he was happiest." I guess I would, too. <BR> <B... Wed, 6 Apr 2016 09:52:29 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.05.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64055162 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2afc4d1d-520c-438e-b187-f4a693fcd9cb.jpg"> Good Morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: President William Henry Harrison was the only President we had die in office after only 1 month in the white house. His wife and First Lady never made it to the White House. She was 65 years old when he was elected and was not well enough to make the long and arduous trip from Ohio to DC, but promised to come later. She was still in Ohio, packing, when she got t... Tue, 5 Apr 2016 03:36:38 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.04.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64049004 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9896d367-b1ce-4544-9f32-6b6c940ef6d7.jpe"> Diamond <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Saturday/Sunday: Diamond is what we're looking for on the April birthstone. <BR> <BR> Today: What president died in 1841? <BR> <BR> Have fun. Mon, 4 Apr 2016 10:13:34 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.02-03.16 Saturday &Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64037492 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9d3b1639-5508-4a8a-a937-69cf9e84cf68.jpe"> and/or <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4b87dc17-afba-4ed9-b457-23293109007a.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Good evening. <BR> <BR> Since I'm so late today, we'll leave this for Saturday and Sunday. I need a day off, please. <BR> Friday: The flower of April is the Daisy (Not my favorite, but they can be beautiful, or the Sweet Pea, which I love. Some actually have a scent you can smell when there ... Sat, 2 Apr 2016 21:55:51 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 04.01.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64023161 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60cf5599-a260-470b-8f3c-0bfe75c58635.jpg"> Good morning! Happy April Fools Day! <BR> <BR> No! I'm not going to do April Fools on anyone. I hate the mentality of going out of your way to make someone look or feel the fool. I'm one that reacts quickly and always falls into the trap. I am hoping to be prepared today because I work with at least one woman I suspect would go out of her way to make me look like a moron. I really dislike someo... Fri, 1 Apr 2016 06:56:06 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.31.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64015902 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b5424b5d-e873-4cc4-993f-e57527f8e97f.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Aquamarine is the birthstone of March, as far as this March baby is concerned, but Bloodstone is still one of the birthstones. I believe each month has two, not sure. but Aquamarine seems to be the stone of choice by most. The one pictured above is an incredibly "bright" blue for Aquamarine. They are usually very washed out, looking more like a diamond with a bl... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:39:04 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.30.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64007861 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/75a30fba-7601-4b5a-b174-aa2d34b0cc70.jpe"> Good Morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Tyler was the answer. Most got it right! <em>244</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> Today: I don't think we did this one yet. What is the birthstone of march? <BR> <BR> Have a fun day! Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:22:16 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.29.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x64001041 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f47a42cf-5bf9-4fea-9456-48c56c85bf37.jpe"> Good morning! I'm in here somewhere. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Eisenhower is who were looking for yesterday. Great job, everyone. <BR> <BR> Today: What president was born on 03.29.1790? This goes back aways? <BR> <BR> Have fun. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:06:57 EST Springtime Jokes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29323x64123x63998621 Stupid Things Actually Said By Soccer Commentators <BR> <BR> 1. Well, it's Liverpool two, Ipswich nil, and if the score stays this way, I've got to fancy Liverpool for the win. <BR> <BR> 2. He had an eternity to play that ball, but took too long. <BR> <BR> 3. And so they have not been able to improve on their 100% record. <BR> <BR> 4. With the last kick of the game, he scored with a header. <BR> <BR> 5. Well, it's a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour: almost all the Brazilians are wear... Mon, 28 Mar 2016 23:44:33 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.28.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63993435 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b9ec84c2-a4a9-449d-8277-7db6dd82912e.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Mary Magdalene is who I was looking for. You all got it right. <BR> <BR> Today: What president died in 1969? <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:42:20 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.27.16 Easter Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63984791 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6a51dd1c-498b-42ab-9940-da4ae3d853e6.jpe"> Good morning! He is risen! He is alive! <BR> <BR> Hope you are all going to enjoy today. Dinners, joy, family, joy. Christ has risen! Joy! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Skull was the answer - think you all got it right. <BR> <BR> Today: Who was the first person to see Jesus alive? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sun, 27 Mar 2016 06:07:49 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 3/26/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63978491 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> March 26, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week and the last Saturday before Easter. <BR> <BR> Resurrection ‘hymns’ are always so humbling for me to do research on. They remind us why we are Christians and why we serve the ‘Risen One’. Jesus Christ is our hope! HE saved us, He redeemed us! <BR> <BR> Mark 16:6 <BR> And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: He is risen; He is not he... Sat, 26 Mar 2016 08:59:12 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.26.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63977228 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8ac2b4bf-e7ea-47ac-b7a9-379ea761c82d.jpe"> Relaxation!!! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Golgotha was the answer from Thursday. <BR> <BR> Today: What does Golgotha mean? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sat, 26 Mar 2016 01:26:38 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.24.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63965238 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0f68778f-a440-4c3a-bc21-ea3d9997dcbe.jpe"> In case you can't read it, Snoopy says, "Mmm, I just love stuffing myself with marshmallow peeps, don't you Woodstock? Woodstock?...." <BR> <BR> Yesterday: You all got it right, Passover and to remember their escape from Egypt. <BR> <BR> Today: What was the name of the hill where they crucified Jesus? <BR> 1. Gethsemane <BR> 2) Golgotha <BR> 3) Gardenia <BR> 4) Ararat <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:17:38 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.23.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63956190 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3338bf44-1a83-4a9a-9151-6383bad98fa6.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Thanks, Bob, for your wonderful explanation of the bunny at Easter. They typing alone, was laborious and more than expected, but we love your answers. <BR> But I believe the question was WHY the bunny means, and while I agree with your answer it doesn't hit any of the choices available. What we were looking for was Fertility. I guess they wanted us focused on sp... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:52:54 EST Image of the Day, 03.22.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63948290 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a9d9277d-f149-49ca-923f-24572126d8c4.jpe"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e9c02687-b703-4fd7-ba27-8d074380abc2.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Ohio on 03/01/1803 and Nebraska 03.01.1867 <BR> <BR> Today: What are rabbits associated with at Easter? (In my mom's case, the question would be; Why are rabbits associated with Easter?) <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Good memories yesterday. Thanks. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:20:12 EST Image of the Day, 03.21.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63943692 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8deec518-da2a-4bd5-992d-96c767c8fe43.jpe"> Good day! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Andrew Jackson is correct. Bob got it right! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Today: What state was admitted to the union on March 1, 1803? What state was admitted on March 1, 1867? <BR> <BR> Bonus Easter Q&amp;A: <BR> What is another name for Holy Thursday? <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:46:35 EST Image of the Day 03.20.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63934907 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1f06cb61-8a8a-4591-8759-d0664128ba79.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: According to the questions and options asked, the answer is NEW LIFE. I understand it can represent the resurrection of Christ, but not completely but it is probably because I never heard it used in that context, not because I don't believe, just don't understand it yet. <BR> <BR> Today: We missed some President's birthdays while we looked at the "Life and Times ... Sun, 20 Mar 2016 12:09:43 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 3/19/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63926744 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> March 19, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> Hebrews 12:3 <BR> Consider Him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. <BR> <BR> As we continue our hymn studies on the subject of Christs’ crucifixion and resurrection I was inspired to study the next hymn called “LEAD ME TO CALVARY” by Jennie Hussey. She was born into a ‘fourth-generation’, Quaker family and lived mos... Sat, 19 Mar 2016 09:19:40 EST Image of the Day 03.19.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63925911 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/40635229-5bca-4996-88b2-3e37c94448eb.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Good Friday is the day we celebrate the death of Christ. <BR> <BR> Today: What do eggs represent at Easter? <BR> This may give you the answer to that question of why we have "Easter Eggs," egg hunts, etc. <BR> <BR> Have a great and blessed day. Sat, 19 Mar 2016 06:00:34 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.18.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63919603 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a8c2ac10-0c62-4a61-9d27-a189fb7a94c1.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: He was born in Britain and was sent to Ireland when he was around 16. Bob gave a lot of information regarding St. Patrick's life on yesterday's post (IMOD 03.17.16 Happy St. Patrick's Day!). Thank you, Bob for your information. My notes were real sketchy and you really opened up the life and times of St. Patrick. I did see where the snakes are considered to be ... Fri, 18 Mar 2016 08:14:50 EST Easter Jokes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29323x64123x63917891 Now we turn to the next holiday for our source of humor! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7d82c059-b7c1-4efb-a313-f45e3d1062db.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What do you call a bunny with a large brain? <BR> An egghead. <BR> <BR> So, Easter commemorates when Jesus hid eggs for the disciples to find, and then he turned all the rabbits into chocolate, right? <BR> <BR> Where does the Easter Bunny get his eggs? <BR> From Eggplants. <BR> <BR> What happened to the Easter Bunny ... Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:30:39 EST IOTD 03.17.16 St. Patrick's Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63913947 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3eca1dac-6918-4626-a230-e97981f0368d.jpeg"> Happy St. Patrick's Day! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Corned beef and cabbage or Irish stew made with lamb were the right answers. Did you know that the Irish apparently ate bacon and cabbage until they came to New York City in the early 1800s when the Jewish people put them onto corned beef instead of bacon. Personally, I'm a bacon fan, but corned beef isn't that awful to eat.... Thu, 17 Mar 2016 11:14:42 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.16.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63904307 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/50bf5819-bca4-48ee-b9ee-f0506769bf1d.jpe"> Good morning! How would you like to climb this stairway to your house after a long-hard day at work? Yuk! I'd make a lean-to with a sleeping bag before I climbed those steps every day! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: St. Patrick used the shamrock to illustrate the trinity. The shamrock is a symbol of 3, which is an old magical number for the Irish. It is also the symbol of Spring! <BR> <BR> Today: Which o... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 04:55:36 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.15.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63898606 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/739bb73e-ce24-4699-857d-a1af652c25c3.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: St. Brigid is apparently buried beside St. Patrick, but according to the answers provided, He is also said to be buried with St. Columba. How's that work??? <BR> <BR> Got rained out of the strawberry picking before we got there. We're going to retry Wednesday morning so my posts may be very late that day. Not sure what we're going to find. Strawberries suck up... Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:24:48 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.13/14.16 Sunday/Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63885249 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bd88b08c-574c-4fcb-b3af-4db95955abb8.jpe"> Hello! Thought this green fountain at the White House was neat! <BR> <BR> Yesterday! Hot Springs Arkansas is where the shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade is held. This year is the "First Ever, Thirteenth Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade. The answer failed to tell me it was in Arkansas, so I had to go look up the shortest in Google and it gave me Hot Springs Arkansas. Tried to get a Google Earth i... Sun, 13 Mar 2016 15:34:44 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 3/12/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63876791 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration. <BR> March 12, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> The beginning of this week, we met up with old friends and went to the movies to see the new motion picture ‘Risen’. It was beautifully done and a must see for all people! Our hope as Christians is in the “The Risen One”! After having watched that movie, my next hymn selection was very easy. I chose “JESUS LIVES, AND SO SHALL I” by Christian F. Gellert. <BR> <BR> Matthe... Sat, 12 Mar 2016 09:06:19 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.12.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63875920 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/15a0a789-6a02-4910-82ba-c2cc31a3cb19.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Chicago dyes their river every year. I found a picture of some of what they do to get it green. And no, they do not just dump green dye into the river. They also throw yellow dye in the river in order to get the shade of green they want. <BR> <BR> Today: Where is the SHORTEST St. Patrick's Day Parade? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sat, 12 Mar 2016 07:20:57 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.11.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63870611 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6536a710-6ccb-47f8-8069-e39e754a3dce.jpeg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Easter is the answer we needed. Thanks Bob for the memories and the info. I didn't know St. Patrick's Day and Easter could ever fall on the same day, but then I was thinking purely American - my error - and now I realize that just because we celebrate it every year on March 17th, the rest of the world may celebrate it on a different day every year. So that is w... Fri, 11 Mar 2016 10:37:32 EST Image of the day 03.10.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63863107 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3b8a9fb0-1c3f-4b9a-8ad5-03b88d23b7e3.jpe"> Good morning! Trying to relax with this picture urging me on to making that a key on my DETERMINATION Keychain, which already holds the keys; COMMITMENT! and CONSISTENCY! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Easter is the answer we were needing. Looks like you all got it! Congratulations! <BR> Apparently the Catholic church will celebrate Easter over St. Patrick's day when they are close, as they will be this yea... Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:09:16 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.09.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63855012 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a9b1c8d9-87b6-4b4a-835a-a24179c683fc.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Blue was the original color associated with St. Patrick. It eventually "faded" to green and now, because of people like me - Protestant Irish, the orange and white are coming to light more and more - not me alone, but scads of others that feel the same way I do. Orange has a place in it. <BR> <BR> Today: What other religious holiday often falls close to St. Patr... Wed, 9 Mar 2016 09:47:26 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.08.16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63846465 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dca3d686-2653-41ee-8f78-41f030496ac6.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: New York holds the biggest St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festivities in the world! Bob, I can hear you singing in your tenor voice. I love a great tenor. Oh, Danny Boy, is one of my favorite songs! <BR> <BR> Today: What color was originally associated with St. Patrick? <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day! Tue, 8 Mar 2016 08:11:49 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.07.16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63837865 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/955809f1-e6f7-4cd3-bbaf-46bd81ceb1ce.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: St. Patrick's Staff was made of ash. Maybe I knew that because I always thought of his staff as a gnarly grey stick and ash is kind of grey and gnarly. But it is also a very strong wood, I think it's part of the Hard-wood family variety of trees. <BR> <BR> Today: Where is the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade? <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day. Mon, 7 Mar 2016 06:55:45 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.06.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63835336 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c5f16651-ad86-465a-811c-d88023bc0f24.jpe"> Good Evening! <BR> <BR> Been a busy day and I am pooped! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Shamrocks are the plant associated with St. Patrick's day. Love them. <BR> <BR> Today:What kind of staff did St. Patrick carry? (what was it made of?) <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sun, 6 Mar 2016 20:02:36 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 3/5/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63824216 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration. <BR> March 5, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week and the month of Easter! <BR> <BR> Acts 2:24 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that He should be holden of it. <BR> <BR> Besides the month of our Saviour’s Birth, the month of Easter is usually the next favorite month of all Christians! For the month of March, we will once again be focusing on Resurrection hymns. The next hymn stu... Sat, 5 Mar 2016 09:37:42 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.05.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63823420 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/05dda138-15ae-43eb-bc52-664366f7ca99.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Personal choice <BR> <BR> Today: What kind of plant is associated with St. Patrick? <BR> <BR> Have a great one! Sat, 5 Mar 2016 07:57:50 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.04.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63817105 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2ea5fc91-517c-4323-9490-df8a7be0c00c.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I've been busy this morning, cleaning out junk from the office - got a ton more to go, doing my walk, doing some exercises - toning, and the transition finances between months and getting ready to complete the taxes. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: St. Patrick chased out the snakes! There are no snakes in Ireland! Interesting. <BR> <BR> Today: What color will you wear this St. Patri... Fri, 4 Mar 2016 09:47:34 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.03.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63809069 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/99a9b136-cdfb-481a-9f9c-50f821cb7587.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: St. Patrick died in 420 AD. Apparently historians disagree about the exact year of birth and death, but this date is probably the most accurate. <BR> <BR> Today:What kind of creature does legend say St. Patrick drove out of Ireland? <BR> <BR> Good exercise chasing critters around. <BR> <BR> Have a grand day. Thu, 3 Mar 2016 08:55:15 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.02.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63801446 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2b1bfb63-0152-4551-95e5-69fa5c0d6417.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> It's Wednesday already! This week is flying by for me. <BR> <BR> In honor of the "Wearing o' the green" we going to play St. Patrick's trivia for awhile. <BR> <BR> When did St. Patrick die? <BR> <BR> Have a grand one. Wed, 2 Mar 2016 09:54:55 EST Post your birthday here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x63801382 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/56d46c26-1a40-477e-8125-a6519fd4b0ac.jpe"> Happy Birthday! <BR> <BR> We're starting something new and we'd love it if you joined in with us. We want to celebrate your birthday - what are good friends for? Just tell us the Month and Day, as we do not want any hackers to get that info from us. Do not tell us your age either, as that would make it easier for someone to steel your ID. <BR> <BR> I'll collect the posts and we'll celebrate your ... Wed, 2 Mar 2016 09:47:58 EST How do you celebrate St. Patrick's Day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x63801332 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0f6dd7e2-611d-43b4-bf45-aa8acd0e8826.jpeg"> Happy St. Patrick's Day! Whether you wear green, orange, or white, we'd love to have you share you traditional, and not so traditional celebration of the day with us? <BR> <BR> Post it on this thread for all of us to share. <BR> <BR> Have a glorious green (orange or white) one! <BR> <BR> Wed, 2 Mar 2016 09:43:22 EST St. Patrick's day Jokes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29323x64123x63793660 Let's start with some St. Patty'd Day jokes....will be here in a couple of weeks! Sorry if you are Irish, please don't take offense! <BR> <BR> What do you get when you cross poison ivy with a four-leaf clover? <BR> A rash of good luck. <BR> <BR> What do you get when you do the Irish jig at McDonalds? <BR> A Shamrock Shake <BR> <BR> Why can't you borrow money from a leprechaun? <BR> Because they're always a little short. <BR> <BR> Why don't you iron 4-Leaf clovers? <BR> Because you... Tue, 1 Mar 2016 11:27:49 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 03.01.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63792412 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/42558df3-dfa9-4592-bc01-c43a5363c6b6.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Today is my birthday and it's a beautiful day here. <BR> <BR> I'm on the road again today, going home. <BR> <BR> Everyone tell me your month and day only for your birthday. I want to give you a cake to share with the rest of the thread members! No embarrassing songs or candles, just a pretty cake image. No calories or carbs, either. <BR> <BR> Do you like to celebrate you... Tue, 1 Mar 2016 08:57:43 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.29.16! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63782745 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d34b613-3f07-464a-8aa5-f4901585641b.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Does your area have lightning rods on roof tops? <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Mon, 29 Feb 2016 06:25:11 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.28.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63776945 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/575b28c3-2c93-477d-bcd8-a406759181cd.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Do you like to sunbathe, or is it too boring for you? Gators sunbathe nude - they just can't stand the trunks and bikinis so they are much more organic in their thinking and attire. <BR> <BR> Have a good one. <BR> <BR> Sun, 28 Feb 2016 11:16:34 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 2/27/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63768431 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> February 27, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week and the last Saturday of February. <BR> <BR> As we finish up the month claimed to be the one set aside for ‘lovers’, I was drawn to this next hymn called “AT THE NAME OF JESUS”, published in 1870 by Caroline M. Noel. <BR> <BR> This hymn is widely used as an ‘Ascension’ hymn to the tune of “Like a River Glorious” and is based on the verses Philippians 2:10-11; That at the name o... Sat, 27 Feb 2016 07:56:18 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.27.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63768236 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ea181a27-1858-4d56-a2f5-0e74c7fd90df.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> This is a reasonable image of our weather today...Beach day! <BR> <BR> Do you live close enough to a watering hole, pool, or body of water that when the weather is perfect for it, you can go to the beach? <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Sat, 27 Feb 2016 07:24:18 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.26.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63760603 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5d9f811f-7c4c-474b-9ca1-b1a2fa54a2e2.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Bob got it right! Adams, and Wilson. Thanks for saving me, Bob, from all the typing. <BR> <BR> Today: Do you feel that you got a great education when you were in school or do you feel that schools have come a long way since you were in school and the kids of today are much better off, basically, than you were? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Fri, 26 Feb 2016 06:31:24 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.25.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63753992 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/30c72d48-318a-476c-a859-ba361d04aff6.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: There are 5 presidents still alive; Carter, Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Obama. <BR> <BR> Today: (Here it comes) How many presidents died in February? <BR> Name them. <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:23:51 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.24.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63745808 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/202b58cb-14d6-4c6c-aa64-5ef7bad5a548.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Looks like most of us are in the storm warning area. We have a T-storm developing and zooming along at 125 miles per hour so should be done with it by noon. Yes! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: 4 Presidents were born in February and Bob got them right, which means the rest got them right for following Bob. Great job, everyone! <BR> <BR> Today: How man presidents are still alive? <B... Wed, 24 Feb 2016 08:24:21 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.23.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63737172 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bee28cea-ee6e-4dfa-826d-fd83cf385af5.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> How many Presidents were born in February? <BR> What are their names? <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Tue, 23 Feb 2016 06:37:08 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.22.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63730966 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e66a7976-7347-4055-99ca-f19ae2247a12.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> It's my "Sunday" for day's off, but I feel like I'm needing to go faster to get things done. Like I was going to work or something, yet I know I am not going to work today. <BR> <BR> We have a presidential birthday today and we just can't ignore him. Here's some clues for you. He was born on February 22, 1732 in Pope's Creek, VA (not in the creek but the town). Who was h... Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:29:33 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.21.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63724371 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5087bdfc-0b5e-439c-b2ba-4bc7867b7b71.jpg"> Good day! <BR> <BR> Have you ever gone camping? Where, how old were you, who were you with, expound please. <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Sun, 21 Feb 2016 13:05:33 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 2/20/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63715411 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> February 20, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> Jeremiah 29:11 <BR> “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” <BR> <BR> That is the key of our faith…HOPE IN THE SAVIOUR! We need this hope. For me, I thrive on this hope given to us by the Holy Scriptures. We are told to go out into the World and to spread the Gospel. This is c... Sat, 20 Feb 2016 08:23:15 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.20.16 Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63715132 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f54891f5-192b-4f5b-9f41-e4f686d28f49.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Our weather looks promising this morning. Sun is shining (there should be 2 Ns in the middle - my feelings), but it is chilly again. <BR> <BR> Yesterday's thoughts got a lot of answers - thank you. <BR> <BR> Today: Do you use conditioner every time you shampoo, only once in a while, never? <BR> <BR> Have a glorious Saturday! Sat, 20 Feb 2016 07:28:43 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.19.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63709900 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0f2bf1f6-500f-4016-8995-839050465b84.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Where you a boy scout or girl scout as a child? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Fri, 19 Feb 2016 11:24:34 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.18.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63702711 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5f2d3815-fce5-4b02-9af0-72e483000de7.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Do you ever do a backwards day? <BR> <BR> I used to be a leader in AWANA (Christian oriented boys/girl scouts in our church). Someone invented backwards day and the idea was to come with uniform and clothes on backwards. One year, one of the kids cut a hole in the back of some old shoes and put his shoes on backwards and it was really funny, but highly creative. I was not... Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:30:39 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.17.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63693323 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/01d50483-0662-41e3-96ab-892ae121117c.jpe"> Good morning! It's Hump Day! <BR> <BR> Wednesday always impresses me as the Middle of Something! Middle of the week as there are 3 days on either side of it, just like your hand or foot (assuming you still have all your fingers and toes) you have one finger or toe right in the middle of that hand or foot. My left middle toe is bruised greatly and fat, like a sausage. I stubbed it bad, the other ... Wed, 17 Feb 2016 07:33:04 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.16.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63685917 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea35f68-7b5b-44fa-bb73-35a07ee36ad3.jpe"> It's Choose Day! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> If Tuesday were really called Choose day and you had to report your one-best Choice of the day, what would it be? <BR> <BR> Not a wish or a prayer, but a choice! <BR> <BR> Have a wonderful week. Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:44:09 EST How did you celebrate President's Day 02.15.16? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x63685885 Do you celebrate President's Day? I know some companies allow employees to take President's Day or MLK Day off, one or the other, not both. If you work, does your employer run on that consensus? Do you do anything special on your "February" Day off? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:39:17 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.15.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63679330 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a4706c69-5924-465c-9c4c-3e34c29448f2.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Oregon, 2.14.1859, Capital: Salem became our 33rd state; Areizona, 02.14.1912, Capital: Phoenix, became our 48th state <BR> Hope you all had an enjoyable Valentine's Day. <BR> <BR> Today: Have you ever spent a holiday in bed, or laying on the floor next to toilet because you were sick? <BR> <BR> Have a great day today! Mon, 15 Feb 2016 12:01:11 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.14.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63672489 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6868c5e2-93f1-4e95-832d-120c9f58d85d.jpe"> Happy Birthday AMYSYOKO <BR> <BR> Happy Valentine's day! <BR> <BR> Yesterday we did Ab Lincoln's birthday. He was quite a President. Born in Hardin County, KY (Kentucky) on February 12, 1809. He was our 16th President. He died in Washington DC on April 15, 1865 at 7:22 am, after suffering a gunshot to the back of the head by John Wilks Booth the night before. He was buried on May 4, 1865 in ... Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:13:14 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 2/13/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63664232 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> February 13, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> This week we will continue with the love and devotion hymn studies of our Lord Jesus Christ. <BR> <BR> Romans 8:37-39 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, ... Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:58:40 EST How do you celebrate Valentine's Day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x63663333 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2c77d95b-c92a-4522-9f3a-d5de8abf0ec2.jpe"> Happy Valentine's Day! <BR> <BR> How do you celebrate Valentine's Day? Do you have Traditional celebrations or do you do something different every year? Do you celebrate it at all, or only on THE day? Are you involved in your children's school celebrations? <BR> <BR> I've thrown out a few questions to help boost a thought about it, so feel free to tell us about you? What a great way to get to k... Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:08:03 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.13.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63663296 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1c115f26-79b8-4a1c-b8dc-90ba1e017aca.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Today: I somehow missed yesterdays true question. (Good grief! What happened to my brain?) <BR> <BR> We had a president that was born on February 12, 1809. Who was he, and where was he born? <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is Valentine's day! Do any of you have a birthday in February? <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:01:10 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.12.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63657006 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1ea4b17d-2e34-4843-b549-87800d7a7bc2.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: William Harrison. Great job everyone, even those that looked it up or copied someone else. <BR> <BR> Today: Do you give a Valentine Card to your spouse or any family member or BFF? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:51:56 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.11.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63649148 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6aa3cff1-2042-4b3f-853b-f6e44ff9af3c.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer was D, but C played a big part in it. I will accept both C &amp; D even though D was the actual answer. <BR> <BR> Today: We're going back to February 9th. A U.S. President would have celebrated his birthday had he still been alive on this day. Who was it and what was his actual birthday, and where was he in the line up of Presidents (OP)? <BR> <BR> Have... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:46:13 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.10.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63642992 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e554af5a-f35e-4829-98c5-decc0a1ecd54.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday, Purple, Green, and Gold are the colors. Bob put all the reasons for the colors, which I did not know, Thank you, most got it right! Magenta is not one of the colors. <BR> <BR> Today: Today is Ash Wednesday. What does it mean? <BR> a. Cleaning chimneys <BR> b. Washing our clothes with ash and lye soap <BR> c. wearing sack clothe and ashes <BR> d. An ancient pract... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:56:35 EST FInding time for Lent http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63641180 How to Find Time in the Day for Lent <BR> <BR> Find TimeThe fast pace of your life may seem to leave little time and energy for the traditional Lenten practices. But you can weave moments of spiritual awareness and service into even the busiest of schedules. The trick is to see Lenten practice as part of, rather than in addition to, each activity of your ordinary hectic day. <BR> <BR> The three foundational practices of Lent are prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Here’s how to think about the... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:26:55 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.09.16 Fat Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63633917 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/593d6d91-528a-409e-ae59-52029b0bffd4.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Today is Fat Tuesday - the start of Mardi Gras. What are the official colors of Mardi Gras? <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Tue, 9 Feb 2016 08:54:36 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.08.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63627313 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/771ca165-f92d-4185-9cf1-5a2cb908be8d.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Did you watch the Super Bowl and did your favorite team win? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:24:12 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.07.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63619427 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/621bdfb3-9e3a-4b4a-b539-fb4f04ca55de.jpe"> Good morning! Super Bowl Sunday! WooHoo! <BR> <BR> I like Payton Manning, but not the Denver Broncos. I don't know a single person on the Carolina Panthers, but I like cats, so guess I'm rooting for the Panthers, although, I'll probably find something else to watch until the last few seconds. I am one of the few that thinks football is too stressful and boring. <BR> <BR> Yesterday was Ronald Re... Sun, 7 Feb 2016 12:39:32 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 2/6/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63610011 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> February 6, 2016 <BR> <BR> John 3:16 <BR> For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week, and the month when most loving couples celebrate Valentines’ Day! Which is why I was inspired to choose “LOVE LIFTED ME” for the next hymn to study. <BR> <BR> The author, James Rowe was born in England and immi... Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:27:02 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.06.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63609624 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d4bcbea-8957-484e-9227-235ebc1d877d.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Massachusetts was admitted to the union on Feb 6, 1788 and her capital is Boston. <BR> Good job Bob! Happy Birthday Massachusetts. <BR> <BR> Today: What president was born on Feb 6, 1911 and what is his number in the rotation of Presidents? <BR> a. 37 <BR> b. 38 <BR> c. 40 <BR> d. 43 <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 05:51:23 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.25.16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63601502 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e84ffff8-b4e3-48d7-8149-053b6885d912.jpeg"> Good Morning! <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is a special day for one particular state and one specific U.S. President. So today we will honor the state that has a birthday tomorrow. <BR> <BR> What state was admitted to the Union on February 6, 1788 and what is her capital? <BR> <BR> Have a grand day! Fri, 5 Feb 2016 04:12:25 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.04.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63594884 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d89ce3d9-03f2-4626-aa1a-e007d5ff1773.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I am sitting next to my DH who is apparently a twitter about something. Oh well! <BR> <BR> What's your favorite color for Valentine's Day (Red, Pink, White, Purple, Combinations)? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 08:44:46 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.03.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63587607 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c31363ac-bde7-4fdb-8012-21dc25c881ab.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Wow! Have I been busy. Bob and I got to walking every morning again, only it's later, like around 7am, instead of the jump out of bed into clothes and hit the pavement as we did when we first started walking. I'm down 2 pounds???. Need to log it so I'll know for sure. <BR> <BR> When you were in school, did you have Valentine's Day parties and pass out V.Day cards with yo... Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:18:17 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.02.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63576915 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/18a0b657-fc98-448b-8ba3-b9e5df642386.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I did so much stuff at home yesterday that I'm tired today. Woke up at 5:15am so not too bad. <BR> <BR> Do you have a favorite thing, item, gift that you want or want to give on Valentine's Day? <BR> <BR> Have a wonderful day and week. Tue, 2 Feb 2016 06:42:04 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 02.01.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63567535 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c528bffa-a04a-4d09-b2e7-0cabe144bc3a.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Our image today is of purple foxglove. There is a white variety. It has brown spots toward the center and getting smaller and thinner the farther from the center that they go. Foxflove is a beautiful wild plant and is poisonous. Some nurseries sell it for yard color. I do not recommend it due to the poisonous factors. <BR> <BR> Yesterday, I liked the idea of celebrating... Mon, 1 Feb 2016 05:07:18 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.31.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63559463 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bfebf82c-8361-4e05-9712-b199457708f4.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Amethyst. My birthday is March 1st. I was born on leap year and missed the extra day by a few hours. But do you think I should celebrate my birthday on February 29th on leap years? As explained to me, my birthday is one day earlier on leap years or one day later on all other years. I see through the complexity of the issue but it is an interesting idea. <BR> <... Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:04:11 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 1/30/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63553053 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> January 30, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome, to the Hymn of the week! <BR> <BR> Matthew 8:26 <BR> And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. <BR> <BR> I never tire of the stories behind the ole’ hymns and this next one by Edward Hopper is just as delightful! The Hymn “JESUS, SAVIOR, PILOT ME” was said to have remained a secret as to the composer ti... Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:27:16 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.30.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63552203 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/46f7915d-4e88-4a4c-838e-2ac352206fff.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Violet's was the correct answer. Believe Pink Soldier got it right! Great job! <BR> <BR> Today: What is the official Birthstone of February? <BR> <BR> Have fun. Sat, 30 Jan 2016 07:52:31 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.29.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63543638 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ada90ad-5c73-4cb5-88f3-75d08905c169.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> February is almost here! Two more days, so we're starting early. <BR> <BR> What is the February Birth Flower? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 04:47:32 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.28.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63537155 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2332721a-8a02-4972-86cc-cca1a2ecd055.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> The baby panda has his hand up because he loves Friday! To me, it signals one more day of work for me (the longest day). <BR> <BR> Do you like to talk politics with anyone? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:54:26 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.27.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63528585 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c7c8e433-7ca5-49b2-a232-696f8b99d216.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> The image above is of St. Louis! <BR> <BR> Have you been "trained" by your well-meaning parents (or exasperated parents) that sugar is a reward (to get you to mind or for some other attitude changer)? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:44:14 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.26.16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63519881 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0cc9b9e7-b366-464d-9e96-636210c99c24.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> This image is of Seattle at in full sunlight with snow-covered Mt. Rainier gleaming in the background. <BR> <BR> With no restrictions of any kind, what is the one country, state, city, or place you would like to go see and why? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Tue, 26 Jan 2016 05:24:16 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.25.16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63511317 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/094f7a26-5281-4fc8-9d2a-c1c2d2706dcb.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> I give you this image to change your view of today! <BR> <BR> It's cold here. We had to drag our potted plants closer to or into the house last night. It got down to 38°F here last night, but that also meant, because of the due point it was 32°F on the cars, plants, and ground. Since I did not want to lose all my spider plants and pepper plants, we had some dragging and carr... Mon, 25 Jan 2016 06:38:19 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.24.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63502965 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a73fd8cc-036f-45a3-a222-e2873b99571e.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Do you own and use a spiralizer (noodle maker from veggies)? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Send someone a hug today. Sun, 24 Jan 2016 03:25:51 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.23.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63499842 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/739a1536-b6c2-4d61-9fbc-a3440b146d38.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> It is really windy here. Instead of a nice gentle breeze, it's a cold blustery day, like you get in New England, on the buttes in Montana and elsewhere. We used to get them on the pacific Coast in WA (I'm sure other states on the Pacific Coast got them too) but it felt like it was going to blow you right off the beach. <BR> <BR> Do you have a blender and how often do you us... Sat, 23 Jan 2016 16:10:15 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 1/23/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63496828 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> January 23, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> For the past several weeks, we have studied how many of the hymn composers were able to rise above the challenge of disabilities or tragedies and yet still be able to create wonderful hymns praising the Lord. <BR> <BR> Revelation 7:12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. ... Sat, 23 Jan 2016 09:26:10 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.22.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63488456 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/af331a77-5616-44e6-b8cb-b23568344ae0.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> This question is probably more for women then men, but I won't judge. <BR> <BR> How often do you "wash" brushes, combs, and sponges you use to apply makeup, wash your skin, or comb your hair? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:45:08 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.21.16 Thursday? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63480638 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5e7abe8c-ba1e-4508-9397-8577d23f11c7.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I think it's Thursday today. I don't really care what day it is except that on Saturday's I work a different shift than Tuesday through Friday, so that's the only reason I care. Anyway, sorry I said yesterday was Thursday. I guess it gets to a point where one day is the same as the last and the next. I'll go back and fix yesterday's title so it doesn't confuse everyone in... Thu, 21 Jan 2016 07:55:04 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.20.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63474333 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eab33ed3-5402-42c3-b0b2-30b56da5388d.jpe"> Good morning! Not sure you can read the quote but it says, The righteous person faces many troubles, but the LORD comes to the rescue each time. Psalms 34:19. <BR> <BR> Have you ever had a problem, I mean a very bad problem that you knew only God could make the change to the problem and lead you out of the danger zone? Did He answer your prays the first time you prayed about it or did it take some ... Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:47:32 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.18.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63459044 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f9e2147a-4025-40b2-804d-1685294472bd.jpg"> Good day! <BR> <BR> Sorry, I was writing today and just remembered I didn't Spark yet. Then I tried to do a selfie and until I learn how to make my iphone do a selfie, you won't see one of me anywhere. <BR> <BR> I had my hair done yesterday and I absolutely love it. Not more speckled white in brown, nearly all "grey", at least on both sides and the top. Now it's all red, like a carrot top and I ... Mon, 18 Jan 2016 16:36:37 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.17.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63447791 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f43068d0-83b5-4066-bfe9-34ac666b692f.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> My desk looks like a bomb went off on it. I really don't like it this way, and I try to keep it neat, tidy, and cleared, but it feels like it looks like an explosion going off more than I like. You'd think we had a business going on here. Yuk! <BR> <BR> I'm going to go get my hair done, today. I have had appointments with a couple of stylists 3 times now and none of them... Sun, 17 Jan 2016 11:27:09 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 1/16/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63439183 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> January 16, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> As I have mentioned in the past, I try to select my hymns by inspiration and Godly direction. <BR> Not sure as to what hymn to study this week, I was turning the pages when one caught my attention. It is very short, and yet it kept my attention. So I took it as a sign from above. When I read the words and heard the tune, I was certain it was God inspired! Amen! <BR> <... Sat, 16 Jan 2016 09:46:10 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.16.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63438201 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/57a1d4a6-738b-412a-9345-0256417bcc0a.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I think most of the people that are daily users of SparkPeople are positive and joyful people, or they are learning to be that way. It seems like the few unhappy or negative people I have run into at SP have disappeared into the sunset and while it is sad to know there are those that do not make the grade of changing for the better, I personally do not want to be around thos... Sat, 16 Jan 2016 07:02:41 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.14.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63431577 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eba302da-10ff-4a70-b91f-b907ee84c22f.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I used this same image yesterday (Thursday) and now I do not see the thread from yesterday, so I do not know what happened, but I know I was here. <BR> <BR> I am having difficulties with the food tracker. I always have had problems with it. I do not even know why I don't like it, but I'll start off; committed to doing it every day and I'll do it until dinner, then forget it... Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:14:20 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.13.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63414696 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c9174d6d-66ee-4b7c-b9df-be949f12cd11.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: only two of you could participate yesterday, so I'm going to leave the subject hanging awhile longer. The question was something along the line of; "Do you think you are on target to meet your goals this year or do you need help?" The two that chimed in yesterday said they did need help on motivation and portion distortion. I feel your need, I actually think I am... Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:36:20 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.12.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63408377 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4ddc4e80-538a-42e8-9876-df87a03aa736.jpe"> Little tree is saying, "Never give up!" <BR> <BR> Good morning. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: January, according to the answer I have. <BR> <BR> Today: Do you feel you are on track to meet your goals this year or do you feel like you need help? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. <BR> <BR> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 12:25:21 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.11.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63398709 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1988ef96-3db3-4786-b584-d84cd1fc6b32.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Weather here looks like above, but feels like <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/723800a5-76ba-4b1a-8afd-b91a63e98306.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Yesterday: 7 months have a total of 31 days. You got it right! I'm wondering how many had to look it up or do the little thing with the knuckles to remember well enough to count it up. <BR> <BR> Today: What month is statistica... Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:17:30 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.10.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63390287 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/df983fc8-9ba0-459d-bc09-25f43ecbe378.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Richard M Nixon was born on 1.9.1913 and was our 37th President <BR> Connecticut became a state on 1/9/1788 and her capital is Hartford. <BR> <BR> Today: January has 31 days. How many other months have 31 days? <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Sun, 10 Jan 2016 11:13:42 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 1/9/2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63380699 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> January 9, 2016 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> It seems as though some hymns from the past have been inspired from tragedy or terrible illness. Such is the same for Luther Burgess Bridgers. An American songwriter, and Methodist preacher, who had a gift of evangelism and was always traveling to revival campaigns at many churches. He began preaching at the age of seventeen, and continued on with his education to Asbury... Sat, 9 Jan 2016 08:36:23 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.09.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63380201 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bf730a74-6589-41b5-99c2-a35195b85e12.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Blood Donor Month is the January Official Month. I would have guessed Black History Month, too, because of MLK - just seems to go together. <BR> <BR> Today: What state entered the union on January 9th in what year and what is her capital? <BR> <BR> Bonus: Richard M Nixon's birthday is also today. What year was he born and was he the 36th, 37th, 35th, or 40th P... Sat, 9 Jan 2016 07:00:45 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.08.16 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63371692 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e89abb8c-dffa-4172-a793-f5e726d171fb.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: President Millard Fillmore was born January 7, 1800 in Moravia, New York. I believe he was our 13th President. Bob got it right, regardless of looking or not. I'm sorry, I don't even remember Millard Fillmore as a name I had to memorize when I was a kid in school, and that's a strange name so I'm pretty sure I've lost all that stuff in my mind. I know I have so m... Fri, 8 Jan 2016 06:35:30 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.07.16 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63365447 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/528c24b3-e5b4-404a-873d-9afd5417c720.jpg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: The Euro banknotes and coins entered circulation in January 2002. <BR> <BR> Today: What U.S. President was born on January 7, 1800? <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day! Thu, 7 Jan 2016 11:22:23 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.06.16 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63357162 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/465bbce8-a818-450f-bd68-259909df0b6e.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: What January did the Euro banknotes and coins first appear? 2002. Did you know; the Euro is the second most traded currency in the world. <BR> <BR> Today: What is the capital of New Mexico and when did she become a U.S. state? <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Wed, 6 Jan 2016 11:45:49 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.05.16 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63345828 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6e5997f4-b743-4f3a-bafd-f976668a1968.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Resolutions - personal answer. I did not really set any resolutions but I am continuing on with my journey. <BR> <BR> Today: In January of what yeard, did the Euro banknotes and coins enter circulation? <BR> <BR> Have a grand day! Tue, 5 Jan 2016 08:26:05 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.04.16 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63335732 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ed7afae4-0908-43df-b3f5-2c64d0ac8c85.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Not sure the image is going to show today. Something about the jpg part is different, so we'll see. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Alaska was admitted to the union on January 4, 1959. <BR> <BR> Today: Have you made New Year's resolutions and are you on target with them? <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Mon, 4 Jan 2016 08:01:06 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.03.16 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63325138 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5b8ee60c-3d5a-429c-af0e-189186c31348.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Bob was the only one that got it right! Georgia is the state that became a US state on January 2, 1788. <BR> <BR> Today: What state was admitted to the U.S. on this date, many years ago? <BR> <BR> Have fun. <BR> <BR> Sun, 3 Jan 2016 05:38:21 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 1/2/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63317041 THE HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> January 2, 2016 <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week and the beginning of a new year! <BR> <BR> As this year begins, we are given a fresh re-start in life. It is so wonderful to imagine what the Lord may have instore for us! Open your minds and hearts to a new beginning and just allow the possibilities to enter. Through Christ all things are possible! <BR> <BR> Infirmities did not stop Leila Naylor Morris. She was born in Pennsville, ... Sat, 2 Jan 2016 08:07:13 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.02.16 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63316588 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/05176064-7fb3-4b5a-b834-b95ecdb36839.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: personal answers to the question <BR> <BR> Today: Going totally off the reservation here, but what state was admitted to the union on January 2, 1788? It will probably surprise you. <BR> <BR> Have a super day! Sat, 2 Jan 2016 06:51:48 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 01.01.16 Happy New Year! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63308478 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/590dc4d3-46ca-4080-a243-f1dc93ed1126.jpe"> First Day of January and First Day of 2016!!! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: c. 1985 (The domain name may not exceed a total length of 253 characters.) <BR> Personally, I think that is far too many. I know you want a short name in order to have the best success. People can't remember the long ones. <BR> <BR> Today: Have you ever, or do you think, a bunch of new athletic clothing would be an inspiration to "... Fri, 1 Jan 2016 08:34:12 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.31.15 Last day of 2015! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63300740 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7bbb7061-3ae1-48ce-98af-34a5dfb79add.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: the birth flower of January is the carnation. The one pictured is a purple one, there are huge carnations and tiny carnations and just about any color, too. They actually last a very long time in a vase, compared to roses, which seem to die almost instantly, as far as I am concerned. When the hubby wants to buy me flowers, I tell him make it carnations because th... Thu, 31 Dec 2015 07:03:00 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.30.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63295042 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/222595c4-7481-427e-9806-a110e00d4df5.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Garnet is the birthstone of January and comes primarily from Africa, Sri Lanka, and India. Only Garnet was needed for the answer. For those who went with Garnet, <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> Today: What is the birth flower of the month of January? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:07:32 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.29.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63285533 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c1f743c-d91b-4425-ac7e-ce8bb71b2ef4.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: If you went with Beginnings, you got it right! <em>244</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> Today: The birthstone of January is what? <BR> a. Ruby <BR> b. Diamond <BR> c. Garnet <BR> d. Emerald <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Tue, 29 Dec 2015 05:43:14 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.28.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63278798 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b4f8868-87c3-453c-9203-2bc1a99dacad.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: If you named 3 or more Christmas movies, <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> Today: I've actually become tired of the Christmas trivia. I'm moving onto January trivia. Let's see what we get. <BR> Named by the Romans, the month of January was named after the Roman god Janus. Janus is the god of ??? <BR> a. Celebrations <BR> b. Beginnings <BR> c. Resolutions <BR> d. War ... Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:47:26 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.27.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63276216 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dc8b86bb-6ec8-4aa7-9176-02142b1cca2b.jpe"> Just remembered that I haven't Sparked today! Been buried in the year end, new beginning budgets. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Dr. Seuss &amp; Nine Ladies Dancing! Sorry, got you all. <BR> <BR> Today: Name 3 Christmas movies. <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sun, 27 Dec 2015 20:41:53 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 12/26/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63266826 HYMN OF THE WEEK With History and Inspiration <BR> December 26, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week and the final Saturday prior to the New Year. <BR> <BR> Perhaps you wonder how I select the each hymn of the week or perhaps not. But, I select them by prayer and inspiration. This next hymn’s page opened up on my table by accident and I took that as a message from above. I have never heard of this one before nor of its composer so I thought this hymn would be perfect for my last C... Sat, 26 Dec 2015 13:38:23 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.26.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63264317 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/df6e98ec-e35f-43c1-8d7e-fc3e55cd2a70.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: the poinsettia plant comes from Mexico. <BR> <BR> Today: Who wrote "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sat, 26 Dec 2015 05:50:25 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.25.15 Christmas Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63261789 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f3099156-4129-4461-b83c-e139a663587c.jpe"> Merry Christmas! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: I guess when I was a kid, we didn't about the names of the 3 wise men much, since it is not in the Bible. I know myself, I would have asked, "if the names aren't in the Bible, how do you know them, why do I have to learn them," So I probably ignored them if I was told. But you all got it right in some part or another and it's interesting that we've made Bob f... Fri, 25 Dec 2015 12:51:13 EST Image of the day, 12.24.15 Christmas Eve! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63257720 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1c506bb3-ffc5-4040-99f9-5f03e92fbfe7.jpe"> Good afternoon! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: White berries on the mistletoe. Awe - Bob we love you and we don't mind you knowing so many of the answers. <BR> <BR> Today: What are the names of the three wise men said to have brought gifts to the baby Jesus? <BR> This is one for Bob, for sure, but I hope others know the answer, too. I do not. <BR> <BR> Have a great one and may you all have a blessed Chri... Thu, 24 Dec 2015 16:58:18 EST IMAGE OF YHE DAY 12.23.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63248818 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e514f14f-9124-45c4-9599-aeb50958c32e.jpeg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. Looks like everyone got it right = good work! <BR> <BR> Today: What color are the berries of the mistletoe plant? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 23 Dec 2015 08:36:20 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.22.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63242145 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d6019b3b-2870-4ef0-bc7d-5663a33dc02f.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: SmilingEyes got it Totally right. Holiday Inn, Bing Crosby (1947) <BR> <BR> Today: Which Christmas carol includes the lyrics..."To save us all from Satan's power,when we were gone astray..."? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:43:25 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.21.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63235574 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/53f6066e-18c1-4006-a70b-b66b76710b2f.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: The Christmas tree. I understand how Bob thought the idea was dumb because he liked to trim the tree. We did not have to go through that tradition as my father, full-blooded German, wasn't about to go out and buy the tree on Christmas eve, drag it home, and go through all the work of setting it up, decorating it, cleaning up the mess, and stuffing all the present... Mon, 21 Dec 2015 08:49:57 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.20.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63230399 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f0297c4-9440-4378-a8a2-0066f3bd78da.jpe"> Hello! <BR> <BR> Went Christmas shopping last night and got it all done, came home, wrapped them and put them under the tree, did a couple of Xmas cards that I needed their info first so finished that project, too. Today was cleaning. Having company tonight for dinner. Not really in the mood, but I'll get there. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Dasher Donner, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, Cupid, Blitzen, Vixen an... Sun, 20 Dec 2015 13:30:52 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 12/19/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63222556 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> December 19, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> Have you ever read hymns without the music? I would recommend doing so with this next hymn. One will feel the emotion that the composer was trying to convey. I must admit that I do not particularly care for the tune that accompanies this next hymn, but, that does not take away from the context of the meaning behind the words. You can be your own judge of this next hymn... Sat, 19 Dec 2015 09:26:37 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.19.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63221520 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60bcb69e-3ab8-421a-85ec-c2fd28ab8e75.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Dasher, Donner, Dancer. You got it right! Good job! <BR> <BR> Today: Name all of Santa's reindeer. <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Sat, 19 Dec 2015 05:24:06 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.18.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63215797 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dabcc864-4138-4974-88ad-ade1256ca87d.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Cupid and Comet. Great job everyone. <BR> <BR> Today: Santa has some reindeer that are named starting with "D". What are those names? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:27:54 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.17.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63208525 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fe2f7317-c691-4812-9192-b07c2f97375d.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Jellystone Park. Great job all. <BR> <BR> Today: Of Santa's reindeer, which two names started with "C"? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Thu, 17 Dec 2015 04:39:27 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.15.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63194556 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/381513b8-740c-426b-abc3-b24287e47fa5.jpeg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Under the mistletoe is correct. Great job everyone. <BR> <BR> Today: In which park does Yogi Bear (and BooBoo) spend Christmas? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:11:46 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.14.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63187126 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f672e70-313d-4ad5-969e-e3a6b61a376a.jpeg"> Little Rudolph! <BR> <BR> Good morning! This is one of Rudolph's first pictures. See those little antler nubs? They grow every year, bigger and better. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Rudolph does have antlers <BR> <BR> Today: Where did mommy kiss Santa Claus? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:13:38 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.13.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63180442 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e8baddf8-4a60-4c83-b816-27d911f76322.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: The TRADITIONAL carols we sing today were written in the 1700s and 1800s. <BR> <BR> Today: Does Rudolph (the Red Nosed Reindeer) have antlers? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sun, 13 Dec 2015 06:26:01 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.12.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63177338 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/43e466ed-b11d-4ccd-a6a5-92e1e43f08cd.jpe"> Happy Saturday! <BR> <BR> I'm down today. My vertigo is back with a vengence. Usually, I'm alright walking around, standing, sitting, etc., but today, all movement is causing me waves of vertigo. And every little thing irritates me no end. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Milk &amp; Cookies, and we always left a couple carrots for the reindeer, especially Rudolph. Poor guy was probably pushing them back to... Sat, 12 Dec 2015 15:47:08 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 12/12/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63174684 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> December 12, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> Our next hymn study is without question one of the most beloved children’s Christmas Carols of all times. <BR> <BR> “AWAY IN A MANGER”, originally titled, “Luther’s Cradle Hymn, was thought to be composed by Martin Luther himself. But, such is not the case as research studies have further proved. The composer of the first two stanzas, remain a mystery to this day. The... Sat, 12 Dec 2015 07:56:16 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.11.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63167624 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6c9f69fe-5f46-49ac-8bb3-b2ad5420f02e.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Dasher, Dancer, Donner (no order required). Great job all - <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Today: What snack is often left out for Santa? <BR> <BR> Have a great one! Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:34:50 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.10.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63160917 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b7a1606c-442d-497d-99ea-c53c93a57b5b.jpe"> I keep picking this picture because I wish I lived here! <BR> <BR> I guess I pick a picture of a presidential candidate, but it would probably be Trump everyday as he is very adapt at catching and holding the media's cameras. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Coka Cola! You all got it right. <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Today: Name the three reindeer whose names begin with a "D" (no fare looking it up). <BR> ... Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:43:09 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.09.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63153623 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a8c65699-10a5-43d0-9b42-c96de4b34a8e.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: I didn't make it here until late. Yesterday was full of decorating and gift shopping. I didn't get as much done as I wanted to, but I got more done than I expected so it was a good day. <BR> <BR> Today: What cola company was known for its ads featuring a big, smiling Santa? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Wed, 9 Dec 2015 04:32:29 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.08.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63151874 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2cc12e3e-ffbf-452c-af0d-5e7934f77428.jpe"> <BR> Good night! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: White Christmas <BR> <BR> Today: skipped - so busy, I just got here and it's just too late today to ask a question. Sorry. Very busy day for me today. <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! Tue, 8 Dec 2015 20:04:11 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.07.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63139501 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/147d567c-f491-4046-a8f7-d5493521c1d9.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: the German settlers, in Pennsylvania of the 1800s, decorated their homes for Christmas with Fir Trees. <BR> <BR> Today: What is the biggest selling Christmas single of all time? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 7 Dec 2015 06:51:21 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.06.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63132447 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a9cee1f6-39e2-4c79-8f3b-dfd6a7420a68.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Oklahoma was the last state to make the Christmas holiday official. I guess they were too busy digging for oil to stop for Christmas. Maybe they should look up once in awhile. <BR> <BR> Today: In the 1800s, what did German settlers in Pennsylvania decorate their homes with for Christmas? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sun, 6 Dec 2015 05:18:25 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 12/5/2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63126777 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> December 5, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week, and the month of our Saviour’s birth. <BR> <BR> Luke 2:17-20 <BR> And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child. <BR> And all they that heard it wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds. <BR> But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart. <BR> And the shepherds returned, glorifying and ... Sat, 5 Dec 2015 09:11:25 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.05.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63125821 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/94c55152-bf7c-4963-8496-c14ecca57bbb.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday was fun for me. I was the "runner" for the drive through, which meant I would run to the other end and pickup milk, bottled water, soda pop, donuts, then run it back to the counter. Had to be fast, which I was, and I had to wear the headset so I could hear the orders and get a jump on it before the order was finished in the POS. I had fun with it. Felt like Roadr... Sat, 5 Dec 2015 06:03:44 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY! 12.04.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63118538 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e93c6989-b2da-47b0-8794-e507c2582ae6.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Silver &amp; Gold <BR> <BR> Today: Which was the first American state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Fri, 4 Dec 2015 04:28:40 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.03.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63111324 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b0692e44-ebd1-4b5f-9f3d-621632f35a52.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Bells! <BR> <BR> Today: After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colors? <BR> <BR> Have a great day. Thu, 3 Dec 2015 04:31:42 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.02.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63103994 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2678e58-109a-477b-b19f-fb5dc732a307.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Thanks for all your encouragement yesterday. I'm fine today. Going to go in, talk with her at some point and then make up my mind. I guess I feel she should know what I feel. If I'm right, I can give her my 2 week notice and start looking elsewhere and hope I get a job right away. If I'm wrong, maybe we can get things cleaned up. I hope it's the later because I really l... Wed, 2 Dec 2015 05:48:47 EST Which Peanuts character are you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29323x64123x63099487 I found this test to see which Peanuts character I am like, and it said I am Linus! Which one are you? <BR> <BR> <link>www.beliefnet.com/Entertainment/Quiz<BR>zes/Which-Peanuts-Character-Are-You.as<BR>px?source=NEWSLETTER&amp;nlsource=909&<BR>amp;ppc=&amp;utm_campaign=InspirationR<BR>esponsive&amp;utm_source=NL&amp;utm_me<BR>dium=newsletter&amp;QID=2ef8039a-ad64-<BR>49f0-81a7-66e5df3e21c4 </link> Tue, 1 Dec 2015 14:10:17 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 12.01.15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63095858 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/24848344-8146-4c43-afba-f82f75bef181.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I'm feeling really sad today. Tell you later, but I'm not in the mood to discuss fitness at all today. So, lets do Christmas Trivia. <BR> <BR> In frosty the Snowman, who brought Frosty back to life? <BR> <BR> Have fun. Tue, 1 Dec 2015 06:56:44 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.30.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63088197 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c608ca81-8585-4ae0-ae34-2dd8c5f0bbe0.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Got a call at 4:58am this morning telling me that they really didn't need me to come in today so I could take it off if I wanted, but they didn't say that if I went in I'd be sent home an hour later so I took the day off. Since it was already a 20-hour week (less than normal) and I lost an hour yesterday because there was nothing happening (a Sunday as dead as midnight any n... Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:28:40 EST Advent Reflections http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63084148 Advent Day 1 - Adventus <BR> <BR> Advent (Adventus) means arrival. Arrivals can be wonderful and joyous, but they can also scare the life out of us. They can be terrifying for something breaks in to upset and re-arrange the current state of affairs. <BR> <BR> <BR> Jesus speaks of such an arrival and says to his disciples, "The coming of the Son of Man will repeat what happened in Noah's time" (Mt 24:37). Those are not very reassuring words. Then he adds that people were eating and drink... Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:11:07 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.29.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63081227 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a8a503d4-7504-41d1-9cbe-2d89683e1106.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Do you feel that you need more motivation in your fitness life? Sun, 29 Nov 2015 05:35:21 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 11/28/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63075147 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> November 28, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week and the last Saturday of November. <BR> <BR> Next week we will start to study Christmas hymns once again! <BR> <BR> I felt it important to keep this hymn study short since the last one was so long, and it is a perfect one to end the month of ‘thanks’ and ‘praise’ to Jehovah. <BR> <BR> This next hymn is not that known except for its doxology which was originally used as a prayer ... Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:21:55 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.28.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63074543 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/31d54306-66da-4f45-9f92-4b898c6220b8.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> It appears that we all do fitness that doesn't show up on our trackers for various reasons. Do you feel cheated by that, or do you feel it's something you wish could be changed, or is your feeling more of, it doesn't matter because you know what you're doing? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 05:09:04 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.27.15 Black Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63069446 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fde0fe19-b054-4ec0-9193-90c3486984f9.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> For the next few weeks, we are going to concentrate on fitness and health. Basically, I'll ask a thought-provoking question (I hope) and you'll be able to answer it in your way. No right or wrong answers here. <BR> <BR> However, if you feel you need help in some particular area, such as meal planning, types of exercise for your skill level or abilities, how to plan a healt... Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:37:51 EST Holiday Humor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29323x64123x63069045 As a little girl climbed onto Santa's lap, Santa asked the usual, "And what would you like for Christmas?" <BR> The child stared at him open mouthed and horrified for a minute, then gasped, "Didn't you get my E-mail?" <BR> <BR> What do you call a kid who doesn't believe in Santa? <BR> A rebel without a Claus. <BR> <BR> Q: What do you call an elf who sings? <BR> A: a wrapper! <BR> <BR> Q: Why is Christmas just like your job? <BR> A: You do all the work and the fat guy with the suit ... Fri, 27 Nov 2015 06:59:36 EST Image of the Day 11.26.15 Thanksgiving Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63064131 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2e4ea738-6bed-43df-8576-94c999363009.jpe"> Happy Thanksgiving! <BR> <BR> Good morning! I hope you are all into your cooking for the day. My turkey is in the oven, stuffed, and starting to look gorgeous. I've got squash soup cooking, and Brussels Sprouts getting ready to hit the heat later. Next, I'm doing the Pumpkin Chiffon Parfaits for dessert. The cranberry sauce and chutney were done yesterday. We'll have rice to go along with the ... Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:32:25 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.25.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63056200 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/add7b90a-a390-4988-adb2-b13f056e80aa.jpe"> Good morning! All together now - "1 more day!" <BR> <BR> Yesterday: FDR <em>244</em> Bob (and everyone who followed his answer got it right!) <BR> <BR> Today: What poet wrote, "The Courtship of Miles Standish?" <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:59:56 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.24.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63049004 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/602fd5f1-3b58-4e59-abed-e8c0059774bc.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Overslept this morning so I feel like a slug. Don't want to even think, which is hard anyway. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: A Christmas Star - I never heard of it either. <BR> <BR> Today: Which President moved Thanksgiving up one week to help stimulate the Christmas shopping economy? <BR> Maybe he should have come up with a holiday In August? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 05:40:31 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.23.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63041504 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/99369efd-f3f2-452b-9bb7-a988b24bc1b3.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Jamestown. You all got it right. <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> Today: BTW-The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be on TV at 9am everywhere, according to the commercial I just saw. <BR> On June 20, 1998, in Bellevue, Ohio, Dale Gasteier built a 52 foot Thanksgiving sculpture to celebrate the American holiday. What is this sculpture? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 05:36:41 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.22.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63034129 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/af694eb6-e559-4b06-9815-9d819de063d2.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Sorry - I did not do a question yesterday. <BR> <BR> Today: Captain John Smith founded what colony in Virginia? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sun, 22 Nov 2015 05:06:38 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 11/21/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x63029169 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> November 21, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> Most of us who watch TV or go to the movies are familiar with the word ‘spin-offs’ as they are called. Such is the same for this next hymn study, because the author of his particular hymn was inspired to use the medieval Jewish doxology from centuries earlier to create his own spin-off. <BR> <BR> In the years approximately 1135-1204, a Jewish scholar, Moses Maimonides... Sat, 21 Nov 2015 10:18:48 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.21.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63027695 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9c7f033d-aab6-45e8-baf9-3bc2b3d7a81e.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: 50. Extra nothings was for Religious Reasons. <BR> They came on their own. I guess they were pretty lucky not having to deal with Congress only want to let Christian children in. What about the Puritans, the Jews, the rest of the world. I understand the fear and dislike of the Muslims. ISIS is a very radical sect of that religion. But while I do not believe w... Sat, 21 Nov 2015 05:32:00 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.20.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63024641 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3dd74a02-aec2-42dc-b974-acbbea806542.jpe"> Good Day! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: A) Roger Williams - Bob got it right! You can look this stuff up. It's just more fun to see who gets it, (or guesses it) right. But I'd be right in there with the rest of you on most of these. <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Today: Of the original 102 pilgrims that came, approximately how many survived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving? Well, now I know 102 pilgrims ... Fri, 20 Nov 2015 17:08:10 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.19.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63013661 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/67dc2fcc-2878-4a33-973c-daf4bdc20391.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> We're one week away! Yum. I've got my menu planned, my healthy-good recipes ready, and I'm more than ready. Everything is waiting for the day! Hooray! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: 3 days. <BR> <BR> Today: Which of these individuals is considered to be one of the founders of Rhode Island? <BR> A) ROGER WILLIAMS <BR> B) SAMUEL SKELTON <BR> C) JOHN WILSON <BR> D) WILLIAM LAUD <BR... Thu, 19 Nov 2015 05:02:37 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.18.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63006577 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8a1b5741-96b5-4a84-9019-904a067cea04.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: 5 women survived to Thanksgiving. A side remark was that they were the ones that cooked and served the dinner. Really? I disagree. I'll expound on it on my reply. <BR> <BR> Today: The FIRST Thanksgiving in 1621 was believed to have lasted how many days? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 05:22:45 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.17.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x63000861 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c4adcde6-1780-4692-a9f4-d6922acd3504.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: B) Restrict the number of Hats exported. <BR> (Interesting) <BR> <BR> Today: How many pilgrim women survived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving in 1621? <BR> (I disagree with the answer to this question, as given by the Q&amp;a provider.) <BR> <BR> Have a great one. <BR> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:22:59 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.16.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62990958 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9c3b21e6-d9ce-4344-bd30-f12bb21fbe96.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: B) Gaspee Amy and Phyllis got it right <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> Today: What was the purpose of the "Hat Act"? <BR> A) To increase the size of the militia (I like spelling that word - i every other letter) <BR> B) Restrict the number of hats exported <BR> C) Reduce the size of the local militia (there's that word again) <BR> D) Restrict the movement of ships <B... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:15:04 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.15.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62983201 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5cfb4aa3-b99d-46db-b69c-c193a2590917.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: B) 450 PinkSoldier &amp; Bob got it right <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> Today: What was the name of the ship, which ran aground in 1772 off Namquid Point? <BR> A) Hannah <BR> B) Gaspee <BR> C) Mayflower <BR> D) Nina <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sun, 15 Nov 2015 03:59:16 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 11/14/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62977881 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> November 14, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the week. <BR> <BR> Living in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, it is easy to appreciate the ‘Wonders’ of God’s creation, and yet I am still in awe of its beauty! This must have been true for Folliott S. Pierpoint when he penned the words to the hymn “FOR THE BEAUTY OF THE EARTH” in 1864. <BR> <BR> Pierpoint was twenty-nine when he wrote this hymn as he contemplated the beauty of the... Sat, 14 Nov 2015 10:23:40 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.14.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62976413 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7b8a1171-b794-4aa7-996c-eabe58c54ab3.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: St. George's Fort - I would have gone with Ft St James, but I would have missed it too. <BR> <BR> Today: In 1608 a fleet of ships arrived in America. How many new colonists did they bring? <BR> A) 200 <BR> B) 450 <BR> C) 670 <BR> d) 530 <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Sat, 14 Nov 2015 05:03:42 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.13.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62969257 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1301be2c-2f73-48ea-9065-8ef86b16c0e4.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Opchanacanough was the name of the feared Native that captured John Smith of Jamestown. Someone should have told him that he needed a name someone could pronounce and spell if he wanted to be remember through history or be famous. No wonder none of us could put his name down. I don't think I ever knew it. <BR> <BR> Today: What was the name of the first fort buil... Fri, 13 Nov 2015 06:45:45 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.12.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62961572 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/380f3b96-ee7b-4e54-98d6-fca79b610fe4.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Small Pox was considered to be caused by witches. I have been to Salem. We went there a couple days after Halloween and I saw all the places. The little town is like a museum and especially on Halloween or around Halloween, you can find practicing witches on almost every corner. My thought was that most of them were wannabe witches or just having fun for the hol... Thu, 12 Nov 2015 05:59:46 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.11.15 Wednesday Veteran's Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62953967 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d9705782-80d8-4624-b8ef-8e82f2c99d70.jpe"> Thank YOU! <BR> <BR> Happy Veteran's day! <BR> <BR> We're trying to get the community to go green, but have fallen real short for the first time. We wanted every house to have a green light on all night for every night of the month of November. I don't know why it seems so hard to get a green light globe, but we're having a hard time getting one, too. Sorry! I live with a vet, I always try to h... Wed, 11 Nov 2015 05:22:37 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.10.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62947176 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/770b9dd0-c29b-4552-bb80-25b37afe5c2e.jpe"> Pretty Pumpkin Pie. <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Plymouth Rock <BR> <BR> Today: In 1655, the Sweedish colony in New York was attacked. Who attacked them? <BR> A. The Iroquois <BR> B. The Dutch <BR> C. The French <BR> D. The Onodaga <BR> <BR> Have a good one. <BR> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 07:17:51 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.09.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62943309 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/171fdd8f-2467-4dff-b70e-9d74e5f631f1.jpe"> Good Day! <BR> <BR> Have you ever felt for sure that you had done something but could find absolutely no proof of it? That's me today! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: What was the original name for the pilgrims? Puritans. I can't find this question, but I know I used it and marked it. <BR> <BR> Today: When did the first ware between the Virginian colonists and the Indians start? <BR> A: 1649 <BR> B: 1610 <... Mon, 9 Nov 2015 16:37:05 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.07.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62925649 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/790b54e2-a32f-43ef-bf56-9b41161eb73a.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: President Franklin D Roosevelt established Thanksgiving, not Lincoln. Sorry! Hope it doesn't send anyone into a deeper depression. <BR> <BR> Today: I'm breaking from the Q&amp;A provider's stuff and launching out here. Since we all seem to be suffering from Depression for various reasons, maybe we should make a discussion of it? What do you say? We'll leave the... Sat, 7 Nov 2015 11:27:07 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 11/7/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62924109 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> November 7, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the hymn of the week and the ‘thankful’ month of November. <BR> <BR> This week upcoming will be Veteran’s Day, the Vietnam Memorial Dedication and also the birthday of the United States Marine Corps. These celebrations, of course, are in honor of our brave men and women that have made sacrifices to serve their country for the sake of “Freedom”! <BR> <BR> That is why I have been inspired to write a s... Sat, 7 Nov 2015 08:00:15 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.06.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62916508 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e1a0b77-cc3d-41ac-85d6-5c9f7eec0d81.jpe"> I love you guys! Piles of excuses but the answer finally fell through. I mean, in! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Mayflower was the ship and the captain was Christopher Jones - not sure why that was important to the Q&amp;A provider. I like Black Beard and Paully better, but it seems the Q&amp;A provider was impressed by the John Paul Jones of "Give me Liberty or give me Death!" fame and the Christopher of... Fri, 6 Nov 2015 06:59:50 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.05.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62908348 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f8cab941-f176-4ecf-a599-cdb2b8b5e793.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Wampanoag tribe. <BR> <BR> Today: (For Phyllis) What was the name of the ship the pilgrims came over on and who was the captain of this ship? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Thu, 5 Nov 2015 05:13:49 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.04.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62899816 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f7630ef-d1e7-4f85-aa81-0261f6584516.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> We're catching up today - this will answer the last two days. <BR> <BR> 11.02.15: Demeter is right! Great job Bob. I don't know why that question is in there, but it's not a big deal to me either. Bob - you lost your job? If I got that right, I am sorry to hear it. Keep moving, it helps even if it hurts. It's what I'm doing, plus heated bean bags in a couple of places ... Wed, 4 Nov 2015 03:44:33 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.03.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62892261 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3573c6b6-8c15-4349-b4b9-230c32a75c05.jpe"> Good Morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: I'm leaving yesterday's thread as a priority 3 for the forum so more people can chime in as I was so late yesterday. So no answer to yesterday's question yet. <BR> <BR> Today: What is the name of the famous rock credited to where the pilgrims first landed? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Tue, 3 Nov 2015 05:52:02 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.02.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62889943 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/88a5dc5c-82df-4fb2-ba7f-9808551c5bb3.jpe"> Good Day! <BR> <BR> I fell at work and had to go to Urgent Care for the Post Accident check out on Worker's Comp. I'm alright, just brushed and stiff, with the normal aches and pains. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: MB got it right, 1 day for every 4 pounds, which calculates to a 5 day thaw on a 20 pound turkey (in the fridge). <BR> <BR> Today: The Greek Goddess of corn is? <BR> <BR> Have fun. Mon, 2 Nov 2015 20:05:20 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 11.01.15 Happy Thanksgiving Month http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62879197 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d5508964-6a7c-4fe8-a895-3f4b7665f5e1.jpe"> IMAGE OF THE DAY! It's November! <BR> <BR> Sorry, I'm late. <BR> <BR> SmilingEyes: When you want "regular" coffee at DD, ask for your size (small, medium, large, or XL), Hot or Iced, Original, Dark Roast, or Decaf. We consider "regular" Original with cream and sugar, although I always ask if you want it black or cream and sugar, or do you want the flavor of the month or some other flavor. Orderi... Sun, 1 Nov 2015 16:39:41 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.31.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62870536 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d41a046-c68c-4fb7-a374-30ddd54a56dc.jpe"> Says it all! <BR> <BR> Happy Halloween! I'm pooped. I couldn't sleep last night so you understand the deal today. <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Jack tricked the devil - the devil condemned Jack to roam the earth with only a burning coal to light his way. Apparently he's still seen today somewhere. We got the traditional "burning coal" from Ireland. They used to carve holes into beets, turnips, potatoes... Sat, 31 Oct 2015 14:14:05 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 10/31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62868705 HYMN OF THE WEEK, with History and Inspiration <BR> October 31, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the Week. <BR> <BR> Last Saturday, we had discussed the plight of the Martyrs and a hymn study that was based on them. This week, <BR> I have chosen a hymn by an author who found great comfort in serving those who were less fortunate and whom she felt needed the simplistic comforts of knowing our Saviour Jesus. <BR> <BR> Ever wonder why certain people are stricken with a debilitating dis... Sat, 31 Oct 2015 09:29:30 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.30.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62860513 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/330615d8-456c-4226-a98e-bbd292722d12.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Today is Alice In Wonderland at Dunkin' where I work (just our store). We're doing our tea party today because tomorrow is just going to be way too busy and I'm not even looking forward to tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Today, I'm the Queen of Hearts. I've got my makeup on, I'll be getting dressed shortly and then I'll leave in time to get into the building put on my wig and crown, a... Fri, 30 Oct 2015 05:21:07 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.29.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62855319 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5270fd9f-0c45-4b78-b625-274ec06678dd.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Which of these famou individual was born on October 31st? Michael Landon, Harry Houdini, or Bela Lugosi? <BR> <BR> Have fun. Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:39:53 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.28.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62849668 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ebef8656-2f82-4404-9474-29bb7c2cfe43.jpe"> Good Day! <BR> <BR> Rats! Having to do a repeat due to computer snobbishness! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Pumpkins are fruit - but I consider them veggie unless I eat them in my favorite and famous pumpkin chiffon parfait - no crust, no sugar. <BR> <BR> Today: Which is the most popular chocolate bar on Halloween? <BR> I think this depends on who provided the answer to those that put this Q&amp;A together... Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:48:21 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.27.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62838216 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2468dc4-741e-4051-bf6a-214f7633ddf5.jpeg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday: Anoka - 1921 Good job Bob. According to my record I asked this question on 10.25.15. Didn't I ask Which animal is it lucky to see on Halloween? on 10.26.15? The answer to that is Cat. Although I disagree. Where I come from it was bad luck to even see a cat, especially a black cat just about any time of the year. I never went along with the fear or whatever.... Tue, 27 Oct 2015 07:43:55 EST Image of the day 10.26.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62829296 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/025886fc-df35-4381-8033-d2ef0d8d3369.jpeg"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: Bob got it right - Anoka in 1921. <BR> <BR> Today's question: Which animal is it lucky to see on Halloween? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 26 Oct 2015 05:11:30 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.25.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62821959 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f785961f-c3bd-4035-9caa-954781451be6.jpeg"> Boysenberries! Yum! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: Pentagram = You all got it right! <BR> <BR> Today's question: Which city in the USA held the first city-wide Halloween celebration? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sun, 25 Oct 2015 06:05:19 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.24.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62818341 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/46315354-9a0e-41bc-b830-7748917f7c0e.jpeg"> Thanks for Peppermint Patti! That was the name I was looking for. <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: Apples Loved your answers! <BR> <BR> Today's question: Which symbol is associated with witchcraft (Starburst, Pentagram, or Crescent)? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sat, 24 Oct 2015 15:21:32 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 10/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62815612 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> October 24, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the Week. <BR> <BR> How old were you when you first accepted to follow Jesus? <BR> I was forty-two back then and very desperate at the time, in need of ‘spiritual’ guidance. <BR> <BR> When we read about the Apostles and their lives from the Scriptures, one can learn of their backgrounds and the terrible suffrage that they had endured back in those days. Christians then and now, undergo t... Sat, 24 Oct 2015 08:36:22 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.23.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62807066 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ae881662-2fe2-48d1-98f0-506e839dcb51.jpe"> Image of the day! <BR> <BR> Okay, I probably do have the characters mixed up. I thought it was Lucy that was the one that waited with Linus and I thought it was Charlie that waited for the Great Pumpkin with Snoopy. I think Snoopy is Charlie's dog as I remember Charlie always feeding Snoopy out by the dog house, which was Snoopy's Red Baron plane. <BR> <BR> As I said, I don't get the newspapers a... Fri, 23 Oct 2015 04:48:44 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.22.15 THURSDAY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62800099 Good morning! No image today - not at desk. <BR> <BR> yesterday's answer: Turnips - they also used potatoes. Pumpkins are an American veggie! (I didn't know that until I dug up that bit of trivia.) <BR> <BR> Today's question: Every year Linus van Pelt waits for the Great Pumpkin to arrive. Who waits with him? (Remember Linus of Peanuts - the little kid that has the kiddie grand piano and plays the Great composers on it all the time - even though it doesn't have sufficient amount of keys... Thu, 22 Oct 2015 07:37:37 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.21.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62791696 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83f1ea49-d576-420c-9b4c-39b4e81ec989.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: He tricked the devil - the devil was the one to condemn Jack. <BR> <BR> Today's question: There were no pumpkins in Europe when Jack O Lanterns were first carved. What did they use instead? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 21 Oct 2015 06:10:53 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.20.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62784300 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/06877fbc-673e-4283-83fd-4985c20956b7.png"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: Spider - the spider might just be the spirit of a loved one. Discussion to follow. <BR> <BR> Today's question: What was Jack's (of the Jack-O-Lantern) crime? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Tue, 20 Oct 2015 08:12:11 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.19.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62774776 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c1fd717-944b-488d-86be-7fc487c24518.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Mary Beth's answer yesterday is one I agree with. How can a country this important have starving children in it. How come we are subjected to heart-wrenching advertisements to feed the starving children in lands we can even pronounce, never heard of, and sorry - don't even care about because we basically didn't know they existed. Why are we not bombarded by advertisements ... Mon, 19 Oct 2015 05:14:29 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.18.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62767370 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2c29f998-8310-4e79-86a5-fe7cc8c8926e.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: in 2010, Americans spent 2 BILLION dollars on Halloween decorations, costumes, and candy. MB got it right. Way to go! <BR> <BR> Today's question: What is the correct term for a fear of Halloween? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sun, 18 Oct 2015 05:48:03 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 10/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62761047 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> October 17, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the Week. <BR> <BR> After a rough separation and divorce, then to have to ‘literally’ steal her children away from their father who had removed them from their home, one would think that was enough for this woman to get through. She later had to hold her estranged ex-husband off at gun point to protect her brood. After remarrying years later and starting a restaurant business, leaving her p... Sat, 17 Oct 2015 08:31:48 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.17.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62760377 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1aa7a7c0-7b13-4519-8b3a-b6c5bc1b24ab.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: Christmas is number 1 in sales, Halloween is 2nd in sales. That includes decorations, costumes, and candy. <BR> <BR> Today's question: How much is spent annually in the USA on candy for Halloween? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sat, 17 Oct 2015 05:46:28 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.16.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62752670 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8c79022f-df79-4fa5-a336-830664b03201.jpe"> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: Witch! A witch is a witch regardless of gender. A warlock is a term that means traitor. Samantha and the gang lied! TV lies, too! <BR> <BR> Today's question: <BR> Christmas is ranked as the most commercial holiday. Where is Halloween on this list? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Fri, 16 Oct 2015 05:54:50 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.15.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62749925 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f8f1311e-3666-44bb-9074-9b611aee77ae.jpeg"> Pumpkins are basically goldfish bowls. <BR> <BR> Good evening! (Never wished that before.) <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: 90% Water <BR> <BR> Today's question: What is the proper term for a man who is a witch? (Jerk, idiot, and stupid are not acceptable answers, even if you agree with me.) <BR> <BR> Have a great evening. Thu, 15 Oct 2015 18:12:23 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.14.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62739427 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0c2a2959-cd09-40d3-9fa3-e07f773c62fb.jpe"> Image of the Day! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday's answer: Garlic although I think Pepper would keep just about anything away if used sufficiently. Great job all. <BR> <BR> Today's question: How much of a pumpkin is actually water? <BR> <BR> Have a fun day! Wed, 14 Oct 2015 10:57:48 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.13.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62730037 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/383bc384-c8bc-4b81-9c63-4c92acda0e0c.jpeg"> Today we start Halloween Trivia! Have fun! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> What spice could you use to protect your home from spirits entering? <BR> <BR> Think Halloween, as in witches. <BR> <BR> I'm feeling so much better today. Found out from my boss that we are running on a skeleton crew only because so many have been terminated or quit. She's trying to hire new people, especially women t... Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:35:39 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.12.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62720669 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2f90170f-b1fa-4f8f-be47-bf50fde25f29.jpe"> <BR> Image of the day! <BR> <BR> Nothing wrong with being prepared. I'm trying to get all of you to understand how important it is. Phyllis is lucky to have a husband (Dooms Day Fanatic or not) because he is ready for himself and his family. I bet he has the whole idea of how to "hide" from the possibility of a bomb blast. <BR> <BR> All of you seem to have an idea of what you would grab first if i... Mon, 12 Oct 2015 05:11:31 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.11.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62713526 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a860f14-1d83-48fd-a901-eb6d9d1b97df.jpeg"> Image of the Day! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> What is the one thing you would take, should you have to evacuate your house on a quick basis (No time to pack, just grab and run.)? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sun, 11 Oct 2015 06:02:14 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 10/10/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62706874 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> October 10, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the Week. <BR> <BR> While reading my devotional book today, the message was from Psalm 119:18, which read, ‘Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in Your law’. So I was inspired to use this theme for the Hymn of the Week’s next research material. <BR> <BR> What a wonderful hymn this next one is, and we would sing it at least once a month in our church, which was sung on prayerful l... Sat, 10 Oct 2015 08:22:46 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.10.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62706121 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/de45e34f-c848-4adb-857c-7538b229ee3c.jpg"> Some old cemetery! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Have you ever found and gone into an old cemetery to look at the tombstones? <BR> Did it seem strange to be there for you? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sat, 10 Oct 2015 05:51:57 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.08.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62691825 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cd391934-bafc-4609-ab2e-e26ffa47f198.jpe"> Image of the Day! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Do you celebrate Octoberfest in any way? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Thu, 8 Oct 2015 08:50:23 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.06.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62676235 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2471bc30-65e7-4a12-a9de-85039952ede2.jpeg"> Boysenberries! I love them. Don't have any though. <BR> <BR> Sorry I'm late. Got up later than "normal", went to work earlier than "normal", so didn't have time for Sparking. <BR> <BR> I didn't forget you all though while I was at DD. Made Boston Kremes and put spooky faces in orange on top of the chocolate "lids" we do on them. <BR> <BR> Do you prefer to wear a "uniform" to work or for anyth... Tue, 6 Oct 2015 12:02:25 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.05.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62664774 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/22f4191d-05b5-4bd4-bf4a-417d68155106.jpe"> My alarm clock didn't go off today! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Have you ever failed to reset your alarm clock? Are you waiting for the day when you don't have to worry about an alarm clock? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 5 Oct 2015 06:15:12 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.04.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62656611 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/033f2d16-43a8-4daa-bfb2-4a92c67391fd.jpg"> Image of the day! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I woke up today feeling extra tuned to my healthier lifestyle and what I am or am not doing to get to goal. I put it into scientific (to me) relations in order to figure out where I am in the work of it. What level am I working at. <BR> <BR> What level are you working at your healthier lifestyle (1=dismal, What lifestyle? 10=All out, I can't pu... Sun, 4 Oct 2015 04:30:34 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.03.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62652899 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c3382c6e-48d1-490e-b84a-30ecfcf55dbd.jpe"> Halloween Loot! <BR> <BR> What is the most remembered or favorite memory you have of Halloweens gone by or yesteryear? <BR> <BR> Ha! I have a commercial for Tree Classics on my screen. They've got pictures of trees and wreaths and garland, etc. We need one. Good thing I saw it. <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sat, 3 Oct 2015 15:31:40 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 10/3/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62650360 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> October 3, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome to the Hymn of the Week. <BR> <BR> Life can really be hard sometimes. <BR> We have all experienced this, such as divorce, illness, loss of job, and maybe even death with a loved one. How do you get through this? <BR> <BR> Our God cares. HE even cares about every hair on your head! <BR> Luke 12:7 KJV <BR> But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than... Sat, 3 Oct 2015 09:18:55 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.02.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62641192 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7254489b-ddfc-4b1d-8da4-6295c6203d66.jpe"> This is the picture I used as a background to my SparkPage. <BR> <BR> What one thing in life is your ultimate goal? Have you really hunted it out and nailed it to your heart or are you finding yourself feeling lost and wandering around wondering what you are wanting, or needing to do? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Fri, 2 Oct 2015 05:54:04 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 10.01.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62632093 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ef6748bd-0020-4046-b131-84652497371b.jpeg"> It's October! This year seems to be flying by or maybe it's because I'm having fun. I refuse to think it's because I'm getting old! <BR> <BR> Have you re-decorated your page for fall yet? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Thu, 1 Oct 2015 04:15:52 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.30.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62623340 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/57631df7-9f0e-44e6-b435-784578da6812.jpe"> Vote for the image you want for the team for October. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/abe0fd06-a395-46e3-bf3c-968aee7b2857.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Good morning. <BR> <BR> Looking for a Halloween Image for the team. This is one "non-scary" image I found. I do have others that I will be showing, so vote for the one you like. <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 05:50:44 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.29.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62614762 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d2bc909c-c234-4864-9c74-d1413094ef4d.jpe"> Sunrise in Florida <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Here's the sun coming up in Florida. Due to curves of earth and land, we get the sun first, I believe, in the US. <BR> <BR> Do you ever get up and watch the sun come up? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 04:56:36 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.28.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62610030 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/98dd114a-1a0c-4ba7-9fdc-e801ac846009.jpg"> <BR> "Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience" - Unknown <BR> <BR> Boy, I think I can relate to this. Can you? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:14:36 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.27.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62603316 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0e95afd4-e841-4b91-9c64-f08db054a7fc.jpe"> Colors! <BR> <BR> Hello! I finally made it. <BR> <BR> What is the one color you love because it relaxes you? (It doesn't have to be your favorite color, but the one that seems to pull you into it, like the flames of a fireplace, and you just relax and go along for the ride.) <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sun, 27 Sep 2015 19:15:19 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK 9/26/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62591081 HYMN OF THE WEEK, With History and Inspiration <BR> September 26, 2015 <BR> <BR> Welcome back, to the Hymn of the Week! <BR> <BR> I hope you had a wonderful summer and that you are ready to enjoy reading the biographical information about the people that wrote some of the most beloved hymns from the past. <BR> <BR> As many of you know, I have been given serious news recently by my surgeon, to remain off my feet for several months. That being said, I was watching a movie on TV two weeks ago... Sat, 26 Sep 2015 07:46:07 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.26.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62590523 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/58169ad9-7ba2-4b9c-855e-f5621f28d7f0.jpg"> Mt. Shuskin, WA <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I miss the mountains of Washington. Florida is very short on Mountains of anything. <BR> <BR> Do you have a favorite place you like to go for a day of relaxation, like a nearby park, beach, creek in the woods, etc.? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sat, 26 Sep 2015 04:33:22 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.25.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62583214 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/816303c3-bc1e-4e81-a575-a167237d82d1.jpe"> IMAGE OF THE DAY! <BR> <BR> Yesterday we looked at grunions. Thanks, Bob for the article, which I have not had time to read but I will check it out later. Above is a picture of some. <BR> <BR> Headed into another busy day. What is your favorite thing to think about that seems to relax you? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Fri, 25 Sep 2015 06:22:28 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.24.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62577982 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7b89d408-7189-409f-8abd-d3697577941d.jpeg"> Day off lazy-time! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Do you remember ever "hunting for grunions" in the middle of the night? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:40:19 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.23.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62573195 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/70f88e9a-a91b-40af-9f71-fdce0e6c28e5.jpg"> I like this image of the lighthouse that I call, "No more hope." <BR> <BR> I finally made it to the team today. Almost missed it altogther. <BR> <BR> Have you ever gone clamming? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:45:11 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.22.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62558363 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ad46d1ce-9a33-40c6-8631-c0ae7b656660.jpeg"> Thanks for all your prayers. <BR> <BR> Well, today was supposed to be my day off, but I got a call yesterday, 1 hour after talking to my boss to verify I was right about not being there (it was my day off) and I was asked if I could work today. "Yes," I said. I was happily thanked and then it dawned on me that today was the only day my DH and I were going to have together until Friday afternoon.... Tue, 22 Sep 2015 04:24:09 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.21.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62550181 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f29bca07-1455-4a8d-b454-7817255c480f.jpg"> Twin White Tigers! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> You know how when you first seek to break an old bad habit and replace it with a new good or healthy habit, it feels like nothing chances forever and you eventually ask yourself, "why am I doing this?", or "will my attitude or thinking ever change?" <BR> <BR> I've gone beyond that. When I woke up this morning, I thought, "I want a donut." Now I... Mon, 21 Sep 2015 08:09:58 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.20.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62541872 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a0f4358f-9d1a-41d3-8cad-ffb12108e837.jpe"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5994066d-4f0e-4953-888c-4838d106c6a8.jpe"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/89c4d3d9-832a-4f55-8633-05e4b3f2e187.jpe"> Mt. Rainier in the Summer, Paradise Lodge in the Summer, Paradise Lodge in the winter <BR> <BR> One of my favorite places in the world - I grew up about 60 miles from the mountain. <BR> <BR> Good morning. <BR> <BR> What... Sun, 20 Sep 2015 05:22:53 EST Image of the Day 09.19.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62537970 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/161034f4-9598-4287-a7df-8ac26cbfe814.jpeg"> Lilacs <BR> <BR> Hello! <BR> <BR> What Bible verse is your favorite? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Sat, 19 Sep 2015 14:30:36 EST 5 Unique Ways to Combine Prayer and Exercise Read http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x64123x62536747 5 Unique Ways to Combine Prayer and Exercise Read <BR> <BR> “Ora et labora,” means “Pray and work,” and often serves as the motto for monastic communities. The idea of combining work and prayer is an ancient one that can be applied today, but with a twist: “Pray and Work Out.” This combination has many physical and spiritual benefits. First, it saves time by combining two activities that are beneficial for body, mind and soul. Secondly, the melding of prayer and exercise is synergistic - wor... Sat, 19 Sep 2015 10:47:46 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.18.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62527290 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/79744195-e5c9-4e3a-a3d0-110b0788ae51.jpg"> Autumn is coming! <BR> <BR> Good morning! I'm getting ready - well actually, I am ready for Halloween, except the decorations. I can hardly wait! <BR> <BR> What states in the US have you traveled to? (Qualifications: If you landed at an airport, it counts even if you didn't get out of the plane and walk around. If you flew over it it doesn't count. You had to be in a car that drove through or t... Fri, 18 Sep 2015 04:48:32 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.16.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62511297 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5435e0ab-c7e4-45a5-a1c1-5953f6560a80.jpeg"> Citrus Pile! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> Yesterday, I am not sure what happened, but I never made it all the way to SP. I did the emails and the recipe so it counted as having come to the site, but other than that, I didn't make it here. Sorry. <BR> <BR> I was down south of where I live at a mall. I was extremely tired, think it has to do with anemia, and was basically wandering. I did g... Wed, 16 Sep 2015 05:57:27 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.14.15 Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62497873 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a45fb41b-12e6-4bf1-951c-b7cc8556dd2c.jpe"> ARTICHOKE <BR> <BR> Good afternoon. <BR> <BR> Yay! I found someone who eats artichoke. I've only had it once, at my cousins house. She cooked it and gave me a taste. I remember getting this "leaf" and then dipping it in butter (?) and stripping the "green" off the leaf by pulling it thru my teeth. I want someone to tell me how to cook and eat it from start to finish. Phyllis, I hope you can do... Mon, 14 Sep 2015 12:59:57 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.13.15 Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62486871 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/94531b37-29c1-4765-a763-e25d883744fa.jpeg"> Purple Passion Rose drawing <BR> <BR> Good morning. Today I have a serious case of vertigo and I'm considering calling in sick since I have to hang on to things in order to move from place to place. I don't think it is safe to drive because I keep leaning to the left, which would mean if it continues while I drive, I would cross the road into oncoming traffic. <BR> <BR> What is your favorite vegg... Sun, 13 Sep 2015 05:12:59 EST HYMN OF THE WEEK http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=29321x64123x62480104 LOOK FOR THE HYMN OF THE WEEK COMING UP THIS MONTH! <BR> <BR> IS JESUS YOUR FRIEND? <BR> <BR> He's a Friend of Mine: <BR> <link>http://youtu.be/w4V7kbOprYA </link> <BR> <BR> John 15:13-14 <BR> <BR> <em>223</em> <BR> <BR> Be blessed <em>129</em> Sat, 12 Sep 2015 07:48:45 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.12.15 Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62479466 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d5fcc9f8-ebf1-4b75-acfb-13b1254e8fb7.jpeg"> Pink Plumerua! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> When you get up in the morning, are you full of energy, or does it take awhile to get to that point? <BR> <BR> Have a great one. Sat, 12 Sep 2015 04:33:24 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.11.15 Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62476283 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/027d69e9-d169-4e3e-a6a8-4fc55a19d063.jpeg"> Patriot Day, 2015 Remember 9/11 2001! <BR> <BR> Did you know there are two Patriot Days? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Fri, 11 Sep 2015 16:18:48 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.10.15 Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62468219 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b0533a40-30a4-407d-bef6-f1b89fcceb92.jpeg"> Image of the Day! <BR> <BR> Hello! <BR> <BR> Had to go to work today, as the worker core was way too thin, but I get tomorrow off instead. <BR> Works better for me. <BR> <BR> What are the trees in your area doing today? Have they started to change color or is it still too early where you are? <BR> <BR> Have a good one. Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:24:14 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.09.15 Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62455818 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a96554be-b6cc-4814-9e3d-286ea258e852.jpeg"> On the way to Orlando today! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I'm in a rush to do this then get ready and go to Orlando. <BR> <BR> How long can you stand to sit in a car, bus, plane, train, before you have to get up, or out, and walk around for awhile? <BR> <BR> Have a great one - pray for us as we travel to Orlando and back. <BR> Wed, 9 Sep 2015 06:32:51 EST IMAGE OF THE DAY 09.08.15 Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x64123x62447956 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/932f54bb-eefa-4e92-a9ae-f6a4dd913198.jpeg"> Stargazer Lily! <BR> <BR> Good morning! <BR> <BR> I am so glad yesterday is done. If I tell you about it, it'll be another really long post - like a chapter or something, so, for now, I'll just keep it to myself. I'm really tired after yesterday's 7.5 hours marathon at Dunkin'. It's raining out, I need to go get ready, and go back to Dunkin'. I love working there, but I'm just tired as all get ... Tue, 8 Sep 2015 05:45:51 EST