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"The enthusiasm for Trump in the swing states is off the charts."
Sunday, August 30, 2020      12 comments

A statement made by Michael Moore, who, early on, predicted Trump's win in 2016. Michael says if we can't grow some enthusiasm for voting, and get all who you can registered, we are in for four more years. The Trump voters are wildly enthusiasti... Read more
Kind words.
Sunday, August 30, 2020      10 comments

"Kind words, kind thoughts, kind actions leave one feeler stronger, not weaker." This line came out of an article I just read about the need for self-love. These are things you can direct at yourself. The woman who wrote the blog was a ball... Read more
Love your enemies.
Saturday, August 29, 2020      13 comments

Read an article today from a guy who has a Doctor of Theology talking about the need to learn to love your enemies. He talked about it as a freeing activity or emotion. He gave tips for practicing it, including allowing yourself to feel your suf... Read more
Being in a Relationship is Being Involved in a Lifelong Self Improvement Project
Sunday, July 26, 2020      13 comments

At least, that is how I experience it. My wife and I have always danced around and through each other to make peace and not offend. Actually, it is to make room for love. We both fine tune how we relate to each other. It is a constant process o... Read more
Hello Spark Friends!!
Saturday, July 11, 2020      14 comments

It's been quite a while since I did a blog. I've been living in my cocoon. Still amazed at how seemingly, every other day something happens politically from you know who. It's not looking likely he'll return in January, but stranger things have... Read more
This is Where I Want to Be.
Saturday, June 06, 2020      17 comments

Hello to all of you in Spark land. Here are some of my thoughts on health. Right before I was sixty, and when I was still working, I felt I had had enough of the workplace. I was suffering from chronic nausea that would happen at about ... Read more
Bye for now!
Saturday, May 16, 2020      17 comments

I decided to post this as a blog, as may people have been commenting on my blogs lately. I have decided to temporarily back away from Sparking and blogging. Let's just call it a period of reflection. I'll reassess if I'll be coming back in early... Read more
Just Take a Few Minutes to Imagine...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      16 comments

You are needing to get something done from the federal government. Maybe it's an issue with your Social Security check, or you've got a problem with your mail delivery, or maybe it's an issue with FHA regarding your mortgage. Only this time, whe... Read more
With T..mp and P..ce both refusing to wear masks, and exposure to both of them of Covid19...
Monday, May 11, 2020      20 comments

Has happened, and neither is quarantining, you could see the whole White House coming down with this, and you could almost say, "They get what they deserve." But then, there are a lot of innocent people who'd be going down with them. It's almos... Read more
I guess I'm a success at weight loss, but "need" to go farther.
Friday, May 08, 2020      13 comments

At my high, 25 years ago, I was 331 lbs (I am 6'3" tall) I have worked on gradual weight loss over all of those ensuing years, and am now down to 274, or a 57 lb loss. I have had many plateaus, and some slight upticks, but basically it has been ... Read more
What do they think I am, the Easter Bunny??
Saturday, April 25, 2020      12 comments

Of all things, today I went to a grocery pick-up station to get some groceries. The employee brought out about six grocery bags and two twelve packs of sparkling water. Can you imagine what I found when I got home? There were my usual items, and... Read more
Dietary challenges.
Monday, April 13, 2020      11 comments

Just read two books on plant based whole food diets. One was a starch based diet by Dr McDougle. The other was from a vegan cardiologist in California. She was very positive about reversing heart disease with plant based eating. I've spent... Read more
How are you doing with this whole situation we are in?
Monday, March 30, 2020      14 comments

My wife and I seem to be doing well, except for a couple of disagreements we have had over minor things. Our dog really doesn't like it if we argue about something. I only go out to pick up groceries, prescriptions and gas. I use a grocery ... Read more
As Cat Stevens said in his Father and Son song:
Thursday, March 19, 2020      8 comments

"It's not TIME to make a CHANGE, just sit BACK and take it EASY." That's the way I feel at THIS time, and as regards to my last blog, except for the extra work we have to do regarding COVID19. Glenn... Read more
Sorting things out.
Monday, March 16, 2020      9 comments

I still am losing weight. It is a very gradual weight loss path. Kind of like ten lbs per year, or less. However, there is a psychological issue I am trying to grapple with that so often eludes me. That is that in my home, I am bathed in love ... Read more

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