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  • You Can’t Always Get What You Want

    6/18/2021 11:29:15 PM, by MCJULIEO

    You can’t always get what you want…….. but you can CHOOSE to like what you get… One of my children demonstrated this time after time…. So even keeled, SO grateful in every circumstance…. If we asked her what she would like for Christmas (or her birthday, or whatever), she would invariably respo... Read more

  • Friday-- for real!

    6/18/2021 10:46:19 PM, by SES823

    It's Friday for real-- tomorrow starts the 5% Summer Challenge-- let's make it the best ever!... Read more

  • Houston 2

    6/18/2021 10:40:01 PM, by WONDERGALE

    Today we got dressed intending to go wash at the laundromat and get breakfast at Mc Donald's. As we were leaving my Aunt was at the fence and asked us where we were going? I told her we were going to wash clothes and get breakfast. She said, you are washing your clothes here and I'm making breakfas... Read more

  • 18/6/2021

    6/18/2021 10:18:48 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    ⛈️☀️. Walk X2, 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, marching, 1 of 10 inclined push-ups, 3 of 15 calf raises, 3 of 15 squats, and dancing. 15,000+ steps. At my sister's for the weekend staying with my son. As my sister and her man are away for the weekend. This morning I discovered that my favorite... Read more

  • 500 to 50,000

    6/18/2021 8:56:34 PM, by RALPHDB

    Montana has gone from 500 acres on fire to over 50,000 acres in 4 days. It will be a long fire season.... Read more

  • Family

    6/18/2021 7:23:55 PM, by GEORGE815

    Making plans today for Father's Day events. Have some nice things to look forward to this weekend.... Read more

  • Countdown 30

    6/18/2021 6:27:20 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    When I was a kid, we were so poor that when my little brother broke his arm we had to take him out to the airport for x-rays. We were so poor, we'd lick stamps for dinner.... Read more

  • Dog saves the day

    6/18/2021 6:10:37 PM, by CAPECODDOGFISH

    I went to see my wife today but this time I was allowed to bring our dog Leah. My wife has been non communicative for a while now as she has difficulty putting thoughts into words. We met outside in a small picnic area with few people around. After the dog nudged her a few times, my wife started t... Read more

  • thought for today 6/18/21

    6/18/2021 6:07:12 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Goals aren't achieved only because we want them to be. They become a reality because we decide they matter more than what we've always done. It's an emotional decision. MAKE IT HAPPEN.... Read more

  • Friday June 18. journal/log entry

    6/18/2021 5:20:30 PM, by ZZYYGGY3

    Weather: Storm clouds passing through again this afternoon. Haven't seen much rain though. Temp is at 76 degrees though with humidity at 39% though. Thursday's log: Thursday went really well. I was up early and walked over to my coffee shop. They still aren't open for instore dining tho... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    6/18/2021 5:02:12 PM, by SHERYE

    "You see, doctor, I’m always dizzy for half an hour after I get up in the morning,” said Carla. "I have the solution for you," replied the doctor. "Really, what is it?" “Well, try getting up half an hour later."... Read more

  • Camping

    6/18/2021 3:54:26 PM, by JULIJULINN

    Second day of camping... Read more

  • still struggling with basic habits

    6/18/2021 3:09:09 PM, by CEMOSES2

    I am still struggling to maintain healthy habits that I have developed during the pandemic. These habits are tracking food, doing daily stretches, and doing my knee exercises/ Things have started to open in Massachusetts. I have started to see people that i have not seen in a long while. My ... Read more

  • Are these creepy titles from cult classic horror films or spooky TV episodes?

    6/18/2021 2:50:23 PM, by LOSER05
    r-spooky-tv-episodes... Read more

  • Anna'a Hummingbirds

    6/18/2021 2:09:15 PM, by ANNIEMAROO

    Loving the honeysuckle on the trellis out in the front of the house The maple tree in the garden that borders the property out front died this past winter, but the birds love to perch in it and preen after a bath!... Read more

  • Another busy day

    6/18/2021 2:05:59 PM, by WILSOD1

    Another busy day... Read more


    6/18/2021 12:58:53 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    going through old magazines and tearing out recipes we want to try and toss the rest. These piles grow on me over time and it may take several sessions to accomplish this one.... Read more

  • Friday’s Words

    6/18/2021 12:54:05 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thursday Friday

    6/18/2021 12:39:15 PM, by RO2BENT

    Low key Thursday last day at beach rental house. Headed back fro Ohio... Read more

  • A rainy day here today

    6/18/2021 12:12:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be raining on and off all day here today. I've been for a walk in the morning and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk after lunch. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Friday

    6/18/2021 10:29:30 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. On to my packing now. Stormy day today. Have a good one.... Read more

  • grandkids are coming today

    6/18/2021 10:23:46 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - not use to planning meals for 4 people. Dh has been very helpful preparing everything with me. We are ready. My grand kids have not spend a weekend with us since they have grown. It was always for one night only. DH has been trying to lose the weight he gained in Minnesota. He ... Read more


    6/18/2021 9:29:14 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well made it to the gym did ok little tired this morning had to deal with my aunt yesterday and went and got my new insoles so i going to be ok what are you all plans for Father Day let me know hope all the dads are doing well my hubby gone for lab work now enjoy you... Read more

  • Wandering

    6/18/2021 9:22:26 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Not all those who wander are lost. ~ J.R.R. Tolkien... Read more

  • 6/18/2021

    6/18/2021 8:55:39 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama Read more at Read more

  • Hi

    6/18/2021 8:21:18 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • San Palo Bay Sturgeon/

    6/18/2021 7:51:01 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    74", Catch & Release fishing... Read more

  • What a long week

    6/18/2021 7:29:13 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We have to drive to Anderson, SC to look at a phonograph.... Read more

  • 6-18-21

    6/18/2021 7:18:09 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more


    6/18/2021 7:12:40 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In everything, give thanks!... Read more

  • Is it Right?

    6/18/2021 6:54:42 AM, by PIZZA5152

    Is it Right? 1 Corinthians 13. June 18 2021. “ Does not behave wrongly, seeks not its own,is not easy provoked, thinks no evil.” I Corinthians 13:5 Before we say anything, we should weigh our words. Is it right for a child of God to say that? There are places that a chi... Read more

  • Self worth / appearance

    6/18/2021 6:32:08 AM, by CHERIE38

    I read a blog this am, and use to be able to relate to the difficulty of finding a swim suit that was designed for a air brushed model that doesn't even exist. (I no longer bother with a swim suit, there NOT comfortable! ) I wish the pressure was off ! no more value to leg, thigh, breast, lo... Read more

  • TGIF!

    6/18/2021 6:24:55 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great weekend! 30 386... Read more

  • Friday's Laugh - Made in America

    6/18/2021 6:12:57 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • Friday

    6/18/2021 5:56:25 AM, by PICKIE98

    We went to the hospital last night, DD got all prepped and was ready to be wheeled to the O.R. suite. The doctor came in and told us that there was an emergency and it would be at least another three hours before they could even get her in surgery., We were already there for 2 1/2 hours, IV s... Read more

  • Thu 6/17 relaxing day

    6/18/2021 5:36:18 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    I've had a lot of "relaxing days" and it's just great! Today was no exception. Hubby was outside pulling some weeds while I was inside sparking, scanning, and taking it easy. Tomorrow we go to Lihue. And tomorrow, we pick up the grands since they don't having swimming lessons until next Tuesday. ... Read more

  • Last Day of School!

    6/18/2021 4:54:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's the famous last day of school for me. Both students and staff have worked hard and are ready for a break. I'm ready to go camping and to relax. I will have 2 weeks off before ESY (Extended School Year) starts, and I'll spend some time preparing for it. Summer is here, and it feels goo... Read more

  • Thursday June 17th

    6/18/2021 2:02:28 AM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • Day 169: Family Time

    6/18/2021 1:56:29 AM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • 6-17-21

    6/18/2021 1:25:25 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    It's still hot. I'm moving slowly but I'm getting things done. I'm up to date with my book reviews. I did the laundry. I washed some of the dishes I've let stack up while I was either busy or too d*mn hot. Still have some bills to get in the mail. Life goes on.... Read more

  • Weather

    6/18/2021 12:16:26 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 64. It is 66 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Trouble

    6/17/2021 11:50:09 PM, by RALPHDB

    Having difficulty again with website. When I track after 9:00 pm it often happens. Then before 10:00pm (MDT) the day is ended by SP... Read more

  • Walking Buddies & 5% Starts Soon

    6/17/2021 11:46:25 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I got in touch with a couple of walking buddies that live in my area. One is 11 blocks away and the other is a 10 minute drive from here. Sunday I am meeting the one closest by to walk at Cougar Creek Park (right near her house). It takes its name after Cougar Creek, a salmon stream that flows throu... Read more

  • I am not sure why I am writing a blog that will soon evaporate and fade into distant memories . . .

    6/17/2021 11:38:29 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    . . . but, I really want to talk to everyone while we are still here. This is about changes, losses shedding and recreating. It is also about new options, restructuring and becoming instead of just clinging onto things that I have outgrown and that no longer support the ME that I was put on this Ear... Read more


    6/17/2021 11:01:21 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, today was out day out this week. Hw went to the island was going to a place on the main street of the old city. We could not find a parking place within 6 blocks. I can see that now that people are able to get out and travel they are arriving in droves When we returned from Tennessee on ... Read more

  • PTO

    6/17/2021 10:41:30 PM, by SES823

    PTO means I lose track of days- was thinking today was Friday! Well, I guess I have an extra day off now 😀... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/17/2021 10:39:24 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did floor exercises and walked in the morning. Did some pool time.... Read more

  • Houston

    6/17/2021 10:24:41 PM, by WONDERGALE

    We made it to Houston. We left New Orleans at 8:30 am and didn't get to Houston until after 4 pm. The highway was under construction and there were a few accidents. We are now parked in my cousin's driveway next to his parents house. My cousin and his family live in another house which they had bu... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    6/17/2021 8:56:50 PM, by SHERYE

    Only the Backstroke Swimming Coach: "Hey! Why are you doing only the backstroke?" Swimmer: "Because I just ate, sir. I don't want to swim on a full stomach." ... Read more

  • Migraine Update!

    6/17/2021 8:48:01 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    So, I know some of you followed me through my 10 week+ migraine, and have kept up with me since (thank you 26 ). I thought I would bring you my Wonderful News from my appointment with my new neurologist, aka my fourth 2nd opinion referral, LOL!! This neurologist is an answered prayer, truly. I... Read more

  • 17/6/2021

    6/17/2021 8:40:54 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    ☀️. Jogging and jumping on trampoline, Wii resort and marching, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, 3 of 15 + 9 inclined push-ups, 1 min 35 sec plank, and walk. 22,000+ steps. Today was a great day of activity! Calories are great. 18 cups of water. Tomorrow and the weekend are up in the air. May... Read more

  • Camping day

    6/17/2021 8:39:01 PM, by JULIJULINN

    Wonderful camping ... Read more

  • 17/6/2021

    6/17/2021 8:38:53 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    ☀️. Jogging and jumping on trampoline, Wii resort and marching, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, 3 of 15 + 9 inclined push-ups, 1 min 35 sec plank, and walk. 22,000+ steps. Today was a great day of activity! Calories are great. 18 cups of water. Tomorrow and the weekend are up in the air. May... Read more

  • Weather

    6/17/2021 7:36:06 PM, by GEORGE815

    Hot again today. It hit 100 again.... Read more

  • thought for today 6/17/21

    6/17/2021 4:46:06 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Don't let the expectations and opinions of other people affect your decisions. It's your life, not theirs. Do what matters most to you; do what makes you feel alive and happy. Don't let the expectations and ideas of others limit who you are. If you let others tell you who you are, you are living the... Read more

  • Little Things Can Be So Intimidating!

    6/17/2021 3:39:26 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Sometimes there is a small thing that I need to do, but I just keep putting off, and putting off, and it turns into the small fender-bender on the freeway which paralyzes the whole city! It looms disproportionately over life, and prevents success in other areas, mostly because I just can’t ignore ... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/17/2021 2:36:02 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill, laundry and dog walk so far. Almost finished packing for our vacation. Hope you are having a lovely day.... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, June 17, 2021

    6/17/2021 2:35:46 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I make Free-Will Choices." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • Nature Photography Day

    6/17/2021 2:08:20 PM, by CATLOVER110

    “The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) along with millions of photographers and photography lovers across the nation observe Nature Photography Day on June 15th.” In honor of Nature Photography Day, I took some nature photographs. These were all taken in my neighborhood a... Read more

  • ;-)

    6/17/2021 12:35:44 PM, by BFITMONICA

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  • ;-)

    6/17/2021 12:35:33 PM, by BFITMONICA

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  • woohoo

    6/17/2021 12:35:12 PM, by BFITMONICA

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  • Countdown 31

    6/17/2021 12:16:18 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    A group from Chicago spent a weekend gambling in Las Vegas. One of the men on the trip won $100,000. He didn't want anyone to know about it, so he decided not to return with the others. He took a later plane home, arriving back at 3 a. m. He immediately went out to the backyard of his house, dug... Read more

  • 15 oddly specific kitchen appliances everyone seemed to have in the 1970s

    6/17/2021 11:59:42 AM, by LOSER05
    -have-in-the-1970s... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words

    6/17/2021 11:49:30 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • It's Thursday

    6/17/2021 11:30:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 later on in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Today is sunny

    6/17/2021 11:26:08 AM, by WILSOD1

    Today is sunny... Read more

  • Nutritionix

    6/17/2021 11:07:47 AM, by WILDKAT781 New favorite!!!!! This thing has speech recognition and it what all the restaurants are tied to. I had a Sheetz hotdog yesterday and went to Sheetz website to figure out my calories and noticed a share link button, so I copied that link and went to it.. It had a ... Read more


    6/17/2021 10:48:54 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym then went got my new insoles then went got groceries for my aunt i am tired eating now then take a nap back to gym in the morning enjoy your day whatever you all are doing love and many blessings to all of you 247 248 304 593 386... Read more

  • Kindness

    6/17/2021 10:27:47 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ~ Aesop ... Read more

  • 6/17/2021

    6/17/2021 9:56:36 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man. John Ruskin Read more at Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    6/17/2021 9:32:50 AM, by RO2BENT

    Last day at beach rental house. Hitting the road tomorrow morning ... Read more


    6/17/2021 8:23:51 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    One of life's great pleasures is to watch two idiots agree on something and then hear one of them say, "Great minds think alike."... Read more

  • Hi

    6/17/2021 8:10:29 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • reached 600,000 COVID deaths in USA

    6/17/2021 8:09:25 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I read a sad article yesterday. People are still dying of COVID. Some people have decided not to get the vaccine in many areas - the south is one of the big areas. The doctors are saying these are the people that are getting hit with COVID - the non-vaccinated people. So the number... Read more

  • Check your new car for spare or donut tire!

    6/17/2021 7:59:41 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    About a third of new cars today do not come with a spare tire, though they may be equipped with a compressor and sealant kit to temporarily fix a flat tire. Some cars without spares come with “run-flat” tires, which are designed to operate for a limited distance after losing air from a typical punct... Read more

  • 6-17-21

    6/17/2021 7:45:10 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/17/2021 7:06:46 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am up early this morning for an appointment with a doctor to pick up a pair of new dress shoes. I then need to mow the lawn after DD finishes with the PT. Tonight, she gets that 8mm kidney stone blasted at the hospital. I need to get her there early, of course. A whole rigamarole to get in... Read more

  • One of those days

    6/17/2021 6:55:49 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    It finally happenrd. My 9-year old computer crashed. Time to recycle it.... Read more

  • Forgiven and Cleansed

    6/17/2021 6:51:09 AM, by PIZZA5152

    Forgiven and Cleansed. Psalm 51 June 17 2021. “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast sprit within me.Do not cast me away from Your presence, and do not take Your Holy Spirit from me.” Psalm 51:10-11. Do you find that you can get comfortable with your sin? Thankfully God... Read more

  • Thursday's Laugh - Who's Picky???

    6/17/2021 6:29:51 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • Wed 6/16 hump day

    6/17/2021 5:42:26 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    We did our last load of laundry today because: 1) Monday was out due to an eye doctor appointment, 2) Tuesday was a three-load day, and 3) there were extra towels from swimming and beach from Friday. I did my ironing today since the laundry today was mostly towels. It was nice and sunny except for a... Read more

  • Day 168: Spending Time with the Family

    6/17/2021 5:13:01 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    Hello, my lovely friends! For the next few days I'm going to spend with my family. Sean leaves on Monday, but my sister stays. SO, I"m going to enjoy our time with him, I'll try to jump on. ... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    6/17/2021 4:56:50 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • Friends Make The Difference

    6/17/2021 4:42:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Don't try to make it through life without friends. Take time to cultivate your friendships with healthy people. What a difference it makes! I have helped my friends when they needed me, and when I went through a time of depression, my friends pulled me though. Having a friend to walk and ... Read more

  • 6-16-21

    6/17/2021 2:21:18 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I may be getting used to the heat. I wasn't as headachy today. I could be wrong. One of the weather guessers on TV said we hadn't had time to acclimatize to the heat and I think he is correct. ... Read more

  • Here's the link for the SP Facebook page!

    6/17/2021 1:28:41 AM, by EOWYN2424
    s/sparkpeoplemotivation Just a heads up for those who want to join! Hugs, Elaine... Read more

  • Weather

    6/17/2021 12:16:15 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 80 after 64. It is 68 outside and 72 inside.... Read more

  • Artificial vs Real...............

    6/17/2021 12:12:35 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Why is lemon juice made with ARTIFICIAL flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with REAL lemons? 768... Read more

  • Did You Know?

    6/17/2021 12:05:13 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Serendipity being the excellent teacher that it is, I discovered that old, less than desirable apples are not bad for slicing and “baking” in the microwave….. “baked” apples are an easy way to use up surplus apples: just slice them up into a microwaveable pan that has a lid, douse with a bit of lemo... Read more

  • New Orleans Day 3

    6/16/2021 11:40:31 PM, by WONDERGALE

    This morning we ate left overs. My husband had ribs and eggs and I had ribs and half of a honey bun. We had enough of the French quarter and downtown, so after breakfast, we just sat and relaxed on our computers. At lunch time we went to Costco and bought a 40 pk of water. Then we went to Barrows C... Read more

  • 11 years!!!

    6/16/2021 10:34:46 PM, by SES823

    Today marks 11 years cancer free!! 🎗... Read more

  • Wednesday June 16th

    6/16/2021 10:25:13 PM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • 16/6/2021

    6/16/2021 9:40:38 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    ☀️. Rest and weigh day! Stayed the same. Walk, marching, jumping on trampoline, jogging on trampoline, and Wii resort. 14,000+ steps. Enjoyed my short time on the trampoline. Once I figured out how to jog it was easier than I thought it would be. Looking forward to more time on it. Was not to sur... Read more

  • 500 to 7000 acers

    6/16/2021 9:27:49 PM, by RALPHDB

    In a day we've gone from 500 to 7000 acers.... Read more