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LakeArenal's Journal
LakeArenal's Journal
November 9, 2023

Not every country's calendars start with Sunday.

A small comment made me look into this more.

“Cultures vary in which days of the week are designated the first and the last, though virtually all have Saturday, Sunday or Monday as the first day. The Geneva-based ISO standards organization uses Monday as the first day of the week in its ISO week date system through the international ISO 8601 standard.[a] Most of Europe and China consider Monday the first day of the week, most of North America and South Asia consider Sunday the first day, while Saturday is judged as the first day of the week in much of the Middle East and North Africa. Other regions are mixed, but typically observe either Sunday or Monday as the first day.[5] The Jewish week ends with nightfall on Saturday, at the conclusion of the Sabbath, following the Hebrew Bible in which God created the world in six days and rested on the seventh. Some Christians set their Sabbath to Sunday, so as not to coincide with Judaism[citation needed]. Muslims set their Sabbath to Friday because it was described as a sacred day of worship in the Quran.[6]”

October 25, 2023

Happy Song list Recent addition.

When I can’t sleep, I run through my happy song list. Heard this recently and added it.
PS. Love song never mentioning the word.

Tap your toe with me!


November 30, 2022

When you know you are late filling the feeder....

It is pouring ran so I was procrastinating…

November 3, 2022

Incredible dog breed.

October 27, 2022

My parents....

June 27, 2022

HEAR YE! July Photo Contest has a theme so prepare your lens!

urbanhermit was the winner of the Seasonal Spring Contest. Congratulations on your always great photos.

However, it’s the winner of the May Contest, HAB911 who chooses July’s theme. HAB911 gave it some thought and has, with gravitas, chosen the theme,

“I have my eye(s) on you", people or animal, where the subject(s) see and have their eye(s) on the photographer.

With our great tribute US holiday July 4, let’s set the Submission start Wednesday July 6. So for now give it some thought. Catch someone/thing looking at you looking at them and “Snap”.

JULY 6th to JULY 13 Send your Submission. Entries will end when there are 30 photos. However, if submissions lag, it’s customary to open up for second entries. I will notify when able to enter another photo.

"I have my eye(s) on you", people or animal, where the subject(s) see and have their eye(s) on the photographer.

July15th - July 17th: Preliminary Threads

July 18th - July 20th: Finals Thread

July 21st: Announcement of the winners.

As this is my first opportunity to host this contest: All above is subject to correction or change with notice. I hope you have fun as it’s meant to be!

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