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A Personal Account Of Always Remembering Those Who Serve
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      13 comments

When I was in High School (back when dinosaurs roamed the earth), one of my early jobs was as a Car-Hop at a local Drive-In Restaurant. It was a very warm and humid day in late August. It was very busy but when I approached a small sports car ... Read more
Third Important Lesson---Always Remember Those Who Serve
Monday, January 19, 2015      11 comments

In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10-year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. "How much is an ice cream sundae?" he asked. "Fifty cents," replie... Read more
Second Important Lesson---Pickup In The Rain
Sunday, January 18, 2015      9 comments

One night at 11:30 P.M., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway, trying to endure a lashing rain storm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride. Soaking wet, she decided to flag dow... Read more
First Important Lesson---Cleaning Lady
Saturday, January 17, 2015      15 comments

During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions until I read the last one. "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?" Surely th... Read more
A Fun Day Planned For Tomorrow
Friday, January 16, 2015      10 comments

Our company is here and will be through Sunday. They are outdoor people, so we decided to make outdoor plans for tomorrow. It is a free fishing weekend, which means that ANYONE can fish without having to buy a license. My husband made a very ... Read more
It Was So Good To Be Back
Thursday, January 15, 2015      12 comments

I volunteer at the American Girl Warehouse. Because of the Car/Deer accident I was in, I have NOT been able to volunteer since October 29th. After 9 weeks of Physical Therapy, I was finally given the ALL-CLEAR to drive. It was SO GOOD to be b... Read more
This Explains It All
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      10 comments

Now you will have the answers......... On the first day, God created the dog and said, sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this I will give you a life span of twenty years. The dog said... Read more
Unexpected Company
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      9 comments

We received a phone call this morning from relatives from Maine, who wanted to know if we minded if they DROPPED IN for a few days this week!!!!! They are on their way to Colorado and wanted to see relatives in Wisconsin "on their way." YIKES!... Read more
A Sad Day.........
Monday, January 12, 2015      13 comments

I received word last night that a dear friend of mine lost her battle with pancreatic cancer. She had just retired in June and had so many plans for spending time with her husband, daughters, grandchildren, friends, etc.. What amazed me about ... Read more
Moving A Bit Slow Today
Sunday, January 11, 2015      11 comments

My Cross-Country Skiing through our woods yesterday took more out of me than I had originally thought. It's a good thing that I didn't continue on through the fields because the distance I did go was just enough to NOT re-injure my hip. I am t... Read more
Baby Steps........
Saturday, January 10, 2015      9 comments

It was still cold today, but I thought that I would at least try to do a little Cross Country Skiing through our woods and into the fields behind our home. We finally have enough snow to make this possible. I was very tentative because of the ... Read more
Something To Lighten Your Day
Friday, January 09, 2015      9 comments

A friend of mine sent this to me today and I wanted to share it with you.......... It made me smile, and hopefully it will you too. "I stay a bit overweight because it wouldn't be fair to all the skinny people if I were this attractive, i... Read more
This Is How Cold It Is Where I Live.........
Thursday, January 08, 2015      11 comments

It's so COLD that my hot flashes are starting to feel kind of good!!!!! emoticon... Read more
I've Got Rhythm
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      8 comments

Staying active and lean may lower your risk of atrial fibrillation, irregular heart rhythms that are linked to a higher risk of stroke. And if you already have atrial fibrillation, don't expect fish oil pills to help. Researchers monitored... Read more
Jog Your Memory
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      7 comments

A single bout of strength training may give your memory a boost. Researchers randomly assigned 46 young adults to either an active or a passive group. Both groups were shown 90 pictures (but weren't told that they would later be asked to r... Read more

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