Monthly Archives: March 2010

Dentures Change Your Life

  One of the adjustments that getting older often requires is the acquisition of dentures.  It doesn’t sound like such a big deal, ‘hey, I have dentures now’.  But you soon discover that having dentures changes your entire life, not … Continue reading

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Lift Up Your Monkey Hands!

While watching a nature program, I saw a monkey, standing hunched over, his hands hanging down, as if in a state of complete defeat. In my mind, I thought, “that’s what I feel like, I have monkey hands”. I began … Continue reading

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The Instruction Manual

Exercise equipment is wonderful. My treadmill was the best bookcase I ever had! I kept it beside my recliner. When I turned it on, it brought the books right to me!  Our neighbor got interested in fitness and asked to … Continue reading

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Sewed Up Tight!

My Great Aunt Violet loved to sew; she bought fabric by the bolt! Often she showed me ‘sewing tricks’. One of the ‘sewing tricks’ she taught me was sewing a few stitches before and behind a line of stitching to … Continue reading

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Like I Ache for Cake?

                 The other day, I baked a German Chocolate Cake.  This wasn’t an ordinary German Chocolate Cake; I’d toasted the pecans and the coconut before I put them in the special icing.  It … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Dead Mousie

On the tenth day of the smell of putrefying flesh, arising from a mousie that had died somewhere in the walls of our home; I began to pray. Prayer has been punctuated with gagging–.   The very things that I pray for deliverance from … Continue reading

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MMMMM Pie!

My grandson was reading his library book. He read, “Mrs. Hen put the apple pie, mmmmmmm, on the table to cool.” The sentence actually was, ‘Mrs. Hen put the apple pie on the table to cool.”  I stopped him and … Continue reading

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“Child Speak”

My friend told me about a “child speak” moment with her young son one Sunday morning.  Everyone was running about getting ready for church when she noticed her son doing more looking around than getting dressed.  He told her he … Continue reading

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