Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dangerous? Really?

  Dihydrogen monoxide is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and kills uncounted thousands of people every year. Most of these deaths are caused by accidental inhalation of DHMO, but the dangers of dihydrogen monoxide do not end there.  Prolonged exposure to dihydrogen … Continue reading

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Are You An Elephant?

One of the most popular stories in the Dr. Seuss series is the story about Horton the elephant.  A favorite quote from the well known work, “Horton Hears a Who”, is, “An elephant is faithful, 100%.”  When I was working with … Continue reading

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Make Time To KNOW

My 3 year old granddaughter, Emmy, said something that was simple, yet profound.  Her daddy asked her “Do you know mommy and daddy love you?”  Em replied “Of course I do” in her best ‘aren’t you silly’ voice.  Her Daddy asked her … Continue reading

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Are You Waiting?

My husband had been out of town on business for almost a month!  When I arrived at the airport, I learned His plane had been delayed in Chicago because of weather conditions.   News of the extended wait was difficult.   Knowing … Continue reading

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HERE COMES THE GROOM!

For centuries, the church has been saying “today we are living in the end times”.  However, today, more than any other time in history, the signs of the times indicate the end is near.  Certainly, Christ’s return is closer today … Continue reading

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Gotta TELL Somebody!

My daughter called me the other day with great news! She’d found a sale on designer handbags; buy one, get one free. She was SO excited about the bargain she couldn’t wait to share it with me.  She didn’t talk long … Continue reading

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Life Can Be A Wild Ride

It was supposedly a ‘kiddy’ ride at the amusement park. When the ride operator’s voice said, “please strap yourself into the seat and secure all loose objects”, I began to have doubts.   I heard my grandson, Max, in the seat beside me, … Continue reading

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A New Standard For Normal?

  While at the bookstore, I noticed there was a section devoted to ‘the dysfunctional family’.   I’m familiar with ‘blended’ families, ‘adopted families’ and ‘extended’ families. But what  is a ‘dysfunctional’ family? Inquiring minds want to know~ According to etymology, … Continue reading

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Are Ya MAD?

My young grandson, Max, was playing with his toys on the driveway while I cleaned out my car.  Hearing him make an angry sound, I turned to see what was bothering him.  When he saw me look at him he … Continue reading

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Do You Believe?

My friend believes in the benefits of exercise.  Her commitment is stunning; she runs every day, regardless of the weather, the temperature or how busy her life is. She has made a life style commitment because she believes in the … Continue reading

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