Monthly Archives: April 2008

Just trying to help

So I get home from work last night and go about my evening routine.  Check on the kids and go make supper.  Everyone is fed and cleaned and it’s time to head outside and tend to the animals.  As I go … Continue reading

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Fitting In….written by Sue

I’ve been thinking of this subject for awhile now and have finally got up the nerve to write it.  It’s about fitting in.  Not just fitting in when you were in school, but more about fitting in with your family, … Continue reading

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Slow Simmer, Fast Boil?

I know that we all have tempers.  I’m just confused as to the way we all handle them so differently.  I’m a total *slow boiler* and it’s something that all my life, I’ve wished I could change.  How do we … Continue reading

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What makes an 8 year old boy be so excited to get all dressed up for a Sunday at the movie’s?  Who is the only person to send candy and special presents in the mail for no reason?  Who is the only … Continue reading

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Question of the day

  How much money a year would carpooling just one day a week save?   I’ll give you the answer tomorrow…..      

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You think you had it bad!!

The next time your loved one is wielding a carrot, you might want to take cover!! Check this out !!!!

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Introducing Sue

I would like to introduce you to my daughter in law Sue.  She is married to my youngest son Christoper who we call Toby, but why he got that moniker is another post.  We are all having so much fun … Continue reading

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Question of the day

Does it make sense that pro athletes make more money than people who protect our lives, save us from dangers and teach our children?  Why is that and is anyone at fault for it?

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Hurting people we don’t even know

I am sitting here today with a blogging hangover.  I did something yesterday and got involved with something that I’m very ashamed of.  Some of you know where I went and some of you know who I’m talking about.  But … Continue reading

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Chewing gum & kissing boys!?!?

I really have to “set the scene” for this one.  My daughter in law was going out for dinner for her “once a month dinner with her friends from high school” last Fri.  My husband, youngest son, granddaughter (7 yrs), … Continue reading

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Question of the day

If you could ask anyone, anything, dead or alive, famous or not, who would it be and what would you ask them?

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Introducing Lisa

I would like to introduce you to my VERY GOOD friend Lisa.  She is going to join Jason and I here writing.  I feel she has a lot of good things to contribute.  She lives in Manitoba Canada.  She has … Continue reading

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Throwing things in my face

So last night I get home from work at 6:30 pm.  My husband and I decide to go out for supper.  Just in town. My oldest just got her driver’s license, she was at a friends house all day working … Continue reading

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Question of the day

If you were to be stranded on a deserted island, would you rather be with someone very attractive but very dumb, or someone very UNattractive but very smart?

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Question of the day

What’s the difference between a child getting whatever they want and being spoiled?

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Is this what happens? (Jason)

I’m 31 going on 17, in my head anyway. I remember the days of jumping fences, jumping off roofs and out of tree’s, having an endless supply of energy. Broken bones just meant getting a cool cast for your friends … Continue reading

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Lying, do we all do it??

I’m not sure why but I’ve been thinking a lot about lying lately.  I’m wondering if we all lie.  I know there are different kinds of lies.  I guess I’m in the “white lies” as to not hurt someones feelings … Continue reading

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Children & Fire Alarms

I got this in an email today from my sister in law and it terrified me.  Please watch this and test your kids.  It’s so worth it. from posted with vodpod

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When to let go? (Jason)

So,  I find a box of old letters from ex girlfriends from over 10 years ago.  Why do I keep them?  I don’t know…I can’t throw them away…Can I? They don’t mean anything to me now except memories of a different … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Bullying

I absolutely HATE bullying of any kind.  Bullying is so mean.  Teasing is also mean but I feel that for the most part, teasing is meant as “someone likes you” because if someone doesn’t like you, they won’t waste their … Continue reading

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Just Enough (Jason)

Is it enough to put a roof over their head and food on their table? What about paying the bills and driving them to T-ball? When does “just enough” become not enough?  Year after year of being a husband and … Continue reading

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Just like me (Jason)

 I’ve been among the working force for sixteen years now and have never been told “I wanna do what you do”.  I’ve been playing sports for twenty five years and never been asked for my knowledge on any sport.  I’m now 31 … Continue reading

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One here feeling bad about the Olympics

I have been ranting and raving to my husband about this for days so I think he’s tired of hearing it. So, I thought I’d share my feeble little thoughts about this. Is anyone else sad about the state of … Continue reading

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Times, they are a changin’ (Jason)

I remember jumping onto my dukes of hazard big wheel and riding up to the local park. I was four to six years old.  Mom and dad didn’t worry about kidnappings or child molesters.  Was it because they weren’t around or … Continue reading

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My first born child

I would like to introduce you to my oldest son Jason.  He’s going to join me here and write.  He he’s got GOOD stuff.  He’s 11….oh, I mean he’s 31.  WELL, it seems like he was just 11!!!  Man, time … Continue reading

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