Category Archives: age

What worries you most?

A new survey shows that women worry more than men about losing their looks as they get older, while men worry about the quality of their sex lives. What worries you most about aging? Advertisements

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Don’t Have Sex, Here’s a Condom

Am I really that naïve? Is it really so unreasonable to expect kids to hold off sex until they’re at least 16? Philadelphia thinks that I am. And so do a lot of commenters. Here’s my issue. The City of … Continue reading

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50 is the new 40

Now they’re saying that 50 is the new 40. Madonna is 52. Michelle Pheiffer is 53. Amy Grant is 50. It’s hard to believe but Christie Brinkley is 57. These women are all so beautiful and none of them have … Continue reading

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Make Up for the Little Ones?

My life is now complete.  Wal*Mart is coming out with a new makeup line.  It’s called “GeoGirl”.  And it’s designed for the 8-12 crowd.  Oh, thank goodness.  Finally!  Somebody is stepping up to fill that gaping hole left in the … Continue reading

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How Old Is Too Old To Be A Dad?

How old is too old to be a dad? Anyone have an opinion here? Here’s another good question from WCCO. I really dread to open up a question like this because to me, it’s really such a personal choice and … Continue reading

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Is 16 to young to drive?

Last week we had a couple of very tragic accidents claiming the lives of many of our young people. Here is the news story of one of them. Several things came out after this article. There was no alcohol involved … Continue reading

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You ask, I shall Answer!

It was a quiet evening. I was sitting on the floor playing with my niece, Jason was at his computer, and Bailey at the laptop reading. The TV was on, more as back ground noise than anything. I wasn’t paying … Continue reading

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Does peer pressure affect you?

Peer pressure. Don’t we all fall victim to it at times? “Why Does Peer Pressure Affect Teens?” was on the news one night last week and you can read it here if you’d like to. I know now after thinking about it … Continue reading

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Are any of these items moving?

One teacher said, “I felt like they were all moving..but slowly. Kind of like, they were breathing.”  The pictures attached are used to test the level of stress a person can handle.  The slower the pictures move, the better your … Continue reading

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Parent’s bathing with their children?? From Lisa

I’m not sure if this is just me or what.  Growing up, I never even saw my parents in their underwear never mind nude.  I don’t remember ever having a shower or bath with either one of my parents. I … Continue reading

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When is it time to stop driving??

This is such a sensitive issue but one that I’ve been thinking about a lot.  When is it time for someone to surrender their drivers licence?  I’ve done some reading on it and here are two articles in case your interested in reading them.  Me … Continue reading

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Gardening 101

          What’s your favorite part of spring/summer?  The warm sunshine?  Clear skies?  Birds singing and bees humming?  I enjoy all of those things because it means I can get outside and start to garden! Now, I … Continue reading

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3 Grandma’s

 

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Talking to your kids AS they grow

  I’ve heard a lot of people say “when is the time to talk to our kids” about sex or drugs?  Things that are important.  Things that really matter and kids have to know.  People act scared to have “those” … Continue reading

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Does anyone buy CD’s anymore?

  Do you buy CD’s anymore?  I really want to say “albums” but I know they are long gone so CD’s will have to do.  The reason I ask this is I’ve been guilty lately of just buying a song.  … Continue reading

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Happy 29th Birthday Toby

HAPPY 29TH BIRTHDAY TOBY It seems like only yesterday When we brought you home. You were so cute. You were ALWAYS getting into things. You’ve grown up now (kind of) with a very nice wife.   You still like to … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

How long before a trip do you pack your suitcase?

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Let’s lower the drinking age…..

I’m really not sure how to start this post.  I’m pretty agitated so I’m trying to *breath* and stay calm so I don’t sound like a shrew. Last night the news started with this: Another Push To Lower Minnesota’s Drinking Age.  I’m thinking, well, I … Continue reading

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Is it to late to say I’m sorry?

MOM,   It never dawned on me until I was in the shower the other night thinking to myself “Bailey will never understand the amount of love Nicole and I have for him until he has a child of his … Continue reading

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Potluck

Since Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, some of us at work decided to do something fun.  We’re having a potluck!  Now, I realize that a potluck doesn’t sound like a barrel of laughs for many of you, but we in … Continue reading

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Sometimes it pays to be old (from Dad and Mary)

No one believes seniors . . . everyone thinks they are senile. An Elderly couple was celebrating their sixtieth anniversary. The couple had married as childhood sweethearts and had moved back to their old neighborhood after they retired. Holding hands … Continue reading

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How old do you feel?

DM over at Heart to Heart and I were emailing one day a week or so ago and he and Mrs DM were talking about how old they felt. He asked me how old I felt since we are both … Continue reading

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Beaver Hunting (true story)

I know Beaver Hunting may sound like a joke but I’m deadly serious here.  As long as we’ve been talking about hunting, I wanted to add this one. Two older men.  70-ish decided to go beaver hunting about 2 months … Continue reading

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Counting my blessings

I’ve sure gotten old!                                               I’ve had two bypass surgeries, a hip replacement, new knees, fought prostate cancer … Continue reading

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The Outsiders

When I saw this in my People magazine a few weeks ago, I couldn’t believe 25 years had passed since this movie came out.  It was a favorite of mine as well as my boys.  I’d read the book years … Continue reading

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