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Take A Breath

This article, in Britain’s Daily Mail (the American version) just irritated me beyond belief. I know I get irritated a LOT, but this is one of those general big Pet Peeves that I have: People who push their kids to … Continue reading

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More Feelings Trumping Fact

There’s an issue brewing in Illinois right now; one that could cause permanent records to be altered forever, with no consequence. Transgendered people are suing to have their Birth Certificates changed to reflect the gender that they feel they should … Continue reading

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Old Glory Takes Another Beating

Frankie Girard is an 11-year old by from Orange, Massachusetts. One day, he noticed that another child (a Jehovah’s Witness) in his class was not saying The pledge with the rest of the class. So Frankie asked him why he … Continue reading

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Would it stop you?

I know that we have at least one ex-smoker on this blog, and one person who has never, ever tried a cigarette.  And likely, everyone else falls somewhere on that scale, since statistics tell us that 1 in 5 adults … Continue reading

Posted in addictions, adulthood, adults, arguments, behavior, choices, cigarettes, dangers, gimmicks, government, health, lifestyles, opinions, overbearing, problems, questions, scare, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 32 Comments

The Standard of Harassment

I rarely want to call radio shows.  But when I heard this story being discussed on two separate shows, I found myself talking to the radio, nearly screaming at it, and stomping around my kitchen, slamming pots in my indignance.  … Continue reading

Posted in adults, arguments, beauty, behavior, celebrities, character, choices, clothes, comfortable, dumb, embarrassed, fairness, football, gender behavior, gimmicks, harassment, life lessons, lifestyles, Media, men, news, opinions, Political Correctness, professional behavior, sex, sports, stupid people, Uncategorized, whining, women, working | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

It’s about being neighborly

There are so many issues surrounding the proposed Community Center/Mosque, called “Cordoba House” near Ground Zero that I don’t know where to start. A list seems like a good idea, as the issues pop to mind: It’s very close to … Continue reading

Posted in America, arguments, beliefs, choices, cultures, differences, discrimination, disrespect, government, laws, life, lifestyles, memories, neighbors, news, opinions, Political Correctness, politics, private property, questions, relationships, religion, respect, responsibility, rights, traditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

To Pay or Not To Pay

I live in an area where there are a lot of “roller dams”.  They’re not as big as the ones in that link, more like the one that’s in the picture, just so you have a point of reference. Last … Continue reading

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People in the drivers seat

I was sitting here one day two weeks ago and a big white truck pulled into the driveway. I thought it was my sister-in-law and wondered why she was here. As I glanced at her getting out of the truck … Continue reading

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Reason for falling out of love

I’ve been in recent contact with an old friend. I have to admit that I haven’t talked to her in about 6 years and in that time both our lives have really changed. We got reconnected quite by accident. Someone … Continue reading

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“Reformed ” people

I have a question I’d like to ask you all. I know you know people like this too so I wanted to know how you handle it or if you just do what I’ve been doing and ignore it. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, adults, arguments, bad habits, behavior, children, choices, cigarettes, differences, drinking, emotions, family, getting along, habits, kids, memories, overbearing, parent's, people, relationships, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Parental responsibility

What would you do? This is the bike Paul and I got Bailey for his birthday last week. He got it on Thursday night and by Sat afternoon it was broken. Jason and Nikki had a “family only” party for … Continue reading

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How do you behave?

I need to talk honestly to you all.  I really need and want to know what kind of blogging etiquette there is and what you follow?  We’ve had a squabble on here over a stupid joke.  This has happened to me … Continue reading

Posted in arguments, behavior, blogging, blogs, choices, differences, emotions, feelings, fun, humor, hurt feelings, jokes, laughs, opinions, people, polite, problems, rudeness, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

“Just kidding”

There was recently a story on the news about this but I’ll be darned if I can remember which channel I was watching at the time and I’ve tried finding it but like anything else, when you’re looking, it’s nowhere … Continue reading

Posted in adults, anger, arguments, bad habits, behavior, choices, differences, emotions, family, feelings, getting drunk, habits, hurt feelings, people, personality, problems, relationships, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

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 … Continue reading

Posted in anger, arguments, behavior, choices, differences, emotions, family, feelings, forgivness, people, personality, problems, relationships, things, thinking, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Kids and whining and fighting

I think this is something that we can all relate to. Whining and fighting.  I think there are just some people who like to whine and like to fight. Don’t we all know people like this? When this was on … Continue reading

Posted in adults, advice, arguments, behavior, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, fighting, kids, life, parent's, parenting, people, problems, relationships, things, time outs, whining | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Dog poop!!!!

Okay, laugh if you will but this is serious!  When I got my haircut the other day some pretty important stuff got talked about!  We were talking about the rain and I’d mentioned that the really heavy rain and the … Continue reading

Posted in advice, anger, Animals, arguments, behavior, choices, differences, dogs, fighting, getting along, inconsiderate, neighbors, opinions, people, pets, problems, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

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.  … Continue reading

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Back to basics by G-Ma

I think we have all been feeling scared and lost and while I have a hard time putting these kinds of feelings down, I came across this the other day at G-Ma’s View and I got her permission to post … Continue reading

Posted in adults, afraid, America, anger, arguments, bad habits, behavior, blame, changes, choices, depression, differences, economy, emotions, fears, feelings, freedoms, future, government, habits, hopes, jobs, life lessons, live and learn, obama, people, politics, presidents, problems, responsibility, things, today's times, tough times, Uncategorized, unemployment, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

How long can we blame our parents?

When Nikki wrote this post, it got me to thinking about letting go of things “we” felt were wrong with our childhood.  Of course I’m not talking about her story or stories of abuse or horrific situations.  I’m talking about … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, adults, anger, arguments, behavior, blame, brother, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, family, fears, feelings, fighting, forgivness, getting along, growing up, hurt feelings, jealousy, life, life lessons, love, parent's, people, problems, relationships, siblings, sister, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Question of the day

In heated arguments do you walk away or keep at it until you’ve had the final word?

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