Category Archives: character

Expectations and Resentments

Each week, I attend a support group meeting. We read a passage from a book and then discuss its relevance in our lives. Is it true or not? Are we affected by this? How? Last week’s meeting has stuck with … Continue reading

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Can comedians do and say whatever they want?

I wasn’t home the other day when news of this broke. Well apparently there is a big “to do” over it. I hadn’t heard until the “ladies” of The View were talking about it this morning. I’ve written about this … Continue reading

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Some Good News, For a Change

I couldn’t improve on this article, so I copied it from, and posted it here, in its entirety.  It was written by Christopher Elliott on Jan. 10, 2011. It’s easy to be an airline industry critic in an era … Continue reading

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A Demonstration of Class

I love this.  Most of the time, I’m irked during the National Anthem at professional sports events.  The crowd is so rowdy, they’re yelling and screaming so much that, unless it’s a full-out marching band, you can’t hear the song.  … Continue reading

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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

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Jesse Ventura. What do you think?

Ah, Jesse Ventura. Former Governor of uh, um…….my state of Minnesota! Is this guy a kook or what? I mean really. Have any of you heard him talk about his new book? “American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies and More Dirty Lies the Government Tells Us.” He was … Continue reading

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A big fat fail!

This was just to good not to share. “Cedar Rapids police say an Illinois man stiffed a cabdriver out of his fare — which is illegal — and then left his wallet behind in the cab — which is stupid. … Continue reading

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It’s not the Cape

Recently, Glenn Beck has been lamenting an experience he had with his son, Raphe, who, I gather, is around five years old.  He had been discussing “heroes,” and  referring to regular men.  Raphe looked at him and said, “They’re not … Continue reading

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The END!

What’s wrong with me? Do I have sucker written on my forehead? Is there some neon sign on my back I don’t now about? I’m telling you I have thee worst luck when it comes to meeting normal people. I … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, behavior, best friends, character, choices, differences, disappointment, emotions, feelings, friends, friendships, getting along, growing up, life, life lessons, live and learn, people, relationships, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Do you feel bad when people lose?

Do you have a soft heart?  Do you feel bad when people lose?  I’m not talking about things like someone losing their job or anything important but things like games. Competitions.  I always do and I wonder if other people … Continue reading

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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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Child murderer’s rights

This post is very different for me and very hard for me to write because, #1, it’s terribly sad and #2, I’m FURIOUS over it. You can either read it here or watch the video or I’ll explain it in a nutshell. This … Continue reading

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Who gets the vote?? Ballot recount.

We all know what a dirty election this past one was.  Well, here in Minnesota, it’s still not over.  We still don’t know who our next Senator will be.  I think we’ve pretty much heard it all.  Everyday it’s up and … Continue reading

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