Category Archives: dangers

To what lengths would you go?

All of us would do whatever our kids needed to have done to make them safe and happy. BUT, would you go to this extreme measure?

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Too much alcohol for this little guy

Have you all seen this? Has your child ever been served something they shouldn’t have been served? Will this make you check your child’s drink from now on?

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Life-Changing Decision?

We’re all parents here – or I think most of us are.  Here’s a dilemma that I hope none of us ever have to face, but it presents an interesting question. Watching Dr. Phil today, the audience was introduced to … 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

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What Would You Do?

I’m glad that it’s left the headlines, but a couple of weeks ago, all the “news people” were obsessed with the whole Mel Gibson sideshow.  One radio host that I had the displeasure of hearing was blaming the woman for … Continue reading

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Does everything boil down to black or white?

I got this news story from my mom who heard it on the radio. I can’t even begin to write about it. Go read this and tell us what you think. I was raised that police officers are our friends … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Well, we made it another week. 🙂 Tornadoes ripped across Minnesota on last Thursday evening, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more as homes were flattened, trees toppled and a gas station destroyed in the town of Wadena, … Continue reading

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Sarasota doctor’s license revoked for aborting wrong fetus

I’d like to thank SKL for bringing this story to my attention. I’m not going to write anything about it. I’m just copying the story for you and would like to hear what you have to say or what you … Continue reading

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Live In Fear

This has GOT to be the most ridiculous thing I’ve read in a long time.  Ok, in a very short time, since I also read, a week or two ago, about the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) requesting a complete … Continue reading

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Innocence Lost

So there I was, entering the public restroom stall (don’t worry, we’re not heading into TMI territory here), and as I closed the door, I scanned it for the purse-hook.  I don’t know if these are in the guy’s bathroom, … Continue reading

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Lucy VanPelt Gets Her Wish

Oh, for the love of all that is holy. This is preposterous. For those of you who don’t want to link over…  A town in England – Poole, Dorset, to be exact – has erected a giant concrete cone covered … Continue reading

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Pilots of wayward jet

I’m not really sure if all of you heard about this story right away or not but living in Minnesota, we were aware of it right away while it was going on. We kept hearing “pilots overflew Mpls airport and … Continue reading

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The Creeping Terror

A school in New Jersey has narrowly avoided disaster.  Unbeknownst to the administrators, terror lurked in the hallways, stalked the children as they went about their daily duties.  Slowly, quietly, it crept, moving from the playground in the morning, to … Continue reading

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Bikes to school by SKL

How many of you walked or biked to school as kids? My family always lived close enough to walk to all of our schools.  It would have been fun to bike, but even when all of us had a bike … Continue reading

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Have your beauty products gone bad??

This post is a re-run but since it’s fall, I wanted to run it again. A lot of you weren’t here when I wrote it the first time and I think it’s a very good reminder. I was watching this … Continue reading

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Cash for clunkers

I hate to sound unsympathetic to the auto industry but honestly, I just don’t get this whole “cash for clunkers” deal. I mean I get how it was “supposed” to work but it didn’t work that way did it? Here is a quote I found today … Continue reading

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A Story for Our Time

Once upon a time, I was invited to the White House for a private dinner with the President. I am a respected businessman, with a factory that produces memory chips for computers and portable electronics. There was some talk that … Continue reading

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Craigslist scammers!

I’m sure everyone knows what Craigslist is, right? Like an online giant store where you can find anything and everything! Jason is a big Craigslist fan. I like to go on there sometimes but it’s more his thing than mine. … Continue reading

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Next Time I’ll get the photos…..from Pam

Next time, I’ll take the pictures.. AND….. ….. you can let the bear out!!!

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May 6….Tornado Day

  I was in one of the worst tornado’s in my state’s history and I have never gotten over it.  Fridley, MN.  I posted this a year ago today and plan on reposting it every May 6.   I tried … Continue reading

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Bullfighting…help me understand this

Anyone who knows me knows that my heart is really big when it comes to animals.  I have a huge spot in my heart for them. It doesn’t really matter what kind of animal, I love all of them.  Snakes … Continue reading

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World Record Size Piranha

The reason why I have no reason to go for a swim or fish in the Amazon, but you fishermen out there can book a flight as soon as you are ready. World Record Size Piranha.     HOLY CRAP!!!!!! ? … Continue reading

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The big floods in our state

Minnesotan’s are dealing with a record breaking flood that’s almost upon them.  Right now, north of us in Fargo, North Dakota and Grand Forks, MN, the rivers will be cresting at a higher level than they predicted a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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The Natural side of Things

My best friend from my teenage years is a cosmologist. She’s always asking me what products I use and what’s in them. To tell you the truth this is something I never really thought about. Are the products I use … Continue reading

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Picking your kids friends

This is a very touchy subject.  It was the Good Question the other night and it put me right back into parenthood. There are just some things you never seem to forget.  It’s funny, I can’t remember what I went … Continue reading

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