Category Archives: dangers

Drinking and driving

168 Manitobans were charged with drinking and driving during the 2008-2009 holiday check stop program. Collision analyst Sergeant Wayne Blackmore says although Manitoba saw an increase of almost double the number of impaired drivers, RCMP are not surprised.  He says that’s because … 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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Have your beauty products gone bad??

I was watching this on a morning show the other day and had never given it any thought before and it floored me.  I went to Goodhousekeeping.com and was just going to link it but decided to copy and paste … Continue reading

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Time out rooms in schools

When I saw this on the news the other night, my heart just about broke.  This poor little boy.  He’s a 4th grader and was put in one of these rooms for sometimes most of the day. The school “employee” … Continue reading

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Why don’t we fall out of bed?

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time. I wonder why we don’t fall out of bed when we’re sleeping?  I have never fallen out of bed while sleeping.  I tried doing a search about it and this is … 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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Winter Driving

Every year we go through this.  Winter comes, snow flies and the roads get slippery.  So why is it that every year when winter arrives and we know the roads are going to be slippery and snow covered, people still … Continue reading

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Deer hunting is here

We live on a farm and hunting season has come.  I have 6 horses along with other animals.  Last night at 5 PM I heard 14 gunshots in 20 minutes coming from our back property. The worst thing was I … Continue reading

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The hunters around here!!!

First of all, when Lisa wrote her post about her hunting dilemma I was just going to write this as a comment.  I figured we didn’t need two hunting posts.  But, then I saw this on the news last night so … Continue reading

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Growth hormones for a bullied girl??

Okay, I was watching the news today and they had a segment about a mother who decided to give her daughter growth hormone injections because she was short. She was teased apparently by other children, which in itself is wrong but … Continue reading

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How well do you check your candy?

Every year we go trick or treating and every year I hear at least once, “make sure you check the candy first.” I never let Bailey eat any of his candy until we get home and go through it. Okay … Continue reading

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