Category Archives: fears

Hand sanitizers?

When I was in the hospital I noticed they had hand sanitizer in a dispenser right at the door with a sign to use it. Most everyone who came into my room used it. Then I was talking to someone … Continue reading

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OK….

… this “swine flu” thing is really getting out of hand…

Posted in afraid, fears, feelings, fun, funny, getting sick, health, humor, humorous, illness's, jokes, laughs, laughter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Returning things

I don’t know about anyone else but I just hate returning something to the store. I don’t care if it’s something that doesn’t fit, sour milk or something that I have a duplicate of, I just hate it. IF I … Continue reading

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White House and Fox News in fisticuffs….

I haven’t really been paying a whole lot of attention to the “feud” between the White House and Fox News. I don’t watch this news channel unless my brother is here. I did watch Glen Beck now and then during … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, choices, differences, fears, feelings, fighting, fox news, glen beck, government, life, obama, opinions, people, politics, presidents, problems, things, today's times, tv | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Highest Glass Floor in the World

If you’re scared of heights, it may be time to look away now. Not content with having the tallest building in America, the owners of Sears Tower in Chicago have installed four glass box viewing platforms which stick out of the … Continue reading

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I’m NOT smoking!

I was one of those people who never thought I’d quit smoking. It’s probably a good thing I got sick or I never would have. Hey, I loved smoking. But there are so many things I don’t miss about it. … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, changes, choices, cigarettes, differences, fears, feelings, food, habits, health, health care, judging, kindness, life, lifestyles, live and learn, medical care, medicine, opinions, people, self control, smoking, things, unhealthy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Michigan Authorities Attack Woman for Babysitting Neighbor Kids

When I heard this story last week, to be honest, I couldn’t believe it. I mean really. All this woman is doing is trying to be nice to her neighbors children. Now she’s in for a fight and I for … Continue reading

Posted in babysitters, babysitting, behavior, child care, childhood, children, choices, daycare, differences, emotions, environment, fears, feelings, kids, kindness, lifestyles, memories, money, neighborhood, neighbors, parent's, parenting, people, problems, relationships, stupid people, things, thinking, thoughts, Uncategorized, volunteer, working parents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Meanest mom on the planet

I just love Don Shelby. He’s an anchor here in Minnesota and I just had to put this one in. He has a segment each evening called “Good To Know” and I usually agree with him all the way. Here’s … Continue reading

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Bath Time Photos Prompt Child Porn Allegations

This thing seems very silly to me. I think it’s one of the times I think to myself that as time goes on, things just go to far and get to carried away. This story was on Good Morning America … Continue reading

Posted in adults, baths, behavior, child abuse, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, family, fears, feelings, kids, laws, life, life lessons, lifestyles, parent's, parenting, people, pornography, problems, relationships, sadness, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

What happened and how I am

Hi All. I thought today I would make things a little more personal. Let you know what happened to me last week and how I’m doing now. Notice my gorgeous flowers on the right sent to me by our Laura. … Continue reading

Posted in bad habits, behavior, changes, children, choices, cigarettes, differences, doctors, emergency, emotions, family, fears, feelings, future, kids, life, life lessons, lifestyles, love, medical, medical care, medicine, oxygen, people, smoking, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Even Miracles Take A Little Time

I’m sure everyone has heard about the amazing story of Jaycee Dugard. Kidnapped as she was heading to the bus stop one morning in 1991, all the while her step dad watching helplessly. I remember when this happened, we’re the … Continue reading

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How big is your bubble?

Personal space. I need mine. More at certain times, less at certain times. My bubble changes size all the time. I don’t like people right up in my face or hanging on me. I can handle my son and my … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, comfortable, differences, emotions, environment, fears, feelings, habits, life, people, privacy, problems, quirks, relationships, self control, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Talking people into things

I’ve kind of talked about this before but not as a whole post so I’m going to elaborate more on it. I’m wondering if it happens to other people as much as it’s happened to me in my life. Talking … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, adults, anger, behavior, choices, control, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, guilt, habits, life, life lessons, mistakes, overbearing, peer pressure, people, problems, relationships, things, thinking, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Teacher accused of slapping a boy

I was going to write a post about this and then I came across this “Good To Know” segment that Don Shelby had and I really couldn’t have said it better myself. “A story Wednesday night got a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, choices, education, emotions, fears, feelings, fighting, getting along, hurt feelings, kids, kindness, learning, life lessons, memories, peer pressure, people, problems, school, teachers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Mom, dad…can I sleep with you?

Last night Bailey had a horrible dream to say the least. I won’t even repeat it, it’s so bad. So around 4am he climbs into bed with us. Even having a king size bed, it was a tight squeeze but … Continue reading

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Locking your car

I received the following e-mail from a girlfriend of mine who is a police officer here in MN: This email was forwarded to me by my Chief.  It is definitely interesting and good information! From the Zumbrota Chief of Police … 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

Posted in behavior, cars, cash for clunkers, choices, dangerous, dangers, economy, fears, feelings, government, money, people, problems, things, Uncategorized, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Obsessive behaviors or just quirks?

Jason was over one night and I was getting ready to clean the cat box and I put on a pair of rubber gloves. He laughed and said “what are you doing?” So I told him I was doing litter. … Continue reading

Posted in bad habits, choices, chores, cleaning, compulsive, conveniences, differences, fears, feelings, germs, habits, life, obsessive, people, rubber gloves, things, thinking, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Letting Go…a little!

I LOVE being a mom, not too many bad things about being a mom. For me, there’s really only one thing bad about being a mom, or a parent in general. Bad is maybe the wrong choice of word, so … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, children, differences, emotions, empty nest, fears, feelings, growing up, kids, live and learn, love, memories, parent's, parenting, people, scared, things, Uncategorized, worry, worrying | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Health Care Update, sent by Kevin

Friends – Thanks for being a part of the team for Free Our Health Care Now!  In six weeks, over 465,000  people have signed saying no to government health care!    The House health reform bill will outlaw private insurance … Continue reading

Posted in America, choices, control, doctors, fears, government, health care, hospitals, illness's, medical, medical care, medicine, obama, people, politics, problems, sickness, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

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

Posted in afraid, America, anger, behavior, dangerous, dangers, disappointment, economy, emotions, fairness, fears, feelings, freedoms, future, government, humiliate, humiliation, life lessons, lifestyles, live and learn, people, presidents, problems, things, thoughts, today's times, tough times, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Never too late

This is a hard post for me to write but in the past it has helped me by writing. I always get great advice from our very loyal and kind friends. Please keep in mind while reading this, it’s not … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, afraid, bad habits, behavior, childhood, children, choices, comfort, differences, emotions, family, fears, friends, growing up, habits, kids, life, lifestyles, memories, moving, people, relationships, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

If..from DM, our fellow blogger

IF If George W. Bush had given Gordon Brown a set of inexpensive and incorrectly formatted DVD’s, when Gordon Brown had given him a thoughtful and historically significant gift, would you have approved? If George W. Bush had given the Queen … Continue reading

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Fears, phobia’s, quirks or mental illness

Don’t you think we all have quirks and things that scare us or things that make us nervous? Phobia’s. Mental illness’s. I’m wondering though if something really scares you, is there a difference to what they’re called? I was watching … Continue reading

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A Dream is a Wish?

Standing before a group of suit-clad professionals, I begin my presentation.  I refer often to the notes in my hand and on the whiteboard at the front of the room as I walk through the crowd, making eye contact, holding … Continue reading

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