Category Archives: mistakes

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? Advertisements

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Get It Right or Go Home

Most of you know that I’m a musician. Went to school for it and everything.   Because of that, I’ve spent a lot of time through the years teaching many young men and women to play music.  To read the notes, … Continue reading

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Does this seem to be happening more often?

We’ve heard a lot of these kinds of stories on the news in the last little while but now it’s happening to people we know. Sue found this bug in her Smucker’s jam. Click on the picture and you can even see … Continue reading

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A Presidential Quandary

What do you think of the “New” Oval Office? It is the President’s prerogative to redecorate ‘his’ office, and it’s pretty common occurrence.  Each president is entitled to put his stamp on the room where he will be working, where … 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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Tomayto, Tomahto

This is a topic that was being discussed (with much hilarity, I might add) on the radio this morning, and it was prompted by President Obama’s pronunciations of “Taliban” and “Pakistan”. Phonetically, he pronounces them, “TAHL-ee-bahn” and “PAHK-ee-stahn”, whereas the … 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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Wish Fulfilled?

A cabbie picks up a Nun.  She gets into the cab, and notices that the VERY handsome cab driver won’t stop staring at her. She asks him why he is staring.  He replies: “I have a question to ask, but … 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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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

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Can marriage survive an affair?

There has been so much talk lately of people who are having or have had an affair. From the governor of South Carolina and John Edward’s, as well as many others and I won’t name them all. I’m sure you all … Continue reading

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Oops…..

Have you ever called someone an ex’s name? Have you ever been called an ex’s name?  I know these things are called a “Freudian slip“. I could imagine it could be very hurtful.  It has happened to me twice. Yep, … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, adults, emotions, ex husband, ex wife, feelings, freudian slip, husbands, life, love, marriage, men, mistakes, pepsi, relationships, things, Uncategorized, wives, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Is emotional cheating really “cheating”?

I’m not sure what the deal is with all the “emotional cheating” talk but it’s been discussed almost everywhere I’ve gone the last few days.  I saw one the other day that almost made me feel ill. I was watching a … Continue reading

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Is it okay to leave your child in car alone for a “minute”?

Did you ever, would you ever, leave your kids in your car to run a “small” errand?  This was on one night last week and although I’ve thought about it before, I thought I’d check with all of you and … 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

Posted in behavior, childhood, children, choices, dangers, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, friends, kids, life, life lessons, live and learn, memories, mistakes, parent's, people, problems, questions, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Let’s lower the drinking age…..

I’m really not sure how to start this post.  I’m pretty agitated so I’m trying to *breath* and stay calm so I don’t sound like a shrew. Last night the news started with this: Another Push To Lower Minnesota’s Drinking Age.  I’m thinking, well, I … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, addictions, adults, age, alcohol, bad habits, behavior, choices, dangerous, differences, drinking age, drinking and driving, economy, fears, government, kids, laws, mistakes, opinions, peer pressure, people, teenagers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Sisters by Heart

How would you feel if after 13 years of knowing one man to be your father, you find out he may not be? This is what happened to my sister. It wasn’t long after I had learned that I had 2 … Continue reading

Posted in adults, afraid, behavior, changes, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, family, Father's, fears, feelings, growing up, humiliate, hurt feelings, memories, mistakes, mom's, parent's, people, problems, relationships, sadness, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

New glasses

  I got new glasses this last time I went to get my eyes checked. I didn’t get new ones last year since I really liked the ones I had before and my eyes hadn’t really changed enough to warrant the … 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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Weddings and parents giving just the right gift.

I have a cousin who got married.  As a gift to him and his new wife his parents GAVE him 20 acres of land. To build their “dream home” on as the new daughter in law put it. Well 2 … Continue reading

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Cheating. Who admits to it more?

When I heard this was coming up on the news the other night, my first thought wasn’t “who cheats more, men or women“, but more likely, who would admit to it? I mean can you imagine a man with a news crew … 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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Checking pockets

Do you check pockets before you put your dirty clothes in the washer? What do you do with what you find? When my boys were young I told them over and over to check their pockets before putting their clothes … Continue reading

Posted in children, choices, chores, clothes, differences, family, habits, husbands, kids, laundry, life lessons, mistakes, opinions, parent's, people, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments