Category Archives: thoughts

Joe Paterno

Do you think this was the right move…or do you believe Joe Paterno should have been allowed to retire at the end of this season? Advertisements

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A Historic Exercise

This is something that I do every now and again when I’m bored, or when I need something for mind to do instead of obsessing about my problem-of-the-moment.  Sometimes I find myself doing it when I’m frustrated with what our … Continue reading

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T.G.I.F.

This is where I want to be at this very moment. In fact, if I close my eyes and try hard enough I can feel the cool breeze off the ocean water,  the warm sun shining on my face, and … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Bleacher

I totally love football, and honestly, as much as I like the NFL and college games, nothing – NOTHING – beats a high school game.  I don’t know if it’s like this where you are, but here in Iowa, Friday … Continue reading

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What Would You Do?

For some of us, the idea of being buried alive is a deep-set phobia.  For 33 men in Chile, it’s a reality.  They became trapped on Aug. 5th when an earthquake collapsed parts of the mine around them, trapping them … Continue reading

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Grab a Spot at the Table

Welcome to our little corner of the web.  Grab a spot here at the table, there’s plenty of room. Drinks are over there on the counter, we’ve got milk and several kinds of juice.  Hot coffee and water for tea … Continue reading

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Pull up a Camp Chair

Welcome to our little corner of the web. Grab a spot here by the fire. There’s plenty of room for your camp chair. There’s a cooler over by that Oak Tree, it’s filled with ice cold beer. The one by … Continue reading

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Pull up a Chair

Welcome to our little corner of the web.  Pull up a chair.  Coffee’s on, and the water is heating for tea.  There’s plenty of soda and ice water, as well.  I’ve made scones, and the guacamole for the chips is … Continue reading

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Getting Politicians to Swear off Cussing

I know this is a subject that some of you feel we’ve discussed enough. I thought so too until I saw this on the news the other night. When the whole Joe Biden dropping the F-ing bomb in President Obama’s ear … Continue reading

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You Name It!

Have you ever let your spouse cut your hair? I did! Why? I don’t know, I was bored and thought, why not! No, he is not a hairdresser. Has he ever cut hair before me? No. I had planned on … Continue reading

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If a dog was the teacher…

If a dog was the teacher you would learn things like: When loved ones come home, always run to greet them. Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride. Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind … Continue reading

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Care to Share?

Back by popular demand….another installment of nothingness from yours truly! The weekend went by fast as always. I welcomed the end of this weekend though. It started out great, a nice Friday evening with some friends and cards. Then Jason … Continue reading

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1907 PHOTO

The year is 1907, one hundred-two years ago. READ PRINT UNDER PICTURE! Theodore Roosevelt’s ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907. ‘In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith … Continue reading

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Donate in Peace

Give, give, give.  Donate, donate, donate.  Volunteer, volunteer, volunteer.  More, more, more!  Seems like everybody wants more all the time.  Part of me can’t blame them because everyone needs more, but then part of me says everyone needs more so quityourbitching! … Continue reading

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One Expensive Cup

For those of you who have been with us for a while, you may remember my coffee post awhile back.  I have never been a big coffee drinker even though my family (mom, dad, aunts, uncles and grandma) live on … Continue reading

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My Little Dreams

I know everyone has a list of things they want to do before their time comes. A bucket list if you will. I think someone even wrote about this already but frankly I’m just too lazy to go back and … Continue reading

Posted in activities, adults, behavior, bucket list, choices, death, differences, embarassing, fast food, favorite, feelings, happiness, life, lifestyles, people, things, thinking, thoughts, travel, trips, Uncategorized, wishes, ziggy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Prep Time

Everyone who loves trying to think of something new for supper please raise your hand!!  Yeah, that’s what I thought!  It’s hard trying to decide what to make for supper let alone coming up with something new that your family … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Do you change your decor with the seasons?

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Question of the Day

Do you scrapbook?

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Being honest or being mean. Is there a difference?

I’ve been thinking of this post for most of the week and trying to think of wording it the right way. I guess to me, it comes down to either being nice to someone or telling a little white lie … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, choices, courtesy, differences, disappointment, disrespect, emotions, feelings, friends, friendships, getting along, habits, honesty, hurt, hurt feelings, kindness, life lessons, manners, opinionated, opinions, people, personality, relationships, rudeness, sadness, selfish, sports, stupid people, things, thinking, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Question of the Day

How often do you change your hairstyle?

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Question of the Day

Have you booked a vacation online?

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Do you Farkle?

I think this is a legitimate question!!  Do you farkle?  Do you even know what farkling is?  I hadn’t heard of it until a couple of weeks ago, but even then it took me awhile to try it and “get … Continue reading

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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

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Question of the Day

What’s the worst thing you’ve ever smelled?

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