Category Archives: thoughts

WTH Happened to Walmart?!

The town I work in has many stores to choose from for your shopping pleasure. Ok, when I say “many” I mean a few and for a town this size I think it’s pretty good. There’s Target, Shopko, JCPenney’s, the … Continue reading

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I Wear My Sunglasses at Night

We all remember that song, don’t we? “I wear my sunglasses at night So I can, so I can Watch you weave Then breathe your story lines And I wear my sunglasses at night So I can, so I can … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Did you attend all of your child’s/children’s after school activities?  (Sports, music concerts, plays, etc)

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Buttercups & Golf Balls

Towards the end of the golf course, Dave hit his ball into the woods and found it in a patch of pretty yellow buttercups. Trying to get his ball back in play, he ended up thrashing just about every buttercup … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

What’s been your longest hospital stay?  (inspired by Joy!)

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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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Let’s talk garbage

This is what I’d like to know. “How” do you throw things away? Do you recycle or do you throw all your trash in the same container and let the garbage man just haul it all away? When we first … Continue reading

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The Smell of Fresh Cut Grass

I love summer.  In reality, who doesn’t?!  I love summer because you can be outside and enjoy it.  I love the smell of fresh cut grass.  I love the way the lawn looks right after you’re done mowing.  The way it … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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What’s this selling?

I saw this story online the other day and thought, OMG what is it selling?!  Calvin Klein\’s Racy Ad.  Had I just seen this billboard walking down the street, I would have had to stop and pick my jaw up … Continue reading

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Parent’s bathing with their children?? From Lisa

I’m not sure if this is just me or what.  Growing up, I never even saw my parents in their underwear never mind nude.  I don’t remember ever having a shower or bath with either one of my parents. I … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation

  Do you love this time of year or dread it?! I think that depends on if you’re a kid or a parent! School is coming to an end (here, it already has) and that all powerful question of what … Continue reading

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When is it time to stop driving??

This is such a sensitive issue but one that I’ve been thinking about a lot.  When is it time for someone to surrender their drivers licence?  I’ve done some reading on it and here are two articles in case your interested in reading them.  Me … Continue reading

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Streaking Fabulous

Real sun. Fake bake. Do it yourselfer’s that make you orange. What do you prefer?! I know we just had a QOD not long ago about whether you sunbath or fake bake, but this is more about the self tanners … Continue reading

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Gardening 101

          What’s your favorite part of spring/summer?  The warm sunshine?  Clear skies?  Birds singing and bees humming?  I enjoy all of those things because it means I can get outside and start to garden! Now, I … Continue reading

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Let’s Get to Know Each Other – Food Edition

Gum or breath mint?  Can or bottle? (Whatever liquid you prefer)?  Wine or champagne?  Beer or Hard liquor?  Chips or crackers?  White bread or wheat bread?  English muffin or bagel?  Peanut butter or jelly?  Milk or juice?  Waffles or oatmeal?  … Continue reading

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Question of the day

You’re driving your car late at night and come to a red light. If there are no cars in either direction, would you stop?

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Manners, how important do you think they are?

I’m wondering how important manners are to you.  I was raised to say please and thank you, excuse me and bless you.  If someone gave me something, I said thank you.  If I asked someone for something, I said please.  Do … Continue reading

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Mom, there’s Life on my foot

“Mom, there’s Life on my foot!” That’s what my 4 year old said to me this morning! I said, what are you gonna do about it? His reply? “No, what are you going to do about it?” I giggled to … Continue reading

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Teens driving and using cell phones

I know I wrote teen dies in car crash and I still do feel that way.  I feel with other kids in a car, the driver is way to distracted.  But I’ve been hearing more and more about passing a law that teens can’t drive … Continue reading

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Question of the day

What’s your favorite ice cream topping?

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Clipping coupons

Do you clip coupons?  The reason I ask this is because I became aware that one of my sister in laws saved $175.00, yes, you read that right ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE dollars last week using coupons!!  What the … Continue reading

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Question of the day

What is your favorite kind of gum/candy?

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