Tag Archives: accidents

Pick a Speed!!

What would the world be like if we all drove the same way?  Would our commutes be happy and stress free or would we make each other more nuts than we already do?  I was coming home from town on Saturday … Continue reading

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Safety tips for children

One of my worst fears as a young parent was that one of my boys would “get lost.” My oldest son wasn’t scared of anything or anyone. He was so friendly and would talk to anyone. He would wander off … Continue reading

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Is This For Real?!

“HUTCHINSON, Minn. — A Hutchinson man may be charged with drunken driving after apparently driving his lawnmower to a convenience store to buy gas and more alcohol. Authorities say witnesses say the 42-year-old appeared intoxicated when he bought beer Thursday … 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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Couldn’t resist this one

  I thought this was great.

Posted in accidents, alcohol, bad habits, children, choices, drinking, drinking and driving, fears, feelings, kids, laws, life lessons, lifestyles, parent's, parties, peer pressure, people, responsibility, teenagers, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Wild and crazy Saturday night

Paul was feeling a little restless on Saturday night.  I was working on our pj party for Monday and out of the blue, he says to me, I’m going to Walmart to get a DVD player.  Uummm….okay I guess. We … Continue reading

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11 Most Catastrophic Events in History

# 11. Titanic – $150 Million The sinking of the Titanic is possibly the most famous accident in the world. But it barely makes our list of top 10 most expensive. On April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank on its … Continue reading

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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

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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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Operating a car and “fixing it.”

I might be embarrassing myself but I’ve done that many, MANY times before and I’m used to it but I wanted to ask if you women out there can change a tire?  Have you ever used jumper cables?  Can you … Continue reading

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My BIGGEST pet peeve

How many of you are parents, grandparents or a guardian??  As a parent, how many of you buckle up your child and tell them they have to wear a seatbelt? I know I do….I think most of the people with … Continue reading

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Fire safe cigarettes!!!!!

I realize I won’t get to much sympathy on this issue but that’s okay.  I don’t need it but I do need to get this off my chest.  As of Dec 1st, Minnesota now has a fire safe cigarette. Isn’t that … 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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Accident

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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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Teen Organ Donors

This is a very sad story from a friend of mine at work.  Her niece died in a pedestrian/car accident.  It was an accident plain and simple so there was no blame passed around.  She was 16 years old and … 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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Kitchen oil fire

Please take 35 seconds to watch this video.  It could save your life and your home.  My dad was a fireman and I’ve always been afraid of (respected) fire.  Please watch and remember.    

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Kids cutting their own hair!!

Jason, Nikki and Bailey were over on Saturday and Nikki and I were talking and Jason and Bailey were snooping looking through stuff in our junk closet. We were laughing and looking at stuff saying “remember this, remember that?”  It was … Continue reading

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Question of the day

What’s something valuable that you accidentally dropped and broke?

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“Green” light bulbs

I was curious to know if any of you have tried the “new” energy efficient light bulbs? We bought a bunch of them a few years ago when they were all those spiral-y ugly ones. I couldn’t stand the way they looked. … Continue reading

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Question of the day

When was the last time you stubbed your toe so hard it brought tears to you eyes?

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