Tag Archives: laws

Dividing Lines

I can’t even really believe this is happening. It’s such a good thing I live where I do. I couldn’t stand to have these silly rules and regulations to follow. Not to be able to hang my clothes outside????? WHY??? … Continue reading

Posted in appearances, behavior, choices, clothes, differences, laundry, laws, lifestyles, neighborhood, people, things, today's times | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

I don’t get the whole brouhaha

We had a new ordinance pass in a small town here in MN. I’m not sure if any of you’ve heard it or not. I can’t imagine it went national but hey, who knows. Here it is: Lino Lakes, MN to … Continue reading

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Does everything boil down to black or white?

I got this news story from my mom who heard it on the radio. I can’t even begin to write about it. Go read this and tell us what you think. I was raised that police officers are our friends … Continue reading

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Girl jailed for offensive t-shirt

I’m not even sure where to go with this so I’m just pasting the story here and we’ll see what everyone thinks. “A civil suit will be filed next week by a Round Lake Park woman jailed for wearing a … Continue reading

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Is 16 to young to drive?

Last week we had a couple of very tragic accidents claiming the lives of many of our young people. Here is the news story of one of them. Several things came out after this article. There was no alcohol involved … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, age, behavior, children, choices, differences, discipline, drivers ed, driving, fears, good habits, kids, laws, life, live and learn, people, Political Correctness, problems, teachers, teenagers, things, Uncategorized, vehicles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

The Arizona law

Okay, I’m gonna talk about it. I wasn’t going to but have since thought, why not. Let me begin by saying that most of us had ancestors in our family who came here from other places. That’s all very fine … Continue reading

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A big fat fail!

This was just to good not to share. “Cedar Rapids police say an Illinois man stiffed a cabdriver out of his fare — which is illegal — and then left his wallet behind in the cab — which is stupid. … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, character, criminals, dumb, embarassing, fail, laws, people, police, problems, stupid people, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

No parking ANY TIME….this means YOU!

Paul and I went shopping last night to one of those warehouse type places. We didn’t need a bunch of stuff but since we were in town, we thought we’d run in and pick up what we were out of.  … Continue reading

Posted in bad habits, behavior, cars, choices, dangerous, differences, driving, emergency, inconsiderate, kindness, laws, manners, people, problems, road rage, rudeness, rules, safety, selfish, stupid people, things, traffic, Uncategorized, vehicles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

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?

Posted in accidents, cars, choices, driving, feelings, laws, people, Question of the day, questions, responsibility, rules, safety, simple questions, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in adulthood, bad habits, behavior, cars, cell phones, choices, driving, fairness, fears, feelings, government, habits, impulses, kids, laws, life, life lessons, people, road rage, rules, teenagers, things, thoughts, today's times, traffic, transportation, vehicles, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in accidents, anger, cars, choices, control, driving, emotions, feelings, laws, life, people, road rage, rudeness, rules, safety, small towns, stress, thoughts, today's times, traffic, transportation, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

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

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

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

Posted in accidents, activities, adults, alcohol, anger, bad habits, behavior, choices, dangerous, dangers, drinking and driving, getting drunk, laws, learning, life, life lessons, people, problems, responsibility, rules, safety, seatbelts, things, vehicles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Child murderer’s rights

This post is very different for me and very hard for me to write because, #1, it’s terribly sad and #2, I’m FURIOUS over it. You can either read it here or watch the video or I’ll explain it in a nutshell. This … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, character, child abuse, children, dangerous, dangers, emotions, fears, feelings, grief, guilt, kids, murderer, parent's, parenting, people, SIDS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

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

Posted in accidents, adults, bad habits, behavior, children, choices, dangerous, differences, fears, feelings, grandparents, habits, kids, laws, life, parent's, people, safety, seatbelts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

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

Posted in accidents, addictions, anger, bad habits, behavior, changes, choices, cigarettes, differences, feelings, habits, laws, people, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Question of the day

Have you ever been arrested?

Posted in activities, adults, behavior, chores, differences, fears, feelings, laws, life, people, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in accidents, activities, afraid, Animals, behavior, chores, dangerous, dangers, fears, feelings, guns, hunting, laws, mistakes, people, problems, rules, safety, scared, seasons, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

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

Posted in accidents, activities, adults, behavior, dangerous, dangers, fears, guns, hunting, laws, mistakes, people, private property, problems, respect, things, thoughts, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

School—1957 vs. 2007

Scenario:  Jack goes quail hunting before school. Pulls into school parking lot with shotgun in gun rack. 1957-Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack’s shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack. 2007-School goes into lock … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, changes, children, choices, differences, environment, fears, feelings, getting along, growing up, kids, laws, life, old days, past, people, responsibility, rules, school, today's times, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Question of the day

Are you most likely to finish your taxes as soon as you receive your W-2’s or as close to April 15th as possible?

Posted in adults, choices, differences, feelings, laws, people, Question of the day, questions, rules, simple questions, taxes, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Question of the day

If you hit a car and did significant damage, but no one saw it, would you leave a note or just leave?

Posted in accidents, adults, behavior, cars, choices, differences, driving, feelings, honesty, laws, life, mistakes, people, Question of the day, simple questions, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

When is it time to leave your kids home alone/Where have all the babysitters gone?

I was reading this post today written by my friend Jen Henry over at Parent2Parent and it got us to talking about babysitters.  So my little brain went nuts.  I’d been thinking about this quite a bit lately so I thought I’d … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, adults, afraid, age, babysitting, behavior, being alone, change, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, growing up, home alone, kids, laws, life, life lessons, lifestyles, neighborhood, neighbors, people, small towns, thinking, thoughts, today's times, Uncategorized, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments