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Dave… NOT cool!!

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You Are Beautiful

I sat at the picnic table, in the shade of the shelter, pretending to read my book while I was *really* eavesdropping on the four very large ladies a couple of tables over who were planning their upcoming Weekend at … 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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What’s Wrong With People?

I should really be cleaning up the house and getting supper started, but instead I’m sitting here trying to hammer this post out in an efficient manner that still is understandable!  Yesterday, we had a tragedy in our little town.  An … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Chair

I have no idea where that is.  I just thought it looked so nice… a good place to sit and dangle your feet in the water while you sipped a cool drink and talked with your friends. So here we … Continue reading

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School Supplies

Oh, where has summer gone?! It’s August already and that can only mean one thing…school starts soon!!!! I can’t believe summer has gone so fast, but I am very excited to get back to a normal routine. What I don’t … Continue reading

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What Would You Do?

I’m glad that it’s left the headlines, but a couple of weeks ago, all the “news people” were obsessed with the whole Mel Gibson sideshow.  One radio host that I had the displeasure of hearing was blaming the woman for … Continue reading

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Mouse in the House!

Oh, I wish you all could have seen us last weekend!!!  It was a riot!  Looking back I wish I would have pulled the video camera out because we would have won the grand prize on AFV for SURE! Friday … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility

I have a tiny little rant coming….just to warn you. This is something that just went into my craw and stayed there. I can’t stop thinking about it and I mean that in more ways than one. This is something … Continue reading

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Criminal or just stupid?

Ok, so I’m going to wallow in the gutter for a little while. This story appeared on PopEater.com on Tuesday, and it got me thinking. (one of the thoughts was, “what the heck am I doing on PopEater.com?) Here’s the … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

We drove down to Rochester Friday afternoon for a baseball tournament. It took us about 2 hours, once we got out of the cities. It was a beautiful drive, who knew southern Minnesota was so hilly, and scenic?! We were … Continue reading

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Nightmare on My Street

“It’s the middle of the night and what I’m doing out at this time is beyond me.  Why am I going to look at this house now?  Can’t it wait til morning?  The realtor talked me into it somehow.  She … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Happy Thursday, or Wednesday night, depending on when you read this! 🙂 Isn’t this picture I used today pretty?! I just thought it was really cool! I might do this from now on. Change the picture, there are so many neat … 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

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I Wanna Rock!

Who doesn’t love a good song that you can really rock out to?!  That allows you to let your hair down and just get wild and crazy!  I’m sure we all have a favorite song that makes us want to … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

I wish I could say my weekend was great. I was sick the whole weekend, I have so much to get caught up on and more stuff seems to find it way on to that pile. My vacuum is broke, … Continue reading

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Hole-y Towel Batman!

I have been debating this for a long time, but I never seem to get anywhere with it.  Usually I forget about it until nighttime when I need them the most, and then I kick myself for not getting any. … Continue reading

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Let us pray…

“Thank you, God, for this food. For rest and home and all that’s good. For wind and rain and sun above, But most of all, for those we love.” Thus begins every meal in our house, unless Josh chooses to … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

So, what do you think of the “Health Care Reform” bill?  Feel free to spout off, but do so respectfully!

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A Long 40 Days…

Last week brought the beginning of a season that, for the most part, I can’t wait to be done with!  It’s not because I don’t appreciate it or see the value in it; it’s because when you forget what day … Continue reading

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Nothing Important!

I know you’re probably thinking, who is this crazy lady writing now! I know, I know, I very rarely write. So I thought what the heck, I’ll just write! About what? Nothing important. You see I live in the outskirts … Continue reading

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Olympic Dreams

Friday, February 12 found my family scrambling a bit!  It was my FIL’s birthday (Joy’s husband Paul!) so after a day of working, we headed out for supper to celebrate.  As we were enjoying our meal,(as much as we could … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Are you watching the Olympics?  What is your favorite sport?

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Question of the Day

Do you stay calm, cool and collected while helping your child with homework?

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Use Less My Butt!

I think this will be one post that everyone will be able to comment on!  I’m pretty sure we all use it, we all buy it, and we all hate doing it!  It’s a never ending cycle that usually falls … Continue reading

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