Tag Archives: problems

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

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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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Food fights have sure changed

This story was brought to my attention by SKL. “A 13-year-old girl who threw vegetables in a cafeteria worker’s face sparked a fist-fight that ended with criminal charges being filed against the worker, who apparently didn’t find the incident very … Continue reading

Posted in adults, anger, behavior, childhood, children, choices, discipline, food fights, kids, learning, paraprofessionals, people, problems, school, self esteem, special ed, teachers, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Let me see if I’ve got this right…

If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years hard labor. If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely. If you cross the Afghan border illegally, you get shot. If you cross the Saudi … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

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

Posted in choices, differences, feelings, fun, laughs, people, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

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

Posted in adulthood, adults, advice, choices, differences, feelings, fun, laughs, laughter, laundry, people, questions, simple questions, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

PETA Vs. Punxsutawney Phil

It seems the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are now trying to save Punxsutawney Phil. You know him. He’s the groundhog that is used in Pennsylvania every Feb. 2 to tell us how much more winter we’ll have … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, differences, feelings, ground hogs day, people, problems, Punxsutawney Phil, things, trouble, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Cell Phone Frustration

Lately, I’ve been researching new cell phone carriers.  We currently have AT&T, which Kim Komando affectionately refers to as having “more bars in fewer places”… in direct contrast to their actual slogan of, “more bars in more places.”  Gotta say, … Continue reading

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Someone Has To Say It

You knew one of us had to mention it. On Christmas Day, the Panty Bomber was half successful in blowing up an airplane while traveling from Amsterdam to Detroit. Because of that, the Obama Administration and the TSA are all … Continue reading

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Get Out of that Spot!

Here’s a Pet Peeve of mine, one that I noticed a lot during this recent Christmas Shopping forays: people who park in the handicapped spots who don’t need them.  And I’m not talking about the ubiquitous teenagers with the “I … Continue reading

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Long Distance

I received my phone bill for the month of November and about fell over!  I could not believe what my long distance part added up to!  It has NEVER been that!  EVER!  I thought, WTH did I do?  Who did I … Continue reading

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Church Attire

I want to start off by saying I hope you all had wonderful holidays!  It’s a great time of year that we get excited for and can’t wait for it to get here, but when it’s over we are oh … Continue reading

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Winning…..or not??

I was talking to my sister-in-law Nancy a few weeks ago and I was kind of making fun of a girlfriend of mine who entered all these dumb contests online. She really thinks she going to win a laptop or … Continue reading

Posted in addictions, behavior, choices, contests, differences, life lessons, memory, people, prizes, problems, scams, things, trivia, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

No alcohol allowed

We just built a new stadium for our University of Minnesota Gophers. It’s called the TCF Bank Stadium. All very fine and good. But some “do gooders” have decided that it’s going to be an alcohol free zone. Okay, that’s … Continue reading

Posted in activities, adults, alcohol, behavior, choices, college student, differences, getting drunk, kids, learning, life, life lessons, opinions, people, problems, things, today's times, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Innocence Lost

So there I was, entering the public restroom stall (don’t worry, we’re not heading into TMI territory here), and as I closed the door, I scanned it for the purse-hook.  I don’t know if these are in the guy’s bathroom, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Question of the Day

Happy Thanksgiving!!!  What are you thankful for?

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Ever had one of those days?

shamelessly stolen from: http://www.tundracomics.com/default.asp

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Doing what’s right for ALL the kids

I’ve always stood behind public schools. Maybe because I worked in one for so many years. Maybe because I’ve had pretty good luck with them and my boys were happy there “for the most part.” I’m not really sure. It … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, childhood, children, choices, differences, disappointment, education, fears, feelings, kids, parent's, people, problems, school, small towns, taxes, teachers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

OK….

… this “swine flu” thing is really getting out of hand…

Posted in afraid, fears, feelings, fun, funny, getting sick, health, humor, humorous, illness's, jokes, laughs, laughter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Where do bugs go when it gets cold?

This was the Good Question the other night and I have to wonder if everyone else has these stupid asian beetles and box elder bugs in their house. “Some bugs die, like mayflies and mosquitoes. The new insects are newly hatched … 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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White House and Fox News in fisticuffs….

I haven’t really been paying a whole lot of attention to the “feud” between the White House and Fox News. I don’t watch this news channel unless my brother is here. I did watch Glen Beck now and then during … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, choices, differences, fears, feelings, fighting, fox news, glen beck, government, life, obama, opinions, people, politics, presidents, problems, things, today's times, tv | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Overly dramic people

Since I told you that I watch Dr. Phil, I can now say that when I saw this on his show, I laughed my butt off. I mean really, we all know people like this don’t we? The OVERLY dramatic … Continue reading

Posted in adults, bad habits, behavior, choices, compulsive, differences, drama, dramatic, emotions, feelings, friendship, life, lifestyles, obsessive, people, pretending, problems, things, Uncategorized, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

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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Doobie Do or Doobie Don’t?

This is one of those topics where it’s really easy to have a knee-jerk opinion.  But then you think about it, and it gets really, really complicated. Marijuana. President Obama has publicly stated that he will not order his minions … Continue reading

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