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“Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men”

My title is from a poem by Robert Burns called “To A Mouse”, although many don’t recall that fact even though they are very familiar with the above line. It is usually indicative of something that has been planned that … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a Veteran, on Veteran’s Day

I had this blog all written in my head. Knew exactly what I was going to say, and how I was going to say it. Yesterday, it all changed. Every single solitary word. My husband, who is also a veteran, … Continue reading

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Can you drive a manual transmission?

Well…..can you? I can, and do, every day. Even in the year 2014, I drive a car that does not have an automatic transmission. It has its challenges. Hills. Yep, But only hills with red lights or stop signs! Traffic. … Continue reading

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Advertising

I went to church this morning. Something I don’t do nearly like I should. Fantastic sermon – but one minor point stuck with me. Advertising. The statement was made about watching people in public who wear t-shirts, and how what … Continue reading

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How do you treat THAT?

So, you weren’t feeling all that great, and if you are like most of the population, you tried whatever was on the shelf at Wal-Mart first, second, third and maybe even fourth before deciding that it was time for the … Continue reading

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Health Care

Last time we visited, I talked about words. Well, the title today is two words that deserve their own volume. Because they are two of the most misused words in the English language. First their meanings – HEALTH – (from … Continue reading

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