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Blackberry and Kindle and iPod – Oh My!

May 9, 2011
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I had a high tech weekend. As a combination Mother’s Day and birthday gift, my family gave me a Kindle–which I have been dying for–and an iPOD, so I don’t  have to sing to myself…

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More Context

May 9, 2011
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I hear the word “miracle” quite a lot. I don’t think the word is ever used correctly. Here’s what the dictionary says that “miracle” means: “A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by…

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How to Avoid Ghosts and Other Paranormal Fun

May 7, 2011
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Last night while flipping through the channels, I came upon the show, Celebrity Ghost Stories. I have to say Hollywood’s stars have some pretty creepy experiences to share. During this episode, I watched Christopher Knight,…

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My Perfect Mother’s Day

May 6, 2011
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My Perfect Mother’s Day

(You Pick the Ending!) Mother’s Day; Sunday, May 8, 2011, 10:23 a.m. I wake up. My alarm didn’t go off and my daughter didn’t yell in my ear to wake me up. No, for once,…

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Context

May 6, 2011
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Sometimes I don’t understand what a word or a prefix means. Many times context can help. Each time I read or hear such a thing, I make an educated guess about what the word or…

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Autopsy Not Performed on Osama bin Laden

May 6, 2011
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Many are outraged that an autopsy was not performed on Osama bin Laden before he was ceremoniously dumped over the side of the USS Carl Vinson. Without the autopsy, they assert, we cannot say with…

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Bin Laden Was Plotting To Attack U.S. Trains

May 6, 2011
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Data recovered from the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan has turned up evidence that he and his associates were plotting an attack on trains in the United States. Presumably the plot also…

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Can the Navy Seals Train my Dog?

May 6, 2011
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In reading the news, I came upon the hundredth or so article about the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.  One of the most interesting reports in the trove of information focused on the dog…

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Crime Stopper with a Butter Knife–Maybe Not

May 6, 2011
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I hate watching TV with my husband at night. He likes to turn on Criminal Minds before we go to bed. He falls asleep in the middle of the show, and I am left awake…

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Tidbits and Considerations: Osama, Bush and the Tea Party

May 5, 2011
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Tidbits and Considerations:  Osama, Bush and the Tea Party

Show Us the Money   Slate.com writer Annie Lowry comments on the $25 million reward for Osama bin Laden “For much of the past 10 years, the United States has been offering a reward of…

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What Did They Match Osama’s DNA With To Identify Him?

May 5, 2011
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A question that many have asked is, “How did they identify Osama bin Laden via DNA? Wouldn’t they have had to have a sample of his DNA from earlier?” The answer is: Fine quality wool…

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Scheduling Conflicts

May 5, 2011
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President Barack Obama has invited both President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton to an observance at Ground Zero. Neither are able to attend, citing scheduling conflicts. President Clinton will be speaking at a…

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Honor Thy Dryer

May 5, 2011
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Honor Thy Dryer

A few months ago,  I experienced a trauma that I wouldn’t wish on any other person:  my clothes dryer blew up.  It didn’t literally explode, but there was a bit of smoke, an aroma of …

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How-To versus DIY Websites

May 5, 2011
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How-To versus DIY Websites

Have you noticed that the internet has become inundated with “How-To and DIY” websites? They can tell you how to do the simplest of things like, “How to Drink Water, How to Blow Your Nose…

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5 Rules of the Roads for Seniors

May 5, 2011
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You get a few years on you and all these do-gooders start picking on your driving skills.  You know they’re full of bull because you’ve been driving for longer than before their parents reached puberty. …

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When Can I Get Medical Marijuana?

May 4, 2011
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Last week, I had breakfast with one of my best friends.  I had not seen or heard from her in about a month, so I was a bit concerned about her. She has  health issues,…

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HumorOutcasts.com: The World is Taking Note

May 4, 2011
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  Hi Everyone,  Now that HumorOutcasts.com is almost a month old, we wanted to give you some more highlights of how well the site is doing.  We are very excited over its growth, and we…

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Powerball, Lake Como and George Clooney: Is This Too Much to Ask?

May 4, 2011
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I  went into 7-11 to buy a lottery ticket because I am convinced I am destined to win the Powerball jackpot. I know that most people think playing the lottery is a waste of money,…

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A Tale of Two Muslims

May 4, 2011
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Not every religious follower strictly adheres to what most perceive to be the published tenets of a faith. For example, there are many Christians who work on Sundays, engage in adultery, and even some who…

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Ode to the Texas Sonogram Law

May 4, 2011
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“Get off my back”, the founders meant, Dispose of unfair government! You dare and ask me for ID, My skin is white, oh can’t you see? And though my judgment proves erratic, Don’t try to…

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My Excuse

May 3, 2011
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Writing something profound isn’t easy.  It’s hard to get started if you only have a vague idea and no deep thoughts about it.  So I did what I always do when I don’t know what…

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