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The Dentist Chair

May 16, 2011
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I don’t like to see people argue. I especially don’t like it when they argue in front of me and pretend I am not there.  Last Friday, I was at the dentist.  My mouth was…

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The Devil Made Me Do it

May 16, 2011
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“The devil led me in that direction.”  Yep, that was the excuse a friend of mine’s ex-boyfriend used when she confronted him with his cheating ways. I have to admit that when my friend told…

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The Collateral Damage of a Friend’s Breakup

May 15, 2011
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The Collateral Damage of a Friend’s Breakup

One of my friends was unceremoniously dumped over a Burger King lunch.  The week or so before this traumatic event, she was convinced that her beloved was going to pop the question, and he did,…

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The new TV programming schedule: What is going on here?

May 14, 2011
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I was born in 1970. TV programming was in full swing, had found its rhythm and was as popular as ever. I remember watching my favorite primetime series in the late 70s and 80s. Each…

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Facebook Gossips about Google? Tsk Tsk

May 14, 2011
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After the movie The Social Network premiered, Facebook took on heroic status. It was a Cinderella story about a company, founded by young entrepreneurs, who dreamed about breaking tradition and painting a fresh face on…

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Verizon’s New iPhone Commercials

May 13, 2011
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Have you seen Apple’s recent commercial with Verizon for the iPhone? I think they must be doing crack in those advertising meetings. These advertisements are pretentious, assuming and rather rude. They are basically saying that…

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Be Vigilant Against Sleeper Cells

May 13, 2011
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Just because the professed head of a diabolical group is taken down, this does not mean that the group itself dies. Unfettered, its evil mission can continue to be carried out by his agents and…

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Wilderness Survival – the Sequel

May 13, 2011
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This was a text message from my daughter:  “Mom, I need to get a fishing license.” Naturally, I texted back: “You do know that fishing is an outdoor activity, right?” Her response: “I know where…

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The Burger Breakdown

May 12, 2011
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A woman who had not eaten an In-N-Out burger for eight years literally cried after taking her first bite of a “double-double” at a grand opening for the burger chain in Texas.  I am astounded…

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Evolution, Schmevolution

May 12, 2011
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Evolution should be banned. It can’t possible be true. It doesn’t feel right in my gut. I know that God created millions of species perfectly the way they are, many were killed off exactly according…

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Computer Eharmony

May 12, 2011
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Computer Eharmony

I rarely use my printer. I don’t need to print things out. I keep all my work on my computer, and I back it up in some way. I understand that some people, more specifically…

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Nice, Nice Nice

May 11, 2011
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Have you ever wondered where all the kind and generous people have gone to? It seems like everyone now is out there to screw you in some way, shape or form. And while I’m all…

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A Day in the Life of a Chocolate Frosting Addict

May 11, 2011
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A Day in the Life of a Chocolate Frosting Addict

Well, it’s happened again.  I gave into my temptation. It is my own fault. I baked the cake, and I insisted on using two different colored frostings – yes, they were Betty Crocker canned frostings,…

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Why We Moderate Comments

May 10, 2011
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There is a trend on sites to leave comments that seem complimentary or concerned about something but their only intent is to get a reader to  click on a URL they have linked in the…

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Wiping Troubles

May 10, 2011
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Recently, I was finally able to wipe for the first time in months. Luckily, I hadn’t really needed to. But there were a few wet days where the whole situation inconvenienced my wife. It was…

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Stressed out? Not When I Have my Hedge Clippers

May 10, 2011
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Stressed out?  Not When I Have my Hedge Clippers

This was a week of stress. I admit that I did it to myself. I started to think about work stuff and family stuff and then I couldn’t sleep, and then I got more stressed…

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How the West Was Really Won

May 9, 2011
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The settling and taming of the American West has aroused the collective imagination of people all over the world, who have seen it as a place of adventure and romance.  Of course, that depends on…

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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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