Here's the thing. I believe that in a first world country, every citizen deserves a certain base level of healthcare. Not a certain basic level of health - that's up to individual choices, genetics and random chance - but a certain basic level o... Read more
From my friend SUNSHINE65:
1: You're irate over the president taking so many vacation days on the taxpayer's dime (61 thus far), but you thought George W. Bush earned every minute of his leisure time (196 days at the same point in his presi... Read more
As posted on the book's Amazon.com page:
www.amazon.com/Zealot-Ti mes-Jesus-Nazareth-ebook/d p/B00BRUQ7ZY/ref=tmm_kin_t itle_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1375704489&sr=8-1
An intriguing and well-written supplement to what T... Read more
I started a new notebook of free writing this morning.
15 minutes a day - just getting words on the page.
For the last two months, I haven't felt worthy of the title "writer." I need to get back into the habit.
Think about it. If you're going to pick any time of the year to visit this landmark, when would a person go?
www.stonehengetours.com/ stonehenge-summer-solstice -tour.htm
If we're going to be there on the 21st o... Read more
The cheapest tickets for our flight to London in June were available through Iceland air. They don't fly direct, so we had no choice but to change planes in Reykjavik, Iceland with either a 1 hour connection or an 8.5 hour layover.
I've had... Read more
Several years ago, my husband and I decided that, in celebration of our son's high school graduation, we would take him on the vacation of his dreams.
We've saved for years for this trip, putting money aside in a mututal fund beyond what w... Read more
I'm tired of being a grown up.
My 92-year-old grandfather (my mom's step-father) is in congestive heart failure, and has refused food since Thursday. He has refused water and ice chips since Sunday. We keep being told it's a matter of hours... Read more
I've been seeing this idea making the rounds on FB.
"Every woman deserves a man who calls her baby, kisses her like he means it, holds her like he never wants to let her go, doesn't cheat or lie, wipes her tears when she cries, doesn't make... Read more
It's time for the annual Webelos Winter Weekend - the one Cub Scout event in which I DO NOT participate.
For eight years straight, the local scouts have gone out for a 3-day adventure and have come home with their "Polar Bear" award - given... Read more
"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. " ~ George Edward Woodberry
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." ~Thomas Edison
"Supposing you have tried and failed again and... Read more
www.honorflightsoco.org/ hfcs/index.php?N_webcat_id =1845
Honor Flight is an organization that flies our nations's heroes to Washington DC to visit the memorials dedicated to their hard work, sacrifice and heroism. Th... Read more
www.slate.com/blogs/bad_ astronomy/2012/11/12/hubbl e_image_ngc_2623_cosmic_tr ain_wreck_of_two_colliding _spiral_galaxies.html
The universe is a fairly amazing place, if you know where to look. The good news is, y... Read more