As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Nova Scotia back country.
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1. Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
2. A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.
3. He who laughs last, thinks slowest.
4. A day without... Read more
After being such a "Downer" yesterday, I thought I would lighten things up today. This made me laugh and I hope that it does you too.
A little old lady is walking around in a supermarket calling out, Crisco, Crissssssscooooo!
Soon an ... Read more
I hadn't been awake more than 10 minutes this morning when the phone rang. It was my mother. Her TV died last weekend and my husband and I bought a new one for her and Ken installed it yesterday. My mother is 90 years old and those of you wit... Read more
Bert feared his wife Peg wasn't hearing as well as she used to and he thought she might need a hearing aid.
Not quite sure how to approach her, he called the family Doctor to discuss the problem.
The Doctor told him there is a simple i... Read more
While on a road trip, an elderly couple, stopped at Pizza Hut for lunch.
After finishing their meal, they left the restaurant, and resumed their trip to Phoenix.
When leaving, the elderly woman unknowingly left her glasses on the table... Read more
Fiber does slow digestion; however, it fights colon cancer by hastening the elimination of waste products. Some of the fiber you consume dissolves into a gel that slows the absorption of nutrients from the stomach and small intestine. That hel... Read more
I prefer to use a juicer and drink my vegetables. But I've heard that I'm throwing out nutrients with the pulp. I think that it would be healthier to blend some veggies and tomato juice together, and drink the slush, pulp and all. When I do ... Read more
After a meeting several days ago, I couldn't find my keys. I quickly gave myself a personal "TSA Pat Down."
They weren't in my pockets. Suddenly I realized I must have left them in the car. Frantically, I headed for the parking lot.
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Regular potatoes have a very high glycemic load. Are sweet potatoes a healthier alternative?
Yes---but that doesn't mean you need to abandon regular potatoes. High-glycemic foods contain lots of easily digested carbohydrates that can rapi... Read more