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The Best Gift

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      6 comments

Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give. Unknown I actually spent yesterday afternoon doing just that. emoticonRead more

Quotes Of Wisdom That Will Bring A Smile

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      11 comments

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not using it in a fruit salad. Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself, "Lillian, you should have remained a virgin......." Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter) ... Read more

A Rough Day.........

Monday, January 26, 2015      12 comments

I received a phone call today, informing me of the death of one of my Mom's best friends. She stood up for my Mom at their wedding in 1944. My Mom will be 91 years old in May and this is her last friend from her past. I talked to her for a co... Read more

This Is So True.......

Sunday, January 25, 2015      12 comments

There are no shortcuts to anyplace worth going. Beverly Sills It reminds me of our journey to a much healthier lifestyle. It is NOT an easy journey, but well worth it, no matter what it takes. Read more

He's My Brother!

Saturday, January 24, 2015      11 comments

A little lightness~~~~~~~ Two young boys walked into a pharmacy one day, picked out a box of tampons and proceeded to the checkout counter. The pharmacist at the counter asked the older boy, "Son, how old are you?" "Eight," the bo... Read more

Fifth Important Lesson---Giving When It Counts

Friday, January 23, 2015      10 comments

Many years ago, when I worked as a volunteer at a hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liz who was suffering from a rare and serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her 5-year-old brother,... Read more

A Personal Account Of The Obstacles In Our Path

Thursday, January 22, 2015      11 comments

We ALL have obstacles in our path throughout our lives. How we handle them is what matters and we ALL have our own way of handling whatever the obstacle might be. We all have our own memories of 9-11. Where we were, who we were with, how ... Read more

Fourth Important Lesson---The Obstacles In Our Path

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      10 comments

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the King's wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many l... Read more

A Personal Account Of Always Remembering Those Who Serve

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      13 comments

When I was in High School (back when dinosaurs roamed the earth), one of my early jobs was as a Car-Hop at a local Drive-In Restaurant. It was a very warm and humid day in late August. It was very busy but when I approached a small sports car ... Read more

Third Important Lesson---Always Remember Those Who Serve

Monday, January 19, 2015      11 comments

In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10-year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. "How much is an ice cream sundae?" he asked. "Fifty cents," replie... Read more

Second Important Lesson---Pickup In The Rain

Sunday, January 18, 2015      9 comments

One night at 11:30 P.M., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway, trying to endure a lashing rain storm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride. Soaking wet, she decided to flag dow... Read more

First Important Lesson---Cleaning Lady

Saturday, January 17, 2015      15 comments

During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions until I read the last one. "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?" Surely th... Read more

A Fun Day Planned For Tomorrow

Friday, January 16, 2015      10 comments

Our company is here and will be through Sunday. They are outdoor people, so we decided to make outdoor plans for tomorrow. It is a free fishing weekend, which means that ANYONE can fish without having to buy a license. My husband made a very ... Read more

It Was So Good To Be Back

Thursday, January 15, 2015      12 comments

I volunteer at the American Girl Warehouse. Because of the Car/Deer accident I was in, I have NOT been able to volunteer since October 29th. After 9 weeks of Physical Therapy, I was finally given the ALL-CLEAR to drive. It was SO GOOD to be b... Read more

This Explains It All

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      10 comments

Now you will have the answers......... On the first day, God created the dog and said, sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this I will give you a life span of twenty years. The dog said... Read more


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