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Paraprosdokian Sentences

Wednesday, October 20, 2010      8 comments

A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dram... Read more

You Have To Love Marriage!!!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      15 comments

The older you are and the longer you have been married, the funnier this is. The wife and I were sitting around the breakfast table one lazy Sunday morning. I said to her, "If I were to die suddenly, I want you to immediately sell all ... Read more

Are You A GrownUp?????

Monday, October 18, 2010      11 comments

A little lightness for a Monday....... 25 Ways To Tell If You"re Grown Up 1. Your houseplants are alive, and you can't smoke any of them. 2. Having sex in a twin bed is out of the question. 3. You keep more food than beer in the... Read more

I Ate Too Much!!!!!

Sunday, October 17, 2010      9 comments

Last night, my family went to a Thanksgiving Dinner at my Mom's church. They have it every year and it is a huge fund-raiser. It is very well attended because ALL of the food served is out-of-this-world delicious!!!!! It is served family-styl... Read more

Why Has Halloween Become Such An Important Event?????

Saturday, October 16, 2010      13 comments

I received an email this morning from a childhood friend who asked me this question and I couldn't answer it. I remember as a child (as did she) going Trick or Treating for UNICEF through our church. When finished, we would give all of the mon... Read more

Are You A Coupon User???

Friday, October 15, 2010      9 comments

I have been a coupon cutter and user for many years. My husband used to kid me about it until I kept track of what I saved for an entire year and showed him the numbers. He hasn't kidded me about it since!!! Following are some things I have l... Read more

Are You In Your 50s???

Thursday, October 14, 2010      10 comments

If you are, you are considered a Younger Boomer. As they edge toward and through their 50s, younger baby boomers are experiencing both tough challenges and new opportunities. Longer life spans and a deep desire to remain relevant and youthful ... Read more

What Is Really Important???

Wednesday, October 13, 2010      10 comments

If you have watched or listened to any TV news shows this morning, you have to have seen or heard of the rescue of the miners in Chile. I am so amazed at the length of time they have been trapped and of their present state of mind. I have clau... Read more

Mammograms Digitally Read..........

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      10 comments

It was time for my annual mammogram today. I had read in the Hospital Newsletter that they now have the ability to read the mammograms digitally which leads to a more accurate diagnosis. It certainly doesn't make the actual mammogram any less ... Read more

It's Magic!!!

Monday, October 11, 2010      8 comments

If you haven't experienced the power of original Blue Dawn plus white vinegar, you are in for a treat. Remove the top of a plastic spray bottle and fill it half full of white vinegar. Carefully heat it in the microwave until the vinegar is ho... Read more

A Beautiful Autumn Day

Sunday, October 10, 2010      8 comments

I can't stay in the house!!!!!!! I have company coming for supper, my house needs cleaning, I have food to make for tonight, and I can't stop going outside!!!!! I will finish this and make myself vacuum and by then my 3 year old grand-daughter... Read more

Charlie's Baked Beans.........

Saturday, October 09, 2010      10 comments

One day I met a sweet gentleman and fell in love. When it became apparent that we would marry, I made the supreme sacrifice and gave up beans. Some months later, on my birthday, my car broke down on the way home from work. Since I lived i... Read more

A Perfect Day

Friday, October 08, 2010      7 comments

We have had incredible weather all week, but yesterday was absolutely perfect. It was the kind of day you wish you could preserve and take out again in January.........especially in Wisconsin. We started out doing yard work which required lots... Read more


Thursday, October 07, 2010      7 comments

There have been so many situations in the news recently re: suicides that were the direct result of bullying. Yesterday, the Dr. Phil show devoted the entire hour to bullying and the effects of it. He also repeated something that I think we al... Read more

A Pleasant Side-Effect of Exercise........

Wednesday, October 06, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday, my husband and I took our 3 year old Grand-daughter to the zoo. It was a beautiful Fall day........perfect to spend walking around the zoo. I was hopeful that I would make it because my lower back has been screaming at me the last f... Read more

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