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PARAPROSDOKIANS
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      4 comments

Thank you to my friend Cathi for this email gem. Hope you enjoy it. PARAPROSDOKIANS: (Winston Churchill loved them.) I had to look up "paraprosdokian." Here is the definition: "Figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentenc... Read more
Life Saving Tips
Thursday, August 04, 2011      6 comments

Written by a Police officer for Our Safety Everyone should take 5 minutes to read this. It may save your life or a loved one's life. In daylight hours, refresh yourself of these things to do in an emergency situation. This is for you... Read more
Those Old Westerns . . .
Sunday, July 10, 2011      5 comments

Here's a link to a wonderful video trip down memory lane. oldfortyfives.com:80/tho
seoldwesterns.htm Thanks to oldbluewebdesigns.com for allowing this link to be posted and shared.... Read more
Dear 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup Rioters
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      4 comments

Note: taken from Letters from the Front Lines: Vancouver Riot - Please Stop Apologizing: a police officers letter to rioters. Dear 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup Rioters, Please stop saying you’re sorry. Stop posting YouTube videos beg... Read more
Who is the Susie in your life?
Monday, June 27, 2011      3 comments

Thank you to my friend Cathi for this lovely email. Come with me to a third grade classroom. There is a nine-year-old kid sitting at his desk and all of a sudden, there is a puddle between his feet and the front of his pants are wet. ... Read more
How to Fix Your Computer
Friday, June 24, 2011      12 comments

After going through a virus attack, losing a hard drive, fighting off hackers, upgrading all my software, installing firewalls, being threatened with being cut-off by my email provider, and a host of other problems I have fixed my computer . . .... Read more
Ruger Turtle's Release
Monday, June 13, 2011      11 comments

Some of you may recall my blog last September and the subsequent follow-ups about the little snapping turtle hatchling hubby brought home. He was no larger than a Canadian $2.00 coin and weighed only 8 grams. He last weighed in at 170 grams a... Read more
Life Philosophies
Monday, June 06, 2011      5 comments

Yes, indeed. Yet another of those feel-good but wholly inspiring emails. This one is courtesy of my friend Wendy. We never get what we want, We never want what we get, We never have what we like, We never like what we have. ... Read more
Girlfriend Therapy
Sunday, June 05, 2011      8 comments

Note: This is a wonderful email received from my dear friend Cathi They Teach It at Stanford "I just finished taking an evening class at Stanford. The last lecture was on the mind-body connection - the relationship between stress and ... Read more
5 Lessons for Life
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      11 comments

Thank you to my friend Cathi for sending this lovely reminder in an email. Many of you may have already seen it, perhaps several times before. But it is always a welcome reminder of the truly important things in life. Five (5) lessons... Read more
SHRINERS: A STORY WITHOUT WORDS
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      9 comments

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Losing My Spark
Friday, May 13, 2011      10 comments

I am disheartened. I am disappointed. I am discouraged. I just found out that a wonderful SparkPerson has closed her account. While details are sketchy at best, the fact remains we have lost a truly gifted and inspiring person. ... Read more
This is Where I'll Be This Summer
Monday, May 09, 2011      8 comments

My new gazebo: 12' x 16' hard top. I've ordered the curtains to go with it - you can see the mosquito netting in place now. And a few shots of the Koi enjoying their... Read more
8th grade education in 1895
Monday, May 02, 2011      11 comments

Remember when grandparents and great-grandparents stated that they only had an 8th grade education? Well, check this out. Could any of us have passed the 8th grade in 1895? I'm sure, as I did, you will find this fascinating. This is the ei... Read more
Sure signs of Spring in my Back Yard
Saturday, April 30, 2011      4 comments

Today was the first nice day that I could get outside and attend the spring cleanup on my, and my neighbour's, lawns. I tuned up the lawnmower, put on the raking/dethatching blade and spent the next 3 hours on the lawns. I checked my Koi a... Read more

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