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Don’t make me stop this car.

September 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Current Events

How many times did you hear this growing up?  I have met kids that could test a saint and I am amazed at how their parents keep their cool.  I think parents have the toughest job in the world but I was amazed when I read this news story out of Nebraska. Nebraska decided to […]

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Got Boob?

September 24th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Current Events

Peta has written a letter to Ben & Jerry’s asking them to use breast milk versus cow’s milk to make their ice cream. I would not mind a soy based option but I don’t really think I could stomach breast milk ice cream. What do you think?

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The Girl Effect

August 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Current Events

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I think this is TACKY!

July 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Current Events

I was reading Reuters and came across the headline, “Do You Take This Credit Card?” It caught my interest so I click and read the following: “JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Guests at an Israeli wedding hall can now insert a credit card into a machine at its entrance, tap in a sum and leave a gift […]

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18th Child!

May 9th, 2008 · 16 Comments · Current Events

I was reading the news and came across the announcement that the Duggar family is expecting another child. This is their 18th child! There is part of me that says she should have as many kids as she wants. They support their family and do not receive any government assistance.  Then there is the part […]

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Living With Less

April 21st, 2008 · 7 Comments · Current Events

image by: programwitch Take a moment and look around your home. Do you have multiple lights on? Is the television on while you are on your computer?  Do you leave everything plugged in even though you don’t use it regularly? Do you recycle? Over the last few years, Pete and I have tried to be […]

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A Day In My Life

April 15th, 2008 · 7 Comments · Current Events

photo by: Carol Esther 8:15am: Awaken to Bloomberg Live Radio. Guess what? Corn and wheat futures are projecting through the roof. My Fruity Pebbles are going to be more expensive than Shrimp Cocktail. 9:00am: Pete kisses me goodbye and then herds the kitties downstairs for food. 9:15am: I can hear my neighbors getting busy. I […]

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Just 7 Hours?

April 5th, 2008 · 11 Comments · Current Events

I spotted this title of an article while browsing this afternoon: Men Create More Housework for Women I can visualize all women nodding their heads as they read this title. The article goes on to report the following: “Having a husband creates an extra seven hours of housework each week for women, according to a […]

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What’s Wrong With Taco Bell?

March 24th, 2008 · 10 Comments · Current Events

I was reading a recent article in the Economist about the efforts of Gov. Bobby Jindal. Gov. Jindal is the first governor of Indian-American decent. One of the first things he did was to call a special legislative session to address ethics standards in the state. Louisiana is well known for corrupt politicians who love […]

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The History of Easter

March 23rd, 2008 · 3 Comments · Current Events

The History of Easter

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